Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

This website is owned and operated by Harborside, 94 North Woodhull Road, Huntington, NY 11743, USA. The following Privacy Policy summarizes the various ways that Harborside treats the information that you provide while using www.ASCOPost.com ("website"). We are committed to maintaining your confidence and trust with respect to the information we collect from you. Our goal is to provide you with information that is tailored to your individual needs while protecting your privacy.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the website. You can access the Privacy Policy at any time at http://www.ASCOPost.com/Privacy. Your use of and/or registration on any aspect of the site constitute your consent to our Privacy Policy. If you cannot agree with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, please do not use this website.

2. Collecting information

Harborside may collect or track the following information from visitors to the site.

Information provided voluntarily

We will collect information that you provide voluntarily. This may include:

  1. Any e-mail addresses of users who communicate with Harborside via e-mail
  2. Information submitted by users through online forms, registrations, surveys, etc.

Information collected automatically

We may collect information about your use of our website to help enhance your user experience. This may include:

  1. Information about your (a) device hardware, (b) operating system, (c) browser type, and (d) some settings of the device you use to access the website. This information helps us deliver better service by helping us estimate usage patterns and speed up processing.
  2. Log files with the user's (a) time and date of any requests, (b) computer Internet address, (c) duration of time on the website, (d) list of downloaded files, and (e) general information about the location of your device. This information helps us diagnose problems with our servers and software and helps us optimize the delivery of our content to your device.

Online behavioral information

We may collect information about (a) the pages accessed by users, (b) browsing activity on the website, and (c) interaction with online advertisements. This data give us feedback on the importance of various types of content for our users. In this circumstance, a third-party vendor may collect and store data about your interests and online activity. None of the data stored by the third party is personally identifiable information. This data may be used to serve you content and advertising that is more relevant to your interests. You may opt out of behavioral data collection by sending an email request to privacy@hbside.com. Even if you opt out of this program, you may still see advertising on our website, but this advertising will not be served to you because of your previous browsing activity.

Other information

We may collect other information about you, your device, or your usage of the website at various times during your usage. We will describe this information at the time we ask for it and will only collect such information with your explicit consent. You may choose not to provide us with this information, though doing so may impact your ability to use all functionality of the website.

3. Using your information

There are a number of ways in which we will use information held about you:

  1. To deliver content from our website that is suitable to your interests and optimized for your device.
  2. To provide you with information about our content or services that we believe will be of interest to you.
  3. To monitor our users interests and usage patterns to improve our content offerings
  4. To diagnose problems with the delivery of our content to you and to rectify those issues as quickly as possible.
  5. To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so.
  6. To contact you when necessary.

4. Data collection technologies

Cookies

Like many websites, we may use cookies to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information, and track visitors to the website. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your web browser that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize the browser and capture and remember certain information.

NO personal information is gathered or stored in the cookies placed by the website. NO personal information is gathered through the use of these cookies. Harborside uses cookies mainly to understand website usage and traffic statistics. Harborside uses Google Analytics to analyze traffic to this website so we can understand our visitors’ needs and continually improve this site for them.

Harborside may use cookies to keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Visitors may always decline Internet cookies by using the appropriate features of their web browser. Please note that some future services of the website may not work if your browser does not accept cookies.

Web beacons or 1 x 1 pixels

A web beacon or pixel tag is a clear image file that a company can place on the website or in digital communications to allow it or a third party, such as an Internet advertiser, to collect and analyze advertising campaigns and general usage patterns of visitors to the website. Harborside allows certain third parties to use beacons on the website for these purposes. We do not use these beacons to collect personally identifiable information.

Do-Not-Track signals

Some web browsers are enabled with “Do Not Track” features. Like most web services, since uniform standards for "Do Not Track" signals have not been adopted, Harborside does not process or respond to "Do Not Track" signals. The collection of traffic data on our website may occur even when “Do Not Track” signals are enabled on your web browser.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Harborside is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. Harborside encourages users to be aware when they leave the website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

5. Protecting your information

Harborside is committed to the prevention of any unauthorized release of or access to personal information by using password-protected directories and databases to safeguard this data. This information is stored on our servers, which are behind a firewall and physically housed in a secure data center. In addition, our internal practices limit employee access to any of this information. However, because no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic security is impenetrable, Harborside cannot guarantee the security of the information you send to us or the security of our servers or databases. By using the website, you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you use the website. In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we will seek to notify you.

Retention policy

Harborside will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws and regulations. If you would like to access the information we have about your use of the website, you may do so by submitting a request to privacy@hbside.com. You may also request that we delete your held information by submitting a request to privacy@hbside.com.

Disclosing information to outside parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing our customers. These parties are obligated to keep this information confidential and access your personal information only to perform their requested functions and services.

We may also release your information under the following circumstances:

  1. In response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal processes, or to establish our rights to defend against legal claims
  2. To protect our or others' rights, property, or safety against illegal activities, suspected fraud, or violations of our policies
  3. If Harborside or this website is acquired by, transferred to, or merged with another company

We may report aggregate information about usage to third parties, including our vendors and advertisers. No personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

At our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website through the use of banner ads, which may link to other websites not under our control. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies, and they may use cookie technology to measure the effectiveness of their ads or to collect other personally identifiable information from you when you leave this site. We are not responsible or liable for the content and activities of these linked sites. We always wish to protect the integrity of our site and welcome feedback about these third-party links.

6. Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act Compliance

This website is not intended for children under the age of 13 and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information online from visitors in this age group. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years or older. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 must get the permission of their parents or legal guardians before visiting this site.

7. Information for Visitors from the European Union

This section of the privacy policy applies if you use our website from a country that is a Member State of the European Union. Harborside is the data controller for processing of information defined as personal data under applicable laws and regulations.

Lawful basis for data processing

Harborside collects and processes information about you where we have a lawful basis. This basis includes processing that is (a) necessary to provide you with a requested service (contract); (b) necessary to maintain our relationship with you and to improve our website and its services (legitimate interests); and (c) allowed based on your approval (consent), which may be withdrawn at any time. If you reside in the European Union and have questions about the lawful basis upon which we collect and use your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer (see below).

EU Data Subject Rights

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides certain rights for EU data subjects.

  1. You may decline to share personal information with us.
  2. You may request to see the personal information we store about you.
  3. You may request to change or update the personal information we store about you.
  4. You may request that we delete the personal information we store about you.

Some of these decisions may impact our ability to provide the services and functionality of the website. To process any of these requests, please contact our Data Protection Officer (see below).

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

9. Data Protection Officer

Harborside has a Data Protection Officer who is responsible for matters relating to privacy and data protection officer. The Data Protection Officer can be reached here:

Harborside
Attn: Data Protection Officer
94 North Woodhull Road
Huntington, NY 11743
dpo@hbside.com

10. Contacting us:

If you have any concerns or questions about any aspect of this policy, please feel free to contact Harborside as follows:

Harborside
94 North Woodhull Road
Huntington, NY 11743
info@hbside.com

Updated: May 20, 2018

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