Privacy Policy

Last Updated On 22nd-Jan-2024

This Privacy Policy describes the policies and procedures of CHEVS on the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information collected through our website (, direct marketing, special events, or other interactions with CHEVS.

Personal Data We Collect

While using our service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to: 

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Demographic information
  • Location information
  • Usage data

Use Of Your Personal Data

CHEVS gathers contact information when you register on, participate in an event, or contact CHEVS. We use this information to send you the following:

  • CHEVS and LGBTQI-related action alerts
  • Event invitations
  • Capacity-building opportunities
  • Press releases
  • Information about CHEVS’ programmatic accomplishments and initiatives

How Your Personal Data Will Be Shared

CHEVS will never sell your personal information to third parties however, the service providers we use may have access to your personal data. These third-party vendors collect, store, use, process, and transfer information about your activity on our service by their privacy policies. 

Below are the circumstances in which your information will be shared: 


We may use third-party service providers to monitor and analyse the use of our service.

Email Marketing

We may use your personal data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any or all communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.


We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we may use third-party services for payment processing (e.g., payment processors).   We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors, whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy.  

Retention Of Your Personal Data

CHEVS will retain your personal data only for as long as necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, which includes internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or improve the functionality of our service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for extended periods.

Security Of Your Personal Data

The security of your information is important to us, and we will use reasonable security measures to prevent the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of your information under our control. However, given the inherent risks, we cannot guarantee absolute security, and consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

Children’s Privacy 

Our service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and you are aware that Your child has provided us with personal data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent’s consent before we collect and use that information.

Your Rights Under The GDPR Privacy Policy

You have the right under this privacy policy, and by law if you are within the EU, to:


  •  Request access to your personal data
  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you
  • Request erasure of your personal data
  • Withdraw your consent

You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, and opposition by contacting us. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.


To exercise these rights, you can write to us at If you make a request, we will respond to you as soon as possible.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will inform you via email before the change becomes effective and update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this privacy policy.  

Contact Us

For questions, comments, or concerns regarding CHEVS’ privacy policy or information sent to you by CHEVS, please email