Updated: August 2020.
Customer data protection and privacy is a high priority for TNW Creations.
Data Submission and Management:
Orders and contact submissions you submit to us will contain your personal data, including your name, address, email address, or phone number. This is information you voluntarily give to us when you place an order or send us a message and fill out the fields requesting this information. All of this data will always be in line with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Brazilian LGPD (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados) and in accordance with other data protection regulations applicable to TNW Creations.
Via this data protection declaration, we are informing the general public of the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use, and process. Furthermore, you are informed, by this data protection declaration, of the rights to which you are entitled.
As the data controller and data processor, TNW Creations has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure complete protection of your personal data throughout the website. Since Internet-based data transmissions may have security gaps, absolute protection is not guaranteed. This is why every data subject is free to transfer personal data to us via all available means, e.g. by email or phone support.
Name and Address of the controller is:
TNW Creations, LLC.
2028 E Ben White Blvd.
Austin, TX 78741
What types of information does TNW Creations collect?
We collect contact and account information regarding your website or other services when you hire us or contact us for questions and quotes. The information we have is information that you submit to us. Not information we collect in the background without your knowledge.
Information that we obtain from vendors
Any third party or other vendor that you wish us to use in conjuction with our services (for example: PayPal, ebay, Wix, GoDaddy, etc), will share your pertinent information with us. Which may include Name, company name, address, email address, phone number(s), payment details (like information relating to your credit card), the responses you give to the surveys initiated for research purposes, and support or quote queries. This information is used to provide you with and/or improve our services; for example, verifying your identity, contacting you, providing you with services, and invoicing you. We are using this information to make sure that we comply with the legal requirements.
Information that we obtain from buyers
Names, member names, email address, phone number, other contact details, responses to the surveys initiated for research purposes, payment details (like your credit card information ), transaction details, support queries, web analytics data and information that you provide when you fill in forms on our websites. We may use this information to respond to your requests or correspondence, to provide customer service (or for statistical purposes), analysis for management purposes in order to administer the website, improve products/services, send technical notices/updates, security alerts, changes in policy notifications, administrative messages, so we are able to prevent fraud, breach of policies/terms, and threats or harm.
Information that we obtain from our partners
Name, company name, website URL, phone number(s), address, business type, email address, and information from merchant processors like PayPal email address or ID etc. We use this information to work with you, confirm your identity, contact you, screen for risk, fraud, or other similar types of issues, to send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, information regarding changes to our policies, and support and administrative messages
Information that we obtain from website visitors
How do we collect personal information?
We only collect information you submit to us via forms, requests, sales or support tickets, chats, subscriptions, etc then we will save that information to verify and help you in the future.
What personal information do we collect about you from others?
Even though we’re collecting personal information directly from you, occasionally we may collect certain information about you from other sources based on the services you request from us. An example might be ECWID, eBay or PayPal and others like it. This is information submitted to us when you place an order, quote or request.
Financial and/or transaction details from payment providers (in order to process the transaction).
Third party services like Google, Facebook, Twitter may provide us with certain information about you when you link/connect/log in to any third party provider. For example, liking a post on our website through Pinterest or Facebook will allow us to see your name or other information on your public profile. This is due to your relationship with those providers and not us. The amount of information may vary and can be or is controlled by that service provider or by you via privacy settings controls available in the account settings of that service provider.
From third parties we may obtain demographic data, fraud detection information, combine it with the info we have about you, to confirm your identity, these can be identity verification services used for fraud warning purposes.
How does TNW Creations use personal information?
Your information is used for our services, quotes, contacts. It is information we have been provided by you and your third party services that are required to perform the quote, services or support. This information can be used to define your identity for processing transactions on our websites, for example when you purchase items or services from us.
Other legitimate interests may include:
providing you with services described on any of our websites;
verifying your identity when you sign in to any of our websites;
providing support services;
sharing with you company news and websites/services updates;
checking your actions on our websites to identify potentially fraudulent activity and to ensure compliance with the user terms that apply to the websites;
respond to your comments or queries on our websites, ask for your feedback or opinion via surveys;
managing legal/operational affairs including risk management related to content and fraud matters;
improving our products and services.
to provide you with marketing information relating to our products and services which may be of interest to you;
to modify/customize our services and websites based on what our customers prefer. For example, if more customers prefer Advanced SEO over Basic, we may change our focus.
For multiple purposes required by the law.
For granting court of law, law enforcement authorities, government requests or any other occasions that may relate to investigations.
When do we disclose your personal information?
Your personal information may be accessed by:
individuals who need it to perform their tasks and duties;
Third parties who have a legitimate purpose for accessing it.
We may share your Personal Information with third parties in the following cases, when:
the relevant customer has consented to the disclosure.
it is needed for support purposes and/or licence validation/activation.
subcontractors or service providers who assist us in a variety of possible ways. Subcontractors and/or services providers may transfer and access your personal information from other countries in which they have operations. We do not regulate subcontractor data protection, however we do inform you on the rare occassion when a subcontractor is involved.
It is required by the law either to protect our rights, or someone from injury, and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on the Company.
Where do we transfer and/or store your personal information?
TNW Creations headquarters and development offices are located in the USA, as well as technicians in the USA and Japan. We keep your information stored and backed up on Microsoft & Google Cloud Services and any third party or other services you have requested we have access to like Google Analytics, Wix, GoDaddy, MotoCMS, DropBox, etc. Our records are also backed up offline. The supporting third party companies provide an internal supporting role to and for the benefit of TNW Creations. This is executed based on your consent to this policy. To protect your information, we maintain an acceptable standard of data security compliance. In the rare event, we subcontract, we always let you know when your service requests are handled by a subcontractor.
How long do we keep your personal information?
Your private information is kept on our servers as long as it is needed to provide you with our services and to be able to comply with the legal obligations.
If you don’t want us to store your personal information you have the right to request a removal, in this case, we’ll close your TNW Creations account. Any third parties like Wix, GoDaddy, etc that you used to contact us will need to be contacted separately to have them remove your information as well.
How is your personal information kept secure?
In order to keep your information secure, we apply organizational measures to protect it against any unauthorized or unlawful use and accidental loss or destruction.
We share and provide access to your information to the minimum extent necessary, subject to confidentiality restrictions where appropriate, and on an anonymized basis wherever possible. Again, we do not believe in selling, sharing or tracking our visitors. We utilize the anaylysis of anonymous traffic through Google Analytics but do not collect names and other personal information in cookies. The only information we have about you is what you give to us. So if you simply visit our website but do not submit a contact query or order - we don't know anything else about you. We like it that way. We wish other companies did the same.
To store your information we are using secure servers.
We verify the identity of all individuals who request access to private information before granting them access.
We use SSL certificate encryption to protect the data transfer.
Make sure your information is safe and secure. We are not responsible if you try to circumvent privacy settings on our websites. In the event we give you the password to certain parts of accounts to services we are providing you, then you are responsible for keeping it safe. You must not share it with third parties especially comments or questions areas since these areas can be viewed by any user online.
Due to obvious reasons, we are not able to control users’ actions on our websites. This is why you need to share your information in public areas of our websites wisely, as we cannot guarantee that your information will not be viewed by unauthorized parties.
How can you access and manage your personal information?
All personal information that we collect about you is available to you. You have the right to request necessary edits and corrections of any errors available in this data.
You can receive your personal information in a structured, machine-readable format, request erasure or restrict its processing, also you can object to the processing of your personal data based on a set of our legitimate interests.
There are a number of situations when these rights can be limited, and there are a number of cases where we can retain your information after you withdraw your consent usually due to legal requirements.
Cases where we may require your personal information to be compliant with legal or contractual obligations. If you do not provide us with such data we will not be able to manage relationships with you. In all other cases providing requested information can be optional.
If it happens that you have some unresolved concerns you have the right to complain to the data protection authorities. if you believe your privacy rights have been violated, please contact us.
Marketing choices regarding your personal information
In the event you have requested marketing materials, services or other account information from additional parties, those parties will contain your information. If we find products, services or discounts that we feel might be of interest to you, we may share these offers with you via email unless you opt-out. If you decide not to receive such email notification you can easily opt-out using the unsubscribe option or contact us. Otherwise, we do not believe in selling, sharing or tracking our visitors. The only information we have is what you have given to us. And the only information other companies or services receive about you is information you have requested we share due to services or offers or other.
Cookies or Web Beacons
TNW Creations does not believe in selling, sharing or tracking our visitors. The only information we have is what you have given to us. We do not track or use web beacons. We believe this is an egregious violation of human rights and privacy.
Currently, Google Analytics is explained under the following link www.google.com/analytics/
In addition to various endorsements, we’re displaying testimonials on our website.
At this time TNW Creations does not offer users the option to leave individual comments on individual blog contributions on a blog, which is on the website of the controller. We feel this helps to protect your identity, privacy and to limit SPAM (which we also hate).
Social media platforms and widgets
All TNW Creations websites have social media features embedded, for example, Facebook “Like” button. These third party applications like Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, etc may collect your data like IP address or place a cookie in your browser in order to gather statistical information about your interactions with our websites. Social media features are hosted both on our website and servers of a specific social media network. The information collected is by the various social media platforms. You may read their privacy policies on their websites. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram. Please be advised that any information you submit on these networks in public areas, like comments, can be easily read, collected or stored by all users of these networks. We are not able to control actions of other users of these platforms, or actions of these platforms. Your activity with those features and/or platforms is governed by privacy policies of the companies that provide them and not by TNW Creations.
Links to other websites
Routine erasure and blocking of personal data
The information controller shall process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the United States of America legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject.
TNW Creations is a professional marketing and media publishing company. As such we do not conduct business with children 17 years old and younger. No one under age 18 years old can provide personal information to or on our websites. If you are under 18 years old you are not allowed to buy products or services from us, comment on social media posts or provide any personal information about yourself including your name, address, phone number and email. If we learn that you violated this term your account, as well as all information, will be deleted or in some cases reported. If you believe that we may have some information provided by your child please contact us.
Depending on the context of personal information you provide, TNW Creations is both data controller and data processor of your personal information under this policy. TNW Creations is a processor of personal information submitted to the services or collected through the services on behalf of or at the direction of subscribers.
The legal basis for the processing serves as the legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose.
GDPR European Data Protection Legislation
CCPA California Consumer Privacy Act (Updated January 2020)
LGPD Brazilian Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (Updated July 2020)