Privacy Policy

 IIB Council is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the IIB Council website and governs data collection and usage. By using the IIB Council website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. At IIB Council, the privacy and security of our customers, respondents, and visitors are of paramount importance. IIB Council is committed to protecting the data you share with us.

IIB Council offers a wide range of Services, and sometimes additional terms may apply. When you use IIB Council Services (for example: ASPEN, IIB Council Video, iLabs, iClass, iweek etc.) you also will be subject to the guidelines, terms and agreements applicable to that IIB Council Service (“Service Terms”). If these Terms of Use are inconsistent with the Service Terms, those Service Terms will be applicable.

What Personal Information Does IIB Council Gather?

IIB Council, through various webforms that help our members register, reset passwords, get training, partner with us, etc. collects personally identifiable information such as e-mail addresses, names, home or work addresses, telephone numbers, organization names, etc. IIB Council also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.

Information You Give Us

You may choose to apply for specific information or services on topics such as products, training, white papers, brochures, etc. which may require you to fill out forms and share your personal information. This information is irrespective of your membership. IIB Council asks you to allow representatives of IIB Council to contact you for the purpose asked.

Automatic Information

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many websites, we use cookies and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses iibcouncil.org or any of our subdomains, advertisements, and other content served by or on behalf of iibcouncil.org on other websites. We may use this information for internal analysis and to provide you with location-based services, such as advertising, search results, and other personalized content.

E-mail Communications

To help us make emails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open email from iibcouncil.org, if your computer supports such capabilities. We also compare our customer list to lists received from other companies in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to our customers. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please edit your customer communication preferences.

Information From Other Sources

We might receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.

By using or continuing to use the site you agree to our use of your information (including sensitive personal information) in accordance with this Privacy Notice, as may be amended from time to time by eccouncil.org at its discretion. You also agree and consent to us collecting, storing, processing, transferring, and sharing information (including sensitive personal information) related to you with third parties or service providers for the purposes as set out in this Privacy Notice.

We may be required to share the aforementioned information with government authorities and agencies for the purposes of verification of identity or for the prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution, or punishment of cyber incidents or offenses. You agree and consent to IIB Council to disclose your information if required under applicable law.

IIB Council encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from IIB Council so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. IIB Council is not responsible for the privacy statements or content on websites outside of the IIB Council family of websites.

How IIB Council Uses Such Information

IIB Council collects and uses your personal information to operate the IIB Council website and deliver the services you have requested. IIB Council also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from IIB Council and its affiliates. IIB Council may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Some of the ways we may use personal information include:

  • Delivering a product or service you have requested.
  • Analyzing, supporting, and improving our products and your online experience.
  • Personalizing websites, newsletters, and other communications.
  • Administering and processing your certification exams.
  • Sending communications to you, including for marketing or customer satisfaction purposes, either directly from IIB Council or from our external partners.

Website Visitors

IIB Council may collect, record, and analyze information from visitors to our websites. We may record your IP address and use cookies. Furthermore, IIB Council may collect and process any personal data that you volunteer to us via our website forms, such as when you register for events or sign up for information and newsletters. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within IIB Council to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a subject area. If you provide IIB Council with your social media details, IIB Council may retrieve publicly available information about you from social media.

Information We Share

IIB Council does not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties.

IIB Council shares personal information in the following ways:

IIB Council may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique, personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. However, IIB Council may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such partners are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to IIB Council, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

IIB Council websites will disclose your personal information, without consent, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on IIB Council or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of IIB Council; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of IIB Council or the public.

Sensitive Personal Information

IIB Council does not collect, use, or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations without your explicit consent.

How IIB Council Stores the Information It Collects

IIB Council stores your personally identifiable information such as name, contact number, email address, etc. on a secure server which is encrypted and is accessible only to IIB Council’s web applications such as our member portal (Aspen), iibcouncil.org, and not any other third party websites or applications.

How IIB Council Secures Your Information

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to secure your information and to protect it against unauthorized or unlawful use and accidental loss or destruction, including:

Only sharing and providing access to your information to the minimum extent necessary, subject to confidentiality restrictions where appropriate, and on an anonymized basis wherever possible;

Using secure servers to store your information;

Verifying the identity of any individual who requests access to information prior to granting them access to information; and

Using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software or other similar encryption technologies to encrypt any payment transactions you make on or via our website.

Retention of Personal Information

We will retain your personal information as needed to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. We will retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our business requirements, legal obligations, resolve disputes, protect our assets, and enforce our agreements.

Opt-Out Policy

If you would like to opt-out of the sharing of your personally identifiable information submitted on our website with third parties, contact us and indicate your unwillingness to share such information with third parties.

If you would like to opt-out of receiving any direct marketing information from us, contact us (link to the contact page/email id) and indicate that you do not consent to the use by IIB Council of your personally identifiable information for marketing purposes.

Cookie Policy

What is a “Cookie”?

A cookie is a small text file sent by a web server and stored by the website on your computer to let the web browser keep track of information about your browsing on that site. Cookies are useful in helping the web browser remember specific information about your preferences, location, session details, etc. You can go to the preference or content setting of your web browser to delete the cookies pertaining to any website at any time.

If you would like to opt-out of receiving any direct marketing information from us, contact us (link to the contact page/email id) and indicate that you do not consent to the use by IIB Council of your personally identifiable information for marketing purposes.

IIB Council Cookies

At IIB Council, we give you the option to opt-out of cookies in order to let you control your privacy. Though we do recommend that for a good web experience, you allow IIB Council to store cookies.

Turn Off or Opt-Out of Cookies

Rejecting cookies may restrict your browsing experience on IIB Council websites related to important features such as login, location-specific data, and other demography-dependent info.

IIB Council does not share cookie information with any other website nor do we sell this data to any third party.

Children’s Online Privacy

IIB Council’s courses and services are not directed to children and IIB Council does not knowingly collect online personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a minor under the age of 13 and believe that he or she has disclosed personal information to us, please contact us.

Updates to this IIB Council Privacy Statement

IIB Council will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. IIB Council encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how IIB Council is protecting your information.

Contact Information

IIB Council welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that IIB Council has not adhered to this Statement, please contact IIB Council at lega[email protected] We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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