Like most website operators, ITHACA partnership collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ITHACA’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use the website. ITHACA uses Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction and for statistical reasons. ITHACA uses this data to determine the number of people using the website, to better understand how they find and use ITHACA web pages and to see their journey through the website. Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to ITHACA. Computers’ IP address are anonymized by GA services and cannot be used to personally identify the user. ITHACA also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. ITHACA only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to ITHACA’s website choose to interact with ITHACA in ways that require ITHACA to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that ITHACA gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. More specifically, we ask visitors who would like to contact ITHACA to fill the contact form with details such as Name, email address. ITHACA collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with ITHACA. ITHACA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
ITHACA may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. ITHACA may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, ITHACA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described in this statement.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
ITHACA discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its members (partner organizations). In any case the ITHACA’s members are complied with the GDPR; by using ITHACA’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. ITHACA will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its members, as described above, ITHACA discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when ITHACA believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of ITHACA, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the ITHACA’s website and have supplied your email address, ITHACA may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with ITHACA project. ITHACA takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
ITHACA will keep your personal information only for as long as it is relevant and useful for the intended purpose for which it was originally collected, or as required by law.
Data protection provisions about the application and use of social media components in the website
ITHACA site may include embedded social media components (e.g. facebook, Instagram, twitter).
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you would like to exercise your rights under GDPR, or if you have comments, questions or concerns, or if you would like to submit a complaint regarding the collection and use of your Personal Data,, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org reason for Complaint of GDPR violation. We will process your complaint and will take over all the requested actions.