Privacy Policy for Teach For Tanzania Website

This privacy policy is for this website www.teachfortanzania.org and served by Teach For Tanzania and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

Teach For Tanzania is strongly committed to protecting your privacy, whether you’re a donor, website visitor, or anyone else who communicates or connects with us.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

This Privacy Policy applies when you make a donation to Teach For Tanzania, or when you visit our site www.teachfortanzania.org.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all Tanzania and International laws and requirements for user privacy.

What we collect 
We may collect the following information:

  • Name(s)
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode,age,gender.
  • Other information relevant to visitor through surveys/questionnaires e.g. job offers or fellowships

How we collect personal information

We collect personal information if it is provided to us through the following channels:

        A request for information or contact form

        A donation

        A website registration form e.g. Newsletter updates form

        Applications for job offers or fellowships

        An email, phone, or social media inquiry

        Donations or fundraising campaigns organized through a third-party platform

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service or content  and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Provide you with information you request
  • Staff recruitment process
  • Maintain our organizational records
  • We may use the information to improve our services and programs.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new services or offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. 
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for surveys or research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
  • We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
  • We will NEVER sell or give away your information.

You can always opt out of these communications at any time by emailing us at  info@teachfortanzania.org or click unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email you receive.

Storage and accuracy of personal information

We will keep your personal information for as long as necessary:

      To comply with any statutory or regulatory requirements we are subject to under applicable law;

      To fulfill the purposes for which the personal information was collected; or

      To defend our or a third party’s legal rights.

Donor information

If you make a donation, either online or otherwise, we’ll request certain personally identifiable information about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information). This information ensures that we can securely process your donation and communicate with you about it. We may also use this information to keep you updated about our work and services.

If you share personal information about others with us, or if others give us your information, we will only use that information for the specific reason it was provided

Data Security

We place great importance on the security of your personal information and will always try to take appropriate precautions to protect it, both online and offline.

Wherever we collect more sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and passed securely through our payment processing providers who meet the required Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards.

We also require the companies we work with to process your online donation payments using high-grade encryption and security protocols.

Any vendors that process check and credit card transactions on our behalf meet all industry standards, certify their compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

When you send personal information to us by submitting an online form on our site, it travels by high-grade encryption to ensure that it is secure. You can verify that a webpage is secured by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates to protect your personal information and all personal information is stored in a secure database with restricted access.

Despite all of our precautions however, no transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. So, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information which you disclose to us online or otherwise and you must understand that you do so at your own risk.

We cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any messages transmitted between you and us via email as these are potentially accessible by the public. We will not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss in connection with any email message sent by you to us or by us to you.

Donor Privacy

Except as set out in this Privacy Notice, We will not disclose, trade, sell, or share any donor or visitor’s personal information nor solicit any donor or visitor on behalf of another organization.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website may use tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software may use cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

Contact  Information

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use

Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.

This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the local and international data protection laws. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with International Spam Laws and the Privacy subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead else the user can write to us through our contacts given.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Changes to This Policy

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

 

This policy is effective from 01st July 2020.