Privacy Policy and Cookies

Privacy Policy and Cookies

Who we are

Our website address is It is proudly owned by NewGia Foundation which offers depression help and support to Africa and the world at large.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

NewGia collects your data only when you feel a certain form on our site, personal data we collect from users and site visitors are used for the purpose of collecting. This may include personal data, such as name, email address, personal account preferences; transaction data, such as purchase information; and technical data, such as information about cookies. These personals will never be used for any other purposes apart from which it is provided for.

Personal data is not just created by a user’s interactions with your site. Personal data is also generated from technical processes such as Registration form, Donation Form, contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third-party embeds such as Paypal payment system.

By default, NewGia does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users.

Post, Questions, Comments And Replies

When visitors Post, Ask Questions, leave comments or reply to a question on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help Spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:

After approval of your post, question, reply or comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment and reply.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Users are responsible to the media they upload on NewGia, In case of copy right infringement, newgia will not be held responsible and appropriate formal email should be sent to reporting right infringement and newgia will take action immediately.

Contact forms

Our contact form captures only Your Name, email, and website if provided, and the personal information is stored in our site database for reference purposes and it discarded after over a period of 1 year when it is no more needed. do not use the information submitted to them through this means for marketing purposes.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article or ask question or reply, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


To help us serve our users better, Google analytical is used on this site to track the number users and where they are coming from.

Who we share your data with

Your data is shared with 3rd party apps which include WpForms, contact 7 forms, Forum, comment system, paypal and both parties use your data for the sole purpose and services they offer.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its meta data are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If there is any complain or request as per your personal data, pls click here to contact us.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Personal data collected on this site are managed by the admin , to avoid unauthorized use of the data.

We take great care in maintaining the security of the Site and your information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through industry standard technologies and internal procedures. However, we do not guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.
Users who have registered to the Site agree to keep their password in strict confidence and not disclose such password to any third party.

Occasionally we have sponsored posts and sponsored content on this site. The companies that advertise on our site will often have their own tracking code that we add to each sponsored post. We also have affiliate links on our site. These links allow tracking of clicks on certain links and if you purchase something using these links we earn a commission at no cost to you. We have listed these companies below and We will be updating this list often. Links to privacy policies:

  • Google:
  • Gravatar:
  • Facebook:
  • Mail Chimp:
  • Amazon:

What data breach procedures we have in place

Corporate Change

In the event we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your information may be among the assets transferred.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, so please re-visit this page frequently.
Changes to this privacy policy are effective as of the stated “Last Update”. Your continued use of the Site on or after the Last Update date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.

Got any Questions?

If you have any questions (or comments) concerning this Privacy Policy? Please email us at, and we will make an effort to reply within a reasonable time frame.