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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://whitefieldfoundation.ng.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact/Registration forms

  • We may collect PII like name, email address, mailing address, phone number, etc. when you register with us when you subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, use live chat, contact us for employment opportunities or job vacancies, provide us with feedback on our website, fill up a form on our website. However, we will collect such information only if you submit it voluntarily.
  • We may also collect non-personal identification information from you when you interact with our website or service. This may include the browser name, the type of computer, and technical information about your means of connection to our website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

  • We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the website or service. These tools collect information sent by your browser, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the website or service.
  • We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.

Who we share your data with

  • We do not use, sell, share, disclose, rent, trade, or otherwise transfer any of your data to any other client, prospect, or third party.
  • However, Whitefield Foundation will disclose your information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to:
    • Comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement
    • Enforce our Terms of Use or to protect the security, quality, or integrity of our Service
    • Exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Whitefield Foundation, our Users, or others.

Third-party links

  • Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party services on our website or service. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

  • If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below:
    Address: Whitefield Foundation, CRC, 25 McEwen Street, off Herbert Macaulay Street, Sabo-Alagomeji, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria.
  • Phone: +234 905 754 0000
    Email: info@whitefieldfoundation.ng

Additional information

Advertising

  • Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
    • https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
  • We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.

Analytics Information

  • We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the website or service. These tools collect information sent by your browser, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the website or service.
  • We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.

Confidentiality and Security

  • We warrant that all customer data remains the property of our clients. We will not use, rent, sell, transfer, or otherwise expose the contents of the tracking information resulting from click through, message opened, a message read, or e-commerce conversions.
  • We regularly conduct VAPT (Vulnerability Assessment Penetration Testing) of the website or service.
  • Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
  • In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Digital communication and Marketing solutions

  • Whitefield Foundation is a not for profit enterprise that is passionately committed to poverty eradication through empowerment. Our trainings and learning platforms are FREE. We do not engage in commercial ventures and does not sell our courses to participants.
  • Whitefield Foundation would also like to send you information about empowerment programs of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt-out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop Whitefield Foundation from contacting you for follow up purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for empowerment initiatives, please contact us (details shared below)

Unsolicited Commercial Communication (SPAM)

  • We are committed to providing a permission-based model for digital marketing. To ensure that, we follow a strict anti-spam policy for all our clients. All clients are explicitly prohibited from sending any unsolicited material to recipients who have not expressed their permission to receive communications.
  • Additionally, our services can only be used for lawful purposes and cannot violate any rules or laws laid down by statute.

How we protect your data

Any user data sent to Whitefield Foundation servers is safe and protected. 

Data protection rights

Whitefield Foundation would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access: You have the right to request Whitefield Foundation for copies of your personal data. We may or may not charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification: You have the right to request that Whitefield Foundation correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Whitefield Foundation to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We have the discretion to update the policy whenever deemed necessary. If we change the privacy policy, we will post the changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places deemed appropriate so that our clients are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.