The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES) brings police researchers and practitioners together to facilitate cross-cultural, international and interdisciplinary exchanges for the enrichment of the policing profession. It encourages discussions and writing on challenging topics of contemporary importance through an array of initiatives including conferences and publications.

Privacy Policy

International Police Executive Symposium (“IPES”) is committed to protecting the privacy of users of this website. Our Privacy Policy informs you of the information collected from the website, how such information is collected and how such information is used by IPES.

Collection of Personal Information
IPES’ policy is to respect the privacy of visitors to Although we may track the total number of visitors to the website, personally identifiable information is not extracted in this process. We may use your information on an aggregated basis to do such things as operate the website and enhance and improve our services. We may also use this data to enhance your onsite experience by displaying promotions, advertisements and content that we believe will be of interest to you. IPES only collects personally identifiable data on the website, such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses and the like, when voluntarily submitted by a visitor (for example, through an email drafted by the visitor seeking information). By voluntarily submitting personally identifiable data to IPES, we may use such personal information to fulfill the activity you signed up for and to contact you with information about new programs, products or services. You will have the ability to opt-out of receiving future communications from IPES by following the directions given to you in IPES emails or, in the case of other correspondence, by contacting IPES directly.

Use of Personal Information
As a general practice, IPES does not sell or release any information gathered on the website to unaffiliated third parties for such third parties’ independent use. The only exception to this general practice is where, on particular pages where we ask for your personally identifiable information, we expressly state that the data we are collecting on that page will be provided to third parties. In addition, from time to time we may offer you the opportunity to receive offers, news and/or updates from third parties, and if you request to receive such information we will provide your information to the indicated third party. Certain demographic information collected from visitors may be used by IPES and/or by companies working with us, such as advertising and marketing consultants for internal marketing analysis and to improve our products, services and the website. This information is collected and shared with such designated third parties in an aggregated, non-personally identifiable basis.

It is a common practice for a website to store small data files called “cookies” on your computer’s hard drive when you visit the website. A cookie may contain information (such as a unique user ID), which is used to track the pages of the sites you’ve visited. IPES may use cookies in order to enhance user friendliness of the website and to measure activity on the website. The information gathered from cookies allows IPES to make improvements and updates to enhance your experience. Please note that you can set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

Links to Third Party Websites
This website may contain links and references to other websites and organizations. Note that different policies may apply to the collection and use of your information by these websites and organizations.

Due to the existing legal and technical environment, IPES cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties. For example, IPES may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications.

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