Participation

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 2/10/2017
Next Certification Due Date: 2/10/2018
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

Non-HR Information TechTarget, Inc. ("TechTarget") collects and processes the personal information of (1) Users (individuals who view any website within the TechTarget network), Members (Users who and (a) register on a website within the TechTarget network to become a member of the website, (b) subscribe to a newsletter on a website within the TechTarget network or (c) access content, demos, brochures or other product information on or from a website within the TechTarget network) and (2) individuals who register to attend events sponsored by or hosted by TechTarget or its partners (?Event Registrants?). The personal information collected from Users, Members and Event Registrants includes individuals? names, contact information (addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses), employers, and corporate titles. TechTarget collects and analyzes this personal information to (1) provide individuals valuable and useful content, events, and related services that are linked to or displayed on a website within the TechTarget network or which are hosted by TechTarget or its partners, (2) to offer users opportunities to obtain other high-quality products and services TechTarget?s partners, and (3) to identify and offer additional services and promotions that may be of interest to such individuals. TechTarget may share the personal information of Users, Members and Event Registrants with (1) certain TechTarget partners and sponsors for the aforementioned purposes, (2) third party service providers which provided services to TechTarget with regard to the operation of its websites or the collection/review of information from the TechTarget websites, provided that they meet TechTarget?s security requirements, and (3) where required by law. HR Information TechTarget collects and processes the personal information of employees for employment purposes, including personnel management, operations management, security management, and legal and regulatory compliance. The personal information collected and processed from employees includes, identification information, contact information, information concerning work history, financial information, and other information necessary for business purposes which may be voluntarily disclosed by employees to TechTarget during their employment. TechTarget may disclose employees? personal information to (1) group companies and TechTarget affiliates where such entities need to process the information for business/efficiency purposes, (2) third party agents or contractors that supply services to TechTarget which require the processing of such and have provided written assurances that they will protect undertake security measures consistent with the TechTarget?s security requirements, and (3) where required by law. TechTarget collects the personal information of job candidates for legitimate human resources and business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating candidates for job positions; recordkeeping related to hiring processes; and analyzing the hiring process and outcomes. In addition, this personal information may be used to comply with TechTarget?s legal, regulatory and corporate governance requirements. The personal information collected from job candidates includes identification information, candidate status, information concerning work history, education, compensation, contact information, additional information voluntarily provided by the candidate, and criminal history where permitted by law. TechTarget may transfer such personal information to external third party providers performing certain services for TechTarget provided that they undertake security measures consistent with TechTarget?s security requirements.

Privacy Policy

HR Data

Data Privacy Policy for Employees in the European Union
Description:

Privacy policy pertaining to TechTarget, Inc.'s collection, use, processing, and transfer of the personal information of employees residing in the European Union.

Effective Date: 8/22/2016

Non-HR Data

Description:

Privacy policy regarding TechTarget, Inc.'s collection, transfer, use, and processing of the personal information of users and members of its websites and registrants of events hosted by TechTarget or its sponsors.

Effective Date: 9/22/2016

Verification Method

Self-Assessment

Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact TechTarget, Inc. at:

Marissa Dube
Staff Attorney
TechTarget, Inc.
275 Grove Street, Newton, MA 02466
275 Grove St Ste 1-150
Auburndale, Massachusetts 02466

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from TechTarget, Inc. to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below


NON-HR RECOURSE MECHANISM



Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against TechTarget, Inc. regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission