DOPE INSIGHTS PRIVACY POLICY

 

  1. Company’s commitment to privacy and protection of your Personal Data

Dope Insights (the “Company”) understands and respects the privacy of all information that you entrust it with, except for information that, by its context or nature, is meant for public display at its website, namely www.dopeinsights.com or other material (the “Website”) or is otherwise in the public domain. In light of this, the Company is committed to protecting your personal data and wishes to keep you informed of the nature of the information that the Company collects from you and where it uses the same.

  1. What Is Personal Data

Personal data means any information that, when used alone or combined with other information, may be used to identify an individual. This includes, but is not limited to, an individual’s first and last name, e-mail address, mailing and/or residential addresses, telephone number, banking information, contact information and/or other personal information that may be required in order for us to provide a service you request, or may have requested, on the Website (the “Personal Data”).

  1. How the Company collects your Personal Data

 

  1. Voluntary Submission

To purchase the Products and the Services, we will request you to provide Personal Data. When you visit the Website, you will be required to be registered and create a password in order to log in. The use of the Website, and the downloadable information on the Website, may be governed by a written agreement between you and the Company. Unless you request your Personal Data to be deleted, it may be retained by the Company, pursuant to applicable laws, to: (i) verify compliance with the agreement, (ii) track software and documents you download; or (iii) track page visits and usage of other applications available on the Website.

We also may receive your Personal Data from our business partners and suppliers. We intend to use such Personal Data only if it has been collected in accordance with acceptable privacy practices consistent with this Privacy Policy as well as applicable laws.

    1. Opt-Out; Consent

You have the right to request the Company not to contact you for the purposes of sending you newsletters, customer surveys, direct marketing materials and/or market research information. You can exercise this right by clicking on the appropriate option or checkbox at the point where the Personal Data is collected or by editing your Personal Data we have collected. Also, you may subsequently inform the Company if you do not wish to receive newsletters and other information stated hereinbefore.

In specific cases, the Company may request your direct consent to use your Personal Data by providing an “opt-in” and/or “opt-out” checkbox in information fields before your Personal Data can be used for any additional purposes to that for which your consent has been or is given.

    1. Access 

You will have access to your Personal Data that the Company holds and you will be able to correct, amend, or delete that information where it is inaccurate, except where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to your privacy in the case in question, or where the rights of third parties would be violated.

    1. Collecting Your Information through Cookies

Some pages on the Website use “cookies,” which are small files that are placed on your hard drive by your use of the Website for identification purposes. These files are used for site registration and customisation for the next time you visit us. It identifies you to a Website when you revisit to load your preferences and track the pages you visit. If your browser is set up to automatically accept cookies, your browser will add this text in a small file to your hard drive. Most web browsers allow you to modify the way cookies are handled. You can refuse cookies or choose to be warned when receiving a cookie in order to be given a choice to accept or reject a cookie. By not accepting cookies, you may have to manually input user IDs and passwords to access certain information on this Website, and some pages may not fully function. Please note that the only Personal Data held in a cookie is Personal Data you have provided to the Company online.

  1. How the Company uses your Personal Data
  1. Permitted Uses

When we collect your Personal Data from you, we will inform you at the time as to the reason we are requesting such Personal Data. The Company uses your Personal Data in any or all of the following ways:

  1. to register you as a user of the Website;
  2. to enable it to provide you services as a user of the Website;
  3. to obtain your feedback on the Website;
  4. to provide you with informative communication, updates and news;
  5. to filter the content that you access for relevance;
  6. for statistical and research purposes, including market research;
  7. to respond to your requests for products, documentation and/or services;
  8. to send you newsletters or appropriate e-mails;
  9. to enable your subscription or event registration;
  10. to sending direct marketing information; and/or
  11. to personalise the content you review and to better understand how you use the Website in order to improve the services the Company provides as well as the Website information.

Upon your acceptance of the Terms of Use, of which this the Company Privacy Policy is a part, such an acceptance will include your permission to us to collect and use your Personal Data.

In addition to the foregoing, we may collect and store information locally on your device using methods such as browser web storage and application data caches.

    1. Disclosure of your Personal Data to Third Parties by the Company

If you elect to provide us with Personal Data, we may transfer that Personal Data within the Company entities or to the Company affiliated third parties or business partners. Your Personal Data may be transferred within your country and/or across borders from your country of residence or jurisdiction to the Company entities, affiliated third parties and/or business partners in other countries around the world so that such the Company entities, affiliated third parties and/or business partners may provide services and other operations required to transact business with you. Such Personal Data may include, but is not limited to, account information, credit card information and ordering/invoicing information. The Company may also combine your information with other information for the purposes of analysis, survey or other purposes.

In addition, the Company may share your Personal Data (with the exception of account, credit card, and ordering information) with other business partners who may desire to alert you to new products and services to improve your competitive edge, and only in cases where we believe your business interests will be served. If you do not want to receive marketing materials from any of our business partners, please do not provide contact information via the internet, or let them know directly that you wish to be removed from their contact list.

The Company may work with other companies that deliver the Company advertising material and undertake surveys on behalf of the Company. These companies may collect information to help the Company determine which products, services and offerings are of most interest to the Company’s current and future customers. Unless you have given your consent, implicitly or explicitly, the information collected is not identifiable at an individual level. However, it may be identifiable at a company level, with or without your consent, or aggregated at an anonymous level to provide us with general statistics and trends.

In the event that the Company sells a part or parts of its business, the Personal Data that we have collected could be transferred to the acquiring company unless you instruct the Company not to do so in writing.

  1. The Company’s policy towards your privacy and data protection
  1. Data Protection Measures

Except where your information is meant for access by other users of the Website, the Company will not disclose your Personal Data to any third party except in the course of performance of its services, or as provided in this Privacy Policy. Furthermore, the Company shall use reasonable endeavours to ensure that your Personal Data is protected from unauthorised use.

 

The Company maintains reasonable infrastructure, techniques and methods for protecting the secrecy of your Personal Data, and for backing up your data in order to secure it against loss. However, it is your responsibility to ensure that you keep your login information and password for the Website secret and confidential at all times to prevent any third party from misusing your account. In the event of your login information or password coming into knowledge of any other person, you shall indemnify the Company, its directors, employees, partners, associates and clients, including the Website users, for any costs, claims, consequences and losses arising out of the misuse of your account.

    1. Exceptions

Notwithstanding the Company’s commitments to protect your privacy, the Company may divulge your Personal Data for any of the following reasons:

  1. to comply with a court or administrative order, direction or subpoena;
  2. to comply with any provision of the law;
  3. to enable its personnel, staff, employees or partners to provide you with services and improve your experience of the Website;
  4. in cases, where despite reasonable efforts by the Company to protect your Personal Data, the Personal Data can no longer be kept confidential;
  5. where the Company obtains or is able to obtain the Personal Data from a source independent from yourself; and
  6. where the Personal Data becomes part of the public domain.
  1. Chat Rooms, Message Boards, and Public Forums

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online – e.g., message boards, chat areas, file uploads, events, and listings – that information becomes public and can be collected and used by others. By posting Personal Data online in public forums, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties, and the Company is not liable for the same.

  1. Links to other Websites 

The Website may contain links to other websites and/or pages. Please be aware that the Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites our users choose to visit. If our users provide any information directly to parties other than the Company (even if those sites are showing the Company brand), different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of your Personal Data. The Company shall not be responsible for any consequences arising out of your disclosure to these third party websites and/or pages.

We encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing your Personal Data to third parties.

  1. Right to Amend 

The Company reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice to you. We recommend that all visitors and users of this Website re-visit this Privacy Policy page, from time to time, to learn of any new privacy practices or changes to our Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website indicates your acknowledgement and/or acceptance of any changes to this Privacy Policy.

  1. Disclaimer

Please take note of the following to ensure the security of your Personal Data and other confidential information you may provide online:

  1. The Company advises you to protect yourself against unauthorised access to your Product or system and disclosure of your the Company password.
  2. If you believe that your password has been compromised, you should immediately change your password.
  3. If you believe there has been a security breach at the Company involving your Personal Data, please contact the Company immediately at the address provided below.

The Company shall not be liable for any leaks or disclosure of your Personal Data in the event of your password and/or login information being compromised or any event that occurs despite the Company’s reasonable endeavours to protect your Personal Data.

  1. Compliance with Laws

The Company strives to comply with all applicable and known laws around the world that are designed to protect your right to privacy and prevent misuse of your Personal Data. Although legal requirements may vary from country to country, we intend to adhere to the principles set forth in this Privacy Policy even if we transfer your Personal Data from your country of residence to countries that may not provide the same privacy rights or require the same level of protection for your Personal Data. Our commitment is to protect your Personal Data no matter where it is collected, transported, processed or retained.

  1. Contacting Us

We value your opinions and feedback. Please email us any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, or write to us at:

contact@dopeinsights.com