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Types of Information We Collect
This Privacy Statement covers personal information, non-personal data collection and aggregate reporting.
Personal information is information that is associated with your name or personal identity. SoPersuasive.com uses personal information to better understand your needs and interests and to provide you with better service. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can be assured it will be used only to support your customer relationship with SoPersuasive.com. We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others.
On some SoPersuasive.com websites, you can order products or services, request information, subscribe to marketing or support materials, register yourself or your SoPersuasive.com products, or apply for a job at SoPersuasive.com. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, user IDs and passwords, billing and transaction information, credit card information, contact preferences, educational and employment background, and job interest data.
Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not associated with a specific personal identity. SoPersuasive.com collects and analyzes non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the SoPersuasive.com websites.
Non-personal data we collect may include the pages visited on the SoPersuasive.com websites, unique URLs visited within our website, browser type and IP address. Most non-personal data is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies.
SoPersuasive.com is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. SoPersuasive.com does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and SoPersuasive.com does not target its websites to children under 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
How We Use Your Information
SoPersuasive.com uses your personal information to provide you with services and to help us better understand your needs and interests. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction or order, to communicate with you, to provide service and support, to update you on services and benefits, to personalize promotional offers and to personalize some SoPersuasive.com websites. Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you for market research regarding SoPersuasive.com products or services. We will give you the opportunity to choose your privacy preferences regarding such communications. You may, at any point, contact us to request an opt-out on future communication. Credit card information is used only for payment processing and fraud prevention. This information is not used for any other purpose by our financial services providers or SoPersuasive.com and will not be kept longer than necessary for providing the services, unless you ask us to retain your credit card information for future purchases.
Personal data collected online may also be combined with information you provide SoPersuasive.com through other sources such as product registration, call centers or public events such as trade shows or seminars.
Personal data given to SoPersuasive.com may be transferred across state, provincial and/or country borders for the purposes of data consolidation, storage and simplified customer information management.
Non-personal data is aggregated for reporting about SoPersuasive.com website usability, performance and effectiveness. It is used to improve the customer experience, usability and site content.
Who We Share Your Information With
SoPersuasive.com will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. SoPersuasive.com will not share your personal information with third parties except in responding to your requests for products or services. SoPersuasive.com shares customer information across SoPersuasive.com -owned business entities and companies working on our behalf, but only as required to meet your product or service requirements.
SoPersuasive.com will not share personal information with any other third parties without your permission, unless required by law enforcement action, subpoena, or local law.
SoPersuasive.com may occasionally may contract with third-party service providers and suppliers to deliver complete products, services and customer solutions. Suppliers and service providers are required to keep confidential the information received on behalf of SoPersuasive.com and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for SoPersuasive.com. These service providers may change or we may contract with additional service providers to better accommodate our customers.
SoPersuasive.com or its related entities could merge with or be acquired by another business entity or some or all of their respective assets could be acquired. If such a combination or acquisition occurs, SoPersuasive.com will make every reasonable effort to notify you in the event we share with the merging or acquiring entity some or all of your personal information to continue serving you.
SoPersuasive.com gives you the choice of receiving a variety of information that complements our products and services. You can subscribe to receive certain product- and service-specific information and SoPersuasive.com-wide marketing communications. SoPersuasive.com -wide communications may include new product information, special offers, or an invitation to participate in market research. We give you a choice regarding delivery of SoPersuasive.com -wide communications by postal mail, e-mail and telephone. You can make or change your choices at the data collection point. We will make every effort to honour your preferences. This option does not apply to communications for the purpose of administering order completion, contracts, support, product safety warnings or driver updates.
Your Information and Third-Party Companies
Certain SoPersuasive.com services are linked with those from unrelated third-party companies, some which offer you the option to share with both SoPersuasive.com and the third party personal data you provide. We will not share your personal information with those third-party companies unless you make that choice.
Access to and Accuracy of Your Information
SoPersuasive.com strives to keep your personal information accurate. We have implemented technology, management processes and policies to maintain customer data accuracy. We will provide you with access to your information, including making reasonable effort to provide you with online access and the opportunity to change your information. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID, before granting access to your data. Certain areas of SoPersuasive.com websites may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords and other personal identifiers.
Security of Your Personal Information
SoPersuasive.com is committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, SoPersuasive.com has in place appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.
We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. SSL encryption is designed to make the information unreadable by anyone but us. Credit card numbers are used only for processing payment and are not used for other purposes. As part of real-time payment processing, SoPersuasive.com may subscribe to or use a fraud management service which is intended to gives you and SoPersuasive.com an extra level of security to guard against credit card fraud to protect your financial data.
The SoPersuasive.com website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize SoPersuasive.com pages, or register with SoPersuasive.com site or services, a cookie helps SoPersuasive.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same SoPersuasive.com website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the SoPersuasive.com services or websites you visit.
Changes to this Statement
SoPersuasive.com will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy and we encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.