Privacy Policy

Thingswomenwant.com and TWW Networks, LLC takes your personal information very seriously. We understand and respect that this information is both highly sensitive and private, and we strictly adhere to the following policies regarding your personal and private information.

 Personal Information

We require no personal information in order to visit and view the information, content, and other intellectual property contained on Thingswomenwant.com. If you wish to submit content to Thingswomenwant.com, we require you to complete a registration form for our records that will include publicly viewable biographical information, as well as private personal information so that we know who you are, as required by law. You will not be permitted to submit content unless the form is completed in its entirety. If you do not wish to submit content to Thingswomenwant.com but wish to receive periodic mailings from us, you can also register only your email address. 

If you are a contributor, we will never, under any circumstances, share, rent, sell or disclose any of your personal information, with the possible exception of your email address, and then only if you have given us express permission to do so. If you are not a contributor but have subscribed to our email list, the only time we will share, rent, or sell your email address is with your express permission.

Thingswomenwant.com and the TWW Networks, LLC, may from time to time share, rent, or sell its email list to trusted partners for the purpose of promoting content, products, or services. Regardless of whether you are a contributing author, editor, or simply on the Thingswomenwant.com mailing list, you are under no obligation to receive such email promotions. You can opt-out and unsubscribe from our list by following the “Unsubscribe” tab on any unwanted email correspondence from Thingswomenwant.com or by sending a request to editor@thingswomenwant.com.

Usage Information

Thingswomenwant.com uses analytical software to monitor and track the site usage patterns of all site visitors. The Web Site also collects electronic cookies to further enhance the user experience. This is not personal information about you and it is not personally identifiable. This information is used to help us manage Thingswomenwant.com, and to optimize your user experience.

Review and Access

If you are a contributor, author, or contributing editor, you may at any time review, update, or delete the information you have on file with us by accessing the login to your bio page. If you are an author or contributing editor and you choose to delete your biographical information, we may at any time remove your content Contributions from the site. If this occurs, we will still maintain the irrevocable right to the removed content.

Choice/Opt-Out

Signing up to receive our periodic emails, along with the periodic emails of selected Thingswomenwant.com partners and affiliates is strictly optional on your part, and can be canceled at any time. If you which to cancel your participation, simply choose to opt-out of the list, which you can do here. Simply contact editor@thingswomenwant.com with your request.

Third-Party Advertising

Thingswomenwant.com pays the bills by selling advertising through third-party advertising companies like Google as well as selling advertising directly to vendors. Google and the independent vendors may track click-through activity when you click on an ad that you see on Thingswomenwant.com. We have no control over anything that occurs once you leave our sites, such as purchases that you make or the information that you provide. When you follow an ad from our site, we do not transfer any information whatsoever to the advertiser or Google.

Tracking

As mentioned previously, Thingswomenwant.com uses cookies to help improve the user experience. Cookies are small snippets of information that are placed on your hard disk by most websites that you visit. These cookies allow us to identify you as a previous visitor to our site, and also to verify your status as a prior contributor or contributing editor. We will never use cookies to retrieve information about you for reasons unrelated to our Web Site, and we will never share any of your preferences or site tracking data with anyone else whatsoever.

Advertiser Cookies

Unless you have cookies disabled in your browser, most websites and ads that you click on insert a cookie on your hard drive as well, and Thingswomenwant.com is no different. These cookies provide information to the advertiser so they know what you were interested in when you visited their site or clicked their ad. We have no control over these cookies, or over the information that they contain.

Third-Party Backlinks

While browsing Thingswomenwant.com you will frequently encounter backlinks to other sites from within the content on our Web Site, within author bios and the editors’ pages, and from within ads. These backlinks will take you off of the Thingswomenwant.com website and will transport you to the other site. We are not responsible for the content of these third-party sites and do not necessarily endorse such sites. It is important to understand the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies of any such site that you visit. 

Security

The Thingswomenwant.com website and TWW Networks, LLC use a professional third-party service to host Thingswomenwant.com. This vendor is responsible for the security of our data and related information and represents guarantees to us regarding its security. All of this information is stored on restricted, protected, and highly secure private servers.

Modification to This Policy

Although our Privacy Policy might change from time to time, we will always post the changes here immediately. If the change to our Privacy Policy is significant, we will notify you via email of the change.

Data Deletion Policy

1. Purpose

This document sets out our policy for responding to requests for deletion of data under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which comes into force in May 2018. This document explains the rights of the data subject in relation to data deletion and the responsibilities of Things Women Want in responding with such a request.

2. Individual Rights

An individual has the right to erasure, also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. The principle underpinning this right is to enable an individual to request the deletion or removal of personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing.

3. When does the right to erasure apply?

As stipulated in the GDPR, individuals have a right to have personal data erased and to prevent processing in specific circumstances:

  • Where the personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was originally collected/processed;
  • When the individual withdraws consent;
  • When the individual objects to the processing and there is no other legal ground for the
  • relevant processing activity;
  • When the personal data was unlawfully processed;
  • Where the personal data has to be erased in order to comply with a legal obligation.
 

4. What information does Things Women Want retain?

The Things Women Want online system stores data on secure servers about individuals in order to allow user access to comment and give feedback on articles created in ThingWomenWnat.com. We may store the name, e-mail address, gender, or organization/department (if provided). This data is stored and used in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which can be found at: https://thingswomenwant.com/privacy-policy/

If consent is provided, personal data (including the above, plus address, telephone number and notes) may be stored in our CRM system for the purposes of contacting you regarding Things Women Want news, products and promotions.

5. How can data be deleted?

A system administrator (individual user acting on behalf of their organization) can delete data from our system whenever they wish. This data is deleted from the system immediately and cannot be recovered by any users or Things Women Want, or employees after this point. Data which has been deleted or otherwise destroyed can not be recovered at any time. Sufficient warning is given to the account administrator before they permanently delete anything.

Contact Us

For any questions, comments, or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us directly through our CONTACT PAGE.