This policy applies to Information we collect when you use our websites (including our company website itmf.com, collectively, the “Site”), and when you interact with us, through the use of ITMF products and services (collectively, the “ITMF Service” or the “Services”) described in our Terms and Conditions.
Information you provide to us
We collect information you provide directly to us when you browse our Site, create an online account, post messages to our forums or wikis, provide feedback through surveys, participate in any interactive features, contests, promotions, sweepstakes, activities or events. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, username, password, location and any other information you choose to provide.
Information we collect automatically through cookies and other tracking technology
When you visit the Company’s website, we obtain certain information by automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, web server logs and other technologies. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to web servers and their cookies and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server.
We may use these automated technologies to collect information about your equipment, browsing actions, and usage patterns. The information we obtain in this manner may include your device IP address, identifiers associated with your devices, types of devices connected to our services, web browser characteristics, device characteristics, language preferences, referring/exit pages, clickstream data, and dates and times of visits to our Site.
The information we collect through cookies and similar technologies helps us (1) remember your information so you will not have to re-enter it; (2) understand how you use and interact with our website; (3) measure the usability of our website and the effectiveness of our communications; and (4) otherwise manage and enhance our website, and help ensure it is working properly.
Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies or how to restrict or disable certain types of cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our website.
How information is used
ITMF collects this data for various purposes for websites and events, including to:
ITMF also collects data for purposes relating to the provision of ITMF Services, and include the following:
ITMF further collects data for purposes relating to customer use of ITMF Services, and include the following:
How we share information
We may share data from ITMF websites and events, and ITMF provision of services as follows:
How we protect information
We are committed to protecting your information. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the Personal Data you provide against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
How long we retain information
We will retain your Personal Data on file for as long as necessary for our legitimate business purposes. Please note that in certain cases, legal or regulatory obligations require us to retain specific records for a longer period of time.
Our Services are not directed to children under the age of 16. If you learn that a child under the age of 16 has provided us with personal information without consent, please contact us.
Third party services, applications and websites
Certain third party services, websites, or applications you use, or navigate to from our Services may have separate user terms and privacy policies that are independent of this Policy. This includes, for example, websites owned and operated by our customers or partners. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third party services or applications. We recommend carefully reviewing the user terms and privacy statement of each third party service, website, and/or application prior to use.