Effective As Of: 2018-05-25
References to Koble mean Koble Inc., its agents, successors, and assigns.
The following are examples of the types of information we may collect in the course of you using the Services:
How Information Is Used.
We may use Public and Private Information that we collect, alone or in combination with information provided by third-parties or collected from publicly accessible sources, to:
We may additionally use Public Information to:
We may make use of both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies exist for only so long as your web browser remains open. Persistent cookies last from visit to visit, and do not go away when you close your browser. Managing cookie preferences differs from browser to browser so please refer to your browser for further information. If you would like to disable cookies and web beacons from Koble, please use the help function in your web browser to restrict cookies from our website. However, if you block cookies from Koble, you will not be able to make use of some or all of the Services.
How Information is Shared.
We may share your information within Koble. We may also share your information with third-parties with whom we have a relationship for the purpose of managing the website or Services, and improving or delivering the Services.
Finally, we may share your information with third-parties in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Whether Information Has to Be Provided by You and Why.
The provision of your name, business address, email address and company information is required from you to enable us to provide the Services. We will inform you at the point of collecting information from you, whether you are required to provide the information to us.
Reasons We Can Collect and Use Your Personal Information
We rely on legitimate interests as the lawful basis on which we collect and use your Personal Information. Our legitimate interests are the Personal Information is necessary for the provision of the Services to you and to other users of the Service, and to develop our products/services and grow our business.
Consequences of Our Use of Your Personal Information
Your personal information is used to identify you to other users of the Service when you create a post, comment on posts, send chat messages and so on.
Your location and sales and purchasing preferences may be used to recommend matching users and companies to you and you might be recommended to other users. You have an option to exclude yourself from these automated matching processes.
Transfer of Your Information Out of the EEA
We may transfer your personal information to the United States and such other jurisdictions outside of European Economic Area, United Kingdom, and Switzerland (the “Designated Countries”),where our third-party service providers store and host data.
Such countries do not have the same data protection laws as the Designated Countries. Whilst the European Commission has not given a formal decision that such countries provide an adequate level of data protection similar to those which apply in the Designated Countries, any transfer of your personal information will be subject to a data processing agreement containing EU Standard Contractual Clauses (as permitted under Article 46(2)) of the General Data Protection Regulation that are designed to help safeguard your privacy rights and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a misuse of your personal information. To obtain a copy of the such data processing agreement, please email email@example.com.
If you would like further information please contact us (see “How to contact us” below). We will not otherwise transfer your personal data outside of the EEA or to any organisation (or subordinate bodies) governed by public international law or which is set up under any agreement between two or more countries.
How Information Is Protected.
We take reasonable security measures consistent with applicable law to protect the security of your Personal Information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorized way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorized manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so. We also implement the use of encryption or Secure Socket Layers connections for the transmission of any Personal Information, as defined in Massachusetts regulation 201 CMR 17.02, through the website or Services. In so much as personal email is generally not encrypted, we request that no Personal Information be sent to us via email.
We will retain your Personal Information as long as an account is active or as needed to provide you Services. You may, at any time, instruct us to remove Personal Information, but you should be aware that it is not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to Koble from our servers. We will also retain your Personal Information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
User Preferences and Opt-Out Choices.
Email, Direct Mail, Telemarketing, and Third-Party Sharing.
To opt out of:
Do Not Track (DNT). Koble does not currently have the capabilities to recognize the various Do Not Track signals from different web browsers. For more information on Do Not Track please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.org/.
California Privacy Rights. Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of Personal Information we share with third-parties or corporate affiliates for those third-parties or corporate affiliates’ direct marketing purposes. That notice will identify the categories of Personal Information shared with third-parties and used for direct marketing purposes and the name and address of the third-parties that received such Personal Information. If you are a California resident and want a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the address below. In your request, please specify that you want a “California Privacy Rights Notice.” Please allow 30 days for a response.
Privacy Shield Framework.
Access to Personal Data and Dispute Resolution. In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Koble commits to provide you with access to your personal information and the ability to correct, amend, or delete that information where it is inaccurate, or has been processed in violation of the Privacy Shield Principles, except where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the individual’s privacy in the case in question, or where the rights of persons other than the individual would be violated. Koble also commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. European Union and Swiss Individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Koble has further committed to refer unresolved Privacy Shield complaints to JAMS, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not resolved your complaint, please contact or visit JAMS (https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-privacy-shield)for more information or to file a complaint. The services of JAMS are provided at no cost to you.
You also have the possibility, under certain conditions, to invoke binding arbitration for complaints regarding Privacy Shield compliance not resolved by any of the other Privacy Shield mechanisms. For more information visit: https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=ANNEX-I-introduction.
Jurisdiction. The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over Koble’s compliance with the Privacy Shield.
How to Contact Us.
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information. Those in Designated Countries (being the European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland) may contact our Privacy Office or their country’s supervisory authority to lodge a complaint.
129 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
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