Panthera Africa aims for you to have a great experience when visiting our website, and we are committed to providing you with the best possible customer service experience.
We collect and make use of certain information in order for us to continue our mission of being an educational platform and spread awareness through our newsletters. We gather names and email addresses to share our newsletters, exciting events, donation requests for rescues, and other things that we trust will be relevant to you. We also collect personal details necessary for the booking of our volunteer project and our different visits, all information that is given and requested by you. When gifting us with a generous donation, we also collect the information given by you, so we can send our appreciation and Thank you’s, in addition to keep you updated on the animals through our newsletters.
In addition, we gather non-personal identifiable information including different website usage data, which are solely used internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic and trends, and making the website more customised for you.
Cookies – to improve your experience
Definition and usage of “cookies”
“An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information (such as items added in the shopping cart in an online store) or to record the user’s browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons, logging in, or recording which pages were visited in the past). They can also be used to remember arbitrary pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields such as names, addresses, passwords, and credit card numbers.” – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie
It is important to know that you personally can choose whether you want to allow cookies to be used and stored on your computer, however be aware that if you choose not to allow any cookies to be stored, it can affect how the website functions.
Our wish is for the website to be easy, useful and reliable, and constantly improve our services to you. In order for this to happen there is a need to make use of some cookies. It is vital to mention that this cannot be used to identify you personally, and we access only the personal information that you choose to share with us.
Links on our website
Access to your personal information
When providing us with your personal details on our website, you accept for us to send you our newsletters and other requested information. You can however, at any time, discontinue your subscription by clicking the unsubscribe button on any email communication from us, or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org. In this way you will disable any further such email communication from being sent.
Panthera Africa will not sell, rent out or otherwise give your information to a third party unless the law requires us to or believe in good-faith that such actions are necessary.
Panthera Africa uses all reasonable precautions to keep the information given to us secure.
Panthera Africa reserves the right to make amendments to this policy at any time. The latest version is always stated on this page so that you are aware of the information that we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. The latest update: May 25th 2018.