Privacy Policy


Russian Children’s World is an initiative run by a team of volunteers. For more details please see

We are committed to protecting the privacy of those who visit our website, to being transparent about what data we hold about you and giving you control on how we use it.

The purpose of this policy is to give you a clear understanding of how we collect your personal information from you, how we use it, and how we keep it secure. We are the data controller for your personal information, and we will ensure that it is used and stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998) and Electronic Communications Regulations (2003) and, as of 25th May 2018, the EU General Data protection Regulation (EU 2016/679).

Your rights to your personal information

At any time you have the right to ask Russian Children’s World to amend or to stop how it uses your personal information including for marketing purposes.

Every email we send to you will include details on how to change your communications preferences or unsubscribe from future communications.

You can request full details of personal information we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998, or after 25 May 2018, The General Data Protection Regulation, by emailing


Are you under 18?

If you are under 18, please ensure that you obtain your parent/guardian’s consent beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the website. If you don’t have that consent, you must not provide personal information to us.

How we protect your data

We’re committed to protecting your personal information. We adopt robust and appropriate technologies and policies to protect it from unauthorised access and improper use.

What we collect, how and what we do with the information

We collect your personal information which includes your name, email address, and any other details you provide to us, when you sign up to our newsletter, take part in our competition or interact with us via social media. We will keep your personal data for an indefinite period of time and you have the right to withdraw consent at any time.

Our website also includes a link to Mailchimp, who distribute our e-mails, and such company may collect personal data about visitors to our site.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. We will use your information for the purpose of sending you our newsletter and email updates which we think you may find of interest.

We will always give you the opportunity to refuse any further marketing email from us. If you wish to be removed from our mailing list, please email us at or just click unsubscribe at the bottom at every newsletter.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Whilst we make all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website, we cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for viruses. Thus, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before accessing or downloading information or images from this website.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

These terms and this disclaimer and any claim based on use of information from this website shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England. If you have any enquiry or concern about our privacy policy or the way in which we are handling personal data please contact

Updates or changes to the Privacy Policy and further information

This notice was updated on 25 May 2018. It may be updated to take into account changes at Russian Children’s World or for example to reflect changes to regulation or legislation.

Updates to this policy will be posted on this page – please check back from time to time. We may also inform you of any changes where we hold an appropriate email address for you.

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