Privacy Policy

The Forum of Executive Women (the “Forum”) understands that privacy is important to its users. The Forum collects and uses your Personal Data (e.g., your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, etc., to provide you with useful information and material, to improve this Web site, and to contact you for business related purposes.

When you visit an Internet Web site, you disclose certain information about yourself such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the time of your visit and the referring location (the site or page that offered a link to the page). When you visit our Web site (“Site”) we may collect click-stream data for marketing and system administration purposes. Click-stream data may include such information as the page requested, the source of the request, the preceding page viewed and the type of browser making the request. The Forum also collects Personal Data about you that you provide to us voluntarily, such as through our online contract form or Star Nomination Process. In order to provide a customized, personal service, the Forum may use cookies to store and help track your information. Internet “cookies” saves data about individual users, so that when you revisit the Site, the Forum may recognize you by the Internet cookie and customize your experience accordingly. You may decline any Internet cookies by using the appropriate feature of your Web client software, if available. Finally, the Forum collects aggregate and user specific statistical information to calculate overall usage statistics.

Personal Data will be used to help us improve our Site, get in touch with you, to send you information, and for our planning, marketing and strategic information purposes. Personal Data will be disclosed as necessary to third parties under contract with us to improve and provide services associated with the Site. In addition, we may provide your name and postal and email address to select companies we believe you may find interesting. We may also disclose Personal Data when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or to protect the rights or property of the Forum in the Forum’s sole discretion. Personal Data may be disclosed or distributed to another party with which the Forum enters, or may reasonably enter, into a corporate transaction, such as, for example, a merger, consolidation or acquisition. In situations involving bankruptcy or insolvency, the database containing Personal Data may be treated as an asset of the Forum .

The confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from the Forum via this Site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, the Forum is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet.

This Site may contain links to other Web Sites. If you access a third party site from a link on this Site, any information you disclose on that site is not subject to this privacy policy. It is your obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other Web sites.

You may opt out of having your personally identifiable information used by the Forum for secondary purposes and for disclosure to third parties. To do so, please contact the Forum via email at the following address: In addition, at your request, via email, the Forum will provide you a summary of the personal data it has regarding you. Should you wish to modify, correct, change or update any of the information, you should contact us at

The Forum reserves the rights to change its Privacy Policy at any time with or without notice. Your continued use of this Site after any changes made to this Privacy Policy signifies your understanding, intention and agreement to be bound by such change. It is your responsibility to monitor this Privacy Policy for changes.

This Policy was last updated February 2003. Copyright© 2003 Forum of Executive Women. All Rights Reserved.