AboutXtreme Commitment to Data Privacy
The policy set forth below outlines the personal data that AboutXtreme may collect, how AboutXtreme uses and safeguards that data, and with whom we may share it. This policy is intended to provide notice to individuals regarding personal data in an effort to be compliant with the data privacy laws and regulations of the jurisdictions in which AboutXtreme operates.
AboutXtreme encourages our employees, independent contractors, customers, suppliers, commercial visitors, business associates, investors and other interested parties to read this policy. By using our website or submitting personal data to AboutXtreme by any other means, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to be bound by this policy, and agree that AboutXtreme may collect, process, transfer, use and disclose your personal data as described in this policy.
2.0 Personal Data
AboutXtreme is committed to maintaining all reasonable precautions to ensure the privacy and security of personal data gathered by AboutXtreme. During your use of our website or through other communications with AboutXtreme, personal data may be collected and processed by AboutXtreme. In general, AboutXtreme collects personal contact information (e.g. name, company, address, telephone number and e-mail address), which you knowingly provide either by registration, survey, answering questions or otherwise for use in our commercial relationship. At times we may collect additional personal data that you voluntarily provide, including, but not limited to, job title, additional contact information, date of birth, hobbies, areas of interest, and professional affiliations.
3.0 Use of Personal Data
AboutXtreme’s website is intended to be used by AboutXtreme customers, commercial visitors, business associates, investors, and other interested parties for business purposes. Personal data collected by AboutXtreme through its website or by other means is used in support of our commercial relationship with you, including, but not limited to, the processing of customer orders, orders from vendors, managing accounts, learning about customers’ needs, responding to inquiries, and providing access to information. Also, in compliance with the laws and regulations of the relevant jurisdiction to support our relationship with you:
- we may share personal data with our offshore affiliates to better understand your business needs and how we can improve our products and services;
- we may use third party service providers to assist us in collecting, assembling or processing personal data in connection with services related to our business relationship;
- we (or a third party on our behalf) may use personal data to contact you about an AboutXtreme offer in support of your business needs or to conduct online surveys to understand better our customers’ needs; and
- we may use personal data for marketing and promotional activities.
If you choose not to have your personal data used to support our customer relationship (especially direct marketing or market research), we will respect your choice. We do not sell your personal data to third parties, nor share it with third parties except as set forth in this policy. AboutXtreme will retain your personal data as long as you maintain a customer relationship with AboutXtreme and/or if you have registered to receive marketing or other communication from AboutXtreme, until such time as you request that we delete such personal data.
4.0 Third Party Service Providers
- is a use of the personal data for an additional purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected;
- is necessary to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with you;
- is required by law or the competent governmental or judicial authorities;
- is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense;
- is part of a corporate restructuring, sale of assets, merger or divestiture; or,
- is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as willful attacks on AboutXtreme information technology systems.
5.0 Non-Personal Data Collected Automatically
When you access AboutXtreme’s websites or web portals, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We may use this data and share it with our worldwide affiliates and related service providers to monitor the attractiveness of our websites and improve their performance or content. In this case, processing is performed on an anonymous basis and at AboutXtreme’s discretion.
6.0 Other Online Data
In addition, certain online technical applications or other interactions you have with AboutXtreme may require the entry of business and technical data. By providing the requested information, you are consenting to the processing and storage of such information by AboutXtreme. Unless AboutXtreme is advised that you want this information removed from AboutXtreme’s server, such information may be retained by AboutXtreme and used for future commercial communications. A request for removal of this information can be made at the contact information provided below. AboutXtreme will take all reasonable precautions to assure that no such information will be provided or divulged to other third parties, except, if applicable, those third parties performing site hosting, maintenance, and related site service activities.
7.0 “Cookies” – Information Stored Automatically on Your Computer
Cookies are information stored automatically on a website user’s computer. When a user views AboutXtreme’s website(s), AboutXtreme may store some data on the user’s computer in the form of a “cookie” to automatically recognize the user upon future visits to AboutXtreme’s website(s). AboutXtreme will make reasonable efforts to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations of relevant jurisdictions with regard to cookies.
AboutXtreme will not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 18. AboutXtreme’s website(s) is not intended for individuals under 18 years of age
9.0 Security and Data Integrity
AboutXtreme will take reasonable precautions to protect personal data in its possession secure against the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. AboutXtreme periodically reviews its security measures in an effort to ensure the privacy of personal data.
AboutXtreme will use personal data only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by you. While AboutXtreme will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete, and current, AboutXtreme is also relying upon each individual to assist in providing accurate updates of his or her personal data.
10.0 Links to Other Websites
AboutXtreme website(s) may contain “links” to websites owned and operated by third parties. By accessing these links, which are provided for your convenience, you will leave our site and will be subject to the privacy practices of the other website. This policy does not apply to any personal information you provide to unrelated third parties.
11.0 Data Retention
In general, AboutXtreme will only retain personal data for as long as needed for the specific purpose of processing and in accordance with AboutXtreme’s records management policy, or as otherwise required by the laws and regulations of a particular jurisdiction. For example, data will be retained during the time period that you are authorized to use AboutXtreme website(s), including any AboutXtreme tools accessible through our website(s). Upon termination of such authorization, your personal data related to use of AboutXtreme website(s) will be removed.
12.0 Data Access and Correction
Upon request, AboutXtreme will grant individuals reasonable access to personal data that it holds about them. In addition, AboutXtreme will take reasonable steps to permit individuals to correct, amend, or delete information that is demonstrated to be inaccurate or incomplete. AboutXtreme also relies upon each individual to assist in providing accurate updates of his or her personal data. In order to access, correct, amend, or delete the personal data AboutXtreme holds about an individual, the individual should contact the following:
13.0 EU Data Privacy Rights
If your personal data is processed in the EU or you are a resident of the EU, the EU General data Protection Regulation grants you certain rights under the law. In particular, the right to access, correct, or delete the personal data AboutXtreme holds about you.
To the extent required by applicable law, AboutXtreme will grant individuals reasonable access to personal data that AboutXtreme holds about them and will take reasonable steps to permit such individuals to correct, amend, or delete information that AboutXtreme holds about them. AboutXtreme also relies upon each individual to assist in providing accurate updates of his or her personal data. In order to access, correct, amend, or delete the personal data AboutXtreme holds about an individual, the individual should contact his or her AboutXtreme commercial contact or contact us at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a comment, question, or complaint about how AboutXtreme is handling your personal data, we invite you to contact us in order to allow us to resolve the matter. In addition, individuals located in the EU may submit a complaint regarding the processing of their personal data to the EU data protection authorities (DPAs). The following link may assist you in finding the appropriate DPA: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.
14.0 Changes to this Policy
AboutXtreme reserves the right to modify this policy from time to time in order that it accurately reflects the legal and regulatory environment and our data collection principles. When material changes are made to this policy, AboutXtreme will post the revised policy on our website.
15.0 AboutXtreme Employee Data Privacy