Privacy Policy

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OVERVIEW

This Privacy Policy pertains solely to the use of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants website (the "Site") only (www.aicpaglobal.com). We do not collect or process personal data in order to provide the services offered within this Site. However, the Site may contain links to other sites such as CIMAglobal.com or AICPA.org. It is recommended that you also check the Privacy Policies which pertain to these sites.

By accessing and using the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, this Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions, and agree to be bound by them. If you do not accept and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions, please refrain from accessing our Site.

With the Site constantly evolving, the Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions may also change. Whenever there are changes, the modified Privacy Policy or Terms and Conditions will be posted on this Site and will be effective at that time. Each time they change, the version number displayed at the top of the page also will change. Consequently, each time you access or use the Site, you accept and agree to the most current Privacy Policy and set of Terms and Conditions. It is your responsibility to be aware of any such changes.

NOTICE

This Site contains links to other websites which may be managed by third parties (including their use of cookies). As a user of links, it is your responsibility to understand those third parties’ privacy policies. Once you leave our Site using links, we have no control over information that is submitted to or collected by any third parties and are not responsible for other websites.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION THROUGH COOKIE USE

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a “cookie” file. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. If you do not agree, then you can choose to not receive a cookie file by enabling your web browser to refuse cookies or to prompt you before you accept a cookie.

We utilize cookies to track Site usage and analyze metrics (including website usage, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, number of clicks, and advertisement viewing).

We partner with a third party web analytics company, Google, who may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser in order to gather statistics regarding website usage and trends. If you would like to learn more information about this practice as well as your options for opting out, please view the Google Analytics Data Privacy and Security page. Industry standards are currently evolving and we may not separately respond to or take any action with respect to a “do not track” configuration set in your internet browser.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

Outside of the information collected through the use of cookies, we do not collect or process personal data in order to provide the services offered within this Site. As noted above, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a “cookie” file. Refer to the section above for additional details on the collection of information through cookie use.

Please note that this Site contains links to other websites such as AICPA.org and CIMAglobal.com that may collect or process personal data. It is recommended that you check the privacy policies pertaining to these websites prior to using them.

USE OF, SHARING AND DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

Aside from the use of cookies (described above), personal data is not collected or shared through the use of this site. However, we may disclose anonymized data obtained through the use of cookies, including information on trends and usage patterns, to third parties (such as our third-party website developers) to assist in developing new features and content. 

CHOICE AND OPT-OUT

If you are an AICPA member you can manage your communications preferences via “My Account” on AICPA.org, by contacting the Member Service Center at 1.888.777.7077 (9 am – 6 pm EST, M-F) or by emailing service@aicpa.org.

If you are a CIMA member you can manage your communications preferences by logging onto MY CIMA and accessing My Details followed by My Communications Preferences or by contacting the CIMA Contact Centre at +44 (0)20 8849 2251 or by emailing cima.contact@cimaglobal.com. Additionally, any Newsletter or subscriptions will include an option to unsubscribe.

CONTACT INFORMATION/SUBJECT ACCESS

AICPA and CIMA users have the right to amend their personal account data by updating the details within their AICPA.org or CIMAglobal.com accounts, or by contacting us using the contact information below. Users of the Site are encouraged to report any improvements, suggestions, and any suspected breach of privacy or website security to AICPA or CIMA at the telephone number, email address, or mailing address indicated as follows:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 220 Leigh Farm Road 
Durham, NC 27707 
P: 1.888.777.7077 
F: 1.800.362.5066 
Hours of Operation: 
(9 am – 6 pm, EST, M-F) 
Email: service@aicpa.org

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
(CIMA – Professional Development)
The Helicon 
One South Place 
London EC2M 2RB 
United Kingdom
P: +44 (0)20 8849 2251 
Email: cima.pd@cimaglobal.com