Wellbeing for Women Africa “WBW” 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 WBW 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.

WBW makes no information available to any third parties and WBW 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 WBW collect?
WBW collects information volunteered by visitors when subscribing to our newsletter service or registering as a Youth Partner.

How does WBW use my information?
WBW 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 WBW website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with WBW alone unless stated otherwise.

With whom does WBW share your information?
WBW 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 WBW unless otherwise stated.

Will WBW disclose my information to Third Parties?
WBW 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 Wix and 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 WBW’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, such as invitations to write for us or periodic updates. 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 WBW’s policy on allowing me to update, correct or delete my personal information?
The accuracy of your individual identifying information is important to WBW. If you change email address or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or outof-date,email us at [email protected].

How does WBW protect my personal information?
WBW 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, WBW 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 WBW you acknowledge and agree to your personal data being processed in this way. WBW is fully registered with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office The ICO enforces and oversees the Data Protection Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Environmental Information Regulations, and the Privacy and ElectronicCommunications Regulations. WBW’s charity registration number is 1166125. 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 [email protected] for further information.

Governing law
Any dispute or claim concerning or arising from this website is to be determined in  accordance with the laws of England and Wales, and the courts of England and Wales are to have exclusive jurisdiction in determining such disputes or claims.

Web analytics
To ensure that WBW’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 WBW, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also to improve its content and

Your data may also be available to our website provider to enable us and them to deliver their service to us, carry out analysis and research on demographics, interests and behavior of our users and supporters to help us gain a better understanding of them to enable us to improve our services.  This may include connecting data we receive from you on the website to data available from other sources.  Your personally identifiable data will only be used where it is necessary for the analysis required, and where your interests for privacy are not deemed to outweigh their legitimate interests in developing new services for us.  In the case of this activity the following will apply:

  1. Your data will be made available to our website provider
  2. The data that may be available to them include any of the data we collect as described in this privacy policy.
  3. Our website provider will not transfer your data to any other third party, or transfer your data outside of the EEA.
  4. They will store your data for a maximum of 7 years.
  5. This processing does not affect your rights as detailed in this privacy policy