Privacy policy and terms for GLOBE Alumni users

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

GLOBE Alumni legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • GLOBE Alumni needs to perform a contract with you

  • You have given GLOBE Alumni permission to do so

  • Processing your personal information is in GLOBE Alumni legitimate interests

  • GLOBE Alumni needs to comply with the law

GLOBE Alumni will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.

  • The right of rectification.

  • The right to object.

  • The right of restriction.

  • The right to data portability

  • The right to withdraw consent

Log Files

GLOBE Alumni follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Alumni GLOBE.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Alumni GLOBE, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Alumni GLOBE has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Alumni GLOBE's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Alumni GLOBE does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Alumni GLOBE. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Further data specifications

1.   Who controls your personal information?

Any personal information provided to or gathered by Alumni-globe.com via the Website is controlled by GLOBE Alumni, Solbjerg plads 3, Frederiksberg 2000, Denmark.

2.   What kinds of information do we collect from you?

The amount and type of information we gather depends upon your use of the Website and, in some cases, what type of information you choose to disclose. We may collect the following information from you:

a.    Information Provided by You to Alumni-globe.com

When you sign up for a Alumni-globe.com account, or in order for you to use certain aspects of the website, you will be asked to provide Alumni-globe.com certain personal information about yourself, such as your e-mail address, your business name and other business information, and your website URLs.

b.    Information About Your Device and Internet Connection

When you use the Website, we automatically gather information made available by your web browser (such as Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome), Internet service provider (such as Comcast or Cox), and device (such as your computer, mobile phone, or tablet), depending on your settings for each. For example, we may collect your IP address, information about the operating system or type of device you use, and the location of your device.

c.    Payment Information

All payments are processed by third-party vendors, such as Stripe. If you make any payment to Alumni-globe.com, we may send to these third-party vendors information related to the financial transaction, such as your credit or debit card information and billing address. Alumni-globe.com does not store or otherwise retain any credit or debit card information.

d.    Information Provided by Third-Parties

We receive information about you and your activities on and off Alumni-globe.com from third-party partners, such as partners who provide us with analytics regarding the Website. These third-parties may place Cookies on your machine, use web beacons, gather IP addresses and log data to collect traffic and activity data in order to deliver relevant metrics, content, and advertising.

3.   How do we use Cookies (and what can you do to control them)?

"Cookies" are files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. The purpose of a Cookie is to identify you as a unique user of the Website. Alumni-globe.com uses Cookies on the Website for the following purposes:

a.    For Verification

Alumni-globe.com uses Cookies to verify your account and, if you choose, make it so you do not have to re-enter your login information each time you visit the Website. Cookies can also help us identify if someone may be trying to access your account without permission -- for example, by making numerous failed login attempts in a row.

b.    For Analytics and Performance

As explained above in Section 2, we use Cookies, including those placed by third-party vendors, to gather information that helps us understand how you and other users engage with the Website and improve its performance.

c.    For Security

We may use cookies, including those placed by third-party vendors, to gather information that helps us maintain the security of our software and systems.

You have the ability to delete and control Cookies. If you do not wish to have Cookies placed on your device, you can set your browser (such as Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome) to refuse Cookies before accessing the Website, with the understanding that certain features of the Website may not function without the aid of Cookies.

You can learn more about how to delete or control Cookies at www.aboutcookies.org.

4.   How do we use your information?

We may use the information we've gathered from you, including through Cookies, for the following purposes:

a.    To Improve and Secure the Website

Alumni-globe.com uses the information we collect from you and other users to provide, improve and secure the Website and related services. For example, we look at IP addresses to determine if they are on the "ban list" for a given forum, so that we can prevent access to the forum. As explained above in Section 2, we use Cookies, including those placed by third-party vendors, to gather information that helps us understand how you and other users engage with the Website and improve its performance, as well as for security.

b.    To Customize Your Website Experience

Alumni-globe.com uses Cookies to determine if you are logged in or not. For example, we use information gathered from you to update and display your "last login time," and this information may also be used to calculate the displayed number of "users online" for a given forum and identify your account as being online for other users to view.

Alumni-globe.com uses information gathered from you to customize your experience on the Website according to your interests and preferences. For example, we may use a Cookie to identify if a sidebar should be displayed as "open" or "closed."

c.    To Communicate with You

When you register with the Website, you consent to receive periodic email communications regarding Alumni-globe.com, including promotional emails for new products and services, promotions, and other offers. Alumni-globe.com uses the email address you provide to send these communications to you. You can unsubscribe from promotional emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link that is conveniently located at the bottom of each email, but we will still send you any necessary, non-promotional emails about your account or updates to our policies and terms. We also use your contact information to respond to you when you contact us.

5.   Who do we share your information with?

Alumni-globe.com Website and related services facilitate participation in online forums with other users. We make this possible by sharing your information in the following ways:

a.    Information shared with other GLOBE Alumni members

In order to facilitate networking and communication between GLOBE Alumni members, Alumni-globe.com displays name, GLOBE cohort information and email to other website members.

b.    Information Shared to Comply with the Law and Legal Process

Alumni-globe.com may disclose your information when required to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena or court order, or when Alumni-globe.com, in its sole discretion, believes that disclosure is necessary to report, address or prevent fraud or other illegal activity or misconduct, or to protect the property or rights of Alumni-globe.com, third-parties or the public at large.

6.   How do we secure your information?

Alumni-globe.com has implemented and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use or disclosure of your information. Among other things, we:

o    Host our servers with in secure data center facilities;

o    Store passwords in a secure format, not plain text;

 

7.   How can you manage information we've collected from you?

You can manage the information you share by logging into your account. You can download a copy of your forum account data in the Alumni-globe.com Admin Panel.

8.   What about third-party websites?

This Privacy Policy only applies to the Website, and not any third-party websites that you may visit as a result of clicking on a link within the Website. Third-party websites are under no obligation to comply with this Privacy Policy. Before visiting or providing personal information to a third-party website, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of that third-party website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect your privacy.

9.   How do we notify you of changes to the Privacy Policy?

Each time you use the Website, the then-current version of this Privacy Policy will apply. Although most changes are likely to be minor, Alumni-globe.com reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy by posting such modification on this page; however, if changes are significant, Alumni-globe.com may provide a more prominent notice or email you. Unless Alumni-globe.com obtains your express consent, any revised Privacy Policy will apply only to information collected after the effective date of such revised Privacy Policy, and not to information collected under any earlier version.