The information we process (collect, use, and share) about you depends on who you are and how we interact with you. Personal information is data that identifies you or that makes you identifiable. It includes data that could be used to identify, locate, track, or contact you.
When you visit this Website
When you visit our Website, the browser used on your device automatically sends certain information to the server of our Website for technical reasons, for example your IP address. We process this information to provide you with the Website content you have requested. To ensure the security of the IT infrastructure used to provide the Website, this information is also temporarily stored in web server log files. To provide you with a Cookie Preference Manager, data from cookies that are absolutely necessary (cf. section 4) are temporarily processed in order to determine whether you have already given your consent when you visit the Website again.
(a) Provision of content
When you visit our Website, data is temporarily processed on our web server in order to provide you with the website content you have requested, and ensure the security of our systems.
For this purpose, we process information that is technically generated when you call up the Website via the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (Secure) (HTTP(S)). Collected information may include (1) date and time of access, (2) your IP address, (3) the page accessed, (4) the previously visited page (referer URL), (5) type and version of your internet browser, and (6) your operating system. This information is stored completely separately from any information you may provide to us via the Website.
(b) Cookie Preference Management
We use the Cookie Preference Manager of TrustArc Inc. (“TrustArc”) to provide you with a function to manage your cookie consents for the Website. When you return to the Website, we will determine whether you have already given consent and enable cookies and related analytics and tracking tools in accordance with your consent. For this purpose, data from necessary cookies are also processed temporarily on our web server. You can find more detailed information on the content and purposes of the cookies and similar technologies used in section 4.
When you reach out to us
BCGDV collects information from you when you contact us to request copies of publications or seek information regarding our services. Personal information that we collect includes: names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, unique personal identifiers, subject areas of interest, day and time when you send your email and any other information that you provide to us.
We use the information to respond to your request, and to communicate with you. We also aggregate this information to identify subject areas of interest and trends in requests that we receive and improve the offerings of our Website.
We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available your personal information to other parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf and have a need to access the information in connection with those services. Any third parties will only process this information to the extent to which and within the limits that BCGDV itself is permitted to process that data.