Privacy Policy

Herspiegel Consulting Website Privacy Policy

Herspiegel Consulting LLC (“Herspiegel”, “We”, “we”), respects the importance of protecting your personal information and we are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. We recognize the need for appropriate protections and management of your personal information that you may provide to us. We have therefore established this Privacy Statement to assist you in understanding what information we collect and how that information is used.

Collection of Personal Information

Personal information is information that can be used to identify or contact a specific individual, such as a name, address, telephone number, company, or email address. Herspiegel may collect certain personal information from customers, business partners, employees, and candidates for employment. Herspiegel does not collect personal information when you visit the website unless you choose to provide such personal information.

On the Herspiegel website you can request information or provide comments through our Contact Us feature or sign up for our quarterly electronic newsletter. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include your name, email address, telephone number, company, and any other information you may voluntarily choose to submit.

Use of Personal Information

Herspiegel will use personal information to provide both existing and potential clients and business partners with information and services and to help us better understand the needs and interests of the visitors to this website. In particular, we may use your information to communicate with you, to deliver products, services, and information to you, and to provide service and support. Occasionally, we may use your information to contact you to engage in marketing initiatives that we use for research and quality assurance purposes. Personal information collected online may be combined with information you provide to Herspiegel through other online sources such email or offline, including, but not limited to: as trade shows, webcasts, networking events or seminars.

Herspiegel will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Herspiegel or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Herspiegel; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Herspiegel, our corporate clients or the public.

Except as provided in this Statement, Herspiegel does not use your personal information for a purpose other than the stated purpose for which such information is collected.

Sharing of Your Personal Information

We may also share your information with a partner or contractor who can assist with your request for information if Herspiegel does not offer products and/or services directly related to your request for information. The partner may use these details to contact you about the services that they may offer as well as other Herspiegel products or services that you may be interested in. If you do not want to receive information from our distributors or partners, you may opt out by following the procedures set forth in the Choice/Opt-Out Section of this policy.

Third parties receiving personal information are expected to apply the same level of privacy protection as contained in this Privacy Statement.

Except as provided above, Herspiegel will not share personal information with any other third parties without your permission, unless required by, or in connection with, law enforcement action, subpoena or other litigation, or applicable law.

Herspiegel will not sell, trade, or lease your personal information to others.

EU and Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks

Herspiegel complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland.  Herspiegel has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.

Protection of Children

Protecting the privacy of children is important. Herspiegel does not intend to collect personally identifiable information from children (a child is defined as being under the age of 18 without permission of the child’s parent or legal guardian. Children should submit personally identifiable information to Herspiegel only with the explicit permission of their parent or legal guardian. Where appropriate, we will instruct children not to submit personal information. If your child has submitted personal information and you would like to request that such information be removed, please contact info@herspiegelconsulting.com

Choice and opt-out

Herspiegel does not require that you provide us with personal information. The decision to provide personal information is voluntary; however, if you do not wish to provide the personal information requested, you may not be able to proceed with the activity or receive the benefit for which the personal information is being requested.

If you would like to remove your information from our database or not receive future communications, or you wish to change or modify information previously provided, please contact us atinfo@herspiegelconsulting.com. Upon receipt of your request, your information will be removed or updated within a reasonable period of time.

Security of personal information

Herspiegel is committed to taking reasonable efforts to secure the personal data you choose to provide us. To protect the privacy of any personal information you may have provided, Herspiegel employs industry-standard controls including physical access controls, internet firewalls, intrusion detection, and network monitoring. In addition, access to sensitive data as defined in this Statement is limited to those individuals and agents having a need to know.

Other information/logging, cookies and analytics

Herspiegel collects and/or logs internet protocol (IP) addresses, internet domain names, the web browser and operating system used to access the website, the files visited, the time spent in each file, and the time and date of each visit.

Herspiegel may also use cookies on its websites. Cookies are identifiers that can be sent from a website via your browser to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Thereafter, when you visit a website, a message is sent back to the web server by the browser accessing the website. You may elect not to accept cookies by changing the designated settings on your web browser; however, not using cookies may prevent you from using certain functions and features of websites. The information collected from the use of cookies is used and analyzed to improve Herspiegel’ websites.

You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. The information we collect and analyze is used to improve our service to you and personalize your web-browsing experience.

Herspiegel may keep track of the web pages visited within http://www.herspiegelconsulting.com, in order to determine what web pages are the most popular. This data is used to improve the content content within Herspiegel to those visitors whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Links to third-party websites and others

Links to Third-Party Websites and Others

The Herspiegel websites may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave the Herspiegel website. Herspiegel does not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from Herspiegel. We do not endorse or make any representations about third party websites. This Privacy Statement does not cover the personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information. Some third-party companies may choose to share their personal data with Herspiegel; that sharing is governed by that third-party company’s privacy policy.

Verification

Herspiegel performs periodic self-assessments to verify that it maintains compliance with this Privacy Statement.

Contact Information

Herspiegel Consulting welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Herspiegel Consulting has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Herspiegel Consulting at rivacy@herspiegel.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Changes to this Statement

Herspiegel will review and update this Statement periodically. Updated June 13, 2013