1.1. Introduction. Intellovations, LLC and our affiliated companies (collectively, “we”) want you to be familiar with how we collect, use, and disclose information from and about you because we understand you are concerned about your privacy, and we want to maintain your trust.
(a) “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future.
(b) “IP address” is a unique number assigned to every device connected to the internet. An IP address is a number that identifies each sender or receiver of information that is sent in packets across the Internet. An IP address can be used to identify the location of the device to which it is assigned.
(c) “Local shared objects” (“LSOs”), sometimes known as Flash cookies, may be used to store your preferences or display content based upon what you have viewed on various websites to personalize your visit.
(d) “Server logs” are an automatically-created record containing the page requests made when you visit our Website. These “server logs” typically include your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
(e) “Tags” (aka “Pixel Tags”) refer to scripts that are used to track a visitor’s activity on our Website by web analytics software. A visitor’s activity is anonymous if he/she is not logged in. If she/he has logged in using their username and password, additional information is passed through these tags. Tags are used for, but not limited to, determining effectiveness of the Website design, information architecture, and consumption of in – formation and services provided via the Website.
(f) “Personally-identifiable information” is information which you provide to us which personally identifies you, such as your name, email address or billing information, or other data which can be reasonably linked to such information by Intellovations, such as information we associate with your Intellovations account.
3. Children Under 13. We do not solicit or collect information from anyone under the age of 13 or allow people under the age of 13 to register for the Website. The Website and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Information We Collect. We may collect information that identifies you (“Personally-Identifiable Information”) when you use our Website. The types of information that we collect may include any of the following:
(a) if provided by you, your name, address, phone number, birth date, billing and delivery information, email address, credit card, or other financial account information,
(b) other information that you provide to us but that does not identify you personally, such as records of your visits and information that you submit when using the Website,
(c) information from third parties, and
(d) traffic and usage information generated from your visits to the Website, including:
i. the type of device that you use to access it, and how and when you do so
ii. your IP address
iii. information from LSOs, Cookies, Tags and other information from our Server Logs
5. How We Collect Information
5.1. Tracking Technologies We Use. We may use one or more of the following technologies to collect Personally-Identifiable Information and other information: cookies, LSOs, server log information, and referral information from third-party websites. We may also use tracking technologies to collect information about your visits over time and across third-party websites or other online services.
5.2. California Privacy Rights and Do Not Track Disclosures. If you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights.
(a) Privacy Rights. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your Personal Information by us to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits registered users who are minors to request and obtain deletion of certain posted content. To make any such requests, please email us at email@example.com.
(b) California Do-Not-Track Disclosures. California Business & Professions Code Section 22575(b) (as amended effective January 1, 2014) provides that California residents are entitled to know how we respond to “Do Not Track” browser settings. We do not currently take actions to respond to Do Not Track signals because a uniform technological standard has not yet been developed. We continue to review new technologies and may adopt a standard once one is created.
6. How We Use Your Information. We may use the information that we collect for any of the following purposes:
(a) to provide, operate, maintain, improve, and promote the Website,
(b) to enable you to access and use the Website, including uploading, downloading, collaborating on, and sharing content,
(c) to process and complete transactions, and send you related information, including purchase confirmations and invoices,
(d) to send transactional messages, including
i. responding to your comments, questions, and requests
ii. providing customer service and support, and
iii. sending you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages,
(e) to send promotional communications, such as providing you with information about services, features, newsletters, offers, promotions, contests, events, and updates about your team and chat rooms,
(f) to monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with the Website and for marketing or advertising purposes,
(g) to investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions, unauthorized access to the Website, and other illegal activities,
(h) to personalize the Website content, features, or advertisements, or
(i) to enable you to share content with users you designate.
7. E-mail Policy
7.1. Your e-mail address will only be used by Intellovations. We do not sell or rent e-mail addresses to anyone outside Intellovations. For some e-mail messages distributed by Intellovations, specific information on recipient response is collected. For example, we sometimes review how many recipients open and subsequently choose to click through to links provided in an e-mail message. We use this information only for the purposes of analyzing areas of interest, improving our products and enhancing the usefulness of our Sites for Intellovations members and other visitors. None of this information is sold or distributed outside of Intellovations in any manner.
8. Information Sharing and Disclosure
(a) subject to any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures, and
(b) on the condition that they use your Personally-Identifiable Information only on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions.
8.4. Payment Service Providers. We share your payment information with payment services providers to
(a) process payments,
(b) prevent, detect, and investigate fraud or other prohibited activities,
(c) facilitate dispute resolution such as chargebacks or refunds, and
(d) for other purposes associated with the acceptance of credit or debit cards.
8.5. Authorized Personnel. Our employees, agents, consultants, contractors, or other authorized personnel, may have access to user information as necessary in the normal course of our business.
8.6. Business Transfers. In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if Intellovations, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, liquidated, or dissolved, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred.
9. Controls and Choices
9.1. Your Controls and Choices. We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use, and sharing of your Personally-Identifiable Information. In accordance with local law, your controls and choices may include any or all of the following:
(a) you may correct, update, and delete your account information, as described below,
(b) you may change your choices for subscriptions and newsletters,
(c) you may choose whether or not to receive offers from us, and
(d) you may choose whether you receive targeted advertising from us or our partners.
10. Managing Your Information
10.1. Accuracy of Information. You can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up-to-date by logging in to your account, or contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.2. Request for Access. Please contact us if you
(a) are concerned about the accuracy of any Personally-Identifiable Information,
(b) wish to review, access, amend, or correct any of it, or
(c) wish to receive a downloadable and readable file of your Personally-Identifiable Information.
10.3. Request for Erasure. Please contact us if you
(a) would like any of your Personally-Identifiable Information removed from our records or otherwise deleted. Your Personally-Identifiable Information is kept indefinitely. Your Request of Erasure of your Personally-Identifiable Information will be completed within five business days of request.
(b) would like to restrict processing of your Personally-Identifiable information.
10.4. Our Right to Decline Requests. We may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not required by applicable law or for any legitimate purposes.
11. Security of Your Information
11.1. Security Measures. We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures designed to help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to correctly use the information we collect online. These safeguards vary based on the sensitivity of the information that we collect and store.
13. Links to Other Websites. The Website contains links to other sites, which may be operated by companies not affiliated with us. Linked websites may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit them. We are not responsible for either the content of any websites that are not affiliated with us or the privacy practices of those websites.
15. Contacting Us. You can reach us by email at email@example.com. Our Data Protection Officer, Eric J. Floehr, can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 6724 Perimeter Loop Road, #275, Dublin, OH 43017.