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Privacy Policy

Effective date: September 17, 2020

United for Global Mental Health (registered under company name United for Global Mental Health) (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the www.unitedgmh.org website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”). 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with those personal data. 

 We use your personal data to provide and improve the Service. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from www.unitedgmh.org

 

Definitions 

  • Service Service is the www.unitedgmh.org website operated by United for Global Mental Health (registered under company name United for Global Mental Health).

  • Personal Data Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession). 

  • Usage Data Usage Data are data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

  • Cookies Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

  • Controller Controller means the natural or legal person which (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Controller of your Personal Data.

  • Processors (or Service Providers) Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person which processes the Personal Data on behalf of the Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your Personal Data more effectively.

  • Data Subject (or User) Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data. 

 

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
 

Types of Data Collected 

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain Personal Data, which may include but is not limited to: 

  • Email address 

  • First name and last name 

  • Phone number 

  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City 

  • Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you regarding the campaign, and will ask for your consent to send you these communications where required. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.  

Usage Data

We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). These Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (i.e. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Location Data

We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use these data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customise our Service. You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time by way of your device settings.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and we hold certain information. Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our Service. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use: 

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes. 

 

Use of Data

United for Global Mental Health uses the collected data for various purposes: 

  • To provide and maintain our Service

  • To notify you about changes to our Service

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so 

  • To provide customer support 

  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service 

  • To monitor the usage of our Service 

  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues 

  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and UK Data Protection Act 2018 (“DPA”) 

If our processing of your Personal Data is subject to the GDPR and/or the DPA, United for Global Mental Health’s legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Data described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect them. 


Purpose of Processing

A) To process your registration for the Services or to enter a competition.
A) To send you information about changes to our terms or policies.
B) To provide you with access to the Services and provide related customer support.
B) To send you information you have requested.
B) Investigating and complaints received from you or from others about our website or our Services.
B) To ensure the security of the Services by preventing unauthorised or malicious activities.
B) To enforce compliance with our terms of use and other policies and to help other organisations (such as copyright owners) enforce their rights.
C) In response to requests by government or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.
D) Sending you direct marketing by email in relation to our Services.
D) Tracking the location of the device you use to access the Services. 
D) Placing cookies and using similar technologies in accordance with our cookies policy and the information provided to you when those technologies are used.
D) On other occasions where we ask you for consent, we will use your Personal Data for the purpose which we explain at the time. 

Legal Basis

A) To fulfil a contract or take steps linked to a contract.
B) Where necessary for United for Global Mental Health’s legitimate interests, where our interests are not overridden by your data protection rights.
C) For purposes which are required by law.
D) Where you give us consent.

Retention of Data

United for Global Mental Health will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. United for Global Mental Health will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your Personal Data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies. United for Global Mental Health will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when these data are used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain these data for longer periods.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction. 

If you are located outside the United Kingdom and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United Kingdom and process them there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. 

United for Global Mental Health will take all steps necessary to ensure that your data are treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your Personal Data. 


Disclosure of Data  

Business Transaction 

If United for Global Mental Health is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data are transferred and become subject to a different Privacy Policy. 

Disclosure for Law Enforcement 

Under certain circumstances, United for Global Mental Health may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency). 

Legal Requirements 

United for Global Mental Health may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: 

  • To comply with a legal obligation 

  • To protect and defend the rights or property of The Global Campaign for Mental Health 

  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service 

  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public 

  • To protect against legal liability 

Security of Data 

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee their absolute security. 

Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA) 

We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser. 

Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 

If our processing of your Personal Data is subject to the GDPR and/or the DPA, you have certain data protection rights. United for Global Mental Health aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data. If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want your Personal Data to be removed from our systems, please contact us. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights: 

  • The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.

  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your Personal Data rectified if they are inaccurate or incomplete.

  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.

  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Data.

  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the Personal Data we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format and for United for Global Mental Health to transfer those Personal Data to another Controller.

  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where United for Global Mental Health relied on your consent to process your Personal Data. 

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. 

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area or the United Kingdom. 

Service Providers  

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analysing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use your Personal Data for any other purpose. 

Analytics 

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service. 

  • Google Analytics Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. These data are shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en 

Links to Other Sites 

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services. 

Children’s Privacy 

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove those Personal Data from our servers. 

 

PRIVACY NOTICE FOR STAFF

This privacy notice describes the categories of personal data the Company collects from and about staff and how it will use that personal data. Personal data is any information about an identifiable person (eg name, address, performance appraisal or disciplinary records etc).

1.1 The Company acts as a data controller of its staff members’ personal data, which means it is responsible for deciding how to hold and use staff members’ personal data.

1.2 The Company processes staff members’ personal data, in accordance with the following data protection principles:

  • all personal data must be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way;
  • personal data must be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes, and any processing must be compatible with the original purposes for which the data was collected;
  • all personal data must be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it is processed;
  • all personal data must be accurate and kept up to date where necessary, and all reasonable steps must be taken to correct or erase inaccurate data promptly;
  • personal data must not be kept in a form which identifies individuals for any longer than is necessary for the purposes of processing; and
  • personal data must be processed securely and in a way that protects against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

1.3 The Company will only process staff members’ personal data when there is a lawful basis for doing so. In general, the basis will be that:

  • processing is necessary to perform a staff member’s contract of employment; and/or
  • processing is necessary for the Company to comply with its legal obligations; and/or
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the Company’s legitimate interests (unless those interests are overridden by the staff member’s fundamental rights and freedoms).

Where none of these lawful bases apply, the Company may ask staff members for consent to the processing of their personal data as described in paragraph 1.5 below.

​​​​​​​1.4 When the Company asks for staff members’ personal data it will make it clear whether the information requested: (i) must be supplied, whether according to the terms of any contract of employment, to comply with a relevant legal obligation or pursuant to the Company’s legitimate interests; or (ii) is optional; and the consequences of not providing the information.

​​​​​​​1.5 Any request for consent to the processing of staff personal data will be made directly to the staff member concerned and will include information about why the Company requires the personal data and what will be done with it. It is not a condition or requirement of any staff member’s employment to agree to any such consent request from the Company. Any consent given by staff members for the optional processing of their personal data can be withdrawn at any time.

​​​​​​​1.6 Sharing staff members’ personal data

The Company will only share staff members’ personal data in accordance with Data Protection Law. The Company may share such personal data where necessary:

  • with group companies;
  • with employees, contractors, consultants or advisers, where the sharing of staff personal data is necessary to administer the staff member’s employment relationship with the Company;
  • with parties who provide products or services to the Company, such as advisers, payroll administrators, pension providers etc;
  • with Centurion Management Systems Limited (BreatheHR);
  • with Kreston Reeves LLP;
  • with Toby Aylett & Amanda Holland T/A Tango Check;
  • with government or quasi-governmental organisations, law enforcement and other regulatory authorities or third parties when required or permitted by law, including but not limited to in response to court orders, for the prevention and detection of crime and to protect intellectual property and any other legal rights; and
  • if the Company or part of the business in which the staff member works is sold, transferred or integrated with another business, with our advisers, a prospective purchaser, a prospective purchaser’s advisers or the new owner of the Company.

​​​​​​​1.7 Staff members’ personal data will only be kept for as long as necessary for the purposes it is being processed and, more specifically, for the periods set out in the table at paragraph

​​​​​​​1.8 Staff members’ rights over their own personal data

Depending on the reason their personal data is being processed, staff have a right to:

  • request access to their personal data;
  • ask for personal data that is inaccurate or incomplete to be corrected or completed;
  • ask for personal data to be deleted, which the Company will do when required to by Data Protection Law;
  • ask for the processing of their personal data to be restricted, which the Company will do when required to by Data Protection Law;
  • ask for a copy of their personal data in a suitable format or ask for the Company to transfer it directly to someone else;
  • object to certain types of processing (see paragraph 1.11 below); and
  • if the Company has asked for consent to process the personal data, to withdraw this consent.

To exercise any of these rights, please contact the Finance & Operations Manager. If a concern is not resolved satisfactorily, staff can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

​​​​​​​1.9 The right to object

Staff have the right to object to the processing of their personal data which is carried out:

  • for direct marketing purposes;
  • in the public interest; or
  • pursuant to the Company’s own legitimate interests.

The Company will stop any such processing that staff object to when required by Data Protection Law.

 

PRIVACY NOTICE FOR JOB APPLICANTS

United for Global Mental Health (“we”, “us”, “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy and complying with our data protection obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018 (the DPA 2018), the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the GDPR) and any other applicable UK legislation (together, Data Protection Law).

This privacy notice describes the categories of personal data we collect from and about you during our recruitment process and how we will use it. Personal data is any information about an identifiable person (eg CV or application form, interview or selection notes, references, DBS checks etc).

We act as a data controller of your personal data, which means we are responsible for deciding how to hold and use your personal data. If you have any concerns regarding this policy, contact our Data Protection Lead by email at hr@unitedgmh.org.

We process your personal data in accordance with the following data protection principles:

  1. all personal data must be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way;
  2. personal data must be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes, and any processing must be compatible with the original purposes for which we collected it;
  3. all personal data must be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it is processed;
  4. all personal data must be accurate and kept up to date where necessary, and all reasonable steps must be taken to correct or erase inaccurate data promptly;
  5. personal data must not be kept in a form which identifies individuals for any longer than is necessary for the purposes of processing; and
  6. personal data must be processed securely and in a way that protects against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

We will only process your personal data when there is a lawful basis for doing so. Further information on these bases is set out in the table below. In general, the basis will be our legitimate interests in using your data as part of our recruitment process (unless those interests are overridden by your fundamental rights and freedoms).

Any request for consent to the processing of information about you will be made directly to you and will include information about why we are asking for the information and what will be done with it. It is not a condition or requirement of our recruitment process for you to agree to any such consent request from us. Any consent given by you to the optional processing of your personal data can be withdrawn at any time.

When we ask for information about you, we will make it clear whether the information requested: (i) must be supplied, whether to comply with a relevant legal obligation or pursuant to our legitimate interests; or (ii) is optional; and the consequences of not providing the information.
 

Sharing your personal data

We will only share your personal data in accordance with Data Protection Law. We may share such personal data where necessary, with employees, contractors, consultants or advisers, where the sharing of your personal data is necessary for the purposes of our recruitment process.

In addition, where necessary, your personal data may be shared with:

  • Third party companies providing Disclosure and Barring Service checks if a position is offered and accepted.

Your personal data will only be kept for as long as necessary for the purposes it is being processed.

 

Your rights over your own personal data

Depending on the reason for and/or legal basis on which your personal data is being processed, you have a right to:

  1. request access to it;
  2. ask for personal data that is inaccurate or incomplete to be corrected or completed;
  3. ask for personal data to be deleted, which we will do when required to by Data Protection Law;
  4. ask for the processing of your personal data to be restricted, which we will do when required to by Data Protection Law;
  5. ask for a copy of your personal data in a suitable format or ask for us to transfer it directly to someone else;
  6. object to us carrying out certain types of processing (see below); and
  7. if we have asked for consent to process your personal data, to withdraw this consent.

To exercise any of these rights, please contact the Data Protection Lead at hr@unitedgmh.org. If a concern is not resolved satisfactorily, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

 

The right to object

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data which is carried out:

  1. for direct marketing purposes;
  2. in the public interest; or
  3. pursuant to our legitimate interests.

We will stop any such processing that you object to when required by Data Protection Law.


Changes to This Privacy Policy 

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. 

Contact Us 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact United for Global Mental Health via email hello@unitedgmh.org