The term “personal information” as used throughout this Policy, applies to any information or set of information that identifies, or that is used by or on behalf of the Institute to identify, an individual.
How does the Institute collect personal information online?
Information that you provide:
The Institute collects personal information and other data that you may enter into forms or data fields on the Institute website or online resources. Such information may include, but not be limited to, contact information (such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, user ID and password), professional credentials, experiences, activities, skills, and preferences.
Information collected from your computer or other electronic device:
The Institute collects information about your computer or other electronic device when you visit the Institute website and use the Institute’s online resources. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name, browser type, date and time of your request and information provided by tracking technologies, such as cookies and single-pixel tags. If you use a mobile device to access the Institute website and online resources, the Institute also may collect information about your device, such as your device ID and device type, as well as usage information about your device.
What are cookies?
Does the Institute share personal information with third parties?
The Institute does not sell or share personal information about you with third parties. The Institute reserves the right to disclose personal information about you, including your IP address, for reporting to government authorities, to parties in relevant legal proceedings as authorized by the presiding court or tribunal and otherwise to the extent required or explicitly authorized by applicable law. Except as provided in this Policy, personal information about you will not otherwise be shared without your permission. Please note that the Institute’s web site is maintained, updated and operated by the Institute’s designated advertising agency, which has access to and use of the personal information collected, but such access and use is limited to Institute activities.
How does the Institute secure personal information?
The Institute will take reasonable steps to protect personal information as it is transmitted from your computer to the Institute’s online resources and servers. The Institute also will take reasonable steps to protect personal information in its or its agents’ and representatives’ possession from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. While the Institute employs administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect personal information, the Institute does not assume any responsibility for any harm, loss or damage you may experience from transmission of information by or to the Institute over the Internet.
Consent to this Policy:
By using the Institute website, you signify your consent to this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not use the Institute website. The Institute reserves the right, at its discretion, to update, change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Policy from time to time, and your use of the Institute web site signifies your acceptance of any such updates, changes, modifications, additions to or removals from this Policy.
PLEASE NOTE: This policy DOES NOT apply to information that:
- CISPI collects offline or on any other websites, including websites you may access through this App; or
- You provide to or is collected by any third party.
Our websites and these third parties may have their own privacy policies, which we encourage you to read before providing information on or through them.
The term “Personal Information” relates to, identifies, or may be used to adversely impact, an individual.
How does CISPI collect Personal Information?
Information that you provide:
CISPI collects Personal Information and other data that you may enter into forms or data fields on CISPI website or App. Such information may include, but not be limited to, contact information (such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, user ID and password), professional credentials, experiences, activities, skills, and preferences.
Information collected from your computer or other electronic device:
CISPI collects information about your computer or other electronic device when you visit CISPI website and use CISPI’s App. This information is automatically collected and can include:
- Usage Details. When you access and use the App, we may automatically collect certain details of your access to and use of the App, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on or through the App.
- Device Information. We may collect information related to your mobile device and internet connection, including the device’s unique device identifier, IP address, operating system, browser type, mobile network information, and the device’s telephone number.
- Stored Information, Files, Resources. The App also may access metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your device such as calendar or address book or access other local resources such as camera or microphone, if required by the uses permitted by functionalities included in your employer’s Omnipresence licenses.
- Location Information. This App may collect real-time information about the location of your device. When you have location services turned on for you device, the App will use such services to determine your physical location to collect such information.
If you do not want us to collect this information do not download the App or delete it from your device. Additionally, you may be able to turn off access to specific stored information, files, resources or location services via your device’s preferences controls. Note, however, that if you turn off such access you may not be able to access those features of the App or they may not function as expected.
What technologies does CISPI use to collect Personal Information?
The technologies we use for automatic information collection may include:
- Cookies (or mobile cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on your smartphone. CISPI may place electronic cookies in the browser files of your computer when you access CISPI website. It may be possible to refuse to accept mobile cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your device. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain features of the App or they may not function as expected.
- Localized Database. When using the App, it may download on your device, store and periodically sync this localized data. The localized database could contain all the information and content you use the App for such as your information, your customer data, your calendar, your customer signed forms, your presentations as well as usage or security data related to the App and its functionalities.
- Web Beacons. Pages of the App or content contained in the App or emails generated from or about the App may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the App, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related App statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain content and verifying system and server integrity).
- Locally Shared Objects (LSOs or Flash Cookies). Pages of the App, and parts of the Omnipresence platform use LSOs in a similar way to regular Cookies. These small files which are automatically downloaded onto your computer and are used to track activity and collect data the same way normal Cookies do.
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 Service.
The major browsers have attempted to implement the draft “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) standard of the World Wide Web Consortium (“W3C”) in their latest releases. As this standard has not been finalized, CISPI’s App and websites are not compatible with DNT and so do not recognize DNT settings.
What does CISPI use your Personal Information for?
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us in the App, including any Personal Information, to:
- Provide you with the App, its content, and functionality; as well as any other related information, products, or services.
- Establish and maintain your contacts and related customer engagement capabilities.
- Give you notices about your user account, including notifications from the App.
The usage and customer engagement information we collect helps us to improve our App and to deliver a better and more personalized experience to you and your customers by enabling us to:
- Recognize you when you use the App.
- Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
- Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our App according to your individual interests.
- Speed up your searches.
- Connect you to recommended actions and content as determined by intelligent algorithms as permitted by functionalities included in your employer’s Omnipresence license.
We may use the information we collect to display content (including commercial messages) to specific target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your Personal Information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with such content, the content provider (either us or a third party) will assume that you meet the target criteria.
CISPI also uses Personal Information to analyze visitors’ use of CISPI website. This analysis helps CISPI better understand which areas of the website are most useful and popular so that improvements and updates can be planned accordingly.
Does CISPI share Personal Information with third parties?
Except as provided in this Policy, Personal Information about you will not otherwise be shared without your permission. We may disclose without restriction aggregated information about our users and App functionalities, which is information that does not identify you or any individual or device. Such information may be used in various analytics including reports, charts, or algorithms to generate insights or recommendations for you as well as other users without identifying you individually.
In addition, we may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide:
- To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
- To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
- To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of CISPI’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by CISPI about our App users is among the assets transferred.
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us an email address to use the “contact” feature of our website or App, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients.
- For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
- To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
- If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of CISPI, our members, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of identity theft prevention, fraud protection, and risk reduction.
How does CISPI secure Personal Information?
CISPI will take reasonable steps to protect Personal Information as it is transmitted from your computer to CISPI’s online resources and servers. CISPI also will take reasonable steps to protect Personal Information in its or its agents’ and representatives’ possession from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. While CISPI employs administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect Personal Information, CISPI does not assume any responsibility for any harm, loss or damage you may experience from transmission of information by or to CISPI over the Internet.