Council on International and Public Affairs
Adopted: March 10, 2008
WEBSITE OR SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. BY USING THIS
WEBSITE YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE PRIVACY TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT
AGREE, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
Council on International and Public Affairs (herein after CIPA) is
a non-profit New York State Corporation. POCLAD (Program on
Corporations, Law & Democracy), Apex Press and CITE (Center for
International Training and Education) are affiliated projects on
wholly owned subsidiaries of CIPA and are bound by this privacy
Commitment to Privacy
This site, www.cipa-apex.org, and any and all
sites that CIPA may own and operate in the future (collectively
“the site”), is owned by CIPA, a New York State non-profit
Corporation. CIPA respects the privacy of every individual who
uses the site and will only process and use the data obtained
through the site for its own business purposes and non-profit
As a matter of principle, CIPA will refuse to turn over to any
federal, state or local government agency information n any person
that violates his or her constitional rights or those rights as
set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, or any other
international treaty which the United States has ratified or to
which it is otherwise bound.
collect and how it will use that information.
Because of changes in Internet technology and practices, this
provided in an agreement between you and CIPA, by using the site
accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them, and
such acceptance shall be deemed legally conclusive. If at any
you should not use the site, nor should you provide information
about yourself to us.
Personally Identifiable Information
When you access and/or use CIPA’s site, CIPA or its service
providers may obtain data concerning that access and use. If you
request information from us or register to use any limited access
portions of the site you may be asked to provide personally
identifiable information about yourself. This data may include,
but is not limited to, your name, address and other demographic
information, professional data, telephone number, and email
address. CIPA will not collect any personally identifiable
information about you unless you provide it to CIPA voluntarily.
If you opt not to provide CIPA with personally identifiable
information, no material consequences will result, although there
may be services that will be unavailable to you.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
CIPA may store and process your personally identifiable
information in order to fulfill any requests for information that
you make of CIPA, or to better understand your needs and to learn
how to improve CIPA’s services and products. CIPA may also use
your personally identifiable information to contact you. CIPA may
also use your personally identifiable information in accordance
with any agreements that you may have entered into with CIPA.
If you do not wish CIPA to send you any information concerning new
services or other matters offered by CIPA, please contact CIPA by
email at email@example.com to
notify CIPA of your wishes.
To enable CIPA to provide more efficiently the products and
services you have requested from CIPA, it may share your personal
information with selected third parties who are acting on CIPA’s
behalf as agents, suppliers, or providers. Such third party
service providers are provided only with such information as is
necessary under the circumstances. Information provided to third
parties will be used only for the purposes stipulated and those
third parties are subject to confidentiality obligations.
Contacting CIPA Regarding Your Personally identifiable Information
If you have submitted personally identifiable information through
the site, or if someone else has submitted your personally
identifiable information through the foregoing, and you would like
to review, request changes or have that information deleted from
CIPA’s databases, please contact CIPA via email
at firstname.lastname@example.org, or send a
letter to the CIPA CEO at 777 United Nations Plaza, Suite 3C, New
York, New York 10017; or follow whatever simpler procedures CIPA
may devise in the future. CIPA will then use reasonable efforts
to change or remove your personally identifiable information from
its files, unless CIPA is entitled or required to retain it
pursuant to other agreements or by law.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically
In some cases, CIPA may collect information about you that is not
personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information
include but are not limited to the frequency of your use of this
site and the route by which you choose to access it and your use
of any hyperlinks available on this site. CIPA and its service
providers, agents or advisors may process and use this data for
purposes including but not limited to, planning site development,
assessing patterns of use, planning and assessing marketing
initiatives by CIPA, or to include you in email or mailing lists
so that CIPA may send you information or updates and offer you
CIPA uses reasonable measures to protect personal information from
access by unauthorized persons. CIPA also uses reasonable
internal controls to protect personal information from misuse by
its staff members. Unfortunately, no electronic data or
transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result,
while CIPA will use reasonable measures to protect personal
information, it cannot ensure or warrant the security of any
information transmitted or otherwise provided to it or received
Internally, CIPA will restrict access to personally identifiable
information to staff members who need access to the information in
order to do their jobs. These persons are limited in number and
are instructed to adhere to CIPA’s privacy policies.
This site is not intended for use by persons under the age of 18.
If you are under 18, do not use this site.
The site may contain links to other websites. CIPA is not
responsible for the privacy practices employed by other websites.
linked to or from this site.
Transfer of Business Assets
As CIPA continues to develop its activities, it might acquire
other activities or assets. In such transactions, customer
information is one of the transferred assets. Also, in the event
that CIPA or substantially all of its assets are acquired, both
personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable user and
customer information may be one of the transferred assets.