accordance with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation
(GDPR) , which enters into force on May 25, 2018.
manner in which E-vet platforms collects, uses, maintains and discloses
information collected from Volunteers ("volunteer and
through our applications and websites ("Platforms") by accessing our
Services (“Services”). The Platform include all digital properties under that
applies to the controlled Sites, applications and all products and services
offered by E-vet. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not access or
reflects recent changes in data protection law (e.g. GDPR) and aims to provide
volunteers a clearer understanding of how E-vet manages all volunteer Data
collected for his user organizations.
“Platforms”) offered by E-vet through E-vet.org and E-vet.fr (collectively, the
“Platforms”). In addition, this policy applies to personal data from the
European Union that is collected and retained in hosting service providers FIXWEB in the CLOUDFLARE
E-vet.fr use data hosting service providers OVH to host
- Data Collected and Received by E-vet
of Information Processing
operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets
of personal data, whether or not by automated means,
such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation
or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission,
dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction,
erasure or destruction.
- Personal Identification Information
collect personally identification information from volunteers in a variety of
ways, including, but not limited to, when volunteers visit our platforms,
register on the platforms, and in connection with other activities, Services,
features or resources we make available on our Sites. volunteers may be asked
for, as appropriate, name, email address, and other personal information. We
will collect personal identification information from volunteers only if they
voluntarily submit such information to us, in particular by
reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location
data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical,
physiological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
volunteers can always refuse to supply personally identification information,
except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain process related
activities. We will never sell your personal information to third parties and
we won’t use your name or data in any marketing statements. Only your national
organization (E-vet platform user) and hosting/sending organization can have
secure access to your data.
- Non Personal Identification Information
collect non-personal identification information about volunteers whenever they
interact with our Sites and applications. Non-personal identification
information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical
information about volunteers means of connection to our Sites, such as the
operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar
- Other Information
– Our services will automatically collect information when volunteers and Site
Administrators access or use our Sites or Services and records it in log files.
Log data may include IP address (or a shortened version of it), previously
visited web page addresses, browser type and settings, time and date when
Services were used, browser configurations and plugins, language and cookie
data. Device Information – E-vet platform collect information about your
computer, phone, tablet, or other devices you use to access our Services. This
device information includes your connection type and settings when you install,
access, update or use our Services. We also collect information through your
device about your operating system, browser type, IP address, URLs of
referring/exit pages, device identifiers, and crash data. We use your IP
address and/or country preference in order to
approximate your location to provide you with a better Service experience. How
much of this information we collect depends on the type and settings of the
device you use to access the Services.
- Personal information
platform for international volunteer exchange used by worldwide youth
organizations. Collected data includes, but not limited to, data that
volunteers post, send, receive or share. These include any files or links that
volunteer upload to our Services, including pictures and videos, public or
private. It also includes all forms of personal information given by the
volunteer in their volunteer profile. Personal data will only be accessible
through authorized and limited Administrator or user accounts and can only be
viewed, or altered, by volunteers belonging to such accounts. E-vet will never
share, sell, or exploit any Personal information. Only volunteers and his
sending/hosting organization will be able to accesses to this data.
- Web Browser Cookies
uses "cookies" to identify session.
cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are
uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain
that issued the cookie to you.
One of the
primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you
time and to let server to work correctly.
our own customized cookies session cookies that
expire after each session which we use to identify
national organization, date and time, using your Internet protocol
address (IP) from which you visit, what country you
visit from, your referrer website URL .
follow and note the pages you visit. Your national organization, date and time,
using your Internet protocol address (IP) from which you visit, what country
you visit from, your referrer website URL.
follow and note the pages you visit.
cookie expires after 3 days. So, in summary, here are our 3 cookies and their
- Cookies we use
Name generated by ColdFusion server
These cookies persist until the client’s browser deletes
them, which can be a considerable length of time.
ColdFusion uses the same client identifiers for the
Client scope and the standard Session scope. Because the CFToken and CFID
values are used to identify a user over a period, they are normally saved as cookies on
the user’s browser.
remember your cookie acceptance. Cookie acceptance is implied after 60
seconds of staying on the site.
- How E-vet Uses Collected Data
are the primary Controllers of volunteer Data. E-vet is a processor of
volunteer Data and Controller of other certain data. E-vet will never remove volunteers
from E-vet unless specifically instructed by the volunteer himself or his
collects and uses volunteer personal information for the following purposes:
personalize User experience and improve our service on Evet platform.
allow E-vet platform Volunteer organization to provide you requested services
and communicate with you
continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information
and feedback we receive from you.
never contact volunteers unless to assist them for technical reason.
host or sending organization of the volunteer can contact volunteer in the form
of newsletters, alerts telephone or other ‘push’ technologies.
• We may
also use your email address to deliver information that, in some cases, is
targeted to your interests, such as info sheets and promotions.
contact information volunteers provide will only be used to respond to their
inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If at any time the volunteer would
like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, he need to contact his
organization directly. E-vet include detailed administrator contact to each
investigative and preventive measures against Site abuse. Accesses by E-vet
back office and E-vet Volunteer access will be logged in the User log file or
in personal data file
- Sharing and Disclosure of Information
will only disclose or share Volunteer information for the following purposes:
Volunteer’s Request: E-vet will share all Volunteer Data based on Volunteer’s
request and instructions.
Volunteer organization’s Request: E-vet will share all Volunteer Data based on
Volunteer organization’s request and instructions.
Compliance: If requested by legal Authority, E-vet may disclose Volunteer
information that we determine to be in accordance or required by any applicable
Enforcement: E-vet also reserves the right to disclose Volunteer information to
investigate, prevent, or act against illegal activities, suspected fraud, or
situations involving physical threat to any such persons.
Consent: E-vet may share Volunteer information with other 3rd parties in
instances when we have Volunteers’ consent to do so.
One-time consent can be also required in the following individual scenarios
(consent needs to be given only once per User account):
• When the Volunteer logs in after May 25th
• When the Volunteer changes some personal
information on their profile
• When the Volunteer will want to use the
Email and Messenger capabilities
- Third Party Service Providers and
platform works with third-party service providers and partners to provide
website and application strategy, product management, development, hosting,
maintenance, backup, storage,
Analytics (data collection) - does not contain personal information, but there
may be provisions to strip the last digits of the Users IP address.
operations of E-vet do require our staff to have access to systems which store
and process Volunteer Data.
serves the purpose of problem diagnostic or troubleshooting. For example, to
diagnose a problem Volunteers may have with E-vet services, our colleagues may
need access to your Volunteer Data. All staff and affiliated subcontractors are
prohibited from viewing Volunteer Data for any reasons unless absolutely necessary to do so.
the security of your data very seriously at E-vet. As transparency is one of
the principles on which our platform is built, we aim to be as clear and open as
we can about the way we handle security.
changes, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site and send an
email to your host/sending organization.
encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed
about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.
periodically and become aware of modifications.
- Privacy Shield
compliance with the US-EU Privacy Shield Principles, E-vet will make every
effort to resolve complaints about Volunteer privacy and our collection of your
personal information. EU Volunteers with inquiries or complaints regarding our
- User Rights
have certain statutory rights in relation to their personal data.
rights to data subject access include the following:
whether a data controller holds any personal data about them.
a description of the data held about them and a copy of the data.
informed of the purpose(s) for which that data is being processed, and from
where it was received.
informed whether the information is being disclosed to anyone apart from the
original recipient of the data; and if so, the identity of those recipients.
platforms must provide a response to data subjects requesting access to their
data within 30 calendar days of receiving the Data Subject
Request unless local legislation dictates otherwise. Please contact E-vet
platform Data Protection Officer for assistance: email@example.com. To
establish the correct User identity, E-vet may require the User to provide
official government issued proof of identity or require a secondary digital
will provide Users an option to export their data. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for
the following choices to modify or delete your personal information from our
mail to your organization to modify or delete your profile
• Send an
email to EvetExit@e-vet.org
In the event
that E-vet becomes aware that platform security is compromised or nonpublic
Volunteer information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result
of external activity, including but not limited to external security attacks,
E-vet shall take reasonable measures which it deems appropriate, including but
not limited to internal investigation and reporting, and notification to and
cooperation with law enforcement authorities, notwithstanding other provisions
of this Privacy Statement. If you become aware of such a breach, please email email@example.com E-vet
becomes aware that a Volunteer's personal information provided to E-vet has
been disclosed in a manner not in accordance with this Privacy Statement, E-vet
shall make reasonable efforts to notify the affected Volunteer, as soon as
reasonably possible and as permitted by law, of what information has been
disclosed, to the extent that E-vet knows this information.
- Data Subject Access Request Procedure
Data Subject Access Request (“DSAR”) can be
• by the
national organization user of E-vet platform
• by the
volunteer or a volunteer’s legal representative for information held by the
platform about that volunteer.
Subject Access Request provides the right for data subjects to see or view
their own personal data as well as to request copies of the data.
Subject Access Request must be made in writing and can only be made via any of
the following methods: email, post, or platform.
made online must be treated like any other Data Subject Access Requests when
they are received, though the organization will not provide personal
information via social media channels.
for a valid DSAR
able to respond to the Data Subject Access Requests in a timely manner, data
subject access requests can now be made in any form, including through email,
phone call or web contact forms:
E-vet or his user organization with sufficient information to validate his/her
identity (to ensure that the person requesting the information is the data
subject or his/her authorized person).
- Data Protection Officer
organization and Volunteer, please contact e-vet Data Protection Officer for
- Data Deletion
Volunteer requires deletion of their data, we require an agreement of his
have all agreements, the following is how data deletion will be treated:
Majority data concerning address (except city), email, phone will be deleted
open request Name and first name will be replaced by “*” to keep statistics of
email firstname.lastname@example.org to
request data deletion or fill out the GDPR User Rights form on the site.
- Data Retention
storage and security
data hosting service providers FIXWEB in the CLOUDFLARE
E-vet.fr use data hosting service providers OVH to host
and secure collected information, and we use technical measures to secure all
data. Despite the thorough security measures and safeguards that E-vet implements
to protect data, no security system is impenetrable and due to the inherent
nature of the Internet, E-vet cannot guarantee that data, during transmission
through the Internet or while stored on our systems or otherwise in our care,
is safe from intrusion by others. E-vet platforms has policies in place in case
of such situation and will respond to requests about this within a reasonable
contact email@example.com for more
- How long we keep information
we keep the information we collect about you depends on your host/sending
organization, as described in further detail below.
In case of
online application to activity, the data is kept for a maximum of 30 days and
then deleted unless your national organization transfer your data to main
information: We retain Volunteer information until volunteer ask to delete,
which then we will continue retaining the data in modified version. In
particular: Admin Notes, IPs, Access History, Payment History and activity will
stay on database. E-vet maintains this practice due to the following reason:
account will not let identify you, but allow your sending/hosting organization
to keep up to date activity statistics
data storage systems and backups have different lifecycle policies. Our
database backups are encrypted, incremental and full re-cycle in 30 days. It is
impossible to erase Volunteer data inside encrypted incremental backups in
platform may also retain some of the Volunteer data as necessary to comply with
our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements, to
support our Volunteer’s operations and to continue to develop and improve our
Services. Where we retain information for Service improvement and development,
we take steps to eliminate information that directly identifies any specific
Volunteers, and we only use the information to uncover collective insights
about the use of our Services, not to specifically analyze personal
characteristics about any Volunteers.
and Promotional information: If Volunteers have elected and provided consent to
receive promotional emails from E-vet platform.
individual does not have the right to access information recorded about someone
else, unless they are an authorized representative, or have parental
not required to respond to requests for information unless it is provided using
Volunteer organization channel with sufficient details to enable the location
of the information to be identified, and to satisfy itself as to the identity
of the data subject making the request.
- No Guarantees for Factors Beyond E-vet
this Privacy Statement expresses E-vet standards for maintenance of
confidential data, it is not able to guarantee that the standards will always
be met. There may be factors beyond E-vet control (e.g., "script kiddies,
crackers and other malcontents, hurricanes, tornados, acts of God, loss of
power, diseases, loss of mind, body and soul") that may result in
disclosure of data. Therefore, E-vet Platforms disclaims any warranties or
representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of confidential