WHAT INFORMATION DOES THE IDENTITY GROUP COLLECT?
We collect information through various programmatic and operational activities, including contracts, online tools, placing orders, subscriptions to our newsletters, exhibiting at events, responding to surveys or using any services, apps or tools provided by THE IDENTITY GROUP and its partners.
Basic contact information is collected as well as information that is specific to the type of form you are filling out or the product or service you are purchasing. Information collected is stored in our database. Profiles generally contain company and individual contact information such as company name, individual name, address, phone, email, website and the products and services associated with your account. In some instances additional demographic information may be included on your personal account if you submit it. And if you purchase anything with a credit card or other financial account method, that information may be on the order. No credit card data is stored in our system beyond the purchase transaction.
HOW DOES THE IDENTITY GROUP USE COLLECTED INFORMATION?
The information we collect from you is used in accordance with law and primarily-
Processing operations may include the recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction of personal data. The personal data we collect about you may be stored for as long as permitted by law following the most recent interaction we have had with you, after which point it may be archived only for so long as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out above, in accordance with applicable laws.
HOW DOES THE IDENTITY GROUP PROTECT COLLECTED INFORMATION?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information and to protect it from loss or unauthorized access. Your account information is stored within our database behind security devices and controls. Access to your information is limited to authorized staff who are under obligation not to disclose information and business partners providing the products and services you have requested or are entitled to.
Online transaction processing containing credit card information is transmitted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL). The data is encrypted and sent to our payment gateway provider. The data can only be accessed by authorized personnel.
DOES THE IDENTITY GROUP DISCLOSE INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES?
THE IDENTITY GROUP does not sell or disclose your personal data to third parties without your consent, except:
Your contact information may be sent to THE IDENTITY GROUP business partners to help us provide the products and services you have requested or may be entitled, such as for your status as a THE IDENTITY GROUP member or THE IDENTITY GROUP associate, if applicable.
We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
Third party links
We may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site, and we welcome any feedback about these sites.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and mailing address), and demographic information (such as zip code or age bracket). Contact information is used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information is used for monitoring or aggregating research statistics.
(GDPR) General Data Protection Regulation
If you are a citizen of the European Union (EU), we recognize your rights under this regulation.
If you want to access or update your personal information, change opt in/out selections on your account, request deletion of your information or restrict processing of your information, you may do so by calling The Identity Group at 641-628-8442 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The withdrawal of consent will not or may not affect processing which has already occurred
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years of age.
We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
THE IDENTITY GROUP
PO BOX 44
Pella, IA 50219