Cookies. We may store certain information from your web browser using “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. We may use session-ID cookies to confirm that registered users are logged in. These cookies would terminate once the user closes the web browser. We may also use persistent cookies that store certain Personal Data you already provided to us to make it easier for you to log back in to a particular event registration website. Cookies are used as a convenience feature for the user. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser if you want to disable them.
Security Measures. M&IW takes reasonable precautions to safeguard personal data from loss, misuse, tampering, destruction and unauthorized access. Precautions include password protection for on-line information systems, restricted access to certain paper records, and other technical measures implemented by M&IW’s information technology department. While such security measures provide reasonable protections against unauthorized access, they provide no guarantee that your Personal Data will not be compromised.
Access. At your request, M&IW will allow you to access or review your Personal Data and correct any errors. You may be required to provide identifying information and/or answer some security questions to verify your identity. M&IW may charge a reasonable fee for access to your Personal Data.
Choice. M&IW allows you to choose not to have your Personal Data disclosed to third parties or used for a purpose incompatible with the purpose for which it was originally collected. If you do not want your Personal Data disclosed to third parties or used for purposes other than providing you with the services you requested, you may contact David Guse, 262-835-3553 or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please keep in mind, however, that we may not be able to provide you with the services you requested if we cannot disclose your Personal Data to third parties.
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Meetings & Incentives, Worldwide, Inc. commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Private Shield policy should first contact David Guse at 262-835-3553 or email email@example.com.
Meetings & Incentives, Worldwide, Inc. has further committed to cooperate with EU data protection authorities (DPAs) with regard to unresolved Privacy Shield complaints concerning human resources data transferred from the EU in the context of the employment relationship. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please contact the EU DPAs for more information or to file a complaint. The services of EU DPAs are provided at no cost to you.
Under Privacy Shield, Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc:
- Is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and/or the Department of Transportation
- The possibility, under certain conditions, for the individual to invoke binding arbitration
- There is a requirement for Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc. to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements
- Liability in cases of onward transfers to third parties
Safe Harbor Compliance. Your personal information may be maintained, processed and stored by Meetings & Incentives, Worldwide, Inc., our affiliates, and our service providers in the United States or other jurisdictions. Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc. adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Switzerland, and has Safe Harbor self-assessment procedures in place. The Safe Harbor program is intended to provide equivalent protections for personal data as exist in Switzerland. For more information about the Safe Harbor and to view our certification, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor website at http://export.gov/safeharbor/.
If you have any questions about our Safe Harbor participation, please contact us using the information above. If you believe that Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc. has not satisfactorily addressed your data privacy concerns related to the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework Safe Harbor Privacy Principles, and without prejudice to any other remedy you may enjoy, you may contact us using the information above. M&IW will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the Safe Harbor principles. For complaints that cannot be resolved between M&IW and the complainant, M&IW has agreed to cooperate with the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.