Privacy Policy for Leeway Website (

Effective date: August 1, 2023

At Leeway, we value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your information when you interact with our website. By using our website, you agree to the terms of this policy.

  1. Who we are

Our website address is Leeway, a consulting firm, was established in 2018 and developed by experts working in different settings in Information Management, whether with private companies, international humanitarian agencies, donor agencies, etc. Throughout the years, the team has developed skills in finding gaps in information flow and is skilled in directly addressing issues through the use of custom software to improve efficiency and accuracy.


When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and the browser user agent string to assist in spam detection.

Additionally, an anonymized string created from your email address (a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy is available at After your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public in the context of your comment.

  1. Media

If you upload images to our website, please avoid including images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS), as visitors to the website can download and extract location data from such images.

  1. Cookies

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

When you visit our login page, 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.

Upon logging in, we will set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies will last for two days, and screen options cookies will last for one 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.

When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser, containing no personal data, and indicating the post ID of the article you just edited. This cookie expires after 1 day.

  1. Embedded content from other websites

Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) from other websites. Embedded content from other websites behaves the 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 the embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

  1. Who do we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email for security purposes.

  1. How long we retain your data

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

For users who 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.

  1. What rights do 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. However, this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

  1. Where your data is sent

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

For any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the data we collect, please contact us at

Please note that this Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time, and any changes will be posted on this page. Make sure to review this policy regularly to stay informed about our data practices.