Effective Date. January 1, 2019
Your Consent. Please take a few minutes to review this Policy before using this Website. By using this Website, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as set forth in this Policy. If you do not agree to be bound by this Policy, you may not access or use this Website.
This Policy is Part of Our Terms of Service. This Policy is part of the Terms of Service that govern your use of this Website. Our Terms of Service can be found by clicking on the “Terms of Service” link at the bottom of each page of this Website.
Types of Information We Collect.
Information You Manually Provide. W2G collects the information you manually provide (using your keyboard, mouse, or touchpad) when you use this Website. For example, we collect the information you provide when you create an account, ask us a question, or otherwise interact with this Website. Some of the information you manually provide may be personal information, such as your name and contact information.
Information From Your Browser or Device. W2G collects information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser or mobile device. This information typically includes your IP address, the name of your operating system, the name and version of your browser, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visit. The information we receive may depend on your browser or device settings. The information we receive from your web browser and device may or may not be personally identifiable. However, we may combine it with other information in an attempt to identify you or we may combine it with information that does identify you.
The information we collect using cookies and similar technologies may or may not be personally identifiable, but we may link it to personal information that you provide. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit this Website, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of this Website if your browser rejects our cookies.
Information About Third-Party Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising. In addition to the cookies W2G delivers to your computer or mobile device through this Website, certain third parties may deliver cookies to you for a variety of reasons. For example, we may use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that helps us understand how visitors engage with our Websites. To learn more about Google Analytics, click here. Other third parties may deliver cookies to your computer or mobile device for the purpose of tracking your online behaviors over time and across non-affiliated websites and/or delivering targeted advertisements either on this Website or on other websites.
You have choices about the collection of information by third parties on our Websites. For example, if you don’t want information about your visit to this Website sent to Google Analytics, you may download an Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here. Please note that the Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to W2G.
In addition, if you would like to opt out of having participating entities collect your online behavior for advertising purposes when you are browsing our websites, click here for a “Website Opt Out.” You will be directed to an industry-developed website that allows you to choose whether each listed entity may collect and use data for interest-based advertising purposes. It may be that some of the third parties that collect interest-based information on this Website do not participate in the Website Opt Out, in which case the best way to avoid third-party tracking of your online behaviors may be through your browser settings and deletion of cookies.
Please note that the Website Opt Out is browser specific. If you wish to opt-out from having interest-based information collected by participating entities across all devices and browsers, you need take the steps outlined above from each device and browser.
How We Use Information Collected Through This Website. Generally, we use the information we collect through this Website:
In General. We respect your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use, and disclose the information you provide on or through this Website. We strive to provide choices to you at a meaningful time and in a meaningful place. This Notice describes some of your other choices, such as your choice to opt out of receiving “cookies.”
Do Not Track Mechanisms. Your browser may deliver a “Do-Not-Track (‘DNT’) signal” to this Website. Because of the changing state of technology and indecision within the technology and marketing industries regarding the meaning of DNT signals, we currently do not make any guarantee that we will honor DNT signals.
Previously Expressed Preferences. You may change previously expressed preferences regarding how we use information you provide on or through this Website. For example, if you have provided your contact information and receive periodic emails from us, you may decide to stop receiving those emails by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in an email’s footer. You may be able to change other preferences through an account you create on this Website. Otherwise, please contact us using the information provided below.
How to Access, Update or Correct Your Information. If you have created a profile on this Website, you may be able to access, update or correct your information by updating your profile in the account page and/or the profile page of the Website. Otherwise, you may need our help. Please contact us using the information provided below. We will respond to you within a reasonable time and, in any case, within the time limits established by applicable law. We may ask you for additional information to verify your identity. In most cases, we will provide access and correct or delete any inaccurate information you discover. In some cases, however, we may limit or deny your request if the law permits or requires us to do so or if we are unable to verify your identity. If you seek deletion of information that you provided when you were a minor, please contact us using the information provided below.
Steps We Take to Safeguard Your Information. We maintain reasonable administrative, physical and technological measures to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information you submit on or through this Website. Unfortunately, no website, server or database is completely secure or “hacker proof.” We therefore cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be disclosed, misused or lost by accident or by the unauthorized acts of others. Further, we cannot control dissemination of personal information you post on or through this Website using any social networking tools we may provide, and you should have no expectation of privacy in such information.
How We Share Information with Others.
With Third–Party Vendors. W2G shares information collected through this Website with third-party vendors who act on our behalf. For example, we may use third-party vendors to design and operate this Website and to help us with our promotional efforts. These third-party vendors may need information about you to perform their obligations. Typically, they are required by contract to keep your information confidential and to use it only to provide services on our behalf; however, as described below, we may allow them to use aggregate or de-identified data for their own purposes or to market the products and services of their other clients.
With Other, Carefully Selected Business Partners. From time to time, we may share your information with selected third parties for their own marketing purposes. For example, we may partner with third parties to sponsor contests or other promotions, and we may share with these third parties the information you submit to us to participate in the contest or take advantage of the promotion. Before doing so, however, we may offer you the opportunity to “opt out” or “opt in,” as required by applicable law.
As Part of a Business Transfer. Your information may be transferred to successor organization if, for example, we transfer the ownership or operation of this Website to another organization if we merge with or are acquired by another organization, or if we liquidate our assets. If such a transfer occurs, the successor organization’s use of your information will still be subject to this Policy and the privacy preferences you have expressed to us.
To Comply With Laws and Protection of Our Rights and the Rights of Others. We may disclose your information when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, a court order or a subpoena. We may also disclose your information to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to protect the security of this Website; to enforce or apply our online Terms of Service or other agreements; or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of our users or others.
As Described in a Privacy Notice or Click-Through Agreement. We reserve the right to disclose your information as described in any privacy notice posted on this Website, or as described in any click-through agreement to which you have agreed.
Children Under the Age of Thirteen. W2G believes in protecting the privacy of children online (we define “children” as minors younger than 13). In compliance with the requirements of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we do not seek to, nor do we knowingly collect or use any personal information from children without explicit parental consent. we do not knowingly allow children to become subscribers, make submissions, register with us, order our products or services, communicate with us, or use any of our online services. If you believe that a child has submitted personal information on or through this Website without the consent and supervision of a parent or guardian, please contact us using the information provided below so that we can take appropriate action.
For your convenience, whenever this Policy is changed, we will update the “effective date” at the top of this page. Be sure you check the effective date to see if this Policy has been revised since your last visit.
Contact Us. If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us at:
Telephone: 1 855 927 3246