The Collaboration for Research Excellence in Africa
CORE Africa
"Strengthening Research Capacity in Africa"


'Strengthening Researchapacitypy in Africa'

 

Privacy Policy


Your privacy when using the Internet is of utmost importance to us. This privacy statement describes CORE Africa's policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the CORE Africa website. 


What kind of information does CORE Africa collect?

You can browse through the CORE Africa website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you download, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.


Collection of personal information

If you sign up, register for a newsletter, request information, provide feedback, apply for a job, join a discussion group or join an electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name and e-mail address. This information can only be collected with your knowledge and permission, and is kept securely in our database. 


What does CORE Africa do with the information it collects?

The information gathered during general browsing of the .org domain is used to analyse trends and usage of the CORE Africa website and to improve the usefulness of the website. It is not connected with any personal information.


CORE Africa may use the personal information you provide to:

  • Contact you – either in response to a query or suggestion, or to send you newsletters, documents, publications etc. 
  • Process your job/volunteer application;
  • “Remember” your online profile and preferences;
  • Help you quickly find information that is relevant to you based on your interests, and help us create site content most relevant to you;
  • Statistical analysis.

What if I don’t want to provide personal information?

Providing personal information on the CORE Africa website is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the website, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as register for a training course or apply to work with us.


Opting out and changing your information

At any time, you may cancel or modify your information by returning to the web page where you first provided the information and contacting the CORE department for that page. 


Security

We do not sell or share any personal information volunteered on the CORE Africa website to any third party. Any information provided to CORE Africa by users of the CORE website is held with maximum care and security, and will not be used in ways other than defined in this policy; or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. CORE Africa employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

All our employees who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of official matters, including personal data.


The CORE Africa website contains links to external websites which are not in the .org domain. CORE Africa is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.


Notification of changes

Changes to this privacy policy will be posted on the CORE Africa home page.


Contact

For questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact us here.


*Cookies
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent from a web server to your browser. It is normally used to assign a unique identification to your computer and securely store information such as user IDs, passwords, preferences, and online profiles. It is stored on the hard drive of your computer. You can choose not to have cookies delivered by .org websites by changing your browser settings. Different websites can send their own cookies to your computer. To protect your privacy, your browser only allows a web site to access the cookies it has already sent you, not the cookies sent by other sites. You can choose not to have cookies delivered by CORE websites by changing your browser settings. Different websites can send their own cookies to your computer. To protect your privacy, your browser only allows a website to access the cookies it has already sent you, not the cookies sent by other websites.