To exercise your access, data portability, deletion, correction, or “Opt Out of the Sale or Sharing of My Personal Information” rights, please submit your request using one of the following options:
California Consumers can exercise their non-discrimination rights be emailing privacy@brightTALK.com.
BrightTALK does not perform automated decision making as it relates to its member/subscriber business processes.
Last Updated: March 10, 2023
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY NOTICE OVERVIEW:
We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, and/or is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a Consumer or Household (“Personal Information”).
Personal Information does not include: (i) publicly available information or lawfully obtained, truthful information that is a matter of public concern (“Publicly available” means: Information that is lawfully made available from federal, state, or local government records or such information that a business has a reasonable basis to believe is lawfully made available to the general public by the Consumers or from widely distributed media, or by the Consumer; or information made available by a person to whom the Consumer has disclosed the information if the Consumer has not restricted the Information to a specific audience); (ii) de-identified or aggregated Consumer information; and (iii) information excluded from the CCPA’s scope (including: (a) health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data, and (b) Personal Information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994).
We have collected the following categories of Personal Information from Consumers within the last twelve (12) months:
We may use, sell, or disclose the Personal Information we collect for one or more of the following business purposes:
BrightTALK may share or sell your Personal Information with Third Parties, including BrightTALK’s Clients.
The above is subject to your right to opt-out of the sales or sharing (see Personal Information Sales Opt-Out and Opt-In Rights) of your Personal Information.
In the preceding twelve (12) months, BrightTALK has disclosed the following categories of Personal Information for a business purpose:
In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have disclosed your Personal Information with the following categories of third parties for a business purpose:
Third parties to whom you or your agents authorize us to disclose your Personal Information in connection with products or services we provide to you including:
The CCPA prohibits third parties who purchase the Personal Information we hold from reselling it unless you have an opportunity to opt-out of the sale or sharing of your Personal Information. In the preceding twelve (12) months, BrightTALK has sold the following categories, or certain components of the following categories, of Personal Information:
We sell your Personal Information to the following categories of third parties:
Businesses (including our Clients/Partners); and Third Parties to whom you or your agents authorize us to disclose your Personal Information in connection with products or services we provide to you.
We do not use or discloses sensitive Personal Information for the above business purposes as defined under CCPA.
The CCPA provides Consumers with specific rights regarding their Personal Information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
In addition to the information disclosed to you in this policy, you have the right to request that we disclose to you the specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you over the past 12 months subject to verifying your request. You also have the right to request that such information is delivered in a format that may be transmitted to another entity upon your verified request.
Once we receive and confirm your verifiable Consumers request (see Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights), we will disclose to you:
You have the right to request that we delete any of your Personal Information that we collected from you and retained in our databases, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable Consumer request, we will delete your Personal Information from our records, unless an exception applies.
We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our Service Providers to:
You have the right to request that we correct inaccurate Personal Information that we maintain, or which pertains to you.
You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by our business for the exercise of privacy rights conferred by the CCPA. We may choose in the future to offer you certain financial incentives permitted by the CCPA that can result in different prices, rates, or quality levels. Any CCPA-permitted financial incentive we offer will reasonably relate to your Personal Information’s value and contain written terms that describe the program’s material aspects.
California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our websites that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send us an electronic message through our website or write us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To exercise the right to know, access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable Consumer request to us using one of the following options:
Only you or a person acting on your behalf who you authorize (a.k.a. an “Authorized Agent”), may make a verifiable Consumers request related to your Personal Information. We will use reasonable methods to verify your request or that of your Authorized Agent including, for example, comparing the email address you used to register on TechTarget or another affiliated third-party website.
You may only make a verifiable Consumer request for certain information (required by section 1798.110 and 1798.115 of the CCPA) twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable Consumers request must:
We endeavor to respond to a verifiable Consumer request within 45 days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing. If you have an account with us, we will deliver our written response to the email address associated with that account. If you do not have an account with us, we will deliver our written response by mail or electronically, at your option. Any disclosures we provide may only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable Consumer request’s receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons why we cannot comply with a request, if applicable. For data portability requests, we will endeavor to select a format to provide your Personal Information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable Consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
If you are sixteen (16) years of age or older, you have the right to direct us to not sell your Personal Information at any time (the “right to opt-out”). Our business, as a business-to-business (“B2B”) provider, is targeted to business professionals. Therefore, we do not collect, sell, or share the Personal Information of Consumers we know are less than sixteen (16) years of age. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected the Personal Information of someone under the age of 16, we will immediately terminate the associated account and delete any data in connection with such registration and the user’s activity.
Consumers who opt-in to Personal Information sales may opt-out of future sales at any time.
In order to provide you with our services, it is necessary for us to provide and personalize ads, content, and communications based on your use of websites, including with information regarding your interests and your online interactions.
To exercise this right, you (or your authorized representative) may submit a request to us by utilizing our CCPA Rights Request Form available here.
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Notice at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this Privacy Notice, we will notify you by email or through a notice on our website homepage, or by updating our Change Log below.
December 20, 2022: Changes made to include the new requirements of CPRA.
The following sections were updated:
To Exercise Your Privacy Rights
California Privacy Notice Overview
Section A: Information We Collect
Section B: Use of Your Personal Information
Section C: Sharing or Selling of Personal Information
Section D: Sensitive Personal Information – Added
Section E: Selling or Sharing of PI of Children - Added
Section F: Your Rights and Choices
Section G: Changes to Our Privacy Notice
Section H: Contact Information and Accessibility
March 10, 2023: Changes made to section F(5) regarding procedures and information for Authorized Agents.
Email: email@example.com or DPO_TTGT@techtarget.com
Phone: (617) 431-9200
275 Grove Street
Newton, MA 02466
Attn: Data Protection Officer