Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

We take your right to privacy seriously, this Privacy Policy deals with personally identifiable information, your “Data”, that we may collect on our site. 

2. Collection of Data

2.1 All Users

For all Users we collect Data when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you register for access to the Services, contact us with enquiries or browse or use certain parts of the Services.

We also automatically collect certain technical data that is sent to us from the computer, mobile device and/or browser through which you access the Services (“Automatic Data”). Automatic Data may include, without limitation, your IP address, characteristics about your access device and/or browser, statistics on your activities on the Services, information about how you came to the Services and data collected through Cookies. You can find out more information about how we use Cookies and other similar tracking technologies in our Cookie Policy

2.2 Organisers

As an Organiser we will collect additional Data from you. In some cases, we may collect your credit card information to secure certain payments. In addition, if you use our payment processing services, we will collect financial information from you (e.g., your bank account information) as necessary to facilitate payments and information required for tax purposes.

2.3 Attendees

As an attendee we will collect additional Data from you. If you register for a paid event, we will collect financial information from you (e.g., your credit card number and expiration date, billing address, etc.). If you voluntarily provide information in connection with registration for an event or otherwise, it will be available to us and will be held by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
 

3. How We Use Your Data

We may use Data to customise and improve your user experience on this site. By giving us your e-mail address you consent to receiving informational and transactional messages, and selected marketing messages from us. You can opt out at any time via your email provider or your ‘My Account’ page.

We will make efforts so that your Data will not be provided to third parties unless

(i)      provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy

(ii)      we obtain your consent, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out to the sharing of Data

(iii)      a service provided on our site requires the interaction with or is provided by a third party

(iv)      pursuant to legal process or law enforcement

(v)      we find that your use of this site violates this Policy, Terms of Service, other usage guidelines or as deemed reasonably necessary by us to protect our legal rights and/or property

In the event you choose to use links that appear on our site to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy policies that appear on those sites.

4. Cookies

Like many web sites, we may set and use cookies to enhance your user experience. You can find out more information in our Cookie Policy

5. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to monitor website usage, and to inform, optimise and serve ads based on our users' past visits to this website. Our implementation of Google Analytics includes Display Advertising features such as Remarketing, Google Display Network Reporting and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. We use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. Third-party vendors, including Google and Facebook, may show our ads on sites across the Internet. We, and third-party vendors, including Google and Facebook, use cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) to inform, optimise and serve ads based on our users' past visits to this website. We may also use data from Google's Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics in order to optimise and serve ads. You may opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads by clicking on the Ads Settings on Google Ads. If you would like the ability to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics please see Google Analytics' currently available opt outs for the web.

6. Editing or Deleting Your Account Information

We provide you with the ability to edit the information we hold in your user by using your ‘My Account’ page. You may request deletion of your user account by contacting us.

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this Policy from time to time. We will notify you of substantial changes to this Policy either by posting a prominent announcement on our site and/or by sending a message to the e-mail address you have provided to us. 

8. No Guarantees

While this Privacy Policy states our standards for maintenance of Data and we will make efforts to meet them, we are not in a position to guarantee these standards. There may be factors beyond our control that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, we disclaim any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of Data.

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