At Benefits IP Holdings, LLC., we respect the privacy of our customers and all visitors to our system. Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. is committed to ensuring the security of personal data and providing full disclosure with regard to information gathering and dissemination practices related to the Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. system. This Privacy Statement explains how personal information about users of the system is collected, used, shared and safeguarded.
1. Information Automatically Logged and Accountability
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. may collect, at the time of your registration and your sign-on to its system, certain "personal information" (information that personally identifies you) such as, but not limited to, your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, and information about your computer hardware and software (e.g. IP address, operating system, browser type, domain name, URL, access times, and referring system addresses).
2. Identified Purposes
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. collects and uses personal information for the following Identified Purposes:
(a) to understand customer needs regarding Benefits IP Holdings, LLC.'s services;
(b) to develop and provide products and services for Benefits IP Holdings, LLC.'s customers;
(c) to communicate with customers, and to inform customers of upgrades, products and services available from Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. and its affiliates;
(d) to allow customers to access limited-entry areas of Benefits IP Holdings, LLC.'s site;
(e) to personalize some of Benefits IP Holdings, LLC.'s services and products for you;
(f) to bill accounts and maintain payment records;
(g) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or government request;
(h) to respond to a legitimate claim that you are violating the rights of any third party;
(i) to protect the services, products or rights of Benefits IP Holdings, LLC.; and
(j) to identify and resolve technical problems concerning Benefits IP Holdings, LLC.'s products and services.
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. also uses personal information in aggregate form for business analysis, operational, marketing and other promotional purposes. If we hire other companies to provide products or services on our behalf, we will only provide those companies the personal information they need for the Identified Purposes.
3. Consent for Collection, Use and Disclosure
A customer may withdraw such consent for collection, use and disclosure at any time, on prior written notice, provided that Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. may on such withdrawal suspend or terminate its products and services.
4. Limits on the Collection of Personal Information
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. limits its collection of personal information to only that information which is necessary for the Identified Purposes.
5. Disclosure, Processing and Retention
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. does not sell, rent or disclose your personal information to anyone else except, when the Identified Purposes require Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. to disclose the personal information to:
(a) an agent of the customer;
(b) agents of Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. acting on its behalf for the Identified Purposes;
(c) a public authority, to avoid or minimize danger to life or property; and
(d) a third party to whom disclosure is required by any law, regulation, legal process or government request.
Your information may be stored and processed in the United States, or in any other country in which Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities. By using this system, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. abides by the "safe harbor" framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.
After your account becomes inactive, Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. will keep your personal information only for those purposes that are established by law, and for archival record purposes.
6. Accuracy of Personal Information
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. will use reasonable efforts to keep our customer's personal information accurate for the Identified Purposes, and for minimizing the possibility of making inappropriate customer decisions based on such information. Customers are responsible for informing Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. about changes to their personal information. Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. will update personal information when necessary to keep it accurate or Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. will provide customers the facility to make such updates.
7. Security Safeguards
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. has instituted security measures to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under our control. Any information you provide to Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. in registration forms and other such interfaces is transmitted via a secure ("SSL") network connection and stored in a secure database. Please assist us in our security efforts by selecting passwords that cannot be easily guessed, reproduced or accessed by unauthorized persons.
8. Openness of Policy
9. Access to Personal Information
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. will afford you a reasonable opportunity to review the personal information in your file, in understandable format, either by direct access or upon request to the Privacy Officer made by you after providing sufficient identification. The Privacy Officer may be contacted at email@example.com.
If Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. is not able to provide access to some aspect of a customer's personal information, it will provide reasons for denying access such as; that by doing so would likely reveal personal information about a third party, or that it is confidential commercial information or attorney-client privileged communications, or that the information relates to a breach of an agreement or a contravention of law, or that its disclosure could reasonably be expected to threaten the life or security of another individual.
Customers have the right to request that inaccurate or incomplete information be amended as appropriate, and Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. will promptly correct such personal information or provide the means for you to do so directly.
10. Use of Information
Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. does not currently share, sell, trade, lend or otherwise disclose personal information to unaffiliated third parties without consent.
11. External Links
This Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. system contains links to external sites that may be of interest to our customers and partners and external sites may contain links to the Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. site. Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites.
12. Opting Out
If at any time, you decide that you do not wish to receive information from Benefits IP Holdings, LLC. or its Partners, please send us an e-mail to that effect at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name and e-mail address in all correspondence.