Version 1-2018/Effective July 9th, 2018
What is non-personal information and how is it collected and used?
Non personal information is information that cannot identify you. If you visit this web site to read information, such as information about one of our services, we may collect certain non-personal information about you from your computer’s web browser. Because non-personal information cannot identify you or be tied to you in any way, there are no restrictions on the ways that we can use or share non-personal information.
What is personal information and how is it collected and used?
Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number etc. We may collect personal information from you in a variety of ways:
When you send us an application or other form – we may collect your name, email address, telephone number, organization name, role.
When you conduct a transaction with us, our affiliates, or others – we may also use the information collected upon the completion of your form, and also payment information – such as bank account, credit card, or other payment method, address for billing. We do not have payment processing through the site, but only offline.
In some places on this web site you have the opportunity to send us personal information about yourself, to elect to receive particular information, or to participate in an activity.
When you publish a comment on the applicable pages, you are using a Facebook plugin that sends Facebook certain information that they collect using the plugin, such as person's user ID, the website they're visiting, the date and time, and other browser-related info. This information is directly collected by Facebook and is used by them under their own privacy terms and their own terms and conditions of use, which you are subject to as a Facebook User.
Are cookies or other technologies used to collect personal information?
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the DPO-PRO website you visit.
How does DPO-PRO use personal information?
DPO-PRO may keep and use personal information we collect from or about you to provide you with access to this web site or other products or services, to respond to your requests, to bill you for products/services you purchased, and to provide ongoing service and support, to contact you with information that might be of interest to you, including information about products and services of ours and of others, or ask for your opinion about our products or the products of others, for record keeping and analytical purposes and to research, develop and improve programs, products, services and content.
Personal information collected online may be combined with information you provide to us through other sources. We may also remove your personal identifiers (your name, email address, telephone number, etc). In this case, you would no longer be identified as a single unique individual. Once we have de-identified information, it is non-personal information and we may treat it like other non-personal information. Finally, we may use your personal information to protect our rights or property, or to protect someone’s health, safety or welfare, and to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process.
Does DPO-PRO share personal information with others?
We will not sell, exchange or publish your personal information, except in conjunction with a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, or acquisition. For some sorts of transactions, in addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect personal information directly from you to assist you with your transaction. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use your personal information before they collect it. We may be legally compelled to release your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation.
We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting web site visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior, which is harmful to other visitors (or illegal). We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we have reasonable grounds to believe that the disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, protect someone’s health, safety or welfare, or to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process.
How is personal information used for communications?
If you agreed, or if you are a current client or ours, we may contact you periodically by e-mail, mail or telephone to provide information regarding programs, products, services and content that may be of interest to you. In addition, some of the features on this web site allow you to communicate with us using an online form. If your communication requests a response from us, we may send you a response via e-mail and/or respond via telephone. The e-mail response or confirmation may include your personal information. We cannot guarantee that our e-mails to you will be secure from unauthorized interception.
How is personal information secured?
We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized personnel and third party vendors have access to your personal information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal information.
This site may contain links to other sites that provide information that we consider to be interesting. DPO-PRO is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.
This site may provide you with the opportunity to post comment an engage in public discussions on various privacy related topics. Please note that any information you post in these discussions will become public, so please do not post sensitive information in the public discussions. Whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. We are not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users disclose in any such forums on the web site. DPO-PRO does not agree or disagree with anything posted on the discussion board. Also remember that you must comply with our other published policies regarding postings on our public forums.
How can a used access, change, and/or delete personal information?
You may access, correct, update, request to restrict processing and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to the web site by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DPO-PRO will not intentionally collect any personal information (such as a child’s name or email address) from children under the age of 13. If you think that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us.