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Privacy Policy

This is the official privacy statement that applies to The Women in International Affairs Network (WIAN) C.I.C., referred to hereafter as "WIAN", "the Network", "we", "us", or "our". We take your privacy seriously and are committed to keeping our users’ information safe.

Please revisit this policy each time you consider giving your personal information to WIAN. WIAN reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, and changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. This page will clearly state the date of when any part of this policy or page has been updated, to ensure users are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.


  1. The Women in International Affairs Network (WIAN) C.I.C. - ('We'), ('The Network'), regards your privacy, personal data and security on the internet of the utmost importance and is committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of our subscribers and visitors. This privacy statement describes WIAN’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through WIAN websites (‘the site’). This policy applies to all areas of the site, and all subsidiary sites of "" and/or "wianetwork".

  2. This policy applies to all sites regardless of whether the user is required to log in or not. This Privacy Policy applies to all users of our site and includes all individuals that access our site and applies to the use of information collected by members of staff, online, offline, through subscription if you are subscribed. By visiting WIAN’s website(s), you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

  3. All visitors can view a variety of content on our site,, without needing to provide any information. Any viewer or user that desires to know further information or view any additional content can voluntarily subscribe to our regular mailing list, private groups, social media platforms, and join our event spaces as described on the site and within this Privacy Policy web-page. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.


  1. WIAN reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the site, this policy statement, or any materials in any respect. WIAN reserves the right to deny, in its sole discretion, any user access to this site or any portion thereof without notice. The Network shall have no obligation to take the needs of any user into consideration in connection therewith. Any user that does not agree or is dissatisfied with this Policy, the Terms and Conditions and any other material on this site, the sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the site.

  2. We may choose to change aspects of this policy throughout our organisations progression and therefore we recommend users and subscribers watch this space for any informative updates made. If you do not agree to the current Privacy Policy or any future changes, we recommend to not subscribe or register to this Site.

  3. Any data and information collected by the Network will be used in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy. This means that by accessing and providing information to our site, all users agree to the use of personal data for such purposes.

  4. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our organisation's Privacy Policy, please contact us at


  1. Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with the best and most useful content and services.

  2. Several of the services and features that we offer on our Site require you to provide us with information as a condition of usage. These include information about you that you provide by filling in forms on our Site or by corresponding with us by email, social media, or otherwise.

  3. This includes information you provide when you registered to use our Site, apps, subscribe to our services (“Services”) or e-mail newsletters, when you access membership-only areas, use your CV to apply for WIAN vacancies and job search functionality, participate in message boards, forums, comment on article and blogs, create community profiles, or when you report a problem with our Site or Services.

  4. The information you give us may include your name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number and credit card information.


  1. We may also receive information about you from other sources if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide and add it to the information you provide to us. In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this Site or via the Services.

  2. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.

  3. Once you register with our Site or for our Services you are no longer anonymous to us. Members can make changes to your account and privacy settings at any time by simply logging into your WIAN account, which can be accessed from the main navigation after logging in.


  1. WIAN collects a range of personal data when you visit our Site or use our Services. When we collect and use personal data directly from you, we aim to provide specific and detailed information about the categories of personal data involved.

  2. We may also automatically collect the following information:

    1. Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform.

    2. Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our Site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number. 

    3. Information from other online accounts to which you have given us permission to collect data from within your settings or the privacy policies of these other online services. For example, this can be via social media or by choosing to send us your location data when accessing our Site from your smartphone; or it can be from the integrations and connections that you choose to install when using the Services.

Last updated:

17 December 2022

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