Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting CRDF Global’s website. CRDF Global is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors and has created this privacy policy to disclose our information gathering and dissemination practices for and related microsites (; and We will not collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.

This privacy policy explains:

  • What information we automatically collect about you;
  • Information you may submit;
  • Choices you have about the use of your information;
  • How you can access information we maintain about you;
  • How we protect your information;
  • Use of cookies on our site;
  • Additional information about our policy;  and
  • How you can contact us.

Information Automatically Collected

Certain information is automatically collected when you visit us to browse through our site, read pages or download information. The information is not personal and cannot and will not be traced back to you.  The information is:

  • The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our website;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and
  • If you linked to CRDF Global’s site from another website, and the address of that website.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors -- to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the pages they visit. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

Information You Submit

If you choose to register with us for our any of our quarterly newsletters, to donate to CRDF Global or to serve as an expert reviewer for CRDF Global, the information will be collected in a database and used for the specific activity for which you provided the information. We use the same database for periodic mailings about CRDF Global activities. We will not share your information with any other organization without your permission. 

If you send a resumé, that information will be used only to consider your application for a job and to contact you for purposes related to the application. We will keep your resumé on file for up to six months.

If you use CRDF Global’s electronic proposal submission system to apply for funding opportunities, grant programs or CRDF Solutions, any information voluntarily submitted as part of that process will be used and protected as explained under the specific program’s application guidelines. Program guidelines are linked directly to each program’s application.


In the event you wish to update or delete an email address or other information in our possession at any time for any reason, please contact CRDF Global to make those changes.


If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please email us with the new information or your request.  Please let us know the purpose or program that led to your submission of personal information so that we may efficiently locate your information.

How We Protect Your Information

Protecting your privacy and your information is a top priority for CRDF Global.  We continue to make every effort to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.  Inside CRDF Global, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access.  Your information is only accessible to those employees who need it to perform their jobs.  All CRDF Global employees are aware of our privacy and security policies.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small packet of information web applications use to store persistent state information on the user’s computer.  CRDF Global does not use cookies to retrieve any information from your computer. Some areas of CRDF Global’s website make use of a special type of cookie, a session cookie, to process your session. Unlike other cookies, session cookies are not intended to provide a permanent means for tracking users across multiple visits to a website. The session cookie is deleted from your computer when you close your browser. 

Additional Information

No transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure.  It may be possible for third parties not under the control of CRDF Global to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your personal information, CRDF Global cannot ensure or warrant the security of information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.

CRDF Global reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time.  Any such changes will be posted online.

Contact Us

For any other information about our privacy policy, please contact:
Phone: 703-526-9720