.1. What kind of information do we collect?
Sign-up details: If you register or sign up for events, newsletters or publications on the site, we may ask you for personal information such as your name, email address, occupation and other contact details such as a contact phone number.
Feedback and surveys: We may also ask you for feedback about an event or to complete surveys.
Online activity: When you use our website, we obtain information about the device from which you accessed it, your visits and use of the website including your IP address, location, browser type and version, referrer and activity.
2. What do we do with information we collect and what is our legal basis for this?
Third party processors: As is indicated below, we may use third party platforms and processors to deliver newsletters, event registrations, t surveys, and any request to update your data contact preferences. In using these third parties we are pursuing our legitimate interest to use third party technology to achieve greater efficiency within our organisation. To balance our interests against yours, we have taken steps to ensure these third parties maintain appropriate technical and organisational measures to keep your personal information secure.
Sign-up details: If you sign-up for us to send you newsletters, publications and other information about States of Change our partners and activities we will use your personal information to send these to you. Our legal basis for doing this is your consent. You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time, as explained in the “Marketing” section below.
3. How long will we keep your information for?
General principle: We will only keep any personal information that you provide to us for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which you gave us the information and we will securely delete information when it is no longer needed for that purpose, as explained in more detail below.Events: If you attend one of our events, we will use your information for the purpose of the event, and will only contact you for any other purpose if you have said we can. We will retain your personal information collected for the purpose of the event for 3 years for evaluation and business development purposes to help us understand our audience and reach, and to improve future events.
Consent: We keep records of consent, and any withdrawal of consent, on our files for as long as your personal information is being used in-line with that consent and for a period of 6 years after the consent is withdrawn (unless otherwise requested by you)
If you sign up to our mailing list we will use your details to keep you informed about latest news, blogs, programme updates, research, publications, event details, jobs and funding opportunities, and may request feedback, including our annual audience survey. We use third party providers to deliver our e-newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. We currently use Mailchimp whose servers are hosted in the USA. If you want to know more about how your information will be stored and processed see the privacy policies for MailChimp.If you no longer want to receive marketing communications from us, you can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by please clicking the unsubscribe link, at the bottom of our newsletters or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org detailing your name and email address.