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Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 02/12/2024


Welcome to the Dreamin' In Color Conference. As part of Tech Forward, a US nonprofit, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of our attendees, speakers, sponsors, and all participants involved in our event. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal information in connection with the Dreamin' In Color Conference website, located at, and its associated services.


Conference Details


Types of Data Collected

We collect personal data from attendees, speakers, sponsors, and other participants, which includes:

  • Name

  • Contact Information (email, phone number)

  • Address

  • Payment Information

  • Demographics

  • Dietary Restrictions

  • Professional Details


Purpose of Data Collection

The data collected is used for:

  • Registration purposes

  • Communication with participants

  • Marketing and promotional activities

  • Analytics to improve the conference experience

  • Payment processing

  • Providing a personalized event experience


Data Collection Methods

Data is collected through:

  • Our registration and ticketing app, Whova

  • Sponsor registration forms

  • Newsletter signup forms on our website


Use of Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Our website utilizes cookies through Google Analytics for the purpose of analyzing website traffic and improving user experience. Users can control or opt out of cookies through their browser settings.


Data Sharing and Disclosure

  • Contact information may be shared with sponsors.

  • Participants who voluntarily have their badge scanned by sponsors at the event will have their contact information shared.

  • Anonymous demographic information is shared in our conference analytics.

  • Data collected via Whova is shared with our CRM system (Salesforce), our email marketing system (Mailerlite), and our payment processor (Stripe).


Data Retention Policy

Data is retained until it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected. Upon becoming unnecessary, data will be deleted from all cloud-based systems securely.


Data Security Measures

Access to personal data is restricted to key individuals within Tech Forward or Conference Organizers and is protected by appropriate security measures. Access to our systems is closely monitored, and we maintain proper data protection procedures.


Rights of Data Subjects

Individuals have the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict processing of their data, and object to data processing in certain circumstances. Requests to exercise these rights can be directed to


Cross-Border Data Transfers

Should data be transferred across borders, we will ensure compliance with applicable laws and safeguard the information appropriately.


Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 16. If we learn we have collected or received personal data from a child under 16, we will delete that information.


Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update this policy to reflect changes to our information practices. Any changes will be posted on this page, and we will indicate at the top of the policy when it was last updated. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy periodically.


Contact Information

For questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

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