WHO WE ARE
EA is headquartered in the sunshine state, Florida, in the United States.At the end of this Privacy Notice is where you will find our compelte contact info..
WHY WE COLLECT PERSONAL DATA AND HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Any information collected on this site is used only to facilitate a more personal experience for the user. We do not sell any information about our users to outside organizations, and we only share information as described in this Privacy Notice. You are free to explore the Site without providing any Personal Information about yourself.
Our site only collects identifiable information about anyone when that person specifically provides such information on a voluntary basis in the following situations:
Any data we collect is used for the following purposes:
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION
The information we collect about our Site users comes to us in several different ways. While parts of the Site do not require you to provide information that can directly identify you by name (such as if you choose to browse the website without logging in), the specific types of information we collect will depend upon the features you use, how you use them, and the information you choose to provide.
Information you provide to us: When you submit a contact form, create an account, complete a student application, apply to work overseas, you may choose to disclose information about you, including:
Some of the information above may be necessary to create an account and/or submit an application.
We do not collect financial information, such as a credit card number or bank account information. If it is required, you will transmit such information as necessary through your bank, credit card or other financial transaction processer for the processing of such payments. Sensitive financial account information will never be collected or maintained by us. Any such financial information will be transmitted directly by unrelated third parties and will be encrypted as applicable.
Information that is automatically collected: The information we collect automatically includes:
We may aggregate and/or anonymize any information collected through the Site so that such information can no longer be linked to you or your device. We may use such information for any purpose.
A cookie is a small data file that can be placed on your hard drive when you visit certain websites. Cookies are used to collect and store information, such as the type of computer you are using and how often you log on to a site. Our Site uses both “session cookies,” to improve your navigation across the Site and to remember you over the course of a single visit, and “persistent cookies,” which are stored on your computer until they expire or are deleted and help us provide better service to you over multiple visits to the Site.
Cookies and other ad technology such as pixels and tags help us market more effectively to users that we and our partners believe may be interested in EA services and products. They also help provide us with aggregated auditing, research, and reporting, and know when content has been shown to you.
Third Party Tracking Tools
The Tracking Tools we use include services we obtain from third parties. The information generated by these analytics services will be transmitted to and stored by the third parties and will be subject to their privacy policies. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies, how they may be used, or the information they may collect, and we are not responsible for these third parties’ privacy policies.
Google analytics is a third-party Tracking Tools we may use on this website. The information generated will be transmitted to and stored by Google and will be subject to Google’s privacy policies. Learn more about Google’s partner services and how to opt out of tracking of analytics by Google.
WHEN AND HOW WE SHARE PERSONAL DATA WITH OTHERS
Except as described in this Privacy Notice, EA will not share, rent or sell your personal data with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Consent: EA may share your information in any other manner which you gave consent.
Business Change: If our Site is sold, or in the event of an insolvency or bankruptcy, the information, including personally identifiable information, collected from you through your use of the Site may be included in the transferred assets. Should such an event occur, we will use reasonable measures to notify you, either through e-mail and/or a prominent notice on the Site.
Service Providers: We have service providers that perform functions on our behalf, including hosting, content management, customer relationship management, social media integration, marketing, analytics, insurance, billing, online fundraising tools and customer service. These entities may have access to personal data if necessary or useful to performance of their functions. If obtaining such access, these third parties will be subject to confidentiality and security obligations with respect to such data.
Partners: EA may share information about you with our partner organizations in order to provide you with information, programs, and services that you have requested or that we believe may be of interest to you. For example, we may share information in the course of evaluating your application or facilitating your placement in a program and to maintain your health and safety during a program.
Protection / Law Enforcement: EA reserves the right to share information about you where EA believes, in good faith ,that such disclosure is necessary to comply with a legal requirement, such as a subpoena or court order, or to protect the rights or property of EA, you, or third parties.
LEGAL BASIS FOR USING YOUR INFORMATION
The laws in some jurisdictions require us to tell you about the legal ground we rely on to use or disclose your information. Where those laws apply, our legal grounds are as follows:
PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
EA undertakes efforts to guard your personal data against accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We restrict access to your personal data to those employees who need to know that information to provide benefits or services to you. In addition, we train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information. We commit to taking appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce our employees’ privacy responsibilities.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we take measures to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its security. Any transmission of personal information to or using our Site is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. The safety and security of information also depends on you. If we have provided you with (or you have chosen) a username and password for access to certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping such information confidential. Please do not share your username and password with anyone.
HOW TO REVIEW REMOVE, OR EDIT YOUR PERSONAL DATA
You have the following data protection rights:
Our Site may allow you to create a profile, including personal information. You may update or correct this information at any time to ensure its continued accuracy. You may also delete your profile by contacting us at privacy[AT]exploringabroad.com.
Additionally, EA provides you choices regarding the way we use the personal data you have provided us. For example, you may sign up to receive newsletters or email notification regarding particular products or services. You may opt out of receiving these optional communications at any time, by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link in the footer of these emails. Your data protecton rights (e.g., incl. EU laws) allow you to request that we:
We will consider all requests and provide our response within the time period stated by applicable law. Please understand, however, that certain information may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances. We may request you provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity before responding to your request.
If you wish to discuss any aspect of our processing of your personal data, please contact us.
DATA STORAGE AND RETENTION
Your personal data is stored by EA on its servers, and on the servers of the cloud-based database management services EA engages, located in the United States. The EA retains data for the appropriate amount of time to fulfill the purposes set forth in this Notice unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by applicable law. For more information on where and how long your personal data is stored, , please contact EA’s data protection officer at the address at the bottom of this page.
Our Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13 in the United States or under 16 in the European Union, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 in the United States or under 16 in the European Union.
EXTERNAL LINKS to Third Party Sites
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless EA and its principals, owners, agents, and consultants from or against third-party claims, damages, payments, fines, judgments, losses, settlements, liabilities, and expenses arising from or relating to any third-party claim, suit, action or proceeding arising out of the breach of EA’s representations and warranties contained herein.
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
Any changes to this Privacy Notice will be posted on this Site. Any information that we collect from you will be used in accordance with the version of this Privacy Notice in effect at the time that the information was collected, unless we receive your consent to change our practices with respect to previously collected information.
For further information or comments on our Privacy Notice, please contact EA at the following address:
Exploring Abroad (EA)
1058 N Tamiami Trail Ste 108-A
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-451-6761 ; privacy[AT]exploringabroad.com