Welcome to the Wethe15 website, published at www.wethe15.org.
Wethe15 is a global disability awareness movement, led by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) who owns and operates this website. The purpose of this website is to provide information about Wethe15 and to allow individuals to sign up to receive updates about our campaign. To fulfill this purpose, we may need to collect personal data about you.
This website is intended for use by children as well as adults and we do collect data relating to children.
Full name of legal entity: International Paralympic Committee e.V.
Email address: email@example.com
Postal address: Wethe15, 2B Advice GmbH, Joseph Schumpeter Allee 25, 53227 Bonn, Germany.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the relevant supervisory authority Landesbeauftragte fur Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen (LDI) at the postal address: Kavalleriestrasse 2-4, 40213 Dusseldorf, Germany; Telephone +49 211 38424-0; Fax: +49 211 38424-10.
We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the LDI so please contact us in the first instance.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you except (if applicable) whether you have a disability. Special categories of data includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data. Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data although we will get your consent before sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are, where appropriate.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.
|Purpose/Activity||Type of data||Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest|
|To enable you to take part in a competition or surveys or otherwise to contribute to the Wethe15 movement.||
|To administer and protect our organisation and this website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data)||
|To use data analytics to improve our website, services and experiences||
||Necessary for our legitimate interests such as to keep our website updated, to inform you about relevant information and to develop exhibitions|
We will use the information you provide to:
When subscribing for our newsletter you are required to enter your name and email address only. We record the information relating to your declaration of consent which includes;
You can ask us to stop sending you newsletters at any time by following the opt-out links on any newsletter sent to you or by contacting us at any time. Your contact details will be immediately deleted if you decide to unsubscribe from our newsletter.
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
We do not transfer your personal data outside the European Union.
We limit access to your personal data to those employees/volunteers who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal, regulatory or other requirements.
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data.
You have the right to:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us using the details above.
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we could refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it could take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
Our website uses a limited number of cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer which are essential for the website to function properly and which help to provide you with a better online experience. These cookies cannot be switched off and do not store any of your information. We also use "analytical" cookies, which allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.