Last Updated: April 13, 2017
Your privacy is important to ACA GPS, and we are committed to adhering to federal and state privacy laws and industry guidelines for using personal information collected from the Website in order to protect you and your identity. This Privacy Notice describes the limited information we may collect about you; how we use your information; how we protect the information; and what choices you have on how that information is used.
Modifications and Updates
ACA GPS’s privacy policies may change from time to time, and ACA GPS reserves the right to modify or update this Privacy Notice. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice periodically to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Please be advised, however, your continued use of this Website is acceptance of any changes or updates to ACA GPS’s Privacy Notice.
Information Collection and Use
Information We Collect from Visitors
Visitors to our Website can access the site’s home page and browse most other areas of the Website without disclosing any personal information. We make no attempts to identify individual users unless we suspect illegal behavior. The ACA GPS system automatically collects information about your browsing activity within our Website and technology used in order to improve the content and usability of the Website. The information collected includes information provided to us by your browser, including the IP address or Website it came from (known as the referring URL), the type of operating system and browser used, the time and date of access, which pages were visited, and other similar information.
Information We Collect When You Provide Voluntary Contact Information
Our website offers the opportunity to ask questions, request information, or to obtain other services. Use of these options is voluntary. By furnishing the requested information, you are deemed to have consented to use of your data.
Visitors to our Website may provide their consent to be added to our electronic newsletter by providing a name and email address for this purpose. You may opt out of future receipt of the electronic newsletter at any time through a link at the bottom of the electronic newsletter.
Visitors may also request that we contact them regarding our products and services and may provide certain information such as their name, title, organization name, email address, physical address, and phone number. ACA GPS will use the information you provide to respond to your request, and your consent to use such personal information for that purpose is implied. If you wish for us to contact you regarding our products and services, but do not wish to provide contact information, you may contact us via phone at 470-239-5524.
Cookies and log files are technologies used by the ACA GPS Website for various purposes. We do not collect personally identifiable information about visitors to our website through these technologies.
We use ‘persistent‘ cookies on our website in order to increase our ability to help users find the content they want. Persistent cookies are stored in the memory of your computer and may remain after the session ends. We use ‘temporary’ or ‘session’ cookies on some of the ACAGPS.com applications deployed on our website, as well. Session cookies are available only during an active browser session and are erased as soon as you close your web browser. Cookies enhance web metrics and help us analyze how visitors navigate through ACAGPS.com. Cookies will allow us to analyze the effectiveness of the site, make design improvements to enhance site performance and improvements based on the way that the website is actually used by visitors, which will improve customer service overall.
You do not have to accept cookies from us, but if you choose not to, some of the functions on our site may not be available to you. Your web browser can be set to allow you to control whether you will accept cookies, reject cookies, or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to you. The Help section of your browser will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies or to delete cookies that are already on your computer (persistent cookies).
To keep this service available and secure, we monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to add or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the website. By using the ACA GPS website you consent to such monitoring.
Protection of Information
ACA GPS will not sell, trade, or voluntarily provide your personal information with any other party except as required by law or appropriate governmental authority.
ACA GPS takes various security measures to protect information received online. Information stored on our servers is encrypted and access is restricted to ACA GPS employees or agents who need to know such information to perform a specific job on ACA GPS’s behalf. ACA GPS has implemented Information Security and Privacy Policies and maintains measures to protect our information systems from unauthorized access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and loss. All our employees receive security and privacy training and are bound by confidentiality obligations regarding the use of information and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, for failure to comply with these obligations.
ACA GPS was given a SOC2 Certification by an Independent Auditor in May of 2016. ACA GPS controls over the ACA Management Tool® were suitably designed to provide reasonable assurance that as of May 16, 2016:
- The system is protected against unauthorized access, use, or modification
- The system is available for operation and use as committed or agreed
- System processing is complete, valid, accurate, timely and authorized
- Information designated as confidential is protected as committed or agreed
- Personal information is collected, used, retained, disclosed, and destroyed in conformity with ACA GPS’s commitments and system requirements
The auditor’s report was based on the principles set forth in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ TSP section 100, Trust Services Principles, Criteria, and Illustrations for Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and Privacy. If you are interested in reviewing the SOC3 Report, please click here.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, although ACA GPS makes a genuine effort to ensure the security of activities conducted on this Website, the confidentiality of transactions transmitted over the Internet is not guaranteed. Accordingly, ACA GPS cannot and does not guarantee that any activities conducted on this Website will be absolutely secure. You must decide if you want to assume the risk that an unauthorized person may learn your e-mail address or other information you may provide as it is transmitted. Once received by ACA GPS your information is secured and we will not e-mail personal information as part of our response to you. ACA GPS maintains an Incident Management and Response Plan to address potential information security and privacy breaches and mitigate the harm from potential loss of information.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this website are strictly prohibited and are subject to prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.
Information may be copied, stored, and retained on our database servers or as part of our normal backup processes. Servers and backup information is subject to physical, electronic, and managerial security measures and access is restricted to authorized IT associates.
Update of your Personal Information and ACA GPS Contact Information
Update or Removal of Personal Information
Director, Office of Privacy
ACA GPS, LLC
107 Pilgrim Village Drive, Suite 100
Cumming, GA 30040
ACA GPS will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request.