Our policy is to keep personal information confidential and strictly safeguarded, and to use or disclose it only as needed to provide services to you or as permitted by law. We do not sell personal information about you or share it with third parties for purposes of advertising. Protecting your privacy is important to us, and for the purposes of data protection laws, we are the controller of your personal information.
Information We Collect
Distilled Identity collects two categories of information when you visit our website, contact us or otherwise engage with us.
- Information We Collect: Usage of Our Website
When you visit our website, we collect certain types of information to understand how many unique visitors use our website, how they and use it, and how we can enhance the website. Distilled Identity has a legitimate interest in this information in order to manage its website. This includes information such as browser type, IP address, date and time of visit, average time spent on the website, cookie ID, pages visited, and any site that referred you to our website. We do not use this information to profile individual users or to advertise or market to you.
Cookies are pieces of information sent by a web server to a user’s browser. By checking the pop-up consent form on the opening page of our website, you are consenting to the cookies that we use. Cookies may include information such as the time spent on a website and pages visited. You can manage the placement of cookies on your computer through the features found in most browsers. These features and various kinds of security software also allow you to delete cookies that have already been placed on your computer. However, some cookies may be necessary to provide access to certain features of our website. In connection with cookies, we may use pixel tags, which are small graphic files that allow us to monitor and track the use of our website, such as access to webpages. We may also use third-party tracking technology, such as Google Analytics, to record similar information regarding you and your activity on our website. Most browsers can be set to send signals to third party websites requesting them not to track the user’s activities. We do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
- Information We Collect: Contact Information
We offer website visitors the opportunity to download white papers about our business. To sign up for this white paper, you agree to provide your name, address, email address, telephone number, and other information and to receive information from us regarding our business and upcoming events. You also may wish to learn more about our business or upcoming events without downloading a white paper, in which case you can provide your contact information to us and we will be in contact with you. You may opt out from receiving further communications at any time by clicking “unsubscribe” in the body of communications we send you.
How Information Is Used
We limit the processing of personal information to the purposes described above and process website usage information and your contact information based on a legitimate interest. We do not share this information with any third-parties other than vendors or contractors we may hire to assist us in these functions.
Your Rights With Regard to Personal Information About You
Your Right to Object – If you are within the European Union (“EU”), please note that the opportunity to opt we offer is a matter of the right to object to processing of your personal information where that processing is carried out for our legitimate interest or for direct marketing. To exercise this right, please contact us using the information provided below or use the link in marketing messages you receive.
In addition, if you are in the EU, you have various other rights in relation to your personal information, including: (i) the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal information; (ii) the right to obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of your personal information where based on legitimate business interests or for direct marketing; and (iii) the right to ask for a copy of your personal information to be provided to you, or a third party, in a digital format (data portability). You also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of your personal information with the supervisory authority.
We will respond to your request in writing, or orally if requested, as soon as practicable and in any event not more than within 1 month after receipt of your request via the contact information below. In exceptional cases, we may extend this period by 2 months, and we will tell you why. We may request proof of identification to verify your request. For more details in relation to your rights, including how to exercise them, please contact us using the contact details below.
California users are entitled to request information relating to whether a business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for their direct marketing purposes, and have the right to opt out of the sale opt out of the sale of your personal information to third parties. We do not disclose personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, and we do not sell personal information to third parties.
Information We Disclose and International Transfers
We may disclose your personal information to any third party that acquires, or is interested in acquiring, all or part of our assets or shares, or that succeeds us in carrying on all or part of our business.
We are located in the United States. As such, personal information you submit via our website will be transferred to the United States. By providing us with your personal information, you consent to this transfer to the United States which your country may not consider to provide for adequate privacy protections. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Your withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before the withdrawal.
How Information Is Safeguarded
We have technical, physical and administrative safeguards in place that we believe are reasonably designed to protect the security and confidentiality of your information. These include storage of data on servers in secure facilities, systems to monitor intrusions on our networks and devices, confidentiality agreements with companies we hire to help us provide services us, password-protected user access to our computer files, and strict confidentiality policies that apply to all Distilled Identity personnel. We urge you to always use caution when providing or transmitting sensitive information by email or other unencrypted communications.
Retention of your Information
We retain personal information as long as it is necessary and relevant for our business. In particular, we retain website usage information only for as long as necessary to monitor the use of our website and generate aggregate reports regarding visitors. We retain your contact information for as long as necessary to maintain contact with you. The criteria used to determine the retention periods include: (i) how long the personal information is needed to provide the services and operate the business; (ii) the type of personal information collected; and (iii) whether we are subject to a legal, contractual or similar obligations to retain the personal information (e.g., mandatory data retention laws, government orders to preserve data relevant to an investigation, or data that must be retained for the purposes of litigation or disputes).
Other Important Information
We do not allow third-party advertising on our website.
Links to Other Websites and Services
The Distilled Identity website is not intended to be used by anyone under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any personal information to Distilled Identity. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information, please contact us at the contact information below, and we will terminate the account and delete such information from our files. Additionally, if we become aware at any point that a minor under the age of 18 is using our service, we will terminate the account and delete such information from our files.
Changes to the Policy
1 Broadway, 14th Fl
Cambridge MA 02142