Last updated on May 23rd, 2018
We take your privacy seriously. Because we gather certain types of
information about our users, we want to help you understand the terms
and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information.
This privacy statement discloses the types of information we gather,
how we use it, and how to correct or change it. These privacy practices
apply to the Web site that you were viewing when you clicked through to
this policy, which is operated directly by us.
1. What information does Hartware Technologies collect?
Our primary goal is collecting enough information regarding sales of our software. This
only occurs when a user chooses to purchase our software and the minimum amount of
information is required.
We collect personally identifiable information, such as your name,
email address, postal address, phone number, and credit card information
when you provide it to us. With that said, credit card information
is not retained with Hartware Technologies, but rather w/ its Merchant
2. What is Hartware Technologies practice regarding cookies?
Your Internet browser has a feature called cookies, which stores small
amounts of data on your computer about your visit to any of our sites.
You do not need to have cookies turned on to visit most of our sites,
although active participation in certain areas of our sites may require
cookies. Cookies alone tell us nothing about who you are unless you
specifically give us personally identifiable information, in which case
we use the information to enhance your services in the ways described
below. By adjusting your settings on your browser, you may elect not to
allow cookies to be collected.
3. How does Hartware Technologies use the information?
We use the information we gather for the following:
- To send you information regarding updates to our software. However, this is rare as social media (Facebook, Twitter) are generally used to inform our customers.
- How does Hartware Technologies share you information? WE DO NOT SHARE YOUR INFORMATION!
Personally identifiable information
No personally identifiable information available is ever shared with other companies in any way. An exception to this
rule is if required by law, such as when we respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process OR
We believe that your actions violate applicable laws, Hartware Technologies'
End User License Agreenment (EULA), or any usage guidelines for specific products or
services, or threaten the rights, property, or safety of our company,
our users, or others.
Any modifications to our privacy practices will be reflected first within
this area of our network of Web sites. If there is a material change in
our privacy practices, we will indicate on our sites that our privacy
practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy statement.
If we are going to be using the information collected from users in a
manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection,
we will send affected users written notice of the change by e-mail.
5. Privacy of children
None of the sites within our
network is directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our
network of sites in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act and do not permit registration by, and will not
knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from,
anyone under 13 years of age.
Questions regarding this
privacy statement or any other aspects of our network of Web sites
should be sent to Hartware Technologies via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We read every message submitted and try to reply promptly to every one. We
may also file your comments to improve the site, or review and discard the information.
This GDPR Supplement is intended to comply with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the Protection of Natural Persons with regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the Free Movement of Such Data, and Repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR).
1. Contact Information
Likewise, if you desire to exercise a right described Paragraphs 2 through 9, below, and your exercise of that right requires you to contact Hartware Technologies, then you should contact Hartware Technologies at email@example.com.
2. Right to Access
You have a right to confirmation by Hartware Technologies as to whether Hartware Technologies is processing your personal data and, where that is the case, you have a right to access the following information:
- the purpose of the processing;
- the categories of personal data concerned;
- the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data have been or will be disclosed;
- the envisaged period for which your personal data will be stored or the criteria used to determine that period;
- the existence of your right to rectification (discussed below);
- the existence of your right to erasure (discussed below);
- the existence of your right to restrict processing (discussed below);
- the existence of your right to object to processing (discussed below);
- the existence of your right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (discussed below);
- whether Hartware Technologies uses your personal data for automated decision-making and, where that is the case, the logic involved and the significance and envisaged consequences to you;
- where Hartware Technologies does not collect your personal data directly from you, the existence of your right to information regarding Hartware Technologies’s source of your personal data; and
- where Hartware Technologies intends to transfer your personal data to a third country or international organization, the existence of your right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards used in connection with the transfer.
Your right to access includes the right to obtain a copy of the personal data Hartware Technologies is processing on its website. Personal data stored within PerfPRO Studio at studio locations must be provided by the owerns of that business. In compliance with the GDPR, Hartware Technologies will provide one such copy for free, but Hartware Technologies may charge a reasonable fee for any additional copies.
3. Right to Rectification
You have a right to obtain from Hartware Technologies the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Additionally, taking into account the purposes for which Hartware Technologies is processing your personal data, you have a right to obtain from Hartware Technologies the completion of incomplete personal data concerning you.
4. Right of Erasure
A. General Rule
You have a right of erasure to obtain from Hartware Technologies the erasure of your personal data based on any of the following grounds:
- your personal data is no longer necessary in connection with the purposes for which Hartware Technologies collected or otherwise processed your personal data (subject to the exceptions described in Paragraph 4(B), below);
- Hartware Technologies collected or otherwise processed your personal data on the basis of your consent and you have since withdrawn your consent (subject to the exceptions described in Paragraph 4(B), below);
- you have exercised your right to object to processing (discussed below) and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for Hartware Technologies to continue processing your personal data;
- Hartware Technologies has unlawfully processed your personal data;
- compliance with a legal obligation imposed by the EU or the law of any "member state" of the EU, to which Hartware Technologies is subject, requires the erasure of your personal data; or
- Hartware Technologies has collected your personal data in relation to the offer of information society services, i.e., an offer for a service normally provided for remuneration, at a distance (the parties are not simultaneously present), by electronic means, and at the individual request of the recipient of the service.
Your right to erasure described in Paragraph 4(A), above, does not apply where Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal data is necessary for:
- exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
- complying with a legal obligation imposed by the EU or any Member State to which Hartware Technologies is subject or for carrying out a task in the public interest; or
- establishing, exercising, or defending legal claims.
5. Right to Restrict Processing
You have a right to restrict Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal data if any of the following applies:
- you contest the accuracy of your personal data Hartware Technologies is processing, (for a period sufficient to enable Hartware Technologies to verify its accuracy);
- Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal data is unlawful but you object to the erasure of your personal data;
- your personal data is no longer necessary in connection with the purposes for which Hartware Technologies collected or otherwise processed your personal data, but you require your personal data for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims; or
- you have exercised your right to object to processing (discussed below), (pending verification that Hartware Technologies has overriding legitimate grounds to process your personal data).
If you exercise your right to restrict processing, and if your exercise of said right is valid, then Hartware Technologies can store your personal data but cannot otherwise process your personal data without your consent, unless otherwise processing your personal data is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims, the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person, or for reasons of important public interest of the EU or a Member State.
6. Right to Object to Processing
A. Right to Object to Processing Based on Your Particular Situation
Where Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal information is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or for legitimate interests pursued by Hartware Technologies, you nevertheless have a right to object to Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal information on grounds relating to your particular situation. If you exercise your right to object to processing described in this Paragraph 6(A), Hartware Technologies cannot process your personal data unless Hartware Technologies demonstrates that it has overriding legitimate grounds to process your personal data.
B. Right to Object to Processing for Direct Marketing Purposes
You have a right to object to Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes. If you exercise your right to object to processing described in this Paragraph 6(B), Hartware Technologies cannot process your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
7. Right to Data Portability
Where Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal data is based on your consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or is necessary to take steps requested by you prior to entering into a contract, and where Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal data is carried out by automated means, you have a right to data portability. This means that you have a right to receive from Hartware Technologies a copy of the personal data you provided to Hartware Technologies in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. Additionally, this means that you have a right to require Hartware Technologies to transmit directly to a third party the personal data you provided to Hartware Technologies, provided that such transmission is technically feasible and provided further that such third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.
8. Right to Withdraw Consent to Processing
Where Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have a right to withdraw consent. However, your withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal data prior to your withdrawal of consent.
9. Right to Lodge a Complaint with a Supervisory Authority
If you think that Hartware Technologies’s processing of your personal data is unlawful or otherwise improper, you have a right to lodge a complaint with a Supervisory Authority. A “Supervisory Authority” is an independent public authority established by a Member State pursuant to Article 51 of the GDPR. You should contact the Supervisory Authority established by the Member State of which you are a citizen. If you cannot identify that Supervisory Authority, then you may contact Hartware Technologies using the contact information provided in Paragraph 1, above. Hartware Technologies will exercise its best efforts to assist you in identifying that Supervisory Authority.
10. Intention to Transmit Your Data to a Third Country
The personal data collected by Hartware Technologies is transmitted over the internet. Hartware Technologies employs several safeguards to protect the transmission of your personal data. These safeguards include encryption of certain data and other commercially reasonable measures and practices. If you desire more information regarding these safeguards, then you should contact Hartware Technologies using the contact information provided in Paragraph 1.