1. Types of Information Collected
a. Traffic Data Collected. WLF automatically gathers general statistical information about visitors to the Site. Accordingly, WLF may automatically track and collect certain technical information from You when You visit the Site. This may include: (i) Your IP address; (ii) Your domain server; (iii) Your type of computer; (iv) Your type of browser (v) the pages You viewed and (vi) the goods and services You purchased (hereinafter collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information which does not personally identify You, but which may be used for improving Your experience on the Site. Traffic Data may be provided to third parties. WLF may also use “cookies” for specific purposes such as customizing content specific to Your interests, or storing Your password so that You do not have to re-enter it each time You visit the Site. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to Your browser from a web server and stored on Your computer’s hard drive. Preference and options configurations in Your browser determine if, and how, a cookie will be accepted. You can change those configurations on Your computer if You desire. By changing Your preferences, You can accept all cookies, You can be notified when a cookie is set, or You can reject all cookies. If You do so and cookies are disabled, You may be required to re-enter Your information more often and certain features of Our site may be unavailable.
b. Personal Information Collected. In order for You to access certain areas of the Site, to receive certain services or to register to attend meetings, or to purchase products that WLF offers via the Site, WLF may require You to provide Us with information that personally identifies You (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may include: (i) contact data such as Your name, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number (“Contact Data”); (ii) financial data such as Your account or credit card number (“Financial Data”); and (iii) demographic data such as Your zip code (“Demographic Data”). If You communicate with Us by e-mail, post messages to any of Our chat groups, bulletin boards or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, or surveys, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
2. Use of Information Collected
WLF uses Traffic Data to improve Our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze Site usage, to improve Our content and product and service offerings and to customize Our site’s content, layout, and services. We may also use Traffic Data to help diagnose problems with Our server, to manage Our Website and to enhance Our site based on the usage pattern data We receive. WLF uses Contact Data to send You information about WLF, its meetings, products and services, or promotional material from some of Our partners. We may also use Your Personal Information to deliver information to You that, in some cases, is targeted to Your interests, such as new services and promotions. We may also ask You to provide Us voluntarily with additional information regarding Your personal or business interests, experience or requests which We may use to customize Our services for You. WLF may use the Contact Information to contact You when necessary or to advise you regarding upcoming meetings, new product and service offerings and communications relevant to Your use of the Site. WLF will use Your Financial Data to bill You for registration fees for meetings, and products and services when You have authorized such. WLF may use Your Demographic Data to customize and tailor Your experience on the Site, displaying content that WLF think You might be interested in and according to Your preferences.
3. Disclosure of Information To Third Parties
WLF may disclose Traffic Data to third parties. WLF may share Demographic Data with advertisers and other third parties. WLF may share Your Contact Data with other companies who may want to send You information about their products or services. If You do not want Us to share Your Contact Data with any third parties, please [email Us at < firstname.lastname@example.org > or select the “opt out” box on Our online forms.] WLF will not disclose Your Financial Data other than as expressly provided for herein.
4. User Choice Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of Personal Information
You may choose not to provide Us with any Personal Information. In such an event, You can still access and use much of the Site; however, You will not be able to access and use those portions of the Site that require Your Personal Information. If You do not wish to receive information and promotional material from Us or from some of Our partners, You may select the appropriate “opt-out” option each time WLF asks You for Personal Information.
5. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
WLF employs reasonable and current security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information. Your account information and profile are password-protected. We recommend that You do not divulge Your password to anyone. Our personnel will never ask You for Your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail. Remember to sign out of Your account and to close Your browser window when You have finished Your session. This is to help ensure that others cannot access Your personal information and correspondence if You share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place where others may have access to it
Whenever You voluntarily disclose personal information online, for example on message boards, through e-mail or in chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while We try to protect Your personal information, We cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information You transmit to Us, and You do so at Your own risk.
6. User Ability to Access, Update and Correct Personal Information
In order to ensure that all of Your Personal Information is correct and up-to-date, at any time You may visit Your personal profile at . Through Your personal profile You may: (a) review and update Your Personal Information that We have already collected; (b) choose whether or not You wish Us to send You information about WLF, or promotional material from some of Our partners; or (c) choose whether or not You wish Us to share some of Your Personal Information with third parties. Should You elect any opt-out feature, You may access Your registration/preferences file at www.worldlitigationforum.org
7. Data Collection From Children
WLF does not knowingly collect any information from children.
8. Other Limits to Your Privacy
The Site contains links to other web sites. WLF is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. WLF may also make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to You. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. WLF has no control over its use and You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose Your Personal Information.
10. Other WLF Policies
11. Conference Registrations
By registering for the conference you grant permission to WLF to photograph, film or record and use your name, likeness, image, voice and comments and to publish, reproduce, exhibit, distribute, broadcast, edit and/or digitize the resulting images and materials in publications, advertising materials, or in any other form worldwide without compensation.