Privacy Policy

Secure Channels Inc

Updated: 30 January 2019.

Welcome to the Secure Channels, Inc. (SCI) site (“the Site”).  Secure Channels, Inc. is committed to maintaining your privacy by protecting all personal and business information you share with us via this Site.  This Privacy Policy explains the information we collect, the collection methods and use of the information you share with us to provide you products and services and to respond to your requests for information or contact.

SCOPE

This Privacy Policy covers privacy practices for www.securechannels.com and associated subdomain sites and the services and products made available via this site (the Service Platform).  When visiting the Secure Channels, Inc. website or sites associated with other Secure Channels, Inc. products and services, please refer to the privacy policies for those sites.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal information includes any information that may be used to identify an individual including, but not limited to, first name, last name, email address, telephone number, postal address, other physical address, payment information, employer, organization name, title, occupation, industry or other information we may require to provide you with information, products and/or services.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

Information that you share with us or that we collect based on your visit to the SCI website is owned solely by Secure Channels, Inc. (the Company) and is limited to information that you voluntarily provide by visiting our site, information you submit via our site or via our products and services, information your communicate to us via electronic or telephone communication or other direct contact.  Secure Channels, Inc. does not share, sell or rent this information to anyone external to the Company and our business partners.

Secure Channels, Inc. uses information collected to respond to your requests for information and contact, to provide you with requested products and services and to improve the quality and integrity of our products and services. The types of information we collect includes:

  • Automated Information Collected – We receive, store and maintain certain types of information when you visit the SCI site (the Site). This information may include cookies as well as other types of information obtained when your web browser connects to our Site such as internet protocol (IP) address; computing device and connection information such as browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions and operating system; uniform resource locator (URL) clickstream to and through our Site; session information; page response times; download errors; Site visit length; and Site interaction information. We may also use browser data such as cookies, Flash cookies or other data for fraud prevention or other purposes to maintain and improve our site quality and integrity. We may also collect information to help us identify your device for fraud prevention and diagnostic purposes.
  • Information Submitted via Web Browser – When you subscribe to SCI services or contact us to request information or for other purposes, you provide personal information that may include your name, email address, telephone number, postal or physical address, payment information, organization name, industry, position or title. We use this information to configure, maintain and manage your account on the SCI Service Platform. We may also use this information to contact you regarding our services and products, to help you complete an order or a transaction or to provide support. Occasionally, we may contact you to request input or feedback from you regarding our services and products for quality assurance or other purposes.

SHARING INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

Secure Channels, Inc. will, on occasion, share information you provide with subsidiaries or business partners that are either subject to this Privacy Policy or are subject to a Privacy Policy that includes controls that are at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Policy. Information is shared only as described below.

  • Third Party Service Providers: Secure Channels, Inc. works with external and unaffiliated service providers to provide SCI services and products to you. Examples of these external service providers include payment gateways to manage and verify payment transactions. These service providers have access only to information necessary to perform their functions.
  • Business Transfers: As Secure Channels, Inc. develops and grows, customer information may be considered a business asset that is transferred in business transfers and transactions. In these situations, personal information provided by our customers remains subject to the privacy controls described in this Privacy Policy.
  • Protection of Secure Channels, Inc. and Others: Secure Channels, Inc. reserves the right to disclose information collected in order to comply with the law, regulation, legal process or other enforceable government request; to enforce applicable Legal Notices and Terms of Use; to detect, prevent or address fraud, security or technical issues; to protect against imminent harm to the rights, safety or property of Secure Channels, Inc., its users or the public as required or permitted by law; or to third parties in connection with a merger, acquisition, sale or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock or asset sale or other change in corporate control.
  • With Your Consent: Other than described above, Secure Channels, Inc. will provide you with notice when information provided by you is provided to third parties. You will have the opportunity to choose not to share this information.

THIRD PARTY SITES

The SCI Site may contain links to websites and services operated by other companies.  Some of these third party sites may include a Secure Channels, Inc. logo even when not owned or operated by Secure Channels, Inc.  We do not share information that you provide to the SCI Platform to these sites.

CHILDREN AND PRIVACY

The SCI Site, services and products are intended to be viewed by persons over 18 years of age.  The SCI Platform is not directed or marketed to children under the age of 13.  We do not intend to receive personal or other information from children and do not knowingly collect personal or other information from children under the age of 13.  If Secure Channels, Inc. becomes aware that we have inadvertently collected or received information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete this information from our records.

CONDITIONS OF USE

Your visit to and use of the SCI Platform services and products is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.  This includes limitations on damages, disputes and resolutions and application of the law of the state of California.  If you have concerns over your privacy in conjunction with the use of SCI services and products, please contact us with a detailed description and we will work to resolve it.  Our policies and Terms of Use may be updated periodically, and you are encouraged to check our website for changes.  Unless otherwise stated, the current Privacy Policy applies to all information we collect about you and your account.  While these policies may change, we will never make changes that are less protective of your information without the consent of affected customers.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Secure Channels, Inc. may change or update this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If substantial changes are made, a notice will be posted to the SCI Site.