Birthright Armenia ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://birthrightarmenia.org/ website (the "Service").
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.
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.
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 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.
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 [email protected]
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.
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 images and User Information do not embody or reveal any confidential information and that we are not obligated to treat them as confidential.
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.
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.
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
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 [email protected]. 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.
Accessing, Updating, or Deleting User Content and Your Personal Information
You may access, update, or delete your personal information by contacting us at [email protected]. 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.