TechConnectr is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Collected and Stored Information:
TechConnectr may collect and store the following information in order to provide its Services.
TechConnectr may collect and process personal information and data including, but not limited to, application and Website usage data, file transfer and viewing data, email and personal and/or business contact information, and other identifiable information provided to us.
TechConnectr uses technological means for tagging and tracking data including, but not limited to, harmless cookies, clear .GIFs, and other technologies to track and correlate data.
TechConnectr may collect the following personal information about you:
- The use of inquiry and registration forms
- Your use or purchase of any of our products and services
- The provision of your details to us either online or offline
The collected data elements may include, but are not limited to:
- Company Name, address, and phone number
- Job title
- Mobile telephone number
- E-mail address
- Market research data
- Clear .GIFs: TechConnectr may choose to utilize “clear .GIFs” to track the online usage patterns of our Users in a non-personally identifiable manner. Additionally, TechConnectr may also use clear .GIFs in HTML-based emails dispatched to Users so as to track which emails are being opened by the recipients. This act helps TechConnectr to determine active and inactive email addresses.
- Log File Data: When you log into our system, our servers will automatically record and archive certain information that web-browsers send whenever visiting a website. These server logs may include information vital to validating your authorization to access your account and/or Services. Information, such as a Web request, Internet Protocol (the “IP”) address, browser type, browser language, referring pages, exit pages and visited URLs, platform type, click counts, pages viewed and in what order, time spent, the date and time of the request, and other important data is necessary to validate and authorize a User’s entry and activity on the Website.
TechConnectr may collect information from other sources to help us correct or supplement our records, improve the quality or personalization of our Services to you, and prevent or detect fraud. We work closely with trusted third parties (for example, business partners, service providers, sub-contractors, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, and fraud protection services) and may receive and combine this new information with information we already have about you. We use this data to update and analyze our records, and to provide products and additional services that you may be interested in. In addition to receiving data from these third parties, TechConnectr may have legitimate interests to share the information it has collected from you with them.
Use of Personal Information
a. Personal information submitted by you to TechConnectr is used to operate, maintain, and provide features, general and unique, of the Website for your use and for TechConnectr to provide its Services.
b. All personal information, data, or content that provided to TechConnectr is used in conformity with the Services being provided by TechConnectr.
c. TechConnectr may also disclose your information to business partners and third parties we engage to provide services which involve processing data on our behalf.
d. With your permission, TechConnectr may also provide you with information about products and services we offer and share your personal information with third party organizations that we feel may be of interest to you.
e. TechConnectr uses personal information and certain non-personal information, such as, but not limited to, anonymous data, browser type, cookies, IP addresses, clickstream data, and the like, to improve the quality and use designs of the Website through analysis of this data and usage trends.
f. TechConnectr uses clear .GIFs and log file data to: (i) provide custom content and preferences; (ii) remember information necessary for logging in to your Website account so as to save you time in re-entering such information; (iii) monitor the impact and effectiveness of TechConnectr marketing efforts; (iv) monitor aggregate metrics providing detailed data on your activities while on the Website; and (v) track your submissions, entries, and status.
Updating Your Personal Information
You may, at any time, update or edit your profile information and email preferences by sending a request to Bob@TechConnectr.com.
Your rights to access, to limit use, and to limit disclosure: European Union and Swiss individuals have the right to access personal information about them, and to limit use and disclosure of their personal information. If you wish to request access, to limit use, or to limit disclosure, please email TechConnectr privacy team at Bob@TechConnectr.com or send a written request to the contact information provided below.
Disclosure of Personal Information
a. TechConnectr will not rent or sell your personal information to others but may disclose personal information with third-party vendors and service providers that work with TechConnectr. We will only share personal information to these vendors and service providers to help us provide a product or service to you. Examples of third parties we work with are call center operators, shippers, servicers, information processors, financial institutions, data appending and surge scoring companies. These third parties only have access to personal information necessary for them to complete their service.
c. TechConnectr reserves the right to disclose personal and non-personal information that is believed, in good faith, to be appropriate or necessary for the purpose of providing Services. Other causes of release of data may be due to, but not limited to: (i) taking precautions against liability issues; (ii) to assist government enforcement agencies; (iii) to investigate and defend TechConnectr against third party claims or allegations; (iv) to protect the security or integrity of the Website and/or Services; and/or (v) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of TechConnectr or others.
d. TechConnectr does not share personal information with other non-affiliated thirdparty companies for their commercial use or marketing use without your consent, except as part of Services.
e. TechConnectr shares non-personal information, such as anonymous user data and traffic data, with interested third parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns and trends analysis for certain content, advertisements, promotions, services, and/or functionality of our Websites.
f. TechConnectr may release any information available if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with law or the powers of government enforcement agencies. Other causes for release of information could be for needs to comply with copyright laws or to respond to a court order, subpoena, and/or search warrant. We also may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
g. TechConnectr’s accountability for personal information it receives pursuant to the EUUS and Swiss-US Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield Principles”) and subsequent transfer of that data to third parties is detailed in the Privacy Shield Principles. TechConnectr may be liable pursuant to the Privacy Shield Principles if said third party agents claim that TechConnectr processes personal information in a manner inconsistent with pursuant to the Privacy Shield principles, unless TechConnectr can demonstrate that it is not responsible for the act or omission giving rise to the damage. In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU and Swiss individuals received, pursuant to the Privacy Shield Principles, TechConnectr is potentially liable.
EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework
Attention: Bob Samuels
Saratoga, CA 95070 Email: Bob@TechConnectr.com
TechConnectr has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit https://www.bbb.org/EUprivacy-shield/for-eu-consumers for more information and to file a complaint.
Finally, as a last resort under the Privacy Shield Framework, and under limited circumstances, individuals with unresolved complaints may invoke binding arbitration before a Privacy Shield Panel.
Beginning May 25, 2018, EU-based individuals also have the right to file a complaint with their local data supervisory authority or by emailing TechConnectr’s nominated representative at TechConnectr@LionheartSquared.eu.
TechConnectr utilizes commercially reasonable physical, technical, and managerial safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of personal information and to protect it against unauthorized access or use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. However, TechConnectr cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to TechConnectr or place upon the Website and you do so at your own risk. This is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, altered, disclosed, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. Personal information may be transferred outside TechConnectr to data processors, but they will only act on our instructions to provide the necessary services.
California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits individual California residents to request certain information regarding TechConnectr’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to Bob@TechConnectr.com. Please include your name, mailing address, and email address if you want to receive a response by email. Otherwise, we will respond by postal mail within the time required by applicable law.
If you are a California resident under age 18 and are a registered user of any of the services, then you may request that we remove any content that you created and publicly posted on our website (“User Content”). To request removal of your User Content, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific Data User Content to Bob@TechConnectr.com. TechConnectr reserves the right to request that you provide information that will enable us to confirm that the User Content that you want removed was created and posted by you.
TechConnectr will make a good faith effort to delete or remove your User Content from public view as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note, however, that your request that we delete your User Content does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of your User Content. Your User Content may remain on backup media, cached or otherwise retained by TechConnectr for administrative or legal purposes or your User Content may remain publicly available if you or someone else has forwarded or reposted your User Content on another website or service prior to its deletion. TechConnectr may also be required by law to not remove (or allow removal) of your User Content.
TechConnectr complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) and does recognize the responsibility to protect the privacy of young children at all times and to the best of everyone’s ability. For that reason, TechConnectr does not knowingly collect or maintain any information via the Website from persons under the age of thirteen (13), and no part of our Website is directed to persons under the age of thirteen (13). If an underage person provides such information and TechConnectr has unknowingly collected said information, then TechConnectr will take the appropriate steps to delete this information immediately.
Transfer of Rights
Should TechConnectr be acquired, merged, or endeavor to become closed for business, TechConnectr reserves the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information collected, during the due course of business. This information may be held as part of any such acquisition, merger, sale, or other change of control or business entity status.
You may contact TechConnectr’s Privacy Officer at:
Attention: Bob Samuels
Saratoga, CA 95070
Direct Dial (International): (1)408-206-5858
Changes and Updates
This Agreement and all TechConnectr policies are written and executed in English, which is considered the prevailing language for purposes of interpretation or laws of contract. If this Agreement is translated into any other language, the English version shall be considered the primary binding legal document.