Use And Processing Of Information. In addition to the purposes and uses described above, we use information in the following ways: To identify you when you visit our websites. To provide our Services. To improve our Services and offerings. To promote the security of our Site and Services. To conduct analytics. To respond to inquiries related to support, employment opportunities, or other requests. To send marketing and promotional materials including information relating to our products, services, sales, or promotions, or those of our business partners. For internal administrative purposes, as well as to manage our relationships.Although the sections above describe our primary purpose in collecting your information, in many situations we have more than one purpose. For example, if you sign up for Services, we may collect your information to complete that transaction, but we also collect your information as we have a legitimate interest in maintaining your information after your transaction is complete so that we can quickly and easily respond to any questions about your Services. As a result, our collection and processing of your information is based in different contexts upon your consent, our need to perform a contract, our obligations under law, and/or our legitimate interest in conducting our business.
Sharing Of Information. In addition to the specific situations discussed elsewhere in this policy, we disclose information in the following situations:
Affiliates and Acquisitions.
We may share information with our corporate affiliates (e.g., parent
company, sister companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies
under common control). If another company acquires, or plans to acquire, our
company, business, or our assets, we will also share information with that
company, including at the negotiation stage.
Other Disclosures with Your Consent.We may ask if you would like us to share your information with other unaffiliated third parties who are not described elsewhere in this policy.
Other Disclosures without Your Consent. We may disclose information in response to subpoenas, warrants, or court orders, or in connection with any legal process, or to comply with relevant laws. We may also share your information in order to establish or exercise our rights, to defend against a legal claim, to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding possible illegal activities, suspected fraud, safety of person or property, or a violation of our policies, or to comply with your request for the shipment of products to or the provision of services by a third party intermediary.
We share your information with service providers. Among other things service providers help us to administer our website, conduct surveys, provide technical support, process payments, and assist in the fulfillment of orders.
You can make the following choices regarding your personal information:
Access To Your Personal Information
You may request access to your personal information by contacting us at the address described below. If required by law, upon request, we will grant you reasonable access to the personal information that we have about you. We will provide this information in a portable format, if required. Note that California residents may be entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal information (if any) we share with third parties or affiliates for direct marketing.
Changes To Your Personal Information
We rely on you to update and correct your personal information. Most of our websites allow you to modify or delete your account profile. If our website does not permit you to update or correct certain information, you contact us at the address described below in order to request that your information by modified. Note that we may keep historical information in our backup files as permitted by law.
Deletion Of Your Personal Information
Typically we retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. You may, however, request information about how long we keep a specific type of information, or request that we delete your personal information by contacting us at the address described below. If required by law we will grant a request to delete information, but you should note that in many situations we must keep your personal information to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, or for another one of our business purposes.
Objection to Certain Processing
You may object to our use or disclosure of your personal information by contacting us at the address described below.
We do not currently recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, which may include "Do Not Track" instructions.
You may choose to provide us with your email address for the purpose of allowing us to send free newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional materials to you, as well as targeted offers from third parties. You can stop receiving promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions in e-mails that you receive. If you decide not to receive promotional emails, we may still send you service related communications.
Revocation Of Consent
If you revoke your consent for the processing of personal information then we may no longer be able to provide you services. In some cases, we may limit or deny your request to revoke consent if the law permits or requires us to do so, or if we are unable to adequately verify your identity. You may revoke consent to processing (where such processing is based upon consent) by contacting us at the address described below. Please address written requests, questions about your rights, and any requests to appeal our decision regarding our response to your requests to firstname.lastname@example.org . Note that, as required by law, we will require you to prove your identity. We may verify your identity by phone call or email. Depending on your request, we will ask for information such as your name or other account information. We may also ask you to provide a signed declaration confirming your identity. Following a request, we will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you in our files.In some circumstances, you may designate an authorized agent to submit requests to exercise certain privacy rights on your behalf. We will require verification that you provided the authorized agent permission to make a request on your behalf. You must provide us with a copy of the signed permission you have given to the authorized agent to submit the request on your behalf and verify your own identity directly with us. If you are an authorized agent submitting a request on behalf of an individual you must attach a copy of the following information to the request: A completed, signedAuthorized Agent Designation form indicating that you have authorization to act on the consumer’s behalf. If you are a business, proof that you are registered with the Secretary of State to conduct business in California. If we do not receive both pieces of information, the request will be denied.
How We Protect Personal Information
No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is fully secure. While we use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. In the event that we are required by law to inform you of a breach to your personal information we may notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone, if permitted to do so by law. Some of our websites permit you to create an account. When you do you will be prompted to create a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you are responsible for any access to or use of your account by someone else that has obtained your password, whether or not such access or use has been authorized by you. You should notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account.
Other Important Information
The following additional information relates to our privacy practices:
Transmission Of Information To Other Countries
SSC is located in the United States. Our service providers and other third parties you may interact with in connection with our Services may be located in the United States and other countries around the world. As a result, your information may be processed in a foreign country where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country. Nonetheless, where possible we take steps to treat personal information using the same privacy principles that apply pursuant to the law of the country in which we first received your information. By submitting your personal information to us you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your information in a country other than your country of residence including, but not necessarily limited to, the United States. To the extent personal information is collected and subsequently transferred out of the European Economic Area, the transfer will take place consistent with the Standard Contractual Clauses. If you would like more information concerning our attempts to apply the privacy principles applicable in one jurisdiction to data when it goes to another jurisdiction you can contact us using the contact information below.
Third Party Applications/Websites
We have no control over the privacy practices of websites or applications that we do not own.
If you are visually impaired, you may access this notice through your browser’s audio reader.
Information for California Residents
Contact Information. If you have any questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices please contact us at the appropriate address below. We will attempt to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy-related information.
Attn: Privacy Team
1030 N Rogers Ln, ste 121 #1038
Raleigh, NC 919-740-9158
If you are not satisfied with our response, and are in the European Union, you may have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority. California Information Sharing Disclosure California Civil Code Sections 1798.115(c), 1798.130(a)(5)(c), 1798.130(c), and 1798.140 indicate that organizations should disclose whether the following categories of personal information are collected, transferred for “valuable consideration,” or transferred for an organization’s “business purpose” (as those terms are defined under California law). We do not “sell” your personal information. The table below indicates the categories of personal information we collect and transfer in a variety of contexts. Please note that because this list is comprehensive, it may refer to types of information that we collect and share about people other than yourself. For example, while we transfer credit card or debit card numbers for our business purpose in order to process payments for orders placed with us, we do not collect or transfer credit card or debit card numbers of individuals that submit questions through our website’s “contact us” page.
Categories of Personal Information That We Collect To Whom We Disclose Personal Information for Business Purpose Identifiers– this may include name, postal address, phone number, unique personal identifier, online identifier, internet protocol (IP) address, device ID, email address, account name, signature, or other similar identifiers. Advertising networks Affiliates or subsidiaries Business partners Data analytics providers Government entities Internet service providers Operating systems and platforms Other Service Providers Payment processors and banks Product and service fulfillment companies Social media platforms & networks.
Financial information– this may include bank account number, credit or debit card number, or other financial information. Government entities Internet service providers Operating systems and platforms Other Service Providers Payment processors and banks Service fulfillment companies Commercial information– this may include information about products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies. Advertising networks Affiliates or subsidiaries Business partners Data analytics providers Government entities Internet service providers Operating systems and platforms Other Service Providers Payment processors and banks Product and service fulfillment companies.
Network activity data– this may include internet or other electronic network activity information, such as browsing history, search history, and information regarding an individual’s interaction with an internet website, application, or advertisement.Affiliates or subsidiaries Data analytics providers Government entities Internet service providers Operating systems and platforms Other Service Providers.
Geolocation data– this may include precise physical location. Data analytics providersInternet service providers Other Service Providers.
Electronic data– this may include audio, electronic, or similar information (e.g., a recording of a customer service call). Government entities Other Service Providers.
Professional/employment information– this may include occupation and professional references.