Woman in California Leadership, Inc., a California non-profit corporation (“WiCL,” “we” or “us”) operates wicl.us (“Website” or “Site”). We respect your privacy.
Information We Obtain
We may obtain the following types of personal information when you choose to provide it through our Site:
- Contact information, such as your name, postal address, email address and telephone number;
- Personal information in content you provide on our Site; and
- Other personal information you voluntarily provide to us, such as your preferences or data provided through online forms, including all information submitted related to the Minerva Scholarship Program.
During your use of this Website, WiCL will also, itself or through a third party vendor including Google Analytics, may collect technical and usage data pertaining to your device and/or internet connection. Such data may include the number and frequency of your visits to this Website, information regarding websites accessed immediately before and after your visit to this Website, your Internet browser type, your preferences on this Website, your IP address and your device characteristics. We use this data to (1) remember your information so you will not have to re-enter it; (2) track and understand how you use and interact with the Website; (3) personalize your visit to the Website; (4) measure the usability of the Website and the effectiveness of our communications; and (5) otherwise manage and enhance the Website. This technical and usage data is obtained using “cookies” or other similar technologies. Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to identify your browser and to store information or settings in the browser. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies or how to restrict or disable certain types of cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our Website. For mobile devices, you can manage how your device and browser share certain device data by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device or browsers.
How We Use the Information We Obtain
We use the information we obtain through the Site to:
- Respond to and communicate with you about your requests, questions and comments;
- Operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing new services; managing our communications; determining the effectiveness of our communications; analyzing and enhancing our services and Site; and performing accounting, auditing, billing, reconciliation and collection activities);
- Perform data analyses and other processing (including market and consumer research, trend analysis, financial analysis, anonymization, encryption and tokenization of personal information);
- Protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other criminal activity, claims and other liabilities;
- Process donations;
- Review, evaluation and communication regarding any submission to the Minerva Scholarship Program; and
- Comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies.
In addition, we use information collected online through cookies, web beacons and other automated means for purposes such as (i) customizing our users’ visits to our Site, and (ii) managing our business. We also use this information to help diagnose technical and service problems, administer our Site, identify users of our Site, and gather demographic information about our users. We may use clickstream data to determine how much time users spend on web pages of our Site, how users navigate through our Site, and how we may tailor our Site to better meet the needs of our users.
We also may use the information we obtain about you in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
Our Site is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals received from browsers.
Information We Share
In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials based on a lawful disclosure request, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity. We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).
We offer you certain choices about how we communicate with you and what information we collect from you. To update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists or submit a request, please contact us as indicated in the How To Contact Us section of this Privacy Notice.
Shine The Light
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from WiCL once a year, free of charge, information about their personally identifiable information (if any) that we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year, if at all. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared such information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to:
Women in California Leadership, Inc.
c/o Amber Maltbie
777 S. Figueroa St. 34th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the “Shine the Light” requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response. Also note that under California law, businesses are only required to respond to a consumer request once during any calendar year.
Data Protection Laws
Links To Other Websites
Our Site may contain links to other websites for donation processing, your convenience and information. These websites may be operated by companies not affiliated with WiCL. Linked websites typically have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of any websites that are not affiliated with WiCL, any use of those websites, or the privacy practices of those websites.
How We Protect Personal Information
WiCL uses administrative, technical and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. And while we have taken reasonable measures to protect your information, please be aware that despite our efforts no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no data transmission method can be guaranteed against an unauthorized intrusion. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to intrusion or misuse and as a result we cannot guarantee the complete security of your personal information. We process and store data in the United States and in other locations for back-up and recovery purposes. If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information, including personal information, within the United States. Our Website is subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of protection as those in your country.
How To Contact Us
Women in California Leadership, Inc.
1121 L Street, Suite 211
Sacramento, CA 95814