Privacy and Terms of Use

 

Women Empowered - Afghanistan (“WE”) is committed to protecting your privacy and enabling you to use our website as effectively as possible. The information on this page (our “Policy”) describes the terms of use of our website and our practices regarding the personal information you may give us through our website.

Your use of this website indicates your agreement to the terms of this Policy. Please do not provide us with any personal information that you do not want to be used by WE in the manner set out in this Policy. WE reserves the right at any time to modify this Policy in order to comply with applicable state or federal law or regulations or to improve your user experience. Any changes to this Policy will be posted on this page, so we recommend that you refer to this page from time to time when you use our website.

 

Information we may collect

We may collect data from you through this website if you choose to provide us with personal information when making an inquiry, subscribing to our mailing list, making a donation or inquiring about a job.  The data we collect may include your first and last name, email address, postal address, date of birth, and phone number. If you choose to make a donation, we may collect your credit card or bank information. If you choose to inquire about a job opening, we may collect the description of your education and work experience that you provide.

In addition, we collect information about our users that cannot be used to personally identify you. This information may include the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the web address that you came from prior to visiting our website or the URL you next go to, the browser you are using, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, and “cookies”—data that is stored on your hard drive containing information about your internet use and browsing preferences . We collect this non-personal information to help diagnose problems with our server and website, and to administer and improve your user experience on our website.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can deactivate the cookie feature using a simple procedure available in most browsers. Consult your browser user guide for more information. Note that if you choose to block cookies, you may lose some website functionality.

 

How we may use your information

We may use your personally identifying information to communicate with you, process donations, and otherwise provide services to you. We may share your information with organizations with whom we are partnering or agents we use to perform services for us, such as third party providers who process donations.  These organizations and agents will be permitted to use your information solely for specific purposes we designate.

We may share your personal data if required to do so by law or in connection with an investigation of a suspected violation of this Policy.

 

Links to other websites

WE’s website contains links to other websites or facilitates access to other sites. By clicking on any of these links or accessing other sites, you are leaving the WE website. We have no control over the information collected from or about you by any other website after you leave the WE website. This Policy does not cover any other website, and WE assumes no liability for the content or practices of any other website.

 

Refund Policy

All the donations made to WE are non-refundable. If you have any questions please contact us via email or phone listed on this website.

 

Security of Personal Information

We implement reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to protect personal information that is under our control from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. We use technologies and processes such as encryption, access controls, network firewalls, physical security and other measures to protect your personal information.  The companies with which we work to process credit card transactions also use encryption and other security measures.

 

Retention of Personal Information

We will retain your personal information for as long as required to provide you services and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations and resolve disputes. You may request that we no longer use your information for providing you services by contacting us at bostonoffice@weafghanistan.org.

 

Changing your options

If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive communications from WE, you may notify us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in an email you receive from us or by sending us an email at bostonoffice@weafghanistan.org and directing us to unsubscribe you from future communications.  You may also review, update, correct or delete your personal information by emailing us at bostonoffice@weafghanistan.org and letting us know the change you wish to make. Be sure to include your full name, address and contact information in any request to allow us to verify your identity. Note that if you request deletion of your personal information, we may retain an archived copy of the information as require by law or for legitimate business purposes.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Policy, please contact WE at bostonoffice@weafghanistan.org.

 

 

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