Atlantic Diving Supply, Inc.
Last Updated October 11, 2023
3. USE OF DATA
17. CONTACT US
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Data Processors (or Service Providers) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject (or User) is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be contacted or identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Service is (1) the https://adsinc.com/ website operated by ADS; (2) the https://twipv.com website, operated by Theodor Wille Intertrade (TWI), a subsidiary of ADS; and (3) the https://www.4star-tech.com/ website operated by 4 Star Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of ADS.
Usage Data is data on how the Service is accessed and used and generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
Usage Data: We may also collect Usage Data. This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Personal information, such as IP address or device identifier, collected from some cookies may be shared with our analytics and marketing partners. You may opt-in or opt-out of certain categories of cookies using our Cookie Preferences tool. You can also instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Opting out of some categories may impact your experience on the website.
USE OF DATA
RETENTION OF DATA
ADS will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods. Other factors that dictate the length of retention include: the type of data; whether you have asked that you information be deleted; whether there are other legal grounds for the continued retention; whether you have objected to the retention and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for retention; and whether retention or deletion is necessary to comply with legal obligations.
TRANSFER OF DATA
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.
DISCLOSURE OF DATA
Disclosure for Law Enforcement: Under certain circumstances, ADS may disclose your Personal Data.
Valid Requests by Public Authorities: ADS may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency)
Legal Requirements: ADS may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
Other Disclosures: ADS may also disclose your personal data as follows:
SECURITY OF DATA
OUR POLICY ON “DO NOT TRACK” SIGNALS UNDER THE CALIFORNIA ONLINE PROTECTION ACT (CalOPPA)
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
ADS may process your Personal Data because we need to perform a contract with you, you have given us permission to do so, the processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights, and/or to comply with the law.
YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS UNDER THE GDPR
If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where ADS, Inc. relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – Notice at Collection
Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020, (collectively the “CCPA”), California residents may have certain data privacy rights, such as the right to be notified about what Personal Information categories we collect about you, and our intended use and purpose for collecting such Personal Information. This section describes the Personal Information we may have collected directly from you or indirectly about you if you use our Service or otherwise interact with ADS, and how we have used and/or disclosed your Personal Information. It also describes the Personal Information that we will collect and the purposes for that collection, as well as your rights under the CCPA.
Categories of Personal Information Collected: We may collect the following categories of Personal Information from or about you, with the type of information collected varying depending on interaction with ADS:
Categories of Sources from which Personal Information Is Collected: We collect these categories of Personal Information from various sources, including (a) from you, such as when you provide information to us online or at events (b) from your interactions with the Service, (c) from social media and other information you publicly post about yourself, or (d) from our marketing or other partners.
Purposes for which Personal Information Is Collected: See the USE OF DATA section, above, which describes the business or commercial purposes for which your Personal Information may be used. Additionally, for California residents who are job applicants, we collect Personal Information to assess and process your application.
Categories of Personal Information Disclosed for a Business Purpose: We may disclose any of the categories of Personal Information that we collect for a business or commercial purpose. See the CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED section, above
Purposes for which Personal Information Is Disclosed: See the USE
OF DATA, TRANSFER OF DATA section and the DISCLOSURE OF DATA section, above, which describes the business or commercial purposes for which your Personal Information may be used and disclosed.
Categories of Third Parties with whom ADS Discloses Personal Information: See the USE OF DATA, TRANSFER OF DATA, and DISCLOSURE OF DATA sections, above, which describe the third parties and service providers with whom ADS may disclose your Personal Information for a business purpose. This may apply to each category of Personal Information we disclose for a business purpose.
“Selling” and “Sharing” under the CCPA: As defined by the CCPA, we “sell” and/or “share” certain online identifiers for the purposes of online advertising and analytics. Specifically, we disclose certain online identifiers to advertising partners and analytics providers. We do not have actual knowledge of “selling” or “sharing” Personal Information of minors under 16.
You have the right to opt-out of this “selling” and “sharing.” For more information about these activities and to exercise your right to opt-out, please see our “Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information” page.
Retention Policy: See RETENTION OF DATA, above.
California Residents’ Rights Under the CCPA: If you are a resident of California, you have:
How California Residents Can Exercise Your California Rights under the CCPA: If you are a resident of California:
We will work to verify your request using the information you provide us in the request, and we may ask you follow-up questions. Please describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, verify, and respond to it.
Note, we may deny your request in whole or in part if we cannot verify your identity. You can also designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. To do so, we may require that you confirm directly to us that you have provided the authorized agent permission to submit the request, and even if you elect to use an authorized agent to make a request, we may verify your identity directly with you.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data to perform these tasks.
Analytics and Marketing : We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service and to provide online marketing.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Any action or proceeding seeking to enforce any provision of, or based on any right arising out of, this Agreement shall be brought against either of the parties only in the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, located in the city of Virginia Beach or, if it has or can acquire jurisdiction, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division, and you and ADS hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts (and of the appropriate appellate courts) in any such action or proceeding and irrevocably waive any objection to such jurisdiction and venue.
Process in any action or proceeding referred to in the preceding sentence may be served anywhere in the world. Your use of the Site does not subject us to any judicial process or to the jurisdiction or venue of any courts or tribunals other than those identified above, including without limitation, those in your jurisdiction or location.
This Agreement and any sale or account terms, all of which are incorporated herein (and are available for review), constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding your use of this Site and the materials, services, and products provided to you by ADS through your use of the Site. The failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.
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