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Privacy policy

Effective date: January 2019

General

By using or accessing birthrightarmenia.org website you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this privacy policy.

This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") is intended to help you understand how we collect, use, and disclose personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

Birthright Armenia ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://birthrightarmenia.org/ website (the "Service").

Our Privacy Policy is also regulated by the RA Law “On Protection of Personal Data” which is in force from 01.07.2015.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://birthrightarmenia.org

How we collect User Data

Tracking & Cookies Data

If you are browsing our Site, you are anonymous to us, but we will still collect User data, like browser type, device, and IP address, during your session through web analytics services to monitor site usage tracking. This User Data is collected for all Birthright Armenia visitors, is non-personally identifiable, and is used to manage, monitor, and track usage to improve our website’s services. Once this data is collected, it is stored in our web analytics services indefinitely or until we deem it necessary to delete.

Use of Cookies

We use first party cookies-server cookies. Each time you access the Site a cookie is generated or an extension is added to an existing cookie that was created when you first visited the Site. This data package in the form of a small text file is stored by the web browser and exchanged with the target server.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

How We Safely Store User Data and Personal Information

We use industry standard measures to protect all information that is stored on our servers and within our database. We limit access to this information to those employees who need access to perform their job function.

Disclosure of User Data

Birthright Armenia does not share aggregated Site usage information with any third parties

How We Collect, Utilize, and Share User’s Personal Information

We collect the information through several means for various purposes to provide and improve our Service.

Birthright Armenia Website Registration

When voluntarily registering on the Site and when completing the application to participate in the Birthright Armenia program, you will be asked to provide personally identifiable information, such as, but not limited to, your full name, date of birth, passport number, email address, telephone number, address, citizenship, the names and contact information of third parties (such as a parent/guardian), and other information related to your background.

Your Personal Information will be collected and stored in our database indefinitely, unless we deem it necessary to delete your account. By submitting your application form you willingly give Birthright Armenia consent to collect and store your Personal Information, and share it with our internal team in order to provide you with more accurate recommendations or improve our services.

Contact us Form

If you voluntarily submit any Personal Information through the Contact Us Form on our Site, the content of you inquiry will be shared with relevant Birthright Armenia team members so that they can follow up with your inquiry. Your personal information is not shared to any other external third party, but your e-mail will be added to our general mailing list. If you are not willing to receive further e-mails from us please contact info@birthrightarmenia.am

Use of Personal Information Data

Personal information is used for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Email Marketing Policies

Our mailing practice strictly conforms to the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. However, if you willingly provide Birthright Armenia with your contact information/email address on our Site, we will send notices from time to time to your inbox based on the type of form you submitted your Personal Information.

Newsletter

Birthright Armenia sends regular newsletters to all Users and Providers that subscribe through our website or other online email marketing signup forms. These newsletters were created to ensure we provide the best possible service to our community. Subscribing to our newsletter also automatically puts you on our regular mailing list, which shares intermittent updates on company-wide announcements to our community. All our newsletter subscribers’ Personal Information is collected and stored in the Mailchimp email marketing platform.

Image/Video Submission Policies

When submitting images/video to Birthright Armenia you agree that, without further approval from you, we may exercise the rights you grant us herein for purposes we deem appropriate, including, without limitation, for the promotion, marketing, and publicizing of our services and products. The right and license you grant us is perpetual, royalty-free, unrestricted, and worldwide.

By voluntarily submitting images and video to Birthright Armenia through any form, contest, or tool, you affirm, represent and warrant to us:

  • You are at least 18 years old.
  • All User Information submitted is true and accurate.
  • You are not impersonating any person or falsely stated or misrepresented your affiliation with a person or entity.
  • You own or have all necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and submit to us the Images and User Information and to authorize us to use the Images and User Information as expressed in these Terms and Conditions.
  • Your agreement to this Privacy Policy does not in any way conflict with any existing legal agreement or commitment on your part to any third party.
  • Your images and User Information do not embody or reveal any confidential information and that we are not obligated to treat them as confidential.

External Links

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

Disclosure of Personal Data Legal Requirements

Birthright Armenia may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Birthright Armenia
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to, and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Armenia and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Armenia and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Birthright Armenia will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data to perform these tasks only

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your children have provided us with Personal Data, please contact info@birthrightarmenia.org. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy is effective when they are posted on this page.

Accessing, Updating, or Deleting User Content and Your Personal Information

You may access, update, or delete your personal information by contacting us at info@birthrightarmenia.org. We will make good faith efforts to resolve requests to correct inaccurate information except where the request is unreasonable, requires disproportionate technical effort or expense, jeopardizes the privacy of others, or would be impractical.

Miscellaneous Policies

This Privacy Policy and any other legal notices published by Birthright Armenia on the Site, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Birthright Armenia concerning the Site, your use of Birthright Armenia website services, and consumption of any content. If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any one provision set forth in these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision, and Birthright Armenia’s failure to assert or enforce any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

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