JVI Alumni Website

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

The Joint Vienna Institute (JVI) Alumni Website, www.jvi.org (the “Site”), is designed for former participants in JVI courses. Its objective is to foster a network of former participants, allow alumni to search for other participants in JVI courses and exchange views and information through new tools being developed over time, and provide alumni with updates on the JVI as well as other training and technical assistance related information. 

Information Collection and Use

The JVI collects personally-identifiable information on the Site when users register, request or exchange information, sign up for events, participate in surveys, and use other features of the Site.

The personally-identifiable information collected, may consist of information that you provide, such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers, information on your position and area of specialization, and other personally-identifiable information on your resume. In addition, the JVI may collect certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browsing pattern on the Site, and click stream. The JVI uses personally-identifiable information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in specific areas and information posted on our Site.

The JVI shall not intentionally disclose or transfer your personally-identifiable information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of the JVI). Furthermore, the JVI takes reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security of, as well as to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of, your personally-identifiable information to third parties. You may access, correct, update, and/or delete personally-identifiable information that you submit to the Site. The JVI has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction.

Consent and Disclaimer

Despite these precautions, the JVI cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information. By using the Site you agree not to hold the JVI liable at any time now or in the future, if your personally- identifiable information is stolen or misused. Furthermore, the JVI shall not be liable for any losses or damages incurred or suffered that are claimed to result from the use of our Site, including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages, even if the JVI has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

By using the Site, you consent to being bound by this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and to our collection, use, and storage of your information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and elsewhere on the Site. Additionally, by submitting information, you agree to the JVI 's use of such information as described herein.

Preservation of Immunities

The JVI, is immune from jurisdiction and enforcement. The JVI’s property and assets are immune from any form of administrative or provisional judicial restraint, as well as any form of requisition, confiscation, expropriation and sequestration. Nothing herein shall constitute a limitation upon or a waiver of these and other privileges and immunities of the JVI, which are specifically reserved.

This Privacy Policy and Terms of Use will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, United States of America.

Miscellaneous

This Privacy Policy and Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. No waiver or amendment of this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use shall be binding upon the JVI unless in writing and signed by the JVI’s duly authorized representative.

We reserve the right at our sole discretion, without notice or obligation to take your needs into consideration, to modify or terminate the Site and to deny anyone access to it or any portion of it. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, which was last updated on April 17, 2013. 

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