Last updated: May 26, 2021
You may choose whether or not to provide or disclose Personal Data in connection with your use of our Site. If you choose not to provide the Personal Data we request, you may still visit and use parts of our Site, but may be unable to access or use certain features, options, programs, and services. Our Site may contain links to third-party websites and services that are not owned or controlled by DATAVERSITY. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third party websites, services and advertisements, and you visit them at your own risk.
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To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you also agree that your access to and use of the Site is also deemed to constitute your consent and agreement.
3. Personal Data Collected
3.1. Personal Data You Provide To Us On Our Site.
3.1.1 a) Types of Personal Data. We and our service providers collect the Personal Data set forth below in order to provide the Site to you, or because we are legally required to do so. If you do not provide the Personal Data we request, we may not be able to provide you with the Site. The Personal Data we and our service providers collect includes but is not limited to:
- Your name;
- Email address;
- Job title;
- Company name;
- Company demographics
- Phone number;
- Physical address;
- Communications you send to us.
3.1.1 b) When Personal Data is Collected.You may be required to provide us with certain information that may constitute Personal Data in the following ways:
- Contact Information
In addition, if you choose, you may participate in a DATAVERSITY e-mail list server by subscribing within the Site or by contacting DATAVERSITY staff directly. You may unsubscribe from these e-mail list servers by following the unsubscribe instructions found within the list email.
- Payment Information
- Information Collected through Various Forms
We and our service providers may collect Personal Data in a variety of ways, including: (i) through use of the Site, e.g., when you sign up for a newsletter, download content, participate in an online conference, or through a webinar; (ii) offline, such as when you register or attend one of our conferences in person, talk with a marketing sales lead, participate in an in-person training program, or contact customer service; or (iii) from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, business partners, and from other third parties.
- Personal Data You Disclose Relating to Others
3.2 Personal Data You Provide To Third Parties On Our Site. Please note that we use certain third party service providers on our Site to enhance your experience or deliver certain services. These providers may collect Personal Data about you in performing their services and/or functions on our Site. For more information on our third party service providers, and their privacy practices, please review here.
3.3.1 a) Log Files On Our Site. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (“IP”) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, clicked pages and any other information your browser may send to us.
The following sets out how we may use different categories of cookies and your options for managing cookies’ settings:
|Type of Cookies
|Because required cookies are essential to operate our Site, there is no option to opt out of these cookies.
|These cookies collect information about how you use our Site, including which pages you go to most often and if they receive error messages from certain pages. These cookies do not collect information that individually identifies you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. It is only used to improve how our Site functions and performs. From time-to-time, we may engage third parties to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit our Site. We may also utilize Flash cookies for these purposes.
|To learn how to opt out of performance cookies using your browser settings click here. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.
|Functionality cookies allow our Site to remember information you have entered or choices you make (such as your username, language, or your region) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies also enable you to optimize your use of our Site after logging in. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize. We may use local shared objects, also known as Flash cookies, to store your preferences or display content based upon what you view on our Site to personalize your visit.
|To learn how to opt out of functionality cookies using your browser settings click here. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.
|Targeting or Advertising cookies
|To learn more about these and other advertising networks and their opt out instructions, click here. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.
3.3.1 d) Analytics Software Tools. We use Google Analytics on our Site to help us analyze the traffic on our Site. For more information on Google Analytics’ processing of Personal Data, please see http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. By using a browser plugin http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin/provided by Google, you can opt out of Google Analytics.3.3.1 c) Other Tracking Technologies. When you visit our Site, we may collect your IP address for certain purposes, such as monitoring the regions from which you navigate our Site. We may also use web beacons alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about your usage of our Site and interaction with emails from us. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular site tied to the web beacon. For example, we may place web beacons in marketing emails that notify us when you click on a link in the email that directs you to our Site. We may use web beacons to operate and improve our Site and email communications.
4. The Purposes For Which We Use Personal Data
If you submit or we collect Personal Data through our Site, then such Personal Data may be used in the following ways: (i) to provide, analyze, administer, and improve our Site and services, (ii) to contact you in connection with our Site and certain services, notifications, events, programs or offerings that you may have registered for, (iii) to send you updates and promotional materials that you have registered for, (iv) to identify and authenticate your access to the parts of our Site and services that you are authorized to access; (v) for recruiting and human resources administration purposes, and (vi) to protect our rights and/or our property and to ensure the technical functionality and security of our Site.
5. How We Disclose Personal Data
We do not sell, lease, rent or otherwise disclose the Personal Data collected from our Site to third parties unless otherwise stated below or with your consent.
5.2. Business Partners and Sponsors. From time to time, we may partner with other companies to jointly offer products or services, develop content, or create new programs. We may share Personal Data collected in connection with your purchase or expression of interest with our joint promotion partner(s). We do not control our business partners’ or sponsors’ use of Personal Data we collect, and their use of the information will be in accordance with their own privacy policies.
5.3. Advertising. We engage advertising services to assist us in advertising our brand and Site. From time to time, those services target advertisements on third-party websites based on cookies or other information.
6. Retention of Personal Data
We reserve the right to retain any Personal Data as long as the Personal Data are needed to: (i) fulfill the purposes that are described in Section 4 (The Purposes For Which We Use Personal Data), and (ii) comply with applicable law.
7. Your Rights
7.1 Personal Data. If you have an account on our Site, we provide access to—and the ability to edit or delete—certain categories of Personal Data through the account.
As may be required under various applicable laws, and depending on where you live or work, you rights may include: (i) the right to be notified of the Personal Data collected from you, and the purpose for collecting each category of information, at or before the point at which the Personal Data is collected; (ii) the right to request the disclosure of the categories of information that are collected, sold and/or disclosed; (iii) the right to receive copies of specific Personal Data that has been collected; (iv) the right to withdraw your consent to the collection and processing of Personal Data and/or the use of “cookies”; (v) the right to be notified before Personal Data is sold to a third party and the opportunity to “opt-out” of the sale of such Personal Data; (vi) the right to access the personal data and rectify, erase or block the data; (v) the right to receive the Personal Data that we have collected and to transmit the Personal Data to another data controller; and (vii) the right object to the processing of your Personal Data without express consent, that is, the right to “opt out.”
If you would like to access, amend, correct, erase (i.e., exercise your “right to be forgotten”),, export (i.e., exercise your right to “data portability”), or object to or restrict the processing of Personal Data collected via our Site, you may submit a request to email@example.com or write to us at:
13020 Dickens Street
Studio City, CA 91604 USA
We will promptly review all such requests in accordance with applicable laws.
Depending on where you live, you may have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority or other regulatory agency if you believe that we have violated any of the rights concerning Personal Data about you. We encourage you to first reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we have an opportunity to address your concerns directly before you do so.
7.2. Opting-Out of Promotional Emails. You may choose not to receive future promotional or advertising emails from us by selecting an unsubscribe or “Manage Your Subscription” link at the bottom of each email that you receive from us, or by responding to the emails directly and requesting removal if such a link is not available. Additionally, you may send a request specifying your communications preferences to email@example.com. Customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with us or our services. Please note that even if you opt out of receiving the foregoing emails, we may still send you a response to any “Contact Us” request as well as administrative, maintenance and operational emails (for example, in connection with a password reset request).
8. Personal Data Transferred from the EU or Switzerland To The United States
DATAVERSITY has committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the Privacy Shield Principles to JAMS, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-privacy-shield for more information and to file a complaint.
These recourse mechanisms are available at no cost to you. Damages may be awarded in accordance with applicable law. Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel. In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU or Swiss individuals received pursuant to the Privacy Shield, DATAVERSITY is potentially liable.
The security of Personal Data is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Data submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
10. Children’s Privacy
Our Site is intended for adult users only, and we do not target, solicit the participation of, and/or provide services to children under the age of 13 and/or minors under the age of 18. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect, and do not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone we know to be under 18 years of age. If you are under the age of 18, you must secure and submit to us verifiable written consent from your parent or guardian before accessing or using the Site. Please direct any such submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals
DATAVERSITY does not track Site users over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising. Accordingly, we do not currently respond or take any action with respect to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of Personal Data about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services.
12. Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of Personal Data about you by DATAVERSITY to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to email@example.com or write to us:
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Studio City, CA 91604 USA
13. Contacting Us
Exhibit A – Third Party Service Providers
- Amazon Web Services, for site storage related to our site and services. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://aws.amazon.com/privacy/
- Thought Industries, to support the DATAVERSITYDATAVERSITY Training Center. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://www.thoughtindustries.com/privacy-policy
- Hello Bar, to facilitate email distribution sign up features. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://www.hellobar.com/privacy-policy/
- Marketo, for subscription and online conference service features. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://documents.marketo.com/legal/privacy/
- SalesForce, for sales lead and marketing services. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://www.salesforce.com/company/privacy/
- Skyworld, for conference registration and submission services. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: http://skyworld.my/privacy
- Survey Monkey, to support survey features and functions. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/legal/privacy-policy/
- Zoom, to provide webinar registration and facilitation services. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://zoom.us/privacy
- WordPress, for blogging features and services. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/
- Microsoft Teams, for virtual meetings and for secure data file transfers. For more information on the privacy practices of this services provider, please review: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-US/privacystatement
- Dropbox, for secure data file transfers. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://www.dropbox.com/privacy
- WeTransfer, for secure data file transfers. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://dataversity.wetransfer.com/legal/privacy
- SpotMe, to produce virtual aspects of the DATAVERSITY face-to-face conferences. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://spotme.com/website-privacy-policy/ and https://spotme.com/app-privacy-policy/
- Stripe, to process payments of the DATAVERSITY Training Center purchases. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://stripe.com/privacy
- PayPal, to assist in processing payments for events and other transactions with DATAVERSITY when needed. For more information on the privacy practices of this service provider, please review: https://www.paypal.com/myaccount/privacy/privacyhub