Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 22 August 2018

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to Rawli.org. The website on which this Policy is hosted is owned and managed by Reading Around the World Literacy Initiative.

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, store, retain or otherwise process your information, whether provided through the website or acquired directly.

By continuing to browse and use this website you are accepting the terms and conditions of use, which govern our relationship with you.

DATA PROTECTION

Reading Around the World Literacy Initiative has agreed that:

All personal data relating to persons accessing the website for any purpose. including:

  • to make a donation
  • to register for any event, trip or meeting
  • to sign up for our newsletter and/or event alerts
  • to acquire goods, resources or services

will be dealt with in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
Such information will be kept confidential and only be provided to third parties who assist us, provide goods or services requested by such persons, or with their prior consent.

Donors

In the case of donors, we collect personal information in order to properly identify you for tax and accounting records.

Event or Trip Registration

You will provide us with information about yourself when you register for events, mission trips, and/or training. This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfill your request and is not shared with outside parties.

Choice / Opt-Out

If you have registered to receive newsletters and e-mail communications from us and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists. Every email sent includes the option to “unsubscribe.” You also have the following options:

  • You can send an e-mail with “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the subject line to info@rawli.org
  • or you can call us at (512) 704-7000

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

We use secure third-party sites for collecting donations and payments. Your sensitive information (such as credit card data), is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can always verify security by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

If you call in with a payment or donation, we also protect your information offline. Only team members who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. Your credit card details are never saved past your initial transaction.

Cookies

We use cookies to collect basic information about our users to help us in offering the best user experience possible to all of our visitors. These performance cookies collect information about our visitor’s language preferences, browser type, referral sites and the dates and times of visitor’s requests. This information is gathered solely for statistical purposes and does not include any information that can personally identify you

Google Analytics helps allow us to measure how users interact with our site content. These cookies record details about how users are interacting with the website, like what pages they’ve visited or how long they’ve been on a page. For more information about Google Analytics, please visit Google Analytics Data Privacy and Security Page.

You can manage cookies in a variety of ways, but please note that disabling cookies may negatively impact your user experience on our website. To opt-out of Google Analytics, you can do so here.

See our full Cookie Policy here.

Your information will never be shared

We are the sole owners of this information and we will not share, sell, or rent this information to anyone.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via phone or email (if provided) as needed to request information or follow up on your donation/gift, order or payments.

We store data on your order history indefinitely for the purposes of refunding, resending, and researching your requests. Data used for marketing purposes is retained until your consent to market to you is withdrawn either explicitly or by way of bounced emails.

*Consent for this type of tracking is only required if you are browsing our website from a location in the European Union. If you are browsing our website from another location tracking may be done without first requiring consent. You may still request to be excluded from this tracking, opt-out using the form that follows this policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You retain the right to control your data. You can do the following at any time by contacting us by email at info@rawli.org

See what data we have about you if any.

  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
  • Provide or withdraw consent for data collection and marketing

Links and Social Media

This website may also include links to other websites or may provide social media buttons, permitting sharing web content directly to a social media platform, such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and YouTube.

We do not endorse social media website(s) and have no responsibility for the content unless posted by or approved by us nor are we responsible for the cookies such websites may contain.

Use of such buttons or links is at your own risk and you must verify the authenticity of sites before posting or providing personal information on such sites.

We do not ask for passwords or personal details on social media.

Websites such as Vimeo and YouTube are used to embed videos on the website. Please look at the cookie and privacy policies on these third-party sites if you want more information about this.

Updates

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email info@rawli.org.