Avangate.com - Security & Privacy
I. What Information We Gather
"Personal Information" means individually identifiable information about an individual consumer collected from that individual by Avangate via the Website or other means (for example, by Your voluntarily submitting Personal Information to Us via the completion of an order form or registration form). The types of Personal Information that We may request include, without limitation, Your name, employer, job title, department, business mailing address, home mailing address, email address, telephone number, fax number, credit card number and other credit card details, geo-location data of Your mobile or other device, including GPS-based, Wi-Fi-based, or cell-based location information.
In order for You to purchase the Products or participate in other Website activities, You may be required to provide Us with Personal Information. Some of the information that We ask You to provide is identified as mandatory and some is identified as voluntary. If You do not provide the mandatory information, You will not be able to place Your Order.
Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information
You may update Your Personal Information via Avangate myAccount at this Website. If You should become aware that Your Personal Information with Avangate is not complete and accurate, You shall promptly update Your Personal Information via Avangate myAccount.
Adult Audiences Only
The Website is intended for adult audiences and is not directed to children and other individuals under the age of majority in the individual's country, and We do not knowingly collect Personal Information or other information from such individuals. You agree to notify Us immediately, via Avangate myAccount or by writing to the applicable Avangate office identified in the "Contact Us" section of the Website, if You become aware that We have received information from any such individuals.
Third Party Sites
II. How We Use the Personal Information We Gather
Avangate may store and use Your Personal Information and, without further notice to You, provide Your Personal Information to Avangate affiliates or to third parties in order for Avangate, its affiliates or third parties:
A. to process an Order from You, including processing Your online payment and notifying You of the Order status;
B. to invoice You for the Products ordered by You;
C. to deliver the Products ordered by You;
D. to support Our intent to maintain and improve the security of Your Order and transactions (e.g., by applying antifraud filters);
E. to register Your purchase with the Vendor (for warranty, technical support, or other purposes);
F. to provide You with customer and technical support;
G. to inform You about Product upgrades; special offers; other products, services and information (including from third parties); market research; or completing surveys or evaluations; if You have opted to receive such communications;
H. to support Our intent to show You the most relevant content and improve usability of the Website;
I. to provide You with access to restricted areas of the Website;
J. to comply with legal requirements;
K. to enforce the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including the investigation of potential violations; or
L. for any other lawful purposes.
Some data, such as the types of used services and how many users We receive daily, may be used by Avangate for statistical, marketing, promotional, or any other lawful purposes. This kind of information is collected in aggregate/statistical form, without identifying any user individually.
III. Protection of the Personal Information We Gather
Avangate has implemented industry-standard measures to protect the security of the Personal Information We collect via the Website. For example, We use (SSL - Secure Socket Layers), a firewall and a digital certificate issued by VerisignTM to protect certain of Your Personal Information, and We are PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) certified. No one can guarantee, and We do not guarantee, that Your Personal Information is completely secure at all times. You are also responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your Personal Information to protect it against unauthorized access or use.
Avangate may retain Your Personal Information for as long as You continue to use the Website or Products, and thereafter as permitted or required by applicable law. If We delete Your Personal Information, it may still be contained on backup media or other systems.
Your Personal Information may be transferred to persons within the European Union or to persons within other countries whose legislation may or may not ensure an adequate level of protection. We shall endeavor to comply with the laws of the country from which Your Personal Information was transferred, if We consider the laws of the country to which Your Personal Information was transferred as not ensuring an adequate level of protection.
We participate in the United States - European Union Safe Harbor Framework and the United States - Switzerland Safe Harbor Framework. Please see Our "Safe Harbor Policy" at http://www.avangate.com/safe-harbor-policy.php.
We are also in a transit period from Safe Harbor to the new United States - European Union Privacy Shield Framework and the United States - Switzerland Privacy Shield Framework. Please see Our "Privacy Shield Policy" at http://www.avangate.com/privacy-shield-policy.php.
IV. Your Rights
V. Your Choices
You can decide if You want to provide Your Personal Information to Avangate, but if You do not provide certain Personal Information, You may not be able to make purchases, enlist services or access certain options at the Website or through other means. If You choose at the Website to receive communications regarding product information, special offers, or any other marketing or other information, We may add Your Personal Information to Our email database and use (or direct Our designees to use) Your Personal Information for providing such communications to You. You may later choose to unsubscribe from receiving such communications by following the unsubscribe directions in Our communications. If You provide Avangate with inconsistent privacy preferences at the Website (for example, by indicating on one occasion that We may provide You with marketing offers and on another occasion that We may not), Avangate will endeavor to update Your privacy preferences in Avangate's records with Your latest preference in a timely manner.
Last update: July 28, 2016