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Privacy policy

At Women of Influence Worldwide Inc., we understand that privacy is one of the biggest concerns for Internet users.

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. respects the privacy of every person who visits our website. We’ve created this statement to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy and to highlight the value we place on the information you provide us.

What Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. Does

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. is a media company focused on building the business community for the advancement of women and gender-diverse folks in the workforce and aiding corporations in gaining access to influential and affluent professionals. We are the creators of the highly successful Women of Influence Spotlight Series, which operates in eight cities and in two languages. In addition, Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. developed the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, the Senior Executive Dinner Series across North America and the Top 25 Women of Influence™ programme.

Links to Other Web Sites

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. Websites contain links to third party sites. Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of the linked sites, as their policies may differ from ours.

About Information You Volunteer

In various places on our websites, we may request information from you. This might include your name, email address, demographic data such as your occupation and other contact information. We use this information to: send requested electronic newsletters, send alerts about new products or product updates, provide requested information about the company and/or about our products, collect survey data to improve our products and services, notify winners of periodically run contests, send requested emails, send emails confirming a subscription or download, classify our users and correspondents into demographic categories so that we can better track the issues, concerns and preferences of those groups and deliver products and services that more accurately meet their needs.

We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information withoutadvance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. When you volunteer information that may be shared with our partners, we will ask that you explicitly grant us such permission by opting in on a Web page.

For visitors to our site who are under 18 years of age, we strongly recommend that you obtain the permission of a parent or guardian before providing us with any information.

Contests and Surveys

Periodically, we run contests and surveys for our clients. Participation is entirely voluntary, and you may choose not to disclose the requested information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name, email address) and demographic information (age, postal code, answers to specific questions such as computer use).

We use contact information to notify winners. Other information we collect is aggregated and used by Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. and the sponsoring client to improve the client’s offerings.

Opting Out

When you subscribe to a Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. newsletter, each newsletter provides simple instructions on how to cancel your subscription.

Each message deployed by Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. contains instructions on how to opt out of future communications, either via email, through a Web page, or by managing your preferences  to determine which electronic mailings you would like to receive.

Purchasing Products

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. uses Surefire’s Firepay to process our online commerce transactions. We use Netscape’s Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to transmit sensitive data, such as your credit card information, to Surefire’s secure Transaction Server. Information sent from the Surefire server back to you is also sent via SSL. Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. uses 128-bit encryption, the highest level of protection possible for Internet communications.

Secure pages are indicated in your browser. All secure pages begin with https://.

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. does not store your credit card information. Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. does store your contact information to expedite technical support if you request it, and to provide you with information about new products and upgrades.

About Information We Collect Automatically

Technical and Demographic Information

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. collects technical and demographic information about you that does not personally identify you. Examples of this type of information include the computer operating system you use, your Internet browser, your domain name and IP address, and the Web pages you view. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

We use this information to diagnose problems with our website and to better tailor its content to your needs.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer that uniquely identifies you. It tells our Web server when you return to a page you’ve already visited. We use cookies in several places:

When you download our software, we use a cookie to save the information you enter. If you return to the same page later, we can fill in your email address, so you don’t have to re-enter it.

When we send you an email with a link to a Web page, we use a cookie to automatically enter your email address on a Web page form, so you don’t have to type it.

Open Rates and Clicks

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. sends email, on behalf of itself, and tracks the open rates of the HTML version of these messages. This allows us to improve the quality of the messages we send. Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. cannot track open rates on plain text messages.

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. may also track clicks on Web site links included in the messages.

Information regarding the activity of email recipients is reported to the client who deployed the message through Women of Influence Worldwide Inc., and may be used in case studies. Information about specific email recipients is only shared with the client who owns the list on which the recipient’s email address originally appeared.

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and clients. This is not linked to personal information that can identify any individual person.

How We Protect The Information You Provided

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. takes strong precautions to protect the information you provide from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration, or destruction.

Information you provide is stored on a secure server on Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. premises, in a locked room. Only Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. employees who require this information to do their jobs have access to it.

All Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. employees are made aware of the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure customer information is protected.

How You Can Change Information You Provided

If you have provided information to Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. and would like it deleted or updated, please send an email to in**@wo**************.ca.

Contacting Us

If You Think You Have Received Unsolicited Email

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc. does not send or condone unsolicited email, or “spam.” We send email only to people who have requested our newsletter, or asked for information about our products.

If you think you’ve received an unsolicited email from Women of Influence Worldwide Inc., please send a message to in**@wo**************.ca. We promise to deal with your issue promptly.

Other Concerns

If you have questions or concerns about our privacy policy, you can contact us by phone, email or conventional mail.

Women of Influence Worldwide Inc.
901 King Street West
Suite 400
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 3H5
Phone: 1-866-684-4809
Email: in**@wo**************.ca