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Last update October 28, 2020

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at the Mexican Center for Strategic Studies and International Relations ("Company", "we", "us", "our"). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, or our practices regarding your personal information, please contact us at

When you visit our website (the "Website") and more generally use any of our services (the "Services", which include the Website), we appreciate that you are entrusting us with your personal information. information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice, we seek to explain as clearly as possible what information we collect, how we use it, and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you will take some time to read it carefully as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy notice that you do not agree with, please stop using our Services immediately.

This privacy notice applies to all information collected through our Services (which, as described above, includes our website), as well as any related service, sales, marketing or events.

Please read this privacy notice carefully as it will help you understand what we do with the information we collect.


Personal information you disclose to us

In short: We collect the personal information you provide to us.

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you register with the Website, express an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when you participate in activities on the Website, or when you communicate with us.

The personal information we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Website, the choices you make, and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect may include the following:

Personal information provided by you. We collect names; emails; usernames; passwords; contact preferences; contact or authentication data; and other similar information.

All personal information you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.

Information collected automatically

In Summary: Certain information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device characteristics, is automatically collected when you visit our website.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or browse the Website. This information does not reveal your specific identity (such as your name or contact information), but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URL, name of device, country, location. , information about how and when you use our website and other technical information. This information is primarily necessary to maintain the security and operation of our website, and for our internal reporting and analytics purposes.

Like many companies, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.

The information we collect includes:

  • Registration and usage data. Log usage data and related service, diagnostic, usage and performance information from our servers automatically collect when you access or use our website and which we record in log files. Depending on how you interact with us, this Log Data may include your IP address, device information, browser type and settings, and information about your activity on the Website (such as date/time stamps associated with your use, pages, and files viewed, searches, and other actions you take, such as features you use), device event information (such as system activity, error reports (sometimes called 'crash dumps'), and hardware configurations).

  • Device data. We collect device data, such as information about your computer, phone, tablet, or other device you use to access the Website. Depending on the device used, this device data may include information such as your IP address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers, location, browser type, hardware model Internet service provider and/or telephone operator movil, operating system and system settings. information.

  • Location data. We collect location data, such as information about the location of your device, which may be accurate or inaccurate. The amount of information we collect depends on the type and settings of the device you use to access the Website. For example, we may use GPS and other technologies to collect geolocation data that tells us your current location (based on your IP address). You can choose not to allow us to collect this information, either by refusing access to the information or by turning off the Location settings on your device. Please note, however, that if you opt out, you may not be able to use certain aspects of the Services.


In short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, performance of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.

We use personal information collected through our website for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes based on our legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent and/or to comply with our legal obligations. We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.

We use the information we collect or receive:

  • To facilitate account creation and login process. If you choose to link your account with us to a third party account (such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information you have allowed us to collect from those third parties to facilitate the account creation and login process for performance. of the contract.

  • Post testimonials. We post testimonials on our website that may contain personal information. Before posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and the content of the testimonial. If you would like to update or delete your testimonial, please contact us at and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.

  • Ask for feedback. We may use your information to request feedback and to communicate with you about your use of our website.

  • To enable user-to-user communications. We may use your information to enable user-to-user communications with the consent of each user.

  • To manage user accounts. We may use your information for the purpose of managing our account and keeping it running.

  • To send you administrative information. We may use your personal information to send you information about products, services and new features and/or information about changes to our terms, conditions and policies.

  • To protect our Services. We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).

  • To enforce our terms, conditions and policies for business purposes, to comply with legal and regulatory requirements or in connection with our contract.

  • To respond to legal requests and prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may need to inspect the data we have to determine how to respond.

  • Fulfill and manage your orders. We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns and exchanges made through the Website.

  • Manage sweepstakes and contests. We may use your information to administer prize draws and contests when you choose to participate in our contests.

  • Provide and facilitate the delivery of services to the user. We may use your information to provide you with the requested service.

  • Respond to user queries / offer support to users. We may use your information to respond to your inquiries and resolve any potential problems you may have with your use of our Services.

  • To send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third party marketing partners may use the personal information you submit to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. For example, by expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our website, signing up for marketing, or otherwise contacting us, we will collect your personal information. You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails at any time.

  • Deliver targeted advertising. We may use your information ation to develop and display personalized content and advertising (and work with third parties that do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.

  • For other commercial purposes. We may use your information for other business purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and to evaluate and improve our website, products, marketing, and your experience. We may use and store this information in aggregate and anonymous form so that it is not associated with individual end users and does not include personal information. We will not use personally identifiable information without your consent.


In short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with the law, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.

We may process or share your data that we hold based on the following legal basis:

  • Consent: We may process your data if you have given us your specific consent to use your personal information for a specific purpose.

  • Legitimate interests: We may process your data where reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests.

  • Performance of a contract: where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.

  • Legal obligations: We may disclose your information when we are legally required to do so to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).

  • Vital Interests: We may disclose your information when we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.

More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations:

  • Commercial transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

  • Suppliers, consultants and other external service providers. We may share your data with third-party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to perform that job. Examples include: payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Website, which will allow them to collect data on our behalf about how you interact with our Website over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, pages, or features, and better understand online activity. Except as described in this notice, we do not share, sell, rent, or trade your information with third parties for promotional purposes.


In short: we only share information with the following third parties.

We only share and disclose your information with the following third parties. We have classified each of the parties so that you can easily understand the purpose of our data collection and processing practices. If we have processed your data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact us.

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  • Website testing

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In Summary: We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (such as web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can reject certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Notice.


In Short: We retain your information for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice, unless the law requires otherwise.

We will only retain your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting, or other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require us to keep your personal information for longer than the length of time users have an account with us.

Where we do not have an ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will delete or anonymize such information or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.


In short: our goal is to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, despite our safeguards and efforts to protect your information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers will , cyber criminals or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security and inappropriately collect, access, steal or modify your information. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, the transmission of personal information to and from our website is at your own risk. You should only access the Website in a secure environment.


In short: we do not knowingly collect or market data from children under the age of 18.

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 18. By using the Website, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age or that you are the parent or guardian of such minor and consent to the use of the Website by such dependent minor. If we learn that personal information has been collected from users under the age of 18, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable steps to immediately remove such data from our records. If you are aware of any data we have collected from children under the age of 18, please contact us at


In short: You can review, change or cancel your account at any time.

If you reside in the European Economic Area and you believe that we are processing your personal information unlawfully, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: [\_en.htm]

If you reside in Switzerland, the contact details of the data protection authorities are available here: []

If you have questions or comments about your privacy rights, you may email us at

Account information

If at any time you want to review or change your account information or cancel your account, you can:

  • Log in to your account settings and update your user account.

If you request to cancel your account, we will deactivate or remove your account and information from our active databases. However, we may retain certain information in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot, assist with any investigation, enforce our Terms of Use, and/or comply with applicable legal requirements.

Cookies and Similar Technologies: Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to delete cookies and reject cookies. If you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services on our website. To opt out of interest-based advertising from advertisers on our website, visit []

Opting Out of Email Marketing: May be given unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the emails we send you or by contacting us using the details provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list; however, we may still contact you, for example, to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account, to respond to service requests, or for other non-commercial purposes. To opt out, you can:

  • Access your account settings and update your preferences.


Most web browsers and some operating systems and mobile applications include a Do Not Track ("DNT") feature or setting that you can activate to indicate your privacy preference so that data about your online browsing activities is not monitored and collected. At this stage, no uniform technological standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will notify you of that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice.


In Summary: Yes, if you are a California resident, you are given specific rights with respect to access to your personal information.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information ( if applicable) that we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with whom we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and wish to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

If you are under the age of 18, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Website, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Website. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, including the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will ensure that the data is not publicly displayed on the website, but please note that the data may not be completely or completely removed from all of our systems (eg backups, etc.).


In Short: Yes, we will update this notice as necessary to comply with applicable laws.

We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is available. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by sending you a notice directly. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we protect your information.


If you have questions or comments about this notice, you can email us at


In accordance with the applicable laws of your country, you may have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please submit a request form to


Individuals who register with CEMERI under any of the modalities (analyst, collaborator, RED Cemeri, editor, etc.) assign to the Center the rights of use required for CEMERI's activities (dissemination, compilation, editing, etc.). If the collaborative relationship is terminated for any reason, the individual will receive Contributor status and will not be able to remove their content from the page(s) on which it was posted. Likewise, the content published even as an analyst, editor, Red Cemeri or any other category, may not be removed except for situations that the steering committee deems pertinent.


Last updated October 28, 2020

This Cookie Policy explains how the Mexican Center for Strategic Studies and International Relations ("Company", "we", "us" and "our") uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our websites at [https: // cemeri .org], ("Websites"). It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

In some cases, we may use cookies to collect personal information, or that becomes personal information if we combine it with other information.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners to make their websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Cookies set by the owner of the website (in this case, the Mexican Center for Strategic Studies and International Relations) are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by third parties other than the website owner are called "third party cookies". Third-party cookies enable third-party functions or features to be provided on or through the Website (for example, advertising, interactive content, and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when you visit the website in question and when you visit other websites.

Why do we use cookies?

We use first and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are necessary for technical reasons for our websites to function, and we call them "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies also allow us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our online Properties. Third parties serve cookies through our websites for advertising, analytics, and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.

The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our websites and the effects they perform are described below (Please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific line of properties you visit):

How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. The Cookie Consent Manager allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be refused as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services.

The Cookie Consent Manager can be found in the notification banner and on our website. If you choose to decline cookies, you may still use our website, although your access to some features and areas of our website may be restricted. You can also set or modify your web browser controls to accept or reject cookies. As the means by which you can reject cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser to browser, you should visit your browser's help menu for more information.

Additionally, most ad networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising. For more information, please visit [] or [] .

The specific types of first-party and third-party cookies served through our websites and the purposes they serve are described in the table below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Online Properties you visit. ):

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These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with the services available through our websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.


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What about other tracking technologies, like web beacons?

Cookies are not the only way to recognize or track users. visitors to a website. We may use other similar technologies from time to time, such as web beacons (sometimes called "tracking pixels" or "clear gifs"). These are small graphic files that contain a unique identifier that allows us to recognize when someone has visited our websites or opened an email that includes them. This allows us, for example, to monitor user traffic patterns from one page to another within a website, to send or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to the website from an online advertisement that is displayed on a third party website. , to improve site performance and measure the success of email marketing campaigns. In many cases, these technologies rely on cookies to function properly, so rejecting cookies will affect their operation.

Do you use Flash cookies or local shared objects?

Websites may also use so-called "Flash cookies" (also known as Local Shared Objects or "LSOs") to, among other things, collect and store information about your use of our services, fraud prevention, and other site operations.

If you do not want Flash cookies to be stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block the storage of Flash cookies using the tools found in the [Storage Settings Panel](https://translate from [website] ( ) . You can also control Flash cookies by going to [Global storage settings panel]( support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager03.html%23_blank#_blank) and following the instructions (which may include instructions explaining, for example, how to delete existing Flash cookies (referred to as "information" on the Flashplayer site). Macromedia), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer without prompting, and (for Flash Player 8 and later) how to block Flash Cookies that aren't being delivered by the operator of the page they're on. found at the time).

Please note that setting Flash Player to restrict or limit the acceptance of Flash cookies may reduce or prevent the functionality of some Flash applications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our services or online content.

Do you serve targeted advertising?

Third parties may send cookies to your computer or mobile device to serve advertising through our websites. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. They may also employ technology that is used to measure the effectiveness of advertisements. This may be accomplished through the use of cookies or web beacons to collect information about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services of possible interest to you. The information collected through this process does not enable us or them to identify your name, contact details or other details that directly identify you, unless you choose to provide them.

How often will you update this Cookie Policy?

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Therefore, please revisit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.

Where can i get more information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at

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