At AIMS, we understand the value of user privacy and are committed to ensuring that collecting personal data through our Website is done in accordance with best practices and applicable laws as required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, EU 2016/679), therefore protecting the rights and freedoms towards your personal information. We place privacy at the core of our Website and understand that good relationships are based on trust.
1.1. “Cookies”. Cookies are small files that We or our service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser that enables the Website’s or service provider’s tracking system to identify your web browser and capture certain information. Cookies can also be used to remember arbitrary pieces of information that you previously entered into form fields, such as Name, Location, Email.
1.2. “Personal information”. Personal information is a piece of information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, locate or contact an individual, or to identify an individual in context.
2. Information we collect
2.1. Contact information. When you visit or register on our Website, we may collect contact information, such as Name, Email, Company Name, Address, Location. Usually, contact Information includes personal information.
When you visit our Website, we collect and store information about you and your device in server log files. This information may be shared with our 3rd-party partners like Google Analytics, Matomo, and similar traffic analytics service providers that help us analyze overall activity trends and maintain our Website. We may receive reports based on the use of these analytics technologies from these companies on an individual or aggregated basis.
We collect the following types of Personal Information depending on how you use this Website:
- When you visit our Website, we collect Browser type, Access time, OS version, Geographical location, IP address, most user-actions taken on the Website.
- When you register on our Website, we collect Name, Email, and other information you decide to provide to us, such as a photo.
We do not collect or process any special category of personal information, including billing information and payment details. Our Website is not targeted to and should not be used by individuals under the age of 13.
- Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve interest-based ads to users based on their visit to our Websites and/or other websites.
Users may opt-out of personalized advertising and remarketing by visiting Google Ads Settings (learn more about Ad personalization).
3. Use of сollected information
We use the information we collect on the Website for various purposes, including:
- Personalize user’s experience and deliver the type of content you are most interested in
- Ensure continuous improvement and development of AIMS
- Ensure our Website remains relevant to end-user needs and is easy to access and use
- Ensure our Website is safe and secure for end-user and to fight spam, malware or security risks
- Send you newsletter updates and marketing proposals when permitted by law and/or when you have agreed
In addition to these cases described above, we may use the information collected from you when you register on our Website, sign up for our newsletters, respond to surveys or to our general outreach communication.
We will retain your personal information for as long as your registration is active or the records about you are relevant unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
You may refuse or revoke your consent to use personal information for the described purposes at any time by sending an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, we provide you the possibility to unsubscribe from our electronic mail (e-mail) newsletters and marketing proposals.
4. Outbound links and 3rd-party websites
Our Website contains outbound links to third party websites whose user privacy practices may differ from those of AIMS, for example, with our solution providers such as Google Analytics, Matomo, WordPress, MailChimp, SendInBlue, etc. If you choose to visit any 3rd party websites we refer to, subscribe to their services, or submit personal information to any of those websites, we encourage you to carefully read their privacy policies before taking any action on their websites.
This Website is based on WordPress, a third-party content management system provider.
At AIMS, we are committed to the industry-standard physical, electronic and procedural safeguards designed to protect personal information in our possession from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access.
When we collect personal information, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. However, no method of data collection or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
We regularly test and update our website to help protect personal data. However, such precautions do not guarantee that our Website is invulnerable to hacking and will not be subject to a security breach. We make no warranty, guarantee, or representation that our Website is or will be protected from all viruses, security threats or other vulnerabilities or that your information will always be secure.