Privacy Notice

This Statement of Privacy applies to and The Diana Initiative (TDI), and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to The Diana Initiative include and TDI. The TDI website is an informational site desseminating information about the yearly Diana Initiative Conference and anything deemed relevant to attendees or our web audience by TDI leaders and staff. By using the TDI website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

If you donate to TDI through this website, we collect information in support of donations, sponsorships and items purchased for fundraising; this information may include First and Last Name, E-mail Address, and Mailing Address (if provided). This information is used to complete the donation transaction.

Use of your Personal Information

TDI collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

You may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain services available on the Site. These may include: (a) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners through this website, Twitter or Google Form; (b) sending us an email message; (c) submitting your credit card or other payment information when donating through our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to information you have requested from us.

Additionally, TDI may use third party vendors to facilitate sharing information with subscribers, supporters, and the public. As of January 2024, these services include:

  • Eventbrite: Ticket Sales & Management []
  • Mailchimp: Email Marketing []
  • Google: Forms, Document Collection and Sharing, ReCAPTCHA
    Privacy Policy: []
    Terms of Use: []
  • Paypal: Donation Management []
  • Stripe: Payment Processor []
  • Sessionize: Call For Papers and Speaker Management []

Previously we used:

  • Pretalx: []
  • Sched: []
  • ExOrdo: Event Paper Submissions and Talk/Training Proposals []
  • Hopin: Virtual Event Venue []
  • GoToWebinar (part of LogMeIn): Virtual Event Venue []

TDI may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from TDI and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

TDI does not sell, rent or lease lists of its subscribers and supporters to third parties.

TDI may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide website support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to TDI, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

TDI may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on TDI or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of TDI; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of TDI, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by TDI. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used to maintain the quality of the website and to provide general statistics regarding use of the TDI website.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site (external links will always open in a new window/tab) and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

TDI secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For this purpose, TDI takes reasonable precautions to keep your data safe in transit.

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption.

The security of personal information is very important to TDI. TDI maintains all personal information with technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to protect against loss, unauthorized access, destruction, misuse, modification, and improper disclosure. No computer system or information can ever be fully protected against every possible attack. TDI provides reasonable and appropriate security controls to protect personal information against foreseeable attack. If nevertheless a successful attack was identified, TDI will inform the affected persons via email.

Children Under Thirteen

TDI does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you should have permission from a parent or guardian before use of this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, TDI may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from TDI, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any email you have received from our organization.

External Data Storage Sites

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

Event Paper Submissions and Talk/Training Proposals

We use third-party processors to collect paper submissions and conference presentation proposals. This information is accessible to TDI staff as well as event volunteer organizers (e.g., program committees). Successful submissions are posted on our website, in conference proceedings, in conference directories, and other publicly available locations. Comments made by reviewers in these systems are accessible only to TDI and conference organizers and are not distributed.

Data Retention

We retain your personal information and a record of membership, event attendance, volunteer service, and related data. You have the right to request that your personal information be deleted by contacting

Changes to this Policy

TDI reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. However, we will take appropriate measures to inform you about material changes to this policy in a timely manner.

Contact Information

TDI welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that TDI has not adhered to this Statement, please contact TDI at:

The Diana Initiative
8465 W Sahara Avenue Suite 111-585
Las Vegas NV 89117

Email Address:

Effective as of 01 June 2020

Revision History:
Accepted by Board of Directors – 01 June 2020
Published to website – 13 June 2020

Updated – 18 January 2024