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By using or accessing you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions and privacy policy. If you do not agree to all of the terms of this privacy policy, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue use of the website.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available on or through this website meet your particular requirements.


Impact Gap Year works with third-party organizations to provide gap year programs and related services. Impact Gap Year has partnered with African Impact, Ecua Explora, Kaya Responsible Travel, Raleigh International, Roots Interns, and World Endeavors (“Partners”) to deliver gap year programs. When an Impact Gap Year customer purchases a product on this website, they are then provided with the additional information and terms for receiving the product(s) they purchased from our Partners. Once the customer visits a Partner website, enrolls, and/or begins their course with one of our Partners, they are bound by the Partners’ Terms, Conditions and Policies.

Disclosure of User Data

Impact Gap Year may share aggregated Site usage information gathered from cookies or other services with partners and third parties in a non-personally identifiable manner to improve advertising, products, and services. User Data will be non-personally identifiable unless otherwise specified.

Use of Cookies

While browsing our Site, you remain anonymous to us, but we collect User Data, including browser type, device, and IP address, through web analytics services for site usage tracking.

This User Data is non-personally identifiable and helps us improve our website’s services. By accepting the Cookies Acceptance Banner, scrolling, clicking a link, or continuing to browse our Site, you agree and consent to our use of cookies unless you manually disable them in your browser.

If you voluntarily sign up for an Impact Gap Year account and provide Personal Information, we store certain User Data using cookies while you are logged in. This enables us to provide personalized travel recommendations based on your interests.

If you voluntarily provide Personal Information to us through any forms, tools, or services on our Site, you will no longer be anonymous to us. Your User Data and Personal Information will be collected and stored in our database as specified below. To delete your Impact Gap Year account and associated personally identifiable data, please contact

How We Collect, Utilize, & Share Users’ Personal Information

Unless otherwise stated in this privacy policy, Impact Gap Year will not disclose Personal Information collected through our Site to any third party, except in cases where we believe disclosure is necessary to conform to legal requirements, protect our rights, or to protect the safety of members of the public and users of Impact Gap Year.

Application Form

If you voluntarily submit Personal Information through an Application Form on our Site, the content of your inquiry may be shared with official Impact Gap Year partners. After sharing, we are not responsible for the use, storage, and sharing of your Personal Information. You must contact the partner directly to withdraw consent or request deletion. By checking the Consent Checkbox on a Form, you give Impact Gap Year consent to collect, share, and store your Personal Information until deletion. To delete your Personal Information or withdraw consent, please contact

Note: Impact Gap Year is not liable for any communications between partners and you following your visit to their website, forms and services.

Contact Us Form

If you voluntarily submit Personal Information through the Contact Us Form on our Site, the content of your inquiry will be shared directly with relevant Impact Gap Year team members. By checking the Consent Checkbox on a Contact Us Form, you give Impact Gap Year consent to collect and share your Personal Information with our internal team. For questions about the collection or sharing of your Personal Information, please contact

How We Safely Store User Data & Personal Information

We employ industry-standard measures to protect all information stored on our servers and within our database. Access to this information is limited to authorized employees who require it for their job functions.

If you have any questions regarding the security of our website, please contact us.

Email Marketing Policies

We strictly adhere to the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. If you provide your contact information/email address on our Site, we will send notices to your inbox based on the form you used to submit your Personal Information. Subscribing to our newsletter puts you on our mailing list for intermittent updates, and we never share subscriber lists with third parties. Your Personal Information is kept confidential within our internal team.

Video and Image Submission Policies

By submitting videos and images to Impact Gap Year, you grant us and any Impact Travel Group, Inc. owned website the right and license to use, copy, distribute, display, publish, perform, sell, sublicense, modify, edit, adapt, translate, transmit, create derivative works from, and otherwise exploit the content. This grant of rights is perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, unrestricted, and worldwide.

By voluntarily submitting images and videos, you affirm that you are at least 18 years old, all information submitted is true and accurate, and you own or have necessary licenses and permissions for the content. Impact Gap Year disclaims liability for embedded location data (EXIF GPS) in user submissions downloaded by third parties.

By voluntarily submitting images and video to Impact Gap Year through any form, contest, or tool, you affirm, represent and warrant to us:

  • You are at least 16 years old.
  • All User Information submitted is true and accurate.
  • You are not impersonating any person or falsely stated or misrepresented your affiliation with a person or entity.
  • You own or have all necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and submit to us the Images and User Information and to authorize us to use the Images and User Information as expressed in these Terms and Conditions.
  • Your agreement to these Terms and Conditions does not in any way conflict with any existing legal agreement or commitment on your part to any third party.
  • Your images and User Information do not embody, reflect or reveal any confidential information and that we are not obligated to treat them as confidential.

Miscellaneous Policies

These Terms and Conditions and any other legal notices published by Impact Gap Year on the Site, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Impact Gap Year concerning the Site, your use of Impact Gap Year, and consumption of any content. If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any one provision set forth in these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision, and Impact Gap Year’s failure to assert or enforce any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

External Links

Apart from the links redirecting towards our Partners’ websites, our provision of a link to any other website or location is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of other websites or location or its contents. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for these external websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of our Privacy Policy do not apply to these third party websites. Impact Gap Year is not liable or responsible for any communications that result from your visit to these external websites.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Impact Gap Year and its principals, shareholders, agents, officers, directors, consultants, and employees from or against third-party claims, damages, payments, deficiencies, fines, judgments, settlements, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses arising from or relating to any third-party claim, suit, action or proceeding arising out of the breach of Impact Gap Year representations and warranties contained herein.


Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, suitability, timeliness or performance of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Website Content

All intellectual property rights, including copyright, in the content displayed on this website belong to Impact Gap Year. All rights are hereby reserved.You may only use the content of this website for your use. You agree not to download, copy, reproduce, modify, store, redistribute or commercially exploit in any way, any part of the content of this website without the prior written permission of Impact Gap Year. The content of the pages on this website are for general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Changes to Any Policies, Terms or Conditions

Impact Gap Year reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Policy at any time. If you object to any such changes or any of the policies outlined above, you may cease using our Site. Continued use of Impact Gap Year following any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgment of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

If you have any questions about these Terms & Conditions, please contact


At Impact Gap Year, we are committed to creating a world where individuals are empowered to lead. where ethical practices prevail, and where young people are equipped to create positive change. Join us on this journey of growth, collaboration, and impact.

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