Last Updated October 23, 2009

 
PRIVACY POLICY

Asian Women in Business (“AWIB”, “we”, “us” or “our”) share your concern about the protection of your personal information online.  This privacy policy (“Policy”) is our policy regarding maintaining the privacy of personal information we collect online in connection with the www.awib.org website (the “Site”).
This Policy describes the privacy practices we undertake with respect to your use of the Site. This Policy sets out your obligations and ours with respect to your use of the Site and, by using the Site, you agree to abide by the terms of this Policy and the Terms of Use.
We may need to change the Policy from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on the Site or in the law.  We reserve the right to revise or make any changes to the Policy, and your continual use of the Site subsequent to any changes to this Policy will mean that you accept such changes. Therefore, please bookmark this page and review it periodically to assure familiarity with the most current version of the Policy. We will post all changes to the Policy here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and when and how we disclose that information. You can tell that the Policy has been updated by checking the last revised date posted on the top of this page. If due to such changes, you decide that you want to delete any portion of your personal information from our database, please notify AWIB at info@awib.org.
BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO OUR USING ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US OR THAT WE COLLECT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SITE AND THIS POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS POLICY, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
Information We Collect and Track. AWIB collects and retains two types of information about Site visitors: (i) personal information that individual visitors provide when interacting on the Site, or voluntarily at certain other points (such as via forms or emails); and (ii) tracking data, which is automatically collected from every Site visitor, (collectively, “Information”). By visiting the Site, you may be invited to provide personal information in order to become a registered member of AWIB. The Information that we gather during the registration process may include your name, title, company or business organization, address, telephone number, email address, credit card information or other elements of personal information.
You may decline to provide any personal information, but please realize that you may thereby be unable to register as a member of AWIB or to participate in activities or opportunities offered by AWIB.
In addition, if you contact us, we may keep a record of your correspondence, including any Information contained therein.
The tracking data we record includes, without limitation, information regarding the number and frequency of users to the Site, the websites that users access before and after they visit the Site, the internet software used by our users to access the Site, and our users’ IP addresses and internet service providers. 
How We Use Your Information. The Information that we collect and that you provide to us is used for our business purposes and the purpose for which you provided it, including, without limitation, to respond to your requests or correspondence. AWIB may also use the Information to contact you about the Site or to request your input regarding ways in which we might improve the Site. We may also use your Information to inform you about AWIB’s activities, products, services, events and fundraising efforts in which AWIB hopes you may be interested. The Information may also be analyzed so that we can serve you in the best manner possible through enhanced features and functions on the Site.
We will not disclose any personal information to third parties, except (i) to parties who perform service for us, such as sending postal mail and email, analyzing data, web hosting, credit card processing and other similar services; (ii) when we believe that such disclosure is required by law; (iii) to enforce the Policy or our Terms of Use; (iv) to protect the rights, property, security or safety of AWIB, Site users or the public; (v) to respond to an emergency; or (vi) as otherwise stated in this Policy.
AWIB may use certain tracking data such as the type of browser you use, the files you request and the URL and geographic location from which you request information. This information may be used for a variety of purposes, including but without limitation, to compile statistical, demographic or aggregated information about visitors to the site generally, or for load balancing metrics and to create reports on user demographics and Site traffic patterns. The reports that are generated from tracking data are used for a variety of purposes, including, for example, to improve the Site and our services.
Use of Cookies. We may use cookies to improve your experience while using the Site. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Use of cookies makes web surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords and your personal preferences regarding your use of a particular website. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies, but you are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our website will not function properly.
Children Under the Age of 18. The Site is not intended for anyone under the age of 18. Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18 please do not use this Site.
Third Parties. We employ third-party agents and service providers to operate the Site and to perform functions on our behalf. These third-parties have access to the Information needed to perform their functions. We seek to limit such third-parties to using the information that is shared with them solely for the purpose of providing such services. In addition, we may disclose Information to certain third-parties if you have requested or authorized the disclosure of such Information. However, we cannot be responsible for such third-parties’ use of Information not in compliance with this Policy. 
Transfer of Information to Third Parties Upon a Sale or Change of Control. We retain the right to transfer or assign all Information pursuant to a merger, purchase or other transaction relating to AWIB or our assets if the assignee or purchaser agrees to abide by the terms of this Policy.
How Your Information Is Protected. We take reasonable precautions to protect your Information from loss, misuse or alteration. We maintain reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards for your Information.  You should recognize, however, that there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the internet and we cannot guarantee the security of your Information. In addition, because internet communication is unsecure, it is also possible that the information you supply to us or your access of any information via the Site will be intercepted during transmission. We cannot be liable for any breach of our systems or interception of our transmission and we hereby fully disclaim, to the fullest extent provided under law, any liability associated with any claim relating to a breach of security, data or information.
Other Communications. From time to time, we may email Site users information regarding important developments affecting AWIB. We may also email Site users on occasion regarding the Site. Such emails may be sent to Site users even if they have not requested to receive any communication from us.
Links to Third-Party Sites. The Site may contain links to websites owned and operated by other parties. We are not responsible for and have no control over the privacy policies of those sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites prior to providing them with any information.
Compliance With Laws. We reserve the right to disclose any Information to comply with any law, regulation, decree, judgment, order, subpoena or any other governmental order (“Order”) without any obligation to contest or verify the accuracy of such Order.
Applicable Law. This Policy will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to any use of the Site will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in New York County and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
How You Can Update or Correct Your Information and Contact the Site. You can call or email AWIB at the numbers provided on our Site or send a message to info@awib.org to update or correct your Information.
Please contact us at info@awib.org if you have any questions or concerns regarding the Site or this Policy.

 

 





 



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