What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form to attend an SVG event.
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
• To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
• To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
• To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs).
• To send periodic marketing emails. The email address you provide will be used to send you information about SVG activities, members and sponsors, and updates.
• To enable SVG to send you the Insider newsletter.
• To enable us to communicate information about our conferences and events.
• To enable us to confirm your attendance at our conferences and events.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology which is then encrypted and only made accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track movement, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.
Do we use Google Analytics?
Yes, we use all features of Google Analytics including obtaining specific visitor cookie data, such as the source, medium, and keyword used to visit our Website. Google Analytics does not store any visitor specific data and we will not use visitor specific data in any way related to Google Analytics.
All registrants for SVG events must be pre-approved for attendance. Once approved, registrants may attend SVG events at no cost. As part of their registration, SVG Members agree to be part of the private SVG Connect Attendee Directory, which does not share their email address, as well as agree to having their email addresses shared with event sponsors who are instructed not to use this contact information for mass distribution purposes.
Electronic Direct Mailings
You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at email@example.com. We will treat your information with respect.
Links to other websites
SVG contains links to other websites. SVG will not be held responsible for the privacy practices of such other business websites.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or supporting SVG and its activities, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. SVG may pass your details to event sponsors only if you have given consent.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
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