Information we collect
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name, contact information, email address, and affiliated organization. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by submitting a contact form.
Automatically Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
How your information may be used
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To identify you as a user of the Website;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity;
- For Network Member representatives only: To send you promotional information, such as event announcements and publication opportunities, and to send administrative communications, such as administrative emails or updates on policies.
Third-party use of personal information
The Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
Publicly visible information
The Website has contact information for Member Network representatives and/or their network organisations. Only provide addresses that can be made public.
Sensitive personal information
Because we use your personal data, you have various rights. We have listed these rights for you below.
Right to information
Right to access
You may always ask us to view the data we hold about you.
Right to correction
You may ask us to have your data corrected if it is incorrect or incomplete.
Right to object
You may object to the processing of your data if you do not agree with the way we handle your personal data. You can indicate to us that you no longer wish to receive e-mails from us.
Right to restriction
You may ask to limit the use of your data. This means that in certain cases we may only store your data but not use it.
Right to be forgotten
You may ask us to delete all data we have about you. We will then delete all data that can be traced back to you. In some cases we cannot or may not yet be able to delete your data due to government regulations.
Right to submit a complaint
You may submit a complaint about the way in which we handle your data. If you have a complaint, please contact us.
Last updated: August 1, 2023.