Last updated on October 29, 2017 at 3:22 pm
(i) When you browse or visit our website, https://www.techcommuters.com/ (“Website”); (ii) When use, or communicate with, our Website.
a.) When you subscribe to our blog b.) When you contact us (via leaving a comment) (iii) When you interact with us on our social media profiles (e.g., Facebook, etc.) We greatly respect your privacy, which is why we make every effort to provide a platform that would live up to the ultimate privacy standards of users.
Table of contents:
1. What information we collect, why we collect it, and how it is used.
2. Period of storage of collected information.
3. How we protect and store your personal data.
4. How we share your personal data.
5. Your rights.
6. Use by children.
7. Public information about your activity on the services.
8. Links to and interaction with third party products.
9. Log files.
10. Cookies and other tracking technologies.
11. Analytic tools.
12. How to contact us.
- WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT, WHY WE COLLECT IT, AND HOW IT IS USED
Data we collect, why is the data collected and for what purposes?
Legal basis (GDPR only)
To improve the website’s services, to analyze the use of the website and campaigns when users use the site, interacts with it, requests a demo information as provided by the user like –
∙ Full name ∙ Company name ∙ Email address ∙ Password ∙ Phone number ∙ Job title ∙ Any other data that you decide to supply/provide us ∙
To send marketing communications when you share details like
∙ Full name ∙ Company name ∙ Email address ∙ Password ∙ Phone number ∙ Job title ∙ Any other data that you decide to supply/provide us.
When you subscribe to our blog
∙ Email address you provide is added to the mailing list.
To customize a user’s experience.
2. PERIOD OF STORAGE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION
2.1. Personal Data-
Your Personal Data (as described above) will be stored until we no longer need the information and proactively delete it, or you send a valid deletion request.
Please note that we will retain it for a longer or shorter period in accordance with data retention laws. We have an internal data retention policy to ensure that we do not retain your Personal Data perpetually.
This depends on the cookie in question. Some cookies (e.g. essential cookies) cannot be disabled. You may also control and delete these cookies through your browser settings.
3. HOW WE PROTECT AND STORE YOUR INFORMATION
3.1. Security –
We have implemented appropriate technical, organizational and security measures designed to reduce the risk of accidental destruction or loss, or the unauthorized disclosure or access to such information appropriate to the nature of the information concerned. However, please note that we cannot guarantee that the information will not be exposed because of unauthorized infiltration to our servers. As the security of information depends in part on the security of the computer, device, or network you use to communicate with us and the security you use to protect your user IDs and passwords, please make sure to take appropriate measures to protect this information.
3.2. Retention of your Personal Data-
In addition to the retention periods mentioned in Section 1 above, in some circumstances we may store your Personal Data for longer periods of time, for example.
(i) where we are required to do so in accordance with legal, regulatory, tax or accounting requirements, or
(ii) for us to have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenges, or
(iii) if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation relating to your Personal Data or dealings.
4. HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
In addition to the recipients described in Section 1, we may share your information as follows:
To the extent necessary, with officials, to comply with all applicable laws, regulations and rules, and requests of law enforcement, regulatory and other governmental agencies or if required to do so by court order; if, in the future, we sell or transfer some or all our business or assets to a third party, we will (to the minimum extent required) disclose information to a potential or actual third-party purchaser of our business or assets. If we are acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, or in the event of bankruptcy or a comparable event, we reserve the right to transfer or assign Personal Data in connection with the foregoing events.
Where you have provided your consent to us sharing the Personal Data (e.g., where you provide us with marketing consents or opt-in to optional additional services or functionality); and where we receive requests for information from law enforcement or regulators, we carefully validate these requests before any Personal Data is disclosed. If you want to receive the list of recipients of your Personal Data, please make your request by contacting us to <email@example.com>.
5. YOUR RIGHTS
The following rights (which may be subject to certain exemptions or derogations) shall apply to certain individuals (some of which only apply to individuals protected by the GDPR):
– You have a right to access information saved about you. Your right of access may normally be exercised free of charge; however, we reserve the right to charge an appropriate administrative fee were permitted & applicable by law.
– You have the right to request that we rectify any Personal Data we have that it is inaccurate or misleading.
– You have the right to request the erase of the Personal Data that relates to you. Please note that there may be circumstances in which we are required to retain your data, for example for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims.
– The right to object to or to request restriction of the processing. However, there may be circumstances in which we are legally entitled to refuse your request, the right to data portability. This means that you may have the right to receive your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, and that you have the right to transmit that data to another controller; o You have the right to object to profiling.
– You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection supervisory authority (i.e., your place of habitual residence, place or work or place of alleged infringement) at any time. We ask that you please attempt to resolve any issues with us before you contact your local supervisory authority.
– The right to withdraw your consent. Please note that there may be circumstances in which we are entitled to continue processing your data if the processing is required to meet our legal and regulatory obligations.
– You also have a right to request details of the basis on which your Personal Data is transferred outside the European Economic Area, but you acknowledge that data transfer agreements may need to be partially redacted for reasons of commercial confidentiality. You can exercise your rights by contacting us at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Subject to legal and other permissible considerations, we will make every reasonable effort to honour your request promptly or inform you if we require further information to fulfil your request. When processing your request, we may ask you for additional information to confirm your identity and for security purposes, before disclosing the Personal Data requested to you. We reserve the right to charge a fee were permitted by law, for instance if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. – 6 – If your request would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others (for example, would impact the duty of confidentiality we owe to others) or if we are legally entitled to deal with your request in a different way than initial requested, we will address your request to the maximum extent possible, all in accordance with applicable law.
6. USE BY CHILDREN
If you are under 18, you shall not use the Website, or provide any information to the Website without involvement of a parent or a guardian. We do not knowingly collect information from, and/or about children.
7. PUBLIC INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ACTIVITY ON THE SERVICES
Some of your activity on and through the Services is public by default. This will include, but not limited to, content you have posted publicly on the Website or otherwise through the Services. Registered users can have some of this information associated with their Accounts. Unregistered users will not have this association, but information concerning their use of the Services (such as what pages they have visited) can be tracked anonymously using cookies stored by us. Please also remember that if you choose to provide Personal Data using certain public features of the Services, then that information is governed by the privacy settings of those features and can be publicly available. Individuals reading such information may use or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge, and search engines may index that information. We therefore urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you may deem private in content that you create or information that you submit through the Services.
8. LINKS TO AND INTERACTION WITH THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS
9. LOG FILES We make use of log files.
The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, clicked pages and any other information your browser may send to us. We use such information to analyze trends, administer the Website, track users’ movement around the Website, and gather demographic information.
10. COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Our Website utilizes “cookies”, anonymous identifiers, and other tracking technologies for us to provide, present you with information that is customized for you. A “cookie” is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about activity on the Website. Certain cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Data, such as an IP address, previously indicated by a user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether to accept them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser.
11. ANALYTIC TOOLS
∙ Google Analytics –
The Website uses a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of the Website. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this Website, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other websites they used prior to coming to this Website.
You may learn more about how Google collects and processes data specifically in connection with Google Analytics at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
You may prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
∙ Firebase Analytics –
We also use a similar tool called “Google Analytics for Firebase”. By enabling this tool, we enable the collection of data about App Users, including via identifiers for mobile devices (including Android Advertising ID and Advertising Identifier for iOS), cookies and similar technologies. We use the information we get from Google Analytics for Firebase to maintain and improve our App(s). We do not facilitate the merging of personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information unless we have robust notice of, and your prior affirmative (i.e., optin) consent to, that merger. Finally, please note that Google Analytics for Firebase’s terms (available at https://firebase.google.com/terms/ ) shall also apply.
∙ Facebook Pixels and SDKs.
∙ Google Signals.
The Website uses a tool called “Google Signals” to collect information about use of the Website. When we activate Google Signals, some existing Google Analytics features are updated to also include aggregated data from Google users who have turned on “Ads Personalization” (Ads Personalization available at https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662856/). Audiences that we create in Google Analytics and publish to Google Ads and other Google Marketing Platform advertising products can serve ads in cross device-eligible remarketing campaigns to Google users who have turned on Ads Personalization. Google Analytics collects additional information about users who have turned on Ads Personalization, base across device types and on aggregated data from users who have turned on Ads Personalization. The data is user based rather than session based. The Cross Device reports include only aggregated data. No data for individual users is ever exposed. You can modify your interests, choose whether your Personal Data is used to make ads more relevant to you, and turn on or off certain advertising services in the Ads Personalization link above.
∙ Facebook Custom Audience
∙ Lookalike Audience
We reserve the right to use other analytic tools.
12. HOW TO CONTACT US
In case you need any clarifications or have any questions please contact us at <email@example.com>