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California Privacy Policy

Updated as of February 20, 2024.

Phonewire, Inc. (“we,” “us,” “our”) works hard to build and maintain a relationship of trust with you. This California Privacy Notice (the “Privacy Notice”) describes our collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information (as defined below) in connection with your use of our website(s) and mobile/device application(s) on which this Privacy Policy is linked (collectively, “Sites”), such as www.phonewire.com, and www.phonewire.cloud, and any services, transactions, or other engagements you might have with us (collectively, “Services”). This notice applies to California residents only and is a supplement to our Privacy Policy. You should review the Privacy Policy in its entirety for important information about our privacy practices.

This Privacy Notice does not apply to our collection, use, or disclosure of Personal Information related to job applicants, employees, contractors, or their dependents, beneficiaries, or emergency contacts. Please see our Employee, Applicant, and Contractor Privacy Notice for information about our privacy practices related to job applicants, employees, contractors, and their dependents, beneficiaries, and emergency contacts.

Privacy Notice Changes

This Privacy Notice is subject to change. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice frequently for any revisions or amendments. Changes to this Privacy Notice will be posted on the Sites and will be effective immediately upon posting. You will be deemed to have been made aware of and have accepted the changes by your continued use of our Sites or Services.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Personal Information

Within the last twelve months, we have collected information that personally identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with you (“Personal Information”), including:

Personal Information CategoryExamplesDo we collect this information?
A. IdentifiersA real name, alias, date of birth, mailing address, billing address, phone number, IP address, email address, account name, device ID, or other similar identifiers.YES
B. Personal Information listed in Cal. Civ Code 1798.80(e)Name, signature, address, telephone number, education level, and credit/debit card number, brand, expiration date. Phonewire does not collect personal information in this category beyond the personal information it collects in other categories identified herein.YES
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal lawAge, gender, marital status.YES
D. Commercial InformationTransaction history, videos watched, Sites or Services login history, payment information.YES
E. Biometric InformationGenetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, exercise data.NO
F. Internet or other electronic network activityBrowsing/search history, browser type, in-app notifications and settings.YES
G. Geolocation InformationPhysical location or movements.NO
H. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information (“sensory information”)Call recordings, video or audio testimonials or stories.YES
I. Professional or employment-related informationEmployer, job title.YES
J. Education information meaning non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.NO
K. Inferences drawn from other Personal InformationProfile relating to your preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes (e.g., topical interests, consumer response models, propensity to purchase models) such as generation, income level, or education level.YES

The specific Personal Information we collect about you may vary based on how you use the Sites and/or Services and your relationship with us.

Sensitive Personal Information

We do not collect Sensitive Personal Information about you. “Sensitive Personal Information” includes Personal Information that reveals government identifiers, complete account credentials with security codes or other ways to access the account, precise geolocation, racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, union membership, biometric information, genetic data, communication contents if we are not the intended recipient, identifying biometric information, and information about a person’s health, sex life, or sexual orientation.

 

THIRD PARTY SELLING & SHARING

We may sell your Personal Information to third parties. We may also share Personal Information with third parties for cross-context behavioral advertising or targeted advertising purposes. Any time we use the word “share” or its derivatives in this Privacy Policy, we mean sharing for cross-context behavioral advertising or targeted advertising purposes. In the past twelve months we have sold or shared Personal Information as described in the table below. We do not knowingly sell or share Personal Information of individuals under 16 years of age.

Category of RecipientCategories of Personal Information DisclosedShare or Sell
Advertisers & social media companiesAll categories of Personal Information we collect.Share
Advertisers of consumer goods or servicesIdentifiers; Personal Information listed in Cal. Civ Code 1798.80(e); and Internet or other electronic network activity.Sell
Financial advisory servicesIdentifiers; Personal Information listed in Cal. Civ Code 1798.80(e); and Internet or other electronic network activity.Sell
Political campaignsIdentifiers; Personal Information listed in Cal. Civ Code 1798.80(e); and Internet or other electronic network activity.Sell
Political action committeesIdentifiers; Personal Information listed in Cal. Civ Code 1798.80(e); and Internet or other electronic network activity.Sell
Political partiesIdentifiers; Personal Information listed in Cal. Civ Code 1798.80(e); and Internet or other electronic network activity.Sell

Other Transfers

We may disclose Personal Information and Usage Data to businesses controlling, controlled by, or under common control with us subject to this Privacy Policy. If we are merged, acquired, or sold, or in the event of a transfer of some or all of our assets, or the evaluation of such a transaction, we may disclose or transfer Personal Information and Usage Data in connection therewith.

HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA

We retain all categories of your Personal Information for as long as is necessary to achieve purposes of collection and use described above, which is generally as long as we have a relationship with you. We also retain your Personal Information for a period of time after our relationship with you has ended where there is an ongoing business need to retain it. This includes, without limitation, retention to comply with our legal, regulatory, tax, and/or accounting obligations, to remarket to you, and to maintain our anti-fraud and security programs.

 

RIGHT TO OPT-OUT OF THE SALE OR SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

You have the right to request that we do not sell or share your Personal Information to others. You may do so by using our Do Not Sell/Share My Personal Information online form, sending an email to help@phonewire.com, or calling us at (800) 857-1517.

Please note that opting out of the sale or sharing of Personal Information will not affect any sale or sharing of your Personal Information that may have occurred prior to the date of your opt-out request.

We will recognize browser-based opt-out signals required by law including, without limitation, Global Privacy Control. If we receive an opt-out signal and are able to identify the consumer to whom the signal relates, we will treat the signal as a request to opt out of the sale or sharing of all Personal Information we have on file for the consumer and disable related third-party cookies. If we receive an opt-out signal and are not able to identify the consumer to whom the signal relates, we will treat the signal as a request to opt out limited to the Personal Information we collect from the consumer during the online session during which the signal is present and to disable related third-party cookies.

 

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about our Sites, Services, or this Privacy Policy, please contact us using the information below.

Phonewire, Inc.
1111 S. Lincoln Ave, Suite 652
O’Fallon, Illinois 62269

help@phonewire.com