YouthPower.org was developed and is managed by USAID YouthPower Learning (Contract No. AID-OAA-I-15-00034/AID-OAA-TO-15-00011). References made herein to the management of YouthPower.org are to the implementer of this contract, Making Cents International, and not the US Government.
USE OF INFORMATION
You have no expectation of privacy for information that you post to YouthPower.org. You share information with the community of users when you use YouthPower.org and when you take any action on YouthPower.org or choose to upload or add documents, personal information, comments, or other content to YouthPower.org. Other YouthPower.org users also share information about you, which includes uploading content or interacting with you.
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO YOUTHPOWER.ORG
You may choose to provide your contact information to YouthPower.org in order to participate in online community/discussion groups. In certain instances, such as blog comments or discussion groups, the information you provide may be visible to the public. Please do not share any personal information that you do not want made available to the public. YouthPower.org is not responsible for how other participants may use your information.
When you voluntarily submit information, it constitutes your consent to the use of the information for the purpose stated. When you click the “Submit” button on any of the forms found on YouthPower.org, you are indicating your voluntary consent to the use of the information you submit, for the stated purpose.
Information processed by YouthPower.org
Website visits generate certain information that is automatically stored in log files, including Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data. YouthPower.org may also store information collected through cookies, log files and other technologies to create a “profile” of your preferences. We use this information, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
YouthPower.org may collect and process information which is automatically and passively collected, whilst you navigate through and interact with the content on the site, together with information on your device or computer (such as cookies).
The sole purpose of passively collecting your information is to improve your experience when using YouthPower.org. The information collected and processed on YouthPower.org includes:
The following information may be collected related to your device and browser:
device's IP address (captured and stored in an anonymized format)
device screen resolution
device type (unique device identifiers), operating system, and browser type
geographic location (country only)
preferred language used to display YouthPower.org
Mouse events (movements, location and clicks)
For a sampling of visitors, our servers automatically record information which is collected from customer websites and our site. This data includes:
referring URL and domain
geographic location (country only)
preferred language used to display the webpage
date and time when site pages were accessed
Cookies are small data files transferred onto computers or devices by websites for record-keeping purposes and to enhance functionality on YouthPower.org.
Most browsers allow you to choose whether to accept cookies or not. If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, before accessing YouthPower.org please set your browser preferences to reject all cookies. Please note that by doing so, some features of YouthPower.org may become unavailable.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
For more info about the cookies we make use of, please see Cookie Information below.
When someone visits YouthPower.org, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone.
The site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to YouthPower.org, and understanding how visitors use the site. Cookies can also help customize the site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally-identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
YouthPower.org may use two types of cookies: a "session cookie," which expires immediately when you end your browsing session and a "persistent cookie," which stores information on your hard drive so when you end your browsing session and return to YouthPower.org, the cookie information is still available.
Third Party cookies:
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YouthPower.org operates secure data networks protected by firewall and password protection systems that are at least industry standard. YouthPower.org’s security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary. Only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by YouthPower.org users. The security of your sensitive personal information is important to us. Although YouthPower.org strives to provide a high standard of security and privacy, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure or effective, and YouthPower.org does not guarantee or warrant to the security and privacy of any data, information, or content.
OPT-OUT POLICY AND REMOVAL OF PERSONALLY-IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
YouthPower.org gives users practical options to remove themselves from the YouthPower.org mailing lists and from participation in certain interactive areas of YouthPower.org. Personally-identifiable information (“PII”) that we collect may be used to answer visitors’ questions, provide services, newsletters, and other information that visitors request or register for through YouthPower.org, or for internal business purposes. You may correct, update, or deactivate your personally-identifiable information by contacting us by e-mail at the contact information listed below. Please note that if you exercise choice in this manner, you will continue to receive communications concerning your account and products and services you requested, and in response to any requests for information by you. Your choice does not apply to any other YouthPower.org communications, products or services to which you may subscribe or purchase. Please also note that this opt-out process may take some time to complete, consistent with applicable law.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally-identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. Please do not use this site if you are under the age of 13.
YouthPower.org reserves the right to disclose your personally-identifiable information as required by law and when it believes that disclosure is necessary to protect the rights of YouthPower.org operator and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process.
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