Privacy
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Thank you for visiting the official website of Great Ife Alumni Association DFW. This privacy policy explains how personal information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Great Ife Alumni Association DFW with respect to your use of the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW website where this policy is posted.

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW’s web site (“Site”) is intended to foster communication within the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW community. It is a resource and forum for members of the community to exchange information of interest to them.

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW respects the privacy of those who use the Site. This Statement describes how the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW treats information on the Site about alumni and any other users of the Site. This Statement applies only to information collected or made available through the Site, and not to any other information or privacy practices of the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW.

By using the Site, you consent to the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW’s collection and use of information about you in accordance with this Statement. This Statement is part of the Terms that govern your use of the Site, so please read the entire Terms. If you do not accept the Privacy Statement, please do not use the Site. The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW reserves the right to change the Privacy Statement in its sole discretion and will post any changes on the Site. If the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW decides that it is appropriate, it may also provide additional notice of more significant changes. Any modifications are effective immediately upon posting. By continuing to use the Site after the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW posts a modified Privacy Statement, you consent to the Statement as modified.

By continuing to use Great Ife Alumni Association DFW Site, you are accepting the terms of use defined in this statement.

Information Collected by Great Ife Alumni Association DFW

Our Site is made available to you to provide information about our Alumni Association and the services offered. You can browse our Sites without providing any personal information such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number or social security number.

Non-Personal Information

When you access and use our Sites, some information is automatically collected. For example, we may collect information about your computer's operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language, and the website that referred you to us. We also collect information about your usage and activity on our Sites.

Cookies

When you visit our Sites, you may be issued a "cookie," which helps track your session while online. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive. Among other things, cookies help to make your site visit more relevant and personalized for you. We use cookies to see which areas and features are popular and to count visits to our Sites. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you may set your browser to refuse cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent; however, it is possible that some parts of our Sites will not function properly if you do so.

Web Beacons

The Sites and any communications sent by Great Ife Alumni Association DFW may contain electronic images (generally, single pixel ".gif" images) called "web beacons." These web beacons allow Great Ife Alumni Association DFW and third parties authorized by Great Ife Alumni Association DFW to monitor and collect certain information about the viewer of a web page, email message or other communication, such as the type of browser requesting the web beacon, the device identifier of the device the web beacon is sent to and the time the web beacon was viewed. Web beacons may be used count unique users, visits and page views; monitor traffic and conversion patterns; personalize your experience when you visit the Sites, including advertising and content you see; and determine whether or not messages were opened, links were clicked and/or notifications/offers were acted upon.

Personal Information

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW collects two kinds of information from the Site’s visitors: personally identifiable information and anonymous information.

Personal Data

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW collects personally identifiable information about you, both through the Site (“Personal Data”). Personal Data collected on the Site may include:

Name, Home and business contact information, such as postal addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers, Age, Sex, Race and ethnicity information, Educational background, Professional and employment-related information, Awards, recognition, publications, and similar data, Family information, Special interests, Other memberships and affiliations you have, your preferences about the use or disclosure of Personal Data

We also collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as when you register as a member of the Alumni Association, participate in a promotion or sweepstakes, request a brochure or other materials, sign up for a tour or any other activity organized by the Alumni Association, make a donation, request information or otherwise contact Great Ife Alumni Association DFW. Such information may include: contact information (name, address, telephone number, social media username/handle, mobile phone and/or email address, etc.); donation attribution and amount, etc.); demographic information; and marketing profile information (admissions date, graduation date, alumni status, spouse, friend, etc.) We may also collect the names and email addresses of your friends and family, if you choose to provide Great Ife Alumni Association DFW with this information. Finally, we may obtain information from other sources and combine that with the information we collect directly from you.

Information You Provide

Forms on the website may ask you for additional information such as your name, address, and e-mail address. The information you provide is used only for the purpose(s) indicated on the form. Occasionally, your information may be retained in order to contact you as a consequence related to the intent of the form (e.g., newsletter subscriptions), about a similar event or service, or to provide you with information about another topic to which you have previously indicated a high level of interest. If you feel that we are misusing your information in any way, please contact us by the contact information provided on this website.

How We Use Your Personal Data

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW  uses Personal Data for the purposes for which you provide it and for other purposes unless you ask us not to do so, such as:

  1. Communicating with you
  2. Fostering communication between you and other people affiliated with the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW
  3. Creating and supplying electronic and non-electronic directories (one of which is the special online directory for members of the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW community
  4. Notifying you of Great Ife Alumni Association DFW-related events and activities
  5. Development and fundraising
  6. Maintaining records of your relationship to the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW

How We Use Your Information - Non-Personal Information

Non-personal information is used to generate statistics and to measure site activity in order to improve the usefulness of the site for our visitors.

Great Ife Alumni Association DFW may store and process personal information in the United States and other countries.

Sharing Your Information

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW reserves the right to disclose and use Personal Data for necessary purposes, including: to protect users, other members of the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW community, or the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW’s interests or property; to prevent crime, fraud, or violation of the Terms; or when the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW, in good faith, believes that the law requires it to do so.

For example, we may share personal information as follows:

  1. when you give us your consent to do so, including if we notify you on the Site that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information;
  2. with vendors, contractors, consultants and other service providers who are working on our behalf and need access to your information to carry out their work for us;
  3. to (i) comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process, (ii) to protect our rights and property and those of our agents and others, including to enforce our agreements, policies and Terms of Use or (iii) in an emergency to protect Great Ife Alumni Association DFW and the safety of our members or any third party; and
  4. We may also share aggregated or anonymous information that does not directly identify you.

Location of Servers and Transfer of Information to the United States

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW’s servers are located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please note that your Personal Data will be transferred to and stored on a server located in the United States. By submitting your Personal Data to the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW, you consent to this transfer and to the collection, storage, processing and use of your Personal Data in the United States.

Personal Data in the Online Community Directory

The Site features several interactive tools designed for communication and collaboration among members of the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW community (together, “Community Members”). One of these tools is a special online directory available only to Community Members with valid user names and passwords. If you are a Community Member, some of your Personal Data may be available via this community directory. For example, if you are an alumnus, your name, contact information, and professional background may appear. Other Community Members cannot view particularly sensitive data about you, such as financial, race, or ethnicity information.

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW invites you to make informed choices about who has access to your Personal Data through this community directory. The Site’s privacy options allow some Community Members, such as alumni, to edit their Personal Data or to control the access that other Community Members have to it. (Please note that changing your profile on the Site will not necessarily alter your Personal Data in all of the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW’s directories and databases.) If these privacy options are not available to you, please follow the instructions in the section entitled “Review and Correction of Personal Data” below.

Review and Correction of Personal Data

If you would like to review, edit or control access to your Personal Data , or if you would like to request that the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW refrain from specified uses of your Personal Data, please use any privacy options available to you on the Site.

Sharing of Personal Data with Third Parties

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW does not share, transfer or release Personal Data to outside parties except as otherwise described in this Statement.

Some of the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW’s outside service providers may have access to Personal Data when providing their services. To facilitate gifts you make to the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW online, the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW sends Personal Data relevant to the transaction (such as your name, credit card number, contact information, and the nature of your relationship to the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW) to an outside firm for processing. For development purposes, the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW may disclose Personal Data to outside research firms, which are obligated to keep the data confidential. Finally, the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW may disclose some Personal Data to Great Ife Alumni Association DFW-affiliated organizations and alumni groups in support of approved activities, other Great Ife Alumni Association and universities seeking the location of alumni with degrees from both the Obafemi Awolowo University and the requesting institution, and Great Ife Alumni Association DFW-authorized publishers of alumni directories.

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW may also occasionally refer you to a third-party web site to provide a special online service. For example, Great Ife Alumni Association DFW may send you to PayPal to receive a payment on their behalf. When you follow a referral or a link away from the Site, you leave the Site. You should review all third-party sites’ privacy statements to find out how they protect your privacy.

User Content and Interactive Forums

The Site includes group activity pages, user-created pages, message boards, or other interactive forums that allow you to post User Content (as defined in the Terms. These parts of the Site allow you to communicate with other participants in selected Great Ife Alumni Association DFW activities or the general public. In many cases, password protection limits access to a forum to appropriate participating users. But, because the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW cannot guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of any User Content you post, you should consider all User Content public.

Security

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW takes appropriate precautions to ensure security for users of the Site. Of course, no mechanism can guarantee that information stored electronically or transmitted over the Internet is perfectly safe. Moreover, although privacy options may be available for controlling access to your Personal Data on the Site, please be aware that these security measures are not impenetrable, nor can the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW control the actions of other users on the Site. Therefore, the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW does not guarantee that User Content you post or Personal Data available via the Site will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of User Content and/or Personal Data may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or in copies stored by other users.

The Great Ife Alumni Association DFW makes no warranty, guarantee or representation that the Site is protected from viruses, security threats or other vulnerabilities or that your User Content or Personal Data is always secure. You should consider this when deciding what User Content you post or what Personal Data you authorize the Great Ife Alumni Association DFW to post.

Information Security

We take reasonable measures to protect personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Third Party Links

Our Sites may contain links to third party websites. This privacy policy does not apply to the linked sites, and we do not control, nor are we responsible for, the content or privacy and security practices of those sites. Any personal information you provide to a linked site is provided directly to a third party and is subject to such third party's privacy policy. We encourage you to learn more about such third party's privacy and security practices and policies before providing any of your personal information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please use the contact form used to report technical issues.

Privacy Policy Effective Date: 12th March 2019

Great Ife Alumni Association DFW may change this privacy policy from time to time. If Great Ife Alumni Association DFW makes any changes to this policy, we will change the "Last Updated" date below.

12th March 2019

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