Our GDPR Privacy Policy

 

Privacy Policy – Wellbeing Foundation Africa

Wellbeing Foundation Africa “WBFA” 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 WBFA that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise. The "personal information" is information that enables us to identify you, such as your email address, name, title and address.

 

WBFA makes no information available to any third parties and WBFA does not sell or rent user information to anyone.

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 personal information does WBFA collect?

WBFA collects information volunteered by visitors when subscribing to our newsletter service or registering as a Youth Partner.

 

How does WBFA use my information?

WBFA uses the information we collect to send you communications that you have requested as well as those which may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise.

 

Who is collecting your information?

When you are in the WBFA website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with WBFA alone unless stated otherwise.

 

With whom does WBFA share your information?

WBFA 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. Where information is collected via a third party, this data is only used by WBFA unless otherwise stated.

 

Will WBFA disclose my information to Third Parties?

WBFA will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We subcontract some companies to perform functions on our behalf, which at present consists of sending e-mail through MailChimp. Such companies will have access to personal information needed to perform these functions but may not use it for any other purpose and are required to process the data in accordance with the UK's Data Protection legislation.

What are my choices regarding collection, use and distribution of my information?

If you have subscribed to our newsletters and therefore indicated you wish to receive regular information about WBFA’s projects, we will send you communications regarding these activities electronically. In addition, we may send you direct mail that we feel may be of interest to you. If you inform us that you no longer wish to receive these, we will remove you from our mailing list and your details will be deleted from our records.

What is WBFA’s policy on allowing me to update, correct or delete my personal information?

The accuracy of your individual identifying information is important to WBFA. If you change email address or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out- of-date, email us at info@wbfafrica.org.

 

How does WBFA protect my personal information?

WBFA has in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.

 

What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of my information?

No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, WBFA cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

 

Transfer of personal data overseas

As the internet is a global environment, collecting and processing personal information may involve the transmission of this data internationally, including outside the European Union. Therefore, by communicating electronically with WBFA you acknowledge and agree to your personal data being processed in this way.

 

Your rights to access personal data

As a ‘data subject’, under the Data Protection Act you have rights of access to the personal data held about you. Please contact info@wbfafrica.org for further information.

 

Web analytics

To ensure that WBFA’s website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within the site, website analytics are employed to collect aggregate data to analyse the number of visitors to different areas of the site and to make sure that the website is serving as a useful, effective information source.

 

How we use cookies

Most of our web pages use “cookies”. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is deployed if you agree using the control box. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of WBFA’s website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also to improve its content and functionality.