What type of information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. We may use your email address to communicate our organization or project updates or newsletters. If you visit our website we may record statistics of visits based on IP address, length of session or number of visits. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. If you provided any personal information for your membership or donation, it will be stored safely and not passed on to any third party for marketing or any other purposes without your consent. You can unsubscribe from our email or contact us to remove your information any time through our website at Contact Us or send us email to info@hict.org. We assure you that we respect your privacy and remain committed to fulfilling our duties. A new law GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is effective from 25th May 2018. As part of this, we have created a revised Privacy Policy to inform you about our committed approach to protecting your data and privacy under the new law. The new policy lets you know what personal data we process in order to fulfill our obligations, what this personal data is used for, what our lawful basis for processing your data is and, most importantly, your rights.


How do we collect information?

We collect the information you share with us through email, website subscription or by contacting us. When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address, contact number, and email address. If you chose not to share this information during an online transaction, it will not be shared with us. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.


Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:
1. To keep you updated about our projects through our email and newsletters.
2. To provide you with ongoing assistance and technical support for donations, memberships or subscription.
3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service- related notices and promotional messages;
4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non- personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;
5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.


How do we store, use, share and disclose our site visitors' personal information?

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.


How do we communicate with our site visitors?

We usually communicate to our supporters who have provided their contact information through email or social media only. We may contact you to notify you regarding your account/payment, to troubleshoot problems with your donation/account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.


How do you use cookies and other tracking tools?

You can view our cookies policy for further details.


How can your site visitors' withdraw their consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at Contact Us or send us mail to info@hict.org.


Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.


Questions and your contact information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at Contact Us or send us email to info@hict.org