Privacy Policy

Obsecure (“Obsecure”, “we,” or “us”) wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information.  This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information that we collect through the website operated by us from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy (the “Website”).

Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual, including:

  • Name

  • Postal address (including billing and shipping addresses)

  • Telephone number

  • Email address

  • Social media account ID

Collection of Personal Information

We and our service providers collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including: 

  • Through the Website

    • We collect Personal Information through the Website, for example, when you fill in the “request a demo” form.

  • From Other Sources

    • We receive your Personal Information from other sources, for example:

      • Publicly available databases;

      • Joint marketing partners, when they share the information with us.

We need to collect Personal Information in order to satisfy your requests to us. If you disclose any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the us, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

Use of Personal Information

We and our service providers use Personal Information for legitimate business purposes including:

  • Providing the functionality of the Website and fulfilling your requests.

    • To provide the Website’s functionality to you, such as to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, when you contact us via one of our online contact forms or otherwise, for example, when you send us questions, suggestions, compliments or complaints, or when you request a quote for or other information about our services and/or products.

    • To provide you with related customer service.

    • To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions and policies.

 

We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation.

  • Providing you with our newsletter and/or other marketing materials and facilitating social sharing

    • To send you marketing related emails, with information about our services, new products and other news about our company.

 

We will engage in this activity with your consent or where we have a legitimate interest.

  • Analysis of Personal Information for business reporting and providing personalized services.

    • To analyze or predict our users’ preferences in order to prepare aggregated trend reports on how our digital content is used, so we can improve our Website.

    • To better understand you, so that we can personalize our interactions with you and provide you with information and/or offers tailored to your interests.

    • To better understand your preferences so that we can deliver content via our Website that we believe will be relevant and interesting to you.

 

We will provide personalized services either with your consent or because we have a legitimate interest.

  • Aggregating and/or anonymizing Personal Information.

    • We may aggregate and/or anonymize Personal Information so that it will no longer be considered Personal Information. We do so to generate other data for our use, which we may use and disclose for any purpose.

  • Accomplishing our business purposes.

    • For data analysis, for example, to improve the efficiency of our Website;

    • For audits, to verify that our internal processes function as intended and are compliant with legal, regulatory or contractual requirements;

    • For fraud and security monitoring purposes, for example, to detect and prevent cyberattacks or attempts to commit identity theft;

    • For developing new products and services;

    • For enhancing, improving, or modifying our current products and services;

    • For identifying usage trends, for example, understanding which parts of our Services are of most interest to users;

    • For determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, so that we can adapt our campaigns to the needs and interests of our users; and

    • For operating and expanding our business activities, for example, understanding what is of most interest to our users so we can focus our energies on meeting our users’ interests;

We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, and/or because we have a legitimate interest.

 

Disclosure of Personal Information  

We disclose Personal Information:

  • To our third party service providers, to facilitate services they provide to us.

    • These can include providers of services such as website hosting, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.

  • By using the Services, you may elect to disclose Personal Information.

    • On message boards, chat, profile pages, blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and content (including, without limitation, our Social Media Pages). Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public and may be available to other users and the general public.

 

Other Uses and Disclosures

We also use and disclose your Personal Information as necessary or appropriate, especially when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so:

  • To comply with applicable law and regulations.

    • This can include laws outside your country of residence.

  • To cooperate with public and government authorities.

    • To respond to a request or to provide information we believe is important.

    • These can include authorities outside your country of residence.

  • To cooperate with law enforcement.

    • For example, when we respond to law enforcement requests and orders or provide information we believe is important.

  • For other legal reasons.

    • To enforce our terms and conditions; and

    • To protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of you or others.

  • In connection with a sale or business transaction.

    • We have a legitimate interest in disclosing or transferring your Personal Information to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings). Such third parties may include, for example, an acquiring entity and its advisors.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

“Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual

  • Browser and device information

  • Information collected through cookies, pixel tags and other technologies

  • Demographic information and other information provided by you that does not reveal your specific identity

  • Information that has been aggregated in a manner such that it no longer reveals your specific identity

If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Policy.

 

Collection of Other Information

We and our service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including: 

  • Through your browser or device:

    • Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language and Internet browser type. We use this information to ensure that the Website function properly. 

  • Using cookies

    • Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Services, pages visited, language preferences, and other traffic data. We and our service providers use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalize your experience.  We also gather statistical information about use of the Services in order to continually improve their design and functionality, understand how they are used and assist us with resolving questions regarding them.  Cookies further allow us to select which of our advertisements or offers are most likely to appeal to you and display them while you are on the Services.  We may also use cookies or other technologies in online advertising to track responses to our ads. We do not currently respond to browser do-not-track signals. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website.  You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Website.  You also may not receive advertising or other offers from us that are relevant to your interests and needs.

  • Using pixel tags and other similar technologies

    • Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) may be used to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Website (including email recipients), measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about usage of the Website and response rates.

    • Analytics. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Website and report on activities and trends.  This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources.  You can learn about Google’s practices by going to google.com/policies/privacy/‌partners/, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

  • IP Address

    • Your IP address is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. An IP address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user accesses the Services, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited.  Collecting IP addresses is standard practice and is done automatically by many websites, applications and other services.  We use IP addresses for purposes such as calculating usage levels, diagnosing server problems and administering the Services.  We may also derive your approximate location from your IP address.

  • Physical Location

    • We may collect the physical location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower or WiFi signals. We may use your device’s physical location to provide you with personalized location-based services and content.  We may also share your device’s physical location, combined with information about what advertisements you viewed and other information we collect, with our marketing partners to enable them to provide you with more personalized content and to study the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.  In some instances, you may be permitted to allow or deny such uses and/or sharing of your device’s location, but if you do, we and/or our marketing partners may not be able to provide you with the applicable personalized services and content.

 

Uses and Disclosures of Other Information

We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law.  In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information.  If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

SECURITY

We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information within our organization.  Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contact Us” section below.

CHOICES AND ACCESS 

Your choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information

We give you choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information for marketing purposes.  You may opt-out from: 

  • Receiving electronic communications from us:  If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out by following the instructions in each such email or sending an email to [email protected] with Unsubscribe in the subject line.

We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable.  Please note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt-out.

How you can access, change or delete your Personal Information 

If you would like to request to review, correct, update, suppress, restrict or delete Personal Information, object to the processing of Personal Information, or if you would like to request to receive an electronic copy of your Personal Information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent this right to data portability is provided to you by applicable law), you may contact us by sending an email to [email protected]. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.

In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database.  For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.  We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. 

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes.

 

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 held about you. Your right of access is normally be exercised free of charge, however we reserve the right to charge an appropriate administrative fee where permitted by applicable law;

  • You have the right to request that we amend any Personal Data we hold that it is inaccurate or misleading.

  • You have the right to request the erasure 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 defense 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;

  • 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, in particular 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 [email protected]. Subject to legal and other permissible considerations, we will make every reasonable effort to honor your request promptly or inform you if we require further information in order to fulfill 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 where permitted by law, for instance if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.

 

RETENTION PERIOD

We retain Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained and consistent with applicable law. 

The criteria used to determine our retention periods include: 

  • The length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you;

  • Whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject; or

  • Whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations, litigation or regulatory investigations).

 

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which the Website link.  The inclusion of a link on the Website does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us.

In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with our Social Media Pages.

 

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING  

We use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements regarding goods and services that may be of interest to you when you access and use the Website.

  • You may receive advertisements based on information relating to your access to and use of the Website and other websites or online services on any of your devices, as well as on information received from third parties. These companies place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser (including through the use of pixel tags).  They also use these technologies, along with information they collect about your online use, to recognize you across the devices you use, such as a mobile phone and a laptop.  If you would like more information about this practice, and to learn how to opt out of it in desktop and mobile browsers on the particular device on which you are accessing this Privacy Policy, please visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#/.  

 

USE OF SERVICES BY MINORS

The Website are not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (18), and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under 18.

JURISDICTION AND CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER

Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Website you understand that your information will be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.  In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your Personal Information.

 

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

California civil code section 1798.83 permits our customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected]. Please note that we are only required to respond to one

request per customer each year.

 

Our California Do Not Track Notice

We may collect personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across different websites when a consumer uses the website. If you choose to operate your web browser “do not track” signals or any other mechanism that provides consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of such information, we will abide by your request and stop collecting such information. We may allow third parties such as such as companies that provide us with analytics tools, to collect personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across different websites when a consumer uses the website.

 

Deletion of Content from California Residents

If you are a California resident under the age of 18 and a registered user, California business and professions code section 22581 permits you to remove content or personal information you have publicly posted. To remove, please send an email to [email protected]. Please be aware that after removal you will not be able to restore removed content. In addition, such removal does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or personal information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require us to enable removal of content.

 

SENSITIVE INFORMATION

Unless we request it, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Services or otherwise to us.

 

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

The “Last Updated” legend at the top of this Privacy Policy indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised.  Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Services.  Your use of the Services following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy. 

 

CONTACTING US

Obsecure Inc., located at 17 Magnolia Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138, United States is the company responsible for collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information under this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected], or at 17 Magnolia Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138, United States.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

You may also:

  • Lodge a complaint with a data protection authority for your country or region or where an alleged infringement of applicable data protection law occurs.

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