Information You Provide. There are places on our website where you can choose to provide us with certain personal information so that we can tell you more about Hedge School Applied Economics and its programs. The information we collect includes:
- Your name
- The name of your organization (if you have one)
- Standard contact information such as a phone number, mailing address, and/or email address
- Information about you or your organization (to help us provide you with relevant information and resources
Cookies. Like many websites, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help analyse how visitors use our site and which pages they view. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
The Way We Use Information
Hedge School Applied Economics does not share, sell, distribute or transfer the information you provide to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We use the information you give us to:
- provide you with the answers, materials, and resources you request;
- populate our contact management system so that we can better track our one-time or on-going dealings with you; and
- send you information we think might be of interest to you based on what you’ve told us about yourself or your organization (unless you tell us that you don’t want to receive this additional information).
If we think that one of our member organizations might be in the best position to help with your inquiry, we might share your information with them for that purpose. But, before we do so, we will make sure that the Hedge School Applied Economics Member has agreed to follow this policy.
The information we get from Google Analytics helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website to tailor it to user needs. Google uses the information from its Google Analytics cookies to compile reports for us on website activity and provide other services relating to how visitors use our site. For example, we use non-identifying aggregated information from Google Analytics to determine which territories have an interest in Hedge School Applied Economics programs and initiatives.
Our Commitment to Data Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To protect against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, Hedge School Applied Economics has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Others Who May Have Access to Your Information
Access to your information is restricted, as described above, to our employees and in limited instances to our member organizations. In addition, our web administrator and our hosting provider have access to your information as needed to ensure our site functions properly for you and other users.
Links to Other Websites
Our website contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you, including websites of Hedge School Applied Economics Members and unaffiliated third parties. When using these links to exit our site, recognize that Hedge School Applied Economics does not have any control over these third-party websites and is not responsible for the protection and privacy of any personal information you provide when visiting these sites. You should familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of these other sites prior to providing any personal information.