Keeping your information safe
We take information security seriously and have policies and procedures in place to ensure the information we hold on you remains safe. We limit who has access to your information and ensure that those who do will keep your information availability restricted and safe.
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, only if they voluntarily submit such information to us, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, fill out a form, subscribe to the newsletter and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site. Users may be asked for name, job title, email address, company name, mailing address, phone number, and credit card information for purchase transactions only. Users may visit our site anonymously.
Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site related activities such as purchasing products and services. You have the right to access, change or request to have your personal information deleted at any time by contacting us in writing. We will comply with your request within 30 days.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider utilized and other similar information.
Web browser cookies
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
How we use your information
WiM collects and uses personal information for the following purposes:
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.
All credit card transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the site and its users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. Our site is also in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users.
We securely store your information, and hold it for as long as we need to in order provide our services and products to you in accordance with (i) applicable law, or (ii) as long as is set out in any relevant contract you have with us. We review our retention periods for personal information regularly. If you have not interacted with us in any way, we will generally no longer hold your information after 7 years. We would only keep it for longer than this if law requires us.
Please note that if you ask us to completely remove all information about you, and you subsequently use our products and services later, we will no longer be able to recognize your previous request to not be contacted, which is why we would keep it and suppress it in line with industry standards.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Storing and transferring data internationally
As the internet is a global environment, collecting and using your personal information involves the transfer of this information to us, including outside of the European Union. By using our products and services, you acknowledge and agree to your personal information being transferred. We maintain strict policies to ensure all information that is transferred is done so safely and securely.
Links To Third-Party Sites
Some of the links made available to you through our pages will allow you to leave our websites.
Users may find advertising or other content on our site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.
Recieving Email From WiM
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
circumstances warrant such action. In the event of event cancellation, PMA will notify you within seven (7) days of the event date, and will refund registration fees only. Liability for cancellation is specifically limited to the amount of registration fees paid and excludes any incidental or consequential damages.
No refunds are permitted for membership dues.
The trademarks, logos and service marks ("marks") displayed on this site are the property of WiM or other third parties. You are not permitted to use the marks without the prior written consent of WiM or such third party which may own the marks. WiM and the WiM logo are trademarks of Women in Manufacturing.
USER FORUMS; PROHIBITED COMMUNICATIONS
WiM may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review:
WiM, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such communications, whether or not arising under the laws of antitrust, copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. WiM also disclaims all liability with respect to the misuse, loss, modification, or unavailability of any materials that are posted to the site by users.
Warranties and Disclaimers
Although WiM has attempted to provide accurate information on its websites, WiM assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. WiM may change the programs or products mentioned at any time without notice. Mention of non-WiM products or services is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation.
Except as expressly provided otherwise in a written agreement between you and WiM, all materials and services on this site are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or the warranty of non-infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, WiM makes no warranty that:
the services and materials will meet your requirements,
the services and materials will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free,
the results that may be obtained from the use of the service or materials will be effective, accurate or reliable,
the quality of any products, services, or information purchased or obtained by you from the site will meet your expectations, and
any errors in the software obtained from the site will be corrected. Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitations on how long an implied warranty may last, so the above limitations may not apply to you. To the extent permissible, any implied warranties are limited to ninety (90) days.
This site could include technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors. WiM may make changes to the materials and services at this site, including the prices and descriptions of any products listed herein, at any time without notice. The materials or services at this site may be out of date, and WiM makes no commitment to update such materials or services.
WiM assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the information, documents, software, materials and/or services which are referenced by or linked to this site. References to other corporations, their services and products, are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.
In no event shall WiM or its suppliers be liable to you or any third party for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not WiM has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use of this site or of any website referenced or linked to from this site. Some jurisdictions prohibit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
This site contains links to third-party websites that are not under the control of WiM. WiM makes no representations whatsoever about any other website to which you may have access through this site. When you access a non-WiM website, you do so at your own risk and WiM is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements made on these sites or for the quality of any products or services available on such sites. WiM provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply that WiM endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or uses of such websites.
This site can be accessed from other countries around the world and may contain references to WiM products, services, and programs that have not been announced in your country. These references do not imply that WiM intends to announce such products, services or programs in your country.
Your Acceptance Of These Terms
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
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6363 Oak Tree Blvd.
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The materials and services on this site are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property laws and any unauthorized use of the materials or services at this site may violate such laws. Except as expressly provided herein, WiM and its suppliers do not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secret information with respect to the materials and services.
Except as specifically permitted herein, no portion of the information or documents on this site may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of WiM.
This site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by WiM from its offices within the state of Ohio, United States of America. By accessing this site, you and WiM agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this site shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to the conflicts of law's principles thereof. WiM makes no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
You agree to indemnify and hold WiM, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, post to or transmit through this site, your use of this site, your connection to this site, your violation of the rules, or your violation of any rights of another person or entity.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless WiM, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to this site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these rules (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing this site.
You expressly understand and agree that WiM shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if WiM has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from:
In no event will WiM be liable for:
Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such states, WiM's liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
We invite you to link to any of our web pages. We do not view this as duplication. Please notify us of the links you establish.
Some of the links made available to you through our pages will allow you to leave our websites. Please be aware that the Internet sites available through these links, and the material that you may find there, are not under the control of WiM. Therefore, we cannot and do not make any representation to you about these sites or the materials available there, and the fact that we have made these links available to you is not an endorsement or recommendation to you by WiM of any of these sites or any material found there. WiM is providing these links only as a convenience to you.
WiM will, in appropriate circumstances, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide WiM's Copyright Agent a Notice containing the following elements:
A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest that is alleged to have been infringed;
A description of the copyrighted work or works that you claim have been infringed and identification of what material in such work(s) is claimed to be infringing and which you request to be removed or access to which is to be disabled;
A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on a WiM site and the name of that site;
Information sufficient to permit WiM to contact you, such as your physical address, telephone number, and email address;
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material identified in your Notice in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
A statement by you that the information in your Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
WiM's Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
Women in Manufacturing
6363 Oak Tree Blvd.
Independence, OH 44131