Your privacy is important to us. It is Nobel Women's Initiative's policy to respect your privacy and comply with applicable laws and regulations regarding any personal information we may collect about you, including across our website, https://nobelwomensinitiative.org/, and other sites we own and operate.
Personal information is any information about you which can be used to identify you. This includes information about you as a person (such as name, address, or phone number), your devices, payment details, and even information about how you use a website or online service.
This policy is effective as of 11 August 2023.
Last updated: 6 September 2023
Information We Collect
Information we collect falls into one of two categories: “voluntarily provided” information and “automatically collected” information.
“Voluntarily provided” information refers to any information you knowingly and actively provide us when using or participating in any of our services and promotions.
“Automatically collected” information refers to any information automatically sent by your devices in the course of accessing our products and services.
When you visit our website, our servers may automatically log the standard data provided by your web browser. It may include your device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on each page, and other details about your visit.
Additionally, if you encounter certain errors while using the site, we may automatically collect data about the error and the circumstances surrounding its occurrence. This data may include technical details about your device, what you were trying to do when the error happened, and other technical information relating to the problem. You may or may not receive notice of such errors, even in the moment they occur, that they have occurred, or what the nature of the error is.
Please be aware that while this information may not be personally identifying by itself, it may be possible to combine it with other data to personally identify individual persons.
When you visit our website or interact with our services, we may automatically collect data about your device, such as device type and operating system.
Data we collect can depend on the individual settings of your device and software. We recommend checking the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider to learn what information they make available to us.
We may ask for personal information — for example, when you subscribe to our newsletter or when you contact us — which may include one or more of the following, Name, Email, Phone/Mobile number or Home/Location address.
Legitimate Reasons for Processing Your Personal Information
We only collect and use your personal information when we have a legitimate reason for doing so. In which instance, we only collect personal information that is reasonably necessary to provide our services to you.
Collection and Use of Information
We may collect personal information from you whenever you sign up to receive updates from us via email or social media channels, contact us via email, social media or on any other technologies, mention us on social media, participate in any online action, donate to us or use a mobile device or web browser to access our content.
We may collect, hold, use, and disclose information for the following purposes, and personal information will not be further processed in a manner that is incompatible with these purposes:
- to contact and communicate with you
- to provide you with our platform's core features and services
- To better understand our audiences
We may combine voluntarily provided and automatically collected personal information with general information or research data we receive from other trusted sources. For example, our marketing and market research activities may uncover data and insights, which we may combine with information about how visitors use our site to improve our site and your experience on it.
Security of Your Personal Information
When we collect and process personal information, and while we retain this information, we will protect it within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.
How Long We Keep Your Personal Information
However, if necessary, we may retain your personal information for our compliance with a legal, accounting, or reporting obligation, for archiving purposes for public interest, scientific, historical research or statistical purposes.
If you are under 18 years of age and would like to get involved in Nobel Women’s Initiative’s work, please make sure that you have your parent/guardian’s permission before giving us your personal information.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
We may disclose personal information under the following circumstances:
Sharing with NWI Staff/Volunteers and Consultants
NWI staff, consultants and volunteers may have access to your data when processing your job application or when it is useful in developing campaigns/events and different activities. All persons with such responsibility have been trained in respecting your right to privacy and data management.
Hosting and Processing Arrangements
Our websites are hosted by third party service providers. Personal details you submit to us may be processed by that third-party service provider. We may also use third parties to process your personal information to manage online campaign actions, communicate with you, receive your online payments and allow you to participate in activities of the Nobel Women’s Initiative. All third-party services providers who process your personal information on our behalf are bound by our contractual terms.
Payment Processing and Fraud
When your card details are submitted, they may be shared with banks and other financial institutions to process your payments. Where fraudulent transactions are suspected, your personal information may be submitted for further checks. Your personal information may be shared in circumstances where we are legally required to share such information.
Third parties we currently use include:
- Google Analytics 4
International Transfers of Personal Information
The personal information we collect is stored and/or processed in Canada, or where we or our partners, affiliates, and third-party providers maintain facilities.
Your Rights and Controlling Your Personal Information
Access: You may request details of the personal information that we hold about you.
Non-discrimination: We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights over your personal information. Unless your personal information is required to provide you with a particular service.
Notification of data breaches: We will comply with applicable laws in respect of any data breach.
Complaints: If you believe that we have breached a relevant data protection law and wish to make a complaint, please contact us using the details below and provide us with full details of the suspected breach. We will promptly investigate your concerns and respond to you, in writing, setting out the outcome of our investigation and any follow-up steps we will take. You also have the right to contact a regulatory body or data protection authority in relation to your complaint.
We use “cookies” to collect information about you and your activity across our site. A cookie is a small piece of data that our website stores on your computer, and accesses each time you visit, so we can understand how you use our site. Collecting cookies enables us to improve the user experience for visitors of our website.
Limits of Our Policy
Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and policies of those sites and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy practices.
Changes to This Policy
For any questions or concerns regarding your privacy, you may contact us using the following details: