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Last updated: September 2020
NewWave Telecom and Technologies, Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates newwave.io (the “Site”). This page is used to inform website visitors of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site and the rights you may have with respect to your Personal Information. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy statement.
Privacy Statement Scope
This Privacy Statement applies to the Site. NewWave is committed to responsibly handling your Personal Information in compliance with applicable data protection/privacy laws.
If there is a conflict between this Statement and the terms of any written agreement between a NewWave customer and NewWave, the terms of such written agreement will control.
Other Privacy Laws
If you are a resident of California, the United Kingdom (UK), or the European Union (EU), you may have additional rights, which may apply regardless of whether we collect your Personal Information through our Site.
California – California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa
UK or EU – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) https://gdpr.eu
Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) https://www.gov.uk/data-protection
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally Identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email, and contact information (“Personal Information”). This may also include any information you provide to us through web forms or other communication tools available to you while visiting or using our Site.
We generally collect Personal Information on a voluntary basis and do not require that you provide it. However, we may request your Personal Information under the following circumstances:
• To improve our website in order to better serve you;
• To contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information;
• To enable you to apply for a job with NewWave; or
• To enable you to ask to have a NewWave employee contact you.
If you choose not to provide us with this Personal Information when we request it, we may be unable to provide you with the information or services you have requested.
Use of Collected Personal Information
We collect, use and share Personal Information when we have an appropriate legal/ business basis to do so. These bases include:
• You have consented to sharing your information by signing up to receive communications or content from us;
• You are requesting information available via our Site and our use of your personal information is necessary for our business, such as:
o To provide customer support
o To process an employment application
o To respond to your questions
• To comply with a legal or regulatory requirement, such as a court order
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this data.
The Log Data section is for businesses that use analytics or tracking services in websites or apps, like Google Analytics.
Cookies are files with small amount of data that are commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Our website uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
• To facilitate our Site;
• To provide services on our behalf;
• To perform site-related services; or
• To assist us in analyzing how our site is used.
We want to inform Site users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as required based on the purpose for which it was collected. The length of the retention period depends on considerations, such as the purpose for which the information was obtained and our legal or regulatory obligations.
Minors and Children under 16.
The NewWave website is not directed to nor intended for use by minors. We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information or knowingly track the use of the NewWave Site by children under the age of 16.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We use industry-standard controls to protect Personal Information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. We also regularly review and evaluate our security procedures and controls to determine appropriate new technology and methods to help minimize risks from new security threats as they become known. But remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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