What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website, or app?
We only collect basic personal data about you which includes your name, address, phone number, email, etc. We also collect the location of your IP just to assign the right representative to get in touch with you.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you fill a form on our website, subscribe to our blogs, use the Live Chat feature, or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you fill a form, sign up for our blog, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve our website to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your visitor service requests.
- To ask for ratings and reviews of services.
- To follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries).
How do we share the information we collect?
We do NOT share your information with third parties, we do NOT share your email addresses with sponsors or any third parties, and we do NOT run exclusive ‘sponsored’ emails on behalf of third parties.
At no point in time will your credit/debit card details as well as personally identifiable information be stored, shared, sold, leased, or otherwise rented to any third parties.
How do we protect your information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. We use regular Malware Scanning. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
However, no security procedures or protocols are ever guaranteed to be 100% secure and so we encourage you to take care when disclosing personal information online and to use readily available tools, such as Internet firewalls, anti-virus, and anti-spyware software, and similar technologies to protect yourself online.
Information about cookies:
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
For how long do we store the cookies?
We store cookies for 30 days. Your information, which is used for marketing purposes, will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information. More information on our retention schedule can be found online.
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since every browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
Turning off cookies:
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
- Remarketing with Google AdSense
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website
When you visit our pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plug-in. In this way, Facebook is notified that you visited our page with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages on your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook is able to associate your visit on our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that in our capacity as provider of the website, we are not aware of the contents of the transmitted data or how it is processed by Facebook. Please see the Data Privacy Statement of Facebook under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. for additional information on the subject. If you do not wish to enable Facebook to associate the visit of our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For each visit to one of our pages containing functions of LinkedIn, a connection to the LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is notified that you visited our websites with your IP address. If you click on the “Recommend button” of LinkedIn and are logged into your account with LinkedIn, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit to our website to you and your user account. We would like to point out that in our capacity as provider of the website, we are not aware of the contents of the transmitted data or how it is processed by LinkedIn. For more information, please see the Data Privacy Statement of LinkedIn under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
You can change your personal information:
- By emailing us
- By calling us
- By chatting with us or by sending us a support ticket
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
- We will notify you via email within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
Our Website’s Privacy Policies and Terms & Conditions may be changed, modified, or updated from time to time to adhere to requirements and standards. Therefore, Visitors are advised to frequently study these sections to stay updated about the changes on the Website. Modifications will be effective on the day they are published on the Website.