Privacy Policy


Northwest Womens Network operates NorthwestWomensNetwork.com and may operate other websites. It is Northwest Womens Network’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Northwest Womens Network collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Northwest Womens Network’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Northwest Womens Network’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Northwest Womens Network may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. Northwest Womens Network also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on NorthwestWomensNetwork.com blogs/sites. Northwest Womens Network only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Northwest Womens Network’s websites choose to interact with Northwest Womens Network in ways that require Northwest Womens Network to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Northwest Womens Network gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at northwestwomensnetwork.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Northwest Womens Network are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Northwest Womens Network collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Northwest Womens Network. Northwest Womens Network does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Northwest Womens Network may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Northwest Womens Network may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Northwest Womens Network does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Northwest Womens Network discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Northwest Womens Network’s behalf or to provide services available at Northwest Womens Network’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Northwest Womens Network’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Northwest Womens Network will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Northwest Womens Network discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Northwest Womens Network believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Northwest Womens Network, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Northwest Womens Network website and have supplied your email address, Northwest Womens Network may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Northwest Womens Network and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Northwest Womens Network takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Northwest Womens Network uses cookies to help Northwest Womens Network identify and track visitors, their usage of Northwest Womens Network website, and their website access preferences. Northwest Womens Network visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Northwest Womens Network’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Northwest Womens Network’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Northwest Womens Network, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Northwest Womens Network goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Northwest Womens Network may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Northwest Womens Network may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Northwest Womens Network’s sole discretion. Northwest Womens Network encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a northwestwomensnetwork.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.