Date of Last Revision: October 21th, 2021
Thank you for your interest in Linkurious! We are committed to protecting the privacy of the individuals who visit our websites, (“Visitors”) www.linkurious.com, including all subdomains (“Websites”) and users of any version of our software (“Service”) who are registered, subscribed, or using our Service under an agreement with us (“Users”) (collectively “you”), and notably to complying with the provisions of the French “Data and Freedoms” law of January 6 1978 as amended and the General Data Protection Regulations (EU Regulation 2016/679) or the “GDPR”.
Plain English: Read this section to easily understand our position with regard to your privacy.
Plain English: We use your information to help us improve and make our customers happy! We will not sell any of your information.
A. Information We Receive From You
When you register as a User, certain information such as name, company name, contact telephone number, and email address may be collected. When a Visitor contacts us and/or requests information about our Service, we will collect each Visitor’s email address and some other contact information in order to fulfill the Visitor’s request. We may also ask Visitors for their name, company name, telephone number, and email address. We may also ask questions about your company, job, and professional background. As you browse our Websites, your browser may send log data which may include your IP address, browser type, browser version, pages visited, time and date of visit, time spent on those pages, and referring pages, among other information.
Plain English: We may collect your name, company name, contact telephone number, and email address. We may also ask for some other information related to your company and job. Sometimes your browser may send us some other information that tells us how you are using our Websites.
If you are a User, we may collect Personal Data from you in order to properly register you or issue you a license to use our Service or to service a support request from you relating to our Service. This may include name, company name, email address, job title, department, IP address, and usage information relating to our Service.
We may also send Service related notifications or announcements to your email address if you are a User.
Please note that any data that you upload or connect to using our Service is NOT collected or transferred to us at any time.
Plain English: We collect information from you in order to make sure that you are able to access our Service and we may also send you service-related emails. Any data of your own that you link to the Service in any way remains exclusively in your possession since the Service will be on premises and in your control.
If you wish to subscribe to a newsletter via our Websites or access other content from our Websites, we will collect Personal Data, such as your name and email address, in order to send you the newsletter. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following unsubscribe instructions included in each of these emails, or you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plain English: Thank you for your interest in our newsletters or other content. If you changed your mind about your newsletter or do not want to get emails from our marketing team, you can easily unsubscribe by following instructions included in the email or by contacting us at email@example.com.
We may also collect Personal Data from you if you contact us through third parties, including but not limited to: (i) Pardot for registering to our newsletter and to view any of our content there; (ii) CleanTalk for protecting us against bots; (iii) Google Suite for responding to our surveys; (iv) HelpScout for submitting support tickets. Any third party that collects your information will have their own privacy policies governing how they use and protect your information. We encourage you to read those privacy policies.
Plain English: We may collect information from you if you use a third party to contact or correspond with us. These third parties have their own privacy policies and we encourage you to become familiar with them.
We may collect Personal Data, including name, email address, and company name from people who attend our events or third party events which we attend. This information is generally collected using a lead scanner or other means with each individual’s consent.
Plain English: We love meeting people at events we host or events we attend. Sometimes we may collect information so we can follow up.
Plain English: We may collect Personal Data from third parties who host our content and pass on information of people who may be interested in Linkurious.
Plain English: Please do not send Personal Data to us if you do not think it is necessary to meet a specific purpose relating to your interest or use of Linkurious.
Plain English: If you make a payment to us through our Service or Websites, it is processed by a third party, not us, so we do not receive your information in that case.
B. Sensitive Data
We will not intentionally collect or maintain, do not want you to provide, and will never ask you for, any information regarding medical or health condition, race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or any other sensitive information.
Plain English: We don’t ask you for, and do not want you to provide to us any information regarding your medical or health condition, race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or other sensitive information.
C. How We Use Information We Receive
We use information and Personal Data collected to help us provide and support our Websites and Service. The information is used to verify accounts and activity, and to promote security on our Service and Websites, including investigating suspicious activity or violations of any of our terms or policies or agreements which you may have entered into with us. We use any information and Personal Data collected to:
- Provide you with information about our Service;
Provide licenses or register you to use our Service;
Provide you with customer support for our Service;
Send you questionnaires and surveys that allow us to improve our Service;
- Allow you to apply for positions at Linkurious;
Customize our communications (emails, newsletters, etc.) and our Websites according to your preferences (allowing you to request specific information about our products and services, for example);
- Provide the opportunity for you to download our product documentation or any other communications available on our Websites from Linkurious and/or third-party partners (for example: white papers, etc.);
- Allow you to make a request for a demo of our Service;
Enable you to register for events organized by us and/or in collaboration with others;
- Allow us to carry out obligations relating to any agreements entered into with Users and/or their companies;
Allow us to collect usage statistics for internal analytics relating to our Service in order to improve the Service and provide better support;
- Notify you of changes to our Service and Websites; and
If applicable, allow you to transfer information to a third party.
We justify our processing of Personal Data on the following legal bases:
- performing our obligations under a contract with you;
- performing a legal obligation to which we are subject, which may include certain legal or regulatory requirements;
pursuing our legitimate interests and those of third parties. A legitimate interest will apply only where we consider that it is not outweighed by an individual's interests or rights which require protection of their Personal Data. Our legitimate interests are the following: improvement and management of the Websites and the Services.
Plain English: We use the information collected in order to correspond with you about our Service, and to improve our Service and Websites.
We may also analyze information collected from you to create a profile of your interests and preferences so we can tailor how we contact you or send you information about our Service that is more relevant to you. If additional information about you is available from external sources, we may use it to assist with this. Your information may also be used to help us identify general trends.
In certain circumstances, where you do not provide Personal Data which is required (for example, for us to register you to use our Service), we will not be able to provide the Service under our contract with you or may not be able to comply with a legal obligation on us. We will make it clear if and when this situation arises and what the consequences of not providing the personal data will be.
Plain English: We may analyze your information in order to provide you with more relevant information.
D. Legal Basis
In order to meet your requests for information and send you our newsletters, the legal basis for the processing of your Personal Data is Linkurious’s consent (article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR).
For other processing (identified in article 1) the legal basis for the processing of your Personal Data is Linkurious’s legitimate interest (article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).
E. How And Why We Share Information
Plain English: We work with other companies to make your experience as satisfying as possible and to improve our Service. We work with these companies because we trust them, and they will respect your information the same way we do.
Plain English: Apart from companies we trust, we will not make your information available to any other companies or people.
If we are ever involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your information, including Personal Data may be transferred to the acquiring entity. You will be notified of any impact with respect to any processing or of your information, including Personal Data, as well as any choices you may have regarding such changes.
Plain English: You will be informed of changes regarding your information.
We may also share your information within the family of companies that make up Linkurious, but only to the extent required to provide our Service or to respond to Visitor requests and needs. All entities making up Linkurious will process any information and Personal Data received under all applicable law.
Plain English: We share your data within our family of companies.
We will retain information, including Personal Data of Users and Visitors for as long as needed to provide our Service or respond to requests. We only retain and use the information and Personal Data as necessary to comply with our agreements, legal obligations, and the resolution of any disputes.
Plain English: We will only keep your information for as long as it is needed to fulfill the specific purpose for which it was sent.
G. Requests To Manage Or Delete Information
If you want to access, correct, delete, or transfer any information you have provided, you may send a request to Linkurious at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond and address your request within 30 days. This also applies to your right: (i) to be informed; (ii) of access; (iii) to rectification; (iv) to erasure; (v) to restrict processing; (vi) to data portability; (vii) to object); (vii) not to be subject to automated decision-making and (viii) to determine guidelines as to the use of your Personal Data after your death.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
Plain English: If you would like to change, correct, delete, or otherwise manage any information we might hold about you, please contact us.
H. Legal Requests Relating To Your Information
Plain English: If certain parties require your information for legal reasons, we may share it with them in order to comply with law.
I. Logs, Cookies, Behavioral Marketing
We gather certain information in log files about your use of our Websites, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our Websites, and store it in log files. We may also log or monitor information about your access to our Service, but this does not include any Personal Data.
Plain English: We gather log files including some information about how you are using our websites.
Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us improve our Websites and your experience browsing our Websites, see which areas and features of our Websites are popular. We may also from time to time use web beacons, which are electronic images that may be used in our emails to help deliver cookies, count visits and understand usage and campaign effectiveness. Web browsers are usually set to accept cookies by default. You may choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies, but this may affect your experience visiting our Websites.
Plain English: Third parties may provide us with analytics services and help us serve advertisements throughout the internet. We may use this information to help us get a better understanding about you, and to improve our own Websites and Services. If you’d like to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising, you can opt out at any time by following the instructions above.
J. European Economic Area
You can contact us with questions or concerns regarding any transfer of your information or Personal Data to jurisdictions outside the EEA.
Plain English: If you are a European citizen living in Europe, we may transfer your information to other jurisdictions but only for the purposes described here. We have agreements in place to ensure your data is treated respectfully.
Our Websites and Service are not designed for or directed at individuals under the age of thirteen (13) or minors as defined by local laws or regulations. We will never intentionally collect or maintain information about individuals considered children or minors. If we are notified about any collection of information about individuals considered children or minors, we will take all appropriate measures to investigate and, if necessary, delete that information.
Plain English: We do not expect children to take much interest in our websites or Service, however, if you think any child or minor related information has been collected, let us know.
M. California Consumer Rights
California law gives California residents the right to make the following requests with regard to certain information we collect, at no charge:
▪ the right to request a copy of personal information we collected from you or disclosed for a business purpose in the past 12 months;
▪the right to request deletion of personal information we collected from you, subject to certain exemptions (for example, where the information is used by us to detect security incidents, debugging or to comply with a legal obligation); and
▪ the right to direct us not to sell personal information we have collected about you to third parties now or in the future.
N. How To Contact Us
Plain English: Don’t hesitate to reach out to us!