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Stephen, could you clarify who "we" is in your last paragraph? I am not
sure that WMF Legal is the entity that should be determining what is "in
the best interest
Hi Chris and Lodewijk,
I was asked to follow up here on the questions from October about
country-by-country fundraising data.
We make fundraising decisions, including decisions about what information
we release, based in part on our internal legal assessments in the country.
We don't go into our
Just wondered whether anyone had been able to look in more detail at what
the legal/data protection barriers to releasing statistics broken down by
I'd be particularly interested to see how WMF is doing at securing repeat
donations and tax-efficient donations from the UK, as
I can understand that if there are countries with very small numbers of
donors you wouldn't want to give country-by-country breakdowns. But
national charities report on how much money they raise all the time without
any legal barriers, so I doubt there can be barriers to WMF reporting by
Joseph Seddon wrote:
>Lodewijk: So just as last year, fundraising totals have been posted by
>region but there is currently no public data for donations from each
>country. It's felt that the regional breakdown at least provides a
>compromise between providing a semi-decent view of where our
Joseph would you be able to elaborate on "privacy and other legal reasons"
On Oct 18, 2016 19:25, "Joseph Seddon" wrote:
> Hey both,
> Apologies for the delay in responding,I have been meaning to respond to
> Lucas: So one of the
Apologies for the delay in responding,I have been meaning to respond to
Lucas: So one of the biggest changes in Latin American was that the
fundraising tech team integrated a new payment processor to accept both
local currency and payment methods in a number of Latin America
Thanks. One question that I keep hearing from our volunteers, from our real
life organisers and other stakeholders, as well as the press is how the
amounts are broken up by country. This would be very helpful information,
and would help us to place best practices better. It has been asked
Wow... the increasing donation on Latin America is really impressive!
Is there any specific country that helped more on that?
Em sexta-feira, 30 de setembro de 2016, Samuel Patton
> Hi all,
> My name is Sam and I'm part of the online fundraising team.