If you would like to adjust, access, remove, or opt-out your personal data at any time, please email your request to us directly at hello@impacton.org.

Who we are

Blueprints for Impacts Ltd is the legal entity behind the brand “Impacton”.

Blueprints for Impact LTD (“we”, “our”, “us”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We are a company limited by guarantee established in the United Kingdom with a registered office at 7 Bell Yard, London, England, WC2A2JR, and for the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (the “Act”), we are the data controller.

This policy sets out the basis on which we will process any data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, in connection with your use of our website at www.impacton.org. Please read this policy carefully so that you understand your rights in relation to your data, and how we will collect, use and process your data. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy in general or any part of it, you should not access the website.


This Privacy Policy explains the following:

  • What information we may collect about you via this website;
  • How we will use the information we collect about you;
  • Where and how long we store your information;
  • When we may use your details to contact you;
  • Whether we will disclose your details to anyone else; and
  • Your choices regarding the information you provide to us.

This website contains hyperlinks to or embedded contents from other websites owned and operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including policies on their use of cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of any information you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

What data we collect and how do we use it?

Originators

If you are an individual, an organisation or a company (an “Originator”) that wants to create models and formulas (“Blueprints” or “Toolkits for impact”) of your projects that can be scaled and spread to make a meaningful impact on societies and communities in need, we collect the following information from you:

  • Your name, surname and email;
  • Your telephone number;
  • The name of your organisation or company;
  • The link to your project;
  • The year your project started;
  • The main headquarter of your organisation (country and city)
  • The brief description of your project and/or programme;
  • The details of your project including the followings:
    • the social and environmental challenges you aim to solve with your project;
    • the names of the partners involved and links to their websites;
    • the information about any funds you collected to support your activities;
    • the information about any awards you won in relation to this project; and
    • the information about any replication enquiries you have already received;
  • The type of organisations you represent; and
  • Your role in your organisation.
Adopters

If you are an individual or organisation that wishes to replicate or adapt “Blueprints/Toolkits for impact” available on our website (an “Adopter”), we collect the following information from you.

1) Individuals:
  • Your name, surname and email;
  • The location where you want to implement the project;
  • If you work alone or with a team;
  • If there is a team, your role in the team;
  • The link to the website or Facebook page;
  • The telephone number;
  • The name of city and, if applicable, state where your team is based;
  • The information about one or more Blueprints you wish to implement;
  • Why you want to start the project;
  • Where you would like to implement the project and the reason for doing so (i.e. what social challenges that you would like to tackle);
  • The budget available for the project and source for such budget;
  • Your expertise/reasons to run the project in your location;
  • The names and links of the partners or key allies involved in the project; and
  • If you decide to sign the license agreement with us, at the final stage, we collect the following payment information:
    • First name, last name;
    • Your ID or passport number;
    • Your address;
    • Country;
    • The registration number of the organisation or company (if relevant); and
  • Payment methods:
    • Whether you will be paying online via our platform. If you are using online payment services based on Stripe: card number, CVC/CVV, month and year of expiration date. 
2) Organisations in private sector and the third sector (including associations, NGOs, cooperatives, or foundations):
  • Your name, surname and email;
  • The location where you want to implement the project;
  • The name of your organisation;
  • Your role in such organisation;
  • The type of your organization;
  • The link to the website or facebook page of your organisation;
  • The telephone number;
  • The name of city and state where your organisation is based;
  • The information about one or more blueprints you wish to implement;
  • Why you want to start the project;
  • Where you would like to implement the project and the reason for doing so (i.e. what social challenges that you would like to tackle);
  • The budget available for the project and source for such budget;
  • Your expertise/reasons to run the project in your location;
  • The names and links of the partners or key allies involved in the project; and
  • If you decide to sign the license agreement with us, at the final stage, we collect the following payment information:
    • First name, last name;
    • Your ID or passport number;
    • Your address;
    • Country;
    • The name of the organisation or company (if relevant);
    • Your role in your organisation;
    • The registration number of the organisation or company (if relevant); and
  • Payment methods:
    • Whether you will be paying online via our platform. If you are using online payment services based on Stripe: card number, CVC/CVV, month and year of expiration date. 
3) Organisations in public sector (such as municipalities, universities and research centres):
  • Your name, surname and email;
  • The location where you want to implement the project;
  •  The name of your organisation;
  • Your role in such organisation;
  • The type of your organisation;
  • The one or more blueprints you want to implement;
  •  The link to the website or facebook page;
  • The telephone number;
  • The name of city and state where your organisation is based; and
  • If you decide to sign the license agreement with us, at the final stage, we collect the following payment information:
    • First name, last name;
    • Your ID or passport number;
    • Your address;
    • Country;
    • The name of the organisation or company (if relevant);
    • Your role in your organisation;
    • The registration number of the organisation or company (if relevant); and
  • Payment methods:
    • Whether you will be paying online via our platform. If you are using online payment services based on Stripe: card number, CVC/CVV, month and year of expiration date.

Partners, Ambassadors and Volunteers
  • Your full name;
  • Your email address;
  • The name of the organization you are representing (if any);
  • The name of the Blueprint you would like to support or you are interested in;
  • The areas in which you are contacting us about (e.g. project execution, replication, online payment and etc.);
  • Your preferred contact method – for example, WhatsApp, Skype, Whereby or Zoom;
  • Your phone number or your username;
  • Ambassadors/volunteers application details: If you apply online to join the ambassador/volunteers programme at Impacton, we will collect information about you and your experience through that application process;
  • Application details (for partnerships): If you submit a tender or an application to provide any services as a partner and/or to start collaborating with us in any other capacity, or register to attend one of our webinars, we may ask for more detailed information which we will use to process your application and you will be asked to agree to specific terms and conditions at the time of making the application;
  • Feedback and surveys: We also ask and collect from you feedback about Impacton and/or Blueprints in our surveys;
  • Research: If you agree to work with us in relation to any research we are conducting, we will ask you for your name, contact details, occupation and further information about you as may be relevant to the particular research you are participating in;
  • Mailing List: We send newsletters to our subscribers to update them about our news, latest projects / Blueprint or new partners and allies. We collect your contact details, name, surname, email and that you provide to us based on your consent. We may also use information you provide us with on your areas of interest to help us send you material which is most relevant to you;
  • Interactions with our employees: If you meet an employee or team-member of Impacton at an event and give them your contact details, we keep such information in order to contact you in the future, about topics which might be of interest to you
  • Embedded content from other websites: this website contains hyperlinks to or embedded contents (e.g. videos, images, articles and etc.) from other websites owned and operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including policies on their use of cookies, and we urge you to review them. Further, these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Information Automatically Collected

We use Google Analytics, which is a web analytics tool that helps us understand how users engage with the Website. Like many services, Google Analytics use first-party cookies to track user interactions, as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how users use our Website. This information is used to compile reports and to help us improve our Website. The reports disclose website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our Websites – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you can use, visit this Google page: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How we use the information collected

If you are an individual or an organisation that wishes to create a Blueprint or Blueprints, in accordance with our contract with you, we use your data for:

  • processing payment. In order to process your payment we use, Stripe, a third party payment service processor. Your payment will be processed by Stripe in accordance with their privacy policies. For further details about Stripe, please see https://stripe.com/gb/privacy;
  • distributing relevant Blueprints as authorized by you; and
  • due diligence purposes and internal record keeping.

If you are an Adopter, in accordance with our contract with you, we use your data for:

  • processing payment via our payment partner, Stripe;
  • integrating the relevant Blueprint formula with relevant insights and tips; and
  • due diligence purposes and internal record keeping.

With your consent where required by applicable law, we use your data for:

  • contacting you to invite you to participate in surveys or research about blueprints, Impacton and our work;
  • providing information to the Originator(s) of the projects you wish to replicate (if you are an adopter) so that they could contact you directly regarding the projects;
  • telling you about the project implementations gathered by other adopters or future similar Blueprints, initiatives, services or programmes available;
  • processing your application forms you submitted or tendered as our partners, ambassadors or volunteers and if successful, for contacting you to start collaborating with us;
  • contacting you based on your request or for reasons related to the activity or online content you have signed up for and agreed to receive; or
  • marketing purposes.

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at hello@impacton.org. For more information, please see the section entitled “Your Rights”.

As it is in our legitimate interests to be responsive to you, to ensure the proper functioning of our platform and services for all of our users, engage their support, be transparent about their impact and work collaboratively with other organisations to operate and administer the project analysis and Blueprint creation. We use your data:

  • for following up with you regarding the past events or campaigns in which we participated;
  • to operate, maintain, and carry out analysis and research to improve our websites, projects, products, and activities or customize our website or its content to your preferences;
  • to respond to comments and questions and provide customer service;
  • to send information including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity;
  • to provide and deliver products and services that our users request; and
  • to comply with applicable laws and financial regulations.

How long do we store your data?

If you register on our website, we store your data in your user profile for three years. You can see, edit, or delete your data at any time (except you cannot change your username). Only website administrators can also see and edit usernames.

If you buy an annual replication licence for a specific Blueprint via the website, we will also keep your information on our customer database for three years.

We keep records of consent, and any withdrawal of consent, on our files for as long as your data is being used in-line with that consent and for a period of six years after the consent is withdrawn (unless otherwise requested by you).

If you submit applications to provide any services, apply for our ambassador programme, join our partners and allies network, become an originator of one or more Blueprints available on our platform or an adopter, we will keep your information for six years after the associated agreement has come to an end, or for 6 years if the agreement was executed as a deed.

If you are unsuccessful in a tender to supply services, or you are unsuccessful in an application for our ambassador programme, partners and allies network, become one of the Blueprints available on our platform (as project originator) or an adopter, we will retain your information for three years for evaluation and business development purposes, and to provide you with future opportunities to apply for similar opportunities, programmes, network in the future.

Any information that you post on the website shall only be kept and displayed for such time as the subject matter to which it relates is publicly displayed.

Who we share our data with

We will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:We do not sell, rent, or lease your data to others. We share your data with selected recipients as follows: We will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • if you apply to one of our programmes or indicate interest in any other activity detailed on the site, we may share your details with the companies, organisations and individuals who help us to fund, organise and operate the Blueprints, interns, ambassadors and volunteers programmes and other activities. Full details of these organisations, confirmation of where they would process your data, and details of the steps we have taken to safeguard your data will be provided as part of our online data collection process.

In addition, we share your data with the following parties:

  • Service Providers. We share your data with service providers that perform services on our behalf. For example, we share your data with Stripe to process our payments. We disclose your data to such service providers and authorise to them to use your data only to the extent that is necessary for them to perform services and in order to comply with applicable laws and regulations. We typically enter into contracts with such service providers to protect security and confidentiality of your data;
  • Social Media. Our Websites include interfaces that allow you to connect with other social networking sites. However, we do not access your account or share your data with social media when you click these interfaces; and
  • Other Disclosures. We will share your data with law enforcement agencies, public authorities or other organisations for legal, protection, and safety purposes if legally required to do so, or if we have a good faith belief that such use is reasonably necessary to:
    • comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations;
    • enforce our contractual rights;
    • respond to requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies and/or other public or governmental authorities in any applicable jurisdictions including such authorities outside your country of residence;
    • protect the rights, privacy, safety and property of Impacton, our agents, our users, our customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms and conditions; and
    • protect the safety of our employees and agents, our users, our customers, or any person as required or permitted by law (exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction).

We will also disclose your data to third parties in the event that:

  • Impacton sells any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets; or
  • Impacton or substantially all of Impacton’s assets are acquired by a third party, in which case information held by Impacton about you will be one of the transferred assets.

Where do we store your data?

The information that we collect from you may be transferred to and processed in a country outside of your country of residence. Your data is processed by staff who work for us or for one of our partners. Such staff are engaged in, among other things, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely, in accordance with this policy and in accordance with applicable law. Where there is a transfer of your data to a country outside of the EEA, we will put in place appropriate safeguards to protect your data such as ensuring that Model Clauses are in place or transferring such data in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. Please contact hello@impacton.org, if you would like to learn more about where your data is processed and the measures in place regarding any international transfer of your data.

The security of your data

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet or email is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted through the Website or over email; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard your data against loss, theft and unauthorised use, access or modification.

We will, from time to time, host links to and from the websites of our affiliates or third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, these websites will have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any information to those websites.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us to access the data we hold about you and be provided with certain information about how we use your data and who we share it with. You also have the right to ask us to correct your data where it is inaccurate or incomplete and we will endeavour to do so without undue delay.

Where you have provided your data to us with your consent, you have the right to ask us for a copy of this data in a structured, machine readable format and to ask us to share (port) this data to another data controller.

In certain circumstances, you have the right to ask us to delete the data we hold about you:

  • where you believe that it is no longer necessary for us to hold your data;
  • where we are processing your data on the basis of legitimate interests and you object to such processing and we cannot demonstrate an overriding legitimate ground for the processing;
  • where you have provided your data to us with your consent and you wish to withdraw your consent and there is no other ground under which we can process your data; or
  • where you believe the data we hold about you is being unlawfully processed by us.

In certain circumstances, you have the right to ask us to restrict (stop any active) processing of your data:

  • where you believe the data we hold about you is inaccurate and while we verify accuracy;
  • where we want to erase your data as the processing is unlawful but you want us to continue to store it;
  • where we no longer need your data for the purposes of our processing but you require us to retain the data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or
  • where you have objected to us processing your data based on our legitimate interests and we are considering your objection.

In addition, you can object to our processing of your data based on our legitimate interests and we will no longer process your data unless we can demonstrate an overriding legitimate ground.

To exercise any of these rights above, please contact our Data Protection Officer at hello@impacton.org. In addition, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office or other applicable data protection supervisory authority.

Please note that these rights are limited, for example, where fulfilling your request would adversely affect other individuals, where there are overriding public interest reasons or where we are required by law to retain your data.

Withdrawal of consent

If you sign up on our mailing list, with your consent, we will send you marketing emails and newsletters to keep you informed about the latest news about us, partnerships, allies network, Blueprints and social impact projects in general, blogs, research, publications and may request feedback, including our annual audience survey. At any time you have the right to object to our processing data about you in order to send you promotions and marketing information, including where we build profiles for such purposes, and we will stop processing the data for the purpose.

If you no longer want to receive marketing communications from us, you can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by please clicking the unsubscribe link, at the bottom of our emails or by emailing hello@impacton.org detailing your full name, surname and email address.

Even if you opt out from our marketing emails, we will still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include servicing emails about your accounts with us, and our business dealings with you.

Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how we process your data, please contact us in the first instance at hello@impacton.org and we will endeavour to deal with your request as soon as possible. This is without prejudice to your right to launch a claim with the data protection supervisory authority in the EU country in which you live or work where you think we have infringed data protection laws.

Changes

We regularly review our privacy policy. We may change this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes we will make to this policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this policy.

Our policy on children

Impacton is not directed to children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at hello@impacton.org. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this policy are welcomed and should be addressed to hello@impacton.org. [You can also write to our Data Protection Officer at [email].]

If you would like to adjust, access, remove, or opt-out your data at any time, please email your request to us directly at hello@impacton.org.