Updated on 2018.05.24
Globetech Media LLC ("we", "us" or "our") grants you permission as a user ("User", "you" or "your") to access and use our sites, software, applications, content, products and services ("Services"), which are owned or licensed by us on the sites biotechdaily.com, labmedica.com, labmedica.es, hospimedica.com, hospimedica.es, hospimedica.ru, medimaging.net, medimaging.es, linkxpress.com and trademed.com (collectively, the "Sites").
Globetech Media wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information from and about you because we respect your concerns about privacy, and we want to maintain your trust.
This Policy describes the types of Personal Data we collect, how we use it, and with whom we share it. It also describes generally Globetech Media's practices for handling Other Information (e.g., interests, demographics and services usage) collected through our Globetech Media Services or from a third party to the extent such information is associated with a particular device, user or user account.
The Globetech Media Services are a network of B2B professional sites, and are not argeted to, and do not knowingly collect Personal Data from, minors under 16 years of age. We request that these individuals do not provide Personal Data through the Globetech Media Services.
2. WHAT WE COLLECT
Globetech Media and our service providers collect Personal Data to offer services you have requested or that we have a legitimate interest to believe are of interest to our customers, to manage the relationships we have with our customers and partners, and to perform activities based on your consent. Globetech Media and our service providers may collect the following information from and about you:
2.1 Personal Data
We collect Personal Data when you submit it to us, such as when you register for or subscribe to certain products or services; create a profile; take a survey; visit our Globetech Media Services; use an interactive feature (such as chat or article sharing options); or contact customer service. The Personal Data you submit may include your name, postal address (including billing and shipping addresses), telephone number, mobile number, email address, username.
2.2 Other Information
"Other Information" is any information that is not intended to reveal your specific identity to us, such as browser information, usage data, information collected through cookies and other technologies, demographic information, geolocation data obtained with your consent where required by applicable law, and aggregated information.
2.2.1 Other Information You Submit
We collect Other Information when you submit it to us. This may include your password, education, occupation and professional interests.
2.2.3 Other Information Collected Automatically
The Globetech Media Services may also be linked to sites or apps operated by third parties, and may carry advertisements or offer content, special offers, functionality, games or applications developed and maintained by third parties, using iframes, tools, or plug-ins (?Linked Services?). These third party Linked Services may use automated means to collect information about you and your use of these features. Some of these third party sites may be co-branded with a Globetech Media logos, even though they are not operated or maintained by us.
3. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION
We may use the Personal Data we collect from and about you for the purposes set forth below. We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except if it is considered Personal Data under applicable law. If we combine Other Information with your Personal Data, we treat the combined information as Personal Data.
To improve the quality of our products and services and to personalize your experience by presenting content, products and offers tailored to you, we may also combine the Personal and Other Information we collect with information relating to your use of other Globetech Media products, services and websites.
3.1 To Provide, Measure And Improve Our Products And Services
We use the information we collect from and about you to provide our products, services and features to you, including: to process and fulfill your subscription, to create and manage your accounts, to send you information about your relationship or transactions with us, to measure and improve services and features, to allow you to engage with us (promotions, special events, rewards programs, surveys or market research) and to respond to inquiries. In addition, if you have multiple product subscriptions, we may use your information to allow you to sign in to several Globetech Media websites with the same user ID.
3.2 To Deliver Relevant Content And Recommendations
To make your experience more interesting and personalized, we may use any of the Personal Data and Other Information we collect to assist us in delivering content on any of our Globetech Media Services.
3.3 To Deliver Advertising And Interest-Based Advertising
The Globetech Media Services and our service providers may use any of the information we collect from and about you to assist us in delivering ads about products and services tailored to your individual interests to you when you use the Globetech Media Services or another service provided by Globetech Media, Globetech Media Affiliates, or unaffiliated third parties. We may work with third party online advertising companies, advertisers and ad networks who help deliver these ads to you. These third parties may collect and use information about your activities on our Globetech Media Services and on other websites, and Other Information about you, to limit the online ads you encounter to those we believe are consistent with your interests.
To the extent required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent before using your information for interest-based advertising. To learn how to opt out of online interest-based advertising, please follow the instructions in the Your Rights and Choices section below.
3.4 To Allow Social Sharing Functionality
If you log in with or connect a social media service account with a Globetech Media Service, we may use Personal Data and Other Information to facilitate your sharing of information between the Globetech Media Services and your social media service.
3.5 To Contact You
Globetech Media and Globetech Media Network may periodically send promotional materials, with your permission where required, surveys, market research, contest or promotional awards, or notifications related to our products and services. To help make these materials more relevant to you, we may use and combine any of the Personal Data and Other Information we collect to assist us in sending you these materials. If you want to stop receiving these materials, please follow the instructions in the Your Rights and Choices section below.
3.6 To Protect The Rights Of Globetech Media And Others
4. HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION
In addition, we may share your Personal Data with non-affiliated third parties when you inquire (request price, dealer contact or general information) about specific product, so they will be able to provide you with requested information.
5. HOW WE PROTECT AND RETAIN PERSONAL DATA
Globetech Media uses a combination of administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard Personal Data in its possession against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized loss, use, access, disclosure or modification. We make reasonable efforts to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk of the processing, taking into account the costs of implementation and nature of the processing of Personal Data. However, no one can guarantee the complete safety of your information. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting Customer Service in accordance with the instructions below.
6. YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES
6.1 Your Choices Regarding Our Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Data
We give you many choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Data for marketing purposes.
6.1.1 To Opt Out Of Direct Marketing From Globetech Media Network
You may opt out of receiving electronic communications from us (including surveys, notifications, or promotions from us on behalf of third parties) by changing your account settings through the appropriate link on the website account services page or following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. You can opt out of direct marketing from Globetech Media Services by using the unsubscribe links they provide or following the steps in their applicable policies.
Please note that there are certain service notifications that you may not opt out of, such as renewal notices and notifications of changes to Globetech Media products and services or policies. If you have installed a mobile app and you wish to stop receiving push notifications, you can change the settings either on your mobile device or through the app.
6.2 How To Access, Correct or Update Your Personal Data
You can access, review, correct, update, delete or modify your registration or subscription profile information and modify your marketing preferences by contacting Customer Service, as indicated below. Most subscribers and registered users can also update their Personal Data online by signing on to their accounts and visiting the appropriate account management sections of our websites. Please note that if you have subscribed or registered for our print and online editions, or for more than one of our publications or services, you may need to update your information for each separately. You can also object to or restrict the processing of your Personal Data.
Here are links to pages where subscribers and registered users may update their personal profile information, marketing and newsletter preferences, or find local contact information for Globetech Media Services:
Edit Your Details
Where you have provided your consent for our use of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent and we will apply your preferences going forward.
For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Data associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions you began prior to requesting such change or deletion.
7. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
7.2 Do Not Track Disclosure
Some browsers or other tools include ?Do Not Track? (DNT) features which, when turned on, send a signal to websites you visit indicating you do not wish to be tracked across websites over time. However, since no technology standard for DNT signals has been developed or adopted to date, Globetech Media does not currently respond to DNT signals.
Your Personal Data may be stored, transferred to, and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers. These countries may be outside your country of residence, including the United States, and may have different data protection laws than in your country.
8. CONTACT US
. We will respond to your questions and complaints about our processing of your Personal Data.
Please do not disclose any sensitive Personal Data (e.g., information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, or trade union membership), social security numbers, or criminal background information when contacting us.