This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.spiretech.com

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

The below list details the cookies used on our website. While we’ve attempted to make a complete list, third parties may change or add cookies without our knowledge.

CookieDescription
Necessary
OutlookSessionUsed by the "Schedule an Appointment" functions on the website (Microsoft bookings engine).
OIDCUsed by the "Schedule an Appointment" functions on the website (Microsoft bookings engine).
ClientIdUsed by the "Schedule an Appointment" functions on the website (Microsoft bookings engine).
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given their consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Non-Necessary'.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Necessary'.
Analytics
NIDThis cookie is used by google to a profile based on a user's interest and display personalized ads to the users on other sites.
_gat_UA-2264701-1This cookie is installed by Google tag manager.  It is used to throttle the request rate by high-volume websites.
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
Advertisement
frThe cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
_fbpThis cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.

How can I control the cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookies & Privacy” link in our website footer. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in U.S. privacy law and information security, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in accordance with EU regulation, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website. 

WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT

The information we collect about you depends on how you do business with us, and what services you purchase, if any.  Anonymous visitors to our website may have cookies set as described in our Cookie Policy.  Visitors who input information info a form, or purchase IT management or hosting services from us will have additional information gathered needed to provision and support your services.

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, company name, email address, phone number, or other details to help you with your experience. We collect information from you when you complete a form to receive information through our site. We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up to receive information, respond to marketing communications, surf the website, or use certain other site features to optimize your experience and help you make informed decisions about your technology. We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information and data stored on our site.

INFORMATION & DISCLOSURES OF PERSONAL DATA UNDER GDPR

GDPR requires that personal data from the EEA is subject to special protection. GDPR also provides EU-based individuals with certain individual rights with respect to their personal information. We will make all reasonable efforts to abide by GDPR and provide at least the same level of data protection for personal data received and processed from the EU as the privacy protections set forth in our privacy policy. We will also make reasonable attempts to accommodate requests by Data Subjects to exercise GDPR rights. Where necessary and appropriate, we have implemented organizational and technical measures that include internal data protection policies and maintaining documentation on our processing activities.

CONTACT FORMS

You may choose to fill out a contact form on our site. We collect information from you when you complete a form to receive information through our site. We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up to receive information, respond to marketing communications, surf the website, or use certain other site features to optimize your experience and help you make informed decisions about your IT service needs. This site’s forms are protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites may behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

ANALYTICS

We are using Google Analytics, Facebook, and MailChimp technology for data collection and aggregation to better understand and remarket to our visitors. To opt out of these services, please visit the opt out links in the cookie policy above.

WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We 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.

HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR INFORMATION

For users that register on our website, order services, fill out a form, request technical support, or call us, we also store the personal information they provide. This information will be stored indefinitely so that we may better serve you should you contact us or require services or technical support in the future.  Cookies are retained only as long as indicated in the cookie policy for each cookie.

WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE REGARDING YOUR DATA

If you have an account with us or have registered with this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA

Visitor entered information may be checked through an automated spam detection service. The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site or the U.S. Fair Information Practices and the GDPR, please contact us at SpireTech, 2140 SW Jefferson Street, Suite 300, Portland, Oregon 97201.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Your acceptance of these terms:  By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and our terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. Our site is also in compliance with standards to keep your information secure, and with PCI vulnerability standards to keep your payment card data secure in order to create a risk-free environment as possible for users.

WHAT AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING AND/OR PROFILING WE DO WITH USER DATA

We do use cookies, as referenced above. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We have the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time, and any changes made will be in accordance with the U.S. Fair Information Practices and the GDPR. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.