Online Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

The Emirates Foundation for Youth Development ("EFYD") has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting the privacy of our users. EFYD is committed not to disclose information collected from you, other than as described in this policy. The following discloses in detail our information collection, utilization and dissemination practices for Takatof.

 
In short, our Privacy Policy is:
  • We will only use personal information you provide us according to the terms outlined in this document.
  • In order to participate in Takatof volunteer activities (the "Service"), you must provide a limited amount of information so that Takatof and community organizations that you would like to work with may contact you.
  • During registration, or through your Account Profile, you may choose to "opt out" of receiving communications from EFYD or Takatof or "opt in" to receiving communications from third parties about volunteering and other, non-volunteering, opportunities or activities.
  • We WILL NOT provide your personal information (e.g., name, contact information or volunteer information) to third parties who are not Authorized Users of the Service (e.g., non-profit organizations), unless you indicate otherwise.
 
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

Takatof collects contact information, demographic information, volunteer interests and other personal information ("Personal Data") from all non-profit organizations, volunteers or visitors to http://atcuaemarshals.ae (the "Site") (collectively referred to as "Authorized Users," and each is an "Authorized User"). All Authorized Users must agree to the applicable Terms of Use (the "Terms of Use") posted on the Site, or must otherwise have written permission from Takatof to use the Service.

In addition, Takatof collects certain information, which cannot be used to personally identify any user ("Non-Personal Data"). Non-Personal Data ordinarily includes aggregate, summary, or other anonymous data, and may include, by way of example, statistics regarding total registrations, total number of volunteers matched to opportunities, popularity of particular pages within the Site, or information regarding types of Internet browsers used by Authorized Users. We also collect Non-Personal Data about each Authorized User's IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site, but such IP addresses are not associated with individual account profiles or registration information.

When using the Service, we may create "cookies" on your computer for purposes of facilitating and maintaining your current user session, and may collect Personal Data using those cookies in order to enable Takatof to identify you in connection with the Service and to track use of the Service for purposes consistent with this policy.

Any Authorized User providing Personal Data is certifying that he/she is over the age of 14. As such, we do not collect or maintain Personal Data from individuals we actually know are under 14 years of age, and no part of our Site or Service is designed to attract people under the age of 14. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. Thus, if we ever obtain knowledge that a user is under the age of 14, we will take steps to remove that user's Personal Data from our databases and to prevent the user from utilizing the Site and the Service.

 
HOW DO WE USE AND DISCLOSE COLLECTED INFORMATION?

Takatof uses the Personal Data of Authorized Users as needed to provide the Service, to recruit volunteers for community events or service opportunities, conduct searches for potential volunteers and to communicate with Authorized Users. We also use both Personal Data and Non-Personal Data when evaluating ways to improve the Site and the Service. As further described below, we may disclose collected information, including Personal Data, to certain third parties in connection with providing the Service or as required by law. We will not use or disclose collected information in ways substantially different from what is described in this policy, unless otherwise required by law.

Takatof also uses information collected through the Site and the Service to communicate promotional information to Authorized Users ("Promotional Information"). Promotional Information may include materials about volunteering, Takatof and EFYD, organizations participating in the Service, and/or about our partners and affiliates. Takatof will refrain from sending Promotional Information to Authorized Users who "opt out" of receiving such information. Takatof offers all Authorized Users the opportunity to recommend the Site and Service to others. If you provide any such recommendations, please note that we will identify you by name as having made the recommendation. Also, we may attempt to contact the individual and/or entity through e-mail(s) and other electronic media in order to invite them to visit the Site. We also provide these contacts with the opportunity to "opt-out" of receiving Promotional Information.

Takatof will respect your preferences, as you may indicate to us in your Account Profile (further described below), regarding whether it is permissible for us to make disclosures of Personal Data other than the disclosures described above. If you indicate in your Account Profile that we may make such disclosures, depending upon your selections, Takatof and EFYD may contact you to provide information about volunteering (these communications should not include solicitations for funds or other support). Additionally, if you so select, the Service may contact you on behalf of partners and sponsors of Takatof with information about goods or services they provide, which if purchased, also provide financial support to the Service.

 
YOUR CHOICES: OPTING-IN OR OPTING-OUT OF OPTIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND DISCLOSURES

Because Takatof respects your privacy, we provide certain opportunities for you to indicate your preferences regarding how we use and/or disclose information collected about you from the Site and the Service. Each Authorized User will have an Account Profile, which among other things, allows Authorized Users to indicate their preference to "opt out" of receiving volunteer information from EFYD or Takatof, or "opt in" to receiving communications from partners and sponsors of Takatof. Each Authorized User may indicate such preferences during the initial registration process, or may visit the "My Profile" section of the Service to update their preferences.

The Site may contain links to other web sites, including those that may have their own posted policies regarding the collection and use of your personal information. Takatof is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other web sites and we encourage our users to read the privacy statements of every web site before providing any personal information.

 
ACCESSING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Each Authorized User selects a unique username and password that enables his or her access to the Service. We monitor the use of the usernames and passwords in order to collect and maintain records of all individual transactions conducted through the Service by Authorized Users, and those records are associated with each Authorized User's individual "Account Profile" within the Service.

Authorized Users may access their Account Profiles at any time to update Personal Data contained within that Account Profile. Subsequent uses or disclosures of information by Takatof will reflect those changes. Certain information is necessary in order for Takatof to provide the Service; therefore, if you delete such necessary information, you will not be able to use the Service.

 
Our Commitment to Data Security

The Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and unauthorized alteration of Personal Data in Takatof's possession and control. We use our best efforts to ensure that all sensitive information provided by Authorized Users will be encrypted with industry standard encryption techniques.
Furthermore, access to Personal Data is physically restricted within Takatof"s own offices and facilities. Therefore, Takatof’s employees are granted access to your Personal Data as necessary to perform specific jobs and tasks (e.g., performing customer service).
Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information in our possession and control, no security system can protect against all potential security breaches. Furthermore, Authorized Users are responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality of passwords to the Service.

If you have any questions about our security measures, please contact us using the "Contact Us" link.

 
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on the Site so that users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we will disclose it. Any such posted changes will be effective upon posting. Your continued access to and/or use of the Site or Service constitutes your assent to, and acceptance of, this policy, including all posted changes.

 
CONTACTING TAKATOF

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact Takatof, Emirates Foundation for Youth Development, PO Box 111556, Abu Dhabi, UAE, or by using the "Contact Us" link.