Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Law Business Media is an international media company serving corporate law departments and the broader legal and business communities through Corporate Counsel Business Journal and affiliated media properties. This Privacy Statement refers to Law Business Media, Corporate Counsel Business Journal, and www.ccbjournal.com, referred to collectively as “Law Business Media,” “we” or “us.”

Our website at www.ccbjournal.com is an online communication channel to provide our audience with content from and information about Corporate Counsel Business Journal. The effective date of our Privacy Policy is February 11, 2019. Because we may update or change our privacy policy from time to time, we encourage you to come back to this page when revisiting our website.

Privacy Policy

Law Business Media (LBM) takes the privacy of its users seriously. LBM has adopted information management guidelines for our customer relationships designed to respect the privacy and preferences of our users.

This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected from or about users of our websites, applications ads, and commerce services owned or operated by LBM. This Privacy Policy describes how and when LBM collects, uses, and shares your information when you use our website.

All information collected will be handled with care in accordance with LBM’s information management guidelines and respect for your privacy. LBM endeavors to comply with all laws and regulations that apply to the collection and use of personal information, including but not limited to U.S. privacy laws and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1. What Type of Information Does LBM Collect?

There are several ways we may collect information from or about you, including through (A) information you provide to us directly; and (B) information that we automatically or passively collect.

A. Information You Provide

The personal information collected by LBM may include:

  • Name, postal address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address.

We may also collect information about you such as:

  • If you create an account – your username, password, and other demographic information that you provide.
  • If you purchase from LBM – what you buy, and how frequently you buy.
  • If you take a survey or interact with us in various other ways – demographics information that you provide and information about subjects that may interest you.
  • If you connect your account to another service such as LinkedIn or Twitter, the other service may send us your registration or profile information on that service that you authorize. This information enables cross-platform data sharing to improve your user experience.

B. Information We Automatically Collect

Whenever you visit or interact with the site, we, as well as any third-party advertisers and/or service providers, may use cookies, web beacons, local shared objects (Flash Cookies), or other technologies to automatically or passively collect information about your online activity and website use information. For information about our use of cookies and other similar technologies through the site, please read our Cookie Policy below.

Please note that we automatically collect the following information about you:

  • Website Use Information. We may automatically collect website use information when you visit our site. This may include information about your Internet service provider, your operating system, browser type, domain name, Internet protocol (IP) address, your access times, the website that referred you to us, the Web pages you request, and the date and time of those requests.
  • Third Party Service Providers. We may use third party service providers to support our website. Some of these service providers may use technology such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, or Flash cookies to receive, collect, and store information.
  • Third Party Analytic Technologies. We may use third parties’ analytics and tracking tools to better understand who is using the website, how people are using website, how to improve the effectiveness of the website, our services and related content, to help us or those third parties serve more targeted advertising to you across the Internet, and to allow “Like” buttons and “Share” buttons to work. These tools may use technology such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, Flash cookies, HTML5 cookies, or other technologies to automatically collect and store certain information. They may also combine information they collect from your interaction with the website with information they collect from other sources. We do not have access to, or control over, these third parties’ use of cookies or other tracking technologies.

To learn more about your choices relating to the collection and use of your information, please see the “What are Your Rights and Choices” section below.

C. Information Collected from Other Sources

We may acquire information from other trusted sources to update or supplement the information that you provide or that we collect automatically. We may use this information to help us maintain the accuracy of the information we collect, to target our communications so that we can inform you of products, services or other offers that may be of interest to you, and for internal business analysis or other business purposes.

D. Combination of Information

We may combine the information we receive from and about you, including information you provide to us and information we automatically collect through our online services, as well as information collected offline, across other computers or devices that you may use, and from third party sources.

2. How Does LBM Use Information About You?

LBM may use the information we collect from and about you for a variety of business purposes, including to:

  • Allow us to process orders, registrations, and customer service inquiries.
  • Communicate with you about your orders, purchases, accounts, and requests for information.
  • Provide you with information about products and services we offer (if you agree to receive such information).
  • Address problems with the website or our business, and to protect the security or integrity of the Site and our business.

We also use anonymous or aggregated information to allow us to audit site usage, create marketing profiles, manage our relationship with advertisers, and to provide support services to us. This processing may involve profiling – for example to create audiences based on demographic or location-based information for marketing and customization.

We will have a lawful basis for processing your data if:

  • We need to process your information in order to provide you with the products or service you have requested or to enter into a contract;
  • You have consented to such processing;
  • We have a legitimate interest for processing your data – e.g., for fraud prevention; network and information systems security; data analytics; enhancing, modifying or improving our services; identifying usage trends; and/or
  • We are legally obliged to process it.

3. Does LBM Share Personal Information With Third Parties?

We do not share your personal information except in the limited circumstances described here. We may share your personal information with:

  • Our Affiliates: We may share your information with our affiliates and subsidiaries of the LBM brand for business, operational, promotional and marketing purposes.
  • Third Party Service Providers: We may share your information with third party service providers that provide business, professional or technical support functions for us (including to the extent necessary or desirable to fulfill or ship your order or complete your transaction), help us operate our business and the website, or administer activities on our behalf.
  • Selected Advertisers: We sometimes work with advertisers or other third parties to serve ads targeted to your interests, or to collect data for conversion tracking (that is, what actions you take after you click on an ad).We do on occasion provide magazine subscribers’ postal mailing addresses (but not your email address) to selected advertisers who wish to reach you by mail.
  • Legal Obligations; Safety: We may access and disclose your information to respond to subpoenas, judicial processes, or government requests and investigations, or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law. We may disclose your information to protect the security of our site, servers, network systems, and databases. We also may disclose your information as necessary, if we believe that there has been a violation of our Terms of Use, any other legal document or contract related to our services, or the rights of any third party.
  • Sale or Transfer of Business or Assets: We may sell or purchase assets during the normal course of our business. If another entity acquires us or any of our assets, information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity. In addition, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, such information may be considered an asset of ours and may be sold or transferred to third parties. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the transferee use personal information provided through our services in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.
  • Aggregate or Anonymous Non-Personal Information: We may also share aggregate, anonymous, or de-identified non-personal information with third parties for their marketing or analytics uses.

4. How Long is Personal Information Retained?

We will keep your personal data for as long as we need it for the purpose it is being processed for. For example, we will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services; and after that, we will keep the personal information for a reasonable period of time, which enables us to handle or respond to any complaints, queries or concerns relating to your account.

5. How is Personal Information Secured?

LBM maintains appropriate physical, technical and administrative security to help prevent the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of personal information.

While we take these steps to protect your personal information as much as we reasonably can, no system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network, or any storage of data, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

6. What are Your Rights and Choices?

A. Your Rights

We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access and rights to the personal data that you may have provided through your use of the website and services. You may update, amend, or delete your account information and/or preferences at any time by:

  • Following the opt-out instructions in promotional emails we send you.

If you live in the European Economic Area (EEA), you may have additional rights under applicable data protection laws. If you wish to exercise those rights, please contact us as set forth in the “Contact Us” section. At any time, you may object to the processing of your personal data, on legitimate grounds, except if otherwise permitted by applicable law. If you believe your right to privacy granted by applicable data protection laws has been infringed upon, please contact us as set forth in the “Contact Us” section. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with data protection authorities.

Please note that if you make any changes or update your account, these will be reflected in active user databases within a reasonable period of time; however, we may retain certain data when we have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.

You may decline to share certain personal data with us, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of the website.

B. Cookies, Tracking Options and California Do Not Track Disclosures

For California Residents: Certain parts of our Site require cookies. You are free to set your browser or operating system settings to limit certain tracking or to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Site or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Please refer to your Web browser’s or operating system’s website or “Help” section for more information on how to delete and/or disable your browser or operating system from receiving cookies or controlling your tracking preferences. Our system may not respond to Do Not Track requests or headers from some or all browsers. We may use cookies or other technologies to deliver more relevant advertising and to link data collected across other computers or devices that you may use. To understand your choices for receiving more relevant advertising or to manage your settings, please review the information below:

  • To learn more about the use of cookies or other technologies to deliver more relevant advertising and to know your choices with respect to collection and use of the data by these third party tools, you may visit the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) opt-out page at http://www.aboutads.info/choices, or the National Advertising Initiative’s (NAI) opt out page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
  • On your mobile device, you may also adjust your privacy and advertising settings to control whether you want to receive more relevant advertising.

7. Does LBM Transfer Data Internationally?

LBM is a global business and we, or our service providers, may process, transfer, and store information about our users on servers located in a number of countries, including the United States and the European Economic Area (EEA). Since we are committed to protecting your information, we take steps to ensure that there are appropriate safeguards in place when we transfer that data. For data transferred from the EEA to LBM or its service providers outside the EEA, LBM relies on the EU Model Clauses (issued by the European Commission) to provide an adequate level of protection. To request a copy of these EU Model Clauses, contact us as provided below.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our Privacy Policy, If you have questions about this Privacy Statement or other data protection matters concerning LBM, you can contact us at info@ccbjournal.com. Additional contact information can be found below:

Law Business Media
104 Old Kings Highway North
Darien, CT 06820

Attention: General Counsel

Marketing

You may receive marketing communications from us if you are an existing customer or if you provided us with your consent or where we are pursuing a legitimate interest and have a lawful right to do so and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing. You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the unsubscribe links on any marketing message sent to you or by contacting info@ccbjournal.com.

You can also contact us for any reason regarding our privacy policy or practices by writing to us at the following address:

Law Business Media
104 Old Kings Highway North
Darien, CT 06820

Attention: General Counsel

We also can be reached by phone at (203) 202-9495.

Legal Notices

The following notices refer to Law Business Media, Corporate Counsel Business Journal, and www.ccbjournal.com. These notices, along with our Privacy Statement and Cookies Policy, provide information you need to know regarding the use of our website and how we collect and process your personal information. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with them. By using the Corporate Counsel Business Journal website you agree to be bound by the provisions included in the:

  • Terms of Use set forth below, which describe the general nature of the information provided on the website, set out legal disclaimers about past results, and disclose information and additional disclaimers required by certain jurisdictions where we have offices;
  • Privacy Statement, which describes, among other things, the personal data we collect, how personal data is collected, how we protect your personal data, how we use the personal data collected, and the sharing and transfer of personal data;
  • Cookies Policy, which describes our use of Cookies and provides additional information regarding your control over Cookies; and
  • Copyright Notice, which applies to the entire website.