What information we collect through this website
We collect personally identifiable information when you provide it to us though forms or links on this site, such as when you submit registration forms, comments, questions or suggestions. The types of personally identifiable information we may collect include your name, job title, business or organization, mailing address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information.
We also collect and aggregate non-personal information when you visit our website, such as your Internet service provider, type of web browser or operating system, IP address, viewed pages, time and duration of site visits, crash logs, and other information relating to site usage.
How the information will be stored
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
How we use the information we collect
We use the information we collect to provide you our services, primarily sharing information with you about events, issues and policies of importance to you and your business or organization. We also use your information to determine your interests and needs, and evaluate and improve our services, including our website, to meet them.
How we share that information with others
We may list some of your personally identifying information in our event promotional materials if you are registered for that event. We may also provide some of your personally identifying information to trusted business partners who assist us in serving you, such as hotels, online payment processors, etc.
We may also release your information when we believe release is necessary to comply with the law, enforce our policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to others for marketing, advertising, or other business purposes.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.