1. PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
“Personal Information” is data that identifies, relates to, describes, can be used to contact, or could reasonably be linked directly or indirectly to you.
We collect Personal Information you voluntarily submit to us through the Website. It is optional for you to utilize this Website. If you elect to utilize certain aspects of this Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal information about yourself, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including zip code), company name, email address, telephone number, and date of birth. When you order products or services, we may also ask you to provide us with your credit card number, expiration date and authentication codes or related information. If you do not provide the certain mandatory information for a particular activity that requires it, you will not be permitted to engage in that activity.
1.1 PERSONAL DATA
As you visit or use our Website, we need you to provide some information to fulfill the Service you choose. We refer to this personal information directly from you as “Personal Data.”
We collect the following categories of Personal Data directly from you:
Contact information (such as email address, postal address, phone number);
Company details (such as the company name, officers, members, and associated addresses);
Billing information (such as credit, debit, or other payment card information, as may be required to use certain services on the Website);
Information required for entity formation (such as your social security number, tax identification number, and citizenship status);
Communications you send us
Other information you may provide (including other information you provide about yourself or others through the Service or to which you provide us with access via third-party platforms)
You may choose not to provide some of the Personal Data described above. Please note, however, that many of the Services require some Personal Data to operate, so if you choose not to provide the Personal Data necessary to operate, you may not be able to use that service.
We do not proactively collect sensitive personal information, such as health-related information, political opinions, religious beliefs, or genetic data.
1.2 DEVICE INFORMATION
When you visit the Website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technology:
“Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use your personal information for the following purposes (“Purposes”), to:
Provide the Services, which includes providing you with the services, products, and functionality offered through our Website and fulfilling your requests, including filing entity formation documents.
Communicate with you about the use of our services, products, and/or functionality; respond to, or follow up on, your comments and questions; and otherwise provide customer service.
Authenticate your credit or debit card account information
Protect against, investigate, and deter fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity
Comply with our policies, procedures and legal obligations, including complying with law enforcement or government authority requests, addressing litigation-related issues, and exercising rights or obligations conferred by law
As otherwise consented to by you and as required or permitted by applicable law. If you give your consent to any further use of personal information, you can withdraw that consent at any time by contacting us using the details set out below.
3. SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We DO NOT sell your Personal Information. We disclose the Personal Information we collect (or otherwise generate or obtain) as follows:
With third-party service providers. Your Personal Information may be disclosed to third-party service providers who work with us to provide some of the services on the Website and to help us communicate with you. Examples include, but are not limited to, sending email, fulfilling your order if it requires providing the information you provided to us to others, and providing customer service. We expect our third-party service providers not to use such information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to us.
To process payments. To use services on the Website, we require credit or debit card account information. When you submit your credit or debit card account information through our Website, we share that information with third-party payment processors, and other third-party service providers (including, but not limited to, vendors who provide fraud detection services to us and other third parties) to the extent necessary to meet our contractual obligations to you, to meet our legitimate interests in preventing fraud and other misuses of our platforms, or with your consent where this is required by law.
To protect our rights and property. We may disclose your information to third parties when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, our property, the integrity of the Website, personal safety, or the interests of you or any other person, and to detect, prevent and/or otherwise address fraud, risk management, security or technical issues.
In the event of a corporate transaction. We may disclose or transfer your information to a third party if we sell, transfer, divest, or disclose all or a portion of our business or assets to another company in connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, transaction, or proceeding.
To comply with and as required by law. We may disclose your personal information to government authorities or other relevant third parties in order to comply with applicable legal requirements, judicial proceedings, court orders, legal process, or lawful requests from governmental authorities.
At your request. We also share your information as directed or requested by you, or subject to your consent.
In some circumstances, you may have the right to opt-out or object to our sharing of your information with certain third parties.
4. PROCESSING BASES AND CONSEQUENCES
When we process your personal information, we rely on the following legal bases:
Performance of the contract we have with you, such as using your information to carry out your entity formation by sharing your information with the applicable government office.
Compliance with legal obligations to which we are subject, such as tax obligations, and when we are obliged to comply with lawful requests from competent authorities such as law enforcement.
To serve our legitimate interests, provided that such processing does not outweigh your rights and freedoms. The processing may also be pursuant to other applicable legal bases for data processing
5. DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Website’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
6. DATA RETENTION
At a minimum, we will retain your Personal Information for as long as needed to provide you Services, and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. We may maintain some or all of this Personal Information in our archives even after it has been removed from the Website.
7. PRIVACY RIGHTS OF EUROPEAN RESIDENTS
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access the Personal Information we hold about you and to ask that your Personal Information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident, we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Website), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to the United States.
8. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS OF CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
If you are a resident of the State of California and you have provided your Personal Information to us, you have certain rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). You have the right to request that we disclose what Personal Information we collect, use, disclose, and sell. Contact us to exercise your right to know. You have the right to request deletion of the Personal Information we collect and maintain. You can exercise this right by contacting us through the contact information below. You have the right not to be discriminated against by us for exercising any of your rights under the CCPA.
We do not knowingly collect, maintain, disclose, or sell Personal Information about users under the age of sixteen (16). If you are under the age of 16, please do not use our Services. If you are under the age of 16 and have used our Services, please contact us at the email address below so that we may delete your Personal Information.
11. CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org