Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.theindependentpanel.org/

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

Our web contact form collects your name, address, and your personal message. This information is saved in the website database and is also emailed to us.

Email updates signup

Visitors to our website can choose to sign up for our Mailchimp email updates. If you do this, we will retain your name, email address, and the organization you represent. This information will be shared with Mailchimp; it is not stored in our website. You can read Mailchimp’s privacy policy here.

If you’d like us to delete the copy of your personal information we have stored in Mailchimp, email us at Secretariat @ ipppr.org

Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables web features and functionality. Any browser visiting our site may receive cookies from us.

What cookies does www.theindependentpanel.org use?

We use session cookies, which are temporary. Session cookies last only as long as the current visit to a website or a browser session. The only cookie on our site is a third-party analytics cookie placed by Google.

What are the cookies used for?

Google uses its cookie to track user behavior on the website. This information cannot be used to identify you. It is all aggregated and, therefore, anonymized. Its sole purpose is generate traffic reports, which we use to improve website functions.

Revoking cookies

If you have previously consented to our use of cookies and would like to revoke your consent, click the button below and the cookies will be reset, allowing you the opportunity to reject the site’s cookies.

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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

See our section about cookies, above. Our website uses the Google Analytics cookie to track user behavior and generate statistics about web traffic. None of the information stored can be used to personally identify any website visitors.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your personal data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

If you send us an email via the web contact form, or sign up for our newsletter, we will store the personal information you provide (e.g. your name and email address) indefinitely. Website administrators can see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have sent a message through the web contact form on this site, or signed up for our email updates, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

To receive your exported data file, email Secretariat @ ipppr.org

Where we send your data

Visitor messages may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Email update signups are sent to Mailchimp.

How do we protect your data?

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit personal information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect personal information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect personal information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (e.g. billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Notification of Changes

This Privacy Policy will stay up to date at this link on our website. Updates will be noted at the top of the policy, with the date of the update clearly indicated.

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