1. General Policy
2. Collection and Use of Personal Information
The Institute uses the Site to share scholarship concerning U.S. interests in the Middle East with U.S. policymakers and members of the U.S. public, to provide a means for individuals to register to attend events, to raise funds to support its activities from U.S. citizens, and to otherwise promote its events and other services to U.S. citizens.
To access certain portions of the site, you may be asked to provide personal information such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and employment information. We may also collect event-specific information pertaining to your attendance, meal preferences, and guests. We may collect the name and email of a spouse, contributor, or foundation that you provide to receive recognition for a gift. And when you contribute online, we ask that you verify your status as a U.S. citizen or representative of a U.S. entity in order to comply with the Institute’s fundraising rules, which support our mission of promoting American interests.
All of the above information is collected to help us tailor our content and personalize your experience. We may use this information to send you Institute emails or mailings, updates on our programs, and scholarly activities, and we may share your personal information with third-party vendors as necessary for such activities. Such vendors are contractually prohibited from using or sharing your personal data for any other purpose. You may opt-out of communications from the Institute at any time.
If you submit payment for an event through our online event registration software or donate online using the form provided, we also collect payment information, credit card numbers, and billing addresses.
In addition to your personal information, the Institute may also collect standard Web server traffic pattern information generated by your use of the Site. General traffic, site usage, and length-of-stay information may be collected and stored in log files for the purpose of improving the user experience. This type of information is shared externally only on an aggregated basis.
3. Additional Disclosure to Protect People or Property or As Required by Law.
This Site contains links to websites maintained by other individuals and organizations. The Institute is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content on any of these other web sites. Note also that the linked sites may collect personal information from you when you link to their site and that this collecting of information is not subject to the control of the Institute. To ensure protection of your privacy, always review the privacy policies of the sites you visit by linking from this Site.
6. Our Commitment to Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. We never collect or maintain information at the Site from persons we know to be under age 13, and no part of our Site is designed to attract anyone under age 13. Please do not communicate with or contact us if you are under age 13.
Any person who provides Personal Information through this Site represents to us that he or she is 13 years of age or older. If the Institute learns that Personal Information has been collected from a user under 13 years of age on or through this site, then we will take the appropriate steps to cause this information to be deleted.
7. Updating Your Information and Unsubscribing
8. Security Statement