Cybersecurity Elite Networking Forum
Cybersecurity Elite Networking Forum
CISO Network Inc. (hereinafter, “CISO Network,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is a US-based invitation-only community of senior executives which provides highly-valuable support services to our members (collectively, the “Services”).
As further explained below, we collect and process personal data only for lawful reasons, such as when the processing is necessary to perform a contract (for example, to provide Services to our members), our legitimate business interests, such as improving, personalizing, marketing, and developing the Services and promoting safety and security, or, where required, obtaining your consent.
Information We Collect From You
Applications, Forms, and Profile Data: When you apply for membership with us or submit a form seeking more information, you provide us with the information requested in the application or form. This information may include your name, email address, phone number, address, employment information, and other information about your professional interests, goals, background, and experience.
Inquiries, Discussions, and Other Data:
When you interact with us or other members through our Slack channel, online contact form, group email list, email, or any other communication mechanism, you may provide us with your name, profile picture, email address, phone number, employment information, professional background, and any other information you choose to provide.
For example, you may provide this information when you:
Event Audio and Video: We may record audio and/or video of our members, sponsors, and panelists at events for marketing purposes and also so members who were unable to attend the event live may watch or listen to it at a later date. We also may request that our members provide testimonials for our marketing purposes.
No Sensitive Information: Please do not provide any highly sensitive personal data to us – such as social security numbers, health or medical information, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, or data concerning a person’s sex life or sexual orientation. We do not intentionally process highly sensitive personal data and reserve the right to reject or delete it.
Information We Collect from Third Parties From time to time, we may collect personal data from third parties such as public websites, news and news outlets, or social networks, such as LinkedIn and Twitter. This information may include names, contact information, email, professional or employment information, and other information where publicly available.
We may use information collected from third parties for our own promotional or marketing purposes, such as sending prospective members emails about our Services.
In sum, we use data collected from you or third parties for:
– Membership: We use your application and interview data to determine whether to grant you membership in CISO Network.
– Provide, Improve, and Maintain the Services: We use the data you provide to set up your account profile; provide, improve, and customize the Services; and communicate with you about your account and the Services.
– Marketing: We may use your information to market and promote our Services. You may opt-out of marketing communications at any time by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button in the applicable communication.
– Protect You and the Services: We use the information we collect to promote the safety and security of the Services, our members, and other parties. For example, we may use personal information to authenticate users, protect against fraud and abuse, respond to a legal request or claim, conduct audits, or enforce our contracts and policies that may be in effect.
Information We Collect Automatically
We collect certain information via cookies and similar automated means when you use the Services and visit our website, some of which may be personal data. Cookies and similar technologies do not gather your unique personal data, like name, date of birth, gender, or email. Rather, the information collected by cookies and other automated means is generally about your devices, such as type of device, settings, frequency of usage, search history, IP address, browser used, operating system and settings, access times, and referring url.
In sum, we use data collected automatically from your devices for the following purposes:
CISO Network and its analytics partners and service providers use the automatically collected data described above to provide and improve the Services, including to:
– keep track of your preferences and account information,
– customize Services and content,
– measure promotional effectiveness,
– estimate your general location and time zone, and
– secure your account
We share your personal data with the following types of third parties:
We only share your personal data with third parties when it is necessary to provide, improve, promote, and secure the Services. We take steps to ensure that your personal data is protected when it is shared with third parties.
A note about how we share your data with our event sponsors:
If you attend one of our sponsored events, we may share your name, email, job information, and LinkedIn profile with the sponsor for their own marketing and business purposes. If we are required to do so under applicable law, we will obtain your consent before sharing your data with our sponsors for their own purposes.
Other than the limited sharing with sponsors described above, we do not sell, rent, or lease your personal data to third parties or share personal data with third parties for their own marketing or business purposes.
To submit a question or concern about how to control, modify, or cancel your membership or data, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Depending on your location, you may have certain legal rights regarding your personal data, including:
– You may request access to your personal data and obtain information about our processing of your personal data, with whom we share your personal data, and your rights.
– You may request that we restrict our processing of your personal data.
– You may object to our processing of your personal data.
– If we process personal data based on your consent, you may withdraw your consent.
– You may correct personal data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
– You may request that we delete your personal data or provide a copy of it to you.
We take steps to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. These steps include:
We restrict access to your personal data to our employees, contractors, and certain third-party service providers who need to access it to provide the Services to you. These individuals are contractually obligated to protect your personal data to the same standard as we do.
We generally store your personal data for as long as necessary to provide the Services to you. When you cancel your membership, we take reasonable steps to delete your personal data within a reasonable period of time. However, we may retain certain personal data after you cancel your account to the extent necessary to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, for the purpose of fraud monitoring, detection and prevention, and for our tax, accounting, and financial reporting obligations. Where we retain data, we do so in accordance with any limitation periods and records retention obligations that are imposed by applicable law.
Our Services are intended for adults 18 years of age or older. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under 18. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under 18, we will take reasonable steps to delete such information.
We are not responsible for the content or information of third-party websites, any products or services that may be offered through them, or any other use of the websites.
Here are some tips for protecting your privacy when using third-party websites:
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding this Policy or our practices please feel free to write to us at: Info@cisonetwork.net