Privacy Policy

Who we are

A comprehensive, advanced educational resource and disseminator of basic and clinical information dealing with all aspects of the global problems associated with the acquisition of parasitic diseases that adversely affect people around the world. Learn More

Our website address is: https://parasiteswithoutborders.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Parasites Without Borders collects non-personally-identifying information typically made readily available by web browsers and servers. This information may include data such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitors http requests. Parasites Without Borders collects non-personally identifying information for the purpose of better understanding how our visitors use the Parasites Without Borders website. Parasites Without Borders may use aggregated data with no personally identifying information in reports which may be distributed to clients, vendors or the public.

Parasites Without Borders also collects potentially personally-identifying information including Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for parasiteswithoutborders.com account holders. This information is collected at account creation and each subsequent log in. Parasites Without Borders only discloses logged in user IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to the parasiteswithoutborders.com website voluntarily choose to interact with Parasites Without Borders by making donations both one-time and on a recurring basis. In order to process donations Parasites Without Borders is required to gather personally-identifying information. Parasites Without Borders only retains information that is voluntarily provided by the account holder through donation forms at parasiteswithoutborders.com. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at Parasites Without Borders to provide an email address, and other potential information to necessary for us to communicate with users and carry out our larger mission. In each case, Parasites Without Borders collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Parasites Without Borders. Parasites Without Borders also may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Parasites Without Borders does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

On occasion, Parasites Without Borders will disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information (together, “personal information”). Parasites Without Borders endeavors to disclose personal information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations (i) that need to know such information in order to process it on our behalf or to provide services available at the parasiteswithoutborders.com website, and (ii) that have agreed (by written contract or expressed under relevant terms of service or service agreement) not to disclose it to any other party. Some employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations with personal information may be located outside of the United States (or your home country). By using parasiteswithoutborders.com or any Parasites Without Borders services, you consent to the responsible transfer of such information to them. Parasites Without Borders will not share your personal information with other organizations for commercial purposes, except as necessary to provide you products or services that you’ve requested.

Registered users of the Parasites Without Borders website, are required to supply a valid email address (verified via email with opt-in link). Registered users consent to receive emails regarding employment or contract opportunities, as well as a limited number of emails to solicit feedback or to inform of company announcements such as new features, updates or maintenance alerts on Parasites Without Borders website platforms.

Parasites Without Borders may have also obtained a person’s email addresses by direct contact or through various social media outlets and other community platforms. Parasites Without Borders will send a reasonably limited number of emails to invite users to participate with Parasites Without Borders and subscribe to its product offerings. Recipients will be provided with a simple opt-out list removal link which will exclude them from receiving any further communication from Parasites Without Borders to the specified email address. Furthermore, should a user send Parasites Without Borders a request (such as an email request for information or support or through one of our website feedback forms), it reserves the right to share requests, in accordance with this policy, in order to clarify or respond. Parasites Without Borders also reserves the right to modify a user’s request to remove personal information and publish it publicly online for the purpose of providing support information to other users.

Parasites Without Borders takes all reasonable measures necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of personal information. In the unlikely event any users personal information is inadvertently or negligently disclosed outside this policy, the user agrees to hold Parasites Without Borders blameless. In any case, you agree that Parasites Without Borders’s total liability is limited to the greater of either (i) $1 or (ii) the donations paid to Parasites Without Borders by you in the preceding 3 months, less any direct costs on those fees (such as commissions or affiliate expenses) and less 25%.

Parasites Without Borders will voluntarily purge any and all personal information from its data store at the request of any account holder or subscriber made by any means. However, for users’ protection a representative of Parasites Without Borders may take steps to confirm the validity of the request. Various secure, self-service automated methods for such purposes are made available on the Parasites Without Borders platform.

Cookies

A browser cookie is a small piece of data sent in the process of visiting a website, such as parasiteswithoutborders.com. The cookie is stored by your web browser, which subsequently provides all set cookies back to parasiteswithoutborders.com each time you return. Parasites Without Borders uses cookies to identify and track visitors, their usage of the parasiteswithoutborders.com website, and profile account access preferences. Parasites Without Borders visitors who do not wish to have cookies retained by their browsers should set their browsers’ privacy settings to not accept cookies before using our websites. However, be aware that without cookies enabled visitors will be unable to create a new profile account or log in and use an existing one. All popular browsers have a method of removing set cookies; removal of cookies will not affect the ability of a visitor to productively interact with parasiteswithoutborders.com.

Privacy Policy Changes

Parasites Without Borders may change its Privacy Policy at its own discretion at any time it deems necessary. Any updates will likely be minor, however, Parasites Without Borders encourages parasiteswithoutborders.com visitors and users to frequently check back to this page for updates to this Privacy Policy. Continued use of parasiteswithoutborders.com following any change in this Privacy Policy constitutes acceptance of all revisions.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you complete a form on parasiteswithoutborders.com, whether donation or otherwise, the information shared and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

For users that donate via on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their donor profile. Website administrators can also see and edit all donors’ information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have made a donation to Parasites Without Borders, 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.

Where we send your data

Our donations are managed by Keela. Donation processing is handled by either PayPal or Stripe.

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