The International Alliance of App-based Transport Workers (IAATW) and its independent affiliates are committed to protecting the privacy and data protection rights of everyone who shares their personal data with us.
The IAATW is an international alliance of 26 labour organisations and trade unions representing app-based transport workers across 17 countries. We are dedicated to the upholding of labour rights of workers in the so-called gig economy and for safety and dignity at work.
We will never sell your data to third parties or share it for any commercial purposes such as advertising or marketing.
The International Alliance of App-based Transport Workers is an unincorporated charitable association headquartered in the UK. For the purposes of this policy the data controller will be referred to as “IAATW”, “we”, “us”, “our” hereafter.
The IAATW is the data controller for all the personal data we process and retain.
The address of our registered head office address is c/o ADCU, Boundary House, Cricket Field Rd, Uxbridge UB8 1QG, United Kingdom. You can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may collect information from you when you communicate with us via our website, email, telephone, or text service. Some of the data we collect may be considered special category data. We will not collect data for anyone below the age of 18 years.
We may collect data from you when you:
- Visit our website
- Visit our social media pages
- Contact us directly by email, phone or message service
- Sign up to our campaign, petitions or surveys
THE TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA WE MAY COLLECT
We may collect and process the following information about you.
Information you give us:
This is information you give to us by:
using our website and certain options the website may provide
participate in IAATW campaign activities
participating in a survey
making a donation
subscribing to receipt of news updates via email or messaging service.
Contacting us requesting information or help
Such information may include:
your phone number
your email address
your country of residence
your trade union affiliation, if any which is considered special category data
Information that our website and other systems collect about you:
When you visit our website, we may create cookies which can then be transmitted to your device so that when you visit our website in future we may be better able to serve you. These cookies are generally created by the website hosting service. The main categories of cookies created include:
Essential Cookies: These cookies enable core functionality such as security, verification of identity and network management. These cookies can’t be disabled.
Marketing Cookies: These cookies are used to track advertising effectiveness to provide a more relevant service and deliver better ads to suit your interests.
Functional Cookies: These cookies collect data to remember choices users make to improve and give a more personalised experience.
Analytics Cookies: These cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our website and discover errors.
You can use your browser settings to manage cookie preferences. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. It is not possible to opt-out of cookies that are strictly necessary as this would impact the website’s functionality.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We only process your personal data where necessary and then only in accordance with our charitable mission in support of workers. We will never sell your data to third parties or share it for any commercial purposes such as advertising or marketing.
In the following we describe how the purposes for which we use your data:
To make our actions known on our website or to third parties. For example, if you sign a petition, we may send the petitioned parties your message with your name and location.
To communicate with you via phone, email or messaging for the purposes of sharing knowledge and news about our work and key events.
OUR LEGAL BASIS FOR USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
To protect your interests, we must have an identifiable and justified legal basis for collecting and using your personal data. The legal basis we rely upon varies according to the circumstances in which collect and use your personal information and they fall into the following categories:
Consent – for example, where you have given us your consent to collect and use your personal data
Legitimate interests – for example, where we believe it is in our legitimate interests as a labour rights organisation to use your data, in a fair and proportionate manner, to further our organisational objectives. This may include processing your data for the purposes of administration, communication, marketing and regulatory compliance.
Regulatory compliance – for example, where we need to process your data in order to comply with the law.
SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose personal information about you where we have obtained your consent or where it is reasonably necessary for the various purposes set out above:
to an IAATW affiliate based in the country or region you took action from on this international website
to service providers who host our website or other information technology systems or otherwise hold or process your information on our behalf, under at least the same level of strict conditions of confidentiality and security.
We do not share your personal data with any third party for commercial reasons. From time to time we may sub-contract processing of your data with other specialist partners for the purposes of storage and analytics services.
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We retain the work-related data you have given us for as long as necessary to support the purposes set out above in section 5. We will delete your data two years after our most recent communication to you.
You may request the deletion of your personal data at any time by emailing us at email@example.com .
We adopt strict data security protocols and use secure technologies to safeguard the use of your data. Unfortunately, the transmission of data via the internet is not 100% secure and we cannot accept responsibility where data has been illegally intercepted.
EXERCISING YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
You always have the right to exercise control over any of your personal data that we may collect and use. Most importantly of all, at any time, you can request that we stop using your data and to request that we provide a copy of the information we hold about you.
Where we process your data under your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.
You have the right to rectify your data if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data.
You have the right to restrict our processing of your data if there is disagreement about its accuracy or legitimate use of it.
You have the right to copy or transfer your data to another data controller.
You have the right to object to our processing of your data based on legitimate interests as described above.
To exercise any of these rights or if you have any questions please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you would like to make a complaint to our governing regulatory authority, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office through their website or by phoning. +44 303 123 1113.
UPDATE OF THIS POLICY
We may occasionally update this policy in order to better serve and protect the interests of our stakeholders. This policy was last updated on April 25, 2022.