privacy


privacy policy

The information that Self Help Africa collects about you helps us to know more about how our site is used. This helps us to improve the information that we provide. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online and otherwise.

In this section you can read how Self Help Africa treats information about you. If you have any questions please e-mail us atinfo@selfhelpafrica.org for further information.

When you are on this website and are prompted to input any information, you will be sharing your personal information with Self Help Africa and its web suppliers.

When you visit Self Help Africa’s website we aim to collect information about which pages you have accessed, when you accessed them and the visitor IP address. Furthermore visitors to our website can be asked to volunteer information about themselves through participating in surveys, forwarding their email and / or postal addresses to be on our mailing list for future communications, informing us of their preferred means of communication or requesting to be on a specific mailing list.

Self Help Africa uses the information we collect about you for our internal use only. Self Help Africa will not disclose any of your personal information to anyone, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances when the law requires it. The information we obtain helps us understand better how our site is used.

When you give Self Help Africa personal information, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information will be stored and processed securely, in accordance with this policy and with the Data Protection Legislation.


cookie policy

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed onto your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps examine web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Essentially, cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does NOT give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies to your prefernce. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website. We use cookies on our website and we assume you are ok with this, otherwise please disable cookies in your browser or navigate away and clear cookies set by the website. Click here to find out how to disable cookies in different browsers.

Cookies on this website are used for:

  1. Analytical/performance purposes – this allows us to recognise and calculate the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate around the website when they are using it. Therefore helping us improve the way our website functionality for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.
  2. Functionality purposes – to help us recognise you when you return to our website. This allows us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences and settings (e.g. your choice of language or region).
  3. Sharing purposes – this allows you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

If you have any questions regarding our Cookie policy then please contact us.

Thanks to http://www.prettyklicks.com/ for their concise breakdown of cookies.