Privacy

Digital Edge has a long-standing policy of protecting customer privacy.

We believe that you should know what information we collect from you, as well as how that information is used, disclosed, and protected. We have created this policy statement (the "Policy") to explain our privacy practices and policies.

Digital Edge may collect various types of personal data voluntarily provided by Users, including name, company name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and other information such as survey responses. Digital Edge may also collect information about how Users use this Website, for example, by tracking the number of unique views received by the pages of the Website or the domains from which Users originate. Digital Edge may use "cookies" to track how Users use this Website. A cookie is a small pieces of data stored on a computer and delivered through a Web browser. Most, if not all, commercial websites now use cookies. By using this technology, Digital Edge can provide a User with an enhanced online experience. It is possible for a User to turn off cookies in a Web browser. If a User does this, the User can still browse Digital Edge's Website. Digital Edge collects from Users only personal data that is relevant to the purposes outlined above.

We will not sell or disclose your personal information to un/affiliated third parties without your consent except as otherwise provided in this Policy We may use information about who you are, where and when you browse our site, to provide you better service and enrich your user experience when you sign up or use any of our products or services.

This Policy applies to customers who purchase and use our services and products in the United States. Collection, use, disclosure, and protection of personal information may be subject to different regulation outside the United States.

SAFE HARBOR PRIVACY POLICY FOR CONSUMER DATA

Digital Edge Ventures(“Digital Edge”) is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in its business practices and strives to collect, use and disclose personal information in a manner consistent with the laws of the countries in which it does business. This Safe Harbor Privacy Policy sets forth the privacy principles that Digital Edge follows with respect to personal consumer information transferred from the European Economic Area (EEA) (which includes the twenty-eight member states of the European Union (EU) plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and from Switzerland to the United States.

Digital Edge complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Digital Edge has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Digital Edge’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.

SAFE HARBOR

The United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed on a set of data protection principles (the "U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Principles") and frequently asked questions (collectively the “U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework”) to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the requirement under European Union law that adequate protection be given to personal information transferred from the EU to the United States. The EEA also has recognized the U.S. Safe Harbor as providing adequate data protection. The United States Department of Commerce and the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner of Switzerland have agreed on a similar set of data protection principles (the "U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles") and frequently asked questions (collectively the “U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework) to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the requirement under Swiss law that adequate protection be given to personal information transferred from Switzerland to the United States. Consistent with its commitment to protect personal privacy, Kellogg adheres to the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles (hereinafter “Safe Harbor Principles”).

SCOPE

This Safe Harbor Privacy Policy (the "Policy") applies to all personal information received from clients by Digital Edge in the United States from the European Economic Area and from Switzerland, in any format including electronic, paper or verbal.

DEFINITION

For purposes of this Policy, the following definitions shall apply:
"Digital Edge" means Digital Edge Ventures Inc., its successors, subsidiaries, divisions and groups in the United States.
"Personal information" means any information or set of information that identifies or is used by or on behalf of Digital Edge to identify an individual. Personal information does not include information that is encoded or anonymized, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public personal information.
"Sensitive personal information" means personal information that reveals race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, or that concerns health or sex life. In addition, Digital Edge will treat as sensitive personal information any information received from a third party where that third party treats and identifies the information as sensitive.

PRIVACY PRINCIPLES

The privacy principles in this Policy are based on the Safe Harbor Principles.

NOTICE: Where Digital Edge collects personal information directly from individuals in the EEA, it will inform them about the purposes for which it collects and uses personal information about them and the choices and means, if any, Digital Edge offers individuals for limiting the use and disclosure of their personal information. Notice will be provided in clear and conspicuous language when individuals are first asked to provide personal information to Digital Edge, or as soon as practicable thereafter, and in any event before Digital Edge uses or discloses the information for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected or discloses information to a non-agent third party.
Where Digital Edge receives personal information from its subsidiaries, affiliates or other entities in the EEA, it will use and disclose such information in accordance with the notices provided by such entities and the choices made by the individuals to whom such personal information relates.

CHOICE: For personal information, Digital Edge will offer individuals the opportunity to choose (opt-in) whether their personal information is (a) to be disclosed to a non-agent third party, or (b) to be used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
For sensitive personal information, Digital Edge will give individuals the opportunity to affirmatively and explicitly (opt-in) consent to the disclosure of the information to a non-agent third party or the use of the information for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
Digital Edge will provide individuals with reasonable mechanisms to exercise their choices.

DATA INTEGRITY: Digital Edge will use personal information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. Digital Edge will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete, and current. We will only collect and store personal information that is relevant to fulfill the purpose of the request and will retain such information no longer than appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the request.

TRANSFER TO AGENTS: Digital Edge will obtain assurances from its agents that they will safeguard personal information consistently with this Policy. Examples of appropriate assurances that may be provided by agents include: a contract obligating the agent to provide at least the same level of protection as is required by the relevant Safe Harbor Principles, being subject to EU Directive 95/46/EC (the EU Data Protection Directive), Safe Harbor certification by the agent, or being subject to another European Commission adequacy finding (e.g., companies located in Canada). Where Digital Edge has knowledge that an agent is using or disclosing personal information in a manner contrary to this Policy, Digital Edge will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop the use or disclosure.

ACCESS AND CORRECTION: Upon request, Digital Edge will grant individuals reasonable access to personal information that it holds about them. In addition, Digital Edge will take reasonable steps to permit individuals to correct, amend, or delete information that is demonstrated to be inaccurate or incomplete. These requests can be made by filing a ticket at http://www.digitaledge.net (Red Open Support Ticket button) or by calling the Digital Edge office at 718-370-3353.

SECURITY:Digital Edge will take reasonable precautions to protect personal information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Security measures will be taking according to Digital Edge Security Policy.

ENFORCEMENT: Digital Edge will conduct compliance audits of its relevant privacy practices to verify adherence to this Policy. Any employee that Digital Edge determines intentionally violates this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Any questions or concerns regarding the use or disclosure of personal information should be directed to the Digital Edge Executive Office at the address given below. Digital Edge will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the principles contained in this Policy. For complaints that cannot be resolved between Digital Edge and the complainant, Digital Edge has agreed to participate in the dispute resolution procedures of the BBB EU Safe Harbor Dispute Resolution Program pursuant to the Safe Harbor Principles.

LIMITATION OF APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES
Adherence by Digital Edge to these Safe Harbor Principles may be limited (a) to the extent required or permitted by law or legal process, such as to respond to or investigate a legal or ethical obligation or request or pursuant to court orders, subpoenas, interrogatories or similar directive carrying the force of law; and (b) to the extent expressly permitted by an applicable law, rule or regulation.

INTERNET PRIVACY
Digital Edge sees the Internet and the use of other technologies as valuable tools for communicating and interacting with consumers. Digital Edge recognizes the importance of maintaining the privacy of information collected online and has created a specific Internet Privacy Policy (the "IPP") governing the treatment of personal information collected through web sites that it operates. With respect to personal information that is transferred from the European Economic Area or Switzerland to the U.S., the IPP is subordinate to this Policy. However, the IPP also reflects additional legal requirements and evolving standards with respect to Internet privacy. Digital Edge Internet Privacy is a part of Digital Edge Security Policy.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions and comments regarding this Policy should be submitted to the Digital Edge Executive Management Office by mail:
Digital Edge
Executive Management Office
7 Teleport Drive
Staten Island, NY, 10311

EFFECTIVE DATE
1 September, 2015

 

 

Digital Edge will revise and update this Policy as it deems appropriate, including, for example, if our practices change or if changes in the law so require. You should refer back to this page for the latest information.

 

 

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