Controls Journal Privacy Policy

Last Updated:  June 17, 2017

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY.

ControlsJournal.com (“Controls Journal,” “we,” or “us”) offers an online news, articles, jobs board, companies directory, event listing, and discussion groups known as “Service” through its website located at controlsjournal.com or (collectively, the “Controls Journal Site” or “Controls Journal”). By joining as a member or by using the Controls journal Service in any way, you accept these Terms of Use (“Agreement”), which forms a binding agreement between you and Controls Journal.

We reserve the right to amend this Agreement at any time and without notice. If we do this, we will post the amended Agreement on this page and indicate at the top of the page the date the Agreement was last revised. Your continued use of the Service after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to any of these policies or any future Privacy Policy, do not use or access (or continue to access) the Service. This Agreement applies to all visitors, users, and others who access the Service (“Users”).

Content:

  1. Information collected
  2. Use of information
  3. Updating User information
  4. Information sharing and disclosure
  5. Data security
  6. Cookies
  7. Third party links

 

 1- Information collected

a-    Identifying Information:

When you join us to use our service, we collect certain personal information from you that can be used to identify you throughout the site, such as your full name, social accounts links (should you wish to share), e-mail address and any other information that we deem necessary for the purpose of providing you with our Service like industry and job role. The information we collect from you, to the extent that it is private, is disclosed only in accordance with our Terms of Service and/or this Privacy Policy,

b-    Non-Identifying Information

Whenever you visit our Site, we may collect non-identifying information from you, such as your IP address, cookie information, and other data which alone cannot be used to identify you.

2-  Use of information

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve our website by: detecting usage patterns, troubleshooting crashes associated with specific hardware and software used to access the Sites and Services, analyzing trends, and administering of site feature.
  • To track user movements; and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use of the Services.
  • To personalize the User experience.
  • To send periodic emails about the latest news and updates.

Important note: If at any time you would like to opt out from receiving promotional or updates emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. 

3-  Updating User information

You may correct or update the information provided from User dashboard. If you request to delete your account permanently please check our terms of use for account deletion.

4-  Information sharing and disclosure

Although you are entering into an Agreement with Controls Journal to disclose your information to us, the platform itself is an open website for professionals and industry enthusiastic persons, the little personal information we collect will be displayed on our website under your profile which can be seen by others that includes your full name, job role, industry and company.

You have the option to keep your email address and social profile links confidential, in such case, it is therefore necessary that you grant the third parties we may use in the course of our business the same rights that you afford us under this Privacy Policy. For this reason, you hereby agree that for every authorization which you grant to us in this Privacy Policy, you also grant to any third party that we may hire, contract, or otherwise retain the services of for the purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, and improving our website or its underlying files or systems.

We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-identifying visitor or user information may be provided to other parties for advertising and marketing or other uses.

5-  Data security

Controls Journal is an open community platform, Most of the information shared with us will be available to visitors and the site users except the information you decided not to share which includes email address and social profile links. We use typical reasonable precautions to keep your log in credentials information secure.

6-  Cookies

Controls Journal does imply cookies. Cookies are small files that we transfer to your device through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables us to recognize you and save your preferences for future visits.  We may also use cookies from third parties to collect and analyze traffic data to our site. By using our site and allowing your browser to accept cookies, you consent to use of cookies with respect to your device.

7-  Third party links

Controls Journal is an open news and discussion platform, many companies and individuals uses the site to promote their products or link to their websites or other external locations when a certain service can be found. These are considered third party sites and have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites by contacting us.


ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This Agreement incorporates Terms of Use and Community Guidelines.

This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between us and you concerning the subject matter hereof.

END OF PRIVACY POLICY DOCUMENT. Have a nice day 🙂