Welcome to StarCards Privacy and Data Protection Statement!

StarCards is committed to being GDPR compliant and protecting your privacy. This policy explains how we use the personal information you provide to us as part of our fundraising operations.


1. Who we are?

StarCards are a voluntary not for profit fundraising team that raises money specifically for Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity to enable the hospital to provide world class care to children and to pioneer new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses. Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity is registered as a charity in England and Wales (registered charity number 1160024) and we operate since 2002 with their full permission and support.

All profits after deducting costs are donated directly to Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity. Costs deducted include postage, framing of auction items, eBay fees, PayPal fees. hosting and domain registration for the StarCards website, and Flickr subscriptions.


2. Data Protection Act

In carrying out our voluntary fundraising activities we process and store personal information relating to our supporters solely on the online platforms that we use, namely, eBay and PayPal. We do not store personal details in any other format. We take our responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 1998 very seriously.

3. What personal information do we collect?

Personal information is information that can be used to identify you. It can include your name, email address, postal address, telephone number, mobile telephone number, bank account details. We collect personal information about you when you are a successful bidder on one of our online eBay auctions so that we can collect the funds via PayPal and post the item/s to you. We do not store your personal details in any other format.


We do not

  • Request donations directly.

  • Use your information for marketing purposes

  • Use message or discussion boards

  • Sell or swap your information with any third party

See our operating partners GDPR and Privacy statements

eBay GDPR statement               https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/privacy-center/gdpr/

eBay Privacy Policy statement  https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/privacy-center/privacy-notice/                      

PayPal Privacy statement          https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full     


4. Your rights

You have the right to:

  • Request a copy of the information we hold about you;

  • Update or amend the information we hold about you if it is wrong;

  • Ask us to remove your personal information from our records;

  • Raise a concern or complaint about the way in which your information is being used.

If you wish to obtain copy of the information we hold about you, you can contact us directly via email at starcards@btopenworld.com