AfricaWorks Values your Privacy

AfricaWorks values and respects your privacy. This “Privacy Statement” summarizes what personal information we collect, and how we use and disclose this information. By using our website (the “Site”), you signify your consent to the terms of our Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with any terms of this Privacy Statement, please do not use this Site or submit any personal information to us.

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. We will reflect any such modifications to this Privacy Statement on our Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Statement, as revised.

What Personal Information We Collect

Personal information is information about an identifiable individual (“Personal Information”). As part of its work supporting the growth of African expertise, AfricaWorks may collect Personal Information from public sources or when you voluntarily provide it through using our Site, or through other means. For example, when you fill out our survey, or contact us through email, telephone, mail or other correspondence.

The Personal Information may include your name, contact information, such as your address, telephone number, or email address, date of birth, details of your background, photographs or any other Personal Information that you choose to submit to us.


Every person in the experts database has been sent a survey requesting their consent for their data to be included in the database. At any stage, you can review the data on the database relating to yourself and ask for it to be removed.

Information through Technological Means

When you visit our Site, we may collect information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser. This information may include your domain name, and your numerical IP address. We may also collect other information, such as the type of browser you use, which pages you view and the files you request.

We collect this information to better understand how visitors use our Site, to improve the content of the Site and to improve your interaction with the Site by making it easier for you to get back to the pages you have looked at the next time you visit. Please refer to the instructions provided by your browser if you want to learn more about what information it sends to websites you visit, or how you may change or restrict this.

How We Protect Personal Information

The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We protect your Personal Information by maintaining physical, organizational and technological safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of such Personal Information. Personal Information may only be accessed by persons within AfricaWorks who require such access to carry out our purposes as described above.

We retain Personal Information that we collect only as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to meet legal requirements. We securely destroy Personal Information when it is no longer needed.

Access and Correction

You have a right to access to your Personal Information and to request a correction to it if you believe it is inaccurate. If you have submitted Personal Information and would like to have access to it, or if you would like to have it corrected, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, or to access your information, please contact us at