The Non-Profit Organization DHS Foundation operates the Site www.dhsfdn.com This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use & disclosure of personal information we receive from users from the site.
We use personal information only for providing & improving the site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection & use of information in accordance with the policy.
Information Collection & Use:
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include but this is not limited to your name. (“Personal Information”)
Like many other Site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time & date of your visit, the time sent on those pages, & other statistics.
A “cookie” is a small piece of information stored by a web server on a web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user. We place both permanent and temporary cookies in your computer’s hard drive. The cookies do not contain any of your personally identifiable information.
Forms could be Contact Form, Registration Form, Nomination Form. These forms may collect certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include but this is not limited to your name. (“Personal Information”)
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of DHS Foundation, unless one of the following circumstances applies:
With your consent
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of DHS Foundation. When we have your consent to do so. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
With domain administrators
If your DHS Foundation Account is managed for you by a domain administrator then your domain administrator and resellers who provide user support to your organization will have access to your DHS Foundation Account information (including your email and other data). Your domain administrator may be able to:
- view statistics regarding your
- change your account
- suspend or terminate your account
- access or retain information stored as part of your
- receive your account information in order to satisfy applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental
- restrict your ability to delete or edit information or privacy
For external processing
For legal reasons
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of DHS Foundation account, if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
- meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental
- enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential
- detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical
- protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Google, our users or the public as required or permitted by
We may share non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners – like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.
Users rights over data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We work hard to protect Google and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:
1. We encrypt many of our services using SSL.
2. We use two step verification when you/we access DHS Foundation web resources. We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.
We restrict access to personal information to DHS Foundation employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
Compliance and cooperation with regulatory authorities