Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at 4Discovery, LLC (“Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us.
You may choose to give us personal information in a variety of situations. We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our Products and Services, when participating in activities on the Website, or otherwise contacting us.
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us, the Services, the choices you make, and the Products and features you use. If you request something from our Website, whether a Product or Service, a call back, or specific marketing materials, we will use the information you provide us in accordance with the terms herein. The personal information we collect can include, but is not limited to, the following:
Publicly Available Personal Information. We collect first name, maiden name, last name, and nickname; phone numbers; email addresses; business email; business phone number; and other similar data.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information. If you tell us you do not want us to use the information provided to us to make further contact with you beyond fulfilling your requests, we will respect your wishes. If you give us personal information about somebody else, such as a spouse or work colleague, we will assume that you have their permission to do so.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information — such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected automatically when you visit our Services.
We automatically receive information when you visit, use, or navigate the Website, or when you download or access our Products. This information may not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser, and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services, and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Website, Products, and Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal information collected via our Website, Products, and Services for a variety of business purposes, such as those described below. We use your personal information to fulfil your requests for information on Products and Services or any specific questions sent to us, to enter into a contract with you, to respond to any complaints, to contact you about offers, Products, and Services, to follow up on marketing initiatives, to generally manage your relationship with us and to comply with our legal obligations. We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We may use the information we collect or receive:
In Short: We only use and disclose information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with Products and Services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill our business obligations.
We may use and disclose data based on the following legal basis:
More specifically, we may need to use or disclose your data or share your personal information in the following situations:
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to use or disclose your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize your personal information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
5. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
We have implemented industry-standard technical, physical, and organizational security measures designed to protect against unauthorized or unlawful access, misuse, accidental loss, destruction, and alteration of any personal information that is shared with us in the course of using our Website, Products, and Services. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Website is at your own risk. You should only access the Website, Products, and Services within a secure environment.
6. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Website, Products, or Services, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Website, Products, or Services. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data or information we have collected from children under age 18, please contact us at email@example.com.
7. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time. If you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.
You have a number of rights under relevant data privacy laws, which may include the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the California Consumer Privacy Act. Depending on where you are based, those rights may include the right to: (i) request access or copies of your personal data we process; (ii) rectify incorrect personal data; (iii) delete your personal data; (iv) restrict the processing of your personal data; (v) determine the portability of your personal data; (vi) lodge complaints with competent authorities in your country; or (vii) request a list with the names and addresses of any potential recipients of your personal data.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.
Additionally, California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with us, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
8. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
9. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
10. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?
If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO), Chad Gough, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to:
Mr. Chad Gough, Manager
215 N. Green St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Last updated March 31, 2020