WOMEN IN TECH LEADERSHIP PRIVACY POLICY

Women in Tech Leadership is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. By using or accessing the Site, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you prefer that we not collect and process information about you, please do not provide it to us and do not access the Site. We want to provide a safe and secure user experience. We will ensure that the information you submit to us remains private and is only used for the purposes set out in this policy.

WHAT WE COLLECT

Personal Information

When you use this Site, you may voluntarily provide personal information, which includes your name, company, title and email address. For example, you may provide this information to us when you register for a Women in Tech Leadership event, apply to participate in our mentoring program, fill out surveys, sign up for our email list, send us an email, or otherwise provide information to us. When you send us an inquiry through the “Contact Us” section of this Site, we obtain your name, company, phone number, e-mail address and other information. We also obtain Personal Information during walk-in registrations for events. We also may collect additional Personal Information from you from time to time through e-mail correspondence, and through other online means.

Automatically Collected Information

When you visit this Site, we may collect technical information that does not, by itself, identify you by name. This information may include, for example, your IP (Internet Protocol) address, which pages you visit on this Site, and which browser you used to view this Site. This technical data is used to measure and improve the effectiveness of this Site, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer this Site, to see where Site traffic is coming from and to identify our users. We may also collect other non-personally identifiable information via this Site, such as Site usage activity and preferences, also known as demographic or profile data.

We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of our Sites. We also may use other analytic means to evaluate our Sites and services. We use these tools to help us improve the Site, performance and user experiences. These entities may use cookies and other tracking technologies to perform their services. We do not share your Personal Information with these third parties.  To learn how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit: “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use Personal Information collected on and through this Site for a variety of purposes during business and as otherwise set forth herein. Personal Information provided is used only for specific purposes, such as:

  • To respond to your requests that you send to us via e-mail or “Contact Us”;
  • To contact you when you request further information;
  • Provide updates, surveys and other content that may relate to Women in Tech Leadership events and/or mentorships;
  • Engage in statistical analysis, research, and other analytical activities;
  • Carry out other purposes disclosed at the time of collection.

We may share your Personal Information with companies or individuals that we contract with in order to receive services (our “Service Partners”). These services may include, among other things, providing products or services to you on our behalf, creating or maintaining our databases, payment processing, preparing distribution communications or responding to inquiries. Our policy is to inform our Service Partners not to use or disclose your Personal Information for any purpose other than for providing services to/with us.

From time to time, we may be required to provide Personal Information in response to a court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful, and to disclose any information concerning you as necessary or appropriate to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate this Site properly, or to protect or defend our rights or the rights or well-being of our users or if you are involved (or are reasonably suspected to be involved) in any illegal or harmful activity, even without a subpoena, warrant or court order. We may release certain Personal Information when we believe that such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of others and ourselves.

INFORMATION SHARING

 We may share personal information:

  • With your consent or as disclosed to you.
  • With other Women in Tech Leadership members in good standing, through board meetings, mentoring program, and/or other services.
  • Third party service providers that assist us, such as venues where we host events, and for other operational services.
  • Pursuant to a court order, subpoena, warrant, or when otherwise required by law, or in response to a law enforcement request.
  • To protect our rights and the rights or safety of third parties, including to protect the security and integrity of the site.

If you decide to participate in social sharing features of the site, such as by commenting on a blog post, the information you provide will be available to other Women in Tech Leadership members and/or the general public.

YOUR CHOICES

If you would like to opt out of receiving promotional or marketing e-mail from us, you may use the “unsubscribe” mechanism included in each marketing message. You may let us know by sending us an email to womenintechleadership@gmail.com with REMOVE in the subject line and stating the e-mail address you wish to be removed from our mailing list.

VISITORS FROM OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES

The Site is hosted in the United States. If you are visiting the Site from outside the United States, your information may be transferred to, stored and processed in the United States in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable US laws. Please note that data protection and other applicable laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive as those laws or regulations in your country or may otherwise differ from the data protection or consumer protection laws in your country. By using the Site, you consent to transfer of your information to our facilities as described in this Privacy Policy, and acknowledge that your information may be subject to access by law enforcement and other government entities, including courts and tribunals, in accordance with laws applicable in those jurisdictions.

SECURITY

We have implemented reasonable safeguards designed to protect your information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.  Without limiting any other terms that apply to our site and this Privacy Policy, you understand that we cannot guarantee that your Personal Information will be private or secure. Except to the extent provided by law, we are not responsible or liable to you for any lack of privacy or security you may experience. You are fully responsible for taking precautions and providing security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the Sites and our services. Please be careful whenever sending Personal Information to us via e-mail. E-mail is not a secure means of transferring information.

THIRD PARTIES

Our site, services and materials may contain references or links to third-party websites and services.  Except as described above regarding Service Partners, we do not control what information third parties track or collect. Any access to and use of such third-party websites and services is not governed by this Privacy Policy but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third parties. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third parties.

ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or Women in Tech Leadership generally, please contact us at womenintechleadership@gmail.com.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices. Your continued use of the Site after the posting of the modified Privacy Policy constitutes your agreement to abide and be bound by it. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. If you object to any modification, your sole recourse is to stop using the Site.