Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATED: MARCH 8, 2016

PLEASE READ THIS SAVVYPCI PRIVACY POLICY (“PRIVACY POLICY”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICES OFFERED BY SAVVYPCI, LLC (“SAVVYPCI,” “WE,” “US,” “OUR”). THIS PRIVACY POLICY IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THE SAVVYPCI TERMS OF SERVICE LOCATED AT WWW.SAVVYPCI.COM/TERMS (“TERMS”).

BY VISITING WWW.SAVVYPCI.COM (“WEBSITE”), ESTABLISHING AN ACCOUNT, OR USING THE SERVICES WE OFFER TO ACCOUNT HOLDERS (“SERVICES”) , YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY AND A PARTY TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE, INCLUDING THIS PRIVACY POLICY, TO THE EXCLUSION OF ALL OTHER TERMS. IF THE TERMS OF SERVICE ARE CONSIDERED AN OFFER, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO SUCH TERMS.

IF YOU DO NOT UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS OF SERVICE, INCLUDING THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO USE THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES. USE OF OUR SERVICES IS EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON YOUR ASSENT TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF TERMS OF SERVICE, TO THE EXCLUSION OF ALL OTHER TERMS.

ALL TERMS NOT DEFINED BELOW SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS ASSIGNED TO THEM IN THE TERMS OF SERVICE. ANY TERMS NOT SO DEFINED SHALL BE GIVEN THEIR ORDINARY MEANING TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION THE CONTEXT IN WHICH THEY ARE USED.

  1. 1. Scope of this Privacy Policy

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    SavvyPCI will use information collected when you visit or use this website.

    In using this website you agree that we are your limited agent for purposes of using third party websites and information to fulfill your PCI Search and Service requests, and therefore you are bound by those third party terms and privacy policies – so check them out. Read our Terms for the details.

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    This Privacy Policy describes how SavvyPCI will use the personal information collected when you visit the Website. We may supplement this Privacy Policy with additional privacy terms or with additional privacy notices in connection with certain features of our Service.

    As your limited agent, we are accessing third-party data sources to gather information responsive to searches that you execute through the Website. You acknowledge our authority as your limited agent to bind you to the terms of use and privacy policies of these third-party data sources, and you expressly consent to our doing so. This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites or mobile platforms that are not linked to this Privacy Policy or to those operated by third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on those websites and mobile platforms. Links to our data sources’ websites are provided for your convenience in Section 3 of the Terms of Service.

  2. 2. Collection of Information

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    We collect information from you directly and automatically like IP addresses and cookies. We can use this information to track your activities in email and on our services.

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    We collect information from you in two ways: directly from your input and automatically through the Service’s technologies.

    A. Information provided by you The types of information the Service collects directly from you may include the following as well as any other information type that we expressly ask you to enter and submit to the Service:

    • Contact information, such as your name, company name, title, email address, and telephone number;
    • Usernames and passwords;
    • Information about PCI service providers;
    • Comments and feedback;
    • Interests and communication preferences.

    B. Information Collected Automatically The Service automatically collects certain information regarding your use of the Service. Examples of information collected automatically include:

    • Internet Protocol (“IP”) address used to connect your computer to the Internet;
    • Computer, device and connection information, such as browser type and version, operating system, mobile platform and unique device identifier (“UDID”) and other technical identifiers;
    • Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) click stream data, including date and time, and content you viewed or searched for on a Service.

    If you provide to SavvyPCI any personally identifiable information, including personally identifiable information relating to others, you represent and warrant that (i) you have complied with, and will continue to comply with, all applicable laws relating to the collection, use and disclosure of personally identifiable information, and (ii) you have made all required notifications and obtained all required consents and authorizations from such persons relating to the disclosure of personally identifiable information to a third party service provider.

    SavvyPCI may use and disclose automatically collected information for any purpose, except where we are restricted by applicable law. If we combine any automatically collected information with personal information, the combined information will be treated by us as personal information. SavvyPCI may also use aggregated information for any purpose, however, this information does not identify specific individuals and so is not personal information.

    C. Cookies and Web Beacons The Service may also automatically collect information through the use of cookies or similar technologies, such as web beacons. Cookies are small text files that a website sends to the browser on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a web page so that the website can recognize your device the next time you visit. Most websites typically use the following::

    • “Session” cookies, which are temporary and deleted when you close your browser;
    • “Persistent” cookies, which remain until you delete them or they expire;
    • Web beacons, which are electronic images also known as single-pixel gifs.

    In general, cookies, web beacons and similar technologies do not contain personally identifiable information, but when you furnish your personal information through the Service, this information may be linked to the non-personally identifiable data stored in cookies sent to your browser from the Service.

    SavvyPCI and its service providers use these technologies for various purposes, including: facilitating the login process, administering, customizing and improving the Service, personalizing the browsing experience; advertising, promotions and surveys, reporting and paying royalties and license fees to third-party providers, such as authors, societies and other copyright holders and content distributors as well as tracking and analyzing user preferences and trends.

    There are a number of ways to manage cookies. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new browser cookie, and how to disable existing browser cookies. However, if you block cookies, you may not be able to register, login or make full use of the Service. You can also use your mobile device’s settings to manage the available privacy options.

    • Our HTML-formatted emails may contain a web beacon to tell us whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links or advertisements within the email. We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to users, to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them and to inform our advertisers in aggregate how many users have clicked on their advertisements. The web beacon will be deleted when you delete the email. Emails in plain text rather than HTML will not include the web beacon.
  3. 3. Use of Your Personal Information

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    We use personally identifiable information to deliver and analyze services and offers.

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    SavvyPCI uses the personal information collected through the Service to complete various actions:

    • to assist you in completing a transaction or order;
    • to provide and improve service and support;
    • to update you on relevant new services and benefits;
    • to personalize the Service and to select content to be communicated to you or to use features on the Service such as sharing content;
    • to contact you regarding our products or services or other products and services from third parties;
    • for data analysis, audits, developing new products, enhancing the Service, identifying usage trends and determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, or in other ways to which you have expressly agreed in a customer agreement with us;
    • to prevent and detect security threats, fraud or other malicious activity;
    • to analyze and automate service and offer activity;
    • and to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

    SavvyPCI may on occasion also match or combine the personal information that you provide with information that we obtain from other sources or that is already in our records, whether collected online or offline or by predecessor or affiliated group companies, for the purposes described above.

  4. 4. Sharing or Disclosing Your Personal Information

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    We may share your personal information to conduct business and deliver service in coordination with third-parties.

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    SavvyPCI may share your personal information in the following ways:

    • Agents, Representatives, Sponsors and Business Partners. Your personal information may be accessible to our agents, representatives, sponsors and entities for which we are acting as an agent, licensee, joint venturer or publisher.
    • Service Providers. Your personal information may be accessible to our service providers and suppliers, which assist us with producing and delivering our products and services, operating our business, and marketing, promotion and communications.
    • Other Third Parties: We may share personal Information with other third parties if we expressly told you about such potential disclosure at the point at which you submitted the personal information to us.
    • Compliance with Law and Similar Obligations. We may share personal information in order to: (i) respond to or comply with any law, regulation, subpoena or court order; (ii) investigate and help prevent security threats, fraud or other malicious activity; (iii) enforce and protect the rights and properties of SavvyPCI or its affiliates; or (iv) protect the rights or personal safety of our employees and third parties on or using our property.
    • Change in Corporate Circumstances. If SavvyPCI, the Service or a related asset or line of business is acquired by, transferred to or merged with another company, your personal information may be disclosed to the prospective or actual purchasers. The Service also may provide access to social media features, message boards, chat, forums, blogs, profile pages and other services to which you are able to post personal information and materials. Any information you post or disclose through these services is public. Please be careful when disclosing personal information in these public areas.
  5. 5. Your Choices and Selecting Your Privacy Preferences

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    You can manage communication preferences in your account and by using unsubscribe in communications you receive.

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    You can manage available communications preferences when you register with the relevant Service, by updating your account preferences, or, where applicable, by using the “opt-out” or unsubscribe mechanism or other means provided within the communications that you receive. We reserve the right to notify you of changes or updates to the Service whenever necessary.
  6. 6. Access to and Accuracy of Your Personal Information

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    You can request to review or correct your personal or registration data. We will make reasonable efforts to verify your identity beforehand.

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    You may request access to personal information about you that you have provided to us through the websites or mobile platforms governed by this policy. You may also request to review and correct any of that personal information. Additional rights may also apply under applicable laws. The Service may allow registered users to access their registration information and make corrections or updates. The accuracy of such information is solely the responsibility of the user. No access is given to other data that may have been collected about users. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity. To view and change the personal information that you directly provided to us, you can return to the Web page where you originally submitted your data and follow the instructions on that Web page, or contact us at the address listed below
  7. 7. Data Security

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    We take many reasonable actions to keep your information confidential and secure. We treat you and your information like we want to be treated.

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    SavvyPCI uses a variety of data security measures intended to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your personal information. These include administrative, technical, and physical security measures. These measures include computer safeguards, secured files, and secured facilities. We take reasonable steps to securely destroy or permanently de-identify personal information when we no longer need it. We will keep your online information only as long as we must to deliver our services, unless we are required to keep it for a longer period by law.
  8. 8. Changes to Privacy Policy

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    Look here for all changes to our Privacy Policy.

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    If SavvyPCI modifies this Privacy Policy, we will post the revised version here, with an updated revision date.
  9. 9. Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information

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    Your personal information may be transferred for processing to countries outside of your country of residence.

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    Your personal information may be transferred for processing to countries outside of your country of residence. By using theWebsite or Service you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence. This is important for you to understand because the country where your information is transferred may have different personal data protection rules than in your country. If you do not want your personal identifiable information to be transferred in this manner, please do not provide it to us.

    By your use of this Web Site, you hereby acknowledge and agree as follows:

    • You hereby give your unambiguous consent to the transfer of protected information to SavvyPCI’s data sources and SavvyPCI’s service providers, if necessary;the transfer of protected information is necessary to either (i) perform a contract between you and SavvyPCI, or (ii) take steps which you have requested, such as your use of the Website or SavvyPCI’s provision of the Services;
    • the transfer of protected information is necessary to conclude or perform a contract between you and SavvyPCI, which is in your interest;
    • he transfer of protected information is necessary to conclude or perform a contract between SavvyPCI, in its capacity as your limited agent, and one or more of its data sources, which is in your interest;
    • the transfer of protected information is necessary or legally required on important public interest grounds, or for the potential establishment, exercise or defense of a legal claim by other PCI organizations; and/or
    • the transfer of protected information is necessary to protect your vital interests because it furthers your ability to stay secure and increases the likelihood of avoiding data breaches by facilitating PCI compliance.
  10. 10. Contacting Us

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    Have questions? Contact us.

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    If you have comments or questions about this Privacy Policy or our processing of your information, please contact: [email protected]