This is the Privacy Statement and Policy for the International Stillbirth Alliance. This Privacy Policy was last updated in August 2020. The International Stillbirth Alliance understands that your privacy is important. The International Stillbirth Alliance is committed to protecting your privacy and personal information you provide or as you access and use materials on In addition, information that you submit to the International Stillbirth Alliance in response to an email request for information or other outreach from the International Stillbirth Alliance will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Statement. The International Stillbirth Alliance may, at its discretion, amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. To ensure you can remain informed about the information we collect and how we use it, material changes to our statement will be reflected here. This Site may contain links to external sites which are not governed by this Privacy Statement. The International Stillbirth Alliance does not take responsibility for the privacy practices of any third-party sites to which we link. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information there. Please read this Privacy Statement carefully.

Information that we collect, and how we use it

What information do we collect?

The International Stillbirth Alliance collects information from you when you subscribe to email newsletters, submit a membership application or renewal, make a donation, or submit a memorial message. Personal information that we collect includes: names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers and/or demographic information.

How do we use personal information?

The purposes and uses of your personal information will depend on the use of the International Stillbirth Alliance website (hereafter the “Site”) and the personal information provided. We process your personal information: For the purposes of safeguarding the legitimate interests pursued by The International Stillbirth Alliance. This includes:
  • Managing applications and sending our members updates regarding our work, events, and initiatives.
  • Tailoring your experience at the Site with relevant International Stillbirth Alliance materials.
  • Understanding the Site’s user population, identifying subject areas of interest, and determining whether the Site is designed to work with the computer settings of most of our visitors.
  • Measuring and improving the effectiveness of the International Stillbirth Alliance marketing programs across different channels.
  • Improving our web content and navigation.
We will not sell, share, rent or otherwise make available your personal information to other parties. Any third parties will only process this information to the extent to which and within the limits that the International Stillbirth Alliance itself is permitted to process that data.

Retention of your personal information

The International Stillbirth Alliance retains your personal information for so long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. We may retain your personal information for longer if it is the subject of a legal claim or may otherwise be relevant for future litigation.


If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further communications from us in any or all forms, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by emailing us at with this request.

Cookies and other tracking technologies

The International Stillbirth Alliance may use cookies on this Site and in our communications with you to keep track of your visit to our Site and our communications with you. A “cookie” is a small amount of data sent from a Web server to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place a small amount of data on your devices to monitor your website activity to allow us to collect information about how you use our Site and our services. With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your computer. Please refer to your browser instructions or you can visit which will give you more information. Once you have given your consent to use cookies we shall store a cookie on your computer or device to remember this for next time. If you wish to withdraw consent at any time you will need to delete our cookies using your web browser settings. Please be advised that certain sections or functionalities of the Site may be inaccessible to you if your browser does not accept cookies.

Security processes

The International Stillbirth Alliance cannot guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons and the International Stillbirth Alliance cannot be responsible for any actions resulting from a breach of security when information is supplied over the internet or any public computer network.

Links to other sites

This website contains links to other Web sites not operated by the International Stillbirth Alliance. The International Stillbirth Alliance is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any non-International Stillbirth Alliance websites to which we link from the Site. We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting other websites and sites not governed by our Privacy Statement. We cannot control the content or security of such websites. We cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage incurred by a user because of visiting such websites. No links are intended to be, nor should be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by us of that other website.

Compliance with law

The International Stillbirth Alliance complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. The International Stillbirth Alliance may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal or administrative order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of the Site or a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through the Site, we may disclose personal user information to our affected partners or legal authorities.

Access rights

In accordance with applicable data protection laws, including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation, you have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and details of how we use that information. If any of the information held about you is incorrect or out of date, you have the right to amend or rectify it. You also have the right to require us to erase your personal data, stop processing your personal data, restricting the processing of your personal information, right of portability of your personal information and/or to withdraw your consent to processing. This may not apply if there are other legal justifications to continue processing. If you think we may have incorrect personal information, or would like a copy of the personal information we hold on you, or to exercise any other data protection right, please contact us. Please note that we need you to prove who you are before we can provide you with any information.

Contact us

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