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Privacy Policy

The privacy policy for using the Y+ website

Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Y+ and whilst we endeavor to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the web site or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the web site for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under our control. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However Y+ takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Privacy

We collect the minimum amount of information about you that is commensurate and providing you with a satisfactory service. This Policy indicates the type of processes that may result in data being collected about you.

What information we collect about you?

In general, you can browse the the Y+ website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. We may collect any or all of the information that you give us depending on the type of transaction you enter into, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address, together with data about your use of the website. Other information that may be needed from time to time to process a request may also be collected as indicated on the website.

Personal information can be voluntarily collected as follows:

  • When making an online donation through our website;
  • Participating in an online petition or advocacy initiative;
  • Leaving online question or comment on a blog or statement

Information use

We use the information collected primarily to process the task for which you visited the website.Being based in the Netherlands, the Global Network of Young People Living with HIV (Y+ Global) will apply a data protection policy that is in line with the Dutch data protection requirements. All reasonable precautions are taken to prevent unauthorized access to this information. This safeguard may require you to provide additional forms of identity should you wish to obtain information about your account details.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit.

Using cookies helps us to provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You have the ability to prevent your computer from accepting cookies but, if you do, certain functionality on the website may be impaired. Information on how to manage cookies within your browser can be found below.

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari (OSX)
  • Safari (iOS)
  • Internet Explorer
  • Android

Disclosing information

We do not disclose any personal information obtained about you from this website to third parties for commercial purposes. However, we may use the information to keep in contact with you and inform you of developments associated with our activities. You will be given the opportunity to remove yourself from any mailing list or similar device. If at any time in the future we should wish to disclose information collected on this web site to any third party, it would only be with your knowledge and consent.

The General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a European Regulation concerning the use and processing of personal information. We are committed to processing your information in compliance with the GDPR upon its effectiveness on May 25, 2018. We will use reasonable efforts to securely process all personal information in line with the rights specified under the GDPR, in particular those related to the following requests:

  • Access to your personal information;
  • Correction of the personal information that we hold;
  • Deletion of your personal information;
  • A restriction of processing of your personal information;

We hold your information and use it as described in this Privacy Policy and will use reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is not transferred to third parties unless you are informed beforehand. Additionally,in the event that your information is transferred to a third party with your consent, we commit transferring your personal information to third parties who also maintain at least the standard of protection required under the GDPR.

Changes to this policy

Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be placed here and will supersede this version of our Policy. We will take reasonable steps to draw your attention to any changes in our Policy. However, to be on the safe side, we suggest that you read this document each time you use the web site to ensure that it still meets with your approval.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or if you want to know what information we have collected about you, please complete our contact form. You can also correct any factual errors in this information or request we remove your details from any list under our control.