Privacy Policy for Empowermint.com

Empowermint.com respects the privacy and confidentiality of individuals who visit the Empowermint.com web site located at www.Empowermint.com. Empowermint.com maintains this Privacy Policy to help you understand the commitment of Empowermint.com to safeguard the privacy of the information you provide to Empowermint.com on the Empowermint.com Website. This Privacy Policy outlines the information Empowermint.com will collect from you on the Empowermint.com Website and how Empowermint.com will use that information.

Collection of Your Personal Information by Empowermint.com

The Empowermint.com's mission is to provide you with personalized services and offerings designed to enhance your meeting planning experience. To do so effectively, Empowermint.com collects the following information:

(a) Personally Identifiable Information. EMPOWERMINT.COM, through the use of the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website, only collects personally/professionally identifiable information about you when you voluntarily provide such personally/professionally identifiable information to EMPOWERMINT.COM using the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website. If you do not wish your personally/professionally identifiable information to be collected, please do not submit it.

(b) Information from the Use of "Cookies". The EMPOWERMINT.COM Website employs "cookie" technology. Cookies are small pieces of data stored in files on your computer allowing the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website to track your use of the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website as you visit and revisit the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website. The use of cookies by the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website complies with generally accepted programming standards and practices. Please note that you can choose to block the use of cookies through settings in your web browser but be advised that certain features of the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website may not work properly without them.

Use of Your Information by EMPOWERMINT.COM

It is the policy of EMPOWERMINT.COM not to sell, share, transfer, or rent to third parties any information you provide to EMPOWERMINT.COM, through the use of the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website, without your written consent except as required by operation of the law or in compliance with legal authorities; provided, however EMPOWERMINT.COM may share your personal information with certain third parties ("Target Third Parties") without your written consent in order to further the purpose for which you voluntarily provide the EMPOWERMINT.COM with the information.

Additionally, EMPOWERMINT.COM engages third party information management service providers to help maintain efficient operations. Because such information management service providers may access our systems, such information management service providers may have access to your information. EMPOWERMINT.COM does not transfer or relinquish ownership of information maintained about you within EMPOWERMINT.COM systems and databases to such information management service providers but requires these information management service providers to sign confidentiality agreements to keep all confidential information and other proprietary information found in our systems confidential.

EMPOWERMINT.COM routinely collects, compiles, and reports statistics and information reflecting the use of the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website and information services in order to enhance membership services, advertising services, improve marketing and promotional efforts, analyze EMPOWERMINT.COM Website usage, improve the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website's content and layout, generate aggregate reports on trends, interests and behavior and enhance service offerings.

EMPOWERMINT.COM reserves the right to take any action EMPOWERMINT.COM deems prudent or necessary to safeguard the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website and your information in the EMPOWERMINT.COM systems and databases from malicious or unwarranted attack by viruses, hackers, or other miscreants.

Collection and Use of Your Information by Third Parties
Please note that third parties may offer goods and services on and through the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website. We assume each such third party has its own internal privacy policy and data collection and use practices. EMPOWERMINT.COM does not have any responsibility for their practices.

Changing and Deleting Your Personal Information

You may request that EMPOWERMINT.COM change or delete your personal information in the EMPOWERMINT.COM systems and databases by submitting a detailed description of the desired action to the following e-mail address: contactus@empowermint.com.

Please note that after EMPOWERMINT.COM processes a change or deletes your personal information from active EMPOWERMINT.COM systems and databases, it is possible that non-active residual copies of your information may still exist in EMPOWERMINT.COM systems and on archive or backup media.

Your Consent

By using the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website, you consent to the collection and use of the above-described information by EMPOWERMINT.COM (and Target Third Parties, in which case, once such Target Third Party is in possession of your information, we can not control such Target Third Party's use of your information). If you do not agree with the terms and conditions stated in this Privacy Policy, please do not access or use the EMPOWERMINT.COM Website.

Electronic Newsletters

We offer free, electronic newsletters, updates and e-mail reminders as a service to our registrants, based upon your voluntary subscription. You will only receive an electronic newsletter if you have requested it (opted-in). We do not share our mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers or partners.

Control of your Password
You are required to control the security of your password. We are not responsible for any damages arising out of the loss or misuse of your passwords. If you have forgotten your password, please go to the appropriate page and enter your e-mail in the appropriate box and resubmit it. Your password will be e-mailed to you shortly thereafter. Note that we will never ask for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail.

Your Questions and Concerns

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or any of EMPOWERMINT.COM 's use of your information, please contact EMPOWERMINT.COM at the following e-mail address: contactus@empowermint.com

Changes to this Privacy Policy

On occasion the EMPOWERMINT.COM may amend or change this Privacy Policy by updating or revising this posting, with the revised terms taking effect as of the date of its posting.

Updated: September 1, 2005