This privacy notice serves to articulate publicly how Aspire99 LLC (“Aspire”) will handle the personally identifiable information it gathers and uses in the normal course of business. This privacy notice is subject to change and, if we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with an additional notice (such as by sending you a notification). This will demonstrate how Aspire will adhere to the legal requirements and agency policy determinations that enable gather and sharing of information to occur in a manner that protects personal privacy interests.
Aspire operates an informational website and provides a mobile Application that gives individual subscribers access to multiple social media platforms and important mobile functions through a single interface.
Information Covered by This Privacy Notice
This privacy notice applies to personal information, including any information collected by Aspire, as described in detail below. This privacy notice applies to all websites operated by Aspire, Aspire’s Application, and Aspire’s other products and services (collectively, the “Services”). When you use Aspire’s Services, your information will be collected, used, and shared as described within the provisions of this notice.
II. Information We Collect
Aspire may collect personal information when 1) it is provided to us by the data subject; 2) when a data subject contacts us or uses our products and services; 3) a third party shares your information after receiving your consent to do so; and 4) when required by law.
1. How We Collect Information – Information Provided to Aspire
a. Aspire may collect information provided to Aspire prior to or during any registration process, including information given in connection with a co-branded offer;
b. Information given when you call or email Aspire (for support or otherwise); and
c. Payment information when purchasing Aspire Services and products.
2. How We Collect Information – Information Collected Through Use
a. Aspire collects and stores information that you enter into the Application for storage so that you can subsequently retrieve the information, including but not limited to: budgetary data, meal planning, grocery lists, fitness logs, calendar entries, and notes.
b. We may use technologies that collect information when your visit our website, use the Application, or use our other products and services.
3. How We Collect Information – Third Parties
a. Aspire may collect information we receive from trusted third parties who have gained your consent to share the information.
b. If you connect to Aspire through Social Networking Sites (“SNS”)
i. You may register with Aspire through a SNS API or connect to Aspire’s platform using your SNS account. If you connect to Aspire through a SNS, either at the time of registration or after registration, Aspire will collect, store, and use in accordance with this privacy notice any and all information you agreed that the SNS could provide to Aspire through the SNS’s API. You understand and agree that an SNS’s use of information they collect from you is governed by their privacy policies, and Aspire’s use of such information is governed by this privacy notice. Your agreement (and our access to your information) takes place when you instruct, accept, or allow the SNS to register an Aspire account or otherwise connect to Aspire through the SNS. You may stop sharing information on the SNS with us at any time by removing Aspire’s access to that account. The information Aspire may access, collect, and store may include the following, among other information, as allowed by the SNS’s API, and your SNS’s Privacy settings:
- your name
- your profile picture
- your email address
- your gender
- your birthday
- your location, such as your city
- the names and pictures of your SNS friends
- your interests and affinity networks
- other information you make publicly available via the SNS
III. How we Use Your Information
1. Aspire processes personal data only for the purposes explicitly described. Aspire uses this information for the following reasons:
a. Providing you with your products and services
i. Processing payments and customer care
ii. Providing you with useful content
iii. Sending you updates, security alerts, and technical support messages
iv. Making information you entered and stored using the Application available for your subsequent review and use.
b. To maintain and improve our services
i. Responding to your comments and to provide customer service requests
c. Marketing and customizing our services for you
i. This includes sharing information with third party vendors such as Mail Chimp.
ii. Our use of your information to advertise is done with your consent where required by applicable law.
d. Research and analytics
i. This may include designing more effective marketing campaigns and conducting analyses on our customer base.
e. As required by law
i. This may include credit checks, fraud prevention measures, and KYC/AML policies.
IV. Sharing Information
1.Aspire will treat your information as confidential and will only share your information in limited circumstances including:
a. Partners or agents involved with delivering the services you have ordered.
b. Companies who are engaged to perform services on behalf of Aspire.
c. Law enforcement agencies, regulatory organizations, or other public authorities if required by law.
d. Third parties that we use for marketing services or third-party advertisers.
V. How we Safeguard Your Information
a. Aspire implements reasonable and up-to-date security standards in its operations and its Application to protect your information from unauthorized access, accidental loss, or unauthorized disclosure.
b. Aspire will never ask for your personal account information by an unsolicited means of communication. The data subject is responsible for keeping separate personal and account information secure.
b. Persistent cookies will remain on your computer until they are manually deleted. Aspire uses these cookies to recognize your preferences when you repeatedly visit our website or use our services.
c. Session cookies collect information on a particular period of browsing and expire at the end of your browsing session.
e. Cookies will only be used with your consent. Your internet browser may also allow you to change your personal cookies settings in the “preferences” menu.
VII. Your Rights and Choices
i. Your email and contact preferences may be changed at any time through Account Settings. You may also opt-out of receiving messages and promotional materials by sending a message to [email protected]. You may still receive service and support messages as well as disclosure statements required by law.
b. Correction and Erasure
i. You have the right to correct any personal information Aspire collects that is inaccurate or incomplete. In the request to correct data, the data subject must clearly detail why the information is inaccurate or incomplete so that we may best determine if a correction is required.
ii. Aspire strives to retain and process your information for only as long as necessary. In some circumstances, you have the right to request that Aspire erase personal information that we collect. Please provide a detailed explanation for the reason of the request so that we can determine if there is a valid reason for erasure.
c. Access and Portability
i. You have the right to know what personal information Aspire collects and to access said information. This information should be provided to you in a commonly used format.
d. Restriction of Processing to Storage Only
i. In certain circumstances you may have the right to restrict the processing of your personal information for reasons other than general storage. This may include when you believe the information we collect is inaccurate; in which case Aspire will restrict processing until the data is verified. Please provide a detailed explanation for your request so that we can best determine if processing your data should be restricted.
e. Withdrawal of Consent and Objection of Processing
i. You have the right, in certain circumstances, to object to the processing of your personal information. This includes automated decisions that have impacted you. Please provide a detailed explanation for your request so that we can best determine if Aspire should stop processing your data for that purpose.
ii. You may withdraw your consent at any time in circumstances where Aspire relies on your consent for the processing of your personal information. You may request to object to the processing of your personal information when that processing is based on Aspire’s legitimate interest.
VIII. EU Data Processing, Retention, and Transfers
a. If Aspire sends personal information from the European Economic Area (EEA) to a country not in the EEA, Aspire will ensure that the data is properly protected. These transfers will be pursuant to the Commission’s standard international data transfer contractual clauses (specifically decision 2004/915/EC for Controller-Controller transfers and decision 2010/87/EU for Controller-Processor transfers).
IX. Childrens’ Privacy
a. We do not knowingly collect personal information from any persons under the age of 13. If we become aware that a user is under the age of 13 then we will remove said information from our records.
X. Contact Us
a. Please contact us with any questions you have regarding your privacy, our data protection practices, or if you would like to exercise your data protection rights under the GDPR. Our contact information may be found here:
Attn: Data Privacy
1010 ECS Way
Belvidere, IL 61008
XI. Changes to this Policy