Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Le Korsa is a 501(c)(3) charity in the United States. We are also registered in the United Kingdom, France, and Senegal. Our website address is: https://www.aflk.org. Our physical address is:

88 Beacon Road, Bethany, Connecticut, 06524 USA

What Data We Collect and Why

We collect the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of people who make a donation to Le Korsa or its registered affiliates in the UK, France, or Senegal. None of this data is shared with any third party.

We only use your personal information to share with you news about our organization; invite you to participate in our fundraising or other activities; and to provide you with proper tax documents.

We may collect information about you directly whenever you interact with us. For example, when you contact Le Korsa regarding our activities, engage with our social media or make a donation to us, you may provide us with your personal information.

We may also receive information about you when you interact with third parties with whom we work. For example, our donations are processed through a third-party website, DonationPay; when you make a donation you will give them permission to share your information with us. 

Cookies


Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and to target the content displayed to the user’s interests.

The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you an improved and more personalised web experience. For more information about cookies visit allaboutcookies.org and youronlinechoices.eu.

We use ‘first party cookies’. AFLK sets these when you visit our website. These allow us to understand how our website is used through services such as Google Analytics and Hotjar Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of our website to work properly. These are called strictly necessary cookies.

For all non-essential cookies, you can choose whether we use them or not. You can change your cookie preferences in our preference centre. For Chrome users you will need to be using a browser version of 67 and later in order for your settings to be applied. We will ask you to re-consent to your cookie preferences every 90 days.

Or you can change your cookie settings in your web browser.

The cookies we use on our website fall into one of these categories: Strictly necessary; Analytics; Functional; Targeting.

Website Analytics and Testing

Our website currently uses two types of web analytics services:

1. Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which (as discussed above) are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. For more details, please read Google’s Analytics overview.

You can always opt-out of Google Analytics cookies by Google’s opt-out tool.

2.  We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device’s IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf.

For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site.

Notification of change of privacy and cookie policy

This Privacy & Cookie Policy may change from time to time.  Please visit this website section periodically in order to keep up to date with the changes in our Privacy Policy.  We will notify you about significant changes by sending a notice to your primary email address, if you have agreed to receive email marketing messages from us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.