Privacy Policy

Data protection protects a person’s rights when processing personal data. Protect Children’s employees, partners and supporters in connection with the association’s activities have the right to the protection of their personal data. The association operates in accordance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other good data protection practices.

Protect Children is committed to protecting the privacy of those who participate in its activities and use Protect Children’s content. Through our means of good data protection practices we ensure that all participant information remains confidential.

Participation in events organized by Protect Children requires providing an e-mail address for the use of the association (e.g., registration, feedback, upcoming events). Furthermore, participation may sometimes require providing your name. We process personal information related to our operations (including training and survey participation) for the association’s communication and marketing. Protect Children follows good data protection practices in all its activities. Protect Children does not forward any personal information to third parties.

Protect Children complies with the obligations under the Finnish Associations Act (503/1989) and the GDPR, which are also the basis for the processing of personal data. Protect Children maintains the list of members, takes care of the member service and communication, as well as the communication of any volunteers who have registered as volunteers of the association.

Protect Children has applied for a fundraising license. The funds received from our donors are primarily used for the daily functioning of Protect Children, including the prevention of child sexual exploitation, grooming and sexual violence against children.

Protect Children is a non-governmental non-profit association. Protect Children is committed to careful management of the data of registered donors. The maintenance and development of the donor register will comply with the GDPR as well as good data protection practices.

Protect Children’s Executive Director processes personal data as part of the daily functioning of the association (including the following functions: payroll, accounting and internal accounting, invoicing), as well as for providing information on upcoming events. These activities comply with the GDPR, as well as with general good data protection practices.

For more information on Protect Children’s Information Security and related instructions, contact the association’s executive director Nina Vaaranen-Valkonen, who also acts as the association’s information security officer.