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Privacy Policy

Gorongosa National Park recognizes that privacy is important. This Policy applies to the collection and use of personal information that may be made available when you visit our website.


This policy describes our methods for collection and use of personal information, including what type of information is gathered, how the information is used, to whom we disclose the information, and how we safeguard your personal information.


What we collect and how we use it:


  • Site visit information – When you visit any website, certain information is automatically recorded about your visit. This information may include IP address, browser type, browser language, date and time of your site visit, the pages you visit, the referring website, or the search criteria you used to find the site. We use this information for internal decision making about marketing and website development. This information cannot personally identify you, therefore it is not possible to contact you using this information.
  • Cookies – When you visit our website, text files, called cookies, are sent to your computer to identify your browser each time you return. We use cookies only to maintain your language preferences. When you choose a language preference on our site, that preference will be maintained each time you visit. We use Google Analytics, which sends its own cookies, to track statistics about site usage. We use this information to make improvements to the site for a better user experience. You can review Google’s privacy policy here: You may choose to disable cookies by changing your browser settings, however, some features may not be available if cookies are disabled.  
  • User communication – When you provide information in order to communicate with us or someone else through our site, such as emailing us, sending us a wishlist, or submitting a visitor story, that information is stored in our private database. This information is used only to respond to your request and to learn how to better serve you. 
  • Information you provide – When you provide information on our site you may choose to receive future correspondence from us. If you decide to receive future correspondence by “opting-in” or subscribing to our mailing list, your information will remain on our mailing list and you may receive correspondence from us until you unsubscribe.
  • Publicly displayed information – Any information that you display on a public forum, such as a blog or message board is visible to other users. Gorongosa National Park is not responsible for any information that is read, collected, or used by other users. By posting this information as public, Gorongosa National Park has the right to contact you regarding the information that is posted.
  • Other sites – This Privacy Policy applies only to the Gorongosa National Park website ( This policy does not apply to websites that are linked to our site or the websites of any affiliated organizations.


Sharing Information

We do not share, sell or rent your personal information to anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Your information is only available to employees of Gorongosa National Park unless you personally post your information in a public forum. We may share non-personal information to third parties, such as site visit information as described above. This information does not personally identify you.

 Protecting Your Information

Security is a high priority for us, therefore we take every precaution to safeguard your information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration.


Changes to this Policy

This policy may be changed in the future and such changes will be reflected on this site. If revisions to this policy are made, your information will be protected under the policy that was active during the time of collection. You may request past versions of this policy by emailing us at the address below.


Contact Us

If you have any questions or requests regarding this Privacy Policy you may email us at contact (at)  


This Privacy Policy was established: January 2013