GlobConf (“us,” “we” or “GlobConf”) is firmly committed to protecting the privacy of our customers, visitors, and other users of the GlobConf services (“Services”) provided via the GlobConf.com website (collectively, "Site") . Our goal is to provide you with a secure online experience and to ensure that any information you submit to us is private and used/disclosed only for the purposes and in the means described below.
Traffic Data Collected
We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site; (5) referring source which may have sent you to the Site; and (6) other information associated with the interaction of your browser and the Site (collectively “Traffic Data”).
Registration & Personal Information Collected
To create a free membership account, you provide data including your name, email address, university, country and password. By creating your GlobConf profile we help you to get the most from our directory to increase your professional links and exposure.
Interactive and Installed Tools
We also collect other information, some of which may be Personal Information that you voluntarily provide to us when you choose to use some of the Site’s interactive tools and services (“Interactive Tools”), such as searching for Providers. We also collect information you provide voluntarily in free-form text boxes on the Site and through responses to surveys, questionnaires and the like. You may elect to use certain Services available through the Site that require you to download and install software on your computer (“Installed Tools”). The Installed Tools may collect and transmit information from your computer system solely relating to use of the Installed Tools and for the purpose of providing you the relevant Services, for example, by informing GlobConf when a user is logged on and available to receive update or alert notices.
“Cookies” are small computer files that are transferred to your computer's hard drive that contain information such as user ID, user preferences, lists of pages visited and activities conducted while browsing the Site. At your option, expense and responsibility, you may block cookies or delete cookies from your hard drive. However, by disabling cookies, you may not have access to the entire set of features of the Site.
We store all Traffic Data and review postings indefinitely, even after “deletion,” and may archive such information elsewhere. We store all Personal Information until you request that we modify or delete it, in which case we may still end up retaining some of that information.
If you choose to delete your GlobConf account, your personal data will generally stop being visible to others on our portal immediately. However, we retain your personal data even after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our User Agreement, or fulfill your request to “unsubscribe” from further messages from us.
Confidentiality and Security
Lost or Stolen Information
You must promptly notify us if your Contact Data is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that Contact Data from your account and update our records accordingly.
Controlling Your Personal Information
As a registered user of the Site, you can modify some of the Personal Information you have included in your profile or change your username by logging in and accessing your account. Upon your request, GlobConf will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete your account and the Personal Information in your profile; however, it may be impossible to remove your account without some residual information being retained by GlobConf. GlobConf has no obligation to delete any data or information you provide on the registration or membership Form following termination of your account.
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