Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Updated February 11, 2012

Global People Project takes your privacy very seriously, and we make every effort to safeguard your personal data. This privacy policy is intended to inform you of what information we collect, how this information is used, and what steps we take to protect this information.

1. Information

We collect two kinds of information:

  1. Personal information that you directly provide to us, which includes information you supply when you register to submit comments to us
  2. Automatically collected, non-personal information, which includes tracking information gathered as you use Global People Project.

2. Engagement

We offer you opportunities to engage in Global People Project via globalpeopleproject.net and associated social channels. If you choose to engage with the work, you should be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users of these areas, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages.

We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums, and we have no responsibility to publish, remove or edit any of your comments, conversations or other content. For more information, see the Global People Project Terms of Use.

When you share or recommend any globalpeopleproject.net content using your Facebook profile, your action is governed by Facebook’s privacy policy. Likewise, when you share or recommend any globalpeopleproject.net content through other social media outlets, your actions are governed by their privacy policies.

3. Information gathered automatically

We use various technologies to manage globalpeopleproject.net and track use of the content we provide, including:

  • the IP address used when registering and submitting content to the site
  • standard web analytics information
  • aggregated data about email click-through rates and video viewing
  • information collected through HTML cookies, Flash cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies.

Non-personal information that we collect using these technologies may be combined with information you provide directly to us.

4.Using information

If you signed up for one of our email newsletters, we will send you the newsletter that you requested. We may also use the information that we collect to send you other e-mail communications.

We may perform statistical analyses of users of the site, and their viewing and participation patterns, and for product development purposes.

We may employ third parties to perform site-related services, including database management, maintenance services, analytics, marketing, billing and email distribution. These third parties have access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf.

We may use the information that we collect to prevent illegal activities, to enforce the Terms of Use or as otherwise required by law.

In addition to the uses identified above, we may use the information that we collect for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.

Please note that third parties may independently collect data about you, including your IP address and information about the websites you visit and the links you click, through cookies, clicks on links, or other means when you visit or view ads on the site. We do not control the privacy practices of these third-party services.