Last Updated: March 10, 2019
This Policy covers Ascend Applications’ treatment of your personally identifiable information that we gather when you use Ascend Applications’ services but does not include business information such as a person’s professional title or their business contact information (collectively, "Personal Data"). By using Ascend Applications, you are consenting to the terms described in this Policy as well as our Terms of Service, located at https://thinkascend.com.
At Ascend Applications, we take your privacy seriously. We understand that information provided for account registration can sometimes be sensitive. Thus, we want to ensure you are comfortable with what information is collected when you participate with Ascend Applications and are knowledgeable as to how this information is used.
2. Contact Information
If you have any questions about this Policy or our use of your personally identifiable information, please contact us:
Ascend Applications Inc.
Contact Name: Ryan Kelly
3. Collection of Information
Personal Data you provide. We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information. This includes when you register for Ascend Applications (for example, name, country and email address), use certain Services, or connect your Ascend Applications account to online third-party services such as Facebook, Twitter or other social networks. The information we receive from your social networks is dependent upon your privacy settings with such social networks. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to Ascend Applications.
4. Use of Personal Data
Ascend Applications uses any Personal Data you supply to deliver the Services. For example, we use your name and email address to identify your account so you can use the Service. In addition, by using Ascend Applications, you agree to allow us to use your Personal Data to help us improve.
Ascend Applications and to contact you regarding the Services. See "Choices Regarding Personal Information" below to learn how to opt-out of any further messages of this nature from us.
5. Sharing of Personal Data
Ascend Applications considers your Personal Data an essential part of our relationship with you and a key component in delivering you a great service. We do not sell this information or provide it to third parties except as described in this Policy. There are times though when we need to share this data with certain third parties in order to operate our business. These circumstances are described below:
Business transactions and related companies:
As we operate Ascend Applications we may buy or sell business assets or the company, merge with other companies, reorganize or dissolve. Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets during any of these events. Consistent with this Policy, we may also share your Personal Data with our affiliates to improve our Services, content, and advertising.
Anonymized Aggregated Data:
As described above, we aggregate and anonymize data and use and disclose such information for a variety of purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose any information that could be used to identify you personally.
Law and Harm; Jurisdictions:
We may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues or a breach of our Terms of Service; or to protect our or any other person's rights or property. However, nothing in this Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party's, including a government's, request to disclose your information. Finally, please note that in some cases, personal information that we collect may be stored or processed outside of Canada. In such cases, we continue to protect the information with appropriate safeguards, but it may be subject to the legal jurisdiction of those countries and governmental authorities in those countries.
6. Choices Regarding Personal Information
If you do not wish to receive promotional emails, you can click the "unsubscribe" button on promotional email communications. Note that you are not permitted to unsubscribe or opt-out of non-promotional messages regarding your account, such as account verification, payment confirmations, change or updates to features of the website, or technical and security notices.
We may permit third party online advertising networks to collect information about your use of our website over time so that they may play or display ads that may be relevant to your interests on our website as well as on other websites. Typically, the information we share is provided through cookies or similar tracking technologies. The only way to completely "opt out" of the collection of any information through cookies or other tracking technology is to actively manage the settings on your browser. Please refer to your browser's technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. Following termination or deactivation of your account, we may retain information for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, and/or audit purposes. We may retain your information in aggregate or anonymized form indefinitely. Please submit a support request if you wish to delete your account.
This Policy does not apply to any unsolicited information that you provide. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Service and any unsolicited submissions. Ascend Applications assumes that all unsolicited information is non-confidential and that we are free to reproduce, disclose and distribute it without limitation or attribution.
The Ascend Applications website may contain links to third party sites not controlled or operated by Ascend Applications (the "Third Party Sites"). The policies and procedures described in this Policy do not apply to the Third Party Sites.
8. Security of Personal Information
We take the security of your Personal Data and other information very seriously. We take reasonable steps to protect this data from loss, unauthorized access or misuse. We only use trusted servers from a major corporation that does NOT allow public access.
9. Accuracy of Information and Individual Access
We rely on you to ensure that the Personal Information you enter into our system is as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used. You may make changes or corrections to your Personal Information at any time. You may review or update your personal information by clicking your settings tab in your dashboard or in the menu located within your personal profile.
When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request. Unless required by law, we may reject requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort, risk the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical. Where we can provide information access and correction, and when required by law, we will do so for free.
We also make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information in our reports, displays, articles and support queries. However, you must verify all information created from your use of Ascend Applications. We recommend that you consult a professional before completing any government or regulatory filing or otherwise relying upon the information, as the use of this information is at your own risk. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you have entered into our system is accurate, reliable and complete.