WS Asset Management, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “WS Development”) are committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this web site (the “Site”).
If you are a California resident, you have additional rights as described here.
We collect personal information when you wish to use certain features of the Site, such as registering to receive information from us, submitting questions or comments to us, or providing feedback to us. When you choose to use these features, we ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, and other personal information (“Personal Information”). We may use Personal Information for the following general purposes: to fulfill your requests for certain information and services offered through the Site, to create personal accounts, to send users press releases, updates, or other general information about WS Development and its properties, to meet any applicable legal and regulatory requirements, and to respond to any questions, comments, or feedback you submit.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookie settings. If you turn cookies off, you may not have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services may not function properly. For more information about cookies, please see www.allaboutcookies.org/.
PROTECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you give WS Development your Personal Information, we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely. WS Development uses industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving sensitive visitor data via the Site. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, WS Development cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems, and to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected.
We allow you to opt out of receiving e-mail from us. If you no longer wish to receive emails from us, you may opt-out of receiving them by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use non-personally identifiable information in the aggregate so that we can improve the Site and for business and administrative purposes. We may use or share with third parties for any purpose aggregated data that contains no personally identifiable information.
Our website may share information with companies that provide support services to us (such as web hosts) or that help us market our products and services (such as email vendors). These companies may need information about you in order to perform their functions. These companies are not authorized to use the information we share with them for any other purpose.
We may decide, for strategic or other reasons, to sell, buy, merge, or otherwise reorganize one or more of our businesses or the properties or other assets thereof. A transaction of this type may involve the disclosure of Personal Information to prospective purchasers. In such cases, we will take reasonable measures to protect the Personal Information we disclose, for example, by requiring the prospective purchaser to sign a non-disclosure agreement limiting the use and protecting the confidentiality of the Personal Information.
Except as otherwise stated above, we will not publish or provide your e-mail address or other Personal Information to third parties without your consent.
UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES; OPTING OUT
If you have provided us with Personal Information and would like to change, correct, or request access to your Personal Information or update or cancel your registration, you may do so by emailing us at email@example.com. In addition, you may opt out of receiving any or all communications from us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the “unsubscribe” link that appears in e-mails received from us.
The Site is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not solicit or knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 13. We encourage families to obtain additional information about safe use of the Internet at http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/kids-online-safety.
NOTICE TO INTERNATIONAL USERS
PRIVACY NOTICE FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Effective Date: July 2020
This Privacy Notice for California Residents applies solely to visitors, users, and others who reside in the State of California (“consumers” or “you”). We adopt this notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this Notice.
WS Asset Management, Inc.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect the information described in Information Collection available to us through your use of the Site. We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer, household, or device (“personal information”). Personal information does not include publicly available information from government records or deidentified or aggregated consumer information.
We may have collected the following categories of personal information from our consumers over the past 12 months:
Identifiers: A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name
Commercial Information: Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies
Internet or other similar network activity: Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer’s interaction with a website, application, or advertisement
Please visit Information Collection for information on our sources for collection of personal information.
USE AND SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell your personal information. Please review Disclosure to see how we use and share your personal information.
We will not collect additional categories of personal information or use the personal information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.
Sales of Personal Information
We do not sell your personal information. However, from time to time, we may share our list of contacts with third parties who are providing, sponsoring, or co-sponsoring events on our behalf or for their own purposes.
In the preceding 12 months, shared the following categories of personal information about our consumers to the following categories of third parties.
Examples: A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name
Category of Third Party to whom Personal Information is Disclosed: May be shared with event organizers, sponsors or co-sponsors to promote WS Development, the organizer or sponsor, or any third party
YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES
The CCPA provides consumers (California residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights
You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request (see Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights), we will disclose to you the requested information, which may include:
– The categories of personal information we collected about you.
– The categories of sources for the personal information we collected about you.
– Our business or commercial purpose for collecting that personal information.
– The categories of third parties with whom we share that personal information.
– The specific pieces of personal information we collected about you (also called a data portability request).
– If we disclosed your personal information for a business purpose, a list identifying the personal information categories that each category of recipient obtained.
Deletion Request Rights
You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request (see Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights), we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.
We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service provider(s) to:
– Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, or otherwise perform our contract with you.
– Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
– Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
– Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise another right provided for by law.
– Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 et. seq.).
– Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information’s deletion may likely render impossible or seriously impair the research’s achievement, if you previously provided informed consent.
– Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
– Comply with a legal obligation.
– Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.
Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights
You have certain rights to access, update or correct your personal information as provided in Updating Personal Information and Preferences; Opting-Out. In addition, to exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described in this Privacy Notice, please submit a verifiable consumer request to:
WS Asset Management, Inc.
Only you, or someone legally authorized to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child. To designate an authorized agent, you must mail to the above address a notarized power-of-attorney, identifying yourself in a verifiable manner, and designating with specificity the actions that your agent is authorized to perform, or information authorized to request, on your behalf. The power-of-attorney must be signed by you within 12 months of the date on which we receive the request.
You may make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability only twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify that you are the person about whom we collected personal information and confirm that you are a California resident. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you.
Personal Information Sales Opt-Out and Opt-In Rights
We do not sell your personal information.
For additional rights you may have relating to our collection or use of your personal information, please see Updating Personal Information And Preferences; Opting-Out.
The CCPA allows businesses to offer consumers financial incentives for sharing personal information. For example, a business can offer a rewards program or provide a premium service to consumers as compensation for their personal information. Where we offer these programs, your participation is optional. If you choose to participate, your participation will be subject to any applicable terms, and you may withdraw at any time.
The CCPA prohibits businesses from discriminating against you for exercising your rights under the law. Such discrimination may include denying a good or service, providing a different level or quality of service, or charging different prices. The CCPA permits businesses to provide differing levels or quality or different prices where the business can demonstrate that the difference is reasonably related to the value to the business of the consumer’s personal information.
OTHER CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email or write to us at the Contact Information.
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY NOTICE
We reserve the right to amend this privacy notice at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this privacy notice, we will post the updated notice on the Website and update the notice’s effective date. Your continued use of our Website following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.
Last updated: July 2020