The Immunoglobulin National Society (“IgNS,” “we,” “us”), as a leading professional organization dedicated to healthcare professionals in education, management, practice and research in the field of immunoglobulin (Ig) therapy, shares your concerns about the protection of personal information relating to you.
By using the Site, you signify your agreement with this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not use the Site.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
IgNS collects personal information (such as name, e-mail address and physical address) and other information that those using our services provide to us, including, for example, when registering for membership with
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We use the information we collect in support of our services only, and never sell, share, or disclose your information to unaffiliated third parties without your consent. The following paragraphs describe some of the ways in which we may use personal and other information:
Fulfilling your requests. We may use personal information to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests. If you contact us, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and we may use any information you provide in your message to respond to your inquiry.
Business purposes. We may use personal information for our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, developing new products, enhancing our website, improving our services, identifying usage trends, internal communications, determining the effectiveness of our promotional activities, administering our products and services, and for procurement and financial transactions.
Informational communications. IgNS may from time to time send informational e-mails, articles, white papers, notifications, and other information regarding our services. Occasionally, and with your consent, we may use your personal information in press releases and other publically available promotional materials. We also may use personal information such as e-mail or postal addresses to conduct surveys.
Administrative information. We may from time to time use personal information to send you important information regarding our Site, changes to our terms, conditions, and policies and/or other administrative information. We may also contact you from time to time to verify that the personal information we have collected about you is accurate and current.
De-identified data. Additionally, we may aggregate or de-identify personal information in a manner such that the end-product does not personally identify you or any other individual, including, for example, to generate norms, enable us to conduct ongoing validation studies, publish journal articles to further the knowledge base of organizational science, and to compile reports. Such aggregate or de-identified information is not considered personal information for purposes of this Policy and we may use it for any purpose.
DISCLOSURE TO AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS
Disclosure to affiliates and strategic alliance partners. We may jointly use personal information with our affiliates and
Disclosure to service providers. IgNS works with third parties who provide services that may include, but are not necessarily limited to, website hosting and IT consulting services; data analysis; public relations services; attorneys, accountants, and other administrative and back-up and security services. As part of providing those services, such third parties may be provided with access to personal information. In addition, our software development partners may use personal information for purposes of modifying, improving, refining and validating their technology and research and development.
OTHER INFORMATION WE COLLECT
IgNS collects other information that does not reveal your specific identity (“Other Information”), such as:
• Information collected through cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies;
• Demographic information and other information provided by you; and
• Aggregated information.
Since Other Information does not reveal your specific identity, we may use it for any purpose.
We and our third-party service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:
You can configure your browser settings to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.) If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use those services that assist you as you sign in.
Using pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs or other similar technologies. These may be used in connection with some Site pages and HTML-formatted email messages to, among other things, track the actions of Site users and email recipients, measure the success of our communications and compile statistics about Site usage and response rates.
Tracking data. IgNS monitors visitor traffic patterns throughout the Site by logging “Tracking Data,” which is collected automatically from each Site visitor. Tracking Data may include your “IP Address” which is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), as well as your browser type and operating system, the referring site, which pages of the Site were visited, the order in which they were visited and which hyperlinks were “clicked.” IgNS uses Tracking Data in aggregate form to perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our visitors, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the Site.
From you. Information such as your location and preferred means of communication is collected when you voluntarily provide this information. Unless combined with personal information, this information does not personally identify you or any other user of the Site.
By aggregating information. Aggregated personal information does not personally identify you or any other user of the Site. For example, we may aggregate information to calculate the geographic distribution of participants in our services.
IgNS may from time to time sponsor special features or promotions on the Site and additional privacy information may be posted. That privacy information, to the extent it conflicts with this Policy, will govern that particular feature or promotion.
CHOICE AND ACCESS
Your provision of personal information to us is voluntary.
You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to receive certain information as to whether or not personal information relating to you is held by us and to obtain a copy of such information.
If you would like to: (i) ask questions about how we handle personal information; (ii) review, correct or update your personal information; or (iii) request that your personal information
We will aim to comply with your request as soon as reasonably
We also may need to retain certain information about you, such as your e-mail address, in order to honor opt-out or similar requests. Please keep in mind that this residual information will remain within IgNS databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain personal information about you. The residual information will not be used for commercial purposes. However, IgNS reserves the right, from time to time, to re-contact former users of its services.
LOCATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED AND MAINTAINED
Your personal information may be collected, used, processed, disclosed and transferred to and
IgNS has reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information about Site visitors which is under our control. Unfortunately, however, no security system or system of transmitting personal information over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Questions” section below.
We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
This Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for the privacy, information, or other practices of any third parties. On the Site, you may have the opportunity to follow a link from or to other websites maintained by IgNS affiliates or other third parties. The inclusion of a link on this Site does not imply our endorsement of the linked site. Because these other websites may not be hosted or controlled by IgNS, this Policy does not address the privacy practices of those websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of each of those websites.
UPDATES TO THIS POLICY
IgNS reviews its privacy practices from time to time, and that those practices are subject to change. We ask that you bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure continuing familiarity with the most current version of this Policy. You can determine when this Policy was last revised by checking the “Revised Date” legend at the bottom of the Policy. Any changes to the Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Policy on the Internet, accessible through the Site. Use of the Site following such changes constitutes your acceptance of the revised Policy then in effect.
USE OF SITE BY MINORS
The Site is not directed to individuals under the age of fourteen (14), and we request that these individuals do not provide personal information through the Site.
SUMMARIES OF POLICY
This Policy is the sole authorized statement of IgNS’ practices with respect to the online collection of personal information through the Site and the usage of such personal information. Any summaries of this Policy generated by third party software or otherwise shall have no legal effect, are in no way binding upon IgNS, shall not be relied upon in substitute for this Policy, and neither supersede nor modify this Policy.
Questions regarding this Policy should be directed to IgNS at email@example.com or, if by postal mail, at Immunoglobulin National Society, 21550 Oxnard St. Suite 980, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, Attn: Privacy Coordinator.
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