Privacy Policy

We have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The information below describes how EARCARE FOUNDATION manages your personal information in accordance with the law and your rights. It does not cover every situation so please read notices on forms, web pages or other points where you give us information about yourself. These will describe the specific uses we make of the information, the reasons and legal basis for holding it as well as your rights. The term Earcare Foundation is used to cover several corporate bodies.

Donor Confidentiality

This could include:

Fundraising

We may use your information in our legitimate interests to support our charitable work, or where we contact you by electronic means, with your consent, to:

The Fundraising Department engages contractors who process personal data on our behalf under contract and these include the companies listed below (See also who do we share your personal information with).

Information we collect on the website: Including the IP address of your computer, to:

Who do we share your personal information with?

We may share your personal information:

How long do we keep your information?

As long as necessary for the purpose/s it was collected for. This will vary depending on the type of information, legal requirements or other justifications permitted by Nigeria Data Protection and Regulation and Data Protection Law. We have an Information Retention Policy which sets out retention periods. Privacy notices on individual forms and websites will give the retention period or criteria used. We may keep information indefinitely for safeguarding reasons where we believe there is a potential risk to individuals. If you opt-out from fundraising communications we keep your information only to ensure we don’t inadvertently contact you. We keep information about Earcare Foundation officers and their careers for historical and research purposes.

Does the law allow this?

Nigeria Data Protection law sets out the principles we must adhere to and a range of legal bases which organisations can rely on to lawfully process personal data for different purposes. Forms, webpages or other places where you submit information will describe how the particular use complies with the law. If you have any queries, please contact the Head of Privacy and Data Protection Officer.

Your Rights

You have the right to:

If you are unhappy with the way we are managing your personal information please contact the Head of Privacy and Data Protection.

Sending us an Email


You also 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 Contact Us 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 that may be of interest. We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

If you opt-in to receive information, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won’t share your name or email address with any outside parties.

Questions about our policies


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or interaction with this website, please contact us at info@earfoundation.care.