World Fit For Children (“WFFC”) offers its information on the Internet essentially for the benefit of individuals interested in its efforts to uphold the rights of children, to protect and promote the well-being of children and to foster human development.
If you wish to mirror, reproduce, republish or translate any of the information for wider dissemination, please contact us with details of such proposed use, including the nature and size of the intended audience.
WFFC reserves all copyrights on material on its Web pages, including photographs and graphic designs. In the case of some publications, WFFC has licensed the rights to third parties.
The use of WFFC Internet material for any purpose, including repackaging in hard copy or compilation for CD-ROM or any other electronic media, is prohibited unless prior written permission is obtained.
The unauthorized use of the WFFC name, vision, mission, guiding principles, philosophy, and logo is against international law and is expressly forbidden.
The WFFC Name and Logo
The WFFC name and logo are the exclusive property of WFFC. They are protected under international law. Unauthorized use is prohibited. They may not be copied or reproduced in any way without the prior written permission of WFFC. Requests for permission should be sent to by contacting us.
The WFFC Web Site
The WFFC Web Site is provided by WFFC for personal use and educational purposes only. Any other use, including reproduction or translation of anything more than a de minimis portion of the Content of the WFFC Web Site, or any use other than for personal or educational purposes, requires the express prior written permission of WFFC by specifying full details of the proposed use. All Content of the WFFC Web Site is protected by law including, as applicable, copyright laws.
The use of particular designations of countries or territories does not imply any judgment by WFFC as to the legal and socio-economic status of such countries or territories, of their authorities and institutions or of the delimitation of their boundaries. The mention of names of specific companies or products (whether or not indicated as registered) does not imply any intention to infringe proprietary rights, nor should it be construed as an endorsement or recommendation on the part of WFFC.
WFFC disclaim any liability or responsibility arising from the use of the WFFC Web Site or the Content of the WFFC Web Site. WFFC, members of their staff, and their contractors, shall not be liable for any financial or other consequences whatsoever arising from the use of the Content of the WFFC Web Site, including the inappropriate, improper, or fraudulent use of such Content.
No representations or warranties of any kind concerning the WFFC Web Site are given, including responsibility for any infection by virus or any other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.
Other Web Sites
The WFFC Web Site may be linked to other web sites that are not under WFFC's control. WFFC provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement or approval by WFFC of any web site, product or service. WFFC does not assume any responsibility or liability in respect of such web sites, including, for example, responsibility or liability for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on those web sites.
The WFFC Web Site may contain Working Papers or discussion drafts of WFFC Policy Papers. Comments and responses are welcome, but these should in all cases be addressed directly to WFFC and not uploaded to the WFFC Web Site. These documents are provided by WFFC as a contribution to discussion on important issues affecting children and families, and to assist WFFC by broadening and deepening the range of the consultations engaged in by the Organization. Such documents do not represent the Organization's definitive position on the issues covered and are not to be represented as such. Working papers may not be quoted or otherwise used outside the WFFC Web Site.
Interactive Parts of the WFFC Web Site
The WFFC Web Site may contain bulletin boards, chat rooms, access to mailing lists or other message or communication facilities. The user agrees, when taking advantage of such facilities, not to do any of the following: (a) defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal, moral, or human rights of others (such as rights of privacy and publicity); (b) publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information; (c) upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy) unless the user owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all necessary consents; (d) upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programmes that may damage the operation of another's computer; (e) delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded; (f) falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded; (g) advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters; or (h) download any file posted by another user that the user knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner. WFFC reserves the absolute right to delete any material posted to the WFFC Web Site without notice to the user.
WFFC accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of the conduct of any user in connection with such facilities, or for any material submitted by users and carried on the WFFC Web Site including, for example, responsibility or liability for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made in such material.
If you have any questions about this please contact WFFC.
Your privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance to World Fit For Children (WFFC). This privacy statement describes WFFC’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the WFFC web site. It applies to all “WFFC sites” – that is, all sites within the “worldfitforchildren.com” domain name. You should note that through this site you may reach or be directed to other sites that relate to WFFC, or the sites of our chapters and clubs, or the various private charities around the world whose job is to support WFFC; all these sites have their own privacy statements which are similar to this one but may vary slightly. By visiting the WFFC website you are accepting the practices described in this policy.
What information does WFFC collect?
Normal website usage
In general, you can browse the WFFC site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we may gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These may 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 certain WFFC sites, order a book or other merchandise, request information, provide feedback, apply for a job, join a discussion group or join an electronic mailing list, you may be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address, phone number and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in various WFFC databases. If you are purchasing something on the web, you may be asked to provide your credit card details.
For certain WFFC sites, registering or supplying personal information sets a cookie. By setting this cookie, WFFC will remember your details the next time you visit, so you don’t have to re-enter the information. This helps us to provide you with a better service.
Joining electronic discussion groups may mean that other participants of the discussion group (including non-WFFC members) will see personal information that you have volunteered. For open discussion groups, this information will be public.
Special note about information from children
Several sites in the WFFC domain are focused on children. Some of these require user-specific information to be provided to WFFC.
Children should make sure their parents, or the adults who are caring for them, know they are participating in the WFFC sites and are providing this limited user information.
What does WFFC do with the information it collects?
Normal web usage
The information gathered during general browsing of the “worldfitforchildren.com” domain is used to analyze trends and usage of the WFFC site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information. However, if you have registered with WFFC in connection with any activity on the WFFC site, the information we collect about your normal web usage will be identifiable to you.
Personally identifiable information
WFFC 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 the WFFC chapters and clubs so they can contact you as well;
- Manage and process your job/volunteer application;
- Confirm your purchases and registrations on the site;
- Obtain payment for purchases through the site (via credit card);
- “Remember” your online profile and preferences;
- 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.
- Issue charitable donation receipts
What if I don’t want to provide personal information?
Providing personal information on the WFFC web site is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the WFFC site, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as purchasing items, registering for a newsletter, or applying for a placement.
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 contact us. Where contact details are not provided on the page, you can contact us for further information.
However, WFFC assumes no responsibility for the security of information.
The WFFC site contains link to sites external to the worldfitforchildren.com domain. WFFC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
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WFFC welcomes links from sites that share our goals of working for children's rights, meeting children's basic needs and expanding opportunities for children to reach their full potential. By adding a link you are expressing your support for these goals.
If you would like to link to WFFC's web site, we ask you to agree to the following, and contact us to let us know for our records. You may link to the homepage or to a deep content page.
A site that links to WFFC's site:
- May not contain any content which could be deemed offensive, unsuitable for children, or harmful to or exploitative of children, including content which could be considered child pornography or otherwise promoting or depicting exploitation of children for any illegal or immoral purpose.
- May link to WFFC's content but may not copy it without special permission.
- Should not embed a WFFC web page in a frame or create any border environment around WFFC content.
- Should not misrepresent its relationship with WFFC or imply that WFFC is endorsing it or its products.
- Should not use the WFFC logo without permission. Permission is normally granted only to authorized partners of WFFC, i.e. those organizations with which WFFC has an existing working relationship, which typically are NGOs, academic institutions, publishers and broadcasters, and government agencies.
- Must, if it sells any products or services, inform WFFC and request permission to link as a commercial site.
WFFC reserves the right to disallow links at any time (e.g. if there are contents or other links in close proximity to the WFFC link that may be inappropriate from WFFC's point of view). If this is the case, the site maintainers agree to delete the link immediately.