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The Institute for Innovation (“Institute”) respects the privacy of all patrons who use our web site. Our Privacy Policy reflects our intent to protect the private information of all users. We urge you to please read this Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and Conditions, as both will define the legal obligations relative to your use of the web site.

By accessing and using this web site, you will be deemed to have read and accepted the Terms and Conditions, together with the practices set out in this Privacy Policy.

Except to the extent required by law, we will not sell, lease, or release your name, address, telephone number, email address or other personal data without your consent. The Institute does not contribute to or participate in cooperative databases which give other companies access to such personal information.

The Institute’s web site (http://www.theinstituteforinnovation.org) collects and stores only personal information that members and visitors knowingly provide. The information we collect from you may include personal data. We will only collect and process such information as is appropriate and necessary according to the type of requested service or relationship you wish to establish with us. To the extent that the information you provide to us includes personal data, you agree to the Institute processing all such personal data for the purposes of providing the requested service or establishing the requested relationship.

Online Behavioral Advertising (“OBA”) Notice

In order to provide you with a better, more personal experience on our web site, the Institute uses an Online Behavioral Advertising BA platform called Eloqua to identify how we can better serve your interests. Through Eloqua, the Institute asks for and maintains the personally identifiable information provided by you to deliver certain services or information to you. “Personally Identifiable Information” means any information that identifies you personally, including, without limitation, your name, email address, password, login ID and other contact information that you voluntarily submit to us. You can also choose not to enter any of your personally identifiable information.

Information Gathered

The Institute will gather information such as web browser, operating system, IP address, cookie information, time stamp (time web site accessed and time spent viewing each page) and your click stream information (for example, which pages you have viewed and how long you have been there). This information is only gathered while you are on our web site. The Institute monitors how you arrive at our web site, but cannot and will not gather information about other third party sites you have visited.  The Institute automatically receives and records such information on our server logs from your browser.

Cookies

The Institute employs cookies in order for its server to recognize you as a return visitor and unique user. Cookies are small text files placed in the “Cookies” folder on your hard disk and allow the Institute to remember you. The cookies placed are readable only by the Institute, and cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer. If you refuse the cookie, the Institute does not gather any information on you, but doing so will require you to re-enter certain information at each visit, or prevent us from customizing the web site's features according to your preferences. You may also delete a cookie manually from your hard drive. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information. We do link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our web site.

OBA Opt-Out

We provide you the opportunity to “opt-out” of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. If you would like to opt-out, please send an email to info@theinstituteforinnovation.org

Information Integrity/Security

To provide a secure environment that is protected from unauthorized third-party access, alteration, theft, or misuse, the Institute uses industry-standard technology including encryption and firewalls to protect personal information gathered online. To enable us to provide a secure environment, the Institute may use personal information internally to diagnose problems or to contact you if necessary.

Third-Party Links

This web site contains links to other web sites. The Institute is not responsible for the content of such other web sites including any changes or updates that are made to the linked web site or the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on those web sites. The Institute encourages its web site users to be aware when they leave our web site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Institute Email Updates

The Institute plans to send occasional emails containing useful information and updates about select projects and activities. If you no longer wish to receive Institute emails, you may opt out by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button at the bottom of the emails.

Corrections or Updates

If at any time you wish to correct or update information that you have already provided to us, the information may be changed or modified by using the same system that was used to enter the information.

Copyright

The Institute web site is created, owned, controlled by, and is the exclusive copyright of the Institute unless otherwise stated. Nothing on this web site shall be construed as conferring any license under any intellectual property right, including any right in the nature of trademark or copyright, of the Institute or any third party, whether estoppels, implication, or otherwise. Unauthorized use of content or materials from the Institute web site is prohibited.

How to Contact Us

To contact us with questions or comments about our privacy statement and practices:
Email us at: legal@theinstituteforinnovation.org

The Institute reserves the right to change or update this Privacy Policy at any time.