COTA, Inc. (“COTA”) is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your personal information in compliance with all applicable laws. We collect and process your personal information fairly and lawfully and in order to carry out our lawful business activities. We value our relationship with you and take your privacy seriously.
The Information We Collect About You
What is personal information?
For purposes of this Privacy Notice, “personal information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with an identifiable individual or household. Personal information does not include publicly available information or information that is de-identified or aggregate consumer information.
We may collect and otherwise process personal information through or on the Site in various ways:
By accessing our Site or social media pages, including submitting personal information to us, or requesting information concerning our services, you consent to the collection, use, sharing and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Notice, as it may be updated from time to time.
Types of Personal Information We Collect
We may collect and use the following types of personal information on or through the Site.
How We May Use Information About You
We collect and use personal information for the legitimate business purposes of COTA. These purposes include to provide you with information concerning our services, to fulfill the purpose for which you provided us with your personal information, to communicate with you, to market our services to you, to improve the functionality and effectiveness of our Site, to protect the security of our Site, and to comply with applicable law, rules or regulations. We may use your email address, for example, to communicate with you and to provide you with advertisements concerning our services.
Who We May Share Your Personal Information With
We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
In some instances, we may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, including, but not limited to, web hosting platforms, web analytics, and customer service providers. Such third parties may be provided with access to your personal information to perform the functions for which they have been retained. COTA requires its service providers who provide services on our behalf to maintain the privacy and security of your personal information.
We may share your personal information with third party advertisers for marketing purposes. We may share your email address with third parties who provide marketing services on our behalf to compile lookalike audiences for targeted advertising. The use of your email for this purpose will not result in you being sent advertisements by the third party.
We may disclose any information, including personal information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, to protect ourselves from fraudulent or illegal activity, and to defend against legal claims.
How We Safeguard Your Personal Information
We are committed to maintaining the security of your personal information in compliance with all applicable laws and our policy. We take commercially reasonable steps to protect personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
How Long We Store Your Personal Information
We do not retain your personal information for longer than is necessary to fulfill the business purposes for which the information is being collected or processed or in order to comply with applicable legal or regulatory requirements. Personal information will be maintained for at least the minimum time period required under COTA’s records retention schedules.
Your Options Regarding Your Personal Information
You have choices about how we use your personal information to communicate with you and send you marketing information. You can opt out from receiving future marketing communications from us at any time by:
In addition, you have choices available to you through the device or browser you use to access the Site regarding your cookies and other browser settings. For information about privacy settings on your browser, see, for example, Google Chrome.
Our Policy On Children’s Information
Our Site is not intended for use by children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to us through the Site. We do not knowingly collect or use personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not access, use, or provide any information on the Site or on or through any of its features. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.
Links to Other Websites and Services
The Site may have links to other websites that are not operated by us. We have no control over how these websites may collect your information and no liability for the practices, policies and security measures implemented on these websites. You should read the privacy notices on those other websites before you submit your information through them.
Do Not Track Requests
We do not presently respond to browser ‘do not track’ requests. We do not control and are not responsible for third party tracking technologies that may be used on our Site. Such third parties may serve you content based on tracking you across different websites. You consent to potentially encountering third party tracking technologies when you use our Site.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us through any of the methods listed below. If you have a complaint or concern about how we are using your personal information, then we will work to address such concern(s).
609 Greenwich St., 4th Floor
New York, NY 10014
Effective Date: February 28, 2022
Last Updated: February 28, 2022