Thank you for visiting the protect-yourdata.com website and reviewing our privacy statement.
If you do not accept our privacy practices, then you should not continue to use this Website.
protect-yourdata.com is a reference website and this is all we do - provide our website's visitors with the information they are looking for. We do not gather any personal information about you. Contacting us on this site requires you to enter your name and email address. This is necessary so that we can answer you.
Whenever you visit a website on the Internet, your IP address is recorded by a tracking software. This info is only used for tracking purposes and cannot reveal someone's identity.
1. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect personally identifiable information sent to our Website, both during transmission and afterwards.
However, despite our efforts to maintain the confidentiality and security of your personal information, there is no method of transmission over the Internet and no method of electronic storage that would be completely secure. Although we make every effort to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
2. PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
How we process information about your visit to our website:
Information is Collecting and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit, but browse the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
1.The Internet domain (for example, "idomain.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "high school.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
2.The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
3.The date and time you access our site;
4.The pages you visit; and
5.If you linked to the protect-yourdata.com website from another website, the address of that website.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors - to learn about the number of visitors on our site and the types of technologies that our visitors are using. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
We do not collect any unique information about you (such as your name, e-mail address, etc.) except when you specifically and knowingly provide such information. protect-yourdata.com does not require you to share information that identifies you personally, such as your name or email address, in order for you to use the protect-yourdata.com search. We analyze this information to examine trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. protect-yourdata.com may present links in a format that enables us to understand whether they have been followed. We use this information to understand and improve the quality of the protect-yourdata.com search.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information, as in an email or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us locate for you the information you have requested. We treat e-mails the same way that we regard letters mailed to protect-yourdata.com. We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. We only share the information you give us with another government agency, company or individual if your inquiry relates to that entity, or as otherwise required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organizations.
Cookies are used as follows:
To recognize you as a regular user;
To remind us of who you are;
To customize our Website and enhance visitor satisfaction;
To estimate our audience size by determining repeat usage of the Website to help target advertisements based on user interests and behavior;
To track your progress;
To measure traffic patterns for use as a research tool to understand how our users habits are similar or different from one another; and
To conduct other research.
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, in order to give you the chance to determine whether or not to accept it. If you do not accept cookies, some pages of this Website may not display properly or you may not be permitted to access certain information.
3. LINKS TO OTHER SITES
4. PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE WILL USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Our policy is to collect personal information from you for the following purposes:
to personalize our Website so that it is most useful to you;
to maintain a commercial relationship with you and to communicate with you (which may include providing services, advertising, and promotions);
to request your feedback on our Website;
to meet legal and regulatory requirements;
to administer, maintain, and manage our business operations;
as otherwise required by law.
5. SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
This Website does not rent, trade, or share personal information with third parties, except when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
We may share your personally identifiable information with our affiliated companies;
We may share your information with third parties in order to improve the quality or design of the Website, and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking and analyzing user preferences and trends;
We may share your personal information if required by law and if we believe that the disclosure is required or necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial processing or legal process served on our Website;
We may share personal information if we believe that it is required in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, a potential threat to the physical safety of a third party, or as otherwise required by law;
We may transfer personal information to a third party entity in the event of an assignment of this Website for any reason;
We may transfer personal information with sale of Assets: In the event that another company acquires all or substantially all of the assets related to the business of protect-yourdata.com, we reserve the right to include any or all stored personal information among the assets transferred to the acquiring company.
We may share personal information with our legal, financial, and other professional advisors;
We may share personal information with website developers in the event that we are upgrading or improving our Website; and
We may share personal information with third parties upon receiving your consent as required by law.
Except as provided above, we will not share any of your information to any third party without permission.
6. WE HAVE YOUR CONSENT
7. THIRD PARTY ADVERTSERT
We sell advertising space on protect-yourdata.com to third party companies. These advertisers have their own privacy policies and we are not responsible for information they may gather about their visitors. They may use Internet cookies to store information such as username and password needed for accessing a private area on their website.
One of the advertisers displaying ads on our website is Google via their Adsense program. Third-party advertising companies like Google Adsense may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address, and clickstream information. We have no control over the information collected by such ad servers or how that information is used.
8. EMAIL REQUESTS FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you ever believe that you have been a victim of fraud, please report it to the police and take all available actions to protect yourself. Also, please notify us, so that we can take all possible actions to protect you and the other users of this Website.
9. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. protect-yourdata.com does not knowingly request or collect personally identifiable information online or offline contact information from users under 18 years of age nor do we knowingly use or share personal information from users under 18 years of age with third parties.
11. OTHER LEGAL NOTICES
12. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
We are in full compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). In order to comply with the Act we have enabled restricted data processing mode with Google Adsense, and as a result, Google Adsense will limit how it uses data and begin serving non-personalized ads only for any users if a California IP address is detected. Non-personalized ads are not based on a user’s past behavior. Non-personalized ads are based on contextual information, such as the content of our website site.
If you are a California resident, you have the right to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of your personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing uses. California law provides that you have the right to submit a request to us at our email address in order to receive information on the categories of customer information that we shared and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared customer information during the prior calendar year. To obtain this information, please contact us and include "Request for California Privacy Information" in the body of your message. We will provide the requested information to you in your email address in response.
Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the "Shine the Light" requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response.
13. WEBSITE SECURITY
1.For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
2.Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, or security purposes as stated above, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes.
3.Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
14. CONTACT US
15. EFFECTIVE DATE