Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research (hereafter, Yaqeen Institute) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to dismantle doubts, nurture conviction, and inspire contribution. Our EIN is 81-2822877.

Our website address is https://yaqeeninstitute.org.

GDPR:

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) take effect May 25th, and we wholeheartedly support these regulations which further secure the internet and enable individual privacy for each user. User privacy is paramount at Yaqeen and we only collect limited information about you to directly converse with you, provide occasional updates, request donations, or for user-specific mobile features.

More importantly, we will always provide you the right to modify or erase your data at any given time. We will never share your data with any Non-GDPR compliant sub-processor.

Furthermore, we will not share data with any type of entity for any reason other than to communicate directly with you or to enable a specific set of mobile features.

We are committed to our users’ rights to privacy. We will always be transparent in regards to how Yaqeen Institute uses information provided by any user through our website and mobile platforms.

Below you will find answers to questions regarding GDPR compliance, the data we collect, how we collect it, and why we collect it. We will always make an effort to keep this page updated as our platform continues to grow. Most importantly, your privacy is paramount.

Website – What Personal Data We Collect & Why We Collect It:

Contact Forms

When visitors sign-up for e-mail communication such as newsletters and updates we collect the following fields: First Name, Last Name, E-Mail Address, and Country.

These fields are collected to enable, as consented to when the user signs-up, direct electronic communications related to specific updates from Yaqeen Institute itself.

Yaqeen Institute will never share this information with any non-compliant GDPR third-party and will only use the information to directly contact you.

You always have the right to request the modification or deletion of your data at your convenience by contacting us at info@yaqeeninstitute.org.

Cookies

If you download gated content from our website such as PDF attachments for Research Publications or Articles we collect the following fields: First Name, Last Name, E-Mail Address, and Country.

When you submit contact information to download or view gated content, we utilize temporary cookies to ensure we do not prompt you again since you have already signed up.

We do not manipulate the cookies to obtain any additional information. Once the cookie is created it is stored in your browser and we do not continue to track it.

If the user clears their cache, the cookie will be deleted and our website will prompt for the same information again.

Analytics

We utilize Google Analytics to track metrics on our website such as the amount of traffic it receives. However, none of this data allows us to identify you and neither is it our intention to identify you.

The data is anonymous and is provided to us directly by Google. More information on how Google utilizes data and deals with compliance can be found here.

Donations

When you donate through our website we pass your information on to our GDPR-Compliant sub-processor Philantro. We store the following fields: First Name, Last Name, Address, Phone Number, and Donation Amount(s). 

Credit card information is not visible to us and we are unable to modify the submitted data. Only you are able to modify your data through the self-donor management portal.

iOS & Android – What Personal Data We Collect & Why We Collect It:

Sign-Up Form

When users sign up on our mobile platforms we collect the following fields: First Name, Last Name, E-Mail Address, and Country.

These fields are collected to enable, as consented to when the user signs up, bookmarking capability of post content within the iOS & Android application and optionally direct electronic communication related to specific updates from Yaqeen Institute.

Yaqeen Institute will never share this information with any non-compliant GDPR third party and will only use the information to enable user-specific features or to contact you directly.

You always have the right to request the modification or deletion of personal data at your convenience by contacting us at info@yaqeeninstitute.org.

Do You Share Our Data With Anyone?

We do not and will never share your data for any purpose other to facilitate further communication with you, or to further your mobile user experience.

We do share and store your data on other sub-processing platforms such as MailChimp, Ontraport, Philantro, Firebase, and Kindful.

Please note that all of our vendors are GDPR compliant and your data is exclusively used to contact only you for purchase-based items such as donations, donation receipts, general communication, or furthering your mobile experience.

How Long We Retain Your Data:

If you sign up through our website contact forms or mobile sign-up forms, your contact information is stored indefinitely. This is so we can continue to directly send you communications based on your requested preferences.

You always have the right to request the modification or deletion of personal data at your convenience by contacting us at info@yaqeeninstitute.org.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data:

If you have provided us your information via our Website or Mobile forms, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you.

You always have the right to request the modification or deletion of your personal data at your convenience by contacting us at info@yaqeeninstitute.org.

This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send Your Data:

We do store your data on other platforms such as MailChimp, Ontraport, Philantro, Firebase, and Kindful. Please note that all of our vendors are GDPR compliant and your data is exclusively used to contact you only for donations, donation receipts, general communication, or furthering your mobile experience.

Our Contact Information:

7750 N. MacArthur
Suite 120237, Irving, TX 75063
info@yaqeeninstitute.org

Sub-Processors:

Here is a complete list of sub-processors utilized by Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research:

  1. Zapier
  2. Kindful
  3. Stripe
  4. WPEngine
  5. Philantro
  6. Ontraport
  7. MailChimp
  8. Firebase