Information you give us - We may collect and store any personal information you enter on our website or provide to us in some other manner. This includes identifying information, such as your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number, and, if you transact business with us, financial information such as your payment method (valid credit card number, type, expiration date or other financial information). We also may request information about your interests and activities, your gender and age, and other demographic information.
Information gathered via technology - We may use various technologies to collect information from your computer and about your activities on our site. We may automatically collect information from your browser when you visit our website. This information includes your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us.
The information we collect is used to provide information to you from other potential events based on your preferences. We also pass along your registration information to the event organizer of the events you have chosen to participate. The venues and event organizers involved in bring you events are known as event providers. When you register for an event through our website, you consent to our providing your personal information to the event providers involved in the event and their contractors.
If you choose to share in information produced by our business partners by checking the checkbox on the registration page, we pass along their information to you but do not give our business partners your personal information.
The financial information or payment method information we collect is used to process payment for any purchases or sales made on our website. This information is transmitted to an authorized service provider who processes credit card payments. This information is also used to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business.
Other situations where we may disclose your information include: • In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency. • When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing. • In connection with a substantial transaction such as the sale of CompeteToday.com, merger, consolidation, asset sale or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
At any time you can choose to no longer receive emails from our business partners by un-checking the personal settings checkbox indicating you want to receive such communications.
We want you to feel confident using our website to transact business. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission's website at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.