Privacy Policy

BostonBusinessWomen.com (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Boston Business Women, LLC (“Boston Business Women”). Please carefully read this Privacy Policy as it may have changed since your last visit to the Site. Continued use of the Site indicates your understanding and acceptance of any changes made to this Privacy Policy and posted to the Site.

 

BY USING THE SITE, OR ATTENDING A BOSTON BUSINESS WOMEN EVENT, YOU INDICATE YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SITE OR ATTEND THE EVENT.

 

Your privacy is important to Boston Business Women. This Privacy Policy describes the information practices of Boston Business Women and the Site, including the type of information gathered and tracked, how the information is used and with whom the information is shared. This Privacy Policy applies to your interactions with the Site as well as other interactions with Boston Business Women, such as when you attend a Boston Business Women event.

 

What Information We Collect

This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected by or submitted to Boston Business Women (or carefully selected third parties acting on our behalf), including personal information. “Personal information” is data that reasonably can be used to identify or describe an individual. You do not need to provide us with your personal information simply to browse the Site.

 

Boston Business Women may collect personal information when:

  • you register for events, webcasts, seminars, or other programs as an attendee or sponsor;
  • you make purchases of products or services;
  • you request support for a Boston Business Women product, event or service;
  • you request information or materials;
  • you participate in surveys and evaluations;
  • you participate in promotions, contests or giveaways;
  • you apply for a job or submit your resume to Boston Business Women;
  • you submit any such information to the Site;
  • or you submit questions or comments to us.

 

Boston Business Women may also collect personal information from individuals (with their consent) at conventions, events, trade shows, expositions, seminars or other programs.

 

The types of personal information collected may include (but are not limited to):

  • your first and last name;
  • your age;
  • your website address;
  • your home, billing, or other physical address (including street name, name of a city or town, state/province, postal code);
  • your e-mail address;
  • your telephone number;
  • any other identifier that permits Boston Business Women to make physical or online contact with you; and
  • for job applicants submitting information, your educational background, employment experience, and job interest.

 

Use of Your Personal Information

Boston Business Women collects and uses your personal information to operate and improve the Site or to deliver services or carry out transactions you have requested. We also use your personal information to communicate with you. We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security announcements. Boston Business Women may send periodic newsletters or other mailings either through regular mail or email that are considered part of the service. We may also contact you to inform you of other products, events or services available from Boston Business Women and its affiliates.

 

Personal information collected on the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Boston Business Women or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site or service, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

 

Sharing of Your Personal Information

Boston Business Women will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. Boston Business Women shares personal information with entities and individuals working on our behalf. Except as described in this statement, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes unless you have provided consent.

 

Some Boston Business Women services, offerings or events may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another entity or individual. If you register for or use such services, offerings or events, both Boston Business Women and the other entity or individual may receive information collected as part of the co-branded services, offerings or events. The privacy policy of such other entity or individual, if any, shall apply to their use of your information.

 

In some cases Boston Business Women uses contractors to collect, use, analyze and otherwise process information on its behalf. It is Boston Business Women’s practice to require such suppliers to handle information in a manner consistent with Boston Business Women’s policies.

 

Boston Business Women may also allow carefully selected Boston Business Women partners to participate in limited marketing campaigns solely to promote Boston Business Women‘s products and services to you.

 

If you request something from the Site (for example, a product or service, a callback, information about an event, or specific marketing materials), we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share information with others, such as Boston Business Women’s business partners, event organizers, financial institutions, shipping companies, and postal or government authorities (e.g., customs authorities) involved in fulfillment. As part of a transaction, we may also contact you as part of our customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.

 

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. Such companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose.

 

We may access and/or disclose your personal information if we believe such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law or legal process served on Boston Business Women; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Boston Business Women (including the enforcement of our agreements); or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Boston Business Women services or members of the public.

 

How to Stop Receiving Information From Boston Business Women

If at any time you do not wish us to contact you using the information we have collected, including sending you newsletters and other information, you may follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of such e-mail correspondence. To opt out of receiving mailings, you may write to us at the email or mailing address below. These options do not apply to communications primarily for the purpose of administering requests for materials or other administrative and transactional notices.

 

How to Update Your Information

You can update your information by contacting us at the email or mailing address below. If you have subscribed to an email list or online publication of ours and you have since changed your email address, you may update your email address by unsubscribing and re-subscribing with your new email address.

 

Safeguarding Your Personal Information

In order to protect your information from improper disclosure, Boston Business Women uses commercially reasonably efforts to maintain a secure operating environment to protect any information we collect. Once received, we limit access of your information to only those employees with a legitimate business need to review them. Finally, we take care to dispose of your information properly so that third parties will not be able to access it. This includes destroying, erasing, or making unreadable the information. While we are committed to protecting your privacy, please be aware that no transaction over the internet can be completely secure.

 

Enforcement

Boston Business Women regularly reviews its compliance with this Privacy Policy. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this statement or Boston Business Women’s treatment of personal information by contacting us at the link or address indicated below.

 

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that a website sends to a web browser, which are stored on the site visitor’s computer. Cookies are commonly used to track web activity and provide an enhanced experience when using the internet. Boston Business Women may use cookies to collect Non-PII. If you do not want websites to be able to use cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to not accept cookies. Third party vendors, including Google, may use cookies to serve ads to you while you are using the Site based on your prior visits. You may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

 

Links to Other Sites

The Site may provide links to third-party web sites, such as those of our business partners, other Boston Business Women users and online advertisers. You should review their privacy policies to learn more about what, why, and how they collect and use personally identifiable information.

 

For Questions or Concerns

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, you should contact Boston Business Women by email at team@bostonbusinesswomen.com or regular mail at:

 

Boston Business Women, LLC

101 Arch Street, Suite 1950

Boston MA. 02110

 

NOTICE TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18 AND THEIR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS

 

THE BOSTON BUSINESS WOMEN SITE IS INTENDED FOR ADULTS. WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY OR INTENTIONALLY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18, PLEASE DO NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO BOSTON BUSINESS WOMEN. IF YOU KNOW OF ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 WHO HAS PROVIDED US WITH INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY AND WE WILL REMOVE THAT INFORMATION.

 

This Privacy Policy was last amended on March 4, 2016

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