Effective Date: February 2, 2022
GDPR & Privacy Shield Notice
Natural persons located in the United Kingdom or European Economic Area (“EEA”) should review the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and Privacy Shield Notice here.
In addition, the Privacy Shield Notice should be reviewed if your personal information is transferred from the EEA, United Kingdom, or Switzerland to the US pursuant to the E.U.-U.S. or Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.
Information We Collect and/or Receive; the Purpose of Collection and Use
Registration Information. If you would like to apply for TAG ID, you will be asked to provide certain information such as company name, company legal name, address, phone number, Corporate ID type, Corporate ID, business type, website address, date of incorporation, officer names, and country of incorporation (collectively, “Registration Information”). We provide your Registration Information to TAG and its vendors to validate the applicant company’s identity and meets the criteria to receive a TAG ID.
Other Information. In addition to Contact Information and Registration Information, we may collect or receive the following other information:
Aggregate Data. In an ongoing effort to better understand our users and the Website we may analyze your information in aggregate form, and merge your information with other data for purposes of our reporting, planning, development, operating, maintaining, managing, and improving the Website. The aggregate information collected through the Website does not identify you personally; similarly, user level information (i.e., IP Address or Device Identifier) can identify a user’s computer or mobile phone but not the user directly (such as by name). We may share this data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners.
Sharing with Third Parties
We also share information with our business partners, such as (i) third parties with whom we partner (e.g., Fiducia DLT Limited, such as for the TAG TrustNet) and TAG with whom we have a services agreement l and (ii) third parties who to provide, or assist in their provision of, certain services or for marketing purposes (joint or otherwise), including but not limited to TAG.
Disclosures to Public Authorities
We are required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including for the purpose of meeting national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose personal information to other third parties when compelled to do so by government authorities or required by law or regulation including, but not limited to, in response to court orders and subpoenas.
Opt-Out for Direct Marketing
You may opt out at any time from the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes by emailing the instructions to this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow us a reasonable time to process your request.
You may also manage your receipt of marketing communications by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" (or similarly worded) link located on the bottom of such email and following the instructions found on the page to which the link takes you. Please allow us a reasonable time to process your request.
Links to Third-Party Sites
If you choose to share information about articles that you’ve viewed through your social media accounts while visiting our Website, those social media companies may collect information about you. Your interactions with social media companies and the use of their features are governed by the privacy policies of the social media companies who provide those features. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies of any social media accounts you create and use.
How We Protect Your Information
We take reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in processing and the nature of such data, and comply with applicable laws and regulations. You should keep in mind, however, that no internet transmission is 100% secure or error-free.
Personal Information Rights Requests
In accordance with applicable law, we will provide a process to enable you to access, delete, update, or otherwise submit requests in relation to your personal information. Where applicable law does not provide this right to you, we may provide these rights to you at our discretion in each case. Where such rights are provided under applicable law, you can request these rights by contacting us by email at email@example.com. You may be asked to provide additional information to verify your identity before rights requests may be fulfilled. If you ask us to remove your personal information, we reserve the right to retain as much of your personal information, and for so long as we deem necessary, to comply with our legal, regulatory, internal audit, and record-keeping requirements, subject to applicable law.
Retention of Personal Information
Important Notice to All Non-U.S. Residents
If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information provided to us, including personal information, will be transferred from your country of origin to the United States (where it may be stored and/or processed in our servers, or in a cloud environment provided by our service providers). Except in the case of data transfers under the GDPR, your decision to provide such data to us, or allow us to collect such data through our Website or otherwise through our services (such as member services), constitutes your consent to this data transfer.
In addition, TAN does not monitor, recognize, or honor any opt-out or do not track mechanisms including general web browser, “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals.