Your privacy is important to us. This statement explains our commitment to privacy and security and describes the
ways we use our website to collect, communicate, and make use of information about our website visitors. This Notice
explains how CWC, Inc. (“CWC”, “we”, “group” or “us”) collects and processes your Personal Data. Each time you use
our Site, the current version of this Notice will apply. Accordingly, whenever you use our Site, you should check
the date of this Notice (which appears at the top) and review any changes since the last version. This Notice is
applicable to all Site visitors, registered users, and all other users of our Site. “Personal Data” is any
information that enables us to identify you, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as your
name, identification number, location data, online identifier, or one or more factors specific to your physical,
physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity. By visiting www.cwc.org, and any and all related properties, (together the “Site”), you
acknowledge that you have read and understood the processes and policies referred to in this Notice.
Who We Are
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”), the Data Controller is the Center
for Workplace Compliance registered in the District of Columbia, USA with a registered address at 1501 M Street NW |
Suite 1000| Washington, DC 20005. Our Chief Operations Officer, Ed Sommers, is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this Notice for the
purposes of the GDPR.
How To Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about this Notice, please contact us using the Contact Us section on our Site. Alternatively, you can contact us by phone at 202-629-5650, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to 1501 M
Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005.
How We Collect Personal Data
Personal Data That You Give Us
We may collect and process the following Personal Data:
- Contact information, which you provide when corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise. This includes
information you provide when you participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our Site
and when you report a problem with our Site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail
address, phone number, financial information, and/or credit card information.
- Organization information, including your organization’s name, contact details such as address, phone number, and
email addresses (business or personal), age, job title, government identification numbers (e.g. social security
number, passport number etc.), and any other information related to your organization. Organization information
may be provided by you during the registration process, or by your employer on your behalf.
- Payment information, including financial information such as credit/debit card and account numbers used to
register or renew your subscriptions, licenses, or services.
- Purchase information, relating to purchases made, event participation, books, reports, journals, or newsletter
subscriptions either in-person or via our Site. Purchase information will include financial information as well
as information concerning the content and time of the purchase.
Personal Data That We Collect From You
During each of your visits to the Site we will automatically collect the following information:
- Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or
device to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions,
operating system and platform;
- Information about your visit, including pages you viewed or searched for, page response times, download
errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and
mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, and any phone number used to call our customer
service number; and
- Location information
We may receive information about you from publicly available and third-party databases or services
that provide information about businesspeople that we believe will help us identify and provide
products and services that may be of interest to you. We will obtain your consent before contacting
you if required by the law of the country in which you are located.
We collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser, and we may use this
information to generate aggregate statistics about visitors to our Site, including, without
- IP addresses
- Browser type and plug-in details
- Device type (e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet, phone, etc.)
- Operating system
- Local time zone
We may use non-Personal Data for various business purposes such as providing customer service,
fraud prevention, market research, and improving our Site. Please check your web browser if you
want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings.
How We Use Your Personal Data
We will only process your Personal Data, including sharing it with third parties, where (1)
you have provided your consent which can be withdrawn at any time; (2) the processing is
necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party; (3) we are required by
law; (4) processing is required to protect your vital interests or those of another person;
or (5) processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate commercial interests,
except where such interests are overridden by your rights and interests.
Personal Data That You Give Us
We may use Personal Data that you provide directly to us for the following purposes:
- to carry out our obligations arising from your business relationship with us, or any other
contract entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products,
and services that you request from us;
to organize events that you have purchased or registered for, and to provide you with
information, and other materials, relating to the content of the event, the speakers,
sponsors and other attendees;
to provide our newsletter and other publications, provided you have given your
to respond to your questions and provide related customer/client services;
to provide you with information about other events, products, and services we offer that are
similar to those that you have already purchased, provided you have not opted-out of
receiving that information;
to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about
events, products, or services we feel may interest you, provided you have given your
to transfer your information as part of a merger or sale of the business;
to notify you about changes to our services; and
to ensure that content from our Site is presented most effectively for you and your
Information That We Collect About You
We will use Personal Data that we have collected about your use of our Site:
- to administer our Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data
analysis, testing, research, statistical, and survey purposes;
to improve our Site to ensure that content is presented most effectively for you and your
as part of our efforts to keep our Site safe and secure;
to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to
deliver relevant advertising to you; and
to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our Site about goods or
services that may interest you or them.
Personal Data That We Receive From Other Sources
We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect
about you. We will use this information and the combined Personal Data for the purposes set
out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
When We Share and Who Can Access Your Personal Data
We may share your Personal Data for the purposes described in this Notice with:
- a member of our group
partners, suppliers, and sub-contractors, for the performance of obligations arising from
your business relationship with us, or any other contract we enter into with them or you or
to provide you with the information, products, and services that you request from us
analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of
trusted third-party companies and individuals to help us provide, analyze, and improve the
Site and our services (including but not limited to data storage, maintenance services,
database management, web analytics, and payment processing)
in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your
Personal Data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets
if CWC or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case
Personal Data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
We will only transfer your Personal Data to trusted third-parties who provide sufficient
guarantees in respect of the technical and organizational security measures governing the
processing to be carried out and who can demonstrate a commitment to compliance with those
Selling Your Personal Data
We will never sell your Personal Data to third parties without your opt-in consent.
Although we use security measures to help protect your Personal Data against loss, misuse,
or unauthorized disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to
us over the internet. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
Transfer of Personal Data Outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and
We are headquartered in the United States. Your Personal Data may be accessed by us or
transferred to us in the United States or to our affiliates, partners, merchants, or service
providers who are located worldwide. If you are visiting our Site from outside the United
States, be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the
United States where our servers are located, and our central database is operated. By using
our Service, you consent to any transfer of this information.
How Long We Store Your Personal Data
We will store your Personal Data, in a form which permits us to identify you, for no longer
than is necessary for the purpose for which the Personal Data is processed. We may retain
and use your Personal Data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve
disputes, and enforce our agreements and rights, or if it is not technically reasonably
feasible to remove it. Consistent with these requirements, we will try to delete your
Personal Data quickly upon request.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to
provide you with our Site. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer
use your information to provide you service, contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and
use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes,
and enforce our agreements. We maintain one or more databases to store your Personal Data
and may keep such information indefinitely.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
The Personal Data that you provide to us is generally stored on servers located in the
United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you should be aware that once
your Personal Data is submitted through our Site, it will be transferred to our servers in
the United States and that the United States currently does not have uniform data protection
laws in place.
Cookies and Do Not Track Policy
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13, if you are not 13 years or
older, do not use our Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under
the age of 13. If we learn that Personal Data of persons less than 13 years-of-age has been
collected through our Site, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child or a minor under the age of 13
has posted, submitted or otherwise communicated Personal Data to our Site without your
consent, then you may alert us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may take appropriate action to
remove the minor's Personal Data from our systems.
Links to Third Party Sites and Services
Our Sites may contain links to third party websites, applications, and services not operated
by us. These links are provided as a service and do not imply any endorsement by us of the
activities or content of these sites, applications, or services nor any association with
their operators. CWC is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third
party including websites or services directly linked to our Site. We encourage you to review
the privacy policies of any third-party site that you link to from our Site.
Correction and Removal
If any of the information that we have about you is incorrect, or you wish to have
information (including Personal Data) removed from our records, you may do so by contacting
us at email@example.com.
Additionally, if you prefer not to receive marketing messages from us, please let us know by
clicking on the unsubscribe link within any marketing message that you receive or by sending
a message to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Rights Under European Law
FOR EUROPEAN RESIDENTS ONLY. You have the right to ask us not to process your Personal Data
for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your Personal Data) if
we intend to use your Personal 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 Personal Data.
You can also exercise the right by contacting us using the Contact Us section on our
Under European data protection law, in certain circumstances, you have the right to:
- Request access to your Personal Data. You may have the right to request access to any
Personal Data we hold about you as well as related information, including the purposes
for processing the Personal Data, the recipients or categories of recipients with whom
the Personal Data has been shared, where possible, the period for which the Personal
Data will be stored, the source of the Personal Data, and the existence of any automated
- Request correction of your Personal Data. You may have the right to obtain without undue
delay the rectification of any inaccurate Personal Data we hold about you.
- Request erasure of your Personal Data. You may have the right to request that Personal
Data held about you is deleted.
- Object to processing of your Personal Data. You may have the right to prevent or
restrict processing of your Personal Data.
- Request restriction of processing your Personal Data Request transfer of your Personal
Data. You may have the right to request transfer of Personal Data directly to a third
party where this is technically feasible.
- Withdraw your consent.
In addition, where you believe that CWC has not complied with its obligations under this
Notice or European law, you have the right to make a complaint to an EU Data Protection
Authority, such as the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
You can exercise any of these rights by contacting us using the Contact Us section on our
Your Rights Under California Law
FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA ONLY. Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code requires
select businesses to disclose policies relating to the sharing of certain categories of your
Personal Data with third parties. If you reside in California and have provided your
Personal Data to CWC, you may request information about our disclosures of certain
categories of Personal data to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Such requests
must be submitted to us at one of the following addresses: email@example.com.
Attn: California Privacy Rights
1501 M Street NW | Suite 1000
Washington DC 20005
Changes to This Notice
If we make any material changes to this Notice or the way we use, share, or collect personal
Data, we will notify you by revising the “Effective Date” at the top of this Notice,
prominently posting an announcement of the changes on our Site, or sending an email to the
email address you most recently provided us (unless we do not have such an email address)
prior to the new policy taking effect.
Any changes we make to this Notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where
appropriate, notification sent to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any
updates or changes to this Notice.