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Privacy Policy

Last updated 30-July-2019

Who we are

Center for Khmer Studies Inc (CKS) is a non-governmental institution supported by international foundations, educational institutions, scholars, the US department of education, and interested individuals and philanthropists from the US, France, and Cambodia.

Our website address is: https://khmerstudies.org.

At CKS, we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Policy. By using or accessing our website, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined here, you understand this policy will change over time, and you consent that we will collect, use, and share your information in the following ways.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Information You Provide on Contact or Subscription forms

If you submit a form on our website, we store any personal information you share through the form, such as your name, email address, or phone number if provided when subscribing to a newsletter. We use this information to reply and communicate with you. We provide a method to opt-out of future communication lists in our email newsletters.


When you interact with our website, we automatically record information in our server logs which may include your IP address, browser type, pages visited, and other information related to your visit on the site. Our site uses “cookies” to assist with this information collection. You may be able to change your cookie preferences on your browser, but this may also disable some features of the website. We may use the information we collect to customize content for you, or enhance our services in general.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies by any third parties, and we aren’t responsible for their privacy policies and practices. Please be aware that cookies placed by third parties may continue to track your activities online even after you have left our site.


Who we share your data with

Select information, such as your email address or IP address, may be shared with third parties we work with to run our website and execute sales and marketing activities. The third parties will only use this information to contracted fulfill CKS business needs.

Data submitted in forms may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We do not sell your information to any third parties for their marketing purposes.


How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

How we protect your data

We take efforts to protect the privacy of any personal information we hold, however we cannot guarantee complete security. Unauthorized use or access, system failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.


What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, please send us a detailed message via our contact form, and we will try to resolve your concerns.

The information you can view, update, and remove may change as our services change. If you have any questions about viewing, updating or removing the personal information that we have on file about you, please email your request to [email protected] with the subject line “Personal Information Request.”

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