For the purposes of this policy, “personal information” means any information concerning a natural person, which because of name, number, symbol, mark, etc. can be used to identify that natural person. CFES does not collect any personal information about you unless you provide that information voluntarily by registering for a username, sending an email to us, or by initiating an online transaction, such as a survey, application, preference-driven search, and the like.
Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
When visiting our website, you may be asked to submit certain personal information such as your name, postal address, email address, age, gender, educational data, or other demographic information depending on what features or services you are using or accessing on our website.
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to use or collect information that you voluntarily provide us through your use of our site.
Information Collected And Stored Automatically
In addition to the information that you provide through our website, CFES may also collect information during your visit to the CFES website, web-based applications, or a website “powered by” another company on behalf of CFES, through various data collection tools. We only automatically collect and store the following information when you visit our website:
- The IP address from which our website is accessed;
- The type of browser and operating system used to visit our site;
- The date and time out website is accessed;
- The pages visited;
- The address of any website from which you used a link to access and visit our website.
This information collected does not identify you personally, and the data collected are aggregated and anonymous. The information that is collected automatically is used to help CFES make its site more useful to visitors, to improve our website’s content and to help CFES understand how users are interacting with its website. This information is collected for statistical analysis to determine what information and services are most useful and interesting to the website’s visitors. CFES does not sell or otherwise disclose the information collected by our website for commercial marketing purposes.
CFES does not knowingly collect information from children as defined by local law and federal law and does not target its websites or mobile applications to children under these ages. We encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online and mobile activities and interests and to provide guidance whenever children are asked to provide personal information online.
We use “cookies” on this website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and to distinguish among users of this site. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you have done and told us before. These cookies are in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site and do not compromise your privacy or security.
How Your Information May Be Used
CFES may use your information to manage our relationship with you; monitor the operation, technical functions, and quality of the website; compile general statistics and data regarding the use of the site; provide services and support to you; provide you with access to protected areas of our website; and to assess and improve the performance and operation of CFES website.
CFES uses third party vendors to analyze how visitors use the CFES website. CFES may use anonymous and aggregated data collected by CFES itself or by third parties on behalf of CFES to track and examine the use of the CFES website, to create statistical analysis and reports for various purposes related to its function as a non-profit educational organization, and to aggregate that data and share it with CFES’ advertisers, service providers, funders, or partners; however, such data will not include information that enables third parties to identify you. The personal information compiled by the website will not be shared with any marketing firms or other third parties (other than those providing services to CFES or in partnership with CFES and that are restricted to using such information on behalf of CFES) without the express consent of the registrant or subscriber to our site who is providing such information.
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Modifications of Policy
CFES takes all commercially reasonable security precautions in order to keep the information on this site secure. Specifically, this Website uses a database with transparent data encryption to automatically encrypt any data that we collect from visitors when it is stored. Notwithstanding these precautionary measures, CFES assumes no responsibility for the security of this site or any data that you provide or that are otherwise transmitted to CFES through its website.