Data Protection Policy
Introduction to Data Protection
The notion of data protection and privacy is at the core of democratic values and is essential for maintaining trust between individuals and organizations that handle personal information. In the age of information technology, safeguarding personal data has become not only a legal imperative but also a foundational aspect of ethical conduct. Health for All Democracy recognizes the significance of personal data protection, particularly in the health and wellness sector, where sensitive information is frequently exchanged. This Data Protection Policy outlines our commitment to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, ensuring that users' privacy rights are respected and protected in all our online activities.
Scope and Responsibility
Our Data Protection Policy applies to all personal data collected, processed, or stored by Health for All Democracy through its website, equalityanddemocracy.org. This includes information obtained from users who visit and engage with our online resources. Everyone at Health for All Democracy, from management to employees, is responsible for adhering to this policy. We strictly implement data protection measures and regularly update our practices to keep in step with legal requirements and technological advancements. By actively fostering a culture of data protection within our organization, we ensure that handling personal data with the utmost care is not just a procedural compliance but also an integral part of our ethos.
Principles of Data Processing
In compliance with the GDPR, Health for All Democracy adheres to the following key principles when processing personal data: lawfulness, fairness, and transparency; purpose limitation; data minimization; accuracy; storage limitation; integrity and confidentiality; and accountability. These principles guide our actions and procedures in data collection, processing, and management. We aim to provide clear information about how and why we process personal data, and we limit the use of data to the specific purposes for which it was collected. We strive to ensure that the personal data we hold is accurate and up to date, and we only retain data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we have disclosed.
Under the GDPR, individuals have the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict processing, object to processing, and data portability regarding their personal data. Health for All Democracy is committed to honoring these rights. We provide users with the means to exercise their rights effectively and without undue delay. An individual wishing to inquire or take action about their personal data can easily contact us at the email address [email protected]. Additionally, this policy covers the right to be informed, which ensures that individuals can understand how their data is used, thereby making informed decisions about sharing their personal information with us.
Data Security and Breach Notification
Health for All Democracy implements robust technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. Our security protocols are designed to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the personal data in our systems. In the unlikely event of a data breach, we have established procedures for responding swiftly to secure data and limit any potential impact on data subjects. As per GDPR requirements, we will notify the affected individuals and the relevant data protection authorities within the timeframe stipulated by law, detailing the nature of the breach and the actions taken to address it.
Contact Details of Data Controller
The owner and data controller for Health for All Democracy is Mr. Orlando Paxton, who can be reached at the following postal address:2200 Alaskan Way, Suite 490, Seattle, WA 98121, UNITED STATES. For any concerns or questions related to data protection and privacy, please reach out to Mr. Paxton through the email address [email protected]. Upholding the GDPR principles and ensuring that users' data protection rights are met, remains a key priority for our organization, and we encourage transparency and open communication in all matters related to personal data.