Privacy Policy

When you engage in certain activities on this site, such as subscribing to a camp, donating online, or simply contacting us, VAP may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online or offline form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, VAP may require that you provide us personal information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other personal identifying information. When subscribing to a camp, or donating on the site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number.

When you submit personal information to VAP, you understand and agree that VAP and its partners and trusted members may transfer, store, and process your data in any of the countries in which VAP and its associates maintain offices.

VAP collects this information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. If you subscribe to a camp, for example, the information is used to contact you to provide you with the necessary information about how to join it. If you contact us, information is collected to get back to you with an appropriate answer. VAP also uses information that you provide as part of our effort to keep you informed about special events, such as seminars, trainings and exchanges.

VAP recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of this information. If you do not want the information you provide to VAP to be used to inform you of special events, and you indicate this preference when you provide the information to VAP, VAP will honour your preference.

VAP will ensure that your data will be collected and processed in a fair and lawful manner and for the reason we asked for it. The personal data will also be adequate, accurate and relevant but not excessive and we will store it securely. We will also process your personal data in accordance with your legal rights. This data will be kept no longer than necessary.

Information for visitors to the website

Whilst you are visiting the VAP website, both the pages which you see and a cookie are downloaded to your computer. Almost all websites download cookies to your computer. A cookie helps us analyse which pages of the website you regularly visit. We may also ask you on occasions to fill in a satisfaction survey. All of this information helps us improve our website to give you a better service. VAP uses Google Analytics to analyse website traffic.

Google Analytics is a subscription service designed to identify and optimize traffic on websites.

Both the cookies and the embedded code provide non-personal statistical information. If you wish to reject this cookie, please follow the steps below. (You also have the option to set your computer to accept all cookies, notify you when a cookie has been issued, or not to receive cookies at anytime).

Internet Explorer Version 7.0

  1. Choose Tools button,
  2. Click Internet Options
  3. Click the Privacy tab
  4. Move the slider up to Block All Cookies.

Internet Explorer Version 6.0

  1. Choose Tools, then
  2. Internet Options
  3. Click the Privacy Tab
  4. Click on Custom Level
  5. Click on the ’Advanced’ Button
  6. Check the ’overdue automatic cookie handling’ box and select Accept, Block or Prompt for action as appropriate.

Mozilla Firefox 1.0

  1. Choose Tools and Options
  2. Choose the Privacy button from the top bar (looks like a padlock)
  3. Choose the Cookies tab
  4. Uncheck the Allow sites to set cookies option (for all sites) or
  5. Choose to disallow cookies for a particular site
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with the support of:
Volunteer Action for Peace, member of the European «Youth in Action» Programme

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