Effective as of December 6th, 2018.
Users in the European Economic Area should be sure to read the important information provided here.
Registered customers of the Service (“Clients”) use it to collect information about how their own users use Client websites, applications, services (“Client Services”) and related third-party applications (“Client Services Data”). Clients also use the Service to more efficiently route Client Services Data to their own third party applications/services and control how their own third party applications/services exchange Client Services Data.
We collect personal information about you in the following ways:
Personal information that you may provide through the Service or otherwise communicate with us includes:
We may obtain additional information about you from third party sources, such as APIHub, Inc., to enrich your experience with the Service and provide you with more relevant information in the Service.
Our servers may automatically record certain information about how you use the Service, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, device and browser type, operating system, the pages or features of the Service that you browsed and the time spent on those pages or features, the frequency with which you use the Service, search terms, the links that you click on or use, and other statistics. We collect this information in server logs and by using cookies and similar tracking technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, gather demographic information about our user base as a whole, and deliver advertising. See our Website Data Collection Policy for more information.
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please let us know if your personal information changes during your relationship with us by updating your registration profile or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use your personal information for the following purposes or as otherwise described to you at the time of collection:
If you have a Bidscape.it account, we use your personal information:
If you request information from us, use the Service or participate in our surveys, promotions or events, we may send you Bidscape.it-related marketing communications as permitted by law but will provide you with the ability to opt out.
We and our partners may serve you ads in the Service or third party sites, including to tailor ads based on your interests and browsing history. See the Tracking and Targeted Advertising section below for more details.
We may create aggregated and other anonymous data from our users’ personal information. We make personal information into anonymous data by removing information that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We may use this anonymous data and share it with third parties for our lawful business purposes.
We may use your personal information as we believe appropriate to (a) investigate or prevent violation of the law or our Terms of Service; (b) secure the Service; (c) protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property; and (d) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity.
We may use your personal information as we believe appropriate to (a) comply with applicable laws, lawful requests and legal process, such as to respond to subpoenas or requests from government authorities; (b) where permitted by law in connection with a legal investigation; and (c) to prosecute or defend legal claims.
In some cases we may ask for your consent to collect, use or share your personal information, such as when you let us post your testimonials or endorsements in the Service.
All Bidscape.it account holders may review, update, correct or delete the personal information in their registration profile by logging into their account. Bidscape.it account holders may also contact us at email@example.com to accomplish the foregoing or if you have additional requests or questions.
Bidscape.it has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal information is contained within the Client Services Data processed by the Service. An individual who seeks to access, correct or delete personal information provided by our Clients should direct their request the Client. Similarly, if your Service account is administered by your employer or other organization, you should direct your request regarding your account or personal information (including requests to access, correct or delete it) to the organization’s administrator. See the Organization-Administered Accounts section below for details. You may also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions or concerns.
You may opt out of marketing-related emails by logging in and changing your account settings or by following the opt-out prompt in the email. You may continue to receive Service-related and other non-marketing emails.
If you gave us consent to post a testimonial to our site, but wish to update or delete it, please contact us.
If you do not provide information indicated as required or mandatory within the Service, or that is otherwise necessary to provide a requested service or feature within the Service, that portion or all of the Service may be unavailable to you and we may deactivate your account.
Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not respond to do not track or similar signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
In some of our communications, we track clicks on links in the communications to content in the Service to help us measure the effectiveness of our communications.
The security of your personal information important to us. We take a number of organizational, technical and physical measures designed to protect the personal information we collect, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no security safeguards are 100% secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your information.
Bidscape.it is headquartered in the United States and has affiliates and service providers in other countries, and your personal information may be collected, used and stored in the United States or other locations outside of your home country. Privacy laws in the locations where we handle your personal information may not be as protective as the privacy laws in your home country.
European Union users should read the important information provided here about transfer of personal information outside of the European Economic Area.
The Service may contain links to other websites and services operated by third parties, such as social media platforms, advertising services and other websites and applications. These links are not an endorsement of, or representation that we are affiliated with, any third party. We do not control third party websites, applications or services, and are not responsible for their actions. Other websites and services follow different rules regarding their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. We encourage you to read their privacy policies to learn more.
We may make available in the Service, or link to, features that allow you to share information online (e.g., on message boards, in chat areas, in file uploads, through events, etc.). Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, that information becomes public and can be collected and used by others. We have no control over, and take no responsibility for, the use, storage or dissemination of such publicly-disclosed personal information. By posting personal information online in public forums, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties.
The Service is not directed at, and Bidscape.it does not knowingly acquire or receive personal information from, children under the age of 16. If we learn that any user of the Service is under the age of 16, we will take appropriate steps to delete that individual’s personal information and restrict that individual from future access to the Service.
Where the Service is provided to you through your employer or another organization, that organization is the administrator of the Service and we act only as its service provider. We are not responsible for the privacy or security practices of these organizations, which have their own privacy policies, and we encourage you to contact them with your privacy-related questions or requests to access, correct or delete your personal information. Please note that your organization’s administrator may be able to:
Please contact your organization or refer to your administrator’s organizational policies for more information.
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We only use your personal information as permitted by law. We are required to inform you of the legal bases of our processing of your personal information, which are described in the table below. If you have questions about the legal basis of how we process your personal information, contact us at email@example.com.
|Processing purpose||Legal Basis|
|To provide the Service||You have entered a contract with us and we need to use your personal information to provide services you have requested or take steps that you request prior to providing services.|
To send you marketing communcations
To deliver you advertising
To create anonymous data
For compliance, fraud prevention and safety
To prosecute or defend legal claims
|These processing activities constitute our legitimate interests. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal information for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal information for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).|
|For compliance with law||Processing is necessary to comply with our legal obligations|
|With your consent||Processing is based on your consent. Where we rely on your consent you have the right to withdraw it anytime in the manner indicated in the Service or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
European data protection laws give you certain rights regarding your personal information. You may ask us to take the following actions in relation to your personal information that we hold:
You can submit these requests by email to email@example.com or our postal address provided above. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why, subject to legal restrictions. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal information or response to your requests regarding your personal information, you may contact us or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. You can find your data protection regulator here.
If we transfer your personal information out of the European Economic Area or Switzerland and are required to apply additional safeguards to your personal information under European data protection legislation, we will do so. Such safeguards may include applying the European Commission Model contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries described here, or for transfers to third parties in the United States, ensuring they participate in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework or Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Please contact us for further information about any such transfers or the specific safeguards applied.
Bidscape.it itself has self-certified to the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield. For more information, see our Privacy Shield Notice.
Effective as of December 6, 2018.
Graflo Group LLC (“Bidscape.it” or “we”, “us” or “our”) complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data transferred to it in the United States from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland, respectively. We have certified to the Department of Commerce that we adhere to the Privacy Shield Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, the Privacy Shield Principles and to view our certification, please visit www.privacyshield.gov.
Scope. Our certification of adherence to the Privacy Shield Principles applies to the personal data that (a) we collect from our customers and other visitors to our website for account management, billing or marketing purposes (“Bidscape.it User Data”) and (b) that we process on behalf of our customers in providing online services to them under a service agreement (“Services Data”).
Inquiries and complaints. If you believe Bidscape.it maintains your personal data within the scope of our Privacy Shield certification, you may direct any inquiries or complaints concerning our Privacy Shield compliance to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are located in the EEA or Switzerland and have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.
Arbitration. If you are located in the EEA or Switzerland and neither Bidscape.it nor our dispute resolution provider resolves your complaint, you may be entitled to invoke binding arbitration under certain conditions more fully described on the Privacy Shield website.
In addition, we may be required to disclose any personal data that we process in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Your rights to access, to limit use, and to limit disclosure. Individuals in the EEA and Switzerland have rights to access personal data about them, and to limit use and disclosure of their personal data. With our Privacy Shield self-certification, we have committed to respect those rights. We process Services Data only on behalf of our customers in accordance with their instructions. This means that if you wish to access Services Data and request that we correct, amend or delete it if it is inaccurate or processed in violation of Privacy Shield, you should contact that customer with your request. We will then help them to fulfill that request in accordance with their instructions.
If your personal data includes Bidscape.it Personal Data, you can request access to that data and request that we correct amend, or delete it if it is inaccurate or processed in violation of Privacy Shield by emailing your request to email@example.com. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why, subject to legal restrictions.
U.S. Federal Trade Commission Enforcement. Bidscape.it’s commitments under the Privacy Shield are subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
If there is any conflict between the terms in this Privacy Shield Notice and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall take precedence.