Last updated: April 06, 2023
Account means a unique account created for you to access our service or parts of our services.
Organization (referred to as either “Allbritton Journalism Institute,” “AJI,” “the Organization,” “we,” “us” or “our” in this Agreement) refers to the Allbritton Journalism Institute <address here>.
Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of your browsing history on that website.
Country refers to the United States
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Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
Service refers to the website or related services.
Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Organization. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Organization to facilitate the service, to provide the service on behalf of the Organization, to perform services related to the service or to assist the Organization in analyzing how the service is used.
Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, generated either by the use of the service or from the service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Website refers to the Allbritton Journalism Institute, accessible via https://www.aji.org.
You means the individual accessing or using the service, or the Organization, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the service, as applicable.
Collecting and Using your Personal Data
Types of Data Collected
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, we use your information only if we have a proper reason for doing so. Most of the personal data collected is used either to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations or for the legitimate interests of the Allbritton Journalism Institute.
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the service.
Usage Data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser type, browser version, operating system, the pages of our service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the service by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our service or when you access the service by or through a mobile device.
While using our service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
First name and last name
Address, City, State, Zip Code
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
- Web Beacons. Certain sections of our service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Organization, for example, to count users who have visited particular pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics.
Using the settings of your Internet browser, you can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, notify you when a cookie is set, or delete cookies that have already been set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, however, if you choose to turn off cookies, you may not have access to many features that optimize your browsing of our Site, and some of our services may not function properly. You may at any time delete any cookies set by using the relevant option of your Internet browser or by deleting the cookies on your hard drive. The site www.allaboutcookies.org includes instructions for managing cookies on many commonly used Internet browsers, or you may consult the vendor documentation for your specific software.
Because we link to social media sites, and from time to time may include third-party advertisements, other parties may collect your personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different web sites when you visit this site.
Please note that not all tracking will stop even if you delete cookies.
Use of your Personal Data
The Organization may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
To provide and maintain our service, including to monitor the usage of our service.
To contact you: To contact you by email, telephone calls, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application’s push notifications, regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
To manage your requests: To attend to and manage your requests to us.
For other purposes: We may use your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our service, products, services, marketing and your experience.
- To prevent fraud, comply with applicable law, protect our business, and other purposes. For example, we may use your name, contact information, and other personal information to protect the security or integrity of the services and our business; to prevent fraudulent activity; to assist law enforcement; and/or to comply with legal or regulatory obligations.
We may also use and share aggregated or de-identified personal information for any purpose.
We do employ third-party partners who perform functions on our behalf, including but not limited to website hosting. They have access to personal data needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the data.
Retention of your Personal Data
The Organization will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
We have various security measures in place designed to prevent Personal Data from being lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way. We limit access to your Personal Data to those who are explicitly authorized to do so
Process for Review and Changes
Given the limited information collected and the form in which AJI receives it, AJI does not offer a process for review and changes to personal information.
Disclosure of your Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, the Organization may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency).
Other legal requirements
The Organization may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation.
- Protect and defend the rights or property of the Organization.
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the service.
- Protect the personal safety of users of the service or the public.
- Protect against legal liability.
- Fraud prevention in connection with suspected illegal activity associated with the sites or our business; to protect against harm to the services, to us, or to others; to detect security incidents; or to defend ourselves in legal matters.
- Sales or transfers of businesses or assets: We may sell or purchase assets during the normal course of our business. If another entity acquires us and/or of any of our affiliates, personal information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity. In addition, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, such information may be considered an asset of ours and may be sold or transferred to third parties.
Security of your Personal Data
The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Our service does not address anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and your country requires consent from a parent, we may require your parent’s consent before we collect and use that information.
Links to other websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Site Controlled from the United States
This site is controlled from offices within the United States. We make no representation that content or materials in this site are appropriate or available for use in other jurisdictions. Access to this site content or materials from jurisdictions where such access is illegal is strictly prohibited. IF YOU CHOOSE TO ACCESS THIS SITE FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS, YOU CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF YOUR DATA TO THE UNITED STATES, AND YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. You are always responsible for your compliance with applicable laws.
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