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Privacy Policy

Palladium Group, Inc. and its affiliates ("Palladium") is committed to protecting the privacy of the personally-identifiable information that we collect from you as you use its Web sites (each, the "Site"). The scope of Palladium's commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information, you agree to Palladium's use of such information as described herein.

 

What personally-identifiable information is collected?

Palladium collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register, request publications or subscribe to e-mail lists. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of a unique access ID, company or school affiliations, titles, and contact information, such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone and fax numbers. You may have the opportunity to enroll on the Site, in which case we may collect order information and your credit card information in order to facilitate shipment and payment. 

 

How may my personally-identifiable information be used?

Palladium uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for publications or other information. Palladium also uses personally-identifiable information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in specific areas and articles posted on our Site. The e-mail addresses provided at registration allow Palladium to send e-mail to individuals based on the areas of interest that they indicate during the registration process. If you do not wish to receive e-mailed advance notice of articles, simply do not check off any of the subject boxes on the registration page. Palladium uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below to help personalize your view of the Site.

 

E-mail newsletters and information

A feature of Palladium membership and registration is staying in touch with the communities through regular communications. Enrollment in BSC Online or registration on the Execution Premium Community web site hosted by Palladium signifies your acceptance of occasional email messages from us, including a monthly newsletter featuring content from Palladium thought leaders, and emails on behalf of third parties, such as software vendors. Should you wish to opt-out of membership and the briefings and emails on behalf of third parties, please click here to contact us. 

 

E-mail an article

If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our Site or articles, we ask them for the friend's name and e-mail address. We will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site. The email will include the referrer's name. We do not keep the name or address of the recipient.

 

Are cookies and IP addresses used?

The Site uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the Site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site and on Web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our features. Cookies also let us know whether you have registered with us and otherwise enable us to relate your current usage of the Site to prior usage of this Site. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the Site without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the Site may not be able to access certain areas of the Site. Palladium also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Site.

 

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?

Palladium does not intentionally disclose (and takes steps to prevent the accidental disclosure of) personally-identifiable information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of Palladium), whether for such third parties' marketing purposes or otherwise, subject to the following exceptions:

  1. Palladium may disclose your personally-identifiable information to third parties as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction;
  2. Palladium may disclose your personally-identifiable information to third party intermediaries that assist Palladium with its business (for example, credit card processing companies, delivery companies, and IT companies with access to our computer system) in connection with the provision of such assistance;
  3. Palladium may disclose your personally-identifiable information if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure;
  4. Palladium may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to Palladium;
  5. If Palladium and/or any of its affiliates merges with or sells assets or equity to a third party, information collected by Palladium or such affiliates on their Web sites may be disclosed to and owned by the merged entity or third party.

Links to third-party sites

We may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this Site is in fact supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third- party Web sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on these Web sites before providing any information to them.

 

Chat rooms, forums and bulletin boards

If you use a chat room, forum, or bulletin board on the Site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages.  Palladium is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
 

How can I access, change, and/or delete information?

You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submitted to the Site. To update your account information, go to the "Member Log-In" page. To cancel your Palladium membership, click here to contact us.

 

Security

Palladium has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Palladium personnel are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, Palladium cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.

 

Transborder hosting and transfer of information

Personally-identifiable information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to Palladium offices located throughout the world, including offices located outside the European Economic Area (EEA), and the Site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries (such as the United States) that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally-identifiable data. By using the Site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.

 

Children's on-line privacy protection

Palladium understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, Palladium will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13, and, by registering on the Site, you are certifying to Palladium that you are over the age of 13.

 

Consent

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy.

 

Contact our Privacy Department

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please click here to contact us.

 

 

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