Updated policy: Effective on May 25, 2018
Pursuant to Article 13 of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 (“Personal Data Protection Code“) and to Article 13-14 of UE General Data Protection Regulation n. 2016/679 (“GDPR”), this privacy statement describes how WETHOD S.r.l., with registered office in Roncade, Tenuta Ca’ Tron, Via Sile, 41 – 31056, Tax Code and VAT No. IT04732090263 (hereinafter “Data Controller”) collects and uses the personal information you provide on the domain umbrella of wethod.com, our mobile sites and mobile applications, and any other application or access point we make available to you (collectively, our “Web Properties”).
1. Collection and Use of Personal Information
Information we collect directly from you.
We collect certain personal information that you provide directly to us. For example, we collect the following personal information from you:
As is true of most websites, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system, as well as the other information listed in the “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies” section below. We do link this collected data to other information we collect about you.
We use the information we collect from you to:
The data we collect from you are mandatorily required for the fulfilment of the aforementioned purposes. If such data are not provided, or are partially or inaccurately provided, the Activity you requested may not be provided.
2. Personal data processing methods
Data will be processed by Company employees and collaborators and/or by external subjects designated as Data Processors, to whom the Company will give detailed operating instructions in order to meet the conditions stated into this Privacy statement. The complete list of Data Processors is available on request by sending an email to the addresses indicated in the “Contact Information” section.
3. Our Service
We provide a work collaboration service from our Web Properties (the “Service”) that permits users to share information with each other by creating information stored and accessed through our Web Properties. Our use and distribution of information that you submit or upload, including any personal information you submit, is described in our User Agreement (or other subscription agreement you entered into with us, if any).
4. Choice/Opt-Out for Communications from Us
Customers can opt out of being contacted by us by following the opt-out instructions located in the e-mails we may send you, by changing your privacy settings in the Service, or by contacting us at any time.
However, Wethod reserves the right to send its existing customers communications relating to the Service as part of our commercial relationship with you, such as service announcements and administrative messages, without offering the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to cancel your account by logging in to your Wethod account, accessing the Account Admin menu, and clicking the Cancel Account link.
5. Information Sharing
Except as provided for in our User Agreement (or other subscription agreement you entered into with us, if any) and this Policy, we do not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent.
We do not sell any of your personal information to third parties or allow third parties to use it for their marketing purposes. Wethod uses third-party intermediaries to manage payment processing. These intermediaries are solely links in the distribution chain, and are not permitted to store, retain, or use the information provided except for purposes of payment processing. For these reasons, accessing or using our services or Web Properties or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S.
We may share your information with third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who are working on our behalf and require access to your information to carry out that work, such as to process billing, provide customer support, etc. For example, we may use third party data centers to host our Web Properties or to store documents uploaded to our application. We obtain appropriate contractual and technical protections to limit these service providers’ use and disclosure of your personal information.
We release personal information if we believe we must do so to comply with the law, to enforce our User Agreement (or other subscription agreement you entered into with us, if any), or to protect the rights and safety of the Company, our customers, and our individual users.
If Wethod is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership that affects your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
6. Where We Store Your Personal Data
The personal data that we collect from you is stored inside the European Economic Area (EEA), for the purposes described above. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy and Cookies Policy and the Data Protection Legislation. Please contact us if you wish to obtain information concerning such safeguards (see the “Contact Information” section below).
When we collect personal information directly from you, we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL/TLS). We make every reasonable effort to protect your personal information, but no company, including Wethod, can guarantee the absolute security of the Internet communications. Moreover, you are responsible for keeping the passwords you’ll use within our services confidential.
If you have any questions please refer to our Security Policy, or you can contact us (see the “Contact Information” section below).
8. Your Rights
The Company is committed to ensuring that you have control and visibility to your personal data. Below is a summary of your rights and additional commitments from the Company. You may exercise your rights by contacting us (see the “Contact Information” section below).
Right of Access
You can request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
Right to Erasure (‘Right to be Forgotten’)
You have the right to request that your personal data can be deleted in certain circumstances including:
However, this right does not apply where, for example, the processing is necessary:
Right to Restriction of Processing
You can ask that we restrict your personal data (i.e., keep but not use) where:
We can continue to use your personal data:
Right to Data Portability
Where you have provided personal data to us, you have a right to receive such personal data back in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format, and to have those data transmitted to a third-party data controller without hindrance but in each case only where:
Right to Object
You have a right to object to the processing of your personal data in those cases where we are processing your personal data in reliance on our legitimate interests. In such a case we will stop processing your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate interests which override your interests. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
If you do not want to receive newsletters, announcements, or other communications and/or services related to the Company and its services, please do not opt-in for those communications or services at the time of registration. If you have opted-in and, at a later time, wish to opt-out, please unsubscribe by sending us an email entitled “UNSUBSCRIBE”.
You have a right not to be subjected to decisions based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you other than where the decision is:
Where we base a decision solely on automated decision-making, you will always be entitled to have a person review the decision so that you can contest it and put your point of view and circumstances forward.
Right to Complain
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or place of an alleged infringement, if you are unhappy with how we are processing your personal data.
We will respond to your request in writing, or orally if requested, as soon as practicable and in any event not more than one month after receipt of your request. That period may be extended by further months where necessary, taking into account the complexity and number of requests. We will inform you of any such extension within one month of receipt of your request. We may request proof of identification to verify your request. All requests should be addressed to us (see the “Contact Information” section below).
9. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We may cookies and other technologies (beacons, tags, scripts and similar) to keep track of your preferences and profile information. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. Cookies are also used to collect general usage and volume statistical information that does not include personal information. Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Wethod and our trusted partners. These trusted partners include: analytics partners, marketing partners and network/website optimization partners.
These technologies are used on our Web Properties for the purpose of analyzing trends, administration, tracking users’ navigation paths on our Web Properties and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these partners on an individual as well as aggregated basis. We do not tie the information gathered to our Customers’ or Users’ personally identifiable information.
10. Behavioral Targeting and Remarketing
11. Additional Policy Information
Our website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us (see the “Contact Information” section below). In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
We will retain your personal information that you provide to us for as long as needed to provide you services or as described in our User Agreement (or other subscription agreement you entered into with us, if any). We will retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Links to Other Websites
Our Web Properties include links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Wethod. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.
Single Sign-On (SSO)
If enabled, you may log into our site using external single sign-on providers such as Google OpenID or SAML conformant identity providers. These services will authenticate your identity and may provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our signup form.
We may post customer testimonials on our website which may contain personally identifiable information such as the customer’s name. We obtain the customer’s consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. If you want to remove your personal information that is being displayed on our website under public pages please send your request to us (see the “Contact Information” section below).
Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on our Web Properties prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
12. Contact Information
Questions regarding our Policy or the practices concerning our Web Properties should be directed by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail addressed to WETHOD S.rl. Attn: Privacy Administrator, RONCADE (TV) VIA SILE 41, CAP 31056 (ITALY).