Privacy Policy

Mpala Research Centre hereby referred to as ‘Mpala’ or ‘we’ very much value our visitors’ privacy.

What information do we collect?
We may collect from you your name, address, email address, IP address and data regarding the webpages you have accessed and when.

We may request personal information such as your name, address and email address, if you choose to give it for a specific purpose, such as a newsletter, subscription or requesting further information regarding research or our programmes.

Also note that this website contains some links, which when you click through you are leaving our website and going to another site. Be sure to review the privacy policy on other sites.

Protecting your data
We will only send you email, an e-newsletter or other mailings if you ask us to, and you can unsubscribe or opt-out at any time.

When your personal details are requested Mpala will hold details about you to potentially send you further information about our work and for marketing use, for as long as we are able to inform or market to you.

If you choose to you may withdraw your consent or opt-out of information or marketing communications at any time. Thereafter we will keep only those personal details needed to ensure we do not contact you again for information or marketing purposes.

The transmission of information over the Internet is never completely secure. We do our best to protect personal information, but we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our website or over email, so any transmission is at the user’s own risk.

Your information is only accessed by Mpala staff on a ‘need to know’ basis and held in strict confidence.

Use of Cookies
Like many websites, Mpala uses cookies (small data files saved to your computer) to help the site work better for you and to help us understand how you use it – please refer to our Cookies policy for more details.

Who has access to your information?
We may store your data on the sites of third-party service providers for the purpose of providing services to you on our behalf (for example to design and send a newsletter). By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its storage and use as described herein. However, we only disclose the personal information necessary to provide the service.

Children’s Privacy
You must be at least 18 years old to use this website and service. If you are aged 18 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Choice and opt-out
You have the opportunity to update your information or opt-out of receiving communications from us at any point. You have the option of requesting for the removal of your information from our distribution lists by writing to the following postal address:

Executive Director
Mpala Research Centre
P. O. Box 555