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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Who we are

This privacy policy sets out how Noboprobhaat (“we”, “ us”, “our”) uses and protects any information that you give Noboprobhaats when you use this website or contact us for service delivery via the email, helpline or social media. Noboprobhaat is a Non-profit LGBTQI+ community organization . The organization is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh . The official website of the organization  is www.noboprobhaat.org and the email address contact@noboprobhaat.org . For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), is the data controller.

Noboprobhaat is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This policy sets out the basis on which we will process any personal data or usage information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, in connection with your use of this website (the “Website”). Please read this policy carefully so that you understand your rights in relation to your personal data, and how we will collect, use and process your personal data. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy in general or any part of it, you should not access the Website.

If we make any material changes to this privacy policy, we will post the updated privacy policy here and notify our users. You should check this policy frequently to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated on 10th Feb 2021.

 

What we collect

You provide information by contacting us or donating to us via our Website, via email, by phone, by joining one of our Noboprobhaats groups, or by attending one of our events. Depending on how you provide your information, we will collect some or all of the following information when you contact us or attend one of our events:

  • your name;
  • email address;
  • telephone number;
  • where you attend one of our events, your address and proof of address;
  • reason for becoming a member;
  • age;
  • gender;
  • contact details; and
  • brief summary of why you have called.

If you donate to us through the Donate Gateway of our website, we will receive the following information:

  • your name;
  • email address; and
  • amount of money

 

What we do with the information we gather

As it is in our legitimate interests to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, we use your personal data:

 

  • for security purposes (so that we can: verify the identity of the member, safeguard our membership groups; keep our events safe and secure;
  • to provide the services;
  • for internal record keeping;
  • to improve and tailor our services;
  • to arrange events; and
  • where you consent, to send you promotional emails about new projects, or request feedback, or provide other information which we think you will find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

 

Security

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet or email is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted through the Website or over email; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal data against loss, theft and unauthorized use, access or modification.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

 

Sharing and storing your personal data

When you contact us, join as a member, participate in our events, and make donations, we collect your data and send it to Noboprobhaat’s board of directors. Noboprobhaat Authority stores your data in confidential documents. Only the President can access these secret documents. This data may be shared with your consent in special needs. If you participate in any of our organizational events or workshops, we may save some images and videos of your participation. These images and videos may be shared with our event or workshop sponsors. Some images or videos may be shared in our organization’s secret groups. If you do not agree, we will refrain from it and advise you to leave our photo session . If you wish to publish an article or opinion on our website, you may use your pseudonym or real name. In this case, your decision will be considered acceptable. We will not take responsibility for it. If you have any complaints about your data sharing, please email us directly. We do not accept any third party complaints.

 

How long do we store your personal data?

We retain your information as follows:

  • If you are one of our Noboprobhaats group members, we will retain your data so that we can easily retrieve it when you call us or attend one of our events. However, if we have no contact with you for two years, we will contact you to confirm whether you wish to remain a member. If you do not wish to remain a member or we do not receive a response from you, we will delete your data.
  • If you are a member of one of Noboprobhaats groups, you can terminate your membership at any time. If you terminate your membership, your information will be deleted within 12 months.
  • If you donate, we will retain the personal data collected for the purposes of administering the donation for 24 months, and then the data is deleted.

After you have terminated your use of Noboprobhaats services, we will store your information in an aggregated and anonymised format in order to use this data for statistical purposes to improve our services and in order to complete grant applications.

 

Your rights

You have certain rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you. Some of these only apply in certain circumstances. We have described these situations below, as well as how you can exercise your rights. To exercise any of your rights, please fill out the following form and submit it to this address contact@noboprobhaat.org .

Please note that for each of the rights below we will, in some instances, have valid legal reasons to refuse your request, in such instances we will let you know if that is the case.

  • You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:
    • Access: You have the right to know whether we process personal data about you, ad if we do, to access data we hold about you and certain information about how we use it and whom we share it with.
    • Portability: You have the right to receive a subset of the personal data you provide us if we process it on the bases of our contract with you or with your consent in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and a right to request that we transfer such personal data to another party. If you wish for us to transfer the personal data to another party, please ensure you detail that party and note that we can only do so where it is technically feasible. We are not responsible for the security of the personal data or its processing once received by the third party.
    • Correction: You have the right to require us to correct any personal data held about you that is inaccurate and have incomplete data completed.
    •  Erasure: You have the right to request that we erase the personal data we hold about you in the
      following circumstances:

      • where you believe it is no longer necessary for us to hold the personal data;
      • we are processing it on the basis of your consent and you wish to withdraw your consent;
      • we are processing your data on the basis of our legitimate interest and you object to such processing;
      • you no longer wish us to use your data to send you marketing; or
      • you believe we are unlawfully processing your data.

Please provide as much detail as possible on your reasons for the request to assist us in determining whether you have a valid basis for erasure.

    • Restriction of Processing to Storage Only: You have a right to require us to stop processing the personal data we hold about you other than for storage purposes in the following circumstances:
      • you believe the personal data is not accurate for the period it takes for us to verify whether the data is accurate;
      • we wish to erase the personal data as the processing we are doing is unlawful but you want us to simply restrict the use of that data;
      • we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing but you require us to retain the data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or
      • you have objected to us processing personal data we hold about you on the basis of our legitimate interest and you wish us to stop processing the personal data whilst we determine whether there is an overriding interest in us retaining such personal data.
    • Objection: You have the right to object to our processing of data about you and we will consider your request. Please provide us with detail as to your reasoning so that we can assess whether there is a compelling overriding interest in us continuing to process such data or we need to process it in relation to legal claims.

 

Withdrawal of Consent

Where you have provided your consent to us processing your personal data, you can withdraw your consent at any time by emailing contact@noboprobhaat.org. But if it is a publication consent and we published it before you revoked the consent, we will consider your application. If we are at a loss and our activities are disrupted due to the withdrawal of your consent, we will not be able to accept your application. So we suggest you think again before you consent. Or withdraw your consent before it is published.

 

Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how we process your personal data, please contact us at contact@noboprobhaat.org . Please note that we do not accept any third party complaints. So you can only complain about your own problems.

 

Cookies

No cookies are set for website users. Cookies are only used to track administrators – when they are
logged in, and any specific settings they use.

 

Media

If you provide images for use on the website, you should avoid providing images with embedded meta data (e.g. EXIF GPS, or IPTC caption or keywords) which might provide personal information. Visitors to the website can download and extract any such data from images on the website.

 

Comments

No comments are allowed on our website that spread false rumors and violence. Pornography, sperm, links to any other untrustworthy site, advertisements, offensive comments will not be accepted. We will delete such comments and the commenter will be banned from the website.

 

Links to other websites

Our website will, in some circumstances, contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

Changes

Any material changes we make to this policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this policy.

 

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this policy are welcomed. Contact us at contact@noboprobhaat.org .