Updated: December 25th, 2019
Paratus Radio (or “Paratus” or “We”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website https://paratusradio.com or through our social media channels (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy does not apply to information collected about you through any other means, including through non-electronic or offline means.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.
When customers leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you contact us through the website, then some data is passed through third-party services to send an email to us. We have no control over this.
Contact information that is authorized via an opt-in will be sent to a third-party for sending periodic email newsletters (monthly). You may then opt-out of receiving any of these newsletters.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We will use several forms of analytics to optimize the flow of web traffic through our site. Feel free to block any third-party cookies if you are not comfortable being tracked by them. We will also use automatically generated information as you navigate through the site. This information includes:
- Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
- Information about your computer, device, and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, device type, and browser type.
We keep the minimum information needed to record orders, including contact name, phone # and/or email, billing address, shipping address, items purchased, and the payment verification. If you have created an account, then your username is attached to this order information.
Who we share your data with
Paratus Radio will not sell, give, or rent any customer data. We will only share the minimum data to comply with a valid court order.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained by Paratus indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also indefinitely store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make. This means that you (and not we) have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service, these comments and other data may be scanned via various cloud based security services.
How we protect your data
- A strong and random username and password to administrate this site and our hosting site.
- Two factor authentication, as we can throughout our platform.
- A block to restrict non-US countries. This prevents the majority of attacks against the site.
- Periodic cloud-based security sweeps.
- Quick updates of any site components.
- Periodic intrusion checks to make sure all security procedures are in place.
- Nightly backups.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.
What data breach procedures we have in place
As a precaution, we do periodic backups of the site data. We only want retain the minimum information needed for administrative, legal, or security purposes. In the unlikely possibility of an event, we will notify law-enforcement. We will also send an email, informing every order contact that a breech has occurred. We will then follow up with more information when we know who has been affected.
Effective security also relies on you. We recommend using a random username, a strong random password, a Blur Abine email address, and a Privacy.com payment card on this site (and frankly every site you shop with).
What third parties we receive data from
We will only receive payment authorization information from third-parties and attach that to your order. We do not purchase any marketing information.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- To develop and improve our products and services.
- To present our Website and its contents to you.
- To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
- To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
- To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
- To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
“Do Not Track” Requests
Your Internet browser and mobile device may allow you to adjust your browser settings so that “do not track” requests are sent to the websites you visit. Our website does not respond to “do not track signals” at this time.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
Some of our products can be modified to transmit on various radio frequencies. You will need to hold an FCC license to transmit on your authorized frequencies. Paratus Radio provides some frequencies pre-programmed for education or emergency purposes. Paratus Radio is not responsible for any modification or use of radios after shipping and/or delivery of these two-way radios.
California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice that identifies the categories of personal information we share with affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes, and provides contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to our mailing address.
If you wish to send us encrypted email, please use a Protonmail account and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paratus Radio is not liable for any damages or injury that accompany or result from your use of this or any other site. This includes any Consequential or Incidental damages.
We strive to provide complete and accurate information, but we cannot be held liable for any omissions or incorrect statements of ourselves or other users of this or any site.