Information Collected and Stored Automatically
The IKCEST record the following information automatically for all
website visitors; the IP address from which you access the Internet, the
date and time, the Internet address of the website from which you linked
directly to our site, the name of the file or the words you searched,
and the browser used to access our site.
this same information in a statistics log.
We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the various
sections of our site and identify system performance or problem areas.
We may also use this information to help us expand the coverage of our
websites and to make the websites more useful.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing
information useful for the user's Web interactions. The IKCEST do not use
cookies to store personal data or link non-personal information stored in
cookies with personal data about specific individuals. The IKCEST use
cookies primarily to provide general Web analytics. Some optional or
customizable features of our website require that the user's browser
accept a cookie. The cookie information does not include personal data
such as name, age, phone number, email address, or mailing address.
Information You Submit to Message Boards and Other Public Areas
Information submitted to public message boards and other public
interactive Web pages is available to the general public. The username of
users who post such information will be available to anyone who browses or
uses the message area.
Sharing Personal Data with Third Parties
If a user accesses a Web page on the IKCEST website to subscribe to one
of our publications, log in to gain access to specific areas of the
IKCEST websites, purchase a book or other product, or request to be
added to an electronic mailing list maintained by the IKCEST
(“subscription Web page”), we may ask for contact information such as
name, address, and email address. We may store this information and may
use it to contact you. Your participation and the provision of such
information are entirely voluntary.
The use or disclosure by the IKCEST of such information you provide on
or in response to a subscription Web page (such as making subscription
lists available to others) is subject to the terms and conditions, if
any, set forth on each subscription Web page, and unless stated
otherwise on the subscription Web page, such information you provide is
not shared with third parties except as provided below. You will be able
to opt out of communications from our partners.
The IKCEST may share personal data that is disclosed on or in response
to a subscription Web page with its consultants or affiliates for
internal business purposes and may also disclose personal data if such
data is required by law.
Use of Third-Party Services
The IKCEST may use third-party services to better engage with our visitors
or to collect data by means of forms, surveys, subscriptions, or other
online data entry mechanisms. We are not responsible for the terms of
service or privacy policies of any third- party service providers.
The IKCEST may request technical information regarding the operation and
functioning of our websites from users through surveys. Survey
participation is completely voluntary and the user has a choice whether to
disclose any information. Information requested may include contact
information (such as name and email address) and demographic information
(such as zip code and age). Technical feedback received is used to respond
to the user's question or comment and to improve our websites. Personally
identifiable data submitted by the user for this purpose is not used for
For Parents and Guardians
On the IKCEST websites there are activities in which children can
participate without having to share personally identifiable information.
For those activities that may require personally identifiable information,
we will not condition a child's participation on the disclosure of more
personally identifiable information than is reasonably necessary to
administer the activity. We may collect the child's name and online
contact information to obtain parental consent or provide parents with
notice, respond directly to a child's specific request, or to comply with
legal requirements. Unless we indicate otherwise on the specific website
in question and obtain prior parental consent, personally identifiable
information collected from children will be used solely by us or our
agents and will not be sold or otherwise transferred to third parties. We
do not monitor public areas of our website for use by minors, and minors
and parents should use caution when participating in such activities.
Public Access Records
Electronic comments submitted in connection with or in response to a
request for input in connection with a study committee created by the
IKCEST will become part of the public record of that project unless
indicated on the specific Web page in question. Participation is
completely voluntary and the user has a choice whether or not to disclose
Our Web pages may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible
for the privacy practices of such other websites. Websites maintained by
third parties may collect information and use it in a way inconsistent
with this privacy statement. We encourage our users to be aware when they
leave our websites and to read carefully the privacy statements of each
website they visit.
Changes to this Policy
The IKCEST reserve the right to change this privacy statement at any time.
We will use data in accordance with the privacy statement under which any
data has been collected. Questions should be directed to