Privacy Statement

Africa Awareness Week is an initiative of Afrikindness, a UK-based charity with number 1203713. Our mission is to foster cultural awareness, diversity, and kindness among students as part of the UK Black History Month celebration. We aim to challenge negative narratives, myths, and misconceptions about Africa that perpetuate harmful stereotypes. Through our website, we provide information about Africa and collect registration information from schools and parents to tailor our content and services to their interests.

We respect the privacy of visitors to our website. This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use, and protection of personal information you submit to us through our website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies to enhance your user experience and to analyze our website traffic. Cookies are small files placed on your computer or mobile device by websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"), to collect information about how visitors use our website. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. For more information on how Google uses data when you use our website, visit Google’s Privacy & Terms.

What Information Do We Collect?

  • Personal Information: This includes your name, address, email address, phone number, and other identifiable information. This information may be provided through our website, via email, in paper form, or verbally.
  • Your interests and preferences: Such as the type of activities you would like to be involved in or selecting campaign options you would like to be involved in.
  • Online Activities: Personal data from your activities online with our website could be collected. Examples include IP addresses logged when you visit our website. This is often analyzed by Google Analytics service.
  • Third-party Information: Information from third parties is often received when you make a donation through platforms like GoFundMe or JustGiving. We may also receive personal information from third-party organizations, such as corporate partners, where you have provided consent for your personal details to be shared with us.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We use your personal data for administration, marketing, research, and analysis. We may contact you regarding our events, activities, etc., and we will ensure that our activities are in line with your preferences and choices.

How Do We Store Your Information?

We ensure that any personal data we collect that needs to be stored is kept securely. We control who has access to your information, follow data protection policies and procedures, and ensure our staff receive data protection training on at least an annual basis.

Your Data Protection Rights

  • Your right to be informed: We provide a clear and transparent Privacy Policy.
  • Your rights of access: You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
  • Your right to correct or rectify: You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Your right to erasure: You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to restriction of processing: You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to object to processing: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to data portability: You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organization, or to you, in certain circumstances.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy as necessary to ensure that it remains up-to-date and accurately reflects how and why we use your personal data. The current version of our Privacy Policy will always be found on our website.

How to Complain?

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can write to us at

2024 Theme: Identity

October 7th - 13th