Privacy Policy

We at the New Austrian School of Economics. (“NASoE”) are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of Personal Information of the users of our websites. We consider privacy of paramount importance to liberty and thus implement rigorous security in safeguarding user information. As a part of that commitment, NASoE has implemented this Privacy Policy to apply to newaustriane.org or newaustrianeconomics.org website (the “Website”) owned and operated by NASoE, so that you know what information about you we collect, why we collect it, how we use that information, the choices we offer, including how to access and update information. Your privacy matters to us, so please do take the time to get to know our practices – and if you have any questions, contact us at .

 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 25, 2013.

 

Information We Collect

 

NASoE collects personal information about you when you voluntarily provide it or through the use of Cookies. Personal information may include, but is not limited to, any information that is about you or could be used to identify you, such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, billing information, and any optional personal information that you supply to us through the Website.

 

Purposes for Collecting Your Personal Information

 

We collect your personal information to provide better services to all of our Website users – from providing, maintaining, protecting and improving our Website, to providing you with brochures you have may have requested, product information and promotions.

 

Consent

 

Whenever you voluntarily provide information through your access to or use of the Website, or by contacting NASoE through other means, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

If you are under the age of 18, be sure to obtain your parent or guardian's permission before you send any personal information to us, or anyone else. We encourage parents to get involved with their children's online usage and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating.

 

How We Collect Your Personal Information

 

When you visit our Website and you contact us via the Contact Us Form, submit a comment, subscribe to receive information concerning the Website, make a purchase or register for a conference, you may be asked to provide personal information (such as name, email address, telephone number, mailing address, billing information) for the purpose of administering your request and contacting you. For purchases and conference registrations, such personal information may include obtaining your credit card information. The registration and order process itself will be protected via a secure connection and you will be asked for information essential to registering or placing the order itself. When you provide your contact information, we may also ask you to provide optional personal information such as demographic information (e.g. age) and profile information. It is not necessary to provide this optional personal information in order to receive a response to your request.

 

In addition, at the time you provide your personal information you may be given the opportunity to opt-in to receiving updates and notifications regarding special promotions, products, services and other information, including but not limited to information about  NASoE, its affiliates if any, partners and other third parties, which may interest you (“Mailings”). If you authorize us to send you Mailings, we may do so by using either the e-mail or the mailing address you provided. If you no longer wish to receive Mailings, send us an email at .

 

Changes

 

NASoE reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Your use of or access to the Website indicates your acknowledgement of this Privacy Policy and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy posted at any time shall be deemed to be the Privacy Policy then in effect.

 

Cookies

 

Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard-drive when you visit certain web sites, thereby “tracking” your use of the Website. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. We use cookies to allow you to access certain areas of our Website. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

 

Use of Information

 

NASoE uses personal information of visitors to our Website in order to respond to your request or, if you checked the opt-in box, to send you Mailings.

 

NASoE may also use your personal information to create aggregated information that does not allow you to be personally identified or contacted. Rather than showing individual activity, aggregated information shows user behaviour as a whole (for example, information might be compiled in order to calculate the number of customers living in certain geographic areas). Aggregated information is used to evaluate the use of our Website for development of the Website, new products and services and marketing initiatives. NASoE may disclose aggregated information to its affiliates and to agents appointed by it for purposes of administration or operation of the Website.

 

When We Disclose Your Personal Information

 

Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, NASoE does not disclose, give, rent or sell your personal information collected through the Website to any third party. Access to your personal information is restricted to selected NASoE representatives or agents.

 

Agents appointed by NASoE to assist with or operate the Website or administer NASoE’s marketing programs will have access to your personal information for these purposes. Such agents are required by NASoE to comply with the provisions of this Privacy Policy and are prohibited from disclosing personal information to third parties except as required by law.

 

NASoE reserves the right to co-operate fully with local, provincial and federal officials in any investigation relating to any personal information (including private electronic communications transmitted on the Website) or any purported unlawful activities.

 

NASoE reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual sale, merger or other transfer of the assets or shares of NASoE, an affiliate or division thereof, provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the principles expressed in this Privacy Policy and the personal information does not constitute all or substantially all of the assets being transferred.

 

How We Protect Your Personal Information

 

NASoE makes all commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that personal information collected from you is protected against loss and unauthorized access and is collected and stored in a secure manner. We have taken great precautions to ensure that our systems are secure, utilizing a secure hosting location. However, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our servers, nor can we guarantee that information that users supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet.

 

Retention and Destruction of Personal Information

 

Documents regarding your personal information will be retained only for the period required by law or as operationally necessary and then destroyed/erased in a confidential manner.

 

Links to Third Party Website

 

The Website may offer links to other websites. You should be aware that operators of linked websites might also collect your personal information (including information generated through the use of cookies) when you link to their websites. NASoE is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information, so it is important to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies before providing them with your personal information.

 

Contacting Us

 

You can request changes to your personal information or that your personal information be removed from NASoE and our agents’ databases, if any, by sending an e-mail detailing your request to.

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or if you have reason to believe that NASoE has failed to adhere to this Privacy Policy, please contact NASoE’s Privacy Officer at

 


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