AuthorizedReseller uses a third party to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on our site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here (or if located in the European Union click here). Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
In order to provide quality communication, AuthorizedReseller collects information such as the name, organization, and email address of website visitors who voluntarily submit that information to download software or to submit sales or technical support questions. We also collect information required to issue certificates (as specified in our Certification Practices Statement on the Legal Repository) when you buy certificates from our site. This information is voluntarily submitted by the customer or is obtained from third party databases during the validation process.
Regardless of the source, AuthorizedReseller protects personal information as confidential information except where the information is embedded in an issued digital certificate. This information is necessary for the digital certificate’s operation and is considered public information. AuthorizedReseller’s certificate profiles, available through AuthorizedReseller’s online repository at https://www.authorizedreseller.org/legal-repository, list the information embedded in each certificate type.
When performing validation, AuthorizedReseller uses third party sources to confirm or supplement customer information. We may receive information about you from other sources, including third parties from whom we have purchased access to certain data, and combine this data with information we already have about you. We may confirm or supplement, for instance, address, email and company name for validation and verification purposes.
Accessing and Updating Personal Information
Generally, a customer can review, delete inaccuracies, and update personal information through its AuthorizedReseller account interface by clicking edit under the Account Profile tab. Upon request AuthorizedReseller will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may also access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing AuthorizedReseller at the address listed in this policy. Emailed and mailed requests are subject to AuthorizedReseller’s satisfaction regarding the authenticity of the request. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
AuthorizedReseller retains information about customers while the customer’s account is active, while a certificate remains unexpired, and in accordance with industry standards. A customer may request account cancellation or request that AuthorizedReseller no longer provide services by emailing email@example.com. AuthorizedReseller may retain certain customer information after receiving a request to cancel services or disable an account, as necessary to comply with industry standards and legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce customer agreements.
Personal information embedded in a digital certificate cannot be directly edited. Customers wishing to update personal information in a digital certificate must submit a change request through the customer account. AuthorizedReseller may require that the updated information be verified for accuracy prior to accepting the change request. In addition, even if information is updated in AuthorizedReseller’s databases, the information will generally not be updated in the issued digital certificate. If information embedded in a digital certificate needs updating, AuthorizedReseller may require revocation of the digital certificate.
Use of Information
Products and Services
AuthorizedReseller may use personal information to market, sell and provide its products and services, send an order confirmation, respond to customer service requests, and fulfill your order, including using the information to verify the identity of the customer or to contact the customer in order to discuss support, renewal, and the purchase of products and services.
As discussed further in the “Sharing With Third Parties” section below, AuthorizedReseller may allow its business partners to assist in providing requested products and services. All such AuthorizedReseller service providers are required to keep personal information confidential and are only allowed to use the information to the extent necessary to provide the requested products and services.
Live Chat Sales/Support
AuthorizedReseller utilizes a live chat tool for assisting our customers with sales questions and technical support needs; in addition to the customer’s name and email address (for purposes of communication), this tool collects information in accordance with the “Non-Personal Information” section above.
AuthorizedReseller may send out promotional emails (such as a newsletter) to individuals who provide personal information and have not opted-out of AuthorizedReseller’s mailing list. These emails may include beacons that communicate information about the email back to AuthorizedReseller. This communication allows AuthorizedReseller to gauge the effectiveness of its advertising and marketing campaigns. Recipients may opt-out of receiving promotional communication from AuthorizedReseller by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional email or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
AuthorizedReseller also sends out advisory emails. Advisory emails are related to the primary purpose for which the information was collected and are used to respond to inquiries, provide support and validation services, provide upgrade information and security updates, and inform the customer about ordered products and services. Because advisory emails contain essential information related to the use and security of AuthorizedReseller’s products and services, customers may not unsubscribe from advisory emails.
AuthorizedReseller may use third parties, with which it has a confidentiality agreement, to send promotional or advisory emails. However, AuthorizedReseller restricts its partners from sending spam associated with AuthorizedReseller’s site, brand, or products. A customer receiving an unsolicited email related to AuthorizedReseller’s products and services should forward the entire message and headers to email@example.com.
Sharing With Third Parties
AuthorizedReseller never sells personal information to third parties. We may share your information with third parties who provide services on our behalf to help with our business activities. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
AuthorizedReseller uses a third party to process credit card payments and may provide credit card numbers and identifying financial data directly to the third party credit card processor. These companies do not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes. AuthorizedReseller does not permanently store any provided credit card information.
AuthorizedReseller also uses a third party to provide its chat-based support. The support software allows users to input information, including an email address, to request support and clarify their problem. The software provider does not share inputted information with anyone other than AuthorizedReseller.
AuthorizedReseller may disclose information when required by law or when disclosure is necessary to protect AuthorizedReseller’s rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, bankruptcy proceedings, or similar legal process.
AuthorizedReseller will notify all interested parties if AuthorizedReseller is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets that materially affects how AuthorizedReseller collects and stores personal information. Typically, this notice will be by email and/or a prominent notice on our website.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. AuthorizedReseller collects this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking success of the referral program.
Your friend may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we remove this information from our database.
With prior permission from the customer, AuthorizedReseller displays personal testimonials of satisfied customers on its website in addition to other endorsements. Customers wishing to update or delete a testimonial may contact AuthorizedReseller at email@example.com.
Our website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.
Social Media Widgets
The security of your personal information is of the utmost importance to AuthorizedReseller. AuthorizedReseller only transmits personal information, including sensitive information (such as credit cards), using secure sockets layer technology (SSL).
Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. While AuthorizedReseller strives to use commercially acceptable standards to protect personal information, AuthorizedReseller cannot guarantee absolute security. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework
EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework
AuthorizedReseller participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. AuthorizedReseller is committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (EU) member countries, in reliance on the Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework”s applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List here.
AuthorizedReseller is responsible for the processing of personal data it receives under the Privacy Shield Framework and subsequently transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. AuthorizedReseller complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU, including the onward transfer liability provisions.
With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, AuthorizedReseller is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, AuthorizedReseller may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.
Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website here, you may be entitled to invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
Third party sites may link to or from AuthorizedReseller websites. AuthorizedReseller is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other websites. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies of those third party sites.
By phone or fax:
For assistance with technical difficulties, including problems with accessing or using your customer account, please email email@example.com.
As noted above, if you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third-party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.