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.

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, photo, contact details, interests, country of residence, and skills.

  • Any other information you choose to provide to us, for example when you send us feedback, enquiries or notifications, or engage with us over any of our platforms - primarily Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp or Slack;

  • 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. 

  • 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).

In some cases, the information we request will be mandatory. Without this information, we will not be able to provide you with the services you have asked for and you will not be able to participate in activities with us. Unless we tell you otherwise, information we request is not mandatory but, in some cases, without it the services you receive may be less tailored or relevant to you.

Content uploaded by you

You may choose to upload content to our forms or through our social media, for example a photo or a comment (the “Content”). You agree that you will not upload any content that is offensive, defamatory, misleading, subject to copyright or any other third party right, or otherwise inappropriate. If you upload Content, you grant The International Development House  a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license to use, modify, reproduce, publish, broadcast, display and distribute the Content in any format, using any medium, for the purpose of promoting The International Development House, including on the website, on social media, in presentations or other promotional documents, or for any other purpose we consider to be appropriate in our discretion.

We reserve the right to remove any Content for any reason in our sole discretion.

If you suspect a breach of copyright on our website, please contact us at hello@theidhouse.com

We will use your personal information to:

  • deliver our services to you;

  • personalise your browsing experience;

  • create improvements to our website and services;

  • send you information about other services we think will be of interest to you;

  • send you information about causes and activities we think will be of interest to you;

  • send you notice of important updates relating to The International Development House, our services, and the website;

  • provide you with online advertising;

  • analyse website use and browsing habits, in particular to identify popularity of particular areas of the website, identify errors and inefficiencies, block disruptive use, and determine locations users are accessing the website from;

  • contact you directly about activities. 

The International Development House uses commenting and social media plug-ins and third-party websites. We use those third-party services to interact with visitors and to build our community on social media. We also uses these third-party services to measure the number of visitors to our website, to interact with visitors on the site, and to make our website more useful to visitors.

In such cases, the third-party application may request an email address, username, password, internet protocol (IP) address, and geographic location for account registration or sign-in purposes. The International Development House does not use those third-party websites or services to collect personal information from individuals. Any personal information collected by the third-party website will not be stored or transmitted by The International Development House. The International Development House has no control over or access to specific login information or any other sensitive personal information provide to third-party websites.”

The information we collect may be transferred to countries other than where you reside (for example, MailChimp stores the data it collects in the United States). We will protect all information we receive in accordance with this policy.

What personal information may be shared with third parties?

  • Your personal information will be stored and processed by our trusted online marketing services provider, MailChimp. MailChimp will process your data in accordance with their privacy policy (https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/) and only for the purposes we’ve authorised.

  • Any information you enter though our website registration form will also be collected by our website provider, Typeform. Typeform will process your data in accordance with their privacy policy (https://www.typeform.com), and only for the purposes we or you have authorised.

  • We may also store your personal information on AirTable (www.airtable.com), a workspace database that allows us to track activities that you may have participated in with The IDHouse.

  • We will also add your personal information to our databases stored on Google Drive. Google will store this data in accordance with the terms of its privacy policy (https://www.google.com/intl/en_US/policies/privacy/#infocollect), and only for the purposes we’ve authorised.

  • We will share your information where required to do so by applicable law or regulation, or where asked to do so by any governmental body or court order.

  • We will make Content publicly available (see the Content uploaded by you section for more information).

What are your rights to the personal information we hold?

We will keep all personal information we have about you accurate and up to date. To do this, we rely on you to notify us if your personal details change or if you become aware of any inaccuracies in the personal information we hold about you. We will destroy any inaccurate or out-of-date personal information.

We will retain your information for as long as is strictly necessary for our records and to continue to provide you services with that are relevant to you. We will never keep your information longer than is necessary or permissible under applicable laws and regulations. If you wish to have it deleted, updated, or to have its processing restricted, you can contact us on hello@theidhouse.com

Cookie Policy

 

The International Development House uses cookies to provide a customized user experience on the site. A cookie is a small file that a website transfers to your computer to allow your browser to remember information about your last session on that website. Your computer only shares information in the cookie with the specific website that provided it, and no other website can request that information. The International Development House also uses third-party analytics services (like Google Analytics) to gather this information for analysis.

The International Development House collects and temporarily stores certain information about your visit to help us to better align our content and the website design with your needs. The information these cookies collect includes:

1. The domain you access our website from
2. Your computer’s IP address
3. The date and time you accessed the site
4. The operating system of your computer
5. The browser you’re using to access our site
6. The Universal Resource Locators (URLs) of the pages you visit on our website
7. The URL of site you came from, if you clicked a link there that brought you to our website

We may share this information internally with The International Development House employees or third-party contractors as needed. This information is only used to to improve the website and enhance our visitors’ experience. Raw data logs are only retained temporarily site management purposes.”

 

Changes to This Policy

Our policies change frequently as we evolve and improve the Site and the services we offer. We may, from time to time, need to update our Privacy Policy. Any such changes will be posted on this page.

Violations

If you become aware of any violation of this policy, you should report the matter immediately by sending an e-mail to hello@theidhouse.com.

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of your personal information is very important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information you submit to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

We use appropriate measures to safeguard your personally identifiable information, which measures are appropriate to the type of information maintained and follows applicable laws regarding the safeguarding of any such information under our control. 

No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, can be 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot absolutely guarantee the security of your information. The Internet, by nature, is a public forum, and we encourage you to use caution when disclosing information online. Often, you are in the best situation to protect yourself online. You are responsible for protecting your personal information from third party access.