Privacy Policy

We are committed to maintaining a Web site that respects your privacy. NGOConnect.net collects no personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you choose to provide this information to us by registering. Likewise, we do not share, sell or disclose your information to third parties except as might be required by law. However, to help manage the Web site, we collect and store certain information automatically. Here is how we handle information about your visit to our Web site.

A. What we collect

If you just browse through the Web site, read pages or download information, we gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. Unless you log in, only the following information about your visit is collected and stored:

  • The name of the Internet domain from which you access our site (for example, aol.com if you are connecting from an America Online account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain);
  • The IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web);
  • The Web site from which you linked directly to our site, if you have used another Web site to reach our site;
  • The operating system and Web browser you use to view pages;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit.

We use the information we collect to count the number of visitors to the different pages of our Web site, allowing us to make our Web site more useful to visitors like you.

B. If you send us e-mail

You may choose to provide us with personal information by registering or sending in an e-mail comment, suggestion or query or through another on-line form. We use the information to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. Sometimes we forward your e-mail to others if we determine they are in the best position to respond to your message.

C. Links to other sites—disclaimer of endorsement

The documents posted on this Web site may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for visitors' convenience. We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to other Web sites is not intended to assign importance to those sites and the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commercial products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.

Reference in this Web site to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the site's visitor's, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by AED, the United States Government or USAID.

The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of AED, the U.S. Government or USAID, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

D. Restriction of liability

AED makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents of this Web site and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the content of this Web site. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this Web site or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources.

E. Links to this Web site or its contents

You may freely link to this Web site or any of its content. We ask only that you identify that the link is to an Internet resource.

F. Links to Other Sites

Our Web site has links to United States Government agencies and to non-governmental organizations we believe are relevant to grantees.

When you link to another site, you are no longer on our site and are subject to the disclaimers and security and privacy policies of the new site.

G. Copyright Notice

Unless a copyright is indicated, information on this Web site is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published or otherwise used without AED or USAID's permission. We request that the source of the information be cited and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author, as appropriate.

If a copyright is indicated on a photo, graphic, or any other material, permission to copy these materials must be obtained from the original source.

This copyright notice does not pertain to information at Web sites other than this Web site.

H. Site Management

AED manages the overall information content, design and organization of this Web site under the Capable Partners Program (CAP). Its contents do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the U.S. Government.