Privacy Policy

Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


These Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Terms of Use") apply to the The Palisade Group Website located at www.Palisade-Group.com ("Site"), and all associated sites linked by The Palisade  Group to www.Palisade-Group.com. The Site is the property of The Palisade Group  and its licensors. BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SITE.


The Palisade Group reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, The Palisade Group grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site.


All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code (collectively, "Content"), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, "look and feel" and arrangement of such Content, contained on the Site is owned, controlled or licensed by or to The Palisade Group, and is protected by law.


Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the Site and no Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way (including "mirroring") to any other computer, server, Web site or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial enterprise, without The Palisade Group’s express prior written consent.



You may use information on The Palisade Group products and services (such as data sheets, knowledge base articles, and similar materials) purposely made available by The Palisade Group for downloading from the Site, provided that you (1) not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents, (2) do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media without attribution to The Palisade Group, (3) make no modifications to any such information, and (4) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such documents.


You may not use any "deep-link", "page-scrape", "robot", "spider" or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Site or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site. The Palisade Group reserves the right to bar any such activity.


You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any The Palisade Group server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password "mining" or any other illegitimate means.


You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other customer of The Palisade Group, including any The Palisade Group account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.


You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or The Palisade Group’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site or to The Palisade Group.


You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.


You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to The Palisade Group on or through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.


You may not use the Site or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of The Palisade Group or others.


Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods or services and to specific portions or features of the Site, including contests, promotions or other similar features, all of which terms are made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference. You agree to abide by such other terms and conditions, including where applicable representing that you are of sufficient legal age to use or participate in such service or feature. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site or for any service offered on or through the Site, the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Site or the specific service.


The Palisade Group's obligations, if any, with regard to its products and services are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this Site should be construed to alter such agreements.


The Palisade Group may make changes to any products or services offered on the Site, or to the applicable prices for any such products or services, at any time, without notice. The materials on the Site with respect to products and services may be out of date, and The Palisade Group makes no commitment to update the materials on the Site with respect to such products and services.


Privacy


This Privacy Policy is intended to explain what types of information we at The Palisade Group. ("The Palisade Group") collect about you, and how we use and share that information. One section of this privacy policy also addresses what happens with information we collect on our pages on social media sites, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeo, Slide Share and YouTube ("Social Media Pages"). This Privacy Policy applies only to the information collected online at www.Palisade-Group.com (the "Site") and the Social Media Pages, as well as information collected by us offline.


The Palisade Group is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. The Palisade Group only collects information that you voluntarily provide. The Palisade Group will not sell or rent this information to anyone.


The Palisade Group will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will use your information to fulfill your request and our legal obligations.


We may ask you to provide personal or professional contact information when you sign up to receive email messages from The Palisade Group, articles, Webinars (or other marketing materials), engage us for services or to purchase products, contact customer support, submit a career profile, or contact us.


Categories of personal information collected online include name, address, email address, telephone number, mobile number, credit card information, resume information, and any other information you choose to provide us.


This information is referred to as "Personal Information" in this Privacy Policy. Navigational Information and Personal Information are collectively referred to as "Information" in this Privacy Policy. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been aggregated or anonymized so that it cannot be used to identify a specific individual.


When you visit our Site, we and third parties that provide functionality on the Site may engage, receive and record information about how you use and interact with the Site. This information is referred to in this Privacy Policy as "Navigational Information" and allows us to see which areas of the Site are most visited and helps us better understand our visitors' experiences at the Site.


We and third-party service providers who provide services to our Site collect Navigational Information from technology such as Cookies and Web Beacons. Cookies are small text files that help us to personalize the content of the Site. Web Beacons are electronic files used to track your navigation on a website or collection of sites, the completion of transactions, submittal of applications and browsing behavior. We use cookies and other tracking technology to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about the Site’s traffic and interaction so that we can offer better experiences and tools in the future. We may also use these technologies to provide you with enhanced online display advertising tailored to your interests. We do not monitor, recognize, or honor any do not track mechanisms, including general web browser “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals, except as described below.


We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding visitors to the Site. These service providers are permitted to use the information collected on our behalf to help us conduct and improve our business and to provide fraud prevention services. If you prefer, you can choose to turn off some cookies via your browser settings. However, if you turn your cookies off, some features of the Site may not function properly. To learn more or to choose to opt-out, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp If you delete your cookies, use a different browser, or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choice.


Personal Information may be collected directly by us through our Social Media Pages and may also be collected by the social media sites hosting our Social Media Pages (each, a "Social Media Site"). We will use and share the Personal Information we collect on through our Social Media Pages in the manner specified below?


This Privacy Policy does not cover Personal Information collected by any Social Media Site or the privacy and security practices of any Social Media Site. Please review privacy policies and terms of service on the applicable Social Media Site, if you have any questions about their privacy or security practices.


The Social Media Sites may provide aggregate information and analysis to us about visitors' use of our Social Media Pages. This allows us to better understand and analyze our user growth, general demographic information about the users of our Social Media Pages, and interaction with content on our Social Media Pages. Overall, this information may be used to help us understand the types of visitors and users of our Social Media Pages and use of the content.


We use your Information to:

· develop and deliver products and services,

· develop and deliver information through the various communication channels you have provided to us about our services, products or the Site, including adding you to our email list or to our customer phone and mail marketing list when you submit your contact information to us voluntarily.


· send information about topics of interest to you,

· send text messages, with your consent, in delivering services or products to you,

· tailor your experience on the Site to your interests,

· develop and improve our products, services, and the Site, including fraud prevention and

· respond to your inquiries.


We will use the Personal Information you provide in a career profile, including in your resume, to assist in your goal of becoming hired by us, and, if hired, we will use the Personal Information submitted for employment and business-related purposes.


With respect to email messages we will use your Personal Information to send you information about topics of interest, special offers, media events, new services and similar communications. If at any time you would like to stop future delivery of email messages from us, please follow the removal instructions located at the end of each message. Please note, however, that your request not to receive email information will not preclude us from contacting you by email or otherwise regarding questions we have about existing business agreements and delivery of services or products.


We use the Personal Information collected on our Social Media Pages to send communications regarding our products, services, and promotions; to respond to your inquiries; to conduct surveys, to analyze your activity on our Social Media Pages in order to better tailor our content and the delivery of that content and to develop our products and services.


We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through the Site and use it for any purpose. Such information does not identify you individually.


Vendors and Service Providers. We may use third-party vendors to assist us with the Site and in developing and delivering our services and products (“Third-party Vendors”). Some examples of the assistance that may be provided by third-party service providers are: monitoring and analyzing Site activity, operations and marketing assistance, hosting the Site, assisting us with our Social Media Pages, running promotions, events and surveys, maintaining our database, processing employment applications, providing fraud prevention services and administering and monitoring email messages. It is possible that some of these service providers will be located outside of the United States. We will share your Information with these Third-party Vendors only as necessary for them to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law. Use of your Information by these Third-party Vendors is governed by their own privacy policies and procedures and not by this Privacy Policy.


Parents and Affiliates. We may share your Information with any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with us, either currently or in the future due to merger or acquisition.


Business Transactions As we develop our businesses, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, financing due diligence, bankruptcy, receivership sale of assets, dissolution, transition of service to another provider, or similar event, some or all of the Information may be part of the transferred assets.


Legal Requirements. To the extent permitted by law, we may also disclose Information when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency, or whenever we believe that disclosing such information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of us or others.


If you decide to make any Personal Information or other information, photos, or other content publicly available through features on the Site, you acknowledge and agree that this information and content is made available to all users of the Site and others, and that it is not subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy.


We strive to keep your Personal Information accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we ask that you provide any changes to your Personal Information to us via the email address or phone number provided in the Site.


We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 through the Site. If you are under 13, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce this Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide Personal Information through Internet without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information to the extent commercially reasonable.


For your convenience, our web site may contain links to web sites that are owned and/or operated by third parties (each, a "Third-party Site"). We are not responsible for the privacy practices, advertising, products, services or the content of any Third-party Site. Links that appear on the Site should not be deemed to imply that we endorse or have any affiliation with any Third-party Site or the products, services, or content made available through any Third-party Site. We encourage you to review the separate privacy policies and terms of use of each Third-party Site that you visit.


We take steps to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to us or from the Site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send via e-mail.


This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated below. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and will post any changes on the Site as they go into effect. By accessing the Site after we make any such changes to this Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have accepted such changes. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.


If you have additional questions or would like more information regarding our information collection, use of disclosure practices, please feel free to contact us using the "contact us" form on the Website.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.


Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.


While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.


If you become aware of activities associated with The Palisade Group and not consistent with this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via the email address or phone number given on our Site.


By using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to or from the Site, particularly via email, may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a distinct notice that a transmission is encrypted.


This Site may contain links to other independent third-party Web sites ("Linked Sites"). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under The Palisade Group’s control, and The Palisade Group is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.


The Palisade Group DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE OR FEATURE OF THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS-AVAILABLE" BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. The Palisade Group CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. The Palisade Group DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The Palisade Group DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR ANY The Palisade Group SERVICES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST The Palisade Group FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.


The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.


The Palisade Group reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.


Except where prohibited by law, in no event will The Palisade Group be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if The Palisade Group has been advised of the possibility of such damages.


If, notwithstanding the other provisions of these Terms of Use, The Palisade Group is found to be liable to you for any damage or loss which arises out of or is in any way connected with your use of the Site or any Content, The Palisade Group’s liability shall in no event exceed the greater of (1) the total of any subscription or similar fees with respect to any service or feature of or on the Site paid in the six months prior to the date of the initial claim made against The Palisade Group (but not including the purchase price for any The Palisade Group hardware or software products or any The Palisade Group services), or (2) US$100.00.


You agree to indemnify and hold The Palisade Group, its officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against The Palisade Group by any third-party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site.


The Palisade Group may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) The Palisade Group’s rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Site, including The Palisade Group’s customers. The Palisade Group reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that The Palisade Group deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. The Palisade Group also may disclose your information when The Palisade Group determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.


You acknowledge and agree that The Palisade Group may preserve any transmittal or communication by you with The Palisade Group through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, and may also disclose such data if required to do so by law or The Palisade Group determines that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with legal process, (2) enforce these Terms of Use, (3) respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others, or (4) protect the rights, property or personal safety of The Palisade Group, its employees, users of or visitors to the Site, and the public.


You agree that The Palisade Group may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site and/or block your future access to the Site if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use or other agreements or guidelines which may be associated with your use of the Site. You also agree that any violation by you of these Terms of Use will constitute an unlawful and unfair business practice, and will cause irreparable harm to The Palisade Group, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to The Palisade Group obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that The Palisade Group deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies The Palisade Group may have at law or in equity.


You agree that The Palisade Group may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site, for cause, which includes (but is not limited to) (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (3) discontinuance or material modification of the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, or (4) unexpected technical issues or problems.


If The Palisade Group does take any legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms of Use, The Palisade Group will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief granted to The Palisade Group. You agree that The Palisade Group will not be liable to you or to any third-party for termination of your access to the Site as a result of any violation of these Terms of Use.


You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Site, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of New York.


If any of the provisions of these Terms of Use are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be void or unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary and replaced with a valid provision that best embodies the intent of these Terms of Use, so that these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and The Palisade Group with regard to your use of the Site, and any and all other written or oral agreements or understandings previously existing between you and The Palisade Group with respect to such use are hereby superseded and cancelled. These Terms of Use shall not be interpreted or construed to confer any rights or remedies on any third parties.


Any feedback you provide at this site shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The Palisade Group shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.


This privacy policy was last updated November, 2018.


The information contained in this web site is subject to change without notice.