May 2016 - The website under is property of the Healthy World Association (HWA) registered in the Canton of Vaud (Switzerland). As such its web properties are now subject to HWA's standard privacy policy.


Updated April 2016 - This policy updates and overrides any pre-existing policies found on any HWA web properties. The Healthy World Association will automatically add you to our database of supporters when you participate in any HWA, or Healthy World Association campaign. If you do not wish to be on this list, you may unsubscribe at any time, and we will make that option easily and readily available. HWA will never sell your e-mail address or other contact information.

Information Collected


Like most websites, HWA servers may record (directly or by third parties) the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the time and date you access HWA's website; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. HWA uses this information to measure the number of visitors to various sections of the site, to diagnose and correct system errors, and to improve the site. No information that identifies you personally is collected in our server logs.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. Cookies must be turned on to use certain interactive content on HWA's website. We use cookies to store basic information and preferences so we can customize the user experience. No information that identifies you personally is stored in a cookie. To learn more about cookies, visit


HWA uses Google Analytics for analysis of website traffic and trends. We have enabled Google Analytics Demographics to monitor age, gender and interests of site visitors in the aggregate in order to tailor content and campaigns for our audience. No personal information about individual visitors is obtained, stored or accessed by HWA in this process.

HWA may use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online to visitors who have come to our sites. Third-party vendors, including Google, may show HWA ads on sites across the Internet to visitors with the HWA remarketing cookie. HWA and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, improve and serve ads based on someone's past visits to HWA websites.

Individuals can use Google's Ads Settings to opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads to their interests.


Information submitted by users via any "Contact Us" page or on-line form listed next to the mailing address at the bottom of our website comes to HWA in the form of an email. HWA will store your email address in its database of supporters if:

  1. you elect to receive our email updates when you use our web-based form to contact us, or
  2. if you participate in any HWA or Healthy World Association campaign.

HWA does not collect any information other than what the Member or supporter provides on our forms. If you would like to review your personal information collected, make corrections, and/or request that your information not be shared with third parties, please contact us at secretariat [at] Requests are usually processed within several working days.


HWA's web properties are not intended for use by children under 16 years of age. HWA does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, please do not send any information about yourself to HWA, including your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address. In the event that HWA learns that HWA has collected personal information from a child under age 16 without verification of parental consent, HWA will delete that information. If you believe that HWA might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at secretariat [at]


HWA uses industry standard, HTTPS protocol for secure encryption and submission of the personal and credit card data you provide voluntarily on our websites. HWA stores the personal information submitted in a secure, private database to which only HWA Association and its agents have access. HWA does not store in this database nor do we have access to the credit card numbers from online donations or purchases through our site.

Information Use


Subscriber information will be used by HWA Association to send out messages about the organizations' work, advocacy, and related issues.


HWA reserves the right to share subscriber information within the Association and its agents. Otherwise, HWA will not share personally identifiable information with a third party, except in the unlikely event that it is required by law or if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a court order or legal process served on our website.


HWA sends new Members or supporters a welcome email to explain what you can expect to receive from us. In addition, HWA send to its Members periodic emails with information and links to our website and other related content. HWA send supporters information about events, action campaigns, and fundraising efforts.


Members and supporters may unsubscribe from our email updates at any time. Links to unsubscribe are included at the bottom of every HWA blast e-mail communication. If you are unable to complete your request using our automated system, please contact us at secretariat [at] Requests are usually processed within several working days.


HWA's website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that HWA is not responsible for the privacy practices of those other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by HWA's website.


If HWA decides to change its privacy policy, we will post these changes to this statement, to the homepage, and to any other places we deem appropriate to ensure that our users will always know what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we share it.

If we wish to use Member's or supporters' personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify supporters via email. Supporters will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.


For questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:

Phone: +41 22 5349705
email: secretariat [at]
Postal Address: Rue Henry Correvon, 15 - CH-1400 Yverdon-les-Bains - Switzerland

Last modified as version 1.0 (April, 11 2016) (c) Copyright 2016 by Healthy World Association - Switzerland
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