Privacy Policy

Your Privacy | BrightByte.com

This website (the “Site”) is administered by Bright Byte Consulting, Inc. or its affiliates (“Bright Byte” or “we”). The primary purpose of the Site is to provide education and awareness of the services Bright Byte provides in the marketplace. We take the security and privacy of your information very seriously.

Your access and use of the Site may be governed by a separate written agreement entered into between Bright Byte (or an Bright Byte affiliate) and your employer (“Employer Agreement”), which agreement may be entitled “Master Services Agreement” or something similar. In such case, Bright Byte’s privacy obligations to you are governed by that Employer Agreement.

The following provides an overview of how we protect your privacy during your visit.

What Personal Data Does Bright Byte Process?

 

Bright Byte will only collect personal data about you where necessary to achieve the purposes set out in this privacy statement.

 

Bright Byte may be processing the following personal data:

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Job Title

  • Employer/Company Name

  • Phone Numbers

  • Billing Address

  • IP address

  • Attendance history of Bright Byte events

  • Any other personal data that you choose to provide Bright Byte, its affiliates, and third party providers in connection with the Site or that is generated through your use of the Site.

 

What Sensitive Personal Data Will Bright Byte Have Access To?

 

We do not generally seek to collect sensitive personal data through this Site. The term “sensitive personal data” refers to the various categories of personal data identified by European and other data privacy laws as requiring special treatment, including in some circumstances the need to obtain explicit consent. These categories may include personal identity numbers, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical or other similar beliefs, membership of a trade union or profession or trade association, physical or mental health, biometric or genetic data, sexual life, or criminal record (including information about suspected criminal activities). Your disclosure of your dietary restrictions to Bright Byte to enable Bright Byte to make the right meal selections for you at Bright Byte events may be considered sensitive information.  Bright Byte will only use such sensitive information for the original purpose you have disclosed such sensitive information.

 

Where Does Bright Byte Obtain My Personal Data From?

 

The personal data that Bright Byte processes as described in this privacy statement come from personal data submitted by yourself as part of your use of the Site.

Except for certain information that is required by law, your decision to provide any personal data to Bright Byte is voluntary. You will therefore not be subject to adverse consequences if you do not provide personal data. However, please note that if you do not provide certain information, Bright Byte may not be able to accomplish some or all of the purposes outlined in this privacy statement and you may not be able to access the Site or obtain services through the Site.

Why Does Bright Byte Process Your Personal Data?

 

Bright Byte may collect, use, transfer, disclose and otherwise process your personal data in the context of managing its relationship with you and providing this Site.

Specifically, Bright Byte is processing your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Operation of this Site and provision of this Site(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized such as requests for certain services or content by Bright Byte.

  • Identification of ways to improve the Site and make it more effective.

  • Compliance with laws and policies (including complying with requests from regulators).

  • Management of disputes.

  • Audits.

  • Providing you with important information about the product or Site that you are using, including critical updates and notifications.

  • Merging Site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content.

 

Bright Byte will not use your personal data for any other purpose that is incompatible with the purposes listed in this privacy statement, unless it is required or authorized by law, authorized by you, or it is in your own vital interest (e.g. in case of a medical emergency) to do so.

On What Legal Basis Does Bright Byte Process Your Personal Data?

 

Bright Byte processes your personal data as permitted by applicable data privacy laws and its internal policies.

Bright Byte processes your personal data for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy for one or more of the following reasons: (i) because Bright Byte is required to do so for compliance with a legal obligation to which it is subject, (ii) because such information is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, (iii) because the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Bright Byte or by a third party (as described in the last sentence of this paragraph), (iv) where necessary in order to protect the vital interests of any person, or (v) where you have provided your specific consent. Bright Byte has legitimate interests in collecting and processing personal data, for example: (1) to ensure that Bright Byte’s networks and information are secure, (2) to administer and generally conduct business and (3) to prevent fraud.

In addition, Bright Byte may process your sensitive data and/or make automated decisions concerning you, where permitted by applicable law and/or with your prior consent.

Who Has Access To Your Personal Data?

 

Access to your personal data within Bright Byte will be limited to those employees who have a need to know the information for the purposes described in this privacy statement, which may include your managers and their designees, as well as personnel in Security, HR, IT, Compliance, Legal, Finance and Accounting. All employees within Bright Byte will generally have access to your business contact information (e.g. name, position, telephone number and e-mail address).

Furthermore, your personal data may be transferred to other Bright Byte offices and third parties, which may involve transferring your personal data to other countries.

As a global organizationyour personal data may be transferred or be accessible internationally throughout Bright Byte’s global business and between its entities and affiliates. Any transfers of your personal data to other Bright Byte offices (including transfers from within the European Economic Area (EEA) to outside the EEA) will be governed by Bright Byte’s binding corporate rules.

Furthermore, where there is a need, Bright Byte may share your personal data with third parties, such as service providers and public authorities as further described below. Before doing so, Bright Byte takes steps to protect your personal data. Any third party service providers and professional advisors to whom your personal data are disclosed, are expected and required to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal data and may only use your personal data in compliance with applicable data privacy laws.

Are There Any Age Restrictions In The Use Of The Site?

 

This Site is intended to be used by anybody who is above the age 13 for the purpose of informational and educational convenience only and is meant for personal use. In the event, that the Site is being used by a child less than 13 without parental consent, Bright Byte reserves the right to delete the child’s information in its entirety and revoke the license to use this Site. If you are above age 13 and using this Site for a child who age is below 13, you agree that the child’s information will be stored on your device as well as its servers. In case Bright Byte is made aware that you are not authorized to use this Site for a child (under age 13), Bright Byte reserves the right to delete the child’s information and revoke your license to use the Site.

 

How Long Does Bright Byte Retain Your Personal Data?

 

Bright Byte will retain your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy statement, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. Bright Byte determines the retention period of your personal data based on the following retention criteria:

  • Bright Byte retains your personal data as long as it has an ongoing relationship with you;

  • Bright Byte retains your personal data where it is required to do so by a legal obligation to which it is subject;

  • Bright Byte retains your personal data where this is advisable to safeguard or improve Bright Byte’s legal position (for instance in relation to statutes of limitations, litigation, or regulatory investigations).

 

Please keep your personal data at all times up to date and inform Bright Byte of any material changes to your personal data.

What Rights Do You Have Concerning Your Personal Data Processed By Bright Byte?

 

You have the right (in the circumstances and under the conditions, and subject to the exceptions, set out in applicable law) to:

  • request access to your personal data: this right entitles you to request access to personal data Bright Byte processes about you, as well as to certain information on such processing;

  • request rectification of your personal data: this right entitles you to request the rectification or completion of any of your personal data that would be inaccurate or incomplete;

  • request erasure of your personal data: this right entitles you to request the erasure of your personal data, including where such personal data would no longer be necessary to achieve the purposes;

  • object to the processing of your personal data: this right entitles you to request that Bright Byte no longer processes your personal data;

  • request the restriction of the processing of your personal data: this right entitles you to request that Bright Byte only processes your personal data in limited circumstances, including with your consent;

  • request a copy or the portability of your personal data: this right entitles you to receive a copy of personal data that you have provided to Bright Byte.

 

Please note, however, that certain personal data may be exempt from the above-mentioned rights pursuant to applicable data protection or other laws and regulations.

You have the right to withdraw such consent at any time by contacting contact@brightbyte.com. Please note that this will not affect Bright Byte’s right to process personal data obtained prior to the withdrawal of your consent, or its right to continue parts of the processing based on other legal bases than your consent.

If, despite Bright Byte’s commitment and efforts to protect your personal data, you believe that your data protection rights have been violated, you have the right at all times to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, either in the country where you live, the country where you work or the country where you deem that data protection law has been infringed.

Does This Site Use Cookies?

 

Yes, we use of cookies. For this Site, Bright Byte uses cookies from the following third party companies: Google Analytics & Wix Analytics.

For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies: Google at Google Privacy & Terms, Wix.com at Wix.com Privacy & Terms

 

What Are Your Rights Regarding Marketing Communication?

 

You can exercise your right to prevent marketing communications to you by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your personal data, or by utilizing opt-out mechanisms in e-mails we send to you. You can also exercise the right to discontinue marketing communications to you, inform us of your opt-out preferences, or to have your personal data removed from our customer relationship management (CRM) databases at any time by contacting at contact@brightbyte.com. In such cases, we will retain minimum personal data to note that you opted out in order to avoid contacting you again.

What If You Have Questions Or Want Further Information?

This privacy statement aims to give you complete and transparent information on how Bright Byte processes your personal data.

 

If you have any further questions or concerns regarding how Bright Byte processes your personal data, or if you wish to exercise any of your foregoing rights, please contact contact@brightbyte.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

 

We may update this Privacy Policy in the future. We will notify you about material changes to this Privacy Policy by placing a prominent notice on the Site.