Last Updated: [January 5, 2021]
“Services” refers to the Company’s services accessed through the Sites, in which users can download articles and reports, subscribe to receive newsletters and publications, or contact us to learn more about our services.
The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company.
“You” refers to you, as a user of our Sites or Services.
Privacy Rights of California Residents
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II. Information We Collect about You and How We Collect It
We collect information from and about persons that access or use our Sites or Services. Information may be collected (i) directly from you when you provide it to us; (ii) automatically when you use the Sites or Services, such information being collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies; or (iii) by third parties. When you access or use our Sites or Services, we may ask you to provide, and we may collect, “Personal Information” and “Non-Personal Information.” “Personal Information” includes your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, job title or position, company or organization name, business address, IP address, education and employment history, or any other information the Sites or Services collect that is defined as personal information under an applicable law, as well as any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline. “Non-Personal Information” includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.
Information Collected Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
To use our Sites you do not need to submit any Personal Information; however, to subscribe to our newsletters or publications, you are required to submit Personal Information. As you navigate through and interact with our Sites, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including (i) traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on our Sites, (ii) information about your computer or mobile device and internet connection, including server log data, IP address, operating system information and browser type, and [(iii) if you have provided permission through your device to allow us to collect location information, we may obtain your physical location information, from technologies such as GPS, Wi-Fi, or cell tower signals (“Location Information”). You may withdraw your permission for us to acquire your Location Information, but we do not control this process]. We use this information to understand usage patterns on our Sites, such as to determine the parts of our Sites visitors find most valuable. The technologies we use for automatic information collection may include:
- Web Beacons. Pages of our Sites may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Site content and verifying system and server integrity).
When you use our Sites or Services, certain third parties may use automatic information collection technologies to collect information about you or your device. These third parties may include (i) [analytics companies, who evaluate usage of our Sites and Services], (ii) your mobile device manufacturer, or (iii) your mobile service provider.
These third parties may use tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Sites and Services. The information they collect may be associated with your Personal Information or they may collect information, including Personal Information, about your online activities over time and across different websites, applications, and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
III. How We Use and Share Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us to:
- Provide you with our Sites and Services and its content, and any other information that you request from us.
- Provide you with information or services that you request from us.
- Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
- Notify you about changes to our Sites or Services.
- Respond to your comments, questions, and requests, and provide customer service.
- Provide news and information we think will be of interest to you.
- Contact you and respond to any communications that you may have had with us.
- Detect and protect the Company against error, negligence, breach of contract, fraud, theft, and other illegal activity, and to audit compliance with our policies and contractual obligations.
IV. How We Protect Your Personal Information
We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.
Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. By accessing or using our Sites or Services, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
V. Your Rights Regarding the Use of Your Personal Information
VI. Links to Other Websites
VII. Children’s Privacy
We understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy. Our Sites and Services are not designed for, or intentionally targeted at, children. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or store information about children and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe we have collected such information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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