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At Farm Africa we are committed to protecting your privacy online. This statement explains how we will treat your personal information.

How do you collect information?

When you contact Farm Africa in relation to our activities, register as a supporter, send or receive information, or make a donation to us, you provide us with personal information.

What information do you collect?

Financial information

Farm Africa uses secure credit card payment and electronic commerce systems to ensure the safety of online transactions for those wishing to make donations.

Personal information

Personal information is anything that enables us to identify you as an individual, for example, your name and email address. The information you have provided is only used for the purpose for which it was requested, and to ensure that the data is kept securely.

What does providing my personal information mean?

When you provide us with your personal data, you are agreeing to consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.

How secure is the information I give you?

We make every effort to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. All donations are processed using PayPal, a secure However, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Does the website use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are pieces of information which may be sent to your computer by Farm Africa when you access certain areas of our website. These may be stored on your computer's hard drive to allow us to recognize you as a user when you next visit. They are not software – they can’t be programmed or carry computer viruses. Cookies allow us to recognize your computer when you next visit our website, but they don’t tell us who you are.

We use cookies to:

  • monitor how people use our site so we can improve any problem areas
  • enhance our website with information from other websites, for example YouTube videos.

Third party websites set their own cookies so we don’t have direct control over how they use them. However, you can manually block these cookies using your internet browser.

Disabling cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. However, disabling cookies may stop you from fully using all our website services. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit the All About Cookies website.

Cookie use

We use cookies on these areas of our website:

Cookie acceptance

When you visit this site for the first time a message about cookies appears at the bottom of the screen, If you select ‘continue’ an acceptance cookie (fa_accept_cookies) will be stored on your machine, otherwise the message will always appear. Once the cookie is set the message will disappear.

Google Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site, to help us improve the site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited on our site. How to reject or delete Google Analytics cookies

Cookies set by third party sites

To showcase our work, we sometimes embed video content from YouTube. When you visit a page with an embedded video, you may be presented with cookies from Youtube. Farm Africa does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the Youtube website for more information about these.

Add This buttons

On some pages, you can use ‘share’ buttons to easily share articles about Farm Africa’s work with your friends through a number of social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Farm Africa does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

The Add This ‘share’ button uses the following cookies. To prevent advertising cookies being placed on your computer, Add This can place an opt-out cookie on your computer.

Notification of change of privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. Should this happen, we will post a notice of the change on the website, and you will be deemed to have accepted the changes.