Effective date: May 25, 2018
CMO COUNCIL ("us", "we", or "our") operates the www.cmocouncil.org website (the "Service") along with microsites as noted below.
This page informs you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve your engagements with us and to notify you of new opportunities to engage, connect with others and access content. CMO Council members, upon application of membership, agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Non-members agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy upon use of the “Service” including, but not limited to, downloading of content, registration for events both live and virtual, and purchase of subscription or content services.
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with notifications and announcements including, but not limited to:
You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us directly.
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
At this time, we do not currently collect “Location Data” via our Service. However, we reserve the right to, in the future, request permission to do so in an ongoing effort to improve and customize our Service.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
CMO COUNCIL uses the collected data for various purposes:
CMO COUNCIL may process your Personal Data because:
CMO COUNCIL will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.
We collect Personal Data on cmocouncil.org when you register to request Content from our Content Providers and Sponsor Partners, hereafter called Partners. By virtue of our relationship, our Partners may obtain Personal Data that Users voluntarily submit at the time of a third-party Content request.
We often offer products or services in conjunction with Sponsored Partners. Users are made aware of a Partner's involvement in a product or service when the Partner's name appears either with ours or separately. If you choose to access Partner involved Content via our Service, we may share your Personal Data with the Partner. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of our Partners and have no control over our Partners' use of your Personal Data.
Furthermore, by sharing your Personal Data with us, you agree that the CMO Council can contact you by way of email, telephone, direct mail or other means of communication to provide you with access to Content, surveys, direct marketing, and promotional materials in connection with your activity while using our Services.
We may also authorize Third-party Vendors to collect information on our behalf when said information is deemed necessary to operate features of our Service. Third-party Vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose. They are not permitted access to or use of your Personal Data for operations not relating to our Service.
Usage Date may be shared with our Partners to help them fulfill behavioral advertising or business analytics needs. We also may share Usage Data publicly purely for records, reports, and analytics purposes. For example, we may share Usage Data publicly to show: trends in technology products and services; purchases or rankings amongst product or service providers.
You can choose to access certain third-party social media websites and services (such as LinkedIn and Twitter) through our Service. When you do so, you are sharing your Personal Data with those sites. As such, your Personal Data will be governed by their privacy policies and we have no control over their use of your Personal Data. You may be able to modify your privacy settings within these third-party social media web sites.
CMO COUNCIL may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. CMO COUNCIL aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us directly.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. These services may include email distribution partners, Customer Relationships Management (CRM) systems, Webcast providers or other solutions used to perform Service-related services. To request more information about these services, please contact us directly. We are happy to provide you with information and details of our service provider’s own commitment to regulations and to your privacy and security.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
The payment processors we work with are:
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
In an effort to provide you with the fastest service possible specific to your data and privacy, we have created a dedicated team to be able to quickly identify personal data accounts and address your questions, concerns or requests in a timely manner. Please contact us: