We are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers and visitors to our website. This policy applies to the personal data that we control and process.2. How we use your data
In this section we identify:
- the categories of personal data that we collect and process;
- how we obtain personal data;
- what we may do with/how we process personal data; and
- why we process personal data
Our web servers will record information about your use of the Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com or IEGWorld2019.com website (“usage data”) automatically. This information may include pages viewed, IP addresses of computers used to access the site, geographic location, browser information, operating system information, information about the site that referred you to our site, and when and how frequently you use the site. This usage information may be linked to personally identifiable information such as your login ID. This information may then be used to present advertisements and recommended content on Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com or IEGWorld2019.com This information will also be used to perform aggregate data analysis and abuse detection. This information will not be provided to third parties except in an aggregate or non-personally-identifiable (pseudonymized) form absent of personal data. The collection and processing of this data is done in our legitimate interest of monitoring and optimizing our website and products for security, performance and enhanced user experience reasons.
During use of the Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com or IEGWorld2019.com website, you may be requested to provide information (“account data”) to us, some of which may be personally identifiable. This information may be collected via Web-based forms. We may also employ traditional methods such as phone, fax and mail to collect information. Types of information that may be collected include contact information including name, job title, company, phone, email address, mailing address, social media handles/user names, purchasing information, payment information, etc. We may process your account data for the purposes of operating our website, ensuring the integrity and security of our website, providing our products and services to you, and to enable appropriate communication with you. The collection and processing of the account data is done in our legitimate interests of operating and maintaining our web site as well as for the performance of delivering products and services to you upon your request.
The information that is collected from you may be used for building a profile of you and your interests for the purposes of fulfilling orders, improving the site’s features and content, building user-specific usage and marketing profiles and aggregate usage and marketing profiles. Personally identifiable information on usage of Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com and IEGWorld2019.com will not be resold, shared or given to third parties for their use. We may share information that we collect about you with third parties for the processing, analyzing, sorting, storing or other handling of such information for purposes such as fulfilling marketing efforts and/or product orders on our behalf. Such sharing of information will be on a confidential basis and no third party will be allowed to retain the information, share the information with others or use it for their own purposes, nor will such sharing of information be for the purposes of generating a profile of your activity across websites not owned or under the control of IEG. We may share aggregated information on our users and user activity with our marketing partners and advertisers. We may share personally identifiable information with our partners for the purpose of providing specific services.
Information collected about you and your use of the site may be used as a means to identify violators of the Terms and Conditions of Use for Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com and IEGWorld2019.com.
We may use your information to send informational and marketing pieces to you via all methods of contact. Such pieces will be addressed from us. These pieces may include information of general or specific interest to you, solicitations to purchase products and services, or communications from other users of Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com and IEGWorld2019.com. You may remove yourself from our mailing lists by visiting www.Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com/privacy-controls, contacting us at permission@Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com or by calling +1-312-725-5100. Please specify which methods that you would rather not be contacted via and which pieces, if not all, that you wish to stop receiving. Specific services offered through Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com and IEGWorld2019.com may have alternative methods, which augment the above method, for the removal of information provided by you or for removal from subscription services. Such additional methods will be clearly stated during the use of those services.
Telephone calls may be monitored and recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.3. Cookies
Certain functions of the Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com and IEGWorld2019.com website will attempt to store a cookie on your machine. Many of these functions will not operate if the cookie is not accepted. A cookie stores information that allows our site to identify your computer during a visit or upon revisiting the site or whilst using a feature of the site that requires state persistence. Cookies will be used in conjunction with login information to access personally identifiable information. The collection and processing of cookie data is done in our legitimate interest of operating our website.
Some functions of the Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com website use technology provided by third parties. These third party service providers may store cookies on your computer when you visit our site.
IEG may share your data with any member of our group of companies including our parent holding company and subsidiaries as may be necessary.
We may share your data with others if we are required to do so by law including court order, regulation or other administrative proceeding.
We may share your data with others as is necessary to provide the products or services to which you have consented to receive or have purchased from us.
We may share your data with others as is necessary to determine the best way to protect your data and to obtain insurance against the risks of collecting, storing and processing your data.
We may share your data with payment service providers or financial institutions so much as it is necessary to do so in order to process your payments or perform other transaction related activities such as issuing refunds or verifying payment.5. Data storage and transmission
IEG will retain your data for as long as we deem it necessary for our business purposes. All data stored by us will be secured using reasonable effort. Transmission of your data between systems will occur on private networks or over securely encrypted public networks. Storage of your data on portable systems or devices such as laptops, mobile devices or flash drives will be encrypted to limit access to legitimate users only. Storage and transmission of your data will only be done with the minimum set of your data required for the intended processing function.
The owners and operators of Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com and IEGWorld2019.com will use reasonable means to secure information collected from you from unauthorized viewing. Unauthorized viewing is considered the viewing of your information by persons other than those that are employed by or under contract of the owners and operators of Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com and IEGWorld2019.com or their agents and/or successors. Such means currently include the use of secure transmission protocols, encrypted storage, password protected databases, cookie/login pairing verification and maintenance of the software used to manage or execute the handling and storage of information that you provide.6. Updating your data
The information that you provide may be updated and/or corrected through the My Account feature of the Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com website. Access to this feature requires knowledge of the username and password associated with the information.7. Dissolution; Change of Control
In the event that IEG and/or Sponsorship.com and IEGWorld2019.com and/or IEGWorld2019.com is dissolved, sold or incorporated into another organization, information that we have collected about you may be transferred in whole or in part to such purchasing or merged entity or, in the case of dissolution, to the highest bidder for such information.8. Right to modify
IEG reserves the right to modify this policy without notice. However, modifications to the policy will apply only to information received following the modification or to previously collected information to which the provider agrees to be bound by the new policy.9. About Us
This website is owned and operated by IEG. Our business address is 350 North Orleans, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL, 60654, United States of America. Our phone number for general inquiries is +1-312-725-5100. Our email address for general inquiries is firstname.lastname@example.org and IEGWorld2019.com.
Our data protection officer can be reached at +1-312-725-5100.
Specific Privacy Policies
When registering for an IEG produced event, including our annual conference, you will be asked for information about yourself and others that you register for attendance at the event. This includes contact and payment information. The contact information supplied is typically published in printed and electronic form for the benefit of other attendees, our advertisers and for other customers who purchase the event materials without attending the event. You may choose to exclude contact information for yourself or others that you register by contacting our event production department at email@example.com or by calling (312) 725-5100. Payment information is always kept confidential.