Privacy Policy for "Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes".

At the website for “Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes”, accessible at https://imaginemetropolis.org/, one of our main priorities is visitor privacy. This Privacy Policy document details the type of data that is gathered and held on record by “Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes”, and how it is used.

If you have any additional questions or require any further information about our Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us at: communication@metropolis.org

The Privacy Policy only applies to our online activities and is valid for visitors to the website and any information shared and/or gathered via “Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes”. The policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than the website.

Consent

By using our website you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms and conditions, which provide the legal basis for processing your data.

Information we collect

We will clearly explain what personal information you should provide, and the purposes for using said information, when we request this data.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of your message and/or any attachments, as well as any other information you decide to provide voluntarily.

When you register with us, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

How we use your information

We use your data in a number of ways, including:

  • To provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • To improve, personalize, and expand our website.
  • To understand and analyze your use of our website.
  • To communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes.
  • To send you emails.
  • To find and prevent fraud.

Pursuant to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations, we hereby inform you that the World Association of the Major Metropolises (Metropolis) is responsible for processing personal data. The Responsible Party will take all the necessary security measures to protect any data provided. There are no plans to transfer this data, whether nationally or internationally.

Log Files

“Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes” follows standard procedure for using log files, which record when users visit websites. All hosting companies use log files, and they are part of hosting services' analytics. The information gathered by log files includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This data is not linked to any personally identifiable information. The purpose of gathering this information is to analyze trends, manage the website, track users' movements on the website, and gather demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, “Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes” uses cookies. These cookies are used to record information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor has accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize user experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology like cookies, JavaScript, and Web Beacons. This technology is used in the respective advertisements and links that appear on the “Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes” website, and are sent directly to the user's browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. This technology is used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content you see on websites you visit.

Please note that the “Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes” website has no access to or control over any cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third-Party Privacy Policies

The “Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes” Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Please consult the respective Privacy Policies for these third-party ad servers for more detailed information, which may include their practices and instructions on how to opt out of certain options.

You can disable cookies through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management for specific web browsers can be found on the respective website for your browser.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access: You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification: You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete any information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure: You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability: You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have gathered to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Children's Information

One of our priorities is providing additional protection to children using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to oversee, participate in, and/or monitor and guide children’s online activity.

“Metropolis, Through Children's Eyes” does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information on minors. If you think that your child has provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our very best to remove such information from our records as soon as possible.