Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is important to Watershed Associates, Inc.

Thank you for visiting WatershedAssociates.com, home of the Best Negotiating Practices workshop series and seminars.

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) reviews Watershed Associates, Inc.’s (Watershed) practices toward any personally identifiable information that you communicate or that is transmitted to Watershed via this website, and that is collected via this website.

Watershed wants to ensure the privacy of the information site visitors provide. In general, Watershed does not sell, lease or otherwise distribute site visitors’ information to others. Watershed may use the information to meet your needs and advise you of negotiation training and consulting services and products from Watershed Associates, Inc. You may choose not to receive information from Watershed by simply contacting us by email at [email protected].

Watershed publishes and maintains this Website (“Website”), found at WatershedAssociates.com and a mirror domain of BestNegotiatingPractices.com.

The Website is defined to include all services, products and features available on or through the Website such as workshops, books, resources, blogs, lists, and user communities.

This Privacy Policy covers the following:

  1. Visitor’s Agreement to Terms
  2. How Watershed collects Personally Identifiable Information
  3. How Watershed uses Personally Identifiable Information
  4. How Watershed protects Personally Identifiable Information
  5. Third Party Links
  6. Site Visitor’s Consent
  7. Changes to Privacy Policy
  8. Contacting Watershed

Visitors’ Agreement to Terms
As a visitor to this Website and/or using the Website’s services, features and products, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy as they exist and as they may be amended in the future. As Watershed changes its services, features and products, this Privacy Policy may also change. Website visitors are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy from time to time. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and part of, the Watershed Website Terms of Use, which governs your use of and access to this Website.

How Watershed collects Personally Identifiable Information
Watershed only collects Personally Identifiable Information that you expressly volunteer. While visiting this Website, Watershed may ask for your e-mail address, name, company name, job title, mailing address or/and phone number. Although not all features will be available, you also have the default option of visiting this Website anonymously.

Watershed may ask for Personally Identifiable Information when you:

  1. Register for a seminar or purchase or download a Watershed product or service.
  2. Request information (electronically) about Watershed’s products and services, or subscribe to newsletters.
  3. Use or participate in various services or features made available on the Website (including, for example and without limitation, blogs, resources, NeedHelpNow service, and other user communities).
  4. Request contact with a Watershed sales representative or negotiation expert.
  5. Provide Watershed with comments, questions or feedback about Watershed’s services, features and products, or your Website experience.

How Watershed uses Personally Identifiable Information
The information you provide to Watershed allows Watershed to appropriately assist you with your request. Watershed may use the information it collects from you in one or more of the following ways:

  1. To customize your Website visit. For example, Watershed may alter code to automatically personalize a Website page or offering.
  2. To respond to your request. For example, Watershed may select which proposal to provide you for downloading.
  3. To contact you in response to your request. For example, if you request to learn more about a workshop, or for negotiating advice, Watershed may call or email you at the number or address you provided.

The information you provide helps Watershed to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

Does Watershed disclose information to others?
Watershed does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties the Personally Identifiable Information of its site visitors. Third parties who assist Watershed with its website, business, and meeting visitors’ needs, are excepted and must agree to keep any disclosed information confidential. Watershed may also release information to comply with the law, Watershed’s site policies, and to protect rights, property, and safety. Watershed may also provide non-personally identifiable visitor information to others.

Does Watershed use cookies?
Yes. Cookies are small files are transferred to the site visitor’s computer hard drive through your Web browser (if you agree). The cookies allow the Website to recognize the site visitor’s browser and recall related information). Watershed may use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that Watershed can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Watershed may contract with third-party service providers to assist in better understanding site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on Watershed’s behalf except to help Watershed conduct and improve its business.

Does Watershed use IP Addresses and Clickstream Data
Watershed’s server may automatically collect information about a site visitor’s IP Address. The site visitor’s Internet service provider assigns an IP Address to the site visitor’s computer when it connects to the Internet. If you visit pages on Watershed’s website, Watershed may collect your IP Address and domain. Watershed may also make a record of:

  • Any other website that linked the site visitor to Watershed
  • What pages the site visitor visits
  • Which website the site visitor goes to next
  • Ads the site visitor clicks
  • Data about the site visitor’s Web browser, computer, platform, software and settings
  • Search terms the site visitor uses on the Website
  • Miscellaneous other Web usage activity and data.

​Watershed use this type of data to solve server issues, administer our systems and its Website. Watershed also uses the data to collect demographics on our total visitor pool, such as country, visit time, search criteria, etc.

Watershed reserves the right to have these activities performed on Watershed’s behalf by service providers.

How Watershed protects Personally Identifiable Information
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect online.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
In compliance with COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), Watershed does not collect information from site visitors under 13 years old. The Website, products and services are marketed and sold only to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Third party links
There may be times that Watershed offers access to third party products and services on the Website. Third party linked sites have their own privacy policies. Watershed is not responsible or liable for the content and activities of third party linked sites. Regardless, Watershed appreciates feedback about these third party linked sites.

Site Visitor’s Consent
By using this Website, you consent to Watershed’s privacy policy.

Changes to Watershed’s Privacy Policy
Watershed will publish any changes to its privacy policy on this page, and update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on November 6, 2012

Contacting Watershed
If you have questions about this privacy policy, please contact us:

Web Master
Watershed Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 11080
Washington, DC 20008
USA

Tele: 1.202.244.9220
[email protected]

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