Last updated on February 22, 2023
a. Information that you provide to us directly
i. When you use the Services. When you use the Services (for example, by registering for an AWIC membership or engaging in interactive features on our website, including webinars, contests, promotions, or challenges), we typically collect your name, contact information (email address, phone number) username, password, location (city, state, country), last four digits of your payment card, and any other information you may choose to provide.
ii. Surveys and questionnaires. We may contact you to participate in surveys or other questionnaires to collect feedback. If you decide to participate, you may be asked to provide certain personal data.
iii. Communications with us. We may collect your name, email address, or telephone number when you request information about our Services, request user or technical support, or otherwise communicate with us. We also collect your preferences in receiving marketing communications from us.
iv. When you apply to a job posting. When you apply to a job posting available through our Services, we will typically collect your name, contact information (email address, phone number, postal address), employment and education history, and any other personal information you may choose to share in a cover letter or CV.
b. Information that we collect automatically
i. Activities. Details of the activities you carry out when using our Services. We may also collect your geographic location when you use a location-enabled device with our Services and sensor data from your device that may, for instance, provide data on nearby cell towers and Wi-Fi access spots; and
ii. Technical information. We may also collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address, unique device identifier, cookies, web beacons, web server logs and other technologies or other data linked to your device, language preferences, referring and exit pages, clickstream data, dates and times of visits to our website, and data about usage of our Services.
iii. Information about your visit to our website. We collect and process your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access our Services.
c. Information that we obtain from third parties
a. Provide, monitor, maintain, personalize, optimize, and improve the Services, including research and analytics regarding use of the Services, or to remember you when you leave and return to the Services;
b. Notify you about changes to our Services;
c. Provide you with news, events, promotions, updates, security alerts, and general information about other services that we offer that are similar to those that you have already inquired about, unless you have opted not to receive such information;
d. Allow you to participate in interactive features within our Services when you choose to do so;
e. Provide you with customer support;
f. Carry out our obligations relating to your contracts with us and to provide you with the information and Services that you request from us;
g. Provide you with more relevant content in promotional or other communications to which you may be subscribed;
h. To provide relevant marketing to you, including information about events or services (webinars, educational videos, etc.) that may be of interest to you; and
i. Detect, investigate, and prevent technical issues or activities that may violate our policies or be fraudulent or illegal, including to conduct any related investigations.
a. Service providers.
We share data with service providers, such as consultants, who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf. Service providers help us with website hosting, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure, customer service, processing membership dues, and email delivery.
b. Third parties authorized by you.
We share data with our sponsors who help host our events and assist with providing programming. If you would like us to refrain from sharing your data with our sponsors, please contact us with your request.
We will share data with third parties in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings) and, in each case, any due diligence relating thereto.
e. Safety, legal purposes, and law enforcement.
We use and disclose data as we believe necessary (i) under applicable law; (ii) to enforce our terms and conditions; (iii) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, or the safety or property of yours or others; and (iv) to respond to requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies, and other public and government authorities, which may include authorities outside your country of residence.
f. Analytics and search engine providers.
We may share certain information with analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of our site.