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Our Privacy Policy

 1. Who we are

#WETOO is a Geneva based non for profit organization, under registration in Switzerland. Data controllers of your personal data and inquiries regarding this privacy notice and data subject rights. 

2. Scope of this Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice aims at informing website visitors, contributors and other stakeholders about how we process personal data. We are committed to processing personal data responsibly, securely, and proportionally throughout our business.

3. How we collect your personal data

We obtain personal data directly from individuals in a variety of ways, including but not limited to obtaining personal data when:

  • Individuals provide their testimony in a web-based form for the purpose of submitting their testimony for inclusion on the website

  • Through communication and correspondence with our social media accounts on Instagram @wetoostopchildabuse

  • Through emails sent to any email account

4. The personal data types we collect

We collect the following types of personal data about individuals, including:

General personal data types, including:

Date and country. These are processed when we engage in email, phone, or correspondence through social media like Instagram with those submitting testimony, volunteers, media requests and other stakeholders who contact us.

5. The lawful bases for processing your personal data

We process personal data on the following bases:

• Consent – when you provide us with your testimonies directly, AND you tick the consent box in the submission area.

• Consent – [Volunteers]

• Legitimate interest – [Media and other stakeholders]

6. What we do with your personal data

We process your personal data with the purpose of:

- Enhance our research or undertake additional research with trusted parties to provide information and generate expertise to promote change.

- Undertake advocacy to advocate for policy reform and raise awareness of child protection through media publications.

- Promote our message and mission (marketing)

- Meeting legal and regulatory obligations

7. How we secure your personal data when we process it

We have put appropriate technical and organisational security policies and procedures in place to protect personal data (including sensitive personal data) from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. We aim to ensure that access to your personal data are password protected. All data stored are restricted only to those who need to access it. Those individuals who have access to the data are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information. We install and regularly update all security and anti-virus software in use on all of our systems. Please be aware that the transmission of data via the Internet is not completely secure. Whilst we do our best to try to protect the security of your personal data, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site.

8. Do we share personal data with third parties?


 Do we transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area?

We store personal data on servers located in the European Economic Area (EEA) and outside of the EEA, namely the US. We transfer personal data to reputable third-party service providers, namely Google Drive, situated both inside and outside the EEA. Please refer to their websites for further information about their personal data handling. Each organisation is required to safeguard personal data in accordance with our contractual obligations and data protection legislation.

9. Do we use cookies?

Our websites does use cookies. Where cookies are used, a statement will be sent to your browser explaining the use of cookies. To learn more, please refer to our cookie policy.

10. Your data protection rights

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data that we process. You can exercise your rights by emailing us at, including:

• Right to Withdraw Consent – You can withdraw your consent that you have previously given to one or more specified purposes to process your personal data. This will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. It may mean we are not able to provide certain products or services to you and we will advise you if this is the case.

• Right to rectification and erasure – You can ask us to correct our records if you believe they contain incorrect or incomplete information about you or ask us to erase your personal data after you withdraw your consent to processing or when we no longer need it for the purpose it was originally collected

• Right to restriction of processing – You can ask us to temporarily restrict our processing of your personal data if you contest the accuracy of your personal data, prefer to restrict its use rather than having us erase it, or need us to preserve it for you to establish, exercise, or defend a legal claim. A temporary restriction may apply while verifying whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to process it. You can ask us to inform you before we lift that temporary processing restriction

• Right to Object – You can object to our use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, including profiling or where processing has taken the form of automated decision making. However, we may need to keep some minimal information (e.g., email address) to comply with your request to cease marketing to you

• Right to make a complaint - You can complain regarding any concerns you may have about our data handling practices. We may need to request specific information from you to help us ensure your right to access the information or to exercise any of your other rights. This helps us to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.

11. How long do we retain personal data?

We retain personal data to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and professional obligations that we are subject to. Unless a different time frame applies as a result of business needs or specific legal, regulatory, or contractual requirements, we retain personal data for a period of 5 years.

12. Do we link to other websites?

Some links direct you to other pages and to the sites of our partners. Please review the destination websites’ privacy policies before submitting personal data on those sites. Whilst we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites.

13. Do we change this Privacy Notice?

We regularly review this Privacy Notice and will post any updates to it on this webpage. This Privacy Notice was last updated 11th of June, 2021.

14. Contact us

If you have any concerns as to how your data is processed, you can contact us per email or per post: We will respond to your queries within 30 days from when we receive them.

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