IYAE recognizes the importance of protecting any information collected from visitors to our website. IYAE uses this collected information for internal purposes only and maintains appropriate security measures to keep this information private and secure. This information will not be disclosed to third parties for commercial purposes, as IYAE is committed to protecting our visitors' privacy. However, IYAE may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if it believes such action is necessary to comply with the law or legal process, protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the IYAE website, or protect the personal safety or property of visitors, the public, or IYAE and its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers.
Visitors can use the IYAE website without revealing any personal information. If one chooses to provide personal information while on the website for the purposes of making donations, sending emails or comments to IYAE, or registering for an event, then it is the intent of IYAE to let visitors know how their information will be used. If visitors inform IYAE that they no longer wish to have this information used for further contact, IYAE will respect those wishes.
What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.
Internet Protocol Address:
An IP address from all visitors to our website is collected. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. IP addresses are used to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our website, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to improve the website, and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Use of "Cookies":
While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information transmitted or stored on the website. IYAE is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. Although IYAE takes every precaution possible, you must understand that data and communications, including email and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, our website contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering other websites for which IYAE may have no responsibility nor can we ensure the privacy practice of these websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.
Special Note About Children:
IYAE does not knowingly gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18, thereby exceeding the requirements the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998.
Restrictions on Use of Materials:
This website is owned and operated by IYAE. No material from this website or any website owned, operated, licensed or controlled by IYAE, or its programs, may be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without our written permission.
Limitation of Liability
You agree that you will hold harmless IYAE and its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use this website or the information contained in this website or other websites to which it is linked. This includes, but is not limited to, information or materials viewed or downloaded from this website or another website to which it is linked which appear to you or are construed by you to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or that infringe upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will IYAE, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers, or the contributors of information to this website be liable to you or any other third party for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information, or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
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