Privacy statement (USA)

This privacy policy was last changed on August 8, 2020, last checked on August 8, 2020, and applies to citizens of the United States. 

This Privacy Policy is CCPA and SHIELD ACT compliant. OWIT Int’l is a 501(c)(3) non- profit organization with fewer than 50 employees. 

In this privacy statement, we explain what we do with the data we obtain about you via testingforthegrandscheme.thegscheme.com.

We recommend you carefully read this statement. In our processing we comply with the requirements of privacy legislation. That means, among other things, that:

  1. we clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data. We do this by means of this privacy statement;
  2. we aim to limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data required for legitimate purposes;
  3. we first request your explicit consent to process your personal data in cases requiring your consent;
  4. we take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require this from parties that process personal data on our behalf;
  5. we respect your right to access your personal data or have it corrected or deleted, at your request.
  6. we do NOT sell your data.
  7. we do NOT discriminate against anybody who exercises his/her legal rights regarding data collected.

If you have any questions, or want to know exactly what data we keep about you, please contact us.

Organization of Women in International Trade OWIT International

c/o 1776 K Street, N.W.,

Suite 200

Washington, DC 20006, USA United States

Website: testingforthegrandscheme.thegscheme.com

Email: president@owit.org

Phone number: 202-589-1834

  1. Purpose and categories of data

Categories of personal information to be collected and the purpose for which the categories shall be used.

1.1. We use your data for the following purpose:

Contact – Through phone, mail, email and/or webforms

The following categories of data is collected A first and last name Account name or alias A home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town An email address A telephone number Professional or employment-related information

1.2. We use your data for the following purpose:

Payments 

The following categories of data is collected A first and last name Account name or alias A home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town An email address A telephone number Financial information such as bank account number of credit card number

1.3. We use your data for the following purpose:

Registering an account 

The following categories of data is collected

A first and last name Account name or alias An email address A telephone number IP address Professional or employment-related information

1.4. Newsletters 

The following categories of data is collected

A first and last name Account name or alias An email address

1.5. We use your data for the following purpose:

Services, events and/or webinars that a customer wants to register and/or pay 

The following categories of data is collected

A first and last name Account name or alias An email address A telephone number

1.6. We use your data for the following purpose:

Compiling and analyzing statistics for website improvement. 

The following categories of data is collected

A home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town IP address Internet activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.

1.7. We use your data for the following purpose:

To be able to offer personalized products and services. 

The following categories of data is collected

A first and last name Account name or alias An email address A telephone number IP address Internet activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.

  1. Sharing with other parties 

We only share or disclose this data to other recipients for the following purposes:

2.1. Purpose of the data transfer: Payments processing Country or state in which this third party is located: USA 

2.2. Purpose of the data transfer: payment processing Country or state in which this third party is located: USA 

2.3. We disclose personal information if we are required by law or by a court order, in response to a law enforcement agency, to the extent permitted under other provisions of law, to provide information, or for an investigation on a matter related to public safety.

  1. How we respond to Do Not Track signals 

Our website responds to and supports the Do Not Track (DNT) header request field. If you turn DNT on in your browser, those preferences are communicated to us in the HTTP request header, and we will not track your browsing behavior.

  1. Cookies:

Our website uses cookies. For more information about cookies, please refer to our Cookie Statement on our Cookie Policy (US) (https://testingforthegrandscheme.thegscheme.com/ cookie-policy-us/) webpage.

Google may not use the data for any other Google services.

  1. Security 

We are committed to the security of personal data. We take appropriate security measures to limit abuse of and/or unauthorized access to personal data. This ensures that only the necessary persons have access to your data, that access to the data is protected, and that our security measures are regularly reviewed.

  1. Third party websites 

This privacy statement does not apply to third party websites connected by links on our website. We cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We recommend you read the privacy statements of these websites prior to making use of these websites.

  1. Amendments to this privacy policy 

We reserve the right to make amendments to this privacy statement. It is recommended that you consult this privacy statement regularly in order to be aware of any changes. In addition, we will actively inform you wherever possible.

  1. Accessing and modifying your data 

If you have any questions or want to know which personal data we have about you, please contact us. Please make sure to always clearly state who you are, so that we can be certain that we do not modify or delete any data of the wrong person. We shall provide the requested information only upon receipt of a verifiable consumer request. You can contact us at:

Organization of Women in International Trade OWIT International c/o 1776 K Street, N.W., Suite 200 Washington, DC 20006, USA United States Website: https://testingforthegrandscheme.thegscheme.com (https:// testingforthegrandscheme.thegscheme.com) Email: president@owit.org (mailto:president@owit.org) Phone number: 202-589-1834

  1. You have the following rights: 

9.1 Right to know what personal information is being collected about you 

a)A consumer shall have the right to request that a business that collects personal information

about the consumer disclose to the consumer the following: 1) The categories of personal information it has collected about that consumer.

2) The categories of sources from which the personal information is collected. 3) The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information. 4) The categories of third parties with whom the business shares personal information. 5) The specific pieces of personal information it has collected about that consumer.

9.2. The right to know whether personal information is sold or disclosed and to whom 

  1. a) A consumer shall have the right to request that a business that sells the consumer’s personal

information, or that discloses it for a business purpose, disclose to that consumer: 1)The categories of personal information that the business collected about the consumer. 2)The categories of personal information that the business sold about the consumer and the

categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold, by category or categories of personal information for each third party to whom the personal information was sold. OWIT INT’L DOES NOT SELL PERSONAL INFORMATION 3)The categories of personal information that the business disclosed about the consumer for

a business purpose.

9.3. The Right to equal service and price, even if you exercise your privacy rights 

We shall not discriminate against a consumer because the consumer exercised any of the consumer’s privacy rights, including, but not limited to, by:

  1. a) Denying goods or services to the consumer. b) Charging different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of

discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties. c) Providing a different level or quality of goods or services to the consumer, if the consumer

exercises the consumer’s privacy rights. d) Suggesting that the consumer will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services. However, nothing prohibits us from charging a consumer a different price or rate, or from providing a different level or quality of goods or services to the consumer, if that difference is reasonably related to the value provided to the consumer by the consumer’s data.

OWIT Int’l does differentiate pricing only on the basis of membership. Non-members pay be charged a higher fee for the same event.

9.4. The right to delete any personal information 

  1. a) A consumer shall have the right to request that OWIT delete any personal information about

the consumer which the business has collected from the consumer. b) If OWIT receives a verifiable request from a consumer to delete the consumer’s personal

information pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section shall delete the consumer’s personal information from its records and direct any service providers to delete the consumer’s personal information from their records. c) OWIT shall not be required to comply with a consumer’s request to delete the consumer’s

personal information if it is necessary for the business or service provider to maintain the consumer’s personal information in order to:

1) Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a

good or service requested by the consumer, or reasonably anticipated within the context of a business’s ongoing business relationship with the consumer, or otherwise perform a contract between the business and the consumer. 2) Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal

activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity. 3) Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality. 4) Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of

free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law. 5)Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act pursuant to Chapter

3.6 (commencing with Section 1546) of Title 12 of Part 2 of the Penal Code. 6)Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the businesses’ deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, if the consumer has provided informed consent. 7)To enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with the expectations of the

consumer based on the consumer’s relationship with the business. 8)Comply with a legal obligation. 9)Otherwise use the consumer’s personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is

compatible with the context in which the consumer provided the information.

  1. Selling and disclosure of personal data to third parties (link to Do NOT Sell on footer) We have not sold consumers’ personal data in the preceding 12 months.
  2. Categories disclosed for a business purpose in the preceding 12 months:

A first and last name A home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town An email address A telephone number Financial information such as bank account number of credit card number

  1. Children 

Our website is not designed to attract children and it is not our intent to collect personal data from children under the age of 18. We therefore request that children under the age of 18 do not submit any personal data to us.

  1. Contact details 

Organization of Women in International Trade OWIT International c/o 1776 K Street, N.W., Suite 200 Washington, DC 20006, USA United States Website: https://testingforthegrandscheme.thegscheme.com (https:// testingforthegrandscheme.thegscheme.com) Email: president@owit.org (mailto:president@owit.org) Phone number: 202-589-1834

Annex 

Paid Memberships Pro 

Data Collected to Manage Your Membership

At checkout, we will collect your name, email address, username, and password. This information is used to setup your account on our site. If you are redirected to an offsite payment gateway to complete your -payment, we may store this information in a temporary session variable to setup your account when you return to our site. At checkout, we may also collect your billing address and phone number. This information is used to confirm your credit card. The billing address and phone number are saved by our site to pre-populate the checkout form for future purchases and so we can get in touch with you if needed to discuss your order. When logged in, we use cookies to track some of your activity on our site including logins, visits, and page views.

WooCommerce 

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:

  1. Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed. 2. Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping (if applicable). 3. 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! 4. We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site. 5. 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:
  2. Send you information about your account and order. b. Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints c. Process payments and prevent fraud d. Set up your account for our store e. Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes (if applicable) f. Improve our store offerings g. 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 12 months 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, Administrators can access: 1. Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and 2. Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information. 3. 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 —

Payments – we use: 1. PayPal 2. Stripe (owned by PayPal)

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. Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy  for more details.

WP Job Manager This site adds the following cookies to help members browse through job listings, but OWIT does NOT facilitate job submissions.

WooCommerce 

We collect information about you during the checkout process as listed above.