This document was updated on 14 July 2022
1. Collection of Personal Information
When you visit our Website , we log and store your IP Address and technical information about your visit like your browser type and how you progressed through the Site, where you abandoned it, etc..
When you join WIF membership by completing the application form available on the Site, we will collect each item of information on that application (collectively, “Application Info”), including the personal information (“PII”) and social media profile information you choose to input there (“Social Info”).
If you supply or upload photos, logos, images, text, or any other content in connection with your account or our Community page of our website, including PII, we refer to that as “Community Data” in this Policy.
When you purchase a membership, you create a login and password. You are fully responsible for keeping this login and password secure.
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Mechanisms
We may place a small piece of software referred to as a “cookie” on your computer to help us collect this information, and you can remove this and other cookies through your browser preferences menu, though the exact method varies depending on the type of browser you use. If you visit from a mobile device, we may reference your device identifier or other information about where your visit originated. This helps us, among other things, recognize you when you come back to the Site and pick up where we left off.
We also collect data from Google Analytics, and we may use this anonymous aggregate data to remarket to users via cookies. We use Facebook remarketing cookies on our site.
You can clear these and other cookies by emptying your browser’s cache through the browser preferences and/or setting.
Our Website contains links to third party websites. If you follow a link to any of those third party websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or processing of your personal information.
2. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Sharing of Information:
Women in Fashion is not in the business of selling your Personal Information. We consider your Personal Information and your other information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your information with certain third parties without further notice to you, as below :-
Affiliates . We may share your information with our affiliates -companies that control, are controlled by, or are under common control with WIF.
Readers of your User Content. When you submit WIF stories or other User Content , there could be information about you included in that User Content. For example, you may have revealed your name, age, location, or other biographical information in the context of telling a story about yourself. In that case, whenever we share your User Content with our other users, licensees, business partners, or other third parties ,we also share whatever Personal Information or other information you chose to include within that User Content.
Business Partners. We also may share your information with our licensees, business partners, and other third parties, For example, we may share your name, location, and biographical information that you chose to include within your User Content so that it may be published along with a WIF story or other User Content of yours.
Service Providers. We also may share your information with entities that provide services to us, including companies that provide web analytics, data processing, advertising, e-mail distribution, payment processing, order fulfillment, and other services. When we employ another entity to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information they need to perform their specific function and limit them from using your information for any other purpose.
Third Party Services. We also may share your information with the operators of Third-Party Services (as defined below) that are integrated with our Services in some way, as more fully explained in the sections below entitled “Integration with Social Networking and Other Services.”
Other Parties When Required by Law or as Necessary to Protect Safety and Security or Our Services. There may be instances when we disclose your information to other parties in order to:
Protect and defend the legal rights of WIF, its affiliates, and users of our Services or any other person;
Protect the safety and security of users of our Services;
Prevent fraud (or for risk management purposes); or
Comply with or respond to the law or legal process or a request for cooperation by a government entity.
Other Parties in Connection With Certain Business Transactions. If we make a sale, donation, or transfer of assets, or are otherwise involved in a corporate merger, transfer, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, we may transfer your information to one or more third parties as part of that transaction.
3. Security and Quality of your Personal Information
We are committed to ensuring that personal information we collect about you is held securely. We will take reasonable steps to
protect the personal information that we hold from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure: and
destroy or permanently de-identify personal information as required by the Privacy Law, subject to other legal record retention requirements.
Because of the nature of our Site, WE DO NOT CURRENTLY ENCRYPT ANY TRANSMISSIONS TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE IN ANY MANNER. IF YOU ARE UNCOMFORTABLE WITH THE UNENCRYPTED TRANSMISSION OF THE INFORMATION DESCRIBED HEREIN, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT INFORMATION TO US THROUGH THE SITE. While we endeavour to implement high levels of security to protect users of our website, you should note that there is an inherent risk associated with the use of an insecure network such as the world wide web. We cannot exclude the possibility that a user’s personal information (including emails) may be viewed, intercepted or modified by a third party.
In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
4. Access to and Correction of your Personal Information
You have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you, subject to any exceptions in the Privacy Law. A charge may apply for providing such access. You may also request that personal information which we hold about you be corrected. Please contact us in writing at the following address if you would like to access personal information that we hold about you:
If access to or correction of your personal information is refused, we will provide you with written reasons for the refusal.
If you have any concerns or complaints about the manner in which we handle your personal information, please contact us at WIF firstname.lastname@example.org
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