Privacy Statement for

Short Version
We Do Not SPAM, or Send Unsolicited Emails, nor do we share your email with ANYONE unless you ask us to.

Long, official, compliant-type version: has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for our network of sites.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information.

Our site uses cookies to keep track of your login and use of the systems here. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. In addition, cookies are used to help us provide better services and marketing by helping identify sources of interest, levels of interest in the browsing party, and in understanding use of the site.

Our site may host cookies for analytics purposes as needed by the providers of the events hosted on our services. These cookies and the use of their data is managed by those show organizers. If you have questions about how information may be used in conjunction with your use of the site and these analytic components, please contact the show organizer for the event you're interested in.

In either case (our use of cookies or the show organizer's) such cookies and analytic tools are used to enhance the use and performance of the platform, and such services may include services such as (but not limited to) Facebook, Google, Yahoo or other analytic and content services.

Your (continued) use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these cookies and analytics options.

Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name and email address) and unique identifiers. We use customer contact information from the registration form to send the user information about our company. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below. Unique identifiers may be collected to verify the user's identity and for use as account numbers in our record system (never without the user's knowledge).

Your information may be shared with the management and sponsor(s) of the programs for which you register, including events (virtual conference), show, webinars, online courses, other items that you request, if that item is a sponsored item.

Our site may use an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We may collect visitor's contact information (like their email address), unique identifiers, and financial information (like their account or credit card numbers). Credit card numbers are passed to a secure processing service and discarded, retaining only first and last 4 digits for support purposes. Contact information from the order form is used to send order confirmations and to communicate with customers regarding their purchase from, and use of, this site. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below and if you are registering for a third-party event or service, please contact the providers of that event directly. Unique identifiers are collected from Web site visitors to verify the user's identity and for use as account numbers in our record system.

Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor's experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. This information is shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis ONLY.

We run contests on our site in which we ask visitors for contact information (like their email address) and unique identifiers. The customer's contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below. Unique identifiers are collected from Web site visitors to verify the user's identity and for use as account numbers in our record system.

Some ads are served onto our site/network of sites by third-party services, the most often-used are Google. To visit their privacy statement, get information about services they provided and information collected, please see: Google.

Protection of Sensitive Payment Data
We do not retain your payment instrument information.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information
You can access, review and/or correct all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by going to your profile in the event you are participating in. Your profile is located in the Help Center -> Privacy Center. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by using the online forms available at that URL, or by sending us a request that credibly shows error (see contact information below) or by contacting us on technical support chat within the event environment. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Public Forums
This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

This site has extensive security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Our site provides users the opportunity to, at any time, opt-out of receiving communications from us.

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service.

  1. Use the unsubscribe option at the bottom of any mailing received to manage your subscription options.
  2. Contact the sponsoring companies to have your name removed from their systems after requesting removal from vConferenceOnline/Bits on the Wire

This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

  1. Access your account in the Help Center -> Privacy Center to update your information. Note that changes are NOT retroactive.
Note that any changes you make are "as of" the date of change. If you remove your account or sponsors have used the information you provided on initial opt-in, you will need to contact those sponsors individually and request that they remove or update your information.

This site will publish updates to this policy on the web site at

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact
Bits on the Wire, Inc.
7660 E Broadway Blvd., Suite 107
Arizona 85710

Privacy policy effective Jan 1, 2000, last updated Jan 30, 2019.

1/30/2019: Added clarification on show organizer cookies and analytics.
5/17/2018: Updated address, updated references to account management.
3/12/2009: Updated reference to google ad serving.
8/28/2008: updated address - office move.
3/18/2008: added clarification on sponsored content.