The only personally identifiable information that IRI currently collects through the Site is the information you provide IRI voluntarily when you use the Site. This includes, for example, your name, company name, title, address, telephone and/or fax number or e-mail address and other similar information you may provide when you send IRI your feedback, questions, or requests for information, or complete Site registrations or user profiles. The information requested is completely voluntary and you may easily decline to provide this information; however, in such case, IRI will not be able to respond to your request, or receive or process your Site registration or user profile.
IRI may also conduct online surveys, promotions or contests for purposes of tracking customer satisfaction, Site usage and/or understanding industry trends and preferences and for other internal marketing purposes. As part of these offerings, IRI may collect personally identifiable information. These offerings are completely voluntary and you may decline to participate; however, in such case, you will not be able to participate in the offering.
IRI uses the personally identifiable information you provide for the purposes for which you specifically provided the information, such as to respond to your e-mail comments or requests for information, to process your Site registrations or user profiles and/or to make you eligible to participate in survey, promotion and contest offerings. IRI may also use this information to better understand the needs and interests of the people and organizations that use the IRI website and to improve the content and functionality of the IRI website or to develop or enhance products or services. IRI may also use this information to contact you in the future regarding information on new or existing products, services, or events that IRI believes will be of interest to you.
IRI may also use the personally identifiable information to provide third parties with aggregated information, such as user base and usage patterns; however, IRI will not sell or otherwise disclose the personally identifying information you provide to any third party outside of IRI and its affiliated and partner companies, or IRI respective agents or consultants who act for or on behalf of IRI under obligations of confidentiality.
In addition, IRI may share or transfer personal data to comply with legal requirements and laws, to establish or exercise IRI legal or property rights or defend against legal claims, or in the event of a corporate merger, acquisition, re-organization or similar event.
The IRI web server automatically collects IP addresses and website usage information (and certain other information such as the type of browser you use and operating system) from IRI site users.
IRI also uses a kind of Cookie that remembers your language preference setting. This Cookie remains on your computer after you close your browser so that you do not have to choose a language the next time you visit.
IRI may also track user usage of the website to gauge general activity of the website based on anonymous aggregated data. This helps IRI consider and implement general site enhancements and disclose aggregated user statistics. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
For more information about how to opt-out of these measurement services, please click here
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although IRI will take all reasonable precautions to protect your personal data, the security of data transmitted to the Site cannot be guaranteed and any transmission is at your own risk. Once your information has been received, IRI will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.