Effective 01 June 2018
For legitimate business purposes we aggregate and de-identify certain information about our members.
We give you several ways to control the privacy of your personal information.
Cat Wingate is headquartered in Hilo, Hawaii, and our Services are provided to you via the Site. If you are a resident of the European Union (“EU”), the Site is the controller of your personal data for the purposes of the EU data protection law.
- INFORMATION WE COLLECT
If you choose to do business with Cat Wingate, we collect information about you, including information that directly or indirectly identifies you. We receive information in a few different ways, including when you enter information about yourself or engage in the process of purchasing a product or service from We also collect information about how you use the Services. There are also several opportunities for you to share the information about yourself and your coaching and speaker-related business activities with Cat Wingate. For example:
- We collect basic account information such as your name, email address, username and password that helps us secure and provide you with access to our Services.
- Meeting and speaker needed information is collected about event organizers who are seeking to connect and engage a speaker using our Services.
- When you make a payment on at our Site, you may provide payment information, such as your transaction card, bank account, or other payment details. We use Payment Card Industry compliant third-party payments Services and we do not store your credit card or bank account information.
- Cat Wingate allows you to sign up and log in to the Services using accounts you create with third-party products and Services, such as Facebook, Google, or LinkedIn (collectively, “Third-Party Accounts”). If you access the Services with Third-Party Accounts we will collect information that you have agreed to make available, such as your name, email address, profile information and preferences with the applicable Third-Party Account. This information is collected by the Third-Party Account provider and is provided to Cat Wingate under their privacy policies. You can generally control the information that we receive from these sources using the privacy settings in you Third-Party Account.
- To help us to provide you with the best possible service, you can choose to provide us with your contact information so that we can better respond to your support requests and comments. Your contact information.
- We also obtain additional third party information for potential customers of ours or of our speakers. This information is obtained under the privacy policies of the providing third party.
- We collect information from your browser, computer, or mobile device, which provides us with technical information when you access or use the Services. This technical information includes device and network information, cookies, log files and analytics information.
- DETAILS ABOUT HOW WE COLLECT, USE, AND PROCESS INFORMATION
Communication Data includes any information that you send to us via the Services, email, text, messaging, social media ,or any other communication with us. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record keeping, and for the establishment, pursuance, and defense of legal claims. We have a legitimate interest in replying to and storing Communication Data
Customer Data includes data relating to any purchases of goods and/or services such as your name, title, billing address, delivery address, email address, phone number, contact details, purchase details, and your transaction card details. We process this data to supply the goods and/or services you have purchased and to keep records of such transactions. We have a legitimate interest in processing Customer Data. When you provide us with Customer Data you are offering into a contract between us and you and our processing of Customer Data is only in performance of that contract
User Data includes data about how you use our Services. We process this data to operate our Site, to ensure relevant content is provided to you, to ensure the security of our Services, to maintain back- ups , and to enable publication and administration of our Services. We have a legitimate interest in properly publishing and administering our Services.
Technical Data includes data provided to us when you use our Services such as your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, frequency and time spent using our Services,, page views, navigation paths, time zone settings, and other technology information provided to use when you use our Services. The collect Technical Data using our analytics tracking system. We have a legitimate interest in administering and protecting our Services, in delivering relevant content and advertisements to you, in understanding and improving the effectiveness of our advertising., and in growing our business and in deciding our marketing strategy.
Marketing Data includes data about your communication preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties. We process this data to enable you to partake in our promotions such as competitions, prize draws and free giveaways, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of this advertising. We have a legitimate interest in collecting and processing Marketing Data in studying how customers use our Services, in developing our Services, in growing our business, and in deciding our marketing strategy.
We may use Customer Data, User Data, Technical Data, and Marketing Data to deliver relevant content, marketing communications, and advertisements to you (including the use of social media adverts or other display advertisements) and to measure or understand the effectiveness of our advertising. We have a legitimate interest in providing you with relevant content and in growing our business.
Cookies work by assigning to your browser (or device) a unique number that has no meaning outside of Cat Wingate. Cat Wingate uses these technologies to personalize and enhance your experience. Cookies may be stored on your computer. Additionally, after you’ve entered your username and password during a session on the Services, Cat Wingate saves that information so you don’t have to re-enter it repeatedly during a session. Not accepting cookies will make certain, possibly vital, features of the Services unavailable to you. Cat Wingate may also use your IP address to identify you, to administer the Services, and to assist in diagnosing problems with Cat Wingate’s servers.
Log Files store information about your use of the Services. The stored information includes IP addresses, browser type, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and information about what was clicked on screen. This information is used to analyze trends, administer, protect and secure the Services, track member movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Cat Wingate uses a third-party analytics platform (Google Analytics) to process and analyze this data as well as storing on our servers. Log files are retained for undefined periods of time ranging from one hour to indefinitely.
Generally, we process your information in furtherance of our legitimate interests, including: providing and improving the Services; providing innovative and tailored offerings to our customers and members; keeping the Services safe and secure; ensuring the Services are secure; and protecting against fraud, spam, and abuse, etc.
- SENSITIVE DATA
We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive Data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, or information about your health, genetics, and biometric data. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
Sensitive Data does not include Customer Data.
If you do not provide us with requested Customer Data (whether by law or by personal choice), we may not be able perform any contract formed between us. Such a lack of performance would not be considered a breach. We may also need to cancel a product or service you have ordered, but if we do, we will notify you at that time.
We will only use Customer Data, User Data, Technical Data, and Marketing Data for the purpose it was collected for, or a reasonably compatible purpose if necessary. For more information please email us at cat@CatWingate.com. In case we need to collect or process any of this information for a new purpose we will publish and notify you of a new Policy, and we will explain the legal grounds for such processing.
We may process your Customer Data, User Data, Technical Data, and Marketing Data without your knowledge or consent where such processing isrequired or permitted by law.
- MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
Our lawful ground of processing your personal data to send you marketing communications is either your consent or our legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).
Under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, we may send you marketing communications from us if (i) you made a purchase or asked for information from us about our goods or services or (ii) you agreed to receive marketing communications and in each case you have not opted out of receiving such communications since. Under these regulations, if you are a limited company, we may send you marketing emails without your consent. However you can still opt out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time.
Before we share Consumer Data with any third party for their own marketing purposes we will get your express consent.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time, by accessing the Services and checking or unchecking relevant boxes to adjust your marketing preferences, OR by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you, OR by emailing the third party directly by way of their contact information (once you have been receiving their messages). You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages from our company and brand by emailing us at cat@CatWingate.com.
If you opt out of receiving marketing communications, we will continue to collect and process Customer Data, User Data, Technical Data, and Marketing Data and other personal data provided as a result of orders, purchases, and warranty registrations, etc.
- THIRD-PARTY LINKS
We may promote special offers, products and services from third parties, and direct you to websites that are owned and/or controlled by third parties.
Our Services may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you.
We pride ourselves on only working with quality third parties that we trust, and only those where we have good reason to believe that they have the appropriate data protections in place. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
- HOW INFORMATION IS SHARED
We may share your information with third parties who provide Services to Cat Wingate such as supporting and improving the Services, promoting the Services, processing payment, or fulfilling orders. These service providers will only have the information necessary to perform these limited functions on our behalf and are required to protect and secure your information. We may also engage service providers to collect information about your use of the Services over time on our behalf so that they or we may promote Cat Wingate or display information that may be relevant to your interests on the Services or other websites or Services.
Third Party Business via API or Other Integrations
When you choose to use third party apps, plugins, or websites that integrate with the Services, they may receive your information and content, including your personal information. Information collected by these third-parties is subject to their terms and policies. Cat Wingate is not responsible for the terms or policies of third parties.
Affiliates and Acquirers of our Business or Assets
We may preserve and share your information with third parties, including law enforcement, public or governmental agencies, or private litigants, within or outside your country of residence, if we determine that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, including to respond to court orders, warrants, subpoenas, or other legal or regulatory process. We may also retain, preserve or disclose your information if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary or appropriate to prevent any person from death or serious bodily injury, to address issues of national security or other issues of public importance, to prevent or detect violations of our Terms of Service or fraud or abuse of Cat Wingate of its members, or to protect our operations or our property or other legal rights, including by disclosure to our legal counsel and other consultants and third parties in connection with actual or potential litigation.
- HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We take several measures to safeguard the collection, transmission, and storage of the data we collect. Although we strive to employ reasonable protections for your information that are appropriate to its sensitivity, we do not guarantee or warrant the security of the information you share with us and we are not responsible for the theft, destruction, loss or inadvertent disclosure of your information or content, or any business losses caused by the same. No system is 100% secure. We only work with data controllers that are well-known and well-established in our industry and that have data security measures in place. The Services use industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of personal information and payment information, including credit card numbers. To help ensure that these measures are effective in preventing unauthorized access to your private information, you should be aware of the security features available to you through your browser. You should use a security-enabled browser to submit your payment information and other personal information at the Services. Please note that if you do not use an SSL-capable browser, you are at risk for having data intercepted, and additionally may not be able to access parts of the Services.
Most browsers can notify you if you change between secure and insecure communications, receive invalid Services identification information for the Services you are communication with, or send information over an unsecured connection. Cat Wingate recommends that you enable these browser functions to help ensure that your communications are secure. You can also monitor the URL of the Services you are visiting (secure URLs begin with https: rather than http:), along with the security symbol of your browser to help identify when you are communicating with a secure server. You can also view the details of the security certificate of the Services to which you are connected. Please check the validity of any Services you connect to using secure communications.
While Cat Wingate continues to work hard to protect your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure, and Cat Wingate cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to Cat Wingate. Transmitting personal information is done at your own risk.
- FOR EU RESIDENTS: TRANSFERS OUTSIDE OF THE EU
Under EU data protection laws you have rights in relation to your personal data. These rights include the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, and transfer of personal data. These rights also include the rights to object to processing, to requesting portability of data, and (where the lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent.
You can see more about these rights at:
We grant all of these requests for anyone in our community, including our US residents.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive, or excessive. We may also choose to refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. If your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests, it may take us longer than a month., in which case we will notify you.
If you are an EU resident and you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk) We should be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.
The Services are operated from the United States. If you are located outside of the United States and choose to use the Services to provide information to us, you acknowledge and understand that your information be transferred, processed and stored in the United States, as it is necessary to provide the Services and perform the Terms of Service. United States privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.
- RETENTION OF INFORMATION
- OUR COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN LAWS
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
CAN SPAM Act.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
- Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
- Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
- Monitor third-party email marketing Services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
- CONTACTING US
- Notices in our Services
- Notices on our Site