Main Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement includes the practices of Wikimiles (hereinafter referred to as “Wikimiles,” “we,” or “us”) with respect to personal data collected by Wikimiles from “”, or from any other interaction (such as emails, applications, newsletters, or forms) where we display or link or refer to this Privacy Statement.   

Personal Data Collected by Wikimiles 

Wikimiles collects personal data that varies depending on the way you interact with us. We describe the types of personal data we will and may collect and the sources from which we may collect them below.  

a.     Data you provide.  We collect personal data that you provide to us. 

  • Newsletter subscriptions: If you subscribe to our newsletter, we collect your name-surname and email address.  

b.     Data collected automatically.  When you use our website, certain data about your device and web browser are automatically collected in connection with providing the website to you.  This includes data such as your IP address, device type, and operating system of your device.

c.     Data collected by cookies.  Please see our cookie policy from here. 

d.     Communications with us.  If you communicate with us by email we may collect your name, email address and any further information you provide in communications with us. Similarly, if you interact with us on social media (Instagtam; Facebook or Twitter), we may obtain your username and any information you provide in communications to us.      

Usage of Personal Data

 Wikimiles processes personal data for the following purposes to the extent applicable: 

a.     Operating our organization and our website: We use personal data to operate the business of our nonprofit organization and provide our website to you, including managing our newsletter and subscribers; and providing the functionalities of our website.  The legal basis for this processing is generally our performance of a contract with you, as well as our legitimate business interests.   

b.     Analytics and improvement: We use personal data to analyse and improve our operations and our website; evaluate our activities and develop new initiatives, events, and services; and learn more about our users.  The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate business interests. 

c.     Marketing and Newsletters: As permitted by law, we may use personal data to send our newsletters to you, and/or to market to you regarding events, causes, features, products, or services we think may be of interest to you.  You can cancel your approval of our newsletter or marketing emails at any time by sending us an email at (*). Within our newsletters, you can also click on the “Unsubscribe” link.  The legal basis for this processing is your consent or our legitimate interests, as applicable.   

d.     Security and integrity: We use personal data to protect the safety and security of our website, troubleshoot issues, and detect and prevent errors, fraudulent activity, or other potentially wrongful, harmful, or illegal activity.  The legal basis for this processing is our compliance with law and our legitimate interests.  

e.     Protection of interests: We may use personal data to protect the health, safety, welfare, rights, or interests of you, us, any third party, or the general public.  The legal bases for this processing are our compliance with applicable law, the protection of individuals’ vital interests, or the legitimate interests of us or of third parties, as applicable.  

f.      Compliance and claims: We may use personal data to comply with, make or defend claims relating to, or enforce: legal rights or obligations, legal process, our policies, government requests, or prudent security or business practices.  The legal bases for this processing are our compliance with applicable law and our legitimate interests.   

g.     As otherwise notified or consented: Personal data may be used for any additional purposes we have notified to you, or to which you have otherwise consented.  

How Wikimiles Shares Personal Data: Wikimiles may share personal data with third parties for any of the purposes listed in the section above titled “Usage Personal Data.”  The categories of third parties who receive personal data are generally as follows:  

a.     Service providers and business partners: We share personal data with service providers and business partners who provide services to us or otherwise help us operate our business, such as by hosting our website, managing our newsletter etc.

b.     Other or organizations: We may share personal data with other nonprofits or governmental or non governmental organizations in connection with our operations, such as where we jointly organize or promote a cause or an event with another organization.  

c.     Compliance and claims: We may share personal data in connection with complying with, making or defending claims relating to, or enforcing: legal rights or obligations, legal process, government requests, or prudent security or business practices.  This may include disclosures to law enforcement offices, third-party rights owners, or others, as well as sharing related to protecting the rights, property, interests, or personal safety of our clients, users, or the general public.  

d.     Transaction-related sharing: We may share or transfer personal data with another business in connection with a merger, acquisition, sale, or reorganization of our business or our assets.

e.     As authorized by you: We may share personal data with any person or entity you authorize us to share it with.  

Security: We have taken meticulous measures to protect the security of personal data that we hold.  However, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to us or our website over networks that we do not control, including the internet and wireless networks.  

Retention of Personal Data: We generally retain personal data for as long as is necessary to perform the purposes for which it was collected, as outlined in this Privacy Statement, unless applicable law permits or requires a longer period.  Please note that this means that, in some cases, we may be required to retain personal data for a period of time after the end of our relationship with you.  

Location of Services; Transfers: The servers that provide our website are located in the United States.  By using our website, you understand and agree that your data may be collected and stored in the United States, and may otherwise be transferred to countries with laws that may be deemed not to provide the same level of data protection as the laws in the country in which you reside.  

Your Privacy Rights: You may always update the information we hold about you by emailing us as set forth in the “Contact Us” section.  Further, where permitted by law, you may request that we provide you with a copy of personal data we hold about you; that we delete personal data about you; that we provide you with a machine-readable copy of certain personal data; that we restrict our processing of personal data; to withdraw a consent we previously obtained from you in regards to specified data processing and to object to processing of personal data that is based on our legitimate interests.  Depending on where you live, you may also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority.  We may require you to verify your identity before we process any request you make with us relating to personal data.  

To make any request relating to personal data, please contact us as set forth in the section below titled “Contact Us”.  

Changes to this Privacy Statement: Wikimiles may revise this Privacy Statement from time to time, and will post any revisions on our website. We will indicate the effective date of the most recent update. By using our website following an update, you accept and agree to this Privacy Statement in its most recent form. 

Links to Other Sites: Our website may contain links to other websites or platforms. These websites operate independently and their privacy practices are subject to their own privacy notices or policies.  We are not responsible for the content of linked websites, any use of these sites, or the privacy practices of those sites. For further information please visit disclaimer page.