Privacy policy

This privacy statement applies to the website known as Aegis Council for Policy Research & Innovation (Aegis Council) with a home page address of The Aegis Council for Policy Research & Innovation, corporation number 1227563-5, is the sole owner of the information collected on its site. 

Purpose of the statement

The purpose of this statement is to inform visitors and stakeholders about what information is collected when they visit Aegis Council, how this information is used and to whom it is disclosed.

Our aim is to ensure a fulfilling experience while allowing you to control your privacy. We are not only committed to safeguarding the privacy of our visitors, networks, supporters and stakeholders but also ensuring transparency and accountability in the manner we deal with the information they choose to share with us.

Information we collect

Personal information is any information that is used for identification purposes. We may collect personal information only as necessary in the course of our relationship including donating to support our activities, registering for an event or registering to receive our journal. This information may include your payment information such as credit card, debit card, or bank account details, but such information will be stored only by our payment provider; Stripe, PayPal or Donor box. 

In a very limited number of circumstances, we may disclose your information to third party service providers who help us administer our relationship with you, in the normal course of business. For example, we need to disclose your financial information to our bank in order to process your fees and payments for events or publications.  

Our service providers are also contractually bound to keep your information confidential and to safeguard your information. 

Additionally, if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence including your name, address, phone number, email address, contents of correspondence and/or attachments you may send us as well as the history of your transactions with the Aegis Council.

We may also request you to complete surveys for research purposes, although this is not binding on you.     

How your personal information may be used 

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

  • Ensure that the content from our website is presented in the most effective and efficient ways for you and your devices;   
  • Deliver programs and services, process your event payment and to keep you in the loop for ongoing activities such as research, events and funding opportunities;
  • To provide you with information or services that you request from us or which we believe may interest you, particularly where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • To extend an invitation to our programs and events;
  • To notify you about changes to our service or introduction of new modules;
  • To approach you for charitable funding where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To monitor customer traffic patterns, site usage and related site information in order to optimize your use of our website.

Under no circumstances will the Aegis Council rent, sell or trade any of your information.  

Commitment to data security

All personal information that you share with the Aegis Council is kept electronically secure and accessed by authorized persons only.

The Aegis Council will take reasonable steps to ensure that all information we collect are protected against loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or unauthorized modification. Further, we use password protocols, encryption and security software to protect personal information when you donate to our cause or order a service or product online. We update our software periodically to enhance protection.     

Consent, withdrawing consent, and access to information

Aegis Council obtains the consent of its members and other stakeholders to use their information for the purposes it was collected. Based on this Policy and the statements we make to you at the time we collect your information, we trust that you understand how we use your information and the limited circumstances in which it is shared with third parties.

If you require further explanation of how we treat your information or would like to withdraw your consent, please contact our office at

Cookies we use

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently. We do not use cookies to track individual users or to identify them, but to gain useful knowledgeable about how the site is used so that we can keep improving it for our users.  

If you do not wish to receive cookies from us, you can turn cookies off on your website browser.