Last Updated August 31, 2018
PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY NOTICE CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND HOW WE TREAT YOUR INFORMATION AND WHAT CHOICES AND RIGHTS YOU HAVE IN THIS REGARD. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS PRIVACY NOTICE, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE.
- Harris Computer Corporation (“Harris”), operates this website, including the web pages located on the domain kb.harrisgovern.com (the “Website”). We understand your concerns about privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this notice.
This Privacy Notice describes the types of information Harris collects from Users (as that term is defined in our Terms and Conditions of Use) when they access or use the Website and in email and other electronic messages between the Users and the Website, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and sharing that information. This Privacy Notice also describes certain rights and options that you have with regard to your personal information.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to contact us or register to become a member through the Website.
This Privacy Notice does not apply to: (i) information collected by Harris offline or through any other means, including any other website operated by Harris or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or (ii) any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
We reserve the right to update and change this Privacy Notice from time to time in order to reflect any changes to the way in which we treat your personal information or in response to changes in applicable law. We will post any changes we make to this Privacy Notice on this page. You are expected to carefully review this Privacy Notice from time to time so you are aware of any changes. If we make material changes to how we treat your personal information, we will notify you through a notice on the Website’s home page and through email communication, when appropriate. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you. The date this Privacy Notice was last updated is identified at the top of this Privacy Notice.
What Information Do We Collect and Why?
We may collect and process the following information from you for the following purposes:
|Category||Types of Data and Purpose|
|Personal Information||We collect information you share through the Website, including the following personal information: first name, last name, and email address. As a general rule, we use personal information only for the purpose for which you have divulged the data to us, such as to answer your inquiries or provide you with the information you have requested from us.|
|Non-Personal Information||We also collect non-personal information including, but not limited to, the kind information you are seeking from us. We use this information for customer service and technical support purposes, such as answering your inquiries or providing you with information about specific products or services.|
|Automated Information||When you visit the Website, we automatically collect information from your browser or your mobile device, such as: Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or unique device identifier; the originating name of the domain from which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Website; the pages of the Website you visit; the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Website; and the type of device and browser you use to access the Website.We collect this information in order to operate the Website and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. This information is used to protect our Website and to help us improve the Website by tabulating the number of visitors to the Website in terms of new users, origin of referrers, popularity of pages, amount of use, and types of errors, and to make the Website more useful to you. We analyze this data for certain trends in statistics, such as which parts of the Website Users are visiting and how long they spend there.
We use our web servers, cookies, and other analytics technologies to collect and process this information. The information automatically collected is statistical data and does not include personal information, and we do not maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. Any personal information related to this data will never be used in any way different to that stated above without your explicit permission.
|Location Information||When you use the Website, we collect information about your location when using the Website for internal analytics purposes and to protect the Website. Location information that we collect includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address.|
|Email Interconnectivity||If you receive email communications from us, we may use certain technologies to capture data related to when you open our message or click on any links or banners it contains. We use this information to track the effectiveness of our email communications.|
|Support / Inquiries||If you contact us for support or ask us questions, we will collect your name, organization, email address, and other information needed to respond to your request for support or answer your question, including copies of your correspondence. If you contact us by telephone, the conversation may be recorded for purposes of evaluating the quality of our services or to protect both parties in the event of a dispute.|
|Search Queries||If you submit search queries on the Website, we do not collect information related to those queries that is attributable to you or that is used to create a profile of you.|
How Will We Use Your Information?
In addition to the uses described above, Harris may use your information in the following ways:
- To manage our relationship with you, including administering your account;
- To present and improve Website Content and functionality;
- To determine User interests, needs and preferences;
- To provide notice of changes to the Website or the services we offer or provide through it;
- To conduct research and analysis;
- To develop new products and services;
- To manage and maintain the security of the Website;
- To market our products and services to you; (Where legally required to do so, we will only provide you with marketing related information after you have opted in to receive those communications and we have provided you with the opportunity to opt-out of such communications at any time. Harris does not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to third parties.)
- To comply with our legal and compliance obligations, including maintaining records, performing compliance audits, etc.;
- For insurance purposes;
- To exercise and defend our legal rights, or to comply with court orders;
- For any other purpose related to and/or ancillary to any of the purposes and uses described in this Privacy Notice for which your personal information was provided to us;
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and
- For any other purpose to which you have consented.
We may process your personal information in connection with any of the purposes and uses set out in this Privacy Notice on one or more of the following legal grounds:
- because it is necessary for us to do so to perform the services or provide the information you have requested, to comply with your instructions, or other contractual obligations between you and Harris;
- to comply with our legal obligations as well as to keep records of our compliance processes;
- because it is necessary to protect your vital interests;
- because it is necessary in the public interest; or
- because you have expressly given us your consent to process your personal information in a particular manner.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
We may share your personal information in the following contexts:
|Personal Information||We disclose such information to our affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions, and each of our and their officers, directors, employees, accountants, attorneys, agents, and/or business partners as necessary to provide you with the information or services you have requested from us, answer your inquiries, or any other purpose for which you have provided the information to us.|
|Non-Personal Information||We disclose such information to our affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions, and each of our and their officers, directors, employees, accountants, attorneys, agents, and/or business partners on an “as needed” basis. We do not disclose such information to third parties.|
|Automated Information||We disclose such information to our affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions, and each of our and their officers, directors, employees, accountants, attorneys, agents, and/or business partners on an “as needed” basis. We do not disclose such information to third parties.|
|Location Information||We disclose such information to our affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions, and each of our and their officers, directors, employees, accountants, attorneys, agents, and/or business partners on an “as needed” basis. We do not disclose such information to third parties.|
|Support / Inquiries||We disclose such information to our affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions, and each of our and their officers, directors, employees, accountants, attorneys, agents, and/or business partners on an “as needed” basis.|
|Third Parties||In certain circumstances, we may share data with trusted third-party vendors to help us develop the Website, provide you with services that you requested from us, perform statistical analysis, send you communications, provide support, or enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements. All such third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide services to Harris or as required by law.|
|Legal / Safety / Fraud||We provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. We will disclose your information in order to protect or defend the legal rights or property of Harris and its affiliates and/or subsidiaries, and their employees and agents, to protect the safety and security of users, and to protect against fraud.|
|Sale of Assets / Bankruptcy||If Harris sells, transfers, or otherwise shares some or all of its assets in connection with a merger, reorganization, or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy, your personal information will be one of the assets sold, transferred, or shared.|
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
- Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising. Harris does not share your personal information with unaffiliated third parties for promotional purposes or any other purpose.
How Long Do We Store Your Personal Information?
Harris will retain your personal information for as long as needed to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. We also will retain and use your personal information as long as necessary to comply with our business requirements, legal obligations, resolve disputes, protect our assets, provide our services, and enforce our agreements.
When we no longer have a purpose to retain your personal information, we will securely destroy your personal information in accordance with applicable law and our policies.
Security Of Your Personal Information
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. While our security measures seek to protect your personal information in our possession, no security system is perfect and Harris cannot promise that your personal information will remain absolutely secure in all circumstances.
The safety and security of your personal information also depends on you. Where you use a password for access to restricted parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping the password confidential. Do not share your password with anyone.
If a security breach causes an unauthorized intrusion into the Website or our systems that compromises your data, we will notify you and any applicable regulator when we are required to do so by applicable law.
Updating Your Personal Information
If the personal information you have provided to us changes, please let us know. For instance, if your email changes, you wish to cancel any request you have made of us, or if you become aware of inaccurate personal information that we have about you, please contact us using the Contact page on the Website so we can update your information.
We are not responsible for any losses arising from any inaccurate, inauthentic, deficient or incomplete personal information that you provide to us.
Your Rights To Access And Control Your Personal Information
Please contact us using the Contact page on the Website to exercise your rights and choices under this Privacy Notice.
Right of Access. If required by law and upon request, we will grant reasonable access to the personal information that we hold about you.
Accuracy. Our goal is to keep your personal information accurate, current, and complete. Please contact us if you believe your information is not accurate or changes.
Right to Object. In certain circumstances, as permitted under applicable law, you have the right to object to processing of your personal information and to ask us to restrict our use of your personal information. If you would like us to stop using your personal information, please contact us and we will let you know if are able to agree to your request.
Deletion of Your Personal Information. We may decide to delete your personal information if we believe it is incomplete, inaccurate, or that our continued storage of your personal information is contrary to our legal obligations or organizational objectives. When we delete personal information, it will be removed from our active servers and databases and the Website, but it may remain in our archives when it is not practical or possible to delete it. We may also retain your personal information as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce any agreements.
Right to Withdraw Consent. If you have provided your consent to the collection, processing, and transfer of your personal information, you have the right to fully or partially withdraw your consent. To withdraw your consent, please contact us using the Contact page on the Website. You may also withdraw your consent to receiving email communications by using the opt-out or unsubscribe links contained in the email communications we send to you.
Once we have received notice that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose(s) to which you originally consented unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for further processing that override your interests, rights, and freedoms, or for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
Right to Complain. If you believe that your rights relating to your personal information have been violated, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the applicable enforcement authority, or seek a remedy through the courts. You may also lodge a complaint with us by contacting us using the Contact page on the Website.
Online Tracking. We do not currently recognize browser settings or signals of tracking preferences, which may include “Do Not Track” instructions.
California Residents. California residents may be entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal information (if any) we share with third parties or affiliates for those parties to use for direct marketing. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of such notice, please submit a request to us using the Contact page on the Website. Please note, however, that Harris does not disclose personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
European Union or European Economic Area Residents. If you are located in the EU or EEA and believe we have not processed your personal information in accordance with applicable provisions of the GDPR, you may lodge a complaint with your local data protection or supervisory authority.
Cross Border Transfers of Personal Information
Harris is located and established in Canada and the United States, and therefore your personal information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in Canada and/or the United States. While the data protection, privacy, and other laws of Canada and/or the United States might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, we take necessary and appropriate steps to protect the security and privacy of your personal information. By using the Website, or requesting information or services from us, you understand and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your personal information to our facilities in Canada and/or the United States and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Notice.
Residents of the EU / EEA. We rely on recognized legal bases to lawfully conduct cross-border transfers of personal information outside of the EU and EEA, such as your express informed consent (as noted above), when transfer is necessary for us to deliver products or services pursuant to an agreement or contract for such products or services between Harris and you, or when the transfer is subject to safeguards that assure the protection of your personal information, such as the European Commission’s approved standard contractual clauses.
Third Party Websites
This Privacy Notice is applicable only to the Website and does not apply to any third party websites or to other companies or persons that may access the Website, with or without our permission. The Website may contain links to, and media and other content from, third party websites. If you click on an embedded third-party link, you will be redirected away from this Website to the external third-party website. You can check the URL to confirm that you have left this Website.
Harris cannot and does not (i) guarantee the adequacy of privacy, security, practices, content, or media provided by third parties or their websites, (ii) control third parties’ independent collection or use or your personal information, or (iii) endorse any third party information, products, services, or websites that may be reached through embedded links on our Website.
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), as well as other data privacy regulations, restrict the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information from and about children. Our Website and services are not directed to children under the age of 18, nor is information knowingly collected from children under the age of 18. No one under the age of 18 may access, browse, or use the Website, or provide any information to, on, or through the Website. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on the Website. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under the age of 18, we will take steps to stop collecting that information and delete it. If you believe that we could be holding information on a child under 18, please contact us using the Contact page on the Website.
For more information about COPPA, please visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website at: https://www.ftc.gov/enforcement/rules/rulemaking-regulatory-reform-proceedings/childrens-online-privacy-protection-rule.
This Privacy Notice and any disputes related thereto shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Texas, exclusive of its choice of law rules.
If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, wish to access personal information we hold about you, believe the personal information we have about you is incorrect, or wish to file a complaint with us about how we have handled your personal information, please contact us using the Contact page on the Website and we will do our best to assist you.