Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Orators Society official website. We are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy rights of our members. This policy describes the types of information that Orators Society may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit and our practices for collecting, using, protecting and disclosing that information. By visiting any website in the domain, you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

In simplified form (greater detail is below), our policy can be summarized as follows:

  1. We may collect some information about you, as described in this policy, but you can control how much you share about yourself.
  2. We do not knowingly collect information from children under 16 years of age.
  3. We will not sell your personal information but may share such information with third-party service providers in order to streamline functions on our behalf. If we use a third party, they will be vetted to ensure they protect your information.
  4. We may collect, use and share aggregate, anonymous information about our users.
  5. In certain legal situations, we may be compelled to disclose your personal information.

What personal information do we collect?

Why do we retain personal data?

How does the Orators Society use the collected information?

What about cookies?

Does Orators Society share the information it receives?

Do I have choices about sharing my information?

How secure is my information?

What else should you know?

What personal information do we collect?

When you apply to share your video, we will collect personal data as necessary to register the videos. Typical information required may be your name, postal address, telephone number and email address in order to establish the data.

We may ask you to provide us with additional information including:

You can choose not to provide certain information or to have it deleted, by accessing your profile or by contacting our Member Services department, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing your future visits to the Orators Society website and improving our website, and communicating with you.

Any information we collect automatically is statistical data, and does not identify any individual. It helps us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to:

Estimate our audience size, browser statistics, and popularity of content and usage patterns.

Speed up your searches.

Recognize you when you return to our website.

A number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit websites anonymously. Although we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience at if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these tools exist.

Information from Other Sources:

Third-party advertisers may appear on our website from time to time. They may be able to detect that visitors to their website arrived via However, we do not receive any information from these or other outside websites regarding your page views or any other information.

Why do we retain personal data?

We retain personal data to fulfil any legal or regulatory obligations and for legitimate business purposes. We may save personal data for longer periods than required by law if it is in our legitimate business interests and not prohibited by law. We will continue to use and disclose such personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How does Orators Society use the collected information?

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

What about cookies?

Cookies are tiny bits of information that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features such as your personalized profile.

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, leaving cookies on will allow you to take full advantage of some of Orators Society's most entertaining and helpful features.

Does Orators Society share the information it receives?

Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. However, we may share your information for the following purposes:

Orators Society:

This includes the organization’s Headquarters, which manages, as well as Orators Society users. In keeping with our regular offline business practices, Orators Society will provide information about Orators Society members to these internal associates for communication purposes only.

Third-Party Service Providers:

We may share information with third-party service providers to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include streamlining large emails, hosting online events, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing website data, providing website design assistance and conducting surveys. Third parties may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. All third-parties have been carefully vetted, and when necessary may have signed data protection agreements.

Protection of and Others:

We may release other personal information when appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Conditions of Use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Orators Society or others. This may include exchanging information with civil authorities, other companies and organizations in order to protect Orators Society and its members from illegal activities. However, this does not include selling, renting, sharing, or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from customers for commercial purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this policy.

Do I have choices about sharing my information?

Orators Society, gives you access to a broad range of information about your interactions with Orators Society for the limited purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information. Examples of data you can access at include personally identifiable information (including name, email, password). This list will change and expand as our website evolves.

You may choose not to provide data and opt-out of services and communications along the way, but certain services may be unavailable to you as a result. You can opt-out of receiving non-essential communications via email, postal mail, or telephone. Even if you opt-out of getting messages, we will still send you transactional messages such as receipts and communications necessary to further our legitimate business interests.

How secure is my information?

Orators Society is committed to protecting the security of your personal information and maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that meet industry standards to guard your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Passwords, registered with our website, are encrypted to ensure protection against unauthorized access to your personal information. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of our website. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of our website. It is important for you to guard against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

What else should you know?

Orators Society strongly supports our members’ right to privacy.

If you choose to visit, your visit and any dispute over privacy are subject to this policy and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Our website is growing, and our Privacy Policy and the Conditions of Use will change also. We may email periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, though you should still check our website frequently to see reports on the latest changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

Orators Society may change, add, modify or remove portions of this policy at any time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting on this page. The date the policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of the page. It is your responsibility to review this policy for any changes. By continuing to use our website, you agree to any changes in the policy.