Data Protection Policy

We welcome your visit to the O&M - Calculate the cost app. Transparency in relation to data protection and data security of visitors to this app and partners is a matter of great importance. We take the protection of your data very seriously in all of the data processing and analysis processes. On the occasion of your use of this app we would like to inform you which data we store, when it is stored and how such data is used – always with due regard to the applicable provision of data protection in particular the EU General Data Protections Regulation (GDPR) and the local laws. Generally, you will not have to provide any personal data in order to use this app. But we would like to ask for you consent to use the data you entered in this app to support building up a valid data-set for schools worldwide.
(WASH) - Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WinS) - WASH in Schools (O&M) - Operation and Maintenance (EU) - European Union (GDPR) - General Data Protections Regulation
2.1 Anonymous data that will be gathered If you access the O&M app. Our web server automatically gathers information of a general nature. This includes:  the type of web browser and operating system used,  the domain name of the Internet service provider,  the app from which you are visiting us,  the pages that you visit on the O&M app as well as the date and duration of your visit. None of the above information can be used to identify who you are. We, or third parties instructed by us, evaluate this data purely for statistical purposes and only in an anonymized form, in order to optimize our app and increase user-friendliness, efficiency, and safety. 2.2 Data entered using the app. In addition to the data collected automatically we also process data that you make available to us voluntarily. These data are data you entered when using the app like costs of WASH supplies and basic school information such as country, school name, school address, and school characteristics. This data will only be collected and stored in our servers that are allowed under the EU GDPR if you provide consent. You can always retract your consent by sending an email to the controller (see section 7) 2.3 Instances when data is collected.  When providing consent upon saving the results of the calculation  When providing us feedback and you would need a response from us: Email (Optional) You disclose all of this data to us on a voluntary basis. We use this data only for the purposes mentioned herein.
 We process the information you provided when using the app to support the Global WASH in Schools network to better understand O&M costing around the globe.  If you wish to leave a comment or feedback on our app, we may require your name and email address to allow us to get in touch with you in case of any queries or if you would need response from us.
The protection of your shared data is of foremost importance to us. We, therefore, process all the information you enter on our app in the Philippines (country of creation) and store it in our server location that are allowed under the EU GDPR. We will not sell, lease or otherwise grant access to your data to third parties with different purposes set herein.
On the O&M app we may use links to external sites which are specially marked and whose contents are not on our server. The external contents of these links were checked when the links were set. However, it cannot be ruled out that the contents have been subsequently changed by the respective providers. This data protection declaration only applies to content on our servers
You have at any time the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of your shared data. In order to exercise these rights, please contact the controller (see section 7)
Controller: appcontroller@wins-oandm.app Internal Data Protection Officer: datenschutzbeauftragter@giz.de