Privacy policy

Purpose

C-Risk, LLC (“C-Risk”, “us” or “we”) understands that your privacy is very important to you. Any information provided by you to C-Risk through the C-Risk website (the “Site”), including but not limited to your name, company name, business address, phone number, e-mail address, and questions or comments, described in this Privacy Policy as personally-identifiable information, shall be managed with the utmost confidentiality and as if it were our own. C-Risk is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals, and understands that upholding the trust of the public, its consultants, agents, and clients, requires C-Risk to be transparent and accountable for collection, use, and disclosure of all personal information that comes within our care, custody and control. We are a privacy-conscious company that respects your privacy and protects personally-identifiable information, which is characterized as information capable of identifying you as an individual person as you use this Site. C-Risk strives to protect your personally-identifiable information and takes all reasonable precautions to maintain the security and integrity of your submitted information.

 

Scope

This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we gather about you, how we use it, with who we share it, the means by which we endeavor to keep it secure, and the choices you have about the information you choose to share with us. This Privacy Policy applies to the collection, use, and disclosure by C-Risk, of any/all personal information that you voluntarily provide to us through this Site and offers our assurance that this information will be confidentially managed, as described in this Privacy Policy. By submitting personally-identifiable information through the Site, you consent to C-Risk to have the use of such personally-identifiable information as described herein. Please see our Terms of Use for more information about our Site on-line terms and policies.

 

What personally-identifiable information is collected?

C-Risk collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users request additional information on the CONTACT page of the C-Risk website. When you send C-Risk e-mail or submit information through the Site Contact page, you will be asked to complete information that usually includes certain personal information. As previously noted, personally-identifiable information collected consists of information you provide, such as your name, company name, mailing address, and your e-mail address, telephone number, and your request for information or submission of a RFP. In addition, C-Risk collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your computer’s IP address and domain name, the date of your visit to this Site and “cookie” information.

 

How is personally-identifiable information used?

The information you provide is used specifically for C-Risk to respond to your requests and to contact you about C-Risk or our risk management advisory and consulting services. C-Risk does not share your information with any unaffiliated individuals. However, C-Risk does use some of the information collected from the Site to better serve the needs and interests of our clients, and potential clients, who visit our Site, and to improve the quality of services we provide to you.

 

What are cookies and how are cookies used?

Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser on your computer. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. A cookie cannot read data off of your computer. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites. C-Risk only uses cookies where they are necessary. C-Risk uses cookies to identify you and your interests and track your use of the Site. We also use cookies to control access to certain content on our Site and to process any requests that you make to us.

You can delete or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser. We support technologies that have been, and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept. You can always configure your Internet browser software application to disable cookies, though your ability to access some web pages may be negatively affected.

 

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?

C-Risk shall not intentionally disclose or transfer your personally-identifiable information to any third-parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of C-Risk) without your expressed consent, except as follows. C-Risk may provide access to your personally-identifiable information if we are compelled to do so and to surrender this information to legal authorities without express user consent if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any applicable jurisdiction. Where disclosure without your consent is permitted by law and is reasonable or necessary in the circumstances, we will limit the disclosure of your personal information to the disclosure reasonably required in those specific circumstances. C-Risk will take all reasonable steps in order to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of personal information. However, in the event of a violation of the Terms of Use of this Site, including but not limited to a violation of any restrictions on use of information provided through this Site, C-Risk may be forced to disclose personal user information to affected parties and legal authorities in furtherance of potential or on-going legal proceedings.

 

Link to other (third-party) sites

C-Risk may provide links to third-party websites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Your use of such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by C-Risk of the third party, the third party site, or the information contained therein, and C-Risk shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such use shall be subject to the specific terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those third-party sites. C-Risk is not responsible for the privacy practices of these unaffiliated third-party sites.

 

Security

C-Risk, through its third-party website designer and hosting service, has implemented reasonable and generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized C-Risk and our third-party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, C-Risk, however, cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.

 

Data Retention Policy

C-Risk stores personally-identifiable information for various purposes as noted in this Privacy Policy. For each of these different purposes, C-Risk only retains the personally-identifiable information for so long as it is serving its intended purpose. Personally-identifiable information will only be retained for the period of time necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected or as required for other legal purposes. Once the information is no longer needed, it will be destroyed, deleted, or converted to a non-identifying form for statistical use and to improve functionality of the Site.

 

Consent and changes to the Privacy Policy

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. C-Risk reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 1, 2016.

 

Acknowledgment of use of Site

You acknowledge that Internet usage is inherently risky, and that Internet communications are susceptible to interception, violation, and alterations by recipients other than the intended. Any communications made to C-Risk through the internet are done so at the user’s own assumption of risk and liability. We will use all reasonable measures to safeguard information. However, we strongly encourage you to maintain a certain amount of conservatism about any information you choose to provide through any site or website portal in the exchange of personal information.

 

Contact our privacy department

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

C-Risk, LLC
10013 64th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98178