Privacy Policy

Introduction. Welcome to https://sgs-agency.com (the “Website”). The Website is provided to you by SGS Agency, LLC (“SGS”, “us”, “we” or “our”). Our address is 77 Bowery 8th Floor, New York, NY 10002. Access to and use of this Website is subject to the terms, conditions and notices and our Privacy Policy (the “Terms”). You should read these Terms prior to using the Website. We may change the Terms by posting them here. Your continued use of our Website is deemed acceptance of any updated Terms.

This policy describes the manner in which we collect, maintain, use and disclose user information provided through this Website, through email, and through any other products and services we offer to our clients (“Services”).

  • Information We Collect About You. We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Services, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, email address, telephone number, and any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”). The legal basis for collecting and processing personal information is as necessary for providing Services or providing information that you have requested. In certain circumstances, the legal basis for our collection and processing of your information may also be your provision of consent.
  • How We Collect Your Information. We collect your information directly from you when you provide it to us or from third parties you authorize to provide us with information about you. We do not collect information through cookies or other automatic data collection technologies.
  • Information You Provide to Us. The information we collect may include information that you provide by filling out the contact form on our Site or obtaining our Services or records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us. By filling out the “Contact Us” form on Website us, you consent to the use of your information for that purpose.
  • How We Use Your Information. We may use information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
    • To provide Services.
    • To provide clients with information, products, or services they request from us.
    • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
    • To fulfill our obligations and enforce our rights arising from contracts to which we are a party.
    • To notify you about changes to our Services.
    • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
    • For any other purpose with your consent.
  • Disclosure of Your Information. We may disclose information that does not specifically and personally identify you, such as aggregate information, device identifiers or other unique identifiers to third parties. We may also disclose your personal information collected via the Website to our agents, affiliates, partners, and other third parties, as described below
    • Third-Party Agents and Service Providers: We have third-party agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and service providers that perform functions on our behalf, including, but not limited to, hosting, providing the platform used to deliver the Website, technical integration, hosting, and analytics. These entities may have access to personal information, if needed, to perform their functions.
    • Assignment: We may change our ownership or corporate organization while providing the Website. We may also sell certain assets associated with the Website. In such event, we may transfer some or all of your information to an entity acquiring all or part of our assets or to another entity with which we have merged.
    • Law Enforcement, Legal Process, and Emergency Situations: We may also use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or on the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Website; (2) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website or our users, or (3) act to protect the personal safety of us, users of the Website, or the public.
  • Third-Party Disclosures. We use certain third-party services who may receive your information to the extent necessary to provide their services or perform their functions as described, including Google Analytics: https://support.google.com/ana... for analytics; Klayvio:https://www.klaviyo.com/pri... for marketing automation; and MailChimp: https://mailchimp.com/legal/pr... for marketing automation. Each of these providers has their own privacy policy, which we do not control.
  • Accessing and Correcting Your Information. You can review and change your personal information by sending us an email in the Contact Us section below to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
  • Your California Privacy Rights. California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Services that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please email us.
  • Data Security & Retention.
    • We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. We take steps designed to ensure that only those employees and other service providers who need access to your personal information to fulfill their employment duties will have access to it. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers behind firewalls.
    • The safety and security of your information also depends on you. If we give you a password, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
    • The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to us. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.
    • We will maintain your personal information for as long as it is needed, or as required by applicable laws, regulations, or government orders.
  • International Users. If you are receiving Services from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, be advised that through your continued use, which is governed by the law of the United States and this policy, you will be transferring your personal information into the United States and you consent to that transfer. Your information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage third party service providers. By using our Services, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside your country of residence, which may have different data protection rules than in your country. While this information is outside of your country, it is subject to the laws of the country in which it is held, and may be subject to disclosure to the governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies of such other country, pursuant to the laws of such country.
  • GDPR. Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you may (to the extent applicable to us or our Services) be entitled to additional rights, including: (i) the right to withdraw consent to processing where consent is the basis of processing; (ii) the right to access your personal information and certain other supplementary information, under certain conditions; (iii) the right to object to unlawful data processing, under certain conditions; (iv) the right to erasure of personal information about you, under certain conditions; (v) the right to demand that we restrict processing of your personal information, under certain conditions, if you believe we have exceeded the legitimate basis for processing, processing is no longer necessary, are processing, or believe your personal information is inaccurate; (vi) the right to data portability of personal information concerning you that you provided us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, under certain conditions; (vii) the right object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you, under certain conditions; (viii) the right to lodge a complaint with data protection authorities. If you want to learn more about your rights under the GDPR, you can visit the European Commission’s page on Data Protection at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/index_en.htm.
  • Changes to Our Privacy Policy. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by email to the email address we have on file for you. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of the page. Third Party Websites. Users may find advertising or other content on our Services that link to the sites and services of our partners, clients and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Services. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Services, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
  • Contacting us. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or our handling of your personal information, please contact us at hello@sgs-agency.com.

Updated: January 2019