What information is collected?
ELS collects certain information on various areas of the Site when users request publications or other information, sign up for events and apply for jobs. The information collected may comprise of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number. For recruiting purposes, the information collected may include any other specific information that you include on your resume. In addition, ELS collects information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer.
How may ELS use the specific information collected from you?
ELS uses your information for the sole purpose of fulfilling requests for information, to process your requests to participate in events, to evaluate job applications, if applicable, or other employment-related inquiries that you may submit, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may maintain any of your information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes in the future. ELS might also use specific information to perform common statistical analyses of usage patterns in order to measure user interest in specific sections and information posted on our Site.
ELS utilizes user specific information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below.
How are cookies used?
Are IP addresses used?
ELS also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Site, and to serve content based on the IP address.
Registration, newsletters, and alerts
By signing up for any of our newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive occasional other correspondence from ELS. This type of information is rarely shared externally and if done, it is only in anonymous, aggregated form for generalized user analysis.
We ask for your e-mail address at the time of registration which is used to send newsletters and alerts. If you sign up to receive any of our newsletters or alerts, you may on occasion receive other correspondence from us. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party.
The Site may also include a feature that enables ELS to send links to its content through e-mail at the users' request. The e-mail address(es) that you supply in connection with this service will be used only to send the requested content. They will not be stored or reused for any other purpose.
Is user specific information disclosed to third parties?
How can I access, change, and/or delete information?
You may correct, update, and/or delete any specific information by accessing the information that you submit to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the Site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered, or contact us at our corporate co-ordinates.
ELS has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect user specific information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized ELS personnel are provided access to such information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, ELS cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your specific information.
ELS comprehends the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and ELS will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under this age.