What information do we collect?
We collect two kinds of information:
- Information that you directly provide to us.
- Information that we automatically collected through your use of the Website (“automatically collected information”).We may use this information to help customize your experience based on your previous activities on the Website.
Information you provide directly to us
Through use of the Website, you may provide certain information to us including:
- Your name
- Contact information
- Social medial handles (e.g. Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook)
- Contributed content such as ideas, suggestions, feedback, documents, and/or proposals.
Comments, conversations and other public activities
Automatically collected information
We use various technologies to manage the Website and track use of the content we provide, including:
- the IP address used when registering and submitting content to the site
- standard web analytics information
- aggregated data about email click-through rates and video viewing
- information collected through HTML cookies, Flash cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies.
Automatically collected information collected using these technologies may be combined with information you provide directly to us.
We may automatically collect information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access the Website, such as IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information.
This information may be used to offer you optimized experiences based on your device or location.
How we use the information we gather
Providing requested services:
We may use the information that we collect to fulfill your requests for services and information. For example, we may use your contact information to respond to your inquiry/requests, or to enable registration for one of our events.
E-mail and newsletters
If you sign up for one of our email or newsletters, we will send you the email or newsletter that you requested. We may also use the information that we collect to send you other communications, such as information about our events. You may opt out of receiving this information by following the directions in the email or newsletter to unsubscribe.
We perform statistical analyses of users of the site, and their viewing and participation patterns, for product development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our audience.
We may employ third parties to perform site-related services, including database management, maintenance services, analytics, marketing, billing and email distribution. These third parties have access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf.
Please note that in performing these tasks on our behalf, third parties may collect data about you, including your IP address and information about the websites you visit and the links you click, through cookies, clicks on links, or other means.
In addition to the uses identified above, we may use the information that we collect for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.
No Selling of Your Data
We do not sell the information we collect.
Protection of your information
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect your information. Please note that no method of transmission over the internet is 100% secure.
Children under the age of 13
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible. If you believe that we may have collected information from a child under 13, please contact us.
Accessing and Deleting Collected Data
You may access and share the data that we have about you. If you have any concerns about the accuracy of the data, send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to delete the previous data you have consented to share with us, you may do so by contacting Customer Support. When you request for us to delete your previously provided data, it will be deleted within 60 days after your request unless we reach out to you to request additional time to delete your data.
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