At RIPPLE Africa, we value your support and we are committed to protecting your privacy. The purpose of this statement is to share with you our policy concerning your privacy.
What Information Do We Collect and How Do We Use It?
Our website is a safe environment for anyone who visits. Donations and purchases made to us online are dealt with by reputable third party merchant services. Any information that they collect to process your donation(s) and to verify credit card data are kept private and are not shared with us. If RIPPLE Africa asks you for any personal details such as postal address, phone number, and e-mail address, we will ask you for your permission to use them in order to keep in touch with you. We like to contact our supporters to thank them for their contribution and tell them more about our work.
We do not knowingly collect any personal information from a child without the consent of the child’s parent(s). Children under the age of 16 should obtain parental consent before ordering from our website.
You are able to disable cookies if you prefer, but please be aware that some parts of the website will no longer function correctly if you do.
Do We Share Your Information?
We do not share your personal information with any third party. It is our policy not to sell, trade, or rent your personal information to anyone. If we choose to change our policy, you will be given the option to remove your name from our database.
We may disclose to third parties aggregate statistics regarding donations but these statistics do not include any personally identifying information. The information given includes: total number of donors, total amount of donations for specific periods of time, and referring websites. Aggregate information of this kind is used to encourage fundraising partnerships.
We use a third-party financial institution to process our credit card transactions. They receive the credit card number and other personal information of our donors only to verify credit card numbers and to process credit card transactions in a secure environment.
How Do You Contact Us Regarding Your Information?
If at any time you change your e-mail or postal address, or if any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us.
If you would like to receive our e-mail newsletter, please use the sign-up page on this site; or if you wish to unsubscribe from any of our mailings, please contact us to confirm your full name, address, and e-mail address.
If you would like to discuss any of this in further detail, please contact us.