Effective: May 20, 2018
Information We Collect
(a) Our Service: We may collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your full name, phone number, email address, or similar, when you register for an account. If you choose to purchase a product (membership, conference registration, etc.) from us, we or our third-party payment processors will collect your payment information. We also collect data through our partners (customers) who use the ICGS Service (including by embedding our code on their websites) on their websites or mobile applications. When you use the ICGS Service or if you visit such websites or mobile applications, we may receive certain information about you as described below. We do not send any promotional emails; however, we may send you service related emails related to your account. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, you may opt out of them by canceling your account.
(c) Log File Information: Log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile application each time you access our Sites or the ICGS Service. For example, when you access our Sites or the ICGS Service, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your operating system, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and other such information. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
(d) Information Related To Data Collected For Our Members: ICGS collects information under the direction of its customers, and has no direct relationship with the individuals whose data it may process. If you are a client of one of our current customers and would no longer like to be tracked by such customer, please contact the respective customer directly. We may transfer personal information to companies that help us provide our service. Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the service agreements with our customers.
(e) Access And Retention Of Data Controlled By Our Members: An individual who is a current or former ICGS customer who seeks access or wishes to correct, amend or delete inaccurate data should direct his query to info@ICGSociety.org. An individual who is a client of a current or former ICGS customer who seeks access or wishes to correct, amend or delete inaccurate data should direct his query to the respective customer first and then, if no response is obtained or such response is not satisfactory, should contact info@ICGSociety.org. If we receive a request under this provision, we will acknowledge it within seventy-two (72) business hours and handle it promptly and as required by law.
We will retain personal data we process on behalf of our customers for as long as needed to provide our services. ICGS will retain this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
How We Use Your Information. We use the information that we collect to operate and maintain our Sites and the ICGS Service, send you member communications, respond to your questions and concerns.
How We Share Your Information
(b) Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain ICGS Services and those of our partners. Our partners also have the option to publish the results for their websites on the ICGS Service. Such results consist solely of non-personally identifiable information. If you choose to publish such results on the ICGS Service or Site (for example, in our results gallery), you understand and agree that this information, along with any personally identifiable information you choose to make available in connection with such results, will be made publicly available. By publishing your results on the ICGS Service or Site, you agree that you have obtained all necessary consents to make such information public and that doing so will not violate any laws. If you remove information that you have made public on the ICGS Service or Site, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the ICGS Service or Site, or if other users have copied or saved that information. Non-personally identifiable information may be stored indefinitely.
(c) Instances Where We Are Required To Share Your Information: ICGS will disclose your information where required to do so by law, if subject to subpoena or other legal proceeding or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our Terms of Service or to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ICGS, our users or others.
(d) What Happens In The Event Of A Change Of Control: We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of the non-profit organization. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
(e) Behavioral Targeting / Re-Targeting: We partner with third parties to display advertising on our Sites and manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this Site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. The only way to completely “opt out” of the collection of any information through cookies or other tracking technology is to actively manage the settings on your browser or mobile device. Please refer to your browser’s or mobile device’s technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools (to learn more about cookies, clear gifs/web beacons and related technologies, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org and/or the Network Advertising Initiative’s online resources, at https://www.networkadvertising.org. If you access the ICGS Service or Sites on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through the settings.
(f) Testimonials: We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our Site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at info@ICGSociety.org.
Storage and Processing
Your information collected through the ICGS Service may be stored and processed in the United States, Europe, or any other country in which ICGS or its subsidiaries, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. ICGS may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information, to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that we will not transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction.
How We Protect Your Information
ICGS is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot absolutely ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to ICGS or guarantee that your information on the ICGS Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. When you enter sensitive information (such as log in credentials) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Site, you can contact us at info@ICGSociety.org. We use an outside help platform, and a credit card processing company to bill you if you purchase services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.
ICGS self-certifies compliance with EU-US Privacy Shield at the U.S. Department of Commerce. ICGS complies with the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC framework as set forth by the European Union regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. ICGS has certified that it adheres to the requirements of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement.
Compromise of Personal Information
In the event that personal information is compromised as a breach of security, ICGS will promptly notify our members in compliance with applicable law.
Data Access, Correction, Deletion, and Opt Out
For current ICGS customers, you can review, correct, update or delete inaccuracies to the information about you that ICGS keeps on file by logging into your account to update your password and billing information. Alternately (for data subjects tracked by ICGS and for former ICGS customers), you can contact us directly at info@ICGSociety.org. We will acknowledge your request within seventy-two (72) hours and handle it promptly and as required by law. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. If you wish to opt-out of being tracked by ICGS's analytics software, you can contact us directly at info@ICGSociety.org
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, ICGS does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@ICGSociety.org
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