Privacy Policy

This website its operated by CIEE. CIEE is responsible for the administration, management, and program support for all Baltic American Freedom Foundation programs in the United States.CIEE respects the privacy of users of this web site. This privacy policy has been created to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy and security. It outlines the type of information we collect, what we do with that information, and the choices users have in regard to the information they provide. Please read this privacy policy carefully.



Information we collect

CIEE may collect information from users of our website. This information includes:

  • Information you provide to us: When you create an account on our website, you may choose to disclose information including contact information, and personal information including information regarding your educational background and interests.
  • Information that is automatically collected: When you visit the CIEE webpage, we may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information, such as information about your hardware devices, your use of the CIEE website, and information about the website that referred you to the CIEE site.
  • Information from third parties: CIEE may combine information provided by you with information from third parties, for the purpose of providing you better service. Examples of such information include address verification service or data analytics.


How we use information

CIEE will use information you provide to improve your experience, including:

  • Providing you with information or services you request, including newsletters and email notifications.
  • Suggesting programs or services that match the interests you have identified.
  • Streamlining the application process by pre-filling information you have already provided.
  • Understanding the way our website is used, and improving it to better suit the needs of users like you.


Information we share with others

CIEE treats your personal information as private. Subject to the exceptions set out below, CIEE will not share information about you with third-parties without your permission, and will make reasonable efforts to guard your information against unauthorized disclosure.

Service providers: CIEE contracts with service providers to perform a variety of services, including hosting this webpage. To the extent any service providers have access to information about you in the course of performing services for CIEE, they are prohibited from using it for any other purpose.

Partners: Any information provided to CIEE through this website may be shared with Baltic American Freedom Foundation CIEE may share information about you with our partner organizations in order to provide you with services requested by you. For example, we may share information in the course of evaluating your application or facilitating your placement in a program. This information is shared only for the limited purpose of providing the requested service (such as application evaluation or program placement), and may not be used for any other purpose.

Law Enforcement / For your protection and ours: CIEE reserves the right to share information about you where CIEE believes that such disclosure is necessary to comply with a legal requirement, such as a subpoena or court order, or to protect the rights or property of CIEE, you, or third-parties.

CIEE does not rent or sell its mailing list. We will not share information about you with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.