Last updated: March 7, 2019
Digital Forensic Services, Inc. (“DFS,” “we,” “us” and “our”) cares about your privacy. To better protect your privacy, this notice, together with our Terms and Conditions of Use, explains our policies for the collection and use of personal information we collect from you or you provide to us through our websites, emails, and mobile apps (“Sites”). Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number. Information collected on the Sites may be used in the manner described below by DFS, our labels, our publishing companies, agents, subsidiaries, trusted partners, and affiliates acting on our behalf. By visiting this website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy that may be amended from time to time.
WHAT INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT ABOUT YOU
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form or client registration. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may visit our site anonymously. We may also offer you the choice of whether to receive mailings from others that we think will be of interest. In order to keep you informed about the operation of our services, we may also send emails and announcements that are needed for the proper functioning and administration of our Sites and services. Additionally, we have features allowing you to submit information to us (such as when contacting us with a question or feedback). We will also collect information about your computer as you browse our Sites.
Please see TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES below.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our rights.
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the operation of our Sites and include, for example, cookies that enable you to browse our website and use its features and to maintain secure areas of our Sites.
Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our Sites for example how you arrived at our Sites and which pages you visit most often. This helps us to improve the way our Sites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies are sometimes placed by third-party providers of web traffic analysis services, such as Google Analytics.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our Sites in order to improve your experience on our Sites, allowing us to personalize our content for you.
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. These cookies are usually placed by third-party advertising networks. They remember the other websites you visit, and this information is shared with third-party organizations, for example advertisers.
Social Media cookies. These cookies allow you to share what you have been doing on our Sites with social media organizations such as Facebook and Twitter. These cookies are not within our control. Please refer to the privacy policies of these organizations for how their cookies work.
Most internet browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies. However, if you want to refuse or delete any cookies (or similar technologies), please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to block or delete cookies. Please note you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of our Sites, if you delete or disable cookies.
Web Beacons. We, or our third party partners, may employ a software technology called web beacons (also known as web bugs, clear gifs or pixels) which helps us understand what content is effective, for example by counting the number of users who have visited these pages, and to understand usage patterns. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to let us know when content is viewed. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, web beacons are embedded on web pages, ads, and e-mail. We, or our third-party partners, may tie the information gathered by web beacons to the other information we collect about you.
In addition to automatically collecting information from you, our Sites may also access, but not collect, additional information from you (such as browser header information, browser type and IP address) in order to customize your website experience.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways (including but not limited to):
- To process transactions
- Respond to inquiries
We may combine information we receive from other sources with information you give to us and information we collect about you (including information in relation to your devices). We may use this combined information for the purposes set out above.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND THE INTERNET
Our Sites may contain links to third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these website have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check the policies before you submit any personally identifiable information to these websites.
The transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure. If you provide us with information over the internet, any transmission is at your own risk. However, once we receive your information, we use commercially reasonable procedures and security to prevent unauthorized access to personally identifiable information about you.
Our website may provide you with the opportunity to choose to receive communications from us or from third parties at the point where we request information about you. You have the option of removing your name from any email list. In order to ensure the quickest removal from any list, it is best to follow the specific instructions with the communications you receive from us.
You may be entitled, in accordance with applicable law, to object to or request the restriction of processing of your personal information, and to request access to, rectification, erasure, and portability of your own personal information by contacting us as described in the CONTACT US section below. We may require you to prove your identity with approved identification if you request this information.
You may also be entitled, in accordance with applicable law, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes applicable law.
You are responsible for keeping your information current and up-to-date. You may update your information by contacting us as described in the CONTACT US section below.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us as described in the CONTACT US section below.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code 1798.83 provides you the right to receive (a) information identifying any third party to whom we may have disclosed, with the preceding calendar year, your personally identifiable information for that third party’s direct marketing purposes and (b) a description of the categories of personally identifiable information disclosed. To obtain such information free of charge, please write to us at the address below or submit your request to INFO@DFSFORENSICS.COM
USERS OF SITES IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA
We may use automated decision-making technologies, including profiling, to support our data processing activities.
In some instances, you may be required to provide us with personal information for processing as described above, in order for us to be able to provide you the ability to use all the features of the Sites.
You may be entitled, in accordance with applicable law, to request a copy of relevant safeguards by contacting us as described in the CONTACT US section.
Information contained within this website is intended solely for its viewers and does not constitute legal guidance or advice. Should questions of a legal nature arise from information provided this website, users should consult with their own legal representative.