IPEC FOUNDATION PRIVACY STATEMENT
Last Updated: June 6, 2018
This Privacy Statement generally describes the information we collect from you when you visit our website: how we may use it, with whom we may share it, how it is stored, and your choices about information uses and disclosures.
Please read this Privacy Statement carefully before using the Website. By providing information to us, downloading documents, registering for member access or educational offerings or taking other affirmative action to consent, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement.
If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact us.
Information We Collect About You
In General. We collect information about you and how you use the Website through a number of different methods, which are generally described in this section.
Information You Provide.
We collect information that you intentionally provide us through the Website such as when you apply for an award or nominate someone for an award, or otherwise provide personal information on the Website or send it to us (e.g., in email). The personal information we typically request includes your name, email address, username and other contact information.
Information Collected Automatically.
As part of the standard operation of the Website, we may collect information from you that is not necessarily personal information, but which is collected at the Website. This includes but is not limited to typical collections such as your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Website and the date and time of access.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the features offered on the Website.
How We May Use the Information We Collect
We may use information that we collect about you to:
- verify your eligibility to use the Website or certain sections of the Website;
- contact you or others when necessary or when we think it is advisable;
- further our mission including but not limited to the specific goals of the IPEC Foundation;
- address problems or potential problems with the Website;
- generate non-identifying or aggregate data and disclose it for statistical studies and research related to our products, services and use of the Website.
- enforce or exercise any rights under U.S. of foreign laws or our terms and conditions, including dealing with legal process and without undertaking any duties to do so making disclosures to assert, defend and enforce rights or property of us or others or to prevent harm to us or others;
- perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
You agree that information we collect may be sent to servers located in the United States and other countries around the world.
With Whom We Share Your Information
Personal Information. We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below or (i) obtain your prior consent, or (ii) when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt-out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:
We may share your personal information, which may include your name and contact information (including email address) with third parties that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include but are not limited to providing customer service, supporting the Website functionality, distributing our newsletter, and other features offered through the Website. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
How You Can Access Your Information
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you would like a copy of the information held on you by contacting us by using the information below.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or our information-handling practices, or if you would like to request information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties, please contact us at:
3138 N. 10th Street, Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22201
We will make good faith efforts to resolve requests to correct inaccurate information except where the request is unreasonable, requires disproportionate technical effort or expense, jeopardizes the privacy of others, or would be impractical.