Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. We want to make sure you are aware of the way we collect and take care of your personal information. This privacy notice explains how AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL (which also include Avian Behavior Lab)  uses any personal information we collect about you when you visit our site.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information that you provide by filling in event registration which are provided directly by us or found on our website https://avian-behavior.org  and https://avianbehaviorlab.com. This includes information provided at the time when enquiring about further services such as requesting to attend Avian Behavior International and Avian Behavior Lab events, workshops, and webinars. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to process your membership, manage your account and, if you sign up for our email list, to keep you informed about AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL and our services that may be of interest to you and relevant to your interest. AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL is GDPR compliant and does not share information with third parties. AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL may share your person information with GDPR-compliant third parties when legally instructed, or where AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL has a justifiable legitimate interest (such as for auditing purposes). AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL will not provide your personal information to third parties for any other purpose. We will use your information collected from the website to personalize and improve your repeat visits and for statistical analysis.

What security measures are in place?

AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL uses industry-standard SSL certificates to encrypt website traffic to safeguard all data sent and received.

Data retention

Where a payment has been made, AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL will retain your personal data for six years for compliance. If legally required, AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL may retain your details further but only under specific circumstances.


We would like to send you information about AVIAN BEHAVIOR INTERNATIONAL and our services that will be of interest and benefit to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at any time. You have a right to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

How Do We Protect Your Information and Secure Information Transmissions?

Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our website will be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email.

Avian Behavior International  may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, Avian Behavior International uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Changes to our privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on July 2019.

How to contact us

Please contact us at info@avian-behavior.org if you have any questions about our privacy notice or information we hold about you.