This policy will describe the following:
- What information we collect;
- How information is used;
- With whom it is shared;
- How information can be corrected;
- How it is secured; and
- Who to contact with concerns or questions about our privacy practices.
Antebellum’s website and services are not directed at children.
Information Collection on our Website
Antebellum strives to limit its collection of personal information to that necessary for the offering and administration of our services. We collect the following types of information when you visit:
- Personally identifiable information
- Non-personally identifiable information
Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifying information (PII) is any information that can identify you. It does not include anonymized, aggregate or statistical information. When you are requesting materials or information from Antebellum, we may collect your name, address, email address, phone number, IP address, company name, country/state of residence, and other PII, as well as interests and the reasons why you are requesting Antebellum’s services. If certain information is requested but not mandatory, Antebellum will identify which information is required.
Non-personally Identifiable Information
When you visit our website, we may collect and store general Internet data, such as your domain name, browser type, device, date and time of access, which of our web pages you visited, the referring Uniform Resource Locator (URL) and how long you spend on each page. This information may be collected to assist us in making improvements to our website and to administer our website. We do not link this information to any PII. Antebellum may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate these services (e.g., maintenance, analysis, audit, development). These third parties have limited access to your information and only to perform these services or tasks on our behalf.
Personally identifying information collected through our website may be used to:
- To respond to your inquiries, process requests or otherwise correspond with you regarding services;
- Enroll you if you signed up to receive Antebellum training;
- Provide you with marketing information about Antebellum services;
- Analyze and improve Antebellum services.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies but users can change the setting to block cookies or otherwise choose how cookies are handled. Although disabling cookies will not interfere with your ability to access the website, users will need to accept cookies to use certain services on the website.
You can manage website cookies in your browser settings, and you always have the choice to change these settings by accepting, rejecting, or deleting cookies. If you choose to change your settings, you may find that certain functions and features of our website will not work as intended. All browser settings are slightly different, so to manage cookies, you should refer to the relevant settings within your browser.
Third-Party Links and Websites
This policy applies to Antebellum’s website. However, you are able to access third-party sites through our website by, for example, clicking on hyperlinks to those third-party sites from within our website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any third-party sites, and if you visit those websites, we encourage you to review their respective privacy policies. Third-party links on our website are provided for your convenience and to provide further information or serve as a resource. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). Antebellum exercises no control whatsoever over such other websites and web-based resources and is not responsible or liable for the availability thereof or the content, advertising, products or other materials thereon. Antebellum shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss incurred or suffered by any user in connection therewith. Your access and use of linked websites, including information, material, products and services therein, is solely at your own risk.
Choice, Opt-Out and How We Respond to Do-Not-Track Signals
As a user of our website, you make the decision whether to proceed with activities that request PII, such as requesting follow-up contact regarding our services, receipt of email communications from us, or receipt of our other communications. Note, however, that if you do not provide the requested information, you may not be able to complete certain transactions or receive information from us. If, after subscribing to receive emails or other electronic communications from Antebellum you no longer wish to continue receiving such from us, you will be provided with instructions on how to opt-out of such communications, including by unsubscribing. In addition, you can also contact us through the Point of Contact information provided in this policy.
Antebellum does not track its customers over time and across third-party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do-Not-Track (DNT) signals. However, some third party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. To learn more about the choices you have regarding online tracking, please visit these sites:
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Antebellum may disclose information we collect through this website:
- When required by law, subpoena or other legal process, when pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations or proceedings;
- When necessary to investigate, take action or prevent suspected or actual illegal activities, fraud, or potential threats to safety or personal physical safety; and,
Antebellum retains personal information as needed to provide you information about our services, respond to inquiries, or as required by contractual, statutory or other legal obligations.
Security and Confidentiality
Antebellum strives to protect personal information that we collect, maintain and disclose through the use of appropriate and reasonable administrative, physical and technical safeguards. For instance, our products and/or services online are transmitted through a secure sockets layer (SSL) transmission, which is a protocol for establishing a secure connection for transmission of your personal information. Further, we have security protocols and measures in place to ensure confidentiality of PII and to protect the PII we maintain about you from unauthorized access or alteration as well as unlawful disclosure. These measures include physical security and technological security measures as well as encryption of certain information and password protection for account information. Our security program is designed to: (1) ensure the security and confidentiality of personal information; (2) protect against any anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of the information; and (3) protect against unauthorized access, use, alteration, or unlawful disclosure of the information that could result in substantial harm or inconvenience to any individual. To the extent practicable, Antebellum protects the confidentiality of all information we collect. Accordingly, we prohibit the unlawful disclosure of personal information and limit access to same. We dispose of such information by taking reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access to or use of the information.
Point of Contact
Antebellum Protection, LLC
28150 N. Alma School Pkwy.
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
Personal Data Processing Purposes
We use personal data for a number of legitimate interests, including to provide and improve our services, administer our relationship with you and our business, for marketing, and in order to exercise our rights and responsibilities. More detailed information about these legitimate interests is set out below.
- Administering the Relationship with our Clients and Prospective Clients. Antebellum processes personal data to administer our relationship with our customers and prospective customers and to provide our services. This routinely includes: contacting you to discuss matters for which you have engaged us or those for which you may engage us to handle on your behalf. This also includes due diligence, processing payments, accounting, auditing, billing, and collection. Depending upon the specific legal or other services we reengaged to provide, this processing is undertaken to carry out our contract with you or in anticipation of entering into such a contract.
- Administering the Relationship with our Professional Contacts and Business Partners. Antebellum processes personal data to maintain professional relationships and to establish, administer and maintain relationships with our business partners. This includes communicating with you and administering our relationships and, in the case of our business partners, administering our business relationships including due diligence, processing payments, accounting, auditing, billing, and collection. Depending on the circumstances, this processing is done on the basis of our legitimate interests or, in the case of contractual business partners, this processing is undertaken to carry out our contract with you or in anticipation of entering into such a contract. Processing of personal data about our professional contacts is done pursuant to our legitimate business interest.
- Compliance with Legal Obligations. We also process your personal data in order to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations. We also process personal data to establish, exercise and defend our legal rights and any legal proceedings, which may arise; and to prevent, detect and respond to actual or potential fraud or other illegal activities.
- Visits to our website. If you visit our website, we collect data about your visit as well as personal data that you choose to provide through our website pursuant to our legitimate interests. We may use your personal data to provide you with marketing as permitted by law.
- Newsletters, Blogs, and Similar Communications. Antebellum also may process personal data to send you information about new developments or activities in the form of newsletters, event invitations, alerts, blog postings, or other similar communications. Depending upon the nature of the communication, these messages may be sent to you with your consent or pursuant to our legitimate interests. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you can opt-out of receiving future messages by email by opting out using the link in the message or by contacting the Point of Contact provided in this policy.
Your Rights – EU Data Subjects
You may have rights under European and other laws to have access to your personal data and to ask us to rectify, erase and restrict use of, your personal information. You may also have rights to object to your personal data being used, to ask for the transfer of personal data you have made available to us and to withdraw consent to the use of your personal data. Further information on how to exercise your rights is explained below.
We will honor your rights under applicable data protection laws. You have the following rights under European laws, and may have similar rights under the laws of other countries.
- Right to rectification: The right to have inaccurate information about you corrected or removed.
- Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”): The right to have certain personal data about you erased.
- Right to restriction of processing: The right to request that your personal data is only used for restricted purposes.
- Right to opt out of marketing: You can manage your marketing preferences by unsubscribe links found in the communications you receive from us or by contacting us through the Point of Contact provided in this policy.
- Right to object: The right to object to processing of your personal data in cases where our processing is based on the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or we have let you know the processing is necessary for our or a third party’s legitimate interests.
- Right to data portability: The right to ask for the personal data you have made available to us to be transferred to you or a third party in machine-readable format.
- Right to withdraw consent: The right to withdraw any consent you have previously given us to handle your personal data. If you withdraw your consent, this will not affect the lawfulness of our use of your personal information prior to the withdrawal of your consent.
These rights are not absolute and they do not always apply in all cases. Also understand that in some cases, particularly as it relates to background screening services, your withdrawal of consent to the processing of your personal data may impact your eligibility or retention of employment.
In response to a request, we will ask you to verify your identity if we need to, and to provide information that helps us to understand your request better. If we do not comply with your request, whether in whole or in part, we will explain why.