This website is operated by Global Business Coalition for Education, a nonprofit organization registered in the state of Delaware under registration number 120348664 (“we” or / “us”).
Our representative in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) is Theirworld, a charity registered in England and Wales (charity number: 1092312 and company number: 04422413) whose registered office is at The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2RS. You can contact Theirworld by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and respected.
Personal Information is information from which you can be identified as an individual, whether directly or indirectly, such as your name, address, email address, company name, phone number, or other information that is specific to you (“Personal Information”). It does not include data where your identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect the following Personal Information about you:
We use different methods to collect Personal Information from and about you including through:
Direct interactions. You may give us your Personal Information by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes Personal Information you provide when you:
Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive Personal Information about you from various third parties and public sources, including analytics providers such as Google.
We will only use your Personal Information when the law allows us to do so. Most commonly, we will use your Personal Information in the following circumstances:
Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your Personal Information other than in relation to sending direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. Wherever we rely on your consent to process your Personal Information, you have the right to withdraw such consent at any time.
Examples of what we do with your Personal Information include:
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It may become necessary to transfer your Personal Information to locations outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). Whenever we transfer your Personal Information to a country outside the EEA, we take steps to ensure that your Personal Information is adequately protected by ensuring at least one of the safeguards is implemented:
Please contact us at email@example.com if you would further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your Personal Information outside the EEA.
We will only retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for the Personal Information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the Personal Information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your Personal Information, the purposes for which we process your Personal Information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
We will share your personal data with other organisations in our group, including our parent company Theirworld. The sharing of personal data between us and Theirworld will involve transferring personal data outside of the country where you are based and we have put in place contractual and other safeguards to ensure that your personal data is appropriately protected.
We are committed to ensuring that your Personal Information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate physical, technical and organisational measures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information we collect online.
We ensure that any information sent to us is encrypted (scrambled) using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. This is industry standard encryption technology that prevents your Personal Information being intercepted and misused by third parties.
Our security professionals periodically monitor and test our web interface touch-points and implement technology updates in an effort to block attempts from unauthorised intrusions.
Please keep in mind that 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 data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your Personal Information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. Some emails sent to or from the Website may not be secure. Please consider this when sending information to us by email.
For reasons of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers we may obtain information about your general internet usage by allowing third party companies to use cookie files which are stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
We use the following types of cookies:
Strictly Necessary cookies – these cookies are used for technical reasons and are necessary to enable the Site to operate efficiently so that you can navigate the Site with ease and use specific features. These include, for example, cookies that help us to debug any errors. If these cookies are blocked or disabled, some of the Site may not operate effectively.
Performance cookies – these cookies are used to obtain statistics about the number of users of the Site and how such users interact with the Site. These cookies collect Personal Information that is aggregated and therefore cannot be used to ascertain an individual’s identity. Such Personal Information allows us to continuously improve the Site to provide users with a better online experience.
Functionality cookies – these cookies are used to improve the functionality of the Site and make it easier to use. They help us to identify you as a repeat user of the Site and help us remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region), improving your user experience.
Analytical cookies – These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this Personal Information to make our Site and the advertising displayed on it (if any) more relevant to your interests. We may also share this Personal Information with third parties for this purpose.
Please be aware that if you decide to disable or block cookies, parts of the Website may not function correctly, or at all.
Should you choose however to disable or block our cookies on your computer or other device you will need to do this through your browser. Click on the ‘Help’ menu on your particular browser to learn how to manage your cookie preferences. Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu for comprehensive Personal Information on how to manage cookies.
If you are a consumer, we will only send you marketing communications by email where we have obtained your consent to do so.
If you wish to receive information and offers from us and you have not previously given us your consent, please let us know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional communications from us, you may opt out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each email communication we send to you or by emailing us at email@example.com.
EEA residents only
NO FEE USUALLY REQUIRED
You will not have to pay a fee to access your Personal Information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
WHAT WE MAY NEED FROM YOU
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your Personal Information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that Personal Information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
TIME LIMIT TO RESPOND
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
California residents only
California residents may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at Global Business Coalition for Education, c/o Reed Smith, 599 Lexington Avenue, c/o Reed Smith, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10022. California residents who have an established business relationship with us may also choose to opt-out of our disclosing personal data about them to third parties. If you do not want us to share your personal data with such third parties, please send us your name, address and phone number to email@example.com.
You can contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to us at:
Global Business Coalition for Education
599 Lexington Avenue,
c/o Reed Smith, 23rd Floor,
New York, NY 10022
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is inaccurate or incomplete, please contact us at the above address us as soon as possible.
If you are based in the EEA, you have the right to make a complaint at any time to the local supervisory within the country in which you reside. We would however appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach your local supervisory authority, so please contact us in the first instance.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
This policy was last updated on 27 October 2020.