Who we are?
International Economic Justice League, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “IEJL”) is a California Nonprofit Organization 501(C)(3). Founded in 2016, IEJL was created with the mission to abate corruption and promote ethical business practices. Our main goal is to focus on tomorrow’s leaders by forming a group of ethically minded individuals who want to join in the fight against corruption.
Which are our compromises concerning personal data protection?
● The General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR); and
● The California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA).
What is our status under personal data protection laws?
Under the law, the IEJL is considered a controller. We define controllers as the body that defines the purposes and means of processing personal information.
What personal data does IEJL collect?
At IEJL, we believe you can access our services without putting at risk the privacy of your data. For this reason, we only collect the personal information we need.
When you create an account and access any of our business units, we may collect the following categories of personal information:
● Identity information. Your name, last name, alias, or other similar identifiers.
● Account information. Your IEJL account and related information, such as email address, account name, and others linked to your devices.
● Contact information. Including your email, postal address, phone number, physical address, social media, or other similar identifiers.
● Online information. This category may include Internet Protocol (IP) address, cookie identifiers, browser type and version, time zone settings, operating system, device type, among others.
● Professional and education information, such as job title, position, level of education, and other similar identifiers.
● Usage information. Information about your activity and use of the IEJL services.
● Financial information. Information about financial accounts, debit card or credit card, and other needed to process payments and donations.
How does IEJL collect personal data?
IEJL collects most of the personal data directly from you. You directly provide your personal data to IEJL when you:
● Create an account in the IEJL website.
● Log on to our sites using your social media credentials.
● Register online as a Pledge.
● Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies. In these cases, IEJL will only collect online data.
● Sign-up for the IEJL’s online course certificate.
● Apply for a job or a volunteer position within the IEJL website.
● Provide requested audiovisual content to the IEJL.
● Voluntarily complete a user survey or provide feedback in any of our communication channels.
We may collect personal data indirectly when such data is obtained from publicly available sources.
How is IEJL using your personal data?
All collection and use of your personal information will be made in accordance with the information protection laws. IEJL uses your information so that we can:
● Provide our services. IEJL collects personal information when such information is necessary to provide any of the services you have asked of us.
● Communicate with you. IEJL is compromised to notify you about the changes in our services that may impact you. We also need personal information to respond to any of your communications.
● Marketing purposes. We may use personal information collected from our cookies to identify your preferences and behaviors to serve content and offers based on your profile.
● Comply with the law. IEJL may be obligated to use your personal information when complying with tax, reporting, record keeping and other legal obligations.
● Legitimate interests. Depending on our services, we may require personal information for a legitimate interest (for example, detecting spam) as long as those interests do not oppose your fundamental rights.
How long is IEJL retaining your personal data?
Data retention will be determined by the purpose for which it was collected. However, all personal information will be reasonable, necessary, and proportionate to the purpose or purposes for which was collected or processed:
● The information concerning identity, account, usage, professional and educational, and contact information will be retained until you delete your IEJL account. However, you may see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time.
● Other information — like online information — is deleted automatically after a specific period of time, according to the specific identifier. For more information, see our Cookies Policy.
● All financial information will be immediately deleted after the specific payment is processed.
We may retain information for longer periods when it’s necessary to do so for legitimate and legal reasons.
What are your rights concerning personal data?
● Right of access, this is the right to request information about the personal data being collected. The request can grant access to information such as the purposes of processing, the categories of data, the categories of third parties to whom the information has been or will be disclosed, the period of storage of the data and the previous requests concerning deletion, rectification, or objection to processing.
● Right to rectification, defined as the right to request the controller to correct inaccurate personal data or complete it when the data is incomplete.
● Right to erasure, consists in the erasure of personal data upon a valid request, like the necessity of collection or processing, the withdrawal of consent, the legitimate basis of processing, among others.
● Right to restriction of processing, is the right to stop the processing when a request to rectify, delete or object is pending. This right can also be exercised when the data is no longer needed but required for legal claims.
● Right to data portability, to ensure that all data requests are answered using a structured, commonly used, machine readable, and simple format. Right to data portability also allows that requests are made free of charge, as long as the request is founded and not repetitive.
● Right to know what personal data is sold or shared and to whom, including the categories of collected personal data that is being sold or shared, as well as the categories of third parties to whom the personal data is being disclosed.
● Right to object, enables that any individual object the processing of their data. The controller can deny the request if they demonstrate the existence of a legitimate interest compelling enough to override the interest of the individual. When the personal data is being collected or processed for marketing purposes, the right to object cannot be denied for any reason.
● Right to not be subject of automated decision-making, when the processing of personal data is used to make a decision based on automated processing, the individual has the right to oppose such use.
● Right to delete information, consists in the erasure of personal information upon a valid request, like the necessity of the information and the legal requirements for its collection and processing.
● Right to opt out of sale or sharing, allows individuals to oppose the sale or share of their personal information. This can be made in two ways: (ii) make the request to object based on legitimate interest; or (iii) by clicking the “Do Not Sell my Personal Information” link available in the IEJL homepage.
● Right to limit the use of your sensitive personal information, allows you to limit the use or disclosure of your sensitive personal information, so that such information is only used or disclosed for strictly necessary purposes. This can be made in two ways: (ii) made the request to object based on legitimate interest; or (iii) by clicking the “Limit the Use of My Sensitive Personal Information” link available in the IEJL homepage.
● Right of no retaliation, ensures that the IEJL cannot discriminate against an individual for exercising any of their rights.
How can I exercise my rights?
If you want to exercise any of your rights as an individual whose data is being collected, processed, or retained, you may send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org stating:
Your complete name or the name of the person that authorized you to make a request in their behalf.
● The right you pretend to exercise.
● The specific data or category of data on which you pretend to exercise such right.
● The legitimate interest in which the request is founded.
● A personal email through which the IEJL can communicate with you.
In the case you wish to exercise your right to op-out, the request can also be made through the “Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information” link that is available on the bottom of the IEJL website.
If you pretend to exercise your right to limit the use and disclosure of sensitive personal information, you may request it through the “Limit the Use of My Sensitive Personal Information” link that is available on the bottom of the IEJL website.
You can exercise these rights by writing to us at the email detailed above, or by any of the means contained in our Legal Notice.
You can review a description of the process to review and attend data protection rights here.
How long does it take for the IEJL to answer my request?
Under the GDPR, if you have made a request through any of the communication means of the IEJL, you will receive an answer at the latest within one month. When necessary, the time period may be extended by two further months; in such cases, the IEJL will inform you about it within the first month, along with the reasons for the delay.
Under the CCPA and the CalOPPA, if you have made a request through any of the communication means of the IEJL, you will receive an answer within 45 days, to be counted from the day your request was received. When necessary, the time period may be extended once by an additional 45 days; in such cases, IEJL will inform you about it within the first 45 days.
Is my personal data being sold or shared?
We do not share or sell your personal data with organizations or individuals outside of the IEJL but in the following cases:
● When we have your consent, we will share your personal data to provide a specific service. For example, if you use IEJL Job Connect, we’ll get your permission before sharing your identity, account, and contact data with the job provider.
● When another organization controls the collecting, processing, and storage of personal data, we will share such data. In these cases, we will identify the organization and the categories of personal data we share with them and inform it to you.
● When another organization help us with the website’s functionality. For example, IEJL shares anonymized strings created from your email address with Gravatar to ensure all comments made on the website are accompanied with a unique image to differentiate your account from others.
● For legal purposes, we will share your personal data when we are required to do so by any applicable law or governmental request.
Where is my personal data being stored?
IEJL securely stores your personal data with remote website server hosts based in the European Union and the United States of America. When the service providers are located outside the European Union, the IEJL will take steps for ensuring that your personal data is protected by signing the Standard Contractual Clauses to transfer the data in compliance with the data protection laws.
What means of security does the IEJL use to protect my personal data?
In order to protect your personal data from unauthorized or illegal access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure, we have implemented procedures and processes to ensure that all personal data we collect is managed appropriately.
According to the nature of the personal data, we may use measures like the pseudonymization, deidentification, and encryption of personal data, as well as any others that ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability to restore the data during incidents.
However, we also suggest you take security measures for protecting your own data. For example, if you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data included.
What are cookies? How does IEJL use them?
Cookies are text files containing small pieces of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site and allow it to recognize your device. Cookies help the website remember information about your visit, with the purpose of making your next visits easier and more useful.
IEJL website uses “first party cookies” to personalize our content, provide special features and analyze traffic statistics. According to the data protection laws, IEJL may use strictly necessary cookies for operating our website. Any other type of cookies will require your explicit consent.
How does data protection apply with third party links?
In the IEJL website, you may find third party links in videos, images, articles, among others. In the case you click on those links, it will be considered as if you had visited the other website. These websites have their own privacy policies and data protection procedures, as such, IEJL does not accept any responsibility for their policies.
Where can I make a complaint?
If you wish to make a complaint about the collect, use, or process of your personal data, please send an email to email@example.com.