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Privacy Policy

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Proliant, Inc. ("Proliant") owns and operates this proliant.com website business. All references to "we", "us", this "website" or this "site" shall be construed to mean Proliant. We understand that visitors to this website are concerned about the privacy of information. The following describes our privacy policy regarding information, including Personal Information (defined below), that we collect through this website. By using this website you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

HOW WE MODIFY THIS PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, and without prior notice, by posting an amended Privacy Policy that is always accessible by clicking on the "Privacy Policy" link on this site's home page. Your continued use of this site indicates your acceptance of the amended Privacy Policy.

You should check the Privacy Policy through this link periodically for modifications by clicking on the link provided near the top of the Privacy Policy for a listing of material modifications and their effective dates.

Regarding Personal Information (defined below), if any modifications are materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of the Personal Information previously disclosed by you, we will obtain your consent before implementing such revisions with respect to such information.

THE TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Personal Information. We collect personal information that may be used to identify you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information that we collect may vary with each separate purpose or service for which you provide it. Such information may include:

  • First and last name
  • Company name
  • Email address
  • Direct phone number
  • Mailing Address
  • Social Security Number
  • Number of company employees
  • Employer Code
  • Desired business services
  • Login user name and password

Non-Personal Information. We reserve the right to collect anonymous information whenever you visit or interact with our sites (“Non-Personal Information”). This Non-Personal Information may include:

  • Browser type
  • URL of previous website you visited
  • Your computer’s operating system
  • Your internet protocol (IP) address
  • Internet domain and host name
  • Your Internet Service Provider
  • Your clickstream data
  • Dates and times you visited our site and specific pages

 

HOW AND WHEN WE COLLECT INFORMATION
Personal Information. We collect Personal Information at the time you provide it to us. We collect Personal Information through sign-up forms and as part of your registration for an account, product, or service from this website. We may also request Personal Information from time to time depending on the requirements of a service we offer. Personal Information that we collect may vary with the each sign-up, registration, or request. 

Your Communications With Us. We collect Personal Information that we receive from you as you communicate with us.

Passive and Analytical Information. We reserve the right to monitor your use of this site. As you navigate through this site, Non-Personal Information may be passively collected (that is, gathered without your actively providing the information) using various analytics and reporting technologies, such as cookies and web beacons.

 

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use your Personal Information for the performance of the services or transaction for which it was given, our private, internal reporting for this site, and security assessments for this site.  We use your Personal Information primarily to facilitate our ongoing and proposed dealings with you.  This includes:

  • Process business transactions with us that you initiate including orders of products and services and creation of profiles
  • Registration of users for access to our services and products through this site
  • Communication about maintenance, updates, outages or other technical matters
  • Training and support or our services or products
  • Notification of changes to policies or procedures in regard to our services or products
  • Response to inquiries or questions about our services or products

We do NOT tie or link your Personal Information to Non-Personal Information with persistent identifiers. For example, we would not tie or link your email address (Personal Information) with information collected by a cookie regarding the length of time you visit our site (Non-Personal Information).

We reserve the right to make full use of Non-Personal Information. For example, we may use Non-Personal Information to provide better service to site visitors, customize the site based on your preferences, compile and analyze statistics and trends about the use of this site, and otherwise administer and improve this site for your use.

LAWFUL BASIS FOR PROCESSING DATA
We will only process your Personal Information if we have a lawful basis for doing so.  Lawful bases for processing may include consent, contractual necessity or a legitimate interest.  Processing is necessary for pursuing a legitimate interest. 

Consent.  We process Personal Information based on the consent you grant to us at the time of collection the data.  When Personal Information is processed on your consent, you will be expressly indicated as such at the time of the data collection.

Contractual Necessity.  When you purchase our services or products, we process your contact information, which includes name, company name, phone number, address, email address, as a matter of contractual necessity.  This means we need this data in order to perform under our agreement with you to provide services and products.  Failure to provide Personal Information will result in your inability to use our site or products and services that require this data.

Legitimate Interest.  We may process your contact information and some categories of Personal Information for legitimate purposes.  These may include:

  • Completion of business transactions
  • Provisioning login credentials
  • Protection of your account with us
  • Protection from security threats or fraud
  • Legal obligation compliance
  • Improvement or our products and services

HOW WE DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
General Disclosure Policy. Our general policy is that we will not share, sell, rent, or provide access to your Personal Information to others. The only exceptions to this general policy: (i) are described in the subsections below, and (ii) if you explicitly approve through our site. We reserve the right to disclose Non-Personal Information without restriction.

Disclosure to Affiliated Entities. We reserve the right to provide your Personal Information to any affiliated entities we may have, including our subsidiaries. Affiliated entities are entities that we legally control (by voting rights) or that control us.

Disclosure to Service Providers for Website Operations. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information to our trusted service providers that assist us with the operation and maintenance of this site with your consent. For example, we may use third parties to process payments, host our servers, provide security, and provide production, fulfillment, optimization, analytics, and reporting services. We will take commercially reasonable efforts to cause these third parties to agree to hold your information in confidence or to disclose information only to third parties that we believe in good faith have instituted and follow privacy and security policies that are acceptable to us.  If you consent to the sharing of your Personal Information for these purposes, it will be subject to the privacy policies and business practices of those third parties.

Disclosure to Successors. If we are acquired by or merged with a third party entity, or if we sell this website business or a line of business from this website, we reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information to protect our rights or as required by law.

Disclosure Incident to Legal Process and Enforcement. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information if we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary (i) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request (such as for example, to comply with a subpoena or court order), or (ii) to investigate or enforce violations of our rights or the security of this site.

SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS
We use certain common methods and technologies to collect and store analytical information about your interaction with our site. These analytical information may be downloaded to the personal computer, laptop, tablet, mobile phone, or similar device that you use to our site. The specific analytic information that we use are as follows:

3rd Party Cookies for Web Analytics and Reporting. We reserve the right to use web analytics services provided by 3rd parties. These services use 3rd party cookies (cookies passed by others, not by us) to collect Non-Personal Information about your use of this site. These web analytics services may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on the service's behalf.

Web Beacons. A web beacon is an electronic image placed in the code of a web page. We reserve the right to use web beacons to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one of our pages to another and to improve our site’s performance.

DATA SECURITY
We follow reasonable and appropriate industry standards to protect your Personal Information and data. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or method of data storage can be guaranteed 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your Personal Information by following generally accepted industry standards, we cannot ensure or warrant the absolute security of any information you transmit to us or archive at this site.

When you transmit Personal Information through our registration process or if you purchase products or services, we encrypt that information in transit using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

ONWARD TRANSFER OUTSIDE YOUR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
Any Personal Information which we may collect on this site will be stored and processed in our servers located only in the United States. By using this site, if you reside outside the United States, you consent to the transfer of Personal Information outside your country of residence to the United States.

UPDATING PERSONAL-COVERED INFORMATION
Upon request, we will permit you to request or make changes or updates to your Personal Information for legitimate purposes. We request identification prior to approving such requests. We reserve the right to decline any requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require unreasonable time or effort of our technical or administrative personnel, or undermine the privacy rights of others. We reserve the right to permit you to access your Personal Information in any account you establish with this site for purposes of making your own changes or updates, and in such case, instructions for making such changes or updates will be provided where necessary.  Requests can be submitted to compliance.office@proliant.com.

EMAIL AND PRE-RECORDED PHONE MESSAGES; OPT-OUT
This site treats email messages and other electronic messages that are sent through this site and not viewable by others as confidential and private, except as required by law, including without limitation, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, 18 U.S.C. Sections 2701-2711 (the "ECPA"). The ECPA permits this site's limited ability to intercept and/or disclose electronic messages, for example (i) as necessary to operate our system or to protect our rights or property, (ii) upon legal demand (court orders, warrants, subpoenas), or (iii) where we receive information inadvertently which appears to pertain to the commission of a crime. This site is not considered a "secure communications medium" under the ECPA.

If you supply us with your e-mail address you may receive promotional offers from third party sponsors which we select; however, in these instances, we do NOT share your Personal Information with the third party sponsors for purposes of the mailing; we do the mailing for them. However, if you do accept any of these promotional offers, any information that you provide in the process of registration or purchase will be transferred to these sites. We have no responsibility or liability for the policies and practices of these sites. You should be careful to review any privacy policies posted on any of these sites before providing information to them.

If you supply us with your phone number you may receive periodic pre-recorded messages from us with information specific to the site and required for the normal functioning of the site as well as for new products or services or upcoming events. If you prefer not to receive periodic pre-recorded messages, you may opt-out by following the instructions in the message.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES; ONLINE ADS
This site may contain links to other websites with whom we have a business relationship. These links may include online advertisements that we deem to be appropriate. Any information that you provide in the process of registration or purchase will be transferred to these sites. We have no responsibility or liability for the policies and practices of these sites. You should be careful to review any privacy policies posted on any of these sites before providing information to them.

CHILDREN’S ONLINE POLICY
We are committed to preserving online privacy for all of its website visitors, including children. This site is a general audience site. Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect any information from, or sell to, children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child under the age of 13 has submitted his or her personally identifiable information without your permission or consent, we will remove the information from our active list, at your request. To request the removal of your child's information, please contact our site as provided below under "Contact Us", and be sure to include in your message the same login information that your child submitted.

EUROPEAN DATA SUBJECTS: EU GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
Proliant is the controller of your Personal Data processed in connection with this site. Note that we may also process Personal Information of our customers’ employees in connection with our provision of services to customers, in which case we are the processor of Personal Data. If we are the processor of your Personal Data (i.e., not the controller), please contact the controller party in the first instance to address your rights with respect to such data.

For details regarding the Personal Information we collect from you, please refer to the above section THE TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT.

For details regarding how we use your Personal Information, please refer to the above section HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION.

For Details regarding the lawful basis for processing your Personal Information, please refer to the above section LAWFUL BASIS FOR PROCESSING DATA.

ADDITIONAL INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS COVERED UNDER GDPR
Right to Access. You may request more information about the Personal Information we hold about you and request a copy of this data.

Right of Rectification. If any Personal Information that we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, you may request a correction to that data.  

Right of Erasure.  You can request that we erase some or all your Personal Information to be permanently deleted.

Right of Data Portability.  You have the right to receive a copy of your Personal Information in a machine-readable format and have the right to transmit the data to another controller where technically feasible.

Right to Objection.  You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Information for certain purposes, including marketing and profiling for direct marketing purposes.

Right to Restriction of Processing.  You have the right to restrict the further processing of your Personal Information for certain reasons.

Right to be Informed.  You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of your Personal Information.

Right to File a Complaint.  You have the right to lodge a complaint against Proliant’s practices with respect to your Personal Information with the supervisory authority of your country or EU Member State.

Right to Withdrawal Consent.  You have the right to withdrawal the consent of our use of your Personal Information if prior consent was provided.  Express consent may be needed and requested for use of our site or services and products by you if you choose to exercise this right.

CONTACT US
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact the owner and operator of this website business at:

Proliant, Inc.
Attn: Privacy Policy Officer
1100 Abernathy Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA, 30328
Email: compliance.officer-at-proliant.com
Telephone: 877-896-9523
Facsimile: 770-395-6617