Privacy Policy

The Day of the Girl Summit (DayoftheGirlSummit.org) brings girl-serving organizations and girls around the world together to celebrate the collective work on behalf of Girls Rights. Last year, over 250 million people shared the hashtag, #IDG2017, in support of the Day of the Girl. The IDG movement grows more vibrant each year, with more and more organizations coming together to highlight success stories, share resources and help each other to achieve amazing goals on behalf of Girls Rights.

This Privacy Policy describes how the Day of the Girl Summit collects, uses and shares your information. The Day of the Girl Summit receives your information when you register for any Day of the Girl Summit activities. When you sign up, you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country you reside in or supply information from, you authorize the Day of the Girl Summit to use your information in the United States and any other country where the Day of the Girl Summit operates.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@dayofthegirlsummit.org.

Information Collection and Use

The Day of the Girl Summit team seeks to make next year’s event even better. So we collect and use your information below to measure and improve them over time. Information Collected Upon Registration: When you register your organization or join the Day of the Girl Summit, or its signature campaigns (e.g., 11 Days of Action, Girls Speak Out, Day of the Girl Webcast), you may provide information such as your name, username, password, and email address. Some of this information, for example, your name and username, is listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page and in search results. Some Services, such as search, public user profiles and viewing lists, do not require registration.

How we use your data

We use the information we learn from you to help us personalize and continually improve your experience on the Website. With your consent we may use your Personal and Non-Personal Information in the following ways:

General Uses

  • For editorial purposes and optimizing content and site performance
  • Communicating with you about your account, responding to inquiries, transactions (including donations) with us and sending you information about features on our Website or about the Day of the Girl Summit
  • Sending newsletters, mailings, and information about programs, initiatives, activities, and events by e-mail or another medium

Additional Information: You may provide us with profile information to make public, such as a short biography, your location, your website, or a picture. You may provide information to customize your account, such as a cell phone number for the delivery of SMS messages. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services or to market to you. You may send an email to info@DayoftheGirlSummit.org to unsubscribe.

Cookies: Like many websites, we use “cookie” technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require cookies for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at public user profiles or lists. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer’s hard disk. The Day of the Girl Summit may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to customize and improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. However, some Services may not function properly if you disable cookies.

Log Data: Our servers automatically record information (“Log Data”) created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Services, for example, when you visit our websites, sign into our Services, interact with our email notifications, use your Day of the Girl Summit account to authenticate to a third-party website or application, or visit a third-party website that includes the Day of the Girl Summit  button or widget. The Day of the Girl Summit uses Log Data to provide our Services and to measure, customize, and improve them. If not already done earlier, for example, as provided below for Widget Data, we will either delete Log Data or remove any common account identifiers, such as your username, full IP address, or email address, after 18 months.

Third-Party Service Providers: The Day of the Girl Summit uses third-party services to help provide our Services, such as promoting the first Day of the Girl, gathering submissions for the Girls Speak Out event, and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These third-party service providers may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP address.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not disclose your private personal information except in the limited circumstances described here.

Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information at your direction, such as when you authorize a third-party web client or application to access your Day of the Girl Summit account.

Service Providers: We engage service providers to perform functions and provide services to us in the United States and abroad. We may share your private personal information with such service providers subject to confidentiality obligations consistent with this Privacy Policy, and on the condition that the third parties use your private personal data only on our behalf and pursuant to our instructions.

Law and Harm: Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect the Day of the Girl Summit’s rights or property. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party’s, including a government’s, request to disclose your information.

Business Transfers: In the event that the Day of the Girl Summit is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this Privacy Policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as your public user profile information, public comments, or the number of users who clicked on a particular link (even if only one did).

Modifying Your Personal Information

If you are a registered user of our Services, you can access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.

You can also permanently delete your Day of the Girl Summit account. Just send an email to info@dayofthegirlsummit.org to deactivate and then delete your account. When your account is deactivated, it is not viewable on DayoftheGirlSummit.org. For up to 30 days after deactivation it is still possible to restore your account if it was accidentally or wrongfully deactivated. After 30 days, we begin the process of deleting your account from our systems, which can take up to a week.

Our Policy Towards Children

Our Services are not directed to persons under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at info@dayofthegirlsummit.org. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account. You can find additional resources for parents and teens here.

Changes to this Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be at https://dayofthegirlsummit.org/privacy. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you via email to the email address associated with your account.

By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

Social Media Platforms

When you interact with any Day of the Girl Summit page or account on a social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, or Pinterest, we may also collect the personal information that you make publicly available to us on that page or through that account, including your account ID or user name for that platform. Please be advised that each social media platform may collect specific data not listed here, and the Day of the Girl Summit has no control over how third party platforms collect or use your personal information. Please refer to that platform’s privacy policy for additional guidance.

Compliance with the EU GDPR data regulations

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU.

We will use reasonable efforts to securely process all personal information in line with the rights specified under the GDPR, in particular those related to the following requests:

  • Access to your Personal Information
  • Correction of the Personal Information we hold
  • Deletion of your Personal Information
  • A restriction of processing of your Personal Information
  • Transfer of your Personal Information to another party or,
  • Objection to processing of your Personal Information based on the Day of the Girl Summit’s legitimate interests (or those of a third party) to use it.

Please send an email to info@dayofthegirlsummit.org if any of the following apply:

  • You have any questions or requests regarding this policy
  • You would like to remove all Personal Information from our database
  • You would like to view Personal Information you shared with us
  • You would like to change your account preferences
  • You no longer wish to receive email updates, or
  • You believe a child below the age of 13 years may have submitted Personal Information without the consent of a parent or guardian

For more information about your rights under the GDPR, please visit https://gdpr-info.eu/.