Effective Date: November 30, 2016
Last Updated: August 23, 2021
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We collect information through the Website as follows:
Personally Identifiable Information You Provide. Personally-identifiable information is information that identifies or describes you, including, but not limited to, your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. You may browse the Website without providing us any of your personally identifiable information. However, to fully use the Website, including to place orders for our products, you must provide us with information which may include your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and credit card information.
Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information
CONSORTIUM may use the personally identifiable information you provide, separately or in combination with the non-personally identifiable information that we collect, for any of the following purposes:
to operate and improve the Website;
to fulfill orders that you have placed through the Website ;
to market and sell products that we think may be of interest to you;
to provide you with a more consistent and personalized experience when interacting with the Website;
to respond to your comments or questions;
to detect and protect against error and fraud and any other unauthorized or illegal activities;
for archival and backup purposes in connection with the operation of the Website;
to market and sell other companies’ products and services that we think may be of interest to you;
for data analytics and research purposes; and
Information Transfer for Non-United States Residents
If you are visiting the Website from a country outside the United States, you acknowledge and agree that in using the Website, you will transfer personally identifiable information about yourself to the United States, that the data protection laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your own country and that the transfer of this personally identifiable information occurs with your consent. Personally identifiable information collected on the Website is governed by the data protection and privacy laws of the United States, and may be stored and processed by CONSORTIUM or our service providers in the United States or abroad.
Disclosure of Your Personally Identifiable Information
We may disclose your personally identifiable information and other information to third parties as described at the time such information is collected or as follows:
With your consent.
With our affiliates.
With our Brands.
With service providers performing services on our behalf. To our service providers whom we engage to provide services on our behalf, including, but not limited to, product development and web hosting services. Disclosure to any third party will be exclusively for the purpose of providing such services.
In connection with corporate changes. To a successor organization in the event that CONSORTIUM is involved in a transaction such as a merger, stock purchase or sale, or sale of substantially all of CONSORTIUM’s assets.
For legal purposes. In response to a subpoena or court order, or a request from a law enforcement or other government agency, to establish or exercise our legal rights, to defend against claims, or to protect the safety or security of the public or of users of the Website or CONSORTIUM’s services.
The Website is not intended for anyone under the age of thirteen. Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of thirteen.
How We Protect Your Personally Identifiable Information
We follow generally accepted security practices and procedures to protect the personally identifiable information you provide from unauthorized access, use and disclosure, and we require that our authorized service providers implement and maintain such security practices and procedures as well. Nevertheless, Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any messages or information you send to the Website may be read or intercepted by others. If you have any questions about the security of personally identifiable information collected by CONSORTIUM, please contact us at [email protected]
Storage and Retention of Your Personally Identifiable Information
The personally identifiable information that you provide will be electronically stored by CONSORTIUM or our third-party service providers. If any of this information is stored by our third-party service providers, it will be subject to their security procedures, which may not afford the same level of protection as required by the laws of certain countries such as the member nations of the European Union.
We retain the personally identifiable information that you provide for so long as we, in our sole discretion, believe is necessary or appropriate (a) to carry out the purpose(s) for which such information was collected, or (b) to comply with applicable laws, contracts, or other rules or regulations.
The Website may contain links and widgets related to third-party websites and services, such as social networks, or to optional tools with which we have no affiliation (the “Third-Party Websites”). We do not endorse the Third-Party Websites or the quality or accuracy of the information presented on them. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party websites, services, or tools.
Do Not Track
Please note that our Website’s data collection and use practices are not affected by a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
Changes to Your Personally Identifiable Information
You may contact us via email at [email protected] to change any of the personally identifiable information that you provide to us on the Website.
Notification of Material Changes since the Effective Date