Privacy Policy

WIT Privacy Notice

To better protect your privacy, Women in Technology Inc. provides this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at this website. We takes precautions to keep the donor information disclosed to us secure. We will not intentionally disclose such information to third parties for commercial purposes. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place electronic safeguards, as well as, internal organizational procedures to safeguard and secure the information that you provide.

The Information We Collect

In portions of this site, you can donate money, contact us, volunteer and participate in any of our programs and/or signature events. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected for any of these include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.

We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows Vista, Mac OS10) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., goDaddy or any number of smaller service providers, etc).

How We Use The Information

We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, to fulfill a request by you or to contact you about your relationship with us.

We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.

We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law. In addition, we may transfer information about you if we are acquired by or merged with another organization.

Agents and contractors of WIT who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for WIT.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors

Some of our sites contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

This site sometimes may offer content that is sponsored by or co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. WIT has no control over these third parties’ use of this information.

Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. Any personal information collected through our donation or event registration is processed by third parties for whom such processing is a primary line of business, ensuring the highest levels of security for your personal and credit information.

Parental Consent

If you are under the age of 18, you must obtain consent from your parents or guardians before disclosing personal information to us.

How You Can Access or Correct Information

If you wish to update the personally identifiable information that WIT has collected about you for our mailing list, or to correct factual errors in such information, please click here. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. If you wish to be removed from mailing list click unsubscribe.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the online policy for this site or its implementation you may contact us at info@mywit.org.

Updates & Effective Date

From time to time, we may update this privacy notice. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personally identifiable information by placing a notice on our site. We encourage you to periodically check back and review this policy so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it.

The Privacy Notice posted on this site was updated on January 4, 2010.