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Privacy Policy

Introduction

The Africa Health Budget Network (AHBN) understands and appreciates the value of individual privacy. We are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of our members, donors and website visitors.

This privacy statement covers your use of the AHBN website provided by MediaMixer design. The objective of this privacy statement is to clarify how we might use your information and explain further our commitment to protecting your privacy. By continuing to access our website you are consenting to be bound by the terms of this privacy statement.

About us

The Africa Health Budget Network (AHBN) is a network of African Civil Society Organisations. The Africa Health Budget Network enables African civil society organisations to meaningfully influence policy and public spending on health to improve the lives of women and children. The head office and secretariat of AHBN is hosted by Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR) based in Kano, Nigeria.

Do we collect any of your personal information?

Your IP address may be visible when visiting our website and could be tracked by the Internet Service Provider or ‘ISP’, or external hosting partners.

Although this information may be captured by our website, this information is not used in any form by the secretariat of AHBN.

When using our website, we may collect restricted automatically generated information using ‘cookies’ which are only necessary for the optimal functionality of the website and allow the webmaster to improve its effectiveness.

If you sign up to our periodical newsletters, you will be stored in a database from which you can unsubscribe at any time in accordance with the law.

If you choose to become a member and consent to be added to the website directory, your name and (chosen) email address will be displayed on the website, as well as your organisation logo, a description of your organisation and the country in which your organisation is based. This is to allow organisations to connect and learn from each other, strengthening African Civil Society through peer learning. You can adapt your preferences in the member form on the website or by contacting info@africahbn.org.

How do we protect your information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security breaches and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Do we disclose any of your personal information?

No. We do not collect any of your personal information in order to give you access to the website. We do not share your personal information with third parties. If you consent to become a member, other website visitors will see the information you choose to provide.

Cookies and web beacons

AHBN may gather limited automatic information using “cookies” which are strictly necessary for the functionality of the website and which allow us to improve its effectiveness.

Cookies are small text files that websites often store on computer hard drives of users to make the sites work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information to the owners of the site. You can control acceptance of cookies by modifying your Internet browser preferences, however if you choose to block all cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

Links to external websites

Our website contains links and/or references to other websites to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. These links may direct you to the website of AHBN members or may be operated by external third parties.

AHBN is not responsible for the terms and conditions, privacy policies and/or practices of other websites. Therefore, we recommend that you contact the administrators of other websites should you have any questions about their privacy policy. If you enter any personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their terms. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of each website that you visit (provided the website has a policy available).

Changes to this privacy policy

AHBN reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any given time. We therefore recommend you review the privacy policy several times a year.

How to contact us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

www.africahbn.info

No 54 Younde Street Wuse Zone 6 Abuja, Nigeria

Email: info@africahbn.org

Please note we will make every effort (within reason) to swiftly respond to requests, queries or concerns you might have regarding our privacy policy. Except in cases where the law necessitates a response, AHBN cannot ensure a response to all questions/queries regarding topics unrelated to this privacy policy.