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Information we collect
We collect your personal data when you provide to us, when you:
- Perform a transaction with us
- Register on this Website
- Communicate with us by any means
Personal data includes your name, email address, date of birth, home address etc. We also collect anonymous information about your use of this Website including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.
Use of your information
We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you and satisfy our obligations under our Terms and Conditions. We also the information we collect to:
- Meet any request by you to provide information including information on services
- Inform you of any changes to our Website, services or other changes which may affect you
- Provide you details of similar services you may be interested in
- Administer Volunteer Latin America and run it effectively
Where your consent has been provided in advance we may allow selected third parties to use your data to provide you with information regarding goods and services which we believe may interest you. Where such consent has been provided it can be withdrawn by you at any time.
Storing your personal data
In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Economic Area for processing and storing. Data may be transferred outside of the EEA, where data protection laws are not as strong as within the EEA. Personal data will not be transferred to a country outside the EEA unless (1) the country is one which is considered to provide an adequate level of data protection or (2) the personal data is transferred to a United States company which has signed up to the Safe Harbour scheme or (3) the personal data is transferred to a company which is required by contract to deal with the data as instructed and with appropriate security (4) we are obliged to provide the personal data to an organisation or language school in order to provide and effect a requested placement. If you have any concerns in relation to such transfers, you should not use the internet as a means of communication with us. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
We do our upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated stored securely. Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
Disclosing your information
- In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer
- Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information
- To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud
Third party links
Use of Plugins
This website uses plugins provided by third parties such as Facebook’s “Like” button and Twitter’s “follow” button. When you visit a page of our website that contains a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to their servers so that they can receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. We have no control over the data gathered by the plugin. We suggest you check their privacy policies on their websites to learn more about how they treat with your data. You can block the use of plugins by using add-ons for your browser, such as the “Facebook Blocker“.
Inquiries & access to information
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. You may also inquire with us and have any information we hold relating to you corrected or removed as you prefer. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of £10 to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information. Should you wish your information to be removed or deleted this may not be immediately possible for all information and may be subject to billing and payment obligations and accounting and record –keeping requirements.
DATE: 1st December, 2022.