Privacy Policy

Centre for Health & Development

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Our PolicyHow we use your information

Your privacy on the internet is of utmost importance to the Centre for Health and Development (CHD). This privacy statement describes CHD's policy(s) concerning the gathering, use, and sharing of visitors' information through the CHD website.

What information does the CHD collect?

Normal web site usage
In general, you can browse the CHD site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as web site that referred you to us, the files you download, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

Collection of personally identifiable information

If you provide feedback, apply for a job, join a discussion while on the CHD site, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in various CHD databases and mailing lists.

What does CHD do with the information it collects?

Normal web site usage
The information gathered during general browsing of the "" domain is used to analyze trends and usage of the CHD site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information.

Personally identifiable information
CHD may use the personal information you provide to:

  1. Contact you - either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications etc. to you;
  2. "Remember" your online profile and preferences;
  3. Help you quickly find information that is relevant to you based on your interests, and help us create site content most relevant to you;
  4. Statistical analysis.

What if I don't want to provide personal information?

Providing personal information on the CHD site is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the CHD site but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as query our helpdesk and get direct feedback or register for a newsletter.


We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the CHD site to any third party. Any information provided to CHD by users of the CHD site is help with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. CHD employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

All our employees who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.

The CHD site contains links to sites external to the "" domain. CHD is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

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