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CFO Data Policies

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy you can contact CFO using the information. on our contact page.

2. What information do we collect?

You may visit our site without setting cookies, but cookies will be set when you join or log in as a CFO member.

2.1. Contact form data

If you choose to join CFO or use the forms on our website, any details you enter will be collected.

2.2. Account data

When you register for an account, we collect and store all information you enter..

2.3. Automatically generated data

The service automatically generates statistical data about the number of accesses to various pages. This data is aggregated and cannot be used to identify particular End Users.

3. What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect may be used for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To answer your enquiry;
  • To contact you regarding our services;
  • To identify you as a member;
  • To enable us to issue valid invoices and to process transactions;
  • To enable secure login for you in the Service;
  • To enable automated subscription handling;
  • To provide you with automatically generated information on the End User clicks on the Pop-up buttons.

4. Legal basis

4.1. EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The processing of your data is either based on your consent or in case the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, cf. GDPR art. 6(1)(a)-(b).

If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the following data protection rights:

  • If you wish to access, correct, update, or request deletion of your personal information, you can do so at any time by using your profile edit tools, or by emailing us.
  • In addition, you can object to the processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information, or request portability of your personal information. Again, you can exercise these rights by emailing us.
  • Similarly, if we have collected and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time.  Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent. Withdrawing your consent will very likely affect your access to the site.
  • You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority.

We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

4.2. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

us is in compliance with the requirements of GDPR 2018. We will not intentionally collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website and services are directed at people who are at least 13 years old or older.

5. How do we protect your information?

5.1. Confidentiality

All data is protected by password access. We do not request, or keep financial information such as your bank account details.

5.2. Transparency

We will keep this page updated with any changes to the processes to protect data privacy and security, including practices and policies.

5.3. Monitoring

We use various internal and external monitoring tools to ensure high system performance and availability.

6. How we use cookies

We may place a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. Cookies are used to remember your identity and session and keep you logged into your account. We also use our cookie collected information to make your visit easier and more enjoyable. If you wish to disable cookies, there is a simple procedure in most Internet browsers that allows you to turn off or delete cookies, but please remember that cookies may be required to allow you to use certain features.

6.1. Measuring Website Usage

Google Analytics is in use to collect information about how visitors use this site. This provides us with important information that can enable the site to work better. We do not link this information to your name or address.

7. Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties any personally identifiable information.

This does not include trusted third parties or subcontractors who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you. Such trusted parties may have access to personally identifiable information on a need-to-know basis and will be contractually obliged to keep your 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 our or others' rights, property, or safety.

7.1. Subcontractors/trusted third parties

The subcontractors of CFO are:

  • A2 hosting

7.2. Legally required disclosure

We will not disclose customer data to law enforcement except when instructed by you or where it is required by law. When governments make a lawful demand for customer data from us, we strive to limit the disclosure. us will only release specific data mandated by the relevant legal demand.

If compelled to disclose your data, us will promptly notify you and provide a copy of the demand unless legally prohibited from doing so.

8. Third party services

You may access other third-party services through the Services, for example by clicking on links to those third-party services from within the Services. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of these third-party services, and we encourage you to carefully review their privacy policies.

9. Where do we store the information?

No stored data will be transferred, backed up and/or recovered by us within the European Union, where special laws may exist.

9.1. Personal data location

All data and databases are stored on our servers, currently hosted in Michigan. Databases and files are continuously backed up at the CFO offices in Illinois. Backups are stored on file storage at the same geographical location as the database.

10. Data access

If you are a registered user, you may access information associated with your Account by logging into our Services.

11. Request for rectification, restriction or erasure of the personal data

11.1. Rectification

You may at any time update any inaccurate personal data about you.

11.2. Erasure

You may without undue delay request the erasure of personal data concerning you. When notified we shall erase the personal data without undue delay when one of the following applies:

  • if the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
  • if you withdraw your consent on which the processing is based, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;
  • if the personal data have been unlawfully processed; or
  • if the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in EU or national law.

You can also remove your account data yourself on your Profile page.

12. Data retention

12.1. Data retention policy

Membership data will due to tax regulations be retained for up to seven fiscal years from your cancellation of your account.

12.2. Data retention for compliance with legal requirements

You cannot require us to change any of the default retention periods, except for the reasons linked to compliance with specific laws and regulations.

13. Your consent

By using our site and/or our Service, you consent to this Privacy Policy.

14. Changes to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time, so please review it frequently.

Changes to the Privacy Policy will appear on this page.

If you don't find answers to your questions here, please send an email to the webmaster and we will get back to you with an answer.

These pages are a collection of the ideas and impressions of the Cardinal pilots who frequent this site. This information is anecdotal, informal and may not be completely accurate. The Cardinal Flyers are not certified mechanics and do not guarantee the accuracy of the contents of these pages. Please research and confirm anything that is referenced on these pages with the experts appropriate to your situation.

As always, the Cessna maintenance, operations and flight manuals, and the advice of a certified mechanic and flight instructor, should be your primary sources of information regarding safe maintenance and operation of your aircraft.

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