Surf Broadband Solutions Services are designed and targeted to U.S. audiences and are governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the U.S. If Customer is not a U.S. citizen or does not reside in the U.S., Customer voluntarily consents to the collection, transfer, use, disclosure and retention of Customer Personal Information in the U.S. Customer also agrees to waive any claims that may arise under Customer’s own national laws.
When Customer uses the Service, the Personal Information (as defined below). Customer sends and receives is transmitted over a fiber network or another transmission standard that may be subject to interception by unauthorized third parties who seek to do you harm. While it is Surf Broadband Solutions’ objective to take reasonable measures to reduce the risk that unauthorized third parties will be able to intercept the information Customer sends and receives through the Service, Surf Broadband Solutions cannot and does not make any guarantee that transmissions over the Internet are 100% secure or error-free.
Surf Broadband Solutions recommends that you use caution when sending any Personal Information over the Internet and use encryption technology whenever possible, such as websites that have the “https” designation in the website’s address bar and show a padlock icon in the browser’s window.
Surf Broadband Solutions does not knowingly collect, solicit or use Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13. If Customer is under 13, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any Personal Information about yourself to Surf Air. If Surf Broadband Solutions learns that Surf Air has collected Personal Information from a child under age 13, Surf Air will delete that information as quickly as possible to the extent technically feasible. If Customer believes that its child under 13 may have provided Surf Air Personal Information, please contact Surf Broadband Solutions at support@Surfbroadband.com.
Your California Privacy Rights
Please send Customer’s written request via email or postal mail following the instructions below. Surf Air will not accept requests via the telephone or facsimile. Surf Broadband Solutions will not respond to requests that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information.
For all requests, include Customer’s full name, street address, city, state and zip code.
In a postal request, Customer must send a letter or postcard to:
Surf Broadband Solutions PO Box 1401
LaPorte, IN 46352
Attention: Your California Privacy Rights
Surf Air collects various types of information about Customers and Customers’ use of the Service via the Surf Broadband Solutions Website, Help Desk and call centers, postal mail, remote kiosks, the Surf Broadband Solutions Facebook Page or other social network platforms or by other means, generally classified as Personal Information and Non-Personal Information.
Generally, the Customer will be required to provide certain information to Surf Broadband Solutions and Surf Broadband Solutions will collect and use Personal Information in connection with providing the Service to Customer, including to personalize, evaluate, enhance and improve the Service and our ability to provide the Service to Customer, to contact Customer, to respond to and fulfill Customer requests regarding the Service, to troubleshoot, and to analyze how Customer uses the Service.
Surf Broadband Solutions May share Your Personal Information with its Affiliates and with other third parties business and operational reasons as described below.
What Information does Surf Broadband Solutions collect and how do we use this Information?
Personal Information is the information Customer provides to Surf Broadband Solutions voluntarily or passively through Customer’s use of the Service and/or Surf Broadband Solutions Website, and which is directly associated with or reasonably linked to a specific person, computer or device.
For example, through the registration process, when the equipment to provide the Service is installed, maintained or upgraded at Customer’s premises, when Customer contacts Surf Broadband Solutions regarding the Service, and through Customer account settings, Surf Broadband Solutions may collect traditional Personal Information such as Customer name, email address, phone number, date of birth, billing address and service address. IP address and other persistent device identifiers such as cookies, plus the nature of any of Customer devices or other personal property making use of the Service, web-browsing or app usage history are traditionally classified as
Non-Personal Information but could be classified as Personal Information when such information is either 1) linked to a specific person, computer or device; 2) is required by applicable law to be classified as Personal Information; or 3) is combined with other Personal Information. We use such Personal Information to provide, enhance and/or customize Our Service and communications with you. We may also collect and use additional Personal Information that is deemed to be sensitive for billing, collection and identity verification purposes, such as credit card account number or other financial account information, Social Security Number, EIN Number, and driver’s license information. Another type of Sensitive Personal Information we may collect and use for delivering and customizing the Service and/or troubleshooting is a Customer’s specific geographic location.
Surf Air will communicate with Customer if Customer has provided Surf Broadband Solutions the means to do so. For example, if Customer has given Surf Broadband Solutions Customer’s email address or phone number, Surf Broadband Solutions will email or call Customer about Customer use of the Service or product improvements or upgrades, and other transactional information about Customer Service.
Surf Broadband Solutions may also combine Customer Personal Information with additional Personal Information obtained from Surf Broadband Solutions Facebook Pages or other social network platforms, its Affiliates, its Operational Service Providers (third party owned companies that provide or perform services on Surf Broadband Solutions behalf, to help serve Customer better and to perform functions in order to support Surf Broadband Solutions businesses and operations), or other companies, such as credit bureaus, background check firms, and marketing research companies.
Some forms of Non-Personal Information as described below will be classified as Personal Information if required by applicable law or when such information is directly associated with or reasonably linked to a specific person, computer or device, or is combined with other forms of Personal Information.
When you visit the Surf Broadband Solutions Website, we will collect various types of Non-Personal Information, such as information on Surf Broadband Solutions server logs from Customer’s browser or device, which may
also include the type of browser and/or device you’re using to access the Service, and the page or feature Customer requested, in addition to IP Address and other persistent device identifiers like cookies. Cookies are text file identifiers Surf Broadband Solutions transfers to Customer’s browser or device that allow Surf Broadband Solutions, with web beacons (also known as pixel tags, web bugs, or clear GIFs are small objects or images embedded in a web page or email) to recognize Customer’s browser or device and tell Surf Broadband Solutions how and when pages and features on the Surf Broadband Solutions Website are visited, by how many people, and other activity on the Surf Broadband Solutions’ Website. Cookies alone do not contain Personal Information unless you or a third party gives us Personal Information which may be linked to the data in the cookie. For example, we may use a cookie to remember your password and user ID when accessing your profile on the Surf Broadband Solutions Website.
Additional Uses of Personal Information and Non-Personal Information
Technology is improving every day and to improve SurfBroadband Solutions Services, operation and function, Surf Broadband Solutions may introduce new technologies and monitoring techniques without advance notice or consent from Customer. Surf Broadband Solutions may also use third party providers to conduct such monitoring and internal analyses.
Surf Broadband Solutions also collects Network Information, information about Customer access to, and use of, the Surf Broadband Solutions Network, which may or may not be directly associated with or reasonably linked to a specific person, computer or device. For example, Surf Broadband Solutions may collect information about the performance of the Provider Equipment installed on Customer property or at Customer premises, when Customer is using the Service, the various devices Customer is using to access the Service, the amount of data Customer is transmitting and receiving, the content of the data Customer are transmitting and receiving, the websites Customer is visiting, and any other information that is transmitted over the Surf Broadband Solutions Network. Surf Broadband Solutions may also aggregate Network Information from multiple subscribers and Surf
Broadband Solutions Will share such aggregated Non-Personal information about the overall performance of the Surf Broadband SolutionsService and network with other third parties. Aggregated information does not identify a specific individual, computer or device.
We use Network Information to monitor, enhance and customize the performance of the Surf Broadband Solutions Network. Surf Broadband Solutions will not monitor the content of the websites viewed or email communications as part of Surf Broadband Solutions’ standard network management. Generally, Surf Broadband Solutions will only monitor and preserve the following Network Information:
When Customer is using the Service;
How Customer is using the Service, such as monitoring traffic patterns regarding websites visited, amount of data being sent or received, or other activity;
The amount of data Customer is transmitting and receiving through the Service; and
General information regarding the performance of the Provider Equipment installed on Customer’s property or at Customer’s premises, and its interaction with the rest of the Surf Broadband Solutions network. However, Surf Broadband Solutions reserves the right to, and may, monitor, access, review and preserve any Network Information and/or content in the following situations:
In response to an inquiry from Customer or an another Authorized User on Customer’s account regarding Customer or his/her use of the Service or problems Customer or they are experiencing using the Service;
If Surf Broadband Solutions has reason to believe Customer is using the Service in violation of Customer’s Service Agreement or any applicable statutes, rules, ordinances or regulations;
If Surf Broadband Solutions has reason to believe Customer’s use of the Service is negatively affecting other Customers; or
When Surf Broadband Solutions is required by law or legal process to do so, or when Surf Broadband Solutions a good faith belief that Surf Broadband Solutions is required by law or legal process to do so.
How is Personal Information used for marketing and advertising purposes?
Surf Broadband Solutions will use Personal Information to send Customer marketing and advertising messages related to Surf Broadband Solutions’ Service and the Surf Broadband Solutions Website using Customer’s email address, postal address, telephone number (for voice, texts, and pre-recorded calls), and/or IP Address. Surf Broadband Solutions may deliver a marketing or advertising message based on Customer visits to the Surf Broadband Solutions Website, which will be general advertising or “Contextual Advertising,” which is advertising based on the subject matter or the content of the specific website page or subject matter. Surf Broadband Solutions may also send Customer “First Party Advertising,” which is advertising that is customized or personalized based on a history of Customer’s use of our Service (possibly combined with information from our Facebook fan page or other social network platforms). First Party Advertising is based solely on a combination of information Surf Broadband Solutions Collected from Customer – not from Customer’s visits to other websites across the Internet.
Customers may opt-out of First Party Advertising but not Contextual Advertising. No traditional Personal Information is used to deliver Contextual Advertising; it automatically will appear based on the content or webpage Customer is viewing. And Customer may continue to receive general advertising if Customer opts-out of First Party Advertising, it will not be customized or personalized for Customers.
Surf Broadband Solutions does not provide third party “Network Advertising,” which is advertising based on Customer’s overall Internet usage across different third party websites or online services. Multiple third party websites and online services are involved in this tailored or personalized advertising process, in essence a “network” of advertising providers. Because Surf Broadband Solutions does not provide network ads, Surf Broadband Solutions does not recognize the “Do Not Track” settings on various Internet browsers. Surf Broadband Solutions Does not engage or allow third parties to track you across the Internet and across time for advertising purposes.
Links to other websites or online services
Will Surf Broadband Solutions share Customer Personal Information?
Surf Broadband Solutions will not rent, sell, nor disclose Personal Information to anyone not related to Surf Broadband Solutions for marketing or promotional purposes, unless Surf Broadband Solutionschanges ownership via a sale, merger or a corporate restructuring. (See “For Business Transfers” below for more information.) Surf Broadband Solutions will share Customer Personal Information with other third parties as described in this section for the following reasons:
To Our Affiliates. Surf Broadband Solutions may rely on various Affiliates in order to provide the Service to Customers. These are companies that are related to Surf Broadband Solutions by common ownership or control. Surf Broadband Solutions may share Personal Information and Non-Personal Information with any of its Affiliates for business, operational, promotional and/or marketing and advertising purposes.
To Operational Service Providers: Surf Broadband Solutions and its Affiliates contract with other companies and people to perform tasks or services on Surf Broadband Solutions’ behalf and need to share Customer Personal Information to provide products or services to Customers. For example, Surf Broadband Solutions’ may use a payment processing company to receive and process Customer’s ACH or credit card transactions for Surf Broadband Solutions. Surf Broadband Solutions may contract with third parties to assist Surf Broadband Solutions in optimizing Surf Broadband Solutions’ network. Unless Surf Broadband Solutions tells Customer differently, Surf Broadband Solutions does not grant its Operational Service Providers any right to use the Personal Information Surf Broadband Solutions shares with them beyond what is necessary to assist Surf Broadband Solutions.
For Business Transfers/Restructuring: Surf Broadband Solutions May choose to buy or sell assets, or Surf Broadband Solutions may sell assets or be sold. In these types of transactions, Customer Personal Information is typically one of the business assets that would be disclosed and transferred. Also, if Surf Broadband Solutions (or Surf Broadband Solutions’ assets) are acquired, or Surf Broadband Solutions Goes out of business, enters bankruptcy, or goes through some other change of control, including restructuring, reorganization or financing arrangements, Personal Information would be one of the assets disclosed, transferred to or acquired by a third party.
When Required by Law or in Response to Legal Process: Surf Broadband Solutions Reserves the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any Personal Information to which Surf Broadband Solutions has access if Surf Broadband Solutions is required by law, regulation or legal process to do so, or if Surf Broadband Solutions Has a good faith belief that Surf Broadband Solutions is required by law, regulation or legal process to do so.
Is Customer Personal Information secure?
Surf Broadband Solutions endeavors to protect the privacy of Customer’s account and other Personal Information Surf Broadband Solutions holds in its records using reasonable administrative, technical and physical security measures. However, Surf Broadband Solutions cannot and will not guarantee complete security. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of Personal Information at any time. Customer’s account is protected by a password for Customer privacy and security. It is Customer’s responsibility to prevent unauthorized access to Customer’s account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting Customer’s password and/or other sign-on mechanism appropriately and limiting access to Customer computer, tablet or device and browser by signing off after Customer has finished accessing Customer’s account. Customer is required to notify us immediately if Customer’s password or account has been disclosed to a person whose name does not appear on Customer’s account, even if you have allowed such disclosure. Customer understands, acknowledges and agrees that Customer is solely responsible for any use of Surf Broadband Solutions Services via Customer’s username and password.
Additionally, if Customer contacts Surf Broadband Solutions, we will ask Customer for verification of Customer’s identification and account. Surf Broadband Solutions will not send an email or text, nor should Customer respond to any email or text communications asking for any sensitive or confidential Personal Information, such as social security number, bank account or credit card account number, or a driver’s license number. If Customer receives an email or text requesting any such information from Surf Broadband Solutions or someone that claims they are with Surf Broadband Solutions please contact our Privacy Administrator immediately: support@Surfbroadband.com.
For Surf Broadband Solutions’ IT Support Services as detailed in our Service Agreement, the code that allows Surf Broadband Solutions to access Customer’s computer desktop to help you resolve technical problems are limited only for that specific session. Surf Broadband Solutions is not able to access Customer’s Computer without Customer’s knowledge, affirmative consent and involvement for technical support or troubleshooting.
What Personal Information can Customers access, modify and/or delete?
Generally, Customer may access the following Personal Information in Customer’s account:
Username and password
Telephone number; and
Billing and Service address
Account and billing information
By contacting Surf Broadband Solutions at support@Surfbroadband.com, or any other online access Surf Broadband Solutions may create to enable Customers to view and modify Customer account settings, Customer may access, and, in some cases, edit or delete the Personal Information listed above. For example, Surf Broadband Solutions may retain historic email, billing and/or Service addresses for security and verification purposes. Customer may not delete such information.
When Customer updates Personal Information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised information in Surf Broadband Solutions Records for internal security reasons and record-keeping. Some information may remain in Surf Broadband Solutions’ records after it is modified, amended or deleted by Customer or Surf Broadband Solutions. Surf Broadband Solutions may use any aggregated data derived from or incorporating Customer’s Personal Information after Customer updates or deletes it, but not in a manner that would identify Customer personally. Surf Broadband Solutions may also maintain Personal Information regarding Customer and Customer’s use of the Service after Customer is no longer an Surf Air Customer as required by Surf Broadband Solutions’ business practices, by law, and/or tax reporting purposes.
The information Customer can view, update, and delete may also change. If Customer has any questions about viewing or updating information Surf Air has on file about Customer, please contact Surf at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What third party disclosure choices do Customers have?
Customers can always choose not to disclose Personal Information to Surf Broadband Solutions; however, certain Personal Information is necessary for Surf Broadband Solutions to provide the Service to Customer. Customer may not opt out of sharing Personal Information for business or operational purposes but may opt-out of any sharing for marketing or advertising purposes.
Customers may opt out of email marketing and advertising from Surf Broadband Solutions or its Affiliates using the “Unsubscribe” mechanism in each email. Before Surf sends Customers a text or a pre-recorded or artificial
voice call that contains advertising or marketing information, Surf Broadband Solutions will secure Customer’s prior written express consent, which can be given via a voice recording, email, text message, postal mail, or telephone key press.
(Non-telemarketing pre-recorded/artificial voice calls (including texts) to a wireless device or a wireline residential phone using an autodialer only require a Customer’s prior express consent). Customers understand, acknowledge and agree that such texts and pre-recorded/artificial telemarketing calls may be sent using an autodialer and are not conditioned on your purchase of the Service.
Customers may opt out of receiving text messages any time by replying “STOP” or “UNSUBSCRIBE” to the text message.
Customers may opt out of receiving pre-recorded/artificial voice calls by the opt-out instructions in the call. Customer can also request to be added to Surf Broadband Solutions’ company-specific Do Not Call list to opt- out of advertising and marketing calls of all types. However, Customers will continue to receive calls related to debt-collection and Customer’s current Service. Customers may also opt-out of First Party Advertising, but not Contextual Advertising, as detailed in the “Use of Personal Information for Marketing or Advertising Purposes” section above.
Surf Broadband Solutions with Customer’s email address or Customer has not updated Customer contact information, those legal notices will still govern Customer use of the Service, and Customer is still responsible for reading and understanding all notices posted on the Surf Broadband Solutions Website. Customer’s continued use of the Service or the Surf Broadband Solutions Website after notice of any changes have been provided will indicate Customer’s acceptance of such changes, except where further steps are required by applicable law.
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