Privacy Policy of ARISE Impact:

Our commitment to privacy

At ARISE Impact, we appreciate you sharing your information with us and trusting us to use it sensibly. This Privacy Policy explains our practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by ARISE Impact. It applies to all information that we collect online, on this website and through our social media platforms, including our Whatsapp learning groups. Arise Impact has revised our Privacy Policy to comply with the GDPR, ensuring that all individuals whose personal information we process, have been informed of: why we need it, how it is used, what their rights are, whom the information is disclosed to, and what safeguards are in place to protect their information.

What information is collected by ARISE Impact:

We collect personal information when you voluntarily submit it to us through our website, forms, email, social media platforms and phone.

For example, users, potential volunteers and donors may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, email address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information). If a user, potential volunteer, perspective partner, donor, or any other website visitor contacts us by email or WhatsApp, they may provide us with their email address, phone number and name. Providing data is required in these contexts for us to process your course enrollments, volunteer applications, donations, partnership inquiries, requests, or respond to any other inquiries.

In addition to the personal information that you submit to us, we may collect personal information about you automatically using the following technologies:

Google Adwords, Google Analytics and Google Search Console. Such information may include: pages visited, time of visits, location of website access, device used for access and referring website. Such information is purely used for the purpose of providing more relevant, user-friendly and targeted useful content as you navigate through our website.

Where do we transfer and store information?

At Arise Impact, we have always had a consistent level of data protection and security across our organization, however it is our aim to be fully compliant with the GDPR in every way applicable to our business. We have safeguards in place to ensure your data is stored safely and securely. We store your data on our private, Google Cloud Platform powered Drive where it can only be accessed authorized parties.

Data Retention & Erasure – Arise Impact is addressing its retention policy and schedule to ensure that personal information is stored, archived, and destroyed compliantly and ethically. Arise Impact has dedicated erasure procedures; where the personal information of an individual is stored in our database as the record for 5 years from the date an individual chose to leave the organization,

How do we use information?

We collect information primarily to enroll individuals with disabilities in our courses, process volunteer application requests, to accept donations, and provide you with information concerning our courses, projects, partnerships, events and activities. We also use information for analytical purposes, to improve our website, our donor base, our outreach, or to respond to requests for information. We may inform you of other purposes at the time that we collect some forms of information.

With whom do we share information?

We do not trade, share, or sell information that you provide to us with other organizations or third party individuals who intend to use it only to market their products or services to you. There may be instances in which we share your information with others. We may share your information, for example, as required by law, with law enforcement, to comply with legal process, to protect our legal rights, to protect the safety or security of a person, or to protect against fraud, criminal acts, or misconduct.

Our commitment to data security

To help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

First, we use Google as our backend, which provides us with the security that the Google Cloud Platform offers. Secondly, we have protected the admin account with double factor authentication to minimize unauthorized access. Third, only handful of our organization members have viewing rights to this database. Fourthly, we try our best to anonymize the data captured for any analytical purposes within our organization.

Arise Impact policy procedures ensure that we have safeguards and measures in place to identify, assess, investigate, and report any personal data breach at the earliest possibility. Your access to data, and your choices

If you would like to access the data that we received from you, or make corrections to it, you may contact us at the email address or WhatsApp chat provided at the end of this policy.

If you registered to receive communications from us and later change your mind, you may ask that your name and contact information be removed from our distribution list. You can send such a request to the email address or WhatsApp chat provided at the end of this policy.

Data Subject Right to Access – In addition to the policies and procedures mentioned above that ensure individuals can enforce their data protection rights, Arise Impact provides information via email to individuals at their request to comply with their right to access any personal information that Arise Impact holds or processes about them.

For information about Arise Impact GDPR compliance please contact dataprivacy@ariseimpact.org

Changes to this privacy statement

We may modify this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. If we make a material change to this policy, and need to apply it to personal information that you provided to us before the change was made, we will attempt to contact you and obtain your consent to the change.

Communicating with us

If we need, or are required to, contact you about the privacy or security of your information we may do so by telephone or email or WhatsApp. If you have any questions, concerns, requests, or comments about privacy, you can contact us by email, WhatsApp, or mail at:

Email: contact@ariseimpact.org
WhatsApp chat: https://chat.whatsapp.com/4oj1f8OYPDBKJeZTa3OP3R
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