We are committed to the protection of personal data we process – below you’ll find the Privacy Policy, which guides how we collect, use, transfer and store the information that you provide us with or that we collect about you when interacting with Mending for Good. The following information is provided by Mending for Good to show how we comply with applicable rules and regulations such as GDPR and to help keep you fully informed about your rights (and how to enforce them). By visiting www.mendingforgood.org, you accept and consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Our contact details

Mending for Good is the data administrator and located …. You can reach us by email at info@mendingforgood.org.

To whom does this Privacy Policy apply?

This Privacy Policy applies to all persons whose personal data are processed by Mending for Good:

  • Visitors to the Mending for Good website;
  • Recipients of newsletters and emails sent by Mending for Good to visitors of our website;
  • All other persons who contact Mending for Good or of whom Mending for Good processes personal data.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to partners, employees, secondees, student interns and applicants.

What personal data do we process?

We process personal data you have provided to us, personal data generated during your visit to our website and when reading newsletters and emails sent by us. We also process personal data we have obtained from other sources such as Social Media platforms.

Potential personal data we collect:

  • Personal data obtained through or generated on our website, newsletters, commercial emails or related technologies:
  • IP address
  • Your browsing behaviour on the website such as information on your first visit, previous visit and current visit, the visited pages and the manner in which you navigate on the website;
  • Whether you open a newsletter of email and what sections you select.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. For certain sites on the Mending for Good website, registering or supplying personal information sets such a cookie. By setting this cookie, Mending for Good will remember your details the next time you visit our website, so you do not have to re-enter the information.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent at any time you would like. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website. Cookies can be easily disabled or erased. Simply click on your respective browser type below to go directly to the respective user guide and to learn how to disable or erase cookies:

What do we use your personal data for?

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

Maintaining contact with the visitors of our website.

We believe it is important to approach you with information that is relevant to you. We combine and analyse the personal data in our possession to do this. We correspondingly determine what information and channels are relevant and what the best times to provide information or to establish contact are. We do not process any special personal data or confidential information for marketing campaigns. We will need to ask your prior permission if we want to create a personal, individual profile. You can always withdraw this permission at a later time.

Understanding your interest in and views on sustainable fashion;

Improving and securing our website www.mendingforgood.org;

Preparing user statistics; The user statistics of the website enable us to get an idea of the number of visitors, the duration of the visits, what sections of the website are visited and the click-behaviour. These are generic reports without any information about individual persons. We use the collected information to improve the website.

Legal grounds for the processing

We process personal data based on one of the following legal grounds:

  • Approval
  • In relation to a legitimate interest

A data administrator may only process personal data if this can be based on one of the exhaustive legal grounds laid down in the General Data Protection Decree. The legal grounds used Mending for Good are:

Approval 
You will always have the right to withdraw any permission you have given us to process your personal data. To do so, please email info@mendingforgood.org.

Legitimate interest
We may also process your personal data if we have a legitimate interest and do not disproportionately infringe on your privacy. We may, for example, use your contact details to invite you to future events based on your attendance of previous events.

Processors and sharing of personal data

We may hire service providers (processors) for the processing of your personal data which solely process your personal data based on our instructions. We will conclude a processor agreement with these processors which meets the requirements laid down in the General Data Protection Decree. We, for example, hire IT service providers that provide support to the safe and stable operation of our systems. We also make use of third-party services to send newsletters and emails. These are examples of parties that can be considered processors within the meaning of the General Data Protection Decree.

If a court ruling requires us to share personal data with third parties, we will need to comply with this.
Your personal data will not be shared with third parties for commercial purposes.

Transfer outside the (European Economic Area) EEA
We will not transfer your personal data to parties located outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) with one exception. We make use of a service provider (processor) located in the US to send our online newsletters and mailings. [Data protection law in the EEA does not allow the transfer of personal information to countries outside the EEA that do not ensure an “adequate” level of data protection. We have taken appropriate steps to ensure that the transfer of personal data to the US is protected in a manner that is consistent with how your personal data will be protected by us in the EEA. The recipient located in the US is a certified member of the EU-US Privacy Shield Scheme.

You can obtain more details of the protection given to your personal data when it is transferred outside the EEA by contacting us via info@mendingforgood.org.

Questions about your personal data

Each person can pursuant to the law exercise certain rights in relation to their personal data. You have the right to access, correct and remove your personal data. You can also object to the use of your personal data or request to limit their use. In certain cases, you can request your data and transfer them to another party. If you have any questions, please contact us by sending an email to info@mendingforgood.org

How to opt out

If you wish to opt out from or revoke your consent to any communication, clear, enable or disable cookies or tracking we’ve collected the most important information on how to do so below.

How to manage cookies on popular browsers and devices:
Select a browser below to see detailed explanation of how to remove or disable cookies.

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How to manage subscriptions from Mending for Good emails:
Go to the latest email received from us, head to the bottom of the email and click “Update preferences” to update your email preferences or “Unsubscribe” to unsubscribe from all Mending for Good email communication. Please note that this means you may miss important information.

How to manage and reject Google Analytics site tracking:
You can opt out of all Google Analytics site tracking, including any other sites that use Google Analytics via this link. You can learn more about Google Analytics and how your data is safeguarded via this link.

Complaints about handling your data

If you have any complaints about how we handle your personal data, please contact us by sending an email to info@mendingforgood.org. We would be happy to help you find a solution.

Amendments to the Privacy Statement

Developments in changes are taking place rapidly and things may change in the personal data requested from you and the manner in which we use them. Regulations may also be amended. If this is the case, we will change this Privacy Statement. Please regularly check this page (www.mendingforgood.org/privacy-policy) to find the most recent version of our privacy policy.