ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Privacy and Data Use and Control Policy and Statement (updated January 2020)
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA are is committed to protecting your right to privacy. To that end, we have prepared this privacy and data use and control policy and statement to disclose and describe our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. This policy summarizes the personal information we collect, how we may use this information, and other points relating to your privacy and data protection.
It is the ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA policy to comply with all applicable privacy and data protection laws. This commitment reflects the value we place on earning and keeping the trust of our customers, business partners and others who share their personal information with us. ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA’s intent is to strictly protect the security of your personal information; honor your choice for its intended use; and carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We have physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information we collect online, including the use of encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information.
This policy applies to all Internet sites and mobile applications operated by or on behalf of ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA and includes ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA entities worldwide. It also applies to personal information ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA may otherwise collect: (i) through our products and services; (ii) when you interact with us by means other than an ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Site or App, for example, in person, by telephone, or at an ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA sponsored event, conference or classroom course; and (iii) from our customers, members, distributors, suppliers, vendors, sponsors, exhibitors and other business partners (collectively “Business Partners”).
However, different ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Sites, Apps, products, and services have different purposes and features. If additional or different disclosures are required for a specific ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Site, App, product, or service, then we provide those disclosures separately on, or with, the relevant Internet Site, App, product, or service. Each such specific privacy disclosure, policy, or statement (“Specific Privacy Statement”) supplements and amends this Policy.
General Principles of ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA’s Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Personal Information ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Collects
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA collects personal information you provide us, which may include: (i) contact information, such as your name, company name, job title, address, e-mail address, and phone number; (ii) additional information about you to help us get to know you better, such as your gender, age, date of birth, nationality, professional associations and registration numbers, information about how you use our products, and demographic information; (iii) comments, questions, requests and orders you may make; (iv) financial information needed to process payments if you make purchases, such as credit card or account information or tax identification number; (v) log-in information, including, if applicable, social media account information for login purposes; and (vi) information about your preferences, such as your preferred methods of communication and product types in which you are interested.
Device and browser information. ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA may collect technical information about your device, such as device type, browser type, IP address, operating system, and device identifier. ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA collects this information automatically from your device and web browser through cookies and similar technologies.
Information about how you interact with us. ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA may collect technical data about your usage of ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Sites and Apps and how you interact with our digital advertisements and promotions, such as content viewed or downloaded, features used, links clicked, ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA promotional emails opened, and dates and times of interactions. ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA collects this information using cookies and similar technologies.
Location information. ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA may collect location information, including real-time location information from your device and information derived from, for example, your IP address or postal code. ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Apps will NOT access precise-real time location information from your device unless you grant permission to do so.
Cookies and Similar Technologies. A “cookie” is a file of information placed on your device when you visit a website. Cookies and similar technologies can enhance your user experience by saving your preferences, personalizing your online experience, holding items in your shopping cart, and sometimes providing you with advertising which is tailored to your interests.
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Sites use “cookies.” A session cookie does not identify you personally and expires after you close your browser. For example, when you complete an ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA order online, survey or exam using ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Sites or third party providers of these services, we place a session cookie to provide continuity and maintain your login from page to page.
At any time when visiting an ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Site, clicking on the “Change Your Cookie Preferences” link at the bottom of each page allows you to access information on cookies and change your settings.
Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit an ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Site, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of the site if you reject certain cookies. In addition, your browser may allow you to adjust settings to accept or reject cookies, or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer.
Analytics and Advertising. ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA uses third-party analytics services to better understand how users engage with ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Sites and Apps, including services provided by Google. To learn about the information collected by these third-party analytics, please visit their privacy policies.
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA also uses third-party advertising services to provide advertisements for ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA products or services that may be of interest to you when you visit websites or other online services.
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA allows selected third parties, including these analytics and advertising services, to place cookies on our Internet Sites. These third parties may collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites.
These third parties may be members of industry self-regulatory groups such as the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). The websites for these groups provide more information on interest-based online advertising and how to opt out of receiving interest-based online ads from participating companies.
Do Not Track Browser Settings. Some browsers may transmit “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) signals to the websites you visit. Because there is not common agreement about how to interpret DNT signals, ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA currently does not take action in response to them.
Information from Business Partners and other Third Parties
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA may also obtain personal information from other third-party sources, including publicly and commercially available sources. We may combine the information we receive from our Business Partners and other third-party sources with information that we collect from you or your device, as described above.
You have choices about the personal information you provide ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA. You may choose not to provide information that we request, but if you do so, we may not be able to provide you a relevant service or a particular feature for an ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Internet Site, App, or product.
How ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA Uses Your Personal Information
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA may also use your personal information for other uses consistent with the context in which the information was collected or with your consent.
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA may anonymize or aggregate any of the information we collect and use it for any purpose, including for research and product-development purposes. Such information will not identify you individually.
When ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA May Share Your Personal Information
Security of Your Personal Information
Links to Third Party Internet Sites and Plugins
Access to Your Personal Information and Opportunity to “OPT OUT”
ECP MEDIA AND IBSMA
Retention of Your Personal Information
Questions about this Policy or our Privacy Statements
Changes to this Policy and our Privacy Statements
Updated January 2020.
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