Scope and definitions
For purposes of this Policy, the following terms are specifically defined:
Personally Identifiable Information
The IPl is information that pertains to or belongs to a specific individual and can be associated with (identified with) that individual.
Additional information, demographic and other information that does not reveal the specific identity of an individual.
The Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer used by an individual to access the Web Site (and the Internet more broadly). Internet more broadly).
Collection of information through the website
We will take the PI that you provide us in case you send us an e-mail through the "Contact Us" page of the Website or when you post information in shared areas of the Website. In the event that we include tools, such as blogs, that allow the posting of comments or Other material of this type that can reasonably be expected to be published on the Website, and that directly or indirectly provide IPl and such tools are not subject to to other terms and conditions or privacy policies. You acknowledge and agree that any PII you include in your comments or material may be publicly available and that we cannot control how others may use that PII.
Information Collected Automatically
When you visit the Web Site, certain Anonymous Information linked to that visit is automatically collected. The IDB's web servers web servers generate anonymous logs during user visits to the Web Site. This may be done using "cookies," "clear GIFs (also called "web beacons," or "pixel tags") or similar technologies to collect information about you and your use of the Web Site. use of the Web Site.
"Cookies" are small data files that are sent to your browser or linked software from a web server and stored on your computer or device. stored on your computer or device. Often, cookies include an anonymous unique identifier that tracks and stores user preferences during your use of the Web Site. preferences during your use of the Web Site, as well as technical information about your use of the Web Site.
Most Internet browsers can be programmed to alert you when they have received a cookie, giving you the ability to refuse it. However, refusing a cookie may prevent you from using or adversely affect the way the Web Site or certain areas or tools of the Web Site are viewed or function. certain areas or tools of the Website. To learn more about cookies, including how to find out which cookies have been set and how to manage or delete them, please visit the Website at and how to manage or delete them, visit https://allaboutcookies.org/.
We automatically obtain information from your IP address. In addition, if you access the Web Site through a cell phone or other device, your ID may be collected. Other device. your unique device identifier assigned to that specific device and other transactional information may be collected.
All of these technologies have been designed to enhance and personalize your experience using the Web Site. By using the Web Site, you consent to the use of consent to the use of tracking technologies as described above.
Use of Information Collected Through the Website
We may use your PII collected (as detailed above) to send you emails, messaging or other forms of communication or to contact you in response to requests you have made. communication or to contact you in response to requests you have made. We may also use your PII to send you information that may be of interest to you, such as descriptions of may be of interest to you, such as descriptions of new projects, activities of the IDB and other organizations, financial resources, etc. In addition, we may use your PI for IDB record-keeping purposes, and we may combine your PI with other information, including both PI and other types of data collected from various sources, e.g., other users, in order to perform analyses relevant to the Website and other purposes. relevant to the Web Site and other IDB purposes.
If you request to receive e-mail updates from us, we may periodically send you e-mails that promote or contain information related to your use of the contain information related to your use of the Web Site and/or the IDB. When you receive e-mails from us, you may choose to "unsubscribe" and thereby unsubscribe" from receiving e-mails from us by following the "unsubscribe" instructions included in the e-mail(s) we send or send to you. e-mail(s) we send you or by sending us an "unsubscribe request" using the contact information provided below, if applicable. if applicable.
We use the Anonymous Information we collect to analyze the behaviors of visitors to the Web Site to measure interest in the Web Site, as well as the use of the Web Site. Web Site, as well as the use of this and various other services we offer. We use this information to compile aggregate statistics, for example, the times at which the when the Web Site is accessed, the pages that refer users to the Web Site, the type of browser they use, and which pages of the Web Site are viewed. of the Web Site are viewed. These statistics help us understand how the Web Site is used and provide us with valuable information to continue to improve the Web Site in the future. continue to improve the Web Site in the future.
Publication of Legal Obligations
We may disclose PII or other information obtained through the Web Site in response to legal process or when we believe, in good faith, that the law requires it. law requires it. For example, in response to a court order, subpoena or the request of a law enforcement agency. law enforcement agency. We may also disclose such information to protect the security and operation of the Web Site or the rights of other users of the Web Site, and to protect our own privacy. Web Site, and to protect us and our partners, affiliates, consultants, suppliers and service providers from liability, or if we have reason to believe that anyone is causing or threatening to cause damage to or interfere with the rights or property of the IDB, as well as to protect us and our partners, affiliates, consultants, suppliers and service providers from liability, or IDB's rights or property, as well as to protect against fraud.
Updates to Personal Information
In the event that you have provided us with your PII, either by using any of the "Contact Us" methods on the Website or by making use of opportunities to include such information in blogs or similar tools, you may request that we correct or delete your PII. opportunities to include such information in blogs or similar tools, you may request that we correct or delete your PII. For your protection, we will only implement such requests in connection with the PII specifically associated with the e-mail address from which you sent the request to us. address from which you sent us the request, so we may need to verify your identity before we can process your request.
We will endeavor to comply with your request as quickly as possible, including removing IP addresses from our records. It is We may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes, as there may also be residual information that may remain in our databases and that may information that remains in our databases and other records, which will not be removed.
Please be aware that we are not responsible for correcting, updating or deleting any IPI information on the Web Site. No We cannot control the use or retransmission of any PII that has already been obtained by a visitor to the Web Site.
We strive to protect the security and integrity of the PI we collect by implementing physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and protect the loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. administrative procedures to safeguard and protect the information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. However, given the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communication vehicle, we cannot guarantee that any information, either while being transmitted or transmitted over the Internet, will be secure. information, whether while being transmitted over the Internet, stored in our information systems or otherwise in our possession, is absolutely protected from loss, misuse, misappropriation, misuse, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration or destruction. other manner, is absolutely protected from invasion by third parties, such as hackers. This includes information that is provided to us by provided to us via e-mail, by posting directly on our Web Site or through the "Contact Us" tool on the Web Site. When providing information through these channels, you should be aware that your transmission may not be secure while it is in transit and that third parties may view your information in transit. in transit and that third parties may view the information in transit.
We retain PI and Anonymous Information collected through the Web Site for operational, registration and legal purposes. We will retain your PI for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Policy or our data retention policies, unless a longer retention period is required by law. a longer retention period is required by law.
International Data Transfers
The Website is not directed to minors and we do not collect or store any personal information from persons under the age of 13. years of age.
The Website may contain links to third party websites. Links to other websites or locations are provided as a convenience and do not imply endorsement of such Other websites. locations or their contents. The IDB does not control the websites, applications and other services operated by third parties and we are not responsible for the data protection and privacy policies of these websites, applications and other services. Therefore, once you have accessed an Other website, application or service, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the privacy policies and practices that govern such website, application or service.