Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy



The Equity Initiative is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act. This policy explains how we collect, use, and protect the personal information you provide when you visit our website.


1. Information We Collect


We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Personal Information: Name, email address, phone number, postal address, and other contact details.
  • Demographic Information: Age, sex, and nationality. 
  • Technical Data: IP address, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
  • Usage Data: Information about how you use our website.
  • Marketing and Communications Data: Your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences.
  • Application Information (applicable only if you submit an application for the fellowship): Resume, employment history, education history, photos, videos, and essay when you apply for our activities, especially our fellowship program.


2. How Do We Collect Personal Data?


In general, we store data we receive from the user directly via the various sign-ups or forms on our online channels, for example:

  • Newsletter subscriptions
  • Applications for our fellowship program
  • Contacts for information, petitions,  etc. from our online channels
  • From records

This includes the technical storage of data deriving from access to our online media.


3. How We Use Your Information


We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and improve our work: We may use your information to fulfill your requests and improve our work.
  • To communicate with you: We may use your contact details to send you information about our activities, updates, and other communications.
  • To manage our website: We use technical data to ensure our website functions properly and to improve your user experience.
  • For research and analysis: We may use demographic and usage data to understand our audience better and improve our outreach strategies.
  • To comply with legal obligations: We may process your personal information to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
  • For fellowship selection process: We use application information, to evaluate candidates for our fellowship program.


4. Data Sharing and Disclosure


We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. However, we may share your data with:

  • Service Providers: Third parties provide services on our behalf, such as website hosting, data analysis and payment processing. We ensure these third parties comply with relevant data protection laws and have data sharing agreements in place.
  • Legal and Regulatory Authorities: When required to comply with legal obligations or to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Equity Initiative, our users, or others.
  • Internal partners


5. Data Security


We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.


6. Your Rights


You have the following rights regarding your personal information:

  • Access: You can request access to your personal information and obtain a copy of it.
  • Correction: You can request correction of any inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • Deletion: You can request deletion of your personal information under certain conditions.
  • Restriction: You can request the restriction of processing your personal information.
  • Objection: You can object to the processing of your personal information under certain conditions.


7. Cookies


Our website uses cookies to enhance your user experience. A cookie is a small file placed on your device that helps us recognize and remember you. You can control the use of cookies through your browser settings.


8. Changes to This Privacy Policy


We may update this policy from time to time. Any changes we make will be posted on this page and where appropriate. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.


10. Contact Us


If you wish to exercise any of your rights or have any questions about this privacy policy or our data practices, please contact us at:
CMB Foundation Southeast Asia 


591 UBCII Tower, Unit 1204 (A), 12th Floor Sukhumvit Road, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Phone: +66 661 095 170