If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We encourage you to participate in our referral program to share TASC with a friend or colleague. When you provide us with a referral’s email address, we store this information for the sole purpose of sending the referral a one-time email inviting that person to register on the Sites. We will not send Marketing or any additional emails until your referral has indicated to us that they desire to receive such material.
Information We Collect
We collect information about you including your personal data. Personal data includes any information that identifies you as an individual, including but not limited to, your name, postal address, ZIP code and country, email address and telephone number, your employer's name, your title within employer, level in organization, job function, company type, company revenue and number of company employees.
TASC Sites interface with Social Networking Sites (SNS), for example, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Google. If you connect to an SNS through our Sites, you authorize TASC to access, use and store the information according to your settings on that SNS. If you post content to SNSs through our site, you acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the content and for your use of the SNSs. TASC is not be responsible or liable for the availability or accuracy of SNSs, their content, products or Services, or your use of any SNSs.
Sensitive Personal Data
Use of Your Information
We collect and use your personal data to:
- provide relevant, personalized, targeted news and information via Marketing or Sites;
- help target advertising messages, included in our Marketing;
- enable our customer service professionals to respond to your questions, concerns and feedback; and,
- send information, including technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages.
We may communicate with you in writing, via email, or other means available on or through our Sites. We may communicate transactional or service messages to you, such as welcoming you to our Sites or informing you of scheduled downtime. We may also send you Marketing, on our own behalf or on the behalf of third parties. Marketing may be sent to you, even if you do not have an account. In respect of Marketing, you can opt out of receiving future Marketing, in the footer of each Marketing, we send to you. You cannot opt out of receiving transaction or service messages from us.
Personal data can be used to identify or contact you directly. We typically collect this information directly when you complete registration forms or when you provide other information through our Sites or via Marketing. When we collect this information directly, we let you know if providing the information is optional or if it is required to provide our Sites (for example, we must have your email address to provide you with Marketing).
We automatically log information about you and your computer or mobile device when you use our Sites, and read or view our Marketing. For example, when you open an email from us, what links in our emails that you select, your IP address, the website that referred you to our Sites, and information about your use of and actions on our Sites. We collect this information about you using cookies (see ’Cookies’ section) and pixel tags (see ’Pixel Tags’ section).
Cookies are small data files stored on your computer or mobile device by a website. Session cookies are used to aid navigation, persistent cookies allow us to maintain information between visits. A persistent cookie remains for a limited time, and is deleted by your browser. Get more information about cookies.
We use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:
- Essential Cookies. Used to provide you access to our Sites and enable you to use the features of our Sites.
- Functionality Cookies. Allow us to remember your choices when you use our Sites, providing you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter preferences.
- Analytics and Performance Cookies. Used to collect information about traffic on our Sites and how users use our Sites. The information is anonymous.
- Targeting Cookies. These track your browsing habits to enable us to measure our effectiveness and the reach of ads and services. These cookies use information about the industries you are interested in and your browsing history to group you with other users who have similar interests. Based on that information we will send advertisements that we think will be relevant to your interests.
- Social Media Cookies. Created when you share information on a SNS, “like” our Sites, link your account, or engage with our content on a SNS such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+.
You can remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. Follow the instructions provided by your browser, located within the "settings", "help", "tools" or "edit" menus. If you reject cookies, you still may use our Site but will have limited functionality.
Pixel tags (web beacons and clear GIFs) track the actions of users on our Sites. A pixel tag is placed on a website or in an email that monitors user behavior and show how relevant our content is to our users, measure Marketing success, and compile statistics about use of the Sites.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We aggregate de-identified data about our subscribers and their use of our Sites. We use this information for market research purposes and to improve the quality of our Sites. We reserve the right to disclose aggregated, anonymous data we have collected to third parties for any purpose.
TASC has security measures in place designed to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Our hardware infrastructure is housed in a controlled access facility that restricts access to authorized individuals with positive identification. The network infrastructure is protected by a firewall and traffic is monitored and logged both on the firewall and servers. Administrative access is limited not only to authorized employees but also to specific remote administration protocols. All employees with access to personal data are trained in TASC’s security policies and practices. TASC will continue to conduct internal reviews of its security systems and make all necessary enhancements to ensure the safety of the Sites and its users. No method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure; therefore, while TASC strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your information, we cannot guarantee absolute security.
Sites are designed for those ages 18 and older. Sites do- not intentionally gather Personal Data from visitors who are under the age of 13. If a child under 13 submits Personal Data to us and we learn that the Personal Data is the information of a child under 13, TASC will delete the information as soon as reasonably practicable. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at email@example.com.
TASC email contains an easy, automated way for you to stop receiving that Marketing. Select the "unsubscribe" link in the footer of an email from TASC and follow the directions. Or, you may reply to your TASC email and type the word "UNSUBSCRIBE" in the subject line.
You may opt out of receiving Marketing and communications at any time. By using a TASC Site, you consent to TASC collecting your personal data. You can stop using our site at any time, which will end our collection of your personal data.
You can update or correct any inaccuracies in your personal data. To change such information, follow the link provided in the confirmation email you received upon registering.
Data Retention and Deletion
TASC will retain your personal data as long as reasonably required for you to use the Sites, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. TASC will delete your personal data when no longer necessary to provide access to our Sites. TASC will retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting such change or deletion.
Please contact TASC at firstname.lastname@example.org to register any complaint, concern or request regarding your personal data. In your request, please make clear what personal data is concerned. For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the personal data associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable and, in any event, within one month of your request.
International Data Transfer
Your personal data may be transferred, used and stored by us and our third-party service providers outside the country in which you reside, including but not limited to the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world. By using our Sites, you agree to this storing, processing or transfer.
If you use our Sites, you consent to the capture, storage, transfer, use and processing of your information under the laws of the United States. This does not affect your rights and freedoms under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) and any successor legislation. You agree that all transactions relating to TASC shall be deemed to have occurred in the United States, where we currently have our personnel and operations.