Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy - Effective June 26, 2018.

PrivacyRules is committed to securing your privacy and protecting your information during your navigation of the site. Here we explain how we use and protect your information. This Privacy Policy relates only to the PrivacyRules website and any of its digital platforms (the "Website").

Please read this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) to understand how PrivacyRules treats your personal information while you are on our Website.

 

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our Website, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, or participate in any other activity rendered available through the Website.

When ordering or registering on our Website, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or social security number.

PrivacyRules may collect users' data both directly and indirectly. Users' IP (Internet Protocol) addresses are automatically logged by our web server. PrivacyRules uses this information for statistical analysis purposes to better understand how users use the Website.  We might use this information to evaluate areas users visit most frequently and the services users look most interested in.

PrivacyRules may collect, for example, the domain name of your internet provider, your browser type, time zone, language, operating system, date of the visit, URL of the last webpage visited before visiting our Website, URL of the first page you visit after leaving our Website, pages viewed, time spent on a page, click through, clickstream data, queries made, search results selected, history or comments made.

 

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience. Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs;
  • To improve our Website. We continually strive to improve our Website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you;
  • To improve customer service. Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and customer support needs;
  • To process transactions;
  • To perform statistical analysis on the use of the Website;
  • To evaluate our technology and how we can better provide our services;
  • To contact you with information about PrivacyRules’ services, unless you have requested not to be contacted;
  • To provide requested services and facilitate their use;
  • To evaluate whether we are fulfilling orders in the best and most appropriate way;
  • To provide information and answer questions about our services;
  • To send administrative information;
  • To contact you for marketing reasons, for legal updates, or for invitations to events that may be of interest to you;
  • To communicate with users at their request;
  • To communicate with users based on their interests or preferences;
  • To save the user's preference on our Website (e.g. language, font size);
  • To comprehend the user’s sectoral interests, (e.g. remembering the seminars attended);
  • To manage the Website;
  • To ensure a swift and practical navigation of our Website;
  • To perform other functions as otherwise described at the time of collection.

In certain cases, the collection and processing of data are necessary to comply with local laws. When you provide any Personal Data to PrivacyRules, it will be processed in accordance with the applicable laws, which may include retaining and reporting your Personal Data to official authorities for compliance with tax, customs or other legal obligations.

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested; to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature; or to send periodic emails.

You can always withdraw your consent, you are not required to give your consent, and you not suffer consequences from us for withholding your consent.

The email address you provide for order processing may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order. In addition, we may also use the email address you provide to occasionally send you company news, company updates, and related product or service information., in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed instructions on how to do so at the bottom of each email.

 

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow them) that enables the sites or service providers’ systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, to understand and save your preferences for future visits, to keep track of advertisements, and to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can provide better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone or by contacting customer service.

For more detailed information, please read the PrivacyRules Cookies Policy.

 

Do we share information with Third Parties?

We may permit third-parties to access your information when it is necessary for the third-parties to process data on our behalf in furtherance of our business activities that you have consented to, when the disclosure of such data is in your interest, or when it is required by law. PrivacyRules will conduct any necessary step to ensure the third-party's reliability and reputation.

Consent for third countries Transfers of Information

We will also transfer your data for processing them in countries with a different data protection regulation. Please, bear in mind that such countries may have a different data protection laws than yours.

By using our services, or giving us consent when required, you allow us to transfer and retain your personal information in all the different countries where our service providers have their facilities.

Members, partners, affiliates and contributors

PrivacyRules provides a global service. As a result, we may need to share users’ data with our partners, affiliates and contributors in offices worldwide, including the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia.

Service Providers, Suppliers

We exchange data with our service providers, suppliers, and subcontractors.  We also exchange data with other third-parties collaborating with, or acting on behalf of, PrivacyRules.  These persons are strictly forbidden to share this data with others.  These persons are also strictly forbidden to share this data for any purposes different than those agreed upon with us.

Social Media

There are links to social media services where it is possible to publish news, comments and analysis. These services may collect and share users' information and disclose it to anyone that may access that page. We invite you to be prudent in using such features.

Corporate Restructuring

Users’ information may be transferred to a third-party because of a restructuring or a sale of part or all of our business. As part of these transactions, we would have the right to transfer the information we have gathered through our services to these third-parties.  The use or disclosure of such transferred information would still be subject to the policies described in this Privacy Policy. However, any information given after the transfer may be subject to the successor entity’s policies.

Anonymized data and Analytical data

We produce and work with aggregated, anonymized and general/statistical data about our services. We may produce such information to our associates for research, analysis, and advisory activity.

Disclosure for Legal or Preventive reasons

In our sole discretion, we may use, share, or disclose some users' data to address legal concerns or potential liabilities, including but not limited to the following situations:

when we determine that there has been a misuse of the Website, such as unauthorized access, spamming activity, or attacks to our services.

When it is necessary to disclose data in the implementation of our Terms and Conditions, to contrast our services from suspected illicit activities, to preserve our legal rights or the rights of our partners or Members, to provide a legal defense, or to help us in developing possible remedies to legal claims;

when we are required to provide access to a user’s information to legal authorities under a specific request in accordance with the applicable law.

 

Data Integrity

Security

User's personal data shall be in compliance with the requirements established by law, respecting the obligation to protect the data confidentiality and secrecy. PrivacyRules ensures an adequate level of security for the personal data handled via its Website, choosing advanced safeguard measures in order to prevent any alteration, loss or unauthorized access to its Website and to avoid any harm to the personal data subjects.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Database to only be accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems and are required to keep the information confidential.

Please, remember that safety is never 100%, PrivacyRules cannot and does not guarantee the security or confidentiality of the information collected.

Username and password

We may ask you to create a username and password for the Website registration. It is your responsibility to protect such information and to take the appropriate steps to protect against third party access or the disclosure of it. For security reasons, we recommend changing your password every 6 months. In the event you forget your password,   we will communicate with you through your registered email address while using the appropriate security procedures.

Data Retention

We retain users' data only for the time necessary to conduct the activities outlined in this Website or to comply with a legal request, unless a longer retention period is ordered or allowed under applicable law. In some cases, we may need to hold data for record-keeping purposes or to conclude the transactions that were started before a request for revision or erasure of data occurs. Finally, some information might reside on our databases, back-ups or similar records without the possibility of being erased.

When we would like to maintain data for longer periods, we may choose to anonymize such information in order to stop the data from being attributed to a particular individual.

Enforcement

If you have questions or concerns about the protection of your personal data or this Privacy Policy, please direct them to our contact indicated below.

PrivacyRules will do its best to solve any query you may have about this Policy or our privacy practices. Our Team will collaborate with the relevant or local data protection and privacy authorities in any Country in which we have offices.

PrivacyRules verifies its Privacy Policy’s accuracy periodically and ensures that its staff has a strong knowledge about complaint-handling arrangements.  PrivacyRules has internal procedures for conducting periodic compliance evaluations and trains its personnel on these procedures.

Children's Online Privacy

We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our Website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

In addition, we do not process data of children under the age of 16 without the parents’ or guardians’ consent. We recommend a parent or a guardian assist when any minor intends to browse our Website or access our services.

 

Linked websites

The Website contains links to other sites not related to PrivacyRules. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

The presence of a third-party's link on our Website does not signify an endorsement of the third-party’s data handling practices, nor does it signify that the third-party’s practices fall under this Privacy Policy.

We recommend you pay attention to your moving between different services and that you read carefully the privacy statements of each website you travel to.

 

What are your rights as a User?

Users, as the owner of their data, have the right to access, correct, erase, and object to the processing of their personal data at any time. Such rights can be exercised by writing such request to the PrivacyRules general e-mail: [email protected]

When you register on the Website you choose whether or not you wish to receive communications from PrivacyRules. You will be able to change these settings at any time.

You have the right to access the information held about you by PrivacyRules and, where necessary, to have it amended if it is inaccurate.

Marketing materials

From time to time, PrivacyRules may send its marketing materials to you. Any customer will be able to stop the sending of such materials by simply following the “opt-out” procedure available through the website, or by contacting us with a direct request. After the opt-out, Privacy Rules may contact you for relevant regulatory information.

Access to personal data

When you contact us to verify the personal information we have collected about you, which is your right to do, we may conduct some test to ensure your identity.

In addition, PrivacyRules reserves the right to decline a request when manifestly unfounded or excessive (for example because it is repetitive) and/or to charge fees in consideration of the administrative costs needed for taking the action requested.

How to Access Your Personal Data

If you want more information or further clarification on our use of your personal data, or if you want to exercise any of your rights (get a copy of your data held by the company, ask for the correction or erasure of such information, or stop the use of such information), you may submit a written request to us at the address below asking PrivacyRules to perform any of these tasks. Please note that a nominal fee may be assessed for each request, consistent with applicable law. In addition, there may be some narrow exceptions to the rights displayed above.

 

Modifications to this Policy

This Policy is subject to change, and PrivacyRules may change it at any moment. For this reason, we encourage our visitors to check this page periodically in order to remain updated with it.  Our Policy will always indicate the date of the last change.

In addition, any modification to this Privacy Policy will be updated here, along with its effective date, to notify users as required by applicable law.

Please note, continuing to use our Website after the publication of changes on this page indicating a new effective date will be considered as an agreement to be bound by the new changes.

 

How can you Contact Us?

If you have any questions about our information practices, please contact us by:

clicking here

or

writing to us at:

PrivacyRules Ltd.

3491 Forestoak Court

Cincinnati, OH 45202

United States of America (USA)