National Core Indicators
2336 Massachusetts Avenue
What information do we gather about you?
We and our third-party vendors collect certain information regarding your use of nationalcoreindicators.org, such as your IP address and browser type. Your session and the pages you visit on NCI will be tracked, but you will remain anonymous. We may use your IP address to identify the general geographic area from which you are accessing NCI. We connect data from different systems but do not link IP addresses to any personal information. We may also collect other information as described in this policy.
This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, email address, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. Personal Information can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, that you enter into on the Website, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or publicly available information that we acquire from service providers.
Personal Information also includes:
Navigational Information where such information can directly or indirectly identify an individual. Navigational information refers to information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit, and pages viewed.
NCI automatically receives and records some information from your browser when you visit the site, such as your IP address, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the site through the use of log files provided by our third-party tracking-utility partners. This information helps NCI analyze and understand how the site works for users. Information that is gathered includes, but is not limited to, information about how you interact with NCI, information about how you use NCI’s sites, email, other communications, and applications.
Mobile Location Information
If you have permitted your mobile or other location-aware device to transmit location data, NCI collects Mobile Location.
How NCI Collects Personal Information
If and when you are prompted and to provide Personal Information (including Contact Information) when you use NCI or otherwise interact with the Site or contact NCI.
When you use the Site
If and when you contact NCI via telephone, email, online form, or other methods of communication
Lawful basis for NCI’s processing of your Personal Information
As applicable, the following is the lawful basis NCI relies on to process your Personal Information:
Legitimate Interest means the interest of NCI in conducting and managing its business to enable it to give you best service/product and the most optimized and secure interaction. NCI makes sure to weigh any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your Personal Information for our legitimate interest. Unless NCI has your consent or is otherwise required or permitted to by law, it will not use your Personal Information for activities where the impact on your overrides our interests.
By clicking submit on any of our online website forms, you consent to allow NCI to store and process the personal information submitted. We’ll only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the services/products you requested from us.
How is this information collected and how can you opt out?
Other Websites and Cookies
This website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
This site has reasonable security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
How NCI Uses Personal Information
We may use Personal Information to enhance to enhance your user experience, to help us better understand you, to help us customize offers, blog topics, or posts that may be of interest to you, and to help us otherwise enhance the Site.
NCI uses Personal Information to:
- Identify and authenticate users
- Facilitate transactions
- Operate and improve the Site
- Connect with you on social media (such as Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter)
- Contact you by phone or email
- Personalize and continually improve users’ experience
- Track transactions and perform other analytics
When and Why NCI Discloses Personal Information
NCI will not disclose your Personal Information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this Privacy statement. NCI will disclose your Personal Information when:
Working with companies and service providers (i.e. Google, WordPress, or other companies that process billing, website hosting, or analytics performance in furtherance of the purposes described in Section 3 (“How NCI Uses Personal Information”) above.
NCI employs other companies to perform tasks on our behalf and therefore we must share your Personal Information with these companies to provide services to you. Examples include but are not limited to analyzing data ab providing marketing assistance.
Protecting the rights, property or safety of others, investigate fraud, respond to a government request
This Privacy Statement only governs when and why NCI discloses Personal Information. This Privacy Statement does not apply to the practices of third parties that NCI does not own or control, or individuals that we do not employ or manage. The use of your Personal Information by third parties that you access through the Site is governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to our control. NCI is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the NCI Site. NCI encourages you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.
Personal Information Retention
To determine the appropriate retention period, NCI considers the type and volume of the information, the negatives that can result from un-permitted access to such information, and why NCI gathers such information.
Tracking Technologies – Indirect Data Collection
Choice and Control
While NCI does need to gather certain information to make your NCI experience personalized and to conduct transactions for you, NCI wants to give you the ability to control how your information is provided and shared.
For various reasons, NCI may contact you about our services or your activity.
Cookies and Tracking Devices
If you would like to decline cooking tracking, you can manage how your browser handles cookies and other tracking devices by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your browser. If accessing NCI by a mobile device, you may manage the information your mobile device shares, such as cookies, tracking technologies, and location information, by adjusting your mobile device privacy and security settings.
EU Data Subject Rights
In certain circumstances, you have the following rights under data protection laws in relation to your Personal Information:
Request access to your Personal Information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”)
This enables you to receive a copy of the Personal Information NCI holds about you and to check that NCI is lawfully processing it.
Request correction of the Personal Information
This enables NCI to have any incomplete or inaccurate data held about you corrected, though NCI may need to verify the accuracy of the new data provided.
Request erasure of Personal Information
This enables you to ask NCI to delete or remove Personal Information where there is no good reason for NCI continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask NCI to delete or remove your Personal Information where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where NCI may have processed your information unlawfully or where NCI is required to erase your personal data to comply with local law. Note, however, that NCI may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
Object to gathering of your Personal Information
Where NCI is relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to gathering on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where NCI is gathering your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, NCI may demonstrate that it has compelling legitimate grounds to gather your information which override your rights and freedoms.
Request restriction of gathering of your Personal Information
This enables you to ask NCI to suspend the gathering of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want NCI to establish the data’s accuracy; (b) where NCI use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if NCI no longer requires it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but NCI needs to verify whether it has overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
Request the transfer of your Personal Information to you or to a third party
NCI will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your Personal Information in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for NCI to use or where NCI used the information to perform a contract with you.
Withdraw consent at any time where NCI is relying on consent to gather your Personal Information
However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any gathering carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, NCI may not be able to provide certain services to you. NCI will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.
If NCI is relying on your consent for certain activities, you have the right to withdraw you sent at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions or suggestions, you may contact NCI by sending an email to email@example.com.
From time to time, we may receive Personal Information about you from third party sources including partners with which we offer co-branded services or engage in joint marketing activities, and publicly available sources such as social media websites.
What do we use your information for?
We use the information we gather from you for systems administration purposes, abuse prevention, and to track user trends, and for the other purposes described in this policy. If you send us an email, the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.
User information may be shared with third-party vendors to the extent necessary to provide and improve web services or other communications to users. For example, we use third parties such as WordPress and Google Analytics to generate reports on site usage, web traffic, user behavior, and user interests in order to optimize our website for our visitors. We also use geographic, demographic, and interest-based reports of our website visitors to create custom audience and remarketing lists. We prohibit any third parties who receive user information for this purpose from using or sharing user information for any purpose other than providing services for the benefit of our users.
We may also provide your information to third parties in circumstances where we believe that doing so is necessary or appropriate to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues; or protect our rights and safety and the rights and safety of our users or others.
The effective date of this policy is July 1, 2022.