Updated: August 15, 2022
Your privacy is very important to us. At University of Houston we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
University of Houston operates https://portofthefutureconference.com. It is University of Houstons’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
University of Houston collects non-personally-identifying information that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. University of Houston’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how University of Houstons’ visitors use its website.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to University of Houston’s websites choose to interact with University of Houston in ways that require University of Houston to gather personally-identifying information such as registering to attend a conference or requesting of additional information about our events. The amount and type of information that University of Houston gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, those who wish to receive conference or event updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, University of Houston collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with University of Houston. University of Houston does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain activities.
University of Houston may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, University of Houston may monitor the most popular pages on our websites or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. University of Houston may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, University of Houston does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
University of Houston discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on University of Houston’s behalf or to provide services available at University of Houston’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using University of Houston’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. University of Houston will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, University of Houston discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when University of Houston believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of University of Houston, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of any University of Houston website and have supplied your email address, University of Houston may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or keep you up to date with our events. University of Houston takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If University of Houston, or its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that University of Houston goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of University of Houston may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.