*Updated on 03 February 2021
If you have any comments or questions about this notice, anouk [dot] gouvras [at] eliminateschisto [dot] org (feel free to contact us).
For the purpose of the all applicable data protection legislations (including the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation), the data controller is Global Schistosomiasis Alliance.
No personal data about visitors to this site, collected by us, is sold or released to anyone without prior active informed consent from you. In other words, no information is released to a third party unless you have given permission first.
THE INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
The following table explains the types of data we may collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.
|Purpose||Data (key elements)||Basis|
|Enquiring about our organisation and its work||Name, email, message||Legitimate interests - it is necessary for us to read and store your message so that we can respond in the way that you would expect.|
|Subscribing to email updates about our work||Name, email||Consent - you have given your active consent.|
|Signing up as a member||Name, email, area of work, career stage, country, organisation||Contract – by signing up to a membership, you have entered into a contractual relationship with us as set out in our membership terms and conditions.|
|Website functionality||Website activity collected through cookies||
Legitimate interests - it is necessary for us to store a small amount of information, usually through cookies, to deliver functionality that you would expect, such as remembering the contents of your order before you have fully completed the process.
COOKIES AND USAGE TRACKING
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
HOW WE USE YOUR DATA
We will only use your data in a manner that is appropriate considering the basis on which that data was collected.
For example, we may use your personal information to reply to enquiries you send to us; or where you have specifically agreed to this, send you marketing communications by email relating to our work which we think may be of interest to you (including bulletin, research updates and announcements).
DISCLOSURE OF AND STORING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may disclose your personal information to third parties only if:
- You have provided your explicit consent for us to pass data to a named third party;
- We are using a third party purely for the purposes of processing data on our behalf and we have in place a data processing agreement with that third party that fulfils our legal obligations in relation to the use of third party data processors;
- We are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation,
- In order to enforce or apply the terms of any other agreements;
- To protect the rights, property, or safety of Global Schistosomiasis Alliance, our customers, or others.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. We will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot however guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA
You have a range of rights over your data, which include the following:
- Where data processing is based on consent, you may revoke this consent at any time and we will make it as easy as possible for you to do this (for example by putting ‘unsubscribe’ links at the bottom of all our marketing emails);
- You have the right to ask for rectification and/or deletion of your information;
- You have the right of access to your information;
- You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner if you feel your rights have been infringed.
A full summary of your legal rights over your data can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website here: https://ico.org.uk/