WMEP Manufacturing Solutions is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personal information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our web servers.

Information collected: servers collect the following analytics: 

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address of computer being used 
  • web pages requested 
  • referring web page 
  • browser used 
  • date and time

WMEP Manufacturing Solutions does not associate this data to individual user identities.

In addition to the IP address/browser information collected from anonymous visitors to the site, other information is collected and stored when users log in to view restricted and gated content or submit forms. Specifically, the following information is collected and mapped to a locally created account:

  • Display Name (usually first and last name as: First LAST)
  • UID
  • Email address

Cookies site may use “cookies” in order to deliver web content specific to individual users’ interests or to keep track of online information access and purchasing transactions. Sensitive personal information is not stored within cookies.

Webforms uses webforms forms on this site. These forms require users to give contact information such as, email, name and/or company. Contact information from the registration form is used only to send material relating to the purpose for which it was collected and will not be sold to another party. 

Use of collected information:

  • will only use personal information collected from this site for the purpose of communication back to individuals who contact us via the site.
  • uses browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for profiling purposes. This information is used to improve Web presentation and utilization. IP address information may also be used for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Information collected by is used to identify users accessing secure content, and to pre-fill forms with information about the user submitting the form.

Distribution of collected information:

  • will not disclose, without your consent, personal information collected about you, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure is required by law.
  • will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.

This Privacy Statement only applies to 

Privacy Statement Revisions:

This Privacy Statement was last revised on 11/30/2023. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement each time you visit the web site.

If we make a significant change to our Privacy Statement, we will post a notice on the homepage of our web site for a period of time after the change is made. 

Responsibility for External Sites:

This website may contain links to other web sites. Some of those web sites may be operated by third parties. We provide the links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of web sites operated by others.

We are not responsible for the performance of web sites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them. Therefore, whenever you leave this web site we recommend that you review each web site’s privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices.

How to contact us

You can email [email protected] or call 608-240-1740. While using this website, you may encounter hypertext links to the Web pages of other WMEP Manufacturing Solutions websites or organizations not directly affiliated with WMEP Manufacturing Solutions . All WMEP Manufacturing Solutions websites must comply with the Privacy Statement for Websites, but may have refined the standard privacy statement to include additional or stronger privacy provisions. WMEP Manufacturing Solutions does not control the content or information practices of external organizations.  We recommend you review the privacy statements of these organizations.

Event Terms & Conditions

  1. Changes and Cancellations
    We’re not responsible if an event is canceled or changed due to circumstances beyond our control like natural disasters, government regulations, or other unforeseen situations. If we have to cancel an event, we’ll refund the event fee but won’t cover travel or hotel costs. If you cancel:
    • More than 15 days before the event, you’ll get a full refund.
    • Within 15 days of the event, you’ll get a refund minus a 10% administrative fee.
  2. Nonattendance and Transfers
    You can send someone else instead of attending yourself at no extra cost. You can also request to switch to another WMEP event, but availability isn’t guaranteed, and additional charges may apply. Missed sessions won’t be refunded.
  3. Participant Contact
    By registering, you agree to let us and event-associated companies contact you for event-related reasons. Your contact details may be shared with sponsors and other attendees for networking purposes. If you don’t want this, let us know during registration.
  4. Photography and Video
    We might take photos or videos at events for promotion. Your image may be included incidentally. Tell us beforehand if you don’t want your image used this way. Please see the expanded Photography and Video Policy for In-Person Events for additional details.
  5. Services and Confidentiality
    We’ll provide services as described in the program summary. Both parties agree not to share or use each other’s confidential information without permission.
  6. Insurance and Indemnification
    Participants should have comprehensive liability insurance. Participants agree to indemnify us for any liabilities except in cases of our gross negligence or intentional misconduct.
  7. Participant Feedback
    We’ll ask for feedback after the event to improve future events and may request participation in surveys for ongoing review purposes.
  8. Remedies and Other Agreements
    If there’s a breach, the non-defaulting party can terminate the agreement and seek legal remedies. Claims against us should be based on breach of contract, not tort theories. The total liability for claims under this agreement won’t exceed the total compensation paid.
  9. Entire Agreement and Binding Effect
    This agreement is the complete understanding between us and replaces any previous agreements.
  10. Binding Effect
    This agreement is binding and benefits both parties, but it can’t be assigned without our written consent.

Photography and Video Policy for In-Person Events

At WMEP Manufacturing Solutions (Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership – WMEP), we understand the importance of respecting the privacy of our event attendees while capturing moments that help showcase our events and activities. This policy outlines how we handle photography and video recording during our in-person events hosted or organized by WMEP.

  1. Consent and Notice
    By participating in our events, attendees acknowledge and agree that WMEP may capture photographs, videos, or audio recordings during the event. Attendees grant WMEP the right and permission to use these materials for promotional and marketing purposes, including but not limited to website content, social media, marketing materials, and publications, without further consent or notification.
  2. Opt-Out and Requests
    Attendees who prefer not to be photographed or recorded should notify event organizers or staff on-site. WMEP will make reasonable efforts to accommodate these requests, although complete avoidance of being included inadvertently in photographs or videos may not always be feasible in crowded event spaces.
  3. Use of Media
    Photographs, videos, and audio recordings taken at our events are the property of WMEP. We retain the right to use, reproduce, distribute, and display these materials for promotional purposes. Attendees understand that their likeness or voice may appear in these materials and waive any rights or claims for compensation for such use.
  4. Third-Party Photographers and Videographers
    WMEP may engage third-party photographers or videographers to capture moments during events. These photographers or videographers may also have their own privacy policies governing the use of media they capture.
  5. Questions and Contact Information
    If attendees have any concerns, questions, or requests regarding the use of their images or recordings, they can contact WMEP using the information provided on our website.
  6. Updates to Policy
    WMEP reserves the right to modify this policy at any time. Any changes made will be posted on our website and become effective immediately upon posting.

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