Consent and your rights

Stop Mandated Shunning is a global campaign to make mandated shunning a discriminatory hate crime and to expose the harm caused by this practice. Before you decide to participate, it is important to understand the procedures involved in protecting your data. Please take your time to read the information provided below and feel free to ask any questions you may have before or after making your decision.

Confidentiality and Data Protection: The data collected in this study will be treated with the utmost care. The data is stored by Raisley. It is encrypted in transit using industry-standard TLS1.2 encryption and is then also encrypted at rest. It’s protected by firewalls and held securely to avoid any unauthorised access to that data. Raisley's storage and transmission of data is compliant with the EU's GDPR which are the most stringent privacy regulations in the world. Under GDPR, data cannot be kept indefinitely. We have established time limits for data retention to ensure the erasure of records when they are no longer required.

Purpose of the story collection and your rights: By sharing your story, you can contribute to raising awareness about this sensitive topic and potentially help to make this practice a crime. You will be able to choose whether to tell your story anonymously or with your full legal name. You can also decide if we are allowed to publish your story on our website (anonymously or with your full legal name). Please note, that if you wish for your story to potentially be used in a court of law, we will need to hold your full legal name and contact details. Personal data is stored safely and securely and can only be accessed by the team working on this campaign, it will not be shared with any third parties.

If you are physically located in the European Union (EU) or EEA (European Economic Area) your personal data is further protected under GDPR: By providing your informed consent, you have the right to know and understand how your data will be collected, processed, and stored. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time without facing any negative consequences. Additionally, you can request access to your data, rectify any inaccuracies, and request its erasure by using the contact details provided at the bottom of this page.

Voluntary Participation: Your participation is entirely voluntary. You have the right to decline involvement at any time without consequences. If you have given us permission to publish your story on our website and you change your mind, please inform us by using the contact details provided below.

Contact Information: If you have any questions about this campaign or need further clarification at any point, please do not hesitate to contact us.