Last updated: October 8, 2013

Privacy Policy

About Volgio

Thank you for reviewing our Privacy Policy. Volgio.com (this site) is operated by community leaders, medical students, and physicians. Volgio.com is an interactive site where people and organizations can collaborate and develop ideas, find opportunities, and work together to improve local communities.

By using or accessing this Site, you agree to the terms and practices set forth in our Privacy Policy.

Information Collected and Received

Volgio may collect or receive information about each person who registers with the Volgio website including, but not limited to, user name, password, first and last name, email address, street address, gender, occupation, and interests. Volgio also collects information on the pages you access and other information you may volunteer, such as survey information.

we will never sell your email address, or any other personal information, to any parties.

1. Information that is collected when registering

In order for our features to function properly, we collect certain information about you that may identify you personally through your use of this Site and its services, such as:

The information to create your Profile. By providing this information, you consent to our collection of it, as described in this Privacy Policy.

This information is only collected and stored if you give it to us when creating an account.

Member-Created Content. volgio.com is primarily used to share content and events with others. Examples include: creating an organization page, posting listings, upload a photo, and create an event.

We use cookies to make the Site easier to use such as:

Storing your login ID and password to make it easier to login to the site.

You can prevent this by blocking cookies in your browser.

Like many other websites, we automatically collect information about your Internet connection that does NOT identify you personally, such as:

  • The IP address of the computer or device you used to access the Internet;
  • The browser type and operating system you use to access our Site;
  • The name of the website from which you linked directly to our Site;
  • The date and time you access our Site; and
  • The pages you visit.

2. How is your personal information used?

The following list provides some specific examples of the ways we may use information about you:

  • We may use your Profile Information to get in touch with you regarding the status of your online requests for services or any additional information you requested. We may also use your Profile Information and Member-Created Content to determine whether you qualify for any services for which you request online.
  • We may use your Profile Information and Member-Created Content to contact you regarding additional services and features or requesting your feedback about your experience with the Site.
  • We may use your Profile Information and Member-Created Content to occasionally contact you with service-related announcements. You may opt out of all communications except essential Site notifications. We may also include content you see on Idealist.org in the emails we send to you.
  • You can contact us directly with questions or comments regarding the services or to request additional information by following the links on the “Contact Us” section of our Site. These links require you to give certain personal information so that we may respond to your inquiry.

We will only disclose your personal information to others without first obtaining your consent in the following circumstances:

  • Complying With Law Enforcement. Like any other site, we may be asked to provide personal information about our members in certain types of legal or law enforcement proceedings and may disclose such information if we have a good faith belief that doing so is required by law. This may include respecting requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States.
  • Preventing Fraud and Other Illegal Activity. We may also share personal information about our members when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activity, to prevent imminent bodily harm, or to protect both ourselves and you. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, courts, or other government entities.

We do not sell or trade or provide your personal information to marketing companies or information brokers or any other organization or individual for commercial or marketing purposes.

3. Links to other websites

We provide links on the Site to other sites of interest. We do not endorse the content of these sites or guarantee that they will abide by this Privacy Policy. Your use of such linked sites is subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies of the providers of those sites. We encourage our members to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy policies of each site that collects personal information.

“Our website may contain affiliate marketing links, which means we may get paid commission on sales of those products or services we write about. Our editorial content is not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships. This disclosure is provided in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR § 255.5: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

 

4. How do we keep your information secure?

We do our best to keep your information secure, but you must actively participate in the process of keeping your information safe.

We keep your account information on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive information (like your password), the information is encrypted with advanced security software.

You can reduce the inherent risks associated with social networking by exercising common sense and discretion: for example, you should choose a strong password, use different passwords for different websites and services, and use updated antivirus software. You should report any security violations to us as outlined in the section below.

5. Questions about this policy or terms of use?

Should you have any questions or concerns about the terms and practices of this Privacy Policy, or would like to opt out of receiving communications from us at any time, you may contact us in the following ways:

  • By webmaster@volgio.com
  • By telephone: (1)-213-221-3757
  • By mail: Community Builders/volgio.com
    1401 South Grand Avenue
    Los Angeles, California 90015

6. Policy Changes

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically. If you continue to use this Site after the announcement of the revised Privacy Policy, you will be deemed to have agreed to the changed terms and practices. Questions, comments, or complaints about our Privacy Policy should be submitted to us by one of the methods listed above.