As the Data Controller for our Users’ data, we may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, respond to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. The collected information is not used for any additional purposes, such as to profile those who access our website. We do not make automated decisions based on the data any User provides.
Users may visit our Site anonymously. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
EETech Media may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) policies with which we comply, EU Users have eight data rights as follows:
Additional Rights for California Residents:
The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides California resident consumers with specific rights regarding their Personal Information. “Personal information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household, this may include, but is not limited to full name, postal address, unique personal identifier, email, and phone number. “Personal information” does not include publicly available information. California consumers have the right to make the following requests regarding their Personal Information.
Right to Know. You have the right to request the categories of personal information that we collected, and the information about how we collect, use and disclose your personal information.
Right to Delete. You have the right to request the deletion of the personal information we have collected from you.
Right to Opt-Out. You have the right to opt-out of having your personal information sold.
You have the right to request a copy of the specific personal information we collected about you during the twelve months prior to your request. You have the right not to be discriminated against for exercising your right to know, delete or opt-out.
If you would like to exercise your rights, please complete the “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” request or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access, Correction, Deletion.
We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access to the personal data that you may have provided through your use of the Site. If you wish to access or amend any personal data we hold about you, or to request that we delete any information about you, you may contact us as set forth in the “Contacting Us” section. At your request, we will have any reference to you deleted or blocked in our database.
You may decline to share certain personal data with us, or choose to request the restriction or suppression of your personal data, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of the Site.
At any time, you may object to the processing of your personal data, on legitimate grounds, except if otherwise permitted by applicable law.
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have not opted-out of these services.
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
We may share your information with others as required by law. We may also share your information with others as permitted by law. This may include sharing your information with government entities or third-parties in response to subpoenas, court orders, other legal process. We may also share your information if we believe it is necessary to exercise our legal rights, to defend against legal claims that have been brought against us, or to defend against possible legal claims that we determine might be brought against us.
If a user has opted-in, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, advertisements, etc. The User gives explicit consent to receive the Site’s newsletters by filling out the Site’s registration form, which includes registration for AllAboutCircuits.com, its forum, and newsletters, as clearly stated on the registration page. A user may also opt-in via social media registration pages (ie - Facebook). If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email. We may share your contact information with our advertisers if you have shown an interest in their products/services (by clicking on their advertisement in our newsletters you are consenting to receive their updates).
By registering and checking the opt-in checkbox for a Giveaway, Design Contest, Webinar, Industry white paper or a Tech Days event, the User acknowledges that their contact information will be shared with the sponsoring companies, as stated on the respective registration page.
On our registration page, we partner with companies and provide an option to learn more about the company ("Example: Check the box to the left if you would like information about Company X"). If you check this checkbox, we will share your contact information with the sponsoring company.
Occasionally, we conduct user surveys to better understand the needs of our audience in order to improve our features. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our advertisers and partners. We never share any survey information about specific individuals with any third party without the user’s consent. By filling out surveys on our media properties, or social networks (e.g., Facebook), the user acknowledges that their contact information may be shared with companies that they mark having an interest in and consent receiving communication from.
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.
Any data transferred from the EEA to the United States through our Site is compliant with the EU-US Privacy Shield.
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
EETech Media, LLC
ATTN: Data Protection Officer
850 W Main St.
Boise, ID 83702
This document was last updated on Jan 1, 2020