If You do not agree with the above, You may not use the Website.
2.Collection of Personal Data
By accessing, browsing or downloading any part of the Website or of its content (hereinafter referred to as the “Content”), or by posting or uploading to the Website, or by using the services provided through the Website (hereinafter referred to as the “Services”) or by any other use of the Website and of its Content, whether as a registered user or an unregistered user, You authorize Us to collect, process and share with others Personal Data within the scope and for the purpose of Our activities.
You are not required to provide Us with Personal Data and You can decline the transfer thereof at any time. However, if You choose to withhold Personal Data, please be aware that We may not be able to provide You with services that may be dependent upon the collection of Your Personal Data.
3.Third Party privacy policies
4.Correspondence and Notifications
If You send Us correspondence via email, the postal service, or other form of communication, We may retain such correspondence and the information contained therein and use this information to respond to Your inquiries and/or to provide notifications to You. You also acknowledge and accept that if You register for any current or future newsletters or if You provide Your email address to Us without opting out, We may send You correspondence about a variety of topics such as events, new initiatives, fundraising, and volunteer or employment opportunities (should the latter arise).
If You do not wish to receive correspondence or notifications from Us, You may unsubscribe according to the information provided within the correspondence, or by contacting Us using the information below.
5.Information received from other sources
We may possess information about You from other sources than You, including publicly accessible sources, and may combine this data with information We already have about You to update, expand and analyse our records and provide services that may be of interest to You. Please be aware that, if you access the Website, the Content of the Service from a mobile device, Services may initiate a unique identifier account which it may associate with that mobile device. We may obtain such information from You and may associate it with Your mobile device and may link it to You.
We will only use such third party information for the specific purpose for which it was provided to Us.
6.Analytics and Aggregate information
You acknowledge that We may collect through the Website, the Content or the Service any data for analytical purposes, such as through Google Inc. and that such data may include general and/or non-personal and/or statistical information about You. This information may include (i) website traffic data, (ii) duration of access to certain Content and (iii) information about access to hyperlinks via the Website and may be used to generate an overview of Website users’ aggregated demographic, preference and usage habits to allow Us to optimize and target our services. We may group this information into aggregate data to allow Us to optimize and target the Services for You or to transmit to transmit it in a way that will not identify you to third parties.
7.Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Tracking Technologies
As with many other websites, software services, and mobile applications, We automatically collect certain information and data through the use of “cookies,” “web beacons,” and other tracking technologies to provide the Services, to enhance Website functionality (e.g., user ID and password prompts, and event registrations), to aggregate data about traffic to the Website, the Services and the Content and to perform routine system maintenance. (Cookies are small pieces of data used by websites and software services to identify repeat users, facilitate the user's ongoing logins and access to a software service or website, and facilitate use of the software service or website. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, email response and tracking.) Cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies may be delivered in a first-party or third-party context in connection with one of our service providers. We may also use the same in association with emails sent to You by Us. The Services may also capture technical information about visits to the Website, such as: internet domain names and host names, IP addresses, browser and operating system information, clickstream patterns, access information, user-agent, HTTP referrer, last URL requested by the user, client-side, and server-side clickstream.
8.Limitations on the use of Personal Data
9.Protection of Personal Data by Us
However, since no data security protocol is impenetrable, We do not guarantee the security of Our systems or databases, nor can We guarantee that Personal Data We collect about You will not be breached, intercepted, or otherwise disclosed without authorization. Therefore any information You provide to Us is provided at Your own risk and if You choose to communicate with Us You assume this risk. Specifically, communications that You may have with Us via email or postal mail generally should not be considered secure, unless We advise You that specific security measures are in place prior to Your sending information and We request that You not to send or post sensitive information through these means.
10.International data transfers
We highlight that We are affiliated to AOMDA Foundation, a non-profit organization, with registered office in Washington DC, (1090 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. 20005, USA), and registered in Washington DC as a 501c3 charitable organization (hereinafter referred to as “AOMDA USA”) who is responsible for the processing of personal data it receives from Us and You accept that Personal Data We collect about You may be transferred to AOMDA USA.
We certify that for all onward transfers AOMDA USA complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and is committed to subjecting all Personal Data received from European Union Member States in compliance with the principles applicable under the said Framework including the onward transfer liability provisions. With respect to Personal Data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, AOMDA USA is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and may, in certain situations, be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
11.Data access and corrections
If you wish to access, correct or delete your Personal Data, you may at all times do so free of cost by contacting Us as indicated below. Upon receipt from You of a written request and of information allowing Us to identify Your relevant Personal Data, this Personal Data as recorded or processed by Us will be either disclosed to you, deleted or corrected (and corrections will be notified to any third party recipients). You acknowledge however that requests to delete or correct Personal Data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations and that therefore, You should not expect that all of Your Personal Data will be completely removed from the databases in response to Your requests or corrected for the past.
12.Third Party Websites
15.Our contact details
American Overseas Memorial Day Association Foundation ASBL
c/o Almaplein 3, b. 7
1200 Brussels, Belgium