Privacy Policy

YaLa Young Leaders Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting the YaLa Young Leaders network of Websites and reviewing our privacy policy. YaLa Young Leaders does not collect personal information about visitors to our Websites unless you choose to provide that information to us. YaLa Young Leaders will only use that information to communicate with you about its activities and the activities of its partners.

This privacy policy applies to the online activities of YaLa Young Leaders, including but not limited to the YaLa Young Leaders website, the YaLa Academy website, and the YaLa Café website (hereinafter, the “Websites”).

If you visit our Websites, we automatically gather and store the following information about your visit so that we can track the use of our Websites in order to make improvements. This information is stored and used in the aggregate only, and is not used to contact you personally:

• The IP address from which you access our Websites

• The name of the domain from which you access the Internet

• The type of browser and operating system used to access our websites

• The date and time you access our site

• The pages, files, documents and links that you visit

• The Internet address of the website from which you linked to our websites


In addition to information collected automatically, we use cookies, which are small pieces of information sent to your browser by a website that you visit. The cookies do not collect personally identifiable information. Cookies are used to track usage patterns, traffic trends and user behavior, as well as to record other information from the Websites. When you register on the Websites, cookies also allow us to save information so that you will not have to re-enter it the next time you visit. Many content adjustments and website improvements are made based on the data derived from cookies. Some YaLa Young Leaders Websites use a third-party vendor, Google Analytics, to place cookies and analyze the information collected by cookies in order tomake the YaLa Young Leaders Websites more interesting and useful to you. Information that we collect from cookies will not be used to create profiles of individual users and only will be used in aggregate form.

You may set your browser to refuse cookies from any website that you visit. You also may opt out of Google Analytics using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

If You Send Us Personal Information

The YaLa Young Leaders Websites will only collect personal information that you knowingly and voluntarily provide by, for example, registering for the YaLa Academy’s MENA Leaders for Change program or the Arab-Israeli Peace Institute in Honor of Nelson Mandela. If you provide us with personal information, we will not sell, publish or share that information with third parties without your permission, unless they are partners of YaLa Young Leaders. When we send you information about the activities of YaLa Young Leaders, the YaLa Academy or YaLa Café by email, you will always have an immediate opportunity to decline further communication. Please note that YaLa Young Leaders may provide your information to any person or entity as required by law.


YaLa Young Leaders is committed to ensuring that its IT systems, applications and information technology infrastructure are secured.


Within the YaLa Young Leaders Websites there are links and widgets to external websites. These sites operate independently of YaLa Young Leaders and have their own privacy policies. When you link to third party websites, you leave our Websites and no longer will be subject to our privacy and security policies. YaLa Young Leaders is not responsible for the privacy or security practices nor the content of external websites, and such links are not intended to be an endorsement of the external website or its content.