Information We Collect
Contacts through our Site & Profile Information
We collect certain information associated with you (such as your name, title, email address, phone number, or internet protocol (IP) address) that is either supplied to us in connection with your use of our Site or generated by us resulting from your use of the Site or otherwise providing data, in either case “Personal Information.” Personal information does not include aggregated, non-personally identifying information that does not identify you or cannot be reasonably linked or connected to you. We use Personal Information collected through our Site to respond to specific requests for information and to provide certain services.
You do not need to provide this Personal Information to us, but if you do not, we will not be able to respond to your communication or provide certain services. We collect and use this Personal Information for our legitimate business interests to understand customer/potential customer feedback and to respond to requests. We will keep this information for as long as you have a relationship with us, or for a reasonable length of time that lets us understand how people use our Site.
If you are a member of Inverness Club (“Member”), you may choose to give us information for your member account profile, such as your full name, contact information, and/or family member information (“Member Information”). This information may include Personal Information and is available if you access the Member Login feature on the Site and is visible to other Members who access the Site through Member Login feature. By providing Member Information, you consent to the inclusion and access of such information under the Member Login feature.
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website or when you access our services and products through a mobile device. Such information may be treated as Personal Information under certain applicable laws. This information may include information such as your computer’s IP address, the browser type and version used to access our Website, the time and date of your visit, unique device identifiers, the pages viewed and other diagnostic data. We use this type of information to understand how our Website is accessed and used. We may also collect certain information about your device, such as its IP address, browser or client application information, language preference, operating system and application version, device type and ID, and device model and manufacturer, which may include Personal Information.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our service. By using our Site, you acknowledge, understand, and agree that we have your consent to utilize cookies on your device and track your activity on our Site. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site. In order to disable many of the functions of tracking technologies, access your browser setting and delete existing cookies/history, then disable future cookies.
We may use other tracking technologies including, but not limited to: (i) “clear gifs” or “web beacons” which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, used to help us monitor activity on the Site and better optimize our advertising; (ii) “network traffic monitoring” which is programming that monitors and analyzes network traffic, and can be used to capture data being transmitted on a network, including plain-text data and computer IP addresses; and (iii) “active scripting” which is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as which links you click on.
Embedded Contact from Other Websites and Links to Other Sites
What Inverness Does Not Collect
We do not intentionally collect “Sensitive Personal Information”, such as personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation. If you choose to store any Sensitive Personal Information on our servers, you are responsible for complying with any regulatory controls regarding that data.
Children Under the Age of 16
We do not intentionally gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16 without consent from a parent or guardian. Our services are intended for adult members of Inverness; thus, we do not target children or minors. If you are a Member and have included information on your minor children as part of your Membership Information, you are consenting to our use of this information. If we discover or are notified that we have collected personal information about a visitor under the age of 16 without consent, we will remove that information from our records. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 16 and believe that your child’s Personal Information has been improperly provided, please contact us at 419-578-9000.
How We Use Your Information
We may use your information for the following purposes:
Disclosure of Data
We may share certain aggregated, non-personally identifying information with others about how our Users, collectively, Use the Site, or how our Users respond to our other offerings, such as our conferences or events. For example, we may compile statistics on the open source activity.
We may also disclose Personal Information in response to lawful request by public authorities or if, in our sole discretion, we believe such disclosure is appropriate in connection with a governmental or regulatory investigation or in response to a perceived significant threat to a person’s health or property or to our business. We may also use your Personal Information if necessary, in the defense of a legal claim. We may also use or share any information we have collected about your or that you have submitted if we believe it necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, or fraud or to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding situations that involve significant abuse of our website infrastructure or the Internet in general (such as voluminous spamming, denial of service, attacks on or attempts to compromise the security of information). We will not delete Personal Information if relevant to an investigation or dispute and will store such information until those issues are fully resolved.
We do not sell your Personal Information for monetary or other consideration.
Data Retention and Deletion
Generally, we retain Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you would like to cancel your account or delete your Personal Information, you may do so in your profile. We retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements, but barring legal requirements, we will delete your full profile (within reason) within 90 days of your request. You may contact Inverness to request the erasure of the data we process on the basis of consent within 45 days. After an account has been deleted, certain data, such as contributions to other Users’ repositories and comments in others’ issues, will remain. However, we will delete or de-identify your Personal Information, to the extent possible in our systems.
Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” (DNT) signal to websites and online services you visit. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what DNT means in this context. Like many websites and online services, we currently do not alter our practices when it receives a DNT signal from a User’s browser and we do not respond to DNT requests.
We may employ procedural and technological security measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your Personal Information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We may use firewalls, password protection and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to you personally identifiable information. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We make no warranty, guarantee, or representation that your use of this Site or your Personal Information can always be secure or will never be subject to unauthorized access, misuse, or improper disclosure despite the security policies, protections and other measures we have implemented.
Users Outside of the US
Our computer systems are currently based in the United States, so your personal data will be processed by us in the United States where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world. If you use this Website from outside the United States, you agree to this Privacy Statement and you consent to the transfer of all such information to the United States, which may not offer an equivalent level of protection of that required in countries of the European Union or certain other countries, and to the processing of that information as described in this Privacy Statement.
How you can Access and Control the Information We Collect
If you already have an account with Inverness, you may access, update, alter, or delete your basic User profile information by editing your User profile or contacting Inverness. You can control the information we collect about you by limiting what information is in your profile, by keeping your information current, or by contacting Inverness. If Inverness processes information about you, such as information received from third parties, and you do not have an account, then you may, subject to applicable law, access, update, alter, delete, or object to the processing of your Personal Information by contacting Inverness.