Collection of Personal Information Including E-Mail Addresses
Alef takes privacy seriously. We respect and protect the privacy of our users and take appropriate steps to protect your personal information.
We collect the information you give us when you visit our Website and use it to download or view specific product information (i.e. brochures, collateral) or when you request to be contacted. You may use this Website to register to receive additional information from us. When you register, we ask you for contact information like your name, postal address and e-mail address.
We sometimes supplement the information that you provide with information that is received from third parties. For instance, if inaccurate postal or zip codes are received, we will use third party software to fix them.
We collect your public profile data only from your consent that you grant before initiating Social Login, from the social network used to login at our website. This data includes your first name, last name, email address, link to your social media profile, unique identifier, link to social profile avatar. This data is used to create your user profile at our website. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email.
A note to users outside of the United States.
Your Personal Data may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in other countries, including the United States, where laws regarding processing of Personal Data may be less stringent than the laws in your country.
Use of Personal Data
We process your Personal Data only for specific and limited purposes. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. When we ask you for Personal Data, we tell you the purposes for which we will process that data.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data
We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties, except under these limited circumstances:
Personal Data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of Alef, or in connection with the business of Alef for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented.
We may share or transfer the information in our databases to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this Website, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event.
Where appropriate, before disclosing Personal Information to a third party, we contractually require the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data.
Anonymous data collected through this Website
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our Website. This technology does not identify you personally. The collection of data enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our Website. We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of this Website to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.
In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, we may use “cookies” that collect the first level domain name of the user and the date and time you accessed this Website. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters. This information is sent to your computer when you use the Website and it’s stored on your computer, subject to your cookies storage preferences, so that we can uniquely identify a user’s browser.
We also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Website. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on a network, or in this case, the Internet. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information, such as determining how many of our visitors are from outside of the US.
When you send email or other communication to Alef, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.
Links to Other Websites
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.
Access to Personal Data is for restricted to designated Alef employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
Special Note for Parents and Children Under Age 18
The site you are visiting is a general audience site. The Website is not directed to persons under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal information without their consent, he or she should contact us. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from people under 18. If we become aware that a person under 18 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our files.
If you are under 18, do not attempt to provide us any information about yourself.
Changes to This Policy
This Policy may change from time to time. We will post any Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice. Each version of this Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date, and we will also keep prior versions of this Policy in an archive for your review.