OUR TERMS OF USE & PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated on 01 July 2017

 

Terms of Use

 

1. Terms
By accessing the website at https://www.civilsocietyacademy.org, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws, and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site.

2. Disclaimer
The materials on Civil Society Academy's website are provided on an 'as is' basis. Civil Society Academy makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Civil Society Academy does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

3. Accuracy of materials
The materials appearing on Civil Society Academy's website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Civil Society Academy does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Civil Society Academy may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice.



4. Modifications
Civil Society Academy may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.
 

 

Privacy Policy

 

We respect your privacy and take the protection of your personal data seriously.

This is why we keep our work transparent and treat your personal data confidentially and, naturally, in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

 

In principle, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as any personal data (e.g. name, email address and/or data that are asked through our online registration forms) are collected on our website, this occurs on a purely voluntary basis. These data will not be shared with third parties without your express consent.

 

1. General Information

In this Privacy Policy, we explain the kind, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data within the online services of Civil Society Academy and its related websites, functions, and content (hereinafter referred to as “Website”). This Privacy Policy applies regardless of the individual domains, systems, platforms, and devices (e.g. desktop or mobile devices) on which our online services are accessed.

 

Please note that only data transfer (e.g. in connection with email communication) is vulnerable to security flaws. Hence, it is not possible to fully secure data against third-party access.

 

2. Security Measures

We take state-of-the-art organizational, contractual, and technical security measures in order to ensure compliance with the regulations of data protection laws and to protect the data we process against random or targeted manipulation, loss, destruction, or access by unauthorized persons.

 

Said security measures include but not limited to the encrypted transmission of data between your browser and our server.

 

3. Third-Party Providers

We have concluded a limited-processing contract with each data processing company to ensure that your personal data are processed according to their purpose and not shared. We also take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data.

 

This applies to service providers including but not limited to the following:

 

  • Wix.Com LTD, 40 Namal Tel Aviv St., TEL AVIV-YAFO 6350671, Israel: Cloud-based website development | Read Privacy Policy

 

  • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA: Website analysis | Read Privacy Policy

 

  • Mailchimp, The Rocket Science Group, LLC,675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA: Email marketing automation | Read Privacy Policy

 

4. Cookies and Reach Measurement

Cookies are data which are transmitted from our web server or from third-party web-servers to the user´s web browser and stored there for future retrieval. Cookies may take the form of small files or other forms of information storage. In accordance with this Privacy Policy, you will be informed of any cookies employed for pseudonymous reach measurement.

 

If you do not want any coolies to be stored on your computer, you are requested to deactivate the corresponding option in your browser´s system settings. Stored cookies can be cleared in the browser´s system settings. Deactivating cookies may limit the Website´s functionality.

 

Internet-Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

 

Firefox : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

 

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?ht=en-GB

 

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-in/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

 

Opera: help.opera.com/Linux/12.10/en/cookies.html

 

You can also opt out of the use of cookies for reach measurement and marketing purposes via the Network Advertising Initiative´s deactivation page (https://optout.networkadvertising.org/) and via the US website (https://www.aboutads.info/choices) or the European website (https://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices).

 

 

5. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (Google).

 

Google Inc.

1600 Amphitheatre Parkway

Mountain View, CA 94043

USA

 

Google Analytics uses cookies (see §4) to facilitate analysis of your website use. Your user data for the website is generated by the cookie and thereafter generally transmitted to a Google server ion the USA and stored there. Google is certified by the Privacy Shield Framework, guaranteeing its compliance with European data protection laws (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=active).

 

 Google will use these data in accordance with our instructions to evaluate how our online services are being used, to compile reports about activities within the online services, and to perform additional services connected to the use of these services and the internet. Pseudonymous user profiles can then be generated from the processes data.

 

You can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data that the cookie generated regarding your usage of our online services by downloading and installing the browser plugin accessible via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

 

6. Use of social plug-ins

This website uses plug-ins of social networks. These include in particular plug-ins from Facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"), and Twitter.com, which is operated by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA ("Twitter").

Data processing through Facebook is subject to Facebook’s privacy policy. General information regarding the display of Facebook Ads can be found in Facebook's privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. Specific information and details regarding Facebook Pixel and how it works can be found in Facebook’s help section:https://www.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616.

For more information regarding Twitter's collection and use of the data and your rights and options regarding the protection of your privacy can be found in Twitter's data protection policy (http://twitter.com/privacy).

 

7. Newsletter

The following information explains the content of our newsletter, subscription, statistical assessment procedures, and your withdrawal rights. By subscribing to our newsletter, you consent to receiving the same and to said procedures.

We use MailChimp to manage our newsletter. Our newsletter contains information regarding our upcoming events, news related to Civil Society, and our organization. There’s no third-party tracking in messages we send through MailChimp besides MailChimp’s own analytics, which may aggregate how many subscribers open a message or click the links inside. MailChimp’s privacy policy is available at http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy.

 

You can subscribe to our newsletter through our website or Facebook page. In order to subscribe, you only need to provide your full name, email address and country. This information is required so that we can address you personally in our Newsletter.

 

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of the newsletter. You can also email newsletter@civilsocietyacademy.orgto update your email address, or to request that we delete your email.

 

8. Photographs and Videos

The majority of the photographs and videos used on this website were taken by the Civil Society Academy team. Whenever photographs and videos from external sources are used, we make sure that the ownership of and credit for the photographs is provided in the copyright notice below the photograph or in the photograph´s metadata.

 

 

Your questions or Comments:

If you have questions or comments regarding data protection, please feel free to e-mail us at info@civilsocietyacademy.org.

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