We hope that this website provides helpful information about volunteering with Cuso International, about our programs and work worldwide, and our ongoing campaigns to tackle disadvantage. We would like you to know that Cuso International is committed to safeguarding your privacy online.

The following questions explains how your personal information will be treated when you access a Cuso International website.

What data do you collect and how do you use this information?

Cuso International does not capture or store personally-identifying information (such as your email address, name, title, or postal address) when you visit our site without your knowledge. You are always able to choose to provide such information to us.


We use cookies (text files that identify your computer to our server) and IP addresses (the domain from which you access the Internet) to indicate which pages have been accessed when. This information is collected automatically. It is not linked to any personal data, so browsing is anonymous.

Personally-identifying information can only be collected on our website if you choose to provide it. This information may be in the form of, for example, online application forms, online subscriptions, membership and order forms, joining electronic mailing lists, or sending us an email. Some of these may also include optional survey information.

The information you supply will be used for the purpose specifically designated (for example, responding to your request for information, processing your orders and applications, etc) and in accordance with Cuso International's data protection policy.

We may use your details to contact you with current and future information about our work, events, campaigns and activities, or any other features of Cuso International described on the website. However, you will always have the opportunity to opt out of receiving further information (see the 'opt-out' section below).

Who is collecting your information?

When you are on the Cuso International website and are required to submit personal information, you are sharing that information with Cuso International alone, unless otherwise stated.

Who do you share my information with?

Unless the law requires it, Cuso International does not pass your personal data to outside organisations and/or individuals without your expressed consent. Our supporters are often happy to hear from like-minded organizations with which Cuso occasionally shares or exchanges data. You will always have the chance to opt out of this. Cuso International will ensure any data that is used in this way cannot be transferred without Cuso's consent.

Opt out or change your personally-identifiable information

Cuso International's website gives users the opportunity to opt out of receiving more communications from us at the point where we request information from you. This is usually done with a tick box.

You are entitled to know about the personal information Cuso International holds about you and you also have the right to have your data updated, corrected or deleted. Maintaining accurate and up-to-date information about our supporters is important to Cuso Intl.


The security of your credit card details is of the utmost importance to Cuso International. We want you to have peace of mind when supplying this information to us.

Cuso International uses a high-level secure server to store your credit card details to ensure that your information stays private and confidential.

External links

This website has links to other sites which may contain information that is useful and of interest to our readers. However, Cuso International is not responsible for the content, views or accuracy of information these external websites.