1. Introduction
  • Purpose: This Privacy Policy outlines how the Access to Knowledge Foundation (A2KF) collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users of the www.A2KF.org website.
  • Commitment: As a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educational and mentorship programs, we are committed to protecting your privacy and handling your data in an open and transparent manner.
  1. Information We Collect
  • Personal Identification Information: We collect personal identification information from members who voluntarily provide such information when they register on our site, fill out forms, or engage in other site-related activities. This information may include, but is not limited to, names, email addresses, telephone numbers, and areas of expertise or interest.
  • Visitor Information: For casual visitors to our site, we may collect non-personal identification information. This may include the browser name, the type of computer, and technical information about the means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized. This information is used primarily for site optimization and does not involve the collection of personal details.
  1. How We Use Collected Information
  • To Improve Our Site: We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To Send Periodic Emails: We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
  1. How We Protect Your Information
  • Security Measures: We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site.
  1. Sharing Your Personal Information
  • Non-Disclosure: We do not sell, trade, or rent Users' personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
  1. Third-Party Websites and Advertising
  • External Links: Our Site may contain links to external websites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.
  • Advertising: A2KF is a not-for-profit organization and does not engage in advertising practices. However, should there be any future collaborations or sponsorships that involve third-party advertising, users will be duly informed, and such advertisements will be clearly distinguished from our own content.
  • User Discretion Advised: We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
  1. Your Rights
  • Access and Control: Users have the right to access their personal data and to request that A2KF corrects, amends, or deletes information if it is inaccurate or processed in violation of privacy rights.
  • Withdrawal of Consent: Users may withdraw their consent to the processing of personal data at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
  • Right to Erasure: Users have the right to request the erasure of their personal data. If a user wishes their data to be erased after leaving the website, we will comply with this request immediately.
  • Data Management: We respect the privacy and control of our users over their personal data. Users can request access to, correction of, or deletion of their personal data at any time.
  1. Changes to This Privacy Policy
  • Updates and Revisions: A2KF has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.
  1. Acceptance of These Terms
  • User Consent: By using the www.A2KF.org website, you acknowledge and agree to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms, please do not use our Site.

Policy Updates and User Acknowledgement: The Access to Knowledge Foundation (A2KF) reserves the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes made to this policy will be communicated through our website, and the revised policy's effective date will be noted at the bottom of this page. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes. We encourage Users to regularly review this policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect.