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Privacy Policy

CIG is committed to protecting personal privacy and the personal information collected via this website (


We collect information to analyze the development and usage of community software, event offerings, outreach efforts, and other services we offer to evaluate their effectiveness in better serving our community. When visiting our website, we automatically store and collect your internet domain; the type of browser and operating system used; the date and time of access, pages visited, and if any, IP of website referred. This information is aggregated and anonymized. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. We do use a minimal number of cookies to optimize the users experience.


We collect personal information when you register for events that includes name, affiliation, contact, and other information. We may also collect other optional personal information such as research interests, dietary restriction and other background information.  In addition, if you provide it, we may collect (1) personal information about disabilities, medical conditions, gender identity, and allergies in order to provide appropriate accommodations for attendees; and (2) personal information about your citizenship, date of birth, and passport details if you request assistance from us with obtaining a visa letter to travel to one of our events. 


CIG uses and may supply hypertext links to third party websites. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites. We advise you to consult the respective Privacy Policies for more information.


This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect with CIG. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


We do not sell or share personal information to third-party organizations such as telemarketers, direct mailers, or other related organizations.


Individuals have the option to decline any online registration and may submit requests to use other registration methods by e-mail or U.S. mail. Users may review, modify, or delete their previously provided personal information by contacting us.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy


If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us: