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Updated: 25 February 2020
We want you to use Industry Dive products secure in the knowledge that we take your privacy seriously and that we’ve implemented fair and ethical information practices.
Collection of Personal Data
Definition of “Personal Data”
How We Collect Personal Data
How We Use Personal Data and Other Information
How We Share Your Information
Links to Other Websites
Access and Your Choices
International Data Transfers and Our Privacy Shield Compliance
Children Under 16
California Privacy Rights
Industry Dive, Inc. (“Industry Dive”) is the operator of our Sites and the controller of data collected from you by our Sites and through our Services. With respect to the use of our Services by EU data subjects, we are either a controller or processor of your data, depending upon the circumstances that give rise to our processing of your data. We are a United States corporation located in Washington, DC.
“Personal Data” are data elements that identify you as an individual or relate to an identifiable individual. Personal Data includes the term “personal information” as used in the California Privacy Rights section below. We collect Personal Data in accordance with law and this Policy. Examples of such data are:
We collect Personal Data in a variety of ways as described below.
Directly From You
We may ask you to provide Personal Data for various reasons. As a prospective customer of our Services, when you contact us or request information about our Services, we ask you for contact information such as your name, email address, phone number, geographic and job information or title. We also collect similar information from you when you sign up to receive our newsletters or other offers.
We may ask you for similar and additional information at other times, such as when you apply for a job through our Sites or contact our customer service team.
You may also provide us your personal information when you sign up for a webinar, download a whitepaper directly on our Sites or from one of our Advertising partners, or complete a “contact us” form on our Sites.
We also collect Personal Data that employees, contractors, or clients provide to us when they register for access to the Industry Dive platform. The information we may collect includes name, address, company name, location, email address, phone number and account password.
Information Uploaded to the Services
Occasionally we allow users of our Services to post content or upload information and materials to the Site and Services, including pictures, documents, records and any other materials. In those cases we may require you to accept additional terms before we publish your submissions. If you post content or upload information or materials to our Site or Services, we may use this content to provide the Site and Services to you and other users, and we may share this content publicly, subject to any additional terms upon which we may agree.
From Third Party Sources/Clients
Through our Sites and Services, we may receive information, including, with your consent where required, from third party providers and sources that, alone or in combination with other information, could be used to identify an individual, including you.
We do not control the privacy practices of these third parties that we collect information from.
We also may receive your personal information such as name, business email, company and job title, from trade shows or other similar events that we sponsor or from third parties that provide such information. We use this information to send marketing messages to you as described below.
Information Automatically Collected
This information can include your browser type and operating system, your IP address, the length and times of day you use our Sites or Services, and the referring URL or webpage that led you to our Sites or Services.
We also use this technology to record your preferences, track the use of our products and your exposure to our online advertisements. We may also use these technologies to monitor traffic, improve the products and make it easier and/or relevant for your use. For example, we may recommend articles similar to the ones you’re reading or display advertisements that you haven’t already seen.
What Kinds of Cookies Do We Use?
We use the Personal Data collected for a number of purposes as described below.
To Provide our Services
Industry Dive uses your information, including Personal Data, for the following purposes:
We will not use the information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without notifying you first and getting your consent where required.
If you are a new customer, Industry Dive will only contact you when you have provided consent.
To Communicate with You
When you send email or other communications to us, we may keep those communications and use the Personal Data they contain in order to process your questions, respond to your requests and improve our Sites or Services. In particular, we may use your email address to communicate with you about our Services, such as to provide you with support.
Other Uses of Data
We may anonymize, de-identify and/or aggregate the information that we collect and use such anonymized, de-identified and/or aggregated data for our own business purposes, including but not limited to sharing anonymized orde-identified data with our current and prospective business partners, clients, service providers, affiliates, agents and other third parties for commercial, statistical and market research purposes, for example to allow those parties to analyze patterns among groups of people, and conducting research on consumer demographics, interests and behavior.
We use Personal Data and other data for data analysis, security and fraud monitoring and prevention, product development and testing, improving or modifying our Sites and Services, analyzing website traffic patterns and behaviors, statistical and survey purposes, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities.
Industry Dive uses reasonable administrative, logical, physical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized access, use and modification. Unfortunately, no measures can be guaranteed to provide 100% security. Accordingly, Industry Dive cannot guarantee the security of your information. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.
On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive a notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to control cookies, including turn them off. Please see the links below for guidance on how to modify your web browser’s settings on the most popular browsers:
To find out more about cookies and similar technologies, including how to see what cookies and similar technologies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org, and/or the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) online resources at http://youradchoices.com/control, and/or the Network Advertising Initiative’s (NAI) online resources at http://www.networkadvertising.org, and follow the opt-out instructions there, or if located in the European Union, visit the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s (EDAA) Your Online Choices opt-out tool at www.youronlinechoices.com.
Opting out from one or more companies listed on the DAA Consumer Choice Page, the NAI Consumer Opt-Out Page, or the EDAA Your Online Choices opt-out page will opt you out from the delivery of interest-based content or ads to you by the third parties participating in those opt-out services, but it does not mean you will no longer receive any personalized advertising through our Services or on our Sites or other websites. You may continue to receive advertisements, for example, advertisements for which you have given us consent, non-personalized advertisements or advertisements based on the particular website that you are viewing (i.e., contextually based ads). Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you opt out on the DAA, NAI or EDAA websites, your opt out may not be effective. Additional information is available at these websites.
Third Party Analytics
Third Party Advertisers
Modifying personal information
If you are a user of our Services, you may modify personal information that you have submitted by logging into your account and updating your profile information. Please note that copies of information that you have updated, modified or deleted may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Services for a period of time and in accordance with our data retention policies.
Opting out of email
We may send periodic promotional or informational emails to you. You may opt-out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt-out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you emails about your account or any Services you have requested or received from us.
EU Data Subjects
This section applies if you are an EU data subject (for these purposes, reference to the EU also includes the European Economic Area countries of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and, where applicable, Switzerland). Industry Dive is the data controller for processing Personal Data provided to Industry Dive in relation to the Sites and Services. Unless you have given us your consent for our independent uses of your Personal Data or we have another lawful basis for processing your Personal Data, we act strictly as a data processor for Personal Data that we process through the Services, as described under the “Information Collected Through our Services” section above. For example, we process data on behalf of Clients in relation to transactions you may be conducting or considering with them. We rely on the following legal bases for processing your Personal Data:
Subject to applicable law and reasonable steps that we may take to verify your identity with respect to your requests, you have the following rights in relation to your Personal Data:
If you have an account with us, we may instruct you to exercise some of your rights above through account settings or features, or by deleting your account.
EU Data Subjects may contact us about these rights at email@example.com or at the address set out in the Contact Us section below.
Industry Dive operates its site in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you are notified that your information will be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States.
BY USING THIS SITE AND PROVIDING INDUSTRY DIVE WITH INFORMATION, YOU CONSENT TO THIS TRANSFER, PROCESSING AND STORAGE OF YOUR INFORMATION IN THE UNITED STATES. If you do not consent to this, you should not use our Sites or Services.
It is important to note that the privacy laws in the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in other countries such as the European Union. Industry Dive service providers use appropriate safeguards for your Personal Data when transferred to and processed in the United States.
Industry Dive will retain Personal Data for the period necessary to provide our Services or for the purposes for which it was collected, or as otherwise required by our contracts or by law.
When determining how long we should keep data, we consider the length of time we will have a relationship with you or our clients, and provide our Services, whether there is a legal obligation that would require us to keep the information for a specified period of time, the reasons why we process your data, the risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data.
We may also anonymize or de-identify Personal Data so it would no longer be associated with you and use such anonymized or de-identified data for research or analytical purposes. If data is anonymized or de-identified, we may use this data for as long as we have a legitimate business purpose for such use, without additional notice to you.
Our Services and Sites are not directed at children under 16 years of age (or older where required by law), and we do not knowingly collect or receive Personal Data from them. If we learn that we have received Personal Data from a child whose age requires parental consent for processing, we will delete the data. If you believe that we have received Personal Data from a child whose age requires parental consent, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Information We Collect about California Consumers
For more information, please see “Collection of Personal Data” and “How We Collect Personal Data” above.
Disclosures of Personal Information for Monetary or Other Valuable Consideration or for Business Purposes
We have disclosed personal information in all or substantially all of the categories identified in this Additional Notice for California Resident Consumers for various business purposes and as directed by you in your interactions with our Services.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, you have the following rights. We will honor requests received to the extent required by applicable law and within the time provided by law.
You have the right to request that we disclose to you the categories and specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you. Specifically, you have the right to request that we disclose the following to you, in each case in the twelve-month period preceding your request:
We will deliver personal information that we are required by law to disclose to you in the manner required by law within 45 days after receipt of a verifiable request, unless we notify you that we require additional time to respond, in which case we will respond within such additional period of time required by law. We may deliver the personal information to you through your account, if you maintain an account with us, or electronically or by mail at your option. If electronically, then we will deliver the information in a portable and, to the extent technically feasible, in a readily usable format that allows you to transmit the information from one entity to another without hindrance.
Right to Deletion of Personal Information
You have the right to request that we delete Personal Information about you that we have collected from you.
Right to Opt Out
You have the right at any time to direct us not to sell your personal information, which is your right to opt-out. In the preceding twelve months, we have not sold personal information.
Right to No Discrimination
We may not discriminate against you because of your exercise of any of the foregoing rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, including by:
We may, however, charge different prices or rates, or provide a different level or quality of goods or services, if that difference is reasonably related to the value provided to us by your personal information.
Requests to Exercise Your Rights
You may request to exercise the foregoing rights by:
Please note that we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to information or acting on your request to exercise your rights, as required or permitted by law. We may limit our response to your exercise of the above rights as permitted by law.
Data Sharing for Direct Marketing Purposes
California Civil Code § 1798.83 further permits California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident, you may ask us to refrain from sharing your personal information with certain of our affiliates and other third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Please tell us your preference by contacting us as specified below.
Industry Dive, Inc.
1255 23rd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037