Privacy policy

Who we are

This website anothereurope.org is operated by Another Europe is Possible, a campaign registered as Another Europe is Possible Ltd, UK Companies House number 10165201, registered office 5 Caledonian Road, London, England, N1 9DX. You can contact us by email on info@anothereurope.org

This privacy policy was updated on 24 May 2018 in preparation for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect personal data when you sign up to our email list through one of our ‘sign up to hear more’ forms, either on this website or on paper. This personal data consists of: email address, name, and optionally location.

We may also ask you to opt in to stay in touch when you provide data such as name and email address for the purpose of registering for a public event we hold. Providing such data is always optional. When you make a donation, you may decide to opt in to sharing your contact information with us as part of the donation process (see below).

The lawful basis on which we collect data under GDPR is for the legitimate interest of direct marketing. The term ‘direct marketing’ is interpreted broadly by the authorities to include our purposes as an organisation, namely political campaigning. You can opt out and unsubscribe at any time using the link in the footer of the email.

Children should not provide personal data without the consent of an adult.

The data collected is used for the purpose of informing you by email about our events and campaigns, soliciting donations, and involving you in decisions about the direction of Another Europe is Possible.

We will not process your data for any purpose other than the purposes stated in this privacy policy.

Cookies

We use cookies on this website for the purpose of collecting anonymous usage statistics through Google Analytics. This data does not include any personal data. You can opt out of Google Analytics here.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your personal data with any third parties.

Our email list is stored in email service provider Mailchimp, and we use their software to send emails to our mailing list. Mailchimp’s data centres are US-based. It is certified with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and compliant with GDPR. We have entered into a data processing addendum agreement with Mailchimp.

When you register for an event we hold you will be asked to provide personal data to our events service provider Eventbrite, for the purpose of us administering the event. Eventbrite’s data centres are US-based. It is certified with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and compliant with GDPR.

If you make a donation then you may provide personal data, including payment card data, directly to our payment processor Paypal for the purpose of making that payment. This involves setting up a stand-alone Paypal account where Paypal is the data controller. We do not collect or store sensitive payment data. Paypal may share your contact details with us if you opt in when they ask.

How long we retain your data

We retain mailing list data for as long as you remain a member of our mailing list. You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in the footer of the email.

Event attendee data will be deleted within one month of the relevant event unless you opt in to allow us to retain it.

Donation data will be retained for the purposes of compliance with electoral law, until we believe enough time has elapsed that the donation can be deemed legally compliant.

What rights you have over your data

If you have provided us with personal data, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.

You have the right to request rectification of any mistake in your personal data, and the right to request a restriction on the processing of your personal data.

To exercise any of these rights, please email info@anothereurope.org

How we protect your data

We have taken standard security measures to protect the data we store, including strong passwords, and two-factor authentication where relevant. The data is only processed by Another Europe is Possible’s members of staff and directors.

Contact information

To contact us about your privacy, please email info@anothereurope.org

Complaints

You have the right to lodge a complaint about us with the supervisory authority, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO can be contacted at www.ico.org.uk or by phone on 0303 123 1113.