Privacy Policy

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our website may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit our website anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information.

NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION 

We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers’ utilized and other similar information.

WEB BROWSER COOKIES

Our website may use “cookies” to enhance users experience. Users’ web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the website may not function properly.

HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION 

The WFSJ may collect and use users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve our service: Information you provide helps us respond to your service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize users experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our website.
  • To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION 

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our website.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATON 

We do not sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others.

ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTERS

If users decide to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include  our news, updates, etc.
Users can register for our electronic newsletters via the home page of this website. 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

The WFSJ has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our website. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at info@wfsj.org.


This document was last updated on August 18th, 2015