Privacy Policy

Network of Development and Humanitarian Consultants in Africa (NEDHCA) values the privacy of its members and is committed to protecting their personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard the personal data of members within our Development and Humanitarian Consultants Network in Africa ("the Network"). By becoming a member of the Network, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect:

We may collect the following types of personal information from Network members:

  • Full name
  • Contact details (email address, phone number, etc.)
  • Professional information (job title, organization name, area of expertise, etc.)
  • Geographic information (country of residence, regions/countries of expertise, etc.)
  • LinkedIn profile (if provided voluntarily)
  • Other information relevant to Network membership and activities.

How We Use Your Information:

We use the collected information for the following purposes:

  • Facilitating collaboration and communication among Network members.
  • Providing access to consultancy opportunities, events, and activities relevant to your expertise and interests.
  • Promoting African-led initiatives and projects.
  • Analyzing membership demographics to improve the Network's services.
  • Sending periodic newsletters and updates about the Network's activities and opportunities.
  • Responding to member inquiries, feedback, and support requests.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Network's code of conduct and ethical guidelines.

Data Sharing and Disclosure:

We may share your personal information with the following entities, under the strict adherence to applicable data protection laws:

  • Other Network members for potential collaboration or consultancy opportunities.
  • Network partners and sponsors for relevant events and activities.
  • Third-party service providers engaged to support Network operations (e.g., IT service providers, event organizers).
  • Government or regulatory authorities, where required by law or in response to legal requests
  • In the event of a merger, acquisition, or organizational restructuring, your data may be transferred to the new entity.

Data Security:

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your personal information. While we strive to maintain the security of your data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security due to the inherent risks associated with online data transmission and storage.

Data Retention:

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or as required by applicable laws. When your data is no longer needed, it will be securely deleted or anonymized.

Your Privacy Choices:

You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information held by us. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have concerns about your data privacy, please contact us at [Email Address or Contact Information].

Updates to the Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or applicable laws. Any modifications will be effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on our website. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we are protecting your data.