The Field Institute understands that your privacy is important. The Field is committed to protecting your privacy and personal information you provide or as you access and use materials on thefieldinstitute.com (the “Site”), including the Site subscription pages or other websites or apps that post a link to this Privacy Statement. In addition, information that you submit to The Field in response to an email request for information or other outreach from The Field Institute will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
The Field Institute may, in its discretion, amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. To ensure you are able to remain informed about the information we collect and how we use it, material changes to our statement will be reflected here. This Site may contain links to external sites which are not governed by this Privacy Statement. The Field does not take responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party sites to which we link. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information there.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
Please read this Privacy Statement carefully. By browsing our website and expressly consenting where required (for instance, when submitting your registration), you agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement.
INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT, AND HOW WE USE IT
What information do we collect?
The Field Institute collects information from you when you subscribe to the mailing list, and register for classes. If you do not provide such information, you will not be able to register in classes or subscribe for email newsletters.
Personal information that we collect includes: names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, unique personal identifiers, financial information, subject areas of interest and/or demographic information.
In addition, we sometimes aggregate demographic information and the types of systems and browsers of users The Field also may conduct user surveys on the Web or use technologies to provide The Field with information on a number of areas, such as user identity, user viewing habits, whether or not users found what they were searching for, whether the Site content is relevant to user needs, and the like.
How do we use personal information?
The purposes and uses of your personal information will depend on the use of the Site and the personal information provided. We process your personal information:
(i) for the purposes of safeguarding the legitimate interests pursued by The Field Institute. This includes:
- Informing you about updates to the service and notifying you about other products and services offered by The Field Institute that may be of interest to you, including information regarding publications and events
- Understanding the Site’s user population and identifying subject areas of interest
- Measuring and improving the effectiveness of The Field Institute’s marketing programs across different channels.
- Improving our web content and navigation.
(ii) on the basis of your consent. Insofar as you have granted us consent to the processing of personal information for specific purposes (for example, your registration to classes at The Field), the lawfulness of such processing is based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time.
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Field Institute retains your personal information for so long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected.
If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further communications from us in any or all forms you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every e-mail that is sent to you by us.
COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
The Field Institute has in place appropriate technological and operational security processes designed to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized employees will have access to any data provided by you, and that access is limited by need. Each employee having access to any personally-identifiable information is obligated to maintain its confidentiality. Although we take steps that are generally accepted as industry standard to protect your personally-identifiable information, The Field Institute cannot guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons and The Field Institute cannot be responsible for any actions resulting from a breach of security when information is supplied over the internet or any public computer network.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAW
The Field Institute complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. The Field may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal or administrative order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of the Site or a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through the Site, we may disclose personal user information to our affected business partners or legal authorities.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, including but not limited to the GDPR, you have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and details of how we use that information. If any of the information held about you is incorrect or out of date, you have the right to amend or rectify it, please follow the process outlined below and we will amend our records where appropriate. You also have the right to require us to erase your personal data, stop processing your personal data, restricting the processing of your personal information, right of portability of your personal information and/or to withdraw your consent to processing. This may not apply if there are other legal justifications to continue processing. If you think we may have incorrect personal information, or would like a copy of the personal information we hold on you, or to exercise any other data protection right, please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we need you to prove who you are before we can provide you with any information.