Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in Washington, DC. (collectively the “we,” “our”, “us” or “EDRC”) delivers information that deals with the EDRC. We understand that privacy is very important to you, and are committed to protecting your personal information.
Types of Information Collected
In general, we collect information in two ways: (1) passively through technology such as “cookies”, and (2) when you provide it directly, or when we obtain verification information about you through trusted third parties (e.g. banks). The types of information that we collect and use will depend on whether you are a Visitor or User.
Uses of Personal Information Collected
EDRC does not sell or rent your information to marketers or third parties.
We may share your Personal Information with trusted third parties who are integral to the operation of our Website and Services, including but not limited to shipping companies, financial institutions, payment processors, as well as any third parties that you have directly authorized to receive your Personal Information.
We may disclose your information to law enforcement or other similar entities, in connection with a criminal investigation, investigation of fraud, infringement of intellectual property rights, or other activity that is suspected to be illegal or may expose you or us to legal liability. Demographic Data may also be provided to third parties that provide content to the Site or are otherwise working with us.
User Choice Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of Personal Information and Traffic Data
Third Party Content, Links and Your Privacy
California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and the address to which you would like us to respond and that this is a request pursuant to the User’s California Privacy Rights.
Consent to Transfer Information to the United States
The Site is operated in the United States and intended for users located in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect will be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the Site or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer and processing of your information in the United States.
Transition of Business
In the event we go through a business transition, your Personal Information will likely be among the assets transferred. Your submission of your Personal Information is deemed agreement to this potential future transfer.
We do not knowingly collect or use any personally identifiable information from online visitors under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly allow visitors under the age of 18 to participate in any of our Services.