Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. Read Fonkoze USA’s policy concerning the gathering, sharing and protection of your information when you visit this website and/or make donations.

Privacy Policy Information (Updated April 16, 2019)

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?

Normal website usage

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.

Collection of personally identifiable information

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.


Donation Information and Secure Transactions

What does Fonkoze do with the information it collects?

Normal web usage

The information gathered during general browsing of the “” 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.

Personally identifiable information

Fonkoze may use the personal information you (the donor or website visitor) provide to:

  • Contact you at your request
  • Manage and process your job application;
  • Confirm your donations, purchases and registrations;
  • Obtain payment for donations and/or purchases (via credit card);
  • “Remember” your online/offline profile and preferences;
  • Undertake internal statistical analysis.

What if I don’t want to provide personal information?

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.

Opting out and changing your information


We will not trade, sell or share a donor’s or visitor’s personal information to any third party without prior consent.  We may, however, share some information with our Haiti partners (Fonkoze Foundation and Fonkoze Financial Services) so that the whole Fonkoze family can respond to your needs.  Any information provided to Fonkoze by donors and/or users of the Fonkoze website is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in any site-specific policies, or in ways to which you have not explicitly consented.  Fonkoze USA employs a range of techniques and security measures to protect the information maintained on our system from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Notification of changes
Changes to this privacy policy will be posted here.


What We Do

We provide financial and development services to empower Haitians - primarily women - to lift their families out of poverty.
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Why Fonkoze?

For 28 years, our comprehensive approaches to allieviating poverty in Haiti have been proven effective year after year. Our programs and services are designed to meet individuals wherever they are on their journey out of poverty.
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Your Impact

Your support by way of donations, spreading the word and more, allows us to continue providing Haiti's most vulnerable the opportunities and support needed to rise out of poverty.
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