This privacy policy applies to the websites and mobile applications of Y-Africa, DBA Y-Malawi of 2105 Foothill Blvd. Suite B312 La Verne, California. By using our site or applications, you consent to our Privacy Policy as detailed below. We take your privacy very seriously, but also depend upon information and data to effectively accomplish our mission.

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.

Your Information

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.


Y-Africa does not utilize data collected from cookies; however, our website is hosted by GoDaddy who may use cookies for certain purposes. Please visit GoDaddy security to learn more. You can elect to have your computer notify you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off cookies. Disabling cookies may impact the performance of some features of any site.

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.