Digital Privacy Statement
This Digital Privacy Statement explains information gathering and use practices for www.carb-x.org and CARB-X’s other digital applications (collectively, the “Site”). The Site is controlled by CARB-X. CARB-X is committed to the online privacy of its visitors to and users of the Site.
Information Collection & Use
It is essential and necessary for CARB-X to collect, process, use, and/or maintain personal information of visitors to the Site (each a “Visitor” and, collectively, the “Visitors”), to ensure the functionality of the website, to achieve its mission, and to promote engagement with CARB-X.
What Personal Information is Collected?
CARB-X may request and collect personal information from a Visitor if, for example, the Visitor requests to be contacted, signs up for a mailing list, or submits a form. CARB-X will also collect personal information about visitors’ website use when visitors submit forms, through cookies and server logs, which track the IP addresses of visitors to the Sites and the pages they visit (see the section on Information Gathered Automatically, below).
Other than as described herein, CARB-X does not collect personal information about Visitors when they visit the Sites unless they voluntarily provide that information.
Information Gathered Automatically
When a Visitor visits the Site, CARB-X may collect and store digital information sent by the Visitor’s web browser, such as IP addresses (the internet address of the Visitor’s computer or device), geolocation, the web browser used for the connection, the device operating system, unique device identifiers, and other digital property, such as pages visited, length of visit, and terms searched. When a Visitor submits a form via a Site, CARB-X may capture and store the Visitor’s IP address along with other information submitted to CARB-X on the form. Otherwise, CARB-X does not link IP addresses or cookies to any other Visitor personal information.
By using the Site, each Visitor consents to the Events Calendar’s processing of data about the Visitor in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Please visit the Events Calendar’s website (https://theeventscalendar.com/) for more information about their services and policies.
Web Statistics and Page Sharing
The Site uses Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses persistent cookies to analyze how Visitors use a site. The information generated by the cookie about a Visitor’s use of the Site (including the Visitor’s IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the Visitor’s use of the Site, compiling reports on Site activity for CARB-X and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where the third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate the Visitor’s IP address with any other data held by Google.
By using the Site, each Visitor consents to Google processing of data about the Visitor in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Please visit the following pages for more information about Google Analytics Terms of Service and Google’s Privacy Practices.
Retention of Information
The information collected through the Site is retained in accordance with Boston University’s Record Retention Policy.
Third Party Websites
The Site may link to or embed content from websites that are not controlled by CARB-X (“Third Party Sites”). CARB-X is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of Third Party Sites.
The Site’s content is not intended to attract children under 13 years of age and CARB-X will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If a Visitor is under 13 years of age, the Visitor should not use the Site.
Acceptance of this Digital Privacy Statement
CARB-X assumes that all Visitors to the Site have reviewed the Digital Privacy Statement, as it may be modified and updated from time to time, and agree to its contents. If a Visitor does not agree with the Digital Privacy Statement, such Visitor should refrain from using the Site.
Changes to this Digital Privacy Statement
CARB-X may modify this Digital Privacy Statement. All changes will be made directly to this web page and will be effective on the date posted.
How to Contact Us
Questions about this Statement should be directed to the CARB-X Communications Team, email@example.com.