Fortence is a business advisory and personal development organization. We partner with our clients to analyze and resolve their most pressing challenges. Our partnerships are built on truth and transparency.
The Privacy document, content and conditions will be periodically updated, and it is the responsibility of Fortence users to check the most up to date version by visiting the following link: https://www.fortence.com/privacy
INFORMATION THIS WEBSITE GATHERS & TRACKS:
Fortence Website automatically collects certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Website, information about the individual web pages or products that you view is collected, what websites or search terms referred you to the Website, and information about how you interact with the Website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Website, and collect data including IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Website.
You can browse our Website without entering any Personal Information and therefore remain anonymous during your visit. However, we hope that all of our visitors will register with us so that we can learn more about our valuable customers and keep them updated with our newsletter and provide personalized service. Our registration form and feedback form asks users for some or all of the following information: connotation, name, company, title, email address, phone number, username, password, preferences, comments, and various types of demographic information. The username, email address, and password are often used to uniquely identify an individual so that that individual may access particular online resources such as their profile information and order status. This information may also be used to modify the Website to enhance your browsing and/or shopping experience. Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Website, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, payment information, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”
Our secure servers protect the information using advanced encryption and firewall technology. Your personal information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system. In order to most efficiently serve you, credit card transactions and order fulfillment are handled by reputable third-party banking, distribution institutions and manufacturers. They receive the information needed to verify and authorize your credit card and to process your order. They are under strict obligation to keep your personal information private. They use this data to process the order and we provide only the information required to complete the transaction. Our partners are not permitted to sell, rent or share this information.
USE OF THE INFORMATION THIS WEBSITE GATHERS & TRACKS
Fortence Website logs IP addresses for systems administration purposes and these logs will be analyzed to constantly improve the value of the materials available on the Website.
Fortence REGISTRATION FORM
We encourage all visitors to register with Fortence. Your name, email address and other information are used to send you our newsletter containing product updates and special offers. Preferences and demographic information is used to help us improve our service and products. The more we know about you, the better we can serve you.
Fortence ORDER FORM
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to: communicate with you, screen our orders for potential risk or fraud, and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Website (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Website, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION THIS WEBSITE GATHERS/TRACKS
For those visitors who register with Fortence, we share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use third party online platforms to power our online store. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Website; you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
ACCESSING, REVIEWING AND UPDATING YOUR CUSTOMER RECORD INFORMATION
As a user or customer, you may contact Fortence directly via email to request to view or make any changes to your personal info. If you would like to view, correct and/or update your registration information, please contact:
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Website), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
When you place an order through the Website, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
We have implemented Google Analytics features based on Display Advertising (Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting). You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings. In addition, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on to disable tracking by Google Analytics. We will use the data provided by Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to develop the site and content around our users’ interests.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our Website is specifically structured to attract anyone under 13.
If at any time after registering, you change your mind about receiving the newsletter or sharing your information with third parties, you may send your change of preference requests to:
HOW TO CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us at:
Truth and transparency have been the pillars of our business partnerships; and we look forward to building a new partnership and relationship with you and your team.
Contact us today to start the conversation and further discuss how we can help.
Tel: +1 (301) 686-8505
Toll Free: +1 (888) 660-6067