Privacy Policy

Last updated: April 20, 2021 


When you use our website, you are trusting us with your information. We work hard to protect the privacy of donors, volunteers, supporters, and any visitor of this website.


This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand who we are, how we collect, share and use your Personal Information, and how you can exercise your privacy rights.


We use your personal data to provide and improve our services. By using our service, you agree to the collection and use of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us at info@worldliteracyfoundation.org.

The World Literacy Foundation is a registered non-profit organization working to enhance the literacy skills of children living in disadvantaged areas in Africa, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and South America.  


We strive to ensure that every young individual regardless of geographic location has the opportunity to acquire literacy skills to reach their full potential, succeed at school and beyond.  


More information: https://worldliteracyfoundation.org/about-us/ 

  • Account means a unique account created for you to access our Service or parts of our Service. 
  • Organization (referred to as either “the Organization”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to the World Literacy Foundation  
  • Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device, or any other device by a website, containing the details of your browsing history on that website among its many uses.  
  • Device means any device that can access our Service such as a computer, a cellphone, or a digital tablet.  
  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.  
  • Service refers to the World Literacy Foundation Website.  
  • Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Organization. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Organization to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service, or to assist the organization in analyzing how the Service is used.  
  • Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a user can log in or create an account to use the Service.  
  • 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 World Literacy Foundation, accessible from https://worldliteracyfoundation.org/  
  • You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable. 

Personal Information 

The World Literacy Foundation collects some personal information from people who use our Service by making a donation, subscribing to our newsletter, applying to participate in any of our programs, or visiting any of our pages.  


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:  

  • Email address 
  • First name and last name 
  • Phone number 
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City 
  • Usage Data 


The security of your Personal Data is important to the World Literacy Foundation, 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. 


Tracking Technologies and Cookies 

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.  

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:  

  • To provide and maintain our Service, including monitoring the usage of our Service.  
  • To manage Your Account: To manage your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data you provide can give you access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to you as a registered user.  
  • To contact You: To contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication regarding updates or informative communications related to our programs or your donation, including the security updates.  
  • To provide You with news, and general information about the Organization, our literacy programs, and events unless you have opted not to receive such information. 
  • To manage your requests: To attend and manage your requests to us. 
  • For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, and to evaluate and improve our Service and your experience.  

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:  

  • With Service Providers: We may share your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to contact You.  
  • For business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of organization assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of the World Literacy Foundation to another company.  
  • With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include Our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners, or other companies that We control or that are under common control with Us. 
  • With business partners: We may share Your information with Our business partners to offer You certain products, services, or promotions. 
  • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see your name, profile, pictures, and description of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you and view your profile. 
  • With your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent. 

The Organization 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.  


The Organization 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 Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods. 

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Organization’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 from those from your jurisdiction 


Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.  


The World Literacy Foundation 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.  

Business Transactions  

If the Organization 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 Organization 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 Organization may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:  

  • Comply witha legal obligation  
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Organization 
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoingin connection with the service  
  • Protect the personal safety of users of this website or the public 
  • Protect against legal liability

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.  


If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and your country requires consent from a parent

Our Service may contain links to external websites that are not operated by us. If You click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly recommend that you review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.  


We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services. 

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.  


We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.  


You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. 



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