Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) takes the protection of your personal data seriously. We do not collect personal data from you except when specifically consented to and provided to us, in which case we undertake to protect the information we receive Once we receive your data , we take all necessary measures to ensure its security on our systems. We taketechnical and organizational measures in conformity with industry standards to protect your data from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized individuals. The personal data that you provide is stored in a secure location and accessible only by designated employees who are obliged to respect MSF’s data privacy and protection policies.
Below, we have set out the principles based on which we collect and process personal data (information that identifies you or allows us to identify you) via this website and other websites and applications operated by MSF.
Collection of personal data
MSF hereby states that the purpose of collecting your email address and zip code is to be able to provide you with a list of the relevant representatives for your constituency, so that you can directly tweet at them for the purposes of this campaign. The email address provided will be used keep the campaign’s supporters updated about the developments of the campaign only if the supporter has also left the ‘Send me emails about this campaign’ checkbox enabled.
MSF requests personal data only in situations where it is needed for the management of our campaign, activities or public appeals.
Personal data is also collected by MSF for the purposes of sending out electronic communications containing the latest MSF news and updates.
Choosing to opt in to receiving such communications authorizes us to send you information via electronic means. This authorization comprises the sending of the following electronic communications:
– Newsletters, relevant information on projects, fundraising campaigns and similar content; and
– Information related to your activity and relationship with MSF.
Where applicable, these communications will be sent by: MSF.org; the national head offices; and MSF’s Access Campaign. At no point in this process will third parties have access to your personal data.
After taking action, MSF will send you campaign updates via email. You may receive these emails directly from the MSF Access Campaign or MSF national headoffices. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time by following the directions at the bottom of these emails.
We undertake to protect your personal data by taking adapted security measures and using secure servers. We have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the Website from loss, destruction or manipulation, as well as from access, modification or dissemination by unauthorized individuals.
MSF has signed standard outsourcing agreements with Nationbuilder and Phone2Action for external data processing overseas.These agreements guarantee adequate protection of personal data (within the meaning of Article 6, paragraph 1 of the Data Protection Act) in the transfer of this data for data processing purposes.
MSF works in partnership with third parties to manage our digital communications, including providers of online campaigning tools to support our campaigns. MSF may collect, preserve and process data for the aims as set out in this policy, and may include the transfer of certain elements of this data to such third parties, who may be within the MSF movement or an agent acting on our behalf.
You will be able to access, at no charge to you, written information about the data stored by us, its usage and under certain circumstances, you may be able to modify, block or delete this data. Furthermore, you will be able to at any time: consult your data stored by us; and revoke, without giving reasons, your permission for the collection, processing and use of your data.
Contact for data protection