of the ConferenceCloud website. Before using any of the ConferenceCloud
services, you are required to read, understand, and agree to these
terms. The column on the right provides a short explanation of the terms
of use and is not legally binding.
visiting and using the Site, you expressly consent to our collection,
use and disclosure of your Personal Information in accordance with this
our Terms of Service.
WHAT THIS MEANS,
By using ConferenceCloud, you agree to the terms below.
we are protecting the information we collect from you.
WHAT THIS MEANS,
WHEN PERSONAL INFORMATION IS NOT COLLECTED
In general, you can browse the Site without telling us who
you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself. Once you
become an Individual Registered User, you are no longer anonymous to
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will collect your Personal Information in the following ways:
When you register for a User Account and become a Registered User;
When you upload User Content;
When you complete your User Profile;
When you are using the Site as a Registered User.
INFORMATION COMPLETED WHEN REGISTERING FOR A USER ACCOUNT, UPLOADING
USER CONTENT OR COMPLETING YOUR USER PROFILE
We may collect your Personal Information such as your name, email
address, mailing address, birth date, profile pictures, photos,
interests, skills, hobbies, etc.
Where possible, on forms where
we collect your Personal Information, we indicate which fields are
required and which fields are optional.
INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN USING THE SITE
This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether
this URL is on our Site or not), which URL you next go to (whether
this URL is on our Site or not), your computer browser information,
your IP address, your location, a unique user ID, version of software
installed, system type, the content and pages that you access on the
Site, and the dates and times you visited the Site, etc.
We may also use “Cookies”. Cookies are small files placed on your
to allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session,
and we use data collection devices (such as Google Analytics),
including cookies, on certain pages of the Site to help analyze our
web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust
and safety, to offer certain features that are only available through
the use of a cookie and to allow us to provide information that is
targeted to your interests.
We may also use “Pixel Tags”, also known as “Clear Gifs” or
“Web Beacons”. These are invisible tags placed on certain pages of
the Site. Wen you access these pages, pixel tags generate a generic
notice of that visit. They usually work in conjunction with cookies,
registering when a particular computer visits a particular page.
If you turn off cookies, the pixel tag will simply detect an
anonymous website visit.
INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN USING THE SITE AS A REGISTERED USER
If you are a Registered User, we may collect Information regarding
all your activity on the Site, including but not limited to, the
Conference Events you have attended, Conference Events you will
attend, which Users you are following, which Users follow you, what
questions you have asked during a Conference Event, and your
interaction with the Chat feature during a Conference Event.
We will also collect your User Account credentials so that you may
utilize ConferenceCloud’s “Remember Me” feature when logging into the
WHY INFORMATION IS COLLECTED, GENERALLY
Our primary purpose in collecting Personal Information from you is to
provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized
experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most
likely meet your needs, and to customize our service to make your
experience safer and easier. We only collect Personal Information
about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.
IF YOU DO NOT WANT YOUR INFORMATION COLLECTED
You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not
to become a Registered User or by not using the particular feature
of the Site for which the information is being tracked.
USES OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO BENEFIT YOU
Your Personal Information will be used to benefit you.
We will use your Personal Information to:
Provide you with the services offered by the Site;
Resolve service disputes;
Measure consumer interest in our products and services;
Inform you about online and offline offers, products, services,
events and updates;
Deliver information to you that may be relevant to your interests
such as product news;
Customize your user Experience;
Detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal
Enforce our Terms of Service;
Provide you with system or administrative messages;
Inform you of Site updates and notices related to privacy or
Perform internal research on our users' demographics, interests,
and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our
Other uses which we will detail to you when Personal Information
USES OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO BENEFIT THE SITE
Your Personal Information will be used to benefit the Site.
We will use your Personal Information to:
Improve our marketing and promotional offers
Analyze Site usage to improve our content and product offerings
Customize the Site's content, layout and services
In general these uses improve the Site and better tailor it to meet
your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and
customized experience while using the Site.
REVIEWING AND MODIFYING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PRIVACY
When you become a Registered User, you create a User Profile with
privacy settings. Following your registration on the Site, you can
review and change your information in your User Account area.
You may modify or remove any of the information in your Profile at
any time by logging into your User Account and making the desired
changes. Your User Profile may be public or private. If you do not
want any other User to see your User Profile, please indicate that
you would like your User Profile to be private. For technical
reasons, any modifications or deletions which you request may take a
short period of time to take effect. If you change or delete any of
your Personal Information, we will remove the old or deleted
information from public view; however, we may keep such information
archived beyond this point in time, as noted under “Our Retention of
Your Information” below.
WHEN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES
We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to
third parties without your explicit consent. The following describes
some of the ways that your information may be disclosed in the
normal scope of business to provide our services:
Anonymized Aggregated Data
We aggregate and anonymize data and use and disclose such
information for a variety of purposes. However, in these
situations, we do not disclose any information that could be
used to identify you personally.
Your Personal Information will be provided to the Conference
Organizer of any Conference Event that you have registered for.
You acknowledge that each Conference Organizer has their own
yourself familiar with such terms and policies.
Public Areas of the Site
All of your activities in the Interactive Areas of the Site will
be identifiable to your User ID. Other Users will be able to see
your questions, chat conversations, forum posts, etc. Therefore,
if you do not want other Users to personally identify your
activities on the CC Platform, do not use any part of your real
name with your User ID.
Subsidiaries and Affiliates; Service Providers
Significant portions of the Site are reliant on Third Party
Service Providers, including but not limited to Amazon Web
Services, ScaleEngine, Softlayer, RedisLabs, Slideshare,
Firebase, Mandrill, Sendgrid, Mailchimp, Eventbrite, Slack, etc.
We may disclose Personal Information to these third party service
providers in the course of our use of their services. For
example, we may use the services of third-party hosting
companies to host the operation of the Site. This may involve
the hosting of data, including Personal Information, on servers
operated by those hosting companies.
Legal Requests; Emergencies; Jurisdictions
We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries and demands for
information that are made under force of law. We are also
cognizant of the need to address emergencies. Therefore, we may
disclose your Personal Information (a) to any governmental
authority as part of an investigation to determine our compliance
with any applicable law, rule, or regulation (including privacy laws,
rules, and regulations), (b) in response to a court order, subpoena, discovery request, or other
lawful judicial or administrative proceeding, (c) as otherwise required under any applicable law,
rule, or regulation, and (d) in good faith, to protect or defend our rights or property or those of
Sale of Business
We may also disclose Personal Information to the acquirer or its
agents in the course of the sale of our business. If we do this,
the disclosure will be subject to confidentiality arrangements
customary in such transactions.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WHEN TERMINATING USER ACCOUNT
Please see our Terms of Service for information on
what we do to account information when you terminate your account
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We retain Personal Information for only as long as required to
fulfill the identified purposes for which it was collected or as
required by law. When you register on the Site, archived Personal
Information that you have provided will not ordinarily be erased
unless and until your entire account on the Site is deleted, and even
then we may retain some or all of your Personal Information on
back-up files; provided, however, we assume no obligation or
guarantee to archive any information and do not warrant that any
archived information will later be made available to you.
WHAT THIS MEANS,
We retain your Personal Information only a need-basis.
YOUR PROFILE AND ONLINE ACTIVITY
The Site is a public forum. You should be aware that information
which you voluntarily include and transmit online in a publicly
accessible forum such as the Site may be viewed and used by others
without any restrictions. We are unable to control such uses of your
information, and by using the Site you assume the risk that the
information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties
for any number of purposes.
WHAT THIS MEANS,
There is a risk that any of your Personal Information that is on a
publically accessible part of the site may be viewed and used by third
parties for their own purposes.
HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE PROTECTED
ConferenceCloud strives to protect your Personal Information. For
security of transactions, we use standard encryption protocols
(SSL/HTTPS/WSS) for transmission of information. The encryption
process protects your information, by scrambling it before it is sent
to us from your computer. We also make commercially reasonable effort
to ensure the security of your Personal Information on our system.
Your password is also stored on our system in an encrypted form.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet and no storage
of data, even in an encrypted form, can be guaranteed to be 100%
secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal
Information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you
transmit to us.
WHAT THIS MEANS,
ConferenceCloud will do its best to protect your Personal
Information, but cannot provide a 100% guarantee of its safety.
OTHER INFORMATION COLLECTORS
document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we
collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your
information to other parties through the Site, different rules may
apply to their use, collection and disclosure of the Personal
Information you disclose to them. Since we do not control the
information use, collection or disclosure policies of third parties,
you are subject to their privacy policies. We encourage you to ask
questions before you disclose your Personal Information to others.
WHAT THIS MEANS,
provide to third parties other than ConferenceCloud. In these
cases, you are subject to the third parties’ policies.
Questions or Concerns
It is our goal to make our privacy practices easy to understand. If
you have questions or concerns, please email our privacy officer at
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