Data We Collect
We collect only information and data that is voluntarily provided to us. This would apply to information provided by making donations, enrolling in sponsorship programs, taking trips or requesting newsletters. The information we collect will vary depending upon the context and situation.
Information collected might include an individual’s name, address and telephone number. It could include amount given as donations, it could include passport information and specific church attendance. Since photos may be shared during Vision Trips, these may also be collected in some cases.
We do collect data necessary to make payments through Cornerstone Financial, however, passwords and other information for personal accounts are not collected by Y-Africa.
Our website is hosted by Go Daddy and can collect common usage information such as IP address, browser and device characteristics, Mac address, operating system, language preferences, referring URL’s, device name, country location, information about how and when you use our website or apps and other technical information. This information is needed primarily for the security of our website and apps, we do not use it for other purposes beyond the performance of our site and apps.
At no time will Y-Africa sell or even share the above information or any other personal information with a third party except if required by law.
We may use your information to communicate with you, to help us develop new programs, to assess the need for changes to our sites and applications, and to conduct analysis into better ways of performing our work.
Opting Out of Communications
- To opt out of email communications from Y-Africa, click on unsubscribe of any communication and follow the prompts.
- To opt out of text communications reply with STOP.
- To opt out of Push Notifications adjust the settings on your mobile device.
Y-Africa is taking all security options available to us in order to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration. All communications between your browser and our site are encrypted with an SSL certificate provided by GoDaddy.
Any further questions about security or our site or applications can be directed to the following email address.