We may collect information that personally identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with you (“Personal Information”), including:
Some of the Personal Information listed above may be considered Sensitive Personal Information under relevant privacy laws. This includes drivers’ license or other government identification card information and IGS account login credentials. Each type of Sensitive Personal Information may overlap with a category of Personal Information listed above.
The type of Personal Information we collect about you may vary based on how you use our Sites and/or Services and your relationship with us.
We automatically collect information in connection with the actions you take on our Sites (“Usage Data”). For example, each time you use our Sites, we may collect the type of web browser you use, the type of device you use, your device ID, your operating system and version, your IP address, your internet service provider, the pages you view, referring and exit pages, the date and time of your visit, and the number of clicks to, from, and within our Sites, and the duration of your visits to our Sites. Among other things, this data helps us estimate our audience size and usage patterns, recognize you when you return to our Sites, store information about your preferences, customize our Sites according to your interests, and speed up your searches. If the data we automatically collect is capable of being associated with you, directly or indirectly, we treat it as Personal Information under the categories of Identifiers or Internet or other electronic network information, as appropriate. If this information is not capable of being individually associated with you, we treat it as Usage Data.
We may record calls and retain the content of text messages, chat transcripts, or other written/electronic communications between you and us. By communicating with us, you consent to our recording and retention of communications.
We may ask you to provide us with Personal Information when you communicate with us online or offline, including web forms, events, surveys, and marketing or promotional programs. You are not required to provide us your Personal Information; however, if you choose not to provide the requested information, you may not be able to use some or all of the features of our Sites or Services or we may not be able to fulfill your requested interaction. We may also capture your contact information, such as phone numbers and email addresses, when you contact us.
We may collect Personal Information from third-party data sources such as data brokers, marketing and sales agencies or partners, analytics firms, government agencies, utilities, other customers or consumers, and credit reporting agencies.
We use the following types of cookies:
We and third parties also use tools that enables us to track certain aspects of a user’s visit to our Sites. This technology helps us better manage content on our Sites by informing us what content is effective, how consumers engage with our Sites, and how consumers arrive at and/or depart from our Sites. The software typically uses two methods to track user activity: (1) “tracking pixels” and (2) “clear gifs.” Tracking pixels are pieces of executable code that are embedded in a web page that track usage activity including which pages are viewed, when they are viewed, and how long the pages are viewed. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with unique identifiers which are embedded in web pages and email messages that track whether a user views a web page or email message. User activity information may be associated with additional information about a user’s session and Personal Information, if provided by the user.
If you arrive at our Sites via an advertisement (e.g., banner ad), we may collect information regarding the advertisement with which you interacted and your interactions (e.g., item clicked, date and time).
Our Sites may include social media features, such as the Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter widgets. These features may collect information about your IP address and the pages you visit on our Sites as well as other Personal Information. A cookie may be set to ensure that these features properly function. These companies’ privacy policies govern your interactions with these features and you should review the relevant privacy policies before interacting with these features.
We may use Personal Information for business purposes, such as to:
Account creation, fulfillment, servicing and customer support: to process applications, create customer accounts, allow customers to create online accounts and profiles, provide goods or services, keep customers informed about the status of their products and services, engage in general customer service operations, provide newsletters, announcements, service bulletins and other information, or to otherwise fulfill the purpose for which you provide your information;
Marketing and market research: to send communications and offers for our or third parties’ products and services, including offers based on consumers’ interests, personal and business characteristics and location, perform analytics for market and consumer research, trend analysis, financial analysis, and anonymization of personal information;
We use Sensitive Personal as follows:
We may also use Personal Information and/or Sensitive Personal Information as described to you at the point of collection, with your consent, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable laws. We only use Sensitive Personal Information related to California residents for purposes permitted by California Privacy Rights Act regulations.
If you provide a review or testimonial, we may post it publicly on our Sites or in other advertising material. By providing a testimonial, you give us permission to use it in any manner and for any purpose, including in marketing and advertising communications.
If you do not want us to use your Personal Information for certain marketing purposes, you may take advantage of applicable opt-out options such as checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your information, adjusting your user preferences in your account profile, or opting out of promotional emails through an unsubscribe link or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may provide your Personal Information to other businesses (“Service Providers”) to provide services to us or on our behalf. Categories of service providers we use include:
We require each Service Provider to use reasonable security measures appropriate to the nature of the information involved to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Service Providers are prohibited from using Personal Information we provide to them other than as specified by us.
In the past twelve months we may have shared each category of Personal Information that we collect (listed above) with Service Providers.
We may sell or share (for targeted or cross-context behavioral advertising purposes) your Personal Information with other companies who do not provide services to us (“Third Parties”), including affiliates, advertising, social media, and analytics companies, data brokers, and other companies that sell consumer products or services. These companies may use your Personal Information for their everyday business purposes, including marketing, customer service, fulfillment, and related purposes. In the past 12 months we sold and shared Personal Information as follows:
We may occasionally disclose your Personal Information to Third Parties, for purposes such as:
In the past twelve months, we disclosed Identifiers to third parties in connection with proposed or finalized corporate transactions.
Our Sites may contain links to third party websites, including social media platforms. Please be aware that if you access these links, you will be leaving our site. We encourage users to read the privacy policies of those sites, as we are not responsible for their content, links, or privacy procedures.
We recognize the importance of safeguarding the confidentiality of Personal Information from loss, misuse, or alteration. Accordingly, we employ (without obligation) commercially reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect Personal Information from unauthorized access, disclosure, and use.
The safety and security of your Personal Information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of the Sites, you must keep this password confidential. We ask that you not share your password with anyone and urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Sites, like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Sites.
Even with data security safeguards in place, no data transmission over the Internet or other network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect information transmitted on or through our Sites or Services, you do so at your own risk.
Our Sites are not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 18 should provide Personal Information to us or on the Sites. We do not knowingly collect, sell, share, or disclose Personal Information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on our Sites. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us using the contact information listed below.
If you are a resident of California, Connecticut, or Virginia, you may have additional rights to access and control your Personal Information. Exemptions may apply. Consumer privacy rights for residents of these states include:
You have the right to direct us not to sell or share (for targeted or cross-context behavioral advertising purposes) your Personal Information to Third Parties. We will process requests within 15 business days, subject to any applicable exceptions and extensions permitted by law.
Our Sites also recognize and process Global Privacy Control (GPC) signals. If we are able to reasonably associate a GPC signal with an identifiable consumer, we will treat it as a request to opt-out of the sale or sharing of that consumer’s Personal Information as if the consumer made the request using a method below. If we are not able to reasonably associate a GPC signal with an identifiable consumer, we will treat it as a request to opt-out of the sale or sharing of that user’s Personal Information collected while the signal is present.
You have the right to request twice per 12-month period that we provide you (i) the categories or specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you; (ii) the categories of sources from which we collected your Personal Information; (iii) the business or commercial purpose for which we collected your Personal Information; and (iv) the categories of Third Parties with whom we sold, shared, or disclosed your Personal Information. including the categories of Personal Information sold, share, or disclosed to each and the purposes for doing so. We are not permitted to provide access to specific pieces of Personal Information that creates a high risk of potential harm from disclosure to an unauthorized person such as social security numbers and driver’s license numbers. To protect consumers’ Personal Information, you must provide required information and/or documentation to verify your identity. We will process verified requests within 45 days, subject to any applicable exceptions and extensions permitted by law.
You have the right to request that we delete any Personal Information we have collected about you. Please understand that we are not required to honor a deletion request if a legal exemption applies such as if we need the information to complete a requested or reasonably anticipated transaction, prevent security incidents or fraud, enable internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations, or comply with legal obligations. We will process verified requests within 45 days, subject to any applicable exceptions and extensions permitted by law. To prevent unauthorized individuals from making deletion requests, you must provide required information and/or documentation to verify your identity. We will retain a copy of your deletion request for at least two years as required by law.
You have the right to request that we correct inaccurate Personal Information we maintain about you. After you request to correct inaccurate Personal Information, we will provide instructions for you to provide us with optional documentation to support your request and we will consider it. We may decline to correct your Personal Information if a legal exemption applies such as if we determine that your request is fraudulent or abusive or if we determine, based on the totality of the circumstances, that your correction is more likely inaccurate than accurate. We may decide to delete your allegedly inaccurate Personal Information instead of correcting it. We will process verified requests within 45 days, subject to any applicable exceptions and extensions permitted by law.
If you only wish to update your contact information or other Personal Information rather than disputing its accuracy, please make the changes directly in your account.
You have the right to appeal our decision to deny, in full or in part, one or more of your privacy requests. We will process appeal requests within 45 days of receipt, subject to any applicable exemptions and extensions permitted by law. If we deny your appeal, we will provide you with a written explanation of the reasons for our decision. If you are not satisfied with our explanation for the denial of your appeal, you may have an additional right under certain laws to contact your state Attorney General to submit a complaint about the appeal results. In such case, we will provide you with instructions for doing so.
If you are a California, Connecticut, or Virginia resident and would like to exercise your rights, you may submit a request emailing us at email@example.com, by calling us at (614) 659-5000, or through our online privacy request form. Further, if you have exercised your rights and wish to submit an appeal, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are an authorized agent submitting a request for another consumer, you must provide a copy of a lawful power of attorney or written authorization from the Consumer (along with proof of your identity). You will be provided options on how to provide this documentation after submitting the request. We may contact you or the Consumer on whose behalf you claim to act to verify your authorization.
Do Not Track is a web browser privacy preference that causes the web browser to broadcast a signal to websites requesting that a user’s activity not be tracked. Currently, our Sites and Services do not respond to “do not track” signals.