Privacy Policy

Watoto Child Care Ministries and our related entities appreciate that privacy is very important. Watoto has adopted this Privacy Policy as we recognise the right of people to keep their personal information private. This Privacy Policy covers Watoto’s treatment of personally identifiable information that we collect or hold.

1. The information we collect

Watoto will collect general information about you, such as your name, address, and contact details so we can contact you. We may also collect this and other types of personal information during the course of dealing with you, for example when you wish to obtain goods or services from the Watoto Store, when you register for conferences, events or as a member of a team, and when you participate in Watoto activities or complete other forms. Where practical, the purpose for which we collect personal information will be made clear at the time of collection. If you do not provide us with certain information we may be unable to provide you with access to some of our services or the assistance you have requested.
Users can generally visit the Watoto website without revealing who they are or other personal information unless they log on, place an order or register with us. Watoto will not collect any personal information about visitors to the website except when they knowingly provide it.

2. How we use your information

Watoto will not rent, sell or lease your personal information to others.
Watoto will use the personal information we collect for the purpose disclosed at the time of collection, or otherwise as set out in this Privacy Policy. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose without first seeking your consent, unless authorised or required by law. We will only use and disclose your personal information as follows:
(a) to establish and maintain your involvement with Watoto, including providing you with newsletters;
(b) to provide the products or services you have requested from Watoto;
(c) to answer your inquiry;
(d) to register you for events, conferences or promotions;
(e) to assist us to make the Watoto services and products more valuable to our community;
(f) for direct promotion of products or services and to keep you informed of new developments we believe may be of interest to you. If we contact you in this way without obtaining your prior consent, we will provide you with the opportunity to decline any further promotional communications;
(g) to third parties where we have retained those third parties to assist us to operate Watoto and provide the products or services you have requested, such as religious education instructors, catering and event coordinators, promotions companies, transport providers, health care providers, website hosts and IT consultants, and our professional advisers such as consultants, lawyers and accountants. In some circumstances we may need to disclose sensitive information about you to third parties as part of the services you have requested; and
(h) to different parts of Watoto to enable the development and promotion of other products and services and to improve our general ability to assist the wider community.

3. Access to your information

You can request access to the personal information that Watoto holds about you by contacting Watoto. We will provide you with access to your personal information unless we are legally authorised to refuse your request. We may charge a reasonable amount for providing access.
If you wish to change personal information that is out of date or inaccurate at any time please contact us. After notice from you, we will take reasonable steps to correct any of your information which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. If you wish to have your personal information deleted please let us know and we will delete that information wherever practicable.
We may refuse your request to access, amend or delete your personal information in certain circumstances. If we do refuse your request, we will provide you with a reason for our decision and, in the case of amendment, we will note with your personal information that you have disputed its accuracy.

4. Security

Watoto will take reasonable steps to keep secure any personal information which we hold and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Personal information is stored in a secure server or secure files.
The Internet is not a secure method of transmitting information. Accordingly, Watoto cannot accept responsibility for the security of information you send to or receive from us over the Internet or for any unauthorised access or use of that information.

 

5. Contacting us

If you would like any further information, or have any queries, problems or complaints relating to Watoto’s Privacy Policy or our information handling practices in general, please contact us by filling out the form on the contacts page, calling or writing to a Watoto office address near you on the contacts page.

COPYRIGHT POLICY:

1. Restrictions

All information and or content provided by Watoto website is protected by copyright laws and is owned by Watoto. This information and or content includes, but is not limited to, graphics, images, photographs, audio clips, video clips, text, articles, and the Watoto logo, which is a registered trademark of Watoto. 
You may not publish, modify, copy, distribute, sell, transfer, or reproduce in any way the material on this website without prior written permission from Watoto.

You may not, without the permission of Watoto, mirror or frame any material which is contained on this website. Watoto, also prohibits unauthorised links to the site and reserves the right to disable any unauthorised links or frames.
 
This site may contain links that will let you access other websites that are not under the control of Watoto. The links are only provided as a convenience, and Watoto does not endorse any of these sites. Watoto assumes no responsibility or liability for any material that may be accessed on other websites reached through this site, nor does Watoto make any representation regarding the quality of any product or service contained at any such site.

Watoto has no responsibility or liability for any material on other websites that may contain links to this site. 

The unauthorised use of any of the material contained on this website may violate certain copyright laws, trademark laws, communications regulations and statutes, and laws concerning privacy and publicity.

2. Sponsorship Terms of Service

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3. Acceptance of Terms of Use

The use of the Watoto website is subject to the terms of use as defined and governed by this copyright policy, which constitutes a legal binding agreement between you and Watoto. By using this website you hereby acknowledge that you have read, understood, and are in agreement to be bound by the terms of use as defined and governed by this copyright policy.