By using the Site, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Policy. If you do not agree, please do not access, or use the Site.
Information We Collect:
When you interact with us through the Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site:
We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries.
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with Ascentage through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. Ascentage may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Ascentage’s affiliates, agents, or service providers. This Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
In addition, this Site enables the use of the Adobe Flash Player. Adobe’s Flash Player is used by most websites that offer video and other interactive content. By default, your use of the Adobe Flash Player generates “flash cookies” (also known as “persistent identification elements” or “local shared objects”). The Adobe Flash Player (and similar applications) use flash cookies to remember user settings, preferences, and usage similar to the browser cookies referenced above. You can disable, delete, and control the degree to which you accept flash cookies by accessing your Adobe Flash Player management tools directly through the settings manager for Adobe Flash, located here. If you do not allow flash cookies to take any disc space on your computer, you may not be able to take advantage of or participate in certain features on this Site.
Aggregated Personal Data:
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Ascentage Services, Ascentage often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Ascentage may share this aggregate data with its business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. Ascentage may also disclose aggregated user statistics to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Information Automatically Collected:
Whenever you visit or interact with the Site, we, as well as any of our third-party service providers, may use a variety of technologies such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, local shared objects (Flash cookies), HTML5 cookies, or other technologies to collect certain information automatically or passively about your online activity.
Please note that we may automatically collect the following information about you:
Do Not Track:
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
There are certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: Ascentage, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information and maintaining databases. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
Other Uses by Ascentage:
Ascentage may use the information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes:
You can use the Site without providing any Personal Data.
Links to Other Web Sites:
Other Terms and Conditions:
Retention of Data:
We will only keep your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which the data was collected unless the personal data is also retained to satisfy any applicable statutory or contractual obligations. Personal data which no longer required will be destroyed.
Ascentage’s internal IT systems are developed and maintained by in-house staff and a local third-party service provider. The third-party service provider does not have access to personal data stored in the IT system except when it is carrying out troubleshooting on it at Ascentage under the supervision of Ascentage’s staff.
The site is developed and maintained by local third-party service providers. All Ascentage’s service providers are bound by contractual duty to keep confidential any data they come across against unauthorized access, use and retention.
Access to Information; Contacting Ascentage:
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
(FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGTS BELOW)
Ascentage shares personal information between Ascentage affiliates and marketing agents for marketing purposes. We do not share your personal information with unaffiliated third parties for their own independent marketing purposes without your consent. California residents may request the categories of personal information Ascentage shared with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the previous calendar year, if any. To make your request, send an email to . Written requests may be sent to:
Attn: Privacy Officer
800 King Farm Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850
You must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the subject field. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
This section of the notice applies solely to visitors, users, health care providers, patients, and others who reside in the State of California (referred to herein as a “consumer” or “consumers”). We adopt this notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) and other California privacy laws. Any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this notice. The term “personal data” means “personal information” for purposes of the CCPA.
Personal Data We Collect Under the CCPA:
We collect personal data that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. We have collected the following categories of personal data from consumers within the last twelve (12) months:
Personal data does not include:
We obtain the categories of personal data listed above from the following categories of sources:
Use of Personal Data
We may use or disclose the personal data we collect for one or more of the following business purposes:
Sharing Personal Data
We have not sold consumers’ personal data in the preceding 12 months. We may disclose your personal data to a third party for a business purpose. When we disclose personal data for a business purpose, we enter a contract that describes the purpose and requires the recipient to both keep that personal data confidential and not use it for any purpose except performing the contract. In the past 12 months, Ascentage may have disclosed the following categories of information about consumers for a business purpose:
We disclose your personal data for a business purpose to the following categories of third parties:
Your Rights and Choices
In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to:
Access to/portability of personal data about you consistent with legal requirements. In addition, you may have the right in some cases to receive or have your electronic personal data transferred to another party.
Request correction of your personal data where it is inaccurate or incomplete. In some cases, we may provide self-service tools that enable you to update your personal data, or we may refer you to the controller of your personal data who is able to make the correction.
Request Deletion of your personal data, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law.
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please log into your account, writing to us or emailing us at . We will process such requests in accordance with applicable laws. To protect your privacy, we will take steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request.