Privacy Notice

The data controller for we4 Impact is Dr. Laila Neuthor. A data controller determines how and why personal data is processed. we4 Impact shall be referred in the following as “we”.

What data we need

The personal data we collect from you includes:

  • questions, queries or feedback you leave, including your email address if you contact we4 Impact,
  • your email address and subscription preferences when you sign up to our email alerts,
  • how you use our emails – for example whether you open them and which links you click on
  • your Internet Protocol (IP) address, and details of which version of web browser you used
  • information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques.

Why we need it

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use we4 Impact’s websites. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on we4 Impact’s websites
  • how long you spend on each we4 Impact’s websites page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site.

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

We also collect data in order to:

  • better understand website traffic and users location
  • improve the site by monitoring how you use it
  • gather feedback to improve our services, for example our email alerts
  • respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to
  • send email alerts to users who request them
  • allow you to access government services and make transactions
  • provide you with information about local services if you want it.

What we do with your data

The data we collect may be used by us in order to analyse the usage of our websites and content.

We will not:

  • sell or rent your data to third parties, or
  • share your data with third parties for marketing purposes.

We will share your data if we are required to do so by law – for example, by court order, or to prevent fraud or other crime.

How long we keep your data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as:

  • it is needed for the purposes set out in this document, or
  • the law requires us to.

In general, this means that we will only hold your personal data for a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 7 years.

Where your data is processed and stored

We design, build and run our systems to make sure that your data is as safe as possible at any stage, both while it’s processed and when it’s stored.

How we protect your data and keep it secure

We are committed to doing all that we can to keep your data secure. We have set up systems and processes to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of your data – for example, we protect your data using varying levels of encryption.

We also make sure that any third parties that we deal with keep all personal data they process on our behalf secure.

Your rights

You have the right to request:

  • information about how your personal data is processed,
  • a copy of that personal data, and
  • that anything inaccurate in your personal data is corrected immediately.

You can also:

  • raise an objection about how your personal data is processed,
  • request that your personal data is erased if there is no longer a justification for it, and
  • ask that the processing of your personal data is restricted in certain circumstances.

If you have any of these requests, get in contact with our Data Protection Officer.

Links to other websites

we4 Impact’s websites contains links to other websites such as LinkedIn.

This privacy policy only applies to we4 Impact’s websites, and doesn’t cover third party services and transactions that we link to. These services have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies.

Following a link to another website

If you go to another website from this one, read the privacy policy on that website to find out what it does with your information.

Following a link to we4 Impact’s websites from another website

If you come to we4 Impact’s websites from another website, we may receive information from the other website. We don’t use this data. You should read the privacy policy of the website you came from to find out more about this.

Changes to this policy

We may change this privacy policy. In that case, the ‘last updated’ date at the bottom of this page will also change. Any changes to this privacy policy will apply to you and your data immediately.

If these changes affect how your personal data is processed, we4 Impact will take reasonable steps to let you know.

Last updated: 08.04.2019

Contact us or make a complaint

Contact the Data Protection Officer at contact@we4impact.com if you:

  • have any questions about anything in this document, or
  • think that your personal data has been misused or mishandled

Cookie Notice

we4 Impact’s websites put small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. By continuing to use we4 Impact´s website you agree that first-party and third-party cookies can be placed on your device, including mobile device, as explained below.

we4 Impact shall be referred in the following as “we”.

If you want to remove existing cookies from your device you can do this using your browser options. If you want to block future cookies being placed on your device you can change your browser settings to do this. Deleting and blocking cookies will have an impact on your user experience as parts of the we4 Impact´s website may no longer work. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to block cookies, we4 Impact´s system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site or click on a link in a targeted email that has been sent to you by we4 Impact, even if you have previously deleted our cookies.

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs,
  • Identify user traffic and interests, and
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so we do not show them to you again.

The cookies used on we4 Impact sites include both session and persistent cookies.

Session cookies are temporary and deleted from your device once you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device for a longer period and allow we4 Impact´s website to recognize your device when you return.

How cookies are used on we4 Impact’s websites

Some cookies we use are from third party companies, such as Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, MailChimp, Yost SEO Optimization, WordPress, Xing and Linkedin Analytics to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our sites.

These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with we4 Impact´s sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on its sites. For more information on how these companies collect and use information, please refer to their privacy policies.

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information and receive reports about we4 Impact´s website traffic how you use we4 Impact’s websites. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the country you are in,
  • the device you are using,
  • the pages you visit on we4 Impact’s websites,
  • how long you spend on each we4 Impact’s websites page,
  • how you got to the site, and
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site.

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

Browser users can opt-out of any use of Google Analytics cookies for this website by downloading and installing the Opt-out Browser add-on provided by Google

We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires
_ga, _gali This helps us count how many people visit we4 Impact’s websites by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gid This helps us count how many people visit we4 Impact’s websites by tracking if you’ve visited before 24 hours
_gat,
_gat_gtag_UA_137995780_1
Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

 

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies with the needed browser add-on.
 

we4 Impact’s websites events

Name Purpose Expires
fusionredux_current_tab Essential WordPress theme cookies to maintain core site functionality. 7 days
wp-settings-1,
wp-settings-time-1
WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress tests wheter cookies are activated

 

Our introductory message

You may see a pop-up welcome message when you visit we4 Impact’s websites. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

Name Purpose Expires
cookie_notice_accepted Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our cookie message 1 month