Last updated: 2020-12-10
What information we collect and store, where we get it from, and how we may use your information
We receive and store any and all information that you enter on the Website or provide to us by any other form of communication, including but not limited to electronic mail, regular mail, and phone calls. Information we may collect includes your first name, last name, email address, phone number, postal address, and professional and employment information.
The information that we collect and store includes information that may be used to identify and contact you. We may also use this information to improve the services we provide through the Website, to monitor and improve the performance of the Website, including analytics, and to protect and defend our rights, property or safety. In addition, we may use this information for the following purposes:
- To communicate with you about our business
- To provide publications, products and services you request
- To invite you to, and register you for, events
- To add you to mailing lists and send you marketing materials we believe will be of interest to you
- To process and respond to requests, inquiries and complaints
With whom we share your information
We will not share your information with third parties except in connection with requests you make that clearly involve third parties.
Other than as set out above, we will notify you when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.
Sale of your information
We do not sell your personal information. To opt-out of future sales, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We retain all of the information that you have provided to us until we no longer need to contact you or as otherwise required for our legitimate business purposes. Your information may be retained for longer periods if there are valid legal grounds, such as required by applicable law, or court order, or to defend or pursue legal claims.
Opting out of us collecting personal information
You may opt-out of us collecting your personal information at any time by not inputting data into the Website, by clicking unsubscribe on emails, and by contacting us at email@example.com.
This Website is intended for use by a general audience and does not offer services to children. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that they cannot use the Website.
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on your computer by your web browser. The file is added once you agree to store cookies on your computer or device, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow sites to respond to you as an individual. The Website can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
- Analyze our web traffic using an analytics package
- Identify if you are signed into the Website
- Test content on the Website
- Store information about your preferences
- Recognize when you return to the Website
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better Website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This setting may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.
Do Not Track signals
Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. We do not support Do Not Track. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the preferences or settings page of your web browser.
This Website uses Google Analytics to collect information about you and your interactions with the Website. This includes details of the volume and nature of traffic to our sites (e.g., which pages users visit first, which pages are most popular, how long users remain on the site, and the geographic region of uses). Google may also use data collected from these reports to improve their own services, for benchmarking purposes, and to provide technical support. If you would like to opt out of Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than us. We provide such hyperlinks for your reference only. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites. It is up to you to read and fully understand their privacy policies, and you access their websites at your own risk. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.
In certain circumstances, subject to certain exceptions and applicable law, you may have the following rights in relation to personal information about you:
- the right to know (i) the specific pieces of personal information collected; (ii) the categories of personal information; (iii) the categories of sources of the personal information: (iv) the business or commercial purpose for collecting the personal information; (v) the categories of personal information disclosed for a business purpose; and (vi) the categories of third parties with whom the personal information is shared
- the right to have personal information corrected, for example if it is incomplete or incorrect
- the right to opt out of receiving marketing communications at any time
- the right to request that personal information is deleted
- the right to restrict or object to the processing of personal information
- the right to receive a copy of personal information which you have provided to the firm, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (known as “data portability”)
- where you have provided personal information voluntarily, or otherwise consented to its use, the right to withdraw your consent
- the right not to be discriminated against if you exercise any rights conferred on you by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
To exercise any of these rights, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we may ask you to provide proof of identity and address; if you are acting as an authorized agent, express permission from the individual on whose behalf you are acting; and a description of the right(s) you want to exercise and the information to which your request relates.
Residents of the European Union and/or the United Kingdom have the following rights and may exercise them at any time by emailing us at email@example.com. Please note that we may ask you to provide proof of identity and address; if you are acting as an authorized agent, express permission from the individual on whose behalf you are acting; and a description of the right(s) you want to exercise and the information to which your request relates.
- The right to access your information. You have a right to access any information that we may have collected on you. You can request copies of information that we have on you in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format
- Information transmission. You have the right to ask us to transmit your personal information that we have collected on you, to another provider (where technically feasible)
- Rectification of information. You have the right to request that we amend any of the information that we have collected on you
- You have a right to withdraw your consent to processing of your data
- You have a right to request that we restrict the processing of your data
- You have the right to request that we delete all or some of the personal information that we have collected on you
- You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding our collection, sharing and processing of data with competent authorities in the proper jurisdiction. Residents of the United Kingdom may lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office or any other competent authority. Residents of the European Union have the right to complain to the Data Protection Authority for the country in which you are located
We may not be obligated to provide access to personal information or delete any data to the extent that we cannot verify that the person making the request is the person about whom we collected information or is someone authorized to act on that person’s behalf. Any personal information we collect from you to verify your identity in connection with you request will be used solely for the purposes of verification.
Location of data processing
All data processing activities undertaken by us take place in Tennessee.
We us measures that are appropriate to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, and all our employees and any third parties that process your personal information on our behalf are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your information. We cannot and do not, however, provide any assurance that these measures will be sufficient to protect the information you choose to transmit to the Website.
Questions and contact information