Recognition of a CRC Customer’s/Client’s Expectation of Privacy
CRC recognizes and respects the privacy expectations of its customers/clients and will take the steps necessary to protect the privacy of personally identifiable information (“PII”) collected via this Site. Specifically, PII refers to any information that uniquely identifies or can be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains. PII does not include information that is collected anonymously.
Collection and Use of PII
CRC may collect, use and retain certain PII that you provide via this Site, and when you sign up for any CRC products or services, including conferences/seminars, webinars, or any other events hosted by CRC (collectively “events”), whether conducted in person, electronically or via conference telephone. Such PII may include, without limitation, your name, your e-mail address, your company name, your title, your telephone number, and your physical address. Your credit card information may also be collected via this Site, including your credit card number, the credit card expiration date, the amount charged, and the conference or seminar that you are registering for. In all such cases, you choose whether to provide us with this PII.
We may use any PII you provide to us via this Site to respond to any inquiries, feedback or requests submitted by you via this Site and to communicate with you in connection with our provision and offering of CRC products and services requested by you, including, without limitation, seminars and/or events registered by you. Your failure to provide us with the requested PII may result in our inability to respond to any such inquiries, feedback or requests and to communicate with you in connection with our provision and offering of products and services. We may use the anonymous information that we collect to improve the design and content of our Site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze this Site’s usage.
We may disclose your PII in response to legal process – for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose PII in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to protect the confidentiality and security of our records pertaining to you, to limit our legal liability or to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
This Site is operated in the United States, in the State of Ohio. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information that you provide to us will be collected within the United States. By using our Site, participating in any of our services, purchasing any of our products, and/or registering for any of our seminars, events, and/or providing us with your PII, you consent to this transfer.
Information from Other Sources
We might receive PII about you from other sources. Any information received from other sources will be used and retained per the above statements.
Electronic (Cookies) and Non-PII Information Collected via this Site
Links to Third-Party Websites
Our Site may include links to other websites. If so, except to the extent that such third parties represent an affiliate and/or agent of ours and are using information provided by us solely to perform their duties and functions for us, we do not provide any PII to these third-party websites.
Your use of CRC’s “login” features, i.e., any features for which login is required (all of the foregoing, collectively, “Login-Enabled Features”) is pursuant to and governed by the terms and conditions of the applicable agreement(s) by and between you and CRC. You represent and warrant that you have all right, title and interest in and to any information, whether anonymous or PII, that you provide via the Login-Enabled Features. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless CRC, its affiliates and subsidiaries, if applicable, and its or their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, and each of them, against any loss, cost, damage, claim, expense or liability arising out of, as a result of, or in connection with your use or misuse of the Login-Enabled Features and/or any use by CRC of the information you provide via the Login-Enabled Features.
CRC’s Research, Warranty Disclaimers, and Limitation of Liability
Please be advised that you and/or your organization, if applicable, may not use CRC research or materials as a source for further publication. CRC’s research information is highly confidential and may not be further disseminated. By registering for CRC conference, seminars and/or events, and/or by purchasing or subscribing to CRC materials, you acknowledge that CRC’s research and materials are highly confidential, proprietary to CRC, and, in some cases, CRC’s protectable trade secrets – and that you will not republish such information.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY MATERIALS, SERVICES, CONFERENCES, EVENTS, AND/OR SEMINARS PROTECTED BY CRC ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. CRC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. CRC DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF CRC’S MATERIALS OR INFORMATION LEARNED IN CRC CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND/OR EVENTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY USE OF CRC’S PRODUCTS OR INFORMATION LEARNED IN CRC CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND/OR EVENTS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CRC SHALL NOT BE LIABILE TO YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION, IF APPLICABLE, FOR ANY SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS, LOST FUNDING, LOST SAVINGS, OR FOR CLAIMS OF A THIRD PARTY, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF CRC MATERIALS AND/OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR ATTENDANCE AT CRC CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND/OR EVENTS.
This Site is not directed at children and we do not knowingly collect any PII from children under thirteen (13) years of age. If you are under thirteen (13) years of age, do not send any information about yourself to us. If we discover that a child under the age of thirteen (13) years has provided us with PII, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete that child’s PII from our system.
Limited Access to Information
CRC limits employee access to PII to those with a business reason to access such information. CRC educates these relevant employees so that they will understand the importance of confidentiality and privacy. Through this statement, CRC also speaks to all employees as to the safeguarding of collected PII
While we work to protect the security of your information by using a reasonable encryption technology that encrypts information you input, as well as physical, electronic, and managerial procedures as required by law and as we deem reasonable to safeguard and help to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed by you via the Site. As a result, we make no warranty regarding the security of any information you transmit to us via this Site and you do so at your own risk. In addition, it is important for you to also protect against unauthorized access to your computer. Be sure to sign off when using a shared computer.
Notice and Revisions
Assignability; Governing Law