Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the ZamZam Foundation Inc. website. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using our website and sharing any personal information.

By accessing the website at https://zamzam180.org/, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service and all applicable laws and regulations and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from accessing this website.

Our Commitment to Our Donors 

We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any third party and our service providers, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. 

Privacy Policy 

Effective as of April 2020,

This Privacy Policy applies to all personal information received by ZamZam Foundation Inc., both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform” includes the ZamZam website), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. 


Your privacy is a priority to ZamZam Foundation Inc. (sometimes referred to as “us” or “we”). We want you to be familiar with how we collect, use, and disclose information relating to you, your computer, or your device, and that enables your identification (the “Personal Information”).  This Privacy Policy describes our practices with information that we collect from  a user (sometimes referred to as “you” or “your”) through our website.  This Privacy Policy only addresses information collected directly through or from our website. Moreover, it does not address to or govern any information-gathering, use, or dissemination practices related to information collected from you other than directly through or from the website, such as from telephone, postal mail, additional offline means, or media.   

ZamZam Foundation Inc. can be contacted by email at  info@zamzam180.org.

  • Collection of Personal Information from Users 

When you interact with us by visiting the website, we may collect information from you as described below.   

  1. Information Collected from Users

Some elements of the website may ask you to submit your Personal Information in order for you to benefit from the specified features or participate in a certain activity, such as email subscriptions or donation processing.  For example, if you register for a subscription on the website, we may request Personal Information such as your name and email address.  If you make a donation using the website, we may collect your credit or debit card or other financial account information, such as PayPal account details.  When you perform a search within the website, ZamZam Foundation Inc. may record information linking you to the search performed and record information related to the search request.  We will treat the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

  1. Sensitive Information 

Unless we specifically request or invite it, we ask that you do not send or otherwise disclose to us any personal or sensitive information such as your political opinions, racial or ethnic origin, religion or other beliefs, criminal background, health, or any sort of membership. Where you provide us with such information without request from ZamZam Foundation Inc., we reserve the right but are not obliged, to erase any such information at our discretion.

  1.        Information About Minors 

The website is not particularly restricted to individuals of any age group, but the recommended age is 16+ years old. However, donations can only be made by individuals who are 18+ of age.  We do not knowingly collect Personal Information online from individuals under this age group.  We reserve the right to delete any information identified as having been provided by minors at our discretion. 

  1.        Passive Information Collection, Use, and Choices 

As you navigate through the website, certain Personal Information may be passively collected, meaning it is gathered automatically without you actively providing it.  This is done using the following techniques in the following ways: 

Through your browser: Certain information is collected by most browsers, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type, operating system type, version screen resolution, and Internet browser type and version. 

IP Addresses:    When you visit our website, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet.  We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what geographic regions our website visitors come.  We also may use this information to optimize our website.

Social Media Widgets: Our website may include social media tools, including social media widgets or plug-ins, to connect you to your social media accounts.  These features may set a cookie or use other automatic collection and tracking technologies to collect information about you and your use of the social media features through and in connection with our website.  These social media platforms may be hosted by a third party.  Your interactions with these links and the corresponding social media platforms are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide such platforms. 

Cookies:  Like many organizations, our website uses website “cookies” to help make sure the website is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements. They also save the users’ information in case they would like to make another donation in the future. We do not use data collected by cookies to identify who you are.  We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.  

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics, which is provided by Google Inc.  It uses cookies to collect, for example, information about the operating system and the browser that you use, your IP address, the website you previously accessed (referrer URL) and the date and time of your visit to the Websites.  On subsequent repeated visits to the Websites, frequently used information is automatically displayed for you.  We are able to track your usage patterns with the help of the cookies.  The information generated by cookies about the use of the Websites is transmitted to a Google server, which may be located within or outside of the United States, and stored there. 

  • How We Use the Information We Collect 

We use Personal Information submitted by you or otherwise collected through the website and through other sources for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection.  Generally, we use the information you provide to us for the reason for which it was provided. For example, if you sign up to our newsletter we will contact you by email.  If you provide us with information to make a donation, we will use the information to process your donation.  Specifically, we may use Personal Information from or about you: 

  1. to respond to your inquiries and to send you information that you request and to process your donations;

iii. to notify you about upcoming events and donations; 

  1. to promote our causes, and the missions and causes of our affiliates; 
  2. to send you important information regarding our relationship with you or regarding the website, changes to our terms, conditions, and policies, and other administrative information; 
  3. for our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, recordkeeping, developing new products or services, enhancing the website, improving our services, optimizing your experience on the website, identifying website usage trends, and determining the effectiveness of our fundraising campaigns; 

vii. In case we intend to collect and use Personal Information for another purpose, we may seek your permission at the time the information is collected. 

We may use any information that does not personally identify you, your computer, or your device for any purpose. 

  • Our Disclosure of Your Information 

ZamZam Foundation Inc. does not sell your Personal Information.  We may share your Personal Information with third parties only as described in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise described at the point where we collect the information from you. 

  • Uses and Disclosures to Comply with Laws 

In addition, we use and disclose Personal Information collected through the website as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (i) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (ii) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (iii) to comply with legal process; (iv) to enforce our terms and conditions; (v) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (vi)  to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; and (vii) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others.

  • Links to Third Party websites 

The website may contain links to other websites for the convenience of users in locating information, products, or services that may be of interest.  If you access a third-party website from a link on this website, any information you disclose on that website is not subject to this Privacy Policy.  It is possible that these links may be used by third parties or others to collect personal or other information about you.  It is solely your obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites, advertisers and any third parties. 

  • Where Your Information is Processed 

ZamZam Foundation inc is based in the United States.  No matter where you are located, your Personal Information will be collected and processed in the United States.  The laws of the United States and other countries governing data protection may not be as comprehensive or as protective as the laws in the country where you live.   

  • Security 

ZamZam Foundation Inc. will take reasonable steps to protect the information collected and provided via the website from loss, misuse, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, and unauthorized access. We use a variety of security measures to protect your data, including physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards. We incorporate industry standard security controls (like firewalls) and protocols (like SSL/TLS) to create a website that is resistant to standard internet-based threats. We protect the security of credit card transactions for the storage and encryption of all credit card data, in addition to encryption of websites directly maintained by ZamZam Foundation Inc..

No website or electronic data can ever be completely secure, but we are always working to maintain up-to-date and appropriate security mechanisms. You agree that ZamZam Foundation Inc. shall not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the website.  

  • Data Retention 

We generally retain Personal Information for as long as it may be relevant for the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer period is required by law. 

  • Lawful Basis for Processing Your Personal Information 

The laws in some countries require us to tell you about the lawful grounds we rely on to collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process your Personal Information.  To the extent those laws apply our lawful bases for processing your Personal Information is in support of our legitimate interests, where your fundamental rights and freedoms do not override those interests. This includes: 

-Providing a safe user experience on our website; 

-Sending communications to you to let you know about what we are doing with your donations and to solicit additional donations; 

-Protecting users, our workers, and our data; 

-Customer service; 

-Analyzing and improving our operations (e.g., optimizing the design and operation of our website); and 

-Managing legal issues. 

This Privacy Policy is issued on behalf of ZamZam Foundation Inc. as controller of your Personal Information under applicable data protection laws.  

  • Automated Processing of Personal Information 

We may use automated processing of your Personal Information in order to tailor our communications with you and manage our relationships with our donors and contacts.  This automated processing may impact the type of communications you receive from us.  

  • Your Data Rights and Choices. 

You can opt-out of the use of certain cookie-related processing by updating the cookie settings in your browser.

  • Right to Change Privacy Policy. 

ZamZam Foundation Inc. reserves the right at any time to modify, alter, or update this Privacy Policy.  Your use of the website following any changes means that you agree to follow and be bound by the Privacy Policy as changed, subject to limitations under applicable law.  Any change to this Privacy Policy shall be effective as to any user who has visited the website before the change was made.  Please review this policy periodically, especially before you provide any Personal Information to us. The Privacy Policy is up-to-date, and we review our content in order to ensure that it follows all of the updated laws and policies implied as of current.

  • Contacting Us. 

For questions about this website, please contact us at  info@zamzam180.org

For questions about privacy or handling of your Personal Information, please contact us at https://zamzam180.org/contact.