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.\
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 email@example.com, requesting that your email address be removed.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices and the Digital Advertising Alliance website https://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 email@example.com.
Legal bases for processing for European users:
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated as of June, 13 2018