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Privacy Policy

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Who We Are

GATE, Inc. (referred to as “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to the privacy of all users. We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us online and how we treat that information. This Privacy Policy addresses those concerns.  

Information We Collect

On our website, we collect two different types of personally identifiable information (PII):

  1. PII expressly and freely provided by you such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, email addresses, for the purposes of:
    • a. Making a donation – to process donations and provide receipts
    • b. Subscribing to our newsletter or mailing list(s) – to send you updates, newsletters, and marketing communications
    • c. Contacting us via the Contact Us form -to communicate with you and respond to your inquiries
    • d.  Registration for an event
  2. PII generated by most other internet sites and browsers, such as Cookies, IP address and use browser configuration for the purposes of:
    • a. Improving the content of our website – to analyze website usage and improve
    • b. Online marketing efforts

In all cases, we may be required to process personally identifiable information listed above to comply with legal obligations.

Who We Share Data With

Our website is hosted in the EU and accessible by GATE staff members from a number of international locations including the EU (and UK) and USA.

 We may share your information with the following third parties:

  • FourteenRockets (EU)
  • Google Analytics (US)
  • Every Action (US)

We may disclose your information in response to legal requests and legal processes or to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

How We Use Your Information

We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To communicate with you and respond to your inquiries.
  • To process donations and provide receipts.
  • To send you updates, newsletters, and marketing communications.
  • To analyze website usage and improve our website’s content and functionality.
  • To comply with legal obligations.

Who We Share Data With

We may share your information with the following third parties:

Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, processing donations, and delivering other types of services.

Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information in response to legal requests and legal processes or to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

How we use Cookies

Visitors should be aware that GATE’s website may automatically collect non-personal information and data through the use of “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that a website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate visitors’ ongoing access to and use the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will facilitate content improvements. 

Generally, cookies assign the visitor a unique number outside the assigned site without meaning. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookies feature. We use cookies to better understand who uses the website and how people use it. These tools collect information sent by your device or the website and other information that assists us in improving the website. This information may be used to analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand your online activity, among other things.

We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate the usage of our website. We use these tools to help improve our website’s performance and user experience on our website. These entities may use cookies and other tracking technologies to perform their services. To learn more about Google’s Privacy Policy 

Links to third-party sites

In order to provide certain materials, our website may allow you to “click” over to other websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to gate.ngo. This privacy policy does not apply to any third-party sites. GATE is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites, even if our name and logo appear on the screen. We recommend you review the privacy policies on third-party sites before using any services or programs they offer. 

International Transfer of Personal Information

We will use reasonable efforts to fulfill the following regarding personal information:

  • Access to your personal information;
  • Correction of the personal information that we hold;
  • Deletion of your personal information;
  • A restriction of processing of your personal information;
  • Transfer of your personal information to another party; or
  • Objection to the processing of your personal information based on GATE’s legitimate interest (or those of a third party) to use it, and there is something about your particular situation that causes you to object to such processing.

Data Retention

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

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly ask for or collect personal data from an individual under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not submit personal data through the website. If you have reason to believe that we may have accidentally received personal data from an individual under 13, please contact us immediately at info@gate.ngo.

Security measures in place to protect your information

GATE takes steps to protect your information from unauthorized access. We implemented an SSL certificate and enforced https traffic on our site. All data transmitted to and from our website are encrypted to provide additional security, and a firewall is implemented to ward off hackers. You can read more about the security measures taken by our third-party vendor, EveryAction, who provides us with our fundraising tools and CRM system.  

While we take reasonable measures to protect the information you submit via the website or other means against loss, theft, and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Internet, email, or mobile application transmission is never fully secure or error-free. Email or other messages sent through the website may not be secure. You should use caution when submitting information through email or the website and carefully decide which information you provide us. 

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy anytime. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised Privacy Policy on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy or the handling of your personal information, please contact us at info@gate.ngo.

By using our website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Thank you for trusting us with your information.

Last updated: 5 March 2024