What Personal Data we collect and how we use it
Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Usage Data; Personal Data freely provided by you; Cookies.
Usage Data. When you visit our Website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser and operating system, IP address, time zone, country, the time and date of access, the URL of a referrer website. Additionally, as you browse the Website, we collect information about how you interact with the Website, the pages you visit and the links you click on our Website, the time spent on each page of this Website as well as leaving time. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Usage Data”. Collection of the Usage Data is necessary for the Website to provide its services.
We use the Usage Data to improve and optimize our Website (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Website).
Your usage data will be temporarily stored for technical reasons and will not be associated/merged with any other of your data.
Personal Data directly provided by you. Personal Data may be freely provided by you when you contact us via online forms or by email. This data may include, but are not limited to, your name, your phone number, your email and/or post address, your position, your company.
We use your voluntarily provided Personal Data to communicate with you, answer your questions, reply to your suggestions/requests, and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our services. When you communicate with us by email, we may retain your email address as well as a copy of our communications.
On our Website we use technically necessary cookies as well as statistics cookies.
Necessary cookies, or Session cookies, are necessary for the proper function of this Website. The data stored in these cookies is used for technical purposes and is not associated/merged with any other of your personal data. Session cookies are deleted automatically once you close your browser.
We also use third-party statistics (or analytics) cookies which collect information about how you use our Website (such as which pages you visited and which links you clicked). For web analytics, we use Google Analytics, to help us understand how you use the Website. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics utilizes cookies to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening your IP address, so you stay anonymous. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the USA. This transfer of information to a third country outside the EU is based on an adequacy decision of the European Commission within the meaning of Article 45 GDPR.
If you want, you can opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
We (and/or our third-party service providers) may also use other standard technologies, such as web beacons or pixel tags, in order to track your use of our Website. Web beacons could be placed in our emails or on certain pages of our Website and used to record information about how you browse our Website.
We have a legitimate interest in using your Personal Data — for instance, to communicate with you; to measure and analyze our user retention; to improve/optimize our Website.
For our newsletter subscription we use a double opt-in method. First, you fill our sign-up form (provide your email address). Then you’ll receive an opt-in confirmation email from us where you need to confirm your intention to subscribe by clicking the link. Your consent, as well as your email address, will be stored for the duration of your newsletter subscription. Your email will not be passed on to third parties and will be used only to communicate with you, send you our newsletter and information about the activities of ionchannellibrary.
You may withdraw your prior consent to receive our newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link included in each newsletter. Alternatively, you can unsubscribe by contacting us at artem[at]ionchannellibrary.com.
How we share your Personal Data
We don’t sell your Personal Data to others. We may, however, share your Personal Data with those third-party service providers that help us understand and improve our Website and/or services. For example, Google may use some of the collected Data (like IP address) in order to help us understand (via Google Analytics) how you use our Website.
We may be required by law to reveal your Personal Data in response to a lawful request, to comply with applicable laws and regulations. We may also disclose your Personal Data when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights/property, or those of others.
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This Website is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us at privacy[at]ionchannellibrary.com
For any questions regarding our privacy practices, please contact us at privacy[at]ionchannellibrary.com