Welcome to Fatherland Foundation website (including all websites to which this private policy is posted, ‘the site’) which is operated by Fatherland Global Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “Fatherland Global,” “we”, “us” and/or “our”). This Site provides, among other things, information about, various cultural programs that allow students, Africans, and non-Africans to learn, study, practice, and enjoy the unique cultural heritage of Africa. (collectively the “Service”).
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Notice (together with any other documents referred to herein) sets out the basis on which the personal data collected from you, or that you provide to Us, will be processed by Us in connection with Our website and general enquiries processes. Please read the following carefully to understand Our views and practices regarding your personal data and how We will treat it.
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) the Data Controller is Fatherland Global, where data is inputted directly by individual clients (parents or student); and the Data Processor is Fatherland Global, where data is uploaded by enterprise clients.
Please note: where you apply for a job opening posted by Us, this Privacy Notice provisions will apply to Our processing of your personal information.
We collect and process some or all of the following types of information from you:
We have the facility to link the data you provide to Us, with other publicly available information about you that you have published on the Internet – this may include sources such as government departments, local authorities, LinkedIn and other social media profiles.
We rely on legitimate interest as the lawful basis on which We collect and use your personal data. Our legitimate interests are the fulfilment of commercial arrangements with organizations interested in engaging Our business.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We take appropriate measures to ensure that all personal data is kept secure including security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where We are legally required to do so.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do Our best to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted through any online means, therefore any transmission remains at your own risk.
We store your personal data in our own systems and servers, within the United States.
By using our Service, you understand and acknowledge that your Personal Information will be transferred from your location to our facilities and servers in the United States.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, 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 requirements.
Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available upon request from our Data Representative by email: [email protected]
To the extent provided for by law and subject to applicable exceptions, California residents have the following privacy rights in relation to the Personal Information we collect:
California residents can exercise the right to request deletion of Personal Information by contacting us at [email protected] . California residents can exercise the right to know what Personal Information we have collected and how we have used and disclosed that Personal Information by emailing us at [email protected] .
You may submit a request to know or a request to delete your personal Information through an authorised agent. If you do so, the agent must present signed written permission to act on your behalf and you may also be required to independently verify your identity and submit proof of your residency with us.
Unless subject to an exemption under the data protection laws, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact our data representative by email: [email protected].