We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.
The structure of our website is such that you can browse any area within it without revealing who you are or any other personal information about you.
Imkaan may make changes to this policy from time to time by updating this page in line with good practice and legislation. The information you provide will be held in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) May 2018 and may be used by Imkaan and its members to supply the services which you have requested.
Imkaan will only collect, process and store information about you that you have willingly provided to Imkaan. We aim to be open about the information we are collecting and clear about what we will be using this for.
We will process your personal data on the basis of your consent and/or our legitimate interest which may be regarding the provision of information about our services, your name, contact details, demographic information such as postcode, as well as other information which you provide to us when you contact us through our website, training events, talks, and contact via post, telephone, e-mail, webforms or social media.
Any information we collect and store may be accessed by our staff to enable us to effectively communicate with you.
Imkaan takes the security of your personal data very seriously. When you share your personal information, we do all we can to ensure that it is treated securely. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. So while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site and therefore any transaction is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will take reasonable steps and all other precautions required by law to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Imkaan will never sell or swap your personal data but we may share your information with third parties in the process of managing your engagement with us, such as payment processors for donations, and partners who manage sponsored events.
Imkaan are committed to ensuring that your information is secure in order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure. We have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information Imkaan collects online.
Supporters and Donors
Imkaan welcomes donations to support our work. When processing individual donations we collect and process data including but not limited to: your name, contact details, and information about the donation and any Gift Aid. This is based on the legal basis of pursuing our legitimate interests of receiving donations to support our work.
If you would like to receive updates about our work and fundraising appeals we will use your contact details to communicate with you, in the format that you choose which you have consented to.
You can unsubscribe from electronic communications at any time should you wish to do so.
Members of Imkaan
Imkaan a national network of specialist ‘Black and Minority Ethnic’ (BME) women’s organisations run by and for BME women. When you apply to become either an individual member or a member organisation of Imkaan, we will collect information as part of the process including names and other contact details.
Imkaan will keep you up to date with our campaigns, activities and appeals, as well as members’ meetings and other events. This processing is based on the legal basis of it being necessary for pursuing our legitimate interests to maintain contact with our membership base.
While Imkaan is national second-tier women’s organisation, and is unable to offer direct support, sometimes women who have been affected by violence contact us in order to access support or information. We are aware that women contacting us may be vulnerable and disclose sensitive information to us. We will endeavour to signpost you to appropriate services that can support you.
With your consent we may share your information with services or individuals which may be able to support you. Imkaan will not share your information without your consent unless required to do so by any applicable law. If you provide personal information to us, for example your name and contact information or other details, we will be extremely careful to keep your information safe in line with the processes detailed above utilised for protecting personal data.
Our website collects information about users who visit the site, in order to help us to understand how supporters use our site and to make improvements. Where you have previously indicated a preference, this will be stored in this cookie. We cannot use this information to find out further personal information about you, and will not share any individual information unless required to do so by law. If you want to know more about cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org which explains how cookies work and how you can manage their use.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites – Facebook & Twitter – will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Some of the content on our site is provided by third parties. This includes but is not limited to: YouTube. When you visit a page containing content from one of these sites a cookie may be set. We do not have any control over these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
In connection with marketing, promotions or other projects, we may ask you specifically whether you have objections against a certain kind of communication, data use or sharing. If you opt-out under such circumstances, we will respect your decision. To opt out of receiving communications from Imkaan, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you no longer wish to receive communication from Imkaan. Please note that our affiliates and other data recipients have their own data privacy policies, which may differ from ours and you would have to contact them separately with respect to opt-out requests.
Right to complain
If you are not satisfied with the way in which we are processing your personal data, you can contact us at email@example.com or you can make a complaint to the statutory body UK Information Commissioner’s Office which oversees data protection law – www.ico.orh.uk/concerns
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