All capitalized terms not defined herein have the meaning given them in the Terms and Conditions.
2. EFFECTIVE DATE AND UPDATES
3. PERSONAL INFORMATION
"Personal Information" means information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can be reasonably ascertained from the information or opinion. By way of example only, We may collect your name, address, telephone number, facsimile number and/or email address.
We may collect "Personal Information" for one or more of the following reasons:
4. HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may collect Personal Information from you in the following ways:
We will only collect Personal Information if you choose to provide it to Us; however, please be aware that certain Content or other services or functions on the Website may not be available to you if you choose not to provide it.
If you provide your email address to Us and request emails regarding Our products and services, you will receive emails from Us and We will collect your email address and other information that you provide. You may opt-out of the receipt of email communications from Us by clicking the “unsubscribe” button in Our email communications to you.
5. NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may also collect de-identified (i.e. non-personal) information automatically from the device you use to access or use the Website. This information is not stored with your Personal Information. For example, We may collect information about the dates and times your device accessed the Website, the domains from where the device visited the Website, your device's activity on the Website and Internet Protocol address(es) of your device. We may use anonymous click stream data, which measures where and how many times and on what Content your device clicks through, to analyze trends and statistics to improve the Website.
We may collect the click stream data or other non-personal information through the use of "cookies". A "cookie" is a text file sent by the Website to your browser and stored on your device. It identifies your device, but not you, to Us. You may set your browser to not accept cookies, but some parts of the Website may not function properly or at all if cookies are disabled.
Some pages on and emails created by the Website may also contain a "web beacon". This is a clear-pixel image that generates a de-identified notice of your visit to be sent to Us. A web beacon usually works in conjunction with a cookie. If you disable cookies, a web beacon will be able to generate an anonymous notice of your visit, but such notice cannot be associated with information normally contained in the cookies. KL: is this important to disclose?
6. EFFECT OF NOT PROVIDING PERSONAL INFORMATION
If We request your Personal Information and you do not provide it to Us, or if you provide such information to Us anonymously, We may not be able to provide the information or the services you requested. If you disable cookies in your browser, some parts of the Website may not function properly or at all.
7. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
By accessing and/or using the Website, you consent to Us using your Personal Information We collect for any of the following purposes:
Only with your express permission, granted on Our Website, for example, We will share your Personal Information with third-party service providers for such service providers’ marketing and sales purposes. KL What other methods are there for granting permission?
8. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important to Us. For that reason, the Website, including Our "Contact Us" function, is not intended for children under 18years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under the age of 18, you should not request or provide any information to the Website.
9. INFORMATION FROM THIRD PARTIES
We may collect or purchase information from third parties, including marketing companies. If you have responded to or interacted with third parties who share your information with Us, We collect the information the third party provides to Us, including your email address.
10. SOCIAL MEDIA
11. COMPLIANCE WITH PRIVACY LAWS
We will comply with any privacy laws applicable to Us with respect to your Personal Information, and We will not sell, transfer or share any Personal Information about you to any unaffiliated third party who does not agree to comply with all necessary legal requirements concerning privacy, except as follows:
12. DATA SECURITY
We take reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information We collect from you against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or against access by unauthorized persons. However, We cannot guarantee that those steps will be effective or that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your Personal Information for improper purposes. By using the Website, you acknowledge and accept this risk. In the event of a breach of Our information system security that may compromise your personal financial information, We will promptly notify you of such breach at the email address that We have on file for you. We reserve the right to reasonable delay of such notification as may reasonably be necessary as part of any internal investigation or law enforcement efforts related to such breach.
13. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites owned, operated and/or maintained by independent third parties not under the control of or affiliated with Us. If you choose to access such third-party websites, please remember those sites may have their own privacy policies. The inclusion of a link on Our Website does not imply Our endorsement of the linked site by Us or any of Our affiliates. Please visit those sites to review their privacy policies. We are not responsible for their content or privacy policies or the lack of any privacy policies or practices.
14. DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS
We do not honor Do Not Track signals or other mechanisms that provide you with the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of information (including your Personal Information) relating to your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services.
15. NOTICE OF YOUR RIGHT TO OPT-OUT FROM THE SHARING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES FOR THEIR DIRECT MARKETING
If you have “opted-in” to third-party marketing communications but desire to exercise your option to prevent such third party marketing communications (i.e., “opt-out”), please contact Us at email@example.com and include “Opt-Out” in the subject line of the email. We will take commercially reasonable measures to remove your Personal Information from such third-party marketing databases and distribution lists. By opting out in accordance with the above procedures, you will also be opting out from the receipt of future commercial email correspondence from Us.
16. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
We, as an employer, in the normal course of business and as required by law, may collect Social Security Numbers. In connection with accepting job applications, We will collect Personal Information from prospective new employees, including his or her Social Security Number. This information is transmitted over a secure connection that implements encryption of the Personal Information being transmitted. In addition to secure connections and encryption for collection, We maintain other reasonable measures to protect and limit access to Social Security Numbers on a need-to-know basis. In addition, We prohibit their unlawful disclosure. We maintain reasonable procedures to destroy, erase, or make unreadable any data, computer files and documents containing Social Security Numbers prior to their disposal. Failure to follow these procedures by any employee may subject the employee to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
18. USE OF OUR WEBSITE IN OTHER COUNTRIES
This Website may not be available or appropriate for use in other countries outside of the United States of America. If you choose to access this Website from another country, you do so at your own risk with the understanding that information may be collected from you and stored as a result of your access to this Website while in another country whose privacy laws may be different from, and less protective than, those of outside of the United States of America.
19. AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES TO THIS POLICY
20. ACCESS, CORRECTION AND FURTHER INFORMATION
We take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information We collect about you is accurate, complete and up to date. However, We rely upon the accuracy, completeness and currency of the Personal Information you supply. Accordingly, if you identify any inaccuracy in your Personal Information, or if you need to make a change or wish to verify such information, please contact Us with a request to access your Personal Information with sufficient information to enable Us to verify your identity.
We will provide you with access to your Personal Information unless We are required under applicable privacy legislation to refuse to provide you access. We reserve the right to charge a reasonable administrative fee to cover Our reasonable costs for providing access to your Personal Information, which We will disclose to you before We charge it to you. Please direct all requests to Us using the contact information provided in Section 21 below.
21. CONTACTING US
We may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at (253) 299-4076, or by mail to the following address:
21280 SR 410 E
Bonney Lake, WA 98391