Your privacy is important to us.

It is Black Career Women's Network's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. Accordingly,  This privacy policy was developed in order for you to understand how we collect and make use of personal information. We have outlined the standard privacy policy below.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://bcwnetwork.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you create an account,  participate in any interactive features on the website, fill out a form, interact with message board, apply for a job, request customer support, use our platform or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your Personal Information and any other information you choose to provide. We or a designated third party may collect payment and credit card information when you subscribe to our paid membership or purchase additional services.
When we say “Personal Information” we mean any information that identifies an individual, such as (but not limited to) an individual’s name, email address, postal address, device-specific information and log information (as described below). Any information that does not, on its own, identify an individual person is considered and treated as non-personal information. When non-personal information is combined with other information so that it does or can be used to identify an individual, this information is treated as Personal Information.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included.  

Contact forms

Contact form submissions a kept for a certain period for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Third-Party Cookies for Site Use Analysis

By default WordPress does not collect any analytics data.  We use third parties such as Google to help us analyze how people are using our website. We also use the Google Analytics service to provide us with demographic data about our guest and members, such as age and gender. Google uses a cookie that can be recognized by Google or its affiliate when you visit other websites. For more information about how Google collects, uses, and shares your information, please visit the Google Privacy Policy-Partners website at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

Who we share your data with

By default, WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone. However, Black Career Women's Network do share your membership registration data with our payment processor. Read their Private Policy

Other Personal Data You Provide Directly.

You may also provide us Personal Data when you use certain features of the Service such as participating in conversations or polls, contact us with inquiries, or respond to one of our surveys.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please please contact us at info@bcwnetwork.com

Additional information

How we protect your data

Data is protected by securing our website with a SSL Certificate. SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to our websites details and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We have security software installed to sweep our website for any potential breaches using 

What third parties we receive data from?

Third-Party Cookies for Site Use Analysis. We use third parties such as Google to help us analyze how people are using our website. We also use the Google Analytics service to provide us with demographic data about our guest and members, such as age and gender. Google uses a cookie that can be recognized by Google or its affiliate when you visit other websites. For more information about how Google collects, uses, and shares your information, please visit the Google Privacy Policy-Partners website at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.