World Film Collective is a multimedia cultural exchange and skills development initiative delivered worldwide which facilitates training, creativity and online communication between young people from economically disadvantaged communities around the world.

The following statement explains the policy of World Film Collective (“WFC”) in relation to the personal information you may provide WFC with while using worldfilmcollective.com and the basis on which WFC will hold you data. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time, so please check it periodically.

1. Introduction

WFC is committed to ensuring the privacy of all our members and users.

This Privacy Policy governs all pages on worldfilmcollective.com and covers use of personal information that WFC collects when you use worldfilmcollective.com.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to pages hosted by other associated websites or organisations. WFC may be linked to other websites, but those sites may have their own privacy policies which apply to them.

From time to time, when using worldfilmcollective.com you may be asked to submit personal information about yourself (which may include your name, title, home address, work address, email address, telephone numbers, job title and organisation you are employed by) in order to receive or use services on our website. We may also ask for some additional non-personal information. Such services provided by WFC may include but are not limited to newsletters, competitions or membership to WFC.

By supplying WFC with this information, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

WFC may change the terms of the Privacy Policy from time to time and, if such changes are made, we may email you or place notices on the WFC website so that you are made aware of them. Your continued use of the WFC website will be on the terms of the Privacy Policy as amended from time to time.

2. Use and storage of your personal information

If you provide WFC with personal information your details will be retained by WFC and its service providers in a secure environment and used to: process your requests, provide you with WFC’s services and provide or administer activities relating to WFC’s services, provide you with information relating to WFC’s services. Your personal information may also be used by WFC to comply with its legal obligations.

The information you provide will not be sold or rented, or shared with third parties for marketing purposes.

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us.

We will only share, sell or disclose your personal information with third parties, (including but not limited to WFC funding bodies) when you give us permission to do so or if we are required to disclose the information by law. At the time that you sign up for a particular service offered by WFC, you will be asked whether you permit us to share this information with third parties.

It may be necessary to share some of the information provided by you (e.g. nationality) with WFC funders. In such circumstances, WFC will provide these details anonymously and will not disclose any personal information in a manner that will identify a WFC member.

When using your personal information WFC will act in accordance with current legislation (including data protection legislation) and aim to conform to current Internet best practice.

We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. A copy of the Act can be found at:

http://www.opsi.gov.uk/Acts/Acts1998/ukpga_19980029_en_1

If you no longer wish for WFC to store any personal information about you, you can contact WFC at info@worldfilmcollective.com and the information will be removed from our files.

If you are notified that your information may be used to allow WFC to contact you for “service administration purposes”, this means that WFC may contact you for a number of purposes related to the service you have signed up for. For example, we may wish to provide you with password reminders or notify you that the particular service has been suspended for maintenance.

Communications from WFC will not be sent in an encrypted form. E-mail unless encrypted is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst WFC endeavours to keep its systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects, WFC cannot bear responsibility for all communications being virus-free.

3. Access to your personal information

You have the right under data protection legislation to request access to the personal information WFC holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected or to object to our processing of your information.

If you wish to exercise these rights or have any questions about the Privacy Policy, please address requests to info@worldfilmcollective.com.

4. Passwords and Security

Some aspects of the WFC websites or WFC online community sites, including but not limited to WFC on YouTube, WFC on MySpace, WFC message boards and other WFC community sites or services (“the WFC Communities”) may include contributions from users and members of WFC. User passwords are the only indication of the integrity of a user’s contribution history to the WFC website or WFC Communities. All users are encouraged to select strong and distinctive passwords and to not share them. No member of the WFC administration team shall knowingly expose the password of another user to the public either directly or indirectly.

When you give WFC personal information we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely. Unfortunately it is not possible to guarantee total security of any data transmitted over the Internet. While we strive to protect all data sent to our site, your use of the internet is at your own risk.

5. Cookies

If cookies are used they will only be used to assist the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, but cookies will not be used if we do not consider them to be necessary.

6. Users 16 and under

If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide personal information to WFC’s website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.