Established in 1938, the International Advertising Association is the only global association that represents all areas of the marketing and communications industry. Our membership is drawn from marketers, advertising, media, digital and public relations agencies, as well as media companies, research firms and educators. For over eighty years, the IAA has played a strong and supportive role in key industry issues such as freedom of commercial speech, self-regulation, responsible advertising, education and professional development. With its influence, vast network and grass roots operations the IAA is the natural platform for the many issues that confront today’s demanding and fast changing business environment. IAA is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
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We use "cookies" or similar tools, which are typically small pieces of information that are delivered by our web servers and stored by your Internet browser on your computer's hard drive or other computer or device storage. The information we store and transmit through these tools may also be used to facilitate the functionality of our website, to learn about your preferences and your visits to our website, to provide a more relevant online experience, and for other website operation and marketing purposes. When we send you an email, we gather statistics around email openings and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs (small bits of data on web pages) to help us monitor, evaluate, and improve our e-mails. Some advertisers provide you with choices regarding the use of tracking technologies to target advertising. In addition, your web browser may have functionality to block or disable cookies; however, your blocking or disabling cookies may prevent your use of various services on our website.
The cookies we may use fall into these categories:
As well as collecting information from your interaction with our website, IAA may collect information from interested parties when they respond to an email, advertisement, apply for membership, or other marketing material. From time to time, we may acquire data from third parties including marketing partners.
Personal data is collected:
When you use our products and services and interact with us through different channels. This includes:
When you register on this website in order to buy a ticket to Africa Rising 4, we need you to provide to us personal data:
Also, when buying a ticket, the payment processor will also ask you to insert information. This information will not be stored or held by IAA.
In the case where your employer buys tickets for different employees, your contact details, necessary in order to send to you the link to confirm your participation, will be made available to us by the employer.
After completing the transaction, we will process and store about you the following information: first name, last name, email address, telephone number and the company you work for, amount paid for the ticket, date and time of your purchase.
As provided in our T&C, there are some situations in which we can grant some benefits to certain categories of participant to our event. If you are a student and want to buy a ticket, we will process about you the following personal data:
We process personal data for various purposes, and only process the data that are necessary to achieve the intended purpose.
As such, we process your personal data:
If the processing of your personal data is not necessary for any of the three reasons, we will always ask your permission to process your personal data. You can always choose not to give your consent, or to you withdraw your consent.
We will use the personal data that you provide to us, or the data that we observe about you in order to support our membership and draw your attention to our products, promotional material and commercial opportunities that you have requested or that may be of interest to you. We may also conduct market research and surveys or contact you in order to fulfil our customer service or other obligations.
IAA may be required to disclose to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements
We may share your personal data with advertisers, affiliates and other commercial companies with whom we have, or might have an association, unless you state otherwise during the registration or purchase process.
When you register for Africa Rising 4 you will be given the opportunity to receive information about all forthcoming IAA events and activities. The data will be stored and managed in the US or with partners in a third country.
Where applicable we will conclude agreements with our partners to safeguard confidentiality and data security including Standard Contractual Clauses as required by GDPR.
IAA and any third parties are contractually bound by all laws and regulations pertaining to data protection and online and offline communication in all countries where we operate.
For residents of the EU and EEA, you have the right to access your personal data at any time and the right to correct any inaccurate or incomplete information. You also have the right to request erasure of your data in writing in duly justified cases.
Appropriate technical and organizational measures are taken to protect your personal data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage. When you provide your personal data through our website, this information is transmitted across the internet securely using high-grade encryption.
IAA has established policies and procedures for securely managing information and protecting Personal Data against unauthorized access and we continually assess our data privacy, information management and data security practices. We do this in the following ways:
We will not retain your data longer than necessary: your personal data is retained in your account and will be removed automatically once you decide to delete your account. Data stored and processed outside of your account will be removed once the processing activity is completed and the data is no longer needed except when we are legally required to keep the records for a specified retention time.
If IAA makes material changes to data privacy practices, this policy will be updated and posted on our website in order to keep you informed of how we collect, use, manage, disclose, and protect information. The policy effective date will be updated accordingly.
International Advertising Association
511 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, 10011 USA