Privacy and Data Security/Permission-Based Marketing
Event Technologies values its relationship with and the privacy of its visitors and customers and uses commercially available technology to safeguard personal information collected through the Sites. Please read Event Technologies’ Anti-Spam Statement and acceptable User Conduct below with which you must comply. Nevertheless, the internet is an open medium and no data transmission through the internet is completely secure. Event Technologies cannot guaranty or warranty the security of your transmission and therefore you transmit information of any nature or sort at your own risk. Once received, your personal information is stored in Event Technologies’ secure database in the United States. Event Technologies takes various precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and misuse as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Authorized Users/Passwords/User IDs
In general, you may visit the Sites without telling Event Technologies who you are or revealing personal information about yourself. Information Event Technologies collects without your specific consent is anonymous and cannot identify you. For example, Event Technologies, its business partners and other companies providing Services to or on behalf of Event Technologies (such as, for example, companies assisting with the operation or features of the Sites, advertising and promotional campaigns, surveys, contests and the like) may use various technologies (such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, click-through URL links) to collect non-personally identifiable information discernable as a result of your visit. This may include, without limitation, your IP address, web pages requested or viewed, date, time and domain type, demographic information and responses to surveys, promotions and advertisements. Information gleaned from your browser is automatically received and recorded on server logs. As technology evolves, information may be gathered through other means as well. You may set your browser either to notify you when you receive a cookie or to refuse to accept cookies. However, if you do so you may not be able to participate in certain of the Sites’ features.
Personal information is information collected from a variety of sources in any form that personally identifies you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number, in conjunction with additional information that may not be otherwise publicly available, such as professional, employment, and health, financial or demographic information. Credit card information may be collection in connection with any order you place. You may provide personally identifiable information directly; it may be gleaned through the Sites or collected from other sources. For example, when you register on the Sites, you create a personal profile providing your name, telephone, email address and in some cases your mailing address or credit card information and choose a password for security. The Sites save your information so that the next time you log on, you only need to enter your unique id and password. Your credit card information will only be retained as long as necessary to fulfill any orders to completion unless you choose to charge recurring fees to your credit card, in which event it will be retained for the term of your order. You cannot communicate with Event Technologies through the “Contact us” or customer support links on the Site, via email or telephone without providing personally identifiable information. If you contact Event Technologies or its service providers, a record of that session or correspondence will be maintained. Personally identifiable information you voluntarily provide is collected and stored to enable you, both as an Event attendee and Exhibitor, to manage your Event participation, to use the Services, provide Events notification, receive technical and other support services, respond to questions, receive Event Technologies’ eNewsletters and/or emails, identify products or services that may be of interest to you based upon your previous selections and for other marketing and administrative purposes such as surveys for research purposes or other promotions. Additionally, Event Technologies may be affiliated with other companies with whom it may share information collected through their respective websites.
Event Technologies uses personal information you provide in a number of ways. When you register, you create a member profile that enables you to choose to interact with Event Technologies in a variety of ways, including receiving emails and text messages. You may, at any time, limit your interactions, for example, by updating your member profile. Please note that you may continue to receive messages for a short time until Event Technologies’ records are updated. Various types of personal information is required to provide the Services, fulfill your requests for products/Services, literature or other information, to provide support or other customer service, product research, answer questions, correct problems with the Sites specific to you, to notify you of new or improved products or product uses, to enlist your participation in email campaigns, surveys, promotions, sweepstakes or contests, to customize Licensed Content, improve customer support services, or conduct research, advertising, marketing and promotional campaigns, to provide anonymous reporting for internal use and to third parties. Information collected from any source may be combined to improve products and services and enable more targeted, tailored communications. It may also be aggregated and made available without identifying you to ascertain trends, products, security/privacy patterns and research, internal record keeping and reporting, measuring and reporting learning, performance and other statistical information concerning any aspect of the Sites.
If you access the Sites outside the United States, your connection is through and to servers located in the United States. Any personal information you provide will be processed and maintained in the United States on Event Technologies’ Sites’ servers and/or other network systems operated by or for Event Technologies’ benefit. If you access the Sites and/or reside outside of the United States, your information may be stored, transmitted and shared in accordance with U.S. data privacy laws which may not be equivalent to those in effect in your country.
To Update Your Information/Unsubscribe
You have choices as to how Event Technologies will communicate with you. The Sites allow you to choose to receive, or stop receiving communications from Event Technologies and to update your registration information. Please note that if you register on a third party website through a link on our Sites or through another registration process, these privacy terms will not apply. You will be subject to the privacy statement of that third party website and you will need to follow the directions set forth on that website to unsubscribe or opt-out of receiving further communications.
Notice to California residents about your California privacy right.
You are solely responsible for back-up of all data, including information contained in your mailing lists, you provide to Event Technologies for its use in the provision of Services. You acknowledge and agree that Event Technologies shall have no liability or obligation to maintain the integrity, back-up or storage of your data. Event Technologies agrees to store your data for a period of thirty (30) days after termination of an order. Thereafter, Event Technologies shall have no obligation to maintain or provide any of your data nor shall it have any liability for destruction of your data upon the expiration of the thirty day period.