Application, Agreement, Terms And Conditions

GLOBAL EXPERIENCES, INC., a Delaware corporation (“GE”), with an address at 14 Annapolis Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, and you, the applicant (“You” or “Participant”), hereby agree as follows:

 

References to GE

References in this agreement to "Global Experiences" and "GE" shall include Global Experiences, Inc, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and all of its and their officers, directors, employees, agents, interns, representatives, group leaders, overseas partners, affiliates or other organizations, institutions and groups linked to Global Experiences as it relates to the Program or any of its other programs.

Application to Program

You hereby apply for acceptance into a Global Experiences Program. The Program enables the Participant to perform work for a host company or organization (“Host”) as an intern, pursuant to a separate arrangement between GE and Host, and neither GE, nor the Host (unless it chooses to do so at its option) will not pay that Participant for such work. The Participant further understands and acknowledges that this agreement is not binding on GE until (i) Participant is accepted into a GE Program (the “Program”) and that upon acceptance (ii) the Participant agrees to GE’s (a) Terms and Conditions, (b) the GE Program Contract, and the (c) Participant Code of Conduct.

Application Fee

A $25.00 application fee is due upon completion of an application to the Global Experiences Programs. The application fee is non-refundable. This application fee is waived for U.S. and Canada citizens and anyone attending a U.S. or Canada University.

Program Tuition

The cost for participation (“Program Tuition”) in the Program is as shown on GE's program page. The Program Tuition does not include the $25.00 application fee.

For the GE Virtuoso virtual internship program, the Program Tuition is outlined on the GE Virtuoso page.

Initial Deposit Payment and Refund Policies

The initial deposit payment ("Enrollment Deposit") is due before GE can begin to formally process the Participant’s enrollment. The Enrollment Deposit is for the sole purpose of reserving the Participant’s position in the Program, and since GE will make numerous financial commitments upon acceptance and enrollment into the Program, the Enrollment Deposit, except as otherwise provided herein, is non-refundable. There will be no exceptions to the refund policy. The Enrollment Deposit will be applied towards the Program Tuition balance. The terms of this Agreement are enacted upon submission of the Enrollment Deposit.

Payment Policy and Options

For standard on-location Programs, Upon acceptance and receipt of the non-refundable Enrollment Deposit, which will be applied towards the Program Tuition, GE offers two payment options ("Payment Options") for the final balance due on the Program Tuition: (i) Pay in 30 Days: the Program Tuition balance will be due within 30 days of enrollment; or (ii) Payment Plan: the payment plan allows the Participant to pay the Program Tuition balance due in equal monthly installment payments. In any event, the full Program Tuition must be paid in full no later than 30 days prior to departure.

Payment policy due dates may be modified for enrollments confirmed close to the deadlines, and the payment schedule may vary. Unless a statement is received in writing from an Admissions Counselor extending the discount deadline, in order to receive your program tuition discount, you must enroll within 14 days of being accepted into the program. There is a 5.00% installment fee added to payment plans. For more information, contact the Global Experiences accounts department at payment@globalexperiences.com.

For the GE Virtuoso virtual internship program, there is no payment plan option and the Program Tuition must be paid in full within 30 days of enrollment.

A fee of $30.00 will be charged for all returned payments.

Balance of Program Tuition

The Participant agrees to pay the balance of the Program Tuition according to the payment terms selected among the GE Payment Options at the time of enrollment. GE reserves the right to collect any unpaid balances due to GE and all other remedies available at law or in equity.

Late Payment Policy

Because GE incurs expenses immediately upon your acceptance into the Program, late payments on non-deposit payments will be charged a $50.00 late payment fee and will accrue interest until paid in full at the lesser of (i) eighteen percent (18%) per annum or (ii) the maximum rate allowed by applicable law.

Non-Refundable Program Fee

GE will reserve the Participant’s place in the Program and will make immediate financial commitments on the Participant’s behalf related to the Participant’s participation in the Program. Therefore, the Participant understands and agrees that when the Participant electronically execute this Agreement by clicking on the "Terms and Conditions Approved" box on the Program application GE's, the Participant’s has made a commitment and agreed to pay the entirety of the Program Fee subject to the Cancelation/Withdrawal and Refund Policy guidelines provided below.

Internship Placement Process

GE uses commercially reasonable efforts to locate internship placements in the first or second placement area outlined on the Participant's acceptance letter. The Participant must attend all interviews arranged. The Participant is expected to accept a position upon receiving an offer from a Host (provided it matches one of the placement areas indicated on the Participant’s acceptance letter), and the Participant’s failure to accept an offer would be a breach of this Agreement. If the first Host that has interviewed the Participant is unable to offer an internship, GE will use commercially reasonable efforts to obtain another opportunity for the Participant to interview with a different Host. All internship offers will be communicated to the Participant either by phone or email, and the Participant is required to accept or decline a position by phone or email, as well. If the Participant rejects a properly made offer, GE is not responsible for finding another placement.

Early Termination of Internship

The Participant must provide two (2) weeks’ notice to both GE and the Host if the Participant intends to terminate an internship ahead of the anticipated internship end date. If the Host chooses to terminate the Participant’s internship, the Participant’s Program will also be terminated, and the Participant will be entitled to no refund whatsoever.

Relationship of the Participant, GE and Host

The Participant, after enrollment, is a member of GE’s Program, and the rights and obligations between the Participant and GE are expressly limited to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The Participant will not be an employee or independent contractor of GE while in the Program. The Host is providing the opportunity for the Participant to gain valuable experience as an intern working for the Host; otherwise, subject to relevant applicable law, the Host has no obligations to the Participant under the Program, and the Participant will not be an employee or independent contractor of the Host while in the Program (unless the Host independently offers the Participant a paid internship position).

Participant’s Work Commitment

The Participant is expected to attend and participate in the Program for the entire length of the Program. The Participant will work for the Host based on a schedule requested by the Host and, if applicable, any visa requirements. Any requests for time off must be submitted in writing and approved by the Host and GE, and the Participant may be released from your full work commitment under the Program only with GE's prior written consent.

Accommodations

The Program Tuition includes accommodation in a shared apartment, student residence or homestay, which choice shall be in GE's sole discretion. The Participant is responsible for any costs incurred for transportation between the accommodation and the Program locations, including, but not limited to, fare for buses, taxis, trains or any other transportation costs. GE does not guarantee the location of accommodations nor does it guarantee any amenities that may or may not be included in the accommodations.

Program Changes

GE reserves the right to make changes, cancellations or substitutions to the Program for any reason, including, without limitation, insufficient enrollment, emergency or changed conditions or based upon other circumstances which may affect the Program. Any expenses incurred due to such changes, cancellations or substitutions are at the Participant’s expense, including, without limitation, travel arrangements and changes in accommodations. If the Participant chooses to withdraw from the Program as a result of any such changes, there will be no refund of any portion of the Program Fee or of any other expenses. Additionally, if any change the Participant makes results in additional fees, the Participant will be responsible for paying such fees in full by the established payment due date.

Flights, Travel Risks and Procurement of Travel Insurance

GE does not make flight or travel arrangements so participants will be responsible for their own bookings as well as flight costs and fees charged by the airlines.

There are risks associated with international travel, and it is important that the Participant be aware of the specific risks as they relate to the host country for the Program.

For travel to all non-US locations, GE will register the Participant for travel/medical emergency insurance, which is included in the Program Tuition.

For travel to US locations, the Participant is required to procure all travel insurance necessary to cover the Participant for the entire length of the Program. If the Participant fails to register, GE assumes no responsibility or liability for any costs or damages incurred as a result of not having the proper insurance, and the Participant specifically acknowledges and agrees that GE will not be held responsible for any uninsured losses.

The GE Virtuoso virtual internship Program Fee does not include travel/medical emergency insurance, as there is no travel involved in the GE Virtuoso Program.

Travel Documentation

Obtaining a passport and any other required travel documents including visas any applicable fees, is the Participant’s sole responsibility. GE is not an immigration agency, and the Participant shall hold GE harmless in the event the Participant cannot obtain the necessary documents for participation in the Program. The inability to obtain visas or other documents does not constitute grounds for a refund or waiving of any portion of the Program Tuition.

For the GE Virtuoso virtual internship Program, the Participant will not be able to secure visas to travel internationally based upon the internship experience.

Cancelation/Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Participant Withdrawal and Refunds prior to the start of the program.
Using the postmark, email or fax date of a participant’s withdrawal letter as the official withdrawal date (or next business day if this is a weekend), the following applies:

If a Participant withdraws:

More than 60 days before program start 100% refund (less deposit)
Between 30 and 60 days program start 50% refund (less deposit)
Within 30 days of program start Recoverable costs only (less deposit)

Participants who have not paid their programs fees and do not notify GE in writing of their intent to withdraw before a payment deadline for their program are also subject to the above refund policy. They will be invoiced accordingly and responsible for the balance due.

Participants Choosing to Leave the Program Early

Participants choosing to leave the Program early once it has commenced for personal, medical or other reasons are not entitled to any refund. Completion of academic credit will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Participants dismissed for disciplinary reasons shall receive no refund of any kind and forfeit any academic credit.

Missed Program Benefits

There are no refunds for meals, accommodation, cultural activities/excursions, tuition or transportation missed by participants.

GE Cancelation of a Program Prior to the Start of the Program

Should GE cancel a program prior to departure for reasons within its control (including due to lack of enrollment), participants will be notified and options include options moving to another program location, receiving credit towards another program or a full refund, including deposit. This is the only unique situation where a non-refundable deposit can be returned.

Should Global Experiences cancel a program (including once the program has started) for reasons beyond its control including, but not limited to, Acts of God, government actions (including those restricting travel), pandemics, fire, flood, explosion, earthquake, or other natural forces, war, civil unrest, accident, terrorism, any strike or labor disturbance, or any other event similar to those enumerated above (a “Force Majeure Event”) participants will receive no refund except for recoverable costs.

GE pays the program costs, including but not limited to housing, social/cultural activities/ excursions, safety and security and administrative costs before the start of the program and these costs are not typically recoverable. In the event of cancellation GE will endeavor to obtain refunds from suppliers and pass any recovered costs on to the Participant.

GE does not make flight or travel arrangements so participants will be responsible for any flight costs and fees charged by the airlines in the event of a cancellation.

If an on-location program is canceled by GE prior to the start date, participants may have the option to:

  • Switch to another on-location program for the same term.
  • Have their application re-assessed for a virtual program in the same term.
  • Postpone their program to a future on-location or virtual program.

GE Cancellation of a Program After the Start of the Program

Should Global Experiences cancel a program after the program begins for reasons beyond its control (see above) participants will receive no refund except for recoverable costs.

GE pays the program costs, including, but not limited to, housing, social/cultural activities/ excursions, safety and security and administrative costs before the start of the program and these costs are not typically recoverable. In the event of cancellation GE will endeavor to obtain refunds from suppliers and pass any recovered costs on to the Participant.

GE does not make flight or travel arrangements so participants will be responsible for any flight costs and fees charged by the airlines in the event of a cancellation.

GE Virtuoso Virtual Internship Program

For the GE Virtuoso virtual internship program, $500 of the Program Tuition remains non-refundable at all times. If the Participant wishes to withdraw from the GE Virtuoso Program, the following applies:

  • For cancelation prior to being offered a virtual internship placement, the Participant will be eligible for a refund of the Program Tuition less the $500 non-refundable portion described above.
  • For cancelation after the virtual internship placement is confirmed, the Participant will not be eligible for a refund of any kind.

All Enrollment Deposits are non-refundable. Once GE finalizes the Program, it makes financial commitments on the Participant’s behalf and is obligated to secure and pay vendors and other third parties, excursions and activities, and other services related to the Program.

If the Participant is unable to complete the Program after it has begun due to outside factors beyond the reasonable control of either GE or Participant (including, without limitation, if the Host ceases to do business or terminates its participant in the Program, or if a country’s visa-granting agency refuses to grant necessary work permits or visas to Participant), there is no assurance any funds will be recovered, and GE will have no liability for a refund beyond what is recovered.

Dispute Resolution Policies and Grievance Procedures

If the Participant has a complaint about the Program (before, during, or after the Program) and believes a refund is due, the Participant must request, fill out, and submit a Grievance Form. This form must be completed in full detail and submitted directly to the appropriate Program Manager. The Grievance Form will be reviewed and the specifics discussed with the appropriate parties. At this stage GE will make a decision, in its sole discretion, whether a refund of any amount is warranted. GE reserves the right to withhold any refunds at its sole discretion pending a thorough resolution process. All decisions made by GE, in its sole discretion, are final.

Recorded Media

GE often documents its programs by video, photographs, testimonials from participants and other means (collectively, "Recorded Media"). GE may use any means to record or otherwise memorialize the Participant’s participation in the Program, and the Participant authorizes GE to utilize any Recorded Media of the Participant in GE's promotional material and websites, or otherwise as GE may elect, at any time in the future, without compensation to the Participant or any further permission or consent from the Participant.

Release

The Participant understands and acknowledges that sporting activities (including, without limitation, swimming, snorkeling, parasailing, bungee jumping, boating, rafting, diving, skating, hiking, camping, surfing, jet skiing, water skiing and wave running), motor vehicle rentals, night clubs, ground or other tours offered by local vendors and any other activity in which The Participant may participate during the Program, involve risk and possible injury and damage to the Participant and others. The Participant’s participation in any activity is voluntary and is undertaken entirely at the Participant’s own risk. The Participant hereby releases GE from all Obligations related in any manner to the Participant’s participation in any activities during the Program.

If the Participant chooses to drive a motor vehicle or ride in a non-sponsored vehicle during the Program, whether for work or leisure, the Participant does so at the Participant’s own risk.

The legal drinking age in the United States is 21. The legal drinking age in other jurisdictions may vary. GE does not condone consumption of alcohol or use of drugs, and GE warns the Participant that driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is against the law. the Participant’s consumption of alcohol, use of any drugs or associating with persons who have been drinking alcohol or using any drugs are at the Participant’s own risk. The Participant hereby releases GE from any Obligations for any injury or damage to the person or property of the Participant or any other person or entity related in any manner to any of the Participant’s participation in said activities.

GE assumes no responsibility for, and the Participant hereby releases GE from, all Obligations for any injury or damage to the person or property of the Participant or any other person or entity related in any manner to any act, omission, fault, neglect, breach, violation or default (collectively, "Act or Omission") of any third party providing any services, accommodations or facilities in connection with the Program, including, without limitation, any hotel, university, student housing provider, transportation company and common carrier, and their respective agents and employees. GE is not responsible for the Participant’s lost or stolen baggage or other personal property.

The Participant hereby releases Host from any claim for worker's compensation, health care or any employment or unemployment benefits related in any manner to the Program, and the Participant releases GE from any Obligations related in any manner to any Act or Omission of Host.

Indemnification

Except as otherwise set forth herein, the Participant hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless GE and its officers, directors, employees, stockholders, affiliates, agents and representatives, from and against any and all damages, losses, claims, liabilities, deficiencies, costs, fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and expenses, arising out of or resulting from participating in the Program or the performance of this Agreement.

Representations and Warranties

The Participant hereby represents and warrants that: (i) the Participant have all requisite power and authority to enter into and perform the Participant’s obligations under this Agreement; (ii) the Participant will abide by all applicable laws, rules and regulations and will endeavor to comply with all local customs; (iii) the Participant will carry out the Participant’s duties as a Program participant to the best of the Participant’s abilities; and (iv) all of the information provided herein is true and accurate. Except as set forth herein, any materials and/or information provided as part of the Program are provided to the Participant on an "as is" basis. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, GE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO ANY MATERIALS AND/OR INFORMATION PROVIDED AS A PART OF THE PROGRAM.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall GE be liable for any consequential, indirect, exemplary, special, incidental or punitive damages of any kind, including, without limitation, damages for any loss of opportunity or other pecuniary loss, even if GE has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, whether such liability is based upon contract, tort, negligence or other legal theory. In no event shall GE’s total aggregate liability to the participant under claims arising under this Agreement exceed the total amounts paid by the participant to GE under this Agreement during the twelve (12) month period preceding the date of the initial event resulting in such claims.

Force Majeure, Forces Beyond Control

GE shall not be deemed in default of this Agreement for any delay or failure to fulfill any obligation hereunder so long as and to the extent to which any delay or failure in the fulfillment of such obligation is prevented, frustrated, hindered or delayed as a consequence of any Force Majeure Event. In the event of any such excused delay, the time for performance of such obligations shall be extended for a period equal to the time lost by reason of the delay. A party claiming the benefit of this provision shall, as soon as reasonably practicable after the occurrence of any such event, (a) provide written notice to the other party of the nature and extent of any such Force Majeure Event; and (b) use commercially reasonable efforts to remove any such causes and resume performance under this Agreement, or any ancillary agreements, addendums or materials, as applicable, as soon as reasonably practicable. Notwithstanding the foregoing, should the Force Majeure Event suffered by a party extend beyond a two-month period, the other party may then terminate this Agreement by written notice to the non-performing party, with the consequences of such termination as if this Agreement had been mutually terminated.

No Assignment; Binding Effect

The Participant may not assign any of the Participant’s rights or obligations under this Agreement without GE's prior written consent, to be given or withheld in GE's sole discretion. Subject to such limitation, this Agreement shall insure to the benefit of and bind the Participant and GE, and our respective successors, assigns and personal and legal representatives. Any release of liability of GE under this Agreement shall extend to GE's agents, staff, alumni, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, and to all other persons and entities affiliated with GE.

Severability

If any portion of these Terms is held by any court to be illegal, void or otherwise unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms will nevertheless continue unimpaired and in full force. In such an event, the court shall be authorized, upon the motion of either party, to modify these Terms to the minimum extent required to render it valid and enforceable and to carry out the purposes and intent as set forth in these Terms.

Governing Law; Arbitration

This Agreement shall be governed and construed in all respects under the laws of the State of Maryland in the United States of America, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws and international laws.

You agree that any dispute with GE that is not settled informally, be submitted to binding arbitration, to be conducted in substantial accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. The location of the arbitration and identity of the arbitrator will be decided by mutual agreement, with the costs to be shared equally between the parties, and the decision of the arbitrator shall be final. By signing this Agreement, Participant understands that he or she is giving up their right to have any claim against GE decided in court before a judge or jury. By accepting the terms of this Agreement, the U.S. Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of the Agreement. The Participant and GE are each waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate in a class action.

Notices

Any notices required or permitted hereunder shall be given to the appropriate party at the address specified above or at such other address as the party shall specify in writing. Such notice shall be deemed given: upon personal delivery; if sent by telephone facsimile, upon confirmation of receipt; if sent by internationally recognized courier service, in the second business day after delivery to the courier service; or if sent by certified or registered mail, postage prepaid, three (3) days after the date of mailing.

Costs of Prevailing Party

If either party brings an action to enforce the terms of this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover all costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, from the other party.

Counterparts

This Agreement may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, and all of which together shall constitute one and the same Agreement.

Entire Agreement; Waiver; Modification; Headings

This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding and agreement of the parties with respect to its subject matter and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings and agreements, whether written or oral, with respect to such subject matter. No terms contained on any proposal, purchase order, acknowledgment or other document will be effective with respect to affecting the terms of this Agreement. No delay or failure by either party to exercise or enforce at any time any right or provision hereof will be considered a waiver of such party's rights thereafter to exercise or enforce each and every right and provision hereof. No single waiver will constitute a continuing or subsequent waiver. No waiver, modification or amendment of any provision hereof will be effective unless it is in a signed writing by the parties. The headings of the various sections of this Agreement have been inserted only for the purposes of convenience and are not part of this Agreement and shall not be deemed in any manner to modify, explain, expand or restrict any of the provisions of this Agreement.

Your Understanding

You have read and understand this Agreement and agree to all of the terms and conditions herein.

Enforceable Agreement

You acknowledge You are bound by this Agreement when You submit it to GE, either via online application or paper application. You acknowledge this is a fully enforceable and legally binding agreement that is accepted by all Program participants upon application to the Program, and You will not be released from your obligations under this Agreement unless either (i) You are not accepted for the Program or (ii) as specifically set forth in this Agreement.

Waiver of Privacy and Confidentiality in Certain Situations

I also hereby waive any right to privacy or confidentiality regarding Global Experiences reporting to the appropriate authorities at my home school if I am seriously ill; suffer an injury; am the victim or perpetrator of harassment, whether on or off campus; am the victim or the perpetrator of sexual or gender-based misconduct and/or of criminal behavior, whether on or off campus, and I grant Global Experiences staff, faculty and administrators full authority to report to the appropriate authorities at my home school any and such all incidents, under the applicable laws (including but not limited to Title IX and Clery Act), whether or not it involves disciplinary action.

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA") grants certain rights to our users who are California residents to access or delete the personal information that GE has collected about them, to opt-out of the sale of their personal information by GE to a third party, and not to be discriminated against for exercising these rights.

Right to Access

You have the right to request what personal information GE has collected, used, disclosed, and sold about you within the preceding 12 months. Once GE receives your request and confirm your identify, GE will disclose to you information we have collected about you as required by the CCPA. If you would like to know more about what personal information GE collects and the purpose for which GE collects it, please see our privacy notice here.

Right to Deletion

You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information that GE collects or maintains. Once GE receives your request and confirm your identity, GE will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies under the CCPA.

Right to Opt-Out

You have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information by GE to third parties.

GE has third party cookies on its website that get access to your personal information in order to assist GE with analyzing marketing effectiveness and providing you with tailored content and advertising based on your interactions with GE’s or other websites. If you would like to know more about how you can control how GE collects information through the use of cookies or other technologies, including how to opt-out of the use of certain such cookies and other technologies, please see GE’s cookies policy here. If you opt-out of cookies and then access our website from another device, you will need to opt-out of cookies on the other device as well.

GE does not knowingly sell any personal information of minors under the age of 16 without receiving affirmative authorization to do so.

Right to Non-Discrimination

You have the right to not receive discriminatory treatment if and when you exercise your rights to access, delete, or opt-out under the CCPA. This means we cannot, for example, deny goods or services to you or charge different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties, due to you having exercised your rights.

Exercising Your Rights

In order to exercise your right to access, deletion, or opt-out, you may email GE at info@globalexperiences.com.

The interactive webform contains the information that GE needs to verify your identity and review your request. If GE is not able to verify your identity for access and deletion requests with the information provided, GE may ask you for additional pieces of information. GE aims to respond to your request for access or deletion within 45 days of receiving the request. If we need more time to respond to your request, we will let you know the reason and how much additional time we will need.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about our privacy policies and practices, please contact GE at the following:
(410) 267-7306
info@globalexperiences.com 
14 Annapolis St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

GDPR Acknowledgement

ACKNOWLEDGMENT REGARDING PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA AND REQUEST OF CONSENT FOR THEIR PROCESSING
Pursuant to the terms and conditions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“Regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data”, hereinafter “the EU GDPR”), we hereby inform you that Global Experiences (hereinafter referred to as “Global Experiences”), in its capacity as Data Controller, pursuant to Section 29 of the above Law, of the processing of your personal data and information, is required to provide you with the following information:

1. All personal data you have provided to Global Experiences, as well as any entity from whom personal data are collected, and all the further data provided in order to allow the planning and organization of the Global Experiences internship program, will be processed and handled by Global Experiences in accordance with its policies and EU GDPR, and with the principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency, purpose limitation, accuracy, storage limitation, integrity and confidentiality and accountability, as well as the utmost protection of your privacy; sensitive data processing will only take place in relation to data regarding your health condition (such as diseases, allergies, food intolerances) or judicial data.

2. All data shall be processed exclusively for Global Experiences organizational purposes, connected or related to the activities carried out by Global Experiences, such as programs, the accomplishment of bureaucratic practices for your entry in the EU, the performance of the contractual obligations of Global Experiences in connection with your program. In particular the data supplied or collected will be processed for the following purposes: a) to fulfill the obligations established by any applicable law, including the regulations or the European Union Law; b) to execute the contractual obligations with reference to your enrolment with the Global Experiences abroad programs (such as but not limited to students health and safety protection); c) with reference to data provided by public authorities or by hospitals should an accident or aggression occur to the student, in order to take the necessary actions. Sensitive data regarding your health conditions and food habits will only be processed for the purpose of protecting students safety or of fulfilling the obligations established by law, by regulations or by the European Union Law; sensitive data regarding judicial measures which may have been provided to Global Experiences by public bodies will be processed only for purposes relating to a health or safety emergency and complying with any applicable mandatory provision of European Union law.

3. Submittal and processing of personal data is necessary in order to achieve the purposes above specified.

4. Any refusal will make it impossible to carry out the necessary activities and the correct administrative and didactic management of students programs necessary to accomplish the contractual obligations of Global Experiences in connection with your abroad program in the EU, as well as the obligations imposed by law.

5. Data of common nature will be collected and processed automatically and/or manually in compliance with the provisions of GDPR and by adopting the related minimum safety measures, securing strictly monitored access; the collecting and processing of sensitive data will be carried out in compliance with GDPR and by adopting the related minimum safety measures.

6. Data processing will take place, according to the aforementioned criteria, only within those offices of Global Experiences premises which are exclusively dedicated to Global Experiences programs; the data will be handled only by the persons who are in charge and responsible of the related activities and by other persons working on the same areas as specified in internal communications; sensitive data will be handled only within those offices of Global Experiences premises which are exclusively dedicated to Global Experiences abroad programs, for the purposes above specified, by persons officially appointed to this task. Your personal data you have provided, with the exception of sensitive data, may be transferred overseas pursuant to the terms, conditions and limits specified by Title VII of Part I of Legislative Decree n. 196/2003.

7. In particular, your data may be communicated, in compliance with the rules above indicated, to public or private subjects to whom they may necessary in order to fulfill obligations set forth by laws, regulations or EU laws; sensitive data may be communicated to public bodies and authorities (such as public hospitals, public safety authorities, Police offices, courts, magistrates and the like) and to private subjects (such as private hospitals and clinics, security supervisors, insurance companies) only for purposes relating to health and safety emergency and for the purposes of fulfilling obligations set forth by laws, regulations and EU laws.

8. The Data Controller, under the law and with particular reference to the safety obligations related to the automatic processing of your data, is Global Experiences.

9. All data will be processed by Global Experiences in its capacity as Data Controller in compliance with art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003.

10. You will be able to exercise any and all other rights foreseen by Art. 7 of Legislative Decree n. 196/2003 reproduced hereunder in its entirety:

1. The data subject has the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or not of personal data regarding him or her, even if not yet recorded, and their communication in intelligible form.

2. The data subject has the right to obtain indication: a) of the origin of the personal data; b) of the ends and methods of its processing; c) of the logics applied in the event of processing being carried out with the aid of electronic equipment; d) of the identification data of the controller, of those responsible and the appointed representative as per Art. 5 paragraph 2; e) of the organizations and categories of organizations to whom personal data can be communicated or who are likely to get to know them in their capacity of designated representative in any area of the country, of officers and appointees.

3. The data subject has the right to obtain: a) the update, the rectification or, if he or she as interest to, the integration of the data; b) the cancellation, transformation in anonymous form or the blockage of any data processed unlawfully, including those whose storage is not necessary in relation to the aims for which the data were collected or later processed; c) a statement that the operations indicated at letters a) and b), including their content, have been made known to those to whom the data have been communicated or released, except in the case of this being found to be impossible or requiring the use of means which are clearly disproportionate to the protected right.

4. The data subject has the right to completely or partially oppose: a) for legitimate reasons, the processing of personal data regarding him/her even if relevant to the aims of their collection; b) the processing of personal data regarding him/her for the purpose of sending publicity material, direct sales or for carrying out market research or commercial communications.
The data subject can exercise the rights as per Art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, (updating, rectification, integration, cancellation, transformation, anonymously or blockage of data processed illegally, opposition, request for information as per section 1 and as per letters a), b), c), d) and 2) 2nd section, by contacting Global Experiences, 14 Annapolis St., Annapolis MD 21401 - or sending an e-mail to the following address: info@globalexperiences.com

You can read Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the European Commission's website.

Having read this notice provided by the Data Controller (Global Experiences).

Having read this notice provided by Global Experiences in accord with General Data Protection Regulation you hereby give consent:

for the use of his/her personal data (including sensitive data) for the purposes outlined in this notice if the use does not come under one of the possible cases for exemption.

for his/her personal data (including sensitive data) to be transferred overseas pursuant to the terms, conditions and limits specified at Section 43 of Legislative Decree n. 196/2003 as well as under the provisions of article 49 (1) (a) of the EU GDPR, and more specifically to the United States of America, even if this country were not considered a safe harbor by the EU competent authorities for the use of his/her personal data (including sensitive data) for the purposes outlined in this notice.

I also hereby waive any right to privacy or confidentiality regarding Global Experiences reporting to the appropriate authorities at my home school if I am seriously ill; suffer an injury; am the victim or perpetrator of harassment, whether on or off-campus; am the victim or the perpetrator of sexual or gender-based misconduct and/or of criminal behavior, whether on or off-campus, and I grant Global Experiences staff, faculty and administrators full authority to report to the appropriate authorities at my home school any and such all incidents, under the applicable laws (including but not limited to Title IX and Clery Act), whether or not it involves disciplinary action.

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