INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect data in a number of circumstances, such as when:
- You complete a form on this website, or if you fill out a form delivered by a representative
- You have a conversation on the doorstep, street, or over the phone with a representative.
- You interact with us online, including on social media channels such as Facebook or Twitter
- You join the THELIFEINSTITUTE.NET as a member, affiliated or registered supporter, donate or sign up to volunteer for us.
User-Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and e-mail address, if you register for The Life Institute (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to The Life Institute, etc., on a third party website or network). If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through The Life Institute. You may provide us information in user content you post to The Life Institute website.
THIRD PARTY SERVICES
THE LIFE INSTITUTE uses the Rackspace platform to organize our community of members, supporters and prospects. You can read more about that company and its features and polices at Rackspace.com. When you visit The Life Institute, Rackspace may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets Rackspace help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through The Life Institute. You can read more about how the Rackspace service interacts with and protects your information at https://www.rackspace.com/information/legal/privacystatement
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of The Life Institute.
By providing The Life Institute your email address (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to The Life Institute, etc., on a third party website or network), you consent to our using the email address to send you The Life Institute -related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You also agree that we may send you notifications of activity on The Life Institute to the email address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. We may use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of The Life Institute, or other information. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out at our UNSUBSCRIBE PAGE.
Following termination or deactivation of your The Life Institute account, The Life Institute may retain your profile information and user content for a reasonable time for archival purposes. Furthermore, THE LIFE INSTITUTE may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including user content) contained in your communications to other users or posted to public or semi-public areas of THE LIFE INSTITUTE after termination or deactivation of your account.
THE LIFE INSTITUTE reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the user content you post on THE LIFE INSTITUTE. We reserve the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party. THE LIFE INSTITUTE also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to THE LIFE INSTITUTE, such as user content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy or website customization settings. If you remove information that you posted to THE LIFE INSTITUTE, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or saved that information.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
THE LIFE INSTITUTE cares about the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to THE LIFE INSTITUTE or guarantee that your information on the service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of third-party providers, such as social networks. THE LIFE INSTITUTE is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from THE LIFE INSTITUTE, at all times.
COMPROMISE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION
You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through THE LIFE INSTITUTE, in which case THE LIFE INSTITUTE may not be able to provide certain services to you. You can review and correct the information about you that THE LIFE INSTITUTE keeps on file by contacting us directly firstname.lastname@example.org
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, THE LIFE INSTITUTE does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for THE LIFE INSTITUTE accounts. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on THE LIFE INSTITUTE. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
TRANSFER OF DATA OUTSIDE OF THE EEA
We may transfer some or all of your personal information outside of the EEA. The privacy laws of the receiving country may be different from those in the EEA and may not have adequate data protection standards. We will always have appropriate safeguards in place when transferring your personal information outside of the EEA, and you may ask us for a copy of these safeguards.
WHAT ARE COOKIES
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Cookies are simple text files. They are needed to help navigate automatic logins, password authentication, shopping cart functions, personal preference settings and a variety of other functions. Cookies make these functions smooth and hassle-free to the user.
Cookies don’t search your computer for information. Cookies register the information you provide through your browser. When you enter personal and/or financial information on a website, the cookies store your information, both for ease of use on your next visit, and for ad tracking.
Information stored by cookies is usually encoded; it is protected from potential computer hackers by security features.
Cookies are necessary and enhance your browsing experience. Without cookies, you would have to reenter all of your information every time you revisited a site. A cookie will simply remember your information on the website to save you time.
Cookies only store the information you provide. A cookie cannot “grab” your email address. A cookie can store your email address on the website—if you have typed in your email address; a cookie stores all information you voluntarily give when you visit a website.
Cookies themselves contain very little information other than the URL of the website that created the cookie. Because there is so little information, a cookie can’t be used to identify you by name or other personal information. However, advances in technology have seen an increase in how companies can manipulate cookie information to create a profile of your web surfing habits. Again, this is a profile of a particular consumer’s surfing habits and product preferences, there is no name (your name) attached to the profile.
Cookies are harmless. They cannot introduce viruses on your computer.
Cookies are not the same thing as Spyware. A cookie stores your website surfing information; Spyware stores your Internet surfing information (every site you visit).
Visit http://www.wikihow.com/Disable... to see how to disable cookies from a number of devices.
Cookie Type Description
This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on the Life Institute’s website. This cookie is, by default, set on arrival to the site with a value of ‘True’.
This cookie may be used to remember that a user has voted in any polls.
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
NEW RIGHTS AS OF 25 MAY 2018
The EU General Data Protection Regulation reinforces your rights to privacy. The Life Institute is committed to respecting your rights under GDPR and will comply with our obligations under the law. If you would like to learn more about GDPR please contact us at the Data Protection Officer at 6 Gardiner Place Dublin 1.