Terms & Privacy


Chief Executives Organization
Privacy Policy

As of 31 August 2018

CEO values the privacy of its global membership.  This policy sets forth how CEO collects, uses, and shares personal information of its members.

CEO members may contact the Chief Executives Organization for more information related to the privacy of their information by any of the following methods:


1825 K Street, NW Suite 1450, 
Washington, DC 20006 USA

Phone:  +1 202 813 1880
Email:  info@ceo.org

Your request will be answered within 2-3 business days upon receipt.

Notification of Change
Chief Executives Organization reserves the right to update this policy at any time. CEO will keep the privacy policy current and posted on the website.

Information Collected
CEO collects personal information from its member, in particular when registering for an event, submitting a nomination for membership, or renewing membership. When performing these actions, the member is asked to provide his/her name, and personal contact information (e.g., employer, address, phone number, email address). Collecting this information helps CEO provide its members not only with relevant and useful content, but to ensure members are kept informed of the latest updates, programs and activities.  CEO does not store credit card or passport information. 

How CEO Uses Personal Information 
Collecting this information is necessary for CEO to administer and manage memberships.  It also helps CEO provide its members not only with relevant and useful content, but to ensure members are kept informed of the latest updates, programs and activities.  Other uses include: delivery of products and services; communication of events, products, services, offerings, benefits and opportunities; direct marketing; member data analysis; development of directories; and product and services customization and development. 

Bases for Collecting and Processing Personal Information 
There are several legal bases for CEO's collection and processing of personal information: for the legitimate interests of CEO, including the several uses listed above; to perform a contract; based on consent; and legal compliance. 

Third Parties with Which Personal Information May Be Shared 
In general, CEO does not sell nor exchange our membership list.  However, CEO may share personal information with several other parties.  These include: sponsors of CEO activities; exhibitors at CEO events; publishers of CEO publications; Cloud service providers; service providers who perform functions such as marketing, research, shipping and fulfilment; and vendors, such as insurance and credit card companies.  

CEO also may share personal data in the event of a merger or asset sale/purchase transaction, and as required by law.  

Site of Processing of Personal Information 
Personal information collected by CEO may be stored and processed in the United States, Europe, or any other country in which CEO, its vendors, or partners maintain facilities.  The CEO generally collects and processes personal data in the US.  In the event personal data is collected in the EU and is then transferred to the US, or is transferred to any other country outside of the EU, CEO will do so because there is a legal reason, such as in order to perform a contract, or to achieve a legitimate interst of CEO.  Please note that the privacy laws in the US may not be as comprehensive as those in other countries such as the EU.  

Opt Out
CEO members are only required to submit an email address and password in order to log into the website. At their discretion, members may opt out from sharing information if so desired.

CEO members may also opt out from communications received by email or mail by editing their profile and/or clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email.

Members may also opt out or subscribe to email or mail communications by contacting CEO by any of the following methods:


1825 K Street, NW Suite 1450,
Washington, DC 20006 USA

Phone:  +1 202 813 1880
Email:   info@ceo.org

Collecting/Updating Your Profile
CEO offers members the ability to self-manage his/her own profile and preferences at any time, including for purposes of correcting any errors or incompleteness. The contact information provided below should be used for these purposes. There is also a limited right to request deletion of personal data for persons who are no longer CEO members.  Such requests also should be directed to the designated contact.  At the request of the member, CEO will work with the member to retain the privacy of the information disclosed to CEO.

Personal Information Automatically Collected 
CEO may collect certain personal information automatically using cookies and other technologies.  

A cookie is a small file placed on your device that enables different website features and functionality. The purpose of cookies is to offer an enhanced, personalized website experience. CEO uses cookies when members log in to the website and browse the website. Browsers generally are set to accept cookies. This setting may be turned off. By turning off this setting, the member’s website, in particular when logging in, may be impacted.

Links to Other Websites
CEO does link to other websites. CEO is not responsible for the content hosted or managed by other websites. CEO encourages members to read the privacy policy of these websites for more information.

Information from Children
CEO does not collect information about children, except when a member registers a child for an event. Personal information is collected for the sole purpose of allowing a member to bring a child or grandchild to a CEO family program open to children at least 10 years of age. When information is collected about children, CEO will comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

California Privacy Rights  
For California residents only per California Privacy Law (SB27): Exchanging, Renting or Selling Information: On 1 January 2005, California signed into law SB27 detailing the privacy practices of California businesses and the appropriate use of personal information for direct marketing purposes.

Information Retention 
Personal information may be retained by CEO for so long as necessary or useful to pursue the legitimate interests of CEO, including promotion of CEO products and services.  Other factors may include: the duration of an individual's membership in CEO; archiving of historical information; and legal requirements, including limitation periods during which a legal claim might be brought.  

CEO has put in place reasonable techinical, physical, and administrative safeguards to protect personal information collected by CEO.  

Contact Information


1825 K Street, NW Suite 1450
Washington, DC 20006 USA
Phone: +1 202 813 1880
Email:  info@ceo.org