The privacy of clients, employees, users of this website and others with whom we interact is very important to Scovan. We never sell, trade or loan your information to any other organization and we ensure that Scovan meets privacy principles and requirements with respect to personal information under applicable privacy legislation.
Collection, Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, as more particularly described under applicable privacy legislation. Depending on the circumstances, Scovan may ask you to provide your personal contact information (including your address, telephone number or e-mail address), or information about your opinions or preferences with respect to programs or services offered by Scovan.
Scovan will then use or disclose the personal information it collects from you to, as applicable, manage its relationship with you.
When collecting personal information from individuals, we will explain how we intend to use it, we will collect only what we believe is reasonably necessary to meet those purposes, and we will not use or disclose it for other unrelated purposes without the individual’s consent, except in the limited circumstances prescribed by law.
Your personal information is treated as private, confidential information by Scovan and we strive to ensure that your personal information is protected at all times.
The only personal information which we collect about you when you use our website is what you tell us about yourself, for example, by logging in, completing an online form or information you provide to us through the “Contact Us” section, when you send us an e-mail.
As most websites do, our website tracks usage patterns on an anonymous basis. Your identity cannot reasonably be ascertained from this information. Each time you visit our website, our server records your Internet Service Provider, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit and the documents downloaded, the searches you performed, and the referring URLs you came from. We use this non-personal information to optimize our website service.
For your convenience, we may offer links from our website to other websites. However, Scovan is not responsible for, nor do we accept any liability for, the personal information collection, use and disclosure practices of other entities to which our website may link. You should consult the privacy policies of these other entities before providing any personal information on their websites.
Scovan collects, uses and discloses your personal information with your consent, except as permitted or required by law. Generally, by providing us with your personal information, we will assume that you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such information for the purposes identified or described in this privacy statement, if applicable, or otherwise communicated to you at the time of collection. Subject to contractual and legal restrictions, you may withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of personal information at any time but, if you do withdraw your consent, we may no longer be able to provide certain of our services or programs to you.
We protect your personal information using physical, electronic or procedural security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information in our custody or control, which may include safeguards.
However, even though Scovan has implemented methods designed to ensure the protection of your personal information that are considered to be effective, we cannot guarantee that such information will not be lost, used unlawfully or modified in a fraudulent manner since no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely confidential. Consequently, we bear no liability for the use that may be made of the information by you or any third party.
Privacy Statement Changes
This privacy statement is effective as of 1 October, 2022 and may be revised from time to time.
Social Media Policy:
Date modified 1 October,2022
Scovan is present on the following social media platforms:
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Content from third-parties
Scovan will occasionally publish content from corporate sponsors, partner organizations, clients, and government ministries. Such content is aligned with Scovan’s vision, mission, values, and current organizational strategy.
Follows and likes
Scovan may follow and like social media accounts from individual and corporate supporters, partner organizations, community leaders, clients, and volunteers. Please note that being followed or liked by Scovan does not imply endorsement of any kind.
Retweets and shares
Scovan occasionally retweets and shares content that’s aligned with its vision, mission, values, and organizational strategy. Retweeting and sharing by Scovan should not be interpreted as an endorsement of the content originator or of any organization mentioned in the message.
Questions and comments
Scovan updates and views its social media accounts from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Questions and comments from users outside of these times are reviewed at the beginning of the next business day. Scovan is not able to reply individually to all messages it receives through its social media channels. Scovan welcomes feedback, suggestions, and ideas from its community members who follow its social media accounts. Any emerging themes or helpful suggestions may be passed to the relevant people within the organization for exploration.
In your comments or direct message replies, do not include any personal information, including addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses. Do not share any photos or videos that may compromise someone’s personal privacy or security. Scovan is committed to ensuring that online conversations remain in good taste and is a positive, productive experience for all participants. Visitors to its social media channels are encouraged to stay on topic and remain respectful in their comments.
Do not post comments of the following nature
- Advertising, marketing or political messages
- Offensive, profane, hateful, derogatory, cruel, antagonistic, rude, condescending, misogynistic, obscene, threatening, sexually explicit or suggestive comments
- Content that discriminates in any way on the basis of place of origin, colour, race, ancestry, religious beliefs, age, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, family status, source of income, socio-economic status, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation
- Information that could compromise security, operations or the safety and wellbeing of employees, clients, or the individuals involved in Scovan’s programs or projects
- Personal attacks or defamatory statements
- Serious, unsubstantiated or inaccurate accusations
- Messages that imply, suggest, condone or encourage illegal activity of any kind
- Messages that impersonate or misrepresent some other person, group or entity
- Comments containing spam or posted by fake, anonymous or robot accounts
- Unintelligible messages
- Messages that are not relevant in any way to a post’s content or Scovan in general
For any violation of the above guidelines, Scovan will delete posts or permanently ban or block a visitor on any or all of its social media channels. Commenters are ultimately responsible for their posts.
If you have any inquiries about this policy or Scovan’s social media channels: Please email [email protected]