The Children’s Environmental Health Collaborative (Collaborative) is an initiative of UNICEF, an international organization of the UN system. The mission of the Collaborative is to mobilize international action to protect child health, development and well-being from the impact of climate change and environmental degradation. We are committed to your privacy and protection of your personal data in line with our own rules and regulations, including the UNICEF Policy on Personal Data Protection. We act as the controller of any personal data collected under the initiative (if any) and can be contacted as set out at the end of this notice.
If you are under 16 years old, we encourage you to discuss your use and engagement on this site with your parents or guardian and make sure that they agree for you to share information with us through this website.
How do we protect your personal information?
- We will only use your personal information for the purposes described in this policy and for no other purpose.
- We will not sell your personal information.
- We will not keep your personal information for longer than is necessary for the stated purposes except to the extent required by applicable regulations.
- We will take all reasonable and necessary technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information.
On the Collaborative website, UNICEF collects the following information from its users: name, email, job title and organization’s name.
In order to sign up for the Collaborative’s e-newsletter, submit resources and events, you will need to share some personal data. As part of this process, you are consenting to share your information with us. Your information will be used to share information back to you over e-mail and to contact you should there be a need for a discussion.
Information we collect automatically from your use of the site
The information collected in this manner includes your IP address, network location, what browser you are using, device IDs and characteristics, operating system version, language preferences, referring URLs, and information about the usage of our site.
To explain how cookies work: When you visit a website, it may ask your web browser (like Chrome or Firefox) to store a small file called a cookie on your computer or device. This cookie contains information like your preferences, or what you've done on that website.
Later, when you visit the same website again, your browser sends the cookie back to the website. The website can then use that information to remember your device and provide a more personalized experience. The table below identifies the cookies we may use on this site and explains the purposes for which they are used. Please note that we may update the information contained in this table from time to time.
Only for logged in users.
Understands and tracks engagement of users.
We collect any information that you provide to us when you sign up for our newsletter and submit a resource or event.
If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you. For example, when you contact our team, we may receive your name, email address, the contents of your message or attachments that you may send to us, and other information you choose to provide.
Analytics and improving the site
UNICEF and our service providers may use the information that we collect on the site, such as your location and your activities on the website, to monitor and analyze usage of the website and to improve and enhance the website.
We may share information collected through the Collaborative with people who sign-up and consent to receive our newsletter.
We disclose information that we collect through the site to third parties in the following circumstances:
- To third-party service providers who provide services to us, such as website hosting, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure provisions, analytics providers to deliver content targeted to your interests and to help us to better understand how you use our site, email delivery and other services. We will never sell your information to a third party.
- We will only transfer your data to trusted third parties to help manage the Collaborative and the website. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your data for their own purposes and only permit them to process it for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
You can request more information about how we hold and use your information or make any other request in relation to your personal information, including withdrawing your permission to use your personal information, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will only use and store your data for so long as it is required for the purposes it was collected for and/or for the duration of the existence of the Collaborative. Should the Collaborative dissolve, your data may be retained up to six months afterwards.
We also retain the right to store your data with parties outside of UNICEF’s direct control, such as with the servers or databases of a third-party organization.
You may request to have your data deleted and removed at any time. We will seek to delete your data within a reasonable timeframe upon your request.
We use many reasonable measures – physical and electronic – to prevent your data against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, it is always a possibility that third parties may unlawfully intercept or access this data or private communications.
So, although we work extremely hard to safeguard your data, we cannot guarantee that your data or communications will always remain private. Therefore, please always consider what information you share with us.
The inclusion of a link on this website does not imply endorsement of the linked website or service by us or by UNICEF.
Last Updated: [ 21 ] November 2023