Privacy and Terms of Use

Duties and responsibilities

Give Back Africa Foundation Fund (“GBAF”) is committed to protecting any personal information you provide in connection with your use of this website, (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy describes what information we collect when you visit the Site, how we collect it, how we use it and the steps we take to protect it. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time and when we do, we will post the modified policy. We may also provide additional notice for more significant changes to the Privacy Policy. By submitting information to us or continuing to use the Site after we have posted any modifications, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, which are incorporated into and a part of our Terms.

Donations

If you wish to make a donation, you will be linked to a site operated by Blackbaud/Pay Pal or Paypal Community, service providers that provide an e-commerce infrastructure for nonprofit organizations.

Information gathered through the site

GBAF may track and record certain nonpersonal information of Site users, including IP address, operating system, type of browser, referring URL, and time spent on the Site in order to gain aggregate data that may be analyzed for trends and statistics on how our visitors use the Site. GBAF may use accumulated aggregate non-personal data for several purposes including, but not limited to, Site traffic analysis, evaluation of GBAF’s services, and program planning. GBAF may also market anonymous, non-identifiable user data that has been collected and processed into aggregate and anonymous statistical profiles to third parties. GBAF may use a third-party website analytics provider to track and record nonpersonal information of Site users and provide reports based on such information to GBAF. Such providers may use that nonpersonal information for their internal purposes.
If we collect personal information at any time, we will use your personal information for the purposes for which you provide it. We may also use it to notify you of services or activities that we think may be of interest to you if you register on the site. If you do not wish to be contacted for these purposes, you may let us know at any time by sending an email to “optout@givebackafrica.org” or contacting us as described below. We may also share your personal information with third parties who provide services to us in connection with the Site or disclose it in special circumstances if we have a good-faith belief that it is necessary to enforce this Privacy Policy, protect the safety of any one or that such disclosure is required by law.

Cookies

GBAF employs “cookies” to provide visitors with tailored information to facilitate your use of the Site. A “cookie” is an element of data that a website sends to a visitor’s browser which, in turn, may store that element on the visitor’s hard drive or memory. Any cookies sent by GBAF will be marked so that they will be accessible only by the Site. A visitor may block or delete our cookies from the hard drive. However, by disabling cookies, certain Site features and functionality may no longer work properly, or at all.

Links with other sites

The Site contains links to other websites that are owned or controlled by third parties. Please note that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from those of the Site. GBAF is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of any linked website. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of any website you wish to visit before disclosing any information.

Other notification

In order to implement or enforce this Privacy Policy or other Terms or to notify users GBAF may use information you have provided to contact you.

Enforcement

If GBAF becomes aware that the security of the Site is compromised or any nonpublic user information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity or otherwise not in accordance with this Privacy Policy, GBAF will take reasonable measures that it deems appropriate (which may include an internal investigation and reporting, notifying the user, and notifying and cooperating with law enforcement authorities).

Security

We will use reasonable efforts to safeguard any personal information that you provide through the Site. Nevertheless, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Location of servers and transfer of information

Our servers are located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Site or providing your personal information to us, you consent to this transfer and to the collection, storage, processing and use of your personal information in the United States. In addition, our service providers may not be located in your geographic area in the United States. By providing your personal information on the Site, you also consent to the transfer of your data to these service providers.