Amber Engine Privacy Policy

 

1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy") describes Amber Engine, LLC’s ("Amber", the "Company", "Us", "We" and "Our"), and You ("You," "Your" or "User") data collection and use practices on the website located at http://www.amberengine.com and associated website, and any tools hosted thereon, its content, the software, and the associated materials made available through http://www.amberengine.com or related websites (collectively, "Amber Engine").

This Privacy Policy applies only Amber Engine and not to any third-parties that may be accessed through hyper-links on Amber Engine. Amber reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy. At such time, Amber will also revise the "last updated" date at the beginning of the Privacy Policy. We recommend that You periodically review this Privacy Policy.

By visiting Amber Engine, You accept that Your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and Our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes and application of the law of the state of Michigan.

Amber knows that You care how information about You is used and shared, and We appreciate Your trust that We will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes Our privacy policy. By visiting Amber Engine You are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy and You consent to the data collection and use practices described in this policy.

2. Collection of Information

Registration. In order to access the entire Amber Engine, users may be required to register for an account, which may provide the registrant with expanded access to Amber Engine. During the account registration process, You will be asked to submit personal information, including Your legal name and at an active email address.

Automatically Collected Information. Information concerning Your computer hardware and software is automatically collected and may be shared within Amber and its service providers. This information may include: Your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. Amber may use this information to maintain the quality of its service and to provide general statistics about visitors.

Storage and Transfer of Personally Identifiable Information. Amber may store and process in the United States or any other country in which Amber or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents maintain facilities. By using Amber Engine, You consent to any such transfer of information outside of Your country.

3. Use + Sharing of Information

Amber collects and uses Your personal information in order to operate Amber Engine. Except as otherwise stated below, the personal information You provide on Amber Engine will not be shared with any third parties, although Amber reserves the right to share such information with its affiliates and subsidiaries without Your permission.

We reserve the right to disclose Your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with legal requirements, or comply with legal process served on Amber; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Amber; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Amber Engine or the public.

Amber provides links to send email messages to Amber Engine for Your convenience and Your email address is used so that Amber Engine may reply to Your inquiry. Amber tracks the pages on Amber Engine that Our customers visit in order to determine which areas of the site are the most popular.

4. Information Security

The email address You provide to Amber is held on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. If You create a profile on Amber Engine or if You register for an account, You will be required to select a password. [RG1] This password can be changed at any time after You first log into the service by using Your current password. You must keep Your password confidential and You must not share this information with anyone. If You share a computer with anyone, You should always log out of Amber Engine before leaving it to prevent access to Your information from subsequent users of that computer.

5. Use of Cookies + Web Beacons

Amber Engine uses cookies to assist with making Your online experience more individualized. A cookie is a text file that is placed on the hard disk of Your computer by a web page server. Amber uses cookies to help Amber identify and track visitors, their usage of the POPs Website, and their website access preferences. Cookies are used for convenience and to save You time when You next visit Amber Engine. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that You have returned to a specific page, so that when You visit the site again, the experience will be personalized. If You do not want cookies to be placed on Your computer, You should set Your browser to refuse cookies before using Amber Engine. If You choose to refuse cookies, You may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of Amber Engine.

Amber Engine pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons that permit Amber to count users who have visited those pages and for other related statistics—(e.g., recording the popularity of certain Amber Engine content and verifying system and server integrity). Web beacons are not used to access Your personal information on Amber Engine; they are solely used to compile aggregated statistics concerning the use of Amber Engine. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, the time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.

6. User Disclosed Content

Any personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data that You disclose through the communities, forums, message boards, chat rooms, or other public online forums hosted on Amber Engine, may be collected and used by others. We recommend that You exercise serious caution when disclosing personal information to others in these public online forums. 

7. User Access to Information

You can access some of the information that We collect and process about You. For example, You can access information regarding recent orders from Amber Engine; personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications preferences, address book); payment settings; email notification settings; and prior order history.

Occasionally, Amber may send out emails concerning Amber Engine disruptions, new products and other news about Amber’s services. These emails are sent to all account holders and are not subscription-based. Such emails are considered a part of Amber’s service to the users of its Amber Engine.

8. Security

We employ industry recognized security safeguards to help protect the personally identifiable information that You have provided to us from loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration. All such data sent to Us is protected with technology that enables encryption of Your data. We use:

  1. Secure Socket Layer (SSL): Amber’s web server supports the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) transaction protocol originally developed by Netscape and now largely accepted as an industry standard. The purpose of this encryption protocol is to keep confidential the information passed back and forth between a Web server and its users.
  2. Domestic Grade Strong Encryption: Amber uses 128-Bit and 256-Bit Domestic Grade Strong Encryption. We work to protect personally identifiable information stored on the site's servers from unauthorized access using industry standard computer security products, such as firewalls, as well as carefully developed security procedures and practices. In addition, a username, member ID name and password are required for You to use, view or change application or interview information.

9. Contact Information

Amber welcomes feedback regarding this Privacy Policy. If at any time You believe that Amber Engine has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact Amber and We will use all commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem. Email should be sent to michael@amberengine.com.[RG2] 

10. Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code § 1798.83 permits Our visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding their disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to michael@amberengine.com[RG3]  or write us: Amber Engine, LLC’s Privacy Rights, 711 Griswold, Detroit, MI 48226.