Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. This Privacy Policy page summarizes how we collect and process your personal data when you visit this site. We keep all financial information about any transaction you have with the Foundation as highly confidential. In addition, YVO does not share e-mail addresses or phone numbers of our donors or constituents.

Information we may collect from you

  • Information you provide to us when you create an account, sign up for our newsletters, register for an event or workshop, apply to join the recruitment register, or engage with us in any other way that requires your identification, contact information, and financial details/payment transaction verification. Why do we do this? To contact you to confirm your account, your subscriptions, registrations, and payments.
  • Profile data including your username and password, workshops and other events attended, and preferences.
  • Marketing and communications preferences about how you wish to hear from YVO.
  • Technical and usage data about how you access this website and how you use it. We collect this data by using cookies. It enables us to recognize your computer as you view different pages on our website, allowing us to give you a better website experience. Cookies allow us to store your preferences to present content and functions that are specific to you.
  • Photos, recording, and video taken at our trainings and other events may be used for marketing purposes. Unless specifically notified otherwise, YVO reserves the right to take and use any photos or recordings from our events on our website and in our marketing materials.

How we use your personal data

We use your personal data as necessary to provide you with the information and services you are requesting from YVO. This may include:
  • To register you as a new member, client, or customer;
  • To process your request to attend a workshop;
  • To notify you about changes to our service;
  • To deliver relevant website content;
  • To use surveys, metrics for data analytics to improve our site;
  • To share learning opportunities, events, or other information relevant to you.
  • Distributing receipts and thanking donors for donations
  • Informing donors about upcoming fundraising and other activities of YVO
  • Record keeping
  • Reporting to applicable government agencies as required by law
  • Other purposes related to the fundraising operations.
  • Anonymous donor information may be used for promotional and fundraising activities. Comments that are provided by donors may be publicly published and may be used in promotional materials. We may use available information to supplement the Donor Data to improve the information we used to drive our fundraising efforts. We may allow donors the option to have their name publicly associated with their donation unless otherwise requested as part of the online donation process.