|Policy Prepared by:||The International Observatory of Human Rights|
|Approved by board/management on:||17.05.2019|
|Policy operational on:||17.05.2019|
|Next Review Date:||17.05.2020|
We take your privacy very seriously. This policy sets out all the steps we take to safeguard your information, how we collect it and how we use it.
International Observatory of Human Rights is used as a collective name for:
International Observatory of Human Rights, a company limited by guarantee, incorporated in England and Wales under registration No. 11061322. Our registered office is at 6th Floor International House 1 St Katharine’s Way, London E1W 1UN
1.2 ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘IOHR’ and ‘International Observatory of Human Rights’ mean International Observatory of Human Rights, a private company limited by guarantee, incorporated in England and Wales whose registered office is at WeWork Tower Bridge, 1 St Katharine’s Way, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London E1W 1UN.
1.4 International Observatory of Human Rights does not capture and store any personal information about an individual who accesses this website, except where he or she voluntarily chooses to give International Observatory of Human Rights personal information via email, or by using an electronic form on the website, or by enquiring about any of International Observatory of Human Rights ‘s services.
2.1 The Sites provide various services which include, but are not limited to providing:
2.2 The Sites are hosted within the EU and we take care to comply with the requirements of the Act relating to the personal information you supply on the Sites.
3.1 The Sites are aimed at people who are aged 14 years old and over. If you are aged 14 to 18, we advise you to inform your parent or legal guardian that you are registering on and/or using the Sites.
The information we gather (‘Information’) may include the name and address of registered users and members, photographs, date of birth, gender, interests, order information, lifestyle data, email address and telephone number. If you have registered on any of the Sites, the Information will include any personal information which you submit to the Site.
If you have registered as a member on any of the Sites, you may be asked to provide personal information in order to set up a profile. If your profile is published on a Site, it may be accessed (and transferred) outside of the European Economic Area (‘EEA’). If we transfer personal information to countries or jurisdictions which may not provide the same level of data protection as the UK, we will comply with our legal obligations as a data controller under the Act. We will put in place a contract with the company that we transfer the information to in order to ensure that the data is properly protected.
By supplying personal information for your profile, you accept that it may be published on the Site in question and you consent to such transfer.
We will collect personal information from you only in a fair, reasonable and lawful manner. We will use such personal information only for the following purposes (unless we have obtained your consent or applicable law requires or permits us to process your information otherwise):
If you request that we disclose, modify or delete your information from our databases, or cease to make use of your personal information either temporarily or permanently, we will endeavour to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes, and there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records to the extent that such retention is legally required and permitted.
You may have the right, under applicable law, to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with applicable law. Any access request may be subject to a fee.
It is possible that a government or other entity may try to compel us to disclose data. Where reasonable, we will challenge any subpoena or other legal process seeking access to anonymous or personal data we have collected from users of our website and mailing lists or otherwise, however in certain circumstances we may be unable to resist a subpoena or other legal proceedings.
The IOHR website may contain links to external websites, such as news sites, international institutions, other nongovernmental organizations or other relevant entities. We do not monitor or control the information collection or privacy practices of these or any other third parties, and we are not responsible for their practices or the content of their websites. You should review the privacy policies of such third parties to understand how they collect and use information.
Although your privacy is very important to us, due to the existing legal, regulatory and security environment, we cannot fully ensure that your private communications and other personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties. For example, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Additionally, in the unlikely event we need to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, we can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you that may be in our possession to private entities, law enforcement or other government officials if necessary and appropriate.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the website, please contact:International Observatory of Human Rights
Last updated: May 2019