Privacy

48percent.org is committed to ensuring the privacy of everyone. We are campaigning for the right to privacy and against government surveillance and intrusion. This policy represents our commitment as an organization to your right to privacy and gives you an explanation about how we use your information and your rights concerning that information.

48percent.org is the registered data controller to whom this policy refers.

What types of information do we collect?

The type and amount of information we receive and store depends on how you use our website. You can access most of the pages on our website without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information.

We collect personal information in the following ways:

  • When you contact us through the contact form or through email
  • When you make a donation to us as well as when we make a donation to you

We collect the following types of personal information, should you choose to provide it:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Financial data

How we use the collected information

We use your personal information collected via our websites for the following purposes:

  • To update you on our campaigns and activities
  • To ask for donations 
  • To process donations that we receive from you
  • To share your data with trusted third parties
  • To improve our websites
  • To fulfill any legal obligations

Legal basis of processing

Data protection law requires us to have a legal justification to process your personal information. We use the following depending on the type of data and the type of processing:

To fulfil a contractual obligation

If you donate to us or express an interest in joining our movement we will process the personal data you provided to process that donation or action your membership request.

Legal obligation

We will process your personal information to fulfill any legal obligations placed upon us. We will also process your personal information if lawfully required to do so by a legal authority or a court of law.

Security

We take security measures to ensure that we keep your information secure, accurate and up to date.

Retention Period For Data

We only hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the purposes outlined above. We remove personal data from our systems once it is no longer required, in line with our guidelines on how long important information must remain accessible for future use or reference, as well as when and how data can be destroyed when it is no longer needed.

Access to and your rights over your personal information

The personal data we hold about you is yours. You have the following rights over your information:

  • To be informed how your data is being processed
  • To access your data
  • To rectify any data that is inaccurate
  • To instruct us to delete your data
  • To restrict our processing of your data (which includes contacting you via email) at any time.
  • To object to your data being stored
  • To move your data

Cookies for Website analysis

We use a tailored Google Analytics property to collect information about, for example, the date and time someone uses our website and which pages you look at on the website. This way we gain information about which sections are popular and where we can make improvements. We analyze the website continuously and make improvements to create the best experience possible for website visitors.

Next to this, we use these statistics to optimize our marketing campaigns. Any statistics we collect cannot be connected to a person. The information Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP-address is purposefully not included in the information we receive. Also, we have not given Google permission to use the collected analytical information for other Google services. To gain information about the quality and effectiveness of our website, we use an adapted Google Analytics property that doesn’t violate the privacy of our users.