Revised June 2019
Collection of Personal Information from Site Users; Cookies. Alt Summit may collect and/or track using proprietary or third-party solution (1) the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser of users to the Site, (2) the e-mail addresses of users that communicate with Alt Summit or the Site via e-mail, (3) information knowingly provided by the user in online forms, registration forms, surveys, etc. (including name, address, e-mail and other personal profile data), and (4) aggregate and user-specific information on which pages users access.
Information Collection: Conference Registration. Alt Summit conducts event registrations through a third-party website, Squarespace.com. The Squarespace privacy notice can be found here and should be reviewed. Alt Summit is not responsible for the privacy practices of this website or any other sites.
Directly and through third-party services like Squarespace.com, Alt Summit collects personally identifiable information when you register for an Alt Summit event, when you use certain Alt Summit products or services, and when you join Alt Summit’s social media groups. Alt Summit may also receive personally identifiable information from its business partners.
When you register with the Alt Summit through Squarespace.com, we ask for personally identifiable information including, but not limited to, your name, email address, address, zip code, demographic details, and social media accounts. Once you register and attend our event(s) in person, you are not anonymous to us.
Use of Personal Data Collected. Alt Summit may use personal data it collects for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, for a statistical analysis of users’ behavior, for product development, for event or content improvement, or to customize the content and layout of the Site. Unless otherwise agreed, Alt Summit will not sell or disclose to third parties any individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and other personal information which users voluntarily provide to Alt Summit, except to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws or valid legal processes, to protect the rights and intellectual property of Alt Summit, or in urgent circumstances to protect Alt Summit or the personal safety of any individual. Alt Summit reserves the right to transfer such information to successors to the relevant portion of Alt Summit’s business.
Security Measures. Alt Summit may implement security features to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. Please note, however, that Alt Summit cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from Alt Summit via the Site or e-mail. Accordingly, Alt Summit is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. For more private communication, users can contact Alt Summit by mail at: 6114 La Salle Ave #427, Oakland, CA 94611
Opt-In/Opt-Out Right. Users may at any time opt out of having their personal information used by Alt Summit and/or its partners to send promotional correspondence to the user, by contacting Alt Summit via e-mail as indicated below. Alt Summit will not share your personally identifiable information with an unrelated third-party without giving you the opportunity to opt-in. Users who no longer wish to receive the Alt Summit newsletter or promotional materials from our partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the instructions in the e-mails.
Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data. Upon request via e-mail Alt Summit will provide to users a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by Alt Summit regarding the user. Users may modify, correct, change or update personally identifiable information that Alt Summit has collected by the Site or may request their personal record to be removed from Alt Summit’s database by contacting Alt Summit via postal mail or e-mail, as indicated below.
Collection of Personal Data from Children. Alt Summit does not knowingly solicit information from children and it does not knowingly market the Site or its products or services to children. To the extent that Alt Summit is able to determine the age of users by their submissions to, or communications with, the Site, Alt Summit will not knowingly (a) collect or post information from individuals under thirteen years of age (“Children” or “Child”) without their parent’s or guardian’s consent, or (b) provide any personally identifying information collected from Children, regardless of its source, to any third-party for any purpose whatsoever.
To the extent registration is required for certain products or services on the Site, and a user submits information to Alt Summit through such a registration process that indicates that such user is a Child, Alt Summit will use reasonable efforts to alert the Child’s parent or guardian to the Child’s registration and provide instructions on how the parent or guardian can delete the Child’s registration, if so desired. No information collected through the Site from users self-identified as Children will knowingly be used for any direct marketing or promotional purposes.
Security Measures. Alt Summit has established reasonable precautions to protect collected personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction, which include technical, contractual, administrative and physical steps. Please note that while Alt Summit has endeavored to create a secure and reliable site for users, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from Alt Summit via the Site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed.
Jurisdiction. This policy shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of law rules, and the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any dispute shall be the State of California.
Contact Information. Questions or concerns regarding Alt Summit data protections practices should be addressed to:
6114 La Salle Ave #427
Oakland, CA 94611