COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. We also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favourites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by us. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by us for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through public messaging areas the website, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: we do not read any of your private online communications.
We encourage you to review the privacy policies of other websites you choose to link to from our website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or other content on other websites.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect and use your personal information to operate our website and deliver the services you have requested. We also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from us and our affiliates. We may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties. We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e.g. email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, we may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to us, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
We do not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
We keeps track of the website and pages our customers visit in order to determine which services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Our website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process; (b) protect and defend our rights or property; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our users, or the general public.
Our website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize page content or layout, or register with our website or services, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the website or services.
CALL FOR PAPERS AND CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
When submitting to the Call For Papers (CFP), we will only collect and use information provided for the conference speaker and session selection process. Information provided will not be used or shared for general marketing purposes, and will not be retained beyond the duration of the conference speaker and session selection process. If you are selected as a conference speaker, your information will be used for the purposes of enabling your speaking at the conference. Your information will not be shared with sponsors unless you have requested to do so, such as allowing your badge to be scanned during the conference.
We may contact past conference speakers for the express purpose of gathering feedback on the conference, and / or driving awareness of the CFP process.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
We secure the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We may occasionally update this Privacy Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this policy to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
We welcome your comments regarding this Privacy Privacy. If you believe that we have not adhered to this policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.