This policy applies to the sites, services and social media accounts of Photon Control Inc. (“Photon Control”) and describes how Photon Control collects, uses and discloses personal information in operating our business. Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual or that permits an individual to be identified, but does not, in most circumstances, include business contact information.
Photon Control is committed to protecting personal information and is accountable for its collection, use and disclosure in accordance with applicable privacy legislation.
Photon Control collects, uses and discloses your personal information with your consent (which may be express or implied) or as required or permitted by law. By providing Photon Control with your personal information (whether through our sites, services or otherwise), you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of that personal information in accordance with this policy. Subject to legal and contractual requirements and upon reasonable notice, you may withdraw your consent to our further collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by contacting Photon Control as provided below. If you refuse or withdraw consent, Photon Control may be unable to provide you with certain products, services or information.
Nature of Collection
Photon Control collects personal information, wherever appropriate, directly from you or from interactions with you, but may where necessary collect personal information from other sources. The personal information Photon Control collects may include your name, address, email address and other information relevant to our providing our products or services to you. Photon Control limits its collection of your personal information to the information that is necessary to fulfill the purposes for the personal information Photon Control identifies to you or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
Our Purposes for Collection, Use and Disclosure
Photon Control collects, uses and discloses your personal information so Photon Control can:
- understand and respond to your needs and preferences, including recommending particular sites, services and products to meet your needs;
- develop, market, sell or otherwise provide our sites, services and products;
- establish and maintain a commercial relationship with you, including to establish your identity, administer accounts, collect and process payments, and to fulfill contractual obligations;
- provide ongoing service to you;
- develop, manage and improve our products, business and operations;
- determine compliance with licenses and authorizations granted by Photon Control;
- protect Photon Control from error, breach of contract, infringement, misappropriation, negligence, fraud and illegal activity;
- engage in a business transaction, including a purchase, sale, lease, license, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, securitization, financing or other business transaction involving Photon Control or a part of our business; and
- comply with legal or regulatory requirements or provisions.
If Photon Control needs your personal information for any other purpose, Photon Control will identify that purpose and obtain your consent.
Sharing of Personal Information
From time to time, Photon Control may disclose your personal information to: (a) service providers retained by Photon Control to perform services on our behalf; (b) Photon Control’s authorized sales representatives for the purposes described above; or (c) any third party or parties, where you consent to the disclosure or where disclosure is required or permitted by law. Photon Control does not sell personal information.
Storing of Personal Information
Your personal information is stored either at our premises or the premises of our service providers. Photon Control only retains your personal information as long as it is required for the reasons it was collected or to comply with legal requirements.
Other Sites and Social Media
Our sites and services have links to other sites or services not provided by us, including social media sites that Photon Control may use along with you. Those sites or services may have different privacy practices and policies than ours. You should review their privacy policies to determine if they are acceptable to you. While Photon Control is not responsible for those privacy policies and practices, Photon Control is responsible for any personal information Photon Control collects, uses or discloses on those sites or services under this policy.
Photon Control protects your personal information in our custody and control from loss, misuse, unauthorized access and alteration by using reasonable physical, organizational and technological security measures. To the extent Photon Control has arrangements with service providers to store or process personal information on our behalf, our policy is to require them to by contractual or other means to provide comparable protection while the information is stored or processed by them.
Access, Correction, Inquiries and Complaints
You may request access to, or correction of, your personal information in our custody or control by written request to the address below. If you have any questions or complaints about this policy or our personal information practices, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to this Policy
Photon Control reserves the right to change this policy at any time, and Photon Control will take reasonable steps to advise affected individuals of any changes, including by posting or otherwise giving you notice of the amended policy. You should review this policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes made.
Revised: May 2018