Information Collection and Use
In general, you can browse the ECS Site without disclosing any information about yourself. If you visit the ECS Site to read or download information, we collect and store only the following information through ©Google Analytics: the date and time, the originating IP address, the domain name, the type of browser and operating system used (if provided by the browser), the URL of the referring page (if provided by the browser), the object requested and the completion status of the request. This information is automatically recognised and is collected for the purposes of website traffic analysis, technical support and for securing and maintaining the ECS Site. The information is anonymously recorded and it is used and analysed only at an aggregate level; none of it is reviewed at an individual level.
For the purposes of Site traffic analysis, and to protect against possible intrusion, a log of all visits to the Site is maintained. Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. Other than the IP address of the visitor's browser, the information recorded is entirely anonymous. In addition, we may use third party services such as ©Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse these data.
Communications through the public Site
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information related to the work of the ECS through the Site.
Users of the Site are invited to register their e-mail address on-line to receive various ECS newsletters, or notification of new ECS publications. These e-mail address registers are used only for the specific advertised purpose, and will never be disclosed to third parties. A User can at any time remove his/her e-mail address from these registers.
Registering on the ECS website is optional. If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use the ECS website. If you choose to register, the information will be used only for the specific stated purpose and will never be disclosed to third parties. You can choose at any time to unsubscribe from the Site yourself or by sending an email to email@example.com and your name and email address will be deleted from our registers.
No information concerning Users of this Site will be disclosed to third parties. The information will only be used for the specific purpose for which it was collected. All ECS employees and other agents who have access to the personal data stored on the Site are obliged to respect the confidentiality of such data.
We will make a genuine effort to respond in a timely manner to your requests or to correct inaccuracies in your personal information. At any time, you may request that we delete or correct your personal information in our registers. For such requests, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Communications with delegates
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with information related to the work of the ECS, such as meetings, documents and others.
Delegates are invited to access their Profile created in the protected area of the Site (“Delegates area”) to access information specifically aimed at direct communication between the ECS and delegates related to the work of the ECS. Your Personal Information is strictly used for this specific purposes, and will never be disclosed to third parties. A Delegate can at any time update/modify/delete his/her profile from our register.
No information concerning delegates will be disclosed to third parties. The information will only be used for the specific purpose for which it was collected. All ECS employees and other agents who have access to the personal data stored on the Site are obliged to respect the confidentiality of such data.
We will make a genuine effort to respond in a timely manner to your requests or to correct inaccuracies in your Profile information.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, we might use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We are committed to keeping your information confidential; however, we sometimes use third parties to provide services on our behalf.