Privacy Policy

Nikela Privacy Policy

Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. Our ongoing commitment to the protection of your privacy is essential to maintaining the relationship of trust that exists between Nikela and all of our users, whether they be donors, NGOs (nongovernmental organizations), potential donors and volunteers with accounts, readers of our newsletters or other visitors to the site. This notice of our privacy policy is intended to help you understand our online information security practices.

The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information you submit to the Nikela website. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the information you submit directly to third parties, including our Partners, who may have their own posted policies regarding the collection and use of your information. We urge you to review the policies of our Partners through whom you may access our services.

How We Use Information
We use the Information we collect about you to provide information to you about Nikela and related industry topics. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Please be aware that, to the extent required to provide our services, we share your Information with volunteers, nonprofit organizations, or our Partners, as applicable.

Cookies
Cookies are tiny data files that Web sites commonly write to your hard drive when you visit them so that they can remember you when you visit. A cookie file contains information that can identify you anonymously and maintain your account’s privacy. Our site uses cookies to maintain a user’s identity between sessions so that the site can be personalized based on user preferences or a user’s history.

Third-party Access and Use
Occasionally, we hire third-party service providers to help us provide or improve the services we offer you. Sometimes it is necessary for these providers to have access to the Information we collect about you. In those cases, we take reasonable steps to ensure that these providers do not use or otherwise disclose any Information we collect about you except for the purpose of fulfilling their service obligations to us.

In addition, we share aggregate information about our users with certain third parties. This information shows user activity as a whole rather than on an individual basis and cannot be used to individually identify you. We use aggregated information we collect about users to continue to improve our service for our users.

This site contains links to other sites. Nikela is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
If you have registered for an account, you may access all your personally identifiable Information that we collect and maintain online by simply inputting your username and password where indicated on the website. We use this procedure to better safeguard your Information. You do not need to contact us to access your record or to make any changes. If you have problems changing your organization’s Information, please contact us at info@Nikela.org.

Opting-out of Communications
Individuals who serve as administrators for their organization by registering and maintaining their organizations’ information and membership, are the only group required to receive Nikela communications. All other communications are optional and allow the user to unsubscribe from the newsletter. In every email we send, we provide instructions regarding how to opt-out of receiving future mailings. Users may remove their Information from our database so as not to receive our service or future communications by sending an email to Community Services at info@Nikela.org.

Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of Information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Information we collect online.

Changes to Policy
Nikela may change this privacy policy from time to time. Nikela will notify you of any such changes by posting our policy on the website. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse shall be to cease using the Nikela Web site. Continued use of the Nikela Web site following any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

How To Contact Us
We appreciate your questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with Nikela. Please send email to info@Nikela.org.