1/3 Buzand, Yerevan, Armenia
+374 41 GLOBAL

Privacy Policy

Global AM is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its website visitors. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle visitors’ Personal Information in accordance with our website...

General terms

Below are the details of the conditions of privacy policy for Global AM website (hereinafter Website), applications and services by Global AM. The head office is located at 1/3 Buzand street, Yerevan, Armenia.

Global AM is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its website visitors. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle visitors’ Personal Information in accordance with our website.

  1. Personal Data collection and use
    1. By submitting Personal Data through Global AM Website or Services, visitor agrees to the terms of this Privacy Policy and consents to the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
    2. Personal information submitted to Global AM via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy statement:
      • administer the website;
      • improve visitor’s browsing experience;
      • allow Global AM to better service in responding to visitor service requests;
      • administer a contest, survey or other site feature;
      • ask for ratings and reviews of services;
      • follow up with them after correspondence (email or phone inquiries);
      • enable the use of the services available on the website;
      • send statements about submitting applications;
      • send general non-marketing commercial communications;
      • send email notifications which applicant has specifically requested;
      • send newsletter and other marketing communications relating to Global AM or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which Global AM think may be of interest to subscriber.
    3. Global AM will store all the personal data applicants provide on its secure servers.
    4. Global AM may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
      • information about visitors’ computer and about visits to and use of this website (which may include IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, referral source, entry page, exit page, length of visit, number of page views, route taken through this website, and similar information);
      • information that visitors provide for the purpose of applying to Global AM;
      • information that visitors provide for the purpose of subscribing to Website services, email notifications and/or newsletters; and
      • any other information that visitor choose to send to Global AM.
    5. When applying or subscribing on Website, as appropriate, visitor may be asked to enter his/her name, email address or other details to help with his/her experience.
    6. Global AM collects information from visitor when he/she subscribes to a newsletter, submits the application or fill out a form to become a member or volunteer.
    7. Global AM will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of application’s personal information.
  2. Personal Data Protection
    1. Global AM has a deep respect for the privacy of its visitors and wants to ensure that no personal information is provided to third parties. Global AM enforces the rules stipulated in the law on protection of personal data.
    2. Visitors personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
    3. Global AM uses Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the Site. Google Analytics uses Cookies to collect information such as how often users visit the Site, what pages they visit, and what other sites they used prior to coming to the Site. Global AM uses the information received from Google Analytics only to improve the Site and Services. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to the user on the date the user visit the Site, rather than user’s name or other personally identifying information. Global AM does not combine the information generated through the use of Google Analytics with user’s Personal Data. Although Google Analytics plants a persistent Cookie on user’s web browser to identify the visitor as a unique user the next time user visits the Site, the Cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about users visits to the Site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.
    4. Global AM enables visitors to post content to Social Networking Sites (e.g., Facebook or Twitter). The visitor should acknowledge and agree that they are solely responsible for the use of those websites and that it is their responsibility to review the terms of use and privacy policy of the third-party provider of such SNSs. Global AM will not be responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such SNSs; (ii) the content, products or services on or availability of such SNSs; or (iii) visitors’ use of any such SNSs.
    5. If visitor provide Global AM with feedback or contact via e-mail, Global AM will collect visitor’s name and email address, as well as any other content included in the email, in order to send a reply.
    6. Global AM may disclose information about visitors and/or applicants to any of its employees, officers, or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy statement.
    7. Global AM does not sell, give or publish customers’ data to outsiders for commercial purposes. Exceptions to which are mentioned above are the requests:
      • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
      • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
      • in order to establish, exercise or defend Global AM legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
      • to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
  3. Visitors Rights
    1. In accordance to the law on protection of personal data, visitor has the right to view and edit all its personal information that has been collected by Global AM. To do this please contact info@globalam.org or call +37441-GLOBAL.
    2. Global AM may withhold personal information to the extent permitted by law.
    3. Users can visit the Website anonymously.
    4. Once this privacy policy is created, Global AM adds a link to it on the Home page or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering Website.
    5. Global AM’s Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can be easily be found on the page specified above.
    6. Visitor may instruct Global AM not to process his/her personal information for marketing purposes by email info@globalam.org at any time.
    7. Subscriber can inform to Global AM at any time if he/she no longer requires marketing communications; and deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about subscriber relating to the website.
    8. When visitor posts content (text, comments or any other kind of content that is not e-mail address) on the Website, the information contained in the posting will be stored in the servers and other users will be able to see it.
  4. Cookies
    1. Global AM uses Cookies. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to user’s computer’s hard drive through visitor’s Web browser that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize visitor’s browser and capture and remember certain information.
    2. Cookies are used to:
      • Understand and save visitors’ preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables to provide visitors’ with improved services.
      • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
      • Keep track of advertisements.
      • Global AM may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on its behalf.
    3. Visitor can choose to have the computer warn him/her each time a cookie is being sent, or it can be chosen to turn off all cookies. It can be done through the browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify cookies.
    4. If visitor disables cookies off, some features will be disabled it won’t affect the user’s experience that make the site experience more efficient and some of services provided by Global AM will not function properly.
  5. WebSite Content
    1. The purpose of the Site is to promote a thriving startup ecosystem in Armenia and empowering them to go global. It is not intended to be utilized as a forum for self-promotion or for commercial gain by its users (e.g. users are not permitted to promote personal business interests or services through the Site).
    2. Visitors agree not to, and will not assist, encourage, or enable others to use the Site to:
      • Violate Website Content or Event Guidelines;
      • Violate any third party’s rights, including any breach of confidence, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right
      • Threaten, stalk, harm, or harass others, or promote bigotry or discrimination;
      • Send bulk emails, surveys, or other mass messaging, whether commercial in nature or not;
      • Remove or modify any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice that appear on any portion of the Site or on any materials printed or copied from the Site;
      • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, computer systems or networks connected to the Site through hacking or any other means;
      • Use the Site or any Site Content to transmit any computer viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature (collectively, “Viruses”);
      • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site, or otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site;
      • Use the Site to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes; disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Site or Site Content; or
      • Remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Site, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of Site Content, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Site.
    3. In order to participate or attend an Event visitor agrees to the terms. If visitors find that he/she cannot or will not agree to such terms, they should not attend any Global AM Event. If visitors subscribe to any Event through the Site, visitor agrees that has read, understand and agree to these event terms.
      1. Global AM may sometimes take photos and videos at Events, and later use them for promotional purposes. By participating or attending any Event, visitor agrees that he/she may appear in some of these photos and videos, and authorize their use in this fashion. In addition, if visitors take any photos or videos of attendees at a Event and provide them to us, they authorize Global AM to use them in the same fashion, and represent that the attendees that appear in the photos and videos have consented to such use.
      2. Global AM may prohibit visitors attendance at any Event at any time if he/she fails to abide by the Terms, or for any or no reason, without notice or liability of any kind. Global AM reserves the right to cancel any Event at any time, for any reason, and without liability or prejudice.
  6. Privacy Statement Update
    1. Global AM may update this privacy statement from time-to-time by posting a new version on its website. Visitor should check this page occasionally to ensure he/she is happy with any changes.
    2. Global AM may also notify of changes to its privacy statement by email, if it is wanted.
  7. Other websites
    1. The website contains links to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by Global AM. Global AM is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites. It provides these links for visitors’ convenience only but does not endorse the material on these sites.
    2. Nonetheless, Global AM seeks to protect the integrity of the Website and welcome any feedback about these sites.
    3. Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
  8. Contact Us
    1. In case of questions about this privacy statement or Global AM’s treatment of personal information, please write to us by email to info@globalam.org or by phone +37441-GLOBAL.
Last Revised: April 18, 2017