EFFECTIVE DATE: July 27, 2022
As used in this Policy, the term “personal information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular individual. Even in the absence of a full name, certain pieces of information, such as demographic information, a mailing address or other location information, or even IP addresses, may be considered personal information.
Any personal information provided by you is kept strictly confidential and is used by Grow Progress only as described in this Policy.
Please direct questions about privacy issues to: email@example.com
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect information about you in the following ways:
Automatically when you visit our site or use our services This could include what you view on our site; the date and time of your access; how long you use our site or services; the type of web browser you are using; the type of device you are using; your Internet Protocol address; and other geolocation, Internet, or other network activity data. The information we collect can vary depending on your browser and device settings.
If we are administering a survey, we may collect personal information from your individual responses in connection with that process. Information we collect from survey respondents may include, without limitation, personal information, demographic information, information about past purchases or product/service preferences, and professional or employment-related information.
In connection with the surveys and studies described above you know what information we collect because you provide it to us directly. If you participate as a respondent you acknowledge and agree that your participation is completely voluntary, and that our use of your personal information is carried out with your consent.
When we use any third-party-owned data we rely on that third party to tell us how their own privacy policies limit our use of personal data, consistent with our contracts with that third party. These third parties are responsible for determining the privacy and protection of their data, and any inquiries about the use of your data by that third party should be directed to them in those cases where Grow Progress is not the controller of the data. If an inquiry should be directed to a third party, we will let you know.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Grow Progress Products may involve the measurement of public opinion in order to inform how and to whom organizations such as private companies, non-profit organizations, and advocacy organizations communicate with customers, constituents, members, or the public overall.
If you are a respondent to our surveys, we may share personal information associated with your survey or research study results with our clients. This is done on an aggregate and anonymized basis, unless we have your express consent. While we may help our clients identify desired audiences, the messages they convey to these audiences are their responsibility; our clients don’t speak for us and we don’t speak for our clients.
We may also share your personal information with our service providers, such as parties assisting us with programming a survey or cleaning data, or other third parties as necessary to run our business, subject to appropriate confidentiality and security agreements between Grow Progress and such service providers or other third parties.
Otherwise, Grow Progress will not disclose personal information collected by or provided to GP without your express consent, unless required or permitted by law or court orders to disclose personal information, if required to bring legal action against someone who may be violating their agreement with us or who may be causing injury to or interference with the rights or property of Grow Progress or a third party, or in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, financing, or reorganization.
If you are a customer or user of our products and services, Grow Progress uses the information it collects from you in a variety of ways. We may use your information to contact you for customer service purposes, to inform you of important changes and additions to Grow Progress products and services, to provide you with updates on new data, products, events, invitations to participate in surveys, or messages from partners, and to provide or deliver any other communications that Grow Progress believes may be of interest to you. For US residents, we undertake marketing only in compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act or other applicable law. For EU residents, we undertake marketing only with your affirmative consent and in compliance with applicable data privacy laws. We may also use your identity and contact Information for administrative or auditing purposes, to verify that our internal processes function as intended and comply with legal, regulatory and contractual requirements, fraud and security monitoring purposes, including, for example, to prevent cyberattacks, and sending you administrative notices, offers, and requests for feedback. We may use your information for research and development purposes, including to improve our site, services, and customer experience; to maintain the accuracy of our data, understand our customer demographics; and for other research and analytical purposes. We use your information to comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including to respond to a subpoena or court order; to cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental investigations; and as part of legal proceedings; or for the general protection of you, us, or others.
DATA SECURITY AND YOUR CONTROLS AND CHOICES
We have put in place reasonable controls designed to help safeguard the Information we collect on Grow Progress Products and in support of our services. However, no security measures are perfect, and we cannot assure you that Information that we collect will never be accessed or used in an unauthorized way. To further protect your data, we recommend that you use complex passwords for any accounts you have with us where password protection is offered as an option. Please do not use the passwords you use for Grow Progress Products for other services or share passwords with unauthorized persons.
If you do not wish to receive communications from Grow Progress or would like to access, correct, or delete the personal information we possess, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that even if you opt out of receiving marketing communications from us, we may still send you communications about your account or any products or services you have purchased from us, and we will still respond to your inquiries and requests for information.
This Policy may be changed at any time. If and when changes occur, we will post the new Policy on this page, change the date at the top of the Policy, and otherwise notify you as appropriate.
We do not collect personal data from any person we know to be under the age of 13. If we unknowingly receive personal information from a child under 13 years of age, we will promptly delete any such information.
INFORMATION FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
This California Privacy Rights Notice is applicable to California residents only, and is intended to supplement, not replace, our Policy. This California Privacy Rights Notice is not intended to apply to personal data we collect about our employees, applicants for employment, or contractors in the employment context.
You have the right to know the categories and specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you. You have the right to know the categories of personal data we have collected, the categories of sources from which the personal information has been collected, the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information, the categories of personal data we have shared, and the categories of third parties with whom we share personal information.
You also have the right to request deletion of personal information we’ve collected or maintain. You also have the right to designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf. To designate an agent, we require verification via a written authorization from you. Please note, however, that our deletion of your personal information may negatively affect our ability to provide you with services or your ability to participate in research. We may ask you to provide additional information, such as your name, email address, or other basic personal information about you that we already have on file, in order to verify who is making the request. Please note that any requested disclosures will only apply to the 12-month period preceding the request, and you are entitled to request disclosure regarding your personal information twice in any 12-month period.
To exercise these rights please contact us as provided below.
We will not discriminate against individuals for exercising their rights under CCPA.
INFORMATION FOR USERS IN EUROPE
Our website, products, and services may be accessed abroad. Individuals in Europe have certain data subject rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions. Provided you verify your identity as requested by us and we are the data controller, these rights may include the right to: (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal data; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of their personal data; and (iii) data portability. If you wish to exercise one of the above mentioned rights, please contact us as provided below. We will comply with your request within 30 days of the day on which you verify your identity. If we are the data processor, we will let you know that we are only the data processor and we will notify the appropriate third party data controller, which in many cases will be our customer or vendor. Individuals in Europe may also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal data with their local data protection authority.
We are always open to dialogue to resolve issues. If your concerns cannot be resolved, we can enter into appropriate third-party neutral dispute resolution. If you need to reach us about a privacy or data protection issue, please contact us as provided.
If you wish to access or request changes to any of your personal information, or to express any questions or concerns about this Policy, you may contact us. Please be sure to specify the reason for your communication.