Walk Free is a not-for-profit organisation that operates the walkfree.org and globalslaveryindex.org websites. This policy explains how we protect the personal information of people who use our website. Walk Free values and respects the privacy of our visitors. We believe you have a right to control how your personal information is collected and used. Except where we get your consent, we will not share your personal information with unaffiliated organisations.

What information do we collect?

In order to use the Walk Free site, we may require information from you in order to provide the best service possible. All correspondence, including by email, may also be collected and stored, particularly in regard to donations.

Financial transactions

If you make a financial transaction with Walk Free, your credit card or other payment information will be used only for this transaction through our secure online payment system. Walk Free does not retain payment information without your consent.


We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.

How does Walk Free keep your information secure?

Walk Free endeavours to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information that we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Your information is transmitted to be stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities. We require our employees and data processors to respect the confidentiality of any personal information.

Links to other websites

The Walk Free website contains links to other websites. Walk Free is not responsible for the practices or privacy policies of those sites.

If you have any questions about how we handle your personal information and protect your privacy, please feel free to contact us at info@walkfree.org.

Changes to privacy policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our homepage.