We generally collect two types of information—personally identifiable information (“PII”) and non-personally identifiable information (“Non-PII”). PII is any information that can be used to specifically identify you as an individual. For example, you may submit and we may collect your name, email address, address, phone number, or similar information through the Site. Non-PII consists of information that does not specifically identify you. The following sections describe how we collect and use your PII and Non-PII.
Cookies and Beacons
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to stop accepting new cookies, to notify you when you a new cookie is received, and to disable existing cookies. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, however, you may be unable to take full advantage of all the Site’s features.
When you are using the Site, we automatically gather basic information from your browser, such as IP address, browser type, ISP, OS, and date/time stamps to analyze trends, administer the site, analyze bugs, and gather broad demographic information. We will not share log files externally.
Information About You
When you register with Ambassador, we may collect your name, company information and payment information. Some of this information may be viewed by registered users of the Site.
We will never sell, share, or transfer your information to third parties without your permission. However, you agree that we may use your information: To enhance or improve our users’ experiences. To understand how you use our Service. To process transactions. To send you email newsletters and respond to inquiries. To register your account and allow you to use our Service. To share with other users.
We employ third party suppliers and service providers to facilitate our services and may need to share your information with them to provide information, products or services to you. Examples may include processing credit card payments, supplementing the information you provide us to provide you a better service, or analyzing data. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and customer data handling policies.
We make every reasonable effort to preserve your privacy, but may need to disclose your PII when required by law or if we have a belief that such action is necessary to:
We may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities including to meet national security and law enforcement requirements.
You authorize us to disclose any information about you to law enforcement or government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe is necessary or appropriate, in connection with any investigation of illegal activity or that may expose us to liability.
We acknowledge the EU individual’s right to access their personal data. You may control the information you provide to us in various ways. If you would like to change any of your information in our database, you can do so by logging onto your account and following the directions.
To cancel your account, send an email request to email@example.com from the email address you provided us in your registration. We will generally endeavor to remove your user information once we have received a cancellation request, but we cannot guarantee that your information has been or will be removed immediately. After cancellation of your account, you agree that we may retain non-accessible copies of your information for a commercially reasonable amount of time for internal and legal purposes.
Any person who provides information through the Site represents that they are 18 years of age or older. We do not knowingly collect PII from anyone under the age of 18. Our Site and Service are not designed for users under 18.
You may use your account features on the Site to opt-out of notifications, promotional emails and newsletters. You will also have the ability to opt-in in the event that we share your information with other third-party organizations for their marketing or promotional uses or various other programs or features. If you wish to be removed from any communications simply respond to the link provided in the email or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ambassador or others may post links to third party websites on our Site or Service, which may include information that we have no control over. When accessing a third party site through our Site or Service, you acknowledge that you are aware that these third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by us, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting profile access. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.
The Site uses SSL certificates to help secure your information. However, as this is the internet we can make no assurances or guarantees that your information will be 100% safe. For this reason we recommend you take appropriate measures such as protecting your passwords, using firewalls or downloading anti-virus software. If we learn of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically through our Site or by email so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using the Site or providing personal information to us, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Site.
Ambassador is responsible for the processing of personal data it receives under the Privacy Shield Framework and subsequently transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. Ambassador complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU, including the onward transfer liability provisions.
With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, Ambassador is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, Ambassador may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Ambassador has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit http://www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers for more information and to file a complaint.
Finally as a last resort and in limited circumstances, EU individuals with unresolved complaints may invoke a binding arbitration option before a Privacy Shield Panel.
Ambassador is aware of the passage of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The deadline for compliance with its terms is May 25, 2018. Ambassador is committed to comply with the GDPR by the deadline. During the implementation period, Ambassador is evaluating any additional requirements or restrictions imposed by the GDPR and will take any action necessary to ensure it handles customer data in compliance with applicable law by the 2018 deadline.
The Site is hosted in the United States. All information that is submitted by you is stored and processed within the US, which may not have the same data protection and privacy laws as your country. For your personal information, you agree to:
Please be aware that your information may also be processed by us in the country where it was collected as well as other countries where laws regarding processing of information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.
In the event of a change of control of Ambassador from, for example, a sale to, or merger with, another entity, or upon Ambassador’s filing for a bankruptcy, information Ambassador receives from you is an Ambassador asset that may be transferred.
Last updated: March 9, 2018. Effective date: March 9, 2018.