HSMAI respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its Web site. To protect online privacy, HSMAI has implemented the following policy.
Information HSMAI Collects: It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the Web site. From General Users. HSMAI does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
From HSMAI’s Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on HSMAI.org, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. HSMAI asks users to provide their name, tilte, member number (for members), organization name, business phone, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to HSMAI through membership applications, conference or event registration, publication orders, subscriptions, and contest registrations. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by HSMAI to its members through electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email. For those emails, HSMAI will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user’s “click,” a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. HSMAI only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.
Duration of storage General and personal data will be kept by HSMAI only as long as reasonably necessary taking into consideration its need to answer queries or resolve problems, to provide improved and new services and to comply with legal requirements under applicable laws.
Use Of Data Collected HSMAI uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:
HSMAI Member Services and Products. Generally, HSMAI and its direct subsidiaries use data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.
Disclosures to Third Parties. HSMAI also makes contact information available through the HSMAI Membership Directory to other members using its Web site and to those who register for its conferences. On occasion, HSMAI may also provide limited data to third parties that offer products and services. Users may request HSMAI refrain from disclosing the data it collects to third parties on the membership application form, account registration form or any other form on which they are providing information; an opt-out box will appear on each form on which a user provides information. Alternatively, users may contact HSMAI at email@example.com or 703-506-3280 to express their preferences if they determine later that they do not wish to have the information shared.
Consent to Use Personal Information. In accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations, HSMAI or its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the User when registering. HSMAI may send such data outside the European Economic Area for processing. If you reside in the European Union, please indicate your consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and stored in countries outside of the EU, including the United States. User supplies as defined above when registering to allow HSMAI (or its designated agents) to use the information to send the User unsolicited direct mail advertisements, promotions, and solicitations for third parties’ products and services.
Credit Card Account Information. HSMAI does not disclose or retain credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, HSMAI submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse. We may share your personal information with companies (including our affiliates) that perform services on our behalf, for example, companies that help process credit card payments. Our service providers are required by contract to protect the confidentiality of the personal information we share with them and to use it only to provide specific services on our behalf.
Your Rights In accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations, you have a right to request access to, rectification of your Data, or restriction of processing, and to object to said processing, as well as the right to data portability to the extent applicable. Moreover, you have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Under certain conditions you also have the right to have your personal data that is stored by HSMAI blocked and deleted, unless HSMAI has to keep these data for legitimate business or legal purposes. To contact HSMAI with questions or issues about HSMAI’s data processing, you should contact HSMAI at firstname.lastname@example.org. HSMAI gives you many choices regarding HSMAI’s use and disclosure of your personal data for marketing purposes. By contacting us at the above-mentioned e-mail address, you may opt-out from receiving future electronic marketing messages from HSMAI and request that we not share your personal data with unaffiliated third parties for their marketing purposes. HSMAI will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt-out as described above, HSMAI will not be able to remove your personal data from the databases of unaffiliated third parties with which HSMAI has already shared your personal data (i.e., to which we have already provided your personal data as of the date that we implement your opt-out request). Please also note that if you do opt-out of receiving marketing-related messages from HSMAI, we may still send you important administrative messages, and you cannot opt-out from receiving administrative messages. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of the Company’s marketing emails. Additionally, you may unsubscribe by contacting us at email@example.com.
EU Data Subject Rights If you are a resident of the EU, you have the following additional rights regarding use and access to your data (as specified under the GDPR). -Right of access. You may request a copy of the information that we have on you by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will reply with seven days and provide a copy of the information within thirty days. -Right of rectification. You can update your information at any time by logging into our website and updating your profile. If there is information on your profile that you cannot edit and wish to have it changed, please send an email to email@example.com. We will reply with seven days and correct any incorrect information within thirty days. -Right to be forgotten. Under certain circumstances, you can request that we delete your data from our records. The decision on whether we can delete your data is based on factors including compliance, record keeping, and other restrictions that HSMAI does not have control over. To request to have your data deleted, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will reply with seven days and accommodate your request within 30 days if we can do so. If we cannot delete or “anonomize” your data, we will provide you the reasons for doing so, and you have a right to object to our reasoning. -Right to restriction of processing. You can grant or remove consent for processing of your data at any time by logging into the sight and updating your preferences. -Right of portability. If you would like a copy of the data that we have on you in a machine readable format (we provide it in JSON format), please send an email to email@example.com. We will reply with seven days and provide a copy your data in JSON format within thirty days.
Privacy Issues Arising From Links To Other Sites This Web site contains links to other web sites. HSMAI has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.
Means Of Redress If any User suspects HSMAI has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 703-506-3280.
Copyright Notice The contents of all material available on this Internet web site are copyrighted by Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. or state government employee as part of that person’s official duties. All rights are reserved by HSMAI, and the content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of HSMAI, or as indicated below. Members of the association may download pages or other content for their own use, consistent with the mission and purpose of the association. However, no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred, in form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of, and with express attribution to HSMAI. Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties. HSMAI is a service mark of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International.
Legal Disclaimer and Notices Regarding Content The information contained herein is provided to HSMAI by HSMAI members, HSMAI staff, and non-members. While HSMAI makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this Internet site, HSMAI does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by HSMAI.
HSMAI (including its employees and agents) assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information herein, or from the use of the information obtained at linked Internet addresses, or in any respect for the content of such information, including (but not limited to) errors, omissions, the accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies or conclusions, the defamatory nature of statements, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights, and the violation of property, privacy, or personal rights of others. HSMAI is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information. No guarantees or warranties, including (but not limited to) any express of implied warranties of merchandise or fitness for a particular use or purpose, are made by HSMAI with respect to such information.
At certain places within this HSMAI Internet site, live “links” or other Internet addresses can be accessed. Such external Internet addresses contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of HSMAI. HSMAI does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external Internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by HSMAI.
Please note that this policy applies only to our website and not to the web sites of other organisations to which we may provide links. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such third party sites and you should make your own enquiries in respect of them.
The types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, includes: name; email address; IP address; Usage Data; unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example);
Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Website and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide us with the Data.
The Data is processed at our operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.
Depending on the User's location, data transfers may involve transferring the User's Data to a country other than their own. In certain circumstances, we may transfer your personal information to countries outside the European Economic Area. This may include circumstances where we use service providers who are based outside the EEA or who use “cloud” infrastructure which means that their servers are based all over the world. Where we transfer your information to companies outside the EEA, we will make sure it’s protected in a manner that is consistent with how your information will be protected by us. This can be done in a number of different ways for instance:
In other circumstances the law may permit us to otherwise transfer your information outside the EEA. In all cases however, we will ensure that any transfer of your information is compliant with the Data Protection Legislation.
Your Personal Data is collected to allow us to provide Services, as well as for the following purposes: User database management, Analytics, Advertising, Remarketing and behavioural targeting, Contacting the User, Content commenting, Displaying content from external platforms, Handling payments, Hosting and backend infrastructure, Access to third-party accounts, Tag Management and Productivity.
We may also process your Personal Data:
We may share your personal information with third parties but only in the circumstances set out below. We may supply your personal information to third parties (such as our internet service providers) who help us administer our website. These third parties must at all times provide the same levels of security for your personal information as heysummit.com and, where required, are bound by a legal agreement to keep your personal information private, secure and to process it only on the specific instructions of heysummit.com. Other third parties whom we may share your personal information with and the purposes this is for are listed below. Please refer to these third parties’ own privacy policies to find out more about how they might process your personal information.
FACEBOOK AUDIENCE NETWORK (FACEBOOK, INC.) Facebook Audience Network is an advertising service provided by Facebook, Inc. In order to understand Facebook's use of Data, consult Facebook's data policy.
This Website may use identifiers for mobile devices (including Android Advertising ID or Advertising Identifier for iOS, respectively) and technologies similar to cookies to run the Facebook Audience Network service. One of the ways Audience Network shows ads is by using the User's ad preferences. The User can control this in the Facebook ad settings.
Users may opt-out of certain Audience Network targeting through applicable device settings, such as the device advertising settings for mobile phones.
The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.
FACEBOOK ADS CONVERSION TRACKING (FACEBOOK PIXEL) (FACEBOOK, INC.) Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook pixel) is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook advertising network with actions performed on this Website. The Facebook pixel tracks conversions that can be attributed to ads on Facebook, Instagram and Audience Network.
TWITTER ADS CONVERSION TRACKING (TWITTER, INC.) Twitter Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Twitter, Inc. that connects data from the Twitter advertising network with actions performed on this Website.
LINKEDIN CONVERSION TRACKING (LINKEDIN CORPORATION) LinkedIn conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by LinkedIn Corporation that connects data from the LinkedIn advertising network with actions performed on this Website.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS (GOOGLE LLC) Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
GOOGLE ADS CONVERSION TRACKING (GOOGLE LLC) Google Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Google LLC that connects data from the Google Ads advertising network with actions performed on this Website.
HEAP ANALYTICS (HEAP INC.) Heap Analytics is an analytics service provided by Heap Inc.
HUBSPOT (HUBSPOT, INC) HubSpot is a live chat, analytics, and marketing service provided by HubSpot Inc.
Content commenting services allow Users to make and publish their comments on the contents of this Website. Depending on the settings chosen by the Owner, Users may also leave anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments.
If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when Users do not use the content commenting service.
DISQUS (DISQUS) Disqus is a content commenting service provided by Big Heads Labs Inc.
This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Website and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
FONT AWESOME (FONTICONS, INC. ) Font Awesome is a typeface visualization service provided by Fonticons, Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
FONTS.COM WEB FONTS (MONOTYPE IMAGING INC.) Fonts.com Web Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Monotype Imaging Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
GOOGLE FONTS (GOOGLE LLC) Google Fonts is a typeface visualisation service provided by Google LLC that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Payment processing services enable this Website to process payments by credit card, bank transfer or other means. To ensure greater security, this Website shares only the information necessary to execute the transaction with the financial intermediaries handling the transaction. Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails containing invoices or notifications concerning the payment.
STRIPE (STRIPE INC) Stripe is a payment service provided by Stripe Inc.
CHARGEBEE Chargebee is a payment management provider that is provided by Chargebee Ltd.
PAYPAL Paypal is a payment service provided by Paypal Holdings Inc.
This type of service has the purpose of hosting Data and files that enable this Website to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of this Website. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data is stored.
AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS) (AMAZON WEB SERVICES, INC.) Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a hosting and backend service provided by Amazon Web Services, Inc.
This type of service allows this Website and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of this Website by the User.
This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.
Some services offer a remarketing option based on email address lists.
FACEBOOK REMARKETING (FACEBOOK, INC.) Facebook Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of this Website with the Facebook advertising network.
TWITTER REMARKETING (TWITTER, INC.) Twitter Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Twitter, Inc. that connects the activity of this Website with the Twitter advertising network.
TWITTER TAILORED AUDIENCES (TWITTER, INC.) Twitter Tailored Audiences is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Twitter, Inc. that connects the activity of this Website with the Twitter advertising network. Users can opt out from interest-based ads by going to: Personalization and Data.
LINKEDIN WEBSITE RETARGETING (LINKEDIN CORPORATION) LinkedIn Website Retargeting is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by LinkedIn Corporation that connects the activity of this Website with the LinkedIn advertising network. Remarketing and behavioural targeting
ZOOM.US Zoom.us is a webinar provider and is one of the available options for delivering summit content within HeySummit.
BIG MARKER Big Marker is a webinar provider and is one of the available options for delivering summit content within HeySummit. It is provided by BigMarker.com LLC
LiveWebinar is a webinar provider and is one of the available options for delivering summit content within HeySummit. It is provided by RTCLab Sp. z o.o. with its registered address at Al. Grunwaldzka 212, 80-266 Gdańsk, Poland
This type of service helps the Owner to manage the tags or scripts needed on this Website in a centralized fashion.
This results in the Users' Data flowing through these services, potentially resulting in the retention of this Data.
GOOGLE TAG MANAGER (GOOGLE LLC) Google Tag Manager is a tag management service provided by Google LLC.
This type of service allows the Owner to build user profiles by starting from an email address, a personal name, or other information that the User provides to this Website, as well as to track User activities through analytics features. This Personal Data may also be matched with publicly available information about the User (such as social networks' profiles) and used to build private profiles that the Owner can display and use for improving this Website.
Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails based on specific actions performed on this Website.
HELPSCOUT Help Scout PBC is a help desk software company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. It is used to facilitate customer support via email.
WIX ANSWERS Wix Answers is a help desk software from Wix.com company headquartered at 40 Namal Tel Aviv St., Tel Aviv 6350671, Israel. It is used to facilitate customer support via email.
We may also supply your personal information to government bodies and law enforcement agencies but only: if we are required to do so by the requirements of any applicable law; if in our good faith judgement, such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process; to respond to any legal claims or actions; or to protect the rights heysummit.com , its customers and the public.
We may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:
Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.
We may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, we may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.
Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of your Personal Data. We use appropriate standards of technology and operational security to protect personal information including a secure server and network firewall connection. Operationally, access to Personal Data is restricted to authorised personnel who are under a duty to maintain the confidentiality and security of such information. Internet and Data Storage
The Internet is inherently insecure. Personal Data submitted by means of the Internet may be vulnerable to unauthorised access by third parties. Submission of personal information using the Internet is at your own risk. We will take reasonable and appropriate technical measures to ensure that your Personal Data is stored in a secure manner. However, we shall have no liability for disclosure of data due to errors in transmission or the fraudulent, negligent or other illegal acts of a third party, such as ‘Hacking’. Any transmission of Personal Data on or through the use of our website is at your own risk.
Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data which we process. In particular, Users have the right to do the following:
Where the Personal Data in question has been disclosed to a third party, we will inform them about the restriction on processing of the data, unless it is impossible or involves disproportionate effort to do so.
We may use the User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related Services.
The User declares to be aware that we may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
Additional information about User's Personal Data
Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from us at any time. Please see the contact information at the end of this document.
This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honour the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, we shall collect new consent from the User, where required.
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