Revised – May 2018
The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) shares your concern
about the protection of your personal information online. We take your privacy
seriously and are committed to protecting it. We maintain the privacy of your
non-public information using security technologies and adhere to policies that
prevent unauthorized use of your personal information. This policy discusses
the information and the manner in which that information is used to ensure a
smooth and secure experience while connected to www.gnpplus.net and our
affiliated websites, the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial
(https://www.candlelightmemorial.org/) and The People Living with HIV Stigma
Index Website (http://www.stigmaindex.org/).
Information We Collect
In general, you can browse the GNP+ site without telling us who you are or
revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we
gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include
your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating
system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files
you download, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.
GNP+ collects the following information about website users: personal
information users voluntarily provide by participating on our website; and
tracking data which is automatically collected (see “cookies” section further
Personal information can be voluntarily collected as follows:
- when making an online donation through our website;
- completing a sign-up form, including subscribing to our newsletter;
- participating in an online petition or advocacy initiative;
- sending website content to a friend;
- leaving online question or comment on a blog or statement
We also use your information on an aggregated basis to do such things as
operate our website and statistically analyze website usage, including the
behavior of our visitors, to improve the content, layout and upgrade the GNP+,
Stigma Index or International AIDS Candlelight Memorial websites.
As a general rule, we do not disclose identifiable information without your
permission or under special circumstances, such as when a law requires it. If
personally identifiable data about you will ever be shared; we will tell you in
writing, whenever possible, before we transfer the data.
main purpose of cookies for many websites are for record-keeping. Cookies
are able to track a user’s activity and store things such as passwords, and
form information previously entered, such as a credit card number or address.
unavoidable. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the
may mean certain functions on our websites may not be accessible.
The General Data Protection Regulation
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a European Regulation
concerning the use and processing of personal information. We are committed
to processing your information in compliance with the GDPR upon its
effectiveness on May 25, 2018.
We will use reasonable efforts to securely process all personal information in
line with the rights specified under the GDPR, in particular those related to the
- Access to your personal information;
- Correction of the personal information that we hold;
- Deletion of your personal information;
- A restriction of processing of your personal information;
use reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is not
transferred to third parties unless you are informed beforehand. Additionally,in
the event that your information is transferred to a third party with your consent,
we commit transferring your personal information to third parties who also
maintain at least the standard of protection required under the GDPR.
Outside Websites and Resources
GNP+ website frequently contains links to other websites to share content or
to provide further resources. Please note that when you click on one of these
links, you are entering another website for which GNP+ has no responsibility.
GNP+ encourages you to read the privacy statements on all websites you
enter, as their policies may be different.
GNP+ reserves the right, at any time, to modify this policy. Changes made to
this policy will be effective immediately upon posting. If you have questions
about this policy or wish to change your personal information previously
provided, please contact GNP+ at the contact information listed below.
If you no longer wish to receive email correspondence or our newsletter from
GNP+, you can do so by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of each
email or newsletter. If you have questions about unsubscribing, please contact
email@example.com. Please reference “unsubscribing” in the email subject
Contacting the Website
GNP+ website, you can contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please
Website Usage Agreement
Use of this Site constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions.
GNP+ maintains this web site (the “Site”) as a courtesy to those who may
choose to access the Site (“Users”). The information presented herein is for
informative purposes only. GNP+ is pleased to allow Users to visit the Site and
download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively,
“Materials”) from the Site for User’s personal, non-commercial use, without any
right to resell, create derivative works, subject to the terms and conditions
outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to
specific material within this Site.