Throughout this Agreement, we may use certain words or phrases, and it is important that you understand the meaning of each. The list is not all-encompassing and no definition should be considered binding to the point that it renders this Agreement nonsensical:
“Agreement” refers to these Terms of Service;
“Service” refers to the services that we provide, whether or not you are volunteering abroad or working abroad;
“Site” refers to our website, https://geovisions.org;
GeoVisions and GeoVisions Foundation refers to our company; our Site; our Service; or a combination of all or some of the preceding definitions, depending on the context in which the word is used;
“User” refers to anyone who uses our Service, including general visitors to our Site;
“You” refers to you, the person who is entering into this Agreement with GeoVisions Foundation.
3. DATA COLLECTED
DATA STORAGE LOCATION :
REGISTRATION DATA :
If you register on our website, we store your chosen username and your email address and any additional personal information added to your user profile. You can see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (except changing your username). Website administrators can also see and edit this information.
PURCHASE DATA :
No credit card information is stored on any server operated by GeoVisions Foundation, when you pay for our services via credit card.
When you leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS :
We use Google Analytics on our site for anonymous reporting of site usage. So, no personalized data is stored.
4. EMBEDDED CONTENT
6. WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR DATA
Because you are seeking our expertise to provide a volunteer or work program for you abroad, we must have access to your personal information. That information can be accessed by:
– Our system administrators
– Our overseas agents when they (in order to provide support) need to get the information about you
– Our staff, when attempting to secure a volunteer placement or paid job for you abroad.
7. THIRD PARTY ACCESS TO YOUR DATA
We don’t share your data with third-parties in a way as to reveal any of your personal information like email, name, etc. The only exceptions to that rule are for partners we have to share limited data with in order to provide the services you expect from us. Please see below:
OVERSEAS AGENTS :
For the purpose of validating your information (medical, background, passport, visa and support documentation) in finding you a legally paying job, a host family or volunteer post.
8. HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA
When you submit a request for more information about our services through a form on our website, its metadata is retained until (if) you tell us to remove it. We use this data so that we can recognize you.
If you register on our website to employ our services on your behalf, we also store the personal information you provide in your user profile. You can see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (except changing your username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
9. SECURITY MEASURES
We use the SSL/HTTPS protocol throughout our site. This encrypts our user communications with the servers so that personal identifiable information is not captured/hijacked by third parties without authorization.
In case of a data breach, system administrators will immediately take all needed steps to ensure system integrity, will contact affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed.
10. YOUR DATA RIGHTS
GENERAL RIGHTS :
If you have a registered account on this site or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we retain, including any additional data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any of the personal data we have stored. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. In short, we cannot erase data that is vital to you being an active customer (i.e. basic account information like an email address).
If you wish that all of your data is erased, we will no longer be able to offer any support or other product related services to you.
If you have any questions, want to receive a copy of your stored data or have your data erased, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
GDPR RIGHTS :
GeoVisions Foundation permits residents of the European Union to use its Service. Therefore, it is the intent of GeoVisions Foundation to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation. For more details please see here: EU GDPR Information Portal.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS :
GeoVisions Foundation permits residents of the State of California to use its Services. Therefore, it is the intent of GeoVisions Foundation to comply with the California Business and Professions Code §§ 22575-22579.
11. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
GeoVisions Foundation may post links to third party websites on this site. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security compliance by GeoVisions Foundation, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.
All social media sharing links, either displayed as text links or social media icons do not connect you to any of the associated third parties, unless you explicitly click on them.
12. RELEASE OF YOUR DATA FOR LEGAL PURPOSES
At times it may become necessary or desirable to GeoVisions Foundation, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either.
Any passing on of personal data for legal purposes will only be done in compliance with laws of the country you reside in.