Collection, Use and Disclosure of General Statistical Information When you visit our website, http://ugandapioneers.org/ we gather certain general information, such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks .This information is referred to throughout this policy as "General Statistical Information”. This information is not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information
Collection and Use of Personal Identifying Information In addition to collecting General Statistical Information, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, street address and email address, to enable us to respond to your requests and needs. Information that can reasonably be used to identify you is referred to in this policy as "Personal Identifying Information". Personal Information may include, but is not limited to: Your name and physical address, email addresses, and telephone number.
Collecting Information from Children Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity. http://ugandapioneers.org/ does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Users Options Uganda Pioneer’s Association enables you to opt out of marketing communications at any time. You can unsubscribe from any promotional email from our organisation. Also you are able to correct material inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information, such as contact information. If you want to delete your personal information that is stored in our databases please contact us.
Cookies and Web Beacons http://ugandapioneers.org/ uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you can still access most of our websites.
Linked Websites We provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control these websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these (and all) third party sites.
Linking to Uganda Pioneer's Association
Thanks for your interest in sharing UPA’s message with visitors to your website!
UPA welcomes links from sites that share our goals of working for youth. By adding a link you are expressing your support for these goals.
A site that links to UPA's site:
May not contain any content which could be deemed offensive, unsuitable for children, or harmful to or exploitative of children, including content which could be considered child pornography or otherwise promoting or depicting the exploitation of children for any illegal or immoral purpose.
May link to UPA's content but may not copy it without special permission.
Should not embed a UPA web page in a frame or create any border environment around UPA content.
Should not misrepresent its relationship with UPA or imply that UPA is endorsing it or its products.
Should not use the UPA logo without permission. Permission is normally granted only to authorized partners of UPA, i.e. those organizations with which UPA has an existing working relationship, which typically are NGOs, academic institutions, publishers and broadcasters, and government agencies.
UPA reserves the right to disallow links at any time (e.g. if there are contents or other links in close proximity to the UPA link that may be inappropriate from UPA's point of view). If this is the case, the site maintainers agree to delete the link immediately.
The UPA Web Site The UPA Web Site is provided by UPA for personal use and educational purposes only. Any other use, including reproduction or translation of anything more than a de minimis portion of the Content of the UPA Web Site, or any use other than for personal or educational purposes, requires the express prior written permission of UPA. Requests for permission should be sent to us using the copyright permission via our email address, specifying full details of the proposed use. All Content of the UPA Web Site is protected by law.
UPA disclaims any liability or responsibility arising from the use of the UPA Web Site or the Content of the UPA Web Site. UPA, members of their staff, and their contractors, shall not be liable for any financial or other consequences whatsoever arising from the use of the Content of the UPA Web Site, including the inappropriate, improper, or fraudulent use of such Content. No representations or warranties of any kind concerning the UPA Web Site are given, including responsibility for any infection by virus or any other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.
Other Web Sites The UPA Web Site may be linked to other web sites that are not under UPA's control. UPA provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement or approval by UPA of any web site, product or service. UPA does not assume any responsibility or liability in respect of such web sites, including, for example, responsibility or liability for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on those web sites.
Interactive Parts of the UPA Web Site The UPA Web Site may contain bulletin boards, comments, access to mailing lists or other message or communication facilities. The user agrees, when taking advantage of such facilities, not to do any of the following:
a)defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal, moral, or human rights of others (such as rights of privacy and publicity);
b)publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
c)upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy) unless the user owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all necessary consents;
d)upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer;
e)delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;
f)falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
g)advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters; or
h)download any file posted by another user that the user knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
UPA reserves the absolute right to delete any material posted to the UPA Web Site without notice to the user.
UPA accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of the conduct of any user in connection with such facilities, or for any material submitted by users and carried on the UPA Web Site including, for example, responsibility or liability for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made in such material.
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Creating an article
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Template, site settings, and modules
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More advanced options for templates, site settings, modules, and more are available in the site administrator.
Site and Administrator
Your site actually has two separate sites. The site (also called the front end) is what visitors to your site will see. The administrator (also called the back end) is only used by people managing your site. You can access the administrator by clicking the "Site Administrator" link on the "User Menu" menu (visible once you login) or by adding /administrator to the end of your domain name. The same user name and password are used for both sites.
Uganda Pioneers' Association (UPA) is a voluntary non-governmental organisation registered with the National NGO Board (ref. S5914/114). UPA aims atpromoting community based development,intercultural co-operation and youth participation through voluntary work.