Last updated on August 1, 2020
We do not collect personally-identifying information about you unless you voluntarily submit that information to us, such as through our contact pages, by e-mail, or some other means. The personally identifiable information which you may provide to us could include your name and email address.
Non-Personal Or Aggregate Information That We Collect through the Website
When you visit the Website, we may automatically collect certain non-identifying information about you, such as the type of browser or device operating system you use, the domain name of the web site from which you linked to us, the amount of time you spend on the Website and the pages on the Website that you view. We may also aggregate information collected from our users (such as the number of users in a particular region or having particular characteristics).
We will only use your personally identifiable information collected through the Website as described below, unless you have specifically consented to another type of use, either at the time the personally identifiable information is collected from you or through some other form of consent from you or notification to you:
- We will use personally identifiable information to operate the Website and to provide you with any specific services that you have requested
- We may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your direct inquires
- We will use your personally identifiable information to add you to our mailing lists and to send you emails from time to time
- We may permit our vendors and subcontractors to access your personally identifiable information, but they are only permitted to do so in connection with performing services for us. They are not authorized by us to use the information for their own benefit
- We may disclose personally identifiable information as required by law or legal process
- We may disclose personally identifiable information to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, or the policies for the Website
- We may transfer your personally identifiable information in connection with a bankruptcy proceeding or the sale, merger or change of control of iSOCRATES or the division responsible for the services with which your personally identifiable information is associated
- Finally, please note that if you specifically consent to additional uses of your personally identifiable information, we may use your personally identifiable information in a manner consistent with that consent
Non-personal or aggregate information may be shared with any number of parties, provided that such information shall not specifically identify you
We may store some information on your device or device hard drive as a “cookie” or similar type of file (such as clear gifs, web beacons, tags, etc.) for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with the Website. We may also use and place cookies on your device from our third party service providers in connection with the Website, such as an analytics provider that helps us manage and analyze Website usage. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your device or flush them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences, in which case you may still use our Website, but it may interfere with some of its functionality. Cookies and similar items are not used by us to automatically retrieve personally identifiable information from your device without your knowledge.
Security and Data Retention
We have undertaken and will undertake commercially reasonable efforts designed to prevent unauthorized access to user data retained in our servers, however, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information provided online. We retain your personally identifiable information, if provided by you through the Website for as long as we have a business need or until you request that we remove such information from our active records. Even if we delete some or all of your personally identifiable information, we may continue to retain and use aggregate or anonymous data previously collected and/or anonymize or aggregate your personal information.
As a convenience to you, we may provide links to third party web sites from within the Website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third party sites, and by providing a link we are not endorsing or promoting such third party sites. When you link away from our Website, you do so at your own risk. We encourage you to read the policies and terms of every web site you visit.
The IBA Services
Interest Based Advertising
iSOCRATES uses and helps other parties use non-personally identifiable information in connection with the delivery of targeted advertising to you when you visit other services. Cookies, clickstream data, and other similar technologies may be used in this process. For example, if you are searching for information on shoes, we may cause an advertisement for shoes to appear on other web sites you view. This form of advertising, sometimes called “interest-based advertising,” is based on anonymous information and not on any personally identifiable information. As a result, we may know your interests, but cannot personally identify you in connection with the delivery of that specific ad. We believe that such advertising is helpful because you will see advertisements that are relevant to your interests and activities. However, if you would like to opt-out of these interest-based advertisements, please follow the opt-out process described below.We comply with the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising set forth by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). You can opt-out of targeted advertising from certain providers, including iSOCRATES, at www.aboutads.info/consumers. Please note that by opting out, you will continue to see generic advertising online, but it may not be tailored to your specific interests and activities. To be clear, whether you are using our opt-out or an online industry opt-out, these cookie-based opt-outs must be performed on each device and browser that you wish to have opted-out, and if you clear the cookies from such device, you may need to repeat the opt-out process. For example, if you have opted out on your device browser, that opt-out will not be effective on your mobile device. You must separately opt out on each device. Please note that we do not respond to or honor “do not track” (a/k/a/ DNT) signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
All iSOCRATES Services
The iSOCRATES Services are designed for those 13 years of age and older. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If we are made aware that we have received such information, or any information in violation of our policy, we will use reasonable efforts to locate and remove that information from our records.
Communications with iSOCRATES
As noted above, you may opt-out of the IBA Services.
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