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Privacy Statement

The Global Fund is committed to respecting the dignity and privacy of people, while balancing such rights with the Global Fund values of transparency and accountability and the ability of the Global Fund to carry out its mission.

This privacy statement explains how we may collect and use your information as a result of your visit to sites within the domain name “theglobalfund.org”. It also explains the choices and rights available to you. It does not apply to the practices of third parties that we do not own or control, including third parties whose sites are linked to ours.

The Global Fund’s website is not directed at minors and we do not knowingly collect or retain any personal information regarding any minor.

What information does the Global Fund collect about you?

In general, you can browse the Global Fund site without telling us who you are or revealing information that could identify yourself (personally identifiable information).

However when you browse our website certain anonymous information is collected by a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google") to help analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about the use of the website - standard internet log information (including your IP address) and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form - is transmitted to and stored by Google. We anonymize your IP address before sending it to Google.

In accordance with its Privacy Shield Certification, Google declares that it complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. Google may transfer the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. According to Google Analytics terms of service, Google will not associate the data subject IP address with any other data held by Google. We encourage you to read and stay informed regarding their privacy policy (please see “External Links”).”

Many browsers can be set to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with the opportunity to refuse that cookie. However, refusing a cookie may in some cases preclude you from using, or negatively affect the display or function of, the website or certain areas or features of the website. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please see Cookies Used by the Global Fund website.

What information is collected if I contact the Global Fund or subscribe to receive information?

You may use the “Contact Us” feature on our site or send us an e-mail if you wish to make a comment or ask a question about the Global Fund’s mission and work. You may also choose to subscribe to announcements and newsletters about the Global Fund. In each case, you will be asked to provide your name, email address, newsletter format preference, and newsletter language preference, which we collect and use only to the extent necessary to reply to you and/or send you newsletters. Newsletters describe the Global Fund’s activities and we do not use them for direct marketing of goods or services to subscribers. MailChimp, a third party service manages subscriptions to, and sending of, newsletters and we encourage you to read and ask questions regarding their privacy policy before you choose to provide information about yourself (please see “External Links”).

What if I don’t want to provide information?

You are not obliged to provide your information. You may still browse the Global Fund website without seeking to communicate with us, but we may not be able to reply or send newsletters if you do not provide an e-mail address.

You may request at any time that your information be deleted if you no longer wish to receive communications, by emailing . You may also request that we update your information.

How do we protect information you provide to us?

We endeavor to protect the security and integrity of the information you provide us by implementing technical safeguards designed to protect against loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. However, due to the open and global nature of the internet, these safeguards are not a guarantee. The Global Fund assumes no responsibility for guaranteeing the security of information.

Whom should I contact if I have questions about my information?

Please contact if you still have questions about how the Global Fund processes your personal data. For your protection, we will only implement requests with respect to the personal information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. Verification may require that we ask you to provide other personal information. If we are unable to verify your request, we may not be able to implement it for security reasons.

We will endeavor to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. In some cases, we may need to retain certain information where important public interests require, such as the safety and security of individuals; the rights and freedoms of others; the integrity of audit, investigation, arbitral or judicial processes; and/or recordkeeping or legal purposes.

Notification of changes

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time and encourage you to stay informed by reviewing updates posted here.

External and third-party links

The Global Fund website contains links to sites external to theglobalfund.org domain. These external or third-party websites are not related to the Global Fund or under our control. The Global Fund is not responsible for the privacy or security of personal information which may be collected or processed via external or third-party websites or used by their owners. The appearance of such external or third-party links on the website does not represent the Global Fund’s endorsement of, or affiliation with, them. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of external or third-party websites.

Privileges and immunities

Nothing in or related to this privacy statement may be construed as a waiver, express or implied, of the privileges and immunities accorded to the Global Fund under international law, including international customary law, any international conventions, treaties or agreements, or any national laws.