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Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Privacy Policy  Terms of Use  

Introduction

Generation Nutrition is a campaign made up of over 15 charities worldwide. You can view a full list of them in the Partners section. The website, www.generation-nutrition.org, is operated by Action Against Hunger-UK, one of the 15 coalition organisations, on behalf of Generation Nutrition, a global campaign aimed at ending child deaths from acute malnutrition. Action Against Hunger-UK is a charity registered in England and Wales, with registered charity number 1047501. The information collected via the site, including your personal information, will be distributed by Action Against Hunger to the coalition partners that make up Generation Nutrition.

Action Against Hunger (“We”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use, below, and any other documents referred to in the policy) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be used. Please read the following carefully to understand how your personal data will be used.

By using www.generation-nutrition.org you consent to the collection and use of information by us and the coalition partners as outlined in this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this site.

Who is responsible for your personal information collected via the Generation Nutrition website?

Action Against Hunger-UK is responsible for protecting your personal information which is collected via the Generation Nutrition site. If you were directed to the campaign website via one of the coalition partners, and signed up to receive updates about the campaign, that coalition partner will be given access to any personal information you provide via the site. Once they have access to your data they will be responsible for processing that data in accordance with applicable legislation and should use it in accordance with their own privacy policies and any preferences you have already expressed to them.

Applicable legislation

This privacy policy takes into account applicable legislation, including:

The Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”); The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended by The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011; Directive 2009/136/EC of 25 November 2009 ("The European Cookie Directive").

Please read the following to understand how your personal information will be used. The policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically.

Sharing of your personal information amongst coalition partners

Your information will be shared by us with other members of the Generation Nutrition campaign. Where you have signed the petition after receiving a link from a particular coalition partner, this will be the partner with whom your details are shared. Your details will continue to be dealt with in accordance with any preferences you have previously expressed to that coalition partner and with their privacy policy.

Where you have no previous affiliation with a coalition partner, and you have visited the campaign website independently, your information will be shared with a coalition member in accordance with a sharing arrangement between coalition members. You will be given the opportunity to opt out of receiving any further information from any coalition member who contacts you.

Sharing of your personal information with the targets of our petition

We may also share with other organisations (including the targets of our campaigns) the fact that you have signed a petition or made a comment on our website.

Sharing of your personal information with others

We may also allow our staff, consultants, or other providers acting on our behalf to access and use your personal information for the purposes which you have provided it to us. If we do this, we will not give those individuals or organisations any rights to use your personal information (or contact you) except in accordance with our instructions.

We may disclose aggregate statistics about our site visitors, customers in order to describe our services to prospective partners and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, however these statistics will include no personally identifying information.

We may also disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of Generation Nutrition, our website or our visitors and for other lawful purposes.

We will not sell your personal information, and we will not pass your personal information to any independent third parties except in the circumstances set out above.

What information do we collect?

With regard to each of your visits to our site, we may automatically collect technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform. We may also collect information about your visit, including the full Uniform resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

We will use this other information we collect about you to:

administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure; email you about the website, for example about improvements, developments or changes to our terms and conditions or this privacy policy.

Cookies

With regard to each of your visits to our site, we may automatically collect technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform. We may also collect information about your visit, including the full Uniform resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

What is a cookie – more information

Cookies are text files which identify your computer to our server. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their site, in order to track traffic flows. Cookies themselves only record which areas of the site have been visited by the computer in question, and for how long. Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time, although this of course means that certain personalised services cannot then be provided to that user. You should read the information that came with your browser software to see how you can do this.  

What types of cookies do we use?

The type of cookies we use on the website are set out below: 

Google Analytics

Google Analytics are used widely by websites to collect information about how website visitors use a site. We will use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how users use the website and to improve the website. 

Google Analytics collect information in an anonymous form and will not allow us to identify you or collect any personal information about you. 

Google Analytics do not track your internet activity after leaving the website.

Session Cookies

These cookies are used in order to allow you to navigate through the site smoothly. These cookies are immediately deleted after you close your web browser.

Social Media Cookies 

This website contains buttons and content from social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, so that you can easily share content from our website with your social media networks. If you use these features, these social media sites may use their own cookies. Information on how these are used can be found on their respective websites. 

Further information about cookies can be found at the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s website: All About Cookies.

How is your information used?

We will use the information you provide to us to:

fulfil your request of participating in the Generation Nutrition campaign; if you have opted in to receive updates, provide you with  information about the campaign, recent developments and events; provide a personalised service to you when you visit our website e.g. by customising the content, language and/or layout of our pages for each individual user; record any contact we have with you; prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website and enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf; in aggregate (and therefore anonymously) to profile use of the Generation Nutrition website and carry out research on our users' demographics and behaviour to help us gain a better understanding of how our users navigate and use our website, and to enable us to improve our service to you; if you have opted in to receive updates, provide you with information, other campaigns or appeals from us and other coalition members associated with the campaign which we or they think may be of interest to you, as explained below.

When submitting your personal information, you will be given the option to be included in mailings or other contacts from Generation Nutrition coalition members. We (and the other coalition members) will not use personal contact details to send you further information unless you opt-in to receive further information when signing the petition. If you request this information by ticking a box on our site, and later decide that you no longer wish to be contacted, you will always be offered the opportunity to unsubscribe from that communication at all points of contact and hence decline to receive further information from us or the relevant coalition member. We will never intentionally misuse or allow others to misuse any personal data we collect or hold.  

What do we do with information you provide when signing a petition?

If you add your name to the petition, we will share this information with the targets of our campaign.

Please help us to keep your personal details confidential by never sharing personal information relating to you or anyone else on the site.

Anyone who accesses our website will be able to see any information you make publicly available via the site. Other visitors to the website are subject to the website terms and conditions but we cannot guarantee that they will comply with them. Therefore, please do not disclose any personal information relating to you or anyone else when making any contributions to the website.

Access to and changes to your personal information    

We will keep a record of information provided by you. You have the right to request a copy of the personal information which Generation Nutrition holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Please note that if you have signed up directly through a named charity, then you must contact that charity for your information.

Users under 18

When you provide your details or contributions to us you are confirming that you are over 18 years of age or are a minor with parental consent. You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any time will be true and accurate. If you are under 18, please make sure that you obtain your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information via our website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information. Also, if you do use our site to obtain information about campaigning or supporting the work of Generation Nutrition, please let an adult know.

Fraudulent online activity

No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Generation Nutrition cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to try to ensure its security both on our systems and while in transit between our systems and the companies who provide us with various services (see How is your information used?).

Generation Nutrition endeavours to prevent online fraudulent activity taking place. In order to prevent this activity from happening we have put additional security checks in place on our website.

Links

Our site contains links to other sites. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if you access those using links from our website and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party website, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

Where is your information stored?

Information which you submit via our website is sent to a computer located in the United States. We do this to process the information and send you the information you have requested. Information submitted by you may be transferred by us to our other offices and to other reputable third party organisations as referred to in this policy and these may be situated outside the EEA.

Where data is transferred outside the EEA we have taken all the necessary steps to protect the security of your data and that all data protection rules have been complied with where necessary.

Emails - terms of use

Emails aren't always secure, and they may be interrupted or changed after they've been sent. We do not accept liability if this happens. 

The contents of emails reflect their author's views and are not necessarily those of the Generation Nutrition campaign.

Please do not send Generation Nutrition - or any of the coalition members involved - any financial data via email.

The information in emails is confidential, so if you've received one by mistake, please delete it without copying, using or telling anyone about its contents.

Changes

We may make changes to this policy from time to time. If we change our Privacy policy we will post the changes on this page. The amended Privacy policy will apply from the date it is posted on our site and will govern the way in which we collect and use personal information from the date of the change.

 For any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact support@actionagainsthunger.org.uk.

TERMS OF USE

This is the official Generation Nutrition website, which is managed by Action Against Hunger-UK.

By using the Website you agree to be legally bound by these terms of use, which shall take effect from your first use of the Website. If these Terms of Use are not accepted in full, the use of the Website must be terminated immediately.

Generation Nutrition accepts no responsibility or liability for the completeness, accuracy or reliability of any information contained on, or downloaded from, the website. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information on the website before relying on it and any reliance you place on it is done at your own risk. Generation Nutrition accepts no responsibility for any damage that may occur to your software or hardware (such as your computer) from downloading assets, including those from third parties, from this site.

In these terms of use the following capitalised words shall have the following meanings:

“Content” means all material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and audio, published on the Website, whether copyright of Generation Nutrition coalition members or a third party; “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patents, designs rights, trademarks, trade and business names and all associated goodwill, rights to sue for passing off, copyright, moral rights and related rights, rights in databases, domain names, rights in information (including know-how and trade secrets) and all other similar or equivalent rights existing now or in the future in any part of the world, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications for, and renewals or extensions of, such rights for their full term; “Website” means this website.

We do not guarantee that the functions contained in this Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the content.

The Website is provided "as is" without any representations or any form of warranty (whether made expressly or implied by law), including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We reserve the right to change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of the Website after any changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

All material on the Website is our copyright or third parties. You may view the content of this site on screen. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit or otherwise use the Website content in any way except for non-commercial personal or educational use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of the Website's content except for non-commercial personal or educational use. Any other use of the Website content requires the prior written permission of us (see below).

The names, images and logos identifying us or any other third parties referred to on the Website and their products and services may be subject to copyright, design rights or trade mark rights. These trademarks may not be reproduced without the consent of the relevant owners. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any of our trademark, design right or copyright or any other third party.

We will not be liable for any damages, including indirect or consequential damages, or any damages arising from the use or loss of use of the Website, or the loss of data or profits, whether in contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising from or in connection with the use of the Website.

The Site contains links to other websites as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, software and other content belonging to or originating from third parties. Such sites and content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for any third party sites accessed through the Generation Nutrition or any third party content posted on the Generation Nutrition website, including without limitation the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability or policies of or contained in the any third party sites or the third party content. Inclusion of or linking to any third party sites or any third party content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by us. If you decide to leave the site and access the third party sites, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the site. We accept no responsibility for any loss or damage that may result from your use of any third party websites.

You agree to review this agreement periodically to ensure you are aware of any changes.

The terms and use of the Website shall be governed by English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales. 

For any queries or comments regarding the above, please contact support@actionagainsthunger.org.uk or call +44 (0)20 8293 6190

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