Effective Date: March 15th, 2014
We participate in the U.S. / EU and U.S. / Swiss Safe Harbor programs
For data subject to the European Union’s Data Protection Directive, AppliedI has certified that it complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce. For data subject to Switzerland’s Federal Act on Data Protection, AppliedI.net has certified it complies with the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce. To learn more about the Safe Harbor programs, and to view Applied.net’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/. AppliedI.net complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Appliedi.net has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.
To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Appliedi.net’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/. This Policy covers sites administered by Appliedi.net on behalf of customers and all information held by Appliedi.net and processed using systems associated with these sites. This Policy and Appliedi.net’s privacy practices have been reviewed by eTrust, and have been awarded eTrust’s “PrivacyTrust Seal.” In addition, Appliedi.net’s privacy practices and this Policy comply with eTrust’s program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of personal information. eTrust’s mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions.
1. Information That We Collect
Customer Record – When users become customers they provide us with their address, email, phone number, and credit card. Users may also provide us with their fax number and company affiliation (together “Customer Record”).
Inquiries – When Users contact us we may ask for information that allows us to contact them, validate the seriousness of their inquiry and request specific information related to the reason they have contacted us (User Inquiry Information). Appliedi.net does not intentionally collect data from persons under 13 years of age.
Surveys – Users may be offered the opportunity to respond to surveys, questionnaires and other requests for information (Survey Information). The types of data that Users provide to us is set out in the survey request.
Statistical Information – All of our servers collect statistical information such as users’ IP addresses, dates users visit, computers users are using, and operating system, among other data (Statistical Information).
Tracking Software – We may use software designed to track responses to our advertisements, other promotional activity as well as a user’s movement through our site, as well as external sites (Tracking Software). Tracking Software includes software such as web beacons and software used by our advertising partners. Tracking Software may be used by us in conjunction with marketing information we collect about you, or you provide to the Tracking Software provider. If this is the case, Tracking Software may identify you personally.
Payment Information – Payment information is processed by a third party processing service. The processing service maintains this data in an encrypted format. This data is not accessible on our systems.
2. How We Use Information That We Collect
Customer Record – We use the Customer Record to identify Users personally. It is used throughout our business to provide services to Users. Information in your Customer Record will only be shared with third parties if it is necessary to provide Third Party products to you. However, information in the Customer Record related to payments, such as a User’s credit card number, is only used to ensure we receive payment for services rendered. Credit card information is protected by SSL technology.
Customer Inquiries – We use Customer Inquiry Information to identify Users personally. It is used throughout our business to provide services to Users. Customer Inquiry Information is shared with third parties in the following circumstances: to identify and fix problems with services we provide when we are not capable of doing so ourselves.
Survey Information – We use Survey Information to identify Users personally. We use it throughout our business to market new products and services to Users. Survey Information is not shared with third parties in ways that identify Users personally. To the extent we share Survey Information with third parties, it is done in aggregate.
Statistical Information – We do not use Statistical Information to identify Users personally. We use statistical information to operate our hardware and software, diagnose problems and administer our website. We may use aggregate information to modify the products and services we offer based on who is visiting our website, and what they are purchasing.
Tracking Software – We use the information provided by Tracking Software to determine the effectiveness of our marketing programs; improve the functionality of our website; collect demographic data about where Users go on our website and how they behave; and to market to you directly, to the extent the Tracking Software contains personally identifiable information.
Deletion and Preservation of Information – Information covered by this Policy may be deleted upon a customer’s request. The Company may keep information covered by this Policy for a period of six months from the date of Customer’s termination of their relationship with Appliedi.net, or as required by law.
Changing and Correcting Information – If a customer wishes to access and/or update the information Appliedi.net has collected, the customer may either login to our website or client systems and view and change its information. If a customer would like a list of systems related to its account, this can also be obtained by contacting our accounting team. By request, Appliedi.net will delete all personally identifiable information from internal systems. All information would pass over to the new company in the event of a merger. In the event of bankruptcy, all information will be destroyed.
3. Data Retention And Security
4. Contact Information
Applied Innovations, Corp.
1001 Yamato Road Suite 300W
Boca Raton, FL 33431