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Privacy Policy

Updated January 1, 2024

I. About the Privacy Policy and Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy provides information on how IRPIA collects and uses data about you when you access our website. A User is any person or entity that uses our website.

IRPIA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THIS PRIVACY POLICY AT ANY TIME. Whenever we make changes, we will place the updated Privacy Policy on our website. This is the latest Privacy Policy of IRPIA. Please always read the latest Privacy Policy before using the website of IRPIA. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE OF IRPIA.

II. How We Protect Information

IRPIA has implemented industry-recognized safeguards to help protect your information from unauthorized access when you use our website.

The Content you provide and the information we collect are stored within databases through our Administrative Service Providers. We use industry security measures to protect Information on our website. HOWEVER, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF OUR DATABASES SINCE NO SECURITY SYSTEM IS IMPENETRABLE. ALSO, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT INFORMATION YOU SUPPLY WILL NOT BE IMPROPERLY INTERCEPTED, ACCESSED, DISCLOSED, ALTERED, OR DESTROYED, WHILE BEING TRANSMITTED TO US OVER THE INTERNET. BY USING THE WEBSITE OF IRPIA YOU UNDERSTAND ALL AND ANY RISKS RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OF IRPIA. FURTHERMORE, YOU AGREE TO ASSUME ALL AND ANY RISKS RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OF IRPIA.

Your Personal Information may be accessed by Users of our website, persons within our organization, Third Party service providers, any other party that you have authorized us to share your information with, and any other person or entity we are required by law (domestic, national, and international) to share your information with. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IRPIA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO NOT SHARE INFORMATION EVEN IF YOU REQUEST IT.

IRPIA does not require that users of the IRPIA website provide IRPIA with personal information. The decision to provide personal information is voluntary.

You can always unsubscribe or choose not to receive promotional information from us by following the specific instructions in the email you receive or by notifying us via the appropriate method of contacting us. It may take a reasonable period of time to process your request. In countries where required by law, IRPIA will offer you the opportunity to opt in before promotional materials are sent to you or to be purged from our systems.

III. Data We Collect and Use; and Tracking Technologies

IRPIA collects and stores data as needed for its operation and as may be required by law. WE MAY COLLECT DATA FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, AND WE MAY STORE DATA IN ANY COUNTRY WHERE WE OPERATE OR WORK WITH THIRD PARTIES WITH INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS. WE TRY TO STORE DATA SECURELY IN GOOD FAITH, BUT CANNOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF THE DATA WE COLLECT. IRPIA may collect, store, and use any information (singularly, in part, in whole or in aggregate) posted on our website or transmitted through our website to enhance the operations of IRPIA, including marketing, notifying you about updates and services, internal review, building partnerships, working with Third Parties, enhancing the security of our website and improving services. IRPIA uses:

1.     Information you transmit on our website or send us via other sites or means.

2.     Web log records and user analytics (e.g. web pages viewed, access times, IP address, HTTP headers, geo-location, WiFi) collected through our website or through Third Party websites and services.

3.     Information captured through cookies and web beacons, including search data and viewing habit.

4.     Information about the device(s) you use to access our website, such as device type, screen resolution, operating system, and browser information.

5.     Information derived from Third Parties, including social media features and widgets (e.g. the Facebook “Like” button and the Facebook “Share” button) and Google Analytics.

IV. Circumstances in Which We May Disclose User Information

IRPIA DISCLOSES PERSONAL INFORMATION WHEN IT IS NECESSARY FOR THE SMOOTH OPERATION OF OUR WEBSITE. In particular, we may disclose and transfer information:

  • When required by law (e.g. subpoenas, search warrants, or court orders), including domestic, national, and international.
  • When needed to facilitate the delivery of service.
  • When we enter into any kind of transaction with another entity.
  • When the information is general in nature and cannot be reasonably used to identify any one user.

V. Links to Other Websites

THE WEBSITE OF IRPIA MAY HAVE LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES THAT ARE RELEVANT TO OUR SERVICES OR BELONG TO ENTITIES WE COLLABORATE WITH. THIS PRIVACY POLICY DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY SUCH WEBSITES OWNED BY OTHER ENTITIES. IRPIA is not responsible for the privacy practices of those entities or any of the contents they may have on their websites. This Privacy Policy applies only to the website owned by IRPIA. Please read the Privacy Policies of any other entity you visit as a result of using our website.

VI. Third Party Information

IRPIA may use information about you from other sources to validate or complement information you provide us or to enhance the operations of our website.

VII. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at irpia@irpia.org

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