Privacy Notice

At Advancing Wisconsin, we prioritize your privacy. This notice outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal data. It may be subject to updates, so please review periodically. Note that this notice excludes personnel data.

1. How We Use Your Personal Data

We utilize your data for various purposes, including:

  • Providing Products and Services:
    • Operating, improving, and maintaining our products and services.
    • Facilitating payment or return transactions initiated by you.
    • Delivering electronic receipts to consumers requesting them.
    • Managing relationships with you or your company.
    • Fulfilling our agreement obligations and exercising our rights.
  • Communication:
    • Contacting you regarding your account, sending service-related emails, and managing communications between merchants and customers regarding marketing messages and preferences.
  • Personalization:
    • Tailoring how we provide products and services.
    • Maintaining records for merchants regarding personnel interaction and customer purchase activity.
  • Fraud Prevention and Risk Management:
    • Checking for fraud or money laundering.
    • Administering and protecting our business.
  • Research and Development:
    • Developing or improving products and services.
    • Creating analytics and reporting on industry and fraud trends.

2. Marketing

We may use your data to understand your preferences and present relevant opportunities. With your consent, we facilitate marketing communications between you and merchants. You can opt-out anytime.

3. Managing Recruiting and Employment Applications

We process personal data for recruitment activities, evaluating candidates, and monitoring statistics.

4. Compliance with Law

Your data is used to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and legal processes.

5. Compliance, Fraud Prevention, and Safety

We utilize data to enforce terms, protect rights and property, and prevent fraudulent or illegal activities.

6. With Your Consent

In some cases, we may seek your consent, and you have the right to withdraw it at any time.

7. Creating Anonymous Data

We may create anonymous or aggregated data for lawful business purposes.

8. Your Rights and Choices

  • Marketing Communications:
    • Opt-out of marketing messages anytime.
  • Targeted Online Advertising:
    • Opt-out mechanisms are available for targeted advertising.

9. How We Keep Your Data Safe

We have robust security measures in place to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure. Access is restricted to those with a legitimate need.

10. Links to Other Websites

This notice does not apply to third-party websites linked to ours. We aren’t responsible for their privacy practices or content.

11. How Long We Use Your Data

We retain your data for as long as necessary based on the purpose, legal, regulatory, or reporting requirements.