Need It Now Website Privacy Policy

Effective Date: November 20, 2014

The Promethean Need-It-Now website, www.prometheanworld.com/gb/need-it-now, (the “Site”) is provided by Promethean Limited (“Promethean”, "we", or "us", or "our"). We are a U.K. company with our principal place of business located at Promethean House, Lower Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5TH, UK. This Privacy Policy, together with the Need-It-Now Sales Terms & Conditions for the Site, forms a legally binding Contract between you and us (collectively referred to herein as the “Contract”). Please read them carefully before you start to use our Site. By using our Site you indicate that you accept this Privacy Policy and you agree to be bound by the terms of all of them. If you do not agree to these terms and policies please do not use the Site. "You" or “your” or “User” is defined as an Individual User of the Site.

What is the Purpose of this Privacy Policy?

Promethean respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This Privacy Policy explains how Promethean collects and uses any personal or non-personal information that we collect from you, or that you provide to us. Please read the following carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your personal and non-personal information and how we will treat it. This policy does not apply to third party Web sites or applications to which we provide links from our Site. “Personal Information” as used in this Privacy Policy means personally identifiable information, which includes information that would make your identity easily traceable including your name, your address, your telephone number, your e-mail address, and credit card/payment information.

What Personal Information is collected from Users of the Site?

We collect only the information that you knowingly enter on the Site. This information may include, without limitation, Personal Information such as your name, user name, e-mail address, phone number, school affiliation and location, billing and payment information, and any other information necessary for us to provide the service that the Site provides.

What does Promethean use my Personal Information for?

When you purchase our products from the Site, the Personal Information that we collect on the Site is used for such purposes as (i) creating your individual account, (ii) administering your use of the Site including providing you the products you have purchased and responding to your requests for certain information and for other customer Site purposes, (iii) to better understand your needs and interest, (iv) to personalize and improve your use of the Site, and (v) to provide information and communicate to you regarding similar Promethean products and services which might be of interest to you. By using this Service and providing your Personal Information you consent for that Personal Information to be used for these purposes. If you do not consent to these purposes, you should not use the Service. You may opt out of receiving certain communications from us by following the unsubscribe directions in such communications.

We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us; enforce or apply our Terms of Site and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Promethean, our employees, our Users, or others.

If Promethean or some or all of its assets were acquired or otherwise transferred, or in the unlikely event that Promethean would go out of business or enter bankruptcy, User information including Personal Information may be transferred to or acquired by a third party, so long as such third party agrees to treat your Personal Information under obligations similar to those in this Privacy Policy.

We may use certain trusted third party companies and individuals to help us provide, analyze and improve the Site, including but not limited to, data storage, maintenance Sites, database management, web analytics, payment processing and improvement of the Site’s features. These trusted third parties may have access to your personal information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf and under obligations similar to those in this Privacy Policy. As of the date of this policy, we use Shopify, Inc., WorldPay Limited, Google Analytics, and Pardot to provide some or all of these tasks. To learn more about the privacy policy of each of these third parties go to each of their websites: http://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy; http://www.worldpay.com/uk/privacy-policy/http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/http://www.pardot.com/company/legal/privacy-policy/.

Promethean does not share; sell, rent or trade Personal Information with third parties other than as disclosed within this Privacy Policy or if you give us express consent to do so. Collection of Personal Information From or About Children

Promethean does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an event. If you are under 18, please do not attempt to register or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under the age 18 may provide any personal information to Promethean. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age 18, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 18, please contact us at webmaster@prometheanworld.com.

What does Promethean use my Non-Personal Information for? 

Promethean or Promethean’s trusted third party companies described above, may collect non-personal information about you including where available, your IP address, operating system, and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information (how groups of people use the Site). This is statistical data about our Users’ actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. We may collect and analyze this aggregate data on how the Site is used for the purpose of improving and enhancing the Site, increasing our Site’s functionality and user-friendliness.

In addition to data used in the aggregate, we may also collect individual User data for the purpose of determining how often you use the Site or don’t use the Site or which features you use the most or use the least for the purpose of improving the Site and improving your experience using the Site. Additionally, individual usage of the system, including but not limited to individual IP addresses, may be analyzed on a case-specific basis to resolve a technical difficulty or to assist in resolving or investigating any misuse of the Site. Promethean may share the aggregate data collected with a third party but not any Personal Information about any individual User without your express permission. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer to recognize your computer or device and indicate how and when pages in the Site are visited and by how many people to help provide you with an optimal online experience. Promethean does not use Cookies on this Site.

Is Information About Me Secure?

Promethean takes precautions to maintain the security and integrity of Personal Information You submit to the Service, including storage of your Personal Information on a secure server behind multiple firewalls. Promethean uses industry standard SSL (secure socket layer technology) encryption to transfer sensitive and Personal Information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, Promethean cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information managed by the site. Promethean uses Shopify, Inc. to host the Need It Now site. Promethean uses WorldPay Limited as a payment gateway. Shopify, Inc. is compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard ("PCI-DSS"). The transfer of purchase details from Promethean’s site to WorldPay are encrypted using complicated logarithm combinations with a combination of standard methods such as PGP, RSA and MDR to ensure that the information passed is secure and tamper-proof using SSL. Please go to http://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy and http://support.worldpay.com/support/index.php?page=security to learn more about these trusted third parties’ security measures.

By agreeing to this Privacy Policy, You agree to use the Site at your own risk, and agree that Promethean shall not be liable if a security breach occurs, if the site malfunctions, or if information is misused or mismanaged in any way to your detriment or the detriment of a third party, whether by Promethean or an unauthorized third party. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, computer, and web-enabled devices, among other things by signing off after using a shared computer, inserting a password on your web-enabled device, choosing a password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, keeping your password private, and periodically changing your password. You should never share your log-in information with others. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen or compromised passwords, or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.

The Site may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites (but you should read all third parties’ privacy policies to ensure you understand them). This Privacy Policy only governs information collected by Promethean via the Site.

Retention and Deletion of Personal Information

We will retain your Personal Information for so long as your account is active or as needed to provide You the Site. If You wish to cancel or delete your account you may do so by emailing webmaster@prometheanworld.com. We may retain and use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Consistent with these requirements, we will try to delete such information quickly using reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access to or use of the information in connection with its deletion.

Can I Update, Correct, or Delete Personal Information?

You may correct, update, or delete your information by making the change on our account profile page or contacting webmaster@prometheanworld.com. We will respond to your request within 30 days. Please be advised that requesting removal of or not providing certain information may result in you not receiving notification of updates to the Site or other valuable information regarding your use of the Site.

Will Promethean ever Change this Privacy Policy?

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time for any reason. If we make any material changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you via email or by posting an announcement on the Site. By continuing to use the Site after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy. The date this Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the beginning of the Policy.

What if I have a Question About this Privacy Policy?

If you have a question or a concern about the information set forth in this Privacy Policy please contact us at webmaster@prometheanworld.com with attention to the Chief Privacy Officer.

(November 2014)