Privacy Policy

Updated: 27 June 2018

Who we are

Friends of Nature, Cyprus (FoNC) is an environmental, non-governmental organization active in 2004 and officially established in 2006.

Overall purpose

Friends of Nature, Cyprus stores and uses your personal information you provide to send messages and materials (electronically or in printed form) about our activities.

How we gather your personal information

Security logs

The IP address of visitors, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, and requests for suspicious URLs. This information is retained for 60 days.

Other

From the emails that you send to us and from forms you complete for us on-line, we gather names and e-mail addresses.

What personal information we store

We store your name, e-mail, and telephone number.

What personal information we do not store

We do not store any of your financial details.

Use of cookies

We use cookies to help us understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow it) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information). We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our organisation. If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.

How we store personal information

All personal information that has been collected is stored on password-protected computer systems which only authorized persons have access to.

How we protect personal information

Our computer systems are using up-to-date commercial anti-virus and anti-malware protection software. Also, our computer systems are updated regularly as advised by the software manufacturers. Our computer systems are kept securely locked up at our office.

How we use personal information

Security logs

This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

Other

Any personal information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To send personal communications
  • To send periodic e-mails with our upcoming activities or Friends of Nature, Cyprus news
  • To personalize your experience
  • To improve our service
  • To improve our website

How long we store personal information

Security logs

The IP address of visitors, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, and requests for suspicious URLs. This information is retained for 60 days.

Mailing list

Any personal information we collect from you will be kept until you opt-out from the mailing list.

Friends of Nature, Cyprus activities

Any personal information we collect from you will be kept until the end of the activity.

Your rights

  • Right to be informed - Friends of Nature, Cyprus is publishing this Privacy Policy so that you are informed as to what we do with your personal information.
  • Right of access - You might at any time ask to see the personal information we store of you.
  • Right of rectification - If we hold inaccurate or incomplete personal information about you, you may ask us to rectify it.
  • Right to be forgotten - You may ask for your personal information that we store about you to be deleted, and we will comply, without question and without undue delay, unless we have a legal reason to continue to process and hold it.
  • Right to withdraw consent - If you have given us your consent to store your personal information but change your mind later, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time and we will stop storing your data. If you no longer wish to receive e-mails from us, please tell us and we will promptly comply.

Your consent

By using our website, you have given your consent to our Privacy Policy.

Changes

Anytime we decide to update our Privacy Policy, we will update the Privacy Policy Date.

Contact us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us at gdpr@friendsofnaturecyprus.org