Privacy Policy


Key Details

The following policy outlines how Tanzanian Children’s Fund, Inc. collects and uses information about visitors to this website and personal information provided by supporters. By using this website you acknowledge that you consent to these practices.

This policy is updated as needed. The latest version will always be published on this page. The modified terms will become effective at the point that they are published here. We strongly recommend that you review this policy from time to time if you are a frequent user of this site.

This privacy policy was updated on: May 24, 2018

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us at or +1 617 913 3763.

What Data we Gather

When you visit our site (, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

• Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit

• “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

• “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

• Other information relevant to surveys and/or campaigns

We may leverage Google Analytics, or other 3rd party tracking solutions to gather and analyze data related to how visitors find and access our site. This information is used only to manage and improve our site. You can read more about how Google uses your personal information here:

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

Cookies and how we use them

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also may allow site administrators to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

How we use cookies
We may use cookies to:

• Analyze our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions as described above.

• To recognize when you return to our website. We may show your relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.

Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website may issue cookies when you visit it.

Personal and Contact Information

We do not collect your name, email address or other personal information beyond what is mentioned above unless you choose to provide such information to us.

You may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer your questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs or events that may be of interest.

Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties. We will not share or sell your personal information nor will we send mailings or other solicitations on behalf of other organizations.

We use MailChimp to send our e-newsletters and Raiser’s Edge to manage contact information for our supporters and donation information. Please visit their websites to learn more about how they ensure that data is secure and that they are compliant with applicable international regulations.

Opt Out or Change Your Contact Information

Our mass emails provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us through a special online form linked through the phrase “unsubscribe from our list” at the bottom of each email. You may inform us that you would prefer to receive only specific communications or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us via email or phone ( or 617-913-3763). By unsubscribing, you are removing yourself from our mailing list and you will no longer receive unwanted communication. 

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us.

International Transfer of Data

Please note that your information may be transferred internationally and will primarily be used in the United States.


We will always hold your information securely.

We have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards to prevent unauthorized disclosure or access to any information collected through our website.

Kids and Privacy

For children who visit our site, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When kids send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.

Links from our Website

Throughout our webpages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your website to our site does not require permission. Please note that we have no control of websites outside of our domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection or privacy.

Use of Text and Images

If you would like to publish information that you find on our website or inquire about using our logo and images, please send your request to Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page.

Contact Us

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us as soon as possible using the information below:
+1 617 913 3763
9 Waterhouse Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA