Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which National Endowment for Democracy collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.ned.org website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by National Endowment for Democracy.

Personal identification information

We may collect personally identifiable information (PII) from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users subscribe to a newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, their name and email address, and other professional interests and contact information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect PII from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply PII, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

Non-personal identification information

When you visit our site, we automatically collect and store only the following information about you, none of which is personally identifiable:
• Your host name or IP address
• The domain from which you access our site
• The day, month, and year you access our site.
• Your Device user agent identity (providing browser type, operating system type)
We use this information to calculate the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to future visitors. We do not sell or transfer to third parties any of the information collected automatically from every visitor.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

National Endowment for Democracy may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

• To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
• To send periodic emails
If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product, event invitations, or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users PII to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any PII regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Changes to this privacy policy

National Endowment for Democracy has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

National Endowment for Democracy
www.ned.org
1025 F Street NW, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004
(202) 378-9700
info@ned.org

This document was last updated on Janurary 3, 2018