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Privacy Policy

Committed to Safeguarding Your Privacy
Inside HPC Media LLC, the owner of InsideBIGDATA.com, is committed to safeguarding the information users of the InsideBIGDATA website entrust to InsideHPC.  We believe every user should know what information is collected, how it is used, maintained and disclosed by InsideHPC and what the users’ rights are regarding such information. This privacy policy outlines InsideHPC’s practices with respect to such information.  By using the InsideBIGDATA website or registering for any of its offerings, each user, including those in the European Economic Area and the UK, expressly agrees to the terms of this privacy policy and here by provides such user’s consent to the treatment of such user’s information as provided herein.

Information We Collect
InsideHPC, and its trusted business partners, may collect personally identifiable information (including demographic and biographic information) and non-personally identifiable information from InsideBIGDATA users in a variety of ways, such as when you register for a newsletter, white paper, webinar, RSS Feed or event, or when you use the website. Some of this information you may provide directly, and some we may get by collecting data about your interactions, use and experiences with our website and offerings.  The data we collect may depend on the context of your interactions, the choices you make, and the offerings and features you use.  We may also obtain data about you from third party providers and combine data for various legitimate business purposes.

InsideHPC, and our trusted business partners, use “cookies” and similar technologies to track and store information regarding how users use the InsideBIGDATA website. A cookie is a piece of software that a web server can store on the users’ PC to identify the user should they visit the web site again. It may store information about your preferences, help provide interest-based advertising, combat fraud, analyze how our offerings perform, and fulfill other legitimate business purposes.   We may also use “web beacons” to help deliver cookies and gather usage, performance, and other operational data.

InsideBIGDATA.com currently uses advanced ad serving technology to offer interest-based advertising. This platform uses unique cookies to identify and collect data such as web browser type, browsing habits etc. and to store that data for advertising purposes. The data is used to build and store anonymous behavioral profiles in order to deliver targeted (interest-based) ads and referral tracking. The data we collect with this technology is not personally identifiable information. This data is information that cannot be used to identify, contact or locate a particular user. We use this data in order to deliver to you more relevant advertising and to enhance your user experience.

How this Information May be Used
InsideBIGDATA.com generally collects data from you to provide you with better offerings and an enhanced experience.  In particular, InsideHPC uses data collected from InsideBIGDATA.com to a) provide our offerings to you which includes updating, securing, troubleshooting and providing support; b) improve and develop our offerings; c) personalize our offerings and make recommendations; and c) advertise and market relevant products and services to you through promotional communications and targeted advertising.  InsideHPC may also use information collected to a) ensure technical functionality of the website, b) research and analyze the effectiveness of the website, advertising and sales efforts of InsideHPC and its trusted business partners, c) meet our legal obligations, and d) further develop our business.  In addition, we may combine data collected from different contexts or obtained from third parties to accomplish these goals.

Disclosure of Information/Consent to Use
InsideHPC may disclose information collected from users when we have your consent, to provide you with any offering you have requested or authorized, or as and for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy.  InsideHPC may disclose information collected, including personally identifying information,

if a) the disclosure is necessary or useful to our provision of services or operation of the website; b) we believe in good-faith that the disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect our rights, interests, or property; c) we are acting in good faith protect your safety or the safety of others, or to investigate fraud; d) we believe in good faith that the disclosure is necessary to satisfy applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; or e) a third party acquires us or the website, in which case your information will likely be among the assets transferred. By using the InsideBIGDATA website, you expressly grant InsideHPC and its vendors and business partners consent to use of your information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Controlling Your Personal Data
You can make choices about the collection and use of your data by InsideHPC.  You have a variety of tools to control the data collected by cookies, web beacons and similar technologies.  For example, you can use controls in your internet browser to limit how the websites you visit are able to use cookies and to withdraw your consent by clearing or blocking cookies.  You can also refuse to accept cookies in any pop-up box contained on the website.  If you block the use of cookies, you may still gain access to most of the InsideBIGDATA website, but you may not be able to conduct certain types of activities.

You can control the use of your personal data by “opting out” or “unsubscribing” on any emails, messages or pages where that option is provided for you.

In addition, if you want to access or control personal data that is not available via the tools above, you can contact us at privacy@insidebigdata.com.

Maintaining and Safe Guarding Information
We utilize industry standard information technology security to keep users’ information secure. Notwithstanding, as effective as our reasonable security measures may be, no security system is impenetrable.  We cannot guarantee the security of our databases and cannot guarantee that personally identifiable information supplied to us will not be intercepted or accessed.

We also attempt to have privacy protection controls in place with our vendors and business partners in order to ensure that users’ personal information is protected from unauthorized access or disclosure.  All third-party’s use and sharing of your information will be subject to such provider’s privacy and consent policies.  One such provider we use is Google.  For Google’s privacy policies and user consent policy go to https://policies.google.com.  By use of InsideBIGDATA’s website, you expressly consent to Google’s privacy policies and, if you are a user located in the EEA and/or UK, to Google’s EU User Consent Policy found at http://policies.google.com.

Though we endeavor to use generally accepted industry vendors and business partners, we are not responsible for any third-party’s use or sharing of your information.  Additional vendors and business partners we use that may collect, receive and/or use your information are listed at the end of this policy along with a link to their respective privacy and user consent policies.  We encourage you to review each one carefully.

All of our employees must abide by our privacy policy. Only authorized employees are permitted to access users’ personally identifiable information. If an employee violates our privacy policies, he or she will be subject to our disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Nevertheless, InsideHPC cannot guarantee that users’ information will be completely secure.

Linked Sites and Third-Party Use of Information
Other websites that you visit, including any such sites linked from or to our website (such as websites of licensors, if any), may have separate privacy policies or no policy at all.  Other websites may use personally identifiable information differently than our policy permits so we strongly encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party site before you provide your personally identifiable information thereon.  You agree that we are not responsible for the unauthorized third-party use of your information.

How to Update Your Information
It is important that we keep only the most accurate, up-to-date information about you in our records. Therefore, if you believe that our records contain information that needs to be updated, you can email us at privacy@insidebigdata.com to correct or update your contact information. You may also email us at privacy@insidebigdata.com  to remove your name, telephone, postal and email addresses from lists that we maintain for the purpose of sending out notices or updates, or to request that we refrain from disclosing your personally identifiable information to third parties.

Revisions to Privacy Policy
This is the current policy regarding the usage of personally identifying information and data collected by InsideHPC. We re-evaluate this policy on an ongoing basis based on changes in applicable law, requirements of our vendors and business partners, best practices, and feedback from the industry and our users. InsideHPC may change this privacy policy at any time by posting the updated policy on our website.  If there are any changes to the use of personally identifiable information that is different from that which was stated at the time of collection, we will notify you by posting a clear notice of such on our website.

Vendors and Business Partners
See the list below for links to the privacy policies and user consent policies that may be applicable to you and the data collected in connection with your visits to InsideBIGDATA.com.

Google – https://policies.google.com

Broadstreet – https://broadstreetads.com/privacy-policy

Questions
If you have a privacy concern, complaint or question concerning this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at privacy@insidebigdata.com.