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UN Women National Committee UK Privacy Policy

UN Women National Committee UK Privacy Policy

Introduction

Welcome to the privacy policy of UN Women National Committee UK (UN Women UK). This document outlines our commitment to safeguarding the privacy of individuals, including donors and volunteers, and provides details on how we handle personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Data Protection Act.

Our Mission

UN Women UK is dedicated to promoting gender equality, ending violence against women and girls, and supporting UN Women’s global initiatives. Our activities involve raising awareness, mobilizing donations, and advocating for UN Women’s work within the UK society.

Information Collection

We collect and hold the following types of information:

  • Names and contact information (postal address, email address, and phone number)
  • Donor histories, emails, letters, and other interactions with UN Women UK
  • Names and email addresses of individuals subscribing to our communications

We gather this information through various channels, including phone interactions, correspondence, in-person engagements, our website, and social media platforms.

Use of Information

We utilize the collected personal information to support our charitable and aid activities. Examples of usage include:

  • Notifying individuals (with permission) of emergency appeals or donation drives
  • Sending periodic emails to those registered on our mailing list, updating them on our work and activities

Overseas Disclosure

While based in the UK, we collaborate with committees and organizations worldwide. Our involvement in international conferences and events, such as the annual UN Commission on the Status of Women, is vital to our mission. However, we do not share information about staff, donors, or volunteers with UN Women Headquarters or any other overseas entity.

 

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