Last updated: February 2021
This privacy notice provides information regarding the processing of personal data by the International Finance Corporation’s (“IFC”, “our” or “we”) in the course of providing our Products and Services (“Products and Services”). It describes how IFC, in the course of providing our Products and Services, collects, handles or otherwise processes (“processes”) personal data relating to individuals who are either (i) themselves the direct or indirect beneficiaries of such Products and Services, or (ii) individual representatives of, or otherwise associated with, businesses and other organizations currently or potentially benefiting from or participating in IFC’s Products or Services (for example, employees, officers, shareholders, directors, beneficial owners, guarantors or key vendors or partners of such businesses or organizations) (“you” or “Covered Individuals”).
Such processing is necessary to enable IFC to carry out its mission, mandate and purpose as an international organization established by its member countries. In certain cases, processing personal data is also necessary for the performance of a contract or for compliance with a binding obligation.
Why do we process your personal data in providing our Products and Services?
IFC processes your personal data as reasonably necessary to conduct and manage its investment, advisory and asset management activities. In particular, this includes processing personal data for any of the following purposes:
What personal data do we process in providing our Products and Services?
We may collect and process the following personal data about Covered Individuals:
Where do we obtain your personal data?
We may obtain your personal data directly from you (or from a business or an organization that employs you or with which you are associated), or from partners or other organizations involved in our relevant transactions or engagement. For anti-corruption and anti-fraud assessments, relevant personal data may also be collected through publicly available sources (such as newspapers), relevant business contacts, specialized databases operated by the private sector, or specialized external service providers.
To whom is your personal data disclosed?
We may disclose personal data about you to:
How long do we keep your personal data?
We keep personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes described in this privacy notice, in accordance with our appliable records retention and disposition schedules.
How to Request Information on your Personal Data Processed by IFC
You may submit such a request using the webform available here.
Contact the IFC Data Privacy Office
All other questions related to IFC’s data privacy framework can be directed to IFC’s Data Privacy Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to this privacy statement
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