Privacy Policy


At PAI, we feel strongly about protecting the privacy of individuals who visit our website.

This Privacy Policy applies to all information received by PAI through your use of our website. It informs you what information is collected, how we use this information, how we store it and under what circumstances we will disclose it to third parties. We collect, use, and disclose personal information in a manner consistent with the laws of the countries in which we do business. This Privacy Policy also sets forth the privacy principles that PAI follows with respect to transfers of personal information. PAI operates as an independent U.S. 501(c)(3) non profit corporation. 

DEFINITIONS.Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you as an individual, for example your name, address, telephone number, email address, and any other information that can be combined to identify you. When you visit certain areas of our website, we may ask you for personal information, for example if you request information about our work or in order to provide you with access to our newsletters. Anonymous information is information that is collected about you as you use our website, but which does not identify you as an individual, or connect to your name, address, or any other personal information. Examples of anonymous information about you that might be collected on our website are the pages you visited, the length and time of your visit, the browser and operating system used, device type, geographic location, and the rate at which requested data was transferred to you. One method we use to collect anonymous information about you on our site is through the use of cookies. A cookie is a small data file that a website can send to your browser to be stored automatically on your computer. Cookies are commonly used to track your visits to a site so you don’t have to log in on every page and to analyze how you use the site, which allows PAI to serve you better. By accessing and using our website you consent to our use of cookies as explained here.


  1. NOTICE: This Privacy Policy acts to inform you about the purposes for which different types of information about you may be collected and used when you visit our website or disclosure such information to us on our website, the types of third parties to which we may disclose such information, and the choices and means that we offer individuals for limiting the use and disclosure of their personal information. 
  2. CHOICE: When PAI collects personal information from you, you have the opportunity to opt-out of having your information disclosed to a third party, or used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected by emailing us with your request. If you choose to opt-out in this manner, your request will be processed within a reasonable amount of time, taking effect within a minimum of 30 days. If you choose to opt out of having your personal information disclosed to third parties as set forth in this Privacy Policy, certain features and uses of our website may be impacted and inaccessible to you.
  3. ONWARD TRANSFERS TO THIRD PARTIES: PAI will use reasonable efforts to obtain assurances from its third party partners that they will safeguard personal information consistent with the policies set forth in this Privacy Policy. Examples of appropriate assurances that may be provided by third party partners include a contract obligating the third party partner to provide at least the same level of protection for the personal information it has access to as is required by the Privacy Shield Principles, or confirmation that the third party partner is Privacy Shield certified and/or GDPR compliant. If we become aware that a third party partner is using or disclosing personal information in violation of this Privacy Policy, we will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop the use or disclosure. 
  1. SECURITY: PAI will take reasonable and industry standard precautions to protect personal information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
  1. DATA INTEGRITY AND PURPOSE LIMITATION: PAI will only use personal information for the purpose for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. We will take all steps necessary to ensure that personal information is relevant to its intended use, complete, and current.
  1. ACCESS: PAI acknowledges that EU individuals have the right to access the personal information that we maintain about them.  An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data, should direct questions to our privacy@ email below. If requested to remove data, we will respond to such request within a reasonable timeframe.
  1. RECOURSE, ENFORCEMENT AND LIABILITY: PAI will conduct compliance audits of its privacy practices to verify adherence to this Privacy Policy. PAI employees that are found to have violated this Privacy Policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of their employment with PAI.



COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION ON THE PAI WEBSITE.  PAI collects some personal information and some anonymous information about you from our website in order to maintain the website and to tailor the website to your needs. We do not collect personal information that is connected to your online activities over time or across third-party websites or online services, but we may collect this type of anonymous information about you through the use of digital re-targeting technology. We may use personal information collected through our website to complete a transaction you request. For example, to offer you a special PAI work-related newsletters or event information.  If you give us permission to use your personal information for a specific purpose and you decide later that you don’t want us or our third party partners to contact you, you have the ability to rescind your permission by contacting us via email. Anonymous information collected through our website is used for maintenance and monitoring of the website, and market research. 

STORAGE OF INFORMATION. PAI utilizes third party service providers to store personal information and anonymous information. Such providers are SSAE 16 certified and maintain a variety of physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your information. All personal and anonymous information is stored on physically and electronically secured servers. Access to this information is strictly limited to individuals who have a legitimate reason to use the information. The information is protected with security industry best practices, including: network security controls, logical and physical access controls, segregation of duties, and the principle of least privilege to prevent unauthorized access. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of your data will not occur, we work hard to prevent such occurrences.

SECURITY OF INFORMATION. PAI maintains a variety of physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your information while it is under our control, including the use of industry standard security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your information. For example, your information resides on physically and electronically secured servers. We also use encryption technologies and other methods, depending on the type of information being transmitted or stored, to increase the security and privacy of information traveling to, from and within our website. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of your data will not occur, we work hard to reduce the risk of such occurrences by storing the information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public. Although we take reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent all third-parties from obtaining your information.

SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES. PAI does not sell, rent or lease any of your personal information to third parties without your express permission. PAI may disclose any of your information with or without notice to you if required by a subpoena, judicial or administrative order or as required by law, or where, in our sole discretion, we have a reasonable belief that it is necessary to protect the safety of any individual or the general public, to prevent a violation of PAI or any third party. We may also be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. In the event of a change in ownership, or a merger or acquisition of or with PAI and another entity, we reserve the right to transfer all of your information to the acquiring entity. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you by posting notice on our website or sending you an email regarding any such change in ownership, and you may choose to modify any of your information at that time. PAI uses Google Analytics on its website. You can find out more about how the Google Analytics tool collects, analyzes, and stores information here.  

LINKS TO OTHER SITES. This website may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by PAI. Please be aware that PAI is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our website and to read the privacy policies of every website that may collect your personal information. PAI is not responsible for personal information you provide to other such services or the privacy practices and other policies of such services.

QUESTIONS. If you have any questions or comments about our use of your information or about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via e-mail with “Privacy Policy” in the subject line.



At any time and for any reason you may choose to correct or update your personal information by emailing us with your request. If you choose to remove your data it will be deleted from our records within 30 days, but may remain in our archive or backup records for approximately 90 days.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION. If you have any questions or comments about our use of information collected through the use of our website, or about this Privacy Policy, please contact us. PAI will use reasonable efforts to promptly investigate any complaint you have regarding our use of such information and to comply fully with the legal and regulatory authorities responsible for enforcing our adherence to the privacy principles stated above.

 PAI is committed to resolving complaints about our collection or use of your personal information.  Individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy should contact PAI at the email address below. 

Attn: PAI Privacy Representative/DPO and General Counsel

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY. PAI may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post these changes here, so be sure to check back periodically. By using our website you agree that we may also choose to contact you via the email address or other contact information that you have provided to us in order to notify you of any significant changes to this Privacy Policy.