Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement describes LIFT’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the LIFT web site. It applies to all “LIFT sites” (ie social media websites). By visiting the LIFT website you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

What information does LIFT collect?

Normal website usage

The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

Collection of personal information

If you register for a newsletter or donate you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in various LIFT databases.

What does LIFT do with the information?

Normal web usage

The information gathered during general browsing of the “” domain is used to analyze trends and usage of the LIFT site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information. However, if you have registered with LIFT in connection with any activity on the LIFT site, the information we collect about your normal web usage will be identifiable to you.

Personal information

LIFT may use the personal information you provide to:

  • Contact you – either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications, etc.
  • Manage and process your job application;
  • Confirm your donation information;
  • “Remember” your online profile and preferences;
  • Statistical analysis.

Do I have to provide personal information?

No. Providing personal information on the LIFT web site is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the LIFT site, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as donating, registering for a newsletter, or applying for a job.

Opting out/changing your information

At any time, you can cancel or modify your information by returning to the web page where you first provided the information and contacting the focal point for that page/relevant LIFT department.


We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the LIFT site to any third party without prior consent. Any information provided to LIFT by users of the LIFT site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in any site-specific policies, or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. LIFT employs a range of techniques and security measures to protect the information maintained on our system from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

However, LIFT assumes no responsibility for the security of information. The LIFT site may contain links to sites external to the domain. LIFT is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

Notification of changes

Changes to this privacy policy will be posted here and will be available via the LIFT home page at

Use of cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the Site. By setting a cookie, LIFT will remember the User the next time he/she visits the Site and therefore LIFT will not have to ask questions that the User has already answered (like address information). The User is always free to decline our cookies if his/her browser permits, although in that case he/she may not be able to use certain features on the site and may be required to re-enter information more frequently to use certain services on the Site.


For questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please email