is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust with respect to the
privacy of the personally identifiable information we collect from you. This
disclosure of information collected through or in connection with the IJEEE
corporate website and all other IJEEE websites that post a link to this privacy
policy (each a "Site").
Registration of Personal Information
We may request users of this Site to provide personal information. The
information collected directly from a user may include contact information such
as the user's name, e-mail address, and postal address.
In order to access certain content and to make use of the full functionality
and advanced personalization features of the Site we ask you to register by
completing and submitting a registration form, which may request additional
information, such as work setting or principal professional field.
Automatic Collection of
This Site automatically collects certain information from your web browser
regarding your use of the Site. Examples of information collected automatically
from all users include the Internet Protocol ("IP") address used to
connect your computer to the Internet; computer and connection information such
as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; and full Uniform
Resource Locator ("URL") click stream data, including date and time,
and content you viewed or searched for on the Site.
This Site also collects information through the use of "cookies" or
similar technologies. Cookies are anonymous, unique alphanumeric identifiers
sent to your browser from a website's computers and stored on your computer's
hard drive. The type of information collected as a result of a cookie being
stored on your computer is specific to your computer. "Session"
cookies collect information about your use of the Site (e.g., whether you are
logged in) and to give you a more personalized browsing experience and help you
navigate the Site more efficiently from page to page. These cookies are
temporary and are deleted when you close your browser. "Persistent"
cookies gather statistical information about repeat usage from your computer or
workstation. In general, cookies do not contain personally identifiable
information, but when you furnish your personal information through the Site,
this information may be linked to the non-personally identifiable data stored
in cookies sent to your browser from the Site.
"web beacons" or clear .gifs, or similar technologies to collect and
use this information for the purposes of usage analysis (including for the
purposes of reporting and paying royalties and license fees to third-party
providers, such as authors, societies and other copyright holders and content
distributors as well as tracking and analyzing user preferences and trends),
delivery and management of our advertising, promotions and surveys, quality
control and administering, customizing and improving the Site.
You can prevent your browser from accepting certain cookies, have the browser
require your consent before a new cookie is placed in your browser, or block
cookies altogether by accessing your browser's privacy preferences menu.
However, if you block cookies altogether, you may not be able to register,
login to the Site, or make use of the full features and functionality of the
How Personal Information
We use the personal information that you provide for such purposes as:
and support of the activity for which the information was provided, such as
allowing access to or delivery of our products or services, processing or
fulfilling an order, or responding to your requests or inquiries;
and system administration, such as for the technical support of the Site and
its computer system, including processing computer account information,
information used in the course of securing and maintaining the Site, and
verification of Site activity by the Site or its agents;
or customizing content or design of the Site during a single visit to the Site
and individualized personalization of the Site on repeat visits;
and development to enhance, evaluate and improve the Site and our products and
analysis to create a profile used to determine the habits, interests or other
characteristics of users for purposes of research, analysis and anonymous
with you about changes or updates to the Site and our products and services and
special offers, promotions or market research surveys.
may on occasion also match or combine the personal information that you provide
with information that we obtain from other sources or that is already in our
records, whether collected online or offline or by predecessor or affiliated
group companies, for such purposes.
Disclosure of Personal
Information to Third Parties