The information you provide during the host family application process, should you choose to participate in the STS Foundation program, may be viewed and stored in the United States, or any other country in which STS Foundation conducts business and where your exchange student is from.
This information is highly protected and is stored in a secure and controlled environment. We do not release any private information to anyone other than the Overseas STS Office, Your Local Coordinator and the STS Foundation National Office and staff. Information is provided upon request during our annual CSIET audit.
The application process requires you to have an account, directly connected to our data base system. You must complete the application process by providing us with true, current, complete and accurate information as prompted within the application system, and you will maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, current, complete and accurate.
You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify STS foundation immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.
STS Foundation will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by STS Foundation or another party due to someone else using your account or password.
If you provide any information that is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, STS Foundation may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the services or any portion thereof.