CAORC | Privacy Policy

Council of American Overseas Research Centers
PO Box 37012, MRC 178

Washington, DC 20013-7012
202.633.1599 main

202.633.3141 fax
info@caorc.org

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PRIVACY POLICY

I.  General

  1. You may visit our website without being required to volunteer any information.

  2. When information is requested, by entering your information, you agree to the collection, use and retention of the data by CAORC.

  3. CAORC receives, collects, and stores any information you enter on our website or that we receive through browser cookies.

  4. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this site.

II. Information Collected

  1. Volunteered: To sign up for CAORC's website we may ask for personal data such as your name, mailing address, phone number and email address.

  2. Cookies: CAORC's website makes use of browser cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies collect usage details, IP addresses, and other information about how users interact with CAORC's site. This information is used to compile reports including the number of visitors to the site, where the visitors come from and what pages they visit. When a user revisits the website, CORC may recognize the visitor by the internet cookie and may customize the users experience accordingly. When a user performs a search within the website, CAORC may record information identifying the user or linking the user to the search performed.

 

III. Why the Information is Gathered

All the data collected is used by CAORC to provide information to you from us including newsletters, blogs, grant and fellowship announcements and event notifications. The information is also used to determine who is accessing our website, the duration of any visit and which pages are viewed.  

 

IV. Disclosures to Third Parties

CAORC discloses personal information to the following third parties.

  1. Third Party Providers: CAORC employees third party providers to facilitate our services to our visitors, to provide maintenance services for the website or to assist us in analyzing how our service is used. Currently CAORC uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website.  The reports generated will be regarding website activity. Google will collect IP addresses assigned to you on the date you visit the site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information through Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Google will store and use this information. Google's Privacy Policy guides the use of the data and can be viewed at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. CAORC's website is hosted on Wix.com. Your data is stored through Wix's data storage, databases and the general WIX application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall. For more information, you may want to review Wix's terms of use: http://www.wix.com/about/terms-of-use. If CAORC changes third party providers, it will update this privacy policy.

  2. Legal, Regulatory, Grant Making Entities: CAORC may disclose personal data as we deem necessary to respond to requests from public, governmental, regulatory and foundation entities.   

  3. Commercial Purposes: Personal information provided to CAORC will never be sold or disclosed for commercial purposes.

 

V. Retention

CAORC retains personal data only for as long as necessary for our legitimate purposes.

 

VI. Corrections

You have the right to request access to your data to correct it.  If you want to see the information we have collected on you, contact us.