Privacy Policy

At Probity LLC, we recognize the importance of privacy and how crucial it is to protect the privacy of all who use our services. Probity, LLC and Probity, LLC d/b/a Nashville Connected (the “Company”) operates the websites probitycs.com, and nashvilleconnected.com (the “Service” and/or “Sites”). This policy informs “you” (and “your”) of Company policies regarding information and/or data (the “Data”) that we collect, how we use it, any disclosures, and choices you have about how that Data is used. The Company collects, stores, uses and transmits your Data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection, storage, use and transmission of your Data and other personal information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible via the Company Sites.

What do we collect?

While using our Service / Sites, the Company may ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information (PII) that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”).  Personal Data may include but is not limited to, company name, contact first and last name, contact email, and phone number(s). For internal purposes, we use this information to communicate and provide requested services.  We may also use this information for marketing or internal reporting purposes. Once this information is received, reasonable measures are maintained throughout processing to guard the privacy and security of your personal information. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications by following unsubscribe link(s) or instructions provided via email or the Sites.

Our sites may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”), such as cookies and/or Internet Protocol (IP) address tracking, browser data, time and date of your visit, and related diagnostic data.  Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when you initially visit a website that make your browser unique to that site. We use cookies to recognize if you have been to our sites before, making your ongoing access and usage of the sites easier and smoother. Information is also gathered about the areas you visit on our sites and about the links to other sites on the Internet you may click from within our sites.

For more information about cookies and how to manage and/or remove them through your browser settings, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ .

The Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by the Company. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. Please note, the Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the nature, quality, or accuracy of the content or opinions of other sites, such as those linked from our sites. In addition, third party sites are not investigated, monitored, or checked for quality, accuracy, or completeness by us. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy and data collection policies of each website that may collect personally identifiable information.

Data Use

The Company may use the collected Data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain its Service or notify about changes to its Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of its Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that it can improve its Service
  • To monitor the usage of its Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which it offers that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

How we use your email

When you utilize any services available through our sites, we store the email address in the event further correspondence is requested.

We may use an email delivery and marketing service to send emails, including newsletters, for which you have registered (or otherwise agreed to receive). Web beacons and cookies may be used in such email messages to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how customers use our Web sites, services and other products.

We may combine information supplied by a customer with Web site usage data to learn more about users and services viewed and/or requested. We may use this information to tailor services to your interests or to contact you about offers from our business associates which may be of interest to you. We do not disclose this information to third parties.

Surveys and contests

Occasionally, we may invite customers to provide information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary, and the Web site user or other customer has a choice whether to disclose requested contact information (such as name and mailing address) and demographic information (such as ZIP code or job title). In addition to the other uses set forth in this policy, contact information collected in connection with surveys is used to notify individuals and to monitor or improve the use of, and satisfaction with the Web site or our other products or services. Subject to the given customer’s preferences (as described in the “Opt Out/Cancellation” section below), such information also may be shared with relevant third party sponsors.

Communications with us

We have features where our customers can submit information to us (such as feedback forms). Where such submissions include requests for service, support or information, we may forward them to our agents, as needed, to best respond to the specific request. In addition, we may retain emails and other information sent to us for our internal administrative purposes, and to help us better serve our customers.

Communications from us: service updates, industry information, and more

In order to best serve our customers, we may send updates that contain important information about our services. Users can choose not to receive these communications from us, as set forth in the “Opt out/Cancellation” section below.

*We will never ask for your personal login information if we are working with you to correct or enhance anything in your account.

Data Retention

The Company will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. The Company will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with its legal obligations (for example, if it is required to retain your Data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce its legal rights, agreements and/or policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of the Service, or it is legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Confidentiality

We reserve the right to disclose to third parties information about usage of our sites and any related services, including information gathered during your use of our sites. Any information disclosed will be in the form of aggregate data (such as overall patterns or demographic reports) that does not describe or identify any individual user.

We will not disclose personal information to any third party without your express permission, except in the following limited circumstances, in which we will consider, and may release to third parties:

  1. To comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order;
  2. In special cases, such as to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud or situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the Data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If You are located outside United States and choose to provide information to the Company, please note that it transfers the Data, including Personal Data, to United States and processes it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your Data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data

Legal Requirements

The Company may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend its rights or property
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your Data is important to the Company, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While the Company strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, it cannot guarantee its absolute security.

“Do Not Track” Signals

The Company does not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. The Company aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data the Company holds about you and if you want it to be removed from its systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

The right to access, update or to delete the information the Company retains about you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact The Company to assist you.

The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.

The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.

The right of restriction. You have the right to request that the Company restrict the processing of your personal information.

The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information the Company has on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.

The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, but you cannot withdraw your consent where the Company has already relied on it to process your personal Data.

*Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers

The Company may engage third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on behalf of the Company and are obligated contractually not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

The Company may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of its Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Your California privacy rights

Beginning January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits those customers that are California residents to request that we not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing for personal, household or family use.

Governing law

Our sites  are controlled, operated and administered entirely within the United States. By using this site, you signify your agreement to the terms of this Policy. If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not disclose any personal information through this site. This Policy and the use of this site are governed by Tennessee law. Users of this site consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts as the most convenient and appropriate for the resolution of disputes concerning this Policy. This Policy and the notices outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any third party. Any claim related to the site or this Policy shall be brought in a federal or state court in Davidson County, Nashville, Tennessee, within one year after the claim arises.

Children’s Privacy

The Company’s Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

The Company does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If the Company becomes aware that it has collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, it will take steps to remove that information from its Sites.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

The Company reserves the right to change or update this Privacy Policy, or any of our governing Privacy Policies at any time. You are responsible for reviewing this Policy periodically, and your continued use of our sites following changes to the policies will be considered acceptance of any changes. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to the site.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

By email: jkelkin@grsm.com

By phone: 615.988.0543

 

2020 Terms of Use

BY USING THIS WEBSITE (“SITE”), “YOU”, THE READER/USER, AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

Probity, LLC and Probity, LLC d/b/a Nashville Connected (the “Company”) operates the websites probitycs.com, and nashvilleconnected.com (the “Service” and/or “Sites”). The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, the Company grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site.

The content contained on the Site may be owned, controlled or licensed by or to the Company, and may be protected by copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.  The Company cannot grant more access or privilege than it is given and it does not hold itself out as granting any such rights or privileges.

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, publicly display, encode, translate, transmit or distribute in any way (including “mirroring”) to any other computer, server, Web site or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial enterprise, without the express prior written consent of the Company.

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to or interfere with the operation of any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any of our servers or applications, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate or unauthorized means for any purpose.

You may not use the Site or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal, unauthorized or other activity which infringes the rights of the Company or other users.

Additional terms and conditions may apply to our services and to specific portions or features of the Site, including forms, portals, promotions or other similar features, all of which terms are made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference. You agree to abide by such other terms and conditions, including where applicable representing that you are of sufficient legal age and competence to use this Site. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site or for any good or service offered on or through the Site, the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Site or the specific service.

The Company obligations, if any, with regard to any services are governed solely by the executed Agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this Site should be construed to alter such Agreements.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, its members, officers, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), made by any third party due to, arising out of or in connection with your access or use of this Site.

Disclosure

The Company may disclose any information it has about you (including your identity) for the purpose of conducting its business and for any other lawful purpose. The Company may also disclose any information it has about you if it determines that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) its rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Site, including other participants. The Company reserves the right at all times to disclose any information it deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. The Company also may disclose your information when exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.

You acknowledge and agree that the Company may preserve any transmittal or communication by you through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, and may also disclose such data for its business purposes, including to third-party vendors or affiliates.  The Company may also preserve any transmittal or communication if required to do so by law and/or to protect the rights, property or personal safety of its members, officers, employees, users of or visitors to the Site, and the public in general.

Termination

You agree that the Company may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site and/or block your future access to the Site if it determines that you have violated these Terms of Use or other Agreements or guidelines which may be associated with your access or use of the Site. You also agree that any violation by you of these Terms of Use will constitute an unlawful and unfair practice, and will cause irreparable harm to the Company, for which you may be held liable.

Legal Action

Except where prohibited by law, in no event will the Company (Probity, Nashville Connected, or affiliates)  be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

If the Company is found to be liable to you for any damage or loss which arises out of or is in any way connected with your use of the Site, its liability shall in no event exceed the greater of One Hundred and 00/100 ($100.00 U.S.).

You agree that if the Company is required to take any legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms of Use, it will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief granted. You agree that the Company will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the Site for any reason.

You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Site, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of Tennessee without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. By virtue of you transacting through this Site, you agree to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Tennessee, and you waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue in the Chancery Court for Davidson County, Tennessee. Any claim under these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred. Claims made under the separate terms and conditions of purchase for goods and services may be subject to other terms of limitation.

In the event of any controversy or dispute between us arising out of or in connection with your use of this Site, you must notify the Company of the alleged problem via the Contact form on our Site or by contacting the Fractional Compliance Officer Julie-Karel Elkin, Esq. at 3401 Mallory Lane, Suite 120, Franklin, TN 37067 and the parties shall attempt, promptly and in good faith, to resolve any such dispute by direct negotiation. If we are unable to resolve any such dispute within a reasonable time (not to exceed thirty (30) days), then any controversy or dispute must be submitted to non-binding mediation in Davidson County, Tennessee and your personal attendance is required. If the dispute cannot be resolved through mediation, then the parties shall be free to pursue any right or remedy available to them under the applicable law as referenced herein.

Construction

If any portion of the Terms of Use are deemed unenforceable, then the offending provision shall be liberally construed to provide the most protection legally available to the Company while leaving the remaining portions in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company with regard to your use of the Site, and any and all other written or oral agreements or understandings previously existing between us with respect to such use are hereby superseded and cancelled.

State Specific Provisions

In the event the state in which you reside and/or from where you initiated access or interaction with the Site has specific laws or compliance requirements that differ from these terms, then these terms shall be liberally construed to provide the most protection legally available to the Company while leaving the remaining portions in full force and effect.