This policy describes the type of information we collect from you and/or that you may provide us when you visit and/or use this website and/or any of our mobile applications (individually or collectively, “Website”). “You/your/user(s)” means you as a user of our Website.
We strive to keep your Personal Information private and safe. We take commercially reasonable physical, technical, and administrative steps to maintain the security of Personal Information collected, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access.
Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, the transmission of data over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we will use reasonable means to ensure the security of information you transmit through the Website, any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by third parties, and we will not be liable for any breach of the security of your Personal Information resulting from causes or events that are beyond our control, including, without limitation, your own act or omission, corruption of storage media, defects in third-party data security products or services, power failures, natural phenomena, riots, acts of vandalism, hacking, sabotage, or terrorism, and we are not responsible for unauthorized circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Various state laws provide you with certain rights as a consumer. If you are a resident of any of those states, you may have the following rights:
- The right to correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information
- The right to request that we delete your Personal Information (unless we have a legal obligation to maintain such information)
- The right to obtain a copy of your Personal Information from us that would allow you to transmit the data to another company
- The right to opt out of the use of your Personal Information for purposes of targeted advertising
We will not discriminate against you for exercising your privacy rights.
HOW TO EXERCISE YOUR RIGHTS
If you believe you are a resident of any state that has passed applicable laws relating to your privacy rights, please send your request to exercise any of these rights to us at email@example.com.
You may also fill out our online request form at https://groupcmedia.com/44871/privacy-policy-request/
If you wish to opt out of the use of your Personal Information for targeted advertising or remarketing, please click here https://groupcmedia.com/44871/privacy-policy-request/
CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect Personal Information in three ways. First, we collect Personal Information that you provide to us. Second, we collect certain Automated Information that may contain Personal Information when you use our Website. Third, we may collect Personal Information from public sources or from third parties who have obtained such Personal Information in compliance with applicable laws and have the legal authority to provide such Personal Information to us.
Personal Information You Provide to Us
The Personal Information you provide to us is generally:
- contact details including name, email, telephone number and shipping, billing address
- login and account information, including unique user ID and password
- personal details including hometown
- payment or credit card information
- employment and education history and other information that you provide to us if you apply for employment with us
We collect Personal Information directly from you when you provide it to us. This typically occurs when you:
- sign up for our email list
- sign up for a magazine subscription
- send us an email or other communication
- create an account with us
- participate in our promotions, surveys, and/or contests
- complete a survey
- complete forms that may appear on our website
- send us an email or other communication that contains any Personal Information
It is optional for you to engage in such activity, however, if you choose to do so, we may require that you provide us certain Personal Information. Depending upon the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is required and some is voluntary. If you do not provide required information for a particular activity, you may not be permitted to engage in that activity.
We also collect information, some of which may be Personal Information, through automated means when you visit our Website (“Automated Information”) such as:
- the IP address of the device you use to connect to the internet (which may include information about your geographic location)
- the unique identifiers of your device
- your browser characteristics
- your device characteristics
- your operating system
- your language preferences
- the websites you visited before coming to our Website or through which you were referred to our Website
- information on actions taken by you on our Website
- dates and times of your visits to our Website
- the pages you accessed on our Website
We use a variety of methods, such as cookies to collect this information, Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you do not wish to have cookies on your system, you can set your browser to refuse them. Please review the specific instructions from your browser in order to do this. However, please note that not accepting cookies may make certain features of our Website unavailable or difficult to view or use.
Information We Obtain From Third Parties
We may obtain Personal Information from third parties for marketing and other business purposes. We require that any third parties from whom we may obtain such Personal Information represent to us that they have acquired the Personal Information in compliance with all applicable laws and have the right to provide us such Personal Information for our marketing purposes.
We may also collect Personal Information from publicly available sources.
Third parties may collect information via our Website through cookies, third party plug-ins, widgets, and other technologies in order to:
- deliver our advertisements to you;
- deliver advertisements to you relating to other products and services that may be of interest to you;
- provide us with analytical information about your visit to our Website;
- provide us with analytical information about your interactions with our Website and other websites
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We will use your Personal Information in the following circumstances:
- Where you have asked us to do so, or consented to us doing so;
- Where we need to do so in order to perform a contract we have entered into with you;
- To fulfill orders and information requests;
- To notify you of relevant new products and announcements from third party partners;
- To notify users of promotional activities within one or more of the Sites;
- To distribute e-newsletters
- For marketing and promotional activities relating to our business;
- Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your fundamental rights do not override those interests;
- Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation to fulfill product a product order;
- To personalize online content and experiences to you
- To administer your account; and
- To detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
Personal Information is also retained for in-house research to do the following:
- To improve our understanding of customer needs and product development
- To build marketing profiles
- To aid in strategic development; and
- To manage our relationship with advertisers.
All results of such research and analysis will be anonymized or aggregated information and will not reveal any Personal Information or personal facts about you.
CATEGORIES OF THIRD PARTIES WITH WHOM WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We are committed to maintaining your trust and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share Personal Information and information collected about you. We do not share your Personal Information with any third parties except as set forth herein.
We may disclose your Personal Information to outside individuals and/or companies that help us bring you the products and services we offer, assist us in advertising and marketing our products and services to you, and to create, operate, and maintain our Website. For example, we may share your Personal Information with other companies or individuals in order to:
- manage a database of customer information;
- host our Websites
- distribute our marketing and other e-mails;
- provide payment processing;
- advertise our products and services to you;
- advertise products and services to you from other companies and individuals that may be of interest
- assist us with direct marketing and data collection;
- provide data storage
- provide data analysis;
- provide fraud prevention;
- provide order fulfillment and/or delivery services; and
- provide other services designed to assist us in developing and running our Website and maximizing our business potential.
All contact information (including email address) of registrants to the Business Facilities LiveXchange conferences, as well as registrations to Facility Executive and Business Facilities webinars, will be shared with the sponsors of those conferences or webinars, unless you explicitly state in writing that you do not want their information shared. To request that your email or postal address not be shared with event sponsors, please email your request to Neil Eisenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org, or send your request to Group C Media, Att: Neil Eisenberg, The Galleria, 2 Bridge Avenue, Suite 231, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
In addition, we will rent our postal and email lists to trusted third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes. To request that your email or postal address not be shared with third party mailers, please email your request to Neil Eisenberg at email@example.com, or send your request to Group C Media, Att: Neil Eisenberg, The Galleria, 2 Bridge Avenue, Suite 231, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
If we seek investors or go through a business transition, including but not limited to, a merger, acquisition by another company, or a sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information will likely be shared as part of the negotiation of the transaction pursuant to an adequate confidentiality agreement and will likely be among the assets transferred in the event of a sale or partial sale of our assets.
We may also disclose or share your Personal Information with other companies or individuals when legally required to do so, to cooperate with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Website, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of users of the Website or the public.
De-identified, anonymized, or aggregate data.
We may generate and use de-identified, anonymized, or aggregate data for various purposes. Such data cannot reasonably be used to identify you. We will maintain and use this data only in a de-identified form and will not attempt to re-identify such data, except as permitted by applicable law. It is measured anonymously and only in the aggregate. We use such data to maintain and administer the Site(s), analyze trends, gather demographic information and comply with applicable law. We may share this information with others without express notice to you or consent from you, and we may exploit, use and disclose this data without limitation of any kind.
TARGETED ADVERTISING AND REMARKETING
You may see advertisements for our products/services on other websites and mobile applications because we work with third party advertisers to engage in remarketing and retargeting activities. Through our relationships with these advertisers, we can target messaging to our users by interest-based, demographic, contextual, and other means. These third party advertisers track your online activities over time and across websites and mobile applications by collecting information through automated means, including through the use of third-party cookies, web server logs, and web beacons. They use this information to show you advertisements that may be tailored to your individual interests. The information our advertising partners may collect includes data about your visits to websites and mobile applications that participate in the relevant advertising networks, such as the pages or advertisements you view and the actions you take on the websites or apps. This data collection takes place both on our Website and on third-party websites and mobile applications that participate in the advertising networks. This process also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. Some third-party advertising companies may be advertising networks that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offer a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies (www.networkadvertising.org).
You may also opt-out of targeted advertising by clicking here https://groupcmedia.com/44871/privacy-policy-request/
If you use a third-party website or application to access our Website or your account on our Website, your activities on such third-party sites or apps are governed by the privacy practices of those sites or apps. The privacy policies of other sites and apps may differ significantly from ours, and we have no control over the operation of those sites or apps or the manner in which the collect, store, or process data.
YOUR CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION AND OPTING OUT
There are ways by which you can control how your Personal Information is used.
If you do not wish to receive our email promotional offers, you may opt-out by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link found in emails we send to you or sending a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for changes to your email preferences to take effect. During that time, you may continue to receive email communications from us that were already in process. Opting out of receiving our communications will not affect your receipt of service-related communications, such as payment confirmations, if we have a data breach, or other such communications for which we have a legal obligation to inform you and/or to prevent fraud or harm to our Website, our business, and/or third parties
If you do not want us to use Personal Information that we collect for us to deliver advertisements to you, you can opt-out of receiving such advertising by clicking here https://groupcmedia.com/44871/privacy-policy-request/
You may opt out of Internet-based and mobile advertising on your mobile device by visiting TRUSTe’s Ad Preference Manager, currently available at https://preferences-mgr.truste.com/, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s consumer choice page, currently available at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, or the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) opt out tool currently available at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
If you opt-out of receiving advertising or when using the ad industry opt out tools described above, note that: (a) if you opt-out we may still collect some data about your online activity for operational purposes (such as fraud prevention), but it will not be used by us for the purpose of targeting ads to you; (b) if you use multiple browsers or devices you may need to execute this opt out on each browser or device; and (c) other ad companies’ opt-outs may function differently than our opt-out, and we have no control over the practices of any third-parties. If you use any of the third-party opt-out tools listed above, we do not make any representations or warranties about such opt-out services. Such services are independent from us, and we have no control over, or responsibility for their performance.
Our Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, www.google.com (“Google Analytics” or “Google”). Google Analytics employs cookies that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
In using Google Analytics our website employs the extension “anonymizeIp”. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address. Google uses this information to analyze your use of our Site, to compile reports for us on internet activity and to provide other services relating to our Website. You may learn more about Google’s IP anonymization at the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052?hl=en
Google Analytics also uses electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our Website are used.
You can find additional information on how to install the browser add-on referenced above at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Our products and services also use Google Analytics and its associated tracking technologies to help display our ads you see on other sites, and to help us manage and optimize our online advertising efforts. To opt out of Google Analytics Advertising Features, visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en or you may access the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-on, currently located at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
DISCLOSURE FOR LEGAL PURPOSES
You hereby authorize us to disclose any of your Personal Information pursuant to judicial and administrative proceedings and to law enforcement or government agencies if we are legally required to do so. You also authorize us to disclose Personal Information if we believe the disclosure is necessary or appropriate in the event of an investigation of improper or illegal conduct in connection with the Website, such as fraud, misrepresentation, intellectual property infringement, or other activity that may put us at risk for liability.
We do not knowingly permit persons under 16 years of age to use the Website, and we do not knowingly collect, use or disclose Personal Information from anyone under 16 years of age. If we determine upon collection of Personal Information that a user is under this age, we will not use or maintain his/her Personal Information without the parent/guardian’s consent. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 16, we will make reasonable efforts to delete such information from our records.
We do not want you to send to us any confidential or proprietary information through email or otherwise. Any information, materials, suggestions, ideas or comments sent to us will be considered non-confidential, and by submitting the same to us, you are giving us the absolute right to use, modify, reproduce, transmit, display and distribute the information for any purpose whatsoever, with no payment or other compensation to you. However, we will not use your name unless we are required by law to identify the source of the materials, information, suggestions, ideas or comments, or unless we first obtain your permission.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA CONSUMERS
The following applies to you only if you are a California resident.
Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of Personal Information we share with third parties or corporate affiliates for those third parties or corporate affiliates’ direct marketing purposes. That notice will identify the categories of information shared and will include a list of the third parties and affiliates with which it was shared, along with their names and addresses.
Please note the following:
- Users are able to change their Personal Information by emailing us, by calling us, or updating their Personal Information in their online accounts with us;
- Some Internet browsers include the ability to transmit “Do Not Track” signals that give you control over the collection and use of web browsing information. We process or respond to such signals in users’ web browsers at this time; and
- We allow the collection of users’ behavioral tracking by third parties for analytical and marketing purposes.
If you have any questions about your privacy or security at the Website, or wish to update your Personal Information, please send an email to email@example.com.
DATE LAST MODIFIED: March 1, 2023