Cognitive Consulting Privacy Statement
Personal Information is any information that is identifiable with a user. This information may include but is not limited to name, mailing address, phone numbers, email address, identification numbers and, in certain circumstances, opinions and individual preferences.
Collection of Personal Information
All Personal Information obtained shall be lawfully collected, compiled, stored, allowed access to, processed and utilized by Cognitive. We collect Personal Information where we have obtained consent to do so or as otherwise permitted by law. All Personal information provided to Cognitive Consulting is confidential. Cognitive will identify the purposes for which we use Personal Information at the time we collect such information from users and obtain consent, in any case, prior to such use. One of the primary purposes for which we collect Personal Information is through marketing research and opinion research.
Protection of Personal Information
In order to protect users’ privacy and keep your personal information safe, Cognitive has implemented reasonable and appropriate security measures against data breaches. Access to personal information is allowed only by employees or authorized third party contractors. Cognitive ensures that all our affiliates and other third parties which are engaged to perform services on our behalf and are provided with Personal Information are required by contract to observe then intent of Cognitive’s Privacy Policies. Although reasonable technical and organizational measures have been taken to safeguard users’ information Cognitive cannot provide a guarantee against any such breach.
Length of Time Personal Information is Retained
Cognitive will use, disclose, or retain Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and as permitted or required by law.
Residents of the European Union
Cognitive complies with the General Data Protection Regulation issued by the European Union (“GDPR”) and effective May 25, 2018. As part of the decision of the European Court of Justice (C-311/18 Schrems II) personal data is transferred to US via other compliance mechanisms in accordance with Chapter V of the GDPR including the Standard Contractual Clauses issued by the European Commission on the 4th of June 2021. The relevant national laws will take precedence if there is a conflict with this Policy or it has stricter requirements than this Policy.
Residents of California
Pursuant to the California Consumer Protection Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), and subject to certain exceptions and limitations, Californians can exercise the rights described below with respect to certain personal information that Cognitive holds about them. You are entitled to the following:
- Request that Cognitive provide you with details about the personal information we collect, use, and disclosed within the past 12 months
- Request that Cognitive delete any personal information that has been collected
- Request that Cognitive not sell any personal information collected
Cognitive adheres to applicable laws and codes pertaining to the protection of children’s privacy, including, without limitation, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 in the United States (as amended). Cognitive does not knowingly collect PII from anyone under the age thresholds prescribed by applicable laws and codes for the collection of PII from individuals without parental consent. If Cognitive became aware that it had inadvertently collected PII from anyone under such age thresholds, the information would promptly be deleted.
Last Updated: January 2023