Strategic Digital Services is a marketing and advertising agency with a special focus in online advertising (the “Services” and our “Site”). Most of our advertising is done on behalf of clients and covered under their individual privacy policies.
In some cases, we may run ad campaigns on behalf of our firm. In such cases you should assume any personal information transmitted to us by you will be collected and used as the law permits.
In all cases, you should assume that your browsing history and online behavior is tracked in detail by your device, browser, apps and most tools you use to access the internet. This data is often made available to us through those third-parties and we use that data in accordance with the terms of service of those third parties.
What Information is Collected?
2. Non-Identifiable Information
As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected from you other than certain non-personal information which is recorded by the standard operation of our Internet servers such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, the IP address of your Internet Service Provider, the date and time you access the Website, the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Website, the operating system you are using, the sections of the Website you visit, the Website pages read and images viewed, and any content you post to or download from the Website. This non-identifiable information is used for Website and system administration purposes and to improve the Website.
When you view this Website, we store some information on your computer. This information will be stored in a “Cookie,” which is a file created on your computer’s hard drive, and will help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor the Website to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block the creation of Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored, although doing so may affect your use of the Website and your ability to access certain features of the Website. Please refer to your browser instructions or the help section of your browser to learn more about these functions. Advertisements displayed on the Website may also contain Cookies or other technologies.
4. Tracking Information
We may use non-personal information to create aggregate tracking information reports regarding Website traffic patterns and uses, and then provide those reports to advertisers and others. None of the tracking information in the reports can be connected to the identities or other personal information of individual users. We also may link tracking information with personal information voluntarily provided by Website users.
Personal Information You Specifically Provide
5. Your Personal Information
Your e-mail address and other personally identifiable information such as first and last name, company name, postal address and telephone number are known to us only when you voluntarily submit such information via requests for information, submission or suggestions for contents, on-line surveys or participation in any other available on-line interactive activities. You can choose not to provide such information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our features.
6. Use of Your Personal Information
We may use your personal information to contact and correspond with you, to respond to your communications, to facilitate and enhance your use of the Website and as otherwise required or permitted by law. We may develop a confidential user profile for you, which will be used to facilitate your use of the Website. Additionally, we may keep a record of all communications with you.
If you would like any of your contact information removed from our list you can request removal by sending an e-mail to info@chooseSDS.com.
7. Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Generally, we do not sell, transfer or otherwise disclose personal information; however, we may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances:
(a) Disclosure to Affiliates and Others
(b) Disclosure of Business Transfers
(c) Law Enforcement and Legal Disclosure
We may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where we have reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, or to our legal counsel, or to protect our respective rights and property.
Information Use, Sharing and Disclosure
8. Use of Information
We use the information collected by our Internet servers to conduct internal reviews of the number of visitors to the Website but only in an aggregate and non-personally identifiable form. This information may be used for any of the following purposes: (1) to help us understand better visitors’ use of our Website; (2) to respond to specific requests from our visitors; (3) to provide visitors from time to time with information about products and services offered by SDS and its subsidiaries; (4) to protect the security or integrity of our Website when necessary; and (5) to provide the necessary notices and/or obtain parental consent from visitors under 19 years of age, where necessary.
We may from time to time send you e-mail or other communications regarding industry issues, new trends, research developments, as well as current promotions, specials and new additions to the Website. You may “opt-out,” or unsubscribe from our email list by sending an e-mail to info@chooseSDS.com or following the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom. After doing so, you will not receive future promotional, product or services communication or mailings from us unless you re-subscribe to our email list.
LEGAL RIGHTS AVAILABLE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS TO HELP MANAGE YOUR PRIVACY
California residents have specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes those rights and how to exercise them.
Right to Know About Personal Information Collected, Disclosed, or Sold: You have the right to request, subject to verification of your identity, that we disclose to you what personal information we have collected, used, disclosed, or sold over the past 12 months. To learn how to exercise this right and what information you may need to provide in the process, see the “ How to Exercise Your Rights to Access and Deletion ” section below. We have provided information about the categories of personal information we have collected, the sources from which we collected it, the purposes for which it was collected, and the third parties with whom we may share it with above.
Right to Request Deletion of Personal Information: You have the right to request, subject to our verification of your identity, that we delete the personal information that we have collected or maintain about you, subject to certain exceptions. See “ How to Exercise Your Rights to Access and Deletion ” below.
Right to Non-Discrimination: You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment from us for the exercise of your rights described in this section. We will not discriminate against you (for example, by denying you services or charging you a different rate) for exercising any of your rights.
Right to Opt-Out: You have the right to opt-out of the sharing of your personal information with third parties for their own business purposes in the following ways:
1. By completing the form at info@chooseSDS.com
2. Call us toll free at 850-792-4186
3. Email us at: info@chooseSDS.com
How to Exercise Your Rights to Access and Deletion: To exercise your right to access or your right to delete, please submit a request to us in one of the following ways:
1. Complete the form at this website.
2. Call us toll free at 850-792-4186.
3. Email us at: info@chooseSDS.com.
In order for us to honor your access or deletion request, you must provide us with enough information to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative. We may ask you for information associated with you, which might include your name, email, address, and phone number. We will confirm receipt of your request within 10 days and respond to requests for access and deletion within 45 days. We will also let you know if we are not able to verify your identify based on the information you have provided. If you submit a request for deletion, we will send you a confirmation email to validate the request before deleting your personal information. After we have responded to two requests from you within a 12-month period, we may choose not to respond to any additional requests from you during such period.
Authorized Agent: You may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. If you choose to use an authorized agent, we may require that you both provide your authorized agent with written permission to make a request on your behalf, and verify your identity directly with us. We may deny a request from an agent that does not submit proper proof of authorization. In order to submit a request through an authorized agent, please either follow the instructions provided here for requests submitted online or let know us over the phone for requests made through our toll free number.