Personal information about visitors to our site is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we may need to collect such information to provide you with further services or to answer or forward any requests or inquiries. It is our intention that this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in the United States.
Use of Information
The Equity Equation collects and retains personal information as part of its registration process for the purpose of identification, payment and communication with participants. The Equity Equation respects the privacy of our participants and the United States privacy laws and will not release or sell participant personal information to any company or organization except where it is required by law by subpoena, risk of harm or where there is it is necessary to protect The Equity Equation’s legal rights.
The Equity Equation may also from time to time, communicate with participants about other The Equity Equation programs, services, or upcoming events.
Securing Your Data
The Equity Equation will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information.
The Equity Equation will store the personal information you provide on secure third-party servers and may store hard copies of personal and/or clinical information in secured, locked storage.
The Equity Equation is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or storage security of any third-party provider.
Collecting information on Registered members
As part of registering with us, we collect personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of our services. To do this, it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to us, as detailed below.
Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.
We may engage third parties to provide you with goods or services on our behalf. In that circumstance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties in order to meet your request for goods or services.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of personal information submitted to our sites, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. We will endeavor to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. Once we do receive your transmission, we will also do our best to ensure its security on our systems.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorized access to your personal information.
Access to Information
We will endeavor to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information that we hold about you and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected. In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us.
Problems or questions
WEBSITE VISITOR TRACKING
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but it will not store, save or collect personal information.
A cookie is a data file that certain websites write to your computer’s hard drive when you visit such sites. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user identification code, that the site uses to track the pages you have visited.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files, or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third-party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third-party downloads and downloads provided by external third-party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third-party anti-virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication with us
Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.
Email mailing lists & Marketing Messages
We operate an email mailing list program used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed, and stored in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service. The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third-party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.
Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geography, demographics, and already stored subscriber data.
Our EMS (email marketing service) provider is; MailChimp
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.
Photography / Videography Disclaimer
The Equity Equation reserves the right to use any photography and videography taken at events held by The Equity Equation without the expressed written approval of those captured within the photographs/videos. The Equity Equation may use the photographs/videos in publications or other media material produced for print or digital marketing platforms contracted by The Equity Equation, including but limited to newspapers, brochures, magazines, books, websites, blogs and social media (Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter etc).
Any delegate attending an The Equity Equation event who does not wish to have their image used for distribution must notify the photographer /videographer or The Equity Equation contact at email@example.com in writing.
The Equity Equation holds ownership of all intellectual property (including Copyright) used during the Equity Equation groups, workshops, seminars, retreats, onsite and online training sessions unless otherwise stated. This includes but is not limited to, all text, images, videos, graphics, audio commentary, visual presentations, methodologies, processes, and any course-related materials. Marketing collateral and workshop materials cannot be copied, reproduced, or distributed in any form without the prior written approval of The Equity Equation and its director.
The Equity Equation reserves the right to video and/or audio record sessions for quality assurance and training and development purposes.
The Equity Equation reserves the right to cancel, postpone, re-schedule events or change venues, or substitute facilitators at its discretion. Generally, these possibilities occur due to low enrollments or unforeseen circumstances. In these circumstances, a full refund will be available should alternative dates offered for the event are not acceptable.
Dispatch/Delivery of Goods
The Equity Equation will email a Registration Confirmation as proof of purchase for workshops booked and paid for online. No tangible tickets are issued or sent via post. An email will be sent prior to workshops as a reminder of relevant information regarding location, date, time, and inclusions eg. catering and workshop materials.