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GENERAL VIGIT WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

Last Modified:  October 26, 2017, February 15, 2019

 

Introduction

General Vertex LLC (“Company” or “we”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.  This policy describes:

 

  • The types of information we may collect or that you may provide when you visit the General Vigit website www.generalvigit.com (the “Website”).

  • Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

 

This policy applies only to information we collect on this Website and/or in email, text, or other electronic communications sent through or in connection with this Website.

 

This policy DOES NOT apply to information that:

 

  • We collect offline or on any other Company apps or websites, including the General Vigit mobile application (“app”), General Vertex website, and/or other websites you may access through this Website.

  • You provide to or is collected by any third party (See Third-Party Information Collection)

 

Our websites and apps, and these third parties may have their own privacy policies, which we encourage you to read before providing information on or through them.

 

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.  If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not use this Website. By accessing or using this Website, and/or by clicking to accept or agree, you agree to this privacy policy, affirm that you are at least 13 years of age, and that you are located in the United States.  This policy may change from time to time (See Changes to Our Privacy Policy).  Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

Children Under the Age of 13

The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age.  No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.  If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features, use any of the interactive or public comment features on this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone numbers, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.  If we learn we have collected or received information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.  If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@generalvigit.com.

 

Users Located Outside the United States

The Website is not intended for users located outside of the United States.  If you are located outside of the United States, do not use this Website or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features, use any of the interactive or public comment features on this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone numbers, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.  

 

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

 

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, email address, telephone number, or any other information the Website collects that is defined as personal or personally identifiable information under applicable law (“Personal Information”).

  • That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as your zip code and the number of followers or connections you have on each social media platform, including without limitation Facebook®, Google+TM, Foursquare®, Tumblr®, Twitter®, Instagram®, LinkedIn®, Snapchat®, Myspace®,Pinterest®,Qzone®, WeChat®, and Youku® and which specific platforms we may remove or add from time-to-time (“Social Media Platforms”).   

  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access the Website and usage details.

 

We collect this information:

 

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.  

  • Automatically as you navigate through the Website.  Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and/or other tracking technologies.

 

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through the Website may include:

 

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website. This includes information provided in order to receive your vigit, post material on the Website, and/or information you provide to join our email mailing list. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Website.

  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses and telephone numbers), if you contact us.

  • Directly from your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.

 

You may provide information to be published or displayed (“Posted”) on public areas of websites you access through the Website (collectively, “User Contributions”).  Your User Contributions are Posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of third parties with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions.  Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.  

 

Automatic Information Collection and Tracking

As you navigate through and interact with the Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

 

  • Details of your visits to the Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.

  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

 

The information we collect automatically may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.  It helps us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

 

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize the Website according to your individual interests.

  • Speed up your searches

  • Recognize you when you return to the Website.

 

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

 

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser.  However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

  • Flash Cookies.  Certain features of the Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website.  Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.  For more information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

  • Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Website content and verifying system and server integrity).

 

 

Third-Party Information Collection

When you use the Website or its content, certain third parties may use automatic information collection technologies to collect information about you or your device.  These third parties may include:

 

  • Advertisers, ad networks, and ad servers

  • Analytics companies

  • Social Media Platforms after you elect to share your information on that Social Media Platform.

 

These third parties may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information about you when you use this Website.  The information these third parties collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites, apps, and other online services websites.  They may use this information to provide measurement services, provide you with internet-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. 

 

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used.  If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.  For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

 

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

 

  • To present the Website and its contents to you.

  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.

  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

  • To give you notices about your account/subscription, including expiration and renewal notices.

  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

  • To notify you when Website updates are available, and of changes to any products or services we offer or provide through it.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

  • For any other purpose with your consent.

 

We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you

 

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

 

In addition, we may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide:

 

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.  

  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of General Vertex LLC’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by General Vertex LLC about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.  For example, if you give us an email address to use the “email a friend” feature of our Website, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients.  

  • To Social Media Platforms after you elect to share your information on that Social Media Platform.

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

  • To other third-parties with your consent.

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

  • To enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including this Privacy Policy and the Website’s terms of use.

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of General Vertex LLC, our customers or others.  This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.  

 

Your Choices About Our Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Your Information
 

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us.  This section describes mechanisms we provide for you to control certain uses of and disclosures over your information.

 

  • Tracking Technologies. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website.  If you disable or refuse cookies or block the use of other tracking technologies, some parts of the Website may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

  • Promotion by the Company. If you do not want us to use your email address/contact information to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by unchecking the relevant box to join our mailing list when prompted or by sending an email stating your request to info@generalvigit.com. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. This opt out does not apply to information provided to the Company as a result of your vigit submission request or other transactions.  

 

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising.  However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way.  You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Networking Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

 

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  To make such a request, please send us an email to info@generalvigit.com or write us at: 553 2nd St., Brooklyn, New York 11215

 

Data Security

We have implemented measures designated to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.  

 

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.  Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to the Website.  Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk.  We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

 

APPSEE 

This app uses Appsee, a third-party app analytics service. Using Appsee, we may record your touch gestures, scrolling activity and certain in-app interactions in order to track our app performance, stability, usability, and functional bugs and errors. We use Appsee in a way that does not capture any of your personal data. This means that key strokes are not recorded, personal data fields that may appear on the session screen are masked, and any information appearing on your screen that is outside the context of the app, such as push notifications, phone status bar or OS permission requests, is not captured. We use the Appsee user recordings solely in order to understand and improve our app functionality and to deliver a better experience to our end users.

 

 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page with a notice that the privacy policy has been updated on the Website home page.  If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ Personal Information, we will notify you through a notice on the Website homepage.  The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page.  You are responsible for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

 

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us by email at: info@generalvigit.com or write us at: 553 2nd St., Brooklyn, New York 11215.