Our Privacy Policy


Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.svkintercultural.com, SVK Intercultural LLC, www.peoplebeyondpolitics.com and People Beyond Politics and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to SVK Intercultural LLC include www.svkintercultural.com, People Beyond Politics and www.peoplebeyondpolitics.com. The SVK Intercultural LLC website and the People Beyond Politics website are information sites. By using the SVK Intercultural LLC website and/or the People Beyond Politics website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us, such as when you subscribe to our newsletter or contact us through email. In such cases, we collect your:

      - First and Last Name

      - E-mail Address

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data in the Comments section of the Blog page on the People Beyond Politics website, this information may be collected and used by others.

Use of your Personal Information

SVK Intercultural LLC collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

SVK Intercultural LLC may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from SVK Intercultural LLC and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

SVK Intercultural LLC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

SVK Intercultural LLC may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis or send you email. Our email service provider is MailChimp. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to SVK Intercultural LLC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

SVK Intercultural LLC may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SVK Intercultural LLC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SVK Intercultural LLC; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SVK Intercultural LLC, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior

SVK Intercultural LLC may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within SVK Intercultural LLC, in order to determine what SVK Intercultural LLC services are the most popular.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by SVK Intercultural LLC through Squarespace, the platform we use for our websites. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the SVK Intercultural LLC website.

Use of Cookies

The SVK Intercultural LLC website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the SVK Intercultural LLC services or websites you visit.


This website contains links to other unaffiliated sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our sites and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

SVK Intercultural LLC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. SVK Intercultural LLC uses the following methods for this purpose:

      - SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

SVK Intercultural LLC does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, SVK Intercultural LLC may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from SVK Intercultural LLC, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button in every newsletter.

External Data Storage Sites

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

Changes to this Statement

SVK Intercultural LLC reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

SVK Intercultural LLC welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that SVK Intercultural LLC has not adhered to this Statement, please contact SVK Intercultural LLC at:

SVK Intercultural LLC, P.O. Box 6147, Evanston, Illinois 60204-6147

Email Address: sharon@svkintercultural.com

Telephone number: (847) 881-6016


Effective as of May 30, 2018