Important Exception to Consent. We may disclose your Personal Information to a third party without your consent if we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other Website users, other users of the Services or anyone else (including the rights or property of anyone else) that could be harmed by such activities. We may disclose Personal Information when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is required by and in accordance with the law. We may also be required to disclose Personal Information when your actions violate or appear to violate our Terms and Conditions.
Personal and Non-Personal Information.
“Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual, such as your name, age, gender, e-mail address, location, telephone number. “Non-Personal Information” means information that cannot be used to identify a specific individual and includes information of an anonymous nature such as IP addresses when not combined with the personal information of the computer user to which they relate.
Collection and Use of Information
We collect and use information for the main purpose of providing the Website and the Services to you. More specifically, we use your information for identification and authentication purposes, for service improvement and to handle any service or product orders from you. We may also use information received through the Website and the Services to manage your account, to market to you and to advise you about current and future services of ours or companies we believe you wish to hear from. If at any time you decide that you do not want to receive certain communications from us, you can send an email to us at any time.
In order to access the Services, you will be required to become a registered user by submitting certain Personal Information to us. This Personal Information will typically include your company name, personal name, address, city, state/province, zip/postal code and any other information deemed necessary in order to provide you with the services as defined above.
System Logs. When accessing the Website, we record information on our system logs from your browser like your IP address, cookies and the pages you’ve requested. Your IP address is reported by your web browser whenever you visit a page on the Website. This information is recorded on Company X with your registration information on our databases. We use this to:
- Diagnose problems and any issues reported by other users that are related to the IP addresses controlled by specific parties
- Get a picture of how many users are visiting the Website from different geographical regions. We may share this demographic information with our partners.
- Trace back the source of any malicious or illegal use of the Services so that we can more easily track and disable such usage as it arises.
Your information is stored in our internal databases and hosted using our third party cloud providers.
Disclosures and Transfers
We disclose Personal Information in connection with the following:
Law & Compliance. Your Personal Information may be available to the government or government agencies in the countries in which that information is stored (including, the United States and Canada) and your information may be accessed by those governments or agencies under a lawful order, irrespective of the safeguards we have put in place for the protection of your Personal Information.
Third Party Services. From time to time we may employ trusted third parties to help us manage and improve the Website and Services. Some of the roles they fulfill for us may include hosting, data storage, maintenance of the Website and marketing. These third parties may have limited access to databases of Website user information solely for the purpose of carrying out their functions and they will be subject to contractual restrictions prohibiting them from using the information about our users for any other purpose.
Third Party Sites & Links
The Website includes links to third party websites. We have no control over third party websites and the provision of links in no way constitutes an endorsement, authorization or representation of our connection to that third party. If you access third party sites using the links on the Website, you should read the privacy policies of those sites and be aware that they may follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of your Personal Information.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We use commercially reasonable efforts to store and maintain your Personal Information in a secure environment.
Our Commitment. We take technical, contractual, administrative, and physical security steps designed to protect Personal Information that you provide to us. Where there has been a breach of security or confidentiality, we will respond appropriately including making any legally-required disclosures and putting in place measures necessary to restore the integrity of our systems. We also donât share your email address with any 3rd party without your consent.
Your Obligations. You are also responsible for helping to protect the security of your Personal Information. For instance, never give out your password, and remember to log out of your account and close your browser window when you have finished using the Website or Service, so that other people using the same computer will not have access to your Personal Information. In addition, if you post Personal Information through the Services that is accessible to other persons, you may receive unsolicited messages from these parties.
We think that childrenâs privacy is particularly important so we donât knowingly collect Personal Information about minors of 13 years or younger and if notified of having done so we will take immediate steps to remove such data from our databases.
Amendment of this Policy
Access and Accuracy
You have the right to access the Personal Information we hold about you in order to verify the accuracy of that information. Upon receipt of your written request, we will provide you with a copy of your Personal Information. We will endeavor to deal with all such requests for access in a timely manner.
Having accurate Personal Information about you enables us to give you better service. We will make every reasonable effort to keep your Personal Information accurate and up-to-date.
We will keep your Personal Information for as long as it remains necessary for the operation of the Website and Services or as required by law, which may extend beyond the termination of our relationship with you. In general, once you inform us that you no longer wish to use the Website or Services, we will delete your records from our systems as soon as practicable.
You can help by keeping us informed of any changes such as a change of address or telephone number. If you would like to access your information, if you have any questions, comments or suggestions of if you find any errors in our information about you, please contact us at: email@example.com
We take compliance with privacy laws seriously and if you have a complaint concerning our compliance we will investigate your complaint and if it is justified, we will take appropriate measures.
Date: October 1, 2012