1. Collection of Information
Company’s collection and storage of information will depend upon the services and activities you use on the Site. Regardless of whether you register for any of the services or activities of the Site, all information you provide to Company will be stored by Company. You represent and warrant to Company that you have the right and authority to give to Company all information you provide about yourself and others. The following are the various types of information that you may provide to Company and the way in which it will be collected:
(a) Registration Information. When you register for the services of the Site, Company will collect and store the information that you provide on Company’s online registration forms, which may include full name, email address, home address, gender, birthday, phone number, username and passwords.
(b) Fee Information. When you register for services that require a fee, your payment information will be processed through Square. Company does not collect credit card information and it is strongly recommended that you review Square’s policies related to collection, storage and use of your credit card or other payment information (information available here: https://squareup.com/us/en/security). Company will not be responsible or liable for any damages related any breaches of data by Square.
(c) Profile/Services posting. If you are posting a profile or information related to the services that you provide, Company will collect and store all additional information that you provide.
(d) Telephone and other forms of communication. Any information provided by you to Company through telephonic communications, post mail, email or chat will be collected and stored.
(e) Information provided by others. Information provided by a third party about you will be collected and stored by Company. For example, if a third party rates or reviews your services, this information will be collected and stored. In addition, any communications between individuals accessed through the Site will be collected and stored by Company.
(f) Automatically Collected Information. Company may automatically collect certain information about the computers or devices (including mobile devices) you use to access the Site and services, including the following:
(i) Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer (or proxy server you use to access the internet), your computer operating system, type of web browser and browser language.
(ii) Ways in which you access and interface with the Site, including referring and exiting pages, URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages and content views (including ad views) and other such views, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time you use the Site, error logs and other similar information.
2. Sharing of Information
The information that Company collects about users is critical to Company’s business. The Company respects and values this information and does not want to jeopardize the flow of information between users and the Site. Accordingly, Company is not in the business of selling information to third parties. In certain, very limited circumstances Company does share user information as described below. By using the Site, you agree to allow Company to share the information you provide in the ways described below.
(a) If you are a registered speaker, your name, contact information, including phone number and email, and curriculum vitae will be shared with visitors to the Site, including other registered Speakers.
(b) If you are a registered speaker, your information will be displayed in search results if your information matches the searched criteria.
(c) Company may disclose your information to third parties to its business partners, such as marketing companies, software vendors, consultants, adverting partners, and research vendors.
(e) Company may disclose your information to any individual or entity to which you have given your consent.
(f) In the event that Company is a party to a business transaction, such as a merger or sale, your information may be among the assets transferred as part of the transaction. You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and agree to the transfer and sharing of your information related to such transaction.
3. Information Security
(a) Company has implemented a variety of administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect against the unauthorized access, destruction or alteration of your information. These safeguards are based upon the sensitivity of the information that has been collected and the technology available.
(b) To prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information, it is important for you to monitor those who have access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off and close your internet browser when finished using a shared computer.
4. User Access To Information
When you access your account, a variety of information is provided. You are able to view and edit information that you entered previously. Your information is sensitive. Accordingly, it is necessary for you to protect this information and keep it current to have the best experience with the Site.
5. User Choices with Regard To Access of Information
(a) You always have the right to refrain from providing any information. Not providing information may have an impact on your use of the Site and on the ease of accessing the Site services or taking advantage of certain unique features of the Site.
(b) You are able to add or update certain information on pages such as those listed in your account page. When you update information, Company may keep a copy of the prior version for Company’s records. If you would like to have information that you have voluntarily posted, such as in a group forum, removed please contact company at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is within Company’s sole discretion to grant your request for such removal. You may also close your account through the account settings menu options. If you close your account, Company may retain your information, if Company deems it necessary but is under no obligation to maintain any records related to a closed account.
(d) The “Help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have your browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Affecting the acceptance of cookies may mean that you will not be able to use certain features of the Site.
(e) Company may send to you periodic emails, newsletters and other electronic communications. You have the option to unsubscribe to any emails or electronic communications that we send to you by following the unsubscribe link provided.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you may use the Site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. If Company becomes aware that it has collected personal information (as defined in the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. § 6501, et seq.) from a child under the age of 13, Company will take reasonable steps to delete it as soon as practicable.
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Last updated February 2020
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