The website uses personal information to better understand your needs and interests, and to provide you with an improved user experience. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, it will only be used to support your relationship with us. We will not sell, rent, lease, or give your personally identifiable information to unaffiliated or non-partner third-parties.
This privacy statement covers personally identifiable information, anonymous data collection and aggregate reporting. Personally identifiable information is any information that is associated with your name or personal identity. Anonymous (non-personal) information is data about usage and service operation, reported in aggregate, which is not associated to a specific personal identity.
What We Collect
On the COVID-19 Africa Watch web site, you can sign up to receive news and information from us and send us suggestions and recommended content. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, e-mail address, and contact preferences.
Anonymous (non-personal) data we collect may include the pages visited on covid19africawatch.org, unique URLs visited within our website, browser type, and IP address. Most anonymous data is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies. This data is aggregated for reporting about our web site usability, performance, and effectiveness. It is used to improve the customer experience, usability and site content.
COVID-19 Africa Watch does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and our products and services do not target information to children under 13. We are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents to take an active role in your child’s online activities and interests.
Data Subject Rights
COVID-19 Africa Watch strives to keep your personally identifiable information accurate. In relation to your personally identifiable information, you have certain rights. A summary of these rights and how they can be exercised is set out below. If you would like to exercise one of these rights, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Right to access and/or correct your personal information: You have the right to access the personal information that we have about you. You also have the right to receive a copy of the information, in most circumstances. You also have the right to have us correct any personal information that may be incorrect.
Right to restrict use of your personal information: You have the right to request that we delete your personal information. If you would like to unsubscribe to our newsletters or other correspondence, please use the link provided at the bottom of each of your electronic correspondence to manage your email relationship. Please note that in certain circumstances there may be legal or compliance reasons that will prevent us from removing all of your data.
Right to object to processing your personal information: You have the right to request that we cease processing your personal information.
Right to data portability: In most cases, you have the right to receive a copy all of your personal data that we hold about you.
Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: You have the right to complain to the data protection authority in the country where you reside, where you work, or where you believe an infringement of data protection laws has taken place.
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request.
Links to Other Sites
COVID-19 Africa Watch contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by COVID-19 Africa Watch or the Milken Institute. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.
COVID-19 Africa Watch is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of the information, we have in place appropriate technical, physical, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.
A “cookie” is a small data file transferred by a web site to your computer’s hard drive. We send cookies when you surf our site, make purchases, request information, or register yourself for certain events and programs. Accepting the cookies used on our site does not give us access to your Personally Identifiable Information, but we may use the cookies to identify your computer. Many cookies are “session” cookies, meaning the cookie does not stay on your computer after you leave our web site or close your browser. The aggregate information collected permits us to analyze traffic patterns at our site. This can enable us over time to provide a better experience on our site by improving content or personalization and making it easier to use. Cookies that remain on your computer are often called “permanent” cookies. These types of cookies are used to facilitate shopping, personalization and registration services.
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&ref_topic=7438325
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
COVID-19 Africa Watch does not post third-party ads. The Milken Institute may use third-party media companies to place ads for its products, programs, and publications on other companies’ websites. If you view a web page where a COVID-19 Africa Watch ad appears, the online media company may place a cookie on your computer. This allows the online media company to recognize your computer when it is used to return to that site or measure advertising response. This data is anonymous and is not linked to personal data on your computer or the COVID-19 Africa Watch database. To prevent online media companies from placing cookies on your computer, you will need to visit each media company’s web site and use their cookie removal (opt-out) process.
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
Our organization and this website change constantly. This Notice will change also, and use of information that we gather now is subject to the Privacy Notice in effect at the time of use. We may email periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our website frequently to see recent changes.