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Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Statement and Policy (“Privacy Statement”) for Contrivance Partners (CP). This Privacy Policy was last updated in May 2019. 

CP understands that your privacy is important. CP is committed to protecting your privacy and personal information you provide or as you access and use materials on contrivancepartners.com (the "Site"), including the Site subscription pages or other websites or apps that post a link to this Privacy Statement. In addition, information that you submit to CP in response to an email request for information or other outreach from CP, or through CP’s employment application processes, will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

CP may, in its discretion, amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. To ensure you are able to remain informed about the information we collect and how we use it, material changes to our statement will be reflected here. This Site may contain links to external sites which are not governed by this Privacy Statement. CP does not take responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party sites to which we link. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information there.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

Please read this Privacy Statement carefully. By browsing our website and expressly consenting where required (for instance, when submitting your application), you agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement.

INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT, AND HOW WE USE IT

Personal information that we collect includes: names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, unique personal identifiers, financial information, subject areas of interest and/or demographic information.

In addition, we sometimes aggregate demographic information and the types of systems and browsers of users CP also may conduct user surveys on the Web or use technologies to provide CP with information on a number of areas, such as user identity, user viewing habits, whether or not users found what they were searching for, whether the Site content is relevant to user needs, and the like.

How do we use personal information?

The purposes and uses of your personal information will depend on the use of the Site and the personal information provided. We process your personal information:

(i) for the purposes of safeguarding the legitimate interests pursued by CP. This includes:

  • Informing you about updates to the service and notifying you about other products and services offered by BCG that may be of interest to you, including information regarding publications and events

  • Tailoring your experience at the Site with relevant CP materials

  • Understanding the Site’s user population, identifying subject areas of interest, and determining whether the Site is designed to work with the computer settings of a majority of our visitors

  • Measuring and improving the effectiveness of CP marketing programs across different channels.

  • Improving our web content and navigation.

(ii) on the basis of your consent. Insofar as you have granted us consent to the processing of personal information for specific purposes (for example, your application form for employment with CP), the lawfulness of such processing is based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

(iii) for compliance with a legal obligation. This includes anti-fraud and anti-money laundering measures as well as tax and social security requirements.

We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available your personal information to other parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf and have a need to access the information in connection with those services.  Any third parties will only process this information to the extent to which and within the limits that CP itself is permitted to process that data. In addition, CP may disclose your contact information in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to CP.

HOW WE MIGHT SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?

The third parties with whom we may need to share personal information to help us provide services and products to you and to run our Website include:

  • our subsidiaries or affiliates;

  • our advisors;

  • our third party service providers who process information on our behalf to help run some of our internal business operations including email distribution, IT services and marketing and events services;

  • our business partners for publications and events co-organized by BCG and them;

  • law enforcement bodies in order to comply with any legal obligation or court order

RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

CP retains your personal information for so long as is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. We may retain your personal information for longer if they may be the subject of a legal claim, or may otherwise be relevant for future litigation.

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If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further communications from us in any or all forms you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every e-mail that is sent to you by us. 

COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

CP may use cookies on this Site and in our communications with you to keep track of your visit to our Site and our communications with you. A “cookie” is a small amount of data sent from a Web server to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place a small amount of data on your devices to monitor your website activity to allow us to collect information about how you use our Site and our services. With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your computer. Please refer to your browser instructions or you can visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/ which will give you more information. Once you have given your consent to use cookies we shall store a cookie on your computer or device to remember this for next time. If you wish to withdraw consent at any time you will need to delete our cookies using your web browsers settings. Please be advised that certain sections or functionalities of the Site may be inaccessible to you if your browser does not accept cookies.

We use the following types of cookies:

“session cookies” to enable your use of our Site and to remember your settings. Session cookies are deleted automatically at the end of your visit.

“web analytics cookies”. These cookies are used by us or third-party providers to analyze how the Site and our services are used, including the following types:

Google Analytics.  This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website and accepting the use of the cookies, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.