Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to www.itforchange.net

 

IT for Change recognises the importance of maintaining your privacy.

 

This Policy describes what information we collect when you (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Visitor’) are on/ access http://www.itforchange.net/ (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Website’) and how we use it.

 

1. Information we collect from the Visitor:

 

  • IP address of the Visitor and geographic location of the Visitor

  • Date of visit to the Website

  • Duration spent on the Website and the number of times the Website has been visited by the Visitor

  • The referral website used to access the Website

  • Device, operating system and browser used by Visitor to access the Websites

  • The pages in the Website the Visitor has accessed and the type of file accessed

 

IP logs will be deleted after a 90 day retention period as required by law.

 

2.Use of Google Analytic Software

 

Google Universal Analytics software is also used on the Website. It does not collect personally identifiable information such as name or email address, but does collect the information as described in section 1

 

3.Use of cookies :

 

Session cookies are used to track the duration the Visitor spends on the Website and the number of times the Visitor has accessed the Website before the cookie expires.

 

The session cookie will expire on the Visitor’s devices when the Visitor’s browser is closed.

 

A “cookie” is a tiny element of data that Website can send to the Visitor’s browser, which may then be stored on the Visitor’s hard drive. If the Visitor is concerned about her/his privacy and the use of cookie technology the web browser may be set to notify when she/he receives a cookie. The Visitor may also set his/her browser to refuse the cookies our site attempts to send you.

 

4.How we use information collected:

 

Information collected is used for internal record keeping, site administration as well as for analysis of Website usage and trends, through aggregation of the information collected.

 

Information gathered using Google Universal Analytics software is only used in aggregate in order to improve the site; we do not personalize any content based on these multi-session cookies.

 

A Visitor may opt out of Google Analytics Software on the Website by using an ad block software while visiting the Website

 

No commercial use of the information collected will be made.

 

Information collected will not be shared third parties unless we required by law to do so.

 

 

5. Security of this Information:

 

In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, suitable electronic procedures have been put in place, to safeguard and secure the information collected.

 

6. Links to other websites:

 

The Website may contain links to other websites. However, once the Visitor uses these links to leave the Website, the Visitor should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which the Visitor provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy.

 

 

7.Changes to the Policy:

 

Any changes to this Privacy Policy and the way in which the information collected is used will be posted here. A notification of any change will be displayed prominently on the Website.

Please check our Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

 

This policy will come into effect from: 1 August, 2017