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ASCENDENTS.NET, INC. PRIVACY STATEMENT

Last updated: 2017-11-03
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SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?


When you purchase something from Ascendents.net, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Ascendents.net does not store credit card information. When surfing Ascendents.net, we also automatically receive your computer's internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser, geographical location, and operating system. To create the most enjoyable user experience, Ascendents.net also automatically keeps track of your last searches and most recently watched videos.
Ascendents.net does not send out unsolicited marketing emails.


SECTION 2 - CONSENT


How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. Ascendents.net also implies that you consent for other more basic information, such login information, videos for creating playlists, adding videos to favorites, and posting content to public threads. When web pages load, some data is collected automatically -- including last searches, the recent video history, and Ascendents.net interface settings.


Do you support the `Do Not Track` setting?
Ascendents.net does not store cookies or use any of your information to track you other than collecting current IP address' approximate (non-precise) geographic location. When the `Do Not Track` setting is enabled, this location information won't be used to target ads. The site is still fully functional with the `Do Not Track` privacy setting enabled. If you would like to check the status of your browser's `Do Not Track` setting, visit donottrack.us. If you are using Google Chrome and would like to enable `Do Not Track,` read this article. If after you opt-in, you change your mind and would like your account deleted, you may withdraw your consent, at anytime, by contacting us, or by emailing support@ascendents.net. You can read more about `Do Not Track` at http://donottrack.us.

How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind and would like your account deleted, you may withdraw your consent, at anytime, by contacting us, or by emailing support@ascendents.net.
Ascendents.net, Inc.
2762 SE Barnes Rd Gresham Oregon US 97080


SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE


We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our service terms, including royalties terms or advertising terms.


SECTION 4a - ELAVON E-COMMERCE ACCOUNT/CONVERGE VIRTUAL MERCHANT


Ascendents.net, Inc.'s US Bank merchant account processes payments with the Converge Virtual Merchant by Elavon, Inc., who provides us with the online e-commerce payment processing platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. To process orders themselves, your payment information is encrypted and securely sent through Elavon's payment gateway. They store your transaction data on a secure server behind a firewall. Ascendents.net order invoices do not contain full payment information and are stored on our secure server.


Payment:
If you pay with a debit or credit card number and use the Elavon's Converge virtual merchant payment gateway system to complete your purchase, Elavon, Inc. stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Elavon, Inc. will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in their Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
For more insight, you may also want to read Converge's Privacy Statement and Terms of Service (https://www.myvirtualmerchant.com/VirtualMerchant/showcontent.do) or Elavon's Privacy Statement (https://www.elavon.com/privacy-pledge.html).


SECTION 4b - PAYPAL PAYMENTS


When payments are procesed by PayPal, your sensitive payment information remains on PayPal's secure server, the only information we receive is the confirmation that the money was paid, which is stored on our secure server with the rest of your order's/invoice's data.


SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES


In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation. Once you leave our store's website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website's Terms of Service.


Links:
When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.


SECTION 6 - SECURITY


To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted and sent using secure socket layer technology (SSL). Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.


SECTION 7 - COOKIES


Visiting Ascendents.net downloads and stores cookies locally on your device. Cookies improve the browsing experience. They are used to store your video player interface settings and determine if your account already has access to the site. Ascendents.net, Inc. does not use cookies that capture unencrypted personal information about you.


SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT


By using Ascendents.net, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.


SECTION 9 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here when it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. If Ascendents.net, Inc. is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to do business with you.


QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION


If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at privacy@ascendents.net.
Ascendents.net, Inc.
Gresham Oregon US 97080

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