Privacy policy

Effective date: June 06, 2023

This page informs You of Our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when You use Our Service and the choices You have associated with that data. By accessing or using our website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We use Your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Definitions

To help explain things as clearly as possible in this Privacy Policy, every time any of these terms are referenced, are strictly defined as:

Cookie is a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by Your web browser. It is used to identify your browser, provide analytics, remember information about You such as Your language preference or login information.

Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Privacy Policy) refers ArgonRef.com

Account means a unique account created for You to access Our Service or parts of Our Service.

Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.

IP address: Every device connected to the Internet is assigned a number known as an Internet protocol (IP) address. These numbers are usually assigned in geographic blocks. An IP address can often be used to identify the location from which a device is connecting to the Internet.

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in Our possession or likely to come into Our possession).

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, We are a Data Controller of Your Personal Data.

Service refers to the Website.

Third-party Service means any services or content (including data, information, products or services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made available by the Service.

Website refers to ArgonRef, accessible from https://argonref.com

You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Types of Data Collected

  • Personal Data. While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to: Email address, Cookies and Usage Data. We may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to You. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send or by contacting us.
  • Usage Data. We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as Your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of Our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
  • Tracking & Cookies Data. We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on the Service and We hold certain information. Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to Your browser from a website and stored on Your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse the Service. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, You may not be able to use some portions of the Service. Examples of Cookies We use: Session Cookies ( We use Session Cookies to operate the Service), Preference Cookies (We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings), Security Cookies (We use Security Cookies for security purposes).
  • Other. We may collect Your data when You send support, privacy, legal and other requests to Us. We may also collect data when working with and researching current and potential clients

Use of Data

Any of the information We collect from You may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize Your experience.
  • To improve the Website.
  • To improve customer service.
  • To process transactions.
  • To administer a promotion, survey or other site feature.
  • To send periodic emails.
  • To provide and maintain the Service.
  • To notify You about changes to the Service.
  • To allow You to participate in interactive features of the Service when You choose to do so.
  • To provide customer support.
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that We can improve the Service.
  • To monitor the usage of the Service.
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues.
  • To provide You with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which We offer that are similar to those that You have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.
  • To connect you with potential service providers, partners, or agencies relevant to your needs based on the information you provide.
  • To respond to inquiries, send periodic emails, and provide updates or information related to your use of our website.

Retention of Data

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with Our legal obligations (for example, if We are required to retain Your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce Our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of the Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of Your jurisdiction.

The Company will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Security of Data

The security of Your data is important to Us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Disclosure of Data

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

We may share your information with our trusted partners or third-party service providers who assist us in delivering our services to you.

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation.
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of the Company.
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service.
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public.
  • To protect against legal liability.

Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If You are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), You have certain data protection rights. The Company aims to take reasonable steps to allow You to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of Your Personal Data.

If You wish to be informed about what Personal Data We hold about You and if You want it to be removed from Our systems, please contact Us.

In certain circumstances, You have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or delete the information We have on You. Whenever made possible, You can access, update or request deletion of Your Personal Data directly within Your account settings section. If You are unable to perform these actions Yourself, please contact us to assist You.

  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have Your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.

  • The right to object. You have the right to object to Our processing of your Personal Data.

  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that We restrict the processing of your personal information.

  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information We have on You in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.

  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw Your consent at any time where the Company relied on Your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that We may ask You to verify Your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about Our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Our Policy on "Do Not Track" Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)

We do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference You can set in your web browser to inform websites that You do not want to be tracked.

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of Your web browser.

Links to Other Websites

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Service. The Service may contain links to other websites not operated or controlled by the Company. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Please remember that when You use a link to go from the Service to another website, Our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link in the Service, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. Such third parties may use their own cookies or other methods to collect information about You.

Third-Party Services

We may display, include or make available third-party content (including data, information, applications and other products services) or provide links to third-party websites or services ("Third-Party Services"). You acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible for any Third-Party Services, including their accuracy, completeness, timeliness, validity, copyright compliance, legality, decency, quality or any other aspect thereof. The Company does not assume and shall not have any liability or responsibility to You or any other person or entity for any Third-Party Services. Third-Party Services and links thereto are provided solely as a convenience to You and You access and use them entirely at Your own risk and subject to such third parties' terms and conditions and privacy policies.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate the Service ("Service Providers"), provide the Service on Our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist Us in analysing how the Service is used. These third parties have access to Your Personal Data.

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of the Service.

We may provide paid products/subscriptions and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors). We will not store or collect Your payment card details. That information is provided directly to Our third-party payment processors whose use of Your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. The payment processors we work with are:

  • Stripe - Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://stripe.com/us/privacy
  • Paddle - Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.paddle.com/legal/privacy

Children's Privacy

The Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on the Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If You have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us by email: support@argonref.com