Who we are

Welcome to the Africa Public Health Foundation’s website located at www.aphf.africa (the “website”). The website is owned and operated by the Africa Public Health Foundation (the “Foundation,” “we,” or “us”). We respect the privacy of every individual who visits the website. This notice explains our online information practices. Because your privacy is important to us, we
provide you with notice and choices about the collection and use of your information. To make this notice easy to find, links are provided at the bottom of our homepage and on every page within our website. By visiting our website, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Notice. This Privacy Policy applies to any personal data we collect, both online and offline, on our website and through all other Africa Public Health Foundation platforms (e.g.
social media platforms), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. This site contains links to other sites, including sites that have a special relationship with us. We do not disclose personally identifiable information to those operating linked sites, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. Links to other sites do not imply an endorsement of the materials or policies on those websites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information that site may be collecting about you.

Donor privacy

We value and respect our donors’ rights to privacy. We affirm that our fundraising practices protect against unauthorized use of any donor’s personal information that may be known to us. We do not share, sell, exchange, or trade donors’ personal information with any third parties for any purpose except as may be required in our founding legislation or by law. On our website, we publish the logos of our donors and an annual report to donors. Information we collect We collect two types of information:

  1. Standard web server traffic pattern information. General traffic, site usage, browser information and length of stay information is collected and stored in log files.
  2. Personal information. We do not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. If you request information or donate, for example, we
    may collect the following information: first and last name, address, telephone number, email address, and subject of inquiry.

Use of cookies

We use cookies to better understand how visitors use our site. You also have choices with respect to cookies. The “help” menu on your browser should give you options for preventing, accepting or receiving notice of new cookies.
You can refuse our use of some or all cookies by turning off the use of cookies in your web browser. However, please be aware that if you block cookies, some Web site functionality may be lost. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies.

Google analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. More information about how Google uses data when you use partners’ sites or apps can be found at www.policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site—for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Data use

We limit the use of information provided to us to the following:

Internal use

3. If you provide personal information, we may enter
your name into our database and contact you in
order to:

  • Supply you with information including news related to the Africa Public Health Foundation, Africa CDC or public health, events and announcements.
  • Request monetary contributions to the Foundation.
  • Provide, conduct, operate, maintain, improve, personalize, and/or promote our charitable activities

4. We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us by email. If your name is entered into the database, we may contact you  (see (1) above).

External use

Unless required in our founding charter or by law, your personal information will not be shared, sold, or released to any organisation or business entity other than those affiliated with or working in conjunction with the Foundation.

You Control Your Data

We respect your privacy and allow you to restrict internal and external sharing of your personal information. We recognize that you may wish to limit the ways in which we contact you and we offer the following options:
5. Do not contact me by telephone.
6. Do not contact me by postal mail.
7. Do not contact me by email.
8. Do not contact me.

To inform us of any desired restrictions, please send an e- mail with your request to info@aphf.africa. You may also click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of an Africa Public Health Foundation email to remove your address from our email list. All reasonable efforts will be taken to ensure that your contact preferences are honoured.

Please contact us by email to report changes to your contact information. You can email info@aphf.africa. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before providing information or making corrections.

Children (16 and under)

We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 16, please talk to an adult before supplying any personal information.


We take measures to maintain the security of personal information as it is provided by our stakeholders.

Regardless, no internet based data transfer is completely secure. If you have any questions about the protection of your personal information, please contact us at info@africa.aphf.

This privacy statement will be updated periodically and posted on our website. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Any changes made to this privacy policy will be posted on the Africa Public Health Foundation website under “Privacy Policy.” The Privacy Policy constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Foundation and supersede all other
agreements, oral or written, concerning its subject matter.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our policy or our compliance, you may send us an email at info@aphf.africa.