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This notice is issued by DatacenterDynamics.
DatacenterDynamics.com and other websites operating under the DatacenterDynamics brand aim to provide you with an information resource. We will also provide you with the ability to register for conferences and events.
We provide a website that offers different levels of access to different areas of the site depending on membership levels. Membership of this website is accessed through a ‘MyDCD’ facility. Membership levels are Basic, Silver and Gold.
By joining ‘MyDCD’, you agree to provide us with certain information about yourself that we need to collect in order to provide the service.
we/us/our: DatacenterDynamics or its employees or representatives.
you: A visitor to the website
member: Someone who registers for the website and provides the required information to avail themselves of the services provided by us.
website: www.datacenterdynamics.com, www.datacentredynamics.com
We may gather, use and store the following kinds of personal information:
Member registration details
We will collect general member information in the following situations: when you register your details for ‘MyDCD’ to become a site member at the level of your choice; when you register for a DatacenterDynamics live or online event; when you sign up to receive any of our subscription services; when you provide the information required for you to sign up to or subscribe to other services provided by the company or its partners (such as training); when you post user-generated content on the website; when you report a problem with the website; and/or when you contact us for any other reason.
This information will include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, job title, company name, department name, industry sector, and other contact details. Registering to join ‘MyDCD’ also means you will be required to create a password. This password belongs to you and you must agree not to disclose your password to anyone. We will only ask you your password when logging into the website. Collecting member information is essential for us to be able to provide you with the most appropriate website content and advertising.
'MyDCD' registration details
When you register for ‘MyDCD’, you will be required to provide further information such as your content preferences, size of company, number of racks
When you sign up for an event, you will be required to provide your details including but not limited to your name, email address, job title, company name, department name, industry sector, and other contact details. When you register for an event, you will be given the option to access the ‘joining up as a ‘MyDCD’ member’ area. You are not obliged to provide the information required for joining ‘MyDCD’ simply by the act of registering for one of our events. If you choose to become a MyDCD member your event registration details will be stored with your MyDCD information.
We will collect information about your computer and about your visits to and use of our website. This information will include, but is not limited to, your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation.
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website, to enable our website to recognise you when you visit and revisit the site, to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests, and to speed up your searches
Session cookies can be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date
The cookies collect non-identifiable information, that is, information about your visits which cannot be used to identify you. This Clickstream information may include the number of times you visit the site, the amount of time you spend on the website, tracking your journey through the site or searches made by you on the site.
Our advertisers and or payment services providers may also send you cookies over which we have no control.
We may allow third party partner web sites to place cookies on your computer in order to serve relevant advertising to you. When you visit sites that are not part of DatacenterDynamics the third party may collect non-identifiable information about you.
We do not share data about you with third party companies. We can access only the cookies that we place onto your computer. Other facilities on this site such as “Tweet me”, or “share this story”, will direct the user to a third party site. These sites operate outside of DatacenterDynamics and have their own privacy policies.
Where the user uses the “email this story to a friend” option, the email address entered will be used only for the purpose of sending the chosen story to the addressee. We will not store third party email addresses. When you email a friend they will receive your email address. You should not therefore email website content to anyone you do not know and trust.
We publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, possibly including ours.
You are permitted to print and download extracts from the Website for your own use on the following basis:
(a) no documents or related graphics on the Website are modified in any way;
(b) no graphics on the Website are used separately from corresponnding text; and
(c) the Company's copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.
Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by DataCenterDynamics or its licensors. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website.
Subject to a) b) and c) above, no part of the Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without the Company's prior written permission. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved
The website contains user generated content in the form of comment, community forums, discussion groups and blogs where users can interact with one another and add content. You will need to register your information before you can take part, and this information, with the exception of your e-mail addresse(s), will be visible to all website users.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:
(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
(d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).
The Company shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of the above.
If you make payments for events or other services provided by us through the website, we will collect information relating to such payments, including credit card details and general contact details.
The Attendee Ticket
1. The Attendee ticket covers access to the event which includes: keynote speaking sessions, panel discussions, breakout seminars, and access to the exposition hall. Coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a full set of conference and speaker notes are also included in the fee paid.
2. Any additional disbursements such as accommodation, food and refreshments are not included as part of the programme, telephone calls and non-scheduled leisure activities are the responsibility of the individual attendee.
3. A ticket may not be split between 2 people. DatacenterDynamics reserves the right to decline registrations without providing reasons. Registration fees for decilned attendee(s) will be refunded with in 5 working days.
4. A Fee to each attendee, dependant on when the ticket is purchased is charged to cover all of the services at the venue. The fee is stated at the point of sale of the attendee ticket.
5. Payment must be made within 30 days from the date of the signed attendee confirmation form or before the conference commencement date, whichever comes first.
6. If payment is not received by this time, admission to the conference will be refused.
7. DatacenterDynamics reserves the right to pass any debt on to a third party for recovery.
Unable to attend:
8. Substitutions may be made at any time subject to the discretion of DatacenterDynamics.
9. Cancellations must be received no less than 60 days prior to the conference commencement date and will be subject to an administration fee of 50% of the amount charged.
10. All cancellations must be made in writing. Cancellations after this date are subject to the full admission fee. Registration fees for valid cancellations will be refunded with in 5 working days post DatacenterDynamics recieving writen notification.
11. DatacenterDynamics hereby covenants not to release contact information to third parties outside the partners and sponsors of its global DatacenterDynamics conference series other than for purposes stated in clause 7 above.
12. DatacenterDynamics may only use an individual attendee’s personal information for the purpose of sending to the individual attendee details of its services or those offered by its marketing partners.
Limitation of Liability
13. The Organiser, its employees or agents shall not be liable for any loss, theft or injury to person or property suffered by the attendee.
14. Information given by the organizer prior to the conference is accurate to the best of its knowledge but does not constitute any warranty or representation by the Organiser and therefore any mistake or omission will not entitle the attendee to cancel their attendance.
15. Any liability to the attendee will be limited to the net value of the individual attendee ticket price.
16. DatacenterDynamics will determine the scope and the content of the conference schedule of the day and the speakers invited.
17. DatacenterDynamics reserves the right to change the date and/or postpone or cancel the conference without liability to attendee’s company or individual attendees.
18. DatacenterDynamics reserves the right to decline registrations without providing reasons.
19. DatacenterDynamics reserves the right to exclude any attendee who it may deem as engaged in activity that is contrary to the best interest of the conference or which may appear unethical or unlawful, without any liability to refund the attendee.
Each registration is for a single user only. The Company does not permit you to share your user name and password with any other person nor with multiple users on a network. Responsibility for the security of any passwords issued rests with you.
Information that we collect may be transferred to, and stored at, countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of any orders, the processing of payment details and the provision of support services.
In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure password-protected and firewall-protected servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using industry standard SSL technology. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you login to the website).
DatacenterDYnamics does not hold any finacial details of our.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us.
We are aware of generally accepted industry standards to protect Personal Information However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
While the Company endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, the Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the Company's control.
You have the right to access, amend and delete the information you have supplied to us. You may make a request for your information to be deleted by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request within 30 days.
We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites, so please check carefully before you submit any personal data.
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
WHILE THE COMPANY ENDEAVOURS TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE IS CORRECT, THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE. THE COMPANY MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE, OR TO THE PRODUCTS AND PRICES DESCRIBED IN IT, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND THE COMPANY MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE SUCH MATERIAL.
THE MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT ANY CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES OR OTHER TERMS OF ANY KIND. ACCORDINGLY, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE COMPANY PROVIDES YOU WITH THE WEBSITE ON THE BASIS THAT THE COMPANY EXCLUDES ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND OTHER TERMS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONDITIONS IMPLIED BY LAW OF [SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE AND THE USE OF REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL OR [IMPLIED TERMS FOR RELEVANT JURISDICTION]]) WHICH, BUT FOR THIS LEGAL NOTICE, MIGHT HAVE EFFECT IN RELATION TO THE WEBSITE.
THE COMPANY, ANY OTHER PARTY (WHETHER OR NOT INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, MAINTAINING OR DELIVERING THE WEBSITE), AND ANY OF THE COMPANY'S GROUP COMPANIES AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS OR AGENTS OF ANY OF THEM, EXCLUDE ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY AMOUNT OR KIND OF LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT TO YOU OR A THIRD PARTY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF INCOME, PROFITS, GOODWILL, DATA, CONTRACTS, USE OF MONEY, OR LOSS OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED IN ANY WAY TO BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND WHETHER IN TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE) IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE IN ANY WAY OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIAL ON SUCH WEBSITES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OR DAMAGE DUE TO VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, DATA OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING THE WEBSITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL FROM THE WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE WEBSITE.
NOTHING IN THIS LEGAL NOTICE SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY FOR:
(A) DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE (AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED BY THE UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS ACT 1977; OR
(B) FRAUD; OR
(C) MISREPRESENTATION AS TO A FUNDAMENTAL MATTER; OR
(D) ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
IF YOUR USE OF MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF.
THIS LEGAL NOTICE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ENGLISH LAW. DISPUTES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS LEGAL NOTICE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE ENGLISH COURTS.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Data Centre Dynamics Ltd.
Data Centre Dynamics Ltd is registered in England and Wales, registration number: 06799556, registered office: 30 City Road, London EC1Y 2AB, business address: 28 Scrutton Street, EC2A 4RP, London, UK
Our data protection registration number is: Z2502203
Issue Date: 29 November 2012