Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to safeguarding your privacy.

This privacy statement explains what personal data we collect from our users and how we use them. We encourage you to read these terms carefully before providing your personal information on this website. Contact us at info@permacultureforrefugees.org if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you.

By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Table of Contents

  1. Definitions used in this Policy
  2. Data protection principles we follow
  3. What rights do you have regarding your Personal Data
  4. What Personal Data we gather about you
  5. How we use your Personal Data
  6. Who else has access to your Personal Data
  7. How we secure your data
  8. Information about cookies
  9. Contact information

Definitions

Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not) –

Data Protection Principles

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:

  • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
  • Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
  • Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
  • Processing is limited with a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.
  • Refugees’ data are not mentioned without their expressed consent.

Data Subject’s rights

The Data Subject has the following rights:

  1. Right to information – meaning you have the right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.
  2. Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.
  3. Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  4. Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.
  5. Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
  6. Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
  7. Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing. This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.
  8. Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.
  9. Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled please contact us.
  10. Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
  11. Right to withdraw consent – you have the right to withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.

Data we gather

The navigation on this website does not require any kind of previous registration. However, some services do require the introduction of data through forms.

Information you have provided us with
This might be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home address etc – mainly information that is necessary for delivering you a product/service or to enhance your user experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website. This information includes, for example, your name and e-mail address. Direct requests via e-mail to members of Permaculture For Refugees. You have participated in some of our activities and have left us your contact details to continue receiving information.

Information automatically collected about you
This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your shopping cart information, your shopping history (if there is any) etc. This information is used to improve your user experience.

How we use your Personal Data

We use your Personal Data in order to:

  • provide our service to you. This includes for example registering your account; providing you with other products and services that you have requested;  communicating with you in relation to those products and services; communicating and interacting with you; and notifying you of changes to any services.
  • enhance your user experience;
  • fulfill an obligation under law or contract;

We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.

On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • to identify you;
  • to provide you a service;
  • to communicate either for sales or invoicing;
  • to send you our newsletter;
  • To manage the social networks. Permaculture For Refugees can have presence in social networks. The treatment of the data that is carried out by the people that become followers in the social networks of the official pages of Permaculture For Refugees, will be governed by this section, as well as by those conditions of use, privacy policies and access regulations that belong to the social network that proceed in each case and accepted previously by the user Antonio Scotti. Your data will be used for the purpose of correctly administering your presence on the social network, informing you of activities, products or services of Permaculture For Refugees, as well as for any other purpose that the regulations of the social networks allow. In some cases we could use the profiles of followers in social networks to send advertising individually.

Navigation
We don’t collect data when you just navigate through our site.

Acceptance and consent
The user declares to have been informed of the conditions regarding the protection of personal data, accepting and consenting to the treatment of the same by Antonio Scotti (on behalf of Permaculture For Refugees) in the manner and for the purposes indicated in this privacy policy.

Revocability
The consent given, both for the treatment and for the transfer of the data of the interested parties, can be revoked at any time by communicating it to Antonio Scotti (in representation of Permaculture For Refugees) in the terms established in this policy for the exercise of ARCO rights. This revocation will in no case be retroactive.

With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • to send you newsletters and donation campaign;
  • for other purposes we have asked your consent for;

We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfill obligation rising from law and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymize Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymized. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from law, but not longer than.

We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:

  • the link between purposes, context and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further Processing;
  • the further Processing would not harm your interests and
  • there would be appropriate safeguard for Processing.

We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.

According to the established in the general regulation of European data protection (GDPR) 2016/679, Antonio Scotti (co-founder of Permaculture For Refugees) will be responsible for the treatment of the data corresponding to the subscribers of the web.

Who else can access your Personal Data

We do not share your Personal Data with strangers. Personal Data about you is in some cases provided to our trusted partners in order to either make providing the service to you possible or to enhance your customer experience. We share your data with:

Our processing partners:

Some of the tools we use to manage your data are hired by third parties. We only work with processing partners who are able to ensure an adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.
To provide services strictly necessary for the development of the activity, https://www.permacultureforrefugees.org, shares data with the following providers under their corresponding privacy conditions:

  • Hosting: GreenGeeks.com, with address in USA. More information at: https://www.greengeeks.com/about/ that treats the data with the purpose of performing its hosting services to Antonio Scotti and Marguerite Kahrl.
  • Web platform: WordPress, open source content management platform. More information at: https://www.wordpress.org.
  • Mailing list providers, such as Mailchimp, etc.
  • Security plugins installed in our website, such as WordFence, Sucuri Security, Anti-Malware, WP Security, reCaptcha;

Connected third parties:

  • Other NGOs with similar aims in case, for example, you asked us for references of other NGOs working in a specific area of the world.

How we secure your data

We have striven to create a safe and reliable space and therefore we want to share our principles regarding your privacy:

  • We never share our users’ personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or with your express permission.
  • We never use your personal information for any purpose other than as stated in this privacy policy.

Please note that this Privacy Policy may vary depending on legislative or self-regulatory requirements, so users are advised to visit it periodically. It will be applicable in the event that users decide to fill in any of its contact forms where personal data is collected.

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe.  We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymizing and pseudonymous where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.

Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.

Data correctness
As a user, you are solely responsible for the veracity and correctness of the data you send to https://www.permacultureforrefugees.org  exonerating Antonio Scotti (representing Permaculture For Refugees) from any responsibility in this regard.

The users guarantee and are responsible, in any case, for the accuracy, validity and authenticity of the personal data provided, and undertake to keep them duly updated. The user accepts to provide complete and correct information in the contact or subscription form.

Compliance with EU laws: General Regulation of European Data Protection (GRDP) 2016/679

Children

We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

People over the age of thirteen can register on https://www.permacultureforrefugees.org as users without the consent of their parents or guardians.

In the case of minors under fourteen years of age, the consent of their parents or guardians is required for the processing of their personal data.

Under no circumstances will the minor be asked to provide information regarding the professional or financial situation or the privacy of other family members without their consent.

If you are under fourteen years of age and have accessed this website without notifying your parents, you should not register as a user.

 

Cookies and other technologies we use

We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyze customer behavior, administer the website, track users’ movements, and to collect information about users. This is done in order to personalize and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.
  • Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalized features possible. For example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.
  • Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services
  • Advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you and to your interests. In addition, they are used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. They are usually placed to the website by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. These cookies remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.

You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.


Commercial mail

In accordance with the LSSICE, https://www.permacultureforrefugees.org does not carry out SPAM practices, and therefore does not send commercial e-mails by electronic means that have not been previously requested or authorized by the user. Consequently, in each of the forms on the website, the user has the opportunity to give their express consent to receive the newsletter, regardless of the commercial information requested.

In accordance with the provisions of Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, https://www.permacultureforrefugees.org undertakes not to send out any communications of a commercial nature without duly identifying them.

Contact Information
info@permacultureforrefugees.org

Supervisory Authority

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Antonio Scotti reserves the right to modify the present policy to adapt it to new legislation or jurisprudence, as well as to industry practices. In such cases, Antonio Scotti will announce on this page the changes introduced with reasonable notice before they are put into practice.

Last modification was made 01/01/2020.

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