Cookie and Privacy Policy

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small text file created by a website that is stored on your computer either temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk (permanent cookie). Cookies provide a way for our website to recognise you and keep track of your preferences.

The cookies we use

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We use Google Analytics.

YOUTUBE COOKIES. We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page

Third Party Cookies

Third Party Cookies are set and controlled by parties external to the website operator. This website uses Third Party Cookies for sharing, analytical and marketing purposes, such as overall aggregated analytics of unique visitors and performance, visit patterns and remarketing. We do not share any of our user information with third-parties so the information they gather through these cookies is entirely anonymous and will be viewed at an aggregated rather than an individual level.

Social Networks and Sharing Sites

On some pages on our site you will see buttons that allow you to share items of interest through Social Networks such as Facebook and other sites that enable sharing such as Twitter and Linked-In. These buttons may also create cookies within your browsers.

Managing Cookies

For more detailed information about Cookies, including how you can change your personal setting to allow or block Cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Privacy Policy

World Media Group is a trading name of BSB Media Ltd . Company Number : 4806634. Registered in England.  Registered Office : Sterling House, 20 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8EL. VAT No : 830 8925 17

BSB Media Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Our aim is to be clear and open about what we do and why.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to isabel@world-media-group.com or by writing to BSB Media, 71 Kings Hall Road, Beckenham, BR3 1LR. Alternatively call +44 (0) 776 226 9261

Who are we?

BSB Media
BSB Media is a marketing and research consultancy specialising in the field of international media and communications.

The World Media Group
The World Media Group is a strategic alliance of the world’s leading media brands who are committed to promoting award winning journalism and the role of international media. Our full members include: Forbes, The New York Times, Bloomberg Media Group, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Fortune, National Geographic, Time, The Washington Post, Reuters.  


For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation our data controller is Isabel Tabraham, BSB Media, 71 Kings Hall Road, Beckenham, BR3 1LR.

The information you provide to us is being collected for legitimate business purposes, which includes processing registrations or enquiries, keeping you informed about new events, content and providing the best possible service to you. Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always keep your Personal Data rights in high regard and take account of these rights.

What information do we collect?

We only collect personal information if we have your permission, or we have reasonable legitimate reasons for doing this, such as collecting information to process event registrations, organise one to one business meetings, partnership agreements or to supply you with relevant marketing content. We will only collect the information we need to enable us to fulfil these processes.

Data that we collect will include name, job title, company name and address, email address, telephone number, purchasing history, content you read on our websites plus various other data. This data may be collected when you register for an event, enter in to a partnership agreement with us, use our websites, use our social media share functions on our site, download a piece of content, on completion of a survey, or by communication to us by email, phone and by other means.

If you register for an event held at Bloomberg, you agree that you may be contacted by them. Please see Bloomberg’s privacy policy at www.bloomberg.com/privacy for any further details.

When you pay us, we will record details of the financial transaction but do not directly store your debit or credit card information. Online payments are made through our websites but are processed securely by a third-party payment provider: Stripe.

If you use our website we may record your IP address, registration details and your browsing history such as the pages you have visited within our sites. If you sign up for content/marketing messages we may track your response e.g. open a newsletter or click on a link or the pages you visit.

For employees/contractors we keep personal data needed to recruit you, pay you, provide company benefits and to fulfil our legal obligations.

Information we receive from other sources. We work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies, and research companies) and may receive information about you from them.

How we use your information

Customer administration: Part of the personal data is used for the provision of information, communications or transaction services such as placing an order and delivering events and/or services to you.

Sales and marketing activity: We primarily use data to communicate with you, deliver the event you have registered for, share events/content that might interest you, to improve our events, to verify your identity when taking payment or to meet legal, regulatory and compliance requirements. The channels we will use to communicate with you can include email, calls, social media and postal.

We give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving marketing communications and we will in certain circumstances need to obtain your consent before sending such communications to you. Further detail can be found on the website and in each marketing communication sent by World Media Group.

Profiling: We will use elements of the information that you provide to enable us to send you more targeted messages. For example we may use your job title to send you information on the event sessions most relevant to you, or your interests to send you relevant content such as blogs/interviews.

Any other purposes for which we wish to use your personal data will be notified to you and your personal data will not be used for any such purpose without obtaining your prior consent.

How we obtain your personal data

World Media Group websites offer the opportunity for its visitors to submit their details via a form (e.g. to request further information or download a resource).

From cookies: We use cookies on our website, that identify you when you visit us and tell us what pages you are viewing. We also use the information to trigger sales and marketing activity (for more information see our cookie page).

From social media: If you choose to communicate to us via any of the social media platforms.

Verbal and written communications: When you send us an email, call or write a letter, or if we meet you face to face.

Third parties: We sometimes receive personal data from third parties.

Disclosure of your information

We will only share your personal data with full members of the World Media Group. We do not share personal data with any other 3rd parties for marketing purposes, other than with your direct consent which may be withdrawn at any time.

We may share your information with selected third parties for the specific purposes of organising logistics and marketing communications for World Media Group events

Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

Credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If World Media Group is acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of World Media Group, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

How long do we keep your data for?

We will retain your information for as long as is necessary to provide you with the services that you have requested from us, or for as long as the law otherwise permits.  When the data is no longer required for the purpose of processing it was acquired for, it will be securely deleted from all of our systems.

Security & Confidentiality

BSB Media is committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration.

Information security policies, rules and technical measures have been implemented to help protect your data.

All our employees/contractors and data processors (i.e., those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our site visitors’ personal data.

In certain circumstances your information may be processed outside of the EEA such as when an event partner may be supporting us with producing an event you have registered for, or we engage third parties based outside of the EEA. This could also be for example where you have signed up to partner or attend an event outside the EEA. We shall take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Your rights

You have the right to see, delete or correct the personal data that we hold about you, and the right to object to us using your data for marketing purposes or to transferring your data to a third party.  If you would like to find out more about our privacy policies, how we are using your data or to make a complaint then please contact our Data Protection Officer – Isabelle Tabraham at isabel@world-media-group.com

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner sites.  If you follow a link to a third party websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

 

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