Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

We at Outward Bound Center for Peacebuilding are firmly committed to protecting the online privacy of our users (“you”). The following discloses our online information gathering and dissemination practices. By utilizing outwardboundpeace.org (“the Site”) and entering information about yourself, you agree to be legally bound by this Privacy Policy. Please review the Privacy Policy periodically, as it may be amended from time to time. If it is not acceptable and you are unwilling to be bound by it, please refrain from accessing this Site or providing information about yourself through this Site.

Types of Information Collected

We collect information from different parts of our Site. Certain non-personally identifiable information is automatically recorded by the servers on which this Site is hosted, such as your internet protocol (IP) address, your browser type or operating system, the domain name from which you linked to our site and other general demographic information. Other non-personally identifiable information is collected from your responses to our donation, registration and contact forms, online surveys, and merchandise transactions registration forms (“Online Forms”). For example, this information might include your zip code and your age. We use non-personally identifiable information to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Site. We may share such information on an aggregated basis with our affiliates or with our other business partners
Our Site’s Online Forms may also request or require you to give us personally identifiable information such as your name, telephone number, home address and e-mail address.

Cookies

When you visit our Site, small text files known as “cookies” may be stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow us to measure activity on our Site and to improve your user experience, for example by remembering your passwords and viewing preferences that you set while previously using our Site, you can visit member-only parts of the Site without re-registering. Cookies also may collect technical information from your computer, such as your IP address, operating system, and browser type. Our cookies cannot retrieve or obtain an e-mail address or be used to identify you personally, unless combined with information that you provided us with in an Online Form. Although you have the ability to modify most browsers to either accept all cookies, notify you when a cookie is sent, or reject all cookies, it may not be possible to utilize all of our services if cookies are rejected.

Communications from Us

Unless you choose to opt-out, we may use your information to contact you by mail, email, and/or phone. For example, staff from the Outward Bound Center for Peacebuilding may contact you to clarify a comment or question, or to learn about your level of customer satisfaction with our services. Please email us at opt_out@outwardboundpeace.org if you would prefer to opt-out of receiving future mailings or being contacted by phone. You may also indicate your preferred form of communication and request to opt-out of other forms of communication.

Sharing Your Information With Third Parties

In general, we will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party. However, we may need to share it with agents or contractors to perform services on our behalf, but not for any other purpose. In addition, as we continue to develop our organization, we may be acquired, merge with another entity, or acquire or buy other businesses or assets. In such transactions, both personally and non-personally identifiable information will likely be one of the transferred assets. We may also disclose your information if we believe it is appropriate to comply with the law.

Links

This Site contains links to other sites. These links do not mean that we are responsible for, or that we endorse the privacy practices or the content of the other sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policy and any other online policies or agreements of any sites to which you link.

Security

We take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your personally identifiable information. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, we do not assume any liability for third party usage of your personal information, whether obtained legally or illegally from our system.

Children

This Site does not seek to knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, we ask that you not send us any personal information unless you have parent or guardian permission. If any child provides us with personally identifiable information, a parent or guardian may notify us and such information will be deleted from our records.

Correct/Update

You may change and modify information you previously provided by sending us an email through our contact page to info@outwardboundpeace.org.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

On occasion, it may be necessary for us to change the terms of this Privacy Policy. We will do so by posting updated text on this Site. ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE SIGNIFIES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our practices related to this Site, you can send a message to us through our contact page to info@outwardboundpeace.org.

 

This Privacy Policy was last modified on 12.18.2011 and is effective immediately.