The following defined terms will be used in this Policy, whether they are used in the singular or plural form.
A visitor, customer or end-user of our Service is referred to as “you”,“your(s)” or “yourself”.
The Core-CSI platform is referred to as “Service”
Personally Identifiable Information shall be referred to as “PI”
Our suite of rendered online SaaS services shall be the “Services”
PI or also“Personal Information”, as described in various privacy laws and information security standards, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.
In addition, the terms “collect”, “process”, “treat”, “use”, “share”, “disclose”, “divulge” and analogous words shall refer to your PI and other data collected from our visitors and end users.
2. USER AGREEMENT & REGISTRATION
As a user of our Service, you might be asked to agree to this Policy by clicking on the “I Agree” checkbox on the registration page, box, tab or other analogous means. Our Service may also include a pop-up box or banner. Through that action, you thereby acknowledge and agree to the terms of this Policy, which is and constitutes a legal, binding agreement between you and Core-CSI.
At Core-CSI, we view privacy as a key part of the value that we deliver to our end-users, and this Policy was developed to describe our core values regarding the data our customers entrust to us. Overall, this Policy is freely available for your review prior to registration, and if you do not agree to its terms, your remedy shall consist of not opening an account and exiting the web tab through which you visited our Service.
Accordingly, by registering with us and/or otherwise using our products and services, you consent to the collection, transfer, processing, storage, and disclosure of your PI as described in this Policy.
Commercial Message Communications
Occasionally, we will ask you for express permission and approval to receive electronic messages in electronic format which are then sent to an electronic address and that contains a message asking recipients to participate in commercial activities such as newsletters, purchase of products, services and invitations to participate in surveys.
We will send you service-related announcements on occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our Service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, or a new enhancement is released, which will affect the way you use our services, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are neither commercial nor promotional in nature.
You have the right to object to the processing of your PI if grounds for said objection are to direct marketing. You also have the right to opt out of receiving promotional communications at any time by: (i) contacting us; (ii) when we may ask you to confirm or update your marketing preferences if you instruct us to provide further the features and functionality of our Services; (iii) if there are changes in the law, regulation, or the structure of our business.
3. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Our Service: We may collect personally identifiable information about you through our Service when you register for an account, such as your full name, phone number and email address.
If you choose to purchase a product from us, we or our third-party payment processors will collect your payment information also.
We also collect data through our partners (customers) who use our Service (including by embedding our code on their websites) to analyze usage of their websites.
When you use our Service or if you visit such websites, your browser may send us certain information about you as described below.
We do not send any promotional emails; however, we may send you service-related emails related to your account. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, you may opt out of them by canceling your account.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Technologies such as: cookies, tags and scripts are used by Core-CSI and our partners (such as advertising, marketing, and analytics), affiliates, or analytics or service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We may also use Embedded Scripts, which are programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Service, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your device from our web server or a third party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Service and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.
When you access our platform via a mobile device, we may use your mobile device ID (i.e. the unique identifier assigned to a mobile device by the manufacturer) and/or Advertising ID (for Apple iOS) instead of cookies in order to recognize you and track displayed web pages, along with their performance. For the latest versions of Apple iOS, your device would request you one or more times for your express consent for advertising tracking.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. For mobile users, you have controls in your device’s mobile OS that enables you to choose whether to allow cookies, or share your advertising ID with companies like Core-CSI or our advertising service providers. For information on controlling your mobile choices
Log File Information
Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page on our Service. When you access the Service, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information. We do not link this automatically collected data to personally identifiable information.
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 and Flash to collect and store information. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.
Information Related to Data Collected for our Customers
Core-CSI LLC collects information under the direction of its customers, and has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. If you are a customer of one of our customers and would no longer like to be contacted by one of our customers that use our service, please contact the Client that you interact with directly. We may transfer personal information to companies that help us provide our service. Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the service agreements with our customers.
Access and Retention of Data Controlled by our customers
An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct his query to the Core-CSI’s customer (the data controller). If requested to remove data we will respond within 30 days. We will retain personal data we process on behalf of our customers for as long as needed to provide our services. Core-CSI will retain this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We may receive aggregated, non-individualized PI from advertisers or publishers, along with aggregate statistics, metrics, and other reports about the performance of their ads or content in your Service account. We may share aggregated anonymized or de-identified information with third parties for research, marketing, analytics, and other purposes.
Geographical Location Information
Includes information on the precise geo-location of your device. This option can be disabled on your web browser and your mobile device.
Camera & Microphone
Certain features of our Services may require access to your camera and microphone. This option can be disabled on your web browser and your mobile device.
4. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use the information that we collect to operate and maintain our Service, send you marketing communications, respond to your questions and concerns and to help our partners improve their online offerings. We will store PI for the purposes of managing collaboration with other users, improve your user experience and contact you about inquiries for our Services. Overall, we use the collected PI in order to:
5. HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
Personally, Identifiable Information (PII)
Core-CSI will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Core-CSI (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers). Any personally identifiable information you elect to make publicly available on the Service, such as posting comments on our blog page, will be available to other Users.
If you remove information that you have made public on the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users have copied or saved that information. Our blog is managed by a third-party application that may require you to register to post a comment.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain Core-Strategy services and those of our partners. If you choose to publish such results on our Service (for example, in our Results Gallery), you understand and agree that this information, along with any personally identifiable information you choose to make available in connection with such results, will be made publicly available.
By publishing your results on the Core-Strategy Service, you agree that you have obtained all necessary consents to make such information public and that doing so will not violate any laws. If you remove information that you have made public on the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users have copied or saved that information. Non-personally identifiable information may be stored indefinitely.
Instances where we are required to share your information
Core-CSI will disclose your information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our Terms of Service or to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Core-CSI, our Users or others.
What happens in the event of a change of control
We may buy or sell/divest/transfer the company (including any shares in the company), or any combination of its products, services, assets and/or businesses. Your information such as customer names and email addresses, and other User information related to the Service may be among the items sold or otherwise transferred in these types of transactions. We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of the company, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
Behavioral Targeting / Re-Targeting
We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our Web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third-party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests.
If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking below. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
For Machine Learning and Automated Processing
From time to time we may process your PI using automated and manual (human) methods, which include artificial intelligence (AI) and a range of technologies commonly called machine learning.
We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. STORAGE AND PROCESSING
Your information collected through the Service may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Core-CSI or its subsidiaries, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. Core-CSI may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information, to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world.
7. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
Core-CSI is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Core-CSI or guarantee that your information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number or log in credentials) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at email@example.com.
We use an outside help platform, and a credit card processing company to bill you if you purchase services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.
8. COMPROMISE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
9. YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION
You can review, correct, update or delete inaccuracies to the information about you that Core-CSI keeps on file by logging into your account to update your password and billing information. Alternately, you can contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
10. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, Core-CSI does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address.
No one under age 13 is allowed to access or use the Service or to provide any personal information to Core-CSI. In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, 15 U.S.C. 6501–6505 ("COPPA"), if we learn or have reason to suspect that any user or that any client, project or customer data appertains people under the age of thirteen (13), we will freeze and/or delete any PI under that user’s account, without prior notice and without responsibility.
We reserve the right to request any and all applicable proof of identification and consent proof from our users, at any moment, without prior notice, and at our sole and final discretion. Upon the failure to provide such proof of age, we reserve the right to immediately freeze, block or cancel the account, with no liability.
If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
11. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES
12. LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
Social Media Widgets
13. SECURITY OF COLLECTED INFORMATION
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
You can be assured that personal information collected through the Service is secure and is maintained in a manner consistent with current industry standards. The importance of security for all personal information associated with our subscribers is of utmost concern to us.
Your personal information is protected in several ways, and we protect inputted information by undertaking the reasonable technical and administrative security measures (e.g. firewalls, data encryption, physical & administrative access controls to the data and servers) that limit the risk of loss, abuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration.
14. NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Henceforth, the CCPA provides Californians with the following rights:
Overall, we have, may or will collect the following categories of PI from our users, customers and individuals, as necessary to fulfill our legal obligations and operational business purposes:
If we make any changes to this Policy that materially change how we treat your PI, we will endeavor to provide you with prompt notice of such changes, such as through a prominent notice on the Service, through a push notification or to your email address of record. Where required by law, we will obtain your consent or give you the opportunity to opt-out of such.
Date of last effective update is [---------], 2022.