EFFECTIVE DATE: May 25, 2018
Emerald is a leading owner and operator of business-to-business tradeshows in the United States connecting hundreds of thousands of buyers and sellers across multiple diversified end markets. Emerald owns and/or operates multiple trade shows, publications, conferences and websites serving various industries. For more information please visit www.emeraldx.com.
What Information We Collect
Information you give us: We collect information that you choose to provide to us when you register for a trade show, conference or other event; purchase trade show, conference or other event-related services; subscribe to our magazines (either directly or through another company such as a subscription agency); sign up for email newsletters; enter a sweepstakes or contest; participate in surveys; or otherwise submit through our website. During the registration process we may request certain contact information and demographic information about you such as your name, mailing address, email address, company name, size of company and title. We also may receive information about you from other sources and add it to the information you have provided to us. If you choose to register for a trade show, conference or other event on this website, you may also be asked to provide your credit card information to fulfill your registration request.
Information collected automatically: Like most other websites, we may automatically collect information and data through the use of log files, “cookies” or other information storage and tracking technology. These technologies allow us to track usage behavior and compile website usage information that will allow for the improvement of content and targeting advertising. This information may include your internet protocol (IP) address, associated company name, if any, browser type, platform, internet service provider (ISP), time and date stamp, general geographic information, referring pages and exit pages.
Our websites incorporate tracking technologies managed by Google, Facebook, and Twitter, all of which have their own privacy policies. To learn more about their services, and to opt-out of their tracking, please visit the following resources:
- Google Analytics: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217
- Twitter: https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
How We Use and Disclose Information
Emerald may use and disclose your contact information for any of the following reasons:
- To provide, maintain, personalize, optimize, and improve the website, including research and analytics regarding use of the website, or to remember you when you leave and return to the website;
- To provide and improve our products and services, to process any transactions you request, or authenticate you as a customer;
- To deliver advertising, including interest-based advertising on our websites and other websites and applications;
- To provide you with information about products or services you are interested in, including trade shows, conferences and other events;
- To provide you with e-newsletters you have requested;
- To send you notices for subscription renewal; and
- To contact you regarding marketing endeavors.
From time to time, Emerald may also share your contact information with other organizations, such as trade show exhibitors and vendors, for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive such offers, please refer to the “Contact” section below.
We contract with third party companies that we have engaged to provide us with specialized services, including, but not limited to, customer service, registration, subscription fulfillment, housing, booth decoration, freight services, research, statistical analysis, application development, list cleansing, postal mailings, email and fax deployment, and other information services. These companies or individuals may be provided with access to information about you, but only as needed to perform their functions. These companies are required to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of such information.
We may combine information you give us or that we collect automatically with our business records, information from third parties, or information collected from another browser or device to personalize our communications with you and to deliver better advertising.
This website is not directed at children under the age of 13 and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that this website has collected the personal information of a child under the age of 13, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data Storage, Transfers, and Security
California law permits California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to email@example.com specifying that you seek your “California Customer Choice Notice” in the subject line.
Users in the EEA and Switzerland
If you are a resident of the EEA or Switzerland, the following information applies with respect to personal data collected through your use of our website.
Transfers:Personal data we collect may be transferred to, and stored and processed in, the United States or any other country in which we or our affiliates or processors maintain facilities. We will ensure that transfers of personal data to a third country or an international organization are subject to appropriate safeguards.
Individual Rights:If you are a resident of the EEA or Switzerland, we respect your rights according to Chapter 3 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. In order to verify your identity, we may require you to provide us with personal information prior to accessing any records containing information about you. Please contact us using the information below.
If you do not wish to receive marketing information from Emerald , or wish to opt out of future email promotions from Emerald , please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that all promotional email messages you receive from Emerald will include an option to opt out of future email communications.