Privacy Policy

Updated: October 15, 2016

This Leading Women in Technology (“LWT”) Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets forth how we collect, use, and disclose Personal Information (as that term is defined below) we collect from you and about you when you visit to and its subpages, as such pages may be retitled or updated in content, or look and feel from time to time (“website”) as well as your choices about how Personal Information will be used.

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy in full to understand our privacy practices before using this website or submitting any Personal Information. By using this website, you accept the privacy practices contained in this Privacy Policy.



This Privacy Policy applies exclusively to our website. If you come across and visit other third parties’ websites, even if that third party website contains information about LWT, its programs and events, we encourage you to read their privacy policies to understand their privacy practices and your options because they are not subject to this Privacy Policy.


Personal Information Collection:

“Personal Information” means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to:

  • Contact information: first and last name, e-mail address, a home, postal or other physical address, and other contact information

  • Education and work information: job title, occupation, industry, place of employment, LinkedIn profile, skills, and personal/professional interests;

  • Financial information: credit card numbers, credit card account holder’s name, credit card expiration date, and billing address.

“Anonymous Information” means aggregated information that does not identify an individual.

We collect Personal Information and Anonymous Information, in the instances below.

  • If you register for a seminar, webinar, or event, we may collect your name, contact information, place of employment, job title, LinkedIn profile, or skills and personal interests.

  • If you request to join our participants’ database, we will request your name, contact information, place of employment, job title, LinkedIn profile, and other information regarding your career and interests.

  • If you request to participate as a director, officer or employee of LWT, we will ask you to provide your name, contact information, phone number, and general resume details.

  • If you would like to receive information from us, we will ask you to provide your name, contact information, and a description of your comment or question.

  • If you e-mail us directly via an e-mail hyperlink to provide us feedback or to ask us a question regarding the website or our business, we will collect any information contained in such e-mail.


Personal Information Use

  • We collect Personal Information from you to fulfill your requests. For example, we may use your Personal Information to process an application, register you for an event, or answer a question.

  • We may use your e-mail address to notify you of products or services that may interest you, to keep you informed about events or other items of interest, or to notify you of recent updates to our website. You may opt-out from receiving promotional or marketing e-mails by notifying us at the address specified at the bottom of any unwanted e-mail. These opt-out procedures may not be available for transactional or relationship messages, such as e-mails that are necessary to provide you with confirmation of a completed transaction.

From time to time, we may post user photos and testimonials on our website. These testimonials may include names, photos, and other personal information and we acquire permission from our users prior to posting these on our website.

  • We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We use this Anonymous Information to perform statistical analyses of users’ aggregate behavior so that we may enhance the content of our services and improve website navigation.

We may collect aggregated demographic information about our website users in order to improve our product and services.  To develop new products and service to better serve our customers, we may combine information publicly available about you with the information we already have about you.


Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information on our website.

Cookies are small data files placed on the hard drive of your computer, your mobile phone or other device you use to access our website, for record-keeping purposes. Other tracking technologies, e.g., web beacons used in conjunction with cookies, are small strings of web programming code that represent small, clear graphic images and are embedded in a web page or e-mail.

We may use cookies and other tracking technologies for a variety of purposes, including but not limited to evaluating how our website is used and improving your visits to our website. For example, cookies and other similar technologies help us distinguish you from other visitors, and track your Internet Protocol (IP) address or similar identifiers to remember you when you return to the website. Information collected by cookies and similar technologies is generally non-identifying.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies. You may reset your browser to disable all cookies by consulting your browser provider. Please note that certain features of the website may not be available or function properly once cookies are disabled.


“Do-Not-Track” Technologies

We do not respond to web browser “Do-Not-Track” signals.


Personal Information Disclosure

We will share information about our website users with other third parties only in ways that are described in this Privacy Policy.

We do not sell your Personal Information to other third parties. However, we may provide your Personal Information and Anonymous Information to third party service providers and business partners to help us with our business activities, products and services. These companies are authorized to use your information only as strictly necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose your information:

  • As required by law, for example to comply with subpoena or legal process request.

  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, protect your health and safety or health and safety of others, investigate fraud or respond to a government request.

  • If LWT is involves in merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets.

  • To any other third party with your prior consent to do so.


Accessing, Correcting and Updating Your Information

We realize that your Personal Information, including your name, contact information, or employment company is subject to change and we would like to maintain its accuracy. If you would like to update your information, please email us using our contact information provided in Contact Us section below. We respond to all inquiries within 30 days.


Your Choice

Where appropriate or legally required, we will describe how Personal Information about you that we collect on our website will be used and will provide choices about whether or not to allow us to engage in that use. You can notify us of your preferences during the information collection process or using the contact information provided in Contact Us section below. You may change your choices and request that we delete your information at any time by contacting us directly.

From time to time, we may send emails to you regarding new services, programming and upcoming events. You may opt out of receiving newsletters and other secondary messages from LWT by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ function present in every email we send. However, you will continue to receive essential transactional emails.


Information Retention

We will retain your Personal Information and Anonymous Information for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our rights, or as reasonably necessary for commercial purposes.


Information Protection

We use reasonable and appropriate physical, technical and administrative industry safeguards to protect your information from unauthorized use, access, loss, misuse, alteration or extraction. Notwithstanding our security safeguards, it is impossible to guarantee 100% security in all situations. If you have any questions about security on our website, please contact at using email address listed in Contact Us section below.


Children’s Privacy

This website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not know knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.


Links to Other Websites

Some pages of our website contain external links to other websites. We recommend you carefully read the privacy practices of third party websites. They may collect personal information about you. When you use a link to go from our website to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

LWT may periodically change this Privacy Policy to describe new website features, products or services and how it may affect our use of information about you and related controls. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, LWT will provide notification through our website or notify you directly. Regardless, we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy each time you visit our website.


Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the information handling practices of our website please contact LWT Privacy by clicking submitting your request form on our website at Contact Us or send mail to the following postal address:

Leading Women in Technology 
P.O. Box 583 
Mountain View CA 94042

We welcome your comments or questions regarding this Privacy Policy or LWT in general.

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