Privacy and Security

The WIP will respect the personal nature of the information you provide us on our website. We recognize the importance of protecting this information. The intent of our privacy policy is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using your personal information with your reasonable expectations of privacy.

Please review this privacy statement before participating in The WIP online community.

Information Collection
You may provide personal information to The WIP in several different ways; (1) by sharing your email address to subscribe to newsletters; (2) by providing information to our news department; (3) by registering to post comments and blogs on our website. In April, 2014 The WIP implemented Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. If you do not wish to be included in these reports, please see Google Analytics' currently available opt-outs for the web.

Mailing List
In order to receive The WIP newsletters, readers must submit information such as a valid email address. This information will not be distributed to any other organization. Readers who sign up for The WIP newsletter will receive regular emails from The WIP, including recently published articles and news headlines. The newsletter may include messages from our partners and event sponsors.

Google Analytics
The WIP uses Google Analytics to track our site traffic. This service tracks internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. The WIP also uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reports, when available, to allow us to better understand who our readers are. If you do not wish to be included in these reports, please see Google Analytics' currently available opt-outs for the web.

Links
The WIP contains links to other websites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by The WIP. The WIP is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites we link to.

Legal Disclaimer
The WIP will make every effort to protect your privacy. This commitment is subject to our legal duty to provide information: (i) as directed in a lawful subpoena or court order; (ii) as directed by a law enforcement agency; (iii) where we believe it is appropriate to take preventive action to stop illegal, fraudulent or physically threatening activities or under similar circumstances required by law; and (iv) in the event our company is acquired by another company.

Notification of Changes
Our policy may be revised from time to time. We will post those changes to this statement and other places we deem appropriate so our readers are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.