1. Information about, Congress WBN and the Privacy Policy
    1. Congress WBN (“we”, “us”) welcomes you to (our “Website”), on which you can set up a Congress Global Profile account which enables you to register for Congress WBN events and receive relevant information about Congress WBN activities (the “CGP Service”). Anyone who is granted a Congress Global Profile account is a user of the CGP Service (“CGP Member”).
    2. In providing the CGP Service we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
    3. This page sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us when using the CGP Service and our Website. This privacy policy relates to CGP Members, and any other visitors to our Website. There are provisions in this Policy which relate specifically to personal data collected from or provided to us by CGP Members.
    4. Please read the Privacy Policy carefully before you start to use our Website to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. Once using our Website you indicate that you accept the Privacy Policy and agree to abide by it. If you do not agree to this, please do not use our Website.
    5. We have general terms and conditions of use that you must abide by when using our Website and which should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy. Please see our General Website Terms and Conditions.
    6. We have certain rules when you use our Website as a Congress Global Profile account holder. These rules are contained in our
  2. Information we may collect from you
    1. We may collect and process the following data about you:
      1. Information provided by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering an interest in our Website, the CGP Service, applying for or subscribing to the CGP Service, or any other service offered from time to time by our Website, requesting further services, and reporting a problem with our Website. If you are a CGP Member, this includes information provided at the time of registering as a CGP Member and any information submitted by you or on your behalf to support any application (where necessary), and information used to build your Congress Global Profile account.
      2. If you are a CGP Member, information or materials that you upload or submit onto our Website to your Congress Global Profile account.
      3. If you contact us, a record of that correspondence.
      4. Details of any transactions you carry out through our Website or any other Congress WBN website in which you are logged-in using your Congress Global Profile account.
      5. Details of your visits to our Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
      6. Information received from third parties that we work closely with, including advertising networks, analytics providers and search information providers.
    2. If you register as a CGP Member, we will collect information that is mandatory for your profile creation including your name, e-mail address, date of birth and password. You may then choose whether to provide additional personal information to build up your Congress Global Profile account. Building up your Congress Global Profile account and profile will enable us to invite you to relevant events, process your event registration requests and provide tailored information and resources to you as part of your wider membership of Congress WBN.
    3. Please keep your profile information up-to-date.
  3. Sharing and disclosure of information
    1. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
      1. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the terms of our Privacy Policy and other terms or agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of CGP Members, Congress WBN or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
      2. Where they are assisting us in developing the Website or any services on it, including the CGP Service.
  4. Where we store your data
    1. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), and/or processed by personnel operating outside the EEA who work for us or one of our suppliers. Such personnel may be engaged in, among other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
    2. All information you provide to us is stored securely and will be encrypted where necessary. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
    3. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
  5. Uses made of your information
    1. We use information held about you in the following ways:
      1. To ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer and to keep our Website safe and secure.
      2. To make suggestions to you about our Website services and features.
      3. To communicate with you about our website terms and conditions, policies and guidelines and any changes or updates to them.
      4. To allow you to participate in any features of our Website, including as part of the CGP Service, when you choose to do so.
    2. If you are a CGP Member, we also use information held about CGP Members in the following
      1. To amend any CGP Members profile.
      2. To make suggestions to you about CGP Service features, materials and other Congress WBN initiatives.
      3. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, and in particular to process your registration to any Congress WBN events through the Website.
      4. To manage the event registration process and your attendance at an event, including any post-event follow-up.
      5. To provide you, or permit third parties to provide you, with information, advertisements, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
      6. To communicate with you about any service offered on our Website or about other Congress WBN initiatives from time to time, including the CGP Service. Any notification will be clearly communicated on our Website, or sent to you by e-mail.
      7. To assess, analyse and compile it, alongside the information of other CGP Members, to produce anonymised lists, data and reports on trends, activity, interests and forecasts.
    3. We also reserve the right to monitor all information that we hold about you to ensure that you are complying with any of our website terms and conditions, policies or guidelines.
  6. Retention of information
    We will hold your personal information as long as is reasonably required to provide you with any services or features of our Website, including the CGP Service if you are a CGP Member, or to comply with any legal obligation; or in order to enforce or apply the terms of our website terms and conditions, policies or guidelines; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of CGP Members, Congress WBN, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  7. Your rights
    1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes at any time, even if you have previously given consent. We will always inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data, or contacting us at any time at
    2. Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the Websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites
    3. If you create links to and from our Websites, for example to a Twitter account these other websites may be able to access your personal information and we have no control over this. Please make sure you are familiar with their privacy policies before linking to any other websites.
  8. IP addresses
    We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to third parties. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
  9. Cookies
    1. When you visit our Website we may send "cookies" to the browser on your computer, even if you do not provide us with any personal data. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a Website. Cookies are sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful as they enable us to recognise you (by a unique number allocated to you) when you return to our Website and so to personalise your return by, for example, customising web pages based on which areas of our Website were previously of interest to you. If you have previously provided us with personal data, then cookies may enable us automatically to fill in your name and other information when, for example, you complete an online form.
    2. Cookies also enable us to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics which help us understand how our Website is used and how we may improve it. It is not possible for cookies to read personal information on your computer and/or to find out any personal information about you.
    3. A list of the different cookies that are used on this Website are set out below, we have categorised these to help you understand the type of function the cookies are performing.

      Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of our Website. Without these cookies some of the services you have asked for could not be provided.

      Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor and all information collected is aggregated and therefore anonymous. These cookies improve how a website works.

      Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow our Website to remember choices you make (e.g. language setting, text size) and provide enhanced, more personal features. They can help provide services such as local weather reports by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information collected may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

      Targeting Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver content more relevant to you and your interests. You are required to consent to our use of cookies and by continuing to use our Website we will accept this as your consent to their use. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website.

      Authentication Cookies: These cookies allow our Website to link to third party applications and vice versa to allow authentication of users of our Website and to allow users to remain logged into our Website where necessary.

    4. We use Google Analytics to help us analyse how users use our Website. Google Analytics is a service provided by Google, Inc. that uses cookies to transmit information about your browsing habits to Google for the purposes of compiling statistical reports.
  10. Payments handled by Stripe online payment platform
    All registration fees for events on the Website are collected securely via the Stripe online payment platform and are subject to Stripe’s terms and conditions which may be accessed here: When you input card data into this site, you are communicating directly with Stripe and Stripe passes your fees to Congress WBN. This means that your payment card information is handled by Stripe and not processed or held by Congress WBN. Congress WBN is not responsible for the performance or operation of the Stripe platform.
  11. Changes to our privacy policy
    We may revise these terms at any time by amending this page and, where appropriate, notify you of these changes by e-mail. You should check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you.
  12. Closure and temporary deactivation of your account
    A breach of this Privacy Policy could lead to a temporary suspension or permanent closure of your Congress Global Profile account or any other such action as we deem appropriate.
  13. Other matters
    1. If any part of these terms is unenforceable, this will not affect the enforceability of any other part.
    2. These terms, together with any document referred to in these terms, constitute the whole agreement between you and us.
  14. About and Congress WBN is a service provided by Congress WBN.

    Congress WBN is Congress WBN is a UK registered charity and a unique, faith-based organization effecting human, social and national transformation in nations throughout the earth.

    Our main trading address is Congress House, 250-256 Kingsland Road, Hackney, LONDON, E8 4DG, United Kingdom.

    Last updated: 12 November 2017.