GDPR Statement

This privacy policy sets out how the Menstrual Cup Coalition uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

The Menstrual Cup Coalition is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and will only process personal data in accordance with the current data protection legislation which from 25 May 2018 will be the General Data Protection Regulations. Any personal information you provide to us will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Menstrual Cup Coalition may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


TheMenstrual Cup Coalition website is a resource

What information is being collected & what is the legal basis for collecting the data?

We collect a contact name, contact details, web address and information about your organisation in relation to menstrual cups about you and your organisation.

We will not collect data any special categories of information.

The legal bases are:

  1. Consent
  2. Required for the performance of a contract
  3. Required for compliance with a legal obligation
  4. Safeguard the vital interests of the subject
  5. Required for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest
  6. Necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the Controller or a third party, except where such interests are outweighed by the interests, rights or freedoms of the data subject

Who is collecting it?

The Data protection officer of the Menstrual Cup Coalition will collect the above-mentioned data for processing.

How is the information collected?

We only collect the data that you personally input into our webform or type into our MCC new members form. The information is held on a secure cloud service which is hosted offsite. We may also transfer some of this information to our internal network systems for processing in relation to the activities you are involved with.

How the information is being used, stored and protected?

The sole purpose of the information we collect is to administer the coalition, invite you to meetings and the Cup Summit, also to provide the general public with your contact details should they require your support and highlight your work in your area of the world.

We ensure that our systems are secure, password protected and backed up regularly.

Who will the information be shared with?

Information given for the Menstrual Cup Coalition list of members will be published on the Menstrual Cup Coalition members web page, and will be visible to anyone who visits the website.

Retention of data and updating your information

Information given for the Menstrual Cup coalition list of members database will be retained until we are informed that it is no longer current.

How will the collection of data affect the data subject?

Sometimes we may have legal obligation to share data e.g. employees with HMRC for tax purposes. Information on what constitutes automated processing can be found on the ICO website.

Your rights and how to find out what information we hold about you

The GDPR gives individuals of the following rights:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right of access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure (to be forgotten)
  5. The right to restrict processing

How to contact us

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, including making a subject access request for information held by the Menstrual Cup Coalition, please contact us at [email protected]

General queries about data protection at The Menstrual Cup Coalition should be directed to the Data Protection Officer [email protected]

The Menstrual Cup Coalition supports the safe use of affordable menstrual cups by sharing knowledge and good practice globally.

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