Where The Cite Site Collects Information
The Cite Site collects and processes certain information about you through the services you use, such as our website, when you subscribe to our newsletter, and through social media sites. The Cite Site also collects the information you provide when filling out a form on our websites, as well as through communications with us via email and other communications channels.
What Information We Collect
The Cite Site may collect one or more of the following types of information:
- Personal details (e.g. full name)
- Contact details (e.g. email)
- Contact preferences
- IP address, location data, or browser information
How We Use the Information We Collect
We collect, process, and use your personal and non-personal information in the following ways:
- Responding to your inquiries
- Communicating with you about changes to our policies
- Sending you newsletters, mailings, and information by e-mail or another medium
- Optimizing or improving our services, and operations
- Improving your experience on our websites
- Research and development
- Detecting, investigating, and preventing activities that may violate our policies or be illegal
- Performing statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of users of the websites and their usage patterns
How We Store and Protect Your Data
The Cite Site uses commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures to help ensure and demonstrate that your personal information is safe from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. These measures shall be reviewed and updated when necessary. The Cite Site has a layered security in our systems and only designated employees have access to copies of your personal information. On secure pages, a "closed" lock symbol is displayed in the bottom part of your browser screen and the website address in the address bar at the top of the browser screen starts with an "https" instead of an "http". We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to provide us with their personal information without parent or guardian consent.
Data Sharing and Data Transfers
The Cite Site does not sell your data to third parties or give it to third parties without your consent, with the exception of sharing or transferring your data to our international offices or The Cite Site affiliate offices. The Cite Site only shares information with our affiliates or international offices as necessary.
Accessing Your Information
Any individual who makes a request is entitled to be told whether any personal data is being stored and receive a description of the personal data, the reasons it is being stored, and whether it will be given to any other organizations or people. You have the right to obtain from us confirmation of whether we are processing personal data concerning you, as well as the purposes of such processing, the categories of data being processed, and other information related to the use and storage of your data. Requests for confirmation should be made to us using the form on our About Us page.
The Cite Site will also give you a copy of data and the source of data about you upon request and after verification of your identity. You also may ask us to stop storing your personal data, and we will accommodate your request unless the data is necessary to achieve the purposes for which you provided it or it is otherwise required for legitimate legal or business purposes. You also have a right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you. If there are any discrepancies in the information we provide, please let us know and we will correct them.
If you would like to access your data, please send a description of the information you would like to see and scanned proof of identity to The Cite Site Information Technology Department using the form on our About Us page.
Third Party Service Providers
Program Related Data
This policy is limited in scope to data collected through the general methods listed above. Data that is gathered, stored or processed as a result of our programmatic efforts may be subject to different data policies as required by the nature of the programmatic work, the nature of the data, donor requirements, and/or legal requirements.
Contact The Cite Site
If you have any questions about this policy or need any additional information about how The Cite Site collects, stores, and uses your data, please contact us using the information provided on our website or using the form on our About Us page.
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