The security of your identifying information is important to us. While there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the internet, we will take reasonable steps to help ensure the safety of your information. However, you understand and agree that such steps do not guarantee the use of the website is invulnerable to all security breaches and that IPD makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation that use of our website is protected from viruses, security threats or other vulnerabilities.

We recognize that many users of our website are concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. This Privacy Statement has been developed to address those concerns. We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time, so you should revisit it occasionally.

As provided in the Terms of Use, your use of this website indicates that you have read and accept our privacy practices, as outlined in this Privacy Policy. In addition, you are required to review and accept the Terms of Use that govern your use of this website.

What Personal Information About You Do We Collect?

In order to access the website, you will be required to provide certain personally identifiable information at various times and places, including, but not limited to, upon initial registration. These questions are intended to ascertain that you are qualified and an appropriate user of this website and/or that you are a serious potential candidate for the products and services offered. In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with requested information or IPD declines to grant you access, you may not be able to access certain content or services offered on the website.

Other Information We Collect

IP Addresses: An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you are on the Internet. When visitors request pages from this website, our servers log the visitor’s IP address. We may collect IP addresses for a variety of internal purposes, such as system administration and to audit the number of visits to different pages on this website.

Cookies: A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. We may use cookies for a number of purposes, such as tracking usage patterns on the website or matching the most relevant web content to your particular needs. We will not use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent by us to you in a cookie. You can, of course, disable cookies on your computer by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser. However, it is possible that some parts of this website will not operate correctly if you disable cookies. You should consult with your browser’s provider/manufacturer if you have any questions regarding disabling cookies.

How We Use and Disclose the Information We Collect

We use the personally identifiable information you provide to ascertain whether you are an appropriate user of this website.

We will not share non-identifying aggregate information with third parties. We will not share your personally identifiable information with outside parties unless you specifically agree to a governing set of rules that allow such disclosure or otherwise give us permission to do so.

We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Our employees, agents and contractors who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

We may provide access to your personally identifiable information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the website, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors of this website or the public. In those instances, the information is provided only for that purpose.