Rights to Changes
Data That Is Collected
We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that enables Fortis Fire & Safety to identify or contact you to carry out its business purposes. Fortis Fire & Safety collects this information for a variety of business reasons, including but not limited to, applying for membership, registering for a Fortis Fire & Safety event or program, purchasing Fortis Fire & Safety products or services, or otherwise interacting with Fortis Fire & Safety.
The types of Personal Data we collect include, but are not limited to:
Fortis Fire & Safety also receives Personal Data from third parties for Fortis Fire & Safety’s use in marketing to potential new clients.
We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that does not directly identify you as you interact with our Sites.
The types of Non-Personal Data we collect includes, but is not limited to:
In addition to the uses described above, we use your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to the below, in order to:
We use Non-Personal Data to improve the usability of our Sites and for other business reasons. We or other third-party companies also use the Non-Personal Data to provide advertisements and targeted advertisements to you (ads based on the Non-Personal Data). We do not provide Personal Data to third parties with whom we share your Non-Personal Data. Please note that, when you select an advertising link or other link that takes you to sites not operated by Fortis Fire & Safety, you may be subject to the privacy policies of these third-party sites.
We share your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to the below:
Your email address will be used only by Fortis Fire & Safety, its entities and Fortis Fire & Safety vendors performing member services, or offering products on Fortis Fire & Safety’s behalf. Fortis Fire & Safety does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside Fortis Fire & Safety, nor does Fortis Fire & Safety share email addresses to unrelated third-parties, affiliates, or Fortis Fire & Safety members. Please understand, however, that in such cases, your email address may be visible to other attorneys, others who have interest in the legal profession and Fortis Fire & Safety events, as well as the public through Fortis Fire & Safety membership directories, membership lists and registration lists. Fortis Fire & Safety also shares your email address with third parties to enable the Fortis Fire & Safety to take security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. Finally, Fortis Fire & Safety shares email addresses with third parties as necessary for the Fortis Fire & Safety to perform certain services on our behalf, such as packaging, mailing and delivering products and processing event registrations and to respond to your service requests.
Manage The Processing of Your Data
You can manage your profile and email preferences, including “opting out” of email by contacting us using the information in the “Contact Information” section below. If you prefer to receive hard copy mailings only from Fortis Fire & Safety you can contact us and request to have your name and address removed from the list we provide to third parties. For California residents, please consult the “California Privacy Rights” section for additional considerations.
Our processing of your data is based upon your consent, contract performance (e.g., your purchase of products or membership sign-up/renewal), legitimate business interest (e.g., direct marketing of goods and services), or compliance with law. You have the right to object to our processing of your data or to restrict our processing of your data. In addition, if you have consented to the processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
California Privacy Rights
Canada Anti-Spam Law
Fortis Fire & Safety complies with the Canada Anti-Spam Law. Non-Fortis Fire & Safety clients or associates who provide us a Canadian mailing address will not receive unauthorized Commercial Electronic Messages (as defined under the Canada Anti-Spam Law) unless these individuals have “opted-in” to receive Commercial Electronic Messages.
We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from or market to children under the age of 13.
Protecting Personal Data
Other Internet Sites
Accessing Your Personal Data
Cookies and Other Web Devices
Transmission of Data to Other Countries
Your Personal Data is processed in the United States, where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country and where the government, courts, or law enforcement may be able to access your data. By submitting your Personal Data to us, you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your Personal Data in the United States.
Right to Complain to Supervisory Authority
You, as the data subject, have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with legal requirements.
In the event we determine the occurrence of a data security incident, we will notify you by email, US mail, telephone, or other means as permitted by law
Effective Date: January 21, 2022