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Privacy & Safe Harbor Information

Privacy Statement

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes no information regarding the domain or email address.

We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail and aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

If you supply us with your postal address and/or telephone number on-line you will only receive the information for which you requested.

As a supplier of services, Data Services Inc. also adheres to the Direct Marketing Association’s Privacy Policy. For more information please contact the Direct Marketing Association.


Safe Harbor Privacy Policy

At Data Services Inc. we want you to know that we comply with the European Union’s and Switzerland's privacy policies. As part of that compliance, Data Services Inc. has certified its compliance with the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks as set forth by the United States Department of Commerce and we work within their guidelines. Adherence to these guidelines enables organizations within the US to use consumer data from the EU and Switzerland for direct marketing campaigns. Data Services Inc. supports and adheres to these Safe Harbor guidelines throughout our organization.

Data Services, Inc. also supports and adheres to the guidelines and regulations set forth in the DDV Declaration (VE 12/2009) “Commissioned Data Processing and Data Treatment”. However, being subject to US law, Data Services, Inc. is registered with the US Direct Marketing Association’s Safe Harbor Program which provides an independent third-party dispute resolution mechanism that will address any unresolved EU or Swiss data privacy complaints.

For purposes of this policy, Data Services Inc. acts as a Data Processor(1) and therefore processes data in accordance with instructions from the Data Controller(2). As a Data Processor, Data Services Inc., shall not transfer data to a Third Party(3) without instructions from the Data Controller. Data Services Inc. will process the data for one-time use and only for the purpose for which it was intended.

Written instructions shall be provided by the Data Controller outlining the authority granted to the Data Services Inc. as the Data Processor, and specify in the instructions, the limits of that processing so that Data Services Inc. may keep on record our classification as a Data Processor. Without written instructions, Data Services Inc. will not be liable for the actions of the Data Controller.

For information regarding Data Services' Safe Harbor certification, please use the following link:

Data Services' Safe Harbor Certification

Footnotes:
1. A data processor is an entity that processes personal data on behalf of a data controller.
2. A data controller is an entity that determines the purposes and means for processing personal data.
3. A third party is any entity other than a data controller or data processor.


Email Privacy Policy

Data Services, Inc. acts as an Email Service Provider (ESP) for our clients. As an ESP, Data Services, Inc. sends emails on our client's behalf to their subscribers. Data Services, Inc. never sends unsolicited email and require all of our clients to never send unsolicited email. Data Services, Inc. requires that all of our clients subscribers be Single Opt-In at a minimum and recommend that clients go through Double Opt-In processing. Data Services, Inc. also requires that all of our email clients conform to and abide by the Can Spam Act (S.877) of 2003. All email clients must fill out an Email Compliance Form before each mailing stating that they agree to and have abided by all of the above requirements. These forms are stored for reference for a minimum of one year.

If you feel that you have received an unsolicited email from Data Services, Inc. or one of our clients please send an email to: emailServices@dataservicesinc.com. Please include in the email the date and time you received the email in question and if possible please attach the email in question.

If you have questions or comments concerning our email privacy policy please contact us at:
Data Services, Inc.
Attention: Email Services
31516 Winterplace Parkway
Salisbury, MD 21804
Phone: 410-546-2206
Email: emailServices@dataservicesinc.com