The Burundi Human Rights Initiative

Privacy policy


The Burundi Human Rights Initiative (BHRI) respects and values the privacy of its users. This policy explains how some of your information may be used when you visit our website ( Please read this policy carefully. If you do not agree with its terms, please do not visit the site.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy and to update it accordingly on our website. Any modifications will take effect as soon as the updated policy has been posted and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each modification. You will be deemed to have been made aware of the changes and to have accepted the revised policy by your continued use of the website after the updated version is posted.

Social media

If you connect to our website through a social network, your contacts on the social network may see your name, profile photo and descriptions of your activity.

We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal data. If you receive unwanted communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third parties directly.

Tracking Technology

When you access the site, some of your personal information can be collected through the use of tracking technology.

Cookies: We use a limited set of cookies on our website. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies. For details, please read our Cookies notice. Cookies can also be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, allowing you to accept or decline them on an individual basis.

Website analytics: As explained in our Cookies notice, information about how our users access and use our website is collected through Google Analytics. This may include your browser type, your operating system, your device type, your geographical location, the dates on which you accessed the website, the number of times you visited it, the pages you viewed, as well as the pages you viewed directly before and after accessing our website.

You can opt out of this by rejecting all cookies on our website. If you accept the use of cookies, you consent to the collection and use of your information by Google. Please consult Google’s Privacy Policy and contact Google directly if you have any questions.

Note that using a different computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser or erasing or altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins or settings.

Third party websites

Our website contain links to third party websites. Once you have used these links to leave our website, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this privacy policy and we cannot guarantee the privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing information to third party websites, please consult their privacy policies and practices and take any steps necessary to protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of any third parties, including other sites that may be linked to or from our site.

Do-not-track features

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (DNT) feature or setting that you can activate to signal your preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognising and implementing DNT signals has been finalised. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted in the future, we will update our privacy policy accordingly.


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