The California Centers for International Trade Development (CITD) are committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the California CITD website and governs data collection and usage. By using the California CITD website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
California CITD collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. California CITD also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by California CITD. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by California CITD for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of theCalifornia CITD website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through California CITD public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: California CITD does not read any of your private online communications.
California CITD encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from California CITD so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. California CITD is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the California CITD and California Centers for International Trade Development family of websites.
Use of your Personal Information
California CITD collects and uses your personal information to operate the California CITD website and deliver the services you have requested. The California CITD also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the California CITD and its affiliates. The California CITD and its affiliates may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
California CITD does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. California CITD and its affiliates may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, California CITD and its affiliates may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the California CITD, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
California CITD does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
California CITD keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the California CITD website, in order to determine what California CITD services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the California CITD website to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
The California CITD websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on California CITD and/or its affiliates or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of California CITD; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of California CITD, or the public.
Security of your Personal Information
California CITD secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. California CITD secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
This site may employ Google Analytics advertising features that collect data about your traffic via Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers as well as data collected through standard Google Analytics implementation. We make every effort to adhere to Google Analytics Advertising policies.
We will not facilitate the merger of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through any Google advertising product or feature.
We reserve the right to test, turn-on or turn-off any of the Google Analytics features from time to time without explicit announcement or disclosure.
By utilizing certain Google Analytics Advertising Features, we are required to disclose the following information:
- This site may employ Google Analytics Display Advertising features.
- This site and other third-party vendors may use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) or other first-party identifiers, and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together.
- Visitors to our out site can opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertising Features used, including through Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means (for example, the NAI’s consumer opt-out).
Changes to this Statement
California CITD will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. California CITD encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how California CITD is protecting your information.
California CITD welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that California CITD or its affiliates have not adhered to this Statement, please contact the California CITD Director, and Centers for International Trade Development Statewide Director at Jeff.Williamson@rccd.edu. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.