Congress WBN Privacy Policy

Congress WBN takes your privacy seriously. We ask that you read this privacy policy carefully as it contains important information about what to expect when Congress WBN collects personal information about you via this website and how Congress WBN will use your personal data.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • on Congress WBN websites; and
  • through the donation form on Congress WBN websites or provided via a link on Congress WBN websites

This policy applies to information we collect about:

  • visitors to our websites; and
  • people who donate through the donation page on Congress WBN websites or provided via a link on Congress WBN websites

This policy does not apply to information collected by us offline or through any other means

The information we collect about you

When you visit this website, we collect the following personal information from you:

  • Information collected through cookies;
  • Information collected by Google Analytics

When you make a donation through this website, or at a specific donation website or webpage link found on this website, we collect the following personal information from you:

  • name;
  • postal address, including postal/zip code;
  • country of residence;
  • email address       

Children under the age of 13

Our websites are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to the website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this website or on or through any of its features/register on the websites, make any donations through the website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at compliance@congressglobal.com].

How we will use the information about you

General website use

We use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us to develop our website and our services, using Google Analytics. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify you personally. All data collected by Google Analytics is subject to Google’s privacy policy which can be found here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

Information You Provide

We use information that you provide to us, including any personal information, to present our website and its contents to you; to provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us; to fulfil any other purpose for which you provide it; in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; or for any other purpose with your consent.

Donations

We gather the information identified above to allow us to process your donation and communicate with you on any matter relating to the subject matter of your donation. If you agree, we may also contact you about other information and services we think may be of interest to you from Congress WBN.

Our use of cookies and other information-gathering technologies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. The information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe's website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

How we protect your information

We have put in place adequate security procedures and technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal information. We will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, you should be aware that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the Internet.

Overseas transfers

The information you provide may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and restrictions on its use as set out in this policy. However, we will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information. The EEA comprises the EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers for the purposes specified above.

Access to your information and updating and correcting your information

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please send an email to compliance@congressglobal.com.  We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. If any of the information that you have provided to Congress WBN changes, for example if you change your email address or name, please let us know the correct details by sending an email to the email address above. You may ask us, or we may ask you, to correct information you or we think is inaccurate, and you may also ask us to remove information which is inaccurate.

Donations handled by Stripe online payment platform

All funds donated on this website are collected securely via the Stripe online payment platform and are subject to Stripe’s terms and conditions which may be accessed here: https://stripe.com/gb/privacy.  When you input card data into this site, you are communicating directly with Stripe and Stripe passes your donation to Congress WBN. This means that your payment card information is handled by Stripe and not processed or held by Congress WBN. Congress WBN is not responsible for the performance or operation of the Stripe platform.

Your consent

By using this website, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If you do not agree with our policies and practices you should discontinue use of the website. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Changes to privacy policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we may also notify you by e-mail to any e-mail address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified below.

In addition, this privacy policy is subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and will be updated between now and 25 May 2018 when the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) is fully in effect.

This privacy policy was last updated on 23 March 2018.

Links to other websites

Our websites contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to Congress WBN websites so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.