Types of Information Collected and Processes for Collection
We collect different types of information from and about individuals who interact with the Platform, including information:
We collect this information: (1) directly from you when you provide it to us, (2) automatically as you navigate through the Platform, and (3) from third parties, for example, our business partners.
Information You Provide to Us.
The information we collect on or through our Platform may include:
In the course of using the Platform, including registration and use of the Applications, a user can choose to complete forms to register for updates, program information, and subscribe for additional information from us. During registration a user is required to give certain information (including but not limited to name, email address, etc.). This information is used to contact you about the programs or updates on our site in which you have expressed interest. If you choose, you may also provide additional, optional information (such as organization affiliation or geographical location).
We may allow visitors to provide information to be published or displayed on public areas of the Platform, or transmitted to other users of the Platform or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted at your own risk. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users on the Platform with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Gather Through Automated Collection.
As you navigate through and interact with the Platform, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). The information we collect automatically may include personal information, and we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve the Platform and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to: (1) estimate our audience size and usage patterns, (2) store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize the Platform according to your individual interests, (3) speed up your searches, (4) recognize you when you return to our Website, (5) optimize your user experience across the Platform.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Any information that we collect automatically may be paired with personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information: (1) to present our Platform and its contents to you, including to optimize the use of our Platform and its interface, (2) to provide you with communications, information or services, including those that you request from us, (3) to analyze your use of the Platform in order to update, modify, improve, tailor, customize, or otherwise adjust the Platform and its features (4) to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it, (5) to provide you with notices about your account, (6) to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, (7) to notify you about changes to our Platform or any services we offer or provide though it, (8) to allow you to participate in interactive features on our Platform, (9) in any other way we may describe when you provide the information, (10) or any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties’ services or opportunities that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please contact us at [email protected].
How Your Information May Be Disclosed
We may disclose aggregated information about any user of or visitor to the Platform, including information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
Correcting Your Information
You can change, correct, request the deletion or removal of, and express any concerns relating to the collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information by e-mailing [email protected] to. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to [email protected]
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. When you submit sensitive information via the Website, your personal information is protected. We also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, communications or recruiting) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Please do not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is always subject to security vulnerabilities. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website
International transfer of information
The Platform is not intended for children under the age of 13 years of age, and we do not want to collect any information from children. No one under the age of 13 may provide any information to or on the Platform. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information to the Company or otherwise interact with the Platform. If we determine that we have collected or received any information from any child under the age of 13, we will delete that information immediately. If either (1) a child under 13 has provided information to the Platform or (2) you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at [email protected] to provide additional information or to request the removal of the relevant information from our database.