Terms, Conditions and Privacy


Indigenous Peoples is a program that belongs to Fundación Raíz Ecuador, focused on improving the lives of ancestral peoples and the conservation of the Amazon in Ecuador.

Since Indigenous Peoples are a project belonging to a foundation, it is non-profit.


This document contains the terms and conditions of use and privacy policies for users,


Everything related to our website is governed exclusively by Ecuadorian Laws. In the event that any type of discrepancy or difference occurs between the parties in relation to the interpretation and content of this website, all parties submit, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction, to the Courts and Tribunals of the province. from Pichincha (Ecuador).


This website is property of www.fundacionraiz-caemba.org (hereinafter Indigenous Peoples) with email address info@fundacionraizec.org.

Access and/or use of this website attributes the condition of USER, who accepts from said access and/or use, the GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE reflected here. When the user accepts the terms and conditions and uses our website, its contents or services, the user expressly accepts and submits to its general conditions of use. If the USER does not agree with these conditions of use, he must refrain from using this website and operating through it.

Indigenous Peoples reserves the right to modify the presentation and configuration of the website, expand or reduce services, and even delete it from the Network, as well as the services and content provided, all unilaterally and without prior notice. Indigenous Peoples may modify these privacy policies to adapt them to the modifications that occur on our website, as well as legislative or jurisprudential modifications on personal data that appear, which is why it requires reading them every time you provide us with your data through of this website.


Access to our website is free and no prior subscription or registration is required. However, Pueblos Indígenas reserves the right to offer services that require prior user registration. These services will be duly identified on the Website, with easy instructions for registration.

The USER undertakes to make appropriate use of the content and services offered through this website, in accordance with good faith and the rules of public order.

Indigenous Peoples reserves the right to withdraw all comments and contributions that are not appropriate for publication.

Taking into account the impossibility of control regarding the information, content and services contained in other web pages that can be accessed through the links that our Website makes available to you, we inform you that Indigenous Peoples is exempt from any responsibility. for damages of any kind that may arise from the use of Web pages outside our company, accessed by the user.


Indigenous Peoples, being a project belonging to a non-profit foundation, accepts volunteers and donations of economic types and material goods.

What should I do and what does it entail if I want to donate financially?

If the user wishes to donate financially, and if they so wish, they may contact the following email: clatorre@fundacionraizec.org. Otherwise, you can do so directly using the donation button: http://www.caemba.com/donar/
The user recognizes and is fully aware that if they make a donation at the time the money is transferred by any means, they will no longer be able to request its return.
If the user wishes to know the progress of the aid that has been provided with their contribution, they can contact: clatorre@fundacionraizec.org.
Indigenous Peoples is not responsible and disclaims all responsibility for the origin of the funds which may be donated to the foundation project.
Indigenous Peoples will record all donations.
Indigenous Peoples reserves the right to request and sign specific contracts with donors in case the contributions are high amounts or in cases in which it considers necessary.


All elements provided by Indigenous Peoples (images, videos, texts, brands, logos, graphics, source codes, etc.) are the exclusive property of Indigenous Peoples or the natural or legal persons who are informed and who have given their express authorization to Its reproduction.

The user only has the right to private, non-profit use of them, and requires express written authorization from Indigenous Peoples and/or the owner of the rights to modify, reproduce, exploit, distribute them or any right belonging to their owner. .

The establishment of links to our portal does not confer any rights over it, and is exclusively authorized to allow access to our website, and the total or partial reproduction of the images and contents of our portal is prohibited on other pages, without prior authorization.


This privacy policy governs the manner in which Pueblos Indígenas collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of this website. This policy applies to the website and all products, donations requested or services offered by Indigenous Peoples. We inform you that our site may use “cookies” to improve the user experience. The user’s Web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. The user can choose to configure their browser to reject cookies, or to notify them when cookies are being sent. If you do so, please note that some parts of the site may not function properly.

Applicable legislation regarding data protection:

In this section, Indigenous Peoples are governed by the Organic Law on Data Protection.

Data collection:

Personally identifiable information will also be collected when you register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, write us an email, answer a questionnaire, participate in contests, make donations.

We do not collect unnecessary information about the user. The data we request from you is adequate, relevant and strictly necessary for the purpose for which it is collected. Sending these implies your authorization to incorporate them into our corresponding files, if Indigenous Peoples consider it appropriate.

Categories of data collected:

The data collected by Indigenous Peoples belongs to the category of basic data since it collects the first and last names, contact telephone numbers and email of the users who register.

Legal basis for data processing:

Indigenous Peoples collects and processes the personal data provided by users in accordance with the provisions of article 7, first paragraph, of the Organic Law on Data Protection.

Purposes of treatment:

The non-personal identification information that Indigenous Peoples collects from users is used to improve the user experience on the website, as well as to improve the products, services and donations offered on this same website.

The non-personal information that Indigenous Peoples collects will be used to improve the products and services offered, as well as to improve the user experience on the website.

As far as personal identification information is concerned, these data are used only for procedures concerning the realization and/or execution of the product and/or service and/or donation. We do not share this information with third parties, except to the extent necessary to provide the service and if required by the competent authority.

Additionally, the email addresses that have been provided by users will be used only for:

a) Respond to requests or questions.
b) Send information about the requested service or thanks for donations made through our web platform.
c) Periodically send information about blog updates, news and general information in case the user has requested to receive this information
Data retention time:

Indigenous Peoples will retain the data until the user expressly requests its cancellation, otherwise it is understood that the user continues to be interested in continuing to be part of the institution’s file. However, specific data will be deleted if the purpose for which it was collected has expired.


Pueblos Indígenas ensures the total confidentiality of the data provided by the users of our website and guarantees that in no case will they be transferred or sold to third-party companies or used for any purpose other than that described above. The USER will be responsible, in any case, for the veracity of the data provided.

Rights of interested parties:

Users may exercise the following rights at any time,

Access: Rectification:. Suppression:. Limitation:. Portability:. Claim:. Opposition:.

To exercise any of these rights, the user must contact us by email at the address: info@fundacionraizec.org

Data of the person responsible for the treatment:

Indigenous Peoples undertakes to treat with extreme diligence the personal information that the user may provide through our website, guaranteeing confidentiality, professional secrecy and security. The information collected will be processed and incorporated into the files of Indigenous Peoples, the owner and person responsible for it. The person responsible for processing personal data is Manuel Pallares, who can be contacted through the following email: mpallares@fundacionraizec.org, at 099 771 9380.


If the user has complaints or claims regarding the processing of their personal data, they may contact the person responsible at the addresses and contacts detailed previously. If the user considers it necessary, he or she may also go to the competent authority.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement

Fundación Raíz is dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), working with indigenous, Afro-Ecuadorian, Montubio, and Mestizo groups across Ecuador.

Our projects support various communities: Sionas, Siekopai, Kofan, Chachi, Kechwa, Waorani and Shuar, covering six linguistic families.

Our CAEMBA housing initiative focuses on the Afro-Ecuadorian and Montubio populations in Esmeraldas, addressing challenges of poverty and high crime rates. We commit to equitable treatment, opportunities for all, and the elimination of barriers to participation.

By valuing every voice and fostering community resilience, we aim to create a more inclusive, equitable society.

Our leadership is committed to DEI principles, ensuring our efforts reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and contribute to sustainable development and social justice.


Fundación Raíz está dedicada a la diversidad, equidad e inclusión (DEI), trabajando con grupos indígenas, afroecuatorianos, montubios y mestizos en todo Ecuador.

Nuestros proyectos apoyan a varias comunidades, Sionas, Siekopai, Kofan, Chachi, Kechwa, Waorani y Shuar, cubriendo seis familias lingüísticas. Nuestra iniciativa de vivienda CAEMBA se centra en las poblaciones afroecuatorianas y montubias en Esmeraldas, abordando desafíos de pobreza y altas tasas de criminalidad.

Nos comprometemos a un trato equitativo, oportunidades para todos y la eliminación de barreras para la participación. Valorando cada voz y fomentando la resiliencia comunitaria, aspiramos a crear una sociedad más inclusiva y equitativa.

Nuestro liderazgo está comprometido con los principios de DEI, asegurando que nuestros esfuerzos reflejen la diversidad de las comunidades que servimos y contribuyan al desarrollo sostenible y la justicia social.