Protecting your privacy (online and offline) is of utmost importance to Fonkoze USA. This privacy statement describes Fonkoze USA’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ and donors’ information offline and via Fonkoze’s website. This policy is a guide for visitors of our website and donors who make contributions to our work (both online and offline). By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described herein. We may update this Policy from time to time, so please check this Policy periodically for changes. This Policy is effective as of the last “updated” date stated above.
What information does Fonkoze USA collect?
In general, you can browse the Fonkoze site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits. This information is gathered to help us improve the functionality and user experience on the site and is never sold to any third party.
If you register for a newsletter, order a book or other merchandise, request information, provide feedback, apply for a job, join an electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, is retained in Fonkoze USA’s database, and is never sold to any third party.
Note: We use tracking technologies such as “pixels”, to allow our servers to automatically record information that a user’s browser sends whenever he/she visits our Site. This information includes the time and date, the user’s Internet Protocol address, geographic location (zip code, area code and/or time zone), browser type and version, what Site pages the user visits, duration of the Site visit, and technical information that identifies the type of mobile device(s) used. We use this information to analyze how our users use our Site, to improve our Site’s functionality and ease of use and the way we communicate to users. We may also use this information to deliver content, including ads that are relevant to our mission.
What does Fonkoze do with the information it collects?
The information gathered during general browsing of the “fonkoze.org” domain is used to analyze trends and usage of the Fonkoze site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information. However, if you have registered with Fonkoze in connection with any activity on the Fonkoze site, the information we collect about your normal web usage will be identifiable to you.
Providing personal information via Fonkoze’s website is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the Fonkoze site, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as making a donation, registering for newsletters, or applying for a job.