Introduction

Tate and Tryon and its related company T3 Information Systems are committed to protecting our users’ privacy. This privacy policy is designed to inform users of Tate and Tryon and T3 Information Systems branded and co-branded websites (the “Sites”) about how Tate and Tryon and its wholly owned subsidiary company T3 Information Systems (“Tate and Tryon” or “we”) gathers and uses anonymous and profile information, and in what circumstances Tate and Tryon will disclose such information. Tate and Tryon will take reasonable steps to protect user privacy consistent with the guidelines set forth in this policy and with applicable U.S. laws.

Except as otherwise noted in this Privacy Policy, Tate and Tryon is a data controller (as that term is used under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)), which means that we decide how and why the information you provide to us is processed. This Policy may be amended or updated from time to time to reflect changes in our practices with respect to the processing of your information, or changes in applicable law. We encourage you to read this Policy carefully, and to regularly check this page to review any changes we might make.

If you believe that Tate and Tryon has not complied with this Privacy Policy, or if you have any other complaint with regard to collection, use or disclosure of personal information by Tate and Tryon, you may send a written notice of complaint to:

Tate and Tryon
2021 L St NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Attention: Data Compliance Manager

E-mail: [email protected]

Tate and Tryon will investigate your complaint and respond to you promptly.

Key Definitions

In this Privacy Policy, we use the following key definitions. Other terms are defined in the body of the policy.

“User” or “you” means any person viewing any page of the Sites.

What Information Do We Collect?

Profile Information: Our primary goal in collecting profile information (which may include your name and the following business – and not home or personal – information: title, address, phone number, fax number and e-mail address) is to provide you with the best and most useful content and services, and to offer you opportunities to obtain other products and services from us and our partners.

We collect profile information when you provide it to us through the following: when you register on one of our sites or an e-mail newsletter. Several of the services that we offer on our sites may require registration as a condition of use. Once you register with one of the Tate and Tryon network of sites, you are no longer anonymous to us.

Cookies: When you view the Sites, a small file called a cookie is placed on your hard drive. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (However, by not accepting cookies, some of our web pages may not display properly or you may not be permitted to access certain information.) If you register as a member of Tate and Tryon by providing your name, email address and other contact details (a “Member”), Tate and Tryon will use cookies to authenticate your identity when you visit the Sites and to personalize your user experience, such as by displaying your username when you log on. In all cases, Tate and Tryon uses cookies to obtain anonymous information such as the number of visits to the Sites that a certain user has made, the movement of the user through the Sites, and the searches that the user conducts on the Sites.

Automatic Information: We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit this website. For example, we will collect your IP address, Web browser software (such as Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer), and referring website. Our goals in collecting this automatic information include helping customize your user experience and inhibiting fraud.

Member Information

If you register as a Member (such as by registering on a site or subscribing to a newsletter), Tate and Tryon collects additional information, including your name and corporate title, the name of your company and the department in which you work, your industry group, country, zip code and telephone number (“Member Details”). At the time you register to become a Member, or later when you access a particular page or document, Tate and Tryon may collect additional information, including but not limited to: information about software or hardware your company is using, plans your company may have to purchase additional information technology, etc. All of this information together is included in the definition of “Member Details”.

Supplementary Information

Tate and Tryon may supplement Member Details with publicly available information about a Member’s company. For example, if a Member indicates she works for X Company, we may obtain information showing that X Company has a certain number of employees and a certain estimated annual turnover. This information is called “Supplementary Information”.

How Do We Use The Information We Collect?

Profile Information: Tate and Tryon collects profile information supplied by visitors who register, as described above. That information lets us better tailor our content to visitor interests and supports marketing our services.

Direct Marketing

We may Process your User Information to contact you via email or other methods of communication to provide you with information regarding the Services that may be of interest to you. We may send information to you regarding the Services, upcoming promotions and other information that may be of interest to you, using the contact details that you have provided to us and always in compliance with applicable law.

You may unsubscribe from our email newsletter lists at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in every email we send. We will not send you any emails from a list you have selected to be unsubscribed from, but we may continue to contact you to the extent necessary for the purposes of any other Services you have requested.

Cookies

Tate and Tryon uses persistent cookies to link Members to their registration information, which allows our system to confirm a user’s identity and access level on the Sites. Tate and Tryon also uses that information to track service selections, and save passwords so that Members do not have to log in each time they visit the Sites.

Session Information: We use this tracking technology for a variety of purposes, including:

  • Keeping count of return visits to our site
  • Keeping count of content access such as white paper downloads and viewing of published news stories.
  • Accumulating and reporting anonymous, aggregate, statistical information on Web site and content usage to our partners and customers
  • Determining which features visitors like best to help us improve our content and site, personalize your user experience, and measure overall site effectiveness.

 

We use Google to gather anonymous visitor statistics using Google Analytics. You can learn more about Google Analytics privacy here and information on opting out.

Member Information

We use Member Information to deliver email newsletters on topics of interest to Members who have signed up. We may also send general promotional and marketing materials to Members. We use Member Information and Supplementary Information in aggregated form to understand our customer base and to market our services to our customers.

We may send general promotional and marketing materials to our Members, including newsletters, site updates, and marketing research surveys.

Sharing Information:

Tate and Tryon may share profile information collected:

Tate and Tryon utilizes the services of Survey Monkey and ClickDimensions for survey deployment and incentive distribution. If you do not wish to participate in market research or company surveys, simply opt-out from any survey email you receive.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Tate and Tryon will not disclose personal information to any third parties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Tate and Tryon may at any time disclose profile information to third parties if we are required to do so by law, regulation or court order.

Tate and Tryon will only use your profile information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy or subsequently authorized by you.

To contact us regarding a privacy issue, please send an e-mail to [email protected]

If you want your subscriber information deleted from the Tate and Tryon database, please contact us at [email protected] and we will remove your profile.

Security

Tate and Tryon has implemented reasonable security measures to protect information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Our security systems include authenticated access to internal databases, audits of procedures, and regular reviews of overall Web security.

Sensitive Personal Information

We do not collect or otherwise Process Personal Information about race or ethnicity, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life, any actual or alleged criminal offences or penalties, or any other information that may be deemed to be sensitive under GDPR (collectively, “Sensitive Personal Information”) in the ordinary course of our business. Where it becomes necessary to Process Sensitive Personal Information under GDPR, we would rely on one of the following legal bases:

Compliance with applicable law: We may Process your Sensitive Personal Information where the Processing is required or permitted by applicable law;

Detection and prevention of crime: We may Process your Sensitive Personal Information where the Processing is necessary for the detection or prevention of crime (including the prevention of fraud);

Establishment, exercise or defense of legal rights: We may Process your Sensitive Personal Information where the Processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal rights; or

Consent: We may Process your Sensitive Personal Information where we have, in accordance with applicable law, obtained your prior, express consent prior to Processing your Sensitive Personal Information.

Your California Privacy Rights

Under California law, if you are a resident of California, you may make a written request to Tate and Tryon about how we have shared your personal customer information with select third parties for their direct marketing purposes. In response to your written request, We will identify the categories of information shared and will include a list of the third parties and affiliates with which it was shared, along with their names and address. Please submit a written request to the address set forth below. Please allow thirty (30) days for a response.

EEA Residents

GDPR provides certain rights for EEA residents. You may decline to share certain information with us, in which case we may not be able to provide some of the features and functionality of the Services. These rights include, in accordance with applicable law, the right to object to or request the restriction of processing of your information, and to request access to, rectification, erasure and portability of your own information. Where we process your information on the basis of your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent (noting that such withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of any Processing performed prior to the date on which we receive notice of such withdrawal, and does not prevent the Processing of your Personal Information in reliance upon any other available legal bases). Requests should be submitted by contacting us at [email protected] If you are an EU resident and have any unresolved privacy concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily after contacting us, you have the right to contact the appropriate EU Supervisory Authority and lodge a complaint.

Children’s Privacy

Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, We will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If we become aware that a subscriber is under the age of 13 and has registered without prior verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her personally identifiable registration information from our files. Please note: we may nevertheless maintain a record of that person’s name and address in a “do not register” file to avoid subsequent registration by a child under the age of 13.

Links

The network of Tate and Tryon sites contains links to other Web sites. Tate and Tryon is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites. Users should be aware of this when they leave our site and review the privacy statements of each Web site they visit that collects information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Tate and Tryon site.

Business Transfers

We are always seeking to improve our web sites and our business. If all or part of Tate and Tryon is sold, merged or otherwise transferred to another entity, the Profile Information and Activity Data that you have provided to us may be transferred as part of that transaction. In these circumstances, Tate and Tryon will require that the profile information be used by its successor in a manner that is consistent with the Tate and Tryon Privacy Policy in effect at the time Tate and Tryon received the information.

Amendments:

Tate and Tryon may modify or amend this policy from time to time. If we make any material changes in the way in which your profile information is collected, used or transferred, we will notify you of these changes on our site(s) or by e-mail and provide a link to the new privacy statement. If you object to any of the changes, you can have us delete your information from our database by contacting [email protected]

Options

Users who would rather not provide any of the user data requested by our registration process do not need to register with us. You can still view much of the content and use many of the services offered by our sites without registering.

Users may also remove themselves from emailing lists at any time through the email subscriptions link on the web site.

Conditions of Use

If you decide to visit our website, your visit and any possible dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms & Conditions, including limitations on damages and application.

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