2. Information Collected.We collect the following types of information:
Information you provide directly:
Information provided via email, web form, or other correspondence with The Argyle;
Information entered into the Self Assessment tool or other interactive aspects of the Website; and
Any other information you voluntarily provide to us.
Information we collect automatically. We may collect or obtain certain information about you automatically when you use the Website, including:
Date and time of your use of the Website;
Unique identifiers, including mobile device identification numbers that can identify the physical location of such devices in accordance with applicable law;
Information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies; and
Information about your interactions with email messages, such as the links clicked on and whether the messages were opened or forwarded.
Some of the information provided may include personally identifiable information (“PII”). If you give us PII on behalf of someone else (or someone else provides us with PII on your behalf), the person providing the PII must have consent to do so from the person whose information is being provided to us.
Log File Information. Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you make a request to access (i.e., visit) an application. It can also be provided when the content of the application is downloaded to your browser or device. When you use the Website or Service, our servers may automatically record certain log file information, including your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information. We may also collect similar information from emails sent to our Users which then help us track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the Website or Service.
Device Identifiers. When you use a mobile device like a tablet or phone to access the Website or the Service, we may access, collect, monitor, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers.” Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by The Argyle. A device identifier may deliver information to us or a third party about how you browse and use the Website and may help us or others provide reports or personalized content and ads. Some features of the Website or Service may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.
3. Use of Information
We generally use information (“Information”) we collect about you to:
Improve or enhance the functionality and support of the Website and Services;
Collect, compile and store your information so you do not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Website;
Provide, improve, test, and monitor the effectiveness of our Website and Service;
Develop and test new services and features;
Diagnose or fix technology problems;
Generally enhance our understanding of the market for our products and services;
Understand how you are using the Website and Services;
Tailor our communications to you;
Enable you to connect to third party vendors and business partners at your option;
Prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities in accordance with our Website’s Terms and Conditions; and
Analytics Information. We may use third party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Website or the Service. These tools collect information sent by your device or our Service, including the web pages you visit, add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving the Website and/or Service. We collect and use this analytics information with analytics information from other Users so that it cannot reasonably be used to directly or indirectly identify any particular individual or User (i.e., such information is non-identifying).
4. Disclosure of Information
We may share the Information collected from you as follows:
Parties With Whom We May Share Your Information. We may share your information (including but not limited to, information from cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data, and usage data) with businesses that are legally part of the same group of organizations that The Argyle is part of, or that become part of that group (“Affiliates”). Affiliates may use this information to help provide, understand, and improve the Service (including by providing analytics) and Affiliates’ own services (including by providing you with better and more relevant experiences).
We also may share your information as well as information from tools like cookies, log files, and device identifiers and location data, with third-party organizations that help us provide the Service to you (“Service Providers”). Our Service Providers will be given access to your information as is reasonably necessary to provide the Service under reasonable confidentiality terms.
We may also share certain information such as cookie data with third-party advertising partners. This information would allow third-party ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.
We may remove parts of data that can identify you and share anonymized data with other parties. We may also combine your information with other information in a way that it is no longer associated with you and share that aggregated information
Business transfers. We may share your Information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction such as a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the event of bankruptcy.
Legal requirements. We may disclose Information about our users, including contact information, to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, and other law enforcement measures, and to comply with other legal obligations. This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions outside the United States where we have a good faith belief that the disclosure is required by the law of that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction, and is consistent with internationally recognized standards. We may also access, preserve and share information when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to: detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity, to protect ourselves, you and others, including as part of investigations, and to prevent death or imminent bodily harm. Information we receive about you may be accessed, processed and retained for an extended period of time when it is the subject of a legal request or obligation, governmental investigation, or investigations concerning possible violations of our terms or policies or otherwise to prevent harm.
Protect our Website and Services and Users. We may disclose Information to protect and defend the legal rights, interests, and safety of The Argyle, our employees, agents, and contractors (including enforcing our agreements); to protect the safety and security of users of the Website and/or Services and members of the public; and as otherwise disclosed in our Terms and Conditions.
5. Storage and Processing
Your information collected through the Service may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which The Argyle, its Affiliates or Service Providers maintain facilities. The Argyle, its Affiliates, or Service Providers may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that we may transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction.
Length of Storage. The Argyle, its Affiliates, or its Service Providers may retain information (including your profile information) for a commercially reasonable time for backup-archival, and/or audit purposes. If it is necessary to store any Information for a longer period of time, all identifying information shall be removed so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any particular individual or User (i.e., is non-identifying).
6. Your Choices
You can visit and use the Website without directly providing any personal information; however, as described above, some information may automatically be collected or may be requested so you can take advantage of certain features.
You can unsubscribe from email communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe link” provided in such communications.
Managing, Reviewing and Updating your Information. We strive to ensure all you Information is accurate. You have the right to manage, review and update your Information at any time. In the event you become aware of an error or inaccuracy in your Information, you may notify us at the phone number and/or address provided.
Exporting, Removing and Deleting Your Data. You have the right to export a copy of your data if you want to back it up or use it for another service. You also have the right to delete all or any portion of your data by contacting the Company at the address provided below. In some cases, the Company may retain data for a limited period when it is needed for a legitimate business or legal purpose.
Right to Access. You have the right to obtain information from us whether or not your Information is being processed, and for what purpose. You also have the right to request a copy of your Information, free of charge, in an electronic format.
Breach Notification. You have a right to be notified of any breach of your Information within 72 hours of us becoming aware of the breach.
Right to be Forgotten. You have the right to have us erase your personal data, cease further processing of your Information, or stop any further transfer or dissemination of your Information where one of the following applies: (a) the Information is no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was collected or processed; (b) you withdraw your consent upon which the processing of your Information was based; (c) you object to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing; (d) your Information was unlawfully processed; (e) for compliance with a law or statute within the jurisdiction in which it is processed.
If you choose to share contact information with us, you may change or ask us to change or update your information by contacting us. Please note that we may need to retain some information about you in order to satisfy our legal and security obligations. For example, some of your information may remain in back-up storage even if you ask us to delete it. In some cases, you may be entitled under local laws to access or object to the processing of information that we hold relating to you.
8. Protection of Information
We are committed to protecting your Information. We have adopted commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical procedures to help protect your Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, and alteration. Please note, however, that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of any Information you transmit to us. Please do your part to help us. You are responsible for controlling access to emails between you and The Argyle, at all times. We are not responsible for the functionality, privacy, or security measures of any other organization.
9. Privacy Protections for Children
The Website and Services are intended for adults age 18 or older. Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to use the Website or Services pursuant to our Terms and Conditions and we do not knowingly collect or store contact information about children under the age of 18.
10. User-Generated Content
11. Third Party Sites