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The purpose of this TechGuard Security, LLC Privacy Shield Statement is to outline how we comply with the Principles with respect to personal information we collect. TechGuard Security provides the following services:
TechGuard Security may receive your personal information through several means; through meetings at conferences or events where you provide your business card, through our website when you utilize our “subscribe” or “contact” forms, through direct email contact, referrals and leads.
The Personally Identifiable Information (PII) we collect includes:
Non-personally identifiable information we collect from our website includes:
We collect your personal data for legitimate business purposes, including these and other similar purposes:
We will not reuse personal data for a new purpose other than the original use for which it was collected, unless one or more of the following apply:
TechGuard subscribes to third party SaaS applications in order to provide our services to you. These services include:
We may use other businesses to perform certain specialized services. In such instances we will obtain, in writing, assurance third parties will provide at least the same level of privacy protection required by the Principles.
TechGuard Security remains liable under the Privacy Shield Principles if an agent or third-party processes Personal Data covered by this Privacy Shield Policy in a manner inconsistent with the Principles, except where TechGuard Security is not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.
We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or for the reasons listed below and any similar:
Depending on the purpose, retention periods will vary. The criteria we use to determine retention periods include whether:
If we must disclose your data to a third party, we will do so only under these circumstances:
There are additional rights under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation which may apply to you If you wish to correct, update, block or delete data which we maintain, please inform us by sending an email to [email protected].
You may also have the right to make a GDPR complaint to the relevant Supervisory Authority. A list of Supervisory Authorities is available here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm. If you need further assistance regarding your rights, please contact us using the contact information provided below and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable law. In
some cases our ability to uphold these rights for you may depend upon our obligations to process personal information for security, safety, fraud prevention reasons, compliance with regulatory or legal requirements, or because processing is necessary to deliver the services you have requested. Where this is the case, we will inform you of specific details in response to your request.
Our website may contain links to sites and/or applications operated by third parties. We make no representations or warranties in relation to the privacy practices of any third- party site or application and we are not responsible for any third-party content or privacy statements. Your use of such sites and applications is subject to the relevant third-party notices.
We are committed to providing you with informed choices about the information we collect to provide you with information about our services. There are options available if you would like to apt out of any of the technology tools we use.
Google Analytics: We utilize Google Analytics to help us track and analyze our web site traffic. If you would like to prevent Google Analytics from utilizing your data, an opt-out browser add-on is available HERE.
Should we have any change to our business, such as merger, acquisition, or sale of our company, your personal information as we have it stored may be transferred in accordance with applicable privacy laws. In the event a business change as described, we may disclose your data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets, subject to their entering into appropriate confidentiality undertakings (such as non- disclosure agreements) prior to the effective date of said change.
The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction with enforcement authority regarding our Compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles.
We are subject to various laws which may provide you rights to your personal data. For example, for EU data transferred to the United States pursuant to Privacy Shield, the Privacy Shield Principles provide the right to access your personal data, including limiting its use and disclosure.
Pursuant to the Privacy Shield Frameworks, EU individuals have the right to obtain our confirmation of whether we maintain personal information relating to you in the United States. Upon request, we will provide you with access to the personal information that we hold about you. You may also correct, amend, or delete the personal information we hold about you. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data transferred to the United States under Privacy Shield, should direct their query to [email protected]. If requested to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable time frame.
We will provide an individual opt-out choice, or opt-in for sensitive data, before we share your data with third parties other than our agents, or before we use it for a purpose other than which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized. To request to limit the use and disclosure of your personal information, please submit a written request to [email protected].
In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
TechGuard Security’s accountability for personal data that it receives in the United States under the Privacy Shield and subsequently transfers to a third party is described in the Privacy Shield Principles. TechGuard Security remains responsible and liable under the Privacy Shield Principles if third-party agents that it engages to process the personal data on its behalf do so in a manner inconsistent with the Principles, unless TechGuard Security proves that it is not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, TechGuard Security commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information transferred to the United States pursuant to Privacy Shield. European Union individuals with Privacy Shield inquiries or complaints should first contact TechGuard Security by email at [email protected] or via post at:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: TechGuard Security, LLC
ATTN: Data Privacy Officer
703 Seibert Rd. Suite 2
Scott AFB, IL 62225
TechGuard Security has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers for more information and to file a complaint. This service is provided free of charge to
If your Privacy Shield complaint cannot be resolved through the above channels, under certain conditions, you may invoke binding arbitration for some residual claims not resolved by other redress mechanisms. See Privacy Shield Annex 1 at https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=ANNEX-I-introduction
If you have any questions regarding the handling of your data or if you have a privacy concern, please contact our Data Privacy Officer.
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Mail: TechGuard Security, LLC
ATTN: Data Privacy Officer
We will review this notice periodically and may modify it at our discretion. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice on a regular basis to ensure you are informed on our data privacy practices.
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