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Last updated on February 22, 2023

This privacy policy describes how the Association for Women in Cryptocurrency (“AWIC,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, shares and otherwise processes personal data of visitors to our website (available online at and other online properties (together, the “Services”).

Please read this privacy policy together with our Terms of Service and all other relevant privacy notices we may provide or post.

I. Collection Of Personal Data

The categories of personal data that AWIC collects depends on how you interact with our Services.

  1. a. Information that you provide to us directly

    1. 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.

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

  1. b. Information that we collect automatically

    We also automatically collect certain information based on your use of our Services. This data would include your activities on our Website. For example, we, or our third-party partners, may collect:

    1. 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

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

  1. c. Information that we obtain from third parties

    We may also obtain information about you from third parties, such as sponsors that share with us the registration list for an event in which you were involved and/or attended. We require that such sponsors obtain the consent of each such individual prior to sharing their information with us.

II. How We Use Your Information

AWIC collects only the personal data we need in order to offer and support our Services. We may also be required to collect, process, and retain your data in fulfillment of our legal obligations. We use your data for the following business purposes:

  1. 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;

  2. b. Notify you about changes to our Services;

  3. 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;

  4. d. Allow you to participate in interactive features within our Services when you choose to do so;

  5. e. Provide you with customer support;

  6. 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;

  7. g. Provide you with more relevant content in promotional or other communications to which you may be subscribed;

  8. 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  

  9. 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.

We may combine information from the Services together and with other information that we obtain from our business records or from third party sources.

III. How We Share Your Information

AWIC may share your data to ensure that we can provide you with the Services for which you have contracted. We may share certain information with:

  1. 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.

  2. b. Third parties authorized by you.
    We share data with third parties directly authorized by you to receive data. The use of data by an authorized third party is subject to the third party’s privacy policy and any agreements you have with the third party. These include third parties who provide a link through our Services, who integrate with our Services, or who otherwise serve as a third-party intermediary. Such third parties may receive detailed information about your use of the Services, and may be able to take actions on your behalf.

  3. c. Sponsors.
    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.

  4. d. Successors-in-interest.
    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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

IV. Marketing Choices

We will only use your data for marketing and promotional purposes if you opt in to such uses, and you can withdraw this permission at any time. If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe link in the relevant communication or contact us as specified below. We may combine your personal data to improve the value and specificity of these communications. Please note that you may not opt out of communications related to a specific request that you have made.

V. Transfer To And Outside The United States

AWIC is headquartered in the United States. Personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored and processed in, the United States or any other country in which we or our service providers maintain facilities. The data protection laws of the United States and other countries may be different from the laws of your state or country and may not be considered as providing an adequate level of protection under the laws of your jurisdiction. To the extent permitted by applicable law, by submitting your personal data to us, you agree to such transfer, storage, and processing.If you are a resident of the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, or Switzerland, you may have the right to request a copy of or delete your personal data, amend personal data that we process about you, or object to the use or sharing of your personal data. We will honor such requests. If you have questions, please contact us at

VI. How We Protect Your Information

We maintain reasonable safeguards that are designed to protect against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use of personal data. For example, we may enforce physical access controls, and authorize access to personal data only for those people who require access to fulfill their job responsibilities. Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.

You are responsible for keeping any passwords that you use to access our Services confidential. We ask that you do not share your password with anyone else and or use such password for other services. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we do not accept liability for any unauthorized disclosure.

VII. Service Providers And Third Parties

Our Services may, from time to time, contain links to other websites, mobile applications, or digital properties that are not operated by us, including those of our service providers, which you may access either directly, via an authentication process, or otherwise through the Services. Likewise, other websites, mobile applications, or digital properties may reference or link to our Services. We do not control these third-party services and we do not have any responsibility over their privacy or security practices. We encourage you to read the privacy policies and terms of service of each website and application with which you interact. We do not endorse, screen, or approve the privacy practices or content of such other websites, mobile applications, or digital properties. Providing personal data to them, both within or outside of our Website or our Services, is at your own risk.

VIII. How Long We Retain Your Information

We strive to only keep your personal data only for the period of time needed for legitimate business purposes. In certain circumstances, however, legal or regulatory obligations may require us to retain records for a longer than we otherwise would.

IX. Children's Information

Our Services are not intended for children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe that your child has provided us with their information, please contact us. If we become aware that a child has provided us with personal data in violation of applicable law, we will delete any personal data we have collected, unless we have a legal obligation to keep it.

X. Changes To This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change and update this privacy policy from time to time. This version of the privacy policy was last updated on the data indicated above. Historic versions are archived and can be obtained by contacting us. Any changes we may make to our privacy policy will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, we will notify you of these changes by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

XI. Contact Us

If you have questions about our use of your personal data, please contact us at