Privacy Policy

Background
This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and Postgraduates in Latin American Studies, hereafter PiLAS, the owner and provider of this Web Site. This Policy applied to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Web Site and any Services or Systems therein.

Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Account”

means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Material and / or any communications System on the Web Site;

“Content”

means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;

“Data”

means collectively all information that you submit to the Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;

“PiLAS”

meansPostgraduates in Latin American Studies;

“Service”

means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that PiLAS makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;

“System”

means any online communications infrastructure that PiLAS makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

“User” / “Users”

means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by PiLAS and acting in the course of their employment; and

“Web Site”

means the website that you are currently using (http://pilas.slas.org.uk) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

Data Collected
Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected:

Our Use of Data
Any personal Data you submit will be retained by PiLAS for as long as you use the Services and Systems provided on the Web Site. Data that you may submit through any communications System that we may provide may be retained for a period of up to 2 years, unless otherwise stated at the point of collection.

Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Web Site. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

Third Party Web Sites and Services
PiLAS may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, search engine facilities and marketing. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Web Site.

Your Right to Withhold Information
You may access certain areas of the Web Site without providing any Data at all. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Web Site you may be required to submit Account information or other Data.

Changes to this Policy
PiLAS reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Web Site and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Web Site following the alterations.