Last updated: June 24, 2022
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information for anyone using our Service.
We collect personal information from you. The categories of information we collect can include:
We use this information to operate, maintain, improve and provide to you the features and functionality of the Services, as well as to communicate directly with you, such as to send you email messages about products and services that may be of interest to you. Please see the section "How We Use Information" for more detailed information about the purposes for which we process your information.
You are free to choose which personal information you want to provide to us or whether you want to provide us with personal information at all. However, some information, such as your name, address, payment information and information on your requested Services may be necessary for the performance of our contractual obligations.
We also collect and receive information about you from third-party sources. This typically includes the following third parties:
We, and our third party partners, also automatically collect information about you and any computer or device you use to access the Services, read our emails, or otherwise engage with us. We collect this information through tracking technologies, such as cookies, web beacons, and clear gifs. Please see the section below headed "Cookies and Similar Technologies" for more information about cookies and similar tracking technologies that we use and the choices available to you.
Some of the information we collect, and the ways we collect it, include information about your computers, devices, applications and networks, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address (or the proxy server you use to access the internet), unique device identifiers; your browser settings and specification; and information about how you use the Services (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click, number of clicks, features and functionalities you utilize, how frequently you access the Services, the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave our Services, whether you open emails or click the links contained in emails, whether you access the Services from multiple devices, and other actions you take on the Services. We may collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service and to understand more about the demographics of our users. We may also work with third party partners to employ technologies, including the application of statistical modeling tools, which attempt to recognize you across multiple devices.
We may also record log file information each time you access the Services. This information may include information such as: your requests or actions; IP address; browser type; unique device identifiers; information about your computer or device; number of clicks; how you interact with links, features, or functionalities on the Services; and other such information.
The information we collect automatically is used to:
Cookies are files with a small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Our website may use these “cookies” to keep you signed in to our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies by changing your browser settings. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you will not stay signed in once you close your browser tab or window.
We use Tracking Technologies in Your Browser and Mobile Apps for cookies
These technologies include cookies, web beacons, tags and scripts, software development kits (or SDKs) and beyond.
We track and store data about how you visit and use Times Services, particularly through our websites and apps. The items we log include:
If your browser doesn’t accept our cookies, you can’t access certain parts of our websites (e.g., your account on nytimes.com). Because the “Do Not Track” browser-based standard signal has yet to gain widespread acceptance, we don’t currently respond to those signals. We however respond to the Global Privacy Control in certain territories, such as Europe and California
Hermis transfers, processes and stores data about you on servers operated by our hosting provider located in the United States of America. Your Personal Information may therefore be transferred to, processed and stored in a country different from your country of residence, and be subject to privacy laws that are different from those in your country of residence. Information collected within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and Switzerland may, for example, be transferred to and processed by third parties referred to below that are located in a country outside of the EEA and Switzerland, where you may have fewer rights in relation to your Personal Information. By using the Service and providing us with your Personal Information, you are consenting to the transfer, processing and storage of your Personal Information in countries outside of your country of residence.
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we strive to use all commercially acceptable means of protecting it. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We encourage you to use precautions such as two-factor authentication for any account or service that stores sensitive information.
We reserve the right to communicate your Personal Information to third parties to make a legally-compliant request for the disclosure of Personal Information.
In order to carry out certain business functions, such as alert notifications, trade fulfillment, transaction importing, or e-mail delivery, we may hire other companies to perform services on our behalf. We may disclose Personal Information that we collect about you to these companies to enable them to perform these services. However, these companies are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
In addition, it is possible that in the future another company may acquire Hermis or its assets or that Hermis may partner with or purchase another company to continue to do business as a combined entity. In the event that any such transaction occurs, it is possible that our customer information, including your Personal Information, may be transferred to the new business entity as one of Hermis’s assets. In such an event, we will update this policy to reflect any change in ownership or control of your Personal Information.
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to send information about our service and respond to inquiries and requests. You can unsubscribe at any time using a link at the bottom of those emails.
California law gives residents of California the right under certain circumstances to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of personal information (as defined by applicable California law) with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
If you are a resident in the European Economic Area or United Kingdom, you have the following additional rights in respect to your personal information that we hold:
In addition to the above listed rights, as a European resident, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority. Further information about how to contact your local data protection authority is available here.
If you wish to exercise one of these rights, please contact us using the contact details at the end of this Privacy Statement or by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we will respond to your request in accordance with applicable European privacy laws.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at email@example.com
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