Last Updated: April 26, 2018
Information We Collect and How We Collect It
The information that we may collect from or about you broadly falls into the following categories:
- Information that you voluntarily provide to us, for example, your contact information.
- Information that we collect through your use of the Site, for example, data collected by the servers used to operate the Site (e.g., IP addresses), data collected by cookies, and data collected by analytics services.
We Collect Personal Information and Other Information that You Submit
Event Registration; Payment Information. Information required for event registration may vary by event and will be disclosed at the point of registration. Required fields may include, in addition to the personal information listed above, your title and the organization with which you are affiliated. Event registration fees must be paid by credit or debit card. All credit and debit card information is provided directly to our PCI-compliant third-party payment processor. CVMIC does not directly access, handle, or store your credit or debit card information. To pay registration fees through the Site, you will need to submit your name and your credit or debit card number, expiration date, security code, billing address, and phone number. Payment by credit or debit card is subject to the approval of the card issuer. We will not be liable in any way if a card issuer refuses to accept a credit or debit card for any reason. We will maintain a record of the payments that you make using the Site.
Mailing List Information. If you sign up or otherwise opt in to receive newsletters or promotions from us, you will need to submit your email address. We will use this information to provide you with promotional and other electronic communications. You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from us at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions in the applicable email. We may use third-party email providers to deliver these communications to you.
Other Information We Collect
IP Addresses and Related Data. The servers used to operate and provide the Site may collect data pertaining to you and the equipment, software, and communication methods you use to access the Internet and the Site, including Internet protocol (“IP”) addresses assigned to the computers and other devices from where you access the Internet, your Internet service provider (ISP), your device ID number, your approximate geographic location, your browser type, the pages you access on the Site, the websites you access before and after visiting the Site, the length of time you spend on the Site, date and time stamps, and clickstream data. CVMIC may use this information to administer the Site and its servers, to generate statistical information, to monitor and analyze Site traffic and usage patterns, to monitor and prevent fraud, to investigate complaints and violations of our policies, and to improve the Site’s content and the products, services, materials, and other content that we describe or make available through the Site. We may combine this information with other Collected Information (including personal information) and information obtained from third parties for the purposes discussed below. The suppliers that we use to provide the Site may collect information about your visits to the Site and other websites. Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technologies as explained further below under “Cookies.”
How We Use and Share Collected Information
Security and Protection of Rights. We may use Collected Information and share it with third parties to the extent permitted by applicable law, including in the event of a subpoena, court order, or law enforcement request. CVMIC will use Collected Information and share it with third parties if we believe doing so is necessary to operate the Site or to protect our rights or the rights of others, including disclosing information necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action in the event of a violation of our contracts, terms, or policies.
Access by Children
The Site is not directed at children under 13 years of age. CVMIC does not knowingly collect or use information from children under 13 through the Site.
Access from Outside the United States
If you are visiting the Site from outside the United States, please be aware that Collected Information may be transferred to, stored in, and processed in the United States (where our and our suppliers’ servers and databases are located and operated). The data protection and related laws and regulations of the United States might not be as comprehensive as those in the country from which you access the Site.
How to Access Your Personal Information
To access or update your personal information as it exists in our records, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.