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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.
The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction with enforcement authority regarding our Compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles.
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:
To establish, maintain, and manage our business relationships
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:
To provide specific services to you, 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:
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.
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].
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 our services. There are options available if you would like to opt 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 nondisclosure agreements) prior to the effective date of said change.
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 Unites States pursuant to Privacy Shield. European Union individuals with Privacy Shield inquiries or complaints should first contact TechGuard Security at: [email protected]
TechGuard Security further commits 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 acknowledgement 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 you.
There may also be circumstances when disputes can be resolved through the Privacy Shield binding arbitration process. Please see the Privacy Shield website for further information: https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=C-Pre-Arbitration-Requirements
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: [email protected]
Mail: TechGuard Security, LLC
ATTN: Data Privacy Officer
703 Seibert Rd. Suite 2
Scott AFB, IL 62225
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.