Collection of Personal Information
When using the website, you may be asked to provide, or you may choose to upload, certain personally identifiable information about yourself (“Personal Information”). Personal Information can include your name, email address, physical address and other information that specifically identifies you. Categories of Personal Information we collect include:
- Identity Data, which includes name or other similar identifiers.
- Contact Data, which includes address, email address and telephone numbers.
We will never collect Identity Data or Contact Data directly from you through this website unless you have voluntarily provided it to us.
Collection of Non-Personal Information
Cookies and Similar Technology
An example of such third party is Google Analytics, which we use to collect and analyze demographic and other information, and through which Google will collect certain information to be used according to Google’s privacy practices. To opt-out of the use of Google Analytics, click here.
Legal Basis and Use of Personal Information
We will only use your Personal Information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your Personal Information in the circumstances listed below. Except as described below, we do not share your Personal Information with any third party.
- We may use your Personal Information from time to time to send you newsletters and other information about AMS.
- We may use your Personal Information to respond to your questions or to provide service you have requested and to operate our service.
- We may provide your Personal Information to our subcontractors, vendors and service providers only for use in connection with services they are performing on our behalf.
- We may transfer your Personal Information in connection with the sale or merger, in whole or in part, of AMS, its assets or the division responsible for the applicable services, or a corporate reorganization or bankruptcy proceeding.
- We reserve the right to access and/or disclose Personal Information and Non-Personal Information we gather as required by courts or administrative agencies and to the extent required to permit us to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, the website’s policies, or the rights of third parties or to investigate any suspected conduct which we deem improper.
Please note that if you specifically consent to additional uses of your Personal Information, we may use your Personal Information in a manner consistent with that consent. Finally, we reserve the right to supplement your Personal Information with information we gather from other sources which may include information we gather from online and offline sources.
We are the data controller and are responsible for your Personal Information.
Use of Non-Personal Information
We may use and share Non-Personal Information to improve and enhance your experience on the website and for any other business activities. For example, we may share Non-Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties, such as business partners.
Links to Third Party Services
This website may contain links and interactive features with various third parties. If you already use these platforms, their cookies may be set on your device when using our website which allows them to recognize you through identifying tools including cookies. You should review the privacy practices of those third party and social media services since we do not control how they collect or use your information.
We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us or information stored on the website or our servers, will be completely free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers and your use of the website demonstrates your assumption of this risk.
You do have the ability to control certain advertising practices. We comply with the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising as administered by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). You can learn more about interest-based advertising and opt-out of targeted advertising from certain providers with whom we work by visiting the DAA’s consumer choice page. The opt-out process through the DAA relies upon the placement of an opt-out cookie on your device. We do not respond to or honor “do not track” (a/k/a DNT) signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
For targeted advertisements delivered through mobile Apps, you can install the DAA’s AppChoices app on your device to opt-out of targeted advertising by certain providers and can also select a system level advertising preference feature on your device (such as “Limit Ad Tracking” on Apple devices).
No Children under age 13
We have no intention of collecting Personal Information from children under the age of 13. When we become aware that Personal Information from a child under 13 has been collected without such child’s parent or guardian’s consent, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.
Data Access, Your Choices & Opt-Out
We provide you with choices regarding the information you provide to us.
- Personal Information — If you would like to delete or modify your Personal Information, or to receive a copy of your Personal Information, you may contact us at email@example.com.
- Browsing Information — You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your device or flush them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences, in which case you may still use our website, but it may interfere with some of its functionality.
- Interest-based Advertising — You can opt-out of certain targeted advertising by following the instructions in the Interest-based Advertising section above.
EU Data Subject Rights
If you are a situated in the EU, under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), as a data subject, you have the following rights:
- Right to access — This right allows individuals to obtain confirmation as to whether or not Personal Information concerning him or her is being process and provide access to such Personal Information. It also allows individuals to request details of the processing of his or her Personal Information, including, without limitation, categories of recipients to whom the Personal Information have been or will be disclosed and purposes of processing.
- Right to rectify — This right allows individuals to rectify any inaccurate Personal Information about him or her.
- Right to restrict processing — This right allows individuals to block or suppress processing of Personal Information under certain circumstances.
- Right to be forgotten — This right is also known as the “right to erasure”. It is an individual’s right to have Personal Information erased or to prevent processing in specific circumstances.
- Right of data portability — This right allows individuals to move, copy or transfer Personal Information from one place to another in a secure manner without interrupting the integrity and usability of the information.
- Right to object to processing — This right allows individuals to object to certain types of processing, including direct marketing, profiling and providing for purposes of scientific or historical research and statistics.
Additionally, if we rely on consent for the processing of your Personal Information, you have the right to withdraw it at any time and free of charge. When you do so, this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent withdrawal.
To exercise your rights under the GDPR, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that in order for you to assert these rights, we may need to verify your identity to confirm your right to access your Personal Information. This is a security measure to ensure that Personal Information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. In order to verify your identity, we may need to gather more Personal Information from you than we currently have.
If you are situated in the EU and have any complaints regarding our privacy practices, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority.
Cross Border Transfers
For questions or concerns relating to privacy, we can be reached at email@example.com.