Is the Vaunt.dev website intended for persons under thirteen years of age?
No. The Vaunt.dev website is not intended for the use of persons under thirteen years of age. Vaunt does not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifying information (“PII”) from or about children, nor does Vaunt knowingly market its products or services to children.
What type of information does Vaunt collect from users of the Vaunt.dev website?
By way of industry-standard web log files and similar tools, each time a user visits the Vaunt.dev website, Vaunt collects the URL from which the user visited, the pages visited, the computer’s browser information, and the IP address.
Does Vaunt use web cookies on the Vaunt.dev website?
Yes. Vaunt uses web cookies to track the pages viewed during each visit to the Vaunt.dev website. Vaunt uses this information to help improve the user’s experience and to better understand how users use the site. Vaunt does not attempt to link web cookie data to PII.
Is a user able to block Vaunt from placing web cookies on its computer?
Yes. A user may set its browser to refuse web cookies before accessing the Vaunt.dev website. In doing so, however, certain features of the site may not function properly and the user assumes all responsibility for any resulting loss of functionality.
Is Vaunt a participant in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program?
Does Vaunt collect any PII from website visitors?
No, unless it is voluntarily provided by the visitor. Vaunt does not collect any PII when a user visits the Vaunt.dev website unless the user voluntarily provides such information as a result of: (a) submitting an inquiry through the Vaunt.dev “Contact” page; (b) submitting a request for a product demonstration through the “Request a Demo” page; (c) registering as a client on the “Sign Up” page; or (d) submitting an application for employment on the “Careers” page. Such PII may include, among other information, a user’s full name, physical address, email address, phone number, company name, and website URL. Users are under no obligation to provide Vaunt with PII of any kind; however, refusal to do so may prevent the user from using certain features of the site.
How does Vaunt use the PII it receives from website visitors?
Vaunt may use a visitor’s PII to: (a) inform the user of customized business solutions; (b) directly communicate with the user regarding the use of the Vaunt services; or (c) review a user’s application for employment. By using the forms found on the Vaunt.dev website, the visitor consents to the use of PII in order for Vaunt to contact and deliver information to them.
Does Vaunt share the PII it receives from website visitors with third-parties?
No, unless Vaunt is unable to meet a visitor’s particular business objective. Under such circumstances, Vaunt may elect to disclose a visitor’s PII in order to match them with a registered Vaunt partner. These partners are contractually obligated to treat the PII with at least the same level of confidentiality as does Vaunt. Despite taking these precautionary measures, Vaunt may be liable in some circumstances for the onward transfer of personal information to a third party that violates the Privacy Shield Principles.
How may a website visitor opt-out from receiving communications from Vaunt?
A user may opt-out from receiving communications from Vaunt by contacting Vaunt via email (email@example.com) or by contacting the legal department via telephone (855-862-4282).
Is a website visitor able to limit the use or disclosure of its PII?
Yes. A visitor may instruct Vaunt to limit the use of its data and PII to that which is strictly necessary for Vaunt to directly service the visitor. A visitor may also instruct Vaunt to limit the use of its data and PII to the express reason Vaunt provided for such use. A visitor may also instruct Vaunt to permanently delete its PII in the event the visitor no longer desires any communication from Vaunt. Furthermore, a visitor may instruct Vaunt to withhold disclosure of its PII to third-parties. A visitor may request the above limitations by contacting Vaunt via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by contacting the legal department via telephone (855-862-4282).
Is a website visitor able to access its PII?
Yes. A visitor may request access to all of its Vaunt-collected PII by contacting Vaunt via email (email@example.com) or by contacting the legal department via telephone (855-862-4282).
Does Vaunt process PII on behalf of its commercial clients?
It depends on how PII is characterized under the terms of the contractual relationship between Vaunt and the client. Some jurisdictions define PII more broadly than others to include things like device ID or IP address. Other jurisdictions define PII more narrowly to only include things like email address or first/last name. Vaunt almost always processes device ID and IP address, while Vaunt almost never processes email address or first/last name. By default, Vaunt’s software is programmed to not collect the most obvious types of PII (e.g. email, first/last name).
How should a website visitor lodge a privacy complaint against Vaunt?
A user should contact Vaunt with its privacy complaint via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by contacting the legal department via telephone (855-862-4282).
Is an independent dispute resolution mechanism in place to resolve privacy complaints brought by citizens of an EU member nation?
Yes. In the event a citizen of an EU member nation or Switzerland seeks to have an unresolved privacy complaint against Vaunt addressed by an independent third-party, the website visitor may contact JAMS. For more information or to file a complaint, a user is encouraged to visit the JAMS website: https://www.jamsadr.com/. Furthermore, if a user privacy complaint is not resolved through these means, a binding arbitration option may be available before the Privacy Shield Panel in certain limited circumstances.
Must Vaunt disclose PII in response to lawful requests by public authorities?
Yes, in accordance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Vaunt may be required under certain circumstances to disclose PII in response to lawful requests by public authorities.
Is Vaunt subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)?
Yes. Vaunt voluntarily subjects itself to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the FTC, as required by its participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield programs.
Where does Vaunt store its collected information?
Vaunt distributes and stores all of the information it collects in secure servers located in the United States. As such, all PII provided by a website visitor to Vaunt is hosted on servers located in the United States.