Online Privacy Policy

Online Privacy Policy

Information We Collect

An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We collect your IP address when you browse this site and use that information to help us administer IAVI's website, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information about aggregate use to enhance IAVI's web site.

We also use cookies on our website to identify your browser, personalize content and identify which parts of the web site have been visited. A cookie is a small string of text that a web site can send to your browser. Cookies help us understand which parts of IAVI's web site are the most popular, where our visitors are going and how long they spend there. In addition, we use cookies to study traffic patterns on our web site so we can improve the website and your experience. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses or capture your email address.

You can set your browser to inform you if and when a website is trying to place a cookie. This gives you the opportunity to decide whether your browser will accept the cookie. You do not have to accept a cookie to browse the web site. However, if you consent to our use of cookies, we are able to personalize the content.

If you would like to subscribe to electronic and/or print materials from IAVI, you can register on IAVI’s website by providing us with your name and e-mail address, as well as other optional information such as title, organization and mailing address. The information you provide is secured and only accessible to our authorized staff and agents. IAVI does not sell, trade, rent or share with third parties any personal information provided by registering with IAVI on this website or in conjunction with donations to IAVI.  In rare cases, IAVI may disclose personal information in connection with a lawful subpoena, court order, or other legal process and we may contact donors for informational, educational, or solicitation purposes.

How do we protect your information?

We have implemented security measures to keep personal information that you provide safe.

IAVI does not store any credit-card information for any reason. In the case of online donations made to IAVI on our website, these are processed by Verisign and Paypal. Any credit information that you provide is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and encrypted in our payment gateway provider’s database. You can review the Verisign and PayPal notices for additional information as to how personal information is handled and protected.

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly contact or collect information from anyone under 13 years old. IAVI’s website is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13.

Third Party Websites

IAVI’s website contains links to third-party websites. Our inclusion of a link is not intended to constitute an endorsement of or affiliation with the owner or sponsor of such websites. IAVI is not responsible for the contents of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website.

It is possible that third parties will collect information about you, through cookies or other technologies, when you browse content on their website or if you link to their websites through this web site. IAVI does not monitor or control the information collection or privacy practices of these or any third parties, and IAVI is not responsible for the practices or the content of their websites. You may wish to review the privacy policies of such third parties to understand how they collect and use information prior to providing any personal information.


By using our site, you consent to the terms of this Online Privacy Policy.


Our Online Privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.


IAVI reserves the right to amend our Online Privacy policy from time to time. Your continued use of this site subsequent to changes to this policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes to the policy.

Effective Date

The effective date of this Privacy policy is April 24, 2014.

Opt-Out Requests, Questions and Concerns

Donors, online registrants and all others receiving electronic and/or print communications may opt-out from such communications by contacting us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Your opinion is important to us.  If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or the website, please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..