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Privacy Policy

ACDI/VOCA values your privacy. This privacy policy applies to the ACDI/VOCA website:, which is operated and maintained by ACDI/VOCA.

The ACDI/VOCA website includes links to third-party websites. ACDI/VOCA’s privacy policy does not apply to third parties’ websites, which users may link to through the ACDI/VOCA website. We strongly recommend that you read these third parties’ privacy policies prior to providing any information to such sites. ACDI/VOCA assumes no responsibility or liability for use of third parties’ websites.

Collection, Use and Transfer of Your Information

You can visit most of the ACDI/VOCA site without disclosing personal information (personal data). However, you may choose to voluntarily provide us with your personal data, for example, when you contact us or when you request information or services. ACDI/VOCA will handle the information we learn from your visit to our website in the following manner:

  • If you visit our site to read or download information, such as project information, news, case studies or articles: We may collect, process or transfer the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the internet; the date and time you access our site; and the internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. We may use “cookies” and/or technologies to collect personally non-identifiable information from your visits to our website to enhance your overall site experience and for statistical purposes. You can set your browser to turn off “cookies” or to warn you when a website attempts to place a "cookie" on your computer. However, if you turn off the “cookies,” some websites may not work properly.

  • If you submit personal data when visiting the ACDI/VOCA website: We may collect, process and/or transfer the specific information you voluntarily provide to us in the contact form you choose to fill in on our website, including the personal data you provide. ACDI/VOCA will not use your personal data for commercial purposes, and ACDI/VOCA will not sell or otherwise distribute your personal data to any third parties without your consent except as otherwise provided under this policy.

  • Third-party sites We use several third-party sites to better engage with our online audiences and provide user experiences. These include Google Analytics. These tools collect anonymous (non-personally identifiable) information when you visit our website. They may use a cookie or web beacon to collect this information so we can analyze it for trends and insights.

  • Disclosure required by law: ACDI/VOCA reserves the right to disclose information where required by law or to comply with valid legal process (such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order), or to protect ACDI/VOCA’s rights or property.

Correction, Update and Deletion of Personal Data

ACDI/VOCA will provide you with a possibility to ensure that the personal data you provided to us is accurate and up to date. You may request correction, update and deletion of your personal information via e-mail sent to, and we will use reasonable efforts to contact you regarding your request.

At, you can register to receive Global Connections, our e-newsletter. You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time. To unsubscribe, simply select Unsubscribe located at the bottom of every e-newsletter or send an e-mail to ACDI/VOCA will not send you commercial offers or advertisements or provide your contact information or e-mail address to third parties.

To update or delete your data or correct an inaccuracy, we may ask you to verify your identity and cooperate with us in our effort.

Security of Your Personal Information

ACDI/VOCA uses various organizational and technical measures to protect your privacy and avoid unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data. However, you should note that no transfer of data over the internet is completely secure. While we use reasonable efforts to protect your data on our systems, when the data is transferred over the internet, it may be accessed and used by unauthorized third parties. ACDI/VOCA has no control over the performance, reliability, availability or security of the internet and does not warrant that any information transfer or any communication through the internet is secure. ACDI/VOCA shall not be liable for any disclosure, unauthorized use, loss, damage, expense, harm or inconvenience resulting from the loss, delay, interception, corruption, intervention, misuse or alteration of any personal information due to any reason beyond ACDI/VOCA’s reasonable control.

If you have questions about our privacy policy, please send an e-mail to

See also: Terms & Conditions