FocusCopy is committed to protecting the privacy of information you provide to us. If we request you to provide us with non-public information (NPI) about yourself, then we commit to using it for legal FocusCopy business purposes only.
FocusCopy may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. As a result, you should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from August 1, 2019.
What We Collect
We may collect the following information:
- Name and job title
- Business name and address
- Contact information (including email address)
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form. The visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string are also collected to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, then you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site, then you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one (1) year.
When and if you visit our login page, then we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data. It is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two (2) days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, then your login will persist for two (2) weeks. When you log out of your account, then the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, then an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one (1) day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites may doing any of the following:
- Collect data about you
- Embed additional third-party tracking (like Facebook and Google Analytics)
- Monitor your interaction with that embedded content (including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website)
What We Do With The Information We Gather
All information you provide to us is needed to better understand and service your needs, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- Improve our products and services
- Periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
- Contact you for market research purposes
- Contact you by email, phone, fax or mail
- Customize the website according to your interests
We will keep your information is secure and protect it from unauthorized access and disclosure using suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file that we ask your permission to be place on your computer’s data store (often a hard drive or SSD). When you agree to this request, we place this file in your data store. The cookie helps us analyze web traffic or informs you when you visit specific sites. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to find which FocusCopy pages are in active use. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website to better your needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes after which we remove this data.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to check which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may have links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any NPI you reveal when visiting such sites as this privacy statement does not apply as such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website visited.
Controlling Your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- You may also unsubscribe from any of our emails or mailings by hitting the unsubscribe button at the end of every email. Data is cleaned every month; if you are not a paying client, then your information is deleted. If you are a paying client, your information is retained for our records only.
We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your written permission, or have a legal requirement, to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties. This would only happen when we think you may find interesting and if you have previously told us you want us to.
If you believe that any NPI we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, then please email us at email@example.com. We will promptly correct any errors in this information.
Updating Your Personal Information and Privacy Preferences
You have the right to access and correct or remove your NPI from our systems at any time. Upon request, FocusCopy will provide you with information about whether we hold, or process on behalf of a third party, any of your NPI. To make a request for this information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you no longer wish us to use your NPI to provide you with services, please contact us at email@example.com. We will respond to your request within 30 days. Operational business practices demand retention and use your NPI as necessary for business reasons in compliance with legal obligations, dispute resolution, and agreements enforcement.
Individuals that are located in, or are citizens of certain states and countries, including the European Economic Area (EU), have certain statutory rights in relation to their personal data. Subject to any exemptions provided by law, you may have the right to request access to your personal information held by FocusCopy, as well as to update, remove, or correct that information. If you are a citizen of the EU, please inform us of this prior to giving us your NPI.
To the extent that FocusCopy’s processing of your personal information is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), FocusCopy relies on its legitimate interests, described above, to process your data. Where FocusCopy processes certain personal information for its own direct marketing purposes, you have a right to object to FocusCopy’s use of your personal information for this purpose at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.