Last updated: 17 January 2017
Thank you for visiting our website. We, the America for Bulgaria Foundation (“the Foundation”, “we”, “our” or “us”), take your privacy seriously. We are committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information you give us. We will comply with the Bulgarian Personal Data Protection Act and all applicable regulations. We are registered on the public register of data controllers maintained by the Commission for Protection of Personal Data in Bulgaria.
When submitting a grant inquiry or application to the Website, you will be asked to provide certain information, such as name, address, phone, email, and title. If you do not provide us with this information, we will be unable to assess your grant inquiry or application, and will not be able to award any grant to you, and subsequently, we will not be able to enter into a grant agreement with you.
We will collect and process the following information about you:
As a general matter, you can browse the Website without submitting your personal information to us. However, there are a number of circumstances in which you may need to provide us with your personal information.
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
When you interact with any Foundation page or account on a social media platform, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Tumblr, YouTube, or Pinterest, or when you use your social media account or credentials to log in to the Website, we may also collect the personal information that you make available to us on that page or through that account, including your account ID or “handle.”
Our primary reason for collecting your information is to personalize your visits to the Website, to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to notify you about changes to our organization and services. In addition, we use your personal information in the following ways:
We won't retain your personal information for longer than is reasonably necessary or required by law.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
The Foundation is committed to applying the highest standards of ethical and lawful practices in all our operations and is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our Website. Except as set out below, we will not sell, give away, or permit anyone outside the Foundation to use or access your personal information.
You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with selected third parties, including: (i) partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you (including Amazon Web Services who provides data hosting and storage services to us); and (ii) analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of our Website. These third parties are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of any personal information collected from the Website. They are restricted from using, selling, distributing, or altering this information in any way other than to provide the requested services to us.
We will disclose your personal information in the cases and under the conditions prescribed by law.
You have the right at any time to access the information held about you. If you would like to make such a subject access request, please send us a letter at the following address: 6 Malyovitsa Street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria or send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “Subject Access Request” in the subject line.
You are also able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of any recorded personal information that we hold about you and have it amended as appropriate, upon written notice to email@example.com.