Privacy Policy

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Thank you for visiting our website and reviewing our Privacy Statement. 
This website, glinet.org ("Site"), is operated on behalf of Global Links Initiative ("GLI," "we," "us," and "our"). 

Your privacy is important to us. It is our policy to protect your Personal Information (as defined below) and to use it in accordance with this Privacy Statement. 

This Privacy Statement only covers privacy practices involving information we collect online. 

Please note that your use of the Site and services is subject to our Terms and Conditions of Service which you may access from our homepage or other Site pages by clicking on Terms and Conditions.


1.  INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU

Like many other websites, we automatically collect information about your internet connection, such as:

This information ("Non-Personal Information") does NOT identify you personally. We use this Non-Personal Information to monitor the effectiveness of the Site, identify areas of interest, and consider potential improvements to the Site.

If you choose to use certain features and functions of the Site, we ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") without which these features cannot work. By providing such information, you consent to our collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Statement. We do not collect any Personal Information about you when you visit the Site unless you give us that information.

The Personal Information you provide includes information provided during any registration process, such as registering as a Networker, including contact information, such as your name, organization name, address, and email address, and information about your interests and preferences. We also collect any Personal Information you voluntarily submit when you participate in discussion groups or other forums. Please note that your Personal Information may be available to the general public if you submit your information to be included in one of our databases or if you post information on the Site.


2.  USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use Personal Information obtained from you to provide services that you request; respond to your questions or inquiries; identify areas of user interest; consider potential improvements to our Site; and provide a forum to coordinate volunteers and nonprofit organizations.

Specific ways we use information include:


3  LINKS

We provide links on the Site to other sites of interest. We do not endorse the content of these sites or guarantee that they will abide by this Privacy Statement. Your use of such linked sites is subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies of the providers of those sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each site that collects Personal Information.


4  SHARING YOUR INFORMATION

We do not sell or trade or provide Personal Information to marketing companies or information brokers or any other organization or individual. We will only disclose your Personal Information in the following circumstances without first obtaining your consent:

Like any other site, we may be asked to provide Personal Information in certain types of legal or law enforcement proceedings. 

We may use third party suppliers and service providers to facilitate our services, and they may have access to Personal Information. For example, we may outsource one or more aspects of our Site to a supplier or service provider who performs services according to our requirements. In these cases we will restrict through written agreements how these suppliers or service providers may use or disclose the Personal Information to which they have access. 

Please remember that, although we endeavor to select only reputable companies who share our commitment to customer privacy, we are in no way responsible for the actions or policies of these other organizations.


5  USE OF COOKIES

The use of cookies enables us to enhance your visits to the Site. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, but this will limit your ability to use some features. Cookies enable us to recognize your browser and provide features that are tailored to your needs.

We may use information from cookies for purposes of planning and tracking, as well as assessing the technical function of the Site. We may also use cookies to track information about which pages you visit within the Site to help us gauge the effectiveness of the Site or our content.


6  CHILDREN AND PARENTS

If you are under fifteen (15), we encourage you to use this Site only with the knowledge of a parent or guardian. Any information you submit will be treated in accordance with the policies in this Privacy Statement.


7  PROVIDING AND RECEIVING INFORMATION

You can always choose not to provide information or to opt out of receiving communications from us at any time. To do this email us at admin@glinet.org or use the email form on our "Contact us" page.


8  CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. If we do make a change, we will post the revised Privacy Statement on this Site. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically. Questions, comments, or complaints about our privacy policies should be submitted to us by one of the methods listed above.

July 2009


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