Privacy Policy

SustainableOman is committed to protecting your privacy. The following policy describes how we collect, store, use and distribute information that is submitted to us.

STATEMENT:

SustainableOman is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its volunteers and other stakeholders. We value the trust of all our stakeholders and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that is shared with us. It is our policy to control the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information.  During the course of our work, we gather and use personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information has a right to expect that it will be carefully protected. Our privacy practices are designed to provide this assurance. The Volunteer Coordinator is the Chief Privacy Officer and is accountable for the protection of individuals’ privacy.

What is Considered Personal Information?

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual, such as an individual’s name, address, birth date, email address and phone number. Publicly available information, such as a public directory listing of your name, address and telephone number is not considered personal information.

Our Privacy

Practices Personal information gathered by SustainableOman is kept in confidence. SustainabeOman’s Executive Committee members are authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Personal information will only be collected and used for authorized activities of SustainableOman. SustainableOman will not sell, lease, share or trade personal information with any third party unless SustainableOman has received specific authorization for the release, or release is required or permitted by law. We take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed. We collect and use personal information only for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in light of the circumstances.

Accountability

SustainableOman has appointed the Volunteer Coordinator as Chief Privacy Officer (CPO).

Identifying Purposes

The purposes for which personal information is collected by SustainableOman will be clearly identified, and the information collected will be confined to that which is reasonably necessary.

Consent

The knowledge and consent of the individual are required for the collecting, using or disclosing of personal information, except where inappropriate. Permission may be expressed orally, electronically, in writing, or implied.

Limiting Collection, Use, Disclosure and Retention

Personal information will be used by SustainableOman only for the identified purposes for which it was collected. Personal information will not be rented, sold or shared with any third party.

Openness

SustainableOman will make available to individuals and the public its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

Individual Access

Upon request, an individual shall be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of his or her personal information and shall be given access to that information. SustainableOman encourages all individuals to assist in ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the information and will endeavour to update where appropriate. We will also provide our stakeholders upon request with an account of the use that has been made or is being made of their respective personal information, and the third parties to which it has been disclosed.

Links

SustainableOman may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of websites not operated by us. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by our website.