PRIVACY POLICY OF THE UBELE INITIATIVE

This is the privacy policy for The Ubele Initiative. We are a registered in the United Kingdom, Private Limited Company by guarantee without share capital use of 'Limited' exemption (number 09035399).

Our registered office is at 639 High Road, London N17 8AA, England, United Kingdom.

We founded The Ubele Initiative in 2014 with a mission to contribute to the sustainability of the African Diaspora community in the UK and build a better future. We are a new inter-generational community building initiative which aims to increase our community’s capacity to lead, and create innovative and entrepreneurial social responses to some of our most stuck social issues. 

1.       Purpose of the policy

1.1. In this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided detailed information on when and why we collect, process, store, use and keep secure the information we hold about you.

1.2. We take seriously the protection of your privacy and confidentiality and we understand that you are entitled to know that your personal data will not be used for any unintended purpose and will not accidentally fall into the hands of a third party.

1.3. We undertake to preserve the confidentiality of all information you provide to us.

1.4. Our policy complies with UK law accordingly implemented, including that required by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1.5. The law requires us to tell you about your rights and our obligations to you in regards to the processing and control of your personal data. This information can be found at www.knowyourprivacyrights.org

1.6. Except as set out below, we do not share, or sell, or disclose to a third party, any information personal information we collect.

 

2.       The basis on which we process information about you

2.1. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is your consent and/or any other applicable legal basis, such as our legitimate interest in engaging in our programmes.

2.2. Any consent you provide may be withdrawn at any time by unsubscribing to our mailing list or contacting us at info@ubele.org

 

3.       Data we collect and its purpose

3.1. We take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for our internal record keeping and to:

·         send you our monthly newsletter

·         share with you the information about our programmes, trainings, events etc.

·         get your feedback on the programme, event or activity we run/organized

·         inform you about other opportunities that our partners provide and you might be interested in participating in and/or applying for

 

3.2. Information we collect about you include:

·         Contact Information (for example an email address)

You might provide us with your contact information, whether through use of a newsletter sign up form on our website, an interaction with our team member, or a response to one of own application forms or surveys.

·         Usage information

We collect usage information about you whenever you interact with our websites and services. This includes which webpages you visit, what you click on, when you perform those actions, what language preference you have, and so on.

·         Information from third parties and integration partners.

We collect your personal information or data from third parties if you give permission to those third parties to share your information with us or where you have made that information publically available online.

3.3 We will hold your personal information for as long as you give us your consent to do so. If you ask for your personal information to be deleted we will manage your request in a transparent way.

 

4.       Data shared with third parties

4.1. MailChimp:

a.       As part of the registration process for our monthly newsletter, we collect personal information.

b.      We use that information to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information, to send you additional information about opportunities/activities we and/or our partners provide and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don't rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

c.       We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter and information on opportunities/activities. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.

d.      For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails.

4.2. Squarespace:

a.       Our website is hosted by Squarespace. Squarespace uses analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our site. This way we find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.

b.      For more information, please see Squarespace privacy policy.

 

5.       Your rights

5.1. You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to info@ubele.org

5.2. You can unsubscribe from our mailing list or change your settings at any time by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ link that appears in every email.

 

6.       Changes to our privacy policy

6.1. We can make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will identify the changes we have made on this page. In circumstances where a change will materially change the way in which we collect or use your personal information or data, we will send a notice of this change.

 

7.       Complains

7.1. If you are not happy with our privacy policy or if have any complaint let us know by email at info@ubele.org

7.2. If you are in any way dissatisfied about how we process your personal information, you have a right to lodge a complaint at info@ubele.org