Privacy Policy

PRIVACY
Projeto Resgate/Project Rescue is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to www.projectresgate.ch., as well as the privacy of all our friends, donors, partner organizations, and the people we serve.
By using this website or submitting your information to us, you agree to our privacy policy.
If within our Homepage offer the possibility for entering personal or business data (E-Mail addresses, names, postal addresses) exists, then giving these data takes place on an expressly voluntary basis.

USER INFORMATION
User Registration – Some areas of this site may require you to have an account in order to access a particular area of the site or to use certain services. Registration requires you to provide us with your first and last name, organization, and email address.
Forms – The information we ask you to provide when you attempt to contact us, register, etc. may include your first and last name, organization, position, email address, nationality, date of birth, ID number, and in some cases your message to us. For returnees, we will ask you for additional information that may be necessary to provide our services and reintegration.
Newsletters – if you have an account, you will receive some letters from us, for example, donors will receive a donation receipt. This is completely voluntary and you can unsubscribe at any time.

WHAT WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR
When you visit our website, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log data and details about visitor behavior (e.g., number of visitors to different areas of the website, IP). This information is only processed in aggregate form and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about individual persons. We do not attempt or allow Google to discover the identity of visitors to our website. We point out when we collect personal data and explain what we intend to do with it.

Personal information may be collected and used for the following purposes:

  • To keep you informed about Projeto Resgate/Project Rescue services and activities;
  • To contact you through the network, not only in response to a specific request by email and/or telephone;
  • Sending you tailored emails and newsletters;
  • Keeping you informed of working group meetings, events, reports, and working documents.
  • To facilitate your reintegration
  • Necessary information sharing with partner organizations in the reintegration process.

Please note that some of the organizations we work with using other online services such as MailChimp. Please also note that MailChimp uses servers in the US and therefore your data may be transferred outside the EEA. However, all of these companies operate under the EU-US and Swiss-US Shields to ensure your privacy rights when data is transferred to the US. The privacy statements of these companies can be found at the following links: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/, https://www.oracle.com/legal/privacy/services-privacy-policy.html.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to employees and third parties acting on our behalf for the purposes set forth in this policy or for other purposes authorized by you.  We will not share any of the information you provide to us without your consent unless we are required to do so to comply with applicable laws and lawful governmental and/or regulatory requirements.

EVENTS / PROJECT PARTICIPATION – PERSONAL DATA
Participants in Projeto Resgate/Project Rescue events, by signing the list of participants or attending the event, agree that the photos in which they are depicted can be freely used. This material may be used in online communications such as Projeto Resgate/Project Rescue social networks, newsletters, and websites. They also agree that their name, position, and institution may be included in the list of participants and may be shared with other participants, organizers, and third parties as appropriate for organizational reasons.

SECURITY, STORAGE, AND DATA RETENTION
The information you provide to us is stored on our computers and/or in paper form.
We use physical and technical security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorized persons and from unlawful processing and damage.  Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure, so we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted online.

ACCESSING AND UPDATING
We recognize and value the importance of responsible use of the information we collect from you. You have the right to access the personal data we hold about you, to request its deletion or rectification, to restrict or object to data processing and to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority at any time, where permitted under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to data processing at any time. If you have any questions about the personal data provided or wish to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data, please contact [email protected]

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Please check this site periodically to be aware of any changes. This privacy notice was last updated on January 30, 2022.

COOKIES
We use cookies on the website. Cookies are understood as data that the visited website or its server stores in the browser via the browser in order to recognize it later. Your computer sends the cookie information back to the server with any new requests made on this website later. The cookies are used, for example, to display complex and dynamic content in order to recognize you the next time you visit the website, or in other words, to increase user-friendliness. By appropriate configuration of your browser, you can prevent the installation of cookies at any time, or you can display a warning before accepting a cookie and thus decide for yourself whether you want to accept cookies or not. Basically, our website can also be used without the acceptance of cookies, but then some functions may be limited.

GOOGLE RECAPTCHA
If forms are used, Google uses Invisible ReCaptcha to protect these forms. This ensures that the other person is a human being. Since this query is retrieved from a Google server, Google creates a cookie for the duration of the query. For more information about Google ReCaptcha, see www.google.com/recaptcha/

GOOGLE ANALYTICS
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. („Google“) Google Analytics uses so-called „Cookies“, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please be aware that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. If you do not want your data to be collected, you can deactivate Google Analytics with a browser extension: Browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout)

LEGAL VALIDITY OF THIS DISCLAIMER
If parts or individual formulations of this legal notice are invalid, the other parts of the instructions shall continue to exist and the void part shall be interpreted by the parties as far as possible in the sense that the purpose originally intended with the void wording may continue as far as possible.