The Women of The Year Lunch and Assembly (“WOYLA”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information that you provide to us. This statement explains our policies and practices regarding the use and disclosure of your personal information by WOYLA. By using our web site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information by WOYLA as explained below.

Personal Information

You have complete control over your personal information. In general, you can visit our web site without providing us with any personal information. However, there are instances where we must have your personal information in order for us to grant you an access to our protected and secured sites or subscription emails. This information may include registration data (your name, address, email address, phone number, title, etc.), information request data and response data (“User Information”). When you receive your confirmation email or when you receive any email from the list server, you will be given instructions on how to remove yourself from the list.

IP Adresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our sponsors. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Use of User Information

We intend to use such information for purposes of supporting you and your employer’s relationship with WOYLA by designing a web site content that is suitable to your needs and alerting you to new product and service offerings as they become available. This User Information may be retained by WOYLA to verify compliance with the agreement between WOYLA and you or your employer, to keep track of the domains from which people visit us, to create a user profile to better serve you and your employer, or to simply contact you either electronically or otherwise. If you decide that we should not use your personal User Information to contact you, please let us know and we will not use that information for such purpose. However, please do not submit any User Information if you are less than 18 years of age.

Disclosure of User Information

WOYLA does not sell, trade or transfer User Information to third parties. However, we may share User Information with our business partners for marketing, advertising or product/service offering purposes. For example, we provide User Information to our service providers for direct emailing of our newsletters, online surveys or notifications on WOYLA Offerings to our viewers. We also disclose User Information if: we have your consent; we need to share it in order to provide you with the products and/or services you requested; we respond to a court order or you violate our Terms of Use. You may separately agree to provide your personal information to third parties that provide content for WOYLA Offerings, in order to access and/or use their products and/or services. If you agree to provide such information to these third parties, then your personal information will be subject to their privacy policies.

Accuracy and Security

The accuracy and security of the User Information is important to WOYLA. Currently, you may review and request updates to your User Information retained by contacting WOYLA. If you contact us to correct your User Information, we will attempt to correct such inaccuracies in a timely manner. WOYLA is concerned with the security of your User Information and is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect it from unauthorised access and use of that personal information. To that end, we put in place the appropriate physical, electronic and managerial policies and procedures to secure your personal User Information. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. We also continue to implement procedures to maintain accurate, complete and current User Information.

Usernames and Passwords

Access to certain content on our web site may be allowed under a written agreement between you or your employer and WOYLA and will require a username and/or password. In some cases, failure to provide personal information may prevent you from accessing certain WOYLA web site(s) containing certain confidential information, products, services, or promotional offers (“WOYLA Offerings”). By accessing and using our protected and secured web site(s), you agree to maintain the confidentiality of the username and password you selected to access such site(s) and consent to our Terms of Use.

Cookies

This web site uses “cookies”. A cookie is a small data file that a web site can transfer to a visitor’s hard drive to keep records of the visits to such site. A cookie contains information such as your username and password that helps us recognise the pages you have visited and improve future visits, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is the information that you provide yourself. A cookie cannot read data off of your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. Information stored in cookies may be encrypted, however, we do not store your credit card number in cookies. If you prefer not to accept a cookie, you can set your web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) to warn you before accepting cookies or you can refuse all cookies by turning them off in your web browser. However, access to some of our secured web site(s) may require the use of cookies, which you must enable only cookies that get sent back to the originating server. Otherwise, you can still access most of the features on our web site even without accepting a cookie.

External Links

Women of The Year Lunch and Assembly web site may provide links to other third party web sites. Even if the third party is affiliated with WOYLA through a business partnership or otherwise, WOYLA is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or the content of such external links. These links are provided to you for convenience purposes only and you access them at your own risk.

Your Rights

At the discretion of WOYLA you personal data may be released to third parties associated with WOYLA. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data in this way. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. The Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.

Terms of Use

Please also see our Terms of Use, which describes the restrictions, disclaimers, indemnification and limitation of liability governing the use of the entire WOYLA web site.

General

If you have any questions regarding the Privacy Policy, please contact WOYLA via the contact details shown on the web site.