Your Privacy Rights
Modifications to this Policy
If you are providing personally identifiable information and are not a resident of the United States, your country's laws governing data collection and use may differ from those in the United States, in particular, the U.S. may not provide the same level of protections as those in your own country. By providing information to ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter, you are transferring your personal data to the United States, and you consent to the transfer to, retention of and processing of your data in the United States.
Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter collects and maintains a variety of personally identifiable information, including email addresses, phone numbers, business and home addresses, as well as demographic information such as courses or areas of study in which you may be interested. ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter collects information directly from you through online registration forms, as well as offline, through exam or event registration or attendance forms. Information is collected and maintained from members, exam candidates, those who have been certified by ISACA, applicants, event attendees, speakers, participants in ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter programs, purchasers of ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter products and services, current and past web site users, survey respondents, and others. To the extent that information requested is not required for your participation in a given ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter program, you will be told which information is optional. Should you fail to provide optional information, certain ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter programs or features may not be available to you.
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter may also maintain information about you that you do not directly provide, whether it is information received from third parties, such as business partners who provide exam administration services, or information ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter collects about your activities. For example, ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter keeps track of which events you have attended (meeting and conferences), which boards and committees you have served on, and which chapter offices you have held.
Passive Online Data Collection
Use, Sharing and Retention of Personally Identifiable Information
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter uses personally identifiable information for the purposes described at the time of collection or as otherwise described to you; to process your requests; to report to others about whether you are certified or not; as permitted by law to provide you with information about ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter, our products and services or other products and services in which we believe you may be interested; or for other legitimate ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter business purposes, including order processing, processing of certification or membership applications, or registering you for event or training programs. We may also use your personally identifiable information to tailor your experience at our sites, to compile and display content and information that we think you might be interested in, and to provide you with content according to such preferences. ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter also publishes the names, titles, business affiliations of officers, committee members and others who have assisted with initiatives or projects.
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter may share personally identifiable information with third parties for legitimate business purposes, including for the following reasons or in the following circumstances:
- To vendors or third-parties who deliver or provide goods and services or otherwise act on behalf of or at the direction of ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter, which third parties include, for example, exam testing agencies and training providers and partners, product-fulfillment companies, third-party event hosts, other third parties who may provide services on web sites that are accessible from links on one of our Site, and credit card companies processing payment;
- To ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers and board members;
- To ISACA and other ISACA Chapters, the IT Governance Institute, and if you participate in our "Enterprise Participation Program," your information will be shared with your organization's program coordinator;
- If you are an event attendee, speaker, or sponsor, certain of your information will be included in the event roster, which roster will be publicly disclosed, and may also be shared with third-party event sponsors and exhibitors;
- To investigate potentially fraudulent or questionable activities;
- In anticipation of and in the course of an actual or potential sale, reorganization, consolidation, merger, or amalgamation of all or part of our business or operations; and
- When we believe it is necessary to cooperate with law enforcement or in response to a government request, including if specifically requested or required, as otherwise permitted by law, and for other valid ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter business purposes.
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter also may use your profile information on an aggregate basis – without personal identifiers – to provide third parties with information, such as to help us develop new features and content for the Site, and to provide Sponsors and others with aggregate information about our users and the usage patterns of the Site.
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter retains personally identifiable information for as long as necessary for its legitimate business purposes, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law.
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter uses reasonable measures to safeguard sensitive personally identifiable information, which measures are appropriate to the type of information maintained, and follows applicable laws regarding safeguarding any such information under our control. In addition, in some areas of our Site, ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter may use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption technology to enhance data privacy and help prevent loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter control.
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter cannot guarantee, however, that your information will remain secure. The Internet by its nature is a public forum, and ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter encourages you to use caution when disclosing information online. Often, you are in the best situation to protect yourself online. You are responsible for protecting your username and password from third party access, and for selecting passwords that are secure.
Links to Third-Party Sites
Your Privacy Rights Relating to Certain Information Disclosures
If you have an established business relationship with us you may request from us a list of the categories of personal information we have disclosed to third parties for those third parties' marketing purposes, and a list of all third parties to whom we have shared that information. We will include in that list the names and addresses of the third parties who received the information and used it (or who we believe may have used it) for their own marketing purposes.
How to Contact ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter and Modify Your Information or Preferences
To exercise your rights, you may make one request each year by:
Using the email ids provided in the Contact section on right side of this page.
Indicate in your letter that you are making a "Shine the Light" inquiry. Responses to requests sent to this email address will be provided within 30 days.
ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter does not believe its Site is appealing to children, nor is it directed to children under 13. ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter does not knowingly collect personally identifiable data from persons under the age of 13, and strives to comply with the provisions of COPPA (The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act). If you are a parent of a child under 13, and you believe that your child has provided us with information about him or herself, please email us at [email protected]
II Event Cancellation and Refund Policy
ISACA - Silicon Valley recognizes that plans change. As such we allow event attendees to cancel reservations for events with a full refund as long as the cancellation occurs at least 10 calendar days before the event. No refund or credit will be provided if the cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event. For cancellations within the 10-day window but more than 48 hours before the event, credit toward another event will be provided. Refunds will be made to the original payment source.
III Photography Policy
Photographs taken at the ISACA-SV events will be used in ISACA-SV Website, and other marketing materials.