WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA?
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Information We Collect
- How We Use Information
- Third-Party Hyperlink Disclaimer
- State-Specific Privacy Rights
- Children’s Online Privacy
- Policy Updates
- Contact Us
INFORMATION WE COLLECT:
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM WEBSITE VISITOR
Visitors to our Website can access the Website’s home page, and browse some areas of the site, without disclosing any personally identifiable information. You may voluntarily share information with us when you sign up for our newsletter, schedule an appointment, or when you fill out any of our Website forms.
We use common information-gathering tools, such as log files, cookies, Web beacons, and similar technologies to automatically collect information from our Website visitors. The information collected may include your IP address, device, and application identification numbers, location, browser type, Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, the pages and files you viewed, your searches, your operating system and system configuration information, and data/timestamps associated with your usage. This information is used to analyze overall trends and to help The Dames provide and improve our services and ensure security and proper functioning.
HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION
We process your Personal Data based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of services that you request, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent. We only disclose your Personal Data when it is legally mandated or where it is necessary to fulfill those purposes described herein.
Specifically, The Dames processes your Personal Data for the following legitimate business purposes:
- To communicate with You about and manage your User Account;
- To properly store and track Your data within Our system;
- To respond to lawful requests from public and government authorities, and to comply with applicable state/federal law, including cooperation with judicial proceedings or court orders;
- To handle technical support and other requests from You;
- To manage and improve Our operations and the Customer Portal;
- To manage payment processing;
- To evaluate the quality of service You receive, identify usage trends, and thereby improve Your user experience;
- To keep Our Website and Customer Portal safe and secure for You and for Us.
TRANSMITTING INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
The Dames contracts with a limited number of service providers and other third parties (“Business Partners”) to help us run various aspects of our business. These Business Partners are contractually bound to protect your Personal Data and to use it only for the limited purpose(s) for which it is shared with us. Business Partners’ use of Personal Data may include, but is not limited to, the provision of services such as data hosting, IT services, customer service, payment processing, and accounting or legal services.
HOW LONG DO WE RETAIN PERSONAL DATA?
We may also collect information using pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs, or other similar technologies. These may be used in connection with some website or application pages and HTML-formatted email messages to, among other things, track the actions of users and email recipients, and compile statistics about usage and response rates.
THIRD-PARTY HYPERLINKED DISCLAIMER
Community Box (“Box”) is the company that manages the Directory portion of TheDames.co website. The following policy is specifically in regard to the services that they provide and specifically impacts any Member who has created an entry, or has had an entry created for them, on TheDames.co Member Directory.
In the following Policy,
* "we" refers to Fraction 7, Ltd, makers of Community Box
1. What data we store on your device.
We do not store any data on your device.
2. What we track.
We monitor activity in, and uploads to, Boxes. This is both to ensure there are no violations of our Terms and Conditions, or in order to comply with requests from law enforcement or other authorized government agencies.
3. What data we store.
We store any data that is necessary for the display and processing of a Box (e.g., the box contents themselves, and any settings or customizations that have been made to the Boxes). We also store your contact details so that we can get in touch with you for purposes in connection with the business. We also store usage metrics for our internal teams to improve the Community Box experience.
4. What data we share.
We are committed to your privacy and we do not share data with any 3rd parties, except in the case of requests from law enforcement and other authorized government agencies.
5. How we process your data.
Your data is stored and processed in the form of reports, and real-time monitoring and metrics. These are used internally within our company to allow us to improve our services so we can improve the Community Box user experience.
6. How you can obtain and erase the data we store about you.
If you wish to obtain copies of any data we store about you, or for us to erase that data (note that this would imply terminating your account with us), then you can email [email protected] with the subject line “GDPR request” and we will follow up with you to ascertain what action is required.
The Dames takes every precaution to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the Website, your information is protected. When you enter sensitive information, such as a credit card number, the information is encrypted with industry-standard PCI compliance. While on a secure page, such as our membership application, the lock icon displays on the top right-hand of the page when using Web browsers.
STATE-SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS
Your state may have specific privacy rights. Please contact us for more information.
CHILDREN'S ONLINE PRIVACY
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.
You may contact us by using the contact form or call [email protected] to update your information or request that we delete your personal information from our records and make no future attempts to contact you, and we will only contact you if we believe we have any legal obligation to do so.