Last modified January 27, 2021
This Policy may be modified from time to time in our discretion. Notification of modifications consists of posting a new or modified Policy on our Website. This Policy, including any modifications, governs any information that is been submitted to CVD regardless when such information is submitted to us. By agreeing to the Terms of Agreement of CVD, you agree to terms of this Policy and any modifications thereto.
Collecting Information from you
Information You Provide. When you register an account or disclose any information through the submission of any form, we ask you for certain information that can be used to contact and/or identify you, as well as additional information about you (herein called “Personal Information”). Personal Information includes but may not be limited to your name, email address, home or business address, profile photo, and website domain name address. If you are a business or other commercial user, we may ask you for additional information such as your business identification number, if any, and personal information relating to individuals employed by your business, for example as a contact person or principal. You may also provide us with email addresses of non-registered users of CVD when sharing information with them.
Log Data. When you use the Services or visit the Website, whether as a Registered User or a Non-Registered User, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (herein called “Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as the browser type, Internet Protocol (“IP Address”), the webpage visited prior to visiting our Services, any pages of our Service that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Services, access times and dates, metadata concerning the files you upload, and other statistics.
Personal Information. Personal information is information that is specific to your identity and/or purely personal information such as your name, contact information such as your physical or email address or phone number, age, sex and similar information. Our use of Personal Information is subject to the terms of this policy.
Using Your Information
Aggregate Information and Non-Identifying Information. We may disclose aggregated information that does not include Personal Information and we may disclose Non-Identifying Information and Log Data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and other purposes. Any information or Log Data shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information.
Service Providers. We may employ certain trusted third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services, to provide the Services on our behalf, to perform Service-related services (e.g., maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Service’s features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Services are used. Any such service provider may have access to your Personal Information. However, any such access is provided where reasonably possible under conditions that establish legally-enforceable obligations of confidentiality.
Third-Party Applications. We may share your information with a third-party application with your consent, for example when you choose to access our Services through a third-party who may operate a service that provides direct user access to CVD.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement. We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We can disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process including, but not limited to, subpoenas, to protect the property and rights of CVD or a third-party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity. This may include the disclosure of Personal Information for such purposes.
Business Transfers. CVD may sell, divest, transfer, assign, share or otherwise engage in a transaction that involves, some or all of our assets, including any or all of the information described in this Policy, in the course of a corporate divestiture, merger, acquisition, joint venture, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or any other similar transaction or proceeding.
Links to other sites and services. Our Services contain links to other third-party websites and online services that are not owned or controlled by CVD. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. If you choose to visit another website or online service by clicking on a link, you will be directed to that third party’s website or online service. The fact that we may link to a website or online service is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites and online services, and these third parties may place their own cookies or other files on your computer and collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other sites and online services follow different rules regarding the collection, use and/or disclosure of personal information. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites or online services you visit before providing any information or using such websites or services. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by us.
Data Retention. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with the Service. If you wish to request that we no longer use your Personal Information to provide you services, you may contact us at email@example.com. Unless you specifically request us to delete your information, we may retain your information indefinitely. If you request that we delete your information, we may retain a limited amount of your information to the extent that we deem to be necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. Consistent with these requirements, we will try to delete your information as quickly as possible upon request. Please note, however, that there might be latency in deleting information from our servers and backed-up versions might exist for a period of time after deletion. In addition, we may not delete from our servers files containing non-personal information.
Information Security. The security of your information is very important to us. We use commercially reasonable security standards to protect the information collected and maintained through the Service. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us nor guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by unauthorized persons.
Breach Notification. We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach or unauthorized disclosure that compromises the security, confidentiality, or integrity of Personal Information to you via email, posting on the Website, or other means without unreasonable delay, insofar as such notification is consistent with or required by (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system or (iii) any applicable breach notification requirements.
Information from or about children. This Service is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from or pertaining to children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a child and you become aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, or that any other person has provided Personal Information pertaining to your child to us, you should immediately contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, or that such information has been provided to us without your consent, we will delete such information from our files.
Send-To-A-Friend/ Share. If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email. Your friend may contact us at email@example.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
Information that you make publicly accessible on our Website. If you post a question, answer or blog on this Website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit in this fashion can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums. Professionals may add testimonials to their own profiles on the Website and they are responsible for obtaining consent to publish any personal information of those persons identified in any such testimonial. We post customer testimonials/comments/reviews on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information. We do obtain the customer’s consent via email prior to posting their name or other personal information along with their testimonial. If you want to remove your personal information that is being displayed on our website under public pages, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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