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Privacy Policy

LEO Africa is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy.

Personal information

In order to submit your volunteer application online, we need to obtain the following detailed personal information from you:

  1. Contact information e.g. postal address, telephone number, email address
  2. Personal identification numbers
  3. Next-of-Kin/emergency contact information
  4. A description about yourself
  5. General, non-specific concerns that you may have about volunteering in Africa, LEO Africa, conservation, or any other aspect of LEO Africa operations.

Your information will only be used by LEO Africa to process the immediate application, and will not be provided to other parties.

Unless compelled by law or court order to do so, LEO Africa will not provide any of your personal information to third parties without your permission. LEO Africa does not and will not sell, rent, or give away any personal information to third parties for any purposes whatsoever.

Non-personal information

LEO Africa uses various technologies to collect and store information that is not used to identify you in any way. This information is used to analyse the website's visitors in order to maintain and improve our website's service delivery.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files passed between a website and your computer as you browse the web. LEO Africa uses cookies to detect and record your system information such as the type of web browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and various settings that control the display of web pages. This information is aggregated and used to determine the best means of delivering web pages to visitors.

Referrers

A referrer is the web site address that linked to LEO Africa - usually a search engine or an affiliated site. LEO Africa stores a list of referrers in order to establish visitor patterns and to enhance the site using these results. This information remains anonymous and is stored in a secure environment.

IP Addresses

An IP address is a unique number assigned to your computer. Depending on your network, it may always be the same number, or it may be generated each time you connect to the internet. LEO Africa stores a list of IP addresses in order to establish visitor patterns and to enhance the site using these results. This information remains anonymous and is stored in a secure environment.

System Information

System information includes details about your computer system such as the local time, type of web browser being used, the operating system and computer platform. Your web browser automatically sends this information to a web server when you connect to a website. LEO Africa stores these details in order to establish technical requirements and to improve the service delivery of our website. This information remains anonymous and is stored in a secure environment.

Security

While no system can provide guaranteed security, we take reasonable efforts to keep information you provide to us secure, including physical and virtual security at the locations where information is stored.

Links to other websites

The LEO Africa website includes links to third party websites. LEO Africa does not routinely screen, approve, review, or endorse the contents of, or use of any of the products or services that may be offered, at these websites. We advise you to review the individual privacy policies of the respective websites.

Changes to this privacy policy

This privacy policy is subject to change without prior notice. Any changes will be posted here and will replace the existing policy:

LEO Africa Privacy Policy

If you want to be notified of a change in our privacy policy, or if you want access to the information about you that we store, or if you need to amend any of your information, please contact us either by post or through this website.

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