1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
You may choose to provide us with personal information when you visit our Site. For example, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number and company name. If you would prefer that we not collect any personal information from you, please do not provide it to us.
2. OUR USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
a. Marketing Emails
If you choose, we may use the information you provide us to create and deliver to you emails such as our newsletters, surveys or other email messages containing product and event information (“Emails”). If you elect to receive them and later decide that you would no longer like to receive these Emails, please see the Deactivate or Change Your Status section below.
b. Text Messages
If you choose, you may provide your mobile phone number to us to receive text message alerts containing product, event and promotions information (“Text Messages”). There is no fee from us to receive Text Messages, but your mobile service provider may charge for you to send and/or receive text messages and air-time, as well as any other standard applicable rates charged by your mobile service provider. If you elect to receive Text Messages and later decide that you no longer want to receive Text Messages, please see the Deactivate or Change Your Status section below.
c. Communications to Serve You
If you have provided us with your contact information, we may provide you with service-related announcements by email or direct mail concerning the Site, contact you regarding your customer service requests or questions, or about your order. For example, registered users may receive a welcoming Email to confirm their registration. These types of communications are necessary to serve you, respond to your concerns and to provide the high level of customer service that we want to offer our customers.
d. Special Events, Questionnaires and Surveys
3. TECHNOLOGY THAT ALLOWS US TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE ON OUR SITE
We use various technologies to collect information about your visit to our Site and to enhance and customize your experience on our Site. For example, we may collect the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address identifying your computer or device, which may indicate your geographic location. In some instances, we may use these technologies in combination with the personal information you provide on the Site. This technology may provide us with a variety of information, such as whether you have visited our Site before. It also may enable you to save your preferences. Each technology is explained below.
a. Web Beacons and Tracking Links
Web beacons (also called clear gifs and pixel tags), tracking links and/or similar technology consist of a few lines of code and are embedded on the pages of our Site. They are often used in combination with cookies and are often not visible to the user of the Site. Web beacons may relay information to third parties such as our service providers and may be used to track customer response to certain advertising, to better target interactive advertising and to enhance customer support and usability. If you reject our cookies (see “Cookies” section below), then you will prevent Web beacons from relaying this information about you and may limit your use of some of our Site features.
The Site uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of a cookie is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the Site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use features on the Site that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Site.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use non-identifying information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
4. INFORMATION WE SHARE AND WITH WHOM WE SHARE IT
We will not provide your personal information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services. In addition, we do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our Site visitors, except as provided below:
a. Third Parties
In addition, in some instances, you may be offered the opportunity to consent to the sharing of your information with a third party such as an event or promotion co-sponsor. If you consent, we will share your information with such third party and the information you provide may be used by that third party for their own purposes and in accordance with their own policies.
b. Compliance With Law and Fraud Protection
We may disclose any information we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. In addition, we may disclose any information when we believe, in our sole discretion, disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with suspected or actual illegal activity.
5. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
This Site does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. This Site does not wish to collect information from children under 13 years old. By registering with this Site, you certify that you are not under the age of 13 years. If a user indicates their age as under 13, then their personally identifiable information will automatically be removed from the Site database and will not be retained.
6. HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
We maintain reasonable safeguards for this Site to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on the site. If you have any questions about security at our Site, please send an email to email@example.com
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information using the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.
We may modify this Policy from time to time. When we make changes to this Policy we will post a link to the revised Policy on the homepage of our Site. You can tell when this Policy was last updated by looking at the date at the top of the Policy. Any changes to our Policy will become effective when we post the revised Policy on the Site. Use of the Site, any of our products and services, and/or providing consent to the updated Policy following such changes, constitutes your acceptance of the revised Policy then in effect.
8. ACCESSING, CORRECTING, AND DELETING YOUR INFORMATION
You can review, change, or delete your personal information by following the instructions in the Contact Information section below. Whenever you submit a request to update your information in any way, we will honor your request within two (2) weeks and will inform you of the status.
In some jurisdictions, applicable law may entitle you to request certain copies of your personal information held by us. You may also be entitled to request copies of personal information that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and/or request us to transmit this information to another service provider (where technically feasible). To request copies of your personal information, please contact us using the instruction in the Contact Information section below.
California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see the Privacy Notice for California Residents below for more information.
Nevada residents who wish to exercise their Site opt-out rights under Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 630A may submit a request by following the instructions in the Contact Information section below. However, please know we do not currently sell data triggering that statute’s opt-out requirements.
To change your profile and preferences or deactivate your participation in the service, you may:
9. COMMENTS; CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Independent Dispatch Inc.
214 Middlefield Road
Portland, Oregon 97211
A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.
Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information.
D. Commercial information.
Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
E. Biometric information.
Genetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise data.
F. Internet or other similar network activity.
Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer’s interaction with a website, application or advertisement.
G. Geolocation data.
Physical location or movements.
H. Sensory Data
Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
I. Professional or employment-related information
Current or past job history or performance evaluations.
J. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 24 C.F.R. Part 99)).
Education records directly related to a student maintained by an education institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information or a student disciplinary records.
K. Inferences drawn from other personal information.
Profile reflecting a person’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.
a. health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trials;
b. personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
We will not collect additional categories of personal information or use the personal information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.
We share your personal information with the following categories of third parties:
We disclose your personal information for a business purpose to the following categories of third parties:
The CCPA provides consumers (California residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
a. sales, identifying the personal information categories that each category of receipt purchased; and
b. disclosures for a business purpose, identifying the personal information categories that each category of receipt obtained.
We do not provide these access and data portability rights for B2B personal information.
We do not provide these deletion rights for B2B personal information.
Only you, or someone legally authorized to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child.
You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must:
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you.
We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor’s identity or authority to make the request.
Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable consumer request’s receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if applicable.
We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:
However, we may offer you certain financial incentives permitted by the CCPA that can result in different prices, rates, or quality levels. Any CCPA-permitted financial incentive we offer will reasonably relate to your personal information’s value and contain written terms that describe the program’s material aspects. Participate in a financial incentive program requires your prior opt in consent, which you may revoke at any time.
Other California Privacy Rights
California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section §1798.83) permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, contact us using the Contact Information instructions above