Collection and Use of Personal Data
Your privacy is important to Learner's Digest. We collect, retain and utilize Personal Data about you to operate our business and services and to collect your abstract submissions for consideration on behalf of specific professional conferences. The term "Personal Data" means personally identifiable information that Learners Digest obtains about you, including, without limitation, your name, telephone number, physical address, credit card information, date of birth and e-mail address. We recognize and respect your privacy concerns about this information. We only obtain Personal Data through our Website that you provide to us. You must be a registered user in order to access certain sections of the Website, including sections that allow you to upload your abstract writings for submission. In order to become a registered user, you must provide us with certain information including without limitation your first and last name, e-mail address and a user-specific password.
Also, when you visit the Website, we collect information that does not identify you to measure the use of the Website and to improve the content of the Website, as described below.
As is true of most websites, we may gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information, which does not identify you, includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We may use this information to track user habits and improve the functionality of the Website as a result of our observations.
To enhance your experience at our Website, we may use a feature on your Internet browser called a "cookie." Cookies are small data files that a website can place on a user's computer to allow the website to store and retrieve data about that particular user so that the Website can provide or perform a variety of tasks and functions. Learner's Digest does not link the information it stores in cookies to any of your Personal Data.
Disclosure of Information
We also disclose Personal Data about you as permitted by law (for example, we may disclose your information as necessary to comply with an authorized civil, criminal or regulatory investigation).
We may, in our sole discretion, share or transfer your Personal Data where permitted or required by law, to comply with legal process, to protect the security or integrity of its databases or the Website, to protect our business or reputation, to take precautions against legal liability, in the event of a business transition (see below), to protect and defend our rights or property, for required institutional risk control, or for resolving disputes, inquiries or complaints with respect to your use of the Website.
Protection of Information
We strive to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of your Personal Data in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases and the data we collect. Any Personal Data that you provide to us will be stored on our computer network servers. We maintain reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Data. The security measures in place on the Website and computer systems aim to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of the information you provide to us. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the security of your information, please email us at support@CMEonCall.com.
In the event Learner's Digest goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Data might be among the assets transferred.
Changes in Privacy Statement
If we decide to change this Policy, we will post the revised Policy at this Website and at other places we deem appropriate. We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time, so please review it frequently.