Cardo Community® Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us and Cardo takes its responsibility to take commercially reasonable steps to maintain security and protect your privacy seriously. Cardo will not sell, lease or rent your information to third parties.

Terms and Conditions of Use

This privacy policy describes the conditions under which Cardo Systems, Inc. and its affiliates (“Cardo” or “we”) use personal information (as defined below) that we collect, receive and store about individuals in connection with the use of (i) this website (together with its portal, pages, sub-domains, content and Services: the “Website”) (II) any services we provide (e.g., support services, the “Services”); and (iii) products we sell or provide (“Products”). There may be additional privacy-related information relating to particular web pages that you enter.

Cardo strongly recommends that you read the Privacy Policy carefully. You are not legally obligated to provide us your information, and you hereby confirm that you do so at your own free will. By using the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms of the Privacy Policy and to our collection, processing, and sharing of your information for the purposes set forth herein. If you do not accept the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy, you are directed to discontinue accessing or otherwise using the Website and any materials obtained from it and applicable Services. Cardo retains the right without advance notice to modify the terms of this Privacy Policy. Such change will be effective ten (10) days following posting of the revised Privacy Policy on the Website Your continued use of the Website indicates your assent to the Privacy Policy at the time of each such use.

This Cardo Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites that may be linked or that you can access. These will have their own privacy policies.

Information We Collect

Cardo collects both information that identifies you and information that does not personally identify you:

  1. To register and access the Cardo Community, you provide information that does specifically identify you. We ask that you also provide a screen name or handle that may be viewed publicly. This is the best way to anonymize yourself to other users. You can choose if you want to display or hide your full profile to friends or the public or not at all. You will enter information to assist you in pairing swiftly by computer. If you choose to do so, you may enter information about persons you ride with for ease of pairing. The information you post publicly is accessible to Cardo.
  2. Any information you provide. When you register and/or create an account for using our Services, the ‘Community’, page, ‘Contact us’, or otherwise, you provide your information such as your name, email address, and location. For some pages, within the registration, you may also include additional voluntary details such as your gender, birth date, Cardo headset serial number, your helmet and vehicle details, purchase date and store details. We may send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you submit to confirm your registration. If you choose not to create an account, you may not be able to access or use certain features of the Products or Services, including without limitation the support services.
  3. the Website may be used to place an order and pay for our Products. When placing an order we require sufficient information to complete the transaction which includes a credit card number and related account and billing information and other data required to process the order. We may use the tools, software or services of third-party service providers to process transactions on our behalf, in which case you acknowledge and agree to review and be bound by the terms of use and privacy policy of said third-party service provider.
  4. Cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies or files stored on your computer. We may use cookies, web beacons or other tracking technologies to improve quality of our Services, track user trends and present you with information that is customized for you. A “cookie” is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about activity on the Website. Certain cookies and other technologies may serve to recall personal information, such as an IP address, previously indicated by a user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser. For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2

In addition, where applicable, the Website may offer you the choice to opt out of the use of cookies on the Website. Certain services and portions of the Website may require cookies and you may not be able to access those if you opt out of the use of cookies. We request your consent before placing cookies on your device. You can give your consent by allowing cookies in your browser settings, by continuing to use our Site, or by clicking on the appropriate button on the banner displayed to you, when applicable. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of the Website, you must stop using our Website. To consult the list of cookies we use on our Website, please check your browser’s instructions.

  1. Log Information – Our servers may log and record information including Internet Protocol address, browser type, date and time of your request, among other information. We may use such information to analyze trends, diagnose problems with our servers, administer the Services and the Website, track users’ movement around the Services, identify you for the duration of a session and gather demographic information.
  2. User Communications. When you enter information and email addresses or any contact information, we may use that information to, for example, contact you. You may be added to a mailing list. If you share your information with event organizers, post in a discussion forum, communicate with a group, etc., that information may be stored, processed and distributed as applicable within the Website. In so doing, Cardo may associate your communication with you.
  3. Unique number – when you sign up we may identify you with a unique number or other code.
  4. Third Party Applications – From time to time, as we determine what improves the portal/website, Cardo may utilize third-party applications that may identify the user.
  5. When you login with your username and password to use the Cardo Community, Cardo will record that you are present online. User information may be tracked for the purpose, for instance, of ensuring authorized access or enabling proper communication with Cardo or other members.
  6. Information your computer automatically provides to websites, such as IP address, the type of browser you use, the domain name of your Internet provider, specific areas of the Website that you visit, user demographics, duration of your visit and site traffic purposes. This information, which is sometimes called “clickstream” data, can be collected and stored by a Website’s server. We may use clickstream data to determine how much time visitors spend on each page of the Website and how they navigate through the Website. We will only use this information to improve the Website and our services.
  7. If you send an email, we may save the information for future reference. We recommend that you not send any personal information such as bank account information, credit card number or social security number.
  8. Social networks. You may connect to the Cardo Community using your Facebook account, in which case we will collect your profile publicly available information.

Use of Information

If you submit or we collect your information through the Website and/or Services, then we may, in addition to the uses described above, use such information in the following ways, via any applicable communication channel, including e-mail, SMS, etc.:

  1. We will use your information to provide and improve our Website, Products and Services, to send you marketing/advertisement communications that we believe may be of interest to you, to contact you in connection with our Products and Services and certain programs or offerings that you may have registered for, to send you updates or news regarding our Products and Services, to respond to a “Contact Us”, administrative request (for example, to change your password) or other request, and to identify and authenticate your access to the parts of the Services that you are authorized to access.

You may choose not to receive future promotional, advertising, or other Products or Services-related emails from us by selecting an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email that we send. Please note that even if you opt out of receiving the foregoing emails, we may still send you a response to any “Contact Us” request as well as administrative emails (for example, in connection with a password reset request) that are necessary to facilitate your use of the Website or Services.

  1. We may use information and/or payment information to charge you or collect payment for Products and Services you have ordered or to provide you with a price quote for a Product or Service.
  2. We may send emails or provide other information to you while you are on the Website.
  3. We store the data in order to create, maintain and develop our customer relations, to market our products and services and to gain a better understanding about the needs of our present and potential customers and business partners.
  4. When providing us with your personal information, we may add you as a contact to our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. If you do not agree, you may remove us from your social network accounts at any time.

Information Sharing

Cardo makes commercially reasonable efforts to protect against unauthorized sharing of information with third parties outside the company or its contractors or vendors. However, if Cardo believes that it is reasonably necessary to share information to satisfy any applicable law, regulation or governmental request, or to enforce Terms of Service, or detect, prevent or otherwise address security issues or fraud or protect against harm to the rights, safety or property of Cardo, Website users or any other person or entity or as permitted by law, Cardo may share such information. Any information that you share with others and make public may be shared outside this Privacy Policy.

Additionally, information is shared within the Cardo group under the terms of this Privacy Policy, and, to the extent that this is required for the purpose of regular supply of the Website services, Website management, and control, fulfilling your purchases and requests, facilitating relevant marketing activities, providing customer support, etc., we may allow access to your information to our agents, contractors, business partners, or other service providers as needed. We limit the information provided to service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and we require them to agree to maintain the confidentiality of your information and to comply with applicable privacy legislation including an adequate level of protection of your information. Such third-party service providers may use your personal information only to provide services to you or to Cardo and will not be given permission to use such information for other purposes. Such service providers may include IT suppliers (e.g., cloud-based services suppliers), Website servers or design suppliers etc. Keep in mind that this Website is accessible internationally and that our Services may be provided from outside your country of residence. Your information may be transferred into or out of your country of residence. If you are not comfortable with data protection provided, or if the laws in your area prohibit the use of this Website or our Services as intended, then refrain from submitting any information. We will, however, make efforts to ensure that data transfers georgical under requirements of applicable laws.

Choices

You can control the information that you make public. For instance, although you enter your personal information when joining, for the purpose of posting or responding to information, you are free to use a handle that does not identify you to the public. Remember, any information (including personal information) that you disclose in public areas of our website, such as forums, message boards, and news groups becomes public information that others may collect, distribute and use. Please exercise caution.

At all times, you may choose whether or not to provide or disclose personal information. If you choose not to provide mandatory information, you may still visit parts of the Website but you may be unable to access certain options, programs, offers, and Services that involve our interaction with you.

Children’s Privacy

Cardo is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities. Cardo does not intentionally target its website to children under the age of 16 years. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect personal information from anyone we know to be under 16 years. Because our software does not automatically distinguish visitors under 16 from other visitors, we require users under 16 years of age to obtain the consent of a parent, guardian, teacher, or librarian to view the Website. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 16 years, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any such information, please contact us at support@cardosystems.com.

Security

We take security very seriously follow generally accepted industry standards and applicable rules, to protect the personal information submitted to us. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We cannot guarantee its absolute security or confidentiality and users of the Website use the Website at their own risk.

Advertising

Cardo may provide advertising on the portal/website.

Cardo’s Website may provide links to third-party websites for the convenience of our users. If you access those links, you will leave Cardo’s Website. Cardo does not control the policies of third-party websites that may collect information differently from that described in this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any website before submitting personal information.

Profile

You choose your handle and what information you enter into the Cardo Website. Entering information that others can see makes it available to them. For instance, stating your name, address, telephone number, or names of friends and riding partners makes that visible to the public. Indicating your gender also makes that information accessible. If you do not wish to be identified by your name, use a handle. Advise your friends to be considerate of your needs when they make posts about you. Keep your information secure.

Opting Out and Data Subject Rights

We respect your rights under applicable laws, and, accordingly. users may opt out and have the information erased by contacting Cardo or contact us for materializing other rights they may have under their local legislation such as the right to access their data, right to correct data etc.

Written request to execute any of these rights shall be submitted to privacy@cardosystems.com.

Commitment and Communication

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Protecting your privacy online is an evolving area, and we are constantly evolving our Products, Services, and practices, to meet these demands. If you have any comments or questions regarding our Privacy Policy or your personal information that we may be storing and using, please contact us at privacy@cardosystems.com.

Last updated: June 2018