Privacy Notice

Relevant legislation

Along with our business and internal computer systems, this website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site is likely compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact our data protection officer (details of whom can be found below) for clarification.

Personal information that this website collects and why we collect it

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

Site visitation tracking

Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.

Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor (see below).

GA makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides. FYI our website uses the analytics.js implementation of GA. Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

Cookies and Privacy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Find out more about cookies:

What are cookies
Information Commissioner's Office guidance on cookie regulations (PDF)

Cookie Name Purpose Further information
Cookies set by Drupal has_js

The has_js cookie records whether your browser has JavaScript enabled.

The SESS... cookie is a Drupal session cookie used when an authorised user (in other words, an EIN member) logs in. You won't get this if you are an anonymous user.

One Young World's Privacy Policy
Google Analytics _utma

This website uses Google Analytics, a tool which uses cookies to provide us with information on how people use the One Young World site. This information helps us to analyse the performance of the site so we can make improvements.

These cookies don't collect information that identifies individual visitors to the website. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and is therefore anonymous.

Google Analytics privacy overview

How to control or delete these cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, you can do this through your browser settings. The About Cookies website contains step-by-step guides to controlling or deleting cookies on a wide variety of browsers.

For information on how to control or remove cookies on your mobile phone or other devices, please refer to the device's manual or manufacturer's website.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.

Our website content

Should you choose to add a comment to any posts that we have published on our website, the name and email address you enter with your comment will be saved to this website’s database, along with your computer’s IP address and the time and date that you submitted the comment. This information is only used to identify you as a contributor to the comment section of the respective article and is not passed on to any of the third party data processors detailed below. Only your name will be shown on the public-facing website although if the supplied email address is linked to a Disqus account, your Disqus photo will also be displayed.

Your comment and its associated personal data will remain on this site until we see fit to either 1.) remove the comment or 2.) remove the article. Should you wish to have the comment and its associated personal data deleted, please email us at [email protected] using the email address that you commented with.

If you are under 16 years of age you MUST obtain parental consent before posting a comment on our blog.

NOTE: You should avoid entering personally identifiable information to the actual comment field of any blog post comments that you submit on this website.

Email newsletter

If you choose to join our email newsletter through the ‘Keep Up-To-Date’, the email address that you submit to us will be forwarded to Campaign Monitor who provide us with email marketing services. We consider Campaign Monitor to be a third party data processor (see below). The email address that you submit will not be stored within this website’s own database or in any of our internal computer systems.

Your email address will remain within Campaign Monitor’s database for as long as we continue to use Campaign Monitor’s services for email marketing or until you specifically request removal from the list. You can do this by unsubscribing using the unsubscribe links contained in any email newsletters that we send you or by requesting removal via email. When requesting removal via email, please send your email to us using the email account that is subscribed to the mailing list

If you are under 16 years of age you MUST obtain parental consent before joining our email newsletter.

While your email address remains within the Campaign Monitor database, you will receive periodic (approximately once a month) newsletter-style emails from us.

How we store your personal information

As detailed above, if you submit a comment to a post published on this website some personal information will be stored within this website’s database.

Additionally if you fill in a form for one or more of the Lead2030 Challenges, the data you provide in each of these forms will be stored in our database.

Our legal basis for processing your data

When you apply for an opportunity/scholarship, you are asked to provide your consent for your data to be processed. With you consent One Young World has a lawful basis to process your personal information.

When you opt-in to receive a receive information about One Young World opportunities/scholarships through the ‘Keep Up-To-Date’ form One Young World relies on your consent as the lawful basis to send the newsletter that you have signed up for.

You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting [email protected] or clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link found toward the bottom of all One Young World newsletters.

How we use your personal information

As detailed above, if you submit a comment to a post published on this website some personal information will be stored within this website’s database.

Additionally if you fill in a form for one or more opportunities/scholarships, the data you provide in each of these forms will be stored in our database.

Who processes your data?

One Young World

As soon as you have submitted either a Scholarship Application or completed a contact form, your submitted data is available for processing by One Young World staff members as well as freelancers that are hired for a specific purpose at a given time during the year.

Scholarship Partners

If your initial application reaches the shortlist stage of the application process, the personal information you submit as part of your application will be provided to the Scholarship partner of the application you submitted.

Scholarship Partners will only process your data in order to determine your eligibility for the Scholarship  programme.

How long are we keeping your data for

Contact/Opportunity forms

We will keep the data you provide us in a contact form for a year starting from the date you fill out the form.

Note that if you said yes to be added to the mailing list, you will be added to our mailing list until you request to be unsubscribed; either by unsubscribing directly from the email or by sending us your request by email at [email protected]

Scholarship application forms

We will keep the data you provide us in a contact form for two years starting from the date you fill out the form.

About this website’s server

This website is hosted by based in Zurich. is built on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure, which is physically remote from offices. The AWS environment consists of major regions and Availability Zones. All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

Our third party data processors

We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out.

Data Breaches

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

Your rights as Data Subjects

GDPR legislation ensures you have several rights in relation to how organisations process your personal information. You can find more details about these rights here

  1. Right to be informed

  2. Right of access

  3. Right of rectification

  4. Right to erase

  5. Right to restrict processing

  6. Right to data portability

  7. Right to object

  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

You can exercise any of these rights with respect to how One Young World uses you data at any time by contacting [email protected]. You can withdraw your consent of us processing your data at any time. To do so please send your request at [email protected].

Should you wish to lodge a complaint about the way One Young World processes your data you can do so by contacting the UK Information Commissioner's Office.

Data Controller

The data controller of this website is: One Young World Limited

Whose registered office is:
14 Irving Street

Data Protection Officers

Anais Nee
Director, Digital
Telephone: +44(0)20 3691 8061
Email: [email protected]

Matthew Belshaw
Community Relations Director
Telephone: +44 (0)2036918066
Email: [email protected]

Megan Downey
Operations Director
E: [email protected]

Changes to our privacy policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time in line with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes. Specific policy changes and updates are mentioned in the change log below.

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