Privacy Policy

Effective date: October 29th, 2018.

I-COM (hereafter also referred to as "us", "we", or "our”) is a Global trade body exploring the creation of business value from Marketing Data & Measurement.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our website & services, and the choices you have associated with that data. By using our website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

If at any time you wish to access, change or delete the personal information we hold about you or opt-out or change the uses of your personal information, or if you wish us to transfer your data to a third party, please contact us at moreinfo@i-com.org.

Unless indicated otherwise, this Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information we collect or use in relation to the following services (collectively, the “Services”):

  • The I-COM website

  • The I-COM Global Summit

  • The I-COM Awards

  • The I-COM Boards and Councils

  • The I-COM Meetups

  • The I-COM Membership

  • The Summit app

Information Collection and Use

We collect information in several different ways to provide and improve our Services.

Directly from you, or approved third parties.

We collect a variety of information from you when you provide it to us directly, when we request it from you, or when you give us permission to get it from a third party source.

  • Boards/Councils Members information. When you accept an invitation to become a member of one of our working groups, you must provide us with basic information such as name, email address, telephone number, company name, etc. We also give you the option to provide additional information.

  • Attendee registration information. When you register to attend the I-COM Global Summit, you must provide us with basic information such as name, address, email address, telephone number, etc. We also give you the option to provide additional information. 

  • Awards Entries information. When sending your entry for one of the I-COM Awards you are also asked to provide basic personal information, so we could contact you and process your entry.

  • Payment and credit card information. When purchasing Summit Access, entering Awards, signing up for Membership, etc., you must provide us with your name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card, debit card or bank information.

  • Conference app profile information. Summit attendees may download the Summit app, and to do so must provide us with their email address. They will have the option to fill in additional profile information in the app.

  • Summit survey responses. We may ask you to participate in optional surveys regarding your experience at the Summit in order to help us improve the event. 

  • Third party social media accounts. If you choose to connect your social media account(s) with the Summit app, we may receive certain information from that account, such as your title, picture, and other information you authorize. 

  • Newsletter signup. If you choose to sing up to our newsletters, you must provide your email address and name. You can updated these information at any time, or sign out from these services.

From your browser or device.

We automatically collect certain information from your browser or device when you use certain Services or read a message from us. For example, we collect data regarding the device you are using, such as its unique identifier and operating system; logs will be recorded by our servers based on the information sent from your app or browser; and information may be recorded by cookies and similar technologies when you use the Services. Please review our cookie policy for further details on how we use cookies and similar technologies on our Services.

From public sources.

We also collect publicly available information from your social media accounts, such as your title and/or social media id.

Use of Data

I-COM Global uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To manage the company website

  • To provide company updates, if you sign up to receive “I-COM Newsletter”

  • To provide industry news, if you sign up to receive “Marketing Data Community Newsletter”

  • To notify you about changes to our services

  • To provide customer care and support

  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the website

  • To monitor the usage of the website

  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer of Data

As a global business, we access and transfer information around the world. Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

I-COM Global will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Your Rights

You have a number of rights in relation to your information that we process. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. We describe these rights below.

  • Access. You can request to access the information we hold on you.

  • Rectify, Restrict, Delete. You can request we amend, update and delete your information.

  • Object. Where we process your information based on the legitimate interests or in the public interest, you can object to the processing in certain circumstances. We will generally stop processing your information unless we have compelling grounds to continue processing, such as where needed for legal reasons. Where we use your information for direct marketing, you can always object using the unsubscribe link in such communications, changing your profile settings or by contacting us.

  • Revoke consent. If we have specifically asked for your consent to use your information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. For example, if we ask for your consent for direct marketing purposes, you can revoke your consent using the unsubscribe link in such communications, changing your profile settings or by contacting us.

  • Complain. If you wish to raise a concern about our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so.

Disclosure of Data

I-COM Global may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation

  • To protect and defend the rights or property of I-COM Global

  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website and our services

  • To protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public

  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Questions or Complaints

If you have questions or complaints about this Privacy Policy or our use of your personal information, please contact us at moreinfo@i-com.org.