At Starts With Us, Inc., we take privacy seriously. This Privacy Statement describes our commitment.
- Applicability of this Policy and your Consent
- Protecting Children’s Privacy
- Information you provide
- Do not Submit Confidential or Proprietary Information
- Cookies and automatically collected information
- Use of the information
- Protection of the information
- Disclosure the information to third parties
- Third party links
- How to update or change the information and opt out of marketing emails
- Your California privacy rights
- International Transfers
- Updates to this Privacy Statement
- Contact Information
APPLICABILITY OF THIS POLICY AND YOUR CONSENT.
PROTECTING CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
This Site is not designed nor intended to be attractive to use by children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from minors. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any information to us.
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE US
In general, you can visit WWW.STARTSWITHUS.COM without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. If you wish to obtain information about our products or services you can contact us. We may collect your name, company name, email address, billing and shipping street addresses, or telephone number along with other information you may choose to submit, as part of the inquiry (“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”).
Our site may restrict some access to registered users. If you create an account, we may collect your name, company name, email address, telephone number, and street address. You may be asked to choose log-in information, such as your email address and a password which will be used to access your account. You are responsible for all activity using your account log-in information, so please safeguard it.
We may also collect information from every visitor to our site that includes information about the device used to access the site, such as an IP address or unique device identifier.
DO NOT SUBMIT CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY INFORMATION
Please do not send any information to us that constitutes a trade secret or is confidential or proprietary. We cannot agree to obligations of confidentiality or non-disclosure with regard to unsolicited information submitted to it. By submitting information or materials to us, you and anyone acting on your behalf, agree that any such information or materials will not be considered confidential or proprietary. We shall be under no obligation to return any information or materials to you. In no event shall we be limited or restricted from pursuing any investment opportunities with others.
COOKIES AND AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION
The cookies we may use on our Site include:
Session cookies: These temporary cookies expire and are automatically erased whenever you close your browser window. We use session cookies to grant our users access to content and to enable actions they must be logged in to do.
Persistent cookies: These usually have an expiration date in the distant future and remain in your browser until they expire or you manually delete them. We use persistent cookies to better understand usage patterns so we can improve the site for our customers. For example, we may use a persistent cookie to associate you with your user account or to remember that your choices on the Site, but this only works when cookies on our site are enabled.
Third party cookies: We permit limited third parties to place cookies through the Site to provide us with better insights into the use of the Site or user demographics or to provide relevant advertising to you. These third parties may collect information about a consumer’s online activities over time and across different websites when he or she uses our website. For example, we may utilize Google Analytics to analyze usage patterns of the Site. Google Analytics generates a cookie to capture information about your use of the Site which Google uses to compile reports on website activity for us and to provide other related services. Google may use a portion of your IP address to identify their cookie, but this will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
We may also permit third party service providers to place cookies through our Site to perform analytic or marketing functions. We do not control the use of such third party cookies or the resulting information and we are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.
We do not use technology that recognizes a “do-not-track” signal from your web browser.
USE OF INFORMATION
We may use aggregated data (independent of any personal identifiers) for research and commercial purposes. This information includes what areas our users visit most frequently and what services they access most often. This information helps us develop a better site that is more useful and accessible to you.
We may use your PII internally for our general commercial purposes including, among other things, to offer our own, our affiliates’ or third-party products and services that we think you may find of interest.
We may use your email address to contact you to respond to your inquiries, provide updates or newsletters, or to provide information on products or services to you. You can elect not to receive promotional emails from us either by “unsubscribing” to an email you receive or by contacting us as indicated below.
DISCLOSING YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your information with our affiliated companies for their general business use including for marketing purposes.
We may disclose your non-private, aggregated, or otherwise non-Personal Information, such as usage statistics to our affiliates and third parties.
If you do not wish to receive offers or other notices from us in the future, you can “opt out” by contacting us at the address indicated at the end of this policy or by following the “unsubscribe” instructions in any communication you receive from us. Please be aware that you are not able to opt out of receiving communications about your account or transactions with us.
We use reasonable technical, administrative and physical measures to protect information contained in our system against misuse, loss or alteration. When “https” appears in the URL address, standard SSL technology is in use to protect information being transferred to our site. Information that you provide to us is not secured during transmission unless the URL address contains “https”.
We are not responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any non-public information that you provide us. If there is information that you wish to protect from disclosure to others, do not provide it to us.
No method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security of your PII. You also play a role in protecting your information. Please safeguard your username and password and do not share them with others. If we receive instructions using your log-in information we will consider that you have authorized the instructions.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
The PII we receive may be held on our computers and systems in the United States. Your information may be processed by us in the United States, where laws regarding data protection may be less stringent than the laws in your country. By using this Site and by providing any personal information to the Site, all users, including without limitation users in Canada and the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States.
This site is owned and operated by Starts With Us, Inc. If you have any questions or suggestions with respect to this policy, or if you wish to ask us to delete, correct, or show you your information as provided above, you can write us using the Contact Form on our home page.
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 21, 2016
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