Privacy Policy

Last updated March 18, 2020

We are concerned about your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. We know you share our concerns, and in the interests of letting you know how we protect the privacy and security of the personal information you provide to us, we provide the information below.

ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

In order to run our business and to provide you with our products and services, we require certain personal information (your “personal information”) that includes information that identifies you and, with regard to the need to meet certain legal requirements, the location from which you send us your personal information. We will take commercially reasonable measures to protect the privacy and security of your information, but if you do not agree with this Privacy Policy or the additional descriptions of how we process your personal information (how we use, share, disclose, store and delete it), you should not use our Services.

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT OR RECEIVE

In the course of providing our products and services, and as required for us to provide our products and services to you, we receive, collect store and use your personal information, as described below. This information may include your name, address, telephone number, email address and the IP address of the device you used to contact us. The ways in which we obtain your information may include:

a)      Your inquiries sent to our offices or our website.

b)      Data obtained through use of “cookies” and other related analytics and technologies described in our Cookies and Other Related Technologies policy, if you consent as set out below in further detail.

The legal bases for our uses, sharing and disclosures (“processing”) of your personal information include, as pertinent, where:

a)      Necessary to perform the contractual obligations in agreements with you to provide products or services;

b)     You have consented to the processing as set out in this Policy, which consent you can revoke at any time;

c)      Necessary to comply with a legal obligation, a court order or to exercise or defend a legal claim;

d)     Necessary for the purposes of our or a third-party’s legitimate business interests (so long as those interests do not override personal rights as indicated by law);

e)     You have expressly made your personal information public; and

f)       Necessary to protect your vital interests or other of others.

USES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BY DAMMERER PR FOR DAMMERER PR’s BUSINESS PURPOSES

If you elect to provide us personal information, we may use it as needed to deliver products and/or services to you. Dammerer PR may use personal information in a variety of ways to meet our obligations to you to provide you with a variety of services and products. These uses are based in our legitimate business interests in providing products and services to you and/or fulfillment of our contractual obligation to deliver products and services you have requested.  We have balanced these business needs carefully with your privacy rights and these uses do not improperly infringe on your privacy and confidentiality rights.  These business uses for your personal information include the following:

a)      Dammerer PR may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies in order to better deliver products and services that may be of interest and benefit to you.

b)     We may use your personal information for security, including analysis of the personal information to pursue our legitimate business interest in protecting our customers and website visitors against malware, cyber-attack and other crime and security risks.

c)      Dammerer PR may use personal information to contact users regarding renewal of subscriptions to Dammerer PR services and products and to send product announcements or special edition e-letters to online registrants.

d)     Dammerer PR may use personal information to send notification of Dammerer PR’s or our partners’ products and services by such methods as email and/or postal mail.

e)     We may aggregate and anonymize personal information provided under this Privacy Policy to create anonymized data sets which will then be used to improve our and our affiliates’ products and services. We may also share aggregated anonymized personal information with clients, customers, prospective clients and customers or business partners in order to demonstrate usage of the services, or to identify industry and advertising trends.

f)       If you provide financial information, we use that information primarily to verify your credit card information and collect payments for your purchases, orders, subscriptions, etc.

g)      If you participate in a Dammerer PR educational program, webinar, virtual tradeshow, or other time-sensitive programs, we use personal information to contact you to remind you of upcoming deadlines or additional information concerning these programs.

h)     Dammerer PR occasionally conducts subscriber and/or user surveys to better target our content to our audiences. The aggregated information collected is anonymized (identifying information removed) and sometimes shared with our advertisers, however, we do not share specific individual information with third parties.

From time to time we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our website.

SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

In general, Dammerer PR does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you have requested, when we have your consent as indicated in Section I of this Policy, as follows:

a)      Dammerer PR may use personal information collected through its website to send out targeted email promotions on behalf of its advertisers and industry partners.

b)     We may provide personal information about our users to trusted partners and vendors who work on behalf of or with Dammerer PR under written confidentiality and similar agreements prohibiting such parties’ further use of the information. These companies may use your personal information to help Dammerer PR communicate with you about offers from Dammerer PR and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to use or share this information.

c)      When you register for an educational program or other promotion that is sponsored by a third party, your personal information will be provided to that third-party sponsor.

d)     Dammerer PR may from time to time share limited personal information such as email addresses, company name, job title and state of business or residence with trusted third parties who deliver content that is likely to be of interest to you.

COOKIES

With your consent, the personal information that Dammerer PR may collect using cookies or other automated methods may include, for example, your IP address, cookie information, a unique device or user ID, browser type, system type, the content and pages that you access on the Dammerer PR website, the frequency and duration of your visits to our website, the page from which you navigated to the Website. Dammerer PR may also use cookies to store session validators on your hard drive.  On our website, Dammerer PR may use this passively collected data to:

a)      remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during you visit or the next time you visit our website.

b)     monitor your participation in various sections of our website.

c)      customize services to you.

d)     monitor website usage metrics such as total visitors and pages viewed

e)     administer, operate and improve our website and our other products and services, including those tailored to you.

CHOICE AND CONTROL 

You may withdraw your consent or otherwise object to uses of your information as described above by contacting us. You may also withdraw your consent to email marketing by unsubscribing, using the unsubscribe link in such communications. If you do so, Dammerer PR will cease using your personal information for the above purposes and remove it from its systems unless such personal information is permitted to be used by Dammerer PR for another purpose set out in this Privacy Policy or Dammerer PR determines and demonstrates a compelling legitimate interest to continue in processing your personal information In case of withdrawal of consent, Dammerer PR will not process your personal information subject to this consent any longer unless legally required to do so. In case Dammerer PR is required to retain your personal information for legal reasons your personal information will be restricted from further processing and only retained for the term required by law. However, any withdrawal has no effect on past processing of personal information by Dammerer PR up to the point in time of your withdrawal. Furthermore, if your use of a Dammerer PR offering requires your prior consent, Dammerer PR will not be (any longer) able to provide the relevant product, service, offer, or event to you after your withdrawal.

SECURITY

The security of your personal information is very important to us. We utilize commercially reasonable information security standards to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Dammerer PR supports online security using appropriately secure technology because we want your data to be safe. We bind our employees and data processors to written agreements to observe your privacy and confidentiality rights. Unfortunately, no method of internet transmission is one hundred percent secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its security.

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. If we do, we will change the “effective date” at the top of the Privacy Policy. Before making any update that would make this Privacy Policy materially less restrictive in our use or disclosure of personal information collected prior to the update, we will provide prior notice of the update by posting notice on our Website at the top of the then-current Privacy Policy within a reasonable time before the effective date of the update. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about our collection, use, and disclosure of personal information.