Update as of September 25, 2019
Asteri Networks, Inc. (“Asteri”) is a consumer-facing data analytics, media and entertainment company dedicated to providing users with the highest level of transparency and control over the use of their data. In order for us to provide a high-engagement tight consumer loop access to our products and services (our ‘Service’), we are required to collect and process certain personal information about you and your activity.
By entrusting us with your information, we would like to assure you of our commitment to keep such information private. We have taken measurable steps to protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of this Information. We encourage you to review the following information carefully.
Processing of your ‘Personal Data’ (meaning any information which may potentially allow your identification with reasonable means) is necessary for the performance of our contractual obligations towards you and providing you with our Service and the operation thereof, to protect our legitimate interests and for compliance with legal and regulatory obligations to which we are subject.
How do we receive data about you
We receive your Personal Data from various sources:
2. Third-party information: We may receive your data from third parties who help us with the provision and maintenance of our Service, such as: the website using our Service, social networks, traffic analytics vendors, fraud prevention agencies and others.
3. When you communicate with us – For example when you send us an email, we collect the Personal Information you provided us with.
What type of data we collect
In the course of using the Service, we may collect certain Personal Data to provide and improve the Service, to contact or identify you, to enable you to access certain parts of the Service, such as: Your name, email address, IP address, unique identifiers.
Personal Data – We also collect data about the use of our Service and the characteristics and activities of users, in order to operate it and improve it. We may collect the following non-Personal Data:
Technical informationm – this includes data such as the browser you are using and its display settings, your operating system, device type, session start/stop time, time zone, network connection type (e.g., Wi-Fi, cellular), contacts, cookie information, your general location (city and country), and general information regarding your online behavior (e.g. clicks, actions, search queries, installed apps, etc.).
‘ Information from third parties ‘ this category includes information we receive from our business partners. This may include pseudonymous advertiser identifiers that some Advertisers or other third party ad platforms choose to share with us. This information is also used to enhance data points about a particular unique browser or device.
If we combine Personal Data with non-Personal Data, the combined data will be treated as Personal Data. Further Personal Data will only be stored and processed if you voluntarily provide it to us, e.g. through a contact form.s
When you visit or access our Services we use (and authorize 3rd parties to use) pixels, cookies, beacons and other technologies. Those allow us to automatically collect information about you, your device and your online behavior, in order to enhance your navigation in our Services, improve our Website’s performance, perform analytics and customize your experience on it. In addition, we may merge information we have with information collected through these tracking technologies with information we may obtain from other sources and, as a result, such information may become Personal Data.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files (composed only of letters and numbers) that a web server places on your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage. When used, the cookie can help make our Services more user-friendly, for example by remembering your language preferences and settings. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work in an efficient way. Cookies remember your preferences and make the interaction between you and the Service smoother and more efficient.
There are various ways in which you can manage and control your cookie settings. Please remember that, by deleting or blocking cookies, some of the features of the Services may not work properly or as effectively.
Turning off cookies via your web browser. Most web browsers will provide you with some general information about cookies, enable you to see what cookies are stored on your device, allow you to delete them all or on an individual basis, and enable you to block or allow cookies for all websites or individually selected websites. You can also normally turn off third-party cookies separately. Please note that the settings offered by a browser or device often only apply to that particular browser or device.
Information about cookies is usually found in the “Help” section of the web browser. Below are some links to some commonly used web browsers:
o Google Chrome
o Internet Explorer
o Mozilla Firefox
o Safari (Desktop)
o Safari (Mobile)
o Android Browser
o Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
Turning off third party cookies. Your browser may have feature options allowing you this option.
Provision of service – for the provision and improvement of our Service, including for support and to respond to your queries.
Service announcements – we will use your Personal Data to communicate with you and to keep you informed of our latest updates to our Services and offer you service offers.
Marketing and advertising – We may use your Personal Data in the following ways: we may send you promotional material concerning our Service, or our partners’ services, which we believe might interest you; we may also display certain adverts on our Service, which we believe will be relevant for you. We make our best efforts to make sure you see only relevant ads and receive relevant communications from us, including but not limited to, by building an automated profile based on your Personal Data. You may choose not to receive our promotional or marketing emails (all or any part thereof) by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the emails that you receive from us. Please note that even if you unsubscribe, we may continue to send you service-related updates and notifications, or reply to your queries and feedback you provide us. You may also object to the use of your Personal Data for advertising purposes by disabling your cookies, as described in the Tracking Technologies section above.
Opt-out of receiving marketing materials – If you do not want us to use or share your Personal Data for marketing purposes, you may opt-out in accordance with this “Opt-out” section. Please note that even if you opt-out, we may still use and share your Personal Data with third parties for non-marketing purposes (for example to fulfill your requests, communicate with you and respond to your inquiries, etc.). In such cases, the companies with whom we share your Personal Data are authorized to use your Personal Data only as necessary to provide these non-marketing services.
Analytics, surveys and research – from time to time, we may conduct surveys or test features, and analyze the data we have to develop, evaluate and improve these features, all in order to improve our Service and think of new and exciting features for our users.
Protecting our interests – we may use your Personal Data when we believe it’s necessary in order to take precautions against liabilities, investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations, investigate and protect ourselves from fraud, protect the security or integrity of our services and protect the rights and property of Asteri, its users and/or partners.
Enforcing of policies – we may use your Personal Data in order to enforce our policies, including but limited to our Terms.
Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements – we may use your Personal Data to investigate violations, and as required by law, regulation or other governmental authority, or to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process.
Internal concerned parties – we share your information with companies in our group, as well as our employees, in order to provide you with our services.
Business partners – we share your information with business partners, such as the site in which our Service appears, storage and analytics providers who help us provide you with our service. These third parties may have access to your Personal Data so that they may perform these tasks on our behalf, but they are obligated to comply with the highest security standards and applicable data protection legislation, and may not use your Personal Data for any other purpose.
Compliance with laws and law enforcement entities – we cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any data about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect our or a third party’s property and rights, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable. We also may be required to disclose an individual’s Personal Data in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including meeting national security or law enforcement requirements.
We have implemented administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of your Personal Data. Your data is stored on secure servers and isn’t publicly available. We limit access of your information only to those employees or partners on a ‘need to know’ basis, in order to enable the carrying out of the agreement between us.
While we seek to protect your information to ensure that it is kept confidential, we cannot absolutely guarantee its security. You should be aware that there is always some risk involved in transmitting information over the internet. While we strive to protect your Personal Data, we cannot ensure or warrant the security and privacy of your Personal Data or other content you transmit using the Service, and you do so at your own risk.
We will retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to provide our Service, and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies. Retention periods will be determined taking into account the type of information that is collected and the purpose for which it is collected, bearing in mind the requirements applicable to the situation and the need to destroy outdated, unused information at the earliest reasonable time. Under applicable regulations, we will keep records containing client Personal Data, account opening documents, communications and anything else as required by applicable laws and regulations.ights
You may request to:
1. Receive confirmation as to whether or not Personal Data concerning you is being processed, and access your stored Personal Data, together with supplementary information.
2. Receive a copy of Personal Data you directly volunteer to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
3. Request rectification of your Personal Data that is in our control.
4. Request erasure of your Personal Data.
5. Object to the processing of Personal Data by us.
6. Request to restrict processing of your Personal Data by us.
7. Lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
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If you wish to exercise any of the aforementioned rights, or receive more information, please contact our Data Protection Officer (‘DPO’) using the details provided below:
Asteri Networks, Inc.
Email: [email protected]
P.O. Box 507, Shreveport, LA 71162-0507
Policy toward Children
We understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. The Site and Services are not designed for or directed at children under the age of 18 years old (‘Minors’). We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from Minors. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Data, he or she should contact us using the details provided above.