Adira Foundation operates adirafoundation.org. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our site. This page outlines our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information for our site.

By choosing to use our site, you agree to the collection and use of information as described in this policy. We use the personal information we collect to operate and improve the website and its services.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have questions, please contact info@adirafoundation.org.

Information collection and use

You are not required to provide any information to visit our website. However, for a better experience using Adira’s site or to access some of our services (including making an online donation, joining our email list, or submitting a story), we will require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including your name, phone number, email, credit card information and mailing/billing addresses.

The information that we collect may be used to contact or identify you—but only by members of Adira’s staff or its authorized agents. Adira maintains a few email lists to keep subscribers informed about its activity, news or campaigns. We do not share email addresses or optional information with anyone outside of Adira staff or its authorized agents.

Log data

Whenever you visit our site, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called “log data.” This log data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Cookies

“Cookies” are files with small amounts of data that are commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses these cookies to collect information and to improve your experience on the site. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and to know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you will still be able to visit our site, but some parts of it may not function correctly.

Service providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals for the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our website.
  • To provide certain web-related services on our behalf.
  • To assist us in analyzing how our site is used.

We want to inform our website visitors that these third parties may have access to your personal information in order to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your personal information, and we strive to protect it digitally, physically and through our work practices. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100 percent secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to other sites

This privacy policy only applies to the pages of adirafoundation.org. Those pages may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. We advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s privacy

We especially want to protect the privacy of children and do not knowingly contact or collect any information from children. If we discover that a child has provided us with personal information, we will immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and learn that your child has provided us with personal information, please let us know and we will remove it.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was published Dec. 11, 2019. We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time, so we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy and publication date on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.