Types of Personal Information We Collect
We collect personal information to communicate with you about upcoming network events and activities. You provide this information to us via registrations forms, other online fields, or email. This includes names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses.
Children’s Personal Information
UIS does not provide services to children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under the age of 13 on the UIS website.
How UIS Obtains Personal Information About You
In most cases, you provide us with your personal information directly. We also learn about you from your use of our systems, interactions with our communications, and our other dealings.
Why We Process Your Personal Information
We use information you have provided to us to:
- Answer your questions
- Inform you about events and services
- Provide and/or improve an event or service
- Follow up on suggestions or complaints
- Apply towards any other purposes we specifically disclose at the time you provide or we collect your information
How We Protect Your Information
To protect the data and personally identifiable information you provide to UIS, we maintain physical, technical, and administrative safeguards. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We restrict access to your personal information to those who need the information to provide you with benefits or services. In addition, we train our staff about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information. We take measures to ensure our staff uphold their privacy responsibilities.
Our website is protected with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption that prohibits your information from being viewed by an unauthorized party. We also maintain administrative, technical, and physical security measures, including computer safeguards, to protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use.
Where UIS Processes Your Personal Information
UIS conducts operations from the United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) headquarters in New York, USA. When you provide personal information to UIS or UNFCU, you consent to the transfer of that information to the United States. You also consent that we can process and store your information on our data servers in the United States.
Read more about data processing in the United States:
When and How We Share Information with Others
The personal information we collect from you is stored on our databases in the United States. The databases may be hosted by us or by our contracted third parties. These third parties only have access to your personal information for cloud storage or retrieval.
As a rule, UIS does not share your personal information. UNFCU staff volunteering for UIS sometimes share personal information with staff from other organizations connected to the UIS network, only for the purpose of facilitating communications related to an event or service. UIS does not sell your personal information under any circumstances.
How Long We Keep Your Personal Information
We keep your personal information for as long as is necessary for the purposes of:
- Maintaining our relationship with you or your Organization
- Performing an agreement with you or your Organization
- Complying with a legal or regulatory obligation
How Our Website Uses Personal Information
Third Party Websites
The UIS website sometimes uses links that direct visitors to a website hosted by another party. When you access these links, you will no longer be subject to or under the protection of UIS’s privacy and security policies. We are not responsible for other websites’ content, any use of other websites, or the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to read and evaluate the privacy and security policies on the sites you are entering.
Your Rights in Relation to the Personal Information UNFCU Collects
Our network members have the right to know what data we collect, and how we collect and use the data. Members also have the right to make requests regarding their personal data.
Learn more about your personal information rights:
Right to Access and Rectify:
You have the right to request access to your personal information from UIS. If the data UIS has collected is inaccurate, you have the right to request that we correct the error.
Right to Erasure (“Right to be Forgotten”) and Restriction:
In most cases, you can request that we erase your personal information or restrict how we use that information.
Right to Object:
You have the right to object to the use of your information for direct marketing purposes.
Exercising Your Rights
To exercise your personal data rights, contact us.
You can choose not to provide personal information to UIS. If you do not provide personal information when requested, we will not be able to provide you with information about events and services. You can opt-out of having receiving further communications by notifying us at [EMAIL ADDRESS FOR LIST REMOVAL].
Please contact us with any questions.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 9 October 2021