Respecting the privacy of the visitors using www.CTTi.InnovationVillage.org (the "Site") is a major priority for us. The following statement will help you understand how we collect, use, and safeguard the personal information you provide to us on our website.
What Personal Information We Collect
When you visit www.CTTi.InnovationVillage.org you may provide us with two types of information: (1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis (voluntary registration) and (2) website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.
CTTi gathers personally identifiable information about users of the Site through the registration process and other means such as user submissions. When you register, we will ask your name and email address. You may also provide us with additional information such as your work address along with information about your organization, and your role within the organization.
If you choose to attend workshops or other training sessions offered by CTTi or our partners, you may need to provide additional personal information and authorization for us to process your credit card payment. For example, in addition to the information above, you may need to provide your billing address, credit card number and expiration date, and name on the credit card
We also collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email and other information volunteered by our website visitors, such as survey information and/or site registrations.
How We Use Your Information
All information we collect is used to improve the content of our website and/or is used to notify consumers about updates to our website. The information is reviewed internally by our staff and used to better understand the content needs of registrants to our website. Our goal in collecting personal information and monitoring visitor traffic patterns is to provide you with the best available web experience and to keep you informed about CTTi programs and services that may be of interest. CTTi DOES NOT SHARE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY INDIVIDUAL USER WITH ANY THIRD PARTY WITHOUT HIS OR HER PERMISSION. However, we may disclose personal information if we have received your permission beforehand, or in very special circumstances such as when we believe that such disclosure is required by law.
Our Use of "Cookies"
"Cookies" are small files of data that reside on your computer and allow us to recognize you as an CTTi customer if you return to the CTTi site using the same computer and browser. We send a "session cookie" to your computer if and when you log in to your CTTi account by entering your email address and password. These cookies allow us to recognize you if you visit multiple pages in our site during the same session so that you don't need to re-enter your password multiple times. Once you log out or close your browser, these session cookies expire and no longer have any effect.
We also use longer-lasting cookies to display your email address on our sign-in form, so that you don't have to retype the email address each time when you log in to your CTTi account. Our cookie files are encoded so that your email address and other information can only be interpreted by CTTi.
However, please be aware that if you visit any non-CTTi.InnovationVillage.org website where you are prompted to log in or that are customizable, you may be required to accept cookies. CTTi does not control use of these cookies and expressly disclaims any responsibility for information collected through them.
Voluntary Mailing List Registration
Visitors to www.CTTi.InnovationVillage.org may choose to have their name added to our mailing list by providing their name and email address. As described above, you will need to supply us with your personal information. You may also provide us with additional profile information such as your telephone number and work address along with information about your organization, your role within the organization and how you learned about CTTi. The information you provide will assist us in tailoring our content to your needs.
Registrants will receive from us news of interest to entrepreneurs and the technology industry as well as information about our programs and services.
You can remove yourself from our mailing list at anytime by following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. For your protection, an email will be automatically sent to you, so you can confirm your unsubscription. Once you confirm your unsubscription, you will no longer receive mailings from us.
We consider the protection of all personally identifiable information we receive from our website visitors as critical to our corporate mission. Therefore, CTTi takes all necessary precautions to protect users' personal information both online and off-line including the encryption of personal and financial information. Please be assured that we have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of any information we receive from you.
Ultimately, your personal information is protected by the password you created when you created an account at CTTi.InnovationVillage.org (or another password you chose after changing a previous password). Please keep this password confidential. No representative of CTTi.InnovationVillage.org will ever ask you for your password. The confidentiality of your password is yours to protect.
CTTi shall not be liable for the transfer of any personal identification information resulting from loss or distribution of data, the delineation or corruption of storage media, power failures, natural phenomena, riots, acts of vandalism, sabotage, terrorism or any other event beyond CTTi 's control.
Please rest assured that all information gathered from you is secure and protected.
If you feel that this Site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the address or phone number listed below, The DMA's Committee on Ethical Business Practices at firstname.lastname@example.org, state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, state or local consumer protection office, The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357) or electronically at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.
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