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ROOTCON is solely owned by ROOTCON Communications, and a registered trademark of ROOTCON Communications. It is ROOTCON Communication’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://www.rootcon.org (hereinafter, "us", "we", "https://www.rootcon.org", "ROOTCON", or "ROOTCON Communications"). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, ROOTCON collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ROOTCON's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how ROOTCON's visitors use its website. From time to time, ROOTCON may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

ROOTCON also collects potentially personally-identifying information such as name, job title, company name, mobile number, phone number and or email address when the user registers for the ROOTCON events.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to ROOTCON's websites choose to interact with ROOTCON in ways that require ROOTCON to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that ROOTCON gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, During event registration, requesting letter invites, requesting approval letters, and other ROOTCON letter templates.

Security
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Advertisements
Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by ROOTCON and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links To External Sites
Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Firewall
ROOTCON's firewall logs are used for debugging and or detecting attacks against ROOTCON services.

Servers
ROOTCON's servers does not store any personal information from our visitors and or our conference attendees. We also perform periodic updates and patching of our servers.

Aggregated Statistics
ROOTCON may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. ROOTCON may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, ROOTCON does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Third party services
ebay.ph - ROOTCON sells it's merchandise through ebay, if you purchase something from ebay you adhere to ebay privacy policy[1].
Eventbrite - ROOTCON event registration is through Eventbrite, during sign-up you adhere to Eventbrite privacy policy [2].
Wufoo - ROOTCON uses Wufoo forms for letter requests and other registration such as mini-events, during sign-up you adhere to Wufoo privacy policy [3].

Cookies
To enrich and perfect your online experience, ROOTCON uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. ROOTCON uses cookies to help ROOTCON identify and track visitors, their usage of https://www.rootcon.org, and their website access preferences. ROOTCON visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using ROOTCON's websites, with the drawback that certain features of ROOTCON's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to ROOTCON's use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, ROOTCON may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in ROOTCON's sole discretion. ROOTCON encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Third party privacy policy reference
[1] https://pages.ebay.ph/help/policies/privacy-policy.html
[2] https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articles/en_US/Troubleshooting/eventbrite-privacy-policy?lg=en_US
[3] https://www.wufoo.com/privacy/

Updated: Thu Jan 18 2018 revision: fd85686