EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2022
1.1. PURPOSE OF POLICY
1.2. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
2.1. WHAT BASIC INFORMATION DOES THE COMPANY COLLECT?
In operating the Sites, Company may include registration, online surveys, and other online forms that ask users to provide their names, e-mail addresses, and other contact information.
2.2. WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT?
(a) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). No personal information about you is revealed in this process. The Sites may also gather anonymous “traffic data” that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.
(b) COOKIES. From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Sites. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our website other than cookies. Cookies help us learn which areas of our Sites are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our Sites may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.
3. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
3.1. WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?
(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or to comply with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, or to follow up with transactions initiated on the Sites. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to the Sites, or to send you additional information about Company. If you give your permission, we may share your contact information with our business partners or other companies so that they may send you promotional materials.
(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Sites traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Sites, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Company or its parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Company or the users of the Sites, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Sites.
(e) SALE OF INFORMATION. In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of Company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through the Sites. If Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
4. FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA
4.1 CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
We identify below the categories of personal information that we have collected about our users in the last twelve (12) months, using the categories provided in the CCPA.
- Customer Records Information
- Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law
- Commercial Information
- Biometric Information
- Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity Information
- Geolocation Data
- Audio, Visual, Electronic, Thermal, Olfactory, or Similar Information
- Professional or Employment-related Information
- Educational Information
For more detail on the information we collect, including the sources we receive information from, please refer to our Information Collection Practices above. We collect and use these categories of personal information for the business purposes described in the Information Collection Practices section above.
4.2 CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION SOLD
4.3 RIGHTS OF CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
(a) RIGHT TO KNOW. You have the right to know certain details about our data practices in the past twelve (12) months. In particular, you may request the following from us:
- The categories of personal information we have collected about you;
- The categories of sources from which the personal information was collected;
- The categories of personal information about you we disclosed for a business purpose or sold;
- The categories of third parties to whom the personal information was disclosed for a business purpose or sold;
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling the personal information; and
- The specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.
To exercise the Right to Know, please send a message to our email address firstname.lastname@example.org. In the request, please specify which right you are seeking to exercise and the scope of the request. We will confirm receipt of your request within ten (10) days. We may require specific information from you to help us verify your identity and process your request. If we are unable to verify your identity, we may deny your requests to know.
(b) RIGHT TO DELETE. You have the right to request that we delete the personal information we have collected from you in the last twelve (12) months. To exercise the Right to Delete, please submit a request to email@example.com. We will confirm receipt of your request within ten (10) days. We may require specific information from you to help us verify your identity and process your request. If we are unable to verify your identity, we may deny your request to delete. If we deny your request, we will explain the reason why in our response.
(c) RIGHT TO OPT-OUT. You have the right to tell us not to sell your information at any time.
We do not currently sell personal information, and we do not currently have relationships with third parties that could be considered the “sale” of personal information under the CCPA. In the event that we do enter into such relationships with third parties, we will provide an opt-out opportunity for California residents as required with a “Do Not Sell My Info” button.
(d) RIGHT TO NON-DISCRIMINATION. You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by us for exercising any of your rights.
(e) AUTHORIZED AGENT. You can designate an authorized agent to submit requests on your behalf. However, we will require written proof of the agent’s permission to do so and verify your identity directly.
(f) NOTICE OF FINANCIAL INCENTIVES. Financial incentives are programs, benefits, or other offerings, including payments to consumers as compensation, for the disclosure, deletion, or sale of personal information about them.
We do not currently offer financial incentives.
6. WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY’S CONTROL
6.1. PUBLIC FORUMS
6.2. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
7. CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES
7.1. CONTACTING US
If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to these Sites, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database please feel contact us at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.