This Policy applies to information we collect on or through the Site. It does not apply to information collected by WEI offline or through any other means, including on other websites operated by WEI or third parties. WEI engages third-party service providers who may operate domains or applications accessible through the Site. Any information collected through such third-party domains or applications may be subject to the privacy policies of the third-party operators, which may employ different data collection, use, disclosure, and security procedures than WEI employs. WEI is not responsible for the content or practices, including privacy-related practices, of non-WEI web sites accessible through the Site.
Please read this Policy carefully to understand WEI’s practices regarding your information. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not access or use the Site. WEI reserves the right to make changes to this Policy from time to time at its sole discretion. Your use of this Site will be subject to the most current version of this Policy at the time.
Collection of Information
WEI collects several types of information from and about users of the Site, including:
WEI collects this information:
Information You Provide to WEI
The information WEI collects on or through the Site, including through its third-party service providers, may include:
You also may provide information to be published or displayed on certain areas of the Site, or transmitted to other users of the Site or third parties (collectively, “User Content”). Your User Content is posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although WEI limits access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.
Additionally, WEI cannot control the actions of other Site users with whom you may choose to share your User Content. Therefore, WEI cannot and does not guarantee that your User Content will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information WEI Collects through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with the Site, WEI may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, and browsing actions and patterns, including:
The information WEI collects automatically may include Personal Information or WEI may maintain it or associate it with Personal Information collected in other ways or received from third parties. This helps WEI to improve the Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling WEI to:
The technologies WEI uses for this automatic data collection may include:
How Your Information is Used
WEI uses the information that it collects about you or that you provide as described in this Policy, including any Personal Information:
Disclosure of Your Information
WEI may disclose aggregated information about Site users without restriction. WEI may disclose Personal Information that it collects or that you provide as described in this Policy:
By submitting your contact information or event registration, you agree to be included in the WEI database. WEI may selectively provide certain information to other WEI member companies or member organizations in an effort to build networking opportunities for your benefit and the benefit of WEI members. If you do not want your contact information given to third party member companies and/or organizations, see Your Choices With Respect to Your Information.
WEI may also disclose your Personal Information:
Your Choices with Respect to Your Information
WEI recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of information collected on this site. WEI provides or directs you to the following mechanisms to give you control over your information:
WEI Database Information. If you do not want WEI to share your contact information with other WEI member organizations, please log into your account and adjust your preference setting accordingly. WEI will honor your preference by not providing your information to such third parties.
Promotional Offers or Activity Notifications from WEI. If you do not wish to have your contact information used by WEI to promote its products or services, or to provide you with automatic notifications related to activity on the Site, you can opt-out by logging into your account and adjusting your preferences, indicating your preference at the time of registration, or using the applicable feature at the bottom of a bulk email communication.
Please note that if you provide WEI with inconsistent privacy references (for example, by indicating on one occasion that WEI may share your contact information with other WEI members and indicating on another occasion that they may not), WEI cannot guarantee that your most recent privacy preference will be honored.
Updating Your Contact Information
You have the right to access and correct your contact information at any time. You may correct your contact information by logging into your account and correcting the information yourself, or by writing, calling, faxing, or emailing WEI at:
Western Energy Institute
Attn: Contact Information Update
827 NE Oregon Street, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97232-2172
While it is possible to delete certain information by logging into your account, WEI may still have a record of your contact information in its database. To delete your records from WEI’s database, please contact WEI directly at the contact information listed above.
WEI takes reasonable steps to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where WEI has given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although WEI does its best to protect your Personal Information, WEI cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to the Site. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
Changes to This Policy
It is WEI’s policy to post any changes to this Policy on this page. If WEI makes material changes to how its treat Site users’ Personal Information, WEI will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account or through a notice on the Site’s home page. The date this Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring WEI has an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting the Site and this Policy to check for any changes.
Questions or Comments
If you have questions or comments about this Policy and WEI’s privacy practices, please contact WEI at the contact information listed above.