Personal Information We Collect About You
When you visit our Site, fill out forms on our Site, sign up for our newsletter, search for information via the Site’s search features, communicate with us via contact forms, or otherwise register, comment, post or view our Site through your browser's cookies, we collect and process this data. We use this information to improve our overall performance, effectively deliver our services and content, and provide you with offers, promotions and information.
What Type of Information Do We Collect?
We collect information you provide voluntarily as well as through automatic means. Voluntary information we collect may include, without limitation, your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, age, gender, marital status, race, and nationality. As you navigate through our Site, we also may use automatic data collection technologies including, but not limited to, Google Analytics, to collect information about your equipment and internet connection, IP address, operating system, browsing actions and patterns, traffic and location data, and any communications between your computer and our Site. The information we collect automatically is used for statistical purposes and will not include personal information. We use this data to improve our Site and overall performance. To the extent that you provide voluntary personal information to us, our systems will automatically associate the collected information with your personal information.
Collecting Information Through Cookies
Company reserves the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. Social media pixels allow social media platforms to track visitors to outside websites in an effort to tailor advertisements users see while visiting that social media platform. Company reserves the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of these social media platforms.
Email Information and Policies
Pursuant to, and in compliance with, the CAN-SPAM Act, every email sent from Company will state who the email is from and will provide explicit instructions on how to contact Company or how to unsubscribe from the mailing list. Should you no longer wish to receive email communications from Company, including newsletter or other promotional materials, you may opt out by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email.
Why We Collect Your Information
We collect your information to record and support your participation in the activities you select, such as downloading information from our Site or signing up for our newsletter. We use this information to track your preferences and keep you informed about the products and services you have opted to receive. As a visitor to our Site, you can engage in most content without providing your personal information to Company. It is only when you seek to download resources or register for services that you are required to provide information.
How We Use Your Information
We collect consumer personal information for the following business purposes: (i) Auditing related to counting ad impressions to unique visitors, verifying positioning and quality of ad impressions, and auditing compliance with this specification and other standards; (ii) Helping to ensure security and integrity to the extent the use of the consumer's personal information is reasonably necessary and proportionate for these purposes; (iii) Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality; (iv) Short-term, transient use, including, but not limited to, non-personalized advertising shown as part of a consumer's current interaction with the business, provided the consumer's personal information is not disclosed to another third party and is not used to build a profile about the consumer or otherwise alter the consumer's experience outside the current interaction with the business; (v) Managing our business activities, such as maintaining business records, providing services and other legal purposes; (vi) Providing advertising and marketing services, except for cross-context behavioral advertising, to the consumer; (vii) To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations; (viii) For the performance of our contract with you or to take steps at your request before entering into a contract; (ix) For our legitimate interests (meaning we have a business or commercial reason to use your information, so long as this is not overridden by your own rights and interests, or those of a third party; or (x) Where you have given consent.
How We Store, Protect and Disclose Your Information
If you leave a comment on our Site, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Company only retains personal data for a limited period of time, unless otherwise required by law. Company will retain and use information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce agreements for a period of 5 (five) years.
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Your Rights Pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)
If you are using the Site within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have enumerated rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. We will retain information you provide to us until the earliest of the following: you ask us to delete such information, we decide to cease using existing data providers, or we decide that the value in retaining such data is not worth the cost of retaining it.
Every user has the right to: (i) request access to your data stored by Company stores, (ii) rectify or erase your personal data, under certain conditions; (ii) seek restrictions on the processing of your data; (iii) object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data; (iv) withdraw your consent allowing Company to process your personal data, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent; (v) lodge a complaint with an authority that has jurisdiction over GDPR issues. Company requires only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into an agreement with Company.
Through the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”), California law may provide its residents with additional rights regarding the use of your personal information. Please visit https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa to learn more. Under the CCPA, California residents have the right to opt out of the sale of personal information about them or their household, such as their name, postal or email address, and other personal identifying information. The right is subject to certain exceptions, including information we share with third-party service providers to assist Company with business functions for us or on our behalf. For example, it does not apply to information that we share with certain third-party service providers so they can perform business functions for us or on our behalf. You may opt out by contacting us at the information below. We do not and will not sell your personal information unless you give us your consent or direct us to do so. Please visit https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa to learn more.
Our Site is intended for those over 18 years of age. Therefore, it is unlikely that children 17 or under the age of 17 will use the Site. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children that we know to be under the age of 17. If we learn we have received personal information from a child 17 years old or under, we will delete the information. If you believe a child 17 or under has provided personal information to us through use of the Site, please contact us and we will endeavor to delete the information from our database. Should we learn a user is 17 or under, we will not disclose any personal information to third parties unless the user has specifically provided opt-in consent. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, you, your parent, or your legal guardian may request that we deactivate any of your personal information in our database and/or opt out from receiving communications from us. Should you wish to do so, please contact us at the address below.
Comments and Concerns
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