Conference Next takes your privacy very seriously. This notice explains how Conference Next uses the personal information we accumulate about you when you utilize this website and/or become a member. Conference Next only collects personal data with your consent (i.e., by joining Conference Next or creating an account) or to meet a compelling legitimate interest of Conference Next in a manner that does not override your rights to privacy and freedoms. Conference Next strives to apply appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy and security of your personal data and to utilize it strictly in accordance with your relationship with Conference Next and the practices described in this Privacy and Use Notice.
We accumulate information about you when you join Conference Next, create a guest account on our website, register for an event, or enter information about yourself through your utilization of the website. The specific data collected can be discovered via the membership/renewal form, the event registration form, and other such resources. This information is gathered transparently and voluntarily. Website usage information is accumulated using cookies (defined below), but this data is not personally identifiable.
Your personal, contact and other data is collected so that Conference Next can -
provide members, potential members, and participants with goods and services, including member services, educational content, events, etc.;
send you communications about your membership, our events, other association news, and business, and/or communicate with you with promotional materials from our sponsors;
analyze membership composition and trends;
customize member and event services based on known information about our members;
include your details in the member directory (separate opt-in);
contacting you regarding volunteer service opportunities with the Association (your information may be shared with volunteers);
to grant the awards (your information may be shared with volunteers such as the relevant awards committee).
Conference Next will send you information on association news, calls for proposals, registration, etc. By creating an account on the Conference Next site, you consent to receive email communications from us. You can unsubscribe from marketing materials by using the "Safe Unsubscribe" link on any email we send you or by sending your request to [email protected], although you will not receive any Conference Next news or information thereafter (including Calls for Proposals and registration notices for the conferences advertised and listed therein). We will send you automated notices from the Website (including expiration reminders and event registration confirmations) whether or not you unsubscribe from marketing materials.
Information about your member or guest account with Conference Next is stored in your user profile. This personal information is stored on one or more software platforms run by third parties. These third parties do not use your personal information for any purpose other than cloud storage and retrieval or for any other purpose, as set forth below. Here is an example of this software -
IP (Internet Protocol) addresses;
the general location from where your computer, smartphone, or tablet accesses the Internet;
operating system, and
other web usage information use of the Conference Next website, including a history of the pages you view. As a user, you can go ahead and configure your own browser not to accept cookies.
Our website is comprised of links to other websites and subscription services. This privacy and data usage notice applies only to the Conference Next website. When you click on a link to an external website, you leave the Conference Next site and are subject to the security and privacy policies of the external website.
You can always access and correct the information that Conference Next holds about you at any time by accessing your website profile. If you ever wish to be "forgotten" in the future, please contact [email protected] so that our staff can anonymize your data.