Collection and Retention of Information
IEF utilizes web measurement software tools to improve the efficiency of our website and to provide a better user experience for our online visitors. If you visit this site to read or download information, you should know that IEF gathers and stores a standard set of Internet-related information regarding your use of the Website, such as an Internet Protocol (IP) address, the date and time, the type of browser and operating system used, the page(s) visited, and if you linked to the IEF Website from another website, the address of that website.
To maintain your information in an efficient manner, IEF retains the information it gathers about you to make your repeat visits to the Website more efficient, practical, and relevant.
No personally identifiable information is collected, so the anonymity of the user is protected. The measurement data that is collected is only retained for as long as is needed for proper analysis and optimization of the Website and is accessible only to authorized employees whose position necessitates it.
All staff are required to implement transparent and appropriate measures to protect personal information gathered or process via the Website. The rules require that any personal data processed is for legitimate purposes related to the mission of the IEF.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
IEF does not give, sell, or transfer to third parties any personal information collected on the Website to third parties, except to limited companies and individuals IEF works with in carrying out its functions, including companies and individuals authorized to perform functions on its behalf. Examples may include hosting its Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, collaborating with education and research, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information only as necessary to perform their functions.
In the event that IEF contracts with a third party to provide some part of the information or service that you have requested, IEF may provide your information to such third party, or such third party may collect information from you on IEF's behalf. IEF uses reliable service providers who undertake to put in place appropriate security measures to ensure a reasonable level of protection. Such third parties will have access to personal information solely for the purposes of performing the services for which they have been engaged. IEF does not guarantee the information security of any third-party service providers.
Updating Your Information
If you subscribed to receive newsletters or other communications from IEF, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the e-news alert e-mails or by e-mailing the IEF digital team at email@example.com. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by re-subscribing to the e-news alert through the Website Subscribe form.
IEF maintains appropriate security measures and precautions to protect personal information against unauthorized access, unlawful processing, accidental loss or damage and unauthorized destruction. However, IEF cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
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Updated – October 25, 2020