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Personal Data: Through our Website, Connie Dieken will not collect any personal data about you (e.g., your name, address, telephone number or Email address), unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with it (e.g., by registration, survey, feedback, quote requests), respectively, provide your consent, or unless otherwise permitted by applicable laws and regulations for the protection of your personal data.
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If you choose not to have your personal data used to support our customer relationship (especially in market research), we will respect your choice. We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties.
Purpose Limitation: Connie Dieken will collect, use or disclose personal data supplied by you online only for the purposes disclosed to you, unless the disclosure (i) is a use of the personal data for any additional purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected; (ii) is necessary to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with you; (iii) is required by law or the competent governmental or judicial authorities; (iv) is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense; or (v) is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as willful attacks on Connie Dieken information technology systems.
Non-Personal Data, Communications and Utilization Data: When you access our Website, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g., type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the Website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We may use this data and share it with our affiliates to monitor and improve the Website's performance or content.
Through your use of telecommunications services to access our Website, your communications data (e.g., Internet protocol address) or utilization data (e.g., information on the beginning, end and extent of each access, and information on the telecommunications services you accessed) are technically generated and could conceivably relate to personal data. To the extent that there is a compelling necessity, the collection, processing and use of your communications or utilization data will occur and will be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection legal framework.
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Children: Connie Dieken will not knowingly collect personal data from children without insisting that they seek prior parental consent if required by applicable law. If we discover we have received any information from a child in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe Connie Dieken has any information from or about any child, please contact us in the manner provided for below.
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Questions and Comments: Connie Dieken will respond to reasonable requests to review your personal data and to correct, amend or delete any inaccuracies. If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Protection Policy (e.g., to review and update your personal data), please Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. As the Internet matures, so will our Privacy Protection Policy.
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