Womanity website privacy policy

Website privacy policy

The Womanity Foundation believes in a world where all women and men have equal and full social, economic and political participation. The Womanity Foundation undertakes to empower girls and women to shape their future and accelerate progress within their communities.

At Womanity we take your privacy very seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information online.

This privacy policy explains how we, the Womanity Foundation, may collect and use the information you give us. If you have any queries about this statement please contact us on info@womanity.org

We are committed to ensuring that personal information is protected and managed in accordance with The Swiss data protection law, international good practice and individuals’ rights.

This policy will apply equally to electronic and manual data processing, and to all locations where we operate, including where local regulations do not exist. Where different privacy and data protection laws are in place in different countries, we will comply with those laws insofar as they meet internationally accepted privacy principles and fair information practices.

How do we collect information?
We will obtain personal information from you in a number of ways, for example when you:

  • enquire about our activities, the Site, our services or us
    donate to us
  • sign up to receive newsletters and updates on our activities
    contact us through the Site or any other channel
  • apply to our awards or Fellowships

We collect and use personal information in order to help us offer individuals appropriate information, products and services. The data we collect from you includes information about your relationship with us. The data might be communicated outside of Switzerland. By entering into activities with us (as defined at Article 1 above) by which we obtain personal information from you, you explicitly allow us to collect and use this data.

How do we use this information?
We will use your personal information in a number of ways, including for the following purposes:

  • to provide you with any information you have requested
  • to provide or administer activities relating to Womanity’s projects or the projects described on the Site
  • to provide you with information, relating to the Womanity Foundation, the Site or information that we think might be of interest to you, including information about our events and activities
    to maintain our organisational records

If you no longer want us to send you updates on our events and activities, please contact the Womanity Foundation on info@womanity.org , use the unsubscribe link on the email we sent to you, and tell us that you don’t want to receive this information. We will respect your decision and make necessary changes.

How do we protect personal information?
We place great importance on the security of your personal information and we always try to take appropriate precautions to protect it.

We place great importance on the accuracy of your data and make sure we are in a position to correct or delete inexact or incomplete data.

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date, and kept only for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

Despite all of our precautions however, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. So, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose to us online or otherwise, and you must understand that you do so at your own risk.

We will not disclose your information to outside parties without your consent, unless there is a preponderant public or private interest.

We cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any messages transmitted between you and us via email as these are potentially accessible by the public. We will not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss in connection with any email message sent by you to use or by us to you.

Right of access
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.

If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us at the email address at the beginning of this policy.

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy. If we do so, we will post notice of the change on our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted such changes. Please revisit this policy each time you consider giving personal information.

Your acceptance of this policy
If you do not agree to this policy, please do not give us your information and stop using this website.

The Womanity Foundation will provide adequate and appropriate resources to implement this policy and will ensure it is communicated and understood.
We will review this global policy statement annually to reflect new legal and regulatory developments and ensure good practice.

This global policy statement was approved by Landol & Koch, in November 2015 and is due for review in October 2016.

The Womanity Foundation is headquartered in 51/55 Route des Jeunes 1227 Carouge Switzerland – Reg: CHE-112.426.180