Revised as of October 1, 2018
A Special Notice about Children
The Company does not sell products or applications to children (under the age of 18) and children are not eligible to use the Website for that purpose and we ask that children do not submit any Personal Information to us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from children, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. Children under the age of 18 may only use the Website, with the involvement and supervision of a parent or guardian, solely for purposes of research and education.
When you access an application or order a product or service, we will ask you to provide personal information about yourself and/or your company, such as your name, shipping/billing addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card information, occupation or position within your company, and the Argos-related data collection system information. Whether or not you choose to provide the information we request is entirely up to you. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you may be unable to purchase products or services or access certain content on the Website.
Collection and Use of Personal and Business Information
Name and Contact Data: We collect your first and last name, company or institution name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.
Credentials: We collect passwords, hints and security information for account access and authentication.
Payment Data: If you choose to purchase a product or service from us our payment processor will collect data necessary to process your payment which is stored by our payment processor and you should review its privacy policies and contact our payment processor at www.authorize.net to inquire about the privacy of your payment information.
We also may ask you for personal information when you ask us for information, subscribe to a Company service or publication, or download information. Your personal information enables us to provide you with the information you have requested, fulfill your purchases, provide you with information regarding future products, services and events, allow you to participate in the interactive features of our Website when you choose to do so, and to provide customer service. We also use your personal information to help identify you if you lose your password, request to generate or replace your password, and to help you quickly find information on the Website.
Tracking: We do not collect data concerning your use of the Website such as using an embedded image in an email in order to track if you open our email communications or using a URL within our email that enables us to identify whether you have taken a follow-up action such as visiting the Website. Accordingly, we do not respond to Do Not Track requests.
If you believe that any of your personal information is incorrect, or has been changed since your registration at the Website, please send an e-mail message to [email protected] explaining the correction or change and provide any relevant confirmation or reference number.
Privacy Shield Program
Microwave Telemetry, Inc. is monitoring recent developments related to compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union (EU) to the United States, and is monitoring the ongoing development of the same. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/.
Notifications to User: Process by which the Consumer can review and request changes to Personally Identifiable Information collected, and the Legal Process for Processing Personal Data and Your Data Protection Rights under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- We need to perform a contract with you;
- You have given us permission to do so;
- The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights;
- To comply with the law
If you are a resident of the EU and/or EEA, you have certain data protection rights. The Company aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information. We do not conduct automatic profiling. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Upon your request, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Information.
The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to object.
You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Information.
The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where the Company relied on your consent to process your personal information.
The right to complain. Please note that the Company may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the EU or EEA.
Data Protection Office. Microwave Telemetry has a Data Protection Officer who is responsible for matters relating to privacy and data protection. This Data Protection Officer can be reached at the following address:
Data Protection Officer
MICROWAVE TELEMETRY, INC.
8835 Columbia 100 Parkway
Suites K & L
Columbia, MD 21045
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Do We Share Your Information?
Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. If you are located outside of the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Information, to the United States and process it there.
We will share your Personal Information with our partners and with third-party independent contractors for purposes of: (1) performing functions on behalf of the Company, such as processing credit card transactions; and (2) providing you with product information via e-mail or postal mail. Our partners and third-party independent contractors are obligated contractually not to use or share your personal information for unauthorized purposes.
The Company may also disclose your Personal Information to comply with a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process; to comply with legal, regulatory, or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities; to protect and defend the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, and partners, in connection with any legal action, claim, or dispute; to enforce the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website; to prevent imminent physical harm; and in the event that we find that your actions on the Website violate any laws, our Terms and Conditions of Use, or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.
We may disclose personally identifiable information to the extent we reasonably believe it is necessary to protect the security or integrity of our operations; to take precautions against liability; in the event of a security breach, or to take action to prevent, minimize, or remedy any harm from the breach; or to the extent permitted by law, to provide information to a law enforcement agency or for an investigation on a matter related to public safety.
You may “opt out” of having your Personal Information shared for purposes of receiving product offers via e-mail or postal mail, and from receiving product offers directly from us via e-mail or postal mail, by simply clicking on the box stating “I Do Not Agree” provided in the Website the first time you use your login and password to access the area of the Website that requires registration. Additionally, you can opt out by providing us written notice identifying which communications you choose not to receive by writing us at: [email protected] or Opt-Out Administrator, 8835 Columbia 100 Parkway, Suites K & L, Columbia, MD, USA 21045.
If you choose not to give us your Personal Information at all, you can still access the Website; however, you will not be able to access areas that require registration or Personal Information.
The Company contracts with a third party to maintain and host the Website. Therefore, any information you submit, including Personal Information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third-party host. The third party has agreed to implement technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your Personal Information from unauthorized access or improper use.
The Company does not provide the technologies used to build the Website, and therefore, neither recommends nor endorses the same. Any information regarding identified technologies, including their capabilities, limitations, and applications, should be sought directly from their manufacturers. The Company hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyrights, patents, domain names, or other intellectual property interests of third parties.
Links to Other Materials
The Website contains links to other sites. These links are an accommodation to the respective third-party site owners and for your convenience. Sites linked to and from the Website are not necessarily under the control of the Company, and the Company shall have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any linked sites, or any link or linking program at any time. You should read and understand the Company’s policies with respect to such third-party links, as stated in the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website.
The Website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Please remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While the Company strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, the Company cannot guarantee its absolute security. Our third-party payment processor is responsible for and handles all credit card information and utilizes state-of-the-art Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology and is Secure Electronic Transaction (SET) compliant.
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