CPRA policy

Last updated July 26, 2023
This Privacy Notice for California Residents (this “Privacy Notice”) is intended to supplement our Privacy Policy and applies only to California residents.
Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act, (collectively, the “CPRA”), California residents have the right to be informed about the data we collect about them. This Privacy Notice applies solely to natural persons who are California residents, as defined in the CPRA. Please note that this notice does not apply to residents of California who are acting as employees or job applicants. Any terms defined in the CPRA have the same meaning when used in this Privacy Notice.
Categories of Personal Information We Collect
The CPRA defines “Personal information” as information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household.” Below are the categories of Personal Information that we may have collected, used, and disclosed for a business purpose, as permitted by law, in the last twelve (12) months, depending on the services you receive:
Examples May Include
A. Identifiers
your name, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, email address, and telephone number
B. Customer Records Personal Information Categories
Name, signature, address, telephone number, education, employment
C. Protected Classification Characteristics
gender, age
D. Commercial Information
products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies
E. Biometric information
biological measurements — or physical characteristics — that can be used to identify individuals (e.g., fingerprint or retina scan)
F. Internet or other electronic network activity information
Browsing history, search history, and information
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regarding your interaction with an internet website, application, or advertisement
G. Geolocation data
City and state location of your device
H. Sensory Data
Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information
I. Professional or Employment-related Information
Employer, job title, occupation, practice type/specialty, year of school graduation, professional provider number
J. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. § 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).
Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades or transcripts.
K. Inferences drawn from other personal information collected
Inferences drawn from the information we collect when you visit our sites, reflecting your preferences, predispositions, etc.
L. Sensitive Personal Information
For the purpose of inferring characteristics about consumers, Social Security, driver's license, state identification card, or passport number; account log-in, financial account, debit card, or credit card number in combination with any required security or access code, password, or credentials allowing access to an account; your precise geolocation; racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, or union membership; the contents of mail, email, or text messages; genetic data; health information
Sources from which We Collect Personal Information
The following are categories of sources from which we may receive your Personal Information:
• directly from you when you inquire about our services via our site;
• directly from you when you register on our site;
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• from information collected through the use of cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies within our site and third party advertisements on our site; and
• from third parties that assist us in providing relevant services.
Business or Commercial Purposes for which We Collect Personal Information
We may collect the Personal Information listed above for the following business or commercial purposes:
• To respond to your questions;
• To confirm or fulfill purchase and/or registration requests;
• To provide to you the services or information you requested;
• To send you information about third party services through pop-ups, banners and emails;
• To display content we think may be of interest to you and customize your visit to the Site and with communications;
• To notify you about website maintenance, updates, and new features;
• To contact you as needed to inform you of updates to or to address a suspected violation of our terms of use, Privacy Policy, or any other rules or policies applicable to the site;
• To get your feedback to assess user-satisfaction or other needs and interests;
• To perform information analysis, compliance audits, and data metrics;
• To evaluate the use and the effectiveness of the services that we offer which can include the effectiveness of content, advertising or programs;
• To help us create new tools, features, and services and improve our sites, content, and services;
• To perform security and integrity tasks, including detecting security incidents and protecting against malicious or illegal activity;
• To comply with applicable laws, rules, or regulations in operating our business; and
• Otherwise in rendering, administering, and improving the site, our services, and our business.
Disclosure of Personal Information for Our Business or Commercial Purposes
We have disclosed the following categories of Personal Information for business or commercial purposes in the preceding twelve (12) months to the following categories of third parties:
Categories of Third Parties to Whom Personal Information Was Disclosed for a Business or Commercial Purpose
Categories of Personal Information Disclosed for a Commercial Purpose
Business or Commercial Purpose for Disclosing Personal Information
Service providers or contractors
Identifiers, Geolocation data
To help facilitate, manage, and/or analyze our services (including web servers, cloud storage systems and service
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providers, support teams, web analysis, and others)
Identifiers, Geolocation data
To operate our business and provide services
Third parties authorized by law to receive Personal Information
To comply with applicable legal requirements
Third parties involved in business transfers
Identifiers, Geolocation data
For example, for a corporate merger, acquisition, consolidation, the sale of substantially all of our assets, or other fundamental corporate change, whatever form it may take
Current or prospective advertisers, sponsors, and other business partners
Identifiers, Geolocation data, Non-public education information
For marketing purposes
Third parties to whom you or your agents request or authorize us to disclose your Personal Information in connection with products or services we provide to you.
All categories of personal data listed above, depending upon the request and/or authorization
To operate our business and provide services
In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have not sold or shared any personal information.
Consumers under 16 Years of Age
Amano does not intentionally collect, sell, or share the Personal Information of consumers under 16 years of age.
Data Retention
We retain Personal Information about you necessary to fulfill the purpose for which that information was collected, consistent with applicable laws. When we destroy your Personal Information, we do so in a secure manner in compliance with applicable laws, such that the Personal Information may not be reconstructed.
My Rights under the CPRA
If you are a California resident, you may exercise certain privacy rights related to the Personal Information we collect about you. You may exercise these rights free of charge, except as otherwise permitted under applicable law.
1. Right to Know/Access Personal Information
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You have the right to request that we disclose to you what Personal Information we collect, use, disclose, and sell. This information includes (a) the categories of your Personal Information that we have collected and sold or shared for a business purpose; (b) the categories of sources from which we have collected your Personal Information; (c) the categories of third parties with whom we shared or sold your Personal Information; (d) the business or commercial purpose for collecting, selling, or sharing your Personal Information; and (e) the specific pieces of Personal Information we have collected about you.
2. Right to Deletion of Personal Information
You have the right to request that we delete your Personal Information, subject to certain limited exceptions. For example, we may deny your request to delete Personal Information that we are required to maintain to fulfill a legal obligation.
3. Right to Correct Inaccurate Personal Information
You have the right to request that we correct inaccurate Personal Information that we maintain about you.
4. Right to Non-Discrimination
We will not discriminate or retaliate against you for exercising your consumer rights under the CPRA, including by (a) denying you goods or services; (b) charging (or suggesting that we will charge) different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties; or (c) providing you a different level or quality of goods or services (or suggesting that we will do so). We may, however, offer a different price, rate, level, or quality of goods or services if that price or difference is reasonably related to the value provided to us by your data.
How to Submit a Request
You may submit your request to access, delete, or correct Personal Information collected about you by contacting us toll-free at 1 800-526-2559, by email at info@amano.com, or by visiting https://amano.com/contact-us/.
Verification of Identity and Processing of Requests
As required or permitted under applicable law, we may take steps to verify your identity before processing your request to access, delete, or correct Personal Information collected about you as set forth above. In order for your request to be processed, you must provide us with enough information to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected Personal Information or an authorized representative of that person. We will confirm receipt of your request within 10 business days and provide information about how we will process your request. We will review each request for access, deletion, or correction carefully and respond to most requests within 45 calendar days if we are able to verify your identify based on the
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information you have provided; however, we may extend this time period once by an additional 45 calendar days when reasonably necessary, provided that we provide you with notice of this extension.
Agent Authorization
You may designate an authorized agent to request any of the above rights on your behalf. You may make such a designation by providing the agent with written permission, signed by you, to act on your behalf. Your agent may contact us as set forth in this Privacy Notice. Even if you choose to use an agent, as permitted by law, we may require you to confirm you have authorized the agent to act on your behalf or require you to verify your own identity.
Questions or Concerns?
If you have any questions, you may contact us toll-free at 800-526-2559, by email at info@amano.com, or via the website at https://amano.com/contact-us