Introduction

IVolunteer International is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the vision of creating a volunteer inside every single human being. We achieve this mission by connecting volunteers to volunteer projects in their local community, around the world.  IVolunteer International’s operations are spearheaded through it’s official website www.ivint.org.

Maintaining protection of the information entrusted to our care by the user’s of our platforms is of the utmost importance to IVolunteer International. We use your personal information only for service and improvements in the site. By using this site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

This Policy outlines our policies and practices regarding your personal information (information relating to you from which you can be identified) and how we will treat it. This Policy may change from time to time so please check the Policy periodically for updates. If any questions arise about the meaning or interpretation of this Policy, feel free to contact us (see contact us section below)

Informational Collection & Handling

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website and others, including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified, including your name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number (“personal information”);
  • that is about you individually but is not held in a form to identify you, such as age, gender, language preferences, expertise, date of birth; and/or
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, and other tracking technologies.

Log Data

Like many site operations, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our site. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our sites that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze Log Data to understand the demographics of our target audience. The Log Data is acquired only for the purpose of service and improvements in the site and is not shared with a third party.

The information we collect in this way is anonymous. It is aggregated into statistical data to help us improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size, browser statistics, popularity of content and usage patterns.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us, in which case we will process such personal information in accordance with the remainder of this Policy.

Third-party Posts, Publishes, and Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

A considerable amount of content (especially volunteer project content), information, and advertisement on www.ivint.org may be owned, operated, or acquired by third-party advertisers, ad networks, nonprofit organizations, other business organizations, organizations in any unlisted capacities, and ad servers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with other tracking technologies to collect information about our users. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or a third-party project listing on our website, you should contact the responsible advertiser/organization directly.

Children Under the Age of 16

Our Website is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any personal information to or on our website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on our Website or on or through any of its features/register on our website, make any purchases/donations through our website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of our website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at contact@ivint.org immediately.

Donor Privacy Information

All donations to IVolunteer International are routed through third-party software, websites, and/or applications. On the ivint.org website, we have acquired the services to manage and process donor information from PayPal.com. When a donation is made to IVolunteer International on PayPal, we receive your name, email address and any other information you choose to share on the third-party payment platform.  We will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information of any type including their name, phone number, email, or physical address with anyone nor will it send donors mailings on behalf of other unrelated organizations. We do not store any of your debit/credit card information or bank details.

Communication

We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and volunteer opportunities that are available around the world. If you ‘sign-up’ for third party opportunities promoted on our site, the specific information requested in each event will be shared with the third-party organization for the purpose of communication. By ‘signing-up’ for third party opportunities on our site you understand that those specific information pertaining to each event may be used by that particular third-party organization according to their privacy policy for use and disclosure of personal information. IVolunteer International will not hold accountable or responsible for your personal information submitted to third-party opportunities promoted on our site.

Security Of Personal Information

The security of your personal information 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 information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of June 1, 2018 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by emailing contact@ivint.org