Privacy Policy

Welcome to our Privacy Policy

It is Center for International Relations and International Security’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://www.ciris.info (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “https://www.ciris.info“). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy“) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources. By continuing to use the Sites, and/ or by maintaining your CIRIS membership, you agree to the use of your personal information by CIRIS as explained in this Privacy Policy.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Center for International Relations and International Security collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Center for International Relations and International Security’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Center for International Relations and International Security’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Center for International Relations and International Security may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Center for International Relations and International Security also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.ciris.info blog posts. Center for International Relations and International Security only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Center for International Relations and International Security’s websites choose to interact with Center for International Relations and International Security in ways that require Center for International Relations and International Security to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Center for International Relations and International Security gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an online account at https://www.ciris.info to provide a username and email address.

Security

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.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Center for International Relations and International Security discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Center for International Relations and International Security’s behalf or to provide services available at Center for International Relations and International Security’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Center for International Relations and International Security’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Center for International Relations and International Security will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Center for International Relations and International Security discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Center for International Relations and International Security believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Center for International Relations and International Security, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of https://www.ciris.info and have supplied your email address, Center for International Relations and International Security may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Center for International Relations and International Security and our products. Center for International Relations and International Security takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, Center for International Relations and International Security uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Center for International Relations and International Security uses cookies to help Center for International Relations and International Security identify and track visitors, their usage of https://www.ciris.info, and their website access preferences. Center for International Relations and International Security visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Center for International Relations and International Security’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Center for International Relations and International Security’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Center for International Relations and International Security’s use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Center for International Relations and International Security may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Center for International Relations and International Security’s sole discretion. Center for International Relations and International Security encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.