Information you provide to us
The types of information we may collect concerning individuals, includes business and personal contact information such as name and email address and other information you provide such as filling in forms, comments and details you write.
Information we may collect automatically
When you visit our site or open our emails, we may collect certain information by automated means. The information we collect in this manner includes your IP address, network location, browser, device, operating system, referring URLs, information on actions, dates and times. We collect this information using cookies, which are small files that a website or other interne connected device sends to your computer/ device while you are viewing the website. We may also use other technical methods such as web beacons, which as small pieces of data that are embedded in images.
Some of these cookies may be placed by third parties such as our service providers. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies.
We may also use these and similar technology in emails we send you to collect certain information, such as whether you opened or clicked on links in our email.
Our web servers may log information such as your device type, operating system, domain, other system settings and other details available.
Additional information collected
The site may contain links to websites operated by third parties, and your personal information may be collected by those third parties when you use their website.
Some of our third-party partners may ask you to provide personal information on their websites and may share such information, as governed by their respective privacy policies.
We may use third party web analytics services on our site, such as Google Analytics. These service providers help is analyze how visitors use the site. Information obtained for this purpose may be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers.
The providers of third party plugins and widgets on our site, such as embedded videos and social media tools, may use automated means to collect information regarding your use of the site and your interactions with the plugins and widgets.
We use the information we obtain to:
- respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests
- communicate with you
- improve our services
- inform you about our work, events, or other promotional purpose
- improve your experience with us
- connect through other third-party applications
- perform analytics, quality control, market research, and determine the effectiveness of our websites, mobile applications, and activities
- operate, schedule, and facilitate online meetings, webinars and video conferences
- record audio and video content of our in-person or online events, training, and other video meetings
- comply with applicable law and legal process
- respond to requests from public and government authorities
- detect, prevent, or investigate potential security incidents or fraud
- facilitate the functionality of our applications and website
- enforce our terms and conditions
- protect our operations
- protect our rights and pursue available remedies and limit damages
How we share the information collected
We may share information with third parties when you engage in certain activities on the sites that are sponsored by third-parties. Sometimes we engage companies that act on our behalf in association with the operation of the site. In some cases, these companies may need to access information about you. From time to time, we share your information with our affiliates and subsidiaries, or with our attorneys, bank, auditors, and other service providers. We may also share information collected in consideration, negotiation or completion of a merger, sale, liquidation or transfer of assets.
We do not sell your personal information.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
How we protect your data
The security and confidentiality of the information we collect or receive is extremely important to us, and we take our responsibility to protect this information very seriously. We have implemented commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical security measures to protect the information that we collect or receive. Despite our ongoing efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.
The site is intended for use by those over 18, and minors under the age of 13 may not use the site.