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PRIVACY POLICY

Global Youth Initiative (GYI) is deeply concerned about the privacy of all entrants into the Youth Essay Contest (“Activity”). Global Youth Initiative Youth Essay Contest is operated by GYI. GYI is responsible for collecting and maintaining of all personal information gathered in the commission of the Youth Essay Contest.

Global Youth Initiative (GYI) is deeply concerned about the privacy of all entrants into the Youth Essay Contest (“Activity”).  Global Youth Initiative Youth Essay Contest is operated by GYI.  GYI is responsible for collecting and maintaining of all personal information gathered in the commission of the Youth Essay Contest. 

All personal information is collected directly upon the submission of an essay.  The information may only be gathered if a parent or legal guardian likewise enters their information, thus ensuring there is parental notification and approval of any information sharing. The information includes: full name, age, school name, phone or email, and mailing address.  All information gathered is solely for the purpose of the Global Youth Initiative Youth Essay Contest, and will only be used in the context of this essay contest, and to inform the planning of any future essay or youth-centered contests.  Only information that is reasonably necessary to the Activity is requested.  GYI reserves the right to use winner’s names and hometowns in any corporate or promotional materials relating to this competition without further notification or permission from the winners.  At no point will any personal information or any other identifying information be made available to any other person and/or entity for any purpose, save from the rights reserved in the previous sentence. Please carefully read all the Rules and Regulations before submitting an essay. The Rules and Regulations can be found here: http://globalyouthinitiative.net/concept/essay.html

Parental or legal guardian rights are as follows.  GYI warrants that no child is required to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the Activity.  Parents or legal guardians have the right to:

  • Review their child’s personal information,
  • Direct GYI to delete the information,
  • Refuse to allow any further collection of or use of the child’s information, and
  • Agree to the collection and use of their child’s information, but still not allow disclosure to third parties, except where that disclosure is a part of the activity. 

Note that due to the nature and purposes of the Youth Essay Contest, and the proposed use of limited information gathered, the deletion of such information may disqualify a child entrant. 

Global Youth Initiative strives to keep all information private and safe.  We welcome comments, questions and suggestions.  For any information, or to have your child’s information deleted, please contact us in the following manner:

Global Youth Initiative



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