Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how the Latin America and Caribbean Communication Agency (Agencia Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Comunicación -ALC News) collects, stores and uses personal data of those who visit this website.

Your personal data will always be treated in accordance with the Private Policy in effect at the time of its collection. ALC will publish the amendments to the Privacy Policy on this page / webpage for you to know about the types of information that ALC collects, the way in which ALC uses this information, and the circumstances under which such information can be disclosed. ALC´s Privacy Policy is to be found in our home page, as well as in any other page of this website where personal data is requested.

1. Privacy commitment
The term ¨Personal data¨, as used herein, refers to the information, such as your name and email address, that can be used to identify you. ALC will generally process Personal data exclusively as described in this Privacy Policy. However, ALC reserves the right to conduct an additional processing to the extent permitted or requested by law, or in order to complement legal research or criminal investigation. The following section describes how and where ALC collects your Personal data.

2. Personal data´s intended use
As no type of register is required for ALC´s service, you may visit our website without having to identify yourself. None the less, in order to receive the newsletter by email or to contact ALC via contact form, you will be asked to provide your Personal data. Under these circumstances, if you choose not to provide the required Personal data, you may not be granted access to either receive the above mentioned news by email or to contact the agency. Therefore, ALC may not answer your query.
Any Personal data that is collected through this website will be included in a database owned by the Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina, for the purpose of providing the required services. You shall be informed of the usage of your Personal data for any other purpose previous to data processing.

3. Confidentiality of Personal data
ALC agrees not to sell, disclose or distribute your Persona data to third parties. ALC may only transfer your Personal data to third parties who act on behalf of ALC to process the information in accordance with the purpose for which the information was originally collected. The Personal data can also be processed in any other legal way, such as the data management or the technical support. The third parties mentioned above have entered into a contract with ALC for the agreed purposes, and not for the sell or disclosure of your Personal data to any other third parties, provided however that the law requires so, as herein specified.

4. Access, rectification, and suppression right.
Every time that Personal data is processed, ALC shall take the reasonably measures to ensure that your Personal data is kept accurate and updated for the purpose for which it was collected.

In compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act 25.326, you have the faculty to exercise the right to access such Personal Data free of charge at intervals of no less than six months, unless there is a legitimate interest as stipulated in article 14, clause 3 of the Act 25,326. You may also exercise the rectification and suppression rights.

In the event that you want to contact ALC with regard to ALC´s new usage of your Personal Data, or you want to exercise your access, rectification and suppression rights to the processing of your Personal data, please send an email to or send a written communication to 4044 Rivadavia Avenue, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic.

In the event you contact ALC, indicate the webpage´s name (URL) where you entered the information and provide a copy of your identity document, passport or any other valid document that identifies you, as well as specific information that you want ALC to amend, update or eliminate. Requests to suppress Personal data is subject to any current legal and moral obligation to inform or to complete documents or obligations of document retention imposed on ALC.

, Supervisory Body of Act 25,326 has the power to answer any complaints or reports with regard to the breach of this Act.

5. Security and Confidentiality

ALC News has adopted and maintained reasonable security, administrative, technical, and physical measures to protect your Personal data against damage, loss, alteration, destruction or the usage, access or non-authorized processing information. ALC endeavours that the security adopted is adequate for your Personal data to remain secure.

In terms of sensitive Personal data, ALC shall make reasonable efforts to limit the processing period, such efforts always being in accordance with the purpose for which they are sought.

6. Cookies

ALC may collect and process information regarding your visit to ALC´s website, the pages on this website that you also visit, the website from where you access, and some Internet searches that you do. In order for ALC to use this information to improve the website´s content and to collect overall statistics on individuals who use ALC´s website for internal use, ALC will enable cookies that collect the domain´s name of your username, your Internet service provider, your operating system, and the date and time of the access. A cookie is data that is sent to your computer and is stored on a hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You may set up your computer to notify you every time you receive a cookie, which will allow you to decide whether you want to accept it or not. If you do not want ALC to install cookies, you may set up your computer to avoid the installation of the cookies. ALC must inform you tough, that in the event that you do not accept the cookies, you may lose navigation capabilities. Third parties can provide ALC with their services to help ALC to collect and process the information described in this paragraph. The cookies make possible for the web analysis service´s provider to collect data on those who visit ALC´s website and other websites, to produce reports for ALC about the webpage´s activity, and to provide more services related to this webpage´s and internet´s use, and who shall provide such information to other parties, if there is an injunction or if third parties are employed in order to process the information on his/her name.

7. Google Analytics

ALC uses ¨Google Analytics¨ to optimize the incoming and outgoing traffic´s ALC website. ¨Google Analytics¨ is a service offered by Google Inc. (hereinafter Google), which generates detailed statistics on one website´s traffic, the traffic´s origin, and measures conversations and sales. ¨Google Analytics¨ uses cookies that are stored in your computer to analyse how users utilize ALC´s website.

The information generated by the cookies on your website´s use, including your IP address, will be made anonymous by the use of the appropriate settings (¨anonymizelp¨ function or its equivalent) and will be transmitted to U.S. Google´s servers.

Google will use on ALC´s behalf the information generated by the cookies to evaluate the use of ALC´s webpage, collect reports on the webpage´s activity and will provide ALC with those reports for analytical purpose.

Google may not pass this information to third parties unless there is a legal obligation or a third party processes the data on behalf of Google, which will neither combine nor associate, in no event, your IP address with other data that Google has stored.

It will be possible to stop the cookies installation and their storage by your browser setting´s computer, downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, free of charge, available on (el enlace es externo).

ALC informs you that, in such a case, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of ALC website.

By using ALC´s website, you give consent to process any Personal data that Google collects in the same way as and for the purpose described previously.

8. Personal data and minors.
Most available services in this website are aimed at all ages. ALC shall not deliberately collect, use, or disclose the Personal data of anyone under 18 without previous consent by the holder of parental responsibility (e.g., a parent or a legal guardian) through a direct contact from the traditional channels. ALC will (i)notify the parent or legal guardian about the specific minor´s Personal data that has been collected, and (ii)provide with the opportunity to recollect, use or store such information
ALC complies with child protection legislation.

9. Links to other websites.

This Privacy Policy only applies to this website and not to third parties´ websites. ALC will provide links to other websites deemed to be of interest to its visitors. ALC wants to ensure that such webpages uphold the highest standards. Nevertheless, given the nature of the Internet, ALC cannot guarantee the privacy standards of websites whose links ALC will provide, nor can ALC hold itself responsible for the contents of webpages not owned by it. Therefore, this Privacy Policy will not apply to any other linked sites than

10. Contact

If you have any questions or complaints about the compliance with this Privacy Policy or if you would like to make a recommendation or comment to improve the Privacy Policy´s quality, please send an email to