The Register Privacy Policy for California Residents

Effective: February 7, 2020

This Privacy Notice supplements the information contained in The Register Privacy Policy ("The Register", "our", "we") and applies solely to California consumers, as defined in and in compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA").

CCPA provides certain rights for California consumers. If you are a consumer residing in California you may ask us about the information we release to other organisations for their marketing purposes.

The information that we collect is set out in the main body of our Privacy Policy. We further detail it below in accordance with Californian privacy requirements in the section below.

The categories of personal information that we used, transferred, exchanged, or disclosed (including to third parties as set out in the What information do we collect? section of the Privacy Policy) about consumers during the preceding 12 months were: (1) identifiers; (2) personal information; (3) internet activity; (4) geolocation data; and (5) inferences.

The categories of personal information that we disclosed about consumers for a business purpose (including to secure our network and our websites, to conduct audits related to our current interactions with you, to debug the site and service, to perform services on behalf of ourselves, including servicing your account and providing you customer service and as set out in the What information do we collect? section of the Privacy Policy) during the preceding 12 months were: (1) identifiers; (2) personal information; (3) internet activity; (4) geolocation data; and (5) inferences.

Your rights

As a California resident, you have the right: To request access to the personal information we have about you; To request that we delete personal information about you; To opt-out of our use, transfer, exchange or disclosure (including to third parties) of personal information about you; Not to be discriminated against based upon whether you decide to opt-out.

Request opt-out of the sale of Personal Information

California consumers have the right to direct The Register not to sell your personal information ("opt-out"). With the exceptions detailed in our Cookies Policy, The Register does not sell personal information as defined by the CCPA. The Register obtains the consent of all readers to send third party direct marketing communications. For instance, if you register to receive a white paper by a third party vendor, we will, with your consent, share your personal only with that third party and the third party cannot sell your personal data without notice to you and an opportunity to opt out.

If you make an opt-out request under this provision, you will be provided information about and directed to follow the instructions provided in the What we use Cookies for section below.

What we use Cookies for

For information on how we and our partners use cookies and online tracking technologies when you visit our sites please visit our Cookies Policy.

Cookies are defined as personal data under the CCPA. To the extent that the collection or sharing of any cookies, as applicable, constitutes a sale under the CCPA, a California consumer can exercise the right to opt out by changing their cookie preferences.

You can manage Cookies through the settings of your internet browser. You can choose to block or restrict Cookies from being placed on your computer or device. You can also review periodically review the Cookies that have been placed there and disable some or all of them. You can learn more about how to manage Cookies on the following websites: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.com.

Request deletion

You have the right to direct The Register to delete your information. Upon your request, The Register will delete your personal data, and you will not receive any Register products, content or services, unless you subsequently provide your personal data in connection with a new registration, or it is otherwise lawfully provided to The Register.

Other California Privacy Rights

California's "Shine the Light" law permits users of our website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes..

To exercise the access and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by email with "CCPA Request" in the subject line to [email protected] or by post to the address below.

Head of Data Protection
The Register Limited
14 Portland Street
Southport
UK
PR8 1LJ

The Register will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your above rights.

You may designate an authorized agent to make a request to exercise your rights on your behalf. Your authorized agent must be able to provide to The Register proof that you have authorized the agent to act on your behalf. For your protection, we reserve the right to deny any request from an agent who does not submit proof that they have been authorized to act on your behalf.

We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within 45 days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.

We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.

Contacting us

If you wish to contact The Register regarding any aspect of the Privacy Policy please use the following contact details:

By Post
Head of Data Protection
Situation Publishing Ltd
14 Portland Street
Southport
UK
PR8 1LJ

By Email
Reader Services: [email protected]

By Phone
(866) 429-3838 (US Toll-Free)
This number is for US based privacy related enquiries only. For any other enquiry, please see our contacts page.

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