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IDG Communications, Inc. (IDGC) takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. Protecting your privacy is paramount to us. Compliance with legal provisions — such as the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), CAN-SPAM Act, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and others is a matter of course for us. On this page we want to briefly explain how you can be an active participant in the management of your data and personal preferences. For additional information, please reference IDGC's privacy policy and cookie policy and Your California Privacy Rights.

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Messaging preferences

IDG Communications Inc. provides a variety of messaging capabilities to keep technology professionals abreast of the latest trends, products, opinions and updates to our websites. We appreciate your subscriptions to these services. If for any reason you'd like to discontinue these services, here are a few options.

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If you'd like to discontinue receiving all newsletter and promotions (email, telemarketing, SMS/text) from ALL IDGC brands, please submit your request in writing to: websites@idg.com (or the mailing address below).

Consent Audit Log

You are able to request your IDGC consent audit log. If you'd like to request your consent audit log, please submit a request in writing to: DataRequest@idg.com (or the mailing address below).

Right to Disclosure

For California consumers, under CCPA, you are able to request that IDGC disclose the categories and specific pieces of information that it has collected. If you'd like to request such disclosure, please submit a request in writing to: DataRequest@idg.com (or the mailing address below) and please put CCPA Request in the subject line.

Right to be Forgotten and Right to Deletion

For European Union residents under the jurisdiction of GDPR, you are able to request that IDGC remove all personal data from our systems. If you'd like to request to be forgotten, please submit a request in writing to: preferences@idg.com (or the mailing address below).

Similarly, for California consumers, under the CCPA, you are able to request that IDGC delete any personal data that it has collected, by submitting a request in writing to: preferences@idg.com (or the mailing address below) and please put CCPA in the subject line.

Right to Opt Out of the Sale of Personal Data

Because IDGC does not sell, as defined in the CCPA, personal data, except for cookies, please see the Cookie Consent section below.

Cookie Consent

Residents of the European Union can review and modify their cookie consent settings for this site at any time.

For California consumers, under the CCPA, you can exercise your right to opt out of the sale of personal data by clicking here:

Mailing address

Should you choose to notify us of any of the above preferences by postal service, here is our address:

IDG Communications, Inc.
c/o Member Services
5 Speen Street
Framingham, MA 01701
U.S.A.

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For more information

Please contact IDGC's Data Protection Officer (GDPR@idgcommunications.com).