The Policy was last updated on March 22nd, 2021.
This Policy explains what personal information we collect about you, with whom we share it, and how you can elect in certain situations to not share information with third parties. "Personal Information" refers to information such as name and email that can be used to identify you individually.
We may amend this Policy at any time, and whenever we do so we will post a revised version on the Website. If, however, we plan to make a material change in the way we collect, use, or store your personal information, we will attempt to provide prior notice to you by email.
You will then have the chance to decide whether or not we will use or disclose your information in that new manner, whether though an "opt-out" procedure or by ending your relationship with us. Such changes will become effective, at the earliest, 30 days after the date posted on our Website.
Minors (those under the age of 18 years) are not eligible to use our Service and should refrain from using the Service or submitting any person information to us.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, you should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will collect the following information about you, which may include non-public personal information:
We partner with a third party to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third-party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
We collect Personal and Non-Personal information for the following purposes:
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you the Service. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Nevertheless, we may share information about you (including nonpublic, personal information) with:
You can request for your personal information to be modified or deleted by emailing our Customer Support at email@example.com. We will respond to your request to access within a reasonable timeframe.
Personal information we collect: If you participate in any research projects for us (by phone, in-person, electronic survey or otherwise), we will hold your name, contact details and any other personal information you choose to give us when taking part in our research projects.
Using your personal information: We will use this information for our legitimate interests namely to conduct our research projects which may also help us to improve and/or develop our products and services.
Sharing your personal information: We will share this information with:
Retaining your personal information: We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider (amongst other things):
What are your rights with regard to the information you share with us?
Certain countries and states’ privacy laws provide certain rights for individual consumers. For example, in California, residents have the right to request that the business disclose what personal information it collects, use, discloses, and sells. Veracity seeks to honor your privacy rights.
While Veracity does not sell your personal information to any third party, you have the right to opt out of the sale of personal information. You also have the right to request information regarding the information Veracity may have collected about you through your interactions with Veracity. You may also request that Veracity modify, update, change, delete, or remove information that you have previously provided.
If you desire to submit a verifiable consumer request to us, or to exercise your California privacy rights with regard to the information you may have shared with us, please contact us. A verifiable consumer request allows you to request that we disclose to you the personal information we have collected about you. You may also request that we delete the personal information we have collected about you. In order to verify your request, you may need to provide us with proof of your identity including, for example, providing us with a copy of your driver’s license. Under California, law, a consumer may also designate an authorized agent to make a request under the California Consumer Privacy Act. If you utilize an authorized agent, we may require you to submit proof that the agent acts on your behalf.
If you are making a request for Veracity to delete information it has collected about you, please be sure to provide a description of the material that you want removed and information reasonably sufficient to allow us to locate the material and include "Privacy Request" in the subject line of the email. You may also ask us for a copy of Personal Information we maintain about you. Veracity will comply with reasonable requests to obtain a copy of your Personal Information consistent with legal requirements and limitations.
We retain the information you share with us for as long as we need to in order to provide you the services you request. We also retain other data generated by you (i.e., data generated when you browse our website) in a depersonalized or aggregated form in order to help us improve users’ experience on our website. We may also retain your information for a reasonable period of time for Veracity to conduct audits, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or other legitimate business interests.
Under certain laws we are required to share with you our legal basis or business purpose for processing the personal information you share with us. We have attempted to specifically designate those legal bases or businesses purposes where applicable in this policy. In addition, we may also we process your personal data under the following additional scenarios:
Under California law, we cannot discriminate against you because you exercised your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act. It is also important to note that you can enjoy Veracity’s website without providing personal data to us.
If you desire to submit a verifiable consumer request to us, or to exercise your California privacy rights with regard to the information you may have shared with us, please contact us. In order to verify your request, you may need to provide us with proof of your identity including, for example, providing us with a copy of your driver’s license. Under California, law, a consumer may also designate an authorized agent to make a request under the California Consumer Privacy Act. If you utilize an authorized agent, we may require you to submit proof that the agent acts on your behalf.
We employ industry accepted standards in protecting the information you submit to us on our Website.
We have put in place SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption technology to protect your sensitive information such as name, occupation, and email transmitted through our Website. We also require a username and password from each user who wants to access their information on our Website. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federal and state laws allow you to restrict the sharing of your personal information in certain instances. However, these laws also state that you cannot restrict all types of sharing. Because we have chosen to refrain from certain types of data sharing, the only type of sharing of your personal information that you may restrict is as follows:
We use a chat feature to answer questions about our service and assist you with our website's functionality. If our chat feature is offline we will collect your name and email address so that we may reply to your request.
You can import contacts from your Gmail and Yahoo Mail to invite them to become members of our site. We do not collect the username and password for the email account you wish to import your contacts from as you provide it directly to Gmail and Yahoo and after your approval they send us your email contacts. At your instruction we will send an email invite and at most one reminder email in addition to the original invite.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend an email and at most one reminder email inviting him or her to visit the site. Veracity stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this email and tracking the success of your referral.
Your friend may request that we remove this information from our database by contacting us at email@example.com.
If you have a complaint, contact Veracity Customer Service, online; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can contact us with any questions or concerns at: email@example.com
What Sort of Trackers or Cookies Do We Use on the Veracity Website?
We, like many businesses, use a variety of methods to track visitors to our website. Below are some examples of the Trackers we use.