Last Modified: October 15, 2019
Types of Information We Collect
We may collect personal information from you, meaning information about you that can uniquely identify you, such as your name and email address, if you choose to provide us with such information. We may also collect information about you that does not uniquely identify you if you choose to provide us with such information. We collect such information in various ways, including if you request information from us by filling in a form on the Site.
In addition, when you visit the Site, we may collect certain information by automated means, such as cookies. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. The information we may collect by automated means may include, but is not limited to, the following:
- information about the devices you use to access the Internet (such as the IP address and the type of the device, its operating system type and web browser);
- dates, times and duration of visits to the Site (including whether you are a repeat or first-time visitor); and
- information on actions taken on the Site (such as page views and site navigation patterns).
We do not collect personal information from you automatically, but we may tie information collected by automated means to personal information that you provide to us.
Please note that we do not collect personal information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services.
How We Use the Information We Collect
We may use the information we obtain about you to:
- provide products or services you request;
- understand your needs and interests and tailor the Site and our products and services accordingly;
- respond to your questions and comments and provide customer support;
- communicate with you about our products and services and our offers, events, and promotions;
- operate, evaluate, and improve our business and the products and services we offer;
- comply with applicable legal requirements and industry standards.
We also may use the information we obtain about you in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
Information We Share
We offer you the following choices about what information we collect from you and how we communicate with you:
Promotional Offers and Marketing Emails. If you do not wish to have your personal information used by Converus to promote our products or services, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data. If we have sent you a marketing email, you may choose not to receive additional marketing email communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our marketing emails.
Information Provided by Our Business Customers. If your current or potential employer or another Converus business customer provides your personal information to us, you may have certain choices with respect to our use or disclosure of such information. Please contact the relevant Converus business customer to learn about and exercise your choices.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You may send us an email at [email protected] to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. Subject to applicable law (such as the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679), you may have certain additional rights to request access to and receive information about the personal information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal information, and have your personal information blocked or deleted, as appropriate.
Children Under the Age of 13
The Site is not directed to, and Converus does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from, children under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at [email protected]
Converus has reasonable security measures in place in an effort to protect your personal information, during transmission and once we receive it, from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Our servers are protected by firewall systems and complete backups are performed regularly. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology is used for all transmitted data and we use encryption for data at rest. Please note that no electronic transmission of information can be entirely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place will never be defeated or fail, or that such measures will always be sufficient or effective.
Other Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Information
Geographic Restrictions and Data Transfers
Additional EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework Information
ii. The types of personal data collected by Converus are set forth in the relevant section above.
iii. Converus is committed, and subject, to the Privacy Shield Principles for all personal data received from the EU, the United Kingdom, and/or Switzerland in reliance on the Privacy Shield.
iv. The purposes for which Converus collects and uses personal information are set forth in the relevant section above.
v. In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Converus commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. European Union individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact Converus at:
Telephone: +1 801-331-8840
Email: [email protected]:
Mail: Converus, Inc.
Attn: Privacy Matters
610 S. 850 E., Ste #4
Lehi, Utah 84043
vi. The type or identity of third parties to which Converus may discloses personal information, and the purposes for which it does so are set forth in the relevant section above.
vii. Your rights as an individual to access your personal data are set forth in the relevant section above.
viii. Your choices and the means the offered by Converus for you to limit the use and disclosure of your personal data are set forth in the relevant section above.
ix. Converus has further committed to refer unresolved Privacy Shield complaints to JAMS Privacy Shield Program, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not resolved your complaint, please contact or visit https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-privacy-shield for more information or to file a complaint. The services of JAMS Privacy Shield Program are provided at no cost to you.
x. The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over Converus’ compliance with the Privacy Shield.
xi. Under certain conditions, you may invoke binding arbitration for complaints regarding Privacy Shield compliance not resolved by any of the other Privacy Shield mechanisms. Additional information can be found at: https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=ANNEX-I-introduction
xii. Converus remains responsible for the processing of personal information received under the Privacy Shield and subsequently transferred to a third party acting as an agent on our behalf. In the event that such a third-party agent processes such personal information in a manner inconsistent with the Privacy Shield Principles, Converus shall not be liable for any damage where it is not responsible for an event giving rise to such damage.
Attn: Privacy Matters
610 S. 850 E., Ste #4
Lehi, Utah 84043
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