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Privacy notice

Malaria Consortium is committed to ensuring your privacy is maintained by protecting your personal information and being transparent about what information we hold.

Developing a better understanding of our supporters through their personal data allows us to provide them with information about our work that is specific to their interests and communicate more effectively and efficiently.

The purpose of this notice is to give you a clear explanation about how Malaria Consortium use the personal information you provide to us and that we collect.

We ensure that we use your information in accordance with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information and the fundraising code of practice. This notice explains:

    • What information the Malaria Consortium, or Malaria Consortium services, may collect about you
    • How we will use that information
    • Whether we disclose your details to anyone else
    • Your choices regarding the information you provide to us

If you have any queries about this privacy notice, please contact us at:

Malaria Consortium UK,

The Green House, 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road

London, United Kingdom

E2 9DA

Alternatively, you can email on, or call us on +44 (0)20 35596431.

Please note that Malaria Consortium may change this notice on occasion by updating this page.

About Malaria Consortium

Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations. Our registered charity number is 1099776.

Where we collect information about you from

We collect information in the following ways;

      • When you give it to us DIRECTLY

You may give us your information in order to sign up for our newsletters, make a donation or download one of our publications.  Sometimes when you support us, your information is collected or processed by a third party organisation working for us, but we are responsible for your data at all times.

      • When you give it to us INDIRECTLY

Your information may be shared with us by external organisations. These include:

Fundraising organisations

Independent event organisers, for example, the London Marathon or fundraising sites Malaria Consortium has existing links with, such as Just Giving, Effective Altruism (Australia only), or FirstGiving (USA only) may pass your information on to us.  These independent third parties will only do so when you have indicated that you wish to support Malaria Consortium and with your consent.  Their respective privacy policies are available below, you should check these policies to ensure you are satisfied with their processes for data handling.

JustGiving   Effective Altruism Australia  FirstGiving  

Online services

Google Analytics

When you visit, we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to establish visitor numbers to different parts of the website. The information collected by Google Analytics is anonymous and we do not allow the service to make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. For more information, please see Google Analytics’ Terms of Service here.

You can also opt out of Google Analytics to prevent your data being used with a browser add-on, available here.


We use a third-party service, WordPress, to publish our blog. These pages are hosted on, owned by Automattic Inc.,. Anonymous information about users’ activity on the site, such as numbers of hits on a particular post, is collected in order to assess supporter interest in our content. For more information about how WordPress processes data, please see Automattic’s privacy notice here.


We use a third-party provider, Mailchimp, to deliver our periodic Malaria Consortium and Malaria Consortium Publications newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletters. This data is linked to individual email addresses and is not anonymous. However, no personal information is analysed. Every newsletter we send contains an opt-out link at the base of the email if you wish to stop receiving them. For more information, please see Mailchimp’s privacy notice here.

Social Media

Depending on your settings or the privacy policies for social media services like Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter, you might give us permission to access information from those accounts or services.

When you give permission to OTHER ORGANISATIONS to share or it is available publicly

We may combine information you provide with information available from external sources in order to gain a better understanding of our supporters, to improve our fundraising methods, products and services.

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 your traffic to our website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operation to you by remembering information about your preferences.

As mentioned earlier in this notice, we use Google Analytics cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and it remains anonymous at all times.

Other examples of cookies used by our website include a language cookie, so our website remembers your language preference and a disclaimer cookie used so our website remembers that we’ve notified you about the use of these cookies.

Third party cookies

ShareThis, a third party cookie, enables the functionalities of sharing a page with social networks. For more information on this cookie, please see the Share This privacy policy here.

You may notice some other cookies that are not related to Malaria Consortium’s website whilst visiting Some of our pages contain embedded content such as YouTube videos, Twitter feed, Facebook likes or LinkedIn share options, and you may receive cookies delivered from these websites. Malaria Consortium does not govern the publication of third-party cookies. To understand more about their cookies and privacy statements, please visit the relevant sites.

Removing cookies

Most cookies are easy to remove and you can do so at any time. More information on how to remove cookies is available here.

Overall, cookies help us provide users with a better website experience. A cookie does not give any individual access to your computer in any way. You can choose to accept or decline cookies, but declining may prevent you from making full use of the website.

Changes to our Privacy Notice

Malaria Consortium may revise this notice on occasion without advance notice. Accordingly, we recommend that you check for updates to this Privacy Notice on an ongoing basis. This notice was published on 16/02/2018 and subsequent changes have been detailed in the change log at the base of this page.

If you have any queries about our Privacy Notice, please contact us at:

Malaria Consortium UK,

The Green House, 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road

London, United Kingdom

E2 9DA

Alternatively, you can email us on, or call us on +44 (0)20 3559 6431.

Change log

Changes to this privacy notice will be detailed in this section as and when they occur.

09/03/2018 - Privacy Notice updated to add links to external privacy policies for JustGiving, Effective Altruism Australia and FirstGiving.

13/03/2018 - Privacy Notice contact email address updated.

08/08/2018 - Privacy Notice updated to reflect a change in Malaria Consortium UK's contact address

08/08/2018 - Privacy Notice updated to reflect a change in Malaria Consortium's contact email address

29/05/2019 - Privacy Notice updated to reflect a change in Malaria Consortium's e-newsletter provider

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