Foreign Policy in Focus (FPIF) and the Institute for Policy Studies has a firm commitment to safeguarding the privacy of our visitors personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. This includes information about your product and service subscriptions and usage.
Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
The personal information we collect is used to provide our services, for billing, for identification and authentication, for the general operation and improvement of our services, and to respond to inquiries, and is not used, shared with or sold to other organizations, except: to provide the products or services you’ve requested; or when we have your permission.
We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations. IPS will not disclose, sell, trade, rent, or otherwise reveal our supporters’ email addresses with a third party.
If you supply us with your postal address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new reports or activities of the FPIF and/or the Institute.
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed on-line.
If you do not wish to receive such email or mailings, please remove yourself from our lists by following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails or let us know using the contact information provided below.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will contact you before we use your data for these new purposes to notify you of the policy change and to provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses.
Upon request we provide site visitors with access to all information [including proprietary information] that we maintain about them.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Our service has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We do not store credit card information in our database. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial information, we redirect visitors to a secure server. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
Links to Other Sites
This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Web sites.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the address or phone number below, state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, state or local consumer protection office.
Our postal address is
1112 16th St. NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
We can be reached via e-mail at [email protected]
or you can reach us by telephone at 202-234-9382