Privacy Policy

1. Acknowledgement and Acceptance

This Privacy Policy is intended to describe how personal information is used and processed at Candid Partners’ website. Candid Partners is committed to protect your privacy. You can browse most of our site without leaving any personal information, but sometimes we do need this kind of data to adequately respond to your requests. Candid Partners guarantees that our activities are kept within the confines of this Policy. Please read the complete Privacy Policy Statement carefully.

By visiting and using https://candidpartners.com/ you accept the terms described below. Candid Partners reserves the right to modify this statement and terms of use in the whole or in part at any time without any additional notifications, so please check this Policy periodically.

 

2. Site Usage

No visitor of this web site may distribute, exchange, modify, sell, or transmit any information published on this site, including but not limited to any text, images, audio or video, for any business or commercial purpose. The site cannot be used for or involved in illegal activity of any kind.

 

3. Gathering and Using Information

When a visitor requests a page from https://candidpartners.com/, our web servers automatically recognize that visitor’s domain name and IP address. This information may include the IP address of the site that directed you to https://candidpartners.com/, your IP address, operating system version and your web browser. This information reveals nothing personal about ,you and the practice of collecting such data is common for every web server on the Internet today.  Unless you actively submit personal information, we do not typically identify you via the non-personally identifiable information.

 

Candid Partners uses your IP address for the following purposes:

  • Diagnose problems with our servers
  • Administer our site (this data gives us the idea which parts of our site users are visiting more frequently)
  • Investigate misuses of https://candidpartners.com/

 

We don’t link IP addresses to any personal data. This means that visitors of our site are tracked, but they remain anonymous.

Contact forms at https://candidpartners.com/ require your name, e-mail and company name. We also collect the information (including personally identififiable information) you provide when you send us emails, when you register for any events or classes, and in the operation of services.  We collect this information and use it for getting in touch with you only. We do not sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to any third party without your consent.

 

4. Statistical Information About Your Visit

When you visit Optiv Security websites, our system uses cookies to collect statistical or non-personally identifiable information about your visit to our sites (e.g., IP address, pages visited, origin of visitor domains, types of browsers used, and anonymous demographic information). However, unless you actively submit personal information, we do not typically identify you via the non-personally identifiable information.

This information provides us with general statistics regarding our sites, giving insight into how effective certain areas of our sites are to users and how we might improve user experience.

Optiv Security collects the information (including personally identifiable information) you provide when you send us e-mails, when you register for any of our events or classes, and in the operation of services.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Optiv Security public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Optiv Security does not read any of your private online communications.

 

5. Information Usage

Make a statement that at Candid Partners we strive to minimize marketing outreach but at times we may do one of the below activities.  And then reference to Opt Out at anytime or contact  info@candidpartners.com.

  • communicate with you, including responding to you if you contact us,
  • verify your identity and entitlement to products and services,
  • provide, register and support our products and services,
  • deliver newsletters, product updates or technical alerts,
  • manage your registered user account through which you can take advantage of the services made available by Candid Partners, including access to the support or the download websites,
  • allow you to view information on the website,
  • market specific products and services,
  • provide quotes, process orders and subscriptions, update order status, ship products, and collect payment information and payment,
  • evaluate, analyze and improve Candid Partners’ products and services through surveys, questionnaires, and other methods of gathering information,
  • allow you to download our “white papers”, participate in webinars or request a space in one of our training classes,
  • download investor information or to receive news feeds through our “RSS Feed Registration” service, or email alerts such as press releases, SEC filings or stock information, through our “Email Alert Subscription” service,
  • collect feedback, conduct chat sessions and improve our chat sessions by reviewing them with our customer service representatives,
  • communicate with you about and manage your participation in contests, offers or promotions,
  • secure our systems and applications,
  • facilitate the provisioning of services,
  • provide you with a customized experience when you visit our websites,
  • enforce our legal rights or comply with legal requirements, and
  • meet contractual obligations.

 

6. Cookies

Our site uses cookies – small files that contain identifiers sent from a web server to a browser and stored by the latter. The identifier is sent back to the server every time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies help us enhance your user experience of our web site by helping us monitor which pages of our web site you find useful and which you do not. Plus cookies allow us to optimize and serve the content (including but not limited to ads by Google) based on your past visits to our website.

Cookies do not ever give us the access to your computer or to any data about you, other than the information you want to share with us.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but you can modify your browser settings at any time to decline cookies. However, this may generally decrease your user experience and prevent you from taking full advantage of our web site.

 

7. Information from third parties

We may combine information about you that we receive from third parties with the information we have gathered to improve the quality of our product and service offerings and to tailor our communications with you.

If, at any time, you do not want to be contacted in this manner you may unsubscribe as indicated in this privacy policy or in the communications themselves.

 

8. Links to other websites

Our websites contain links to third party websites. The fact that we link to a third party website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. This privacy policy addresses the use and disclosure of information that we collect from you through our websites. Other websites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the third party websites you visit.

 

9. Partners

We may also share personally identifiable information with business partners, authorized third-party agents, contractors, distributors and partners for the purposes described in this privacy policy, as well as to provide you with information about related products and services that may be of interest to you.

 

10. Security

Our site has advanced security measures to prevent data loss, misuse or alteration. All your personal information resides behind a firewall, and access to it is restricted to most of Candid Partners personnel (excluding managers that communicate with you directly).

 

11. Personal Information Disclosure

Candid Partners may disclose your personal information when it is required by law or there are sufficient grounds to believe that this action is necessary to:

  • Investigate unlawful activities or comply with legal process served on Candid Partners
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of Candid Partners or visitors of https://candidpartners.com
  • Identify persons violating the law, Candid Partners Privacy Policy or the rights of third parties
  • Reply to user requests

 

12. Changes

Candid Partners reserves the right to change, modify or otherwise update this Privacy Statement at any time. So we encourage you to review this privacy statement periodically to track the changes.

 

13. Contact Information

Candid Partners welcomes your comments and questions on this statement. Feel free to contact us at https://candidpartners.com or via e-mail privacy@candidpartners.com

 

14. Blog Sites

If you leave a comment on an Candid Partners blog, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit on our blog site can be read, collected, or otherwise used by anyone who reads the blog or who visits the URL of the blog post you comment on. We are not responsible for use of this information by non-Candid Partners personnel.

Your name and e-mail are required for verification and protection against spam. The name you leave will be published and is used as an identifier of the comment. The email provided is not published and will not be sold, rented, or shared outside of this partner arrangement unless ordered by a court of law. All blog content including posts, articles, and comments, are reviewed before being published.

 

15. Children’s Privacy

These websites are not intended for people under the age of 13. Candid Partners does not knowingly solicit or collect information from children or minors (under the age of 18).

 

16. Policy Consent

By using our websites, you agree to this Privacy Policy. This policy appears in its completed form and supersedes any earlier version.

 

17. Opt-Out

To opt-out from having any provided information used for email communications from us, please click on the opt-out (unsubscribe) link in any message you receive from us. This will allow you to unsubscribe or update your message preferences. Alternately, you may contact us at info@candidpartners.com.