Last updated: November 2013
Compliance Week has created this privacy statement to demonstrate
our firm commitment to protect your privacy and to fully disclose what information
we collect and how we use it. Please note your use of our Digital Offering is also governed
by the Terms and Conditions of use.
Information Collection and Dissemination
In general, you may visit this Digital Offering or use the companion mobile applications (collectively referred to as the "Digital Offering")without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.
As you browse our Digital Offering, the Digital Offering collects
log file, IP address of your computer, and other standard tracking data we use to
evaluate Digital Offering traffic and usage patterns. Such information is aggregated with tracking
data from all Digital Offering visitors. We will use the information to personalize the Digital Offering
according to your preferences based on the aggregated information. We also use the
aggregated information to evaluate products and services we may offer to you.
- Some portions of this Digital Offering may require you
to give us personally identifiable information such as your name, job title, company,
physical mailing address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers (Personal Information)
and, if applicable, financial information such as your credit card information (Financial
Information), for, without limitation, (i) registration for attendance at certain Compliance Week trade shows, conferences and events; and (ii) subscriptions to our publications.
If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages to any of our chat groups, bulletin
boards or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, surveys or contest entries,
any information provided in such communications may be collected as Personal Information.
- If you elect to provide us Personal Information,
we use it primarily to deliver the service you requested. Other uses of Personal
Information are described elsewhere in this Policy.
- If you submit Financial Information, we use that
information primarily to verify your credit and collect payments for your purchases,
orders, registrations etc.
- Compliance Week uses a third party to process credit
card transactions and does not store financial information, such as credit card
information on its website. We do retain the last four digits of the credit card number solely for customer service purposes.
Unless you opt-out, we share your Personal Information with Wilmington Group's affiliates and partners and third parties licensed to access your Personal Information
by any of the foregoing. To opt-out, send us an email to email@example.com
Information and your Financial Information private and will not share it with third
parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with a court order or
other legal process; (b) protect our rights or property; or (c)
enforce our terms
Several companies unaffiliated with
Compliance Week provide email deployment services for our email messages. The personally
identifiable information, such as e-mail address, we provide to these vendors for
the purposes of e-mail deployment is only used by them for that purpose and not
for any other business activity.
In order to comply with the Federal
CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, we also may provide lists of customers who have opted-out
of email promotion for Compliance Week products to other companies, so they can be suppressed
from mailings those companies send on
Compliance Week’s behalf. In addition, if you unsubscribe
from a mailing we send to our own list
on behalf of a third party, your removal
instruction may also be supplied to the third party and added to their own suppression
file. If you continue receiving email after opting out, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We sometimes provide aggregated usage or tracking information collected from this
Digital Offering to third parties.
Information on Children
As a business-to-business company, we do not knowingly
collect information from
children under the age of 13. On-line registration and Digital Offering usage is restricted
to adults who are professionally engaged in the businesses we serve.
Updating Visitor Information:
You have the option of accessing, correcting,
updating and modifying your Personal and/or Financial Information, or visitor profile, at any time and as often as desired. If you desire to
delete your Personal and/or Financial Information please contact us at email@example.com.
Update Your Newsletter Subscriptions
You can opt-in to newsletter mailing
lists, or remove yourself (opt-out) at any time through the subscription management
page (this page will display all of your newsletter subscriptions) or by following
the instructions at the end of the newsletters you receive. Please allow 3-5 business
days for changes to take effect. You
can locate the subscription management page through the “Log In” link at the top
right hand corner of the Digital Offering. For Compliance Week Digital Offerings not offering the subscription
management page, please send your email preferences to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update Your Print Subscription Information
You can correct or change your print
subscription information by sending an email to email@example.com.
Please allow 2-4 weeks for changes to take effect.
Third Party and Affiliated Links:
Our Digital Offerings contain external links to other Digital Offerings including suppliers, advertisers and affiliates. We have no control
over, and are not responsible for, the content of, or information gathered by, these other Digital Offerings. We do not
endorse any of these Digital Offerings or the products or services associated with such Digital Offerings merely because they are linked to our Digital Offering.
Haymarket uses all features of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers.
Google Analytics does not store any visitor specific data and we will not use visitor specific data in any way related to Google Analytics, Google Adwords, and Remarketing.
Haymarket uses remarketing with Google Adwords and analytics to display content specific advertisements to visitors that have previously visited our site when those visitors go to other websites that have the Google Display Network implemented.
Visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers and opt out of customized Google Display Network ads by visiting the Ads Preferences Manager.
Wilmington Group Magazines, Seminars, Events, Sites and Other Publications and Services
As a Compliance Week customer you can also
expect to receive relevant email and postal offers for Wilmington Group publications, seminars,
events, Digital Offerings and other services. From time to time we are also able to secure
and offer to our customers specially-negotiated discounts and new products from
other leading companies. If you would prefer not to receive such mailings in the
future, you can change your preference via the subscription management page which
can be located by using the “Log In” link at the top right hand corner of the Digital Offering. For Compliance Week Digital Offerings not offering the
subscription management page, please send your email preferences to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compliance Week Events
Compliance Week Events are produced for
a variety of companies (Sponsors). All data collected during the registration of
such events may be shared with those Sponsors. This data is governed by the individual
events will have the same access to this data as the Sponsors, and this Privacy
Policy continues to govern how Compliance Week uses the data. For details on how event
Sponsors use the information you provide, please contact the Sponsor directly.
If you have any questions, please
Compliance Week eSeminars
Compliance Week eSeminars produces sponsored
webcasts and online trade shows for a variety of Sponsors.
All data collected during the registration for such events will be shared with those
be used by the Sponsor for follow-up purposes. Please visit the Sponsor’s web site
how Compliance Week uses the data. For details on how eSeminar Sponsors use the information
you provide, please contact the Sponsor directly.
Compliance Week eSeminars also automatically
receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including
your IP address, Internet connection speed, Internet connection duration, and Real
Media and Windows Media player information. This is done in conjunction with our
broadcast providers. Your data is collected and retained by our broadcast providers
for the sole purposes of delivering eSeminars content appropriately, traffic reporting,
and enabling re-registration for future events. In addition, our broadcast providers
use cookie technology to identify you as a registered user of the eSeminars service.
If you have any questions, please
Email A Friend
If you choose to use our referral service to inform a friend about our Digital Offering, products,
or services, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will send
your friend a one-time e-mail inviting them to visit the Digital Offering. We may store this
information for the purpose of sending this one-time e-mail and tracking the success
of our referral program. Your friend may contact the us at email@example.com
to have their information removed from our database.
Online Ad Serving
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Digital Offering.
These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address
or telephone number) about your visits to this Digital Offering and other Web sites in order to provide
advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more
information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information
used by these companies, click here:
A "cookie" is a bit of data sent by a Web site through the browser to the computer
of the user visiting the site, and enables the site to return the results the browser
expects. Compliance Week uses temporary, session-specific cookies to ensure visits to
its Web site are smooth and customized for the visitor. Such cookies allow us to
provide a visitor's browser with information tailored to the visitor's preferences
and needs. Compliance Week also uses permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a
visitor's computer after the visitor leaves a Compliance Week Web site.
If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance
option in the browser's settings. However, disabling the cookie support function
of the browser will prevent our Web site from functioning properly and you may not
be able to utilize fully all of the site's features and information.
We use advertising companies to develop banner ads for our Digital Offering. These ads may
contain cookies. These companies collect cookies sent to your browser through the
Notwithstanding any other provision, we may also engage a data provider who may collect
web log data from you (including IP address and information about your browser or operating
system), or place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive
customized ads or content. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information. The
cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have
submitted to us, e.g., your email address, that we may share with a data provider solely in
hashed, non-human readable form. To opt-out of these data provider cookies, please go to
Like many web sites, Compliance Week may
also use pixel tags, also known as beacons, spotlight tags or web bugs, to improve
our understanding of site traffic, visitor behavior, and response to promotional
campaigns, as a supplement to our server logs and other methods of traffic and response
applications, also for the purpose of traffic measurement. We may also implement
pixel tags provided by other companies, for the same purpose. You can disable pixel
there are commercial software packages available that can omit pixel tags and most
Visitors to this Digital Offering can decide if they want to receive promotional information
from Compliance Week. On the visitor registration pages, prospective visitors can choose
to request Compliance Week not to e-mail them advertising and promotional information.
Should visitors accept promotional e-mail from Compliance Week, any e-mail they receive
will include instructions on how to be removed from Compliance Week's promotional e-mail
list. If you continue receiving
email after opting out, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Security and Encryption
This Digital Offering takes commercially reasonable precautions to protect your information.
When appropriate, we use SSL encryption technology on our Digital Offering and a secure
server to encrypt information transmitted between your browsers and our server.
As a result, data you submit to our Digital Offering such as credit card and payment information
is transmitted using commercially reasonable security over the Internet.
This Digital Offering also uses password encryption to keep ensure your privacy when registering
for newsletters, events, and other Compliance Week related media.
Notification of Changes
Compliance Week reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change,
on the Digital Offering. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Digital Offering. Please check back often to review the latest version
Your Acceptance of these Terms
By using our Digital Offering, products or services, you signify your acceptance of
and exit the Digital Offering immediately.
If you have any questions on our Privacy
Policy, or complaints about our handling of your Personal and/or Financial Information,
you can contact us at email@example.com.
by us as the data controller of your personal data for the purposes of the Data
Protection Act 1998 ("the Act"). Please read the following carefully to understand
our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat them.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Digital Offering. This includes
information provided at the time of registration or at the time of posting material
or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter
a competition or promotion sponsored by Haymarket or when you report a problem with
the Digital Offering.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- Haymarket may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes
although you do not have to respond to them.
- Details of your visits to the Digital Offering and the resources that you access.
IP Addresses and Cookies
“Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s
with a more personal and interactive experience on our sites. You have the ability
to accept or decline cookies, but please be aware that for some parts of our sites
to work, you will need to accept cookies. For more information please visit
Following recent revisions of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)
working towards implementing the new requirements in line with guidance provided
by The Information Commissioner’s Office.
Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have
provided you with a password, which enables you to access certain parts of the Digital
Offering, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. As stated
above, it is important you do not share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely
secure. So, whilst we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot
ensure the security of data transmitted by you to the Digital Offering. Any transmission
is at your own risk. Once we have received your information we will use security
procedures and features to prevent unauthorised access to it.
Uses made of the information
We may use information held about you in the following ways:
- to ensure that the Digital Offering's content is presented in the most effective
manner for you and for your computer
- to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or
which we feel may interest you; if you would prefer not to have your email address
used in this way please let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service where you
- to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service where you choose
to do so;
- to notify you about changes to our service.
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group which means
our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries as defined in
section 736 of the Company Act 1985.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- in the event that we offer to sell any assets in which case we may disclose your
personal data to the potential purchaser of such assets;
- if substantially all of Haymarket's assets are acquired by a third party, in which
case personal data held by us about our customers will be transferred to such third
- if we are required to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with
any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions or
any other agreement; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Haymarket, our
customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies
and organisations for protection against credit risk and fraud.
We do not disclose individual information to our advertisers, but we may provide
them with aggregate information about our users. We may also use such aggregate
information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target.
We would comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to
that target audience using the personal data we have collected from you and from
You have the right to request us not to disclose any of your personal data or information
or to pass information to third parties. We will usually inform you before collecting
your data, if we intend to disclose your information to any third party and you
can exercise that right by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect
your data. You can also notify us by contacting us at
The Digital Offering may from time to time contain links to and from partner and/or
affiliate websites. If you follow a link to their sites, please note that these
or liability for protection of personal data which you may submit to a third party's
site. You are recommended to check the wording of the relevant privacy policies
before you submit any personal data to those sites.
Access to information
The Act gives you various rights including the right to access information held