Effective: April 4th 2020
1. Our Commitment to Privacy
2. Collecting Your Information
In the course of your use of this Website, MDS Global IT may collect personally identifiable information from you that includes (1) your first and last name, (2) a home or business mailing address, (3) an e-mail address, (4) a telephone number, and (5) employment information.
Generally, you may browse this Website without being required to provide us any of your personally identifiable information. However, in some circumstances, we may request that you provide personally identifiable information. Although your response to such a request is completely voluntary, there are times when you may be required to provide personally identifiable information to us, such as when you contact us through the Website contact form or when you respond to job opportunities available with MDS Global IT. These functions may not be available to individuals who elect not to provide the information requested.
Specifically, we have collected the following categories of personally identifiable information within the preceding 12 months:
A name, alias, address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers.
Some examples may overlap with other categories.
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
A name, address, telephone number, education, employment, employment history, or any financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).
D. Internet or other similar network activity.
Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer's interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.
E. Professional or employment-related information.
Current or past job history or performance evaluations.
F. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).
Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.
We obtain the personally identifiable information listed above from the following sources:
3. Use of Your Information
MDS Global IT may use the personally identifiable information it collects from you during the course of your use of the Website for a variety of business and marketing purposes including, without limitation, (1) responding to requests for service(s) or service information, (2) processing orders, (3) conducting transactions, (4) record-keeping and archival purposes pursuant to applicable law, (5) promoting Website development, (6) customer service purposes, (7) employment inquiries made by users of the Website, (8) promotional programs, and (9) to contact and correspond with you for legal, marketing, and other business purposes.
MDS Global IT may also collect non-personally identifiable information such as domain information, browser, operating system, date and time, and specific pages you visit as a part of our analysis of the use of the Website. This data enables us to become more familiar with which customers visit our Website and web pages, how often they visit, and what parts of the Website they visit most often. MDS Global IT uses this information to improve our web-based offerings and improve the overall quality of the online experience, including product monitoring and product improvement, and does not combine it with your personally identifiable information. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part. To these ends, we may merge information about you into group data, which may then be shared on an aggregated basis with our clients and or advertisers; but MDS Global IT will not disclose your individual identity or personal and/or business data without your permission. When MDS Global IT does present aggregated information to outside companies, no one will be able to identify or contact you.
4. Disclosure of Your Information
You expressly consent to MDS Global IT sharing the information that you have provided, as described herein, across borders and from your country of residence or jurisdiction to other countries around the world with its (1) business partners, (2) affiliates, (3) subsidiaries, (4) legal representatives, (5) sales agents, (6) independent contractors, and (7) third-party vendors and suppliers for MDS Global IT’s business purposes described in section 3.
If you do not want personally identifiable information disclosed, you may “opt out” of future contacts at any time by unsubscribing from our database by contacting the Data Protection Officer as described in section 13. Notwithstanding anything stated to the contrary herein, MDS Global IT will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for third parties’ direct marketing purposes that are unrelated to MDS Global IT products.
MDS Global IT may share personally identifiable information with companies that provide support services to MDS Global IT, and these companies are not authorized to use personally identifiable information for any purpose other than pursuant to the services provided to MDS Global IT, but MDS Global IT does not control these companies. MDS Global IT also reserves the right to share your personally identifiable information to respond to duly authorized information request of governmental authorities or where required by law.
We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a “Promotion”) through the Website that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions or official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use your name and/or state of residence in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, personally identifiable information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion's official rules, such as on a winners list.
6. Public Forums
7. Collecting Your Information Through Cookies
Some browsers have incorporated "Do Not Track" (DNT) features that can send a signal to the websites you visit indicating you do not wish to be tracked. Because there is not yet a common understanding of how to interpret the DNT signal, MDS Global IT does not currently respond to browser DNT signals.
8. Links to Third Party Sites
This Website may contain links to other third party websites (“Third Party Sites”). You acknowledge that MDS Global IT has not reviewed these Third Party Sites, has no control over such Third Party Sites or the content thereof, and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that access to any Third Party Site is at your own risk and MDS Global IT shall have no liability therefor. MDS Global IT is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these Third Party Sites. Neither MDS Global IT nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damages or injury arising out of or relating to the content of any Third Party Site or your use thereof, and same are hereby waived. MDS Global IT provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by MDS Global IT of anything contained on Third Party Sites, or its products or services. MDS Global IT reserves the right to terminate any link at any time.
Moreover, a Third Party Site may provide a link to this Website (“Links”). This does not indicate an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture or partnership by or with MDS Global IT. In most cases, MDS Global IT is not aware that a third party has linked to this Website.
MDS Global IT cannot guarantee that any of the Third Party Sites or Links will be free from any viruses, time bombs, trojan horses, worms or any other damaging computer programming routines or harmful components. Moreover, MDS Global IT does not make, and you hereby expressly waive, any and all representations and warranties with respect to the Third Party Sites and Links, and the availability, use, content, accuracy, reliability, or the results of the use of, the Third Party Sites and the Links, and same are hereby waived, and , MDS Global IT hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, arising by operation of law or otherwise in connection therewith, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and warranties concerning infringement or the like, all of which are hereby waived.
9. Children Under Age 16
The Website is not directed to children, and persons under the age of 16 are not permitted to use the Website. Accordingly, MDS Global IT has no actual knowledge that it collects personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 16. In the event that we learn that information has been collected from a child under age 16 without verification of parental or guardian consent, that information will be deleted promptly. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact the Data Protection Officer as described in section 13.
10. Storing Your Information
If you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers located in the United States. MDS Global IT will retain your personally identifiable information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. In that regard, your consent to such retention of your personally identifiable information by MDS Global IT remains valid after termination of our relationship with you. However, you may request to have your personally identifiable information deleted by contacting the Data Protection Officer as described in sections 12 and 13.
11. Securing Your Information
Other than the personally identifiable information you provide to us during the course of using the Website, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary (“Communications”). Except as otherwise provided by applicable law that cannot be waived, MDS Global IT will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. Accordingly, you hereby acknowledge and agree that Communications will not be entitled to any security or privacy protection by MDS Global IT and that MDS Global IT has no obligation to protect the security or privacy of Communications. MDS Global IT and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.
12. Your Rights
MDS Global IT respects your legal rights as they pertain to your personally identifiable information. Below are the rights that you have under law, and what MDS Global IT does to protect those rights:
What MDS Global IT does to protect your rights
The right to be informed
The right to access
You have the right to access your personally identifiable information. Please contact our Data Protection Officer if you wish to access the information MDS Global IT holds about you.
The right to rectification
If the personally identifiable information MDS Global IT holds about you is inaccurate or not complete, you have the right to ask us to rectify it. If that information has been passed by MDS Global IT to a third party, then we must also ask them to rectify the data. Please contact our Data Protection Officer if you need us to rectify your information.
The right to erasure
This is sometimes called “the right to be forgotten” or “the right to deletion.” If you want MDS Global IT to erase all your personally identifiable information and we do not have a legal reason to continue to process and hold it, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
The right to restrict processing
You have the right to request that MDS Global IT restrict how we use your personally identifiable information, unless there is a legal reason for denying such request. This means we are permitted to store the information but not further use it. We keep just enough information to make sure we respect your request in the future. If you want us to restrict the processing and use of your information, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
The right to data portability
When required by applicable law, MDS Global IT allows you to obtain and reuse your personally identifiable information for your own purposes across services in a safe and secure way without this effecting the usability of your information. Please contact our Data Protection Officer if you need help porting your data elsewhere.
The right to object
You have the right to object to MDS Global IT using your personally identifiable information when your information is used for the public interest, for one of our legitimate interests, for direct marketing purposes, or for statistical purposes. If you wish to object, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
The right to withdraw consent
If you have given us your consent to process your personally identifiable information but change your mind later, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, and MDS Global IT must stop using your information is such use is based on your consent. If you want to withdraw your consent, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
The right to complain to the appropriate Data Protection Authority
Each Member State of the European Union appoints one or more Data Protection Authorities to implement and enforce data protection law in that Member State. If you are located in a Member State of the European Union, you have the right to complain to the appropriate Data Protection Authority if you feel that MDS Global IT has not responded to your requests to solve a problem.
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights under applicable law.
13. Contacting Us
Our Data Protection Officer's contact information is as follows:
Premier MDS Global IT LLC.
Address: 101 East Park Blvd Suite 410 Plano TX 75074 USA
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personally identifiable information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personally identifiable information relates to you. We will only use personally identifiable information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor's identity or authority to make the request.