EFE Privacy Policy 

The following Privacy Policy governs all pages hosted at www.efe.org and those hosted through our online donation area, as well as personal information submitted to Education For Employment (henceforth referred to as “EFE”) or its Affiliates via other means.

Privacy of Information | Collection of Information

When you are on EFE’s website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with EFE and its Affiliates, unless stated otherwise or required by law. EFE may collect general information regarding website visitors, including IP address, browser and domain information, and may also monitor and track information such as visitor usage patterns of our website using standard site tracking software.

We are aware of and sensitive to the issue of unsolicited email (“spam”); therefore EFE and its Affiliates will never rent, trade or sell your email address.

Personally Identifiable Information  

EFE collects personal information from visitors and other supporters only when they register to join our organization, make a donation online or offline, subscribe to our e-newsletter, indicate interest in learning more about EFE, or otherwise participate in our online community. Our web server does not automatically recognize or collect personal information based on your email address. EFE provides you with the ability to unsubscribe to any email list and to request deletion of any personal information maintained by EFE or its Affiliates.

Use of Information

EFE uses the information you submit voluntarily to us to send you electronic communications such as our e-newsletter, and various printed publications or mail appeals, and to help administer and improve our website.

EFE and its Affiliates do not exchange, rent or sell our mailing list.

Update, Correct, or Delete Personal Information

The accuracy of your individual information is important to EFE and its Affiliates. If you have a question about or change to your personal information related to a donation, please send an email to info@efe.org.

Protecting Personal Information

When you give EFE personal information, we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely. EFE uses industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving sensitive visitor data (e.g., financial information) with our site. All online donations are processed via the following payment processors' secure servers; CyberSource, owned by Visa (for USD based donations,) and Stripe, owned by Wells-Fargo (for EU based donations.)

EFE never stores your credit card information for future use. EFE uses commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of any personal information on our systems, and to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information transmitted to us. Of course, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, EFE cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The EFE website provides links to EFE Affiliate and other third party websites. While we make efforts to choose our links carefully, we cannot take responsibility for the content of linked websites, or for the privacy policies of websites we link to. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies on those websites prior to any use.

Linking to the EFE Website

Generally, websites may link to EFE websites without seeking the permission of EFE. However, such links must clearly identify EFE as the source of the information displayed and preserve the integrity of the EFE web pages without alteration.

Privacy Policy Changes

EFE may amend this privacy policy from time to time. We will post the revised policy on our website so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Terms of Use

Use of this site is provided by EFE subject to the following Terms of Use.

Your use constitutes acceptance of these Terms of Use.

EFE reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of these Terms of Use as modified. Accordingly, you may wish to visit this page from time to time to review the then current Terms of Use.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the site by, any third party. If EFE reasonably determines that you have violated or are likely to violate the foregoing prohibitions, EFE may take any action it reasonably deems necessary to cure or prevent the violation, including without limitation, the immediate removal from this website of the related materials.

This site and the information, names, images, pictures, and logos regarding or relating to EFE are provided “as is” without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. In no event will EFE or its Affiliates be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use or in connection with such use or loss of use of the site, whether in contract or in negligence or any other theory of liability.

EFE does not warrant that this site or the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.

Copyright Restrictions

Commercial use or publication of all or any items displayed on the site is strictly prohibited without prior authorization from EFE. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license by EFE or its Affiliates to use any item displayed.

Documents may be copied for personal use only on the condition that copyright and source indications are also copied, no modifications are made and the document is copied entirely. However, some documents and photos may have been published on this site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (who are not EFE or its Affiliates). All rights in these documents are reserved to their owners, and permission to copy or otherwise exploit them must be requested and obtained directly from the copyright owners (the sources are indicated within these documents/photographs).

As noted, this website may contain links to other websites. All such links are provided as a convenience to our users. EFE takes no responsibility for the content of external websites.

Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the site including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information.

If there is any conflict between these general Terms of Use and any rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this site relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

This website is administered by EFE from its offices in Washington DC. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia. Any disputes relating to the use of this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the District of Columbia or the United States District Court of the District of Columbia.

If these Terms of Use are not accepted in full, the use of this site must be terminated immediately.

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