WPS Symposium PRO (“WPS Symposium PRO“) operates wpsymposiumpro.com and may operate other websites. It is WPS Symposium PRO policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, WPS Symposium PRO collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. WPS Symposium PRO purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how WPS Symposium PRO visitors use its website. From time to time, WPS Symposium PRO may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
WPS Symposium PRO also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on wpsymposiumpro.com blogs/sites. WPS Symposium PRO only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to WPS Symposium PRO websites choose to interact with WPS Symposium PRO in ways that require WPS Symposium PRO to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that WPS Symposium PRO gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at wpsymposiumpro.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with WPS Symposium PRO are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, WPS Symposium PRO collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with WPS Symposium PRO. WPS Symposium PRO does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
WPS Symposium PRO may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. WPS Symposium PRO may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, WPS Symposium PRO does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
WPS Symposium PRO discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on WPS Symposium PRO behalf or to provide services available at WPS Symposium PRO websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using WPS Symposium PRO websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. WPS Symposium PRO will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, WPS Symposium PRO discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when WPS Symposium PRO believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of WPS Symposium PRO, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an WPS Symposium PRO website and have supplied your email address, WPS Symposium PRO may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with WPS Symposium PRO and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. WPS Symposium PRO takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If WPS Symposium PRO, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that WPS Symposium PRO goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of WPS Symposium PRO may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store.
What we collect and store
While you visit our site, we’ll track:
- Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
- Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
- Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!
When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:
- Send you information about your account and order
- Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
- Process payments and prevent fraud
- Set up your account for our store
- Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
- Improve our store offerings
- Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them
If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.
We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for XXX years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.
We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.
Who on our team has access
Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:
- Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
- Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.
Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.
What we share with others
We share information with third parties who help us provide our orders and store services to you; for example —
We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.