OΣQ

Privacy

 

OEQ, Inc. intends for oeq-inc.com ("Our Site") to complement the products and services that our company provides. This statement, set forth below, is our privacy statement.

 

Here we describe the practices we follow to respect the privacy of all visitors to Our Site. At OEQ, we have focused on implementing fair information practices that are designed to protect your privacy. We believe that everyone benefits from the free flow of information when that information is gathered and used responsibly.If you have questions or you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed in our privacy statement, please contact us using the website.

 

Collection, use, disclosure, choice
 

Registration is not required for you to use Our Site. If you are merely a visitor, we do not collect any personal information about you, except to the limited extent through the use of cookies, which are described below. However, there may be circumstances in which you choose to register to ongoing updates from OEQ, Inc. In these cases, OEQ may contact registrants to invite them to special events, provide them with information about our services, publications and products, or for other marketing purposes.

 

While we do our best to protect the Information collected at registration, OEQ, Inc. disowns any liability for any information provided to us using our website as it is sent over the Internet. For example, you may choose to register for:

 

  1. Email alerts
    OEQ may from time to time offer an email alert service to site visitors, in which we send subscribers email updates when new information is added to Our Site. If you decide to subscribe, we will collect basic contact information about you, such as your name, phone number and email address.

  2. Expressing an interest in working for OEQ 
    Our Site may enable you to contact us register your interest in working for us or applying for an advertised vacancy. For more detail about the recruitment process and the information required, visit the careers section of Our Site.

  3. OΣQ Café Connect
    To participate in an OΣQ Café Connect session, registration is required. When you register, you must provide your name, email phone number and may be asked for other details. OEQ reserves the right to use this information to send you emails, invitations using third party tools, surveys and / or other forms of communication. OEQ also reserves the right to record, provide archived replays and use the information collected during these sessions for any purpose supporting OEQ’s business objectives. OEQ will not request, collect and / or share personally identifiable information (Date of Birth, Social Security numbers) through any email or survey. OEQ, Inc. expressly disclaims any liability arising out of any errors, omissions, or any other reasons for collecting, or releasing any personally identifiable information provided by anyone in these sessions. You are liable for exercising suitable judgment and refrain from providing any personally identifiable or other information that you would not want released to the public domain.

  4. Surveys
    OEQ may conduct surveys via Our Site. Survey participants may be asked for personal information (name, contact information, etc.) in addition to opinions or feedback. The type of information collected in surveys will vary.

  5. Thought leadership registration
    OEQ occasionally may require registration in exchange for our thought leadership: white papers, articles, studies, reports, survey analyses, booklets, etc. Personal information may be asked for on registration forms and the type of information collected may vary. OEQ reserves the right to distribute certain thought leadership materials only to those who supply the requested information.

  6. Event registration
    OEQ may facilitate event registration via Our Site or, at times, via third party web sites. Personal information may be collected via event registration forms and the type of information collected will vary. OEQ may share registrant information with third parties in association with the event.

    Examples of "third parties" include hotels, sponsors or co-sponsors, promoters, event organizers (including via third party web sites), speakers, panellists, etc. Please check the details provided at individual events to understand fully how your information will be used.

 

Sensitive personal data


OEQ does not intentionally collect any sensitive information via Our Site unless legally required to do so, for example recruitment purposes. Sensitive personal information includes race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal records and in some cases social security numbers or financial information.

 

OEQ works to protect the confidentiality and security of such information it obtains in the course of business. Access to such information is limited and policies and procedures are in place designed to safeguard the information from loss, misuse and improper disclosure.

Disclosure
 

OEQ may disclose your personal information for the following reasons:

  • Where the transfer is necessary to fulfill your request and involves a third party organization with which OEQ has a relationship (see “Third Party Links” below); or

  • When explicitly requested by you, the site visitor; or

  • As required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement; or

  • The disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposition of all or part of our business.

 

Note: OEQ does not collect or compile personal data or information obtained by this site for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

 

Data amendments and retention
Information collected from visitors to Our Site will only be kept in order to provide the required service. Once the service has been completed all information will be destroyed in accordance with OEQ’s data retention policies. Should you require your information to be updated, amended or deleted from our records please contact us outlining your requirements.

 

Third-party links
Please be aware that oeq-inc.com sometimes contains links to other sites that are not governed by this privacy policy. Visitors to Our Site may be directed to third-party sites for more information, such as about our thought leadership, events, content sponsorships, vendor services, government entities, non-profits, and social networks. OEQ makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend reviewing the privacy policy of each third-party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal data.

 

Cookies and Web Beacons
Our Site uses cookies and Web beacons to improve Our Site’s performance and to enhance your browsing experience. Certain areas of Our Site also use cookies to understand more about you, so we can offer you a more personalized browsing experience.

 

What is a cookie?
A "cookie" is technology that allows Our Site to store tokens of information (an 'identifier') in your browser used only by Our Site while you are on Our Site. Cookies are not used to determine the personal identity of anyone who is merely visiting Our Site. They serve to help us track traffic patterns to determine a user’s preferred location and language so that we can direct them to the correct country home page when they visit Our Site.

 

Cookies have other uses as well. Cookies are also used to prevent online poll participants from voting more than once. On certain pages of Our Site, cookies are used to help us track your interests while you browse the internet, so we can tailor more relevant advertising to you, and to understand what is important to you.

 

How do I disable cookies?
If you do not want to receive a cookie from Our Site, you have the option of setting your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, so that you may determine whether to accept it or not. However, please be aware that if you do turn off 'cookies' in your browser, you will not be able to fully experience some of Our Sites.

 

What cookies do we use?
The cookies used by Our Site perform four functions, as classified below:

  1. Essential/Strictly Necessary Cookies
    Some cookies we use are essential to the functioning of Our Site. For example, remembering your log-in details to certain parts of Our Site.

  2. Performance Cookies
    Some cookies help us with the performance and design of Our Site. This allows us to measure how many times a page has been visited, whether a page has been visited on Our Site through an advertisement or by other means.

  3. Functionality Cookies
    Some cookies help us to remember your settings which you may have selected, or assist with other functionality when you browse and use Our Site. This helps us to remember what you have selected, so on your return visit we remember your preferences.

  4. Targeting and Tracking Cookies
    On certain pages of Our Site, we use cookies to help us understand your interests as you browse the internet, so we can tailor and deliver to you a more personalized service in the future. This assists us in delivering relevant advertising to you during various advertising campaigns we may run from time to time through participating third party sites.

 

These cookies collect information relating to the origin of your visit, where you were exposed to OEQ advertising, what advertising feature you saw, whether you arrived directly or indirectly to Our Site, the device you used to visit Our Site and which downloads you performed. This information is collected on an anonymous basis via third party suppliers.

 

In addition, we also utilize cookies on certain pages of Our Site to communicate with third party data suppliers in order to extrapolate your digital behavior. This help us to understand and target more relevant advertising in the future. The information we receive is all aggregate and anonymous, but will include statistics such as demographics, online behavior, product interests and lifestyle. Targeting and tracking cookies are provided via trusted third party suppliers.

 

OEQ may from time to time use other cookies or technology associated thereto for the above or other purposes as it may deem fit. 

 

What are Web Beacons?
OEQ may occasionally advertise on third party Web sites. As part of our effort to track the success of our advertising campaigns, we may at times use a visitor identification technology such as "web beacons," or "action tags," which count visitors who have come to Our Site after being exposed to an OEQ banner ad on a third party site. We do not use this technology to access your personal information and it is only used to compile aggregated statistics about visitors who come to Our Site to gauge the effectiveness of our ads. 

 

By navigating on Our Site, you agree that we can place cookie and web beacons on your computer or device. If you prefer not to receive cookies or web beacons, then you should stop using Our Site, or consult your browsing settings.

 

Apps, QR Codes and other related technologies
When you scan a QR Code, the third party that we may engage to provide our QR Codes may collect certain information from your mobile device (such as your mobile device identifier and IP address). This information is used only on our behalf for the purpose of providing anonymized statistical reports to us about users of our website and services.

 

Social Media Platforms
You may wish to participate in the various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media platforms hosted by OEQ (“Social Media Platforms") which we make available to you. The main aim of these Social Media Platforms is to facilitate and allow you to share content. However, OEQ cannot be held responsible if you share personal information on Social Media Platforms that is subsequently used, misused or otherwise appropriated by another user.

 

OEQ may also provide links to other social media platforms maintained on separate servers by individuals or organizations over which OEQ has no control. OEQ makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the information located on such servers.

 

A link to a third party’s website should not be construed as an endorsement by either OEQ or that third party of the other or its products and services. OEQ makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend reviewing the privacy policy of each third-party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal data.

Children
 

This privacy statement is not intended for use by children. We understand the importance of protecting children’s information, especially in an online environment, and we do not knowingly collect or maintain information about children.

Changes to this policy
 

OEQ may change this policy statement as needed. If changes to the statement are made, please note that it may take up to 30 business days before new privacy practices are implemented. Check this page periodically if you would like to monitor changes.

Unsubscribe
 

OEQ gives you choices regarding the collection and usage of your personally identifiable information. If you have registered for any OEQ related updates through Our site, and do not wish to receive future e-mails, please contact us to be removed. Please mention 'remove me' on the subject line. You will be removed from our email communications within a reasonable amount of time.

 

Further information
For more information on the extent to which this privacy statement applies, please see the legal statement.

 

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