Updated July 1, 2020
This Privacy Statement applies to consumer information, including personal information, collected and used by Covis Group S.a r.l. and its affiliated companies and subsidiaries (“Covis”). This Privacy Statement describes the personal information Covis collects about you; how we use that information; how we protect it; and the choices you may make with respect to your personal information.
Information Covis Collects
Covis collects information about you from a variety of sources, including:
- Information we collect from you directly.
- Information we collect about you when you call us, visit our sites, use our mobile applications or services, or view our online advertisements.
- Information we collect about you from other sources, such as commercially available sources.
Personally Identifiable Information [PII]
We will collect personally identifiable information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users may visit our Site anonymously. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, and phone number.
For those users who voluntarily provide it, we may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site.
Non-personal Identification Information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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How We Use Collected Information
Covis may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service; information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently;
- To personalize user experience; we may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site;
- To improve our Site; we may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services;
- To send periodic emails; we may use the email address to respond to Users’ inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include firm news, updates, updates on the law, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.
How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
We may share your information with, among others:
- Our third-party service providers who perform Covis business operations on our behalf.
- Our third-party service providers who work on behalf of Covis and our business partners to send you joint communications that we hope you find of interest.
- As part of a sale of a Covis brand to another company.
- To protect and defend Covis (including enforcing our Terms and Conditions).
- When required by law and/or government authorities.
If you do not wish to provide your personal information to us, we may not be able to provide the products and services you request, or to tell you about other products and services offered by Covis.
Users may find link to the sites and services of other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
We may use third-party vendors, including Google, who use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past activity on the Website, including Google Analytics for Display Advertising. The information collected may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. If you do not want any information to be collected and used by Google Analytics, you can install an opt-out in your web browser (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/) and/or opt out from Google Analytics for Display Advertising or the Google Display Network by using Google’s Ads Settings (www.google.com/settings/ads)
California Privacy Rights
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) protects the online privacy of children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect or maintain Personally-Identifying Information from anyone under the age of 13, unless or except as permitted by law. Any person who provides Personally-Identifying Information through the Website represents to us that he or she is 13 years of age or older. If we learn that Personally-Identifying Information has been collected from a user under 13 years of age on or through the Website, then we will take the appropriate steps to cause this information to be deleted. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 who has become a member of the Website or has otherwise transferred Personally-Identifying Information to the Website, please contact Company using our contact information below to have that child’s account terminated and information deleted.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about the Personally-Identifying Information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of the Personally-Identifying Information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared Personally-Identifying Information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to our privacy officer as listed below.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Notice to All Non-US Residents
Covis servers may be located outside of the U.S. and the European Economic Area. Please be aware that any information provided to us, including personal information, may be transferred from your country of origin. Your decision to provide such data to us, or allow us to collect such data through our Site, constitutes your consent to this data transfer.
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