Privacy Policy

Effective Date: May 23, 2023


Thank you for visiting our website and showing interest in our community of practice. We are committed to protecting your privacy and handling your personal information responsibly. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, share, and protect your personal information when you interact with our website and participate in our community of practice. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices and your rights regarding your personal information.

  1. Information we collect
    1. 1.1  Personal Information: For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, "personal information" refers to any information that can be used to identify an individual. When you engage with our website and community of practice, we may collect personal information from you, which may include but is not limited to:

      • Name
      • Contact Details (eg email address, phone number)
      • Professional credentials
      • Location
    2. 1.2  Information Collected Automatically: We may collect certain information automatically when you visit our website. This may include

      • Data and time of your visit
      • Browser and device information
      • IP address
      • Navigation history
      • System or device configuration and capabilities
  2. How we use your information

    We will always treat your personal information as confidential and handle it securely. We collect and use your information for the following purposes:

    • Providing and operating our community of practice
    • Responding to your inquiries and providing requested information
    • Understanding our audience and improving our website
    • Contacting you and answering your questions
    • Sharing, cross-promoting/posting of publicly available knowledge and resources
    • Allowing you to publish comments and participate in professional web-based forums
    • Ensuring the safety of our systems, users, employees and services
    • Providing you with the information or support you requested
  3. Sharing your information

    We may need to disclose your information to certain third parties for the purpose describer in this privacy policy. These may include:

    • Other companies within our organization
    • Agents, advisors and third party service providers working on our behalf
    • Regulators, government authorities or law enforcement agencies, if required by law or protect our rights or safety

    Whenever we share your information with third parties, we ensure they handle it with the same level of care and only use it according to our instructions.

  4. Cookies and data collection technologies
    • Our website used cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your usage and enhance your experience. Cookies are small data files stored on your device when you visit our website. We use cookies for various purposes, including:Essential cookies: These are necessary for the operation of our website, enabling features such as session management and form submission.
    • Analytical/performance cookies: These help us understand how visitors use our website, gather statistics, and improve its functionality.
    • Functionality cookies: These allow us to personalize content, remember your preferences, and store login information.
    • Targeting/advertising cookies: These track your browsing behavior to provide personalized advertisements and offers.

    You can choose to disable or block cookies through your browser settings. However, please note that certain features of our website may not function properly if you do so.

  5. Data Retention

    We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and processed, including any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. The retention periods may vary depending on the type of personal information and the applicable legal requirements.

  6. Data Security

    We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure, or access. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security of your personal information. We regularly review and enhance our security practices to ensure the ongoing integrity and confidentiality of your information.

  7. International Data Transfers

    Your personal information may be transferred to and stored on servers located in different countries. If we transfer your information to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or other regions with comprehensive data protection laws, we will implement appropriate safeguards to ensure your information remains protected.

  8. Your Rights

    You have certain rights regarding your personal information under applicable data protection laws. These rights may include:

    • The right to access, correct, or update your personal information
    • The right to request the erasure of your personal information
    • The right to object to or restrict the processing of your personal information
    • The right to request a copy of your personal information in a commonly used and machine-readable format
    • The right to withdraw your consent at any time, if we rely on consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information

    To exercise your rights or seek further information about our privacy practices, please contact us using the details provided in the "Contact Us" section below.

  9. Children's Privacy

    Our website and community of practice are not intended for individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, we will take steps to delete it as soon as possible.

  10. Third-Party Websites and Services

    Our website and community of practice may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites or services. This Privacy Policy applies only to our website and community of practice. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any third-party websites or services you visit.

  11. Changes to this Privacy Policy

    We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the revised policy on our website or by other means. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.

  12. Contact Us

    If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at: