Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Updated June 25, 2018

PRIVACY POLICY

1.OVERVIEW.

CFE Media LLC (“we,” “our,” “us”) provides information products and services to engineering and marketing professionals.

This Privacy Policy describes the kinds of Personal Data (as defined below) that we may collect when you use any of the following products or services (collectively, the “Services”), and how we maintain, use and share this information:

·our websites for CFEMedia,Consulting-Specifying Engineer,Control Engineering,Oil & Gas Engineering,2022世界杯八强谁会赢?andCFE Edu(collectively, “Sites”);

·our mobile applications (collectively, “Apps”);

·all services, databases and other information that we make available by means of any of the Sites or Apps;

·our print and electronic publications; and

·our webcasts and live events.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any such changes will be posted here. If we make a material change in the way we use your Personal Data, we will prominently note the change on the Sites or otherwise notify you.

2.WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT.

Some of the information we collect when you use the Services, such as your name, title, company name, postal address, email address or telephone number, or, if you buy something, your payment information, may allow you to be identified. We call this type of information “Personal Data.”

3.HOW WE COLLECT AND USE PERSONAL DATA.

(a) Information Products.如果您想订阅或注册我们的一项服务,您将需要提供相关的联系方式和(如适用)付款信息。我们也可能要求某些人口统计信息(如职位、购买责任或产品购买或指定细节)。我们将使用这些信息向您提供服务,并与您就服务进行沟通。我们也可能与推广合作伙伴共享此个人数据,如下所述。

(a)Education Platform.If you use our online teaching platform, you will need to provide certain Personal Data to register,e.g.,the kind of information you would have on your business card. We use this Personal Data to provide you with your certificate when you complete a course, to alert you about future courses and other products or services that we think may be of interest to you and for our internal research purposes. If you are using this Service pursuant to a subscription of your employer or business, information that you provide while using this Service may be made available to such entity. If payment is required for your subscription, you will need to provide payment information, as described below. We may also share this Personal Data with promotion partners, as described below.

(c)Buying Intentions.当您订阅或注册某些服务时,我们可能会询问您公司的购买意向和标准,例如您推荐的产品或服务或您公司计划购买的产品或服务。你对这些问题的回答是自愿的。如果您选择回复,我们可能会与推广合作伙伴共享此个人数据,如下所述。

(d)Promotion Partners.我们有时会与经过精心挑选、提供我们认为您可能感兴趣的产品或服务的公司共享个人数据。这些公司可能会使用这些个人资料向您推销其产品或服务。If you prefer not to have your Personal Data shared, please contact our data protection officer with your request, as indicated below.

(e)Chatrooms, Blogs or other Forums.我们可能会向您提供机会,让您以博客条目评论的形式或通过我们在线服务的其他公开可访问区域向在线聊天室或论坛发布信息。如果我们这样做,您提供的任何信息可能会被公开显示。我们敦促您不要在此类情况下提供任何个人资料或任何您希望保持隐私的其他资料。

(f)Surveys.我们可能会不时要求你完成调查或民意调查。参与是自愿的。我们只会以综合方式使用及公开披露我们从调查或民意调查收集到的资料,而不会以个人资料的形式使用。We use this information to allow us to improve our Services or learn more about our customer base.

(g)Inquiries.如果您向我们发送评论或问题,或向客户支持部门提出询问,我们将保留您提供给我们的信息,以便回复您,并改进我们的服务。

(h)Visitors.如果您只是访问我们的在线服务,而没有要求提供信息、进行购买、订阅出版物、联系我们或以其他方式自愿提交个人数据,我们通常不会收集您的任何个人数据,除非通过以下所述的网络日志。

(i)e-Commerce.如果您为我们的任何服务(如订阅ContactStream®、ContentStream®、CFE Media的全球服务和产品平台®或CFE Edu®)或参加某些活动付费,并为此目的提供您的支付信息,我们将仅使用该信息完成您的购买。

(j)Web Logs.我们维护网络日志,自动记录每个访问我们在线服务的人的基本信息。我们使用网络日志信息来帮助我们设计或改进我们的服务,确定流行的功能,以及用于其他管理和分析目的。These logs contain:

·The Internet domain from which you access the Services.

·Your IP address.

·The type of browser and operating system that you use.

·The date and time you visited the Services.

·The pages that you visited on the Services.

·The address of the website you linked from to get to the Services.

(k)Cookies.我们使用cookie,并可能使用类似技术来帮助您浏览我们的在线服务,让我们了解您如何使用我们的在线服务,并改进我们的在线服务。cookie是我们放置在您计算机浏览器中的文本文件,用于存储您的首选项。cookie本身不允许我们识别您的身份,但我们存储的有关您的个人信息可能与cookie中存储和从cookie中获取的信息相关联。我们可能会不时邀请第三方跟踪和分析访问本服务的个人的使用情况和数量统计信息。如果我们这样做,提供给该等第三方的信息将不包括个人资料。我们的隐私声明不包括任何合作伙伴或服务提供商对cookie的使用。我们将无法访问或控制这些cookie。

(l)Communicating with You.我们可能会使用您的个人资料与您沟通及回应您的查询。

(m)Service Providers.我们与第三方服务提供商签订合同,为我们履行职能。例如,我们的在线教育平台是由第三方托管运营的。我们还可能聘请服务提供商提供技术支持、网站开发、支付处理和其他功能。These service providers may be given access to Personal Data for the purpose of performing those functions, but they will be contractually bound to maintain the confidentiality of the information and not to use it for any other purpose.

(n)Social Media.在线服务可能包括社交媒体功能,例如允许您关注我们的链接。这些功能可能会收集有关您的IP地址和您在服务上访问的页面的信息,它们可能会设置一个cookie以确保功能正常运行。您与这些功能的交互受提供这些功能的公司的隐私惯例和政策的约束。

(o)Geolocation.当您在线访问我们的服务时,我们可能会收集有关您的位置和您的计算机的信息,包括唯一标识符(用于移动设备)、您的操作系统和您使用的互联网浏览器类型。我们可能会将此信息用于研究目的或为您提供服务提供便利。大多数移动设备都为用户提供了禁用位置服务的功能。

4.BUSINESS TRANSFERS.

如果我们要将我们的全部或大部分资产转移到另一个企业,我们可能会在转移中包括的资产之一是我们的个人数据数据库。

5.DISCLOSURES FOR LEGAL REASONS.

We will disclose Personal Data when we are required to do so by law, regulation or securities exchange requirements, for example, in response to a court order or subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request or when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to protect our legal rights or to safeguard anyone’s property or safety.

6.LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES.

The Services may include links to other websites whose privacy practices differ from ours. If you submit Personal Data to any of those sites, your information will be governed by their privacy policies.

7.您的隐私权和选择。

If you would like us to stop sending you email or other communications or not share your Personal Data with our promotion partners, or if would like to access your registration information to review, correct or delete it, you may send a request to our data protection officer using the contact information at the end of this Privacy Policy. You may also use the unsubscribe links that we include with e-newsletters to unsubscribe from receiving them anymore. We will fulfill any opt-out requests within ten (10) business days. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the information we collect is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete and current.

Residents of the European Union have certain rights, as provided by applicable law, including the rights to:

(i)request confirmation of whether we store, use or share any of your Personal Data;

(ii)obtain access to or a copy of your Personal Data;

(iii)receive an electronic copy of Personal Data that you have provided to us, or ask us to send that information to another company (the “right of data portability”);

(iv)restrict our uses of your Personal Data or object to those uses;

(v)seek correction of inaccurate, untrue or incomplete Personal Data; and

(vi)request erasure of Personal Data held about you by us, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law.

If we are relying on consent to process your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. However, withdrawing consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing of Personal Data carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain Services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.

If you would like to exercise any of the foregoing rights, please contact our data protection officer, as set out below.

In addition, if you are a resident of the European Union, you have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority if you believe that your Personal Data has been collected or used in violation of relevant privacy requirements.

You will not have to pay a fee to exercise any of these rights.

8.RETAINING AND DELETING PERSONAL DATA

We retain Personal Data that we collect no longer than is reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collect it and to comply with our legal obligations

9.INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS

我们的总部设在美国。如果我们收集您的个人数据,该收集可能发生在您居住的国家,如果该收集在美国以外,随后将被转移或存储在美国。根据适用法律,我们采取措施确保任何转移的个人资料受到保护和安全。如欲获得更多有关这些措施的资料,请联络我们的资料保护主任,详情如下。

10.AUTOMATED PROCESSING

在没有任何人工输入的情况下,我们不会使用您的个人数据来自动作出有关您的决定。如果我们决定这样做,我们将努力实施适当的保障措施,包括,例如,让您有机会要求人工干预、表达您的观点、对任何已作出的决定提出异议,并要求我们限制为这些自动决定的目的使用您的个人数据。

11.个人资料的特殊类别。

除非您明确同意,我们不会将您的任何个人资料处理为以下特殊类别:(i)显示您的种族或民族血统、政治观点、宗教或哲学信仰或工会会员的个人资料;(2)遗传数据;(iii)生物识别数据,用于唯一识别您的身份;或(iv)有关您的健康、性生活或性取向的数据。

12.不跟踪。

We do not note if you set your web browser to send a “do not track” or similar request when you visit our Sites, and doing so will not affect the performance of the Services.

13.SECURITY.

We use reasonable efforts to maintain the security of all Personal Data, including technological safeguards, but cannot guarantee that an unauthorized breach or disclosure of such information could never occur.

14.CHILDREN.

本服务仅供成人使用。本服务不会以18岁以下儿童为对象,亦不会在知情的情况下透过本服务向18岁以下儿童收集任何个人资料。

15.ACCOUNTABILITY.

If you have any questions, comments, issues or concerns pertaining to this Privacy Policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact our data protection officer by email at customerservice@cfemedia.com or by postal mail or courier at: CFE Media LLC, Attention: Data Protection Officer, 3010 Highland Pkwy., Ste. 325, Downers Grove, IL 60515, USA. We will work with you to obtain a prompt resolution of any issues you may have.