Effective Date: October 2021
Last Updated: July 2022
This Privacy Statement (“Statement”) explains how Providence Technology Solutions, LLC and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Providence” “we,” “our” or “us”) collect, use and share your information when you visit our website at www.theptsteam.com (“Website”). This Statement does not apply to information collected by Providence in other contexts, including through your use of other websites or services from Providence and/or third parties – where this Statement is not posted.
In compiling this policy, we have taken steps to ensure we have incorporated the standards and principles outlined in data collection and privacy frameworks, including, to the extent applicable, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This policy describes:
Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, then please do not use our website. By using our website, you agree to the terms of this policy. This policy may change from time to time (see “Changes to This Policy” below). Your continued use of our website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.
Please read this Statement carefully. The practices described herein are subject to applicable laws in the places in which we operate.
BY ACCESSING AND/OR USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS STATEMENT.
Providence Solutions LLC, 6440 Southpoint Parkway, Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32216, is the entity responsible for processing information (i.e., the Controller) under this Statement.
Changes to this Statement
Please read this Statement from time to time. We may modify the Statement at any time in our sole discretion. Any changes to this Statement will be published on our Website. If we make material changes to the Statement that significantly change how we use your information, we will use reasonable efforts to bring these changes to your attention including by email (if you have registered your email address with Providence) or by another means, as appropriate.
To ensure that we provide you with the best possible experience, we will store, use, and share information about you in accordance with this policy.
“Personal information” is any information that can be used to individually identify you from a larger group, such as data including, but not limited to, your:
You may provide us personal information when you:
In addition to the information that you provide to us, we may also collect information about you during your visit to our website. We collect this information using automated tools that are detailed below. Information collected automatically normally includes your internet address (IP address), the pages you have viewed, and the actions you have taken while using our website. Some of the tools we use to automatically collect information about you or your online experience may include:
Of course, if you do not wish to have cookies on your devices, you may turn them off at any time by modifying your internet browser’s settings. However, by disabling cookies on your device, you may be prohibited from full use of the website’s features or lose access to some functionality.
We want to provide you with relevant information that you have requested.
If we provide subscription-based services, such as email newsletters, we will allow you to make choices about what information you provide at the point of information collection or at any time after you have received a communication from us while you are subscribed. Transactional or service-oriented messages usually are excluded from such preferences, as such messages are required to respond to your requests or to provide goods and services, and are not intended for the purposes of marketing.
We will not intentionally send you email newsletters and marketing emails unless you consent to receive such marketing information. After you request to receive these emails, you may opt out of them at any time by selecting the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each email. Please note that by opting out or unsubscribing you may affect other services you have requested we provide to you, in which email communication is a requirement of the service provided.
Any such communications you receive from us will be administered in accordance with your preferences and this policy. will not further disclose your information.
We strive to maintain and process your information accurately. We have processes in place to maintain all our information in accordance with relevant data governance frameworks and legal requirements. We employ technologies designed to help us maintain information accuracy on input and processing.
To view and change the personal information that you have provided to us, please contact us directly for assistance.
based upon detection of a “Do Not Track” or similar signal.
We do not intentionally seek to gather information from individuals under the age of eighteen. We do not target the website to minors, and would not expect them to be engaging with our website or services. We encourage parents and guardians to provide adequate protection measures to prevent minors from providing information unwillingly on the internet. If we are aware of any personal information that we have collected about minors, we will take steps to securely remove it from our systems.
protect personal information, taking into account the sensitivity of the information and the purpose for which it was collected.
The information we gather and that you provide is collected to provide you information and the services you request, in addition to various other purposes, including, but not limited to:
How We Share Your Information
We do not sell or lease your information to any third party. We may disclose your personal information to our trusted third-party business partners in accordance with this policy. We work with a number of partners that help us process your requests, deliver customer service and support, send email marketing communications, and provide experiences that you have come to expect from us. We will share your personal information with these third parties to fulfill the service that they provide to us. These third-party partners are under contract to keep your personal information secure and not to use it for any reason other than to fulfill the service we have requested from them.
Except as described in this policy, we will not share your information with third parties without your notice and consent, unless it is under one of the following circumstances:
There are circumstances where Providence Technology Solutions may decide to buy, sell, or reorganize its business in selected countries. Under these circumstances, it may be necessary to share or receive personal information with prospective or actual partners or affiliates. In such circumstances, Providence Technology Solutions will ensure your information is used in accordance with this policy.
Pursuant to California Civil Code Section § 1798.83, we will not disclose or share your personal information with third parties for the purposes of third-party marketing to you without your prior consent.
Other than as disclosed in this policy, the website does not track users over time and across third-party websites to provide targeted advertising. Therefore, the website does not operate any differently when it receives Do Not Track (DNT) signals from your internet web browser.
If you are a California consumer, as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, you may be afforded additional rights with respect to your “Personal Information” as that term is explicitly defined under California law. Any personal information we collect is collected for the commercial purpose of effectively providing our services to you, as well as enabling you to learn more about, and benefit from, our services. You may exercise each of your rights as identified below, subject to our verification of your identity.
Access. You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy of the personal information our website databases currently contain.
Prohibit Data Sharing. When applicable, you may prohibit the sharing of your personal information by submitting a request via email to email@example.com. In your email, please explain how you wish us to prohibit the sharing of your personal information, and which categories of third parties you want to prohibit from receiving your personal information. When such prohibitions are not possible to provide our services to you, we will advise you accordingly. You can then choose to exercise any other rights under this policy.
Portability. Upon request and when possible, we can provide you with copies of your personal information. You may submit a request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. When such a request cannot be honored, we will advise you accordingly. You can then choose to exercise any other rights under this policy.
Deletion. If you should wish to cease use of our website and have your personal information deleted from our website, then you may submit a request by emailing us at email@example.com. Upon receipt of such a request for deletion, we will confirm receipt and will confirm once your personal information has been deleted. Where applicable, we will ensure such changes are shared with trusted third parties.
We do not sell your personal information. If we ever decide to sell personal information, we will update you via this policy and include a link entitled “Do Not Sell My Personal Information,” to provide you with an opportunity to opt out of sales of your personal information.
If a California resident exercises his or her rights under California law, including the CCPA, we shall not discriminate against that California resident by denying our goods or services, charging different prices or rates to similarly situated consumers, providing a different level or quality of our goods or services, or taking any other adverse action.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, or “GDPR”), individuals in the EU are afforded specific rights with respect to their Personal Information, or “personal data” as defined under the GDPR. For the purposes of this policy, our Taft operates as a data controller. Any personal data we collect from you is processed in the United States under the terms of this policy.
Any personal data we collect from you is processed in the legitimate interest of our business and providing our services to you as the lawful means of such processing. You may always withdraw your consent to our use of your personal data as described below. We will only retain your personal data for the time necessary to provide you the information and services to which you have consented, to comply with the law and in accordance with your rights below.
You can exercise any of the following rights by notifying us as described below:
To provide you with our services, we may store, process, and transmit information in the United States and other locations around the world, including countries that may not have the same privacy and security laws as yours. Regardless of the country in which such information is stored, we will process your Personal Information in accordance with this Policy.
We use reasonable technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to protect your Personal Information against accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. However, we can never promise 100% security. You have a responsibility, as well, to safeguard your information. If you believe your information has been improperly provided to us or misused, please contact us immediately.
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