Bardess Group Ltd.. (“Bardess Group” or “we”) understands that your privacy is important to you. Bardess Group is committed to protecting the privacy of your personally-identifiable information as you use this Site. The scope of Bardess Group’s commitment is described in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information, you agree to Bardess Group’s use of such information as described herein. Please see our Terms of Use [create link] for more information about our on-line terms and policies in general.

What personally-identifiable information is collected? 

Bardess Group collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register, request publications or other information, sign up for conferences and events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys). The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number. For recruiting purposes, the information collected may include any other personally-identifiable information that you include on your resume. In addition, Bardess Group collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by Bardess Group.

How may Bardess Group use my personally-identifiable information? 

Bardess Group may use your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in conferences and events, to evaluate any job applications or other employment-related inquiries that you may submit, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes. Bardess Group also uses personally-identifiable information to perform standard statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in specific areas and information posted on our Site. Bardess Group uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below.

Registration, newsletters, and alerts 

By signing up for any of our newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive on occasion other correspondence from Bardess Group. We ask for your e-mail address at registration. We will send e-mail to this address to confirm your registration, if you opt in to any of our newsletters or alerts, and if you request that we contact you for any other reason. In addition, we may contact you regarding your account status. If you sign up to receive any of our newsletters, alerts, or surveys, you may on occasion receive other correspondence from Bardess Group. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party.

The Site may also include a feature that enables Bardess Group to send links to its content through e-mail at our users’ request. The e-mail address(es) that you supply in connection with this service will be used only to send the requested content.

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties? 

Bardess Group shall not intentionally disclose or transfer (and shall take reasonable steps to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personally-identifiable information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of Bardess Group) without your consent, whether for such third parties’ marketing purposes or otherwise, except as follows. Bardess Group may provide access to your personally-identifiable information to third party vendors engaged by Bardess Group to provide services related to the Site; provided that such vendors will first agree to maintain the strict confidentiality of such information.

Bardess Group may also be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities without express user consent if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the Terms of Use of or any other terms on this Site, including but not limited to a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through this Site, Bardess Group may disclose personal user information to affected parties and legal authorities.

Links to third-party sites 

Bardess Group may provide links to third-party Web sites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Bardess Group of the third party, the third party web site, or the information contained therein, and Bardess Group shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such use shall be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those sites.

User forums 

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that you may disclose that may appear on this Site. You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. Bardess Group is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users disclose in any such forums on the Site.

How can I access, change, and/or delete information? 

You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do so, please contact us at Bardess Group Ltd.. 23 Kingsbrook Court, Suite 100, Mendham, NJ 07945.

Security 

Bardess Group has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Bardess Group personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, Bardess Group cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.

Transborder hosting and transfer of information 

Personally-identifiable information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to Bardess Group offices or personnel, or to third parties, located throughout the world, and the Site may be viewed and hosted by Bardess Group or its vendors anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have laws of general applicability regulating the use and transfer of such data. By using the Site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.

Children 

Bardess Group understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and Bardess Group will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under this age.

Consent; changes to privacy policy 

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 9, 2011.

Contact our privacy department 

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at Bardess Group Ltd.. 23 Kingsbrook Court, Suite 100, Mendham, NJ 07945.