At The Consumer Team, we are committed to maintaining the accuracy, confidentiality and security of your personal information.
The Consumer Team has adopted a series of Privacy Policies in order to address the specific privacy concerns of certain groupings of individuals. These Privacy Policies apply to how we collect, use and disclose the personal information of those individuals who visit our website. We will determine whether our other policies apply to you, based on the nature of your relationship with The Consumer Team, and will provide a copy of any relevant privacy policies.
Privacy Policies Effective for United States
What is Personal Information?
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
You can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing personal information about yourself, including your email address. Our web server may collect anonymous information related to your visit to our website, such as IP address and domain used to access our website, browser type, the website you came from to access our website, the page you entered and exited at, any website page within our website that is viewed by that IP address and the country where you are located. We use this information to monitor our website’s performance (such as the number of visits, average time spent, page views, etc.) and for our operational purposes, such as working to continually upgrade our website.
In addition, we collect the personal information that you submit to our website, such as your name, e-mail and any other contact or other information that you choose to provide. Collection may occur, for example, when you:
- Use the “contact” portion of our website;
- Correspond with a representative of The Consumer Team.
If you have agreed to receive communications from us, such as by email, you may ask us to remove you from the list at any time (using the unsubscribe instructions provided with each email).
What about Links to other Websites?
Our website may contain links to other websites. You should review the privacy policies of these websites before providing them with personal information.
Why Do We Collect and Use Personal Information?
The personal information collected through our website is used and disclosed for business purposes. For example, we may collect and use your personal information to:
- Establish, maintain and manage our relationship with you;
- Be able to comply with your requests;
- Protect us against error, fraud, theft and damage to our property;
- Enable us to comply with applicable law or regulatory processes (for example, we may collect personal information to satisfy the obligations imposed on us by various regulators).
- Communicate with you about resources which may be of interest to you.
The Consumer Team never sells, rents, leases or exchanges your personal information with other organizations. In order to fulfill the organizational purposes for which you provided us your personal information, it may be shared with our employees.
Your Consent is Important to Us
You may change or withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, by contacting us at [email protected]. All communications with respect to such withdrawal or variation of consent must be in writing, and it may take us up to 30 days to process your withdrawal of consent. Please note that in some circumstances, withdrawing or changing your consent to certain uses of your personal information may affect: (i) our ability to provide you with the services you request; and (ii) your ability to access this website.
How is Your Personal Information Protected?
The Consumer Team endeavors to maintain physical, technical and procedural safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information in question. These safeguards are designed to prevent your personal information from loss and unauthorized access, copying, use, modification or disclosure.
The Consumer Team uses Internet Encryption Software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Protocol, when collecting or transferring sensitive data. Any information you enter is encrypted at your browser, sent over the public Internet in encrypted form, and then decrypted at our server.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while this website strives to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once this website receives your transmission, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Please advise us immediately of any incident involving the loss of or unauthorized access to or disclosure of personal information that is in our custody or control.
Access to Your Personal Information
You can ask about personal information we have about you. If you want to review, verify or correct your personal information, please contact us in writing at [email protected].
When contacting us about your personal information, we may request specific information from you to confirm your identity and right to access, as well as to search for and provide you with the personal information that we hold about you.
Your right to access the personal information that we hold about you is not absolute. There may be instances where applicable law or regulatory requirements allow or require us to refuse to provide some or all of the personal information that we hold about you. In addition, the personal information may have been destroyed, erased or made anonymous in accordance with our record retention obligations and practices. In the event that we cannot provide you with access to your personal information, we will inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions.
Inquiries or Concerns?
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