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privacy statement

At New Women Connectors (NWC), we understand the importance of privacy and protecting your personal data. As a donor, supporter, or partner, we use your data to provide you with the best service possible and to keep you informed about our work and campaigns, should you request it. 

 

We take the responsibility of handling your data seriously and we do not share it with third parties for commercial purposes. Our aim is to be transparent with you about what data we collect and why we need it to provide our services to you. You have the right to request changes or deletion of your data at any time. 

 

This privacy statement covers the processing of your personal data through our website and other channels. Please note that this policy does not apply to other organizations or websites to which NWC may refer you. Those organizations have their own privacy policies, which you should review for their terms and conditions. 

 

We comply with all applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the ePrivacy Regulation. We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal data is collected, processed, and stored securely. If you have any questions or concerns about your personal data, please contact us.

data processing

At NWC, we process personal data in order to maintain accurate donor records and to keep you informed about our work and campaigns. We understand the importance of protecting your personal information and therefore do not share it with third parties for commercial purposes. 

 

We take security seriously and have implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of the systems in which personal data are stored. We ensure that personal data is only accessible to employees who are authorized to access it in accordance with their job responsibilities, and that we only use the personal data for the purposes for which it was collected - i.e., for compatible purposes. 

 

Please note that NWC is registered with the Dutch Business Register (Handelsregister) and holds a Netherlands Chamber of Commerce KVK number: 74285912.

Data collection via the internet

By signing up for one of our email newsletters, registering as a donor, making a donation, participating in an online event, or taking part in an online campaign, you may be providing personal data that NWC collects through our website.

Data collection outside the internet

NWC also collects personal data when you fill in an application form at events, during a video call or in other ways. 

Data processed by New women connectors

At NWC, we process the following personal data to provide information about our work and campaigns: name, place of residence, telephone number, email address, gender, contact status, and contact history. For specific programs/activities, we might request information about nationality and/or place of birth do ensure diversity of origin in our selection. In addition, for our donor records system and fundraising programs, we may process bank account numbers and payment history.

 

We may occasionally collaborate with external parties and in such cases, we may share your name and email address. However, we take your privacy seriously and always ensure that any third parties we work with have adequate privacy and security measures in place.

Where is your data stored?

At NWC, we fully own the hosting, database, and maintenance of our website. As a result, our personnel have access to your data as part of their work. However, we take the privacy and security of your personal data seriously and always ensure that adequate safeguards are in place to protect it.

Email

If you have provided NWC with your email address as a participant in a campaign, donor, or information requested, we may use it to inform you via email about other activities related to it. 

 

Certain processing activities, e.g., subscriptions to newsletters, can only be carried out with your explicit consent. These processing activities will be subject to a specific consent form. You can opt out of the newsletter emails anytime by clicking on the unsubscribe link in each message. You can opt out of any email by contacting our Communications team at communication@newwomenconnectors.com.

Subscribing and unsubscribing to digital newsletters

Our website, www.newwomenconnectors.com, offers several options to subscribe to digital newsletters from NWC. To subscribe, you must provide your email address. If you wish to receive fewer or no emails, each message includes an unsubscribe link that allows you to easily unsubscribe from the email subscription at any time.

Contact with donors

If you register as a donor with NWC, we will record the personal data you provide in our donor records system. We use this system to inform our donors about our campaigns via our newsletter or by email. As a foundation, NWC is dependent on donations from private individuals, governments, and institutional donors to sustain our work. 

 

In addition to donor information, our records system also contains personal details of our contacts. A contact is someone who is known to NWC, for instance, because they have taken part in a campaign, subscribed to a newsletter, or requested information, but is not a donor.

Changing, viewing or deleting data

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data or if you wish to access, modify, or delete your data, please contact us at communication@newwomenconnectors.com

 

Please note that for security reasons, we may need to request proof of your identity before allowing access to personal information we hold about you. Additionally, some data cannot be deleted immediately by NWC, such as financial data due to the tax retention obligation of seven years. We will inform you of any such limitations and work with you to find a satisfactory solution.

How long do we keep your data?

We at NWC ensure that we do not retain your personal data longer than necessary. However, certain data may be kept for a certain period due to financial or legal obligations. Our objective is to securely dispose of personal data as soon as they are no longer needed to fulfill our goals.

Security

NWC has implemented robust technical and organizational measures to safeguard personal data against loss or unauthorized processing. Our website, including the donation page, is secured through the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which ensures secure communication over the internet and prevents eavesdropping, interference, or message falsification. You will be notified by your browser that you are on a safe site when you visit our secure pages, such as our donation form. 

 

In addition to online protection, NWC also secures user information offline. Access to all data, including sensitive payment details, is limited to authorized personnel who require it to perform specific tasks. We use SSL to protect sensitive information online and implement strict access controls to ensure that personal information is only accessible to those who need it.

Cookies

NWC uses cookies to enhance the functionality and user experience of our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit our site. You can choose to disable or delete cookies at any time by adjusting your browser settings. If you prefer, you can configure your browser to notify you when cookies are sent to your device.

Which cookies does NWC use?

NWC utilizes Google Analytics to collect anonymized data on visitors to our website, such as the date and time of your visit and the pages you have viewed. This information is used to improve the website, compile traffic statistics, and estimate the popularity of various parts of the site. If you wish to prevent Google Analytics from receiving information about your visits, you can install the "Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on". 

 

Please note that we use embedded content such as YouTube videos, and NWC has no control over the cookies placed by platforms such as YouTube when you click on this content. 

 

By donating, subscribing to our newsletter or registering for one of our activities, you accept our privacy statement and consent to NWC collecting, storing, and processing your information as described above and for the purposes you agree with.

 

This privacy statement is updated periodically, and we advise you to check it regularly. If you have any questions about this privacy statement or our privacy policy, please contact us at communication@newwomenconnectors.com

You can access a PDF version of our Privacy Statement by clicking here.

 

Our website uses cookies for personalization, ads, social media, and traffic analysis. By continuing to use our website, you consent to our use of cookies. Cookies are small text files used by websites to make a user's experience more efficient. We are required by law to store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the site's operation, but for all other types of cookies, we need your permission. You can change or withdraw your consent from our Cookie Declaration on our website. For more information on who we are and how we process personal data, please refer to our Privacy Policy. 

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