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Privacy Policy

Information about our Organisation and Web site

Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of an organisation like the Bretton Woods Project. We are based in the United Kingdom. Our principal activities are:

  • information provider
  • networker

Our privacy policy covers the Bretton Woods Project and its Web site:

Organisation Name: Bretton Woods Project
Address: Hamlyn House, Macdonald Road
City, Zip: London, N19 5PG
Country: United Kingdom
Controller: Bretton Woods Project Coordinator
Web Sites(s): http://www.brettonwoodsproject.org

Providing Visitors with Anonymous Access

You can access our Web site home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.

The services and links of our Web site

Our Web site does not enable our visitors to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others. Our Web site does not include links to third party Web service providers.

Automatic Collection of Information

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Data Collection and Purpose Specification

We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.

To access the table of personal data collected and purposes for which they are used, please click here.

We do not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than that indicated in the table below.

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, we offer you the means to consent to this new purpose by emailing info[at]brettonwoodsproject.org

Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal data from children. We do not take specific steps to protect the privacy of children who disclose their personal data to us. We do provide information about our personal data practices in relation to children on our home page and wherever we knowingly collect personnal data from children on our Web site.

Disclosure and Visitor Choice

We may on rare occaissions disclose our visitors' personal data to our subsidiaries or other partner organisations. Where we disclose your personal data for the same purposes as those indicated in the table below, we provide you with the means to opt-out of disclosure by sending an email to info[at]brettonwoodsproject.org

Where we disclose your personal data for purposes which are different from those indicated in the table mentioned above, we offer you the opportunity to consent to disclosure by sending an email to info[at]brettonwoodsproject.org

Confidentiality / Security

We do not give visitors to our Web site the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data.

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

  • unauthorised access
  • improper use or disclosure
  • unauthorised modification
  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss

All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.

Access to the personal data we may hold about you

You can ask us, by sending an email to info[at]brettonwoodsproject.org, whether we are keeping personal data about you. Upon request by email we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you, within a week, although we may before require proof of your identity. We will provide the information without any charge. We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, rectified or amended, or completed. We do not reserve the right to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.

Privacy Compliance

In order to demonstrate that our privacy policy accords with the above privacy instrument, we are voluntarily committed to a self assessment procedure

Self Assessment procedure


Name or designation of the privacy policy person or service Bretton Woods Project Coordinator
Email address info[at]brettonwoodsproject.org
Country United Kingdom

Privacy Support

If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact:

Name/designation : Bretton Woods Project Coordinator
Phone Number : +44 207 561 7610
Email address : info[at]brettonwoodsproject.org

We do not recommend another means by which visitors' concerns may be addressed.

Table of personal data collected and purposes for which they are used

Primary personal data / Business information

x volunteered by each visitor
- not collected or used for this purpose
Primary personal data Technical administration of the Web site Research &development Customer Administration Marketing Trading in personal data
Name

-

-

x

x

-

Gender

-

-

-

-

-

Address

-

x

x

x

-

E-mail address

-

x

x

x

-

Phone/Fax number

-

-

-

x

-

other (describe)

-

-

-

-

-


Business Information Technical administration of the Web site Research & development Customer Administration Marketing Trading in personal data
Employer/organisation

-

-

x

x

-

Job title

-

-

-

-

-

Address

-

x

x

x

-

E-mail address

-

x

x

x

-

Phone/Fax number

-

-

-

x

-

other (describe)

Organisation type

-

x

-

x

-


Other personal details and profiling data

Other personal details and profiling data Technical administration of the Web site Research & development Customer Administration Marketing Trading in personal data
Personal details

-

-

-

-

-

Physical description

-

-

-

-

-

Family characteristics

-

-

-

-

-

Education and skills

-

x

-

x

-

Life style or personal tastes

-

-

-

-

-

Financial resources

-

-

-

-

-

other (describe)

-

-

-

-

-


Identifiers Technical administration of the Web site Research & development Customer Administration Marketing Trading in personal data
On-line identifiers

-

-

-

-

-

Financial identifiers

-

-

-

-

-

identifiers assigned by Public bodies

-

-

-

-

-

Biometrics identifiers

-

-

-

-

-

other (describe)

-

-

-

-

-


Specific Data Technical administration of the Web site Research & development Customer Administration Marketing Trading in personal data
Racial or ethnic origin

-

-

-

-

-

Political opinions

-

-

-

-

-

Religious or philosophical beliefs

-

-

-

-

-

Trade union membership

-

-

-

-

-

Health/Medical data

-

-

-

-

-

Sex life

-

-

-

-

-

Police/Justice data such as civil/criminal actions brought by or against the visitor

-

-

-

-

-

other (describe)

-

-

-

-

-

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