Disclosure Regarding Collection and Use of Personal Information
Thank you for visiting higher-up.io. This notice explains our online information collection and use practices and the choices you can make about the way we use and share such information. Please take the time to read and understand this policy so that you can understand how we use your personal information.
The Information We Collect
higher-up.io collects the following information:
First Name, Last Name, Adress, Business Name, E-mail.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information (i.e. generic information that does not identify you personally) when you visit any of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows or Mac) and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
How We Use and Disclose the Information
We will use the personal information you provide online for the purpose(s) you have submitted. Your First Name, Email Address, will be used to send you the content related to e-commerce. In addition, we may send to you e-mails offering products or services which we think you may be interested in. If you want us to stop using the personal information you provided in these ways, please click the unsubscribe link on the bottom of any communication from us.
We may disclose your personally identifiable information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or to defend against legal claims. We may also disclose your personally identifiable information when we believe it is necessary or desirable in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms & Conditions, and/or to protect our rights and property.
How We Share Your Personal Information
We will not share the personal information you provide except with your explicit permission.
higher-up.io is committed to handling your customer information with high standards of information security. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Information
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze how our site is used, as well as to offer you products, programs or services. We may also share aggregate information with others, including affiliated companies and non-affiliated companies.
Collection of Information by Others
Our site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. You should check the other sites’ privacy notices since we have no control over information that is submitted to or collected by them.
To enhance your online experience with us, many of our web pages use “cookies.” Cookies are text files placed on your hard disk by our web server to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, once you choose to provide the personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
Some of our Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons, which are also called single-pixel gifs. These images allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information but they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about our website usage. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides. Some of our Web pages may also contain Web beacons placed there to help us determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.
Your IP address will be processed by Google only in a shortened form within the member states of the European Union or in other member states of the European Economic Area, if the IPAnonymization is activated on this website.
The full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there only in exceptional cases. Google will then use this information on behalf of this website’s operator to evaluate the use of the website in order to make a report for the website operators. The information will also be used for other website related services. Google will not link your IP address to any other information available to Google.
You can block the saving of cookies in your browser’s options menu; this could lead to a reduced functionality of our site though.
You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by cookies and related to your use of the website by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You can also click here to opt-out of Google Analytics: Disable Google Analytics
We use links to the external social network Facebook. This service is exclusively offered by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook). The links on our website are recognizable by the Facebook logo or by the “Like” icon.
Clicking the links will activate the Facebook plugins and your browser will automatically redirect to Facebook.
Once you open the links and sign into your Facebook account while using our website, the information of your visit will be sent to Facebook, which can then relate this information to your account.
The information will be saved on Facebook’s servers. You can prevent this by signing out of your Facebook account before you click the links.
The links‘ functionalities, particularly the transfer of user information to Facebook will not be activated by merely visiting our website, but only by clicking the links.
Please read Facebook’s privacy protection statement (https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation) for more information about the purposes and scale of data collection by Facebook as well your options of changing your privacy settings.
This website also uses so called Retargeting-Pixels from Facebook and Google to collect information. You may object to this method of collecting information by visiting Facebook Ads Settings and Google Ads Settings (related help page) respectively.
Discussions and Community Tools, Testimonials
You agree that any information you submit to us through higher-up.io may be used for promotional purposes. Because of the public nature of some of our services, you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information. We may also use a limited amount of information, such as first name, last initial and your town and state in marketing materials on the website. Your registration constitutes consent to this use.
If you are visiting higher-up.io from a location outside of the United States, your connection will be through and to servers located in the United States, and all information you provide will be processed and securely maintained in our web servers and internal systems located within the United States. By using higher-up.io, you authorize and specifically consent to the transfer of your personal information to the USA and its storage and use as specified above when you provide such information to us.
Visitors’ GDPR Rights
If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Those rights include: We will retain the any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Company decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it. You have the right to request access to your data that the Company stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data. You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data. You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data. To the extent that you provided consent to the Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation. We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
How You Can Access or Correct Your Personal Information
For instructions on how you can access the personally identifiable information that we have collected about you online, or how to correct any errors in such information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To protect your privacy and security, we may take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections