We take your privacy very seriously and are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you use BusyConf.com (hereinafter “the Site” or “BusyConf.com”).
The primary purpose of collecting information from you is to allow you to make purchases from us for conferences and events you would like to attend and to provide you with the opportunity to promote your events or your availability as a speaker for events and conferences. We will only collect information about you that we consider necessary to achieve this purpose.
Generally, BusyConf.com collects personally identifiable information in two ways. Some information is gathered when you create an account with us so that you may post information about your event, yourself, or to post reviews of events that you have attended. This includes your name, your email address, and a self-selected password. When you make a purchase from us, we will also collect your credit card information, including billing address, to process the transaction and may ask you to send us additional information in order to complete your purchase. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. Please note that creating an account is NOT required to view the Site but is required to post information to the Site. It’s your decision whether you want to share personally identifiable information with us. We also collect personal information when you report a problem or issue with our services through the Site’s email address, feedback form, or contact form. If you contact BusyConf.com in any form, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
BusyConf.com uses your information to provide you with a customized website experience and to process your purchases. We may also use your personal information to manage and monitor your account with us; communicate with you via email if we need to contact you; resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote safe interactions between Users of BusyConf.com; detect and protect against error, fraud, or other criminal activity; and enforce our Terms of Service Agreement.
When your web browser requests a web page from another computer on the Internet, such as BusyConf.com, it automatically gives that computer the address where it should send the information. This is called your computer’s “IP address.” (IP stands for “Internet protocol.”) For many users accessing the Internet, the IP address will be different every time you log on. We record the IP Addresses that access BusyConf.com along with related information such as your browser type, operating system, location, and social network profile. This information helps us, in part, learn about the geographical distribution of our website visitors and the technology they use to access our site so that we can improve our Site.
When you are using the Site and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with BusyConf.com alone, unless we specifically state otherwise. If you purchase a ticket to an event or conference through the Site, your personal information will be provided to the event organizer or host so that you will be able to attend the event. If you post information to the Site regarding your event or your availability as a speaker for events, other Site Users will be able to see your posted information and may communicate with you. If you do not want other Site Users to see your posted information, please do not post anything to the Site.
Please be advised that BusyConf.com sponsors or Web sites that have links on our Site may collect personally identifiable information about you when you interact with them. The information practices of those Web sites linked to BusyConf.com are not covered by this privacy statement and you should be sure to check the policies of those Web sites to before disclosing your personal information to them.
We understand that your privacy is important. Generally, BusyConf.com will not disclose your personally identifiable information unless it’s necessary to fulfill your purchase with us or we have your permission or there are special circumstances, such as those described below.
When you pay for a ticket to an Event. When you purchase a ticket to an event featured on the Site, we will share the information you provide with the event organizer or host so that you may attend.
Third-Party Service Providers: We may employ other trusted companies to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include processing credit card payments, order fulfillment, sending e-mail, analyzing data, and providing marketing assistance. Those trusted third party service providers have access only to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not Use it for other purposes.
Third Party Data & Data in the Aggregate: Aggregate data (data gathered across all User accounts) may be gathered in a non-personally identifiable form to build higher quality, more useful online services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our visitors, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas and services of the Site. Aggregate data may be disclosed in a non-personally identifiable manner to third parties for their marketing and promotional purposes. However, no personal information that could be used to identify you personally is disclosed in these situations.
When the Law Requires it: If we receive a subpoena, court order, or other legal process that requires that we disclose information about a User, we have no choice but to comply with it and will disclose the required information.
Business Transaction: BusyConf.com reserves the right to transfer any and all information that we collect from visitors, or that we otherwise collect concerning or in connection with the Site, to a third party in the event of a sale or other transfer of assets or of any portion of our business. In the event BusyConf.com enters a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information may be among the assets transferred.
Other: We may disclose account information where we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating BusyConf.com’s Terms of Service Agreement or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) BusyConf.com’s rights or property, other Site Users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. BusyConf.com may disclose or access account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, use, and improve our services.
We cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personal information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy. For example, as stated above, we may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or Users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the Site. We use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, however, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.
You do not have to disclose personally identifiable information to view the Site. If you choose to create an account on the Site or make a purchase, you will need to disclose certain information as specified above. BusyConf.com will send you email upon registration with the Site. BusyConf.com may also send you email from time to time. Only BusyConf.com, or agents working on behalf of BusyConf.com, will send you these emails.
Whenever BusyConf.com handles your personal information, we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant Terms of Service Agreement and this Policy. We use procedural and mechanical safeguards to protect your personal information against loss or theft as well as unauthorized access and disclosure to protect your privacy. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot, therefore, warrant or ensure the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or uses, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
BusyConf.com is not designed or intended for persons under the age of 13 and, if you are under the age of 13, you are not authorized to use the Site, submit information to BusyConf.com, or create an account with us. If you are between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, you may use the Site and register with us with the prior permission and authorization of your parent or guardian. Persons under the age of 13 are prohibited from viewing the Site, submitting any content, or submitting any personal information to us, regardless of parental or guardian approval. We do not sell or rent personal information about any of our Users, regardless of age.
Any questions regarding this statement should be directed to us via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This Policy is the sole authorized statement of BusyConf.com’s practices with respect to the online collection of personally identifiable information and the usage of such information.