Effective March 7, 2013
We recognize the important responsibility we have to protect the privacy of information provided to us. We adhere to and strive to comply with all federal and state privacy laws and follow industry best practices in order to best serve our users, members, and community. We consider all users, subscribers, customers, members, and registrants part of the GovCon Network community.
The following guidelines will demonstrate our commitment to privacy.
The information we collect may be gathered from several sources. These include Webinars, conferences, product subscription forms/registrations, website message postings, survey information, direct mail, email, and other electronic sources. From these sources we may collect postal addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and perhaps demographic information for individuals that volunteer demographic information. For each visitor to our websites, our web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name and IP address only, but no other identifiable information unless volunteered. In addition, we may collect aggregate information on what web pages visitors access or visit.
How We Use Collected Information
The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web pages, to customize the content and layout of our pages for each individual visitor, and/or to notify visitors about updates to our website. As part of a subscription and/or registration agreement, subscribers and registrants will be contacted by us through mail, e-mail, and/or phone to communicate with them about their subscription and/or registration. They will be contacted for renewal, re-qualification, surveys, updates concerning their account profile and special offers related to their subscription and/or registration. We also use the information to contact them for marketing purposes and share this information with other reputable organizations to allow them to contact our subscribers and registrants. We share both individual contact and demographic information and aggregate statistics about our members with advertisers and reputable third party vendors for marketing and promotional purposes, unless otherwise specified when the information is collected. Certain information — such as your password and credit card number — isneverdisclosed in any form whatsoever to any outside party.
If you have registered for our products and/or services, and have supplied an e-mail address, you will receive emails pertaining to your subscription and/or registration. These are sent in order to maintain your account with GovCon Network. You can “opt-out” from receiving these types of e-mails by using the opt-out mechanism located within a received e-mail message.
* E-mails about Related Products and Services
If you volunteer an e-mail address you may be contacted by us regarding similar products, services and/or upcoming events that are related to the Website(s) which your account(s) resides. If you do not wish to receive these types e-mails from us, please unsubscribe via your subscriptions account management page and following the steps provided, calling us at the telephone number below, or writing to us at the address below.
* E-mails about Other Websites and Properties We Own
If you volunteer an e-mail address you may be contacted by us regarding other related products, services, and/or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive these types of e-mails from us, please unsubscribe via your subscriptions account management page and following the steps provided, calling us at the telephone number below, or writing to us at the address below.
* E-mails from Outside Companies
We won’t rent, sell, loan, or give any outside or 3rd parties any of you contact or other information given to us. We hate spam too!
Accessing Personal Information
Upon request, we will provide an individual with access to identifying information that we have collected about them (provided that they have given proof of identity). This information can be requested by sending us an e-mail through the e-mail link provided below or writing to us at the address below.
Correcting/Updating Personal Information
Upon request, we offer individuals the ability to have inaccuracies corrected within their contact information. This information can be corrected by sending us an e-mail through the e-mail link provided below or writing to us at the address below. Current subscribers and registrants can also access and change their information through our websites by selecting the appropriate link on the website where their current subscription/registration resides.
We also use third-party advertising companies to serve ads to visitors on our websites. These companies may use information (not including visitors’ names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers) about visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to visitors.
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
We take every precaution to protect your information from unauthorized use. When you submit sensitive information via our websites, the information is protected both online and offline. When our registration/subscription form asks for a credit card number or other sensitive information, that information is encrypted and protected with the best encryption software in the industry — SSL.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, please contact us through the postal address, e-mail link, or phone number below.
Please refer Privacy questions and issues to:
E-mail: admin [at] GovCon.net