ALBA collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register, request abstracts and publications, sign up for conferences and newsletters, participate in surveys, bulletin boards and discussion forums, etc. You are informed of the nature of the data collected and whether or not providing the data is compulsory by informative notices displayed at the time the data is requested from you on the Site. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of a unique access ID and contact information such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone and fax numbers. We may ask for further optional information from time to time to get a better picture of our visitors and their preferences. ALBA encourages users to provide this information to ensure that the content of our Site will remain relevant to your interests and needs.
Use of Information
You are informed of the use of the data collected by informative notices provided at the time the data is requested from you on the Site. The data collected is required by ALBA to enable you to access the Site and its functionality. ALBA also uses personally-identifiable information to measure visitor usage and interest to help us improve the content and functionality of our Site. The e-mail addresses provided on registration allow us to send e-mail giving you notice of the existence of new contents to you based on the areas of interest you may have indicated to us. If you do not wish to receive e-mailed advance notices of content, you will be given the opportunity to indicate this preference on registration. You may also request cessation of the mailing of such notices later on at any time by following the instructions mentioned in the e-mails sent. ALBA uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below.
Cookies and IP addresses
Disclosure to third-parties
ALBA does not disclose your personally-identifiable information to third-parties, with the following exceptions:
1. As required by judicial, regulatory or administrative proceedings of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction;
2. if, in the sole discretion of ALBA, disclosure is required to protect the Site, ALBA, or its Board of Directors or Faculty;
4. Aggregate non-personal information which is shared with the sponsors of the Site in order to describe the demographics of users who see the sponsors' logos on the Site.
5. Information that you post or otherwise publish on the Site in discussion rooms, survey responses, etc., which are made publicly available on the Site.
The Site contains links to third-party Web sites. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of third-party Web sites. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies of these Web sites before providing any information to them.
Access, changes and deletions
You may access, correct, update and/or delete any personally-identifiable information, unsubscribe from mailing lists or terminate your subscription to the Site by following the instructions on the registration page of the Site. Alternatively, you may send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to exercise your statutory rights of access and modification of your personally-identifiable information.
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