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Privacy and Cookies Policy

Big Shift Global Privacy and Cookies Policy

Big Shift Global is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, and anyone else about whom we process personal information. We believe you have the right to privacy on the web. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

Who We Are

Big Shift Global is a multi-stakeholder global open source campaign coordinated by CAN (Climate Action Network) and Christian Aid together with organisations from the Global North and South. coalition of charities and international partners which aims to we aim to take public pressure on Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) to stop funding fossil fuels and invest in, clean and affordable renewable energy. The campaign is coordinated by Christian Aid, a charity registered in England and Wales with charity number 1105851 and registered company number 5171525 and the Climate Action Network, a worldwide network of over 1100 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in over 120 countries.

What information we will collect

In order to use the form on the website to generate an email to the World Bank, you will be required to enter your name and your email address. These details are collected in order that the email to the World Bank comes from you personally. These are the only details that Big Shift Global website will collect about you.

The information you provide will be securely stored on the Christian Aid systems in accordance with requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

How we use the information we collect about you

Unless you have indicated that you are happy to get further updates on the Big Shift Global campaign, the only thing we will use your information for is to generate and send an email to the World Bank.

If you have indicated on the form, through ticking the box to receive email updates, that you would like to receive further information from Big Shift Global about the campaign, we will use your details to send you emails about the progress of the campaign and any other actions you may be able to take part in.

Please be assured that we will not, under any circumstances, share your data with anyone for marketing purposes and you will not receive offers from other companies or organisations as a result of giving your details to us.

We may need to share limited information with our service providers who help us to prepare and send you our communications. However, we will not allow these organisations to use your data for their own purposes and will take care to ensure that they keep your data secure.

How long will we keep your information?

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity.

If you request that we stop sending you marketing materials we will keep a record of your contact details and appropriate information to enable us to comply with your request not to be contacted by us.

Your rights

It is your right to request details of the information we hold about you. To receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you (known as a subject access request) please write to our Data Protection Officer, Will Denton, at Christian Aid, PO Box 100, London, SE1 7RT, enclosing a cheque for £10 made payable to Christian Aid. We will respond within 40 days of receiving your letter. Alternatively, please email

You also have the right to ask us not to use your data for marketing or communications purposes. If you would like to opt out of any communications from Christian Aid please contact us on the email or postal address above.


Cookies are small text files on your device. They are made by your web-browser when you visit a website. Every time you go back to that website, your browser will send the cookie file back to the website's server. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. You can find more information about cookies at: and For a video about cookies visit

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience.

They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Cookies are used to enable us to improve services for you through, for example:

  • remembering if you are logged in so you can move around the website without having to log in again on each page (for example if you are in checkout)
  • measuring how many people are using each page of the website and for how long so that we can try to improve the quality of our website
  • enabling you to view content shared on other sites e.g. YouTube or Twitter


However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the Big Shift Global website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Big Shift Global website.

The primary cookie used by the Big Shift Website is Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports for us on activity on the site.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States of America. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the Big Shift Global website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.