STGEC Conference

Privacy Policies

We collect the following information during the registration and on line payment process:

  • Personal information such as name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  • Information regarding the conference such as what events you will attend.
  • Credit card information.

We maintain the personal and conference information in a database. We do not maintain credit card information.

We do not use cookies or pixel tags or other clickstream data methods.

Using information we collect

We only use the information for the following various purposes related to the conference:

  • Process and track your order.
  • Determine the number of people who will attend each event.
  • Contact you regarding the conference.
  • Send you emails about other geotechnical conferences.

Information we share with others

We contract with a private firm for credit card processing. We only share the following information with conference attendees. We provide a list of attendees in the conference program with the following "Name, Organization, Title, City, State, and Email". We also provide a list of the Steering Committee Members in the program with the following "Name, Title, Work Address, Work Phone, and Work Email". We will forward our database to the next state to host STGEC.

It's possible we may have to respond to a court order, or may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation.

How we use email

We will email you updates about the STGEC conference and other geotechnical conferences, and also to follow up on requests or to clarify your registration. If you do not want to receive emails please contact us.

Data Encryption

We use Authorize.net as our credit card Payment Gateway, using SSL for data encryption. We advise using a modern browser to provide security during credit card transactions.