1. General Policy
2. Collection and Use of Personal Information
Population Education uses the Site to provide a means for teachers to register for courses and events, to request a workshop, or to apply to be a trainer, to sell certain educational content and make other educational content freely available, to raise funds, and to otherwise promote its activities and events. To access certain features of the Site, you may be asked to provide certain personal information such as your name, email address, and employment information. We may use this information to send you emails or mailings, updates on our programs, and scholarly activities, and we may share your personal information with third-party companies as necessary for such activities (e.g. PayPal, Constant Contact, and HubSpot). Such companies are contractually prohibited from using or sharing your personal data for any other purpose.
If you make a purchase or donation, you will also be asked for your credit card number and billing address. These transactions are processed by third-party companies (PayPal for purchases; Convio for donations) and Population Education employees have no access to customers’ credit card information.
3. Additional Disclosure to Protect People or Property or As Required by Law.
4. Web Data and Cookies
In addition to your personal information, Population Education may also collect standard Web server traffic pattern information generated by your use of the Site. General traffic, site usage, and length-of-stay information may be collected and stored in log files for the purpose of improving the user experience. This type of information is shared externally only on an aggregated basis.
This Site contains links to websites and resources maintained by other individuals and organizations. Population Education is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content on any of these other web Site. Note also that the linked Site may collect personal information from you when you link to their site and that this collecting of information is not subject to the control of Population Education. To ensure protection of your privacy, always review the privacy policies of the Site you visit by linking from this Site.
6. Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. We never collect or maintain information at the Site from persons we know to be under age 13, and no part of our Site is designed to attract anyone under age 13. Please do not communicate with or contact us if you are under age 16.
Any person who provides Personal Information through this Site represents to us that he or she is 16 years of age or older. If Population Education learns that personal information has been collected from a user under 16 years of age on or through this site, then Population Education will take the appropriate steps to cause this information to be deleted.
If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 16 who has joined our network or signed up for our emails, please contact Population Education to have that child’s account terminated and information deleted.
7. Storage and Retention of Personal Information
Your information collected through the Site is stored and processed on servers in the United States. Users in the European Union should be aware that their data will be transferred to the United States and that the European Commission has not found United States law to adequately protect the rights of data subjects. Population Education takes reasonable precautions to ensure that all processing activities conducted on our behalf are compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under that regulation, EU users who believe their data has been misused have the right to lodge a complaint with their Member State’s supervisory authority.
In all cases, data will be stored only for as long as it is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.
8. Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can contact Population Education by email at PopEdPrivacy@populationconnection.org to inquire if we are keeping personal information about you. If we do have personal information about you, we will provide you with a readable copy of such personal information at no charge. Factual errors in your personal information, including out-of-date information, can be corrected by sending an email to PopEdPrivacy@populationconnection.org with a request for such a change that credibly shows our error.
You may always opt out of receiving some or all communications from us by unsubscribing from our email list or updating your email preferences. You can also update your email preferences here. To remove any personal information from our database, send an e-mail to PopEd@populationconnection.org with the word “remove” in the subject line.
9. Security Statement
In an effort to safeguard your personal information, Population Education takes all reasonable precautions to protect the information provided through the Site or otherwise in its possession. The complete site runs under a security certificate and all data passed is encrypted. The site employs active automated monitoring and blocking and a website application firewall. Nevertheless, despite our best efforts, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.