How we handle your personal information is governed by the Privacy Act 1993 (Privacy Act) and the Information Privacy Principles under that Act. Any personal information you provide to us will be stored, used and disclosed by Global Women in accordance with this Policy.
This Policy applies if:
By providing personal information to us, using our Sites and/or otherwise engaging with us, you authorise us to collect, hold, use and disclose that personal information in accordance with, and for the purposes specified in, this Policy.
The types of personal information Global Women collects about you may include:
You directly provide Global Women with most of the personal information we collect. We collect personal information from you when you:
Global Women may also receive your personal information indirectly from the following sources:
Global Women collects your personal information so that we can:
If you are a Global Women member, Global Women will make your biographical information available on our Sites, and, subject to your authorisation, make your contact details available to the public.
If you are a partner organisation, Global Women will include your organisation’s information to the Global Women Diversity Report where you have authorised us to do so.
If you are a Leadership Development Programme participant, Global Women will make use of your personal information for the purpose of executing the programme and send you working materials, as well as involve you, upon agreeance, to speaking events, panels, interviews or others, related to the Leadership Development Programmes.
Your personal information will be collected and held by the following companies:
Salesforce.com, Inc., Salesforce Tower, 415 Mission Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
WordPress, Automattic, Inc. 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Box, Inc., 900 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
SurveyMonkey, SVMK Inc., One Curiosity Way, San Mateo, CA 94403, USA
Google, Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Mailchimp, The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Suite 5000 Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
Burst SMS, Business Messaging Solutions, Suite 2, Level 10/60 Carrington St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Eventbrite, 155 5th St, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Lil Regie, Lil Regie Limited, 89 Maupuia Road, Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
Global Women takes reasonable steps to securely store your personal information and protect it against unauthorised access, use or disclosure. This includes technical organisational measures, such as arming our Sites with encryption technologies and SSL certificate connections. However, we accept no responsibility for any loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction of personal information which you submit to us.
Global Women will keep all personal information collected from you for as long as we require it to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. We may also need to retain your personal information for the purpose of discharging our legal, accounting and reporting requirements.
Global Women would like to send you information including but not limited to:
If you consent to receiving direct marketing communications from us, we may contact you with these marketing communications via email, SMS or regular email. You have the right at any time to stop Global Women from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your personal information to other members of this organisation.
If you no longer wish to be contacted for these marketing purposes, you can let us know at any time by:
You have a right to know what personal information we hold and correct any inaccuracies. You can contact us with your request by using the contact details at the bottom of this Policy.
Please include as much detail as possible in your request about the information you want to access or correct. Sometimes, you might need to pay an administrative fee to cover the costs associated with making the information available and/or correcting the information. We’ll respond to your request as soon as reasonably practicable and no later than 20 working days from the date the request is received, unless we have extended the time limit for responding to your request in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act.
If you make a formal request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us by email at email@example.com or call us on +64 9 300 6348.
There are certain circumstances permitted under the Privacy Act where we might not be able to fulfill your request. If that happens, we’ll let you know the reasons why in writing. If we don’t allow you to access or correct your personal information, and you disagree with our decision, please contact us by email at or call us on +64 9 300 6348.
We will investigate your complaint and respond to you as quickly as possible (usually within 30 days of hearing from you). If your complaint takes longer to resolve, we’ll let you know how the investigation is progressing.
Our Sites use a technology called “cookies”. Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our Sites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.
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You can set your browser not to accept cookies. Please visit allaboutcookies.org for information on how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our Site features may not function as a result.
Global Women keeps its Policy under regular review and may amend and update this Policy from time to time by posting a revised version on our Site. Any amendments will be effective immediately from the date they are posted, unless any amendments are substantial, in which case we will provide you with 2 weeks’ notice by posting a notice of the intended change on our Site or emailing you.
This Policy was last updated on 12 February 2020.
If you have any questions about our Policy, the personal information we hold, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or +64 9 300 6348.
Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Global Women has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. To find more information we suggest you visit www.privacy.org.nz.