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We respect your privacy

PeaceOpoly is a platform of Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF). Any personal information you give to the PeaceOpoly website and the Citizen Forum will be held with the utmost care, and will not be used in ways that you have not consented. A more detailed explanation about how we safeguard your personal information is described below. Personal information is information about a person that includes identifying information about that person.

REVISIONS TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy as necessary. If we change this Privacy Policy then it will be updated accordingly here on this Website. We recommend that you review this Privacy Policy periodically so that you are aware of any changes.

RESALE OR DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES

The PeaceOpoly Website does not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease any personal information collected at our site, including email lists. Special offers from sponsors may be offered during registration and your email may be shared for the purpose of sending the requested information to you.

RESEARCH

Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) does occasionally engage in research initiatives related to social accountability. The sole purpose of these research initiatives is to identify unmet needs of women through aggregate reporting of women's experiences, opinions and therapeutic treatments.

Research is typically conducted through opt-in survey where survey response data is summarized, reported in the aggregate and made available for purchase to various constituents need to hear the voice of community members; most especially youth and women. These constituents include, but are not limited to the private sector, public sector and civil society organizations.

In addition to research conducted from opt-in survey response data, textural data you provide in your posts may be summarized and reported at a non-personal, aggregate level on a periodic basis for the purpose of identifying trends in consumer education and opinion. Neither of the aforementioned forms of data collection for research purposes retain or report on any personal information.

BROWSER INFORMATION COLLECTED ON THE WEBSITE

The PeaceOpoly website analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of the materials available on the website. Our website logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that actually browse the site.

PRIVACY OF OUR EMAIL LISTS

The Citizen Forum on the PeaceOpoly Website maintains an email list to keep Citizen Forum members informed about breaking events. Members select to be updated via email by the administration of PeaceOpoly during registration. Checking "no" to "receiving email from admin" in your member's control panel will opt you out of receiving newsletter emails from this site. In addition, we configure our message board software to refuse to divulge the email addresses of our members to anyone.

ADVERTISING POLICY ON PEACEOPOLY – CITIZEN FORUM

Please visit this page to read information about PeaceOpoly-Citizen Forum Advertising Policy.

DATABASE CONTENT

The PeaceOpoly website is created around a database containing posts, registration info, survey results, private messages, logged IPs and other activities. The information contained within the database belongs to Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF). An administrator of PeaceOpoly if so inclined, can access information in the database. Posts, IPs, private messages are all accessible within the database. They are private, but not necessarily secret. The information you provide in your posts may be summarized at a non-personal level on occasion. See our Research Policy above for more information.

YOUR IDENTITY

PeaceOpoly.org is a public website. The PeaceOpoly Website takes precaution in helping you to maintain your privacy within the membership. Although your email address is verified as you join, the email addresses are hidden and are not viewable by members.

We ask that you are careful that you do not provide your email address nor your exact location in order to maintain safety while you use the Citizen Forum. Be safe! Be smart! Do not give your phone number, address, and other personal information in public forums.

YOUR IDENTITY AND LEGAL ISSUES

The PeaceOpoly Website retains the right to provide any information we know about you to legal authorities in the event of legal action arising from your online activity.

UPDATING OR CHANGING YOUR INFORMATION

PeaceOpoly – Citizen Forum wants your account, information and preferences to be accurate and complete. To update or change your personal information, visit our user login page and log on to your own account. You can update your personal information after logging in to your account.

USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

The Website may use cookies to enhance your experience while using the Website. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular website and to make sure you do not see the same ad repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our Website will not function properly when you view them.

The Website also may use other technologies to track the specific pages viewed by visitors on the Website or to target specific content that might be of interest to you. These technologies help us to understand how visitors use the Website. However, you will have the option to opt out (or opt on if applicable law requires) of receiving such targeted content on those pages of our Website where this technology is used.

LOG FILES

Other information passively collected by PeaceOpoly.org is in the form of logs – files that record Website activity and gather statistics about web users' browsing habits. These entries are generated anonymously, and help PeaceOpoly determine (among other things) how many and how often users have visited our Website, which pages they've visited, and other similar data. We also use the log file entries for our internal marketing and demographic studies, so we can constantly improve the online services we provide you. Log files are used internally only, and are not associated with any particular user, computer, or browser.

WHAT CONSTITUTES MY ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

By using the Website, you expressly consent to the use and disclosure of information as described in this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website after the effective date of any modification to the Privacy Policy will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

YTF’S COMMITMENT TO SECURITY

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect via the Internet. We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information in any way and at any time without your prior knowledge and permission. If you have questions about the privacy procedures employed at Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF), the owner of the PeaceOpoly Trademark, please contact or corporate North America offices at:

Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF)
PeaceOpoly.org
1701 W Muhammad Ali Blvd
Louisville, KY 40203
USA
502.410.5523
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