This policy applies to products and services provided to industry professionals by WATT Global Media. Our brands include but are not limited to:
How does WATT Global Media protect my personal information?
To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with applicable US regulations and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings as well as procedures for our staff and vendors that ensure compliance.
What do we use your information for and what is the purpose of collecting it?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
We may process your personal information for our legitimate business interests, these include but are not limited to: fraud prevention, direct marketing, network and information systems security, data analytics or data enhancement, modifying or improving our services, identifying usage trends, and determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns and advertising. You have the right to object to this processing.
The information you provide will be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your subscription, order, download, or other transaction. In addition, you may receive related company news, updates, and product or service information, etc.
How can limit sharing and/or exercise my rights under GDPR?
If applicable, you will be asked for consent to share information when you sign up for our products and services. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails from us, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. You may also reach us via our Privacy Contact Form
Last updated: May 23, 2018
WATT Global Media (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates these websites, collectively, the “Service”): www.wattagnet.com, www.petfoodindustry.com, www.petfoodforumevents.com and www.wattglobalmedia.com.
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) when you use our Service.
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your email address, name, phone number, postal address, job title, and company information.
We collect this information for the purpose of providing the Service, identifying and communicating with you, responding to your requests/inquiries, servicing your purchase orders, and improving our services.
If applicable, you will be asked for consent to share information when you sign up for our products and services, including sponsored products where information may be shared with the sponsor.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails from us, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. You may also reach us via our Privacy Contact Form
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Service’s functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. The Help feature on most browsers provide information on how to accept cookies, disable cookies or to notify you when receiving a new cookie.
If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some features of our Service and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick Cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page.
Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.
You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page.
Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.
For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
For more information on the privacy practices of LinkedIn, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
DO NOT TRACK DISCLOSURE
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services and/or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your PII only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use your information for any other purpose.
We may use your PII to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. By subscribing to our products, you consent to receive email notifications about your subscriptions. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
We will disclose your PII where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Service.
The security of your PII is important to us, and we strive to implement and maintain reasonable, commercially acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure, in compliance applicable US regulations and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings as well as procedures for our staff and vendors that ensure compliance.
However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you.
In the event of a security breach involving the PII we have stored, we will inform you within 72 hours of our becoming aware of the breach. In compliance with GDPR, we will also inform the appropriate authority in the EU.
Your information, including PII, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the information, including PII, to United States and process it there.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Only persons age 13 or older have permission to access our Service. Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you learn that your Children have provided us with PII, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected PII from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER GDPR
Citizens of the EU have certain rights under GDPR including the right to see the PII we have stored for you, correct the Personal Information we have stored, receive a copy of this information, and the right to have that data removed from our system. Please contact us if you wish to exercise these rights, using our Privacy Contact Form.