The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is committed to protecting your privacy and complies with the principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998.
When we collect your data
We collect your personal data when you request, or enquire about, the provision of CIPR products and services including membership, training, events, qualifications, room hire and awards.
How we use your information
We use your data to:
- provide and administer the products and services you have requested
- keep you up to date with CIPR and industry news
- tell you about CIPR and other relevant products, services and special offers
- monitor online traffic patterns and site usage to help us continually improve our website.
We do not share your personal data with third parties for commercial or marketing purposes.
We share your personal data with third party suppliers for administration purposes only. Data is supplied securely and written agreements exist with these parties to ensure that your data is processed in accordance with the CIPR data protection policy.
We share your information with CIPR regional, national and professional practice groups for the purposes outlined in this policy.
In some instances we use third party hosting sites to collect and process your personal data. These third party suppliers guarantee the security of your data via their privacy policies and corporate terms. Occasionally these third party suppliers are based in the US and comply with the 'safe harbor' framework.
We have the right to share your personal data if legally required to do so by a governmental entity or regulatory authority.
Keeping in touch with you
If you would prefer not to receive CIPR marketing communications, please let us know by checking the opt-out box when you supply your personal details.
You have the right to opt-out at any time. To unsubscribe, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or follow the 'unsubscribe' link contained in all CIPR marketing emails.
If you are a CIPR member, you can also update your opt-out preferences via your MyCIPR page online.
We will process all unsubscribe requests within 21 days.
The CIPR Member Directory – affecting CIPR members only
CIPR members are listed in our Member Directory, accessible only to members. When you apply for CIPR membership, you have the opportunity to opt-out of having your contact details published.
You can change these privacy preferences at any time by emailing email@example.com or via your MyCIPR page online.
All updates to Member Directory privacy preferences will be processed within 10 working days.
We use small files known as 'cookies' to enhance your experience of the CIPR website as follows:
- To facilitate optimal use of the CIPR website, by means of a temporary 'session' cookie. These cookies disappear when your browser session ends.
The CIPR website provides links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Always check the privacy policies of any sites you visit.
Accessing your information
You have the right to access a copy of the personal data that we hold on you. To submit a full subject access request, please send a £10 fee and a written request to the Data Protection Officer, CIPR, 52-53 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HP.
Please note that customer service enquiries in relation to CIPR products and services should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to this policy