Privacy Policy

AFYBA values the privacy of every individual who engages with us. We appreciate your support and the crucial role you play in helping us continue our important work. To ensure the protection of your privacy, we have implemented the following online and offline privacy policy:

Collection and Use of Information

We collect two types of information: non-individually identifiable site usage data and individually identifiable information.

Site Usage Data

Our website’s server automatically recognizes and collects the domain name of each visitor. We gather information such as the number of visitors, pages accessed, and visit duration. This data is used in aggregate form to manage and enhance our website.

Individually Identifiable Information

We collect individually identifiable information when you voluntarily share information about yourself, such as making a donation, requesting information, or subscribing to our email newsletter.

The individually identifiable information collected is used to provide you with relevant information and fulfill the services you have requested. If you provide us with your postal address, telephone number, or email address, you may periodically receive communications from AFYBA.

Certain sections of our site may require the provision of personally identifiable information to access particular tools or participate in site activities and offerings.

Additionally, when you visit certain web pages or fill out forms, we may collect non-personally identifiable information like your browser type, operating system, and internet service provider domain name.

Sharing Information with Others

AFYBA is committed to never sharing or selling any of your personal information received online or offline, via mail or any other medium. We do not rent or share our membership or constituent mailing lists in any form. However, we may disclose personal information when it’s necessary to comply with the law, enforce our rights, or protect the safety of our users or others.

Data Collection

When you visit our site, third parties like Adroll, Facebook, and Google Analytics may place cookies on your browser for targeted advertising and personalized web experiences. This enables us to offer you relevant content and ads.

We collect and retain identifiable data for targeting purposes for a period of 12 months.

How to Opt Out

To opt-out of personalized ads, follow these steps:
  1. Go to Ads Settings.
  2. Click or tap the slider next to “Ads Personalization.”
  3. Click or tap “TURN OFF.”
This opt-out will apply to all of your signed-in devices when recognized as being signed-in. Alternatively, you can install a browser plugin to turn off Google ads personalization. Learn more about this option.

Data Sharing

We do not share our data with any other organizations.

Email Communications

Occasionally, we send out email newsletters and direct communications to highlight news, information, and opportunities available from AFYBA. Each email includes easy-to-follow unsubscribe instructions.

Links to Other Sites

Our site may contain links to other websites that provide interesting information. Please note that AFYBA is not responsible for the information practices of these linked sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of each site you visit.

Children Online

Safeguarding the privacy of young individuals is of utmost importance to us. Therefore, we adhere to the guidelines set forth by the 1998 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). When collecting or maintaining information from individuals under the age of 13, we obtain parental consent before collecting, using, or disclosing any personally identifiable information. We also strictly follow rules when sending emails and provide parents with reasonable access to and the ability to correct or remove information collected from their children.


To prevent unauthorized access and protect your personal information, we implement physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards both online and offline via mail or other methods. When processing online transactions, we use a secure server with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption to protect all inputted information. Furthermore, we ensure that all customer transactional data is secured against unauthorized access using digital certificates.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notice. Any updates or changes will be effective upon posting on It is your responsibility to review this policy periodically to stay informed of any revisions.

Questions or Concerns

For any questions or concerns, please contact us through your preferred medium. Your complete satisfaction in dealing with AFYBA is important to us. If you have any inquiries regarding our privacy practices, please send an email to

AFYBA follows the online Privacy Guidelines and the Guidelines on Ethical Business Practice of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA). For more information about these guidelines, please visit the DMA at