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Effective: December 16, 2013
CTIA is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This Privacy Statement provides information explaining how we collect, use, and share information from our Super Mobility website, as well as the choices you have regarding our use of this information. Please note that some of CTIA's departments and subsidiaries have their own websites dedicated to specific advocacy initiatives, and those websites may be governed by separate privacy policies and procedures. We encourage you to read this entire Privacy Statement before using or submitting information to this website.
We understand that Privacy Statements can often contain confusing terminology. To help you better understand our privacy practices, here is what we mean when we say:
CTIA may collect information about you in two ways through our Super Mobility Website: 1) information that you voluntarily provide to us; and 2) information that we collect automatically when you visit or interact with our website.
CTIA only collects personally identifiable information through our Super Mobility website when you provide it to us for purposes such as show registration, contest submissions, and requests for further information on events, products, or services. You may provide different pieces of personally identifiable information depending upon whether you choose to register as a show attendee, speaker, sponsor, or exhibitor. The following are some of the ways in which you may provide us with personally identifiable information while interacting with our website:
CTIA automatically collects information about your device and your visit to our Super Mobility website from your computer's web browser. For example, we may automatically collect information such as the type of browser you are using, the last website you visited before accessing our website, the different areas of our website that you visit, and the date and time you accessed our website. Our Super Mobility website uses technologies, including cookies and web beacons, to collect this type of information.
CTIA uses the personally identifiable information that you provide on our Super Mobility website for internal purposes such as responding to your requests for information, communicating with you, conducting internal analyses, and processing and completing orders and event registrations. We also use this information to communicate with you about future events as well as products and services that we think may interest you.
CTIA may disclose your personally identifiable information in the following contexts:
CTIA may disclose your personal information to third parties with your consent. Your consent may be implied, in writing, or we may obtain it online through “click-through” agreements. For example, when you register for a specific event at a CTIA show that is hosted by one of our show partners, CTIA will share your contact information with our partner that is hosting the event. By registering for the partner hosted event, you have implicitly consented to the sharing of your contact information.
CTIA may share your personally identifiable information with other companies that perform services on our behalf (for example, companies that manage, maintain, and perform analytics on our mailing distribution lists). These service providers are permitted to use the information only for the purpose provided to them and in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement. We require our service providers to comply with industry standards around security, retention, and use of any personal information that we provide to them or that they collect on our behalf.
CTIA may access, monitor, use, or disclose your personally identifiable Information or communications with us to comply with the law (for example, to comply with a search warrant, subpoena, or court order); to respond to emergencies; to enforce an agreement with you; to protect our rights or property, or the rights or property of our agents, vendors, service providers, members, and customers; or in the case of a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, or acquisition.
CTIA may provide or rent lists containing your name, company, title, address, and/or email address to third parties and our partners, sponsors, exhibitors, for their direct and indirect marketing purposes, unless you indicate that you do not want this information used or shared for promotional or marketing purposes. When we provide mailing lists to third parties, we ensure that our contracts with such parties require their compliance with all applicable laws and limit their use of the list to a limited number of mailings or postal communications. CTIA will not share the personally identifiable information of our website visitors and registered show attendees to third parties for direct marketing purposes when individuals have exercised their option to prevent that information from being disclosed to third parties for such purposes. You can learn more about managing your communications with CTIA in the Section titled Consumer Control and Choices below.
The security of your information is important to CTIA. Therefore, CTIA uses generally accepted industry standards to protect the security and confidentiality of your information while under our control. We maintain physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to protect against the loss, misuse, and unauthorized access of your information. For instance, we limit access to your information to only those employees who need to know that information to provide benefits or services to you. In addition, when you provide sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) to purchase products or services, we take enhanced security precautions by using encryption technologies like SSL technology. Please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and that email is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.
CTIA retains personally identifiable information only as long as necessary for business or tax purposes or as applicable laws, regulations, or government orders require. When we dispose of collected information, we comply with standard industry procedures to ensure that it is properly deleted or rendered unreadable.
CTIA will not intentionally collect any personal information (such as a child’s name or email address) from children under the age of 13 from the Super Mobility website without parental consent. If you think that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 without parental consent, please contact us using the information listed below in the section titled “Contacting Us.”
CTIA allows its users the option to modify and update information previously provided. This may be done through the following methods:
CTIA will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is modified or updated in our records.
If you correspond with us via email, the postal service, or other form of communication, we may retain such correspondence and the information contained therein and use such to respond to your inquiry and/or notify you of future CTIA shows and events. If you do not wish to receive such notifications, you may express your preferences to not be contacted by sending an email to [email protected], selecting the "unsubscribe" option within CTIA email correspondence, or calling or writing a letter addressed to CTIA Conventions Department at the contact information provided below informing us of your preference.
When you choose to attend one of CTIA's shows and provide personally identifiable information through our show registration pages, you will be given an opportunity to opt in to receive future promotional and marketing communications from CTIA and its carefully selected business partners and third parties. The personal information provided by you will be held in a database. If you initially choose to opt in and decide later that you would like to opt out, you may follow the requisite opt out procedures. Although CTIA strives to update our mailing list database as frequently as possible, you should allow for a reasonable period of time to process your request. Additionally, any mailing lists that may have included personally identifiable information prior to your decision to opt out, cannot be retrieved by CTIA and you cannot retroactively opt out with respect to third parties.
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Although CTIA's shows and events have global reach, CTIA is an Association organized under the laws of the District of Columbia, in which CTIA is located. The servers that host this website are located within the United States, and any personally identifiable information that you provide through this website will be processed in the United States. CTIA expressly excludes any representation or warranty, express or implied, with respect to the information available on this website. Your further use of this website signifies your agreement that the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to its conflict of laws principles, will govern all matters between you and CTIA with respect to your use of this website.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the Super Mobility website, you can contact us at [email protected].
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