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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

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Effective date: June 19, 2018

We at Gather, Inc. (“Gather”, “we”, “us” or “our”) value your privacy and have developed this privacy policy (“Policy”) to describe how we collect, use and disclose the personal information we may possess about you when you access and use our website gatherdata.co or engage with us to use the services we offer (collectively, the “Service”). “Personal information” is any information about an identifiable individual and can include information like your name, email, phone number, etc. By using or accessing our Service, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Policy, and you hereby consent that we will collect, use, and share your information as set forth below. This Policy forms part of our Terms of Service: http://www.gatherdata.co/legal/terms/.

You can withdraw your consent from the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information by us at any time. However, if you choose to do so, we may not be able to provide you with the products and services you require.

What Information Do You Collect?

Where possible, we endeavor to collect information directly from you. We also collect information from third party sources who have obtained your consent to disclose such information to us. Lastly, we employ passive tracking technologies like many other companies for collecting information through our Service.

In order to use our Service, you may be required to provide us with certain information. If you do not provide us with such information, your access to or use of the Service may be limited.

Passive Tracking

Like many other websites, we may use third party analytics and passive tracking technologies to collect information from your browser or device, which may include your IP address, device identification, “cookie” information, the type of browser and/or device you’re using to access our Service, and the page or feature you requested. The data that we collect can tell us how often users use a particular feature of the Service, and we can use that knowledge to make the Service better and more useful to as many users as possible. We do not track information about your online activity after you leave our Services.

“Cookies” are text files which are stored on your browser or device that allow us to recognize your browser or device and tell us how and when pages and features in our Service are visited and by how many people. You may be able to change the preferences on your browser or device to prevent or limit your device’s acceptance of cookies, but this may prevent you from taking advantage of some of our features. We also use cookies to engage in online behavioral advertising, also known as interest-based advertising, to better deliver you targeted offers that you might be interested in. For more information about your choices and opting-out of this type of passive tracking, please go to: http://www.aboutads.info/.

Third Party Sources

We may collect Personal Information from third parties we reasonably believe have the right to provide such information to us (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies). In addition, we may collect personal information with your consent or as required by law or regulation.

Why Do You Collect My Information?

We collect information from you only as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, and for you to use our Service, namely:

To respond to your requests and queries that you submit to us;
To operate and maintain the Service (such as, for the purposes of fixing malfunctions, testing our security systems, etc.); To provide you with the features, functions and benefits of the Service; To processing billing for your Service subscription (i.e. charging your credit card); To enhance, improve and further develop the Service (such as, creating new features or functions, refining the user experience, increasing Service technical performance, etc.); We will use your contact information to provide you with notices related to your use of the Service; To provide you with tailored offers and promotions, where you have opted-in to receive such communications; To help personalize the Service experience for you (such as, remembering your information so you will not have to enter it each time you use the Service); For a purpose which is described to you before or at the time of collection (e.g., if you wish to participate in a contest or promotion.); And for the other purposes referenced in the “Who Do You Disclose My Information to?” section below (such as, for the purposes of legal compliance).

Who Do You Disclose My Information to?

We will never rent, sell or trade your personal information.

However, we may disclose your personal information with third parties in certain circumstances:

When you have consented to the disclosure; When legally permitted or required to do so, such as in response to a subpoena or court order to law enforcement authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements; In the event that we sell substantially all of our business, undergo a reorganization, merger, amalgamation, or otherwise (“Business Change”); when we believe we need to disclose information to protect our rights or property, or the rights or property of others.

Aggregated Data

We aggregate information that has been de-identified and provide this data to our partners, who may use such information to understand how often and in what ways people use our Services. We do not disclose aggregate information to any third party in a manner that would it personal information.

How Long We Keep Your Information For

We will retain personal information for as long as it is needed for legitimate business purposes to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. If you have any questions about our retention policy or wish for us to delete the personal information about you, contact us using the details below.

Your Control of Your Personal Information

You also have a right to review any of the information that we hold about you and learn about how we have used it or to whom we have disclosed it by contacting us. Subject to any exceptions prescribed by law, you can access and correct your personal information and challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information we have about you. We may deny access when required or authorized by law. For example, we may deny access when granting access would have an unreasonable impact on other people’s privacy or when necessary to protect our confidential commercial information and the requested information cannot be severed from the balance of the record in which it is contained. If we deny your request for access to, or refuse a request to correct information, we shall explain why.

The Location of Your Personal Information

We may retain third party service providers to help us process or store the personal information we have in our possession. Some of these service providers might be located outside of the USA. By using the Service, you are consenting to have your personal information stored, transferred and processed outside of the USA.

Please note that personal information in the custody of these service providers may be subject to access by the law enforcement authorities of those jurisdictions in which the service providers are located. Our Privacy Officer, whose contact information is provided below, can provide further information about our policies and practices regarding service providers located outside of the USA and further information about how these service providers, collect, use, disclose or store personal information on our behalf.

How Does Gather Protect Your Personal Information?

Gather takes all reasonable physical, technological and organizational steps to secure your personal information from loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. We have policies and procedures to protect the privacy of your personal information that we hold about you. Among the steps we take to protect your information are: physical premises security, restricted file access, technological safeguards such as encryption, firewalls and other security software, and internal password and security policies.

You agree to maintain the confidentiality of your user account to access our Service and notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your user account or any other breach of security relating to your account. Gather will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of your failure to comply with this section. You may be issued a new password or required to change your password from time to time. We encourage to create a secure password.

If we learn of a data breach, then we may notify you via email, phone, physical mail, or by a posting on your Service account page so that you can take appropriate protective steps.

Changes to this Policy

We may amend or update this Policy from time to time, but we will alert you to changes by editing the effective date at the top of this policy, by sending you an email, and/or by some other means. Your continued use of the Service after any changes to the Policy have been made means you agree to all of the updated Policy, as amended. Use of your information we collect is subject to the Privacy in effect at the time such information is collected.

We Do Not Collect Information from Minors

Our Service is not intended to solicit or collect any information from individuals under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence (“Minors”) without the consent of such Minor’s parent/guardian. If we discover that a Minor or other individual has submitted personal information about a Minor to us, we will take all commercially reasonable efforts to delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that your child or a Minor may have provided us personal information, please contact us at legal@gatherdata.co.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, or wish to submit an access request or a complaint, please contact our Privacy Officer at privacy@gatherdata.co. We will respond to you as soon as possible.

Our website may contain hyperlinks to other third party websites which we do not control. Please make sure you read the privacy policies of these other sites carefully. We do not endorse nor are we responsible for the content, products, services or policies or any information on these third party websites. You should always look at the privacy statement applicable to the third party website in question.

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