Privacy Policy

Protecting your personal information and the privacy of all our members is very important to us at The Annex Bureau (“Company”).  By using expressionengineconference.com, you expressly consent to our Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.  We may amend this policy and others from time to time at our discretion with or without notice to users.  Please check back frequently to assure compliance with this policy.

This policy is effective on April 1, 2013 

•Collection

Browsing expressionengineconference.com does not require you to provide us with any personal or identifying information.  You are free to browse and use the site at your convenience without registering for an account, providing any personal information or making any purchases.  Once you decide to make a purchase or register for an account however, you will provide COMPANY with personal and identifying information.  By registering for an account you expressly agree that COMPANY may store your information on its servers located in the United States and elsewhere as it may choose. 

We collect information each time you visit our site from your computer, smartphone, tablet or other device.  However this information is not personally associated with you unless you have signed into your account. 

We collect the following types of information from you:

➢Personal contact information: Email address, phone number, mobile number and physical address.

➢Financial information: depending on how you use our site, we may collect credit card numbers and expirations dates and/or bank account numbers

➢Volunteered information: Information you provide in community chat rooms, online discussions, questions submitted to the site, etc. 

➢Additional personal information: this information may be requested by COMPANY for additional verification of your identity and is used solely for that purpose. (i.e. a bill to verify your address).

➢Computer information: Information exchanged by your computer and our servers when you access our site, including but not limited to device ID, device type, geo-location information, computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the sites, ad data, IP address and standard web log information

•Use

Our main goal in collecting this information is to provide you with access to our site in a safe, responsible manner which provides you with the best possible user experience.  You agree that we may use your personal information for the following:

➢Provide users with access to the site;

➢Investigate and resolve disputes among users;

➢Prevent and investigate prohibited and illegal activities and violations of the Terms of Use;

➢Track and improve our services and advertising;

➢Inform users about our services and products offered through our site;

•Marketing

We do not sell or rent your personal information to other companies without your express consent.  We may bundle your information with information from other users to improve our services, advertising and marketing programs.

COMPANY may send you marketing emails from time to time.  If you do not wish to receive these marketing emails you may opt out of this service by changing your preferences in your account.  

•Our Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose your personal information to comply with legal processes, subpoenas and/or other legal requirements.  We may also disclose your information to comply with COMPANY policies, to investigate claims of listings which violate our Terms of Use and/or as otherwise required to comply with applicable laws. 

COMPANY may disclose any personal information in accordance with the above and/or as COMPANY in its discretion may determine is in the best interest of COMPANY and its membership.

•Cookies

COMPANY uses various types of tracking software, including, but not limited to basic cookies and Google AnalyticsTM, to help us understand how people interact with our website, use our services and allow us to continually enhance our user experience. 

•No Spam, Spyware or Spoofing

COMPANY does not spam and does not tolerate spamming from its members.  Members are not allowed to add other members to a mailing list, either physical or electronic without their express consent. 

•Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information

You are responsible for the activities which occur in your account.  It is your responsibility to keep track of your password and keep it secure.  If you lose control of your password you may lose control of your account and could be subject to and responsible for legally binding transactions made without your consent.  If you believe your password has been stolen and or compromised in any way, please contact COMPANY immediately.  

You can change most of your information by signing into your account at COMPANY.  COMPANY will not modify your account information remotely.  Please make sure to keep your user information up to date and accurate.  

Upon your request COMPANY will close your account. COMPANY maintains personal information from closed accounts to prevent fraudulent activities, collect fees owed, comply with applicable laws and any other use COMPANY may deem appropriate or otherwise permitted by law. 

•How we protect and store personal information

COMPANY stores your personal information on servers in the US and throughout the world.  Your personal information is protected with physical as well as technological security measures. 

•Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this policy, you may write to use at The Annex Bureau Attn: Privacy Department, 321 6th St., San Antonio, TX 78215.  You may also click the contact us located at the top of the page.