Privacy policy

(Last updated 7 February 2018) has been created by and is owned by Girl Effect, a non-profit organisation. Girl Effect is committed to respecting the privacy and security of your personal information. The following Privacy Policy describes the information we collect via this website and how we use it. By using this website, you consent to our Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or concerns relating to our privacy policy or how we capture, store or use your personal information, please email us at:


If you submit your email address to us, for example through our Contact page, we will keep this on record in order to contact you and will be in touch from time to time with updates on progress for girls. You can choose to opt-out of receiving these at any time by clicking Unsubscribe at the bottom of the email. We will never sell or rent your email to third parties.


Like many websites, we gather information about how visitors use our website. In general, you can visit many of our web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We may track your visit for trends and statistics, but you will remain anonymous unless you actively submit your personal data to us through the website. Once you choose to give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. For more information, see "Cookies and Pixel Tags" section below.


We will never provide your information to third parties, agencies or companies for marketing or commercial purposes.

We will not share your personal information without your explicit consent unless required to do so upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our website policies, or to protect our or others' rights, property, or safety. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. 


We use a variety of security measures, including sophisticated encryption and authentication tools to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secure networks and is only accessible to a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. Regardless of these efforts, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.


You have the right to withdraw any consent given with respect to our use of your personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to request the modification or deletion of your personal data in the event it is incorrect or processed without your consent.

To modify your personal data, or to completely opt-out of Girl Effect using your personal data, please contact us using the contact section.


A cookie is a small removable data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer. Cookies allow us to enhance and personalise your online experience.

For example, we use cookies to: Recognise you when you return to our website; Analyse site visitor behaviour

For more detail on our Cookie usage, see our Cookie Policy.

We also use pixel tags - tiny graphic images - to help us analyse your online behaviour. Pixel tags also allow us to send you email in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an email message from us.

We may use pixel tags to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with our site. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times, and referring website addresses.


We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.


This website is operated, in whole or in part, from the United Kingdom. By using this website, regardless of where you live in the world, you consent to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United Kingdom, and allow us to use and collect your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


We may change our Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage you to refer back to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current Privacy Policy. This policy was last modified on 7th February 2018.


We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue to


Please also visit our Terms of Use section that explains other terms governing the use of our website.