Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you join our platform as an event manager, purchase a speaker profile, subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address and provide additional information. You may, however, visit our home page  anonymously. If you purchase an Innovation Women profile, you can, at your discretion, add information about your expertise and career to your profile.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the product or service requested. If you are an Innovation Women speaker, the information you wish to share is shared on a profile in order to facilitate invitations to speak. You are not obligated to provide personal data beyond the limited data we need for you to register an account or to make payments if you purchase premium services from us. However, a complete profile helps you be found for speaking engagements and other economic opportunities and helps make Innovation Women more useful to you.
We do not require you to provide “sensitive personal data” to use our services, and if you choose to include any of this data on your profile it will be visible to others. Your profile is fully visible to all Members and customers of our Services. Please do not share sensitive personal data on your profile.
To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site features.
To send periodic emails
The email address you provide when you register will  be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your relationship with us, to send you the newsletters you have subscribed to and, if you are an Innovation Women speaker, to send you queries from event managers.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
Data we retain may have been provided directly by you, inferred from your use of the Services or provided by a third party. Innovation women operates on a global basis and may transfer data to countries that may have data protection laws that differ from those of your country.
Regardless of whether you are an Innovation Women Member or a Visitor, you may exercise the following data protection rights: the right of deletion, the right to amend or rectify your personal data, the right to object to the use of your personal data, the right to restrict processing of your data, the right of access, and the right of portability.
Data Controllers and Contracting Parties.
Innovation Women is acting as the data controller and contracting party for the data of some of our members. Innovation Women will be the data controller and contracting party for those who live outside of the “Designated Countries” as well as those who live in the Designated Countries. We use the term “Designated Countries” to refer to countries in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. Information about your payment method  is maintained by an outside vendor.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied information is only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
Data retention
We retain your personal data while your account is in existence or as needed to provide you services. This includes data you or others provided to us and data generated or inferred from your use of our services. Even if you only use our services when looking for speaking engagements, we will retain your information and keep your profile open until you decide to close your account. In some cases we choose to retain certain information in a depersonalized or aggregated form.
Rights to Access and Control Your Personal Data
You can access or delete your personal data. You have choices about how your data is collected, used and shared.
We provide many choices about the collection, use and sharing of your data, from deleting or correcting data you include in your profile.
For personal data that we have about you:
Delete Data: You can ask us to erase or delete all or some of your personal data (e.g., if it is no longer necessary to provide services to you).
Change or Correct Data: You can edit some of your personal data through your account. You can also ask us to change, update or fix your data in certain cases, particularly if it’s inaccurate.
Object to, or Limit or Restrict, Use of Data: You can ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data (e.g., if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (e.g., if your personal data is inaccurate or unlawfully held).
Right to Access and/or Take Your Data: You can ask us for a copy of your personal data and can ask for a copy of personal data you provided in machine readable form.
Contact us through the contact us form to learn more about how to make these requests.
We can also share your personal data as part of a sale, merger or change in control, or in preparation for any of these events. Any other entity which buys us or part of our business will have the right to continue to use your data, but only in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy unless you agree otherwise.
Do we use cookies?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information
We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, unless you request particular services from one of our partners. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website or through our newslettes. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.
Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy. By loading information on our website, you take full responsibility for the veracity of that information and state that you are fully authorized to publicly disseminate that information.
Changes to our Privacy Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.
Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.
http://innovationwomen.com
1661 Massachusetts Avenue, Box 206
Lexington, MA 02420
info@innovationwomen.com