The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) takes seriously the privacy of its website visitors, program participants, donors, others who may share personal data.

These individuals have certain rights regarding the information we collect, including:

  • The right to know what personal data we collect and why, how we protect it, how long we keep it, and how we use it.
  • The right to request that personal data be removed.
  • The right to know when and with whom personal data is shared.
  • The right to consent to the collection and use of this data, and the right to revoke that consent.
  • This Privacy Policy is posted on CIPE’s homepage, all internal website pages and at every point where personal data may be requested or collected.

Personal data we collect and how we use it
The following notification applies to all data shared by or collected from consumers of CIPE websites, as well as information provided to CIPE as the result of participation in its programs, financial support to CIPE projects, client or vendor relationships, and application for employment. Personal data is considered information that can be used to identify a living individual, either due to submitted details or in combination with other data already possessed or collected by an entity. CIPE is committed to ensuring that personal data processed or controlled by the Center is treated securely and in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

CIPE only collects personal information that is provided voluntarily or is necessary for specific business purposes. We store this data on secure servers and take appropriate technical precautions to ensure the data is not improperly misused or disclosed.

When website users request or attempt to download resources, we may ask for an email address and, optionally, name, title, and organization or affiliation. This helps ensure the resources can be shared properly. We utilize the information to provide summarized, metrics to our grantors and stakeholders. These metrics are anonymous and not considered personal data.

When signing up for CIPE mailing lists, we collect an individual’s email address and, optionally, name, title, and affiliation. We use this information to send emails and updates.

When registering for CIPE events, we collect certain information such as email, name, organization, phone number. We use this information to invite individuals to events, to participate in programs, and to provide information related to upcoming events and programs.

When attending CIPE events, we may collect photo and video (images and footage) which may contain personal information including name and affiliation. We use these to showcase CIPE’s work on our website and to donors, grantors, and stakeholders.

When applying to a position at CIPE, we collect your email address and information you provide us in the content of your email, cover letter, resume or CV, and other material as applicable.

When donating to CIPE, or paying CIPE (such as when buying resources or tickets to an event), we collect data associated with the payment method used. We use this data to process payment and deliver goods purchased.

When browsing CIPE websites, we use cookies to improve the experience of using the websites and to ensure the security of the sites. More information is available in the section on Cookies below.

Sharing personal data
CIPE considers all personal data confidential and only shares it within the Center with partners as necessary for the delivery of services or activities to the person who provided the information. CIPE does not voluntarily share personal data provided with any third party institution without the specific consent of the data subject unless obligated to do so by U.S. or other applicable law or federal regulation.

CIPE may share anonymized collective data with our grantors and partners to fulfill the requirements of our grants.

CIPE does not use, share, or sell any personal data for commercial purposes.

Access to an individual’s data
All persons who provide personal data to the CIPE have the right to request and receive a copy of all data we hold on that individual, and to request that any inaccurate or out of date information be corrected. Individuals who have provided personal data to CIPE have the right to erase any data that is no longer required by CIPE.

Cookies and embedded content
CIPE uses cookies when necessary to ensure our website is efficient, secure, and private. These include:

  • Visitor preferences
  • Site analytics and statistics
  • Site security and performance
  • CIPE websites do not accept public logins or comments.

We also use third-party tools that may use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the site. A full list of cookies is available upon request. You can also opt-out of some cookies when you first visit the site. We have taken efforts to identify these cookies and allow you to opt-out.

Articles on CIPE sites may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged into that website.

Privacy contact information
If you have any questions about our privacy policy, or would like to request, change, or delete your data, please contact us at [email protected].