AKIMA PRIVACY NOTICE
Last modified: October 1, 2019
Akima and its portfolio of operating companies (”Company” or “We”) respects your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. As used in this Privacy Notice, terms such as “we” or “our” refer to Akima, LLC, and its current and future family of subsidiaries. This Privacy Notice applies to the web site: www.akima.com as well as any of our other websites, including any websites owned, operated, or sponsored by any of our subsidiaries or affiliates. This Privacy Notice does not apply to information collected offline or via online sources other than the site. We invite you to visit the site to search or browse without revealing personal information or registering with Akima. However, as we gather information about your usage or as you may choose to give Akima or companies within Akima’s portfolio of companies personal information via the site, Akima will let you know how we will use such information and provide you with an option to opt out. Your continued use of the site will indicate your agreement to this Privacy Notice. You should review this Privacy Notice regularly as it may change at any time at our sole discretion.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website akima.com (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information so that you can make an informed decision as to your use of this site.
This policy applies to information we collect:
It does not apply to information collected by:
Section 508 Compliance and Children
Akima recognizes and acknowledges the requirement for compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Accessibility standards within 36 CFR part 1194. Additionally, this site is intended for adult use only. It is not intended for children, and Akima asks that minors not submit any personal information. Akima does not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child, we will delete that information.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
We collect this information:
Information You Provide to Us
The information you may provide to us through our Website may include:
To the maximum practical extent, Akima will collect information directly from the individual. Akima provides means, where feasible and appropriate, for individuals to authorize the collection, use, maintenance, and sharing for information prior to its collection. Akima provides appropriate means for individuals to understand the consequences of decisions to approve or decline the authorization of the collection, use, dissemination, and retention of personal information. You do not have to provide us with personal information if you do not want to; however, that may limit your ability to use certain functions of this site or to request certain services or information.
By providing us with your contact information in order to receive information from Akima, you are opting into receiving a communication regarding your inquiry. If you do not wish to be contacted by Akima, please do not enter any contact information on our site.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
The information we collect automatically may be only statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. This helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
Akima collects the minimum personal information necessary to serve its customers and the general public. Information collected on the site will be used for the specific reasons for which it was provided. Information collected from you will not be shared with third parties for purposes other than in support of Akima’s operations and as necessary to facilitate the purpose for which it was provided.
We limit the collection of personal information to what we need to know in order to achieve our goal of providing superior quality and value. For example, some sections of our site invite you to contact us for more information, and in these cases we may request your name and email address. We will not use your email for any other purpose, and you will not receive unsolicited e-mail from Akima as a result of supplying this information.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may also disclose your personal information:
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Akima, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising: If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data. You can also always opt-out by sending us an email with your request to email@example.com.
California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. To learn more about your California privacy rights, view the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.
However, the safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website. Unfortunately, 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 our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Our Website provides a capability for users to express interest in and otherwise apply for open positions. To comply with our affirmative action plan obligations, we accept resumes only through Taleo (Applicant Tracking System). Any resumes received through Taleo will be held in confidence and used solely in connection with the expression of interest in or application for open positions.
We furnish external links on Akima’s web pages that cause you to leave our Website. These are provided for your convenience and should be used with discretion. Please be aware that we have no control over the Internet sites accessible through these links or the information found there. Akima cannot and does not make any representation about these sites or the material on them. We do not endorse or recommend any of the material or information found on any non-Akima site. Akima is not liable for any personal information that you submit to third parties or to any Web site linked to this Site.