To conduct business and deliver services through this Site, we may collect and use personal information in several ways in connection with this Site, including:
For our newsletter subscription, we collect your email address. If you want to unsubscribe, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org and request to cancel your subscription.
For inquiries and questions, we may collect the inquiry or question and any other additional information voluntarily submitted to us, such as name and contact details including email address, phone number and mailing address. We use this information to address the inquiry and respond to the question.
We may offer opportunities to provide feedback or participate in surveys, including surveys evaluating our services or sites. Participation is voluntary. We collect information requested in the survey questions and uses the information to evaluate, support, maintain and improve our services or sites; develop new products and services; conduct educational research; and for other purposes specified in the survey.
We may communicate with users to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their subscription we reply via email.
We automatically collect log data to help ensure the delivery, availability and security of this Site. Log data may include technical information about how a user or visitor connected to this Site, such as browser type, type of computer/device, operating system, internet service provider and IP address. We use this information for support purposes and to monitor the health of the Site, identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents and appropriately scale computing resources.
We, our service providers, and our business partners, may also collect certain information about the use of our websites and mobile apps by automated means, such as cookies, web beacons and other technologies. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, is used to transmit information back to a web server. We and our service providers and business partners may collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites.
The information that may be collected by automated means includes:
We may associate the information we collect by automated means with the device you use to connect to this Site, or email or social media accounts that you use to engage with us or our partners.
Because there is not yet a consensus on how companies should respond to web browser-based do-not-track (“DNT”) mechanisms, we do not respond to web browser-based DNT signals at this time.
We may send or direct marketing communications to users, provided that
Some of our business partners that collect information about your activities on our websites may be members of organizations or programs that provide you with choices regarding the use of your browsing behavior for purposes of targeted advertising. For example, you may opt out of receiving targeted advertising on websites through members of the Network Advertising Initiative by clicking here or the Digital Advertising Alliance by clicking here. European users may opt out of receiving targeted advertising on websites through members of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance by clicking here, selecting your country, and then clicking “Choices” (or similarly-titled link). Mobile app users may opt out of receiving targeted advertising in mobile apps through members of the Digital Advertising Alliance by installing the AppChoices mobile app, available here, and selecting your choices. Please note that we also may work with companies that offer their own opt-out mechanisms and may not participate in the opt-out mechanisms that we linked above.
You may stop sharing your location data by adjusting your mobile device’s location services settings. For instruction on changing the relevant settings, please contact your service provider or device manufacturer.
Our websites and mobile apps do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 13. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal data to us through our websites or mobile apps, please contact us, and we will endeavour to delete that information from our databases.
We may provide links to other websites, services, and applications, such as Facebook, Youtube, Linkedin and Twitter that are not operated or controlled by us (the "Third Party Services"). The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to the Third-Party Services. While we attempt to facilitate access only to those Third-Party Services that share our respect for your privacy, we cannot take responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of those Third Party Services. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy practices of any Third-Party Services before providing any information to or through them.
We may transfer personal data from the European Economic Area ("EEA") to countries that the European Commission has deemed to adequately safeguard personal information, in which case no additional safeguards are required in order to transfer this information. If we transfer your personal data to other countries, we will either transfer it subject to the recipient's compliance with standard contractual clauses, EU-US Privacy Shield, or Binding Corporate Rules, or with your consent to the transfer, unless we are permitted by law to transfer personal data without such formalities. You may contact us for a copy of the specific safeguards applied to the export of your personal data.
We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal data we maintain against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. However, we cannot guarantee that the measures we maintain will ensure the security of the personal data.
We may disclose personal information, as follows:
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your email address), we provide a way to correct or update that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done by sending an email to email@example.com.
We do not rent or sell personal information in exchange for any payment of money.
You have certain rights and choices regarding our processing of your personal data. Please note that if your exercise of these rights and choices limits our ability to process personal data, you may not be able to use this Site. We reserve the right to verify your identity in connection with any requests regarding personal data to help ensure that we provide the information we maintain to the individuals to whom it pertains, and allow only those individuals or their authorized representatives to exercise rights with respect to that information. General objections to the processing of personal data
To the extent provided by applicable law, you may withdraw any consent previously provided to us, or object at any time on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your personal information. We will apply these preferences going forward. In some circumstances, withdrawing consent to our use or disclosure of your personal data will mean that we may no longer be able to provide service to you through this Site.
Access to personal data You may request access to the personal data we maintain about you. You may request to correct any errors in your personal data. We may reject your request to access or correct personal data, as permitted by applicable law. If we reject your request, we will notify you of the reason(s) for the rejection.
In order to access your personal data, we will require you to provide proof of your identity. This information will only be used for that purpose.
Portability of personal data Under certain conditions, you may request that we transfer your personal data to another data controller. We may reject your request, as permitted by applicable law. If we reject your request, we will notify you of the reason(s) for the rejection.
Deletion of personal data You may request that we delete your personal data. We may reject your request, as permitted by applicable law. For example, we may be required by legal, tax or other reasons to retain your personal information in its business records. If we reject your request, we will notify you of the reason(s) for the rejection.
Retention We retain your personal information as long as we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so for example to provide services to you, or as required or permitted by applicable laws, such as tax and accounting laws.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
If you are an EEA or Canadian resident, you also have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority of your member state or province.