DATA WE COLLECT
As part of using our website or service, you may be required to provide certain information in order to register and set up an account (“Registration Data”). When you visit the website or communicate with a representative, we collect and utilize the information that you provide to us and all such information you provide is done so voluntarily. Information that we collect may include, and is not limited to, the following:
- Your name, personal address, personal contact information, and personal email address.
- Business Name.
- Business address and phone number.
- Information about your business, including financial data, tax information, and other business data.
- Contact information for others in or related to your business or organization.
- Other information about you and your business or organization.
To enhance the security and verification process, we use ComplyCube verification software, which requires you to provide a picture of your identification (ID) card and perform a video face verification to verify your identity. This data, including pictures of your identification document and live facial images, will be stored securely in accordance with our data protection procedures.
WHY WE COLLECT YOUR DATA
We process applications for a variety of grant and other programs on behalf of various federal, state, and other governmental authorities. In order to process these applications, we must collect your data. The following are example reasons why we collect your data:
- To qualify and check for eligibility of any of the federal, state, or government-funded grant programs that we manage and/or for any of the federal, state, or government-funded programs that you apply for on our website (“Program”).
- To determine if you are eligible for a Program award and to determine an award amount.
- To communicate with you in the event we need more information from you or to update you on your Program application or for other reasons.
SAFEGUARDING AND SECURING THE DATA
iParametrics LLC is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. iParametrics LLC has taken commercially reasonable actions to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard the information we collect from you.
We restrict access to your personal information to our employees, authorized agents, and government users who need the information to process it, audit our operations, and/or utilize the information in conjunction with the Program in which you are participating.
We use encryption to protect your data when in transit electronically.
TRANSFER OF DATA
Your information, including personal information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
When you visit our website, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A cookie does not collect personal information about you. Our website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site.
RESTRICTING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
iParametrics LLC will not lease or sell your personal information to any third parties.
iParametrics LLC is required to share your personal information with the applicable state, local, tribal, and federal government agencies or bodies as per their policies, regulations, statutes, and laws.
iParametrics LLC is required to retain your data as per the policies, regulations, statutes, and laws of the applicable state, local, tribal, and federal government agencies and bodies that govern the Programs for which you have provided personal data. We may be required by law to retain your data even if you ask us to delete it.
DATA DELETION AND RETENTION
You may request the deletion of your data, including your ID card images and live facial images, by contacting us at [email protected]. If you do not request the deletion of your data, we will retain your data on file for a period of 5 years. We may be required by law to retain your data even if you ask us to delete it.
U.S. BASED SERVICE
Our center of operation is in the United States. Your data is held in the United States and transactions are processed in US Dollars on servers in the United States. As such, all data is held in accordance with United States laws and procedures, which differ from those in other regions of the world, such as the European Union. By using this service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to these data policies.
Contact us by email at [email protected] if you do not want us to collect or use your information, or if you would like for us to delete the information that we have obtained. Please note that such a request would terminate your application and you would not be able to receive a grant or other type of award even if you were otherwise deemed eligible to receive a grant or other type of award. Please note we may not be legally able to delete your information if your application has been accepted by the proper authority, and if you have been deemed eligible for a grant or other type of award and if the grant or award is being or has been processed.