General Terms and Conditions of Use of the digitalbusinessjournal.eu website
Please read carefully the terms and conditions of use. By accessing this website and any related pages, you acknowledge that you have accepted the terms and conditions listed below. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions, do not access this site (http://digitalbusinessjournal.eu) or the related pages.
COPYRIGHT (C) DBJ. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
1.1. Copyrights on these pages, page views, information and posted materials, and their layout are owned by the right-holder of the digitalbusinessjournal.eu website unless otherwise stated, hereinafter referred to as ‘DBJ’.
2. THE USE OF INFORMATION AND MATERIALS
2.1. DBJ reserves the right to modify in time the information and materials contained in these pages, as well as the terms, conditions and descriptions published on the site. Certain products and services are not available in all geographic areas. Your eligibility for certain products and services is subject to final decisions and endorsements by DBJ. digitalbusinessjournal.eu and the legal representative of the platform reserve the right to refuse for publication press articles sent by readers or consultants, collaborators of the website.
2.3. The information and materials on this site, including text, graphics, redirects, or other elements, are provided on a “as is,” as “available” basis. DBJ does not guarantee the accuracy, conformance, or complexity of such information and material, and disclaims any liability for any mistakes or omissions in this information and material. No warranty, express or implied, in connection with the information and materials, is provided for, but not limited to, any breach of third party rights, title, fitness for a particular purpose or commercialisation and lack of computer viruses.
2.4. The contributors “guest consultants” agree to this terms and conditions.
2.5. All contributors to the website are subject to a commercial agreement with the right-owner of the website. The terms of the commercial agreement will be clarified between the two parties under the law.
3. LIMITATION OF RESPONSIBILITY & COMMERCIAL POLICY
3.1. DBJ will not be liable in any way for damages, including, but not limited to direct or indirect, special, incidental or collateral damages, loss or expense arising out of the use of this site, lack of ability to use by third parties or errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, delays in operations or transmissions, viruses or system failures, even if the DBJ or law firm’s representatives have been warned of the possibility of such damage, loss or expense. For redirecting to other resources on the internet, users take full risks; the accuracy of the content, the opinions expressed and other redirects provided by those resources have not been investigated, verified, monitored or approved by the DBJ.
Users who submit in any way information or material to the Site agree to give exclusive, indefinite and all territories, upon their submission to the Site Administrator, all rights to use, adapt, modify and / or re-transmit the content with which he contributes or posts on the Site. The Site Administrator can not be held responsible for any damages caused by the content posted on the Site by any person, regardless of which section, service or facility the content belongs to.
3.2. It is strictly forbidden to post on the Site any content, including materials, comments, images, video sequences, but not limited to, which have an obscene or vulgar language, contain illegal, threatening, abusive, indecent, racist, or which could discriminate against any person in any way or would violate any other human rights and freedoms under the applicable law.
3.3. Users understand and accept that in the event of any breach of any of the provisions of the Terms and Conditions, the Site Administrator will be able to opt discretionary for the total or partial suspension of User access to any Site Service, or for the non-publication of any content sent by the User for posting to the Site or for modifying in any way such content for a definitive ban on access to one or more of the features offered by the Site or for the dissemination of the User’s account on the Site without any warnings or prior notifications, and without any further formalities required to do so.
3.4. Digitalbusinessjournal.eu may provide publishing services for a charge. The client is the person or company choosing to purchase the publishing service on the digitalbusinessjournal.eu platform. The reach ordered using the Order Form will be obtained on social media during a minimum of 48 hours and more depending on the desired reach. The platform will not be held responsible for the number of article views. The client accepts the fact that the number of views are depending on the subject, context and relevance to audience.
3.5. This option for the predominant age of the audience will deliver sponsored social media reach based on the selected predominant audience. Submitting the form, the client therefore Agree & Accept.
3.6. As an Amazon Associate DBJ earn from qualifying purchases
4. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
4.1. All information made available to DBJ via this site will be considered and will remain the property of DBJ. They can be used for statistical purposes and sending offers via email, social media, phone and newsletter services. The http://digitalbusinessjournal.eu website will keep your data private and share your data only with third parties that make this service possible. By way of derogation from the foregoing provision, the Site Administrator or its partners do not belong to those materials for which the Site has been designated by another right-holder or other owner or source, nor any opinions or comments of any kind expressed by Users of the Site against any materials posted on the Site or Site Content in general.
4.2. The DBJ website will not be subject to any confidentiality obligation with regard to the information provided, except for the agreements concluded by consultants in the direct customer relationship or other legal agreements or obligations.
4.3. Digitalbusinessjournal.eu may change the content of the site at any time, may cause changes in structure, content and accessibility, may terminate the provision of information on the Site without prior notice and without notice to you or to any third party.
5. PERSONAL INFORMATION
5.1. All personal information submitted to DBJ through this site will be considered and will remain the property of DBJ, will be used in the company’s internal environment without restriction and may be disclosed to any third party. This information will be used for marketing purposes (emailings) and for evaluating your personal portfolios and CVs.
5.2. The Site Administrator has the right to change at any time and in any way any of the provisions of the Terms and Conditions or even in full, without prior notice and without being obliged to perform any other formality to the Users. Any change will be deemed to be fully and unconditionally accepted by any of the Users by simply using or accessing any of the facilities offered by the Site or the Service or by accessing the Site occurring at any time after the operation of the modification and the non-acceptance of any change entails the obligation of that User to immediately cease access to the Site and / or use in any way of the Service.
5.3 How We Use Your Data:
Processing Your Requests for Products. We use your Data to process your request for Content and/or other Product(s). For example, if you subscribe to any of our Products we may use your e-mail address to send you a confirmation notice and your mailing address to send you the Product. Similarly, if you enter a contest, we will use your PII to notify you if you are a winner. If you enter a contest or submit Content to us (e.g., a “letter to our editors” or online review or comment), we may also publish your name, screen name, home town and other PII you have provided to us.
Administering the Service. We also use your Data for any lawful business purpose in connection with administering the Service, including without limitation for customer service, to help diagnose problems with servers, to improve Products that we offer by tailoring them to your needs, to gather broad demographic information, to analyze trends, to seek compatible advertisers, sponsors, clients and customers, and to track users’ movements around the Service and elsewhere on the web or across apps and/ devices. Your geographic location Data may specifically be used to show you Content (including advertising and sponsored messaging) based on geographic location.
Access by Third Party Providers. We may also allow access to your Data by Third Party Providers that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance, market research, community and forums management, auction services, e-commerce, personal/job search and other advertising functionality, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those services. And if you choose to purchase or subscribe to any Product(s), we may forward your Data to Third Party Providers for services such as credit/debit card or other payment processing, order fulfilment, credit pre-authorization, and address verification. There are also times when you provide Data to us in areas of the Service that may be managed or participated in by one or more Third Party Providers. In such cases, the Data may be used by us and by such Third Party Provider(s), each pursuant to its own policies. While we may seek to require Third Party Providers to follow appropriate privacy policies and will not authorize them to use your Data except for the express purpose for which it is provided, we do not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of third parties.
Marketing Communications. We may also use your Data to communicate with you about new features, events or Products offered by us, Third Party Providers, our advertisers, and other companies and individuals with which we have a relationship.
Transfer or Sale of Our Business. As our business changes, we may buy or sell various assets owned or controlled by us. In the event all or a portion of the assets are sold, assigned, transferred or acquired by another company due to merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, financing, acquisition, bankruptcy or otherwise, your Data may be among the transferred assets.
Combining Your Anonymous Data with PII. We reserve the right to merge or co-mingle anonymous, non-personally identifiable Data about you, your offline and online behaviour, and/or your Device (including its geographic location), with your PII for any lawful business purpose.
6. CONFIDENTIALITY & amp; non-proliferation
6.1. The information posted on this site that was sent by link access to third parties with the express mention of CONFIDENTIAL material is protected by the confidentiality and non-disclosure clause. Containers of ‘Confidential’ inscribed materials undertake not to use in their own right nor to disclose without notice to the legal representative of this site the material received and the information contained in these materials hosted by this site.
6.2. The information on the pages of this site is information considered personal Curriculum Vitae and a portfolio of personal projects or affiliates of this site that have given their consent for the mention. Their mention on this page may not be against the breach of service secrecy or breach of a confidentiality agreement and will not entail the obligation of the person to be guilty of damages. Specifying the current job and the information regarding the job descriptions are not subject to the confidentiality rules. Moreover, this type of information is included in the European Curriculum Vitae model approved by Government Decision 1021/2004
What Can You Submit And How?
If you would like to submit an article in the topical areas we cover on the DigitalBusinessJournal.eu website please email the text (usually no longer than 700 – 1000 words – we are strict about this) in an editable document format accompanied by a brief biography and potential co-authors to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you use any charts or graphs in your submission (use as few as possible) please also send the files separately in high resolution. Please don’t use footnotes, endnotes or references. Instead, please supply hyperlinks (embedded links) for any references where you think this helpful.
We reserve the right to make editorial changes (such as new headlines) before publication. Please be also aware that if your article is accepted for publication you grant us a royalty-free license (including for commercial purposes) to use the article on the DigitalBusinessJournal.eu website and in other products worldwide.
As the amount of submitted articles has increased significantly, we ask for your understanding that we cannot provide individual feedback for rejected articles.
Full Editorial Policy
By submitting material to DigitalBusinessJournal.eu you warrant to us that any texts, photos, videos, audio material and any other content you submit (1) is your original work, (2) does not infringe or violate any law, rule or regulation or the rights or intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright, trade marks, design rights, data base rights, whether registered or unregistered, or any similar rights recognised anywhere in the world) of any person (or encourage anyone else to do so), (3) is not objectionable, inaccurate or inflammatory, (4) is not obscene, defamatory, libellous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, (5) complies with all applicable law and policy in the territory of publication, including without limitation the Bribery Act 2010 for UK publications.
You own your submissions, but we can still use them. You own the copyright in your content but by submitting any content to DigitalBusinessJournal.eu, you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free licence for the full period of copyright (as defined by English law) to exercise all rights under copyright with respect to such content, which DigitalBusinessJournal.eu may use and exploit (along with your name and identifying features) on its website and other properties and those of our business partners, as well as for marketing and promotional purposes. This includes authorising the translation and publication of your content elsewhere. You waive all moral rights in the content you submit and/or agree never to assert them.
By submitting material to DigitalBusinessJournal.eu you agree that we can store any text, photos, videos, audio material and any other content you submit on our server or third party service providers indefinitely.
(Terms and Conditions Updated March 1, 2019)
Effective Date: 21.04.2019.
Information we collect
digitalbusinessjournal.eu collects personal data on certain areas of the Site. The personal data collected varies across the pages and may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and background information. For instance, by registering for digitalbusinessjournal.eu newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive the correspondence to which you have subscribed at the e-mail address that you provided at registration as well as third parties emails for marketing purpose. We will send e-mails to this address related to your registration.
We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our Sites. The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies (collectively “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies”) on our Sites. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Sites, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Sites. The information automatically collected will be associated with any personal data you have provided.
We collect the data related to the Facebook Comment you post, only from your consent that you grant before posting Facebook Comment at our website. This data includes your Facebook account name, unique Facebook account identifier, unique identifier associated to the posted Facebook comment, unique open graph object identifier of the webpage at which you posted the comment, unique identifier associated to the parent comment if you reply to an existing comment. This data is used to show recent Facebook Comments made all over our website and/or to show the old comments made at non-SSL webpages before we moved our website to SSL. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email.
We send the Facebook Comment you post, to page/post author and/or website administrator via automated email, only from your consent that you grant before posting Facebook Comment at our website. This data includes just the Facebook comment posted by you.
Use of information
Our Sites do not collect personal data about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services. Therefore, “do not track” signals transmitted from web browsers do not apply to our Sites, and we do not alter any of our data collection and use practices upon receipt of such a signal.
Use of information collected via mobile devices
In connection with our mobile applications, digitalbusinessjournal.eu may use third party service providers to analyze non-personally identifiable user activity to fix errors, monitor usage, and improve the performance of the mobile applications. For example, digitalbusinessjournal.eu receives reports on some of our mobile applications’ aggregate usage and browsing patterns, including information about the type of device used, articles accessed, and other events occurring within our apps. digitalbusinessjournal.eu also receives reports on certain errors occurring within mobile applications. None of these third party service providers gathers information in a manner intended to identify any particular user personally.
In addition, our digitalbusinessjournal.eu Insights app offers a personalized list of recommendations (called “Insights for you”) directing you to digitalbusinessjournal.eu content that we think you will find interesting. Recommendations are based solely on what you have viewed in the Insights app. A unique user identifier that is generated by the app helps personalize your app experience and tracks the articles that you read in the app. We do not share your viewing history or trends with other users or any external third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates or third party service providers of digitalbusinessjournal.eu).
Data recipients and international data transfers
Personal data collected on the Sites may be transferred from time to time to digitalbusinessjournal.eu subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as to our third party service providers located throughout the world, including in countries where the local law may grant you fewer rights than you have in your own country. Additionally, the Sites may be viewed and hosted by digitalbusinessjournal.eu and our third party service providers anywhere in the world. Where required by law, we have put in place legal mechanisms designed to ensure adequate data protection of your personal data that is processed by digitalbusinessjournal.eu subsidiaries, affiliates and third- party service providers, including the transfer of your personal data to countries other than the one in which you reside. If you would like more information about these legal mechanisms, which may include the EU’s Standard Contractual Clauses, please contact us at the address below. By using any of the Sites and providing information on any of them, you voluntarily consent to such trans-border transfer and hosting of such information.
digitalbusinessjournal.eu will not intentionally disclose or transfer (and will take reasonable steps to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personal data to third parties without your consent, whether for such third parties’ own marketing purposes or otherwise, except as follows. digitalbusinessjournal.eu may provide access to your personal data to third party service providers engaged by digitalbusinessjournal.eu to provide services related to the Sites, provided that such third- party service providers will first agree to maintain the strict confidentiality of such information and provide the same level of data security as provided by digitalbusinessjournal.eu.
We also may share your personal data with third party service providers who perform services and functions on our behalf to support our interactions with you, including, for example, processing recruitment materials, administering surveys or contests, or communicating with you. These third party service providers are not permitted to use or disclose your personal data except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
- If we are required to do so by law or legal process;
- To law enforcement authorities or other government officials;
- When we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity;
- If disclosure is necessary to protect the vital interests of a person;
- To protect our property, services and legal rights;
- To prevent fraud against digitalbusinessjournal.eu, our subsidiaries, affiliates and/or business partners;
- To support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions; or
- To comply with any and all applicable laws.
In addition, we may disclose or transfer your personal data in the event of a re-organization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, or other transfer or disposition of all or any portion of our business.
You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. digitalbusinessjournal.eu is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums on the Sites.
Link to third-party sites
The Sites may allow you to sign into and associate your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, with digitalbusinessjournal.eu. The Sites also may allow you to log in to a digitalbusinessjournal.eu account using certain social network account credentials.
If you would like to disconnect a social media account from us, refer to the settings of that social network account and its provider.
digitalbusinessjournal.eu has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized digitalbusinessjournal.eu personnel and third party service providers are provided access to personal data, and these employees and service providers are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions however, digitalbusinessjournal.eu cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data.
Data retention policy
The Sites are not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and digitalbusinessjournal.eu does not intentionally collect or maintain personal data about anyone under this age.
Where granted by local law, you may have the right to request access to the personal data that we have collected about you for the purposes of reviewing, modifying, or requesting deletion of the data. You may also have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we have collected about you and to have any inaccuracies in that data corrected. In certain circumstances, you may also request that we cease processing your personal data.
If you would like to make a request to access, review, or correct the personal data we have collected about you, or to discuss how we process your personal data, please contact us at email@example.com. To help protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your personal data. We will make reasonable attempts to promptly investigate, comply with, or otherwise respond to your requests as may be required by applicable law. Different laws may prevent us from providing access to your personal data or otherwise fully complying with your request depending upon the circumstances and the request, such as for example, where producing your information may reveal the identity of someone else. We reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for complying with your request where allowed by applicable law, and/or deny your requests where they may be manifestly unfounded, and/or excessive, or otherwise objectionable or unwarranted under applicable law.
In addition, and where granted by local law, you have the legal right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority.
You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on any of the Sites. To do so, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?
A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit one of our Sites, to the extent you agree. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our Sites. This allows our Sites to recognize your device from those of other users of the Sites. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies.
To administer our Sites and for research purposes, digitalbusinessjournal.eu also has contracted with third-party service providers to track and analyze statistical usage and volume information from our Site users. These third-party service providers use persistent Cookies to help us to improve the user experience, manage our Site content, and analyze how users navigate and utilize the Sites.
First and Third-party Cookies
“First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to digitalbusinessjournal.eu and that digitalbusinessjournal.eu places on your device. “Third-party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our Site. digitalbusinessjournal.eu may contract with third-party service providers to send e-mails to users who have provided us with their contact information. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on, the third-party service providers may place Cookies on the devices of these users.
For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies as indicated below.
We use the following types of cookies:
Session Cookies. Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above.
The data collected by the Sites and/or through Cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information will not be kept for longer than one year.
Our Cookies are used for the following purposes:
|Strictly Necessary/ Technical||These Cookies are necessary to allow us to operate our Sites so you may access them as you have requested. These Cookies, for example, let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access Site content. They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our Sites.|
|Analytical/ Performance||These Cookies are used by us or third-party service providers to analyze how the Sites are used and how they are performing. For example, these Cookies track what pages are most frequently visited, and from what locations our visitors come from. If you subscribe to a newsletter or otherwise register with the Sites, these Cookies may be correlated to you. These Cookies include, for example, Google Analytics cookies.|
|Functionality||These Cookies let us operate the Sites in accordance with the choices you make. These Cookies permit us to “remember” you in-between visits. For instance, we will recognize your user name and remember how you customized the Sites and services, for example by adjusting text size, fonts, languages and other parts of web pages that are alterable, and provide you with the same customizations during future visits.|
If you do not want Cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some Cookies and to alert you when a Cookie is placed on your device.
If you want to remove previously-stored Cookies, you can manually delete the Cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Sites from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.