Effective Date: November 14, 2012
This Policy describes how we treat personal information we collect online. This includes on our websites. This policy does not apply to information we may collect in other forums. Other forums might include our devices or offline.
We collect information from and about you.
Contact and account information. For example, we might collect your name and street address. We might also collect your phone number or email.
Payment and billing information. For example, we collect your credit card number and zip code when you buy products or services.
Information about your transactions.
Information you submit or post. If you post content or complete a survey, we will collect the information you provide to us.
Other information. If you use our website, we may collect information about the browser you’re using. We might look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us.
We collect information in different ways.
We collect information directly from you. For example, if you register for an account or make a purchase. We also collect information if you post a comment or make a request.
We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons. To control these tools, click here.
We get information about you from third parties.
We use information as disclosed and described here.
We use information to respond to your requests or questions. For example, we might use your information to fulfill your order.
We use information to improve our products and services. We might use your information to customize your experience with us.
We use information to look at site trends and customer interests. We may use your information to make our website and products better. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties.
We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect our company, our customers, or our websites.
We use information for marketing purposes. For example, we might send you information about special promotions or offers. We might also tell you about new features, products, or services. These might be our own offers or products, or third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting. To learn about your choices for these communications, read the choices section below.
We use information to send you transactional communications. For example, we might send you emails about your account or purchase. We might also contact you about this policy or our website terms.
We use information as otherwise permitted by law.
We may share information with third parties.
We will share information within the InnerWorkings family of companies.
We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who help us manage our online account registration process or who fulfill your purchases. Some vendors may be located outside of the United States. We also share information with third parties that assist us in marketing our products or services.
We will share information with our business partners.
We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. Or, we might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud.
We may share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business was sold we may give our customer list as part of that transaction.
We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.
You have certain choices about how we use your information.
You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us. Don’t worry, even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still be sure to send you transactional messages.
You have other controls you can exercise. You can choose whether or not to share personal information. If you choose not to share, some parts of our sites and some services may be more difficult or impossible to use. If you turn off cookies or tracking tools, parts of our site and services may also not work properly.
These sites are not intended for children.
Our sites are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us here.
You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this policy. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.”
Parents, you can also learn more about how to protect children’s privacy online here.
We use standard security measures.
The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.
We keep personal information as long as it is necessary or relevant for our business. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.
We store information both in and outside of the United States.
If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States. This site is subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of protection of those in your country.
We may link to third party sites or services we don’t control.
Our site may also serve third party ads or content that contain their own cookies or tracking technologies. We do not control the use of those technologies.
Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.
If you have any questions about this Policy or other privacy concerns, you can email us here. Please do not include your credit card number or other sensitive information in your email. You can also write us at:
Attn: Legal Department
600 W Chicago Ave., Suite 850
Chicago, Illinois 60654
What we will do if there is an update to this policy.
From time to time we may change our privacy practices. We will notify you of any material changes to this policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.
Our Tracking Tools
We use common tracking technologies.
We or our vendors use several common tracking tools. These may include browser cookies. We may also use web beacons and similar technologies. We use these tools:
• To recognize new or past customers.
• To store your password if you are registered on our sites.
• To improve our website.
• To serve you with advertising content in which we think you will be interested. To do so, we may observe your behaviors on this website and other websites. We may also collect information about your browsing history.
• To better understand the interests of our customers and our website visitors.
You can control tracking tools.
Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies. How you do so depends on the type of cookie. Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies. To control flash cookies, which we may use on certain websites from time to time, you can go here. Why? Because flash cookies cannot be controlled through your browser settings.
If you block cookies on your browser, certain features on our sites may not work.
Some ads may be served based on tracking.
We may work with online advertising companies to show you relevant and useful ads. This may include ads served on our own websites or apps. This may also include our ads served on other companies’ sites. These ads may be based on information collected by us or third parties (for example, when you register for a site). These ads may also be based on your activities on our websites or on third party sites. This second type of advertising is called “online behavioral advertising.”
You can opt-out of online behavioral advertising.
To opt out of having your online activities tracked for behavioral advertising purposes, click here.