Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the type of information SQAD, LLC (“SQAD”) collects from this Site and how that information may be used. This Privacy Policy, together with our Terms of Service, as may be modified from time to time, govern your use of this website, (www.sqad.com) (the “Site”). Your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Modifications

SQAD may, in its sole discretion and at any time, modify this Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, by posting a modified Privacy Policy on the Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will operate as an acknowledgement of your acceptance of the then current Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy will include the date SQAD last updated the Privacy Policy.

Information Collection

You are not required to provide information, such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, company name, title or other information, that might reasonably be used to identify you personally (“Personal Information”) to make general non-subscriber use of this Site. SQAD will only collect Personal Information when it is provided to us by you such as when signing up for SQAD’s newsletter, in order to enable data delivery and billing for subscribers or when otherwise provided by you in an email, on a registration form, in an online survey, or in other similar transmissions. To help us monitor Site usage patterns and to help us improve this Site, we may use certain technologies, including cookies and/or log files, to gather information that does not reveal your identity (“Generic Information”), such as information about the Internet Protocol address assigned to your computer, browser type, internet service provider (“ISP”), platform type, date/time visited, the number and frequency of visits, number of clicks, referring/exit websites and the web pages visited. You can choose not to accept the cookie by adjusting your Internet browser settings but, if you choose to do so, certain parts of this Site may not function properly.

Use of Information

We may use Personal Information we collect only to contact you or to send you news and information about SQAD, SQAD products, SQAD events, SQAD publications, or subscriber related communications or data. To opt out of receiving future mailings, see the Opt Out section below. We do not share Personal Information we collect with third parties for their marketing purposes. If we use third parties to provide specific services or information to you, those third parties may be allowed to use your Personal Information to provide such services. Additionally, SQAD may share Personal Information or Generic Information when they believe it is necessary to comply with the law, court order, to protect our interests or property or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Site and/or any service offered therein and you hereby agree to such disclosure. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers or government agencies in connection with investigating reports of users using a false email address or users sending harassing, threatening, or abusive messages or other issues related to fraud or government subpoenas, warrants and/or court orders. SQAD may share Generic Information we collect with our affiliates, contractors and other third parties. In the event some or all of the business assets of SQAD are sold or transferred, SQAD will likely transfer the Personal Information or Generic Information.\

Opt Out

You may choose to opt out of receiving e-mail messages with news and information about SQAD by sending an email from the e-mail address at which you are receiving the messages to info@sqad.com, requesting that your email address be removed.

Security

Unfortunately, data transmission over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be secure nor is any security system completely secure. SQAD does not guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or provide to us online. We request that you do not send, and SQAD will not be liable for your sending sensitive or confidential information electronically.

Children Under 16

This Site is not directed at children 16 years of age or younger. SQAD will not intentionally collect information about any user under the age of 16 without first obtaining parental consent. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at privacy@sqad.com.

Third Party Links

This Site may provide links to third party websites. Even if the third party is affiliated with SQAD through a business partnership or otherwise, SQAD is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or the content of such external websites.

Our Do Not Track Policy

Some browsers have a ”do not track” feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. At this time, we do not respond to browser “do not track” signals, but we do provide you the option to opt out of interest-based advertising. To learn more about IBA or to opt-out of this type of advertising, visit the Network Advertising Initiative website http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices and the Digital Advertising Alliance website http://www.aboutads.info/choices. Options you select are browser- and device-specific.

California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to privacy@sqad.com.

Legal bases for processing for European users:

If you are an individual in the European Union, we collect and process information about you only where we have legal bases for doing so under applicable EU laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The legal bases depend on what information you request and how you use the Site. For example, in accordance with the details set forth in this Privacy Policy, we may collect and use your information where:

  • We need it to provide user support and personalized features and to protect the safety and security of the Site;
  • It satisfies a legitimate interest (which is not overridden by your data protection interests), such as to market and promote the Site, SQAD products, SQAD events, SQAD publications, or subscriber related communications or data and to protect our legal rights and interests;
  • You give us consent to do so for a specific purpose; or
  • We need to process your data to comply with a legal obligation.

If you have consented to our use of information about you for a specific purpose, you have the right to change your mind at any time, but this will not affect any processing that has already taken place. Where we are using your information because we have a legitimate interest to do so, you have the right to object to that use though, in some cases, this may mean no longer receiving communications or utilizing certain features on the Site. We are not required to have a data protection officer, so any questions about our use of your personal data or related requests should be addressed to privacy@sqad.com

Contacting SQAD

To contact us about this Privacy Policy or this Site, please send an email to privacy@sqad.com

Updated as of June, 13 2018