This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), Cayman Islands Data Protection Act (2021 Revision), are adhered to.
How we Collect your DetailsWe may collect contact information when you give your consent by filling any of the forms on our website which include event registration, membership application, and newsletter registration forms.
What we CollectWe may collect the following information:
- Your name
- Contact information including email address and phone number
- Demographic information such as postcode
- Other information relevant to enquiries made through our site
- IP Address
- Credit Card related data
What we do with the information we gatherWe require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping;
- We may use the information to improve our services;
- Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, except for where we have legitimate interests in doing so, we may use your details to send you information related to our services/products/newsletter through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named above.
Security and Retention of DataWe are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. For this purpose, we will not hold your personal data for any longer than is reasonable. Further, we have taken reasonable steps to protect your information against unauthorized access and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, damage and destruction. Nevertheless, any personal data submitted by you is at your own risk.
We will not transfer your personal details to any third party for the purpose of direct marketing without your permission. We use certain third-party service providers who may have access to your personal data so that they can provide services to us. When this occurs, we have a data protection compliant contract in place with these third parties.
Online Payment with CIIPAIn order to make an online payment to us, you are required to mandatorily fill the form with all the correct information. You shall not provide, update or share any information which belongs to someone else to which you do not have any right to use or is misleading in any way.
A user isn’t required to create an account to make the payment. The payment form will generate the request for processing the payment and not collect the payment directly.
What Information do we collect through the form?
- Contact details
- Email ID
- Invoice Details
- Credit/Debit Card details (if you select it as your payment method)
The collected data will be stored in an encrypted form to ensure its security.
What we do with the information?The information is stored for processing the payment and once the payment is successfully received, the shared information will automatically be deleted. We do not share any of the information received through payment form with any third parties.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their computer’s hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
Measuring Website Usage (Google Analytics)We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use this website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit
- how long you spend on each page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
- Your behaviour on website
We don't collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Downloads & Media FilesAny downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party antivirus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third-party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party antivirus software or similar applications.
Social Media UsageWhile we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.
We use targeted advertisements, Advertising Reporting feature of Analytics. We also use Remarketing feature of Google Analytics tool as well as Adwords to optimize and display relevant advertising content based on the user’s activities on our website, other websites and search queries on internet. The advertisements are displayed on third-party websites as well as visible to you while browsing.
CIIPA makes use of either Google's Interest-based advertising(Personalized Advertising), 3rd-party audience data.
CIIPA connects tracking activity performed by Google Analytics and its Cookies with the AdWords advertising network.
If you would like to stop seeing such advertisements, you can opt-out using the Ads Preferences Manager.
You can also download the Google Analytics opt-out browser Add-on here.
Please note that you will continue seeing the generic ads.
The EU and the US Privacy Shield FrameworkWe comply with the EU and the US privacy shield principles and take full responsibility for the processing of personal data that we receive from our users, subjected to Privacy Shield Framework. The user has full right to access, delete or update his or her information shared with us and can simply do so, by writing an email for the same to our support team. In an unavoidable situation, we may be compelled to disclose personal data to comply lawful requests by public authorities.
Promotional MessagesIf you don’t want to receive promotional materials from us, you can opt out at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
TransfersWe may buy or sell a company or a property. In case we sell a business, we may transfer some or all of your information as a part of the sale so that you continue to receive the service being provided to you or for any other business purposes.