When interacting with our websites, you also can link or connect with non-Heartland websites, services, social networks, applications or other features. Enabling these features will lead to other parties than Heartland processing information about you. Heartland does not have any control over these features of other parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these parties before using these features.
Specific pieces of information about you that Heartland may be collect and process includes:
Heartland does not control the content that you may post to Heartland forums or social networks; in some cases, such content may be publicly available on the Internet. Please carefully consider whether you wish to submit personal information to these forums or social networks and whether you wish to make your profile available to other users, and you should tailor any content you may submit accordingly.
We may use personal information for the following business purposes:
We may use personal information for the following commercial purposes to provide requested products and services to you and other Heartland customers, and to market our products and services or related products and services, and to tailor our marketing and sales activities to your or your company’s interests. These purposes are described below in further detail.
If you attend an event, Heartland may process information about you gathered in relation to the event and can share information about your attendance with your company. Heartland may also permit designated event partners or conference sponsors to send you up to two communications related to your event attendance. Please note that our partners or conference sponsors may directly request information about you at their conference booths or presentations, and their use of your information that you provide to them will be subject to their privacy policies.
We may also process your personal information to post testimonials on our sites but will first obtain your consent to use your name and testimonial.
For personal information collected about you in the EU, our basis for processing is the following:
We will only keep Personal Information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice, except if otherwise required by applicable laws or legal orders. Heartland currently maintains personal information for the following retention periods:
Information about you may be shared throughout Heartland’s organization. Heartland employees are authorized to access personal information only to the extent necessary to serve the applicable purpose(s) and to perform their job functions.
We may share personal information with the following third parties for a business purpose:
We may share personal information with the following third parties for a commercial purpose:
To the extent Heartland operations require, the processing of personal information globally will be as necessary and in accordance with this policy. If personal information is transferred to an Heartland recipient in a country that does not provide an adequate level of protection for personal information, Heartland will take adequate measures designed to protect the personal information, such as ensuring that such transfers are subject to the terms of the EU Model Clauses or other adequate transfer mechanism as required under relevant data protection laws.
Heartland has implemented appropriate technical, physical, and organizational measures designed to protect personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, damage, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, as well as all other forms of unlawful processing.
Cookies and similar technologies (e.g., pixels tags and device identifiers) are used by Heartland and our advertising technology partners to recognize you and/or your device(s) on, off and across different services and devices for the purposes specified above.
We provide multiple choices in respect of the information we process about you:
You can exercise these choices in accordance with applicable laws by contacting us at the address below.
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
We ask that you do not send us, and do not share any sensitive personal information (for example, government-issued IDs, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, genetic, or biometric data, criminal background or trade union membership).
As a company focused on serving the needs of businesses, Heartland’s sites are not directed to minors and Heartland does not promote or market its services to minors. If you believe that we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected personal information of a minor through our sites without appropriate consent, please notify us so that we may immediately delete the information from our servers and make any other necessary corrections. Heartland is committed to complying fully with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen.
Heartland provides services to other businesses, and in doing so we may collect and process date on behalf of our business customers, including personal information about California residents; in doing so, Heartland is a service provider under the CCPA. As service provider, Heartland will collect and process customer data on behalf of a customer to provide the services for which that customer has engaged us, in accordance with our contract with such customer. If you would like to exercise your rights under the CCPA with respect to your personal information collected by a third party that Heartland holds as a service provider for a customer, you should contract that customer directly. If you are a California resident, you may request that we:
We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law. If you are a California resident, you may obtain information about exercising your rights, as described above, by contacting us directly (see below).
Our sites are intended only for users in the United States. By using our sites, you understand and agree that the sites are hosted in the United States and that the data collected through the sites will be stored and processed in the United States. These sites are subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of protection of those in your country.
Construction of this policy, all uses of Heartland’s website data and systems, and the resolution of disputes regarding this policy are governed by Illinois, USA law. By use of this website and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and the user shall not violate the rights of any third parties. Use of this site constitutes the user’s assent to the terms herein set forth.
Heartland welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Heartland has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Heartland at:
Heartland Computers Inc.
1000 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, Illinois 60050
Please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number when you contact us. This helps us handle your request correctly.
Effective as of November 24, 2020