Appointed Time Press, LLC
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Here at Appointed Time Press, LLC the security of your personal information is of utmost and priority importance. Please carefully read and/or print this policy for your records prior to using this website or interacting with this company. If you do not agree or consent to this policy, please do not use our website or interact with this company. Thank you.
I. GDPR Compliance
It is our goal to secure and use only the most minimal data possible to fulfill the proposed request or obligation.
The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a data subject shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to Appointed Time Press, LLC which resides in the United States of America. By means of this data protection declaration, Appointed Time Press, LLC would like to inform the general public of the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use, and process. Furthermore, data subjects are informed, by means of this data protection declaration, of the rights to which they are entitled.
As the controller, Appointed Time Press, LLC has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions may, in principle, have security gaps. Therefore, absolute protection may not be guaranteed. For this reason, every data subject is free to transfer personal data to us via alternative means, (e.g. by postal service).
This data protection declaration of Appointed Time Press, LLC is based on the terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our data protection declaration should be legible and understandable for the general public, as well as our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to first explain the terminology used.
In this data protection declaration, we use, inter alia, the following terms:
a) Personal Data
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
b) Data Subject
Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person, whose personal data is processed by the controller responsible for the processing.
Processing is any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
d) Restriction of Processing
Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.
Profiling means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyze or predict aspects concerning that natural person’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location, or movements.
Pseudonymization is the processing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.
g) Controller or controller responsible for the processing
Controller or controller responsible for the processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.
Processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Recipient is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry in accordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients; the processing of those data by those public authorities shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing.
j) Third party
Third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorized to process personal data.
Consent of the data subject is any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.
(2). Name and Address of the Controller and Data Protection Officer
The Controller and Data Protection Officer address are one and the same for Appointed Time Press, LLC. To contact us for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection, we may be reached at the following:
Appointed Time Press, LLC
500 South Lynn Riggs Blvd, Ste. #371
Claremore, Oklahoma 74017
United States of America
Email: [email protected]
Any data subject may, at any time, contact our Data Protection Officer with all questions and suggestions concerning data protection.
The data subject may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies through our website by means of a corresponding setting of the internet browser used, and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.
(4). Collection of General Data and Information
The website of Appointed Time Press, LLC collects a series of general data and information when a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the server log files. Collected may be (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrers), (4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to the Internet site, (6) an internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the internet service provider of the accessing system, and (8) any other similar data and information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
When using these general data and information, Appointed Time Press, LLC does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimize the content of our website as well as its advertisement, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack. Therefore, Appointed Time Press, LLC analyzes anonymously collected data and information statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our company, and to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject.
(5). Subscription to our Newsletters
The input mask used for this purpose determines what personal data are transmitted, as well as when the newsletter is ordered from the controller.
Appointed Time Press, LLC informs its customers and business partners regularly by means of a newsletter about our work. Our newsletter may only be received by the data subject if (1) the data subject has a valid e-mail address and (2) the data subject registers for the newsletter subscription. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address registered by a data subject for the first time for newsletter transmittal, for legal reasons, in the double opt-in procedure. This confirmation e-mail is used to prove whether the owner of the e-mail address as the data subject is authorized to receive the newsletter.
During the registration for the newsletter, we also store the IP address of the computer system assigned by the internet service provider (ISP) and used by the data subject at the time of the registration, as well as the date and time of the registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to understand the (possible) misuse of the e-mail address of a data subject at a later date, and it therefore serves the aim of the legal protection of the controller.
The personal data collected as part of a registration for the newsletter will only be used to send our newsletter. In addition, subscribers to the newsletter may be informed by e-mail, as long as this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or a registration in question, as this could be the case in the event of modifications to the newsletter offer, or in the event of a change in technical circumstances. There will be no transfer of personal data collected by the newsletter service to third parties. The subscription to our newsletter may be terminated by the data subject at any time. The consent to the storage of personal data, which the data subject has given for transmitting of the newsletter, may be revoked at any time. For the purpose of revocation of consent, a corresponding link is found in each newsletter. It is also possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time directly on the website of the controller, or to communicate this to the controller in a different way.
The newsletter of Appointed Time Press, LLC contains so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic embedded in such e-mails, which are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and analysis. This allows a statistical analysis of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, Appointed Time Press, LLC may see if and when an e-mail was opened by a data subject, and which links in the e-mail were called up by data subjects.
Such personal data collected in the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters are stored and analyzed by the controller in order to optimize the transmitting of the newsletter, as well as to adapt the content of future newsletters even better to the interests of the data subject. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Data subjects are at any time entitled to revoke the respective separate declaration of consent issued by means of the double-opt-in procedure. After a revocation, this personal data will be deleted by the controller. Appointed Time Press, LLC automatically regards a withdrawal from the receipt of the newsletter as a revocation.
(7). Contact possibility via the Website
The website of Appointed Time Press, LLC contains information that enables a quick electronic contact to our company, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the data controller are stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject.
The functionality of all contact forms on the website are enabled by Contact Form 7, which is a plugin for WordPress. When a contact form is filled out, the information entered by the data subject is automatically stored and processed by our server. Once our server processes that request, we receive an email. All emails are processed via Google’s G-Suite platform with the assistance of their Captcha service.
We retain the data subject’s information for the duration of time required to fulfill the proposed request or inquiry, or for the duration of the contract between the data subject and Appointed Time Press, LLC. In instances of unlawful behavior, or where legal measures are necessitated, information may be stored indefinitely. All exchanged information may be stored in secured company files via our Dropbox or Google company accounts.
No information shared by the data subject is used for marketing purposes.
(8). Contact with our company outside the Website
A data subject may choose to contact us outside of the website via postal mail at the following address:
Appointed Time Press, LLC, 500 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd., Ste #371, Claremore, OK 74017, U.S.A.
We use UPS, FedEx, and USPS to correspond with our customers and to conduct official business. These entities will require a data subject’s information to fulfill a request. That information usually includes the following: name, mailing address, phone number, and possibly an email for tracking purposes.
The shipping and receipt of your packages and correspondence is very important to us. We want to make sure this is a smooth and timely process. We will always provide notification via email prior to shipment with tracking information. For business correspondence and transactions we may also require your signature upon receipt.
We kindly ask that you contact us via the form provided prior to any shipment for accurate and timely processing. Please do not send blind packages, as they will not be opened. (Blind packages are those without a return address, proper tracking, or prior correspondence).
We have no obligation to return to the sender. If returning to the sender is necessary, we will attempt contact via email.
We do not accept solicitations. All solicitations will be discarded and/or destroyed.
(9). Comments function in the Blog on the Website
Appointed Time Press, LLC offers users the possibility to leave individual comments on individual blog contributions on a blog, which is on the website of the controller. A blog is a web-based, publicly-accessible portal, through which one or more people called bloggers or web-bloggers may post articles or write down thoughts in so-called blogposts. Blogposts may usually be commented by third parties.
If a data subject leaves a comment on the blog published on this website, the comments made by the data subject are also stored and published, as well as information on the date of the commentary and on the user’s (pseudonym) chosen by the data subject. In addition, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) to the data subject is also logged. This storage of the IP address takes place for security reasons, and in case the data subject violates the rights of third parties, or posts illegal content through a given comment. The storage of these personal data is, therefore, in the own interest of the data controller, so that he can exculpate in the event of an infringement. This collected personal data will not be passed to third parties, unless such a transfer is required by law or serves the aim of the defense of the data controller.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
For more information on our comments policy, please reference Article E of our Policies & Procedures.
(10). Subscription to Comments in the Blog on the Website
The comments made in the blog of Appointed Time Press, LLC may be subscribed to by third parties. In particular, there is the possibility that a commenter subscribes to the comments following his comments on a particular blog post.
If a data subject decides to subscribe to the option, the controller will send an automatic confirmation e-mail to check the double opt-in procedure as to whether the owner of the specified e-mail address decided in favor of this option. The option to subscribe to comments may be terminated at any time.
(11). Routine Erasure and Blocking of Personal Data
The data controller shall process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject to.
If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.
(12.) Lawful Blocking and the Rights of Appointed Time Press, LLC
Cybersecurity crimes and other unlawful social interactions and behaviors warrant blocking, and may also warrant reporting a data subject to the authorities at the discretion of Appointed Time Press, LLC.
Appointed Time Press, LLC maintains the sovereign, distinct, and lawful right to block and/or report to the authorities any data subject who has acted unlawfully toward this company or another data subject. This includes breaches of cybersecurity laws and other social interactions that are threatening, seeking to harm, propose risk, are illegal, or are otherwise deemed harmful by this company. This includes hacks, brute force attacks, phishing, unlawful internet behaviors, malicious intent, malevolent public or private comments, and other social interactions that propose risk or harm to us, the public, or any other individual.
Appointed Time Press, LLC has judicially blocked specific countries that propose cybersecurity risks and/or threats, propose any known threats to the free world, or are otherwise deemed suspect or unsafe for internet interactions. These blocks include all failed states with escalating crime. All data breaches from these areas of the world will be permanently blocked and/or reported to the authorities when deemed necessary. Suspicious behaviors from these areas, or from any data subject from these areas, are logged and tracked via IP address, along with any data subject information pertinent to the proposed breach or threat in accordance with the laws of the United States of America.
Appointed Time Press, LLC, holds the right to preserve its own entity in the interest of its own security as well as that of its users and visitors. Being able to maintain that security warrants a constant study and awareness of cybersecurity crimes and trends, as well as other internet social behaviors in collaboration with our security teams. In an attempt to provide a viable service and platform, Appointed Time Press, LLC studies cybersecurity trends, risks, crimes, and threats. Known active cyber attacks from a specific region or country will warrant a country block which may be deemed permanent. Therefore, country blocking is always subject to the sole discretion of Appointed Time Press, LLC in an attempt to minimize risk and harm.
Blocked countries are denied access to this website, being served a ‘country block’ notice upon attempting internet access. Any and all attempts to circumvent that block, whether criminal or not, will warrant a permanent block to any individual or entity as a potential data subject. All such activities are permanently logged. These may also warrant a report to the proper authorities of the United States of America. All such blocks are hereby permanent.
(13). Rights of the Data Subject
a) Right of Confirmation
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed. If a data subject wishes to avail himself of this right of confirmation, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
b) Right of Access
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller free information about his or her personal data stored at any time and a copy of this information. Furthermore, the European directives and regulations grant the data subject access to the following information:
• the purposes of the processing;
• the categories of personal data concerned;
• the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations;
• where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
• the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data, or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject, or to object to such processing;
• the existence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
• where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
• the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
Furthermore, the data subject shall have a right to obtain information as to whether personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organization. Where this is the case, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards relating to the transfer.
If a data subject wishes to avail himself of this right of access, he or she may, at any time, contact the controller.
c) Right to Rectification
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to rectification, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
d) Right to Erasure (Right to be Forgotten)
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay, and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies, as long as the processing is not necessary:
• The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
• The data subject withdraws consent to which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR, or point (a) of Article 9(2) of the GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.
• The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) of the GDPR.
• The personal data have been unlawfully processed.
• The personal data must be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
• The personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) of the GDPR.
• If one of the aforementioned reasons applies, and a data subject wishes to request the erasure of personal data stored by Appointed Time Press, LLC, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller. Appointed Time Press, LLC shall promptly ensure that the erasure request is complied with immediately.
Where the controller has made personal data public and is obliged pursuant to Article 17(1) to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform other controllers processing the personal data that the data subject has requested erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data, as far as processing is not required. Appointed Time Press, LLC will arrange the necessary measures in individual cases.
See our Right to Be Forgotten to submit a request.
e) Right of Restriction of Processing
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
• The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
• The processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests instead the restriction of their use instead.
• The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
• The data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
If one of the aforementioned conditions is met, and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of the processing of personal data stored by the Appointed Time Press, LLC, he or she may at any time contact any employee of the controller. Appointed Time Press, LLC will arrange the restriction of the processing.
f) Right to Data Portability
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator, to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which was provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. He or she shall have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, as long as the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR or point (a) of Article 9(2) of the GDPR, or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR, and the processing is carried out by automated means, as long as the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
Furthermore, in exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to Article 20(1) of the GDPR, the data subject shall have the right to have personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible and when doing so does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
In order to assert the right to data portability, the data subject may at any time contact Appointed Time Press, LLC.
g) Right to Object
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time, to processing of personal data concerning him or her, which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
Appointed Time Press, LLC shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
If Appointed Time Press, LLC processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing. This applies to profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If the data subject objects to the Appointed Time Press, LLC to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the Appointed Time Press, LLC will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.
In addition, the data subject has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her by the Appointed Time Press, LLC for scientific or historical research purposes, or for statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1) of the GDPR, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
In order to exercise the right to object, the data subject may contact any employee of the Appointed Time Press, LLC. In addition, the data subject is free in the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, to use his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.
h) Automated Individual Decision-Making, Including Profiling
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her, or similarly significantly affects him or her, as long as the decision (1) is not is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller, or (2) is not authorised by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or (3) is not based on the data subject’s explicit consent.
If the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller, or (2) it is based on the data subject’s explicit consent, Appointed Time Press, LLC shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and contest the decision.
If the data subject wishes to exercise the rights concerning automated individual decision-making, he or she may, at any time, contact Appointed Time Press, LLC.
i) Right to Withdraw Data Protection Consent
Each data subject shall have the right granted by the European legislator to withdraw his or her consent to processing of his or her personal data at any time.
If the data subject wishes to exercise the right to withdraw the consent, he or she may, at any time, contact Appointed Time Press, LLC.
(14). Data Protection for Applications and the Application Procedures
Appointed Time Press, LLC makes a distinction between applicants from the United States of America and the EU for legal purposes. These include both volunteer and employment applications. Although the application process is identical, the duration of retention of the applicant’s information is where the distinction lies. In the event of a refusal, all applications will be retained for six months for US citizens or residents. EU applications will be retained for a total of two months if a refusal was served to the applicant.
Appointed Time Press, LLC shall collect and process the personal data of applicants for the purpose of the processing of the application procedure. The processing may also be carried out electronically. This is the case, in particular, if an applicant submits corresponding application documents by e-mail or by means of a web form on the website to the controller. If the data controller concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the submitted data will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with legal requirements. If no employment contract is concluded with the applicant by the controller, the application documents for an EU citizen shall be automatically erased two months after notification of the refusal decision, provided that no other legitimate interests of the controller are opposed to the erasure. Other legitimate interest in this relation is, e.g. a burden of proof in a procedure under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).
(15). Data protection provisions about the application and use of Google Search Console
On this website, the controller has integrated the component of Google Site Kit. Google Site Kit includes Google’s web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. A web analysis service collects, inter alia, data about the website from which a person has come (the so-called referrer), which sub-pages were visited, or how often and for what duration a sub-page was viewed. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.
The operator of the Google Search Console component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.
The purpose of the Google Site Kit component is to analyze the traffic on our website. Google uses the collected data and information, inter alia, to evaluate the use of our website and to provide online reports, which show the activities on our websites, and to provide other services concerning the use of our Internet site for us.
Google Search Console places a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. The definition of cookies is explained above. With the setting of the cookie, Google is enabled to analyze the use of our website. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, which is operated by the controller and into which a Google Site Kit component was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject will automatically submit data through the Google Site Kit component for the purpose of online advertising and the settlement of commissions to Google. During the course of this technical procedure, the enterprise Google gains knowledge of personal information, such as the IP address of the data subject, which serves Google, inter alia, to understand the origin of visitors and clicks, and subsequently create commission settlements.
The cookie is used to store personal information, such as the access time, the location from which the access was made, and the frequency of visits of our website by the data subject. With each visit to our Internet site, such personal data, including the IP address of the Internet access used by the data subject, will be transmitted to Google in the United States of America. These personal data are stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass these personal data collected through the technical procedure to third parties.
The data subject may, as stated above, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Google Analytics from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, cookies already in use by Google Analytics may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other software programs.
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html. Google Analytics is further explained under the following Link https://www.google.com/analytics/.
(16). Data protection provisions about the application and use of Jetpack for WordPress
On this website, the controller has integrated Jetpack. Jetpack is a WordPress plug-in, which provides additional features to the operator of a website based on WordPress. Jetpack allows the Internet site operator, inter alia, an overview of the visitors of the site. By displaying related posts and publications, or the ability to share content on the page, it is also possible to increase visitor numbers. In addition, security features are integrated into Jetpack, so a Jetpack-using site is better protected against brute-force attacks. Jetpack also optimizes and accelerates the loading of images on the website.
The operating company of Jetpack Plug-Ins for WordPress is the Automattic Inc., 132 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, UNITED STATES. The operating enterprise uses the tracking technology created by Quantcast Inc., 201 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES.
Jetpack sets a cookie on the information technology system used by the data subject. The definition of cookies is explained above. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, which is operated by the controller and on which a Jetpack component was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to submit data through the Jetpack component for analysis purposes to Automattic. During the course of this technical procedure Automattic receives data that is used to create an overview of website visits. The data obtained in this way serves the analysis of the behavior of the data subject, which has access to the Internet page of the controller and is analyzed with the aim to optimize the website. The data collected through the Jetpack component is not used to identify the data subject without a prior obtaining of a separate express consent of the data subject. The data comes also to the notice of Quantcast. Quantcast uses the data for the same purposes as Automattic.
The data subject can, as stated above, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Automattic/Quantcast from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, cookies already in use by Automattic/Quantcast may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other software programs.
In addition, the data subject has the possibility of objecting to a collection of data relating to a use of this Internet site that are generated by the Jetpack cookie as well as the processing of these data by Automattic/Quantcast and the chance to preclude any such. For this purpose, the data subject must press the ‘opt-out’ button under the link https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/ which sets an opt-out cookie. The opt-out cookie set with this purpose is placed on the information technology system used by the data subject. If the cookies are deleted on the system of the data subject, then the data subject must call up the link again and set a new opt-out cookie.
With the setting of the opt-out cookie, however, the possibility exists that the websites of the controller are not fully usable anymore by the data subject.
The applicable data protection provisions of Automattic may be accessed under https://automattic.com/privacy/. The applicable data protection provisions of Quantcast can be accessed under https://www.quantcast.com/privacy/.
(17). Data Protection Provisions about the application and use of Akismet
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
(18). Data Protection Provisions about the application and use of YouTube.
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
(19). Data Protection Provisions about the application and use of Vimeo.
Our website uses features provided by the Vimeo video portal. This service is provided by Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. Here the Vimeo server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo will receive your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo when you visit our plugin or do not have a Vimeo account. The information is transmitted to a Vimeo server in the US, where it is stored.
If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, Vimeo allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.
(20). Data Protection Provisions about the application and use of Google Web Fonts.
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
(21). Payment Method: Data protection provisions about the use of Stripe as a payment processor
Appointed Time Press, LLC has chosen Stripe to handle all invoicing and financial transactions. Stripe is the new standard as an online payment service provider which exceeds industry standards. With invoicing, payments are processed via a secured Stripe portal. If the data subject already has an established Stripe account, that account may be used. Stripe is able to process payment via credit card, debit card, or bank account transmittals. Stripe is raising the bar as a leading provider in secure online payments.
Stripe is a US based company in San Francisco, CA and is located at 3180 18th Street, Ste #100, San Francisco, CA 94110-2042, U.S.A.
Appointed Time Press, LLC has chosen not to handle any financial information via our server or website portals. All payments and invoices will be redirected to Stripe’s portal. When a data subject selects Stripe’s payment option, the data subject agrees to the transfer of personal data required for payment processing.
The personal data transmitted to Stripe may include: first name, last name, address, email address, IP address, telephone number, mobile phone number, or other financial data necessary for payment processing. The processing of the purchase contract also requires such personal data, which are in connection with the respective order.
The transmission of the data is aimed at payment processing and fraud prevention. The controller will transfer personal data to Stripe, in particular, if a legitimate interest in the transmission is given. The personal data exchanged between Stripe and the controller for the processing of the data will be transmitted by Stripe to economic credit agencies. This transmission is intended for identity and creditworthiness checks.
Stripe will, if necessary, pass on personal data to affiliates and service providers or subcontractors to the extent that this is necessary to fulfill contractual obligations or for data to be processed in the order.
The data subject has the possibility to revoke consent for the handling of personal data at any time from Stripe. A revocation shall not have any effect on personal data which must be processed, used or transmitted in accordance with (contractual) payment processing.
The applicable data protection provisions of Stripe may be retrieved at the following: https://stripe.com/privacy
(22). Legal basis for the processing
Art. 6(1) lit. a GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party, as is the case, for example, when processing operations are necessary for the supply of goods or to provide any other service, the processing is based on Article 6(1) lit. b GDPR. The same applies to such processing operations which are necessary for carrying out pre-contractual measures, for example in the case of inquiries concerning our products or services. Is our company subject to a legal obligation by which processing of personal data is required, such as for the fulfillment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6(1) lit. c GDPR. In rare cases, the processing of personal data may be necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were injured in our company and his name, age, health insurance data or other vital information would have to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6(1) lit. d GDPR. Finally, processing operations could be based on Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR. This legal basis is used for processing operations which are not covered by any of the above mentioned legal grounds, if processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by our company or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data. Such processing operations are particularly permissible because they have been specifically mentioned by the European legislator. He considered that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the data subject is a client of the controller (Recital 47 Sentence 2 GDPR).
(23). The legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party
Where the processing of personal data is based on Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR our legitimate interest is to carry out our business in favor of the well-being of all our employees and the shareholders.
(24). Period for which the personal data will be stored
The criteria used to determine the period of storage of personal data is determined by the time required to fulfill the respective request or inquiry of the data subject. After expiration of that period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, as long as it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the request, inquiry, or contract. Exceptions to this rule are when data may be kept indefinitely for administrative, security, or legal purposes as necessary. Any data subject’s information related to cybercrime or other criminal behaviors will be permanent unless contraindicated.
(25). Provision of personal data as statutory or contractual requirement; Requirement necessary to enter into a contract; Obligation of the data subject to provide the personal data; possible consequences of failure to provide such data.
We clarify that the provision of personal data is partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or can also result from contractual provisions (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimes it may be necessary to conclude a contract that the data subject provides us with personal data, which must subsequently be processed by us. The data subject is, for example, obliged to provide us with personal data when our company signs a contract with him or her. The non-provision of the personal data would have the consequence that the contract with the data subject could not be concluded. Before personal data is provided by the data subject, the data subject must contact Appointed Time Press, LLC. We will clarify to the data subject whether the provision of the personal data is required by law or contract or is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data and the consequences of non-provision of the personal data.
(26). Existence of automated decision-making
As a responsible company, we do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.
in cooperation with the Media Law Lawyers from WBS-LAW.
II. United States Compliance
U.S. Privacy Laws, although different, are upheld within GDPR. Our compliance with additional privacy laws that are U.S. specific or “state” specific are outlined below, specifically those where further information may be of interest for US citizens.
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf
According to CalOPPA Appointed Time Press, LLC agrees to the following:
• Users can visit our site anonymously
• Users are able to change their personal information by contacting us via email or by unsubscribing and resubscribing with their updated information. NO registered account is offered for users in which information is stored or accessed.
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We cannot promise a DNT (Do Not Track) signal or mechanism is going to be effective in blocking any cookies from our site, although it will hide an IP address. DNT’s are not to be confused with Third-Party Behavioral Tracking.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
Yes, Appointed Time Press, LLC allows third-party behavioral tracking for (1) Security, (2) SEO, and (3) Social Media processing, monitoring and interactions.
CCPA – California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (active 01/01/2020)
With respect to monetization of PII, which is a core component or the CCPA, Appointed Time Press, LLC does NOT monetize any users personal data (PII), regardless of origin. We do NOT share, sell, or trade any user data (PII) with third parties for monetization or profit.
If for any reason you would like more information on how we process your PII, please contact us, or you may request to be permanently removed from all company files or records.
Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Appointed Time Press, LLC takes great care to abide by COPPA. We believe the lives of children are extraordinarily precious and sacred.
Appointed Time Press, LLC DOES NOT market to children under the age of 13.
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
Please note that Appointed Time Press, LLC website is rated “G” for General Audiences and is family friendly. However, we strongly and consistently recommend that parents and/or guardians always provide oversight and/or preview the material their children are viewing.
If ever there is a topic presented on this site that would consist of adult material that may be inappropriate for children under the age of 13 (i.e. topics regarding marriage, sex, history, cultural abuse, etc.), we will provide the necessary and appropriate warning prior to reading or viewing so parents can take appropriate action without delay.
We require any user to be 18 years of age or older to fill out a form on this site. In an attempt to protect minors, we include an explicit attestation of age on every form.
We provide parents, guardians, and custodians the opportunity to request the permanent deletion of their minor’s information when submitted under false pretense. Such requests must be verified and require legal attestation. For more information please see our Right to be Forgotten.
Appointed Time Press, LLC uses third party links. Those links are carefully chosen for our visitors and audience, and must meet security standards. We will not link to sites that are not encrypted with an SSL certificate.
Occasionally, at our discretion, Appointed Time Press, LLC may include or offer third-party products or services on our website, including affiliate links. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites, products, services, and their links.
Third party links to other blogs, videos, media sources, organizations, ministries, and products will occasionally be used to further legitimize, support, or give credibility toward the message of this company when appropriate, especially with regard to guest blog posts, networking, advocacy work, ministry efforts, and interviews. In such instances links are checked for accuracy. If ever they are in question, such links can be reported by the said audience(s). If ever such links are erroneous, re-routed, or broken, please kindly notify us in writing so this can be resolved as quickly as possible.
Appointed Time Press, LLC maintains the sole responsibility and right to determine which third-party links are initially acceptable for use, and upon what basis they are to be added, modified, or deleted.
Appointed Time Press, LLC holds the sole right to either fulfill or decline a written request to permanently remove (delete) a third-party link when notified in writing. Such requests must be substantiated. Our decision to remove links, if approved, are contingent upon proven ownership of the URL, website, or the media contained within it by the requesting party via authorizing internet sources. If approved, such requests for removal will be confirmed with written documentation by Appointed Time Press, LLC upon completion of the removal. All such correspondence and the documentation accompanying it will be kept on file indefinitely for legal purposes.
Last Updated & Approved: 01-05-2021
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