Privacy Policy

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summitWFM and affiliated companies and subsidiaries (collectively referred to here as “we,” “our,” “us,” or “summitWFM”) provide this Privacy Policy to inform the users of its website, recipients of its newsletter and other information, registrants for its online community, and anyone who downloads or inquires about summitWFM’s services, and others (collectively referred to as “Users,” or “you”) about its practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”) that is collected by summitWFM through this website or any affiliated site. By submitting information via summitWFM’s website, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

summitWFM may collect personal data from Users both online and offline. In many cases, such information will be collected directly from you, such as through a transaction or inquiry, or your submission of a form, registration, or communication to us. The types of personal data typically collected by SummitWFM may include the following:

- Contact information, including name, title, street address (home, work), postal code, country, telephone numbers (home, work, cell, etc.), email address (home, work), company name, and other similar information.
- Personal/demographic information, including birth date/age/age group, gender, birth date, level of education, etc.
- Authentication information, including user IDs, log-in names, passwords, password reminders, etc. (and which may also include personal data such as contact information, birth date, etc.).
- Transactional information, including information and documents you download, inquire about or request.
- User Content, including information provided when you use one of our online communities, forums or other online means of communication, and all other user submissions and content you provide. 

By using our website, some information can be “passively” collected using various technologies, such as cookies, web beacons, and navigational data collection (clickstream, log files, server logs). Your Internet browser automatically transmits some of this information, such as the URL of the website you just visited and the Internet Protocol (IP) address and browser version currently being used by your computer. Such technologies help us to keep track of your interactions with our website. summitWFM’s website may use cookies and other automated information collection means. Cookies are information about you from the website that is stored on your browser or hard drive. You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent or refuse cookies altogether, but certain features of summitWFM’s website might not work as intended without cookies.summitWFM’s website may also use IP addresses for the same purposes identified above, as well as to analyze trends, administer the site, track Users’ movements, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use and confirm that a particular individual affirmed his/her consent to specific legal terms. We may use web beacons (also known as Internet tags or clear GIFs) on our website to access and set cookies and otherwise help us to better understand how users are moving through our website. Information provided by the web beacon includes the computer’s IP address, the type of browser being used, and the time that the web beacon was viewed. We may also use web beacons in emails and newsletters so that we know when such communications have been opened and to otherwise help us tailor our communications to Users.Finally, we also monitor the performance of our services and our site in order to manage, maintain, and improve our services and site. We (or our third-party providers) may use tools to help prevent and block “spam” communications, viruses, spyware, and other harmful or unwanted communications and programs on the site. These tools may automatically scan any content you upload through the site (or using functionality available via the site) in order to help us protect you and the site against these harmful or unwanted communications and programs. However, these tools do not collect or disclose personally identifiable information about you.summitWFM uses personal data about Users for a wide range of purposes. We use it to respond to your requests (including requests for newsletter subscriptions, materials, support, and so on); to provide materials you have requested; to invite and help you participate in a range of online and offline events, and/or activities; to allow you to post information and other content online (including in response to other postings); to improve our services and website; to follow up with you after you have communicated with us or submitted information to us; to send promotional communications or offers (unless you have requested that we not send such communications); for marketing and research purposes; for internal and/or external training, quality assurance, and other purposes; to permit you to participate in and to otherwise administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests; to allow you to contact another person; for legal and contractual reasons; to address your interests and concerns; and as otherwise specified in this Privacy Policy and/or at the point of personal data collection.Any content submitted to an online community will be subject to the Terms of Use located at; therefore, please read such terms carefully prior to submitting or posting any information. We reserve the right to not post or make available and/or remove any data submitted to us, as further described in the applicable Terms of Use at may disclose personal data you provide to our affiliates and partners and to consultants, service providers, and contractors that we use to support our business and operations (e.g., delivery services, financial institutions, fulfillment services, technical support, advertising, public relations, media and marketing services, sweepstakes and contest-related services, legal services, call-in centers, e-commerce and other web-related services such as web hosting and web monitoring services, and event-related services such as online and offline data capture services) who have agreed to keep the information confidential and use it only to provide the applicable service(s). In some cases, we work with other companies who help to gather information from you or help us to communicate with you.Where the law allows it, SummitWFM may share Users’ personal data with affiliates or with selected third-party partners to enable them to market their or other selected third-parties products and services to you.We may also disclose personal data to third parties (including without limitation, governmental agencies) if required to do so by law, regulation, or court order; to respond to governmental and/or law enforcement requests; to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with our (or others) rights or property; to support any claim, defence, or declaration in a case or before any jurisdictional and/or administrative authority, arbitration, or mediation panel; or in connection with disciplinary actions/investigations. Likewise, we may disclose personal data to third parties in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of summitWFM, its business or the site to which such data applies.The recipients of Users’ personal data, and more generally these disclosures, may be located in Canada, the United States or other jurisdictions that might not provide a level of protection equivalent to the laws in your jurisdiction. By submitting personal data to SummitWFM, you consent to the transfer of such personal data outside your jurisdiction.

summitWFM takes appropriate steps to protect personal data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, whether in transmission or storage. Please keep in mind, however, that there is no such thing as perfect security, and no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. Moreover, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any username and password you use.

summitWFM complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the FTC’s Rule interpreting COPPA (16 CFR § 512). Its website is not directed to children and SummitWFM does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age through its site. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any Personal Data through this website.

By submitting personal contact information, you are agreeing that we may communicate with you via email, telephone, direct mail, and/or other means of communication. If you don’t want us to use your contact information for promotional purposes (such as to tell you about other products and services that might be of interest), please tell us that when you provide your contact information. You can also let us know your preference later by contacting us as specified in the “Contact Us” section below, or by following the instructions in various communications that we may send you. Keep in mind that these preferences regarding promotional contacts do not mean that we might not contact you for other reasons, such as those related to an order you placed, an inquiry you made, a newsletter to which you may have subscribed, a membership you undertook, an event for which you registered, a legally required notice, and so on.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers who are California residents to request that SummitWFM not share their personal data with third parties for such parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, send an e-mail with “California Privacy” in the subject line to

If you have questions or concerns related to this Privacy Policy or SummitWFM’s information practices, would like to update or correct information you have provided, or would like to opt-out of future communications, please contact us at

If this Privacy Policy changes, the revised policy will include a new effective date and will be posted on this page. Be sure to check the Privacy Policy whenever you submit personal data. The effective date of this Privacy Policy is the date first set forth above.