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Privacy Notice

In accordance with the provisions set forth in the Federal Law for the Protection of Personal Data Held by Private Parties (Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de Particulares, hereinafter referred to as the “Law”) and other applicable provisions, we hereby inform you on the characteristics and purposes of the treatment given to your personal data.

I. Identity and address of the responsible party

The KANAN KAY ALLIANCE is a group of members integrated by fishing cooperatives, civil society organizations, philanthropic organizations, research institutes, government agencies, and the private sector, who have decided to collaborate with the mission of “Contribute to the consolidation of responsible fishery management to recover the biodiversity and productivity of the small scale fisheries of the Yucatan Peninsula by facilitating collaborative processes and shared actions through Fishery Refugees”. It is hosted and administered by Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, A.C., with fiscal address at Damas Street No. 49, Colonia San José Insurgentes, Zip Code 03900 in Mexico City; and is for collecting your data for the use and storage of such data and its due protection.

In the collection of data provided by you personally and directly, either verbally, by telephone, correspondence, business cards or filling out of forms, as well as in the collection of data through our website, we follow all the principles established by the Law: legality, quality, consent, information, purpose, loyalty, confidentiality, security, proportionality, and responsibility.

II. Purposes of personal data processing

Personal data obtained, stored, and used by ALIANZA KANAN KAY is voluntarily provided by you for the following purposes:

  1. To keep an updated record of donors, clients, suppliers, and friends of ALIANZA KANAN KAY;
  2. To Inform our donors, clients and, friends of varied news, communications, or opportunity notices about ALIANZA KANAN KAY in order to promote, educate and train our community in matters related to the conservation of nature and environmental quality;
  3. To send invitations to participate in research and training projects that ALIANZA KANAN KAY, in its opinion, considers of your interest;
  4. To comply with our obligations with respect to our donors, clients, and suppliers;
  5. To set up contact with our donors, clients, and friends in order to answer requests for information;
  6. To set up contact with our donors in order to provide certain information with regard to employees of ALIANZA KANAN KAY;
  7. To send notifications regarding changes to this Privacy Notice; and,
  8. To respond to requests for personnel recruitment received by ALIANZA KANAN KAY.

III. Personal data collected

To fulfill the above-mentioned objectives, we can collect your personal information in different ways. We usually collect your data when you directly provide it to us (through our members or our website). Sometimes we collect your data indirectly through other sources allowed by the Law.

We collect the data directly when you provide it to us either in person, electronically, or through our website. Such personal data may include: (i) name or corporate name; (ii) address;

(iii) company and position held; (iv) telephone number; (v) e-mail address; and (vi) if necessary, your academic and career education, such as degrees and professional certificates. This information will be subject to controlled processing.

In addition, we may collect data considered by the Law as financial or patrimonial data, including (i) the nature and number of bank accounts; (ii) tax receipts; (iii) Federal Taxpayer Registry number; and (iv) social security number.

In accordance with the provisions of the fourth paragraph of Article 8° of the Law, when ALIANZA KANAN KAY collects financial or patrimonial data, you will be required to expressly consent to the processing of such data. For such purposes, in due course, you will be asked to indicate whether or not you accept the treatment by marking your acceptance on our website or, otherwise, by signing the document that, at your request, may be provided to you.

IV. Sensitive Personal Data

In case ALIANZA KANAN KAY collects sensitive personal data (those that may reveal aspects such as racial or ethnic origin, present, and future health status, genetic information, religious, philosophical and moral beliefs, union membership, political opinions, or sexual preferences), these will be treated only for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Notice, in relation to the services provided or provided to you (legal or statistical issues related to the mission and objectives of ALIANZA KANAN KAY).

According to Article 9° of the Law, when ALIANZA KANAN KAY receives sensitive personal data from you, your express consent will be required for the processing of this data; therefore, you will be required to expressly consent to the processing of such data. For such purposes, we will ask you, at the time, to indicate whether or not you accept the treatment by signing this document.

The personal data collected will be part of a database that will remain in force for as long as ALIANZA KANAN KAY exists, or for the period necessary to fulfill the aforementioned purpose, so we will adopt each and every one of the necessary security measures and that the Law requires, to safeguard your personal information from any damage, loss, alteration, destruction or unauthorized use, access or treatment.

V. Information gathered through remote or local means of electronic or optical communication or through other technology

Cookies are files stored on the hard drive of the user’s computer equipment or electronic communication device as a consequence of navigating in a specific webpage, that allow an Internet server to recall certain facts about the user, such as preferences for the display of pages on that server, name, and password.

On the other hand, web beacons are visible or hidden images embedded on a web page or e-mail address, which could be used to monitor a user’s behavior and store information about the user’s IP address, interaction time on that page, the type of browser used.

Please note that we may collect personal data through the use of cookies and web beacons to obtain the following information:

  • The type of browser and operating system
  • The Internet pages you visit
  • The links that you follow
  • The IP address
  • The website you visited before coming to ours

ALIANZA KANAN KAY may use cookies and web beacons to collect information on the areas of your choice visited on our website, to identify the services that you were interested in, to accelerate the speed of your future visits, as well as update our website and services according to your interests and needs.

These tools can be disabled. For more information about the procedure, please contact us.

VI. Mechanisms and procedures for the holder to revoke their consent at any time

At any time, you may revoke the consent that has been given to ALIANZA KANAN KAY for the treatment of your personal data. For such purposes, you will have to contact the administration in order to be informed of the procedure to be followed to perform the revocation of consent.

Within a maximum of 15 business days from the receipt of your request, we will answer the request and inform you of its status through the same channel it was received.

VII. Means to exercise the ARCO rights, withdrawal of consent, and refusal for processing of personal data

You have the right to access, rectify and cancel your personal data, and oppose to its treatment or withdraw your consent granted for that purpose through the procedure that we have implemented.

In order to facilitate the exercise of such rights, we invite you to make a written request addressed to the Administration of ALIANZA KANAN KAY, either in person at Damas No. 49, Colonia San José Insurgentes, Postal Code No. 03900 Mexico City; or by sending an e-mail to:

Within a maximum of 20 business days from the receipt of your request, we will answer such a request and inform you about its status through the same channel it was received.

VIII. Transfer of personal data

ALIANZA KANAN KAY reserves the right to share your personal data with its members, who will treat your information on behalf of ALIANZA KANAN KAY exclusively.

We also inform you that your personal data will not be transferred or treated, inside and/or outside the country, by any other entity besides ALIANZA KANAN KAY.

Notwithstanding, in certain cases established in the Mexican legislation, we might be obligated to transfer your personal data to the competent authorities. 

IX. Amendments of the Privacy Notice

ALIANZA KANAN KAY reserves the right to change or update at any time the terms and conditions of this Privacy Notice. This action will be notified by a notice on the website and/or an e-mail sent to the e-mail address you provide. ALIANZA KANAN KAY is not responsible if you do not receive the notification of amendments to the Privacy Notice if there is any problem with your e-mail account, data transmission over the Internet, or if there was no access to the website for any reason not attributable to ALIANZA KANAN KAY.

For your safety, we strongly suggest periodical reviews of the contents of this Privacy Notice on our website.

X. Complaints and allegations of improper treatment of personal data

If you consider that your right to protection of personal data has been violated by any conduct of our members, officers or by our actions or responses, and presumably in the treatment of your personal information, there is a violation of the provisions under the Law; you may file a complaint before the Federal Institute for Access to Information (Instituto Federal de Acceso a la Información, “IFAI”). For more information, visit

XI. Administration and Operational Support

The administrative information of ALIANZA KANAN KAY is provided below:

Damas No. 49, Colonia San José Insurgentes, Zip Code 03900 Mexico City.

E-mail address:

Most recent update: January 10, 2022.