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Privacy Policy

The effective date of this policy as posted is May 2010.

Reed Exhibitions and JCKonline.com®, which includes JCK Magazine, respect the information provided by our site visitors. Because we gather certain types of information when customers visit our web site, we believe you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the information we capture and the use of that information. This privacy statement discloses the type of information we capture about our customers and to make you aware of your choices with regard to our use of the information you provide to this site.

US Policy

JCKonline.com® is managed by Reed Exhibitions (RX-US), a division of Reed Elsevier, Inc, and conforms to the spirit of the Reed Exhibitions Corporate Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.reedexpo.com/.

Our Customers

This policy applies to all customers and visitors of JCKonline.com.  This policy does not apply to other JCK-branded products and services and it does not apply to information we collect by other methods. Your use of this site constitutes your acceptance of this policy and your consent to any action we take with respect to your information in compliance with this policy.

Customer Information and Use

JCKonline.com captures two categories of information when you visit or register for this site or request products and services related to this site.

Professional Information includes, but is not limited to name, address, phone number, fax number, and email address, as well as certain information pertaining to your place of business and job responsibilities.  Professional information may be stored in our customer database for our internal use.  

Financial Information is payment information used when you request a product or service from JCKonline.com for which there is a fee and includes, but is not limited to, credit card numbers, financial institutions, and expiration dates. This information is not used for any purpose other than that for which it is being provided to us, and is used only to the extent necessary for processing the transaction or to facilitate future transactions.

We use your Professional Information for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with this site and other products and services
  • To respond to your inquiries and contact you about changes regarding this site
  • To provide you with account-related notices such as expiration or renewal of services or products from this site and for billing and collection purposes
  • For any other purpose disclosed at the time the information is collected or to which you consent
  • As otherwise specifically described in this Privacy Policy

Professional information may be, upon the consent of JCKonline.com and RX-US, shared with other Reed Exhibitions, Reed Elsevier or industry-related third party organizations for the purpose of facilitating business relationships believed by RX-US to be in our customers’ best interests.

Portions of this site may be provided as “Sponsored” content.  This is made available to users on the condition that certain of the user’s Professional Information is shared with the Sponsor and the advertiser(s) of their content.  We will always disclose this when you are registering for “Sponsored” products or services on this site.

Some of the materials included in this site, including advertising, are served by third parties who, in the course of serving such materials, may collect information regarding your use of the site and to communications related to the content they serve on this site.  Collection, use, disclosure and security of this information are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties.  For more information about this practice, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.optout_nonppii.asp or to view the privacy policy of DoubleClick, a third party that serves ads to this site, visit www.privacychoices.org

This site uses the following Google Analytics features based on Display Advertising: Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Please visit Ads Settings to opt-out or customize your Google Display Network ads. 

Opting Out

RX-US will accept, implement and maintain any customer request to opt out of future communication from JCKonline.com, RX-US, or any third party to whom JCKonline.com provided the customer’s information. If you would like to opt out of communications you receive from JCKonline.com, RX-US, Reed Exhibitions or Reed Elsevier, send an email to privacymanager@jckonline.com with the subject line “opt out – JCKonline”.

To discontinue receipt of communications sent by third parties, send an email to privacymanager@jckonline.com  with the subject line “opt out – third party”

To opt-out of professional information that may be shared to third party owners of “Sponsored” content on this site, send an email to privacymanager@jckonline.com  with the subject line “opt out – do not disclose”.

Security

This site utilizes a secure server to protect your financial and professional information. Secure server software is used to encrypt the information sent between your Internet browser and our Internet site. This ensures the security of your professional and financial transaction details when using the site. We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information you have given to us and may, on occasion, request proof of identity before we disclose any professional information to you.

JCKonline.com uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to safeguard customer information during online transactions. SSL encryption is the generally accepted method of transaction security in online ordering.

Cookies and GIFs

When you visit this site, we may collect the IP address of your computer.  We also use automatic data collection technology to record other information that identifies your computer and tracks your behavior on this site.  Methods of collecting this information may include “cookies” and “clear GIFs” (also knows as “pixel tags” or “beacons”).  A cookie is a bit of data sent by a web site through the browser to the computer of the user visiting the site, and enables the site to return the results the browser expects. The JCKonline.com web site uses temporary, session-specific cookies to ensure visits to its web sites are smooth and customized for the visitor. Such cookies allow us to provide a visitor’s browser with information tailored to the visitor’s preferences and needs. We use permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a visitor’s computer after the visitor leaves the JCKonline.com web site. However, our cookies neither reveal nor contain any identifying or personal data. Cookies also cannot read any information on a visitor’s computer or interact with other cookies on the visitor’s hard drive.

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in the browser’s settings. However, disabling the cookie support function of the browser will prevent our web site from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilize fully all of the site’s features and information.

A clear GIF is a small graphic image, typically used in connection with cookies, that is placed on a web site or in an email message.  A clear GIF can monitor certain user behavior such as your usage of the site, whether you opened an email message, or whether you clicked on a URL in the email message.  We do not collect Professional or Financial information this way, but if you provided Professional Information to this site, we may associate that information with the behavioral information collected automatically from the clear GIF.

Policy Changes

RX-US reserves the right to review and change this Policy. Policy changes may be made without prior notice to existing customers. Policy revisions only apply to information gathered as of the effective date of the revised policy, unless we give you notice and choice as to the changes in use, in which case all information is subject to the new policy.  Your continued use of this site after any and all Policy changes means that you accept the changes.

Review and Correction of Customer Information or Other Questions

If you have any questions or concerns about your customer information or your request to opt-out of communications or services from JCKonline.com or its third party partners, or if you would like to review the information we’ve collected about you, please call or write our Privacy Manager:

Reed Exhibitions
Privacy Manager
383 Main Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851

Phone: Within the US at 888-306-2344
From Outside the US at 203-840-5810
Email: privacymanager@jckonline.com

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