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Privacy Statement

We only collect personally identifiable information submitted by visitors via our website contact form or e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail.

Information gathered online is used only by Children of the Andes for internal marketing analysis, to improve our services or to enhance the website.

Children of the Andes will not pass on the information collected to any third party or sell or redistribute it for any reason.

Internet Cookies

What is a Cookie? Wikipedia describes a Cookie as ... A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a piece of data stored by a website within a browser, and then subsequently sent back to the same website by the browser.[1] Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember things that a browser had done there in the past, which can include having clicked particular buttons, logging in, or having read pages on that site months or years ago. Learn more via Wikipedia.

Types of Cookie use on

First party cookies: These are cookies that are associated with the host domain. Essentially these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to manage/improve website performance.

Third party cookies: These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools/widgets which we are using to enhance our site, for example Twitter and Disqus use their own Cookies. These Cookies are controlled by them not by COTA.

Imagery Rights and Photography Policy

In line with COTA's Photography Policy, all photos have been taken with the children’s permission and full consent has been given for their use in COTA publications.

All names have been changed and photos carefully chosen to protect the child’s identity.