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Privacy Policy

JA Africa is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be utilized. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

How we collect information about you

2.1 We collect information in the following ways:

Information you give us

(a) our use of cookies (please see the Cookies section below);
(b) you subscribing to our updates/newsletters;
(c) you take part in our conferences and events (for example the JA Africa Company of the Year Competition or through pre and post-program surveys;
(d) you take part in our training (for example Cha Ching training for volunteers) – including giving or receiving;
(e) you contact us with enquiries or other correspondence or becoming involved with us in another way (including via social media such as Facebook or Twitter).

3 Information we collect about you

3.1 The information we collect and process about you in the ways mentioned above include personal information such as:

(a) your name, address, email address and other contact information (including details of your social media accounts/profiles);
(b) information you enter onto our website;
(c) records of your correspondence with us, if you have contacted us;
(d) testimonies from JA Africa Alumni; and
(e) details of your visit to the site

 

How we use your information

4.1 We will process your personal information, in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws and regulations, for the following reasons:

(a) to provide you with the information or services you have requested;
(b) to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and requests from statutory agencies;
(c) for our internal administrative purposes, including the facilitation and operation of our events, training and programmes (including the administration and judging of the JA Africa Company of the Year Competition)
(d) to provide you with information about us, our programmes and any other information that we provide or provide access to;
(e) to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer;
(f) to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us

We are the sole owners of the information collected on ja-africa.org. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information for JA Africa related communication only, and will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization.

4.2 You can withdraw your consent at any time. If, at any time you do not wish to receive further information about us and our services (including fundraising materials), or you wish to change your contact details or preferences, contact us using the contact details below.

Keeping your information up to date

5.1 We want to make sure your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate by contacting us using the contact details below.

5.2 Where possible we may use publicly available sources to keep your records up to date.. We really appreciate it if you let us know if your contact details change.

6 Your rights

6.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us at info@ja-africa.org or by writing to us at:

info@ja-africa.org

52 Jungle Road, East Legon

P.O.Box CT 11239

Cantonments, Accra- Ghana

6.2 If you are unhappy with the way in which we process your personal data you are entitled to make a complaint to the Regional Office of JA Africa at info@ja-africa.org

7 Changes to our privacy policy

This policy may change from time to time. If we make any significant changes we will publicise these clearly on the website or contact you directly with more information.

 

Cookies Policy

What are cookies

Like most websites, we use cookies. Cookies are tiny pieces of data saved on your computer or mobile device. There are several types of cookies and they have different functions or uses. For example, some cookies help us improve the experience of our website.

What cookies does JA Africa use on the website?

9.1 Different terminology is used to describe cookies (and many websites and organisations use different types of terminology). We use cookies which are commonly categorised as ‘performance cookies’ (also often called analytic cookies). Performance cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

9.2 The types of cookies we use on the website are set out below:

Type of cookie Function and further information        
Google analytics This is a common performance cookie that many websites use. It allows us to collect anonymous information about how you and other users use the website and helps us to improve the website.
Google Google sets some cookies from the doubleclick.net domain related to management of their ad preferences.

 

10 Disabling cookies

10.1 By using the website you consent to our use of cookies as updated from time to time and the cookies we use will be stored on your device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser).

10.2 Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, it is possible to set an internet browser to reject cookies. If you do not wish to accept our use of cookies as set out in this policy, please set your internet browser to reject cookies. This may impair your ability to use our website so that some features may not work.

11 Changes to this policy and further information

11.1 We may update our use of cookies, and this policy, from time to time, so please check this policy regularly.

You can find out more about cookies generally and how to disable them at www.allaboutcookies.org.

CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@ja-africa.org or by mail using the details provided below:

P.O Box CT 11239

Cantonment,

Accra, Ghana