- Types of Information Collected and How It Is Used
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
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.
- 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 https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
- 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.
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