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What information do we collect?
We collect information so that we can provide the best possible experience when you opt into our website.? Much of what you likely consider personal data is collected directly from you when you fill out a form or book a meeting.? Your personal data includes information such as:
- Telephone Number
- Email Address
- Other data collected that could directly or indirectly identify you.
However, we also collect additional information when delivering our services to you to ensure necessary and optimal performance.? These methods of collection may not be as obvious to you, so we wanted to highlight and explain below a bit more about what these might be (as they vary from time to time) and how they work:
Account related information?is collected in association with your use of our Services, such as forms you have filled out, emails you have been sent, web pages you have visited and customer service requests and notes or details explaining what you asked for and how we responded.
Cookies?and similar technologies?on our website allow us to track your browsing behavior, links clicked, your device type, and to collect various data, including analytics, about how you use and interact with our website. This allows us to provide you with more relevant materials, a better experience on our site, and to collect, analyze and improve the performance of our website and materials.
Data about Usage of Services?is automatically collected when you use and interact with our website, including metadata, log files, cookie/device IDs and location information. This information includes specific data about your interactions with the features, content and links (including those of third-parties, such as social media plugins) contained within the website, Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and settings, the date and time the website was used, information about browser configuration and plugins, language preferences and cookie data, information about devices accessing the website, including type of device, what operating system is used, device settings, application IDs, unique device identifiers and error data, and some of this data collected might be capable of and be used to approximate your location.
Website analytics.? We use multiple web analytics tools provided by service partners such as Google Analytics and Moz to collect information about how you interact with our website, including what pages you visit, what site you visited prior to visiting our website, how much time you spend on each page, what operating system and web browser you use and network and IP information. We use the information provided by these tools to improve our website and products. These tools place persistent cookies in your browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our website. Each cookie cannot be used by anyone other than the service provider (ex: Google for Google Analytics). The information collected from the cookie may be transmitted to and stored by these service partners on servers in a country other than the country in which you reside. Though information collected does not include personal data such as name, address, billing information, etc., the information collected is used and shared by these service providers in accordance with their individual privacy policies. You can control the technologies we use by managing your settings in your browser or third-party tools, such as?Disconnect,?Ghostery, and others.
?Do Not Track??notifications.
Some browsers allow you to automatically notify websites you visit not to track you using a ?Do Not Track? signal. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what ?Do Not Track? means in this context. Like many websites and online services, we currently do not alter our practices when we receive a ?Do Not Track? signal from a visitor?s browser. To find out more about ?Do Not Track,? you may wish to visit?www.allaboutdnt.com.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you in the following ways:
? To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
? To improve our website in order to better serve you.
? To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
? To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products.
? To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries).
? To send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
? To send you additional information related to your product and/or service.
? To market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
How we secure, store and retain your data.
We follow generally accepted standards to store and protect the personal data we collect, both during transmission and once received and stored, including utilization of encryption where appropriate.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
If you have any questions about the security or retention of your personal data, you can contact us email@example.com.
Should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email within 30 business days.
How you can access, update or delete your data.
To easily access, view, update, or delete your data please send a request firstname.lastname@example.org. and we will provide, update or delete your information as requested.
If you make a request to delete your personal data and that data is necessary for the products or services you have purchased, the request will be honored only to the extent it is no longer necessary for any Services purchased or required for our legitimate business purposes or legal or contractual recordkeeping requirements.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:
? Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
? Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
? Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
? Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
? Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
? Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails:
Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Last Edited on 2018-05-23