When you engage with the Site, we may collect information that alone or in combination with other information could be used to identify you as described below:
Personal Information: When you register as a member with EMN, we will ask you to provide us with your:
- Full name
- Email address
- Research Interests
We may collect Personal Information when you interact with site admins or post comments on our blog.
IP Addresses; Device IDs: When you visit the Site, some information is automatically collected. For example, we may collect your computer’s operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language, and referring website addresses. This information may be used for various purposes, including to analyze and report upon visits to and usage of the Site, to diagnose and prevent service or technology problems affecting the Site and to monitor and prevent fraud and abuse. If you access our Site from a mobile device, we may also collect information about the type of mobile device you use, your device’s unique ID, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use and may also request access to your settings information for similar purposes. We also collect information about your usage of and activity on our Site. By visiting and using the Site, you are consenting to the collection of IP addresses and device identifiers.
Demographic Information: When you engage with the Site we may ask you to provide certain demographic information, such as whether you fall into a certain age range. This information on its own cannot identify you. If we combine it with information that can identify you we will treat it as Personal Information.
Automatically Collected/Non-Personal Information: When you interact with EMN through the Site, we use various technologies, such as cookies and web beacons or gifs to passively collect information from you that, on its own, does not identify you personally. This information includes the browser or operating system you use to access the Internet, your IP address, the date and time you may have viewed certain pages on the Site. EMN may collect and store this information, or this information may be collected by and included in databases owned and maintained by our agents or service providers. If we combine Automatically Collected/Non-Personal Information with Personal Information, we will treat the combination like Personal Information.
Web beacons, or gifs, are electronic images that may be used on our Site or in our emails. These technologies help us provide additional functionality on the Sites, analyze how visitors and users use the Site, and measure traffic.
On most browser toolbars, you will find a help section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off.
Please note that if you reject or turn cookies off you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site and you may not be able to benefit from the Site’s full functionality.
Aggregated Information: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Site, EMN often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Information and Automatically Collected/Non-Personal Information. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and EMN may share this aggregated information with its agents and business partners. This aggregated information does not identify you personally. EMN may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe the Site to current and prospective business partners, or other third parties for other lawful purposes.