Integrated Systems Events, BV, Barbara Strozzilaan 201, 1083 HN Amsterdam, The Netherlands (“ISE”) is the owner and organizer of the world’s largest audiovisual and systems integration trade fair (“Show”). ISE operates this website under the URL http://www.smartbuildingconference.com (“Website”). You may visit the Website without providing Personal Data, as defined below. However, should you wish ISE to provide the Services, as defined below, you may be required to allow ISE to process, transfer and store your Personal Data. Protecting your Personal Data and in collecting, processing, transferring and storing your Personal Data is very important to ISE. Accordingly, ISE is committed to complying with the applicable data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Privacy Regulation (“GDPR”). These Terms inform you of ISE’s policies regarding the use of your Personal Data.
The following terms shall have the meanings as defined below:
“Personal Data” means any information with which you can be personally identified. This includes your name, your postal or e-mail address, and other information as required or requested to allow ISE to perform the Services, as defined below.
“Services” means ISE’s (a) processing of your registration as an attendee, exhibitor or press attendee at the Show; (b) sending you newsletters, e-mails and similar with regard to the Show, partners and related events/offerings; (c) identifying an appropriate partner for your needs upon your request; (d) analysis of the results of any ISE or ISE partner you may participate in; (e) provision of courses; or (f) sales of merchandise.
Collection of Personal Data
ISE collects Personal Data from you when you register for the Show, update your profile, or request other Services via the Website. To register with ISE, you must provide your name, email address, billing address. From time to time ISE or one of its partners may ask you to respond to surveys or other requests for information. We may collect Personal Data from you when you participate in courses and workshops offered on the Website.
ISE may send you service-related announcements and emails from time to time. ISE may also use your Personal Data to send you e-newsletters, updates and communications about ISE. You may change your newsletter preferences (i) at any time by simply updating your account, or (ii) by opting-out of receiving future emails as described at the bottom of each communication from ISE.
Log file data & Web Analytics
Like most website operators, ISE collects log-file data from all visitors to the Website. This information may include the browser you are using, the internet address from which you linked to the Website, the operating system of your computer, the unique IP address of the computer you used to access the Website, and usage and browsing habits. ISE uses this information to help diagnose and troubleshoot server malfunctions, to analyze trends, track user movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information. We may also use individual information we collect through web logs to send you targeted offers and other communications.
In addition, ISE also collects user statistics (e.g., 45% of the Website users are interested in Exhibitor X) in order to describe the Services to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes. This data is collected in anonymized form and is made available to third parties, such as market research companies, to provide the relevant statistics.
User-Based Advertising Services
Data privacy statement for the use of Google AdSense.
This website makes use of Google AdSense, a web service to allow inclusion of commercial advertisements from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “Cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called „Web Beacons“ (invisible graphics). Information, such as the number of visitors to this site, can be analyzed through use of these Web Beacons. Information about the use of this site gathered through Cookies and Web Beacons (including your IP address) as well as advertising formats will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there This information may be transferred to a Google partner. Google will not, however, pass on your IP address with other information saved about you. You can prevent the installation of such cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we would like to point out that, if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website completely. By using this website, you agree that your personal data collected by Google can be processed in the aforementioned manner and for the purpose mentioned above.
Links to Third-Party Sites
The Website may contain links to other websites. It is possible for you to receive information directly from ISE partners and other companies if you access them through a link on ISE or if you go directly to their websites. Once you are on such websites, any Personal Data that you supply to these partners, for example, to obtain information or buy products directly from them, is beyond ISE’s control and will be the responsibility of the reelevant third-party and not ISE. ISE is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites or any other sites linked to or referenced on the Website.
The Website uses the following Social Plug-ins:
Data privacy statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like-Button).
Plug-ins for the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated on our pages. You can identify the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” (“I like”) on our page. Please click here for an overview of the Facebook plug-ins: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plug-ins/ When you visit our pages, a direct link is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in. Thus, Facebook receives the information, that you have visited our page via your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” when you are logged on to your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This way, Facebook can link the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that, we as the providers of this site, have no knowledge about the contents of the transferred data and their usage by Facebook. For further information, please refer to the data privacy statement of Facebook at http://facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to link the visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, you can log out of your Facebook user account.
Data privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics.
This website makes use of Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the US and saved there. In the event of activation of IP-anonymisation on this website, Google shall shorten your IP-Address within the member states of the European Union or of the European Free Trade Association beforehand. Only in exceptional cases shall the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities for the owner of the website and to provide further services pertaining to the website and Internet use. Google may also transfer this information to a third party, if required, provided this is demanded by law or if third parties are processing this data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address with other data of Google Inc. You can prevent the installation of such cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we would like to point out that, if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website completely, or alternatively, you can down-load and install a browser plug-in found under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en . By using this website, you agree that your personal data collected by Google can be processed in the aforementioned manner and for the purpose mentioned above.
To disable Google Analytics tracking, choose “Nein” and click “Speichern”. A cookie will be set to remember your choice.
ISE has multiple layers of security on its systems. ISE has implemented software and hardware security, including firewalls, data encryption (SSL 128 Bit), and private networks intended to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access. ISE uses firewalls and intrusion-detection devices that are designed to defend against hackers and notify ISE if any attempts are made to compromise the ISE network. ISE regularly reviews additional software upgrades to enhance these security measures.
Legal Matters; Safety
ISE may, without your consent, access and disclose your Personal Data, any communications sent or received by you, and any other information that ISE may have about you or your account as may be permitted or required by law (including, but not limited to, by court order or subpoena), or to prevent or investigate suspected fraud, violations of our Terms of Service, or activity that reasonably appears to ISE to be illegal or may expose us to legal liability. Additionally, ISE may disclose your information in situations that it, in good faith, believes to be emergencies involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or property if ISE believes that your information in any way relates to that threat.