Privacy Policy of Shoqata Egnatia

Effective Date: 01/01/2002

1. Introduction

Shoqata Egnatia (referred to as "the NGO," "we," "our," or "us") values the privacy of individuals and is committed to safeguarding their personal information. This Privacy Policy provides a detailed overview of how we collect, use, protect, and manage personal information in the context of our nonprofit business operations.

2. Information We Collect

a. Personal Information: We collect personal information from individuals who engage with our NGO. This may include names, email addresses, phone numbers, mailing addresses, and other contact information necessary for our communication and outreach efforts.

b. Donations and Contributions: When individuals make donations to the NGO, we may collect financial information required to process the donation, such as payment card details, bank account information, and donation history. We do not store sensitive financial information beyond the scope of the donation.

c. Website Usage Data: Like many organizations, we gather non-personal information about visitors to our website. This includes IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, pages visited, and other analytics data. We use this information to analyze user behavior, improve our website's functionality, and tailor content to user preferences.

3. How We Use Personal Information

a. Donations and Contributions: Personal information collected during donation processes is used exclusively for processing donations, issuing donation receipts, and expressing our gratitude to contributors.

b. Communication: We may use personal information to communicate with individuals about our mission, projects, campaigns, events, and updates. Individuals have the option to unsubscribe or manage their communication preferences at any time.

c. Website Enhancement: Non-personal information collected from our website aids in understanding user behavior and preferences. This assists us in enhancing the user experience, optimizing website content, and ensuring that our online resources are relevant and valuable to our audience.

4. Consent

a. By providing us with their personal information, individuals consent to the collection, processing, and use of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Consent is revocable at any time by following the procedures outlined in Section 6 ("Your Rights").

5. Sharing Personal Information

a. We do not sell, trade, or rent personal information to third parties.

b. Personal information may be shared with trusted service providers or partners, but only to the extent necessary for them to assist us in conducting our activities. These third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality and security of the information.

c. We may disclose personal information when required by law, to protect our rights, or to comply with legal obligations or judicial proceedings.

6. Your Rights

a. Individuals have the right to access, correct, or delete their personal information held by the NGO. Requests for such actions should be submitted to info@shoqataegnatia.al .

b. Individuals may opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in our communications or by contacting us directly.

7. Data Retention

a. We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required by law.

8. Security of Personal Information

a. We employ reasonable measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, while we take data security seriously, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

9. Children's Privacy a. Our services and website are not directed toward children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from individuals under this age.

10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

a. We may periodically update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices, legal requirements, or advancements in technology. We will post any revised Privacy Policy on our website, and the date of the last update will be prominently displayed.

11. Contact Information

If you have questions, concerns, or requests related to this Privacy Policy or any aspect of Shoqata Egnatia's data practices, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@shoqataegnatia.al.