Cookies and privacy policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website. Personal data is any information that directly or indirectly can be related to an identifiable person.

What data do we collect?

Indirect and direct identifiers are your IP-address, location data, traffic data/data points, demographic data, name, e-mail address, phone number, Social Security Number, home address and payment details. Direct identifiers will only be collected with your active consent e.g. when you register as a paying member or sign up to receive our newsletters by filling out a form on our website.

How we collect your data

Most of the data we collect is provided directly and actively by you. We collect and process your data when you:

  • Register as a paying member (Social Security Number, payment details, name, e-mail, phone number, home address)
  • Sign up to receive our newsletter
  • Sign up to receive email notifications about new web content
  • Make online donations
  • Participate in our contests
  • Sign our petitions

How we use your data

DIGNITY collects your data so that we can:

  • Manage your paid membership (payment service, receipts etc.)
  • E-mail you our newsletters
  • E-mail you notifications about new content on our website
  • Contact you if you win one of our contests
  • Keep track of your event registrations/cancellations

How do we store your data

We store your data within our CRM system that is GDPR-compliant.

Your data protection rights

  • You have the right to know which of your personal data that DIGNITY stores and processes.
  • You have the right to request that DIGNITY correct or complete any information about you that you believe to be incorrect or incomplete.
  • You have the right to request that DIGNITY erases information about you, under certain circumstances.
  • You have the right to object to DIGNITY’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.


To participate in DIGNITY’s contests, you must have Danish residency and be over the age of 18. DIGNITY employees are not allowed to participate. The winner will be contacted directly by e-mail and must reply within three days or a new winner will automatically be found. To receive the prize the winner must inform us his or her full name and e-mail address. DIGNITY will not sell or in any way pass on your information to third parties, and we exclusively use the information to contact you if you win and to give your more information about DIGNITY’s work, events, news and other contests.

Privacy policies of other websites

DIGNITY’s website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy only applies to our website, so if you go to another website via an external link, please read their privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy updated continuously, and we will place any updates on this webpage. This policy was last updated on October, 1 2022.

How to contact us

If you have a request please contact DIGNITY’s fundraising department via
Email: or by Phone.: +45 33 76 06 00

If you wish to report a complaint about how DIGNITY has handled your personal data or request in regard to this please contact the The Danish Data Protection Agency. is owned and published by:
DIGNITY – Danish Institute Against Torture
Bryggervangen 55
Copenhagen 2100

Phone.: +45 33 76 06 00