Last updated: October 5th, 2020
1.2. WatcherMe is a lead generation tool for B2B companies that helps businesses sell to other businesses. We enable them to better understand the businesses they sell to, identify future prospects, and personalize their marketing and sales interactions. Our proprietary technology (“Software“) collect information from a variety of sources in order to compile “Collected Data” about corporations, non-profits, and similar entities (“Companies“) and the professionals that work for them (“Professionals“). Additional details of Collected Data we make available to the registered users of the Website and Service (defined below) as can be found at the Website.
1.5. We collect information in the following ways: (1) information you provide directly to us, (2) information collected passively through the use of technologies such as “cookies”, and (3) information we collect through the Software.
2. Consent and Information Collection and Use
2.3. We may use your personal or Account information for the following purposes:
- to provide the Service to you and to improve the quality of the Website and Service,
- to provide information to you so that you may use the Website and Service more effectively,
- to create, manage and control your Account information, and to verify access rights to services and software,
- to bill your Account,
- to communicate with you for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Service, or of the availability of any service we provide,
- to assess service levels, monitor traffic patterns and gauge popularity of different service options,
- to carry out our marketing activities;
- to respond to claims of any violation of our rights or those of any third parties;
- to respond to your requests for customer service;
- to protect the rights, property or personal safety of you, us, our users and the public; and as required or authorized by law.
2.4. We may occasionally communicate with you regarding our products, services, news and events. You have the option to not receive this information. We provide an opt-out function within all email communications of this nature or will cease to communicate with you for this purpose if you contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us not to communicate this information to you. The only kind of these communications that you may not “opt-out” of are those required to communicate announcements related to the Service, including information specific to your Account, planned Service suspensions and outages. We will attempt to minimize this type of communication to you.
2.5. Our Software collects a variety of information and data for purposes of creating our database of Collected Data and for providing the Service. We collect Personal Information as Collected Data, and to help us compile, organize, and verify Collected Data, in the following ways:
- from publicly accessible sources, both online and offline, algorithmically through the Software or provided by third parties;
- through licensing agreements directly with data brokers or other Companies, pursuant to their privacy policies and terms and conditions; and
- directly contributed by individuals, about both Professionals and Companies, directly from such Professionals and Companies
2.6. We use Collected Data to provide the Service, for internal research and development purposes, and to maintain and improve the quality of our Service. We may also use Collected Data to collect metadata, such as activity signals or IP registration information. We use this metadata to improve the quality of the Software, to authenticate that certain Collected Data (such as email addresses or phone numbers) relate to business use and not personal use, and to verify the accuracy, integrity, and completeness of our Collected Data.
2.7. Our Service is designed to help our customers and partners in a wide variety of ways, including by helping them determine which Companies might make the best customers, identify the contacts within those organizations by department, role or seniority that might improve or expedite their interactions with those Companies, and enabling them to personalize their interactions with those Companies. Please note that the use of Collected Data by our customers is governed by their respective privacy policies.
3. Age of Consent
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3.1. We do not knowingly provide the Service to and will not knowingly collect the personal information from anyone under the age of consent. If you become aware or have a reasonable belief that someone under the age of consent has provided his/her personal information to us, please contact us at email@example.com immediately and we will remove and permanently delete such information from our servers.
4. Rights to Your Information According to GDPR
4.1. GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, which is a European Union law governing privacy and data protection for all residents of the EU. The provisions of GDPR can be also applied to how data is processed and verified (more on that later) outside the European Union.
4.2. Generally speaking, the GDPR represents a new set of rules intended to empower the citizens of the European Union to control their personal information. In accordance with the applicable laws, users are authorized to access and modify their own data held by the companies, which includes data collection, ad tracking, surveys, cookies, location data, and every other bit of a user’s “digital footprint”. Users are also entitled to transmit their personal details to other organizations. The GDPR also enforces companies to determine their in-house data security policies.
4.3. At any time through the web interface provided as part of the Service or via “contact us” page you have the right:
- to access your personal information that we hold;
- to request the rectification of your personal information that we hold;
- to request the erasure of your personal information that we hold;
- to request to restrict processing of your personal information;
- to object to processing of your personal information by us;
- to request to transfer your personal information that we hold (e.g. data portability);
- to file a complaint to a supervisory authority in your jurisdiction; and
- to withdraw any consent related to your personal information given by you.
4.4. We will process your requests to us within 30 days. We will also notify you within and a relevant supervisory authority within 72 hours from a breach related to your personal information that we hold.
4.5. We have assigned a Data Protection Officer (DPO) who may be reached via firstname.lastname@example.org. Our DPO is tasked with ensuring that we acknowledge and abide by our data protection responsibilities.
4.6. We will not store personal information for more than 6 months from the date of your last active session on the Website or for more than 6 months from the date of termination of an agreement between WatcherMe and you (whichever is earlier).
5. California Consumer Privacy
5.1. WatcherMe has prepared additional disclosures and notices consistent with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
5.3. If you are a California resident consumer, you now have a greater degree of rights and control in regards to the collection and sharing of your personal information. This does not place any additional obligations on you, but gives you the following rights:
5.4. Right to Know
5.4.1. You have a right to know what Personal Information we collect, use and share, how we collect it and for which purposes, as well as to know which specific pieces of information we have collected from you during the past 12 months, and which categories of third parties we may have shared it with.
5.5. Disclosures for a Business Purpose
5.5.1. We share Personal Information with the following categories of service providers or third parties:
- Service providers who provide us with critical services such as web hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure (such as cloud computing), customer service, email delivery, security and other auditing, advertising or marketing, and similar services.
- Affiliates and contractors, and similar affiliated entities or individuals.
5.5.2. Categories of Personal Information that we have disclosed for a business purposes within the last 12 months include: identifiers; customer record information; commercial information; internet or electronic network activity; geolocation data (only at the city, state, and country level, and only for Companies, not Professionals or individuals); and professional or employment-related information.
5.6. Disclosures or “Sales” for a Commercial Purpose
5.6.2. You may opt-out of the “sale” of your Personal Information on a going-forward basis by clicking this button.
5.7. Rights to Access
5.7.1. You have a right to receive a copy of the specific personal information we have collected about you.
5.8. Right to Delete
5.8.1. You have a right to request the deletion of Personal Information about you that we have collected. Please be advised that there are certain exceptions to this – CCPA states certain specific Personal Information which you may not request to be deleted.
5.8.2. Security Verification – to better provide for the consumers and avoid possible cases of abuse, reasonable verification of your identity in relation to the requested information may be required by us. We reassure that this is not intended as any kind of barrier for execution of your rights, but only to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, and such requirements are pursuant to the CCPA.
5.9. Right to Opt Out
5.9.1. You have a right to direct us to not sell or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties in exchange for monetary or other valuable consideration. Any such direction by you shall be considered a request pursuant to California’s “Shine the Light” law to stop sharing your personal information covered by that law with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
5.10. Right to Non-Discriminatory Treatment
5.10.1. Whether or not you choose to exercise any of your rights stated above, you have a right not to be discriminated against on the basis of exercising of your rights.
5.11. How To Exercise Your Rights
5.11.1. For all requests connected to your rights as a California resident consumer, please send us a request at email@example.com or via this form. You can send such request yourself, or via your authorized agent. To ensure the expedience and efficiency of the processing of your requests, please include all information relevant to your request.
6. Processing of Data
6.1. We may process Personal Information as both 1) data controller; and 2) data processor.
6.3. As a data processor, we may process such personal data which you have provided to us (including collected or generated through the use of the Service and/or Software) for the purpose of providing the Service. If we do, this processing of personal data is governed by the DPA between you and us.
6.4. By using the Service, you consent to receiving electronic communications from us. These communications may include notices about your Account and information concerning or related to the Service.
7.2. We will not sell, purchase, provide, exchange or in any other manner disclose Account or transaction data, or personal information of or about you to anyone, except, your Acquirer, Visa/Mastercard Corporations or in response to valid government demands.
8. Aggregated Data
8.1. We may also use your personal information to generate Aggregated Data for internal use and for sharing with others on a selective basis. “Aggregated Data” means records which have been stripped of information potentially identifying customers, landing pages or end-users, and which have been manipulated or combined to provide generalized, anonymous information. Your identity and personal information will be kept anonymous in Aggregated Data.
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11. Change of Ownership or Business Transition
11.1. In the event of a change of ownership or other business transition, such as a merger, acquisition or sale of our assets, your information may be transferred in accordance with applicable privacy laws.
12.1. We will strive to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, however, no data transmission over the Internet, by wireless device or over the air is guaranteed to be 100% secure. We will continue to enhance security procedures as new technologies and procedures become available.
12.2. We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. If you forget your password, we will ask you for your ID and send you an email containing a link that will allow you to reset your password.
12.3. Please remember that you control what personal information you provide while using the Service. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your identification, passwords and/or any personal information in your possession for the use of the Service. Always be careful and responsible regarding your personal information. We are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you provide to others through the Service. Similarly, we cannot assume any responsibility for the content of any personal information or other information which you receive from other users through the Service, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any personal information or other information which you may receive using the Service. We cannot guarantee, or assume any responsibility for verifying, the accuracy of the personal information or other information provided by any third party. You release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such personal information or other information of others.
13. Transfer to the U.S. or Other Countries
13.1. Our servers and data are hosted on Amazon Web Services, USA and/or Ireland. You can read about Amazon’s security features and compliance from: https://aws.amazon.com/security/ & https://aws.amazon.com/compliance/. Any data transferred to and from our integrations is encrypted. Therefore, your information may be stored and processed in the locations stated above.
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