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Privacy Policy For Our Website

At YES Uganda, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of all individuals who visit our website. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information in accordance with industry best practices and legal requirements.

Information Collection

Personal Information: When you visit our website, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and contact details if you choose to provide them voluntarily through forms or inquiries.

  • Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information such as your IP address, browser type, and device information to improve our website's functionality and user experience.

How We Use Your Information

To Provide Services: We use your personal information to process your sponsorship, manage your account, and send you newsletters and updates.

​To Communicate With You: We use your contact information to send you important updates and newsletters.

To Process Payments: We use your payment information to handle transactions related to sponsorships and donations.

How We Protect Your Information

Access Controls: Access to your personal information is restricted to authorized personnel who need it to perform their job functions.

Regular Audits: We conduct regular audits of our security systems and practices to ensure your data is protected.

Sharing Your Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to outside parties except in the following circumstances:

  • Service Providers: We may share information with third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing services to you, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

  • Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information when required by law or to protect our rights, property, or safety, or that of others.

Your Rights

Depending on your location, you may have the following rights regarding your personal information:

  • Access and Correction: You have the right to access and correct the personal information we hold about you.

  • Deletion: You may request that we delete your personal information, subject to certain legal exceptions.

  • Opt-Out: You may opt out of receiving our newsletters and promotional communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the emails.

Data Retention

We will retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

International Data Transfers

As an international organization, we may transfer your personal information to countries outside of your own, including the USA, UK, and Uganda. We ensure that any such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws and that your information remains protected to the same standard as required in your home country.

Children's Privacy

Our website is intended for adults, including those who sponsor children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18 without parental consent. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a child under 18 without parental consent, we will delete such information from our records.

Third-Party Services

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services for additional information. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these external sites.

Policy Updates

  • YES Uganda reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to review this policy periodically for any changes.

  • By using the YES Uganda website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy practices, please contact us at info@yesuganda.org

Thank you for entrusting us with your information. Together, we can create positive change in the lives of vulnerable communities in Uganda.

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