LAST UPDATED 6/6/2022
We are MedTech Color, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing representation of persons of color in the medical device industry.
HOW WE COLLECT AND USE YOUR INFORMATION
We typically collect personal information directly from you in the context of providing services to you. This information may include your name, contact information, and professional information (such as the organization you are affiliated with). How we use this information generally depends on how and why you interact with us. For example:
If you complete the Contact Us form or otherwise reach out to us, we use your information to respond to you, maintain records of your involvement and affiliation with us, and send you news and updates.
If you sign up for our events, webinars, pitch competition, or to join our email list, we use your information to process your requests, send you communications, and to provide related services to you.
If you donate to MedTech Color, we may collect your name, email address, phone number, and home address. We have engaged a third party to collect and process your payment information on our behalf. This information is used to process donor payments and for annual reporting.
If you sign up for a MedTech Color membership, we will collect your name, email address, home address, phone number, and employment information. If you choose to provide it to us, we may also collect your ethnicity, age range, gender identity, education level, annual income, and photo. We use this information to communicate with you regarding your membership, maintain your membership, display your involvement in our Member Directory, improve our programming and strategic objectives, and process your membership payment. We have engaged a third party to collect and process your membership payment information on our behalf.
We also collect some information about you from third parties, such as organizations with whom we co-sponsor events. We use this information, and the other information mentioned above, for our internal business purposes, which may include providing you with services you requested, sending you administrative, transactional, or marketing communications, improving our services, content and web site offerings, and ensuring the security and integrity of our systems.
HOW WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your personal information with organizations or individuals outside of MedTech Color in the following instances:
We may share your personal information with organizations or individuals that provide services to us. These services may include, among other things, creating or maintaining our databases and website, payroll or payment processing, and marketing. It is our policy to not allow our service providers to use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than for providing services to us.
We may be required to provide your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, government investigation, to comply with another legal process, or as otherwise required by law.
We may share your personal information if we believe that doing so is, in good faith, reasonably necessary to enforce our policies, respond to or defend claims, to respond to an emergency, or to protect the rights, property or safety of MedTech Color, our community, and/or the public.
If MedTech Color is involved in a reorganization or is merged with or into another entity, or if all or substantially all of our assets are transferred to another entity, your personal information may be transferred to such entity as part of the transaction.
If we need or want to share your personal information in any other circumstance, we will take steps to notify you before we do.
Most internet browsers enable you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. If you choose to disable or reject cookies, portions of the Platform may not be accessible to you or may not function properly.
Our systems do not recognize browser “do-not-track” requests. Your web browser may have settings that allow you to transmit at “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites or use online services. Like many websites, our site is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers. To learn more about “Do Not Track” signals, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com/.
You have choices about how we use the personal information we maintain about you.
You may contact us to correct any incorrect personal information that we maintain about you. You can email us at email@example.com to request that we correct your personal information. You can opt-out of receiving marketing emails from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in any marketing email we send you. If you opt-out of marketing emails, you may still receive administrative or transactional emails from us.
We have implemented reasonable security measures to protect against the unauthorized access, acquisition, loss, misuse, or alteration of the personal information under our control. These security measures are designed to safeguard personal information and any online transactions performed on the website. Despite the steps we take to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its security. Therefore, we urge you to keep your personal information in a safe place and to be aware of these risks when sending sensitive personal information to us.
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