Collection of Your Personal Information
Torque may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Torque. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Torque website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Torque’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Torque encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Torque so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Torque is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Torque website.
Use of Your Personal Information
Torque collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. Torque may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Torque and its affiliates. Torque may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Torque may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Torque, in order to determine what Torque services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Torque to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Torque may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Torque, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Torque does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Torque 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 Torque or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Torque; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Torque, or the public.
Torque may keep your personal data for as long as reasonably required to meet the purposes described herein. Additionally, we will retain this information as required by law, as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Torque pages or register with Torque site or services, a cookie helps Torque to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Torque website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Torque features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Torque services or websites you visit.
Security of Your Personal Information
Torque follows generally accepted standards to protect the personal data submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received, from any unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
Children Under Thirteen
Torque does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Torque is a publication of WPEngine, Inc. We participate in and have certified our compliance with both the E.U.-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks. We are committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (E.U.) member countries and Switzerland, respectively, in reliance on each Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Frameworks, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List at https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
Under the Privacy Shield Frameworks, we are responsible for the processing of personal data that we collect from you and subsequently transfer to a third party acting as an agent on our behalf. We comply with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU and Switzerland including the onward transfer liability provisions.
With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Frameworks, we are subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including requests made to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third-party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request. Under certain conditions more fully described on the Privacy Shield website located at https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=How-to-Submit-a-Complaint, you may invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
Even if you’ve chosen to receive communications from us, you may change your preferences at any time. We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to change your subscription preferences and opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Velocitize by following the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in such communications or contacting us at [email protected].
Additionally, and upon your request, we will provide you with details regarding your personal information that has been collected by us or which is under our control. You may request that we update any personal information about you that we possess, or delete it entirely, by contacting us at [email protected].
Changes to this Statement
Torque will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Torque encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Torque is protecting your information.
Torque welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Torque has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Torque at [email protected].
Updated: June 20, 2018.