Privacy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: July 8, 2024

This Privacy Policy describes Karuna Center for Peacebuilding’s policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Website and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

We use data to provide and improve the Website. By using the Website, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We will not share Your personal data, including name, email address, or phone number, with third parties, affiliates, or partners. Your consent to provide us with personal data does not imply Your consent to share personal data with any other party.

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

Definitions

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

  • Device means any device that can access the Website such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.

  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

  • Website refers to karunacenter.org.

  • Website Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of Karuna Center for Peacebuilding. It refers to third-party companies or individuals we employ to facilitate the Website, to provide the Website on our behalf, to perform Websites related to the Website or to assist us in analyzing how the Website is used.

  • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Website or from the Website infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

  • You means the individual accessing or using the Website—or refers to any other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Website, as applicable.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using Our Website, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

Providing personally identifiable information is Your choice. We will collect your personally identifiable information only if you choose to submit a comment on a post on our Website, submit an inquiry to us, or subscribe to our email list. We will not share Your personal data, including name, email address, or phone number, with third parties, affiliates, or partners. Your consent to provide us with personal data does not imply Your consent to share personal data with any other party.

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Website.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Website by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Website or when You access the Website by or through a mobile device.

We will not share Your personal data, including name, email address, or phone number, with third parties, affiliates, or partners. Your consent to our Privacy Policy does not imply Your consent to share personal data with any other party.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Website and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Website. The technologies We use may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Website may use Cookies.
  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Website and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Karuna Center for Peacebuilding, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

Necessary / Essential Cookies

Type: Session Cookies

Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with Websites available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the Websites that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those Websites.

For more information about the cookies we use and Your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy Policy.

Use of Your Personal Data

We may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Website, including to monitor the usage of our Website.

  • To provide You with information about our events, projects, opportunities to support our mission, and other activities relevant to what you have inquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.

  • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  • With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information with Your consent only. Your consent to share data with us does not imply Your consent to share personal data with any other party.

Retention of Your Personal Data

Karuna Center for Peacebuilding will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Karuna Center for Peacebuilding will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Website, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Karuna Center for Peacebuilding's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information 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.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

Karuna Center for Peacebuilding will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Delete Your Personal Data

You have the right to delete or request that We assist in deleting the Personal Data that We have collected about You.

You may contact Us at any time to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that You have provided to Us. You can reach us at info@karunacenter.org.

Please note, however, that We may need to retain certain information when we have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements

We may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of Karuna Center for Peacebuilding
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Website
  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Website or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal 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.

Children's Privacy

Our Website does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.

If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent's consent before We collect and use that information.

Links to Other Websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or Websites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via a prominent notice on Our Website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

This Privacy Policy has been created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

  • By email: info@karunacenter.org

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