Privacy Policy

Last Modified: April 2, 2020

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Dev Counsel (“We,” “Us”, or “Our”), the owner of www.devcounsel.com (the “Site”), offers website and content development for professional services companies (the “Services”).  Dev Counsel respects the privacy of its users (“User,” “Client,” “You,” or “Your”) of its Site and Services.

 

This Privacy Policy explains the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit Our Site or use Our Services, and Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

 

  1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

  2. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

  3. HOW WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

  4. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

  5. ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

  6. DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS

  7. CONTACT US

  8. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

 

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policy and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.  If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use this Site or our Services.  By accessing or using this Site or the Services of Dev Counsel, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Dev Counsel Terms of Use.  This Policy may change from time to time, and your continued use of this Site or our Services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

 

The information we may collect is described in this Section, and includes data related to account registration, payment, and security, such as your first name, last name, email address, physical address, as well as information you provide us voluntarily, such as your company name, telephone number, and occupation (collectively, the “Personal Information”).

 

We may collect Personal Information directly from you, from Third Parties, or automatically through your use of the Site and Services.  The manner in which we collect your Personal Information is more fully discussed below.

 

Information We Collect Directly

 

When a user submits a Contact Form or requests information or Services, we must ask for information, such as but not limited to, the user’s name, company name, email address, billing address, and/or credit card information.  Members who sign up for a Mailing List Subscription are not required to enter credit card information. 

 

Children Under Age 13

 

Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age.  No one under age 13 may provide any information to our Site or use our Services. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.  If you are under 13, do not use this Site or any of our Services.  We do from time to time collect information aboutchildren under 13 from our Clients.  We ask that our Clients not provide information about children under age 13 without first getting the parents’ consent.

 

Information Collected by Our Clients

 

We collect information from and on behalf of our Clients.  

 

Information We Collect Automatically

 

Cookies:  A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to the user’s browser from a web site’s computers and stored on the user’s computer or mobile device.  Our Service requires the use of cookies to function properly.  We use cookies to record current session information so that we may recognize you and your device, but do not use permanent cookies. Cookies are helpful for us to understand user preferences based on previous or current Site activity, which enables us to provide Users with a better customer service experience. Cookies also help us compile aggregate data about Site traffic and Site interaction so that we can offer better Site experiences and tools in the future.  You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser, however, your experience with the Site may be impacted.

 

Web Beacons: Pages of our Site and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons that permit us, for example, to count Users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics.  

 

Analytics:  We may collect information about the device you are using the Services on, including what type of device it is, what operating system you are using, device settings, applications IDs, unique device identifiers, crash data, internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. This information is gathered automatically and is used to analyze trends, administer the Site, to track users’ movements around the Site and to gather demographic information about our User base as a while.  We do not use this information to identify individual Users, and we do not link this information to Personal Information

 

2. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

 

We use the information gathered from you to provide the Site and Services, for identification and authentication, to communicate with you about the Site or Services or changes to the Terms of Service and this Privacy Policy.  Additionally, we use the information you provide to respond to inquiries and for customer support purposes.  

 

Although we own the data storage, databases, and all rights to the Dev Counsel application, our Users retain all rights to their data.  We will never sell or share User Client data with any Third Parties, contact our Users’ Clients directly, or use its users’ data for our own business advantage.  We will also never utilize User data in our database to compete with our Users, market to our Users’ Clients, or advertise or contact our Users’ Clients for any other means of profit.  We respect the privacy or our Users and the privacy of Our Users’ Client data.

 

3. HOW WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

 

We may disclose personal data, including the data Users submit to us, with or without notice if (a) required by a subpoena or other judicial or administrative order, (b) where required by law, or (c) at our sole discretion, where deemed necessary to protect the safety of any individual, the general public, or to prevent violation of our Terms of Service.  

 

We reserve the right to disclose aggregated information about our Users, including information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.  Additionally, we may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide to our subsidiaries and affiliates; contractors, service providers, and other Third Parties we use to support our business who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them; and to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.  Such services include but are not limited to bulk email services provided by Mail Chimp, a registered trademark of Rocket Science Group, LLC.  For information related to how information is stored and transferred by use of the Mail Chimp services, please visit the Mail Chimp Privacy Policy at: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

 

Change of Ownership

 

In the event of a change in ownership, or a direct merger or acquisition of Dev Counsel with another entity, we reserve the right to transfer all of our User information to a separate entity.  In this event, we will notify our Users when User information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

 

4. HOW WE PROTECT THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

 

Your Personal Information is important to us.  Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.  Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted on our Site.  Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk.  We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy setting or security measures contained on the Site.

 

We employ reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, destruction and alteration, unauthorized access, and disclosure.  We are not responsible for misappropriation of User account information by the User, such as username and password.  We encourage our Users to safeguard this information and to periodically update their passwords.  We may require Users to log-in to their Dev Counsel Site after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect against others accidentally accessing their account contents.

 

We employ a self-assessment approach to maintain compliance with this Privacy Policy and periodically verify that the Policy is accurate, prominently displayed, adequately implemented, and accessible to users.  We encourage interested Users to raise any concerns by contacting us at the address listed below.  We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of user information in conformity with this Privacy Policy.

 

With respect to Third Party services used by us to provide our Services, we will take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure that the information transferred is handled at the same level as information handled in accordance with this policy.

 

We do not store our Clients’ credit card information.  We utilize a Third Party payment processor, Stripe, Inc., which stores all credit card information on their servers, and the storage of which is governed by their Privacy Policy. Stripe, Inc.’s Privacy Policy can be viewed here: https://stripe.com/us/privacy.

 

If a breach of data occurs with our Site or Services, we will notify you via the Site or email within 30 business days of discovering the breach.  By using the Site or Services, you acknowledge and agree that we may send you electronic notifications via email in lieu of notification by mail.  If you would still like to receive notifications by mail, you can let us know by contacting us at the address or email address provided below.

 

5. ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

Once your account exists, you have the ability to modify or update the Personal Information that you have submitted, in the event it changes.  In accordance with the Terms of the Service, you may cancel your Service at any time.  The data you provide us is yours, and accordingly, you may remove it any time you want.  If you are a User, you may correct, amend, or delete your account information by clicking the Account link in the global navigation bar at the top of the screen. Once an account has been cancelled, the information is immediately deleted and cannot be recovered. 

 

6. DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS

 

We do not respond to Do Not Track Signals.  If you have questions regarding our Policy, please contact us at the email address listed below.

 

7. CONTACT US

 

Any questions about this Privacy Policy should be addressed to our support team by email or by mail at: contact@devcounsel.com

 

8. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

 

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time, so be sure to check back periodically. We will post any changes to this Privacy Policy on the Site, and if we make any changes to this Privacy Policy that materially affect our practices with regard to the Personal Information we have previously collected, we will endeavor to notify our Users about significant changes to our Privacy Policy by sending notice to the User’s primary email address listed with Dev Counsel.  You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you.

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