PRIVACY POLICY

 

The World Diamond Council (WDC) respects the privacy of visitors to our website, www.worlddiamondcouncil.org . We strive to ensure that information collected from website visitors is used conscientiously and appropriately.

 

This Privacy Policy outlines the use of personally identifiable information collected on www.worlddiamondcouncil.org . The WDC website contains links to other websites. WDC has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

 

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

 

This notice applies to personally identifying information collected through the www.worlddiamondcouncil.org website. The types of personal information collected on our website are:

-       Contact Name

-       Mailing Address

-       Email Address

-       Phone Number

-       Fax Number

 

THE WAY WE USE THE INFORMATION

 

We use the personal information that you provide to personalize your experience and better respond to your individual needs, to improve our website, to send periodic emails, and to provide requested information. The business names of WDC members, as well as phone numbers and addresses are listed on our website, unless a member requests that the information not be disclosed. Such a request can be made by contacting WDC Executive Director at +243 (81) 265 3519 or at ed@worlddiamondcouncil.org.

 

We use email addresses to answer emails we receive and to send you information and updates pertaining to your requests, in addition to receiving occasional WDC news, updates, etc. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

 

Other than as described above, we do not share personal information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to comply with a request.

 

COOKIES AND WEB ANALYTICS

 

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You can, however, edit your browser options to block them. WDC’s website uses cookies to facilitate automated activity such as in the ‘Members only area’ where we use a cookie to remember the Members’ credentials.

 

WDC uses non-identifying and aggregate information (e.g., web analytics) to improve the design of our website. For example, we use web analytics to determine how many individuals viewed a particular area of our website. We do not disclose any information obtained in this process that could be used to identify these individuals.

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

 

Protecting the privacy of the very young is important to us. No part of our website is structured to attract anyone under thirteen. We do not collect information on our website from those we actually know to be under thirteen.

 

HOW YOU CAN ACCESS OR CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION

 

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online by contacting WDC at +243 (81) 265 3519 or by sending an email to ed@worlddiamondcouncil.org .

 

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

 

HOW DO WE NOTIFY VISITORS TO WDC’S WEBSITE OF CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

 

WDC may, in the future, use collected information in ways that are not currently anticipated. Should we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on our website at www.worlddiamondcouncil.org.

 

DISCLAIMER

 

WDC reserves the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when WDC believes that disclosure is necessary to protect WDC’s rights and/or to comply with judicial proceeding.

 

HOW TO CONTACT US

 

Should you have any question about these privacy policies please contact us at +243 (81) 265 3519.