WOMCY Corp’s Commitment to Responsible & Ethical Privacy Practices
In keeping with the goals and objectives of WOMCY Corp, we are committed to the highest degree of respect for the privacy of our members, visitors to our websites and attendees of our events. In this Privacy Statement, we use “we,” “us” or “our” to refer to WOMCY and “you” or “your” to refer to you, the user, member or visitor to our web site. For certain purposes of this Privacy Statement, we distinguish between individuals who choose to register and join WOMCY as a member (“Members”) and users of our website (the “Site”, including womcy.org) who simply visit the Site (“Visitors”) and do not choose to register as Members. Unless indicated otherwise, all provisions of this Privacy Statement apply to Visitors and Members. This Privacy Statement applies to our Site.
When we do not rely on your consent to this Privacy Statement for use of “Your Data” (as defined below), we will tell you so. By accessing and using the Site as a Visitor, you expressly and knowingly consent to the information collection and use practices as described in this Privacy Statement.
Our commitment to your privacy, is based on the following principles which we apply to our use of both your personally identifiable data (“Personal Data”) and to certain anonymous information we collect when you visit our Site (“Technical Information”, and together with Personal Data, “Your Data”):
– We will describe Your Data we will collect;
– We will inform you clearly about our collection and use of Your Data;
– We will either seek your express informed consent or rely on other legally permissible bases for the use of Your Data – either way, we will inform you of the basis for our use of Your Data;
– We will give you control over the privacy preferences that apply to Your Data, including the rights to (a) change your mind about our use, (b) have access to change or correct inaccurate aspects of Your Data, and (c) require that we delete all or parts of Your Data;
– We will not sell or rent Your Personal Data to others;
– We endeavor to maximize the protection of Your Data, and provide you with prompt notice in the unlikely event that a data loss incident or breach occurs; and
– We will endeavor to be completely transparent and open about our data privacy policies and practices.
WOMCY is committed to honoring your privacy rights as follows:
-Right of access to your personal information
-Right to rectification of personal information help where it is incorrect or incomplete
-Right of erasure of personal information (the “right to be forgotten”) if certain grounds are met
-Right to restrict or suspend the processing of personal information
-Right to complain to a supervisory authority should you believe your personal information is being misused
-Right of data portability (if processing is based on consent and automated means)
-Right to withdraw consent at any time (if processing is based on consent)
-Right to object to processing (if processing is based on legitimate interests)
-Right to object to processing of personal information for direct marketing purposes
How Do We Collect Information?
We collect Your Data in the following basic ways:
You give it to us when you register as a Member or if a Member or a Visitor registers for an event including but not limited to webinars, signing up for a newsletter or making a comment on a blog or social media;
You give it to us in email inquiries or in your public comments;
We automatically collect Technical Information when you visit our Sites; and
We obtain legally available information from outside sources, including commercially available geographic and demographic information along with other publicly available information, such as public posts to social networking sites.
What Information Do We Collect?
Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including an individual’s first and last name, password, home or other physical address, an email address, phone number or other contact information.
You may provide personal information to WOMCY in connection with making a donation to WOMCY. We call personal information directly associated with donations “Donor Information.” Except with your explicit permission, we will not sell, share or trade Donor Information with any third party, nor send mailings using Donor information on behalf of other organizations. To the extent any Donor Information is processed through a third-party service provider, Donor Information will only be used for purposes necessary to process that activity.
Depending on how you initiate contact with WOMCY, we may ask you for any of the following information:
Country of residence
Date of birth
Information typically included on a resume
Generally, the information you provide when interacting with WOMCY is optional, but some information may be required in order for a particular process, transaction, or other interaction to properly execute. WOMCY may be unable to provide you with certain products or services should you elect not to share information that we require to be collected for a particular purpose. If you have questions about what information we will require to be collected for a particular purpose, please contact us at email@example.com.
WOMCY also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, information contained in or conveyed by cookies and other similar technology (as described below), and the page you request through automated a metrics platform such as Google Analytics. This information is automatically logged through these services and will not be connected to your personal information by WOMCY for any reason.
WOMCY may also collect certain personal information or other information that you voluntarily disclosed, including without limitation in connection with registering for events or mailing lists, submission of job applications, responses to survey questions, providing comments, suggestions, and other information that you voluntarily submit. If you choose to provide such information, you are giving WOMCY the permission to use and store it consistent with this policy. Therefore, please understand that when you sign in with WOMCY, you are not anonymous to us.
Accessing and Updating Personal Data
Users may request access to their Personal Data collected and stored by us (if any) to verify if it is complete and accurate or to request that it be deleted. At a minimum, we will respond to your request within any applicable timeframe required by law and will otherwise take reasonable steps to respond to legitimate requests to access, correct, delete or update any such information retained by us. Requests may be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. It is important to understand that deletion of your Personal Data may adversely impact your ability to enjoy the full benefits of membership.
Social Media, Blogs & Discussion Groups
Children / Minors
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, the Site is not intended for or directed to persons under the age of 13 and WOMCY does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information on the Site from persons under 13 years-of-age. Any person who provides their information to WOMCY through any part of the Site represents to WOMCY that they are 13 years of age or older. If WOMCY learns that personal information of persons less than 13 years-of-age has been collected on womcy.org without verifiable parental consent, then WOMCY will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to WOMCY, then you may alert WOMCY at email@example.com and request that WOMCY delete that child’s personal information from its systems.
California Web Site Data Collection
We do not knowingly allow other parties to collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third-party web sites when you use the Site. We provide information about the opt-out or opt-in choices available to users.
Member Personal Data, Communication & Database
“Members” are defined as individuals, companies, organizations and/or institutions that choose to register with and have an agreed membership relationship with us. All of Your Data as a Member is covered by this Privacy Statement.
As a Member, you may review or update your Personal Data by logging into the membership portal and reviewing or changing your Personal Data directly.
You may also inform us by email or postal mail directed to the contact information provided on our Site or, Members may also adjust these settings or change or correct their Personal Data by email to membership at womcy.org.
In order for you to fully enjoy the benefits of membership in WOMCY, we need to be able to use Your Data for communication, record-keeping and the other purposes described in this Privacy Statement. If you choose not to permit us to use Your Data as described in this Privacy Statement, you will not be able to continue as a Member. Of course, you will still be able to visit our Site as a Visitor and to take advantage of all of the opportunities provided to Visitors to the Site.
We will only retain Your Data stored on our servers in accordance with the legitimate needs of our business and as required or permitted by applicable law. We will not retain any unused Personal Data on our systems longer than necessary for legitimate business purposes.
Our collection and use of any of Your Data is subject to the laws and regulations of the countries and political subdivisions in which our Visitors and Members reside. We are and remain committed to complying with all such legal obligations and use these legal requirements as the minimum beginning point for our use and collection of Your Data. Included in these laws and regulations are (a) the GDPR, which governs among other things, consents, uses and cross-border transfers of personal data concerning European Union residents, and (b) the California Online Privacy Protection Act, governing such matters with respect to California residents. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement or you feel that the Site in not following these legal requirements or our stated information policy, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact us at that email if you have any concerns about the accuracy of, or wish to correct, your Personal Data we have collected from you.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 entitles California residents to request information concerning whether a business has disclosed Personal Data to any third parties for their direct marketing purposes. As stated in this Privacy Statement, we will not sell your Personal Data to other companies and we will not share it with other companies for them to use for their own marketing purposes without your consent. For further information concerning your California Privacy Rights including “Do Not Track,” visit https://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/cybersecurity/making_your_privacy_practices_public.pdf
Any user, including California residents, who wish to request further information about our compliance with these requirements, or have questions or concerns about our privacy practices and policies, may contact us at:
or by mail at:
PO Box 7125
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33338
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We routinely update this Privacy Statement to provide additional explanation and clarification of our practices and to reflect new or different privacy practices, such as when we add new services, functionality or features to our Site. You can determine when this Privacy Statement was last revised by referring to the Effective Date above on this page. We will also provide an archive of our past privacy policies with the ability to plainly see the changes from one to another. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will also be announced on our home page.