Privacy policy

Your privacy is important to us.

The Refugee Center Online respects your privacy.

To demonstrate our commitment to protecting your rights, we created this privacy policy to explain how we treat the information you provide us through your use of our website. This policy may be changed at any time, in which case the revised Privacy Policy will apply to information we receive after the date the revised Privacy Policy is posted.

Privacy notice

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for (website address). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information collection, use, and sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

Non-personally identifiable information and cookies

In connection with your use of our website, we sometimes collect non-personally identifiable information about you such as your IP address and the web pages you visit. We may also send “cookies” to your computer. A “cookie” is a small text file sent to your computer and stored on its hard drive that helps us recognize repeat visitors, facilitate each visitor’s ongoing access to and use of our site such as what languages you prefer to read and learn in, and track usage behavior. We use “cookies” and collect other non-personally identifiable information to enhance your browsing experience.

Contacting and/or responding to your requests

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, unless necessary to fulfill your request, such as enrolling in a graduate course.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about our programs, classes, updates to refugee resettlement, and/or updates to this privacy policy.

Your access to and control over information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us at: info@therefugeecenter.org.

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct/delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, teaching courses) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Questions

If you have any questions or if feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email at: info@therefugeecenter.org.