General Disclaimer

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Any references to commercial entities, products, services, or other nongovernmental organizations or individuals that remain on PCLive do not reflect the opinion of the Peace Corps, the United States government, or its officers or employees concerning the significance, priority, or importance to be given the referenced entity, product, service, or organization. Such references are not an official endorsement of any product, person, or service, and may not be quoted or reproduced for the purpose of stating or implying Peace Corps endorsement or approval of any product, person, or service.

The Peace Corps:

  • Does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites or the views they express or the products/services they offer.
  • Does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a linked website.
  • Cannot and does not authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked website.
  • Is not responsible for communications users receive from linked websites.
  • Does not guarantee that external websites comply with Section 508 (Accessibility Requirements) of the Rehabilitation Act.

Use of Links

Throughout PCLive, users may share links to other servers or other publicly-available third-party information which may contain information of interest to our users. The Peace Corps takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information of third-parties. The sharing of publicly-available information produced by third parties or located on third-party websites is not an endorsement or approval of this material by the Peace Corps or the U.S. Government.

Creating a text link from your website to the PCLive website does not require permission.

Using Text and Images

Copyrighted Materials

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Logos

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Information about the Peace Corps name, logo, and images is available in Media Resources.

Accessibility

This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make PCLive more accessible, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Privacy Policy

The Peace Corps does not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how the Peace Corps will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website.

PRIVACY ACT NOTICE: This notice is provided under the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. §552a). The information requested is collected under the authority of the Peace Corps Act (22 U.S.C. 2501 et seq.) as amended. It will be used to create a user profile and verify Peace Corps employee or Volunteer status. Response is voluntary, but without it, your access to PC Live content will be limited. This information may also be used for the routine uses described in the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and the Peace Corps' published Routine Uses, summarized in Peace Corps' System of Records No. 2015-16282 (80 FR 38241).

Reading or Downloading

In order to help make our website more useful to visitors, we utilize web measurement technologies to collect information on the number of visitors to the different sections of PCLive. Specifically, we use persistent cookie technology to measure multiple session traffic to our domain, pclive.peacecorps.gov, and compile reports with Google Analytics. We do not collect any personally identifiable information and collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or princeton.edu if you are connecting from Princeton University's domain); the date and time you access PCLive; the Internet address of the website from which you linked to PCLive, and select browser information including version number, Java and Flash support level, screen resolution and language.

Peace Corps will only use this information internally to analyze current usage and determine the most effective way to customize and deliver our online content. We will not disclose this information to others outside the agency. For data protection, we set first-party cookies and send information only to the servers of our domain, ensuring that the information cannot be altered or retrieved by any service on another domain. Additionally, all persistent cookies are set to expire within one year, consistent with Office of Management & Budget guidelines.

By default, most browsers enable persistent cookies. If you wish to opt-out of our web measurement you may do so by disabling persistent cookies in your browser. General instructions on how to alter the settings of commonly used web browsers may be found at: http://www.usa.gov/optout_instructions.shtml.

Optingout of our web measurement will still permit you to access all PCLive content.

Sending Us an Email

You also may choose to send us personally identifying information; for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other Peace Corps employees who are better able to answer your questions. We may also use your email address to contact you in the future about PCLive information that may be of interest.

We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary.

If you sign up for one of our email lists, we'll only send you the kinds of information you've requested. We won't share your name or email address with any outside parties.

Kids and Privacy

For children who visit our site, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When kids send emails to us, their online contact information (e-mail address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.

Questions About Our Policies

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