- Copyright and citation
- Using text and images
- Use of links
- Disclaimer of liability and endorsements
- Website accessibility
- Vulnerability disclosure policy
These apply only to the Peace Corps' website. Please keep in mind that if you follow a link from this site to another site, you are subject to the policies of that site.
Policies that govern the operations of the Peace Corps are published in the Peace Corps Manual.
Peace Corps has created this statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy.
With respect to the collection, use, and disclosure of personally identifiable information, the Peace Corps makes every effort to ensure compliance with applicable federal law, including, but not limited to:
As a general rule, the Peace Corps does not collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information.
Social media and third-party sites: In addition to the Peace Corps website, the agency uses social media and third-party sites to provide content in different formats that may be useful or interesting to you. When we use these sites, the information we provide is consistent with the intended purpose of the Peace Corps website. No personally identifiable information may be requested from or collected by the Peace Corps on social media sites. The privacy protection provided on social media and third-party sites that are not a part of the Peace Corps website, and may not have the same the privacy protection cited in the Peace Corps website privacy statement.
Security protocols to protect information: The Peace Corps website complies with Section 207(f)(1)(b)(iv) of the E-Gov Act of 2002, which requires organizations to have security protocols to protect information.
Copyright and citation
The Peace Corps website complies with existing laws and directives that address the digital, copyright, trademark, and patent rights of the public.
- Digital Millennium Copyright Act
- Copyright Law
- U.S. Trademark Law
- U.S. Patent Law, U.S. Code 35, Chapter 26
Using text and images
If you would like to publish information that you find on the Peace Corps website, please send your request to [email protected]. Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page.
Unless otherwise indicated, information on the Peace Corps website is in the public domain and may be copied and distributed without permission. Citation of the Peace Corps as the source of the information is appreciated, as appropriate.
Please note: The use of any the Peace Corps seal/logo is protected and requires advance authorization. See information about the Peace Corps brand and logo.
Use of links
Outside links: Throughout our website, the Peace Corps provides hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained on other servers. We provide these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you link to an outside website, you are subject to the privacy, copyright, security, and information quality policies of that website. The Peace Corps takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, the servers, the views expressed, the products/services offered, and the accuracy or timeliness of the information, nor can we guarantee that outside websites comply with the accessibility requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Links to non-federal government sites will include an indicator that the sites are not controlled by the Peace Corps.
If you find a link that does not work, email the Peace Corps webmaster at [email protected].
Links to the Peace Corps website: Creating a text link from your website to the Peace Corps website does not require permission. Please note, however, the use of Peace Corps seal and/or logo is protected and requires advance written authorization (see brand resources).
The fact that a website links to the Peace Corps website does not indicate that the agency has any responsibility for the content of that site, nor does it constitute our endorsement of that site.
Disclaimer of liability and endorsements
The Peace Corps strives to make the information on this website as timely and accurate as possible. We make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site.
No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third-party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this website or its links to other internet resources.
The information appearing on this website is for general informational purposes only.
This website is designed to include accessibility features for visitors with disabilities and to present clear and organized information. Should you need a reasonable accommodation to access a portion of this website due to a disability, please contact the Peace Corps’ Office of Civil Rights and Diversity at [email protected] or 202-692-2139.
For other suggestions or concerns regarding website content display, please email us at [email protected].
Also see: Accessibility Statement
Vulnerability disclosure policy
Peace Corps is committed to ensuring the security of the American public by protecting their information. This policy is intended to give security researchers clear guidelines for conducting vulnerability discovery activities and to convey our preferences in how to submit discovered vulnerabilities to us. See full vulnerability disclosure policy.