Privacy Policy

The International Development House Ltd. takes privacy very seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information.

As a general rule The International Development House does not collect your personal information unless you chose to provide that information to us. When you choose to provide us with your personal information, you are giving The International Development House your permission to use that information for the stated purposes listed in this privacy policy. If you choose not to provide us with that information, it might limit the features and services that you can use on. This information is typically acquired from an application form, interest form or from registration for an event or Summit etc.

Generally, the information requested by The International Development House  will be used to provide a website feature or service to you, such as commenting, support, or providing future content better tailored to your interests. A description of The International Development House’s intended use of that information, how that information is collected, security measures The International Development House  takes to protect that information, and how to grant or revoke consent for collection and use of that information will be fully described the ‘Privacy Notice’ section of this privacy policy.

This Privacy Policy sets out how we will use the personal information we collect from you. By visiting our website or by using any of our services, you agree to your personal information being used as described in this policy.

What types of information will The International Development House collect about me?

The International Development House collects and uses:

  • Information you choose to provide when you register with us (usually through any application process), such as your name, gender, age, photo, language, contact details, interests, country of residence, country of origin, etc.

  • Any other information you choose to provide to us, for example when you send us feedback, or engage with us over any of our platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp or Slack, video content, photographs and headshots, testimonials etc.

  • Information about the services we are providing to you, and have previously provided to you, or relating to any activities you have engaged in with, or through, The International Development House, including attendance to any of our events, engagement on social media, through our virtual platform etc. (such as workshops attended, workshops registered by not attended) etc.

  • Assessment and attainment (results during events attended)

  • The information we collect through our use of cookies.

  • Any publicly available information (including the contents of your social media profiles if provided to us).

Participant data is essential for The IDHouse’s operational use. Whilst the majority of information you provide to us is mandatory, some of it requested on a voluntary basis. In order to comply with the data protection legislation, we will inform you at the point of collection, whether you are required to provide certain information to us or if you have a choice in this. 

Why we collect and use participant information

We collect and use participant information in order to:

  • To send you information about upcoming events, services, or pertinent information to The IDHouse activities;

  • Support participant learning and engagement;

  • To monitor and report on progress of individuals;

  • To provide appropriate support to participants;

  • To assess quality of our services;

  • To deliver our services to you;

  • Create improvements to our website, services, community etc.,

  • Provide you with online advertising;

Who we share participant information with

We routinely share participant information with:

  • Global and regional ambassadors, after participating in a UNITE 2030 program;

  • Workshop hosts, mentors or judges for events;

Participant information may also be stored with third parties such as:

We do not share information about our participants with anyone without consent unless the law and our policies allow us to do so.

Withdrawal of consent and the right to lodge a complaint 

Where we are processing your personal data with your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent. If you change your mind, or you are unhappy with our use of your personal data, please let us know by contacting

Knowing Your Rights

We will keep all personal information we have about you accurate and up to date. We rely on participants to notify us immediately if there is any change in personal details, after which we will destroy all previous records.

We only retain your information for as long as necessary to continue our aims above. We never hold your information longer than permissible by law, or longer than you wish. If you wish to have your information removed, updated, or restricted, please contact us at

Last Updated

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 10/1/2018.