Demand Bytes’s Website:
You may access and browse this website without revealing any of your personal information. However, while downloading any of our material which have been developed by our internal experts OR while subscribing to our newsletters OR while filling in a contact request form, we may collect your personal information such as your name, phone number or e-mail id that may be necessary to help us provide better customer service and we maintain the highest levels of confidentiality pertaining to your information.
This portion of the policy applies to the Website. It does not apply to any website of any third party, even if the third-party website links to (or is linked from) the website. By accessing, using, and/or submitting information through the Website, you consent to the practices described in this policy with regard to the information collected thereby as described herein. If you do not agree with this policy, you must delete all cookies from your browser cache after visiting the website and refrain from visiting or using the website.
To browse the Website only, you are not required to provide any personal information. However, we may gather non-personally-identifiable information. Like most commercial websites, we utilize “cookies” and other technologies to collect non-personally-identifiable information on visitors to the Website. Cookies allow web servers to recognize the computer used to access a website. Cookies store information accessed through your browser to streamline activities on related web sites, and make the online experience easier and more personalized. Information gathered through cookies and web-server log files may include information such as the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, IP addresses, links to/from any page, and time spent at a site.
Information collected from Website submissions will be used for Demand Bytes’s internal business purposes, including its investigations, sales, and marketing. We may use IP addresses for purposes such as calculating usage levels, diagnosing server problems and administering the Services. We may also derive your approximate location from your IP address. The website may include options for visitors to submit information to Demand Bytes, for example, while requesting information about a product/service, downloading an article, etc. Such forms may provide the option of submitting personal information, such as your name, job title, company, email address, or phone number. In addition, when submitting information on a Website, your submission will be associated with the IP address you are then using, which is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. If you are using one of the market leading browsers and are uncomfortable accepting cookies from our website, you may erase and/or disable the acceptance of cookies in your browsers administrative tools. Disabling your browser in this manner may result in a compromised experience of www.demandbytes.com or other websites you regularly visit.
Demand Bytes takes measures to maintain the security of its website visitor information, does not license or sell such information to anyone, and will only share such information with a third party who has agreed to keep such information confidential and maintain the security thereof, and only for the purposes of facilitating one of the uses described herein on behalf of Demand Bytes.
How does Demand Bytes collect & use Customer Information
Visitors to our Site may choose to submit their name, email address and/or other information so that they can learn more about our services, register to take part in a Demand Bytes sponsored event, or participate in a survey among other things.
Customer Information may be used for Demand Bytes’s legitimate business interests in connection with your use of the Services, including to respond to user inquiries and fulfill user requests, complete transactions, provide customer service, send administrative information, and to personalize user experience with the Services. We may use Customer Information to better understand our users in general and to improve the content and functionality of the Services. We may use Customer Information to contact you in the future to tell you about services, promotions, opportunities, and other general information about Demand Bytes we believe will be of interest to you. We may use Customer Information to investigate and prosecute potential breaches of Demand Bytes security or license agreements.
Please know that Demand Bytes does not sell, distribute, or give your personal information to any third party without your knowledge and consent except to provide products or services in which you have expressly displayed an interest, when you have given Demand Bytes your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- When working with contracted outsourcing partners who work on behalf of Demand Bytes. These partners are subject to strict confidentiality agreements.
- Additionally, these companies are not extended any independent right to share this information with their partners.
- If we should have to respond to legal action, subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
- We believe that there is a necessity to share information in order to investigate, defend or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.
Demand Bytes takes data security seriously and provides access permission to systems that contains such data only on a need to know basis. Demand Bytes may occasionally partner with other third party companies in web-based promotions. However, Demand Bytes shall not be liable for any personal information submitted to external vendors or to any website linked to this site. Demand Bytes also recommends that any website visitor, accessing the www.demandbytes.com website as an employee of a company, abide by the privacy practices and security guidelines of the corporations they represent. Demand Bytes’s website team recognizes that the receipt, transmission, distribution, or propagation of unwanted emails (Spam) as a major concern. We will abide by all anti-Spam legal regulations when emailing any and all information out from Demand Bytes. If you would like Demand Bytes to delete/edit/remove personal information collected about you, please send an email to email@example.com with ‘REMOVE’ mentioned in the subject line.
How does Demand Bytes collect business information for its Products & Services
“Business Contact Information” means any of the following information as used in connection with an individual’s business or profession: Name, Title, Company Name, Business Email Address, Business phone number, Work address, Public professional profile address, and/or supplementary information such as business role and responsibility designations.
Using proprietary technology, Demand Bytes builds profiles of business people and companies, which we call “Contacts” from different sources including Corporate Websites, Annual Reports, Social Networks, Tradeshows, Conferences, User Groups, Publications, Associations, News Releases, Technical Papers, List Directories, Communities, Blogs, Press Releases, Company Reports, Trade Magazines, Journals, Newsletters, Professional and Social Networking Sites and Search Engines, Third-Party Data Platforms etc.
Once we have collected business Information about a person or company, we combine multiple mentions of the same person or company into a CONTACTS. The resulting master of Contacts is then made available to our customers and strategic partners.
Demand Bytes Products and Services
Demand Bytes collects information regarding companies and their employees, including Business Contact Information on company executives, decision makers, and other employees. The information collected is like that which is typically included on online professional profile, a business card, or business email signature etc. including: name, company name, job title, business email address, business phone number, business address, and corporate website URL. Demand Bytes gathers, verifies, and organizes this data for purposes of licensing such information to Demand Bytes clients and strategic partners for sales and marketing purposes.
Demand Bytes obtains data for its database from first-hand research, including telephone interviews and publicly available resources, third-party licensors, and crowd-sourcing etc.; All the business contact information that Demand Bytes obtains through any of the foregoing means is verified by Demand Bytes’s technologies and in-house research team, and information that is found to be inaccurate or irrelevant to the purposes of the Services is removed and deleted. Demand Bytes endeavors to publish highly accurate business contact information on influencers and decision makers and other agents and employees of the companies it profiles.
Canadian Anti-Spam Policy (CASL)
CASL is an anti-spam law that applies to all electronic messages (i.e. email, texts) organizations send in connection with “commercial activity.” Its key feature requires Canadian and global organizations that send commercial electronic messages (CEMs) within, from or to Canada to receive consent from recipients before sending messages.
Note- CASL does not apply to CEMs that is simply routed through Canada.
Demand Bytes is committed to compliance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (“CASL”). We take important steps to ensure our customers and others who receive communications from us do not encounter spam. We only send Commercial Electronic Messages (CEMs) in compliance with the Anti-Spam Policy. Demand Bytes ensures our internal policies and procedures address and adhere to CASL compliance.
A CEM sent by Demand Bytes is an electronic message that encourages participation in a commercial activity, such as purchasing a Demand Bytes product or service.
Demand Bytes only sends CEMs in the following contexts:
- You have explicitly informed us that you would like to receive such messages (e.g. you have subscribed to our publications or newsletters);
- Demand Bytes is responding to a request for information from you;
You have provided
- your e-mail address to us, or have published your e-mail address, without placing any restrictions on its use, and the content we are sending you is relevant to your business role;
- To communicate with you about your account, subscription or similar relationship with us;
- To provide information that you are entitled to receive about products or services you have requested from us;
- A third party who you have an existing relationship with has referred us to you;
- You have an existing business relationship with Demand Bytes;
- You have an existing non-business relationship with Demand Bytes (such as being a volunteer or donor for Demand Bytes);
- The Demand Bytes representative sending you the message has a personal or family relationship with you; or
- You are receiving the message in order for Demand Bytes to fulfill a legal obligation or enforce a pending or existing legal right.
How does Demand Bytes protect you from receiving spam?
CEMs sent, or caused to be sent, from Demand Bytes do not:
- Use or contain invalid or forged headers or non-existent domain names;
- Employ any technique to otherwise misrepresent or obscure the sender of the message, the point of origin or the transmission path for the message;
- Contain false or misleading information in the subject line or otherwise contain false or misleading content;
- Use a third party’s Internet domain name, or relay from or through a third party’s equipment, without permission of the third party; or
- Attempt to surprise or confuse you. Demand Bytes makes best efforts to ensure that you have either directly provided consent, or that implied consent has been established via providing us your email, publicly disclosing your email and/or establishing a business relationship via requesting our products (print or digital). All CEM’s are verified for relevance to your job title and/or industry.
Demand Bytes does not knowingly do business with any company that participates in sending spam. Demand Bytes will not directly provide or exchange your email address information with any other organization.
What if I no longer want to receive messages from DEMAND BYTES?
In most cases, Demand Bytes’s CEMs provide you with the ability to unsubscribe or opt out of receiving our CEMs. When you unsubscribe using the links provided in our CEMs, your request will be processed as soon as possible, and no later than 10 business days after you send the unsubscribe request. There are only limited contexts in which you cannot request that Demand Bytes stop sending you messages, such as when we must communicate with you to enforce Demand Bytes’s legal rights.
Receipt of a CEM from DEMAND BYTES that seems to violate this policy
In the unlikely event that you receive any messages from Demand Bytes that may be considered spam, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and the matter will be investigated. All Demand Bytes staff are aware of this Anti-Spam Policy, are appropriately trained, and are required to ensure that CEMs receive appropriate approval from the Compliance Officer before being sent to any of our lists. Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken in the event that this procedure is not followed.
We are committed to ensuring that you do not receive unwanted e-mails from our servers. Should you have any questions about Demand Bytes’s spam management strategies, please contact us at email@example.com. Unsubscribe link also appear on every CEM you receive from us.
The General Data Protection Regulation GDPR For EU Residents
Demand Bytes complies with the recent GDPR regulation by processing data along the GDPR norms. Under GDPR there are six grounds to process personal data, these are equally valid. There are two of these which are relevant to our business (direct B2B marketing) they are: consent or legitimate interest. As Recital 47 of the GDPR states that “The processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes may be regarded as carried out for a legitimate interest.” Using legitimate interest as the basis for B2B marketing involves ensuring key conditions are met:
“The processing must relate to the legitimate interests of your business or a specified third party, providing that the interests or fundamental rights of the data subject do not override the business’ legitimate interest.”
“The processing must be necessary to achieve the legitimate interests of the organization.”
Along with the above compliance, Demand Bytes DOES NOT share personal data with customers / partners, RECORDS all data processing activities, DON’T SOURCE any sensitive information such as religion, political inclinations, gender, age etc., has an EXPLICIT OPT-IN, OPT-OUT process.
As a ‘data processor’, Demand Bytes follows the following data privacy requirements honoring the GDPR law (Article 13 and 14). Demand Bytes provides notice to all data subjects as required by GDPR Article 13 or 14, as appropriate, and honors the rights of data subjects provided in Articles 12-23, including the right to be forgotten.
Demand Bytes informs individuals about the collection and use of their personal data, retention periods for the data, and who it will be shared with. This is a key transparency requirement under the GDPR, provides privacy information to individuals at the time of collecting their personal data. When Demand Bytes obtains personal data from other sources, we provide individuals with privacy information within a reasonable period of obtaining the data and no later than a month. If any EU resident information is sourced in Demand Bytes database then Demand Bytes will provide such individual with a notice detailing the information Demand Bytes has on such person, the purpose for which it will be used, and informing such person of their rights with respect to such information, including the right to know what information Demand Bytes possesses on them, to correct such information, or to opt out of data collection entirely. Such persons may opt out of the Demand Bytes database by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Information we provide to people is concise, transparent, intelligible, easily accessible, and in clear and plain language. We conduct regular review, and where necessary, update our privacy information. If there are any new uses of an individual’s personal data, we make sure to bring it to their attention before we start processing.
Disclosures of Public Profiles
We may make any Business Information that our users contribute for inclusion in our Directory, that we collect from public web sources or that we license from third parties available to users of the Site, to our strategic partners and to our customers.
Disclosures to Service Providers
Demand Bytes may from time to time disclose Business Information or other collected information to service providers, solely for providing functions related to our operation of the Site and for no other purpose. For example:
- Demand Bytes uses software hosted by a service provider to provide us with information regarding our visitors’ activities on our Site. When you visit our Site, that service provider may set cookies on our behalf and may receive information about your browsing activity on our Site.
Disclosures for Legal Reasons
We may disclose collected information, including Business Information, to a third party if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary or desirable: (i) to comply with lawful requests, subpoenas, search warrants or orders by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, (ii) to address a violation of the law, (iii) to protect the rights, property or safety of Demand Bytes, its users or the public, or (iv) to allow Demand Bytes to exercise its legal rights or respond to a legal claim.
Disclosures to a Buyer of the Company
If our company or substantially all of our assets are acquired, or in the event of a merger or bankruptcy, information about you and/or information you provide to Demand Bytes may be among the transferred assets. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
If you register for a Demand Bytes event with a third-party speaker, your information will generally be shared with the speaker.
California Consumer Protection Act CCPA for California Residents
The CCPA applies to any business, including any for-profit entity that collects consumers’ personal data, which does business in California, and satisfies at least one of the following thresholds:
- Has annual gross revenues in excess of $25 million;
- Buys or sells the personal information of 50,000 or more consumers or households; or
- Earns more than half of its annual revenue from selling consumers’ personal information.
Organizations are required to “implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices” in protecting consumer data.
Demand Bytes complies with the recent CCPA act by processing data along the CCPA norms as follows
A. Under CCPA the following are the rights of the consumers:
1. Right to Deletion
The consumer shall have a right to opt for deletion of any unnecessary data as he may deem fit is available with Demand Bytes. Such Consumer shall send a request to Demand Bytes for the same mentioning the specific data to be deleted from the database.
2. To opt-out or request for deletion of all personal information collected, please click here to submit your request.
3. Right to Access and Data Portability
The consumer shall have a right to access the data used and processed by Demand Bytes for its business including: