Last updated: February 18, 2022
What If I Have Questions or Concerns?
What Information Do We Collect?
How, and With Whom, Is My Information Shared?
Is Information About Me Secure?
What Information of Mine Can I Access?
What Choices Do I Have Regarding My Information?
Additional Privacy Rights and Data Protection Practices
WHAT IF I HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Site, please send us a detailed message to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
The information we gather enables us to personalize, improve and continue to operate the Site. In connection with certain aspects of the Site, we may request, collect and/or display some of your Personal Information. All Personal Information that we require and/or automatically collect are used to fulfill our contractual obligations and/or communicate with our users. To the extent that any Personal Information we request is optional (for example, phone numbers for contact purposes), we will identify this information and you will be informed that the information is optional. You will have to affirmatively provide this optional Personal Information and may always opt-out and stop providing it at any time. We collect the following types of information from our users.
If you wish to contact us through the Site or create an account, you will have to provide information that could be Personal Information, such as your email address, name, and phone number. You acknowledge that this information may be personal to you, and by providing such Personal Information to us, you allow others, including us, to identify you and therefore may not be anonymous. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Site when we feel such information is important.
We do not collect or store any user financial information, such as your payment method. All financial information is collected and processed over the telephone and disposed of once the transaction is complete.
IP Address Information and Other Information Collected Automatically:
We automatically receive and record information from your web browser when you interact with the Site, including your IP address and cookie information. Your IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your internet service provider. This information is used for fighting spam/malware and also to facilitate collection of data concerning your interaction with the Site (e.g., what links you have clicked on).
Generally, the Site automatically collect usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to the Site. We may use this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, but not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of aggregate data enables us and third parties authorized by us to figure out how often individuals use parts of the Site so that we can analyze and improve them.
Information Collected Using Cookies:
Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. However, if you refuse to accept cookies, you may experience some inconveniences, especially when interacting with some of the most popular features of the Site.
We collect statistical information about how users, collectively, use the Site (“Aggregate Information”). Some of this information is derived from Personal Information. This statistical information is not Personal Information and cannot be tied back to you or your web browser.
HOW, AND WITH WHOM, IS MY INFORMATION SHARED?
IP Address Information:
Information You Elect to Share:
We share Aggregate Information with our partners, service providers and other persons with whom we conduct business. We share this type of statistical data so that our partners can understand how and how often people use our Site and their Site or websites, which facilitates improving both their Site and how our Site interface with them.
Email Communications with Us:
As part of the Site, you may occasionally receive email and other communications from us, such as communications responding to your inquiries.
Information Shared with Our Agents and Service Providers:
We may contract with third-party service providers (the “Service Providers”) that perform certain tasks and Site related to functionality, analytics, communications, and advertising. We may need to share Personal Information with our Service Providers in order to provide products or the Site to you. In these cases, we may share data to our Service Providers through APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and share only the information needed for the Agent or Service Provider to perform its Site to us or to you. For example, we may share your name, shipping address, and email address to FedEx for delivery. Unless we tell you differently, our Service Providers do not have any right to use Personal Information or other information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. Other than in fulfillment of our contractual obligations, we do not share your Personal Information with third parties, including our Site Providers.
Below is a list of our primary Service Providers that we may provide your Personal Information to in fulfillment of our contractual obligations, and the Site they generally provide.
|Purpose of Data Sharing
|Newtek technology Solutions
|Website and Email Hosting
Information Disclosed Pursuant to Business Transfers:
Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others:
Information We Share With Your Consent:
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and you will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained. Generally, we maintain backups and historical records of Personal Information in the ordinary course of our business, and all data, except data stored solely by third party providers, are subject to this retention policy. Notwithstanding the above, there are certain criteria that may impact the retention period, including: (i) the length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide products to you; (ii) whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject; and (iii) whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations, litigation, or regulatory investigations).
IS INFORMATION ABOUT ME SECURE?
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to help protect your Personal Information including without limitation:
- limiting access to your Personal Information to employees on a need-to-know basis;
- requiring employees to sign confidentiality agreements to protect confidential information, including your Personal Information;
- ensuring that data shared with Service Providers is limited to only data needed to complete their respective duties or Site;
- using HTTPS protocol for secure communication over a computer network, which is widely used on the Internet;
- not storing your billing information or credit card information beyond use in a transaction;
- evaluating of all Service Providers before implementation;
We seek to protect Personal Information to ensure that it is kept private; however, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is ever 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure or that your Personal Information has been accessed, used or disclosed improperly or without your authorization, please immediately notify us at [·].
WHAT INFORMATION OF MINE CAN I ACCESS?
Users can access and delete cookies through their web browser settings.
In addition, certain users may have additional Personal Information rights based on where they live. Please see Additional Privacy Rights and Data Protection Practices for more information.
WHAT CHOICES DO I HAVE REGARDING MY INFORMATION?
You can use some of the features of the Site without providing certain Personal Information (e.g., phone numbers and email address), thereby limiting the type of information that we collect.
You can always opt not to disclose certain information to us, even though it may be needed to take advantage of some of our features. Please note that if you opt out of disclosing certain information, we may not be able to remove your Personal Information from the databases of our affiliates with which we have already shared your information (i.e., as of the date that we implement your opt out request).
In addition, certain users may have additional Personal Information rights and choices based on where they live. Please see Additional Privacy Rights and Data Protection Practices for more information.
ADDITIONAL PRIVACY RIGHTS AND DATA PROTECTION PRACTICES
If you are a resident of the European Union, we will process your Personal Information in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). For information submitted using the Site, the Company is the data controller, as defined under GDPR. In accordance with GDPR, as a data subject you will be accorded with any applicable rights under GDPR. To learn more about your GDPR privacy rights, visit https://eugdpr.org/the-regulation/. Further, list of European Union data protection authorities is available at: http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/article29/item-detail.cfm?item_id=612080.
If you are a resident of Canada, Canadian law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your Personal Information. To learn more about your Canada privacy rights, visit https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/.
You may also have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority of your habitual residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of your Personal Information infringes applicable law. However, the Company encourages any such user to contact us first at email@example.com, and we will do our very best to promptly address such user’s issue(s) and resolve the concern(s).
The rights and options described above are subject to limitations and exceptions under applicable law, including, without limitation, the GDPR. In situations in which we process Personal Information on behalf of a user, we may refer the request to the relevant user and cooperate with their handling of the request, subject to any special contractual arrangement with that user. Typically, your exercise of any applicable rights will not have retroactive effect. These rights will not affect our ability to continue processing data in lawful ways.
The Company is committed to the free exercise of these rights without fear of being denied the opportunity to use the Service. To exercise any right or make any request, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request in accordance with the applicable law that governs the collection, use and deletion of your data and information. The requested deletion will be as comprehensive as possible but is always subject to issues outside of our control, including applicable regulations and laws, your actions and the actions of third parties. It is important to note that we may retain a copy of the information for archival purposes and to avoid identity theft or fraud.