At DISA, we collect different types of information about our users for four main reasons:
1. To provide personalized services unique to individual users.
2. To help us to monitor and improve the services we offer
3. To promote other related sites and build a effective network to serve the purpose of the goal.
4. To introduce different activities to develop the development professionals of South Asia.
There may be other privacy policies that apply to certain services we provide. Please read these when you register or subscribe for these services on these sites.
Please follow the links below for further information.
1. We do our very best to protect your privacy by using security technology appropriately. This means:
– we make sure that we have appropriate security measures to protect your information; and
– we make sure that when we ask another organization to provide a service for us, they have appropriate security measures.
2. We will respect your privacy. You should receive marketing emails only from us and, if you agree, from other organisations we have carefully chosen. We will make sure it is clear when you can make these choices, for example, we have boxes you need to tick if you want to receive marketing. However, we may email you occasionally with information or questions about your registration, your subscription account or postings, for example, with reminders, warnings or copyright requests.
3. We will collect and use individual user details only if we have your permission or we have sensible business reasons for doing so, such as collecting enough information to manage subscriptions.
4. We will use personal information only for the purposes for which it was originally collected and we will make sure we delete it securely.
5. Our site is accessible via the internet. This means that people around the world who access our website can see anything you post on the website, for example, comments about an article.
Collection of information
We collect information on you:
• when you register
• when you use the website
• when you ADD any event, job or promotions
Certain services that we provide may involve us collecting extra information, such as where you are, so the service can be provided as designed. In particular, this may apply to certain apps that you download, or which we provide.
The minimum information we need to register you is your email address and a password. We will ask you more questions for different services, including promotions, blog post or introducing your organization. Unless we say otherwise, you have to answer all the registration questions.
We may also ask some other, voluntary questions during registration for certain services (for example, professional networks) so we can gain a clearer understanding of who you are. This also allows us to personalize services for you.We may also collect intensive data from you when you attend in any poll or survey related activities with your consent.
After you have registered, we may send you emails we think may interest you. At any time you can decide not to receive these emails and will be able to ‘unsubscribe‘.
If you log-in to our sites using a Facebook log-in, you are granting permission to Facebook to share your user details with us. This will include your name, email address, date of birth and location which will then be used to form a disa4dev.org identity. You can also use your picture from Facebook as part of your profile. This will also allow us and Facebook to share your, networks, user ID and any other information you choose to share according to your Facebook account settings. If you remove the disa4dev.org app from your Facebook settings, we will no longer have access to this information.
If you log-in to our sites using a Google log-in, you grant permission to Google to share your user details with us. This will include your name, email address, date of birth, sex and location which we will then use to form a disa4dev.org identity. You may use your picture from Google as part of your profile. This also allows us to share your networks, user ID and any other information you choose to share according to your Google account settings. If you remove the disa4dev.org from your Google settings, we will no longer have access to this information.
If you log-in to our sites using a twitter log-in, we receive your avatar (the small picture that appears next to your tweets) and twitter username.
We do not knowingly collect or store any personal information about children under the age of 18 except the special service for children. However, children need parental permission to join. We do not display personal information about children on the site, and we read through all contributions before they are published.
We offer a ‘My Account’ page (also known as Dashboard), where you can update your personal information at any time, and change your preferences. You can get to this page from most pages on the site – simply click on the ‘My Account’ link at the top of the screen when you are signed in.
We will not share your personal information with others for marketing purposes unless you have given us your permission. If we have your permission, we will share your information only with other like minded organizations we have chosen carefully.
We can access and release personal information to keep to relevant laws and government requests, to operate our systems properly and to protect both us and our users.
Some of our WebPages use plug-ins from other organizations (such as the ‘Face book Recommend’ function). These other organizations may use information about your visit to our websites on their pages. If you browse these pages while still also logged in to your account with us, information they collect may be connected to your account on their site. For more information on how these organizations use information, please read their privacy policies.
1 For statistical purposes to track how many users we have and how often they visit our websites. We collect information listing which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users and from which countries.
2 We use other organizations to collect anonymous user information, sometimes through cookies and web beacons, (information embedded in images which allow them to analyze how the website is being used and the number of visitors).