Respecting and protecting our website visitors’ privacy has been vital to our business since our beginning. By sharing our Privacy Principles, we trust that our website visitors will better understand how we keep visitor information private and secure while using it to provide services and products. Ex-FBI-Agents.com website visitors and clients who receive information from or transact business with Ex-FBI-Agents.com through the Internet are covered by the terms and conditions and any privacy notices posted on the web sites they visit.
1. TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
1.1. We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
1.1.1. Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths).
1.1.2. Information that you provide to us when registering with our website, requesting information on services or inquiring about the services we offer. This information may include your name, your email address, a contact number and or the content of the inquiry or services being requested.
1.1.3. Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters including your name and email address.
1.1.4. Information that you provide to us when using the services on our website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services.
1.1.5. Information relating to any purchases you make of our services or any other transactions that you enter into through our website including your name, address, telephone number, email address and payment information.
1.1.6. Information that you post to our website for publication on the internet including your user name, your profile pictures and the content of your posts.
1.1.7. Information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our website including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication.
1.1.8. Any other personal information that you choose to send to us.
2. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
2.1. We protect client information.
2.2 We take our responsibility to protect the privacy and confidentiality of any visitor’s or client’s information very seriously. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable legal standards to store and secure visitor and client information from unauthorized access and use, alteration and destruction. Our own policies and procedures have been developed to protect the confidentiality of our visitor’s and client’s information and to help achieve compliance with relevant rules and regulations. We hold our employees accountable for complying with those policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
2.3. We endeavor to collect, use and maintain visitor and client information only for appropriate purposes. We limit the collection, use and retention of visitor and client information to what we reasonably believe will help us deliver superior service, to administer our business, manage our risks, market our services and products, and to meet applicable laws and regulations.
2.4. We may disclose and transfer any information that is provided through this website to: any company that is partnered with Ex-FBI-Agents.com, its affiliates, agents or information providers; to any other person or entity with a visitor or client’s consent; or if we have a right or duty to disclose or are permitted or compelled to so disclose such information by law. We may also transmit, transfer or process such information to, or through, any country in the world, as we deem necessary or appropriate (including to countries outside the U.S.).
2.5. We share visitor and client information with our network of independent agents when it is required in order to fulfill a client request or inquiry for services or information on ongoing services being provided.
2.6. We share visitor and client information among our affiliates and business units when we believe it will enhance the services we can provide to our visitors and clients, but only in circumstances where such sharing conforms to law, any applicable confidentiality agreements, our policies and practices, or where a visitor or client has consented to such sharing.
2.7. We may disclose information we have about visitors and clients as permitted by law. For example, we may share information with regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials who have jurisdiction over us or if we are required to do so by applicable law and to provide information to protect against fraud.
2.8. From time to time, we enter into agreements with other companies to provide services to us or make services and products available to visitors and clients. Under these agreements, the companies may receive information about visitors and clients, but they must safeguard this information and they may only use it for those purposes that we specify.
2.9. We provide visitors and clients with relevant and appropriate choices regarding the sharing of information with our affiliates and others. We will give visitors and clients choices regarding the sharing of information with affiliates and third parties in accordance with applicable law and their agreements with us.
2.10. Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
3. USING PERSONAL INFORMATION
3.1. Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
3.2. We may use your personal information to:
3.2.1. Administer our website and business.
3.2.2. Personalize our website for you.
3.2.3. Enable your use of the services available on our website.
3.2.4. Send you goods purchased through our website.
3.2.5. Supply to you services purchased through our website.
3.2.6. Send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you.
3.2.7. Send you non-marketing commercial communications.
3.2.8. Send you email notifications that you have specifically requested.
3.2.9. Send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if wish to unsubscribe to our newsletter).
3.2.10. Send you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications).
3.2.11. Deal with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website.
3.2.12. Keep our website secure and prevent fraud.
3.2.13. Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service.
3.3. If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.
3.4. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.
4. DISCLOSING PERSONAL INFORMATION
4.1. We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2. We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies. This means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.3. We may disclose your personal information:
4.3.1. To the extent that we are required to do so by law.
4.3.2. In connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings.
4.3.3. In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk.
4.3.4. To the purchaser, or prospective purchaser, of any business or asset that we are, or are contemplating selling.
4.3.5. To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
4.4. Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
5.1. Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
5.2. Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the U.S.
5.3. Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
5.4. You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.
6. RETAINING PERSONAL INFORMATION
6.1. This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents, including electronic documents containing personal data:
6.4 To the extent that we are required to do so by law.
6.5 If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings.
6.6. In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk.
7. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
7.1. We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure password- and firewall-protected servers.
7.3. All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
7.4. You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
7.5. You are responsible for keeping any credentials and passwords you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password except when you log in to our website.
8.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
9. YOUR RIGHTS
9.1. You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information may be subject to:
9.1.1. The payment of a fee (currently fixed at %5.00).
9.1.2. The supply of appropriate evidence of your identity. For this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport or valid Driver’s License or State Identity Card, certified by a Notary plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address.
9.2. We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3. You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
9.4. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
10. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
10.1. Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
10.2. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
11. UPDATING INFORMATION
11.1. Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
12.2. A cookie is a file containing an identifier such as a string of letters and numbers that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
12.3. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
12.4. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
12.5. We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
12.6.1. Recognize a computer when a user visits the website.
12.6.2. Track users as they navigate the website.
12.6.3. Enable the use of a shopping cart on the website.
12.6.4. Improve the website’s usability.
12.6.5. Analyse the use of the website.
12.6.6. Administer the website.
12.6.7. Prevent fraud and improve the security of the website.
12.6.8. Personalize the website for each user.
12.7. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
12.7.1. In Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
12.7.2. In Firefox (version 36) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
12.7.3. In Chrome (version 41), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
12.8. Blocking all cookies may have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
12. 9. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.
12.10. You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
12.10.1. In Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11).
12.10.2. In Firefox (version 36), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”.
12.10.3. In Chrome (version 41), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
13. OUR DETAILS
13.1. This website is owned and operated by Ex-FBI-Agents.com.
13.2. We are registered in Texas under business license# [number].
13.3. You can contact us by using our website contact form, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at +1 917-675-3135.
14. ONLINE SECURITY TIPS
14.1. While Ex-FBI-Agents.com is committed to ensure the highest standard of security on our systems, you as the end-user also play an important role to ensure that you are adequately protected when you use the Internet. The following security best practices are recommended:
14.2. Install anti-virus, anti-spyware and other internet security software on your PC. Use it regularly and keep it up-to-date.
14.3. Take advantage of your computer’s security features. Make sure your browser uses the strongest encryption available and be aware of the encryption levels of the sites and applications you use.
14.4. Regularly update your computer’s operating system and Web browser software with the vendor’s software patches and updates to protect your computer against known vulnerabilities.
14.5. Do what you can to prevent unauthorized people from using your computer.
14.6. Change your passwords often. Be sure to choose passwords that are hard for others to guess.
14.7. If you notice suspicious activity in your accounts, report it immediately to the appropriate parties.
14.8. Do not download or open any attachments sent to you by unsolicited email. Once opened, these programs may contain malicious programs that can compromise your computer’s security.
14.9. Be on the alert for phishing scams. Access Web sites by typing the Web addresses directly into your Web browser or by using Web addresses you have bookmarked, instead of via embedded links in unsolicited emails.