We collect Personal Information in connection with the Site and offline interactions, as described below. For purposes of this Policy, “Personal Information” is any information or combination of information that can be used to identify, contact, or locate you.
Personal Information. We collect various types of Personal Information from or about visitors to the Site and in offline interactions, including:
We collect this information through forms that you may fill out on our Site, when you contact us with questions, or when you sign up for one of our events. With regard to offline collection, we may gather this information from email exchanges, phone calls or other direct interactions with you outside of the Site.
We may collect additional Personal Information from other sources that we combine with the kinds of Personal Information described above. In these circumstances, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information in accordance with this Policy. Combined information helps us to update, expand and analyze our records, identify new customers, and provide products and services that may be of interest to you. If you provide us with Personal Information about others, or if others give us your Personal Information, we will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided.
Examples of the types of Personal Information that may be obtained from other sources and combined with information we already have about you through the Site may include:
Passive Collection and Tracking Technologies. As is true of most websites, we gather some Personal Information automatically through the Site in our server logs (described below). This may include information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name, your Internet Service Providers (ISP), the date and time of your visit, your use of the Site (including the pages you view and the files you download), referring/exit pages, your computer’s operating system and browser type, your software and hardware attributes (including device IDs), your general geographic location (e.g., your city, state, or metropolitan region), and/or clickstream data to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the Site.
We collect Personal Information using tools and technologies such as:
We may use Personal Information for a variety of purposes, as described below:
With your permission, we may also use your Personal Information to promote Innovative events or other activities that you are involved with. For example, we may obtain your permission to publicly announce you as a speaker at an Innovative event or include you on a list of registrants for a workshop.
We may share Personal Information with third parties for a variety of purposes, as described below.
Affiliates. We may share Personal Information with our corporate affiliates for any of the purposes described in this Policy.
Third-party service providers. We use third-party service providers to help us manage and improve the Site. These service providers may also collect and/or use your Personal Information on our behalf to assist us with our business activities. These companies are authorized to use your Personal Information only as necessary to provide these services to us. We utilize such services to:
Business partners. We also may share your Personal Information with our business partners to fulfill your requests for services, complete a transaction that you initiate, or meet the terms of any agreement that you have with us or our business partners. If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with these companies, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legal purposes. In certain situations, we may be required to share your Personal Information in response to lawful requests by authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your Personal Information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
Business changes. If Innovative is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, of any change in ownership, uses of your Personal Information, and choices you may have regarding your Personal Information.
Consent. We may also disclose your Personal Information to any other third party with your prior consent.
De-identified or aggregated information. We may share de-identified and/or aggregated information for any lawful purpose, including to provide reports on trends in usage of our Site.
Third-Party Tracking Technologies and Interest-Based Advertising
The Site may also enable third-party tracking mechanisms to collect information over time and across unaffiliated websites for use in online behavioral advertising. For example, third parties may use the fact that you visited the Site to target online ads for our services to you on other websites. In addition, our third-party advertising partners might use information about your use of the Site to help target other company’s advertisements based on your online behavior in general. For information about behavioral advertising practices, including privacy and confidentiality, visit the Network Advertising Initiative website or the Digital Advertising Alliance website.
The use of online tracking mechanisms by third parties is subject to those third parties’ own privacy policies, and not this Policy. If you prefer to prevent third parties from setting and accessing cookies on your computer, you may set your browser to block cookies. Additionally, you may remove yourself from the targeted advertising of companies by opting out here or, if located in the European Union, you may opt out here. Please note you will continue to receive generic ads.
Many browsers offer a “do not track” or similar feature enabling users to communicate to websites that they do not want to be tracked online. Our Site does not respond to “do not track” browser headers, but you can limit some tracking activity by taking the steps described above.
Links to Third Party Websites; Social Media Widgets and Features
Please note that the neither the Innovative Users Group (“IUG”) nor their website is managed or controlled by Innovative. IUG is an independent organization.
We partner with companies that provide things such as Telecommunications Services, Marketing Automation, Website hosting, Recruiting Portals, etc., to provide you with tools related to our career opportunities; directing your communications and/or inquiries to us through the Site; and registering, accessing and/or attending webinars, workshops and events; and to fulfil any other purposed mentioned in this policy. When you use these tools, your Personal Information may be shared by Innovative. If you do not want your Personal Information shared you may choose not to use the integrations we use on our website.
We use generally accepted and commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your Personal Information from loss or unauthorized access, use, modification, or deletion, both during transmission and once it is received. However, no website is completely secure and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your Personal Information. Please refer to our security policy here.
We may retain your Personal Information for as long as you may have an active account with us or as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
Your Choices and Access to Information
Upon request, Innovative will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your Personal Information. If you would like to access, correct or request deletion of your Personal Information, please contact us by email at Privacy@iii.com. We will respond within a reasonable timeframe.
If you no longer want to receive marketing communications or newsletters from us, please click the “Manage Communication Preferences” link at the bottom of each email message, visit , or contact us by email at Privacy@iii.com. If you unsubscribe from these communications, but are an Innovative customer, you may still receive non-marketing messages from us with information, alerts, or updates about the products or services you use.
Transfer of Personal Information to the United States
The Personal Information that we collect through or in connection with the Site is transferred to and processed in the United States for the purposes described above. Innovative participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Innovative is committed to subjecting all Personal Information received from European Union (EU) member countries, in reliance on the Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List at https://www.privacyshield.gov/list
Innovative is responsible for the processing of Personal Information it receives, under the Privacy Shield Framework, and subsequent transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. Innovative complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of Personal Information from the EU, including the onward transfer liability provisions.
With respect to Personal Information received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, Innovative is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, Innovative may be required to disclose Personal Information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website [https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=How-to-Submit-a-Complaint], you may be entitled to invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
Innovative has further committed to cooperate with EU data protection authorities (DPAs) with regard to unresolved Privacy Shield complaints concerning human resources data transferred from the EU in the context of the Innovative employee data it controls.
The Site is not directed to children under the age of 13, and Innovative does not knowingly collect Personal Information through the Site or through offline interactions from anyone it knows is under the age of 13.
Changes to this Policy
Questions or Comments
If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy practices or this Policy, please email us at Privacy@iii.com or contact us by mail at:
Shawna Deane, Senior Council
1900 Powell Street, Suite 400
Emeryville, CA 94608
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