Best Ever (“Best Ever” or “we”), by and through its affiliates, respects your privacy and are committed to protecting any personal data that you provide to us. This Privacy Statement outlines our privacy practices regarding: (a) the types of Personal Data (as defined directly below) we may collect from you, or that you may provide when you visit this site; and (b) our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that Personal Data.
1. PERSONAL DATA WE MAY COLLECT
For the purposes of this Privacy Statement, ‘Personal Data’ is any data which relates to an individual who may be identified from that data, or from a combination of a set of data, and other information which is or may be in possession of Best Ever.
In general, you may browse Best Ever’s site without providing any Personal Data. However, certain information, including your IP address, may be collected in order to provide better usability, troubleshooting, site maintenance, and to understand which parts of the website are visited and how frequently. Moreover, your attendance to Best Ever’s BEST EVER CONFERENCE (“BEC”) may require registration that, among other information, may include Personal Data.
When you register on our site for the BEC, or any other event, as a request for further information, or would like to comment on our content, we may require you to provide us with certain Personal Data
We do not generally seek to collect sensitive personal data (also known as “special categories”) through this site or otherwise. In the limited cases where we do seek to collect such data, we will do this in accordance with local data privacy law requirements. If you choose to provide us with unsolicited sensitive personal data, you consent to our using the data, subject to applicable law as described in this Privacy Statement. The term “sensitive personal data” refers to the various categories of personal data identified by certain data privacy laws as requiring special treatment, which may include personal identity numbers, financial account information, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical or other similar beliefs, membership of a trade union or profession or trade association, physical or mental health, biometric or genetic data, sexual life, or criminal record (including information about suspected criminal activities).
2. DATA RECIPIENTS, TRANSFER, AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
When required, Best Ever may disclose Personal Data to external law enforcement bodies or regulatory authorities, in order to comply with applicable laws.
3.1 What are Cookies? Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site and allow a site to recognize your device.
o If we send you a targeted email which includes web beacons, cookies or similar technologies we will know whether you open, read, or delete the message;
o When you click a link in a marketing e-mail you receive from Best Ever, we will also use a cookie to log what pages you view and what content you download from our websites, even if you are not registered at or signed into our site
3.3 Combining Personal Data. Best Ever may combine data from publicly available sources, and from our different e-mail, website, and personal interactions with you (this includes information collected across our different websites such as our careers and corporate sites and information collected when you sign-up or log on to our sites or connect to our sites using your social media credentials. We combine this data to better assess your experience with Best Ever and to perform the other activities described throughout our Privacy Statement.
3.4 Third Party Cookies. Some cookies we use are from third party companies, such as Google Analytics, and Sitecore Analytics, to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our sites. These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on our sites. This code is only active while you are on a Best Ever website. For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies.
4. CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (CRM) DATABASES
Best Ever may use customer relationship management (CRM) database technology to manage and track our marketing efforts. Our CRM databases include personal data belonging to individuals at our client and other companies with whom we already have a business relationship or want to develop one. The personal data used for these purposes includes relevant business information, such as: contact data, publicly available information (e.g. board membership, published articles, press releases, your public posts on social media sites if relevant for business purpose), your responses to targeted e-mail (including web activity following links from our e-mails), website activity of registered users of our website, and other business information included by Best Ever professionals based on their personal interactions with you. If you wish to be excluded from our CRM databases, please use the Contact Us form.
5. ACCESS, CORRECTION, OBJECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Depending on local law, you may access, update, or correct your Personal Data that we hold, including your profile and preferences. You may do so in the corresponding sections where such information was provided. If you have difficulty in updating or accessing your Personal Data as stated above, you may contact us at support@besteverconference.
6. DATA SECURITY
Best Ever adopts reasonable and appropriate security practices and procedures that includes administrative, physical security, and technical controls in order to safeguard your Personal Data.
7. DATA RETENTION
Best Ever may retain your Personal Data as long as there is a business requirement, or if otherwise required under applicable laws.
8. LINKED WEBSITES
Best Ever may provide links to third-party websites and services. However, Best Ever is not responsible for the privacy statements, practices, or the contents of such third-party websites.
9. HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have any questions regarding our privacy practices or this privacy statement, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
Best Ever may change the data privacy practices and update this Privacy Statement as and when the need arises, and the same will be made available on the site.