AFS collects and uses personally identifiable information (PII) that you submit;
AFS collects and uses this PII for the purpose of providing AFS services, for marketing and communication in relation to these services, and for performing research;
For the purpose of providing its services, AFS may transfer this PII to AFS organizations and other parties involved in the provision of AFS services in your home country and in other countries;
AFS transfers this PII across international borders to securely store this information in other countries. Currently those locations are in the US, Germany and Thailand;
You have the right to access and update your PII at any time;
In some circumstances you have the right to request the erasure of your PII;
AFS may use (third party) cookies and other similar techniques to obtain information from you when using the AFS websites in order to facilitate your use of these websites;
If you are a minor and your parent’s/legal guardian’s consent is required for you to provide PII, ask for your parent’s/legal guardians for permission.
AFS ONLINE AFS Intercultural Programs operates many websites, either directly or through its Network Organizations (such as AFS-USA Inc.), its Affiliates (such as Sentio, Inc.) or through certain third-party service providers. These include, but are not limited to those located at the following domains:
providing our services (online and in the real world), such as processing an application for placement (e.g., when Participants are filling out an application, fulfilling a request for information, or completing a request for services), facilitating and managing a Participant’s involvement in a program and working with Network Organizations toward that end
marketing and communications with you in relation to the services offered by AFS, and by other trusted third parties
performing research via surveys, questionnaires and reviews to better serve your needs, improve the effectiveness of our websites, your experience, our various types of communications, campaigns, and/or promotional activities
when we have received your consent to do so
in situations where sharing or disclosing your information is required in order to offer you services you desire (e.g., a volunteer or program opportunity, a sweepstakes or promotion)
when companies or service providers that perform business activities on behalf of AFS require such information (e.g., credit card processing, customer support services, market research administration or database management services)
in the event AFS is merged with or acquired by another company
to comply with legal or regulatory requirements or obligations in accordance with applicable law, a court order or a subpoena
in case of emergency such as to safeguard the life, health, or property of an individual
they remember your user name and password for future visits so log-in is easier and faster.
they ensure you are provided with the appropriate frames and content.
they ensure you obtain all requested information.
they help us deliver communications that are relevant and responsive to your interests and location.