Blaine Event Services owns, operates, and/or provides access to www.blainesvs.com and any of its mobile applications, email newsletters, and other sites, digital platforms and interactive services (collectively the “Services”). The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) was enacted to enhance the privacy protections of European Union (“EU”) citizens. Not only does the GDPR apply to companies in the EU, but it also applies to companies that control or process the personal data of EU residents. As a result, Blaine Event Services is working diligently to ensure that our business practices comply with the GDPR. This Privacy Notice governs our privacy practices in handling the personal data we collect about EU citizens (“you” or “your”) who use our Services. You must be at least 18 years of age to submit any personal data on or through the Services.
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Blaine Event Services processes personal data based on your consent to send personalized messages from us and our sponsors, to collect precise location information and to send promotional emails. If you do not consent to the processing, you may still view Blaine Event Services content on www.blainesvs.com but you will not be able to access all of our Services. If you do grant consent, you can withdraw your consent at any time by visiting www.blainesvs.com, unsubscribing from emails and as further described in “Your Rights” below. Please note that all processing of your personal data will cease once you have withdrawn consent, but this will not affect any personal data that has already been processed.
Blaine Event Services may obtain personal data from you including, but not limed to, your email address, name, home address, work address, telephone numbers, and any anonymous demographic information about you. This personal data is collected from you such as when you register with us for an account, log in to our website, sign up for a newsletter, apply for a job with us, volunteer information to us, provide information for us to respond to, or participate in a survey.
In addition to the information you provide to us, Blaine Event Services also collects information through technology (such as through cookies, pixels, and access logs) depending upon how you use and access our Services. The information collected can include, but is not limited to, your email address, IP address, approximate geographic location, unique device identifiers, time and frequency specifics about your interaction with our Services, navigation path through our Services, files you download or interact with, the domain name of your ISP, information about your computer or mobile device (such as its browser, software, settings, and operating system), and the website, application or platform you visited before and after using our Services.
Blaine Event Services can lawfully process your personal data for one or more of the following reasons: (i) you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for the purposes set forth in our policies and Terms of Service; (ii) the processing of such is necessary for us to perform a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract; (iii) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which Blaine Event Services is subject; (iv) processing is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or another natural persons vital interests; and/or (v) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Blaine Event Services or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of you which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child. Blaine Event Services relies on the lawful processing of data for the following purposes: managing user accounts, operating and improving Services, direct marketing, data analytics, network and information security, fraud prevention, responding to your requests for information.
Your personal data is retained no longer than is reasonably necessary to perform the processing described in this Notice and in case of any legal claims or complaints, or as required by law.
Because Blaine Event Services operates the Services from the US, your personal data may be transferred to the US and/or to countries or territories outside the EU not recognized by the European Commission as ensuring an adequate level of protection pursuant to the GDPR. Where required, data transfers will be made subject to the terms of the applicable EU Standard Contractual Clauses or with your consent. Blaine Event Services will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Notice in respect of such transfer.
Blaine Event Services and its data analytics and sponsorship vendors analyze user interactions with the Services to deliver personalized content to users and to serve personalized sponsorship messages. The consequences of such processing for you is that you receive content that may be of interest to you, as well as email, online and in-app messages from Blaine Event Services and our sponsors that are geared towards your interests and preferences.
Blaine Event Services employs technical and organizational safeguards to ensure an appropriate level of security for personal data, taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and security for the rights and freedoms of natural persons.
If Blaine Event Services plans to use personal data for a new purpose, it will update this Notice and communicate the changes before starting any new processing.
Blaine Convention Services welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. Please contact Blaine Convention Services by telephone, email or postal mail if you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy practices or would like to update your personal information.
Blaine Convention Services
114 South Berry St.
Brea, CA 92821