Public nature of content submitted to our website
The nature of blogging, posting images to a gallery and so forth is to reach a public audience. Please be aware that any information that you submit to us whether through forms or email, including personally identifiable information, may be publicly displayed on www.globalcitizenaward.ie and on websites not within our control. If you don’t want others to see such information, please don’t submit it.
Forms and content
To create an account you may be required to submit an email address and other personal information. We may publicly display the personal information you submit. Your address may also be used to send you email newsletters, or to attribute comments or posts to you. If there are problems with your content, we may contact you via email as well. However your personal details will not be disclosed, sold, leased etc to third parties unconnected with The Global Citizen Award i.e. we’re not going to sell your email address to a spammer.
If you contribute content, such as discussion comments, to any of our blogs, your contribution may be publicly displayed including personally identifiable information. Display of visitor content is determined by the discretion of the individual members.
Each time you update your content, it may also send pings or feeds to sites that index or track newly updated content. These sites may publicly display a hyperlink to your site and the time that you updated it. The content hosted on our site provide XML feeds, thus content from or links to your site may be publicly displayed on third party sites.
IP addresses and referrers
We may publicly display the IP addresses of visitors and contributors of content hosted on www.globalcitizenaward.ie.
We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to tailor site content and to format the site and software to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. We may use aggregate visitor data to prepare publicly displayed reports regarding the traffic on individual blogs, site popularity rankings, and referrers that visitors use to access individual pieces of content.
Disclosure of information
Links to independent websites
Blogs and other forms of content hosted by The Global Citizen Award may link to independently run web sites outside of the www.globalcitizenaward.ie domain. The Global Citizen Award is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such web sites.
The views expressed in the blogs submitted are the views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Global Citizen Award our partner Volunteer Sending Agencies or our Funders.
Applying for a GCA Award.
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