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Privacy Policy

World Congress on Innovation & Technology 2024 (WCIT or Congress) is committed to the protection of your Personal Information. This Privacy Policy explains our online information practices. This Privacy Policy will describe our practices regarding the collection and the use of your Personal Information which we collect and use as part of our activities.

We suggest reading this Privacy Policy, which explains the types of information collected and created in connection with the relevant Congress, how and why we use such information, who we share it with and your rights in connection to it.

Unless indicated otherwise, this Privacy Policy relates to the use of any Personal Information we collect in relation to the following services:

  • the Congress;
  • the Congress websites and their related subdomains including those pertaining to registration for attendance at the Congress and to be a volunteer at the Congress;
  • the Congress app;
  • online surveys relating to the Congress;
  • messages sent via the Congress support portal;
  • the Congress official social media channels;
  • the official partners of the Congress.

This Privacy Policy describes who is responsible for the Personal Information that we collect about you, what Personal Information we collect, how we will use such Personal Information, who we may disclose it to and your rights and choices in relation to your Personal Information.

Who is responsible for the Personal Information collected

For the purpose of data protection laws, WCIT is the data controller in respect to the Personal Information that we collect and use as part of our business activities. As the data controller, we control, manage, and dictate the purpose for which your Personal Information is used and how we use your Personal Information for our business activity.

Personal Information collected

  • Full name;
  • Phone Numbers;
  • Email Addresses;
  • Occupation;
  • Company, Firm, Organization, Agency, or other entity information;
  • Field of work;
  • Payment Information;
  • Preference Information, such as communications that you receive from us;
  • Information that you provide to use for the purposes of attending meetings, events, webinars, and other programs;
  • Any other information related to you (or other individuals) which you may provide to us.

Website Usage Information

We collect information when you provide it to us, such as when you email us information, connect with us on social media, use the “contact us” feature, use the subscription feature located on our website, or when you engage in any other communication, recorded or otherwise communicated.

WCIT 2024 collects certain information automatically when you use the website, such as the IP addresses and domain names of visitors, browser type, history of pages viewed and other usage information about your use of the website. We collect this information for site administration purposes, such as to analyze this data for trends and statistics. We may share statistical or aggregated non-Personal Information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, or other third parties. This data is used to customize our website content and advertising to deliver a better experience to our users.

How do we obtain your Personal Information

As noted above, we collect information from you in the course of your use of the WCIT 2024 website, products, and services. For example, we collect information from you when you subscribe to our mailing list. We collect information from you when you contact or communicate with us (including through the website, by email, or otherwise). We collect your Personal Information while monitoring the WCIT 2024 website, products, and services. We gather information about you when you provide it to us, or interact with us directly, for instance engaging with staff or registering for an event. We may also in certain cases collect or receive information about you from other sources, such as third party companies.

How do we use the Personal Information collected

Congress collects Personal Information in order to provide, operate, improve, understand, customize, support, and market our Services. The list below will state the purposes and the reasons for collecting your Personal Information.

  • Providing and improving the requested Services. We use your Personal Information as necessary to run the Congress, such as to register attendees, issue tickets, facilitate information sharing with partners with whom you have consented for us to share information, and provide you with relevant connections and content during the Congress based on this information and your use of the Congress app.
  • Communicating with you. We use your Personal Information to contact you regarding your registration to attend, volunteer or speak at the Congress, to notify you of any changes to our policies and practices, for commercial, sales or investment purposes, and to respond to any requests or inquiries you may submit to us. If you subscribe to marketing, such as newsletters, we will use your information as described below. We may collect information from these communications to improve our Services and for the training and development of our staff.
  • If you opt-in to receiving marketing communications from us, we will use your Personal Information for outreach and marketing, such as to send you information about future WCIT events and to exhibit attending companies. You can opt-out of these communications by using the unsubscribe links in our communications or by changing your Congress app settings. We may also use your information in order to market the Congress.
  • We use your Personal Information to be able to show you advertising on our social media accounts and other third-party websites.

Who do we share your Personal Information with

WCIT 2024 reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer Personal Information to a third party, if WCIT 2024 has reason to believe that disclosing Personal Information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with our rights or property, other website users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Additionally, WCIT 2024 may disclose Personal Information in response to a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, or when we believe in good faith that a law, regulation, subpoena, warrant or other court order requires or authorizes us to do so, or it is required to respond to an emergency situation.

We may share information with a WCIT 2024 affiliated entity, such as a parent organization or subsidiary. We may share your information with personal advisors, such as accountants and lawyers, who assist us in carrying out our business activities.

WCIT 2024 may share Personal Information with third parties engaged to assist WCIT 2024 in providing services to you or to carry out one or more of the purposes described above. These service providers are prohibited from using your Personal Information for any purpose other than to provide this assistance and are contractually required to protect Personal Information disclosed by WCIT 2024 and to comply with the general privacy principles described in this Privacy Policy. For example, we share your information with service providers, contractors, and sub-contractors to help us provide the website, products, events, and services. We may use a service provider to process payment information or provide analytics. When we use service providers, we provide limited access to your information so that such service provider can perform the tasks on our behalf.

In addition to the uses and disclosure of Personal Information noted above, Personal Information of WCIT 2024 registrants at our events may be shared when we have obtained your consent prior to such disclosure. When you have provided such consent, we share your limited information, including Personal Information, as described at the time of consent, to a sponsor of one of our events or media partners. You will also have the option to opt-out of sharing this information when you register for the programs. The information provided will contain the name, title, company, and mailing address of all attendees.

If you choose not to provide WCIT 2024 with your Personal Information, you may still have access to some of the WCIT 2024 website; however, you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services.

Speaking at the Congress

If you choose to speak at a program (both live and recorded for further broadcasting), you will be required to provide a biography of your professional experience. WCIT 2024 owns and maintains the copyright of the written resource, recordings of the programs, and any subsequent written materials provided with the program, including the submitted biographies. WCIT 2024 reserves the right to make any and all written resources and programs with associated written materials available to the public at large without permission of the authors or speakers.

Your rights, including removing, correcting or updating your Personal Information

If you change your mind on how WCIT 2024 discloses or uses your information, or wish to access, correct or update Personal Information (such as your address), we will endeavor to correct, update or remove the personal data that you give us.

THE BELOW LIST APPLIES ONLY TO INDIVIDUALS LOCATED IN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA: If you are a citizen of the European Union or the European Economic Area, you have certain rights with respect to your Personal Information. The rights may only apply in certain circumstances and are subject to certain exemptions. Please see the list below for your rights.

  • Right of Access to your Personal Information;
  • Right to Rectify your Personal Information;
  • Right to Erasure of your Personal Information;
  • Right to Restrict the use of your Personal Information;
  • Right to Data Portability;
  • Right to Object to the Personal use of your Information;
  • Right to Withdraw Consent;
  • Right to Complain to the Relevant Data Protection Authority;

If you are a citizen of the European Union or are located in the European Economic Area and would like to exercise your rights under the GDPR, please email: info@wcit2024-digitec.com

How long will we keep your Personal Information

We will keep your Personal Information for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed.

Links to other websites

WCIT 2024 may contain links to other sites such as our sponsors or media partners. These sites are not controlled by WCIT 2024 and WCIT 2024 is not responsible for any content contained on any such website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by other sites, and the privacy practices employed by such sites may not be the same as our policies and practices.

Cookies

WCIT 2024 uses cookies to manage our website and email programs. A cookie is a small file placed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used to store information to manage your website experience such as your type of web browser. A cookie can also store preference information to customize your website experience.

Cookies help us understand how consumers use our websites and emails so we can design better services in the future. Web browsers can be adjusted to disable cookies; however, WCIT 2024 may not be able to provide you with all the service or functionality you require on the WCIT 2024 website if you choose to disable cookies.

Contacting WCIT 2024 with questions, concerns, or complaints

If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@wcit2024-digitec.com or visit us at 1 Tpagrichner Street, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia. If you do not want to make a long-distance phone call, please email us your contact information and the best time to reach you, and we will contact you at your requested time.

You are entitled to make an anonymous complaint or inquiry in relation to this Privacy Policy or your privacy rights; however, we may require you to identify yourself if required by law or it is impracticable for us to deal with your matter otherwise.

We will acknowledge receipt of any complaint and will strive to provide you with a written response within 30 days of receipt of your complaint. There may be instances where this is not possible due to the circumstances under which the complaint was made, the content of the complaint, and the scope of the complaint. If this is the case, we will respond to your complaint in a reasonable and practical time.

Changes to the WCIT 2024 Privacy Policy

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. The updated Privacy Policy will take effect when updated.