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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

IASCA WEBSITE - PRIVACY POLICY

IASCA respects your privacy. The circumstances in which we collect information about you, use information and share information, and the security measures that we take to protect your personal information are set out below. This privacy policy forms a part of the general Conditions of Use of the IASCA website and the general provisions governing this policy, its applicability to you and modification, are set out in the general Conditions of Use which may be accessed here.

Collection of information

We will collect no personally identifying information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us. The information we collect depends on what you do when visiting our site.

Browsing, reading and downloading

If you visit our site to browse, read or download we automatically collect and store the following information about you:

  • the IP address from which you access our website (an IP address is the number automatically assigned to your computer when you are surfing the web)
  • the type of browser and operating system used to access our site
  • the date and time of your access to our site
  • the pages you visit
  • the internet address of the website from which you accessed our site (if applicable)

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the type of technology which our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals on their visits. We may compile and report aggregate statistics about our users in terms of numbers, traffic patterns and related site information and we may disclose such aggregated information to advertisers or business associates. Any such statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a snippet of information that our server sends to your browser when you first visit our site. Each time you connect, your browser sends the cookie back to our server. In particular we use cookies to connect information you provide to us when you become a member, and when you use the IASCA website. We collect and store information about you that we gather from using cookies on our site.

Typically, cookies involve the assigning of a unique number to the visitor. Visitors should be aware that IMRO is unable to control the use of cookies or the resulting information by other third parties such as advertisers or parties hosting data for IASCA.

Removal of Cookies

If you do not wish to have cookies on your server, then you can remove them. One simple way to prevent the use of cookies is to activate the facility that is available in most web browsers that enables the user to deny or accept cookies. However, you should realise that certain cookies may be necessary in order to provide you with certain features such as the customised delivery of certain information.

Registration and Use of the Members Private Area

On registration to use the Member’s Private Area you will be asked to provide us with the following details, which we will collect and store:

  • your name
  • your date of birth
  • your address
  • your telephone number
  • your email address
  • your CAE/IPI number
  • your chosen password
  • a security question and answer

It is necessary for you to provide this information if you wish to register for membership and use the Private Members Area

Security

For site security purposes and to ensure that this website remains available to all users, our computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic in order to identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorised attempts to upload information or change information on our website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law.

You should bear in mind that information sent over the Internet may not be confidential or secure, because of the inherent nature of the Internet, and electronic networks.

Communications from us

We may need to contact you by email, telephone or letter for the following reasons:

  • to verify that you have applied for membership
  • to verify that you have accessed the Private Members Area
  • to inform you if you have won a competition
  • to deal with any issues arising from your use of the website
  • to respond to any email or other submission you may send us

Information sharing

Other than as specified in this Privacy Policy we will only share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:

  • if we are required by law or court order to disclose such information
  • if we in our sole discretion believe it advisable to disclose such information to any law enforcement body, government officials or court or court officials, or if in our sole discretion we believe it is necessary to disclose such information in order to protect IMRO, its officers, directors or employees, users of the IMRO website or the public
  • in connection with any claim made by a third party that any material you have provided to the website violates that party’s rights
  • to enforce our terms and conditions

Access to your information

You have the right of access to personal data held about you and to require the correction of any inaccuracies in information held about you. You may request and we will allow you at any time to inspect and/or edit your personal information.

If you have any questions in relation to any of the provisions of this privacy policy please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it