Bobbin, LLC dba GlobalCastMD (“GCMD”) is committed to protecting your privacy while you use our sites, including without limitation the website, GlobalcastMD.com, any GlobalCastMD conference or event site and the GlobalCastMD mobile app (collectively the “Sites”).
As described in more detail below, we are committed to fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use PI. You have the rights of access to and copies of your PI, correction of mistakes, opt-out and erasure of PI on request. You can always contact us to enforce these rights and/or withdraw consent to our collection and use of your PI by emailing email@example.com
We may need to update this Policy to keep pace with changes in the Sites, our business and/or the law, however, we always maintain our commitment to respect your privacy. We will post any revisions to this Policy, along with their effective date, in an easy to find area of our Website, and we recommend that you periodically check back here to stay informed of any changes.
DO NOT USE THE SITES
Rationale for Data Collection
GCMD only collects and uses PI in connection with responding to third party inquiries and communicating with those whom we have an existing business relationship with or legitimate interest in reaching out to, as described in more detail below. Users can visit our site anonymously, however in order to for GCMD to communicate with you and render the services you request, including access to live and pre-recorded video events (“Events”) PI such as your contact information is required.
Your Data Collection Rights
GCMD is committed to the following rights regarding the information you submit:
1. Fair processing of information, minimizing PI collected, and transparency over how we use your PI.
2. Providing access to and copies of your PI, correction of mistakes, opt-out and erasure of PI on request.
What Kind of Information GCMD Collect?
GCMD will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our Sites, unless you choose to provide such information to us. You may have the option, where applicable, to submit information to the Sites by sending an email or submitting information through certain forms available on the Sites. You need not provide any PI to access the Sites, however, in order for us to communicate with you, PI such as your contact information may be submitted.
The following table describes how we directly (along with third-party subcontractors with their own secure privacy practices) use certain User information in order to perform services
Type of Information
How and Why We Use It
User-provided contact and related information submitted through forms on the Sites, including newsletter signup, survey responses, submission of comments, Event signups, and other forms
To include you on our mailing list, communicate with you, to respond to your specific requests; To gather information about the Sites’ performance and improve them with your observations and suggestions.
User-provided event registration forms including name, e-mail address, organization, mailing address, phone number and/or payment information as needed
To respond to and fulfill your event participation request, process the transaction requirement and/or to keep you updated with information about GCMD
Information about your browsing, including: The Internet address of the website from which you linked to the Sites, the date and time you accessed the Sites and other non-identifiable information.
To gather anonymous statistics with which to analyze and improve the Sites’ performance.
Technical information, including: information about your device (hardware type, hardware identifier, device make and model, operating system version, app version, web browser information, unique device ID (persistent / non-persistent), media access control (“MAC”) address, international mobile equipment identity (“IMEI”).
To gather non-identifiable statistics with which to analyze and improve the Sites’ performance.
Non-personally identifiable, aggregated, information, including: what pages of the Sites you choose to access, traffic patterns, demographics, and other statistics about our site and our Users.
For analytics, optimization and to assist us in improving the site.
Sharing User Information
Except as described below, only anonymized or aggregate data is shared with external services to enable the performance of the Sites.
We only share your PI with partners who support our Events as follows:
Be aware that Sponsoring Organizations are third parties with their own privacy policies not under the control of GCMD, and may share information with their Exhibitors and other partners.
We only share your PI with other outside parties when:
We take the security of all personally identifiable information obtained through the Sites seriously. Only those who require such information to serve the purposes described above may access it, and only when subject to strict confidentiality.
When we receive your data, we protect it on our servers using a combination of administrative, physical and logical security safeguards including industry standard encryption e.g. secure socket layering (SSL) technology.
While the acts of third parties are not within our control and 100% security can never be guaranteed, one can reduce risks by using strong passwords and anti-virus software. We recommend that you take the appropriate steps to secure all computing devices that you use with the Sites.
We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. Where we are legally required to do so, we will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach.
Cookies and Beacons
For those who opt -in to our mailing list, and others with whom we have a legitimate interest to contact (e.g., potential clients and colleagues who may be interested in the services offered by GCMD) GCMD will periodically send you email newsletters and updates including news related to upcoming Events. You will always have an option to unsubscribe or opt out. If you feel you have received an email from us in error, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Opting-Out, Accessing and Deleting your PI
You may opt-out of having your Sites related PI collected or used by contacting us by e-mail or regular mail. In addition, you may ask us to delete your personal information after an order has been processed. Please note that in order to fulfill certain obligations, we may need to continue sending you notices or other important information concerning any orders you request.
Requesting Your Information and California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“Shine the Light”). In addition to the information, we’ve provided above for all users, California residents may opt-out of our future sharing of such data with third parties for their direct marketing purposes, and/or request more details about (i) the information we collect and how third parties use it, (ii) contact information and addresses of such third parties and (iii) information about the products or websites those third parties’ market. Please send such requests to “GCMD California User Choice Notice” at the address below. Once you receive this information, you may request that we modify or remove any of your personal information. We reserve the right to verify your identity before sending you this information.
“Do Not Track” Browser Signals
We currently do not actively respond to Do Not Track browser signals and do not authorize the collection of personal information from Users through technologies deployed in advertising on the Sites.
Access to Children
There are no features of these Sites directed to, and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
GCMD has appointed a Privacy / Data Protection Officer who is accountable for the compliance with these privacy principles as applies to GCMD, and can answer any questions you may have. You may contact the officer by e-mail at email@example.com. In addition, you may feel free to file a complaint directly with us via our Sites, or we can direct you to the relevant government authority.
Jurisdiction and Data Storage
While this Policy states standards for maintenance of data, and while efforts will be made to meet the said standards, GCMD is not in a position to guarantee compliance with these standards. There may be factors beyond GCMD’s control which may result in disclosure of data. Consequently, GCMD offers no warranties or representations as regards maintenance of non-disclosure of data.