Business Transformation Today (BTT) provides this notification about the information we collect from you in your use of the corporate BTT subscription. We understand you are concerned about your privacy, and we want to maintain your trust.
The BTT and Institute services are a network of business management audience sites, and are not targeted to, and do not knowingly collect Personal Information from, minors under 18 years of age.
2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
BTT, the Institute, and our business partners may collect the following information from and about you:
Personal Information From You
We collect Personal Information when, for example, you register for or subscribe to certain products or services; create a profile; participate in a sweepstakes, contest or game; take a survey; use an interactive feature (such as Chat or Email This); participate in a community forum; or contact our fulfillment operation.
Personal Information We Receive from Third Parties
"Other Information" is any information that does not reveal your specific identity, such as browser information, app usage data, information collected through cookies and other technologies, demographic information, and aggregated information.
Other Information You Submit
We collect Other Information when you submit it to us. It may include your gender, zip code, birthday, education, occupation, financial information (such as your income, investments, portfolio transactions and value, and other information), and interests.
Other Information We Receive from Third Parties
We may receive Other Information about you from third parties, including, for example, demographic data, social media account number, information about your interests, and information about your activities on other websites.
Other Information We Collect Automatically When You Are Online
When you access and interact with our services, we and our service providers may automatically collect certain information about those visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to our services, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, potentially including your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. If you access our online services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device ("UDID"), geolocation data, or other transactional information for that device.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information. You can manage the use of Flash technologies with the Flash management tools available at Adobe's website. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features or personalization available through our services.
3. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use the Personal Information we collect from and about you for the purposes set forth below. Please note that we may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use and disclose it for all the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information. We may combine Other Information with your Personal Information, and when we do, we treat the combined information as Personal Information.
To improve the quality of our products and services and to personalize your experience by presenting content, products and offers tailored to you, we may also combine the Personal and Other Information we collect with information relating to your use of our media products, services and websites. In addition, we may supplement the Personal and Other Information we collect with information from other sources, such as publicly available information from social media services, commercially available sources and information from our affiliates or business partners.
To provide and manage our services. We use the information we collect from and about you to provide our products, services and features to you, including: to process and fulfill your subscription, to send you information about your relationship or transactions with us, to measure and improve those services and features, to allow you to comment on content, promotions or rewards programs, use collaboration tools to share content and collaborate with other users, to provide you with customer support, including online chats, and to respond to inquiries. If you choose to use the collaboration tools, some of your Personal Information may be included in a directory that can be viewed and used by other users of these collaboration tools. In addition, if you have multiple product subscriptions, we may use your information to allow you to sign in to several Dow Jones websites with the same user ID.
To deliver relevant content and recommendations. We may use any of the Personal and Other Information we collect to assist us in delivering content. For example, if you use BTT Forums or Institute Dashboards, the content may be customized or branded by one of our business partners.
To deliver relevant online advertising. BTT or our business partners may use any of the information we collect from and about you (in certain cases, such as with respect to financial information, only with your express permission) to assist us in delivering relevant ads to you when you. We may work with third party online advertising companies and advertisers who help deliver these ads to you. These third parties may collect and use information about your activities on our services, to limit the online ads to those who are consistent with your interests.
To allow social sharing functionality. If you log in with or connect a social media service account with our services, we may use Personal and Other Information to facilitate your sharing of information between BTT and your social media service.
To contact you. We send promotional materials, surveys, or notifications related to our products and services. To help make these materials more relevant to you, we may use and combine any of the Personal and Other Information we collect to assist us in sending you these materials. We may also use your information to contact you, including to respond to your comments, inquiries or requests.
4. HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
Information Made Public Through Use of Our Services and User Privacy Settings
Certain features on BTT & Institute on-line services give you an opportunity to interact with us and others. These may include the collaboration tools, community forums, chats, ratings, tagging and commenting on blogs. When you use these features, you should be aware that any information you submit may be publicly available to anyone, including other users, advertisers, third party application developers, and others with subscription or public access to our services. We are not responsible for any information you
Our Disclosure of Information
To manage corporate and third-party subscriptions. If your subscription is provided in whole or in part by your employer or other third party, we may notify the provider when you access or use your subscription. When providing these notices, we may reveal limited amounts of your Personal Information such as your name or email address.
To allow third-party service providers assistance providing and managing our services. We may make your Personal Information available to certain third-party service providers, such as contractors, agents or sponsors, who help us manage or provide our products and services by, for example: developing or supporting products and features; sending email messages on our behalf; processing payments; fulfilling orders; delivering subscriptions; auditing; processing data or statistics; and serving, customizing or delivering marketing or ads. These outside service providers are required to protect Personal Information entrusted to them and not use it for any other purpose than the specific service they are providing to us.
BTT takes reasonable efforts to secure and protect the privacy, accuracy, and reliability of your information and to protect it from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. BTT implements security measures as we deem appropriate and consistent with industry standards. When personal information (such as a credit card or bank account number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. As no data security protocol is impenetrable, BTT cannot guarantee the security of our systems or databases, nor can we guarantee that personal information we collect about you will not be breached, intercepted, destroyed, accessed, or otherwise disclosed without authorization. Accordingly, any information you transfer to or from Services is provided at your own risk.
Please do your part to help us keep your information secure. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and BTT Account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or BTT Account. BTT specifically reserves the right to terminate your access to the Services and any contract you have with BTT related to the Services in the event it learns or suspects you have disclosed your BTT Account or password information to an unauthorized third party.
6. CHOICES AND ACCESS
Your Choices Regarding Our Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
We give you many choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information for marketing purposes.
You may opt-out of your subscription from receiving electronic communications from us (including surveys or notifications), or our sharing of your Personal Information with our business partners for their direct marketing purposes. Contact our fulfillment center to opt-out of your subscription.
Please note that there are certain service notifications that you may not opt-out of, such as renewal notices and notifications of changes to BTT and Institute media products and services or policies.
How To Access, Correct or Update Your Personal Information
You can access, review, correct, update, delete or modify your registration or subscription profile information and modify your marketing preferences by contacting BTT Fulfillment operations. Most subscribers and registered users can also update their Personal Information online by signing on to their accounts and visiting the appropriate account management sections of our websites. Use this link to contact our fulfillment ops.
You may also contact our Fulfillment ops by calling 262-249-8969.
For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.
7. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Location of Data. Please note information BTT collects about you may be transferred, processed and/or accessed by us in the United States, or another country where we, or our Service Providers operate. Please be aware Personally Identifiable Information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state or country where privacy laws may differ from and may not be as protective as those where you live. If you are located outside the United States and choose to allow us to collect information about you, please be aware that BTT may transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to the United States and process and store it there. By allowing collection of your Personally Identifiable Information, you consent to having your personal data transferred to, processed, and stored in the United States.
If you are located in the European Economic Area ("EEA") or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that we may transfer information to a country or jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of Service Providers. By submitting your information, registering for, or using the Services, you consent to the transfer, processing, and storage of your information in the United States, or any other country in which BTT or our Service Providers maintain facilities, and to the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Statement.
EU General Data Protection Regulation. BTT adheres strictly to the requirements of the EU GDPR, wherever we store your personal information.
BTT DOES NOT REQUEST, COLLECT OR ACCEPT ANY SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION, SUCH AS SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, RACIAL OR ETHNIC ORIGIN, POLITICAL POSITIONS, RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, HEALTH MATTERS, CRIMINAL BACKGROUND, BLOOD TYPE, INCOME, AGE, OR CREDIT RECORDS OR UNION MEMBERSHIP.
Linked Services. BTT and the Institute may also be linked to sites operated by third parties, and may carry advertisements or offer content, special offers, functionality, or applications developed and maintained by third parties. Some of these third party sites may be co-branded with a BTT and/or Institute logo, even though they are not operated or maintained by us. For example:
We ask that you not disclose any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers) when contacting us.