Intellus Worldwide is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Intellus Worldwide Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Intellus Worldwide website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Intellus Worldwide collects only such personally identifiable information that you expressly supply to Intellus Worldwide, such as (in the case of Intellus Worldwide members) your e-mail address, name, photograph, home or work address, employer and/or telephone number, ZIP code, age, personal profile and professional interests. If you have questions or want to be removed from our membership list or conference attendee lists, click here.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Intellus Worldwide in connection with your online use of Intellus Worldwide Web site. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Intellus Worldwide for the operation of the Web site, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Intellus Worldwide Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Intellus Worldwide public message boards or place it on your personal profile, this information may be collected and used by others. Intellus Worldwide staff does not read any of your private online communications, although Intellus Worldwide system operator may do so for routine technical and administrative purposes. You may change or remove the information on your personal profile at any time; and only you (and Intellus Worldwide system operator) will have the ability to do so, through your password-protected access. But note that any information that you post within your personal profile, even after you might elect to delete it, may remain cached on various computers and otherwise retrievable by Intellus Worldwide or others for an indefinite period of time.
Intellus Worldwide encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Intellus Worldwide so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Intellus Worldwide is not responsible for the privacy statements, privacy practices or other content on Web sites outside of the Intellus Worldwide and Intellus Worldwide family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Intellus Worldwide collects and uses your personal information to operate the Intellus Worldwide Web site, enhance Intellus Worldwide understanding of and services to its members, encourage you to participate in Intellus Worldwide activities, and/or deliver the services you have personally requested. Intellus Worldwide also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Intellus Worldwide and its affiliates. Intellus Worldwide may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. You may opt-out of receiving such communications by so notifying email@example.com.
Intellus Worldwide does not sell, rent or lease its lists of members or of meeting attendees to third parties. Intellus Worldwide also forbids its members, meeting attendees and business associates from transferring, selling, renting or leasing those lists to third parties, but there is no assurance that they will not do so. Attendance lists at Intellus Worldwide meetings, including employer affiliations, are distributed by Intellus Worldwide to attendees at its meetings, and thus they should not be assumed to be confidential; but those lists do not include email addresses, street addresses or telephone numbers. Intellus Worldwide may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Intellus Worldwide may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Intellus Worldwide, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Intellus Worldwide does not collect, use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.
Intellus Worldwide keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Intellus Worldwide, in order to determine what Intellus Worldwide services are the most popular.
Intellus Worldwide Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Intellus Worldwide or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Intellus Worldwide; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Intellus Worldwide, or the public.
The Intellus Worldwide Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Intellus Worldwide pages, or register with Intellus Worldwide site or services, a cookie helps Intellus Worldwide to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Intellus Worldwide Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Intellus Worldwide features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Intellus Worldwide services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Intellus Worldwide secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Intellus Worldwide secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Intellus Worldwide system operator stores and (for technical and administrative purposes only) can view email messages sent to or received from Intellus Worldwide as well as public message boards, none of which messages are encrypted.
Changes to this Statement
Intellus Worldwide will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect internal and external feedback. Intellus Worldwide encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Intellus Worldwide is protecting your information.
Intellus Worldwide welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Intellus Worldwide has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.