A. Information We Collect
We collect two types of information about you when you visit the Site: a)personal information such as, your name, address, organization, telephone number, and e-mail address, and non-personal; b)aggregate information (such as information regarding the pages on our Site you have visited and your IP address - the unique identifier of your computer).
1. Personally Identifiable Information The only personally identifying information that we collect and store about you is the information that you have chosen to provide to us. For example, when you register online to become a member, we require that you provide a user name of your choice and an email address, so that you can receive emails from the Site from discussion forums in which you choose to participate. We also may collect your personal information when you contact us via the Site. The Site also enables members, at their option, to create a personal “Profile” page. If you choose to set up such a page, it will be viewable by members of the Site and, when you create such a page, we collect the personal information that you electively choose to provide, including your first and last names, address, title, organization, and other personal information. Note that the I-VBA Institute does not use this information except in accordance with Section B, below. You may elect to make your personal Profile page viewable in the Technical Assistance Directory on the Site, which is viewable to both members and nonmembers of the Site. Please do not create a personal Profile if you do not want your information to be collected by the I-VBA Institute or shared on the Site.
2. Non-Personally Identifiable Information. We may collect and use non-personally identifiable information about you in the following ways:
b. Referrers, IP Addresses and Environmental Variables We may also collect information through “referrers,” IP addresses and various environmental variables. A “referrer” is information the web browser passes along to the www.ivba.org.br web server that references the URL from which you came. An “IP Address” is a number used by computers on a network to identify your computer so that data can be transmitted to you. An “environmental variable” may include, among other things, the domain from which you access the Internet, the time you accessed the web site, the type of web browser and operating system or platform used, the Internet address or the web site you left to visit the web site, the pages you visit while at the web site and the Internet address of the web site you then visit. We may collect IP address information in order to administer the web site and to gather broad demographic information.
B. Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
We may share our members’ and nonmembers’ personally and non-personally identifiable information with third parties that help manage our web site and databases. In addition, we may share your information in order to fulfill a service requested by you. In the unlikely event that all or substantially all of our assets are sold or transferred to another party, we may transfer the personally and non-personally identifiable information of our members and nonmembers to the acquiring entity. We also reserve the right to disclose the personal and non-personal information of our members and nonmembers if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law; to protect our self or to protect the rights of another user; to reduce the risk of fraud; or to comply with a court order. We will not sell, rent or lend our members’ and nonmembers’ personally identifiable information to any third parties, other than as specifically disclosed in this policy.
C. User IDs and passwords
Each individual registered to use this Site has a unique user ID and password. Users who elect to register on the Site may choose their own user ID; if the user selects a user ID that has already been chosen by another user, the user can select another user ID. This process will continue until the user has selected a unique user ID. Upon registration to the Site, the user will be sent a unique password via email. The user may choose to keep this password, or change it to another password from their personal account page on the Site. Passwords are the private property of the registered user. For reasons of security and privacy, we do not give out passwords to anyone. If you forget your password, you can request that a new password be sent to you. You can change your password at any time from your personal account page on the site.
D. Third Party Links
We provide you with the following choices regarding the use of your information:
We make every effort to have reasonable security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information under our control. If you have any questions about the security of our web site, please contact us.
G. Notification of Changes
H. Contacting I-VBA Institute
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of the Global Forum on NGO Governance, or any other aspects of this Web site, please enter in contact with us via this online-form:. All information you provide in any written communication will also be covered by this policy.
I. Special Policy Regarding Information from Children Under Thirteen
We are not targeted to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any child under the age of 13 without parental consent. When we receive such information, we delete it as soon as we discover it and do not use it or share it with third parties.