California Privacy policy

  • Your California Rights.

This section is specific and applies only to web visitors who are California residents, under the meaning of Section 17014 of Title 18 of the Cal. Code of Regulations.

1. California residents have the right to receive, once a year, information about third parties with whom we have shared information about you or your family for their marketing purposes during the previous calendar year, and a description of the categories of personal information shared.

2. As stated in this Privacy Policy, you have agreed to allow us to share information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes until you remove your information; and thus, you have agreed to this disclosure. California customers may request further information about our compliance with this law by sending us an email using the Contact us form. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through this email address.

3. Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), up to twice in a twelve (12) month period, a consumer has the right to request that a business disclose what personal information it collects, uses, discloses, and sells. Information regarding our collection, disclosure, and sale practices are detailed below, in addition to instructions on how to exercise your rights regarding your personal information.

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

We collect, and have collected personal information about our visitors in the preceding 12 months as summarized below:

Categories of Personal Information Categories of Sources from Which Personal Information is Collected Business or Commercial Purpose for Which Each Category Will be Used
Identifiers (e.g., a real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers), or information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual Consumer through the Website;Internet service providers;Data analytics providers;Operating systems and platforms; andConsumer data brokers/resellers Website access and interaction;Tracking Website access and interaction;Fulfillment of requests submitted through the Website;Personalize and improve the Website;Marketing;Internal database;Analyze the Website;Secure the Website;Customer service; andLegal compliance
Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law Consumer through the Website;Internet service providers;Data analytics providers;Operating systems and platforms; andConsumer data brokers/resellers Website access and interaction;Tracking Website access and interaction;Fulfillment of requests submitted through the Website;Personalize and improve the Website;Marketing;Internal database;Analyze the Website;Secure the Website;Customer service; andLegal compliance
Commercial information Consumer through the Website;Internet service providers;Data analytics providers;Operating systems and platforms; andConsumer data brokers/resellers Website access and interaction;Tracking Website access and interaction;Fulfillment of requests submitted through the Website;Personalize and improve the Website;Marketing;Internal database;Analyze the Website;Secure the Website;Customer service; andLegal compliance
Internet or other electronic network activity information Consumer through the Website;Internet service providers;Data analytics providers;Operating systems and platforms; andConsumer data brokers/resellers Website access and interaction;Tracking Website access and interaction;Fulfillment of requests submitted through the Website;Personalize and improve the Website;Marketing;Internal database;Analyze the Website;Secure the Website;Customer service; andLegal compliance
Geolocation data Consumer through the Website;Internet service providers;Data analytics providers;Operating systems and platforms; andConsumer data brokers/resellers Website access and interaction;Tracking Website access and interaction;Fulfillment of requests submitted through the Website;Personalize and improve the Website;Marketing;Internal database;Analyze the Website;Secure the Website;Customer service; andLegal compliance
Professional or employment-related information Consumer through the Website;Internet service providers;Data analytics providers;Operating systems and platforms; andConsumer data brokers/resellers Website access and interaction;Tracking Website access and interaction;Fulfillment of requests submitted through the Website;Personalize and improve the Website;Marketing;Internal database;Analyze the Website;Secure the Website;Customer service; andLegal compliance
Education information Consumer through the Website;Internet service providers;Data analytics providers;Operating systems and platforms; andConsumer data brokers/resellers Website access and interaction;Tracking Website access and interaction;Fulfillment of requests submitted through the Website;Personalize and improve the Website;Marketing;Internal database;Analyze the Website;Secure the Website;Customer service; andLegal compliance
Inferences drawn from any of the above information to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences, characteristics, behavior, etc. Consumer through the Website;Internet service providers;Data analytics providers;Operating systems and platforms; andConsumer data brokers/resellers Website access and interaction;Tracking Website access and interaction;Fulfillment of requests submitted through the Website;Personalize and improve the Website;Marketing;Internal database;Analyze the Website;Secure the Website;Customer service; andLegal compliance

What Personal Information Do We Disclose or Sell?

We have disclosed personal information for a business purpose, or sold personal information to third parties in the preceding 12 months in all of the above categories to our marketing partners, including offline marketing companies and internal online data marketing companies, for lead generation purposes and sending email communications.In addition, we may disclose any personal information where requested by governmental or quasi-governmental authorities conducting an investigation; in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process; to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws; to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website; to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms and conditions, or as otherwise required by law, or limit our legal liability; to protect or defend our rights or property; or protect the safety, rights, or property of our users.  We may also sell, transfer, or otherwise disclose personal information to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of substantially all assets, or other corporate change.

We do not have any actual knowledge of the sale of personal information of minors under 16 years of age. There are no financial incentives to disclose.

Your Right to Request to Know and How to Submit a Verified Request to Know

A “request to know” is a request related to the personal information that a business has about such consumer.  It may include a request for any or all of the following from us: 1) specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you; 2) categories of personal information that we have collected about you; 3) categories of sources from which the personal information was collected; 4) categories of personal information that we have sold or disclosed for a business purpose about you; 5) categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed; and 6) the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.

The CCPA permits requests to know from the same consumer up to twice in a twelve (12) month period.

To submit a request to know, please click here: https://www.kpcbedge.com/do-not-sell-my-information/, or email your request to info@kpcbedge.com. To process your request, you may be required to submit your first name, last name, California address, email address, and phone number in conjunction with your request. The information which you provide will be used to verify your request and to attempt to identify you within our data records. If you elect to use an authorized agent to exercise your right to submit a request for information, we may require the following before processing the request: 1) provide proof of your written and signed permission with the authorized agent to act on your behalf; 2) directly verify your own identity with us; and 3) directly confirm with us that you provided the authorized agent permission to submit the request on your behalf. The information which you submit in conjunction with your request to know will be used for the express purposes of verification and providing you with responsive information to your request, if required.

Your Right to Request Deletion and How to Submit a Verified Request to Delete

You have the right to request the deletion of any personal information which we have collected about you, or which we maintain. To submit a verifiable request to delete, please click here: https://www.kpcbedge.com/do-not-sell-my-information/, or email your request to info@kpcbedge.com. To process your request, you may be required to submit your first name, last name, California address, email address, and phone number in conjunction with your request. The information which you provide will be used to verify your request and to attempt to identify you within our data records. If you elect to use an authorized agent to exercise your right to submit a request for deletion, we may require the following before processing the request: 1) provide proof of your written and signed permission with the authorized agent to act on your behalf; 2) directly verify your own identity with us; and 3) directly confirm with us that you provided the authorized agent permission to submit the request on your behalf. The information which you submit in conjunction with your request to delete will be used for the express purposes of verification and fulfilling your request, if required.

We utilize a two-step process for online requests to delete, whereby you first submit your request to delete, and second, you separately confirm that you want your personal information deleted.

To the extent that your personal information is necessary for us to maintain for a reason delineated in Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.105(d), including but not limited to complete a transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a good or service you have requested, detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, debug, etc., or to comply with a legal obligation, we are not required to comply with your request for deletion. For instance, we are not required to delete personal information which is necessary to maintain suppression files for those individuals who have opted out of receiving email marketing from us. If we are unable to verify your request, we will notify you as well.

Your Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Your Personal Information

California affords consumers with the right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information.  To submit a request to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may complete the information requested in our webform https://www.kpcbedge.com/do-not-sell-my-information/, or you may email us at info@kpcbedge.com

To process your request, to opt-out, you may be required to submit your first name, last name, California address, email address, and phone number in conjunction with your request. The information which you provide will be used to verify your request and to attempt to identify you within our data records. You may exercise your right to opt-out through an authorized agent. If you elect to use an authorized agent to exercise your right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, we may require the following before processing the request: 1) provide proof of your written and signed permission with the authorized agent to act on your behalf; 2) directly verify your own identity with us; and 3) directly confirm with us that you provided the authorized agent permission to submit the request on your behalf. The information which you submit in conjunction with your opt-out request will be used for the express purposes of verification and complying with your opt-out request.

Your Right to Non-Discrimination for the Exercise of Your Privacy Rights

California affords consumers with the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by a business for the exercise of their privacy rights conferred by the CCPA. This means that you cannot be denied goods or services; be charged different prices or rates; be provided with a different level or quality of goods or services; or have it suggested that you will receive a different price or rate or different level or quality of goods or services. However, a business may offer a financial incentive or price or service difference if it is reasonably related to the value of the consumer’s data. A business shall notify consumers of any financial incentive or price or service difference.

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