Information Gathering and Use

We value your privacy and won’t collect or record your personal information unless you choose to give it to us, for example when you:
• Make a donation
• Sign up as a volunteer
• Register your interest in a career with us
• Contact us through our contact form

Use of Personal Information

We use the information you give us in the following ways:
• To make sure we have an accurate record of all the donations we receive.
• To contact you if we have suitable volunteering opportunities, only if you have registered interest in volunteering.
• To contact you if we have suitable career opportunities, only if you have registered interest in a career with us.
• To reply any queries, feedbacks, comments or suggestions you may have submitted to us in a contact form.
• To find out more about who is visiting our website, donating, signing up as volunteers or registering interest in career opportunities.
Privacy of our email lists
• Individuals who contact us through our website in any way are added to our email database. We do not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease the addresses on our lists to anyone.


• If you leave comments on our blog posts, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Additionally, after approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookie Policy

• Cookies are pieces of electronic information which will be sent by Yayasan Kajian dan Pembangunan Masyarakat (YKPM) when you use our website. These will be placed in your computer’s hard disk and enable us to recognise you as a user when you next visit. Besides that, if you leave a comment on our blog post, 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.
• You can configure your browser so that it responds to cookies the way you deem fit. For example, you may want to accept all cookies, reject them all or get notified when a cookie is sent. Please check your browser’s settings to modify cookie behaviour as per your individual preferences.
• Please note that if you disable the use of cookies on your web browser or remove or reject specific cookies from our website or linked sites then you may not be able to use the website as it is intended.

Security & Protection of Data

Yayasan Kajian dan Pembangunan Masyarakat (YKPM) uses well-recognised and proven technology for payments. Payment information is transferred by the use of an SSL connection which offers the highest degree of security that your browser is able to support.

External Web Services

• We may use external web services on our site to display content within our webpages, such as using YouTube to display videos. As with the social buttons, we cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your use of the content we embed on our site.
• Our website contains links to other websites for the benefit of its visitors. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such other websites. Yayasan Kajian dan Pembangunan Masyarakat (YKPM) is not expressly or impliedly responsible or liable for any loss or damage caused to you by the collection, use and retention of Personal Information by such websites in any manner whatsoever. It is important that you review the privacy policies of all websites you visit before you disclose any information to such websites.

Changes to Privacy Policy

• As and when the need arises, Yayasan Kajian dan Pembangunan Masyarakat (YKPM) may alter its privacy policy in accordance with the latest technology and trends. We strive to provide you with timely notice of these changes. You may reach out to us if you have any queries about any changes made to our practices.

Contact us
• If you have any questions at all about our privacy policy, please email us at admin@ykpm.org.my

This policy was last updated in October 2021.