Last Updated: November 12, 2018
BusinessWhitt.com (“BusinessWhitt,” “we,” “us” or the “website”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all visitors, subscribers and users (collectively “you,” “your,” and “user”) who use our website. Our goal is to provide an internet experience that delivers the information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful to you. In order to achieve this goal, from time to time we may collection of data during your visits.
- Information We Collect
BusinessWhitt collects personal information supplied:
- By our users;
- from information collected through web server logs;
- through cookies.
- Information Supplied by Our Users
BusinessWhitt collects personal information, such as your name and e-mail address, only if this information has been entered by you on the website and transmitted to us, and to the extent that such collection, processing and use is permitted by law or covered by your consent on our contact us page, when you sign up for a consultation, subscribe to our newsletter or blog updates or when you download information available on the website. These declarations of consent are recorded by us and can be accessed by you at any time at the appropriate place on our website. You are entitled to revoke your given consent at any time in whole or in part with effect for the future. BusinessWhitt does not collect any of this unique information about you except when you specifically and knowingly provide such information.
We take the requirement of data collection seriously and only collect personal data that is required for the purpose of using and processing the respective service, and to be able to address you more personally or to provide better service to you. Any collection, processing and use of your personal data will only be for the stated purposes and to the extent necessary to achieve these purposes.
- Information from Web Server Logs
When a user requests web pages from the website’s server, clicks on banners or other links or otherwise uses or views the website’s services, products or other functions, we or our agents may automatically collect some information (“Data”) about the user. This information may include the IP address from which the website is being accessed, the pages or links that were requested, the special preferences or requests of the user and cookie information received from the computer of the user. This information is used to verify our records and to provide better services to you.
- Information from Cookies
In order to offer and provide you with personalized services, BusinessWhitt may use “cookies” to store and help track your information. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They cannot harm your computer and do not contain any information that enable us to identify you personally, they just enable the website to recognize your computer and to identify certain other non-personal information such as which browser you are using. This information can be used to make the website work, to identify which parts of the website can work better or to analyze how often people visit the website and what they look at. We will not associate this data with any personally identifying information that you may choose to provide to us in other ways.
Most internet browsers allow the option to enable or disable cookies. You may disable cookies, but this may make portions of the website unusable. Cookies are simple pieces of data unable to perform any operation by themselves. They are neither spyware nor viruses, despite the detection of cookies from certain sites by many anti-spyware products.
We use remarketing pixels from websites including, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and You Tube in customized, targeting follow-up advertising. These third-party vendors show our ads on websites across the internet by using cookies based on past visits to our website.
This website has integrated components of the enterprise Facebook. Facebook is a social network.
The data protection guideline published by Facebook, which is available at https://facebook.com/about/privacy/, provides information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. In addition, it is explained there what setting options Facebook offers to protect the privacy of the data subject. In addition, different configuration options are made available to allow the elimination of data transmission to Facebook, e.g. the Facebook blocker of the provider Webgraph, which may be obtained under http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/. These applications may be used by the data subject to eliminate a data transmission to Facebook.
This website has integrated components of Twitter. Twitter messages (tweets) are available for everyone, including those who are not logged on to Twitter. The tweets are also displayed to so-called followers of the respective user. Followers are other Twitter users who follow a user’s tweets. Furthermore, Twitter allows you to address a wide audience via hashtags, links or retweets
The applicable data protection provisions of Twitter may be accessed under https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en.
This website has integrated components of LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a web-based social network that enables users with existing business contacts to connect and to make new business contacts. LinkedIn is currently the largest platform for business contacts and one of the most visited websites in the world.
- You Tube
This website has integrate components of YouTube. YouTube is a video site on the internet where videos are uploaded and shared. YouTube is owned by Google.
- Use or Disclosure of your Personal Information to Third Parties and Co-Brand Partners
The services provided on BusinessWhitt’s website may be provided by various companies. We may share your information among these companies so we can make it easier for you to use utilize our services seamlessly.
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent except where it is necessary to carry out your instructions (to process your payment information, for example) or to share information with BusinessWhitt affiliates that provide services.
- Links to Other Sites
BusinessWhitt encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to visit from BusinessWhitt so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. BusinessWhitt is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the BusinessWhitt website.
- Period of Personal Data Storage
The personal data is kept indefinitely unless there is no engagement with BusinessWhitt within four (4) months.
- Compliance with Legal Process
The personal data collected as part of the use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties or transmitted in any other way. Exceptions to this are transfers of personal data to our data processors, or if we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to: (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our web sites; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).
BusinessWhitt also may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
External service providers that we use to operate the website or to perform certain services on our website, process personal data exclusively on our behalf and are contractually obliged to comply with the applicable statutory provision on data protection and data security. They are not considered third parties in terms of data protection law.
- Our Commitment to Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We incorporate commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure your personal information. While BusinessWhitt is committed to protecting your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords you set up and/or any account information. BusinessWhitt cannot, and does not, guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us or to any third party affiliated with this website, and you use the website and provide us with your information at your own risk.
- Children’s Privacy
BusinessWhitt does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. The services are not directed to children under the age of 13. To register for a user account for the services, you must be 13 years of age or older. You may not register for a user account for the services if you are under 13 years of age.
If you have concerns about the services, wish to find out if your child is a member or has registered for one our services, or wish to cancel your child’s membership, please contact us at john@BusinessWhitt.com. If you believe that your child under 13 has gained access to our services, please contact us at john@BusinessWhitt.com.
- Correcting Inaccuracies
When you sign up for BusinessWhitt ‘s products and services, we may send you an e-mail confirming your new account. The message will be sent to the address that you supplied to us at the time of sign-up and will describe ways for you to change or delete the account information provided. Remember to keep the confirmation e-mail as it will also contain information that will help you in case you run into problems accessing our services. We welcome your comments or questions. Send us an email to john@BusinessWhitt.com
- Opt Out
You can choose to opt out of receiving emails from BusinessWhitt at any time. If you wish to opt out with respect to more than one email address, you must provide a separate request for each email address. Every email sent from BusinessWhitt will include appropriate unsubscribe instructions. Opting out of email offers for a specific BusinessWhitt service only opts you out of that service.
To opt out of all email marketing messages from BusinessWhitt, you must send an email to john@BusinessWhitt.com from the email address you wish to unsubscribe. Please clearly state in your email, “Unsubscribe me from all BusinessWhitt email marketing.” This is the only way to assure that you no longer receive email advertising messages from BusinessWhitt as the marketer.
- Name and Address of the Controller
Controller for the purposes of the GDPR, and other provisions related to data protection is:
2 Park Plaza, Suite 450
Irvine, CAS 92614
- Consent to Transfer
The website is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States please be aware that information we collect will be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the website, or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States.