Privacy Policy

Nurturing Minds understands that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trust that we will do so with the utmost care. We take your privacy seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information.

Nurturing Minds has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website located at the URL ( This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise.

Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, this Privacy Policy notifies you of what personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the website; how such information is used; with whom your information may be shared; what choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information; what kind of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control; and how you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We collect various types of information, including standard web server traffic pattern information. Standard web server traffic pattern information is comprised of general traffic, site usage, and length of stay information which is collected and stored in log files. We also collect your information through our registration forms and when you make a donation via our website. This may include your name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), mailing address, phone numbers, interests, and similar information.

We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us or to personalize communications to you to keep you informed about our programs and progress and to match donor records and improve our services.  We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. Moreover, we will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g., to ship an order. We also may share limited donor information with our Tanzanian partner, the SEGA Girls School, such as name and address information in connection with our student sponsorship program.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about fundraising appeals, program updates, or changes to this Privacy Policy.

Online Donations

Visitors to our website who make monetary contributions through our website are asked to provide information such as a name and address, which is kept on a proprietary database. We do not store your credit card numbers.

Google Analytics

Nurturing Minds uses Google Analytics to collect information about your use of our website. Google Analytics collects certain information, such as how often you use our website. We use the information received from Google Analytics to improve our website. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you use our website, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through Google Analytics with personal information. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to our website is restricted by Google Analytics’ Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Use of "cookies"

Cookies are small data files that a website places on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage. They assist us in making your interactions with our website easy and meaningful by providing enhanced functionality and aggregate traffic data. Standing alone, neither cookies nor web beacons personally identify you. Unless you choose to identify yourself to Nurturing Minds (e.g., by filling out a website form), you remain anonymous to us.

You have many choices with regards to the management of cookies on your computer. All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system, but if you choose to block or delete cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our website. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser.


The Nurturing Minds website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. Inclusion of these links is for your convenience only and to enhance your experience on our website. It does not imply an endorsement by Nurturing Minds.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Updates to our Privacy Policy

Nurturing Minds may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number provided on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Contacting Us

Questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy should be submitted to Nurturing Minds, at If you would like to opt out of receiving any mail or email communications from Nurturing Minds, please contact us at


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