This page may be updated from time to time, last updated on 24th June, 2020.
Roar Media and our events helps business professionals (our Users and Event Attendees) find relevant content, improve their skills, find suppliers, build their knowledge, and stay up-to-date with industry practice. Roar Media and associated events helps organisations (our Clients) share or syndicate business content online and at live format events.
Roar Media helps organisations (our Clients) identify and contact business professionals who may have an interest in their products, services, expertise, or content. The service is provided exclusively for Users aged 18 years or older, on the basis that Users may access content, services, events, or other opportunities in return for sharing their personal data with our Clients (the sponsors or contributors) for marketing purposes. All events are operated by Roar Media (referred to here as “we”, “us”, or “Roar Media Ltd”).
Personal data we collect upon booking tickets and/or staying updated:
In order to provide our events and other Roar Media services, we collect your personal data, including;
1. Business function and contact information
Your name, email address, telephone number, postal address, job title and employer
2. Information about how you interact with our content and services
Content that you access (or otherwise interact with), your browser, screen resolution, device, browser, IP address, location, operating system, connection speed, searches you conduct, and when you open our messages or follow links within them. This is done through Google Analytics.
3. Other information you give us
Your preference and consent information, communication that we have (such as online chats, phone calls, letters, or emails), posts, uploads, comments, and other information you provide through forms, surveys, or other means. We do not collect special categories of personal data as defined by Article 9 of the EU GDPR.
Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Similar Technologies.
Third party websites and digital properties
Roar Media services may redirect you too, or contain links to, third party websites or other digital properties. This policy does not govern the disclosure of any information by you to third parties.
Processing and sharing personal data
We process your data, and in some circumstances, share it with third parties for a variety of reasons, including to;
• Operate our digital services, and create content
• Verify your identity
• Secure and personalise our services
• Conduct market research, and carry out statistical, technical, and logistical analysis
• Publish derived content, such as league tables
• Communicate with you
• Tell you about content, services, events, or opportunities that may be relevant to your job
• Inform you of changes or updates to Roar Media services or policies
• For marketing purposes
• Enable relevant third parties to identify and contact you
When you access content hosted on behalf of, or in association with third parties, your data may be shared with the contributor or sponsor, who may contact you for marketing purposes. As required by law, to comply with lawful requests or instructions from law enforcement agencies or courts with appropriate jurisdiction.
Our legal basis for processing your data: Dependent on the specific processing, when we process your data, we do so on the basis of; Consent; Where you have given your consent for a particular type of processing to take place (such as when joining our email list), we will process your data on that basis.
We have a legitimate interest in processing your data to operate our websites as a commercial service, and to provide marketing or advertising services to our Clients or partners or send targeted correspondence of interest. When we rely on this basis, we only process your data as necessary to achieve it, and we always consider and balance your interests, rights and freedoms against our own.
Protecting and storing your data
We take all reasonable precautions to protect and secure any data that we hold about you from the point that it reaches us. We may retain your data for 7 years, or until you ask us to delete it.
We may share your data with;
• Data processors
• Our clients – sponsors of the event.
Your rights and contacting us
Right to opt out (Withdrawing consent)
If you receive marketing, or other messages from us, each will carry an unsubscribe mechanism for you to easily opt out. Alternatively, you may contact us as detailed below. Right to be forgotten (Right of erasure) In certain circumstances, you have the right for your data to be forgotten. To exercise this right, you must contact us as detailed below, clearly stating your wish. We may need to verify your identity.