- the information we collect about you;
- how that information may be used;
- with whom the information may be shared;
- how you may update the information you provide us;
- how you may contact us; and
- your choices about the information.
What Information Do We Collect?
We collect Personal Information from you in a variety of ways, including but not limited to in connection with your visits to our locations, purchases, requests for services, the creation of a personal user account, any material you may post to our Websites or social media pages, and your submission of information to us, including, on any of our Websites. From time to time, we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or other voluntary activities, including through the Websites. We may request Personal Information from you, along with other information, in order for you to participate in these activities. Participation in these activities is completely voluntary; you may elect not to disclose your Personal Information by not participating in the activity. Personal Information collected by us may include your name, e-mail address, postal address, birthdate, social security number, general usage metrics of the Services, your financial payment information, your profile, email communication history with Delta Genesis
We may obtain information about you from third-party sources, such as Google, Apple or your employer when applicable. This information may be utilized, analyzed, and/or compared with information that Delta Genesis has collected from you or that you have submitted to the Services. If Delta Genesis obtains information from third-party sources, you agree that your sole legal remedy for any harm associated with that information is against the third-party that provided the information to us, and that you will not assert any cause of action, claim or demand against us other than requesting we delete any erroneous information.
For the avoidance of doubt, Delta Genesis shall be entitled to collect anonymous and/or aggregated data across its various products and services provided that no individual natural person can be identified from such data (“Aggregate Data”). The Aggregate Data will be used for various purposes, including without limitation to analyze behaviour, trends, and website interaction, and to improve, and enhance our services and for other development, creation of new features, diagnostic and corrective purposes in connection with our services. Delta Genesis shall own all right, title and interest in and to the Aggregate Data and this is not considered personal data.
Information Collection Technology
For each visitor to our Websites, we may use various technologies, including “cookies” to automatically gather certain information pursuant to your use of the Websites, from your electronic device about your activities using the Websites. We may collect and store non-personally identifying information through cookies and third parties to profile user activity and preferences. Technical and specification information about your device and settings may be collected when you use the Website. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, the content of previously accepted “cookies” from us, and clickstream data. We collect and store this information on an individual basis and in combined form. We also collect both user-specific and aggregate information on what pages visitors access or visit.
A cookie is data stored on your device that tracks non-personal information about you. When using the Websites, we may assign your device one or more cookies that enable us to improve the quality of the Websites and to personalize your experience. Cookies allow us to automatically collect information about your activity on the Websites, such as the content you access while using the Websites, the links you click, and other activity you conduct while using the Websites. You may choose to modify your device setting to disable cookies or limit their use. If you choose to disable or limit cookies, or otherwise limit your device permissions to the Websites, you may experience diminished performance from the Websites and/or may be prevented from using some or all features of the Websites. Our cookies generally fall into one of four categories: Essential, Functional, Analytics and Target.
Our Services may contain web beacons (also known as “clear gifs”) or similar technologies that gather non-personally identifiable information about your use of our Services. Such technology may also be contained in e-mail messages or newsletters from us that allow us to determine whether messages have been accessed. The purpose of our use of this technology is so that we may analyze the effectiveness of our marketing efforts and the quality of our Services.
The following section only applies if you use one of our mobile software applications (the “Software”). The Software requires certain permissions on your mobile device in order to work as intended. You can either allow or deny the Software access to the permissions. In some cases, it is necessary for you to grant the Software permissions to take full advantage of features or functionality of the Software. If you disallow some or all permissions, the Software may not function properly. Some of the permissions needed may include access to your device’s: camera; calendar; location; phone; sensor; SMS; and storage. Additional permissions may be requested as new features are added in the future.
How Do We Use This Information?
We may use and share your information for any legally permissible purpose. We may match, use, and share any of the information we collect from you to any personally identifiable information we obtain through third parties. The ways we may use or share information that we collect about you include:
- providing you with use of the Websites and Services;
- providing you with products or services, whether from Delta Genesis, or any related organizations, entities, or affiliates;
- providing you with customized content and services;
- providing technical or customer support;
- performing research and analysis to gauge the use of the Websites and Services;
- communicating with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone, text message, and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you from Delta Genesis, any affiliates, sponsors, or other third-parties;
- to administer the working relationship with you/your employer;
- where we have another legitimate interest in doing so;
- in connection with any possible sale merger or restructuring of all or any part of our business or assets; and
- performing functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
In order to perform certain services on your behalf, we may publish certain information that you provide. You agree that any testimonial feedback, stories, posts, interactions, or other comments provided by you to Delta Genesis through any form of communication including but not limited to through the Websites, becomes the sole and exclusive property of Delta Genesis and that such information may be used for any legally permissible purpose, including, but not limited to marketing and advertising our Services.
- To our affiliates as permitted by law;
- To third parties who provide information technology services such as website hosting, computer systems maintenance, or data security and privacy services;
In addition, we may share aggregate and sell, non-individual information, incapable of identifying a particular person, with third parties for any lawful purposes.
Children Under 13
In accordance with COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Delta Genesis reserves the right to require parental consent or to otherwise suspend the accounts and other access to the Services for individuals who Delta Genesis determines are aged 13 years old or younger. If you are the parent or legal guardian of someone under the age of 13 who may have provided Delta Genesis with information without your knowledge or consent, please contact us as provided below to have this information removed.
We will not share any personal information about you with other companies if prohibited by applicable California law or to the extent your prior consent to share is required by applicable California law.
If you are a California resident, you may have certain rights with respect to your Personal Information including the following rights:
- the right to “opt-out” of Delta Genesis’ sale of your personal information to any third parties;
- the right, with some exceptions, to have your personal information deleted from Delta Genesis’ possession or control; and
- the right to receive equal service and pricing from Delta Genesis even if you exercise any of your privacy rights.
Implied Consent Under CASL
Opt Out Procedures
You may contact Delta Genesis to review, update and correct your Personal Information.
If you do not wish to receive promotional emails or other marketing communications from us, please let us know by using the opt-out response device that can be found at the bottom of every email we deliver or by contacting us as provided below. At places on our Websites where you give us your personal information, you may opt out of receiving those communications. Although you can opt not to receive promotional messages, we reserve the right to send you informational email messages about any user account you establish on our Websites, or notices regarding the Websites, as permitted.
To help us process your request, please include sufficient information for us to identify you in our records. We may need to verify your identity before providing you with Personal Information or updating it in our system.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, and to protect against loss, misuse, or alteration of your information. When you provide personally identifying information, we encrypt transmissions involving such information using secure protocols.
Please note, that while we use commercially reasonable methods to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Therefore, although we take reasonable steps to secure your information, we cannot and do not promise or warrant that your information will always remain secure.
External Links and Third-Party Privacy Practices
The Services may link to other websites, including but not limited to health care provider pages, or through advertisements. We disclaim any and all responsibility for the privacy practices of third parties that may have links to or from our Services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and privacy statements of every website that you visit that collects personally identifiable information.
Contact Delta Genesis at HQ@deltagenesis.org or by writing to us at:
Attention: General Counsel
231 N. Main St. Suite 23
Edwardsville, IL 62025
On any email or postal letter that you send, please include “Privacy” in the subject line.
Changes to this Policy
Effective Date: December 1, 2021