Last Revised 06/26/2017
Users of the sites and applications that are part of the Site may be able to control the manner or amount of information that is publicly disclosed or shared with third parties by not providing information not required to complete registration or other functions within the site or application. These include, without limitation:
- For the grand-wedding.com and grand-wedding.net (both desktop and mobile) Web sites (the "GWE Sites") and the Grand Wedding Expo mobile application (the "GWE App").
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
INFORMATION WE GATHER
Registration and Account Information
Online Surveys, Contests and Advertising
GWE reserves the right to retain any and all information submitted by Users through use of the Site, including but not limited to reviews, public profile information, information submitted to surveys (created by us or any other third party), personal messages sent through the Site, and posts to message boards or forums. We may supplement Personal Information you provide us with additional information purchased from third parties for marketing purposes.
Automatically Gathered Information
Email to Friends Feature and Referral Program
GWE lets Event Users easily connect your Profiles to friends/affiliates via email. GWE also offers the ability to send friends/affiliates emails to WeddingWire. If you choose to use either feature, we will use your email address to copy you on the message or to send on the email your behalf, and you hereby grant permission for such use.
As part of registration, you may set up a Profile describing yourself, your wedding. This profile will be publicly available as a default. Event Users have the ability to modify the sharing of their Personal Information collected via the GWE sources including GWE’s Email Club, and Registration to purchase event tickets through the third party company Eventbrite or any other outside services We may choose to use. Other sites and mobile applications that are part of the Site may have separate Privacy Settings. All information not required by the system that you choose not to share, it will remain confidential. Any information that was previously made public by your choosing and that you change to a private setting may remain cached and publicly available temporarily or indefinitely by search engines and others who archive publicly available content.
We may collect and store information about your use of the Site, such as the terms that you search for, the pages or screens that you view, and the activities that you conduct on or using the Site, including which vendors you review, list as favorites or booked or call or contact using the Site and how you conduct those activities (collectively, "Site Activity"). Site Activity may include actions that we are able to collect or infer using Automatically Gathered Information.
HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE INFORMATION
Site Transactions and Administration
We may use your information (including Personal Information and Automatically Gathered Information) for our own internal purposes, including but not limited to contacting you via email or telephone to inform you about updates to our Services and providing you with information relating to e-commerce transactions that you conduct on the Site or third party services such as Eventbrite. We also reserve the right to disclose your information as described in the paragraphs below.
Opt-in, Contact Me, or Offer Requests or Consents
The GWE Blog
The blog area of the Site, including forum and other discussion areas, is for the benefit of Users. It is a public discussion and communication forum whereby content (best practices, suggestions, etc.) is generated by the GWE community. By your participation to this area of the Site, you acknowledge that the information posted will reside in the public domain and will be publicly available. From time to time GWE Staff may examine this content or other user behavior to confirm that the terms of purchase are not being breached and GWE may remove any content that is inappropriate in GWE's sole discretion. We strongly recommend that you refrain from posting any Personal Information in this forum. You may not post the Personal Information of any other person on the forum.
Publicly Disclosed Information
GWE Vendor Listings
The GWE Vendor Listings provides a listing by sortable category/fields of participating GWE Vendor Users as well as a listing of local businesses. GWE Exhibitors are by agreement listed on the site unless the vendor chooses to opt-out from the Site. As specified in the Exhibitor Contract, after GWE and the Vendor User have terminated their relationship, GWE shall be entitled to retain all information associated with a Vendor User on the Site as well as basic directory information, including, without limitation, business name, address and telephone number. This excludes credit card information.
Co-Branded or Partnered Services
GWE may disclose information about you if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or legitimate legal process or law enforcement instructions, investigations and orders, including subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) protect or defend the rights, property, privacy or safety of GWE, our affiliates, you or others
We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as names) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We may use this Anonymous Information for any purpose including to analyze inquiry, request and usage patterns so that we may enhance Services and the Site. We reserve the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in our discretion. "Anonymous Information" means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information.
Comments Submitted by Users
GWE constantly seeks to improve the quality of the services we provide and the User experience on the Site. We value your input and encourage you to help us expand and make improvements to the Site by providing us with any thoughts or comments you might have regarding our services or the operation of the Site. All ideas, suggestions comments and proposals you send to GWE, are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of GWE. We shall own all rights therein, including all intellectual property rights. GWE shall be entitled to use and/or disseminate the Submissions in any manner and for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or credit to you.
We may share information from or about Event Users who use the Site with GWE vendors, including Personal Information and Site Activity.
We will use commercially reasonable methods to keep Personal Information securely in our files and systems. Please note that with current technology, the security of your data as it travels over the Internet or as it resides in any storage system cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure.
THIS SITE CONTAINS LINKS TO OTHER SITES
GWE is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other Web sites to which the Site links or which link to the Site. When you click on a link you may be taken to a location on the Internet that is not part of the GWE Site. To check what Internet location you are on, note the URL at the top and/or bottom of your browser. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of that Web site whenever interacting with any Web Site.
GWE website are designed and intended for use by adults. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about persons who are under the age of 18.
TERMINATING YOUR REGISTRATION
We save your Personal Information until you unsubscribe to email notifications. To unsubscribe, contact email@example.com - If you unsubscribe, your Personal/Profile Information cannot be recovered. You may continue to receive email communications for a short period of time until we have updated all of our databases. After termination of your membership, your Personal Information may remain on our archived database and records. Notwithstanding the above, we will maintain information on Users who have been removed for violating our Registration Agreement, and we will maintain email addresses in our unsubscribe lists.