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These privacy policies apply to provide protection to the User of the Internet site , sponsored by the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, hereinafter "THE ITESM". The use or navigation by any person of the aforementioned Internet site grants the quality of User.


1. Type of information obtained.


The concept "personal data" in these policies refers to all information of a personal nature (such as name, date of birth, address or email) that can be used to identify the User.


This privacy policy protects all personal data that the user voluntarily enters on the Internet site that is the object of these policies, during the registration process and on any other occasion. ITESM may use this "Internet Protocol" address for administrative systems or to collect certain additional information, which will have the same confidential nature.


2. Privacy statement.


EL ITESM does not collect personal data about the User except when the User voluntarily provides such information, when registering on the website indicated above or when sending email or other communication addressed to EL ITESM. ITESM will not process or make personal data available to third parties without the prior consent of the User, through electronic acceptance when entering their data within the content and functions of the Internet site that is the object of these policies.


3. Purpose of the information.


The personal data contained in the confidential information is used to provide the User with a personalized service according to their needs, where appropriate, offering selective advertising or content that may be of interest to them.


The User accepts that ITESM uses this personal data for cumulative statistical purposes to carry out market research and other related activities.


4. What are cookies?


The page of our website uses cookies, which are small data files that are generated in the User's computer that record their personal data when they connect to the EL ITESM site and are modified when leaving the service and which allow obtaining the following information:


The date and time of the last time the user visited our website.


The content design or preferences that the user chose on their first visit to our website.


Security elements involved in controlling access to restricted areas.


Cookies are anonymous. Access to information through cookies allows us to offer the User a personalized service, since they store not only their personal data but also the frequency of use of the service and the sections of the network visited, thus reflecting their habits and preferences. Advertising networks that place ads on our pages may also use their own cookies.


The User has the option to prevent the generation of cookies, by selecting the corresponding option in the configuration of their Internet browser. However, ITESM is not responsible for the deactivation of these, since they would prevent the proper functioning of the Internet site.


5. Confidentiality of information.


ITESM undertakes not to share the confidential information provided by the User with any third party, unless authorized by the User. Despite its policy of not disclosing personal data, ITESM may disclose such information: (1) when THE ITESM considers said information necessary to identify, communicate with, or take legal action against someone who could be harming or hindering the rights or property of ITESM; (2) as necessary to enforce and comply with the "Internet Site Terms and Conditions of Use"; (3) as required by law or any Authority that requests it in the field of its competence.


In accordance with what was explained above, the User understands and agrees that this privacy policy does not apply to the information that the User voluntarily provides when communicating with other people through electronic correspondence, in chats, or other similar activities. It is the User's responsibility to be prudent in the type of information provided when participating in these public activities. ITESM is not responsible for the privacy or data collection policies of third-party service and product providers or how these third-party service or product providers use the information provided by the User.


6. Modification / update / deletion of personal information.


The personal data provided by the User will be part of a file that will contain their profile. By accessing it, the User can modify / update them at any time. THE ITESM  advises the User to update their data each time they are modified, as this will allow them to provide a more personalized service.


When processing personal data, ITESM undertakes that our personnel and the mechanisms of the Internet site comply with the security and confidentiality standards necessary to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information collected from users on the Internet site. ITESM will take reasonable measures to allow users to update the personal data they have registered and when the User requests it, it will try to systematically eliminate the User's registration and their personal data from the database; however, it may be impossible to completely erase User data due to backups and records of deleted data.


7. Protection of personal information.


The information provided by the user is protected by various security mechanisms, through which the User can access them. Due to the fact that no Internet transmission can guarantee 100% security, ITESM cannot guarantee that the information transmitted using its service is completely secure, for which the User runs his/her own risk. The User is solely responsible for keeping their password and account information secret, which ITESM may assign to them at any given time. To reduce the risks, ITESM recommends that the User log out of their account and close their browser window when they finish their activity, even more so if they share their computer with someone or use a computer in a public place such as a library or an Internet cafe.


8. Acceptance of Terms.


This confidentiality/privacy statement, which describes EL ITESM's Privacy Policy, constitutes a valid agreement between the User and EL ITESM; If the User uses the services of EL ITESM, it means that they have read, understood, accepted and consequently agreed with EL ITESM the terms set forth above. In case of not agreeing with them, the User must NOT provide any personal information, nor use this service or any information related to the Internet site.

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