Privacy Policy

SC History Speaks’ Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to SC History Speaks, and we are committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of the personal information collected through your use of SC History Speaks’ website and app. SC History Speaks wants you to know how we collect data about you and how that data will be used.

SC History Speaks offers a website and mobile phone app which provides users the ability to review fitness and health options, and subscribers the ability to post information about their business and services. All the information you share with us on our site, information contained within your account, and data generated by your use of SC History Speaks’ sites or services is governed by our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

What data does SC History Speaks collect?

SC History Speaks collects your data as defined in the categories of the table included in this document, and any other information you enter into your account. This data is collected when you contact SC History Speaks for more information about services, email SC History Speaks directly, or register an account to use SC History Speaks’ services.

How does SC History Speaks use your information?

SC History Speaks may use your personal information for the purposes of registering you as an account holder and opening your account and to provide the services you have requested from SC History Speaks.  

We may also use personal information for auditing, research, and analysis to operate and improve the SC History Speaks sites. SC History Speaks may use information collected from you to help diagnose technical problems, administer the SC History Speaks sites, and improve the quality and types of services delivered.

We may use third parties to assist us in processing of your personal information and we require that these third parties comply with our Privacy Policy. 

We use cookies to assist in delivering the services and to provide a positive and personalized user experience. Our cookies are used to provide you with easy access to the services and navigation on the sites when you enter your login information on SC History Speaks’ sites. This site also uses cookies provided and managed by a third-party vendor related to payment for services. You may disable cookies within your browser, however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of SC History Speaks’ sites. We may use other standard technologies to track your use of our site.

You may opt out of cookies at any time by using your browser’s privacy settings for cookies.

If you sign up for an account, we also collect your personal information in order to:

  • Provide the services outlined on our website.
  • Share information with groups looking to hire speakers and speakers so that when you reach out to them, they can deliver the requested services.
  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
  • Send you additional information related to your product and/or service.
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company outside of SC History Speaks or its third-party service providers, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested. Any information provided to third party service providers is released only for the purpose of performing a service to SC History Speaks. 

SC History Speaks may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. Only non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. 

Should you breach our Terms and Conditions, or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligations, we may disclose your information to a relevant authority. 

What should you do to stop receiving marketing communications from SC History Speaks?

SC History Speaks gives you an opportunity to choose to opt-out of receiving future marketing mailings. Please send your request to [email protected] or write us at the physical address listed below. 

Please note that it may take up to thirty (30) days to remove your contact information from our marketing communications lists, so you may receive correspondence from us for a short time after you make your request.

How does SC History Speaks protect the security of your information?

SC History Speaks uses a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted and is only accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems. 

The textual information you share when you choose to engage with us, and the textual information you enter when you use SC History Speaks’ services as an account holder, are SSL encrypted during transmission and are accessible only by SC History Speaks employees, contractors, and agents on a need to know basis and who have entered into and are bound by a confidentiality and nondisclosure agreement with SC History Speaks.  

Of course, no guarantee can be made that your information and data will be secure from intrusions and unauthorized release to third parties.

In order to be in line with the Fair Information Practices put forth by the FTC, we will notify you via email within 7 business days.

Compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

SC History Speaks does not market services to and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under 13 years of age.

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. 

Accessing, Updating, and Deleting your Personal Information

You may access, update, download, or delete your personal information contacting us at [email protected]. Requests to access, update, download or delete your personal information will be performed manually following a request by email. Response and carrying out the request will be on a reasonable time frame but not instantaneous. 

Any cancellation of your account will result in the deactivation or deletion of your account or your access to your account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all content in your account. This information cannot be recovered from us once your account is cancelled. 

How does SC History Speaks handle changes to this Privacy Policy?

We may need to modify or change our privacy policy at some point in the future. When we make changes to the Privacy Policy we will post the revised Privacy Policy on our sites and specify the date of the last modifications or changes. 

Compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)

SC History Speaks has implemented internal processes and technology on its website that comply with the GDPR and ePrivacy Directive. This includes, but is not limited to, notifying users when cookies and other tracking data is collected, providing users a clear way to opt-in and opt-out of marketing emails, and giving users the right to download or delete their data, as outlined in this document.

Compliance with California Online Privacy Protection Act

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following that users can visit our site anonymously. There will be a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website. Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above. The date of the last revision of the privacy policy will be stated at the end of the policy and users will be notified of any changes.

Compliance with California Consumer Privacy Act

Information We Collect

We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device (“personal information”). In particular, we have collected the following categories of personal information from consumers within the last twelve (12) months:

A. Identifiers.A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.YES
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute.A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information. Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.YES
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).YES
D. Commercial information.Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.YES
E. Biometric information.Genetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise data.NO
F. Internet or other similar network activity.Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer’s interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.YES
G. Geolocation data.Physical location or movements.YES
H. Sensory data.Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.NO
I. Professional or employment-related information.Current or past job history or performance evaluations.NO
J. Non-public education information.Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.NO
K. Inferences drawn from other personal information.Profile reflecting a person’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.NO

We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:

  • Directly from users. For example, from information that our users provide to us related to the services for which they engage us.
  • Indirectly from our users. For example, through information we collect from our users in the course of providing services to them.
  • Directly and indirectly from activity on our website. For example, from submissions through our website portal or website usage details collected automatically.

In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have disclosed the following categories of personal information for a business purpose:

Category A:             Identifiers.

Category C:             Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.

We disclose your personal information for a business purpose to third-party vendors such as payment processing services and to our related organizations including the SC Rev War Trust. 

SC History Speaks Can Provide You With a Copy of Your Information

You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. You also have the right to request a copy of your account information. You can request this by emailing [email protected].

SC History Speaks Can Delete Your Information

You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies. You can request this by emailing [email protected].

We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service providers to:

  • Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform our contract with you.
  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
  • Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise another right provided for by law.
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 seq.).
  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information’s deletion may likely render impossible or seriously impair the research’s achievement, if you previously provided informed consent.
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
  • Comply with a legal obligation.
  • Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.

SC History Speaks’ Non-Discrimination Policy

We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights. Unless permitted by law, we will not:

  • Deny you goods or services.
  • Charge you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties.
  • Provide you a different level or quality of goods or services.
  • Suggest that you may receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.

Compliance with Nevada Privacy Laws

We currently do not sell covered information, as “sale” is defined by such law, and we don’t have plans to sell this information. If in the future we decide to sell information, we will notify users via email.

What should you do if you have any questions or complaints about this Privacy Policy?

If you have a question or complaint about this Privacy Policy or our information collection practices, please contact us at [email protected] or write us at the address listed below.

South Carolina American Revolution
Sestercentennial Commission
8301 Parklane Rd, Columbia, SC 29223

South Carolina American Revolution
Sestercentennial Commission

8301 Parklane Rd, Columbia, SC 29223

Phone: 803-898-3392

Email: [email protected]

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