castus PRIVACY POLICY


Introduction

This Privacy Policy applies to www.castusglobal.com (“Castus Global”) operated by Castus Consulting, LLC a Pennsylvania corporation (“Castus,” “we,” “our,” or “us”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for Castus. The Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree to abide by this policy, please do not use the Website. You acknowledge that by accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy).  Your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

What Information Do We Collect and How?

When you visit and use our Website, we may collect, retain and use non-public personal information about visitors and our potential, current, and former, clients. We are likely to record two kinds of information:

Information You Provide to Us.

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Name and Job Title
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us.
  • Your search queries on the Website.
  • Information you may provide when visiting Website such as your name, email address, and telephone number.

 Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies.

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

We link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.  We do this to improve our offered services, marketing, analytics, and site functionality.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.

 Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or [opened an email] and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Please note that Castus does not attempt to collect any sensitive information; such as personal financial information, social security or driver’s license numbers, or personal health information on our Websites.

Some of our pages utilize framing techniques to serve content to and from our partners while preserving the look and feel of our site. Please be aware that you are providing your personal information to these third parties and not to Castus.

 

How Do We Use Information We Collect?

We may use your personal information for purposes of, but not limited to, the provision of our notification services, customer support, and notification of new features and services. We may also use your information to contact you regarding administrative notices, to resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.

 

Third-Parties with Whom We May Share Your Information and Why; Onward Transfer

We may disclose aggregated information about our Users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates to provide support to you in connection with our Website.
  • To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. Our service providers are authorized to use the information we share with them only as necessary to provide services to us. Transfers to these third parties are covered by the provisions in this privacy policy regarding notice and choice and the service agreements with our customers.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • As required by law, such as to comply with any court order, subpoena, or similar legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request, as well as lawful requests by public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
  • If we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Castus, our customers or others, investigate fraud.

We do not sell, trade, or rent your information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen..

 

Links to Other Websites

Except as otherwise discussed in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to, or from, the Website, nor the information or content contained therein. Other sites accessible through our Website have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please consult each website’s privacy policy rules before proceeding.

 

Social Media Widgets

Our Website includes social media features, such as the Facebook and Twitter buttons and widgets, and such as the “Share This” button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party website or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the features.

 

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. The security of your personal information is extremely important to us. When you enter sensitive information, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website i.e., blogs. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website. 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 are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website. If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can contact us at hello@castusglobal.com.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify by means of a notice on this website, prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

 

Effective Date and Contact Information

This Privacy Policy is effective as of  December 6th, 2017

 

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

Castus Consulting, LLC

120 5th Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15215, USA

phone: +1-414-522-7887

email: hello@castusglobal.com