MyDowntown Mobile is a trademark of Gruskin Group™ / Gruskin Group Architecture and Design, P.C. (GG/GAD). This privacy statement explains what personal data we collect from you, including information collected on www.gruskincreative.com and any other websites this statement is linked to (the “Site”), and how we use that data. Please read this privacy statement carefully prior to using these websites. By providing information to us you expressly agree to this privacy statement.
The Site is owned and operated by GG/GAD.
It is GG/GAD’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our Websites and Applications.
Mobile Application Users and Website Visitors
GG/GAD collects data to operate effectively and provide you the best experience. Most of the information we collect is information provided directly by you. We get some data through cookies (small text files that store website data on your computer). We also obtain data from third party sources, including service providers who supplement the site usage data we collect.
You have choices about the data we collect. When asked to provide personal data, you may decline. If you choose not to provide data that is necessary to certain products/features, you may not be able to use that product/feature. You may withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time by reaching out to us. Please refer to the contact information below.
The data we collect may include the following:
- Contact information - information such as name, job title, company name, department, email address, physical mailing address and telephone number
- Professional information - such as your employment background, job description and related information
- Responses to surveys - information you provide when responding to a survey on the website, via an app or email, on the telephone or otherwise
- Internet Protocol (IP) addresses – this number is identified and logged automatically whenever you visit the Site, along with the time(s) of your visit(s) and the page(s) that you visited
- Demographic and location data
We do not knowingly collect or process data from anyone under the age of thirteen (13) years old. If we discover that we have collected or received data from anyone under 13 without verification of parental consent, such information will be deleted. Please contact us if you believe we may have collected or processed data from or about anyone under 13.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain users of GG/GAD’s Applications and visitors to GG/GAD’s Website choose to interact with GG/GAD in ways that require GG/GAD to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that GG/GAD gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a social network at GG/GAD to provide a username and email address. In any case, GG/GAD collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with GG/GAD. GG/GAD does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Application-related activities.
GG/GAD may collect statistics about the behavior of users of its Applications and visitors to its Websites. For instance, GG/GAD may monitor the most popular social networks on the GG/GAD site. GG/GAD may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, GG/GAD does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
How We Use Personal Data
We use information collected about you for the following purposes:
- Communications. We use data to comply with your requests, respond to your inquiries, and send you newsletters, publications or other information that you request. If you contact us by email through the Site, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and use it to respond to you. We will further use the data to fulfill any other purposes for which it was provided, and as disclosed at the time the data are collected.
- Business Operations. We may also use data to conduct data analysis or audits that enable us to operate and improve the performance of our Firm and tailor our website.
- Marketing. We may contact you about certain matters that may be of interest to you.
- Services. We may also use your data to contact you from time to time with product or service updates; provide the information, services or support you request and related after-sales services; manage our relationship with you and to carry out any related administration.
We will retain your personal data only as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement, or as is required by applicable law, and then we will delete it.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
GG/GAD discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on GG/GAD’s behalf or to provide services available at GG/GAD’s Applications and Websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using GG/GAD’s Applications and Websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. GG/GAD will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, GG/GAD discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when GG/GAD believes, in good faith, that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of GG/GAD, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a GG/GAD Application or Website, and have supplied your email address, GG/GAD may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up- to-date with what’s going on with GG/GAD and our products. GG/GAD takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Cookies are small text files that store website data on your computer. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to help collect data. A cookie makes your next visit to the website easier if you are using the same PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone and the same internet browser. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you share a page through the social media buttons (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, etc.), you must then login on the relevant social media channel and approve the terms and conditions of that channel.
You can adjust your cookie settings or delete cookies using your internet browser. Please consult the help function on your internet browser or visit www.aboutcookies.org where the procedure for controlling cookies in most browsers is explained step by step. If you choose to block cookies, please note that this may mean that the website no longer functions properly.
GG/GAD may have a feature on our Mobile Applications allowing users to sign-in to their app with the user’s Facebook and/or Twitter account. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of third-party websites. If the user choses to do so, he or she agrees to all of Facebook’s and/or Twitter’s policies. Additionally, any data collected by signing in to a GG/GAD app through this method will not be used for any purposes other than logging in and sharing comments on the Mobile Application and the user’s own Facebook and/or Twitter account.
Links to Other Sites
Our Applications and Websites may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit an advertiser by “clicking on” a banner ad or other type of advertisement, or click on another third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website. The fact that we link to a website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
Security of Personal Data
We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to guard against unauthorized or unlawful processing of your personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal data. While we believe the measures we have implemented reduce our vulnerability to security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data we hold, no system is completely secure and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Where We Store and Process Personal Data
Personal data collected by GG/GAD may be stored and processed in your region, in the United States, and in any other country where GG/GAD or its affiliates, or service providers operate facilities. These parties may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfillment of your information requests, meeting your requests, and the provision of support services. Typically, the primary storage location is in your region or in the United States. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
We transfer personal data from the European Economic Area (“EEA”)to other countries. When we do, we use a variety of legal mechanisms, including specific inter-company contracts, to protect your data and fulfill your rights.
How to Access and Manage Your Personal Data
- Communications/Marketing Preferences. You can choose whether you wish to receive direct marketing communications from GG/GAD. You can opt-out at any time and unsubscribe from these communications by following the unsubscribe instructions in the message.
- Browser-Based Controls. There are browser-based controls for cookies, described in the Cookies section of this privacy statement, and for blocking tracking or third-party content.
Further, certain countries may grant you specific rights to access, correct, delete, or object to the processing of, or transfer your personal data. To make a specific request, please contact email@example.com. You must be able to provide your name and email address or other information sufficient information to allow us to identify you. Once identified, we will respond to your request as appropriate. We will follow internal procedures when these requests are made to protect the integrity of the data we hold.