Consent to Share and Disclose Information, Including International Data Transfers
Consent to Electronic Notice if there is a Security Breach
If DBMG or a Recipient is required to provide notice of unauthorized access of certain security systems, you agree that DBMG, or the Recipient, may do so when required or voluntarily by posting notice on the Website or sending notice to any email address DBMG or the Recipient has for you, in the good faith discretion of DBMG or the Recipient. You agree that notice to you will count as notice to any other individual for whom you are acting and agree to provide the notice to any such individual.
DBM Group’s Commitment: Adhering to the 10 Privacy Principles
In Canada, "Fair Information Practices" regarding your personal information are reflected in a series of 10 Privacy Principles developed by the Canadian Standards Association and incorporated into Canadian federal privacy legislation, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA"). DBM Group adheres to the 10 Privacy Principles as follows:
Principle 1 — Accountability
Principle 2 — Identifying the Purposes for collection of Personal Information
Principle 3 — Consent for Collection, Use of Disclosure of Personal Information
DBMG will obtain your informed consent for the collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, except as permitted by law.
Principle 4 — Limiting Collection of Personal Information
DBMG will limit the collection of personal information, both the amount and the type of information, to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by DBMG. DBMG will collect your personal information by fair and lawful means, and not by misleading or deceiving you about the purpose for which information is being collected.
Principle 5 — Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention of Personal Information
DBMG will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than the identified purposes for which it was collected, except with your consent or as required or permitted by law. DBMG will retain your personal information only as long as necessary to fulfill the identified purposes.
Principle 6 — Accuracy of Personal Information
DBMG will attempt to make sure that your personal information will be as accurate, complete and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
Principle 7 — Security Safeguards
DBMG will protect your personal information by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Principle 8 — Openness Concerning Policies and Practices
DBMG will make readily available to you specific information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
Principle 9 — Individual Access to Personal Information
Upon written request, subject to certain exceptions, DBMG will inform you of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information and will give you access to that information. An individual shall be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.
Principle 10 — Challenging Compliance
Type of Information We May Collect
DBM Group’s websites are designed as business marketing tools for affiliate organizations. Users are asked to create accounts with their business contact information. Non-personal information is information that is already a matter of public record or knowledge. Business contact information is considered non-personal information and not subjected to special protection and it can be routinely shared with anyone inside or outside of the business. Business contact information shall include but is not limited to: business name, business address, business telephone number, and is not considered personal information in certain jurisdictions.
Personal Information is defined as any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. Personal Information shall include but is not limited to: name, home address, home zip code, home telephone number, mobile phone number, or email address.
Internet Users - Cookies, Aggregate Information
Aggregate Information – is used to measure the visitors’ interest in, and use of, various areas of the Website and the various programs that DBMG administers, DBMG will rely upon aggregate information, which is information that does not identify you, such as statistical and navigational information. With this aggregate information, DBMG may undertake statistical and other summary analyses of the visitors' behaviors and characteristics.
Children and Data Collection
DBMG websites are business-to business websites and are not intended to be utilized by children or in any way encourage participation of any minor. DBMG adheres to the United States Federal Privacy Protection standards as stated in the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). We care about the safety of children. We will not knowingly allow anyone under 13 to provide us any personally identifying information. Children under 13 years of age are required to obtain the express permission of a parent or guardian before submitting any Personal Information about themselves (such as their names, e-mail address, and phone number) over the Internet. If a child has provided us with personally-identifiable information without the consent of a parent or guardian, the parent or guardian of that child should contact the Privacy Officer immediately. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly delete the child's information from our servers.
Our Use of Your Information
Sharing of Personal Information
We endeavor to protect your Personal Information using physical, electronic or procedural security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information in our control. These measures include safeguards to protect Personal Information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use and modification.
Currently, our website utilizes a variety of different security measures designed to protect Personal Information of users both inside and outside DBMG, including the use of encryption mechanisms (e.g., Secure Socket Layers or SSLs), password protection, internal data encryption, firewalls, intrusion dection systems and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information. This helps maintain the confidentiality, privacy, and integrity of your transactions, and helps to protect your confidential information - such as credit card numbers, online forms, and historic order information from loss, misuse, interception and hacking.
Identity theft and the practice currently known as “phishing” are of great concern to DBMG. Accordingly, safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password, Social Security Number or National Identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication. For more information about phishing, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website.
Storage, Retention and Accuracy of Personal Information
DBMG ensures that Personal Information is safeguarded against loss, access, use, modification, disclosure or other misuse. All reasonable steps are taken to prevent unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Information.
DBMG will retain your Personal Information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws, and your consent to such purpose(s) remains valid after termination of our relationship with you.
We take all reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information is accurate, up-to-date, complete, relevant and not misleading.
Access, Control and Update Information About You
We want to be sure that we keep only the most accurate and up-to-date Personal Information in our records. Therefore, whenever you believe that your Personal Information needs to be updated, you can contact us through the "contact us" section on www.dbmgroup.com to update your contact information. You may choose at any time to remove your name, telephone numbers, and postal and email addresses from the lists we use to send marketing notices by sending us an email.
To protect your privacy, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making changes.
You may contact thePrivacy Officer to access, correct or delete your Personal Information.
If you have any questions or complaints, please contact the Privacy Officer. The Privacy Officer can be reached by telephone at: 1-714-727-0800; by Fax at: 714-838-0327; or by mail at DBMG, Attn: Privacy Officer, 5 Peters Canyon Rd., Suite 150, Irvine, CA 92606. We will address your concern and attempt to resolve any problem.
Social Media and Online Engagement
DBMG uses a variety of new technologies and social media options to communicate and interact with consumers. These sites and applications include popular social networking and media sites, open source software communities and more. To better engage the public in ongoing dialog, DBMG uses platforms including Twitter. These technologies are not exclusively operated or controlled by DBMG.
When interacting with the DBMG presence on those websites, you may reveal certain personal information to DBMG or to third parties. Except when used by DBMG employee’s for the purpose of responding to a specific message or request, DBM Group will not use, share, or retain your personal information.
Last Updated 10/23/2012