Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to all personal information collected by African Communities Together, whether in person, by phone or email, or via this website. By providing any such personal information to us, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, do not use the website or any services of the African Communities Together, or provide information to us.

Types of Information Collected and How It Is Used

African Communities Together recognizes the importance of protecting your personal information and is committed to processing it responsibly and in compliance with applicable data protection laws in places where African Communities Together operates. By using our website or otherwise providing information to African Communities Together, you represent that you are the owner of the personal information and/or have the right and authority to provide the personal information, and you accept the practices described in this privacy policy. African Communities Together gathers personal information, such as first and last names, home addresses, e-mail addresses, and credit card information, only when voluntarily submitted by you. In some cases it may be necessary to collect some forms of sensitive information about you in order to provide specific services to you. Sensitive information includes information such as a person’s race, gender diversity, disability, ethnic and national origin. We will only collect and use sensitive information with your consent, and in accordance with applicable laws.


African Communities Together may store information we collect about you indefinitely, but information generally will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which the information was collected. We will use personal information collected from you only for uses consistent with our mission, activities, and business operations, including the following:

  • Providing the functionality of online services and fulfilling your requests.

To provide online services to you such as account access and troubleshooting, to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, to complete your transactions and to provide you with related customer service, to send administrative information to you.

  • Analysis of personal information for improving the quality of our services.

To better understand you and your preferences in order to improve our services, personalize our interactions with you, and provide you with content, services, communications, or other information that is tailored and relevant to you.

  • Facilitating volunteering or event participation.

To anticipate your presence and identify you when you participate in an event or a group. 

  • Security and compliance.

To verify that our internal processes function as intended and are compliant with legal, regulatory, and/or contractual requirements; for fraud and security monitoring purposes, for example, to detect and prevent cyberattacks or attempts to commit identity theft.

Sharing of Personal Information

African Communities Together may engage third party companies to perform various functions like technical services for our website, maintaining our email service, or assisting with our fundraising campaigns or donation collections.  Such companies may have access to personal information if needed and those companies may use such personal information for the purpose of performing the designated function. Other than as provided in this privacy policy, African Communities Together does not sell, transfer or disclose personal information to third parties. African Communities Together reserves the right to use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of the site, to fulfill your requests or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation or an investigation on a public safety matter.


You are in control of any personal information you provide to us. If at any time you would like to access, correct, or remove the personal information from our records, or obtain a copy of personal data, or if you would like to change your preferences for contacts from us, please contact us as described below. 


"Cookies" are pieces of information that an internet site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow a certain internet site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient. Like most internet sites, African Communities Together may use Cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience. We may also employ Cookies to remember you when you return to the site and may associate personal information with a Cookie file in that instance. Use the options in your internet browser if you do not wish to receive a Cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a Cookie. 

Links to Other Sites

You may navigate to a website linked from the African Communities Together website. African Communities Together does not control such other sites and is not responsible for their content, their privacy policies, or their use of personal information. African Communities Together inclusion of such links does not, by itself, imply any endorsement of the content on such sites or of their owners or operators. If you visit one of these linked sites, you should review its privacy and other policies. We are not responsible for the policies and practices of other companies.

Data Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to collect information about you and your behaviors and inform, optimize and serve ads based on your activity. The information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. If you would like to opt out of Google Analytics, please visit

Do-Not-Track Policy

Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that you can activate in certain web browsers to signal your privacy preference that data about your online browsing activities not be monitored and collected. African Communities Together’s website currently does respond to DNT browser signals or mechanisms, but you may opt out of data collection via the mechanism described above.

Children’s Privacy

African Communities Together’s website is intended for general audiences and is not directed to children under the age of 13 years. African Communities Together’s website does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, please contact us as described below. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we will take steps to remove such information. 

For minors of under the age of majority, African Communities Together relies upon such parents or legal guardians to determine if the African Communities Together website is appropriate for the viewing, access, or participation by such individuals under the age of majority. If an individual under the age of majority uses the website, such individual may only use the website under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian of majority age.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy became effective on November 14th, 2023. From time to time, it may be necessary for African Communities Together to change its privacy policy and we reserve our right to do so. We encourage you to periodically review the Privacy Policy for changes. If African Communities Together makes material changes to this Privacy Policy, African Communities Together will post a notice at the top of this page for thirty days. By continuing to access or use the African Communities Together website after those changes become effective, we consider that you have read and understand the changes.


We take the security of your personal information seriously and use reasonable electronic, personnel and physical measures to protect it from loss, theft, alteration or misuse. However, please be advised that even the best security measures cannot fully eliminate all risks. We cannot guarantee that only authorized persons will view your information. We are not responsible for third-party circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures.

Opting out of Communications

You may opt-out of receiving communications via email, text message or phone call from African Communities Together by following the unsubscribe process described in an email or text communication, or by contacting African Communities Together as described below. If you prefer that we discontinue sharing your personal information on a going-forward basis with unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please contact us.

How to Contact us

If you have a question related to this Privacy Statement or request to access, delete or correct your personal information, please contact us at: 


African Communities Together 

Address: 127 W 127 Street, Suite 221, New York, NY 10027

Phone: (347) 746-2281