Thank you for visiting the Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) website. This page explains how the United States Agency for International Development’s APC program and its website, http://www.advancingpartners.com, will handle information we learn about you from your visit.
How APC gathers information:
When you visit http://www.advancingpartners.com, we may store some or all of the following information:
- The IP address from which you accessed our website
- The date & time you accessed our website
- The URL of the website from which you linked to http://www.advancingpartners.com
- Any keywords you used in a search to find http://www.advancingpartners.com
- The pages you visited on our website
- The links you clicked on a page
- The browser or device used to access our website
We do not collect or track personal information through this process. We use this information, in aggregate, to make our website more useful to visitors – to learn about the number of visitors to our website and the types of technology used, to detect operational problems, and to improve the website’s general security.
Information You Provide to APC
You do not have to provide any personal information to view this website. We maintain the information we collect in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, where applicable.
- If you identify yourself for registration purposes:
You may choose to engage with us and provide contact information to APC in order to receive information, such as a project newsletter, through a distribution list, or to participate in an online collaboration forum or discussion group. APC will not disclose this information and will only use the information for the purpose for which it was provided.
In certain instances, such as participation in on-line collaboration forums or discussion groups, the information you provide may be visible to other forum participants. APC is not responsible for how other participants may use your information.
- If you use the search tool:
We will keep a record of searches conducted on http://www.advancingpartners.com, but we will not associate these searches with individual users. The searches are used only for content-planning purposes.
From time to time, we will conduct optional user surveys, but we will not collect any personal information in these surveys.
We will retain personal information only for as long as needed to provide our products or services, to manage our business, or to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, prevent abuse, and enforce our agreements.
If you would like to view, update, or delete your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.