Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to www.sawes.org (the "Site"), which is owned and operated by South Asian Women Entrepreneurship Symposium ("SAWES" "we" or "us").

We recognize and respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and disclose personally identifying information ("Personal Information") gathered through our Site. We may combine the information we collect about you online with information we collect from you offline.

When you register for using the Site, we may collect certain information about you such as your name, contact details, and the type of business you are in.

More information is collected from you if you would like to be certified by SAWES.

We may use cookies and other similar technologies to collect information about you when you visit our Site. Specifically, we may collect the following information about your use of our Site via these technologies: your browser type and operating system; web pages you view; links you click; your IP address; your interaction with the Site; etc.We may use the information gathered through these methods in anonymous or aggregated form to analyze ways to improve our Site or services. We may associate this information with the other Personal Information that we collect about you.

We use the Personal Information we collect about you for the following:

  • To connect you with others within our network of other registered women business owners, and businesses are looking to purchase from women entrepreneurs from the site.
  • We may share information your contact information to other women owned business organizations.
  • To the government or other parties due to legal process or required by law of the countries we serve.
  • We may share information that you have provided to other support organizations, service providers, consultant, etc. in order for them to be able to provide the required service.
  • To contact you over phone or email, etc. with matters that are relevant and pertinent to you such as communication related to certification process, newsletters, or other correspondence.
  • To improve our Site, offerings or services and to better understand how users access and use our Site and offerings, on an aggregated and individualized basis.
  • Notwithstanding anything else in this Privacy and Policy, we also may use aggregate or non- personally identifying information about users for market analysis, research, marketing or other purposes.
    For example, we may engage third parties, such as Google Analytics, to track and analyze Site activity on our behalf. To do so, these third parties may place cookies or web beacons to track user activity on our Site. We use the data collected by such third parties to help us administer and improve the quality of the Site and to analyze usage of the Site. Your Personal Information will not be shared with them in such cases.

The Site may contain links to other, third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Privacy Policy, but, instead, is governed by the privacypolicies of those third party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third party websites.

We use commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative measures to protect the security of the Personal Information that we collect through the Site. Despite our efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security all of the time.

Please check the link on the home page of the site for the latest version of the privacy policy as the policy keeps getting modified from time to time. If there are any significant changes to the policy that we feel may impact your decision to continue using the site, we will notify you to your registered email ID ahead or introducing the policy.

Your use of the Site and submission of Personal Information online constitutes acceptance and understanding of the Privacy Policy, as in effect at the time of your submission to or use of the Site.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@sawes.org.