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Your privacy on the internet is of utmost importance to UNICEF. This privacy statement describes our policy concerning the gathering and sharing of our supporters' information through This policy is complementary to the general UNICEF privacy policy, and provides additional details for our supporters. Please visit this page from time to time to check for any updates.

Collection of personal data
UNICEF collects and maintains only personal information that is sent to us directly from an individual or company. This information is obtained from the following places on our website:

  • Donation forms
  • E-mail messages sent directly to our attention

Providing personal information on site is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse our website but you will not be able to carry our certain actions, such as making an online donation or requesting a catalogue.

To complete online transactions, you will be asked for your full name, address, e-mail, and credit card information. This required information is necessary for us to process transactions, protect you against credit card fraud, and contact you should the need arise in administering your account.

Information security and quality
UNICEF intends to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information. We have implemented appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures, such as using industry-accepted encryption for transmission of credit card information and CAPTCHA verification to help keep your information secure, accurate, current and complete.

Website traffic information
When you arrive at or leave, we may automatically receive the web address of the site that you came from or are going to. We also collect information on which pages you visit while you are on our site, the type of browser you use, the times you access our site and other usage information. We use this information only to improve the effectiveness of our site.

We sometimes use "cookies" to collect anonymous information from visits to our sites to help us provide better service. We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better service but we do so in ways that keep the information anonymous.

A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer or device. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do so, however, some areas of our site may not function properly.

Disclosure to third parties
UNICEF does not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on our site to any third party without prior consent. We do, however, share some user information with our National Committees and local offices so that the whole UNICEF family can respond to your needs. Any information provided to UNICEF by users of the site is held with the utmost care and security and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy or to which you have explicitly consented. 

Links to other websites
You should note that through this site you may reach or be directed to other sites that relate to, such as the sites of UNICEF National Committees; all these sites have their own privacy statements which are similar to this one but may vary slightly. UNICEF is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. 

For questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at

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