Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Youth with Disabilities Empowerment Platform

 

Our Privacy Policy was last updated on 24 March 2022

At Youth with Disabilities Empowerment Platform ('ywdep.com'), one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors.

 

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You. We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service.

 

By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in ywdep.com. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website. 

DEFINITIONS

For purposes of this Privacy Policy,

“Content” refers to content such as text, images, or other information posted, uploaded, linked to or otherwise made available to You by Us, regardless of the form of that content and/or any comments, publications and/or other similar published by You on this website;

"Data Controller", for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 20 of 2017, refers to any person who or public body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data and has decision making power with respect to the processing;

"Device" means any device from which You can access this website such as a computer, a cell phone or a digital tablet;

"Party", "Parties", or "Us", refers to both the Client and ourselves;

 

"Personal Data" is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual; 

“Terms and Conditions” (also referred as "Terms") mean these Terms and Conditions that form the entire agreement between You and the Company regarding the use of this website (see Terms and Conditions section)

"Usage Data" refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

"Website" refers to this website, Youth with Disabilities Empowerment Platform

"You" and "Your" refers to you, the person logged on this website and compliant to the Company’s terms and conditions.

"Youth with Disabilities Empowerment Platform", "ywdep.com","The NGO", "Ourselves", "We", "Our" and "Us", refers to the organization known as Youth with Disabilities Empowerment Platform

Consent
By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

 

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

When you register for any of our services, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

How we use Personal Data

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You.

 

Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

i) Email address;

ii) First name and last name;

iii)Phone number;

iv) Address, City, Postal Code

 

Usage Data

 

Usage Data Usage Data is collected automatically when using the website. 

ywdep.com follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

 

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

 

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

 

The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

 

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

Like any other website, ywdep.com uses 'cookies' and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Website and store certain information. 

 

These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on ywdep.com, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that ywdep.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

 

Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service.

 

The technologies We use may include: 

i) Cookies or Browser Cookies.

A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Website may use Cookies.

 

ii) Web Beacons.

Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Youth with Disabilities Empowerment Platform, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. 
 

Retention of Your Personal Data

 

We will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies. We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Website, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data Your information,

 

Transfer of Your Personal Data Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the NGO's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer. The NGO will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Business Transactions

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

 

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the NGO may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

 

Other legal requirements

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

i) Comply with a legal obligation;

ii) Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company;

iii) Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service;

iv) Protect the personal safety of Users of the Website or the public;

v) Protect against legal liability.

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security

Children's Information
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

ywdep.com does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.