The State of California requires that we provide privacy information for individuals that are residents of California. If you are not a resident California, you can disregard this document.
1.1 Categories of Personal Information Collected
1.2 How We Obtain Your Personal Information
1.3 How We May Use Your Personal Information
1.4 How We May Disclose Your Personal Information
1.5 Sale of Personal Information
2. Your Rights Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
2.1 Right to Know
2.2 Right to Delete
2.3 Right to Opt-Out
2.4 Right to Non-Discrimination
3. Submitting a Request to Know or Request to Delete
3.1 How to Submit a Request
3.2 Authorized Agents
3.3 Response Timing and Delivery Method
4. Do Not Track Signals
6. How to Contact Us
Below is the legal information we are required to share:
1. Personal Information We Collect
We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer (“personal information”).
1.1 Categories of Personal Information We Collect
In the last 12 months, we collected the following categories of personal information:
1.2 How We Obtain Your Personal Information:
Directly and indirectly from you based on activity on our website
For example, from registration on our website, or submissions on our website or website usage details collected automatically
1.3 How We May Use Your Personal Information:
We may collect, use, or disclose sell the personal information we collect for one or more of the following purposes:
1. Performing services on behalf of us, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, processing transactions, providing the services and products available on our site, providing advertising or marketing services, or providing analytic services. This includes:
a. to fulfill or meet the reason for which the information is provided;
b. to provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us;
c. to provide you with email alerts and other notices concerning our products or services, or events or news, that may be of interest to you; and
d. to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into by us.
2. Undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration
3. Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality
4. Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity
5. Auditing related to a current interaction with a consumer or our customers, and concurrent transactions, including, but not limited to, counting ad impressions to unique visitors, verifying positioning and quality of ad impressions, and auditing compliance with this specification and other standards
6. Undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by the business, and to improve, upgrade, or enhance the service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by the us
7. For short-term, transient use, where the personal information is not disclosed to third parties to build a profile about consumers or to alter consumer’s online experience outside the current interaction, including, but not limited to, the contextual customization of ads shown as part of the same interaction
8. To comply with our legal or regulatory obligations
1.4 How We May Disclose Your Personal Information:
We may disclose your personal information to a service provider or third party. When we disclose personal information to a service provider, we enter into a contract that describes the purpose and requires the service provider to keep the personal information confidential and not use it for any purpose except performing the services described in the contract or as provided for in the CCPA. Examples of who we share with include:
1.5 Sale of Personal Information:
We do not sell your personal information. We do not knowingly sell the personal information for California residents under the age of 16.
2. Your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
The CCPA provides California residents with specific rights regarding their personal information—the Right to Know, the Right to Delete, the Right to Opt-Out, and the Right to Non-Discrimination. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights, if applicable.
2.1 Right to Know:
You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information over the past 12 months (“Right to Know”). Once we receive and verify your request, we will disclose to you:
2.2 Right to Delete:
You have the right to request that we delete your personal information (“Right to Delete”). Once we receive and verify your request, we will delete, de-identify, or aggregate your personal information (and direct our service providers to do the same), unless an exception applies.
We may deny your Request to Delete if retaining the personal information is necessary for us or our service providers to:
2.3 Right to Opt-Out:
You have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information. However, as stated above, we do not sell your personal information.
2.4 Right to Non-Discrimination:
You have the right to not be discriminated against for exercising your rights under the CCPA. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:
3. SUBMITTING A REQUEST TO KNOW OR REQUEST TO DELETE
3.1 How to submit a request:
To make a Request to Know, email us at email@example.com.
To make a Request to Delete, please contact us by either:
4150 International Plaza, Suite 300
Fort Worth, Texas 76109
Only (1) you, (2) a person authorized by you to act on your behalf, or (3) an entity registered with the California Secretary of State and authorized by you to act on your behalf, may make a Request to Know or Request to Delete related to your personal information. You may also make a request on behalf of your minor child.
You may only make a Request to Know twice within a 12-month period.
A Request to Know or Request to Delete must:
3.2 Authorized Agents:
Before we can respond to a Request to Know or Request to Delete submitted by an authorized agent, we need to verify not only that person or entity’s authority to act on your behalf but also verify the identity of the authorized agent.
If you are authorized to submit a request on behalf of a California resident, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the following information:
1. To verify your authorization to request on behalf of a California resident, please attach a copy of one or more of the following to your request email:
valid Government Issued ID (not expired)
3. To verify the identity of the consumer for whom you are submitting the request, please submit the required information by emailing us at email@example.com.
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you. We will only use personal information provided in a request to verify the requestor's identity or authority to make the request.
3.3 Response Timing and Delivery Method:
We will acknowledge receipt of a Request to Know or Request to Delete within 10 business days and will respond within 45 days. If we require more time (up to 45 additional days for a total of 90 days from receipt of the request), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing. We will deliver our written response by mail or electronically. Any response to Request to Know we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding our receipt of the request. The response we provide will also explain the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if applicable.
We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
4. Do Not TRACK SIGNALS
Do Not Track is a web browser setting that requests websites and applications to disable their tracking of an individual user. Our site responds to Do Not Track settings in your browser.
6. How to Contact Us
Privacy Support E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Postal Address: Elevate Website
4150 International Plaza, Suite 300
Fort Worth, Texas 76109
Version 2.0 – Effective Date 9/29/2021