Altemus Privacy Statement
What personal data do we collect from you
We collect information in 3 ways:
1. Automatically through operating our services.
Access, usage and location information: Date and time of your website visit, notification of successful access, pages visited, data requested and amount of data transferred, browser type & version, location, type and operating system of user referring ULR, requesting domain, IP address of requesting computer. We only use this information for statistical purposes and the safety and optimization of our website. We retain the right to use this data to investigate illegal use of our services.
Analytics Information: We use third-party analytic tools such as Google Analytics to help us understand the usage of our services. Google collects cookies (including your IP address), which are text files on your computer, which will be transmitted and stored by Google on their servers in the US. Google will use this information to generate reports on the use of our website and the traffic and activity.
You can opt out from Google Analytics via the link below. In doing so, an opt-out cookie will be stored on your computer, preventing the future collection of your data on our website.
2. If and when you provide information to us online.
When you contact us with an Inquiry using the online contact form, we collect the IP address and date/ time of the Inquiry, in order to prevent the misuse of the contact form. When you contact us by email, we process the information you provided in order to answer your enquiry.
When you apply for and are accepted to an Altemus educational program or activity. We collect information related to you as a part of the application process for the Altemus Leadership Program or other activities, including, for example, your personal contact information, uploaded essays and curriculum vitae. If you are accepted, we collect questionnaires completed before, during or after the training, psychometric test results, evaluation reports from work shared by the participant or his/her employer with the permission of the participant, medical forms, medical and travel insurance policies, passport information and next of kin contact information, feedback from course instructors and other participants and alike.
When Alumni wish to access information about other alumni or alumni activities, on our website or on the closed group Facebook page, alumni are required to register for an account or be invited to the closed Facebook group page. In those cases, we will collect and store any information you provide, such as email address, phone number, profession, website link, social media profiles, photo and any other information you chose to provide. We only need your email and a username essentially to create your account, providing us with the other details is a matter of choice and you may choose not to share them with us.
Any information (e.g. testimonials, surveys, blogs) and photographs that you share with us with your approval.
3. From other sources.
We may also obtain information about you from other sources. For example, if you create or log into your account through another service (e.g. Facebook or LinkedIn), we will receive information from that service (such as your username, basic profile information, and friends list) via the authorization procedures used by that service. The information we receive depends on which services you authorize and any options that are available.
How we use the information
We use the information collected to:
Update or redesign our website site (e.g. photos, testimonials)
Provide, administer and facilitate the use of our services;
Communicate with you with regards to your account and respond to your requests;
To process your application to an Altemus program or activity and communicate with you;
Analyze trends and traffic and tack user information for internal business purposes;
Monitor and protect the security of our services, detect and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities, fight spam, and protect the rights of our intellectual property and others;
Monitor and analyze trends and better understand how users interact with our services, which helps us improve.
How we share information
We do not sell our users’ private personal information. We share information about you in the limited circumstances spelled out below and with appropriate safeguards on your privacy:
We may disclose information about you in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental request
While no online service is 100% secure, we work very hard to protect all information about you that we have against unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction, and take reasonable measures to do so. While we do our best, we cannot guarantee the security of the information transmitted to us. Any transmission is therefore at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Our website uses the “Like” button from the social network www.facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Facebook’s “Like” button can be recognized from the Facebook “f” logo. If you open a page of our website that contains the “Like” button, your internet browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. The content of the plug-ins will be relayed to your internet browser directly by Facebook and will thus be integrated into the website. Camp Europe does not have any influence over the data collected by Facebook via these plug-ins.
Your Choices and Rights
You have several choices available when it comes to providing us any information about you or extend future services:
You can always choose not to provide certain data to us. However, this may prevent you from using certain features of our services or certain services altogether. If you have an account with us, you can choose not to provide the optional account information, profile information. Once you have set up a user account, you can always access your account and change any personal information we store about you based on the one entered in your account.
Set Your Browser to Reject Cookies:You can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies before using our website, with the drawback that certain features may not function properly without the aid of cookies
You have the right be informed about all information we store about you without charge which also includes correction of any incorrect data.
You may request changes to or the full deletion of your account and all related information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org provided that there is no legal obligation for us to preserve your information.
If you believe that your data is not being handled in compliance with data protection law or that your data protection rights are not being respected, you should visit the European Commission’s online dispute platform (https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
How long do we keep your information?
Personal data of applicants to the Altemus programs or activities will be stored for 1 year and then deleted. If you are an active alumni, your data is stored for a maximum of 7 years and then deleted.