Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. We use the information we collect about you to help us understand more about how our site is used and to be able to send you communications about Amref Health Africa that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise. The ‘personally identifiable information’ is information that enables us to identify you, such as your email address, name, title, and address.
Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically.
What information do we collect?
You can access our web site www.amref.org without disclosing any of your personal data. However, we collect some personal information as provided by you in donation forms & newsletter subscriptions.
We also collect non-identifying information to help us understand more about how our site is used.
A cookie is a text-only string of information that we pass to your computer’s hard disk through your web-browser so that the website can remember who you are. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. For more information about cookies, please see www.allaboutcookies.org.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.
Use of Personal Information
Amref Health Africa uses the information we collect about you to help us with understanding more about how our site is used and to be able to send you communications that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise.
Use of Information
As a general rule, Amref Health Africa will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it. When you are using our secure online donation pages you are going through to a partner company and the information you give such as your credit card number and contact information is provided so that the transaction can take place.
If you indicated that you are interested in receiving regular information about Amref Health Africa’s campaign work or emergencies appeals we will send you communications regarding Amref Health Africa’s work and activities, either electronically or otherwise. In addition, we may send you direct mail that we feel may be of interest to you.
We comply with all laws to which we are subject. With respect to personally identifiable information you provide to us, we will only disclose it to the extent that we, in good faith, believe that applicable law requires it.
Access, update or delete your data
If you have created an account on our website, you can access, correct or delete your personal data by logging in to your user account and making the necessary changes. You should promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate.
When you are using our secure online donation pages you are going through to a partner company and the information you give such as your credit card number and contact information is provided so that the transaction can take place. Otherwise, your credit card information will not be disclosed to others.
Access, update or delete your data
Protection of Information
Amref Health Africa is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect the individual identifying information that you provide to us.
Amref Health Africa makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information, including credit card information, by using high grade encryption and https security protocol to communicate with your browser software.
This method reflects industry standard security protocol and makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept your credit card information, whilst protecting your privacy.
Our website is not intended for use by children and we do not knowingly collect data on children.
If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at [email protected] We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.