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1.2 What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that can be stored on a User’s computer, tablet, or mobile device (“Computer”) when you visit a website. A cookie will typically contain the name of the originating domain, the lifetime of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value.
Cookies used by The Decision Making identify you as a unique user by means of a tracking ID. The cookie itself is anonymous and does not contain any Personal Data, except when such information has been supplied by you, such as when you provide your name and email address when completing a registration form.
1.3 GDPR and Your EU Privacy Rights
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) creates some new rights for European Union residents and strengthens some existing data protection rights.
1.5 How can we help? Getting in touch
Questions, concerns, or complaints:
The contact information for The Decision Making’s Data Protection Officer is:
Mr. Sharad Salve
c/o The Decision Making
Address: 919 North Market Street, Suite 950 Wilmington, Delaware 19801.
Privacy & Policy
2.1 Use of this website
2.2 What information do we collect
The Decision Making collects data about you that is limited to the kind of information that can be found on a typical business card: first name, last name, job title, employer/company name, work address, work email, and work phone number. In some cases, we may ask you to provide additional professional information such as the size of the company you work for, and industry type. To enhance and/or update the information that you have provided to us, we may combine it with professional information or personal data that we collect from third-party sources. The personal data that we refer to in this document is the personal and professional information you provide, as well as information that we obtain from third-party sources, both of which we typically combine as one user record.
How do we collect it
Here personal data is referred to as “Business Card Information “. We may collect your personal data when you register to receive any of the products, content, or services offered by The Decision Making or its third-party sponsors (“sponsors”) such as publications, subscriptions, contests, newsletters, memberships, premium content, webcasts, video, white papers, online seminars, conferences, and events.
What happens if you don’t provide personal data?
In order for us to provide the products, content, or services you request, we need your personal data. Therefore, if you do not provide such personal data, we cannot deliver the products, content, or services.
2.3 How do we safeguard your personal data?
Security of your personal data
The Decision Making maintains safeguards which include technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorized use, access, inadvertent disclosure, alteration, and destruction, and we require the third parties we contract with to support The Decision Making’s business operations to employ reasonable security measures as well (see “When and how we share your information with others” below). We update and test security on an ongoing basis and restrict access to your personal data to only those who need to know in order to provide The Decision Making’s products, content, or services to you.
Storage of your personal data
We may store your personal data using The Decision Making’s own secure on-site servers or other internally hosted technology. Your personal data may also be stored by third parties, via cloud services or other technology, to whom The Decision Making has contracted, to support The Decision Making’s business operations (see “When and how we share your information with others” below). These third parties do not use or have access to your personal data other than for cloud storage and retrieval, and The Decision Making requires such parties to employ at least the same level of security that we use to protect your personal data (see “Security of your personal data” above).
3.4 What we do with the personal data we collect
We use the personal data that we collect to communicate with you, deliver what you request, improve our service, and present other information and offers that may be of interest.
To communicate with you
We may use your personal data to send you important notices, such as communications about your registration, transactions, and changes to The Decision Making’s terms, conditions, policies, and/or other internal processes.
To deliver what you request
We may use your personal data to provide the products, content, or services you request. If you enter a sweepstake, contest, or similar The Decision Making promotion, we may use your personal data to administer such promotion.
To improve our service
We may use your personal data for auditing, data analysis, and research to improve The Decision Making’s products, content, and services.
To present offers that may be of interest to you
We may contact you to offer you additional The Decision Making or third-party products, content, or services that may be of interest to you.
2.5 The legal basis we have for processing your personal data
The GDPR requires data collectors, such as The Decision Making, to have a legal basis to use the personal data of EU residents. Therefore, this section shall apply to any such personal data collected by The Decision Making uses the personal data that you provide to supply you with high-quality products, content, and services as you request, to send important notices, and for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to provide you with the information you need to make the most informed technology purchasing decisions.
We may also use your personal data to offer you products, content, or services that may be of interest to you, based upon your interests or the preferences you shared with us, and may share your personal data with third-party sponsors of content, events, and other services or offers. The legal basis for processing your personal data is your consent. In certain circumstances, we may otherwise process your personal data if The Decision Making has a legitimate interest in doing so and The Decision Making is not infringing any of your rights and freedoms. When The Decision Making processes your personal data for The Decision Making’s legitimate interests, The Decision Making will consider and balance any potential impact on you and your rights under data protection and any other relevant law. Our legitimate business interests do not override your interests. The Decision Making will not use your personal data in circumstances where your rights and freedoms override our legitimate interests unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law.
2.6 When and how we share your personal data with others
The Decision Making may share your personal data to deliver content and services from ours, affiliated companies, and third parties services that might interest you, including sponsored content and events, for business operations, and to comply with valid legal processes. If you are an EU resident, The Decision Making will only share your personal data with third parties outside with your consent.
For content and services that may interest you or that you request
As we mentioned above, your personal data may be shared within The Decision Making to provide you with information about products, content, and services that might interest you and for internal analytical and business development purposes. We may also share your personal data with third parties to deliver third-party sponsored content or other services that you request (see “third party sponsored content and events” below).
For business operations
We may also share your personal data with third parties we have contracted with to support The Decision Making’s business operations including delivery, fulfilment, payment processing, email deployment, suppression list management, and data processing.
For third party sponsored content and events
As required by law
Your personal data may be shared when authorized by law or necessary to comply with a valid legal process.
In the event of new ownership
If part or all the ownership of The Decision Making or any of its products or services are sold or transferred, your personal data will be transferred to the new owner.
International Data Transfers
2.7 How long we keep your personal data
We retain your personal data for the duration of your business relationship with us, and we hold your information only as long as necessary for each purpose we use it unless we have obtained your consent to use it for another or similar purpose.
2.8 Your rights and preferences
If you inform us that you want your personal data erased (if you are an EU resident), or that you no longer wish for us to communicate with you for marketing purposes, or to otherwise restrict The Decision Making’s processing of your personal data, we may retain some basic information in order to avoid sending you unwanted materials in the future and to keep a record of your request and our response.
Confirming your personal data
This section shall apply to any personal data collected by Informative Business Network from EU residents and California consumers.
To confirm that The Decision Making is processing your personal data, or to access, update or correct the personal data Informative Business Network holds about you, or to obtain a copy to reuse for your own purposes, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If, however, you require additional information and/or to otherwise exercise your rights under the CCPA to request the categories and specific pieces of personal data The Decision Making collects, please send an email to: email@example.com (or the mailing address below) and please put CCPA Request in the subject line.
Erasing your personal data
This section shall apply to any personal data collected by The Decision Making from EU residents or California consumers.
If you want your personal data erased and you are an EU resident, please click on Preference (or the mailing address below).
If you are a California consumer, and you want your personal data deleted, please click on Preference (or the mailing address above) and please put CCPA Request in the subject line.
To opt-out of marketing communications
If you want The Decision Making to stop communicating with you for marketing purposes, can opt-out on click on Unsubscribe.
To restrict processing of your personal data
If you want to otherwise restrict The Decision Making’s processing of your personal data, please send an email to: dpo@ thedecisionmaking.com
Opt-out of the sale of your personal data.
California consumers can exercise their rights to opt-out of the selling of their personal data (as applicable) under the CCPA, as described in Your California Privacy Rights below.
Your California Privacy Rights
2.9 How can we help? Getting in touch
Questions, concerns, or complaints:
Mr. Sharad Salve
c/o The Decision Making.
Address: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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