We respect your concerns about privacy. This Online Privacy Notice describes the types of Personal Data we collect, how we use the information, with whom we may share it and the choices available to you regarding our use of the information. We also describe the measures we take to protect the security of the information and how you can contact us about our privacy practices. "Personal Data" has the meaning given in the European General Data Protection Regulation and includes any information relating to an identifiable individual (such as name, address, date of birth or economic information).
Information We Obtain
The types of information we collect on the Sites includes:
- business and personal contact information (such as name, and email addresses, and telephone number); and
- other information you submit to us (such as information provided by filling in forms)
Information We Obtain By Automated Means
We may use third-party web analytics services on our Sites, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers help us analyze how visitors use the websites. The information obtained for this purpose (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) may be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. To learn about opting out of Google Analytics, please click here.
The providers of third-party plugins and widgets on our webites, such as embedded videos and social media sharing tools, may use automated means to collect information regarding your use of the webites and your interactions with the plugins and widgets. This information is subject to the privacy policies or notices of the providers of the plugins and widgets.
Online Tracking and Interest-Based Advertising
Third parties (such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) may collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites to provide you with advertising about products and services tailored to your interests. Where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent for the processing of your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
Information We Disclose to Others
We do not disclose Personal Data we obtain about you through the Sites, except as described in this Online Privacy Notice. We do not share your Personal Data with our affiliates and subsidiaries. We do not share Personal Data with service providers who perform services on our behalf based on our instructions.
We also may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities, regulators and/or other government entities and/or other competent authorities based on a lawful disclosure request, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity. We reserve the right to transfer Personal Data we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, spin-off, dissolution or liquidation).
Information collected through third-party plug-ins and widgets on the Sites (such as information relating to your use of a social media sharing tool) is collected directly by the providers of the plug-ins and widgets. This information is subject to the privacy policies of the providers of the plug-ins and widgets, and Blackstone is not responsible for those providers' information practices.
Retention and Deletion of your Information
We do not store your Personal Data.
How We Protect Personal Data
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect Personal Data we obtain through the Sites against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
Links To Other Websites
Our Sites may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may operate independently from us. Linked websites may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review. To the extent any linked websites are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for their content, any use of the websites, or the privacy practices of the websites.
Updates To Our Online Privacy Notice
This Online Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our Personal Data practices. We will post the updated version on the Sites and indicate at the top of the Notice when it was most recently updated.