Protos Security: Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

We at Protos Security LLC (“Protos”) recognize the importance of, and we respect, your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains our practices around the information collection, use and disclosure practices for our website at www.protossecurity.com/ (the “Website”). This policy does not address information we obtain from any other source, including information provided to us in the course of e-mail exchanges or from telephone calls or other personal contacts.

Information Protos Collects About You and What We Do With It

Protos through the Website collects both personally identifiable information—information that identifies you or can be used on its own or with other information to identify, locate or contact you—as well as non-personally identifiable information about how you use the Website.

Information You Choose to Provide

Protos collects and stores information you choose to provide through the Website. You may, for example, submit your name, email address, phone number and other information in our online forms. Protos uses this information to process your vendor application or other requests, communicate with you about your requests, provide you with information or services you have requested, and evaluate and improve the effectiveness of its Website and the information it contains. 

Information We Collect Automatically

Protos may now or in the future use tools, including third-party analytical software, to collect automatically certain data about the computer or other device you use to reach our Website such as: (i) device properties including, but not limited to, unique or other device identifiers; (ii) device operating system and software; (iii) IP address and Internet service provider; (iv) mobile phone carrier; (v) geographical data such as country or region; and (vi) other similar data. Protos also may use server log analysis tools to gather and analyze information regarding the Website’s usage, such as the number of hits received, the number of unique visitors, the most/least visited pages, errors experienced by users, browsers and platforms used to connect to the Website, the number of times a user or the computers within a given network visited the Website, the date and time you visited the Website, the pages of the Website that you visited and the order in which you accessed such pages, and the websites you visited before or after you visit our Website.

This information may be collected via several technologies, including cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs and other means. You can remove certain cookies by following the directions in your Internet browser’s “help” file. If you disable cookies, your ability to use areas of the Website may be limited.

All of this information belongs to Protos. Protos uses the information for marketing purposes and to improve effectiveness, content, layout and/or operation of our Website.

Sharing Your Information

Protos does not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for their own marketing purposes. Your information is accessible to certain Protos personnel. In addition, Protos may share information with the following third parties:

  • vendors assisting or cooperating in managing customer and vendor information and preparing company mailings, or providing Protos with other services;
  • web designers, hosting service providers and others helping Protos implement, maintain and operate the Website;
  • vendors monitoring the Website and its operation on Protos’ behalf; * sponsors or co-sponsors of webinars, seminars or other events in which Protos is participating;
  • successor entities to Protos by virtue of a merger, acquisition or similar transaction, and
  • law enforcement and other government authorities such as legislatures, courts, agencies and litigants if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of governmental authorities; (b) comply with legal process; (c) respond to requests from public or government authorities, including public or government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) protect the security or integrity of the Website or Protos’ information systems; and/or (e) exercise or protect our rights, privacy, safety or those of affiliates, clients, you or others.

Protecting Your Information

Protos follows commercially reasonable security practices and procedures designed to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. Nevertheless, please be aware that Internet transmissions and information storage systems are never completely private or secure.

How Long Protos Keeps Your Information?

Protos stores your information for as long as it believes the information to be useful in carrying out the business purposes for which it was collected.

Privacy Policies of Third-Party Websites to Which the Website Links

Protos may provide links to third-party websites that it does not control. Protos urges you to review the privacy policies posted on these third-party websites at the time you first visit such sites. Protos undertakes no obligation to review or ensure enforcement or compliance with the privacy policy of any website to which it links.

Children’s Privacy

Protos does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any children under age 16. No parts of the Website are directed to or designed to attract anyone under the age of 16.

Data Storage and Processing Conducted in the United States

Regardless of where you are located, Protos’ Website collects information and processes and stores that information in databases located in the United States. If you are visiting the Website from a country outside the United States, you should be aware that you may transfer personally identifiable information about yourself to the United States, and that the data protection laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your own country. By visiting the Website and submitting any personally identifiable information you consent to the transfer of such personally identifiable information to the United States.

Additional Terms for EU Visitors

The data controller for this Website is Protos. Protos processes personally identifiable information it collects through the Website for Protos’ legitimate business purposes, for example to fulfill any requests you may make in connection with your submission of personally identifiable information, to monitor and improve the quality of the Website, and to protect and defend our rights, property or safety or that of our clients and other users of the Website. You may have the right to obtain a copy of your personally identifiable information, correct inaccuracies in your personally identifiable information, request the erasure of your personally identifiable information and restrict the processing of your personally identifiable information. For more information about how you can rectify and erase your personally identifiable information or make any other requests relating to your personally identifiable information or to contact Protos, please see the Section of this Privacy Policy entitled, “Questions About This Privacy Policy,” below. In addition, you may have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory data protection authority.

Do Not Track Requests

The Website does not support Do Not Track at this time. Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For all the details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit www.donottrack.us.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Protos occasionally may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. All revisions will be posted to Protos’ Website. Protos urges you to review its Privacy Policy frequently.

Questions About This Privacy Policy

Questions or comments about this Privacy Policy should be directed to joshw@protossecurity.com. In addition, if you no longer wish us to maintain data about you, or wish to change the type of information we send you, please let us know by e-mailing joshw@protossecurity.com. Similarly, if you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should telephone our Website manager at (540) 556-5300.

Last revised March 6, 2019