Ghana Rural Integrated Development (GRID) is committed to the highest standards of integrity in our collection, retention and use of personal information . We respect the information you have entrusted us with, and we want to communicate with you in the most effective and appropriate way possible. We will do our best to honor any limitations you may wish to place on the usage of your personal information*.
Our Pledge To You
When you visit our website to read or print off information, we will not require you to identify yourself or reveal any personal information.
We will not send you promotional publications unless you explicitly request to receive them.
When you subscribe to receive updates or newsletters, you are required to give contact information (such as name and email address). We use this information to send you the updates that you have requested. You may unsubscribe at any time.
When you donate online to GRID, your personal information will be kept safe and secure. We will not assume that a donation means that you want to receive other mail from us. Your personal information will be kept strictly confidential. We will never sell, give, or share it with anyone, unless we’re required to by law.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What personally identifiable information does GRID collect?
GRID collects personal information from individuals when they register to and become a volunteer, make a donation, subscribe to our e-newsletters, or otherwise participate in our organization. The personal information we collect in any form, be it verbal, print or electronic document, is voluntarily submitted by you, with your express or implied consent. Express consent is given explicitly, either orally or in writing. Implied consent arises where consent may reasonably be inferred from the action or inaction of the individual.
GRID will make every effort to ensure that the purposes and uses of information we collect will be clearly presented to you. All materials used by GRID, or those designated to work on our behalf, to collect information will present the purpose, need and use in a manner that is understandable to whomever it is intended.
2. How can I update, correct, or delete my personal information?
The accuracy of your individual information is important to GRID. Please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to update your information.
3. How does GRID use my personal information?
GRID uses the information collected about you to:
- help us understand more about how you would like to be engaged in our work and to be able to send you communications that may be of interest to you, electronically or otherwise.
- to send you communications such as our e-newsletter and various printed publications or donation appeals.
GRID also collects general information about website and email usage, which we use to improve our communications. Information collected for this purpose is non-identifying; that is, we look at overall patterns and trends but do not track individuals’ interactions with our communications.
4. Who can I contact if I have a question regarding how my personal information is treated by GRID ?
GRID will make every effort to respond openly to inquiries regarding our management, collection and disclosure of personal information. If you have any questions, concerns or complaints relating to GRID ‘s policy or practices with respect to the treatment of your personal information, please contact us.
*Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual, such as your email address, name, title, and address, or financial information. Anyone from whom we collect such information can expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of this information is subject to your consent.