WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY ("PRIVACY POLICY")

HIVERTECH.COM

Last updated: April 30th 2018

We take privacy issues very seriously at Colmeia Ltd. ("Colmeia", "we", "us", "our") and we are fully committed to protecting your privacy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information regarding how we collect, store, process, transfer, share and use information about you, and information regarding our use of cookies and similar technologies.

Thank you for visiting hivertech.com and any other domains ("Website") operated by Colmeia Ltd and its affiliates ("Colmeia", "we", "us", "our"). For the purposes of EU data protection laws ("Data Protection Legislation"), Colmeia is data controller (i.e. the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data).

This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect and use about visitors to our Website. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully in order to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

  • INFORMATION WE COLLECT
      1. We collect personal data about you when you voluntarily submit information directly to us when you access and use the Website. This can include information you provide to us when you e-mail us using the links on the Website, fill in a form, correspond with us via the Website, phone, email or otherwise, subscribe to our mailing lists, newsletters or other forms of marketing communications, respond to surveys or use some other feature of the Website as available from time to time.
      2. If you choose not to provide personal data, we may not be able to provide the Website to you or respond to your other requests.
      3. The table at Annex 1 sets out the categories of personal data we collect about you and how we use that information. The table also lists the legal basis which we rely on to process the personal data, the categories of recipients of the personal data and information as to how we determine applicable retention periods.
      4. We also automatically collect personal data about you indirectly, including about how you access and use the Service and information about the device you use to access the Service.
      5. The table at Annex 2 sets out the categories of personal data we collect about you automatically and how we use that information. The table also lists the legal basis which we rely on to process the personal data, the categories of recipients of the personal data and information as to how we determine applicable retention periods.
      6. We may link or combine the personal data we collect about you and the information we collect automatically. This allows us to provide you with a personalised experience \regardless of how you interact with us.
      7. We may anonymise and aggregate any of the personal data we collect (so that it does not directly identify you). We may use anonymised information for purposes that include testing our IT systems, research, data analysis, improving the Service and developing new products and features. We may also share such anonymised information with others including, for example, event organisers.
  • MARKETING AND ADVERTISING
      1. Subject to your consent, we may use your personal information to provide you with direct marketing about our products and services. Most messages we send will be by e-mail. We will ensure that any direct marketing from us which is sent by electronic means will provide a simple means for you to stop further communications. For example, in e-mails, we may provide you with an "unsubscribe" link, or an e-mail address to which you can send an opt-out request. We need your consent for direct marketing, and if you provide your consent, you will be able to change your mind at any time.
  • Storing and transferring your personal DATA
      1. Security. We implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, change or damage. All personal data we collect will be stored on secure servers. All electronic transaction entered into via our Service will be protected by SSL encryption technology.
      2. International Transfers of your Personal Data. Your personal data will not be transferred to countries or territories outside the European Economic Area.
  • YOUR RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF your personal information
      1. This section applies to you if you are located in the EU.
      2. In accordance with applicable privacy law, you have the following rights in respect of your personal data that we hold:
        1. Right of access. The right to obtain access to your personal data.
        2. Right to rectification. The right to obtain rectification of your personal data without undue delay where that personal data is inaccurate or incomplete.
        3. Right to erasure. The right to obtain the erasure of your personal data without undue delay in certain circumstances, such as where the personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed.
        4. Right to restriction. The right to obtain the restriction of the processing undertaken by us on your personal data in certain circumstances, such as where the accuracy of the personal data is contested by you, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of that personal data.
        5. Right to portability. The right to portability allows you to move, copy or transfer personal data easily from one organisation to another.
        6. Right to object. You have a right to object to processing based on legitimate interests and direct marketing.
      3. If you wish to exercise one of these rights, please contact us using the contact details at the end of this Privacy Policy.
      4. You also have the right to lodge a complaint to your local data protection authority. Further information about how to contact your local data protection authority is available at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.  
  • cookies and similar technologies
    1. The Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Website and also allows us to improve the Website.
    2. Cookies are pieces of code that allow for personalisation of the Website experience by saving your information such as user ID and other preferences. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your device's hard disk (such as your computer or smartphone) for record-keeping purposes.  
    3. We use the following types of cookies:
      1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the essential operation of the Website such as to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use.
      2. Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
      3. Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Please be aware that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies (such as Facebook and Twitter).

      1. The cookies we use are designed to help you get the most from the Website but if you do not wish to receive cookies, most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. Please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Website. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.
        1. Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
        2. Cookie settings in Firefox
        3. Cookie settings in Chrome
        4. Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.
      2. Although we do our best to honour your privacy preferences, we are unable to respond to Do Not Track signals set by your browser at this time.   
  • Links to third party sites

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. Please check the individual policies before you submit any information to those websites.

  • OUR POLICY TOWARDS CHILDREN

The Website is not directed at persons under 18 and we do not knowingly collect personal data from persons under 18. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal data, without your consent, then please contact us using the details below so that we can take steps to remove such information and terminate any account your child has created with us.

  • Changes to this policy

We evaluate our privacy policies and procedures to implement improvements and refinements from time to time. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy we will notify you by means of a prominent notice on this Website prior to the change becoming effective.

  • NOTICE TO YOU

If we need to provide you with information about something, whether for legal, marketing or other business related purposes, we will select what we believe is the best way to get in contact with you. We will usually do this through email or by placing a notice on the Website. The fact that we may send notices to you will not stop you from being able to opt out of certain types of contact as described in this Privacy Policy.

  • Contacting us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy are welcome and should be addressed to hello@hivertech.com or to Colmeia Ltd, 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, England, WC2H 9JQ.


ANNEX 1 – PERSONAL INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT WHEN YOU USE THE WEBSITE

Category of personal information

How we use it

Legal basis for the processing

Categories of recipients

Retention period

Contact information and basic personal details such as your title, name (first and last names), phone number, address, e-mail address, country as well as your industry.

We use this information to:

  • communicate with you to, for example, provide you with information about the products and services we supply to you;  
  • send information to you about updates to the Website[, and any news, alerts and marketing communications (in line with your settings and options)];
  • subscribe to a product or service;
  • report a problem with the Website;
  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the Website;
  • operate, maintain and provide to you the features and functionality of the Website;
  • maintain the safety of the Website;
  • carry out any of our obligations arising from your use of the Website;
  • ensure that our records are accurate and up to date;
  • notify you about changes to our products, services or Website;
  • to verify your log in details and enable you to use an Website; and
  • comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.

The processing is necessary for:


  • the performance of a contract and to take steps prior to entering into a contract;
  • our legitimate interests, namely administering the Website, for marketing purposes and communicating with users; and
  • for compliance with our legal obligations.

As required in accordance with how we use it, we will share your personal data with the following:

Event organisers: We may convert your personal data into statistical or aggregated data in such a way as to ensure that you are not identified or identifiable from that data. We may use this aggregated data to conduct market research and analysis, including producing statistical research and reports. For example, we may produce reports on which of our services are most popular with users of our Website. We may share aggregated data and data analytics in several ways, including with event organisers.

Service providers and advisors. Third party vendors and other service providers that perform services for us, on our behalf, which may include identifying and serving targeted advertisements (for example, on Facebook and Twitter) providing mailing or email services, tax and accounting services, data enhancement services, fraud prevention, web hosting, or analytic services (such as Hubspot Inc.)

Purchasers and third parties in connection with a business transaction. Personal data may be disclosed to third parties in connection with a transaction, such as a merger, sale of assets or shares, reorganisation, financing, change of control or acquisition of all or a portion of our business.

Law enforcement, regulators and other parties for legal reasons. Third parties as required by law or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to protect the security or integrity of the Website; and/or (c) exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Colmeia, users of the Website, or others.



For no longer than necessary for the purposes set out and in accordance with our legal obligations and legitimate business interests.

Correspondence, comments and opinions. When you contact us directly, e.g. by e-mail, phone, mail, when you post on message boards, blogs, complete an online form, provide us with testimonials, we will record your comments and opinions.

We use this information to:


  • address your questions, issues and concerns;
  • improve the Website;
  • determine products and services that may be of interest to you;
  • send you marketing communications in accordance with your marketing preferences; and
  • improve our communications and staff training.


The processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, namely administering the Website, for marketing purposes and communicating with users.

 

Preferences: Preferences set for notifications, marketing communications and how the Website is displayed.  

We use this information to provide notifications, send marketing communications and display the Website in accordance with your choices.

The processing is necessary for our legitimate interest, namely ensuring the user receives the correct marketing communications.

   

Information provided by social networks, including LinkedIn, when you connect to the Website. The features and functionality of the Website connects social networks, predominantly LinkedIn, to our Website. In this case, we collect personal information from the social network in accordance with your privacy settings on that social network. The connected social network may provide us with information, such as your name, LinkedIn ID, profile picture, network, gender, username, userID, age or age range, language, country, connections and any other information you have agreed it can share or that the social network provides to us.  

We will use the personal information provided to allow you to log-in to the Website, to help create a public profile for you, and where we provide the functionality, we will also use the information provided to assist you in sharing the content you create, or your experiences on the Website with your contacts on the connected social network.

The processing is necessary for: the performance of a contract and to take steps prior to entering into a contract; and

our legitimate interests, namely administering the Website.

All personal information set out above

We will use all the personal information we collect to:


  • operate, maintain and provide to you the features and functionality of the Website;
  • communicate with you;
  • monitor and improve the Website and business, to help us develop new products and services;
  • to detect and prevent fraud and defend ourselves from any legal claims;
  • to comply with any applicable legal and internal governance obligations;
  • to prevent or detect crime, for quality, training and security purposes; and
  • market research, analysis and developing statistics.

The processing is necessary for our legitimate interest, namely, to administer and improve the Website, our business and develop new services; and compliance with our legal obligations.  



ANNEX 2 – PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY

Category of personal information

How we use it

Legal basis for the processing

Categories of recipients

Retention period

Information about how you access and use the Website including, for example, the website from which you came and the website to which you are going when you leave the Website, how you interact with the Website, how you engage with the content on the Website, how frequently you access the Website, the time you access the Website and how long you use them for, whether you open emails or click the links contained in emails, new visitor information, whether you access the Website from multiple devices, other actions you take on the Website as well as where you come from.     



We use this information to:


  • present the Website to you on your device;
  • measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you, and to deliver relevant advertising to you (with your consent, where relevant),
  • determine news, alerts and other products and services that may be of interest to you for marketing purposes;
  • administer the Website for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • administer our legitimate internal management analysis, audit, forecasts and business planning and transactions;
  • monitor and improve the Website and our business, and to help us develop new products and services;
  • detect and prevent fraud;
  • establish, defend or exercise our legal rights,
  • comply with our legal, regulatory and internal governance obligations,
  • prevent or detect crime, for quality, training and security purposes; and
  • market research and analysis and developing statistics.

The processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, namely:


  • for business administration, including statistical analysis;
  • to personalise your visit to the Website;
  • to improve the Website by helping us understand who uses the Website;
  • to tailor the Website to the user and to improve the Website generally;
  • to monitor and resolve issues;
  • for marketing purposes;
  • to communicate with users; and
  • to contact users;

and compliance with our legal obligations.  



As required in accordance with how we use it, we will share your personal data with the following:

Service providers and advisors. Third party vendors and other service providers that perform services for us, on our behalf, which may include identifying and serving targeted advertisements (for example, on Facebook and Twitter) providing mailing or email services, tax and accounting services, data enhancement services, fraud prevention, web hosting, or analytic services (such as Hubspot Inc.)

Purchasers and third parties in connection with a business transaction. Personal data may be disclosed to third parties in connection with a transaction, such as a merger, sale of assets or shares, reorganisation, financing, change of control or acquisition of all or a portion of our business.

Law enforcement, regulators and other parties for legal reasons. Third parties as required by law or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to protect the security or integrity of the Website; and/or (c) exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Colmeia, users of the Website, or others.

For no longer than necessary for the purposes set out and in accordance with our legal obligations and legitimate business interests.

Information about your device including information about the computer, tablet, smartphone or other electronic device you use to connect to the Website. This information can include details about the type of device, unique device identifying numbers, operating systems, browsers and applications connected to the Website through the device, your Internet service provider or mobile network, your IP address and your device's telephone number (if it has one).