The CIOTalkNetwork.com (CTN) and associated sites are maintained by:
Global CIO Media, LLC
1235 Windham Pkwy, Romeoville, IL 60446
CTN collects personally identifying information and data about individuals, their company, and the companies demographics (“personally identifying information and data”) including (i) when you provide information to CTN, such as when you register or sign up for any of our products such as publications, subscriptions, e-mails, contests, newsletters, memberships, RSS Feeds, content delivery via sms text or other technologies, webcasts, White Papers, online seminars, conferences and other communications with CTN, (ii) when you register or sign up on the CTN site or when you register for any other Global CIO Media products individually or through “auto register”, your information will be known to CTN and (iii) from time to time we may add other information that we collect from third party sources to enhance the information that you provided to CTN.
CTN or one of our Global CIO Media affiliated companies, or third party partners may place a “cookie” in the browser files of a user’s computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, except when such information has been supplied by a subscriber or registered user.
If you have registered with CTN, the information in your “cookie” is used to provide a more personalized experience on our Web site.
If you haven’t registered with our site, we may place a cookie on your system to help provide a more personalized experience on CIOTalkNetwork.com. This cookie identifies you as a unique user by means of a tracking ID. However, if you have not registered on our site, we cannot link that user ID with personal identifying information and data about you such as your name or e-mail address.
Other cookies without personally identifying information and data are used to enable CTN to manage the banner advertisements presented or personalized information to the user.
The aggregated information we collect is used for a number of purposes including the following :
- to improve the content and design of the CTN Web site
- to enable our audit bureau to verify our claims of traffic to the site
- to help advertisers, potential advertisers or marketers assess the suitability of the site for their ad campaigns
- as clear GIFs, also known as pixel tags, provided by our ad-serving company to help manage online advertising. These clear GIFS let our ad-serving company recognize a browser’s cookie when a user visits our site. The information we collect and share through this technology is not personally identifiable (It does not include your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address). For more information about our ad-serving company or for your choices about not having this anonymous information used, please visit
- We may create and use aggregate customer data to understand more about the interests of our customers and may use the data to offer goods and services we believe may be of interest to our customers, on behalf of CTN, its sister Global CIO Media companies, or select organizations.
Postal addresses, and other personally identifying information and data will be used to promote CTN and other Global CIO Media companies’ products and services, and may be rented and/or licensed to selected outside firms for promotional purposes. Offers for which the personally identifying information and data are rented and/or licensed for use and the users are required to target their offers carefully.
Mobile telephone numbers that are provided to CTN will be used to provide the products and services you’ve specifically requested, such as, but not limited to content delivery via sms text or other technologies, and for customer service related to the products and services you’ve requested. With your express consent, your mobile telephone number may be used to promote other products and services of CTN, as well as the products and services of other Global CIO Media companies. Further, your mobile phone number may, with your express consent, be used to promote the products and services of carefully chosen third parties. At any time you may “opt-out” of receiving communications via your mobile phone from CTN, other Global CIO Media companies, and third parties, by clicking the unsubscribe link of any individual message you may receive. Because many phone companies recycle phone numbers, it is possible for users who purchase a new phone to receive messages that the previous owner had subscribed to or otherwise consented to receive.
E-mail addresses of CTN online subscribers are used for re-qualification purposes. These e-mail addresses may also be used to collect feedback by members of our editorial or research team, to promote CTN and Global CIO Media products and services, and they may be rented to other firms and/or licensed for promotional purposes. When you provide your email address to us, you agree to receive email from CTN and its sister Global CIO Media companies. We allow users to “opt-out” of receiving e-mail from outside firms, however, when e-mail information is collected and with each e-mail use of the user’s address you can individually “opt-out” of receiving further e-mail from outside firms, CTN, its sister Global CIO Media companies. If a user does not choose to “opt-out” at the time the e-mail address is collected, or does not respond to the questions concerning how we may use their email address, the address may be rented and/or licensed for use to outside firms. Offers for which the e-mail address is rented and/or licensed for use require the users to target their offers carefully.
Personal identifying information submitted on portions of our site developed with outside third parties may be shared with those third parties, and the information will be governed by those parties’ privacy policies as well as CTN’s. CTN, nor any of its parent companies or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates do not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of such third parties. CTN users should be aware that when they disclose personal identifying information (e.g., user name, address, company name, telephone number, demographic information, buying information, other data and E-mail address) in discussion forums, chat rooms or other areas that are publicly accessible by others, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or parties. CTR nor its parent company or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates are not responsible for any information that you provide in the above areas.
In the event that part or all of the ownership of CTN or any of its products are sold or transferred, all lists and data which contains personally identifying information and data including for example user name, address, company name, telephone number, demographic information, buying information, other data and e-mail address, will be transferred to the new owner.
About Global CIO Media
The Global CIO Media, LLC (GLOBAL CIO MEDIA) Publishing Network is a growing collection of GLOBAL CIO MEDIA web sites that presently includes CIOTalkNetwork.com.
The GLOBAL CIO MEDIA Publishing Network is intended for individuals over the age of 13 years old. Personal information may not be provided by anyone under 13 years of age. Further no one under 13 years old may participate in the forums or chat rooms or any other areas where public discussions may take place. In addition no one under that age of 18 may conduct any transactions for the purposes or purchasing or selling any items. Parents should be sure that their children are not conducting any of the above activities on the GLOBAL CIO MEDIA Publishing Network.
If you have any questions or comments regarding the GLOBAL CIO MEDIA Publishing Network or its use of information please send email to questions@CIOTalkNetwork.com or write to us at GLOBAL CIO MEDIA, LLC, 1255 Windham Pkwy, Suite #900A, Romeoville, IL 60446.
Last updated: February 17, 2016.