CRK Media and its network (the “CRK Media Network”) of websites provide business news and information and promotional content via its websites, landing pages and through email (you will always be given the opportunity to opt-out of receiving these notifications).
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses that we collect are not linked to personally identifiable information.
The CRK Media Network contains links to other 3rd party websites. Please be aware that CRK Media is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit from our website or through the interactive sessions.
In order to access certain content and to participate in interactive sessions, you will be asked to complete a registration form. During registration, you are required to provide contact information, for you and the company you represent as well as business information about the company you represent. CRK Media may use this contact information as a means of confirmation of your identity, position, or relationship to particular enterprise of company.
Information Collection and Use From Registration Forms
When you complete a CRK Media Network registration form, we ask you to share limited information about yourself and the company you represent. Only disclose business information that you are authorized to disclose. During interactive sessions, we may also collect your opinions and preferences regarding certain products or services. We use this information to provide you with quality services as well as with offers that we think are relevant to you based on the preferences you share at registration or during interactive sessions. Please see the Information Sharing and Disclosure section below.
Using your contact information, the CRK Media Network may also send you e-mail messages under the following circumstances, among others:
- To respond to an inquiry or request for information
- To thank you for contacting a CRK Media Network website
- To welcome you to a CRK Media Network website and to its products and services
- To explain new content, features and offerings
- To notify you of special promotions
- To communicate with you regarding customer service related issues.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
In addition, CRK Media may share certain aggregated demographic information with our sponsors regarding the users of our websites and responses we receive from you through the interactive sessions. The aggregated information that we provide is not linked to any personally identifiable information. If you have accessed the website from a website of one of our partners or sponsors, then CRK Media may disclose all the information collected about you to such partner or sponsor.
Opt-Out of Future Communications
If, for any reason, you no longer wish to receive e-mail communications from the CRK Media Network, please call us at 1-800-736-0870. You will also find an opt-out link in the footer of each of our emails.
We monitor how our users use our websites including search terms entered, pages visited and documents viewed. This information is used solely for purposes of enabling us to provide you with a personalized website experience. Aggregated forms of this data may also be used in order to help us understand areas for future research and to identify future features and functions to develop for the websites. This data may also be used by CRK Media, in the aggregate, to identify appropriate offerings.
CRK Media takes precautions to protect data and information under its control from misuse, loss or alteration. CRK Media’s security measures include industry-standard technology and equipment to help protect your information, and CRK Media maintains security measures to allow only the appropriate personnel and contractors access to your information. Unfortunately, no system can guarantee 100% flawless security, and CRK Media disclaims any liability resulting from use of the website.
Other than as set forth above, CRK Media will not otherwise use or disclose any of your personal information except to the extent reasonably necessary to: (i) process your information and to correct technical problems and malfunctions in the website or the computer systems supporting the website; (ii) protect the security and integrity of the website; (iii) protect the rights and property of CRK Media and others; (iv) take precautions against liability; (v) respond to claims that your information violates the rights and interests of 3rd parties; (vi) respond to judicial or administrative process or otherwise comply with applicable law; and (vii) to assist law enforcement agencies in connection with investigations or matters related to public safety.
Users Outside of the United States
While we make every effort to honor the laws and wishes of all users, the CRK Media Network is available for users located exclusively in the United States of America and therefore may not recognize foreign laws.
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