Last Updated: November 30, 2020
Chronos Agency provides digital marketing services to other businesses – our clients. To take advantage of our services, our clients share with us information about their individual consumers, including contact details and shopping histories. We analyze that information and develop and send communications to the consumers only at the direction of the client who provided the information, and only on that client’s behalf. We may also collect personal data for our own business purposes in connection with our business, such as business contact details of potential customers or job applicants’ resumes.
Information We Collect & How We Collect the Information
We may use automated technologies like cookies (small files stored by your browser), web beacons, or unique device identifiers to anonymously identify your computer or collect personal information from your computer system or mobile device so we can deliver a better experience.
A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor‘s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, is used to transmit information back to a web server. We and our service providers and business partners may collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites when you use our websites and mobile applications.
Our systems also log information like your IP address or other device identifier, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other portable device information.
We also may collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us, such as your name, email address, mobile/landline phone number and business/personal email address.
On information you post: If you comment or otherwise provide information in a public space, we collect a record of it and any personal information you may include in the comment. On information you provide through social media: when you engage with our social media platform or interact with us through any of our social media channels.
Our systems are not designed to associate personal information with your activities (such as the pages you view or things you click on or search for).
We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. If you believe we have inadvertently collected such information, please contact us so we can promptly obtain parental consent or remove the information.
We may collect information:
Types of information we collect
The types of information we collect include:
Information We Collect from or on Behalf of Our Clients
We may collect information about individual consumers from our clients or – at clients’ request– from their service providers. Our clients determine the scope of the information transferred to us, and the information we receive may vary by client.
Typically, we may collect clients’ consumers’ contact details and demographic data, shopping histories, and details about consumers’ interactions with marketing communications.
Our Use of Personal Information for Chronos Agency’s Own Business Purposes:
We may use personal information to:
We may aggregate and/or de-identify any information that we collect, such that the information no longer identifies any specific individual. We may use, disclose and otherwise process such information for our own legitimate business purposes – including historical and statistical analysis and business planning – without restriction.
Our Use of Personal Information on Behalf of our Clients
We use personal information only as directed or authorized by our client. Typically, we are directed or authorized to use personal information collected on behalf of the client to:
We use personal information we collect from or on behalf of our clients to provide services to our clients at their direction. We do not use this information for Chronos Agency’s own purposes.
INFORMATION WE SHARE
We may share personal information for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice with:
Unless prohibited by applicable law, we reserve the right to transfer the information we maintain in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. If we engage in such a sale or transfer, we will – where required by applicable law – make reasonable efforts to direct the recipient to use your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice. After such a sale or transfer, you may contact the recipient with any inquiries concerning the processing of your personal information.
In addition, we may share your information to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and protect against and prevent fraud, illegal activity (such as identifying and responding to incidents of hacking or misuse of our websites and mobile applications), and claims and other liabilities.
We do not sell personal information to third parties.
We use this information on an anonymous basis and do not use it to identify any particular user. We do not link this data to any other data that we hold about you.* We don’t share your personal data with other companies. We generally do not share personally identifiable information (such as name, address, email or phone) with other companies. At this time, we do not track our users’ personal information over time and across third-party websites. We therefore do not respond to browser Do Not Track signals.
*Third parties may also provide us with additional publicly available information about you.
With your permission, we may also collect your location data. We may also collect the time spent visiting, usage patterns, and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our websites. In serving you, we may use or store your precise geographic location, if you give us permission to do so. We do not use or share this data for any other purpose. Many devices will indicate through an icon when location services are operating. We only share this location information with others as approved by you.
For your mobile device, you may opt out of precise location tracking and/or push notifications by changing your settings.
We may share information about you with our affiliates and transfer it to countries in the world outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) for example the USA and Southeast Asia where we do business in connection with the uses identified above.
By using our websites or otherwise providing personal information to us, you agree to the international transfer and processing of your information.
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.3 permits you to request a list of all third parties to which we, during the immediately preceding calendar year, have disclosed certain personally identifiable information for direct marketing purposes.
Chronos does not share your personal information with any third parties outside the corporate family for their own marketing purposes. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the California privacy rights requirements and only information sharing that is covered will be included in our response.
YOUR EEA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a resident within the UK and the EEA region You have a number of rights relating to your personal information and what happens to it. You are entitled to:
You can read more about your rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, in the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public. You also have the right to complain about our use of personal data to the ICO. You can do these by contacting the ICO via their website https://ico.org.uk/concerns or by calling 0303 123 1113.
Ad companies may use and collect anonymous data about your interests to customize content and advertising here and in other sites and applications. Interest and location data may be linked to your device, but is not linked to your identity.
We use pixels and cookies in our work with customer database hosting providers to place relevant content and advertisements for you on our own websites, as well as other websites, and online media channels.We may use your personal information with your consent or as otherwise permitted or required by law. You may opt-out of receiving marketing messages by using the opt-out mechanisms and links provided in each message.
The websites and third-party content to which we link may have separate privacy notices or policies. Chronos Agency is not responsible for the privacy practices of any entity that it does not own or control.
Service providers access data on our behalf. In order to serve you, we may share your personal and anonymous information with other companies, including vendors and contractors. Their use of information is limited to these purposes, and subject to agreements that require them to keep the information confidential.
Our vendors provide assurance that they take reasonable steps to safeguard the data they hold on our behalf, although data security cannot be guaranteed. Analytics companies may access anonymous data (such as your IP address or device ID) to help us understand how our services are used. They use this data solely on our behalf. They do not share it except in aggregate form; no data is shared as to any individual user.
We take steps to protect personal information. We take reasonable steps to secure your personally identifiable information against unauthorized access or disclosure. We encrypt transmission of data on pages where you provide payment information. However, no security or encryption method can be guaranteed to protect information from hackers or human error. Information we collect may be stored or processed on computers located in any country where we do business.
HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information we maintain against accidental, unlawful, or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, use, loss, or destruction. However, we cannot guarantee that the safeguards we maintain will ensure the security of the personal information.
We will retain personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which the information was collected, depending on the purpose(s) for which the information was collected, the nature of the information, any contractual relationship that may govern the retention of the data, and our legal or regulatory obligations. We will then destroy the personal information or anonymize the information, in accordance with applicable law.
Chronos Agency reserves the right to change this Privacy Notice at any time. When we update this Privacy Notice, we will notify you of changes that are deemed material under applicable legal requirements by updating the date of this Privacy Notice and providing other notification as required by applicable law. We may also notify you of changes to the Privacy Notice in other ways, such as via email or other contact information you have provided.
If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policies, please feel free to get in touch. if you’d like to withdraw consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data, and/or to terminate your correspondence with Chronos Agency, please contact us via email at: [email protected]