Land Rights Now is a campaign formed by Oxfam, International Land Coalition, and Rights and Resources Initiative, and open to all organizations and communities that endorse its goal Land Rights Now respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This Notice explains when and how we collect your personal data when you use our website, and the rights you have over your own information.

This Notice applies to the website of Land Rights Now, however, when you use this site you may be directed to the website of other members of Land Rights Now or links to third party websites or applications. These websites will have their own Privacy Notices, which you should also look at.

If you have any questions in relation to this Notice or would like to exercise your rights under it, please contact:


We feel strongly about privacy – particularly in confidential matters. Personal data acquired through Land Rights Now is processed and controlled solely by Oxfam. Your data are treated confidentially. This means that we will not sell or disclose your personal data to third parties. Our employees, partner organizations, and third parties whose services we engage, are under an obligation to respect the confidentiality of personal data.

Personal data
There are a number of areas on our website where you may provide personal data to Land Rights Now, including when you:

  • register for Land Rights Now email updates
  • sign a Land Rights Now petition
  • register to be involved in our campaigns

The information we collect will depend on the nature of your action but may include name, email address, telephone number, country and language preference.

In the case of a petition action, in no instance will we use your data for any purpose besides sending your name to the government or company we are targeting in the campaign. The campaign target will receive your name and your email address. This makes it possible for the campaign target to send you a reply, if applicable.

Your data and social media

When using our site, you have the ability to link through to certain social media sites such as Facebook, Tumblr, or Twitter. Depending on your settings, and the privacy policies of these social media and messaging services, we may receive or match your personal data with these sites to show Land Rights Now content while these services are being used. To change your settings on these services, please refer to their privacy notices, which will tell you how to do this.

We will only contact you for marketing purposes (for example keep you up to date on our work based on your previous responses to our campaigns, or let you know of ways in which you can support that work) where we have your consent.

At each place that you provide your personal data on our website, there is an opportunity for you to express your preferences in relation to marketing communications from us. Where you provide your consent to such communications, you can withdraw consent or change your preferences at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button on any marketing communication. You can also e-mail/ phone at

We never sell or share your information with entities outside Land Rights Now for their marketing purposes.


MailChimp is used for sending Land Rights Now newsletters and campaign emails. MailChimp is a program for sending out emails to large groups of recipients. Land Rights Now uses it to send the newsletters and campaign emails to subscribers. MailChimp has updated its tool to be compliant with the new GDPR laws (the European privacy regulation on personal data protection). Find out more at

Participation in campaigns

By participating in our campaign, you accept our privacy statement and give your consent to Land Rights Now to collect, store and process your information in the manners described above and for the purposes for which you have stated a preference. Our privacy statement will be updated regularly. If you have any questions about this statement, please contact us at

Data alteration
If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, if you wish to know what personal data Land Rights Now processes, or if you wish to have your data altered or deleted, please send an email to

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We use the following cookies: Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Doubleclick

You can disable or delete cookies whenever you wish. Click on the type of browser that you use in the list shown below to find out more about disabling and deleting cookies. You can adjust the settings in your browser to notify you as soon as you receive a cookie, or to disable cookies. However, this might prevent the website from functioning optimally.

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How do we protect your data?
Land Rights Now has implemented the appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect personal data from loss or any form of unlawful processing. Our website is secured using ), a protocol that guarantees privacy in communications on the Internet and that was designed to prevent eavesdropping, interference or message falsification. Data is being stored for as long as necessary for the above-mentioned purposes.

If you have further questions about our privacy statement
We will do our utmost to keep you informed about our privacy statement. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We recommend sending an email to

Date of most recent update: 26 June 2018

We reserve the right to change this privacy statement. We recommend that you check it regularly for updates.