Last Revised: March 29, 2019
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Big Think does not own or control, or to individuals that Big Think does not employ or manage.
We use the personal information we collect from you to operate, maintain, and provide you with the Edge Services. The legal bases for the processing of your personal information are our legitimate interests, namely the management of our client/user relationships and the administration of our Edge Services and business, and in some circumstances, your consent, which you may withdraw at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The information we gather from users enables us to personalize and improve our Edge Services.
We collect the following types of information from our users.
Big Think may partner with third parties, such as Quantcast, to allow these partners to collect data via cookies and tags for the purpose of interest-based advertising. A tag is a snippet of code inserted into Big Think’s website content that is used to collect data related to a website visit. Information collected by partners may include browser type, browser time, time of access, screen resolution, IP address, referring site URL, current site URL, and search strings. To opt-out of interest-based advertising, please visit http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1.
We neither rent nor sell your personal information to anyone. We share your personal information only as described below.
Your Big Think Edge account personal information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to ensure that there is no unauthorized access to your account and personal information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
Big Think endeavors to protect personal information. We have implemented reasonable measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure, and Big Think cannot guarantee the security of personal information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of personal information at any time. For additional information about the security measures Big Think uses in connection with our Edge Services, please contact us at email@example.com.
Big Think allows you to access the following information about you for the purpose of viewing, and in certain situations, updating that information. This list may change as edge.bigthink.com changes. You may currently access some or all of the following information:
Collected personal information will be retained for no longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by applicable laws or regulations.
Our site and our Edge Services are not directed to individuals under 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a user turns on the Do Not Track signal, the browser sends a message to websites requesting them not to track the user. At this time, we do not respond to Do Not Track browser settings or signals. For information about Do Not Track, please visit: www.allaboutdnt.org.
As stated previously, if collection of personal information is based on your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us at email@example.com. Please be aware that this may prevent you from taking advantage of certain features and functionality of Big Think Edge Services. In addition, your Organization may choose to remove all personal information collection fields on edge.bigthink.com so no personal information can be collected.
You may update or correct certain personal information at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or, in some cases, updating the information from your account page. When you update information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records.
You can also email us at email@example.com if you would like to ask us to remove certain information you think is inaccurate.
Please be aware that you have the following additional rights with regards to your personal information:
Request a copy of personal information: You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at the following address: Big Think, 18 E. 17th St., 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003.
Deletion of personal information: Should you wish for Big Think to delete your personal information, please email us at email@example.com or write to us at the above mailing address. Please be aware that information may be retained despite a request for deletion in certain situations, including where processing is required for Big Think’s compliance with a legal obligation or Big Think’s establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
Restrict/suspend/object to processing of personal information: In certain circumstances, you have the right to restrict or suspend processing of your personal information, as well as the right to object to the processing of your personal information. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
Complaining to an authority: If you feel that your personal information has been processed in a way that does not meet the requirements of the law, you may lodge a complaint with a relevant supervisory or regulatory authority.
Data Portability: When processing of personal information is based on consent or contract, and carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive the personal information which you have provided to Big Think in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, and have the right to transmit that information to another data controller without delay.
18 E. 17th St., 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003