The Information we Collect and/or Receive
In the course of operating the Sites, providing the Guardtime Federal Product(s) and/or interacting with you, Guardtime Federal will collect (and/or receive) the following types of information. You authorize us to collect and/or receive such information and assume contractual responsibility for obtaining all consents as required under applicable laws and regulations.
When you contact us through the “Contact Us” page, or sign up as a Customer or an Authorized User, you will be asked to provide certain information, which may include ﬁrst name, last name, and email address (“Contact Information”). The Contact Information is used to provide the requested service or information and to contact Customers, Authorized Users and Visitors for purposes of direct marketing of our current and future services.
In an ongoing effort to improve the Sites, and the Guardtime Federal Product(s), we automatically collect certain information when Visitors visit the Sites, and when Customers or Authorized Users use the Guardtime Federal Product(s). This information consists of IP addresses, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Sites Visitors visit, and similar information concerning your use of the Sites, and the Guardtime Federal Product(s) (“Activity Information”).
We also collect Activity Information by using “cookie” technology. Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device to “remember” information about your visit. We may use session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer/device until you delete them). If you do not want us to place a cookie on your hard drive, you may be able to turn that feature off on your computer or mobile device. Please consult your Internet browser’s documentation for information on how to do this and how to delete persistent cookies. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from us, the Sites, and the Guardtime Federal Product(s) may not function properly.
For more information on these third parties, including how to opt out from certain data collection, please visit the sites below. Please be advised that if you opt out of any service, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Sites, or the Guardtime Federal Product(s).
How We Use and Share Your Information
You authorize us to use the Contact Information, personal information contained in the Customer Data, and Other Information (collectively, the “Information”) to provide the Guardtime Federal Product(s) and our services to you, solicit your feedback, inform you about our products and services and those of our third-party marketing partners, and to improve the Guardtime Federal Product(s) and the services. Also, we may use and share the Information as described below.
Agents, Providers and Related Third Parties.
We may engage other companies and individuals to perform certain business-related functions on our behalf. Examples may include providing technical assistance, order fulﬁllment, customer service, and marketing assistance. These other companies will have access to the Information only as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law. We may also share your Information with any of our parent companies, subsidiaries, or other companies under common control with us.
In an ongoing effort to better understand users of the Guardtime Federal Product(s) and our services, we may analyze the Information in aggregate form in order to operate, maintain, manage, and improve the Guardtime Federal Product(s) and our services. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may use this aggregate information for marketing purposes. We may share this aggregate information with our afﬁliates, agents, business and business partners, and other third parties. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe the Guardtime Federal Product(s) and our services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
As we develop our businesses, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, sale of assets, dissolution, or similar event, the Information may be part of the transferred assets.
To the extent permitted by law, we may also disclose the Information: (i) when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency; or (ii) whenever we believe that disclosing such Information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Guardtime Federal or others.
Accessing and Modifying Personal Information and Communication Preferences
If you have signed-up to use the Guardtime Federal Product(s), you may access, review, and make changes to your personal information by following the instructions found on the Guardtime Federal Product(s). In addition, you may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any Guardtime Federal marketing email. You will still receive transactional emails related to your account.
How We Protect Your Information
Guardtime Federal takes commercially reasonable security measures to protect your Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in processing and the nature of such data, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Links to Third-Party Sites
The Sites and the Guardtime Federal Product(s) may, from time to time, contain links to external websites. Guardtime Federal encourages you to review the privacy and security policies of any externally linked websites that may be accessed through the Sites or the Guardtime Federal Product(s). Guardtime Federal assumes no responsibility or liability for the information collection and disclosure practices of any external websites that a user can access through the Sites or the Guardtime Federal Product(s). Please check the privacy policies of these external websites before you submit any personal information to them.
Important Notice to All Non-U.S. Residents
Our servers are located in the United States. Please be aware that your Information, including your personal information, may be transferred to, processed, maintained, and used on computers, servers, and systems located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to use any of the Sites, or the Guardtime Federal Product(s) you do so at your own risk.
California Privacy Rights
Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to obtain certain information about the types of personal information that companies with whom they have an established business relationship (and that are not otherwise exempt) have shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year, including the names and addresses of those third parties, and examples of the types of services or products marketed by those third parties. If you wish to submit a request pursuant to Section 1798.83, please contact Guardtime Federal via the contact form on this website.
In addition, Guardtime Federal does not monitor, recognize or honor any opt-out or do not track mechanisms including general web browser, “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals.