Information Collected and Received
ChemVM may collect or receive personal information about you, including, but not limited to, user name, password, first and last name, email address, street address, phone number, gender, occupation, and interests. You can choose what information you voluntarily share with ChemVM, however if you choose to withhold any personal data requested by us, it may not be possible for you to gain access to certain parts of the ChemVM website and/or services. We may collect personal information from you at several different points, including but not limited to the following:
- when we correspond with you as a customer or prospective customer;
- when you visit the website or services;
- when you register as an end-user of our website and/or service and an account is created for you;
- when you provide information, such as survey information or join our mailing list;
- when you contact us for help;
- when the website and/or services send us error reports or collect certain analytics data; and
- when engaged by a customer to perform services for them or on their behalf.
ChemVM does not require you to include sensitive information (e.g. racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union memberships, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or data concerning sexual orientation). In the event that you provide such sensitive information as listed above you acknowledge that you have provided ChemVM explicit consent to receive such information.
ChemVM may automatically collect certain usage data when you visit the website and/or use the services, including but not limited to the type of device, IP address, browser information, pages visited, duration of visit and other usage data, which may in some instances be personal information.
Some personal information may also be collected by a third-party as a service provider or other vendor of ChemVM, including our website host, email marketing provider and social media services providing account and login services. If you interact with some third party services, such as social media companies, particularly where you already have an account with the third party, they may collect additional information separate from ChemVM.
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) we have collected the following categories of personal information from California consumers within the last twelve (12) months:
Category A: Identifiers.
Category B: Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
Category D: Commercial information.
Category F: Internet or other similar network activity.
We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:
- Directly or indirectly from you;
- From activity on our website, apps, marketing campaigns or social networking sites; and
- Service providers and other partners.
Lawful Basis for Processing
We will only collect and process your personal data where we have a lawful basis. Our lawful basis include consent (where you have given it), where processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, and for the purposes of our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of our third parties, provided that such interest does not outweigh your rights and freedoms. Examples of legitimate interest include but are not limited to: (i) complying with applicable law, (ii) protecting against security or other threats, (iii) administration of our business interests, including improvements and enhancements of our business, and (iv) customer relationship issues.
Your Rights: Access, Correction, Deletion and other Privacy Rights
We retain the personal data, including that personal data you provide to us when you registered with the ChemVM website and/or services or any other information that you volunteered or allowed to be collected while using the website and/or services, for (i) as long as your account is active or (ii) otherwise for a limited period of time as long as we need to fulfill the purposes for which we have initially collected it, unless otherwise required by law. We retain any information provided as described in the Uses of Information section below.
You may have the right under the law to request access to the information that ChemVM has on you. You can do this by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to comply with your request, we may have to verify your identity. If you believe that the information that we have about you is incorrect, you are able to contact us at email@example.com with a change request. You also may have the right under the law to request the deletion of any personal data that we have on you. If you wish to do so, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that ChemVM may not be able to delete any depersonalized data on you.
To exercise additional rights provided by your jurisdiction, please contact us. You may also have the right to register a complaint with your local data protection authority. We encourage you to contact us prior to filing such a complaint so that we may attempt to rectify the issue.
If we are operating as a processor for our customer with respect to your personal data, we will redirect your inquiry to the customer as appropriate.
How We Use Your Information
ChemVM may use personal information that we collect or receive about you to:
- deliver the products and services that you have requested;
- manage your customer relationship and provide you with customer support;
- perform analysis, including about but not limited to your use of the website and/or services;
- communicate with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices, including about but not limited to the products or services you have selected or other products or services that may be of interest to you;
- enforce our terms and conditions and other agreements between ChemVM and you;
- perform services as a processor on behalf of our customer;
- manage our business;
- respond to investigation, court orders, legal process, or to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law; and
- perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
How We Share Your Information
(a) Personally Identifiable Information. ChemVM does not sell your email address or any other personally identifiable information, to any third party without your permission. We may store personally identifiable information in locations outside the direct control of ChemVM (for example, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers). Any personally identifiable information you elect to make publicly available or available to third parties on our websites and/or through our services (such as posting comments, reviewing items, etc.) will be available to others. Except as described in this Section, we will not disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party other than at the direction of you or to the service providers, vendors and consultants working on our behalf, without notifying you of our intent to share the information and giving you an opportunity to prevent your information from being shared. From time to time, we may partner with companies based on the interests of our users, but these partner companies will not be given your email address or any other information that could identify you or be used to contact you directly based on that relationship.
(b) Non-Personally Identifiable Information. The ChemVM contact or site / associated services registration form may require users to give ChemVM contact information (such as your name and email address) and demographic information (such as your zip code). ChemVM may use your contact information from the form to send you information about ChemVM and promotional material from some of ChemVM’s partners, while ChemVM may use demographic and/or profile data to tailor your experience on the ChemVM website and/or services, show you content that ChemVM thinks you may be interested in, and display content according to your preferences. Furthermore, ChemVM shall have the right to retain records of all data pertaining to use of the website and services including, but not limited to, usage, activity logs, and click-throughs. ChemVM may disclose such data to third parties provided they are operating as a service provider or it is grouped with other ChemVM users’ data and is presented in an aggregate form.
(c) We May Be Required to Share Your Information. ChemVM reserves the right to disclose information when required by law, such as by a subpoena or other legal proceedings. ChemVM may also disclose your information if we reasonably believe it necessary to (i) comply with requests of law enforcement or other applicable law; (ii) to enforce any agreement between you and us; (iii) to protect the security and integrity of our site, applications, or services; and/or (iv) to protect us, our users or others.
(d) What Happens in the Event of a Change of Control: We may be involved with an acquisition or divestiture of our business, products or services. Information we maintain including names and email addresses, and other information related to the ChemVM service may be sold or transferred in connection with such transaction. We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of our business or assets. You will be notified via email and/or a notice on our site of any applicable change in ownership or uses of your information.
(e) Behavioral Targeting / Re-Targeting. We may choose to use advertising companies or allow advertisers to display advertising on our sites and applications. If applicable, our advertisers may use technology such as cookies to gather information about your activities on multiple sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your activities and interests. You may be able to opt out of the collection of this information through cookies or other tracking technology through the settings in your browser or mobile device, or through the advertising companies. Please review your browser or mobile device information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools (to learn more about cookies, clear gifs/web beacons and related technologies, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org and/or the Network Advertising Initiative’s online resources, at http://www.networkadvertising.org). If you access the ChemVM service, websites and/or associated services on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through the settings. For more information, see the Cookies Section below.
(f) Testimonials. We may also disclose, on an anonymous basis, statements made by our users. However, with your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If at any point you wish to update or delete your testimonial, please contact us at email@example.com.
(i) CCPA. The CCPA requires that we disclose if personal information of California consumers was shared or sold in the last 12 months. We disclosed the personal information of California consumers for a business or commercial purpose to the following categories:
- Affiliated companies, service providers and other vendors.
- Third parties and other partners to whom you or your agents authorize us to disclose your personal information in connection with products or services.
The CCPA does not consider disclosure of personal information a “sale” if it occurs pursuant to a consumer’s request or direction. We structure transactions where we collect and disclose your personal information involving a commercial purpose to fall within this exemption.
How We Store and Process Your Information
The information collected by ChemVM may be processed and/or stored in the United States, European Union Member Nations, Canada, or any other country in which ChemVM or its affiliates or service providers maintain operations. ChemVM may transfer information that we collect, including personally identifiable information, to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction of domicile to other countries or jurisdictions. If you are located in the European Union or other regions with laws restricting transferring of data, please note that we will comply with laws applicable to us.
How We Protect Your Information
ChemVM is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, and therefore we use industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged between ChemVM and other companies to help ensure its security. This site has security measures in place designed to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under ChemVM’s control. However, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or guarantee that your information on the ChemVM service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. If you have any questions about security on our website or services, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ChemVM may create links to other web sites. ChemVM is not responsible for the content, or privacy or security practices, of those sites or services. Additionally, many other sites that are not associated or authorized by ChemVM may have links leading to our site. ChemVM cannot control these links and ChemVM is not responsible for any content appearing on these sites.
We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 18, you should use this website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian and should not submit any personal information to us. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with any personal information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such person's personal information from all ChemVM systems.
Your California Privacy Rights
ChemVM does not currently respond to browser “Do Not Track” (DNT) signals or other mechanisms. Third parties may collect personal information about your online activities over time and across sites when you visit the website and/or services.
Our website and/or services are not intended to appeal to minors. However, if you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a registered user of our website and/or services, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you to request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an e-mail with a detailed description of the specific content or information to email@example.com. Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.
Under California law, California residents who have an established business relationship with us may opt-out of our disclosing personal information about them to third parties for their marketing purposes.
Disabled consumers who need these disclosures presented in an alternate medium, may contact us at the email address listed below.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information: Under the CCPA, California residents may opt out of the sale of personal information. We do not provide such an opt-out because we do not “sell” personal information, as explained above.
International Transfer of your Personal Information
The website and/or services is hosted and operated in the United States and is subject to United States law. Any personal information that we collect from you is currently stored and processed in the United States. If you are accessing the website and/or services outside of the U.S., you need to understand that by accessing our website and/or services, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to the United States. Please be advised that United States law may not offer the same privacy protections as the law in your jurisdiction.
Successors and Assigns
ChemVM provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from ChemVM, except transactional correspondence. To opt-out of receiving our communications, you can (i) send email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or (ii) use the opt-out link on our emails.