Effective Date: April 20, 2022
Cagent may collect personally identifiable information from you, which may include your Name, Email, Institution, Occupation, City/State, Country, and Phone Number. This information is only collected and stored electronically if you elect to complete a Contact Form. If you do not complete a Contact Form, then we do not collect any personally identifiable information from you outside of the information we collect automatically. To learn more about information we collect automatically please see the below section titled “Information Collected Automatically.”
Information Collected Automatically
Information about your computer hardware and software may automatically be collected by Cagent when you use the Site. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, geographic location, referring website addresses and other technical information such as protocol status and substatus, bytes sent and received, and server information. This information is used by us for our business purposes, including for the operation and improvement of the Site, for technical troubleshooting, to maintain quality of the Site and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Site.
Cookies and Other Information Collection Tools
What is a cookie? A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters sent to your computer when you visit a website or use an online service. When you visit the website or use the service again, the cookie allows that website or online service to recognize your browser or device. A cookie may store unique identifiers, user preferences and other information.
Duration of a Cookie. We may use “session cookies” or “persistent cookies.” Session cookies are temporary and expire once you close your browser or once your session ends. Without these cookies, certain aspects of the Site may not be available to you. Persistent cookies remain on your device for much longer or until you or your browser erase them. Persistent cookies have varying durations that are dependent on their expiration date. These cookies allow us to improve how the Site works for you and tailor the Site to your preferences.
What types of cookies do we use? Cagent uses:
· Necessary Cookies. These cookies are necessary for you to browse the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Without these cookies, certain aspects of the Site may not be available to you.
· Preferences Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you have used the Site in the past and allow the Site to remember the choices you have made. These cookies allow us to improve how the Site works for you and tailor the Site to your preferences.
· Statistics Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you use the Site, such as which pages you most often visit on the Site, the time you spend on the Site, which links you click on, and any issues encountered. These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with the Site. All information collected is aggregated and do not identify you.
How do I control cookies? Web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Some web browsers provide settings that allow a user to reject cookies or to alert a user when a cookie is placed on the user’s computer, tablet or mobile device. Most mobile devices also offer settings to reject mobile device identifiers. Although users are not required to accept cookies or mobile device identifiers, blocking or rejecting them may prevent access to some features available through the Site.
How Information is Used
We may use the information we collect for any of the following purposes:
to provide the Site to you and to improve the Site;
for customer service; and
to communicate with you.
Sharing of Information
For Legal Purposes. We may share information that we collect from users as needed to enforce our rights, protect our property or protect the rights, property or safety of others, or as needed to support external auditing, compliance and corporate governance functions. We will disclose personal information as we deem necessary to respond to a subpoena, regulation, binding order of a data protection agency, legal process, governmental request or other legal or regulatory process. We may also share personal information as required to pursue available remedies or limit damages we may sustain.
Changes of Control. We may transfer or assign information, including your personal information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization, liquidation, change in control or other sale by or of us or any affiliated entity (in each case whether in whole or in part).
Cagent does not share your personal information with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes.
Links to External Websites
Security Used & Retention of Personal Information
Cagent uses reasonable security measures designed to prevent unauthorized intrusion to the Site and the alteration, acquisition or misuse of personal information, however, we will not be responsible for loss, corruption or unauthorized acquisition or misuse of personal information that you provide through the Site that is stored by us, or for any damages resulting from such loss, corruption or unauthorized acquisition or misuse. We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, or as required by applicable laws or regulation.
Do Not Track
Our Site does not currently take any action when it receives a Do Not Track request. Do Not Track is a privacy preference that you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit www.donottrack.us.
We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from any person under the age of thirteen. No parts of our site are directed to or designed to attract anyone under the age of thirteen.
Additional Information for EU Visitors
With respect to “personal data” as defined by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) that you may provide to us through the Site, we serve as the “controller.” We provide the Site from servers located in the United States. If you are accessing the Site from the European Union, we will only transfer your personal information to the United States through the use of appropriate safeguards. We process personal information to pursue our legitimate business interest to operate the Site and as described in the section titled “How Information is Used” above. To learn more about with whom we share your personal information please refer to the section titled “Sharing of Information” above.
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, or as required by applicable laws or regulation. Copies of information that you have updated, modified, or deleted will remain in our systems if applicable law requires us to retain it.
You have a right to access your personal information, rectify inaccurate personal information kept about you, request the erasure of personal information and to request that we restrict the processing of your data in certain circumstances. If you wish to access your personal information, please contact us at the contact information provided below in writing, and allow reasonable time for the data to be collected. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
Contact Information; Questions and Changes in Information
Notification of Changes
This section describes certain rights of Consumers under the CCPA. For information on how Consumers may contact Cagent to exercise these rights, please see the section below entitled, “How to Submit a Request.”
Right to Know
A Consumer has the right to request that a business disclose what personal information it collects, uses, discloses or sells. Specifically, a Consumer may request that a business that collects personal information about the Consumer disclose to the Consumer the following:
The categories of personal information it has collected about that Consumer.
The categories of sources from which the personal information is collected.
The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
The categories of third parties with whom the business shares personal information.
The specific pieces of personal information it has collected about that Consumer.
A Consumer may request that a business that sells the Consumer’s personal information, or that discloses it for a business purpose, disclose to that Consumer:
The categories of personal information that the business collected about the Consumer.
The categories of personal information that the business sold about the Consumer and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold, by category or categories of personal information for each third party to whom the personal information was sold.
The categories of personal information that the business disclosed about the Consumer for a business purpose.
Right to Request Deletion
A Consumer has the right to request that a business delete any personal information about the Consumer which the business has collected from the Consumer. If it is necessary for Cagent to maintain the personal information for certain purposes, Cagent is not required to comply with your deletion request. If we determine that we will not delete your personal information when you request us to do so, we will inform you and tell you why we are not deleting it.
Right to Opt-Out of Sale of Personal Information
Cagent does not sell Consumers’ personal information.
A Consumer has the right not to be discriminated against because the Consumer exercised any of the Consumer’s rights under the CCPA. Cagent may charge a Consumer a different price or rate, or provide a different level or quality of goods or services to the Consumer, if that difference is reasonably related to the value provided to the Consumer by the Consumer’s data.
How to Submit a Request
To exercise the rights described above, you must submit a verifiable Consumer request to us by
You may submit a request as frequently as you would like, but we are not required to respond to requests to provide personal information to you more than twice in any 12-month period.
To submit a verifiable Consumer request, you will be asked to provide certain information to help us verify your identity. The information we ask you to provide to initiate a request may differ depending upon the type of request, the type, sensitivity and value of the personal information that is the subject of the request, and the risk of harm to you that may occur as a result of unauthorized access or deletion, among other factors. We may also require you to provide a written declaration that you are who you say you are.
You may make a verifiable Consumer request on behalf of your minor child. You may also designate an authorized agent to make a request to know or delete on your behalf by emailing [email protected]. For requests to opt-out, you must provide the authorized agent signed written permission.
The verifiable Consumer request must:
Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected personal information, or an authorized representative. Specifically, the request must include [any information the Consumer must provide first and last name, phone number, and state of residency.
Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.
If we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request, we will not be able to comply with your request. We will inform you if we cannot verify your identity or authority. We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable Consumer request to verify the requestor’s identity or authority to make the request.
How we collect, use and share personal information of Consumers
Cagent has collected the following categories of personal information only about Consumers that elected to complete the Contact Form in the twelve (12) months prior to the effective date of this policy:
· Name, Email, Institution, Occupation, City/State, Country, Phone Number.
Cagent collects the personal information described above from the following categories of sources:
The voluntary completion of the Contact Form
Cagent collects the personal information described above for a variety of business purposes. Cagent uses the personal information to:
To provide the site to you and to improve the site; for customer service; and to communicate with you.
Cagent does not share the personal information described above with third parties.
Cagent has not shared any personal information about consumers for a business purpose in the twelve (12) months prior to the effective date of this policy.
Personal Information of Minors
Cagent does not sell personal information about minors under the age of 16.
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Last updated April 1, 2022 – USE WEBSITE PUBLISHING DATE