Journalism and Women Symposium is a 501(c)3 non-profit that supports the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and works toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society. Our website address is: https://members.jaws.org.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam so we can keep your JAWS member site for just us and our fellow members.
If you arere considering uploading images to the website, be aware that visitors to the website can download and extract any embedded location data (EXIF GPS) that those images might contain.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt to save your name, email address and website in cookies for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details each time you leave a comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your JAWS account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article here, we’ll save an additional cookie in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply remembers the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content like videos, images, articles, and so on from other websites. If you click on these, that other website will treat your data exactly as if you’ve actually visited that website.
Who we share your data with
We do not share your data with anyone.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve your follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website, we also store the personal information you provide in your user profile. You and all other users can see, edit, or delete your own personal information at any time, except for your username. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you delete your account, we will remove all that user data from our site. Any posts or comments you’ve made may persist, depending on the type of post. This is mostly just true for comments.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can ask to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided. You can also ask us to erase any personal data we hold about you. We will delete everything except any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
An automated spam detection service may check your posts or comments to see if you are real.