This privacy and content reuse policy describes the Global Forum for Media Development’s (GFMD) policies and practices regarding its collection and use of your personal data in line with the guidelines set forth in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It also contains our content reuse and licensing policies.
Using this site
By visiting the GFMD website, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions that follow.
Content reuse and copyright policy
All content available on the GFMD website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). Under this license, you are free to copy, distribute, and display this work and to make derivative works, provided you:
- Follow the reuse policy detailed in this section of the privacy and content reuse policy;
- Do not use any work(s) derived from this publication for commercial purposes; and
- Distribute any work(s) derived from this publication under a license identical to this one.
If any party would like to republish any of GFMD’s content on a blog, website, or other platform, they can do so by adding the following to any piece of reused content:
“This article was originally published by the Global Forum for Media Development.”
Please include the direct link to the original article page, and indicate the author’s name if applicable as well as the day, month, and year of publication. An example of what a reused GFMD article should include is as follows: This article was originally published by the Global Forum for Media Development on 1 January 2018.
In case GFMD reuses any piece of content from a third-party, including a member or partner organisation, we will credit the original author and publisher, and state the original publishing date along with a link to the original article in line with our own reuse request.
What data we collect
The only information you are required to share when subscribing to our updates is an email address. You may also include your first name, surname, and organisation based on your preferences, but this information is not required.
Note that if you sign up for our newsletter and updates, you can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us. We will treat your information with respect.
We never sell, lease, or rent your data.
We do not share your information with third-party services. We do reserve the right to share data with our members and partners, but only limited to first name, surname, email address, organisation, and position/title.
A “cookie” is a file containing an identifier a string of letters and numbers that is sent by a web server to a web browser that is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
If you have any privacy or cookie technology-related concerns, you may set your web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. You may also set your browser to refuse any cookies our site may attempt to send you, as well as enable Do Not Track settings in your browser.
Do not track
GFMD does not track its visitors when they cross to third-party websites, nor do not provide targeted advertising to website visitors.
Links to third-party websites
Within this website we include links to third party advice that may be of use to our visitors. When using the site, you may gain access to other websites through use of links or hypertext. In using the GFMD website, you agree that GFMD is not responsible for:
- Any advice given by third-party organisations;
- For the content or operation of such third party websites; or
- Any security or privacy violations incurred by a third-party website
GFMD, to the extent permissible by law, excludes all liability that may arise from your use or reliance on the information or contents contained in the linked site.
While we encourage engagement with our social media profiles, bear in mind that that they are public fora and any information provided will be visible to the public. Therefore, please do not include personal details such as your email address, mobile number, or any other personal information that you do not want available to the general public.
While some Personally Identifying Information (PII) may become available to GFMD through your use of social media, we will not be collecting, sharing, or storing that information.
Our presence on these social media sites is not intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any third-party company or service provider. We also remind you to comply with each platform’s terms and conditions.
We are committed to your security, especially due to the sensitive nature of some of our and our members’ work. This is why all GFMD content is delivered over HTTPS. We also employ other security measures including WordPress plugins and other measures to ensure our website users are protected to the extent that GFMD can provide.
By using this website or otherwise communicate with GFMD, you agree to the terms and conditions contained in this privacy and content reuse policy.
How to contact us
GFMD is an international non-profit organisation (ASBL) registered in Brussels, Belgium.
If you have any questions or concerns about any of GFMD’s personal data policies or practices, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This privacy and content reuse policy was last updated on 17 September 2018