1) Information which we collect:
We collect your Personal Information and Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Personal information means and includes all the information related to an identified or identifiable natural person. PII is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services when participating in activities on the Sites or otherwise contacting us. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites, the choices you make and the products and features you use.
The personal information we collect can include the following:
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device, characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Sites and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our sites, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.
We may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, as well as from other third parties. Examples of the information we receive from other sources include social media profile information; marketing leads and search results and links, including paid listings (such as sponsored links).
2) How do we use information?
We use personal information collected via our Sites for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in line with our legitimate business interests ("Business Purposes"), in order to enter into a contract with you ("Contractual"), with your consent ("Consent"), and/or for compliance with our legal obligations ("Legal Reasons"). We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
- To facilitate account creation and login process: If you choose to link your account with us to a third party account such as your Google or Facebook account, we use the information you allowed us to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and login process.
- To send you marketing and promotional communications: We and/or our third party marketing partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time (see the "What are your privacy rights" below).
- To post testimonials: We may post testimonials on our Sites that may contain personal information (Name, etc.) Prior to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and testimonials. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, please contact us and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
- Request Feedback: We may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our sites.
- To protect our Sites: We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our sites safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
- To enforce our terms, conditions and policies.
- For other Business Purposes: We may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our site, products, services, marketing, and your experience.
3) Your information sharing:
We may process or share data based on the following legal basis:
Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
We may process your data whenever reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests, within the confines of legal requirements.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations:
Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work.
Examples include marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Sites, which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with the Sites over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
4) With whom we may share your information:
We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
We only share and disclose your information with the following third parties. We have categorized each party so that you may easily understand the purpose of our data collection and processing practices. If we have processed your data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact us.
Advertising, Direct Marketing, and Lead Generation
You can learn more by visiting the section “How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps” on the url http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
5) Cookies and other tracking technologies:
6) Information Retention Period:
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
7) Safety of your Data:
We have appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, the transmission of personal information to and from our Sites is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.
8) Minors Information:
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Sites, you represent that you are at least 13 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Sites. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 18, please contact us
9) What are your privacy rights?
In some regions (like the European Economic Area), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws.
These may include the right
(i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information,
(ii) to request rectification or erasure;
(iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and
(iv) if applicable, to data portability.
In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
We are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by writing an email to us at the contact details provided below.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to us at the email address given below.
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12) Contact Us:
For any questions or comments or clarification about this policy, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org