Collection of Information
Online Growth Team gathers information in most of its interactions with you, whether directly or indirectly. Some of the information may be Personal Identifiable Information (“PII”) which may enable Online Growth Team to identify, locate or contact you as an individual. However, most of the gathered information is not PII.
Information received from you directly
Online Growth Team collects and stores information during the registration of products or service, the creation of online profiles and any contact for support or other matters. Examples of your information:
- Names, addresses, phone numbers;
- Payment data (only indirectly through reliable and secure online payment processor);
- Billing and other purchasing and shipping information;
- Records of transactions, including purchases, inquiries and service requests;
- Authentication data such as user name and password to verify access.
Online Growth Team does not forward any personal information (especially email addresses) to third parties without your express permission, unless bindingly and mandatorily required by the applicable laws or prosecution authorities.
Online Growth Team’s employees are under the obligation to maintain confidentiality.
Online Growth Team strives to collect only as much information as needed for the purpose intended by customers and visitors the Online Growth Team website and to maintain only that information that is relevant to such purpose.
Information Collected Automatically
Online Growth Team may collect and store information about how you use the Online Growth Team website(s) and applications. Online Growth Team may collect IP addresses of website visitors, browser type and other information such as search terms.
Data Protection for Minors
The Online Growth Team website as well as its contents and offers are not directed at children or minors. Accordingly, Online Growth Team does not want and does not assume that any information collected on the Online Growth Team website or any forum will be personal data pertaining to children or minors.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer, tied to information about you. Online Growth Team may use all kinds of cookies. This may either include cookies which terminate and the erase once you close your browser or log out or cookies stored on your computer for an extended timeframe.
These cookies may help Online Growth Team to improve your user experience while visiting the Online Growth Team website. They may also help Online Growth Team store whether, for example, you want your password remembered or not, and other information. Cookies used on the Online Growth Team website do not contain personally identifiable information.
You can block cookies though this might disable certain features that you find convenient.
The Use and Processing of Information
Online Growth Team uses your product purchase and registration information to keep you informed about updates, patches and other advisories related to Online Growth Team products. Online Growth Team further uses it to process your purchases, manage subscriptions, send messages and provide product support.
Online Growth Team also uses your information for research into improving its products and services, for planning new features and updates and to customize and improve its websites. This may include, but not be limited to Online Growth Team contacting you for your participation in quality assurance survey offers (e.g. via the phone number you provided), which you may or may not decide to participate in per your exclusive discretion. For the safety of Online Growth Team customers and employees, Online Growth Team may use collected information to detect and prevent potential or actual claims and prohibited behaviors, such as fraud or attempts to breach the Online Growth Team information security.
You may choose to not provide your information, though that will likely prevent Online Growth Team from providing certain services. At all times, you may choose to receive or to stop receiving Online Growth Team marketing materials, newsletters and subscriptions. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Online Growth Team retains the right to send you messages concerning your purchases, critical updates and other administratively necessary information. You cannot opt-out of these messages.
You may give or withhold permission for Online Growth Team to share your information for marketing purposes with trusted 3 parties and partners. You can also respond to our electronic communications and subscriptions using the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the communication.
Online Growth Team appropriate technical and organizational measures related to the respective purpose in order to protect the information provided by you against abuse and loss. Personal Information and PII are stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible to the public. In addition, each of Online Growth Team’s employees is trained on data protection and obliged to enter into a contractual confidentiality agreement.
Sharing of Information
In order for Online Growth Team to execute its business processes in a convenient and optimal manner, it may be necessary for certain data to be processed by trusted 3 parties. These 3parties may process payments, fulfill orders, send email or conduct other activities on behalf of Online Growth Team. However, Online Growth Team only shares such information needed to serve the specific purpose for which the 3 parties were engaged. Online Growth Team ensures that these 3 parties are under similar obligations to maintain confidentiality as Online Growth Team’s own employees are and that they will handle your information in the way and to the extend as Online Growth Team itself is permitted to. Online Growth Team does not allow them to use your information for any unauthorized purposes.
Should Online Growth Team merge with or be acquired by another company or Online Growth Team sells product lines, service activities or other assets, it is likely your information will be transferred as is appropriate and relevant.
Online Growth Team has taken extensive safety and operational precautions, including administrative, physical and technical safeguards to protect personal information. Furthermore, Online Growth Team deploys reasonable safeguards across the company databases to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure or loss of personal information.
Information Retention & Destruction
Online Growth Team only maintains your PII for as long as it is required to provide the requested services. When your PII is no longer needed to serve the purpose of its collection, Online Growth Team periodically de-identifies the data, creating aggregated, anonymous records to aid the Online Growth Team research and to improve Online Growth Team products, services, and communications. Online Growth Team employs data destruction techniques designed to completely destroy data and prevent any future recovery.
Cross-Border Disclosure of Data
Online Growth Team will only disclose your information abroad if it is necessary for the intended purpose. All recipients of information are asked to agree by contract that they will observe the then-current internationally-accepted data protection regulations. In general, it is Online Growth Team’s primary data-protection goal to limit cross-border exchange of information (especially from Europe to the USA) to its absolute required minimum.
Links to 3 Parties
The Online Growth Team website may contain links to websites of certain 3 Parties (suppliers, 3 party ISVs, etc.). Although Online Growth Team pays particular attention to the contents of linked websites and the quality of the links posted on its website, Online Growth Team neither has any influence on the contents of these 3 parties’ websites, nor on the way these 3 parties treat personal information collected on their own websites. Accordingly, Online Growth Team disclaims any responsibility and liability for actions of any 3 parties or the observance of data protection regulations by 3 parties, linked to from Online Growth Team’s website. In the event you envisage any shortcomings or breaches of data protection regulations by one of the 3 parties linked on the Online Growth Team website, please immediately contact Online Growth Team per the address below to allow Online Growth Team to take the appropriate actions to stop this misbehavior.