Botswana Association of the blind and Partially Sighted (BABPS)

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Privacy policy

Privacy Statement

The Botswana Association of The Blind and Partially Sighted is committed to the protection and management of any personal identifiable information that you share with us. This Privacy Policy outlines the care and respect with which we treat your personal identifiable information.

We define "personal identifiable information" as information that may be used to identify an individual. This includes first name, last name, physical address, email address, and any other contact information. All personal identifiable information is kept confidential from the general public, unless it has been provided for publishing, such as, members contact information that is included in our BABPS member roster and which is publicly accessible on the website.

You may visit BABPS website without identifying yourself or providing any personal information about yourself. Anyone can visit all areas of BABPS website. Contact information for our members, including contact person, mailing address, contact telephone, fax, contact email address and website address are published in the About Us section of our website and are accessible to the public. If you join BABPS and have provided us with contact information, then you are giving consent to allow us to publish your personal information including contact information. You may change the information that is published on BABPS website at any time by notifying BABPS office via email, fax or post. Furthermore, by joining BABPS as a member, you are giving consent to allow us to contact you regarding your membership.

Third Parties

We do not sell or exchange personally identifiable information with any third parties.

Members, Donors and Friends of BABPS

When a donation is made, or member fees paid, BABPS collects the donor’s name, address, and credit card or bank information for the purpose of processing the donation and issuing a receipt.

Social Media

If you voluntarily submit or post any information, photographs or other content to any BABPS Facebook page or other social networking pages/sites, certain elements of your personal information may be automatically included in the posting, including your user name and email address, and this information may be collected and used by others. BABPS has no control over and is not liable for the collection, use or disclosure of any posted user content by users of such social media networking pages. Any personal information posted, used or disclosed via such sites is not subject to this Policy.

Linking to outside websites

Links to third-party websites from BABPS website are provided for the convenience of our users. BABPS has no control over, and therefore has no responsibility or liability for, the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use, disclose or otherwise treat your personal information. The inclusion of any link does not imply BABPS’s endorsement of any other organization, its websites, or its products and/or services.

Access to and correction of personal information

Individuals have the right to access and correct inaccuracies in the personal information BABPS has about them in our records. To do so, they should contact BABPS as described in the “Contact us” section below. To protect individual privacy, BABPS will take reasonable steps to help verify the individual’s identity before granting access or making corrections to personal information.

Privacy breach

As soon as BABPS becomes aware of a possible infringement of our Privacy Policy, we will take immediate action to contain, investigate and remediate the situation and communicate with affected parties, as required by law and our breach management practice.


By using this website, you consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy. If the Privacy Policy changes, the changes will be posted to our website.

Contact us

To review or update one’s personal information in BABPS’s possession, or withdraw consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of one’s personal information or name from an e-mail or other mail list, please contact us at:


Extension 4, Plot 622

Malau Street

Tel: 390 4945