When you visit IMI’s website, we collect basic information about your computer, including: IP address (your computer’s unique signature), operating system, browser software (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Safari), and internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, AT&T, etc.). We ask for your permission to employ cookies (small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive) to track the type of content and sites to which our users link and the length of time they spend at any particular site. We also collect information about what you view on our site and we use this information to help us optimize content. This information will never be shared with anyone outside of our organization.
Data Protection Officer
Elizabeth Carena is responsible for staff training, quarterly internal audits and notifying the EU GDPR supervisory authority within 72 hours in the unlikely event of a data breach. You can contact her at [email protected] if you have any questions relating to GDPR.
After submitting a form on our website, users will receive a confirmation email followed by email newsletters and other occasional announcements from IMI. In order to distribute our email, we collect and store subscribers’ email addresses. We do not share addresses with other companies or partners. Users may unsubscribe from any email from IMI at any time by clicking either the “Update Preferences,” or “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email, or by writing to [email protected]
If you choose to give a tax-deductible donation to IMI, you may provide personal information like your first and last name, email address, phone number, or mailing address. Whether this transaction takes place online via a form on our website, or offline via a mailed check, bank transfer, or other method, we store the related information in our cloud-based donor management system, the industry leader Salesforce. We never share nor sell this information with any other entity, nor do we send mailings on behalf of other organizations. To request the deletion of your personal information or donor history from our records, please contact Development Manager Lizzie Carena at [email protected].
IMI may conduct surveys of site visitors to obtain aggregate demographic information about them. Providing this information is voluntary and subject to the consent of the visitor. This information may be compiled and shared in the aggregate with third parties, but no personal details will be traceable to or associated with specific individuals.
Linking to Other Sites
IMI contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Protecting the rights of children is important to us. As a result, we do not collect or maintain any information from individuals we know to be under 13 years old, and no part of IMI is intended to attract anyone under 13.
Unsubscribe, Data Removal and Data Modification Policies
IMI allows users to opt out of receiving communications from us and to modify or remove their information from our system. The following options are available to do so:
- Use the Unsubscribe or Update Preferences link at the bottom of any IMI email
- Send email to: [email protected]
- Send mail to: Independent Media Institute, 18 W. 21st St., Ste. 901, New York, NY 10010
- Call: (212) 627-9585
Disclosure of Personal Information
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this website, you can contact: 18 W. 21st St., Ste. 901, New York, NY 10010 and [email protected]. IMI reserves the right to amend this Privacy Statement at any time without notice, and only the current Privacy Statement may be deemed effective.