Your Privacy Rights
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE MAY USE ALL INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM OR ABOUT YOU TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW AND USING VARIOUS FORMS OF TECHNOLOGY AS SUCH TECHNOLOGY CONTINUES TO EVOLVE.
How we obtain information about you:
Other types of usage information we may obtain simply from you visiting our G&A Website may include the browser and operating system you are using, the URL, advertisements, or search terms that referred or otherwise led you to the G&A Website (if applicable), aspects of the G&A Website that you use or visit, the information you access or view and for how long, the types of information you access or download, and the time of day you access the G&A Website, among other information. Note that the G&A Website may not support recognition of “Do Not Track” signals sent by a browser.
Usage information also includes the IP address or other unique identifier for any computer, mobile phone or other device (any, a “Device”) used to access the G&A Website. A device identifier is automatically assigned to your Device, and our servers may identify your Device by its device identifier. Some mobile service providers may also provide us or our third party service providers with information regarding the physical location of a Device used to access the G&A Website (meaning your personal location at a particular time might be ascertainable). Our intention is, within applicable law, to avail ourselves of as much information as possible, so if you are uncomfortable with this, please do not use the G&A Website.
The methods we use to collect information may include, but are not necessarily limited to, cookies, web beacons, location identifying technology, and embedded scripts. You can find descriptions of and information about various online advertising tools at: http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/glossary
The G&A Website may contain content served by third parties, and we work with third party service providers to conduct analytics and serve G&A advertisements elsewhere online. These third parties may collect certain information about your use of the G&A Website or other websites or apps or social media and may set and access their own tracking devices (including cookies, web beacons, and embedded scripts) and may otherwise collect or have access to information about you and your online activities. Some of these companies are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. You may want to visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/. This site provides information regarding targeted advertising and offers to “opt-out” by participating companies.
Indeed, we work with certain third parties (including network advertisers, ad agencies, and analytics companies) for a variety of purposes. These purposes include providing us with information regarding traffic and use of the G&A Website and our advertisements on the G&A Website and across the Internet, and to engage in multi-site advertising. For example, if you click on an advertisement that led you to our G&A Website, our service providers may be able to tell us which advertisement you clicked on and where you were viewing the advertisement; or, you may be presented with G&A advertisements elsewhere online based on your visit to or use of the G&A Website. Some of these third parties may collect information that specifically and personally identifies you when you visit the G&A Website or other websites or online services.
While G&A may work with various third parties from time to time, the third parties with whom G&A engages to obtain additional information about you include Google and Bing. G&A does not control the information collection, use, or sharing practices of Google or Bing or any third party analytics providers or advertisers. It is your responsibility to read and review the privacy policies of companies whose websites you visit or with whom you otherwise transact business or engage, and certainly if you are not already familiar with them, you should read and review the privacy policies of Google and Bing. G&A is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any third party.
What we do (or might do) with the information we collect about you or derive from your use of the G&A Website:
While we reserve the right to use any and all of the above-described information about you (including without limitation information that specifically and personally identifies you and/or your location) without your consent and to the full extent permissible by law, we usually use your information, to:
- allow you to use the G&A Website or to tailor our content to you;
- provide customer service;
- provide or offer you information, promotions, surveys, products, or services, any of which may be tailored to you;
- assist us in delivering content or advertising to you, both on the G&A Website and elsewhere online;
- prevent you from seeing the same advertisements too many times and to conduct research regarding the usefulness of certain advertisements to you;
- send or display special offers or advertisements from G&A and third parties with which we engage;
- sending you email or other electronic communications;
- improve the G&A Website and our products, and for internal business purposes, including the measurement of the G&A Website’s effectiveness;
- evaluate your interest in employment and contact you regarding possible employment;
- contact you in relation to your use of the G&A Website;
- to identify and protect against fraudulent activities, transactions, and abuse of the G&A Website, and to protect the rights and property of G&A, its partners, and customers;
- assist in connection with a business transaction, for example, we might provide your information if G&A (or any of its affiliated, parent, or subsidiary companies) were to assign its rights regarding any of your information to a third party; or in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, liquidation, restructuring, the sale of certain of G&A’s ownership interests, assets, or both, or other company change, including during the course of any due diligence process; and
To that end, the persons, companies, organizations and other third parties with which we might share or provide your information also in connection with the foregoing reasons is wide ranging and includes, among others, service providers who perform services to us or on our behalf; affiliates of G&A or companies with which we are entering a business transaction; law enforcement and other government agencies; and third parties which are interested in the information for their own marketing or analytics purposes. Data obtained through the short code program will not be shared with any third-parties for their marketing reasons/purposes.
We DO NOT share, sell, rent, or trade User Personal Information with third parties for their commercial purposes. In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have not sold any personal information.
You may opt out of receiving marketing e-mails from us by following the opt-out instructions provided to you in those e-mails. Please note that we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to your use of the G&A Website and these transactional messages may be unaffected if you opt-out from marketing communications.
Additional Rights for California Residents
Please click here for more information: Additional Rights for California Residents.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 on the G&A Website, nor do we direct the G&A Website to children under the age of 13. If we learn that we inadvertently received personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.
How you may contact us:
As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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