Personal Data shall mean any information relating to an individual who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that individual.
Details about Us:
The Element5 Sites and Services are provided by Element5 Inc, a Delware corporation. Users may access the Element5 Sites to obtain reports and other relevant information pertaining to services rendered by us.
Information We Collect:
Through the Element5 Sites and Services, we collect the following information:
Our legitimate interest to collect and process the Personal Data is to optimize the Element5 Sites and Services, improve user experience and to improve our internal process efficiency. These activities are necessary to fulfil our interest in creating a better platform and helping us create better technology and better communications.
We use your Personal Data to send marketing communications about our products and services and offerings from our affiliates. We may send these communications via email, post or call. As for most companies, our ability to market our products and services is necessary for our commercial interests and may allow us to expand our customer base.
For any uses on the basis of legitimate interest, we conduct a legitimate interest assessment to ensure that such processing isn’t overridden by your rights or interests.
How we collect Personal Data:
Following are the ways we collect your Personal Data:
Statistical Information: We collect information from your visits to the Element5 Sites to help us provide a better experience, service and to make the Element5 Sites as user friendly and purposeful as possible. However, we keep the information anonymous. We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better user experience and service. None of the information described in this paragraph is reviewed at an individual level.
How we use the information we collect:
We use Personal Data only when we are allowed to do so under applicable laws and only for the purposes for which we collected the same. Most commonly, the purposes are the performance of a contract with you or your employer, rendering the Services and compliance with legal or regulatory obligations.
We may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
We may provide access to or share your information with certain selected third parties who perform services on our behalf. These third parties provide a variety of services to us, including without limitation billing, sales, marketing, provision of content and features, advertising, analytics, research, customer service, data storage, security, fraud prevention, payment processing, and legal or accounting/financial services.
We may use Personal Data for other compatible purposes as above if we think we need to do so.
Transfer/Sharing of Personal Data:
Links to Other Web Sites:
The Element5 Sites may contain links to other websites not operated by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. The links from the Element5 Sites to other websites do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed these third-party websites. We suggest contacting the operators of those websites directly for information on their privacy policies.
Security of Data:
Personal Data related to you is treated as strictly confidential and we have taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures against loss and unlawful processing of such information. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have any reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (such as, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please notify us immediately about the problem by contacting us.
Retention and deletion of Personal Data:
We only store your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as per the storage periods required by law, whichever is longer. After discontinuation of the respective purposes, the corresponding data will be blocked or deleted in accordance with legal requirements.
You may access the Personal Data we hold about you at any time by contacting us. We will be happy to correct, edit, limit, or delete your Personal Data (subject to limitations) at your request, provided that no statutory storage requirements are in conflict. You can also contact us to update or correct any inaccuracies in your Personal Data. If your Personal Data stored with us has been processed incorrectly, out-of-date, or unlawful, you can restrict its processing by us. Finally, you may change or revoke your consent to the processing of your personal information at any time with future effect. In certain situations, when the data we hold about you is no longer relevant or is incorrect, you can request that we erase your data. You have the right to complain about the improper processing of your Personal Data (such as collection, storage, modification, transfer, deletion, etc.). You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address listed below anytime for any other queries/requests you may have about your Personal Data and our use of such Personal Data. Our legal basis for the disclosure, correction, deletion, limitation of processing and data transmission is the respective request of the data subject. You can object to the use of your personal data for direct marketing at any time. We will then refrain from any processing to the extent it is related to such purposes. You can inform us about your objection by contacting us through the contact details provided above.
We will take reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the Personal Data that we hold. However, if a person believes that any Personal Data that we hold about him/her is inaccurate or out of date, they should contact us through the contact details provided above.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes. There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed.