APEX GEAR PRIVACY POLICY

 GENERAL

Apex Gear operates the www.apex-gear.com website. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to safeguarding it. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and what we do with such information. This includes the use of cookies, which is explained in detail below.

 

This Privacy Policy is also part of the Terms and Conditions of this website. By choosing to access this website, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the related Terms and Conditions, which can be accessed at www.apex-gear.com This Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions may be updated from time to time without notice, so it is best to review often. Updates are effective when posted, and you agree to such revisions by using this website after such posting. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions of this website, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

 CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

 

No one under the age of 13 is eligible to use, or should use, this website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. In the event we discover that a child under 13 has provided personal information, we will delete such information. If you are aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us, so that we can take the appropriate actions. If you are under 13, please do not use this website.

 

 COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

 

This website may collect certain personal information about you that may include, but is not limited to:

 

  • your IP address, device and browser type, and operating system;
  • how often you use this website, time and date of your sessions, length of visit, referral source, page views, and website navigation paths;
  • your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card details;
  • your location by using your IP address or the geolocation information from your mobile device;
  • information contained in any communications that you send to us by email or through this website, including its communication content and metadata;
  • survey information such as gender, age, income, ethnicity, family size, and marital status;
  • employment information such as your resume, visa status, desired salary, academic level, employment history, and any other information that you submit relating to employment opportunities;
  • any other personal information that you send to us.

 

Please do not disclose to us the personal information of another person without their consent and their understanding of this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of this website.

  

USE AND DISCLOSURE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION

 

Personal information submitted to us through this website will be used for the purposes specified herein or on the relevant pages of this website.

 

We may use your personal information for the following:

 

administering this website and its related business;

enabling or personalizing certain features and services available on this website;

providing goods and services purchased on this website (and any communications related to such transactions);

sending email, text notifications, or marketing communications that you have specifically requested;

providing third parties with certain statistical information about the users of this website (provided that the identify of any individual will not be generally obtainable by the user of such information);

responding to inquiries or complaints relating to this website;

preventing fraud and protecting the security of this website; and certain other uses.

 

We may disclose your personal information as follows:

 to our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors, as reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy;

  • to any subsidiary, affiliate, investor, shareholder, or holding company and its subsidiaries (whether existing or in the future);
  • to the extent required by law or in connection with any existing or prospective legal proceedings;
  • to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including, without limitation, providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
  • to the purchaser or successor (or prospective purchaser or successor) in the event that the entity that owns this website is merged with or becomes part of another organization, or in the event such entity is sold or sells all or substantially all of its assets or is otherwise reorganized;
  • to any person we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of such personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such authority would reasonably likely order such disclosure;
  • to third parties for marketing purposes; and to third parties to whom we are expressly authorized by law.

 

If you submit personal information for publication on this website, we will publish and use such information in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of this website. Personal information that is publish on this website may be available around the world, via the internet. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

  

RETENTION AND SECURITY OF COLLECTED DATA

 

 We will not retain personal information that we process for longer than is necessary to carry out the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Therefore, the retention periods may be different according to the reason for having such information. Nevertheless, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal information (i) to the extent required by law; if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any existing or prospective legal proceedings; or (ii) in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

 

We take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. However, we do not guarantee that such events will never occur or that an inadvertent or unauthorized disclosure will not occur. We store all personal information on secure servers, which are password and firewall protected. Electronic financial transactions processed through this website will be protected by encryption technology. You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee the security of information sent over the internet or wireless networks, since such transmissions are inherently unsecure. You are responsible for keeping secure any password you use for accessing this website. This website may reference or include links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of any third party.

  

OPPORTUNITIES TO OPT-OUT AND THE USE OF COOKIES

 

 You can unsubscribe from promotional emails by following the instructions in each email; however, we will continue to send you emails related to any transactions or in response to your questions. You will generally have the opportunity to either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of such use. You may also instruct us to change, or provide you with, any personal information that we maintain. We require proof of identity to process such request, and we may withhold certain personal information to the extent permitted by law. Certain information may remain in back-ups, cached, archived or other storage databases.

 

This website uses cookies to collection information and to improve your experience. By consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, we are permitted to use cookies each time you visit this website. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, however personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept and delete cookies. If you block or delete cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on this website.

 

 DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY

 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE," AND "WITH ALL FAULTS.” TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, OR TRADE USAGE. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR GUARANTEES AS TO THE USEFULNESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS WEBSITE, OR THAT THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNITERUPTED, VIRUS-FREE, SECURE, OR THAT THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE IS SAFE TO DOWNLOAD. YOU ASSUME ALL RISK FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES.

 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, PARTNERS, MANAGERS, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR OTHER AGENTS SHALL HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY TO ANY USER OR ITS PRINCIPALS OR AGENTS FOR ANY DAMAGES, WHETHER GENERAL, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED ORDERS, OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) WHETHER OR NOT FORESEEABLE AND WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, COMMON LAW, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, STATUTE, OR REGULATION. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE PROVIDING ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE IN RELIANCE ON THE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND THAT SUCH LIMITATIONS ARE REASONABLE. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE FEES ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU FOR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

 

TO THE EXTENT THAT ANY JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY.

 

Last updated September 2, 2019

 

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