I. The Personal Information Aitia May Collect and How It Will Be Used
We may use your personal information for our business purposes, including where it is necessary to do so for purposes such as verifying the identity of visitors to the Website, processing and responding to requests, improving our operations, maintaining details of our business contacts, facilitating business transactions and developing new business, sending announcements and communications, and complying with any legal, regulatory, or contractual obligation.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Website, while others allow us to track your activities while using our Website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.
We use third-party web analytics services (such as those of Google Analytics) and other technologies on our Website to collect and analyze usage information through cookies and similar tools; engage in activities such as auditing, research, or reporting; and provide certain features to you. To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here.
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. We do not currently recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals.
III. How We Disclose Your Personal Information
We may disclose your personal information to the following categories of third parties for our business purposes:
In the preceding 12 months, we have not sold or shared for purposes of cross-context behavioral advertising any personal information to third parties.
Because the Internet and our operations are global, your personal information may be transferred to, processed in, and held in countries other than the one in which you reside. When we transfer personal data internationally, and to the extent required by applicable data protection laws, we rely on appropriate or suitable safeguards, including: where the relevant country or recipient has been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for your personal data by relevant authorities; using standard contractual clauses approved by relevant authorities as ensuring adequate safeguards; obtaining your consent to transfer personal information after informing you about the possible risks of such a transfer; and transferring the personal information is necessary for the performance of (or to enter into) a contract between you and Aitia, or because the transfer is necessary for the performance of a contract between Aitia and a third party, and the contract was entered into in your interest.
IV. Data Retention and Security
Your personal information will be retained for as long as you maintain a business relationship with us and afterwards in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations. When deciding how long to retain your personal information, we take into account our legal and regulatory obligations, the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means. We may also retain your personal information to investigate or defend against potential legal claims in accordance with the limitation periods of countries where legal action may be brought.
Aitia has implemented security measures designed to protect your personal information against loss, unauthorized disclosure or access, and other unlawful forms of processing. Despite the security measures that we have put in place to protect your personal information, no such measures can guarantee security or protect against unauthorized activity.
V. Data Subject Rights
Depending on your jurisdiction, you may have certain data subject rights. These rights vary by jurisdiction and may be subject to certain limitations and exemptions. These rights may include the right to:
Individuals may also have the right to not be discriminated against for exercising applicable data subject rights and to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal information with the relevant data protection authority or other regulator.
The rights described in this section are not absolute and we reserve all of our rights available to us at law in this regard. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email email@example.com or call us at +1 617 374 2300. If you make a request related to personal information about you, we will need to verify your identity. For example, we may request that you match specific pieces of information you have provided to us previously to ensure that you are the individual whose personal information is the subject of the request. If it is necessary to collect additional information from you, we will use the information only for verification purposes and will delete it as soon as practicable after complying with the request. If you make a request through an authorized agent, we will require written proof that the agent is authorized to act on your behalf. We will process your request within the time period provided by applicable law.
VI. California Shine the Light Disclosure
California’s “Shine the Light” law permits California residents to annually request and obtain information free of charge about what personal information is disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. We do not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent for their direct marketing.
VII. Links to Other Websites
The Website is not targeted at children under the age of eighteen (18) and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If we become aware of having collected personal information from a child under the age of 18 without valid consent, including as applicable, from their respective parents or guardians, we will take steps to delete the information from our records.
X. Contact Information
If you have any questions about how we process your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.