We collect a variety of information from or about you or your devices, as described below. If you do not provide information when requested, you may not be able to use the Services if that information is necessary to provide the Services or if we are legally required to collect it.
Application and Profile Information. If you apply to volunteer, we may receive personal information including but not limited to your first and last name, address, email address, time zone, university, graduation year, majors and concentrations, experience as a developer, international student status, first-generation college student status, low-income student status, school organizations and affiliations, volunteer interests, gender, ethnicity, age, location (at the continent level), the contents of your resume and application essay, and other information you provide as part of your application.
If you apply to be a mentor, we may receive personal information including but not limited to your first and last name, email address, company, position/title, and other information you choose to provide.
If you propose a project as a nonprofit, we may receive personal information including but not limited to your first and last name, address, email address, the name, size, annual budget, and nonprofit status of your organization, and other information that you provide about the proposed project.
Payment Information. When you make a donation, we use PayPal to collect and process your payment. To process the donation, we may ask you for your PayPal username and phone number to verify your account.
Communications. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you. For example, if you contact us through our website, we may receive your first and last name, email address, the contents of a message or attachments that you may send to us, and other information you choose to provide. If you sign up to receive emails or information from us or respond to our annual surveys, then we may collect certain information from you, such as your first and last name, email address, your areas of interest, and other information you choose to provide. When we send you emails, we may track whether you open them to learn how to deliver a better experience and improve the Services.
Careers. If you decide that you wish to apply for a job with us, you may submit your contact information and your resume via online form or email. We will collect the information you choose to provide on your resume, such as your education and employment experience.
Device Information. We receive information about the device and software you use to access the Services, including internet protocol (“IP”) address, web browser type, operating system version, internet traffic data, service usage data, and unique device identifiers.
Usage Information. To help us understand how you use the Services and to help us improve them, when you use the Services, we automatically receive information about your interactions with the Services, like action history, information requested or rejected, selections made by you, log files, performance logs, diagnostic reports, the pages or other content you view, the searches you conduct, pages you request, the websites you visited before using the Services, and the dates, times, and durations of your visits.
Location Information. When you use the Services, we infer the general physical location of your device and the geographic regions our Users are located. For example, your IP address may indicate your general geographic region.
Strictly Necessary Cookies. Some Cookies are strictly necessary to make the Services available to you. We cannot provide you with the Services without this type of Cookies.
Functional Cookies. Functional Cookies are used to recognize you when you return to the Services. This enables us to adapt our content for you and remember your preferences. For example, we use functional Cookies to remember your choice of language or region.
You can find more information about your rights and choices, and how to block the use of certain Cookies in the section Your Rights and Choices below.
Third-Party Websites. We may collect the information you or others make available through third-party platforms, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, GitHub or other websites that we find through online searches.
Partners. We may receive additional information about you from third parties such as data or marketing partners and combine it with other information we have about you.
We use the information we collect:
We may disclose information we collect from or about you as described below or otherwise disclosed to you at the time of collection.
Vendors and Service Providers. We may share any information we receive with contractors, vendors, service providers, and other third parties retained in connection with the provision of the Services.
Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share information about you with nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.
Analytics Partners. We use analytics services such as Google Analytics to collect and process certain analytics data. These services may also collect information about your use of other websites, apps, and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ and opt-out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
As Required by Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose information about you if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: (a) comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (b) respond to your requests; or (c) protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. We may disclose and transfer information from or about you to service providers, advisors, potential transactional partners, or other third parties in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company, or we sell, liquidate, or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets.
Consent. We may also disclose information from or about you or your devices with your permission.
Promotional Communications. You can unsubscribe from our promotional emails via the link provided in the emails. Even if you opt-out of receiving promotional messages from us, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us.
Do Not Track. There is no accepted standard on how to respond to Do Not Track signals, and we do not respond to such signals.
We make reasonable efforts to protect your information by using physical and electronic safeguards designed to improve the security of the information we maintain. However, as no electronic transmission or storage of information can be entirely secure, we can make no guarantees as to the security or privacy of your information.
The Services are hosted in the United States (“U.S.”) and intended for visitors located within the U.S. If you choose to use the Services from the EEA, the UK or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, then please note that we may transfer information, including personal information, outside of those regions to the U.S. for storage and processing. We may transfer information from the EEA or the UK to the U.S. and other third countries based on European Commission-approved Standard Contractual Clauses, as needed to perform the Services that you have requested from us, or with your consent. Also, we may transfer information from or about you from the U.S. to other countries or regions in connection with storage and processing of information, fulfilling your requests, and operating the Services. By providing any information, including personal information, on or to the Services, you consent to such transfer, storage, and processing. To obtain additional information on the transfers, please contact us using the contact information below.
You can update your application and profile information by emailing us at our contact information provided below.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our processing activities, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.