Privacy Policy

We respect the right to privacy of visitors to the websites that we host or operate, including journalismisnotacrime.com (the “Website(s)”).  This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to all visitors and users of Websites hosted or controlled by the Company that link to this Privacy Policy.  However, certain Websites or services may be subject to additional privacy policies or privacy disclosures as posted on such Website(s) which specifically relate to the services provided on the Website(s) (as applicable, the “Additional Policies”).  By using and submitting information to this Website, you are agreeing that we may collect, use and disclose the information we collect in accordance with the purposes and uses identified in this Privacy Policy and any Additional Policies. 

OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION

Information You Provide.  Our Websites allow you to provide personal information such as name, address, email address.  Our Websites may also permit you to provide information regarding your interests, to sign up for specific types of communications from us.

Information Collected Through TechnologyWe and our third party service providers may use technology to automatically collect and store certain types of information whenever you interact with Websites. Examples of technologies used include: log files, cookies and pixel tags:

  • Log files are small text files that websites automatically create when a user visits a site. Log files allow us to collect navigational information about your visit on our Website, such as the URL of the page from which you arrived, your IP address and technical information regarding your device used to visit our Website, such as browser type and version.

  • Cookies are small text files that websites often store on computer hard drives of visitors to their sites. A cookie contains a unique code, which is used to recognize your computer when a user of your computer returns to a website that was visited previously. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited our site before, how you navigate our Website and your preferences.

  • Pixel tags (also known as web beacons, web bugs and clear GIFs) are nearly invisible pixel-sized graphic images on a webpage or in an email message. Pixel tags may be used to collect the same information about your visit that is collected through cookies, as noted above. Pixel tags in emails help us confirm the receipt of, and response to, our emails and the time our email is viewed. In addition, we may collect information related to when and where you “click-through” in an email to one of our Websites.

We may also use other technologies to automatically collect and store similar information related to your interactions with our Website and emails. In order to serve you better, we may combine information that we collect on our Websites with information received from third parties, including demographic or public information.

UseWe will use your information to respond to your specific requests.  If you register for educational programs provided by the Company, we and they will use your information to determine your admissibility and to register you for your selected educational programs, and to provide other requested products and services, as applicable.  We will also use information about you to contact you via email, regular mail or other forms of communication in the future to tell you about events, publications, changes to this Privacy Policy and to customize our communications to you,.

The information collected through technology helps us personalize your experience, better understand how our site is used and improve our Websites and emails.

INFORMATION WE DISCLOSE TO THIRD PARTIES

1. Service Providers. Please be aware that we may use third parties to assist us with this Website. Some examples of the assistance that may be provided by third party service providers are: hosting the Website; processing donations; providing fraud prevention services; monitoring and analyzing site activity; conducting surveys; and administering emails. These third parties may have access to and use of the information collected from you in order to perform services for us, but they are not authorized to use your information for any purpose other than to provide the contracted services. 

2. Partners and Associates.  Information we collect through our Websites and that you provide through your registration for educational programs and other services offered through our Websites may be shared with our Educational Associates.  Additionally, we may occasionally participate in events, programs or projects with other organizations. The information you provide through your registration or indication of interest for the event, program or project may be shared among these partners.  In any event, we will obtain assurances from our Educational Associates and event partners that they will safeguard your personal information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy

3. Legal Disclosures. You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law; based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law; or is necessary to protect the users of our Website, the Website or the public.

4. Change of Control. If we were ever merged with or acquired by another organization, or if we acquire another organization or are involved in a reorganization or other change of control, some or all of the personal information collected about you could be shared with this entity, and may also be retained by us.

Except as described  in this Privacy Policy, we will not share your personal information with third parties without your consent.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

We do not knowingly request or collect personally identifiable information online from children or individuals considered minors under applicable law, particularly any individuals under the age of thirteen. 

INTERNATIONAL USERS

If you are visiting this Website from a location outside of the United Kindom, please keep in mind that this is a U.K-based Website. This Privacy Policy governs the information collected by or on behalf of this Website irrespective of where you are located, when you access it, browse it and interact with it. Your personal information may be stored outside of the province, state and/or country in which you reside, and processed by us, our Educational Associates or a third party service provider as described in this Privacy Policy.  Moreover, governmental bodies that have jurisdiction over us in the U.K. (e.g., courts and law enforcement agencies) may be entitled to access your personal information.

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

As we continue to offer our visitors new and different types of content and services, we may modify our information collection, use or disclosure practices. Should there be a material change to our information collection, use or disclosure practices, it will be applied only to information collected on a going-forward basis, and we will update this Privacy Policy.

YOUR ACCESS TO AND CONTROL OVER INFORMATION

You may opt out of any future contact with us at any time, and may opt out of our disclosure of your information to our Educational Associates.   You can do so by contacting us via [email protected]  

You may also change your preferences or unsubscribe from our email newsletters through a link at the bottom of each email newsletter received from us.  Please be aware, however, even if you request to be removed from our email list, you may still receive email communications regarding your specific requests, such as questions, making a donation or registering for events.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us via email at [email protected]

Last Updated: 27th April 2015