Privacy Policy


About PATA

Paediatric-Adolescent Treatment Africa (PATA) is an action network of health providers and health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. Our goal is to effect positive change in paediatric and adolescent HIV policy and service delivery on the frontline.

The PATA network offers a powerful platform for regional collaboration, capacity building and peer-to-peer exchange – closing gaps and building bridges for linking, learning and partnership in the paediatric-adolescent HIV response. PATA aims to achieve the following on the frontline of paediatric and adolescent HIV service delivery:

  • Build and support an engaged network of health providers, facilities and communities.
  • Facilitate platforms for linking and learning to share knowledge and promising practices.
  • Champion innovative and targeted paediatric and adolescent HIV service delivery models.
  • Generate, collate, and disseminate evidence and collaborate in joint advocacy initiatives and partnerships.

PATA Linking and Learning Hub

The PATA Linking and Learning Hub is a powerful platform and interactive space for regional collaboration, capacity building and peer-to-peer exchange across the PATA network. It is a growing online network of frontline health providers, facilities, and communities as well as strategic partners working to improve paediatric and adolescent HIV service delivery in sub-Saharan Africa.

Privacy Policy PATA Linking and Learning Hub

This privacy policy outlines how and why the Linking and Learning collects, uses and stores your personal data, and your rights in relation to the personal data we hold.


PATA reserve the right to suspend or cancel access, deny entry or restrict entry to the PATA Linking and Learning Hub if an individual or their organization violates the Linking and Learning Hub code of conduct.

For the PATA Summits and webinars, you consent to the following:

  • Both the virtual and any in-country satellite spokes will be recorded.
  • Registration to the Summit and subsequent login means that you grant PATA permission to record the sessions, take photographs and videos for documentation, reporting and/or advocacy purposes.
  • PATA may use these photographs or any quotes to document forum proceedings for fundraising, publicity and other purposes within reason, on behalf of PATA and its partners.
  • Waive any right to inspect or approve finished photographs.
  • Understand that there will be no financial compensation or other remuneration for use of these photographs and/or video recordings.
  • Consent to have your details included in the PATA contacts database to receive summit notices, updates, and newsletters.
  • Acknowledge that I may receive a request to be added to the health provider WhatsApp group.

Linking and Learning Hub Code of Conduct

The PATA Linking and Learning Hub is committed to creating and promoting a professional environment within which all participants can participate and feel supported in a safe community – treated with dignity and respect. We do not tolerate harassment in any form.

We strive to build a community for everyone, free from discrimination regardless of professional status, race, gender, identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, physical appearance, religion, age, and disability.

What constitutes violation of the code of conduct?

  • Issuing threats, or using any form of hate speech
  • Issuing offensive comments including negative stereotypical remarks disguised as humor or jokes
  • Tracking online participation of participants and sharing their private information without consent
  • Misgendering of persons deliberately
  • All forms of sexual harassment

When and where does the code of conduct apply

The code of conduct applies to all countries and nations accessing the Linking and Learning Hub

Personal Information

The Linking and Learning Hub secures all your personal information from unauthorized use and disclosure and will only utilise this information for PATA related communications may use your information to inform you about other events and activities happening in the HIV sector. The Linking and Learning Hub may also contact you via surveys when conducting research related in line with PATA’s vision and organizational objectives. See for more information about PATA.

How long will we keep the records and personal data for?

We will not retain your personal data for longer than necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service. The technologies We use may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Service may use Cookies.
  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Service may use local stored objects (or Flash Cookies) to collect and store information about Your preferences or Your activity on our Service. Flash Cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as those used for Browser Cookies. For more information on how You can delete Flash Cookies, please read here.
  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. Learn more about cookies: Cookies: What Do They Do?.

Contact us

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