DCG collects personal information from you through the use of registration forms, for instance, when you sign up for an electronic newsletter, when you send us an application to be considered for employment, when you register for an event, when you submit a request for proposal or for information, or when you send us a message via an email provided on the DCG sites.
1. Personal Information Collected
We collect personal information for the purposes of:
Providing our services
Handling of your inquiries and requests
Proposing/inviting access to DCG’s social media accounts
Proposing/inviting to informational events and conferences
Providing you with information about products and services.
2. Use of Personal Information
Chief HR/Finance Officer
This privacy statement and agreement (the “Privacy Statement” or “Statement") explains how Darling Consulting Group, Inc. (“DCG”, “we”, or “us”) collects, uses, handles, and treats information that we receive from you through our website, www.darlingconsulting.com (the “Site“). This Privacy Statement was last updated in June 2023.
DCG understands that your privacy is important. DCG is committed to protecting your privacy and personal information you provide or as you access and use materials on the Site, including the Site subscription pages or other websites or apps that post a link to this Privacy Statement. In addition, information that you submit to DCG in response to an email request for information or other outreach from DCG, or through DCG’s employment application processes, will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
DCG may, in its discretion, amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. To ensure you remain informed about the information we collect and how we use it, material changes to our Statement will be reflected here. This Site may contain links to external sites which are not governed by this Privacy Statement. DCG does not take responsibility for the privacy practices of any third-party sites to which we link. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information there.
When you visit one of the DCG sites, we collect information automatically about those visits. Your browser automatically sends us certain Internet-related information, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information. We also collect information using cookies pixels, and/or other similar technologies to better understand how visitors use the DCG sites, to identify problems with our servers, prepare aggregate demographic information and other information regarding the use of the DCG sites, and to improve the functions of the DCG sites. Cookies do not collect any information that enables you to be identified as an individual.
In some of our newsletters and other communications, we will monitor recipient actions such as email open rates through embedded links within the messages. We collect this information to gauge user interest and to enhance future user experiences.
The "help" portion of the toolbar on most Internet browsers will tell you how to change your browser cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable cookies altogether. For further information about cookies and how to control their use, please visit the following third-party educational resources: www.allaboutcookies.org.
3. Information We Gather Automatically and How We Use It
We will only disclose personal information to government bodies and law enforcement agencies when required by law; and with suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf. In these circumstances we will share your personal information for our legitimate business purposes and to comply with legal obligations.
4. Information We Share
This Privacy Statement applies only to information collected by a DCG site.
DCG sites contain links to other sites that are not owned or administered by DCG. Please be aware that DCG is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other third-party sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of every Web site you visit.
5. Links to Other Sites
If you have any general questions or concerns about how we process personal information, please contact us at email@example.com
8. Contact Us
We reserve the right to amend this Statement at any time without notice to address future developments of DCG, the Site, or changes in industry or legal considerations. We will post the revised Statement on the Site. You can determine when the Statement was revised by referring to the "Last Updated" date on the top of this Statement. Any changes will become effective upon the posting of the revised Statement on the Site. By continuing to use the Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Statement, in whole or part, you can choose to not continue to use the Site.
7. Changes to the Privacy Statement
DCG maintains safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, access, or alteration of the personal information you provide to us through the DCG sites. Our information security program contains administrative, technical and physical safeguards, appropriate to the type of information concerned. The security of your personal information also depends in part on the security of the devices you use to communicate with us, the security you use to protect user IDs and passwords, and the security provided by your internet service providers.
Copyrights and Trademarks
All materials contained on the Site are protected by copyright and trademark laws and are the property of Darling Consulting Group, Inc. (“DCG”) or its licensors. No person is authorized to copy, publish, display, transmit, alter, distribute or otherwise in any manner use or exploit the content of the Site, or any portion of the Site including related graphics.
DCG, and other trademarks and/or service marks, including logos and designs, found on the Site are trademarks/service marks that identify DCG and the goods and/or services provided by DCG Such marks may not be used under any circumstances without the prior written permission of DCG You must obtain prior written permission of DCG, as well as all other licensors and/or entities which may have an interest in the relevant intellectual property if you wish to publish, display, or commercially use or exploit the content of the Site, or any portion of the Site including related graphics. To seek the permission of DCG, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If prior written permission is granted by DCG and all other licensors or entities which may have an interest in the relevant intellectual property, under no circumstances are you permitted to alter, change, or delete any author attribution, trademark, service mark, legend, or copyright notice. DCG reserves the right to rescind any permission granted at any time and for any reason.
Links to Third-Party Web Sites
DCG may provide hyperlinks to third-party web sites as a convenience to users of the Site. DCG does not control third-party web sites and is not responsible for the contents of any third-party web sites or any hyperlink in a linked-to web site. DCG does not endorse any third-party web site hyperlinked from the Site. DCG has no liability to any person or entity for the content or the use of the content available through or for the unavailability of any such third-party web site or any hyperlink in a linked-to web site. Other sites may be permitted to link to the Web Site only upon the condition of prior written approval by DCG
When using the Site, you agree not to engage in any of the following activities and/or conduct: (1) violating any applicable laws or regulations; (2) impersonating any person or entity or falsely representing your affiliation with any person or entity; (3) uploading, posting, transmitting, or otherwise making available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, or invasive of another’s privacy; (4) interfering with or disrupting the operation of the Site or the servers or networks connected to it; (5) attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Site, user accounts, or any computer systems or networks connected to the Site.
No Representations or Warranties; Limitations on Liability
The information and materials on the Site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made without notice to the information contained herein.
THE CONTENT AND FUNCTIONALITY ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT DCG IS NOT HEREIN ENGAGED IN RENDERING PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR SERVICES TO YOU, NO SITE CONTENT IS INTENDED TO SERVE AS OR SHALL BE DEEMED INVESTMENT, LEGAL, TAX, ACCOUNTING OR OTHER REGULATED ADVICE, AND THAT YOU SHALL AT ALL TIMES REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE OF ALL SITE CONTENT AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE UPON THE SITE CONTENT SHALL BE ENTIRELY AT YOUR SOLE OPTION AND RISK. DCG MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR GRAPHICS ON THE WEB SITE, ALL OF WHICH ARE PROVIDED ON A STRICTLY “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO ANY INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR GRAPHICS ON THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. DCG DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, OR ANY PORTION OF THE CONTENT THEREOF, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE FROM ERRORS, THAT DEFECTS, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEB SITE OR ANY SERVER WHICH MAKES THE WEB SITE AVAILABLE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. DCG DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS WITH REGARD TO THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE INFORMATION, DATA, SERVICES, PRODUCTS OR MATERIALS IN THE WEB SITE OR ANY LINK HEREIN PROVIDED CONCERNING THE CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR IN ANY OTHER MANNER WHATSOEVER. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE SITE OWNER OR PUBLISHER BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF RECOVERY, AT LAW OR IN EQUITY, FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE OR LOST PROFITS), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY MANNER CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF INFORMATION OR SERVICES, THE FAILURE TO PROVIDE INFORMATION OR SERVICES, OR THE INABILITY TO USE INFORMATION OR SERVICES FROM THE WEB SITE, EVEN IF IT OR EITHER/ANY OF THEM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING NOTWITHSTANDING, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF DCG FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN LAW, EQUITY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO DCG, IF ANY, FOR THE RIGHT TO ACCESS THE WEB SITE DURING THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
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