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Privacy Policy

Updated January 2020

1. Background

Osman Consulting is a social enterprise based in the UK and operating internationally, providing services across the fields of disaster management, humanitarian action and stabilisation.

We collect, store and process personal and non-personal data in a number of ways.

This privacy policy refers only to the data and information we collect through this website. We collect the information which you voluntarily provide. This policy outlines the key ways which we may use this data but is not necessarily a comprehensive overview.

2. What kinds of personal information about you do we process?

We collect the information you submit through the website, for example personal data collected through our roster form or our contact form. This might include your first and last name, email address, telephone number, skype, nationality, current location/address, languages spoken, professional background including areas of expertise and years of experience, and any additional information contained in a message, CV or letter of interest. We also receive statistical data and analytics about visitor interaction with the website, in order to improve performance and experience. 


3. What do we use your personal data for?

We collect this information for the following reasons:

  1. To allow users to contact us and for us to respond to their queries;

  2. To hold the information of parties that there is a potential to do business with, and to get in contact with them in this regard;

  3. To allow interested parties to submit their details to be considered as part of our roster;

  4. To allow us to maintain records of those on our roster to consider them for work and to get in contact with them regarding opportunities and other matters related to being included in the roster.


4. What are the legal grounds for our processing of your personal information (including when we share it with others)?

Performance of a Contract

Some of the Personal Data processed us is done so on the basis that it is necessary for the performance of our agreement with you, or in order to take steps at the request of the user prior to entering such an agreement.

Legitimate Interest

A second ground relied upon for other types of processing of your Personal Data is that it is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by Osman Consulting.


5. When do we share your personal information with other organisations?

Your personal data collected is maintained and available for all Osman Consulting employees, consultants and interns. We will not share your personal information with external individuals or organisations except if we believe it is necessary for the performance of contract or based on our legitimate interest. In most cases, however, we will get in touch with you prior to sharing your details and ask for your consent.


6. Exercising your rights

If you do not want us to process your data anymore, and/or you would like us to erase all personal information we hold for you, please email us at If you have questions or issues with any aspect of this privacy policy and the way your data is used, please contact us on the same address.

7. Is your personal information transferred outside the UK or the EEA?

Your personal data may be transferred outside the UK or the EEA when sharing it internally with staff members or associate consultants who work and/or operate outside these areas. If we share your information with other organisations as described above in point 5, this may also involve locations outside the UK or the EEA, depending on the nature of the assignment or query.


8. What should you do if your personal information changes?

If you would like to update the personal information we hold for you, please get in touch with This is particularly relevant for those who sign up to our roster, although we will get in touch every so often to ask whether the details we hold for you remain up to date.


9. Updates to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.


10. Third parties

This website is run through The roster forms are submitted through Please review the privacy policies of these providers to understand other ways that data may be collected, processed and made use of through accessing and using this site. You can review Wix's policy here: and JotForms' here:


11. Links to third party sites

The Site may make available links to other websites. When you click on such links, you may leave our Site. We are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or other privacy practices of any third party, including our affiliates, third-party service providers, any third-party social media platform, any third party making available the devices or operating systems for which the site is available, and any third party operating any website to which the site contains a link. You may have rights directly enforceable against these third parties so you should consider their privacy policies to learn more.


12. For how long is your personal information retained by us?

We will retain the personal information you supply to us indefinitely so long as our holding of it continues to fall under the legal grounds. 

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