Privacy Policy

Seeding Africa is committed to the privacy of individuals who visit and interact with (insert link) Each use follows the privacy policy outlined below and is applied all Seeding Africa country site – that is all sites within the “seedingafrica.org” domain name Personal Data Visitors are not asked to provide any personally identifiable information to access the Site. However, users may submit some personal data when  applying for job positions on our career page.
Users may also be asked to share their email address to subscribe to email alerts or newsletters. In this event, Seeding Africa will store this information securely and will not share, rent or sell it to anyone other than Seeding Africa partners and stakeholders. We reserve the right to share names, addresses, and account history with our affiliated local partners such as The Smile Outreach and DASA Youth Organization for purposes that include a provision to you of information on fundraising activities, recruitment and appeals for donations. In no case will any sensitive financial information be shared. See below for more information Non-personally identifiable information By accessing the Site, certain information such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the Site, the browser used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on our servers and on third-party analytics software. This information is treated confidentially. The purpose of this data collection is to understand better the preferences of the Site’s visitors and improve their experience on our pages. This information is never connected with any personal information that visitors supply to us if they register on our Site.

Use of cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. By setting a cookie, Seeding Africa will remember the User the next time he/she visits the Site and therefore we will not have to ask questions that the User has already answered (like address information). The User is always free to decline our cookies if his/her browser permits, although in that case he/she may not be able to use certain features on the site and may be required to re-enter information more frequently to use certain services on the Site. Donations to Seeding Africa Seeding Africa requests information from the User on its donation form. The User must provide contact information (like name and address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used to conduct the transaction and help us better manage donors. If we have trouble processing a donation, this information is also used to contact the User. Seeding Africa will store this information securely and will not share it, rent or sell it to anyone other than our Partner Organizations.
Correction and Updating Personal Information A User may modify personally identifiable information (such as zip code or email address) by logging into his/her account which can be done through the top of the donation section of the Seeding Africa website Opting-out Users may elect to stop receiving communications such as newsletters and other material from Seeding Africa. If they do, they will have the opportunity to stop receiving such communications at any time and editing their contact preferences or by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the emails received by Seeding Africa. Notification of Changes If Seeding Africa decides to change its privacy policy, We will post those changes to this page so Users are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about Seeding Africa’s privacy policy please use the contact form located here: insert page address Mailing address: Concerning Links to other sites – Disclaimer The Site contains hypertext links to other sites. Seeding Africa assumes no responsibility for those sites including the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Content Sharing Terms By submitting the video, audio and or written content Seeding Africa,
you: 

  1. represent and warrant that you are of legal age of consent in the jurisdiction of your domicile;
  2. grant Seeding Africa a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free  and transferable license to use, display, distribute, reproduce, modify, remix, transcode, excerpt, adapt, prepare derivative works of and compilations, for any purpose whatsoever in connection with Seeding Africa activities;
  3.  represent and warrant that the content is original or that you hold the necessary rights to publish the content you submit and grant Seeding Africa  the license hereunder; and
  4.  agree to indemnify and hold Seeding Africa , its officers, agents and employees harmless from any claim or loss made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
SEEDING AFRICA
WEBSITES, MOBILE APPLICATIONS AND EXTRANETS TERMS OF USE

The access to and use of this web site, including its subdomains, associated websites, mobile applications and extranets constitutes acceptance by you or the entity you represent of the following terms and conditions of use If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or use the Sites. Additional terms (including age requirements) may apply to and govern the access to and use of specific Materials or Site Features as defined below Seeding Africa maintains the Sites as a courtesy to anyone who may choose to access the Site The information presented in the Sites is for informative purposes only. Unless otherwise set forth in the relevant Special Terms, Seeding Africa grants permission to the User to visit the Sites and to download and copy the our information, documents and materials for the User’s personal and non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute them or to compile or create derivative works therefrom, subject to these Terms of Use and provided the source is fully acknowledged. The User may need to register and/or create a User account to access to or use certain sections of the Site, Materials or Site Features. The User may never use another User account without permission. By registering or creating a User account, the User represents and warrants that

  •    the User is of legal age or possess legal parental or guardian consent and fully able and competent to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use;
    and
  • if the User represents a legal entity, the User has authority to bind such legal entity to these Terms of Use. The User is responsible for keeping the password and other relevant login information confidential and shall inform Seeding Africa if at any point the User considers that his or her password or login information have been compromised and/or is being misused by someone else and shall take such action as is required and/or is requested by us to prevent such misuse. The User is responsible for all activities conducted under his or her User account. Unless expressly stated otherwise by Seeding Africa, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the Materials are those of the various Seeding Africa members, consultants and advisers  who prepared the work and represent the views of Seeding Africa. Third party content displayed in the Site may only be used subject to its owner’s consent or as otherwise permitted by applicable law, as the case may be. Nothing in these Terms of Use shall be deemed to confer any third party rights or benefits on any such content.

Information Disclosure
Seeding Africa  is committed to making information relating to its operations and programmes available to the public. We believe public access to information contributes to a better understanding of our unique mission and enhances stakeholders’ participation in the fight for food security in Africa. Site Features. Submissions The Sites may contain bulletin boards, extranets, social networks and platforms, access to mailing lists or other message or communication facilities and other applications (collectively, the “Site Features”). Special Terms may apply to the Site Features. The User agrees to use the Site Features only to send and receive information, content and materials that are proper and related to the particular Site Feature. By way of example and not as a limitation, the User agrees that when using a Site Feature, the User will not: Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legalrights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;\ Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information; Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless the User owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all consents therefor as may be required by law; Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the systems of Seeding Africa or any third party; Circumvent, disable or interfere with the Sites, the Materials or the Site Features; Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file or content that is uploaded; Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file or content that is uploaded; Take any action that may impair or diminish any rights of Seeding Africa hereunder, or the goodwill associated with its name Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters, or download or use any file or content posted by another user of a Site Feature that the User knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally downloaded or used in such manner. The User acknowledges that certain Site Features are of public access and communications. Further, the User acknowledges that any postings, communications, content and any other material that User or other users of this Site post, submit, upload, or otherwise provide to this Site (“Submissions”) are not endorsed by Seeding Africa and shall not be considered to have been reviewed, screened or approved by Seeding Africa. SA does not claim ownership of any Submissions provided by the User or other users of this Site. However, by posting, submitting, uploading, or otherwise providing Submissions, the User grants SA a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub licensable and transferable license to use, display, distribute, reproduce, modify, remix, translate, transcode, excerpt, adapt, prepare derivative works of and compile, publicly perform and publicly display any or all Submissions in any media format or medium for any purpose whatsoever in connection with Seeding Africa. Seeding Africa accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of the conduct of any User in connection with any Site Features, or for any Submission and User waives all rights to bring any claim against Seeding Africa for any cause of action that may arise out of User’s use of any Submission. Personal Information The collection, retention and use of personal information by Seeding Africa through the Sites is subject to the Seeding Africa Privacy Policy currently in force, found at (insert page site)

Donations in support of Seeding Africa
Certain Site Features may allow the Users to make donations in support of Seeding Africa and its projects and activities using a number of different means including credit cards, debit cards and other payment methods (each a “Payment Method”). Donations may be in the form of direct contributions to Seeding Africa or indirect support through contributions to the following cooperating partners in different territories, in which case additional terms may apply. By providing information related to a Payment Method, the User represents, acknowledges and agrees that the User: 

(i) is permitted to use that Payment Method; and 

(ii) shall be the sole responsible for any fee charged by the User’s financial institution or other payment method provider. When the User makes a donation, the User authorizes Seeding Africa (and its designated payment processor) to collect, process and store information related to the relevant Payment Method and other related transaction information to conduct the transaction and help better manage donors and donations. Seeding Africa  takes every  care to ensure that all donations and related transactions are conducted via a secure link. However, the security of information and payments transmitted via the internet cannot be guaranteed. The User acknowledges and agrees that: 

(i) donations to Seeding Africa  are at User’s own discretion and risk; and

 (ii) Seeding Africa has no liability whatsoever for

 (a) any loss the User may suffer if a third party obtains unauthorized access to any information provided by the User and

 (b) any act or omission by the User’s financial institution, credit, debit card or other payment method provider, telecommunications services providers or any third party in connection with the donations to Seeding Africa and transactions related there to.

Disclaimers. 

Indemnification by User The use of the Sites, the Materials and the Site Features is at the User’s sole risk. The Sites, the Materials and the Site Features are provided “as is” and “as available”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.  Seeding Africa specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Sites, Materials or Site Features. Seeding Africa periodically adds, changes, improves or updates the Sites, Materials and the Site Features without notice. The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that Seeding Africa is not liable for the conduct of any User. The Sites may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers such as blog writers and social posts Seeding Africa  does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any User of this Site or any other third party. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall also be at the User’s own risk. The Sites may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of SA, and SA is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. SA provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by SA. Under no circumstances shall SA, its staff, officials, employees, information or content providers be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of the Sites, Materials or Site Features, including, without limitation, any fault, inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption or delay deletion, defect, alteration or use, with respect thereto, infection by virus or any other contamination of by anything which has destructive properties, communication line failure, regardless of cause. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall SA be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if SA has been advised of the possibility of such damages. As a condition of use of the Sites, the Materials and the Site Features, the User agrees to indemnify SA, its staff, officials and employees from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of the User’s use of this Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by the User of these Terms of Use. If the User is dissatisfied with any Site, Material, Site Feature or with any provision of these Terms of Use, the User’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

Miscellaneous
SA reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to (i) alter, limit or discontinue the Site, any Materials or Site Features in any respect; (ii) modify these general Terms of Use or any Special Terms. SA shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith. SA reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this Site or any portion thereof without notice and to suspend, revoke or stop providing User accounts if the User does not comply with the Terms of Use or any Special Terms and remove, for any reason and without notice, any Submission. SA’s name, emblem and abbreviation are the exclusive property of SA and are protected under international law. Unauthorized use of the SA Marks is prohibited. The SA Marks may not be reproduced or used in any manner without SA prior written permission. The mention or omission of specific companies, their products or brand names on the Sites does not imply any endorsement or judgement on the part of the SA. Users shall not remove, obscure or alter any legal notices displayed in
or along with the Materials or Site Features. SA reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law for any violation of these Terms of Use including any rights of SA in the Sites, the Materials, the Site Features and the Submissions. If you have any questions about this terms and conditions, please
contact Seeding Africa via Contact