UBM Canon, is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
PARENTS AND CHILDREN:
For residents of the United States: THIS SITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13, AND WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION WHATEVER FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13.
For all other persons: THIS SITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18, AND WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION WHATEVER FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18.
How we may obtain your personal information
As a visitor to this website, we may obtain your personal information in connection with your interest or participation in our trade shows, trade conferences, awards or publications. We may obtain this information at the time you register on the website, register at a trade show or trade conference, contract to take a stand, advertise in or receive our publications, participate in our awards, subscribe to emails, request tickets or publications or request further services or information. We may also ask you for information if you report a problem with our site. In addition, from time to time we may email you to request that you complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond them. If you contact us we may keep a record of your correspondence.
We keep your name, address, company name, and business contact details as well as an indication of the particular areas of business that interest you. If you carry out any transactions through us or through the website, we will retain billing, accounting and other financial details.
We also may retain information regarding your visits to our site, including but not limited to traffic data, location data, and other communications data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or to improve the site or to facilitate the resources that you wish to access.
IP addresses and cookies
We may collect information about your computer, IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration purposes and to report aggregate information to our customers and those we advertise or market with. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify the individual user.
The following link takes you to a website that sets out a detailed explanation about cookies and the ways in which you can disable them:
Please note that we may allow other companies called third party ad servers or ad networks to display advertisements on our web pages. Some of these companies may place a persistent cookie on your computer in order to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. We do not have access to the cookies that may be placed by third party ad servers or ad networks.
Where we store and process your personal information
The data that we collect from you will normally be collected and stored on our group servers located in the United States. The information will be processed by our processors or our staff operating trade shows, trade conferences, awards or publications, which may be in the US or within the European Economic Area or other locations where we conduct business, or where we or our processors maintain equipment and facilities.
Secure server software is used to encrypt information where appropriate and we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of the information you have given to us and require our processors to do the same. Whenever we obtain your personal information, we take appropriate precautions to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure, but we cannot act as insurers of the security of your personal information transmitted over the Internet. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control. On occasion we may request proof of your identity before we disclose any personal information to you.
Uses made of your personal information
We use your personal information in various ways. We collect personal information to ensure that the content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer, to provide you with information about our business, about trade show and trade conference exhibitors and attendees and their products and services, about our awards and publications, about advertisers and subscribers to our publications and their products and services, and about any other products and services that you request from us or which may be of interest to you. We also use your personal information to perform our contracts with you, to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service and to notify you about changes to our service. We may carry out this processing of your personal information ourselves or we may engage agents and processors to perform some of these functions for us.
We also may transfer your data or permit selected third parties use of your data so they may provide you with information about products and services that may be of interest to you, and both we and they may contact you about these by mail, telephone or email. These third parties will usually be exhibitors at our trade shows, participants in our trade conferences or awards, or advertisers in the publications in which you have expressed an interest, particularly those whose products and services might align with your interests. When we share your personal data with these third parties, they will be responsible for protecting your data once they receive it. They will also be responsible to you for the manner in which your data is subsequently processed and the ways in which they market to you.
Disclosure of your personal information
We may disclose your personal information to any of our direct or indirect subsidiaries or affiliates, or their processors or agents. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties as designated in “Uses made of your personal information” above. If we negotiate to sell the assets or business of or any interest in any direct or indirect affiliate or subsidiary, or any portion of or interest in our business or assets, we may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyers and their agents. In the case of any such sale or transfer of ownership, or a bankruptcy, your personal data will be one of the transferred assets. We may also disclose your personal information to protect the interests or safety of UBM Canon or a third party, or to address an emergency.
How long will we retain your personal data?
If you have not attended or visited our trade shows or trade conferences, or advertised in or received our publications for five years, we may delete your personal data. We will also delete your personal data if you write or email and request that we do so (see “Contact” below), although we will continue to keep certain data to safeguard the record of our business dealings.
Can you change your data?
You may have the ability to view or edit your information online. You may be able to change your personal data by changing your details using your personal login on the registration section of the website or by writing to us. We will update our records if, for example, you have changed your name, moved to another company or moved to a new address. We will continue to keep certain records to safeguard the record of our business dealings.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. As this policy explains, in the absence of a written request from you (including an email request) that we do not use your personal data for that purpose, we intend to market to you and share your data with our customers interested in marketing to you. If you wish to exercise your opt out from sharing your personal data for these purposes please contact us in writing (including by email) as provided under “Contact” below.
Our site, and other electronic correspondence, may from time to time contain links to and from the websites of our third party partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check those policies before you submit any personal data to those websites.
You may email or write us to remove your personal information at any time, but the removal will be effective only in the case of future communications, and only in the case of communications directly from us, and not communications from third parties contacted by you through us. If your details have already been shared with third parties such as exhibitors or advertisers, you will have to contact them directly to ask them to stop sending you their communications.
You may also be able to stop delivery of future email communications from us by following instructions to unsubscribe in emails we send to you.
Access to information
Local legislation in the country in which you reside may give you the right to access any personal information we hold about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with that local legislation. If you wish to have further details please contact us in accordance with the instructions under “Contact” below.
Queries and questions
If you have any queries, questions or concerns about your information or if you wish to exercise your right to opt out of receiving our communications, please contact us as provided in “Contact” below.
The website recognizes the home servers of visitors, but not their email addresses. Individually identifiable email addresses are not captured or stored unless they are provided by you, for example, in response to a registration process, by sending them to us or providing these details at a show, conference, award ceremony or in connection with a publication. Persons who communicate with us and supply us with an email address may receive future communications by mail, email or telephone. Persons who do not wish to receive email messages may write us (including by email) and ask to be removed.
No part of this website may be reproduced or transmitted by any means, electronic, mechanical (including photocopying), recording or by any information, storage or retrieval system, without prior permission from the copyright owners. The website is published by UBM Canon.
We disclaim all responsibility or liability (including negligence) in relation to information on, or which is accessible from this site.
If you wish to contact us in order to exercise any of your rights identified in this policy you may do so by contacting us as follows: