www.CommDev.org (the “Site“) is an offering of the International Finance Corporation (also referred to herein as “IFC“, “us” or “we“), a member organization of the World Bank Group (“WBG“). Information about IFC and our mission can be found at this link.
IFC is strongly committed to protecting privacy. Please review this Privacy Notice (this “Notice“) for an explanation of IFC’s privacy practices for the Site. This Notice describes the Personal Data that we collect from users (“user” or “you“) who access or use the Site and how we use, share and protect that Personal Data. “Personal Data” is information that identifies or may be used to identify you as an individual.
Note, this Notice applies exclusively to the Site and does not apply to other IFC websites, applications or practices.
BY USING THE SITE, YOU ARE CONFIRMING THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS NOTICE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE NOTICE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.
We may update this Notice at any time. Changes to this Notice will be dated and will be effective from the date specified forward so that users are always aware of what personal data we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. You are advised to check our Privacy Notice regularly for updates. If you visit the Site following the effective date of the revised Notice, you will be deemed to have accepted the Notice’s updated terms.
When you access or otherwise use the Site, we may collect Personal Data about you and your interaction with the Site. We may collect Personal Data about you through: (A) information you provide; and (B) automatic tracking technologies.
Personal Data You Provide
When you access the Site, you may choose to provide Personal Data about yourself such as your: name, contact information, and other registration information. By way of example, you may choose to provide your information in the following circumstances:
Automatically Collected Personal Data
We may use online identification technologies, such as cookies, web beacons, or pixels on our Site (“Tracking Technologies”). We use these Tracking Technologies to understand how visitors navigate to our Site from others, compile aggregated statistics about visitors who interact with our content, and to provide more pertinent information to our visitors. The information we collect using these technologies can include: IP address, browser type and language, access time, and referring website. We may also use Tracking Technologies from marketing partners, third party sites, and social media platforms.
Cookies are small text files placed on the hard drive of your device that assist us in providing a more customized website experience. For example, a cookie can be used to store registration information so that its user does not need to re-enter it on subsequent visits. You can set your browser to accept all cookies, to reject all cookies, or to notify you whenever a cookie is offered so that you can decide each time whether to accept it (for more information about cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org)
We may use the Personal Data that we collect about you for any or all of the following purposes:
We may share the Personal Data that we collect about you as follows:
If you would like to review, correct, update or remove Personal Data about you that you previously provided to us through the Site, you may submit new information by contacting the IFC team at www.commdev.org. Please note that we are not responsible for correcting, updating or deleting any information in the databases of third parties.
Should you wish to unsubscribe from our mailing list or any registrations, we will provide instructions within the appropriate area of the Site or in communications to you; or you may contact us at: email@example.com
We use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the Personal Data collected through the Site and under our control. However, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be fully secure. Please do not send us Personal Data you consider sensitive through the Site. In addition, we limit access to your Personal Data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know and subject to appropriate contractual restrictions.
The Site is not directed to children. If you are a minor, please do not submit any Personal Data to us.
By using the Site, you are deemed to understand and consent to the collection and processing of your Personal Data in the United States or elsewhere.
If you have any questions or concerns related to this Privacy Notice or the information practices of the Site, please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at the address below.
Sustainable Infrastructure Advisory
International Finance Corporation
2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20433
United States of America
For more information on IFC’s approach to personal data protection, including how to directly contact or request information from IFC’s Data Privacy Office, please visit ifc.org/privacy.