Solomon Islands Water Sector Adaptation Project

“Gud Wata Fo Strongem Komuniti Lo Evritaem”

Your privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance to the Solomon Islands Water Sector Adaptation Project (SIWSAP).  This privacy statement describes SIWSAP’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the SIWSAP website.  It applies to sites with the siwsap.org.sb domain name which don’t require logging in. By visiting this SIWSAP website, you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

What Information does SIWSAP Collect?

Anonymous website usage

In general, you can browse the SIWSAP site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We gather general browsing data from standard server logs.  These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

Collection of personally identifiable information

If you register for a newsletter, log on to the SIWSAP site, request information, provide feedback, or join an electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and phone number.  This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in our site’s database.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the site.

By setting a cookie, SIWSAP will remember you the next time you visit the site and therefore SIWSAP will not have to ask questions that you have already answered (like address information).

You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on the site and may be required to re-enter information more frequently to use certain services on the site.

What does SIWSAP do with the Information it Collects?

Anonymous web usage

The information gathered during general browsing of the “siwsap.org.sb” domain is used to analyze trends and usage of the SIWSAP site and to improve the usefulness of the site.  It is not connected with any personal information.  However, if you have registered with SIWSAP in connection with any activity on the SIWSAP site, the information we collect about your normal web usage will be identifiable to you.

Personally identifiable information

SIWSAP may use the personal information you provide to:

  • Contact you – either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications, etc. to you, and we also may provide the information to >SIWSAP’s provincial officers so they can contact you as well;

  • Confirm your registrations on the site;

  • Help you quickly find information that is relevant to you based on your interests, and help us create site contents most relevant to you;

  • Undertake statistical analysis.

What if I don’t want to provide personal information?

Providing personal information on the SIWSAP web site is optional.  If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the SIWSAP site, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as registering for a newsletter, or request information.

Opting out and changing your information

At any time, you can cancel or modify your information by returning to the web page where you first provided the information and contacting SIWSAP and changing the information there.

You may elect to receive communications such as newsletters and other material from SIWSAP. If you do, you will have the opportunity to stop receiving such communications at any time by logging into their account on the SIWSAP site and editing your contact preferences or by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the emails.

Notification of Changes

If SIWSAP decides to change its privacy policy, SIWSAP will post those changes to this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Contact Us

Contact us if you have any questions or concerns about the Solomon Islands Water Adaptation Project’s Privacy Policy.