donate

This Privacy Policy explains how we use and collect data, and applies to the website www.lionguardians.org, and to those sites listed in the paragraph below labeled “Additional Websites Subject to the Privacy Policy” (collectively, the “Sites”). Please read this privacy policy carefully. Your use of any aspect of the Sites will constitute your agreement to this privacy policy. If you cannot agree with the terms and conditions of this privacy policy, please do not use the Sites.

This privacy policy may be modified from time to time, and we will inform those on our email list of any changes. Continued access of the website will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the privacy policy.

What Information We Collect

When you visit the Sites, we may collect personal information that you provide, such as your name, address, email address, and payment information. “Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable person.

In addition, we use a variety of techniques to gather other information about your use of the Sites, including, among other things, your IP address, browser type, mobile device type, content visited while on the Sites, and the duration of your visit to the Sites. “Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an individual.

If you submit any Personal Information relating to other people in connection with the Sites, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How We Collect Information

Lion Guardians collects Personal Information that you provide while using the Sites. For instance, we gather information when you fill out forms, including e-newsletter sign-up forms and donation forms.

We may collect Other Information via Google Analytics and similar services. Google Analytics uses cookies and other technologies to collect information about Site use anonymously and reports website trends, without identifying individual visitors. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How We Use Collected Information

Lion Guardians may use your Personal Information: to send you information about the activities of Lion Guardians and its partners; to personalize your interactions with Lion Guardians, such as to customize your email content based on your interests, send you relevant campaigns, and otherwise target content and communications to you; to respond to inquiries and fulfill your requests, such as to process donations; to send administrative information to you, such as information regarding the Sites and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies; for our internal purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, enhancing, improving or modifying the Sites, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and operating and expanding our activities.

Your Personal Information may be disclosed: to our fiscal sponsor, Wildlife Guardians (DBA Lion Guardians US); to our third party service providers who provide services such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, information technology and related infrastructure provision, email delivery, auditing, and other similar services.

We may also use and disclose your Personal Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use it for all the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information. In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information. If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

Information Security and Notification

Because no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic security is impenetrable, Lion Guardians cannot guarantee the security of the information you send to us or the security of our servers or databases, and by using the website you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you use the website. In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you via email (provided we have your email address).

Unsubscribe and Data Deletion

If you would like to unsubscribe from our communications at any time, you may do so in the footer of any of our emails. If you would like us to delete your information entirely, please contact us at info@lionguardians.org.

In all cases, data will be stored only for as long as it is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

Children’s Usage

The Sites are not directed at children under the age of 16, and Lion Guardians does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 16. In the event that Lion Guardians learns that it has collected personal information from a child under age 16 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

Cross-Border Transfer

The Sites are controlled and operated jointly from the United States and Kenya, and are not intended to subject you or us to the laws or jurisdiction of any other state, country, or territory. By using the Sites, you consent to the transfer, storage, and processing of information to countries outside of your country of residence, which may have different data protection rules.  Users in the European Union should be aware that their data will be transferred to the United States and Kenya and that the European Commission has not found United States or Kenyan law to adequately protect the rights of data subjects. Lion Guardians takes reasonable precautions to ensure that all processing activities conducted on our behalf are compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under that regulation, EU users who believe their data has been misused have the right to lodge a complaint with their Member State’s supervisory authority.

Additional Websites Subject to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy shall apply to the following websites and all associated subdomains: lionguardiansus.org and wildlife-guardians.org.

Questions/Contact information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact info@lionguardians.org.