GlobalDistrict™ is powered by OneKana™,  a system which makes it easy for businesses and people to share information about their organisations with others, locally and globally. 

OneKana™ follows three core principles

OneKana™ means “be visible” in Swahili, and we derive our core principles from this goal of openness and visibility.



GlobalDistrict™’s Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you decide to share, and help you make informed decisions when using GlobalDistrict™. GlobalDistrict™ is located at and its directly associated domains (, or These domains, together with, are referred to collectively in this policy as “GlobalDistrict™” or “Website”) By using or accessing GlobalDistrict™ you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

The Information We Collect
When you visit  GlobalDistrict™ you provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us and Website use information collected by us as you interact with our Website.
When you register with  GlobalDistrict™ you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your telephone number, your address, , and any other personal information that you provide to us (including any personal information contained on the profile we obtain from you describing the organisation you represent).

When you enter, (log in to) GlobalDistrict™ we use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. We may use a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you come back to GlobalDistrict™. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature.

When you use GlobalDistrict™, you may set up  corporate Profile, personal profiles relating to the organisation you represent, send  emails, perform searches and queries, form networking groups with other businesses, set up events, post news items, allow management of your account, or manage the accounts of other members, add applications and transmit information through various channels.   This information is stored on a database that you access each time you login.  This information can also be synchronised by you onto a database stored on your website. When you update information our database is immediately updated, if you synchronize your database then that will be updated also.  Backups or copies of previously entered information are not stored by GlobalDistrict™. Dates and times of original posts are however stored for news and event items with details of the date the item was last updated. This cannot be edited by the end user, and this information is to provide correct date information for original posts.You post User Content (as defined in the GlobalDistrict™ Terms of Use) on the Site at your own risk. Although we allow you to set privacy options that limit access to your pages, or which let you decide when certain content is to be made public, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you may choose to share your pages and information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that User Content you post on the Site will not be viewed by unauthorised persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of User Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other users have copied or stored your User Content.

Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on GlobalDistrict™ is a violation of the GlobalDistrict™ Terms of Service and should be reported to If you choose to use our invitation service to tell another organisation about our site, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as your associate's email address. We will send your associate an email in your name inviting the organisation to visit the site, and may send up to two reminders to them. GlobalDistrict™ stores this information to send invitations and reminders, to register a corporate connection if your invitation is accepted, to allow you to see invitations you have sent, and to track the success of our referral programme. Your associate may contact us at to request that we remove this information from our database.
Please note that during your use of GlobalDistrict™ you may want to form relationships with networking partners, during the course of which you decide to exchange information which may include personal information. GlobalDistrict™ will have no control over whether you decide to do this and no responsibility over how any such data is used. You should be aware that any use made by you of personal information supplied to you by a networking partner may subject you to the control of data protection legislation where you are based. You should also consider carefully whether data you supply to your partner is being correctly used, and also whether it is being transferred to a jurisdiction which lacks appropriate standards of data protection. If in doubt, you should seek legal advice.

Children Aged Under 13
GlobalDistrict™ does not intentionally or knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or intentionally or knowingly allow such persons to register, in each case without their parents’ or guardian’s explicit consent. GlobalDistrict™’s standard practice upon learning that we have collected personal information from a child aged under 13 without verification of parental consent is to delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child aged under 13, please contact us at

Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18
We recommend that children over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.

Use of Information Obtained by GlobalDistrict™
When you register with GlobalDistrict™, you create a profile, which can be corporate or as an individual, Corporate profiles will include details about your office or corporate location. Your Corporate Profile information, as well as your name, email address and company banner or logo, are publicly displayed on the GlobalDistrict™ community web sites in order to promote your organisation using the logo , graphics and media provided by you.  This information is also displayed to other business, individuals (sole traders) and organisations on the networks in order to enable you to network with other organisations present on the networks. We may occasionally use your name and email address to send you notifications regarding new services offered by GlobalDistrict™ that we think you may find valuable, or to inform you of important updates to the service

All information you make public, including personal information, will be made available to third party search engines, and optimized for search engines according to the policy in place on the third party web site where your content is displayed.  Consequently, any information you make public will appear on the GlobalDistrict™ Communities web pages, and by making a page public you are consenting to this.  Third parties who wish to, may place your headlines on web pages owned or managed by them linking either to GlobalDistrict™ Community web pages or the relevant page on your web site if you have signed up to such a networking programme.  This is primarily to promote your organisation or content posted by you.  By default you will be emailed notification.  Other members may choose to email you from time to time and by default they are initially permitted to do so

Generally, you may opt out of such emails through your  network administration page, though GlobalDistrict™ reserves the right to send you notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.
|GlobalDistrict™ may use information in your Profile without identifying you as an individual to third parties. We do this to enable other members to search and find information about you for the purposes of instigating contact with you, or to link to relevant content provided by you, or for personalising advertisements and promotions that we believe are relevant to you We believe this benefits you. We may use information about you that we collect from other sources, including but not limited to newspapers and Internet sources such as blogs, instant messaging services, GlobalDistrict™ Platform developers and other users of GlobalDistrict™, in order to promote you, your geographical community, or our service. Where such information is used in your profile, or pages managed by you, we usually allow you to specify  acceptable content  prior to it being made public (e.g.third party endorsements).

Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
GlobalDistrict™ is about sharing information with organisations globally, or in your local community, while providing you with privacy settings that restrict other users from accessing information that you do not wish to be made public. We allow you to publish the information you wish to provide to other organisations through GlobalDistrict™. Our network architecture and settings allow you to make informed choices about  organisations you wish to work with or promote via their web sites. We do not provide contact information to third party marketers without your permission. We share your information with third parties only in limited circumstances where we believe such sharing is 1) reasonably necessary to offer the service, 2) legally required or 3) permitted by you. For example:

When you use GlobalDistrict™, certain information you post or share with third parties (e.g. a an organisation in your network), such as personal information, news events galleries, product, service, or  video promotions, or other information, may be shared with other users in accordance with the privacy settings you select. All such sharing of information is done at your own risk. Please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information in your Profile or when posting, news items, events galleries, product, service, or  video promotions or other items, this information will be publicly available when you elect to do so.

GlobalDistrict™ may contain links to other websites. We are of course not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by GlobalDistrict™.

Third Party Advertising
Advertisements that appear on GlobalDistrict™ are sometimes delivered (or "served") directly to users by third party advertisers. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. These third party advertisers may also download cookies to your computer, or use other technologies such as JavaScript and "web beacons" (also known as "1x1 gifs") to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalise advertising content. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognise your computer each time they send you an advertisement in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalise advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. GlobalDistrict™ does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertisers. Third party advertisers have no access to your contact information stored on GlobalDistrict™  except that which has been made public by you. This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by GlobalDistrict™ and does not cover the use of cookies or other tracking technologies by any of its advertisers.

Changing or Removing Information
Access and control over most personal information on GlobalDistrict™ is readily available through the Profile editing tools. GlobalDistrict™ users may modify or delete any of their Profile information at any time by logging into their account. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to deactivate their GlobalDistrict™ account may do via the login page. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to members of GlobalDistrict™. Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals on GlobalDistrict™, however, (e.g. sending an email to another GlobalDistrict™ user) you generally cannot remove such communications once they have been made.

Because email and instant messaging are not recognised as secure communications, we request that you do not send private information to us by email or instant messaging services. If you have any questions about the security of GlobalDistrict™ Website, please contact us at

Terms of Use, Notices and Revisions
Your use of GlobalDistrict™, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use and all of its dispute resolution provisions including arbitration, limitation on damages and choice of law. We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use at any time. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this site. If we make changes, we will post them and will indicate at the top of this page the policy's new effective date. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email or through notice on our home page. We encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at . You may also contact us by post at 34 Ballygrainey Road, Craigavad, Co Down, N. Ireland.