We have created this privacy statement to demonstrate our continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting and interacting with this website. We hold the privacy of your personal information in the highest regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site. This policy will be assessed continuously against new technologies, business practices and our customers' needs.
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit this website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.
1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
When you register for any of our events, you will provide us with information about yourself.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we use to maintain information received by mail and telephone.
2. Website Use Information
Similar to other commercial websites, our website utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (see explanation below, "What Are Cookies?") and web server log files to collect information about how our website is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our website, and the websites visited just before and just after our website.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
In general, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities. Personally identifiable information or business information will not be shared with parties except as required by law.
Occasionally, we also may use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website, new services and special matters we think you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these communications by contacting us.
What Are Cookies?
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
Your computer uses IP addresses every time you are connected to the internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. Our server automatically collects IP addresses as part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as the web pages you request) can be sent to you.
Sharing and Selling Information
We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identifies a subscriber (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is necessary to process communications or provide services that you have requested.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request access to all of your personal identifiable information that we collect and maintain in our database by contacting us.
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We will disclose information when legally compelled to do so or when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. We also may disclose account information when we believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be misusing our website or to protect the safety of our users and the public.
What About Other Websites Linked to Our Website?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our website or the information or content contained therein. Often, links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our website.
Our Commitment To Data Security:
Please note that your information will be stored and processed on our computers in the United States. The laws on holding personal data in the United States may be less stringent than the laws of your country of residence or citizenship. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.