Privacy Notice

LAST UPDATED: 4-19-24

 

Controller Details

Barrier 1 Systems LLC

5335 US HWY 220

Summerfield, NC 27358

Contact via email: info@barrier1.com, or phone: 336-617-8478

This Privacy Notice of Barrier 1 Systems LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company (“Company,” “us,” “we,” and “our”) describes the information we collect about you when you access our website at https://barrier1.com/ (the “Site”), enter into agreements with us, use our services and purchasing products, send us communications, or otherwise engage with us, and what we do with such information. Any references to the Company in this Privacy Notice also refer to its wholly owned subsidiaries. This Privacy Notice covers all of our services and products and all methods by which you may access our Site. This Privacy Notice is applicable to all Personal Information collected by our Site (“Personal Information”).

YOUR RIGHTS

If you want to exercise any of your rights included in this Privacy Notice, contact us at info@barrier1.com.

In connection with the accessing, browsing of the Site and using the services, you shall be entitled to exercise certain rights laid down by the GDPR, CPRA, similar privacy laws and the policies outlined herein, however exercise of some of those rights may not be possible in relation to the Site and services taking account of the services’ nature, manner, form and other applicable circumstances. In some cases, we may ask you to provide us additional evidence and information confirming your identity.

  • Right to Be Informed: you have the right to be informed about the Personal Information that we collect from you and how we process them.
  • Right to Rectification: if your Personal Information is inaccurate, you have the right to have the data rectified without undue delay.
  • Right to Access: you may request access to all Personal Information being processed about you
  • Right to Erasure (Right to Be Forgotten): the right to request the removal or deletion of your Personal Information if there is no compelling reason for us to continue processing them.
  • Right to Restrict Processing: you have the right to ‘block’ or restrict the processing of your Personal Information. When your Personal Information are restricted, we are permitted to store your data, but not to process them further.
  • Right to Data Portability: you have the right to request your Personal Information that you provided to us and use them for your own purposes. We will provide your data to you within 30 days of your request. Contact us using the information at the top of this Privacy Notice to request your Personal Information.
  • Right to Object: you have the right to object to us processing your Personal Information for the following reasons:
    • Processing was based on legitimate interests or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority (including profiling).
    • Direct marketing (including profiling).
    • Processing for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.
    • Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling.
  • Automated Individual Decision-Making and Profiling: you have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects regarding you or similarly significantly affects you.
  • Filing a Complaint with Authorities: you have the right to file a complaint with supervisory authorities if your information has not been processed in compliance with the applicable law. If the supervisory authorities fail to address your complaint properly, you may have the right to a judicial remedy.

HOW WE COLLECT, USE AND SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

Personal Information We Collect

We may collect, store, use, and transfer the following types of Personal Information:

Identity Data such as name, mailing address, email address, telephone and mobile number.

Device Data such as internet protocol (IP) address, device type and model, device keys, device location, web browser type and version, operating system (OS) type and version, device creation/modification/authentication dates, device IDs, device login history

Purposes and Legal Basis of Collection and Processing of Personal Information

Purpose of Processing Personal Information Legal Basis

Providing service for you in accordance with our Terms of Use and other agreements.

email address, name, internet protocol (IP) address, device type and model, device keys, device location, web browser type

your consent
necessary for the performance of our contractual obligations

Verify user information, prevent fraud.

name, email address, phone number

necessary for the performance of our contractual obligations
vital interest

Personalize our service

name, email address, physical address, internet protocol (IP) address, device type and model, device keys, device location, web browser type and version, operating system (OS) type and version, device creation/modification/authentication dates, device IDs

your consent
necessary for the performance of our contractual obligations

Communicating with you in connection with the use of our service and providing customer support.

email address

your consent
necessary for the performance of our contractual obligations

Sending email newsletters

email address

your consent

To improve our service, enhance customer experience, resolve bugs, errors and other issues that may arise during the operation.

internet protocol (IP) address, device type and model, device keys, device location, web browser type and version, operating system (OS) type and version

your consent
necessary for the performance of our contractual obligations

For website analytics, data aggregations from the information to improve our service.

cookies

your consent for marketing cookies
necessary for the performance of our contractual obligations

Marketing and advertising.

cookies, address, internet protocol (IP) address, email address, geolocation. These technologies may also give us information about nearby cell towers, Wi-Fi access points, and other devices

your consent

 

How We Collect Information

Direct Interactions. You provide Personal Information when you use our services and products, open an account with us, request marketing information, participate in a promotion, engage with our social channels and/or contact us with questions or requests.

Technological Interactions. When you use our services and products, use our applications, or visit our website, we may collect device data and online data through cookies and other similar technologies (see Cookies and Automatically Collected Data).

How We Use Your Personal Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information:

  • To present our Site, and its contents to you.
  • To provide you with information that you request from us.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To notify you about changes to our Site.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.
  • Marketing. We may use Personal Information to market our services to our users. This includes sending users communications about our services, features, promotions, studies, surveys, news, updates, and events. We may do so through various methods, including email, text messages, push notifications, in app communications and ads, and ads on third party platforms.
  • Legal proceedings and requirements. We may use Personal Information to investigate or address claims or disputes relating to use of our services, to satisfy requirements under applicable laws, regulations, or operating licenses or agreements, or pursuant to legal process or governmental request, including from law enforcement.
  • Non-marketing communications. We may use Personal Information to inform you of changes to our terms, services, or policies; or send other communications that aren’t for the purpose of marketing the services or products of the Company or its partners.

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your Personal Information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

We will not use your Personal Information for purposes other than those purposes we have disclosed to you without your permission. If we need to use your Personal Information for an unrelated, new, or additional purpose, we will notify you and obtain your consent to use it for such unrelated, new, or additional purpose.

Sharing Your Personal Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

The business partners also include general business partners, affiliates, and joint venture partners. We share this information with them so that they can send you information about our products and services as well as their products and services. When you choose to take part in our services and/or offerings, you are authorizing us to provide your email address and other Personal Information to our business partners. Please understand that when we share your Personal Information with our business partners, your Personal Information becomes subject to our business partners’ as well as our Privacy Notice.

We may disclose Personal Information that we collect, or you provide as described in this Privacy Notice:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To contractors and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by the Company about our users is among the assets transferred.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.
  • We may also disclose your Personal Information:
  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply our Terms of Useand other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or others.

Opting Out of Sharing Your Personal Information

In addition to the circumstances described above, from time to time, we may request your permission to allow us to share your Personal Information with third parties. You may opt out of having your Personal Information shared with third parties, under certain circumstances, or from allowing us to use your Personal Information for a purpose that is incompatible with the purposes for which we originally collected it, or subsequently obtained your authorization. If you choose to so limit the use of your Personal Information, certain features may not be available to you.

Sale of Your Personal Information

We do not sell your Personal Information.

RETAINING AND DESTROYING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We retain information that we collect from you (including your Personal Information) only for as long as we need it for legal, business, or tax purposes. Your information may be retained in electronic, paper, or a combination of both forms. When your information is no longer needed, we will destroy, delete, or erase it. 

UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You can update your Personal Information using services found on our Site. If no such services exist, you can contact us using the contact information found at the top of the Privacy Notice and we will help you. However, we may keep your Personal Information as needed to enforce our agreements and to comply with any legal obligations. 

REVOKING YOUR CONSENT FOR USING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You have the right to revoke your consent for us to use your Personal Information at any time. Such optout will not affect disclosures otherwise permitted by law including but not limited to: (i) disclosures to affiliates and business partners, (ii) disclosures to third-party service providers that provide certain services for your business, such as payment processors, web analytics companies, advertising networks, call centers, data management services, help desk providers, data management services, help desk providers, accountants, law firms, auditors, shopping cart and email service providers, and shipping companies, (iii) disclosures to third parties as necessary to fulfill their requests, (iv) disclosures to governmental agencies or law enforcement departments, or as otherwise required to be made under applicable law, (v) previously completed disclosures to third parties, or (vi) disclosures to third parties in connection with subsequent contests or promotions you may choose to enter, or third-party offers you may choose to accept. If you want to revoke your consent for us to use your Personal Information, please contact us through the contact information at the top of this Privacy Notice.  

DO NOT TRACK SETTINGS

Some web browsers have settings that enable you to request that we do not track your movement within our Site. Our Site does not obey such settings when transmitted to and detected by our Site [10]. You can turn off tracking features and other security settings in your browser by referring to your browser’s user manual.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our Site may contain links to other websites. These websites are not under our control and are not subject to our Privacy Notice. These websites will likely have their own Privacy Policies. We have no responsibility for these websites, and we provide links to these websites solely for your convenience. You acknowledge that your use of and access to these websites are solely at your risk. It is your responsibility to check the Privacy Policies of these websites to see how they treat your Personal Information.

PROTECTING CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Even though our Site is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 16, we realize that a child under the age of 16 may attempt to access our site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child is using our Site, please contact us. Before we remove any information we may ask for proof of identification to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover that a child is accessing our Site, we will delete their information within a reasonable period of time.  You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor have any liability to do so.

OUR EMAIL POLICY

You can always opt out of receiving email correspondence from us or our affiliates. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third party without your permission except in the sale or transfer of our business, or if our company files for bankruptcy. 

OUR SECURITY POLICY

We and third parties who provide services to us maintain technical and physical safeguards to protect your Personal Information. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee prevention of loss or misuse of your Personal Information or secure data transmission over the Internet because of its nature. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. 

OUR COOKIE POLICY

To ensure that our Site functions properly, we sometimes places small data files called cookies on the user’s device. We use cookies to analyze the online behavior of the user. The purpose is to use the information to improve the structure of the web content and usability. 

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent from a site to a user’s device to store bits of information related to that user or device. First-party cookies are put on your device directly by our Site, which allows us to collect analytical data and provide other useful functions that create a good user experience. Third-party cookies are placed on your device by a third party (e.g.: advertiser or analytic system). The third parties who serve cookies on our site may link your Personal Information to other information they collect.

Certain features of our Site may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Site. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.

Pages of our Site and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Managing Cookies and Other Similar Technologies

You can activate or later deactivate the use of cookies through a functionality built into your web browser. If you want to learn more about cookies, or how to control, disable or delete them, please visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/ for detailed guidance.

You can opt out of certain web-based targeted advertising by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) for participating companies at https://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN , or the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) for participating companies at https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1.

Individuals residing in Canada can visit https://youradchoices.ca/en/tools to learn about the DAA’s opt out choices. Individuals residing in Europe can learn about opt out choices for web-based targeting advertising by visiting https://www.youronlinechoices.eu/.

Types of Cookies We Use

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies allow us to provide basic website functions such as browsing capabilities and secure access.
  • Functional Cookies allow us to provide enhanced functionality. For example, we use these cookies to notify you of account updates, notifications, and reminders. You may refuse to accept these cookies; however, this may affect access to certain parts of our website. Additionally, you may not be able to take advantage of personalized features.
  • Performance / Analytics Cookies collect information about how you use our Site, for example, which pages you visited, and which links you clicked. The information collected is aggregated and cannot be used to identify you.
  • Marketing Cookies may be set on our Site by our advertising and marketing service providers and partners. They are used to track online activities and help us provide relevant advertising, links, or other information about our services and products to users visiting other websites after visiting our Site.

We may also use automatic data collection technologies to authenticate users remembering user preferences and settings; to determine the popularity of content and measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns; analyze site traffic and trends, and generally understanding the online behaviors and interests of people who interact with our services.

Transferring Personal Information from The European Union

Personal Information that we collect from you may be stored, processed, and transferred among any countries in which we operate. The European Union has not found the United States and some other countries to have an adequate level of protection of Personal Information under Article 45 of the GDPR. Our company relies on derogations for specific situations as defined in Article 49 of the GDPR. If you are a European Union customer or user, with your consent your Personal Information may be transferred to the United States or other countries outside the European Union when you request information from us. When you buy goods or services from us, we will use your Personal Information for the performance of a contract or to take steps to enter into a contract. Wherever we transfer, process, or store your Personal Information, we will take reasonable steps to protect it. We will use the information we collect from you in accordance with our Privacy Notice. By using our Site, services, or products you agree to the transfers of your Personal Information described within this section.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY NOTICE

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Notice at any time. If our company decides to change this Privacy Notice, we will post those changes on our Site so that our users and customers are always aware of what information we collect, use, and disclose. If at any time we decide to disclose or use your Personal Information in a method different from that specified at the time it was collected, we will provide advance notice by email sent to the email address on file in your account. Otherwise we will use and disclose our users’ and customers’ Personal Information in agreement with the Privacy Notice in effect when the information was collected. In all cases your continued use of our Site, services, and products after any change to this Privacy Notice will constitute your acceptance of such change. If you have questions about our Privacy Notice, please contact us through the information at the top of this Privacy Notice.