Privacy Policy

GOVERNING LAWS

This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States of America courts;

PRIVACY POLICY

Project Guardian (hereinafter referred to as “Project Guardian,” the “association,” “we,” “us” or “our”) operates a private platform and affiliate marketplace that offers professional business solutions for the association members; whether through our website or our mobile applications (“Platform”); and

This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you about how we treat Personal Information that we process about you;

Project Guardian is committed to respecting the privacy rights of users of Project Guardian’s website, https://projectguardian.international (the “Website”). Project Guardian created this Privacy Policy to give you, or your company (in either case, “You” or “Your”) confidence as You visit and use the Website and to demonstrate its commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy;

Security of your data is equally important. While we cannot list all the details of our infrastructure for security reasons, rest assured that Project Guardian’s security practices, policies, and infrastructure are proven and reliable;

This Privacy Policy is only applicable to the Website and not to any websites of third parties (“Third-Party Websites”), which may have data collection, storage, and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Privacy Policy. For additional information, see the section concerning Third-Party Websites below;

Each time You use the Website, the then-current version of this Privacy Policy will apply. Accordingly, each time You use the Website, You should check the date of this Privacy Policy (which appears at the end) and review any changes since the last time You used the Website. For additional information, see the section concerning Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy, below;

BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

If you do not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, then we cannot provide the Platform or Services to you, and you should stop accessing the Platform and deactivate your Project Guardian Account immediately;

You can find out more about how to deactivate your Project Guardian Account at https://projectguardian.international

TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect certain information about you – but only when that information is provided by you or is obtained by us with your authorization. Use of Project Guardian (the “Portal”) authorizes the collection of the information you input into the Portal. We use that information in the normal course of business to bill you for products and services, for delivery of services ordered, and in certain situations, specifically enumerated below;

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Project Guardian does not solicit or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18. If Project Guardian obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 18, Project Guardian will immediately delete such information from its database;

Because Project Guardian does not collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18, Project Guardian has no such information to use or disclose to third parties;

INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES

Traffic Data: Like most website operators, Project Guardian automatically gathers information of the sort that browsers automatically make available, including (i) IP addresses; (ii) domain servers; (iii) types of computers accessing the Website, and (iv) types of Web browsers accessing the Website (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify You;

Cookies: A “Cookie” is a string of information that a website stores on a user’s computer and that the user’s browser provides to the website each time the user submits a query to the website. The purpose of a cookie is to identify the user as a unique user of the Website. Project Guardian uses Cookies to customize your experience on the Website to Your interests, ensure that You do not see the same advertisements or informational messages repeatedly, and store your password, so You do not have to re-enter it each time You visit the Website. For additional information on Project Guardian’s uses of Cookies, see the section concerning Information Use and Disclosure Practices/Traffic Data and Information Gathered Using Cookies, below;

Personal Information: To use certain Services, You will be asked to provide Project Guardian with certain information that personally identifies You (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes, without limitation: (1) “Contact Data” (such as Your name, phone number, fax number, mailing address, and e-mail address); (2) “Financial Data” (such as Your credit/debit card number and expiration date); (3) “Business Data” (such as the name of your entity, the name and address of your entity’s registered agent, the name and address of the directors and officers of your entity or members or managers of your entity, and the name of your trademark and the goods and/or services provided under such trademark); and (4) Demographic Data” such as zip code. You will be asked to provide Personal Information; the Website will not gather it surreptitiously. You are under no obligation to provide Personal Information, with the caveat that Your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain Services;

INFORMATION USE AND DISCLOSURE PRACTICES

Traffic Data and Information Gathered Using Cookies: Project Guardian analyzes Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies to help Project Guardian better understand who is using the Website and how they are using it. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, Project Guardian can better design the Website to improve Your experience and serve You more relevant and interesting content and advertisements. From time to time, Project Guardian may release Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website. Project Guardian does not attempt to link information gathered using Cookies to Personal Information;

Personal Information:
Generally: Project Guardian uses Your Contact Data to send You information about Project Guardian and Project Guardian’s products and services and contact You when necessary in connection with the Services. Project Guardian uses Your Financial Data to verify Your qualifications for certain Services and, when necessary, to bill You. Project Guardian uses Your Business Information to file entity documents. Project Guardian uses Your Demographic Data to customize and tailor Your experience on the Website. As with Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies, from time to time Project Guardian may release Demographic Data in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the website’s usage.

Disclosure Practices: Except under the following circumstances, Project Guardian will keep Your Personal Information private and will not share it with third parties:

Disclosure in Connection with Services

Project Guardian discloses Personal Information to those who help it provide services, including those who perform technical, administrative, and data processing tasks such as hosting, billing, fulfillment, and data storage and security.

By Law or to Protect Human Rights: Project Guardian discloses Personal Information when required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena or court order by the United States of America or when Project Guardian believes in its sole discretion that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Project Guardian, third parties or the public at large;

Business Transfers

Project Guardian reserves the right to transfer all Personal Information in its possession to a successor organization in the event of a merger, acquisition, or another sale of all or a portion of Project Guardian’s assets. Other than to the extent ordered by the use and disclosure of all transferred Personal Information will be subject to this Privacy Policy or a new privacy policy if You are given notice of that new privacy policy and an opportunity to affirmatively opt-out of it. Personal Information submitted or collected after a transfer, however, may be subject to a new privacy policy adopted by Project Guardian’s successor organization;

Unpaid Accounts

If You fail to pay any balance owed in consideration of services, Project Guardian may, as permitted by law, report Your Personal Information, including without limitation your unpaid balance. 

CONSENT TO RECEIVE EMAIL FROM PROJECT GUARDIAN

By registering with the Website, you hereby consent to receive periodic email communications regarding the services;

As part of registration, you may also elect to receive periodic email communications regarding special offers and other promotions (collectively, “Special Offers”). You may opt-out of receiving Special Offers at any time by:

  • following the unsubscribe instructions contained in each Special Offer; or
  • sending an email to: unsubscribe@projectguardian.international;

SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Project Guardian has implemented and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction, or disclosure of Your Personal Information;

Lost or Stolen Information: You must promptly notify us if Your credit, bank, other financial institution information, user name, or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that credit card number, bank account information, other financial institution information, user name, or password from your account and update our records accordingly;

User Ability to Access, Update, and Correct Personal Information: Project Guardian wants Your Personal Information to be complete and accurate. As stated in the [Website Terms of Use], by using the Website, You represent and warrant that all information You provide on any registration form or otherwise in connection with Your use of the Website and Services will be complete and accurate and that You will update that information as necessary to maintain its completeness and accuracy. To confirm the completeness and accuracy of, or make changes to, Your Personal Information, visit Your personal profile. Through Your personal profile, You may review and update You Personal Information that we have already collected;

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

Project Guardian neither owns nor controls Third-Party Websites. Accordingly, Third-Party Websites are under no obligation to comply with this Privacy Policy except with respect to Personal Information provided directly to them by Project Guardian;

Before visiting or providing Personal Information to a Third-Party Website, You should inform Yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of that Third-Party Website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect your privacy;

PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Project Guardian may conduct contests, giveaways, and other promotions (collectively, “Promotional Activities”) from time to time. Any information submitted will treat any information submitted in connection with Promotional Activities will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy;

Project Guardian may also ask you to participate in surveys designed to help Project Guardian improve the Websites or Services from time to time. Any Personal Information provided to Project Guardian in connection with any survey will be used only in relation to that survey and will be disclosed to third parties not bound by this Privacy Policy only in aggregated form;

UPDATES AND CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Project Guardian reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, update, change or modify this Privacy Policy simply by posting such update, change, or modification on this page. Any such addition, update, change, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website;
Each time you use the Website, the then-current version of this Privacy Policy will apply. Accordingly, each time You use the Website, You should check the date of this Privacy Policy (which appears at the end) and review any changes since the last time You used the Website;

Unless Project Guardian obtains Your express consent, any revised Privacy Policy will apply only to information collected after the effective date of such revised Privacy Policy, and not to information collected under any earlier Privacy Policy;

EFFECTIVE DATE

Effective on  July, 22 2021

DISCLAIMER

Project Guardian is not a law or accounting firm, and neither Project Guardian nor any of its employees provide legal or accounting services or advice and should not be relied upon as such. If legal or other accounting assistance is needed, we recommend that you seek the services of a competent professional. The content on projectguardian.international should not serve as a substitute for legal advice from an attorney or accountant familiar with the facts and circumstances of your specific situation. Contact your legal counsel before making any decisions.