WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND STORE?
You may provide the Foundation with your personal information by filling in your name and contact details via our mailing subscription form on our Website or by corresponding with us through meetings, by telephone, email, or otherwise.
If you contact, visit or are involved with the Foundation’s operations in any way, we may collect your personal information including your name, contact details and other details that you provide which may be relevant and appropriate with regard to Foundation operations.
The Foundation collects information from those benefitting from our work, donors, patrons, ambassadors, partners, suppliers, staff, volunteers, mentors, mentees, trustees and visitors.
When you register with Road to Women’s Business Growth, we’ll ask you to provide your email address, name, photo, and basic business information.
WHAT IS INFORMATION USED FOR?
We collect personal information about you in order to further our mission to provide women with the skills, technology, networks and access to capital that they need to become successful small and growing business owners, so that they can contribute to their economies and have a stronger voice in their societies.
In particular, we may use personal information about you in the following ways:
- To contact you if you subscribe to our mailing list;
- To administer our internal operations, including the administration of activities involving our partners;
- To review and/or assess any actual or potential contributions, whether these be through financial support, or in-kind donations, have been and/or will be received in line with our ethical fundraising policy;
- To manage any contributions received by the Foundation whether it be through financial support, volunteering, mentoring or in-kind donations; and
- To improve our Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
We’ll use the information your provide when registering for Road to Women’s Business Growth for purposes, such as, to:
–Send you information about your account
–Create your account for our Learning Management System (LMS)
–Create your profile in the user Directory
We store this information for as long as your account exists.
We store course progress, including completion status, quiz scores, assignments and/or essay submissions (if applicable).
We will also store comments on courses, lessons, topics, assignments, and essays if you choose to leave them.
COMMUNICATING WITH YOU
We will respect your email privacy. You will not receive unsolicited mail from the Foundation unless you have agreed to receiving communications from us. When contacting you via the newsletter we will always provide an unsubscribe link in the footer of the email, alternatively you can unsubscribe from other e-mail communications by replying to the sender.
WHO IS INFORMATION DISCLOSED TO?
We may share your personal information with selected third parties including those who help the Foundation:
- operate our email service;
- distribute our newsletter;
- develop and maintain The Foundation’s Mentoring Women in Business Platform (the “Platform”);
Members of our partners’ teams have access to the information you provide us when registering and using Road to Women’s Business Growth. For example, both Administrators and Group Leaders can access account and profile information information such as your enrolled courses, course progress, username / email address, and information you provide about your business.
In addition, other registered users can view your profile in the Directory.
WHERE IS INFORMATION TRANSFERRED TO?
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal information, we will use adequate procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
The Foundation uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use our Website. In addition the Foundation’s Mentoring Women in Business Platform, accessible via the members only log-in section of our main website, also uses Google Analytics cookies. We use this information to help us improve the Website and the Platform, to remember a user’s choice of font size and to track usage of our Website and Platform.
The Google Analytics Cookies used by both the Foundation’s website and the Mentoring Women in Business Google platform will remain on your computer for a period of up to two years. You may set your browser, or your mobile settings, to block or delete cookies and local storage devices, but if you do so, you may not be able to access certain features of our Website. If you would like to know more about cookies, including flash cookies/local storage devices, the following websites provide useful information: www.allaboutcookies.orgor www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner organisations or others. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Data Protection Act of 1998 gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the law. Any access request may be subject to an administration fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your personal information) if we intend to use it for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your personal information. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us as set out below.
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act of 1998, the Data Controller is: The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, P.O. Box 60519 London W2 7JU.
If you have any queries about the personal information we hold about you or would like to exercise your access right under the Data Protection Act of 1998 please contact us.