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Privacy Policy

Last updated: 2nd April 2018

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We only use your information in accordance with the law. This Privacy Policy indicates how your personal data is collected, stored and processed by Knabu Distributed Systems Ltd (“Us”, “We” or “Our”) to perform our obligations and as part of the services we provide.


Third Party Websites


This Privacy Policy will not apply to third party websites which we do not operate and control.  For example, a link contained on this website may redirect you to services of a third party, such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin or Medium.  We recommend that you review the  privacy policies on those websites to learn how they treat with your personal data.


When Do We Collect Data?

Personal Data

We collect your personal data to manage our company and/or business in a lawful and ethical manner.  We collect your personal data when you voluntarily provide it to us.  For example:
a)   when registering on a website or making an inquiry with us,
b)  when you communicate with us,
c)   at your request and/or whet you provide your data to us.

Examples of personal data are your name, email address and address.

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking for from us and enabling us to deliver the best user experience to you.  Specifically, we may use data:
For our own internal records,
To improve the experience we provide to you including customising our website,
To contact you in response to a specific enquiry,
To send you promotional emails about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.
To contact you via email, telephone or mail for market research reasons.


Non-Personal Information

We may also obtain non-personal information when you visit our website and through the use of cookies which are small files downloaded onto your computer.  Non-personal information may include the duration and time of your visit to the website, your IP address and your browser type.

We use non-personal information for statistical purposes to help improve your user experience.  You agree that such non-personal information may be used by us in our discretion.  If you do not want to allow the use of cookies you may set your browser to delete them.  However, this may affect the functionality of the Site.  By accepting the terms of this Policy, you authorize our use of cookies.  You may request further information or withdraw your consent to our use of cookies by sending an e-mail and contacting us. To learn more about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

How Do We Process And Store Data?

We take all steps possible to ensure that your data is stored securely and to prevent unauthorised access.  Any passwords you provide are never stored in plain text, but encrypted in accordance with best practice.  All information collected is stored on our dedicated servers which only we have access to.  In the event you submit personal information to us through this website, you represent and warrant that you have the authority and consent to the collection, processing, transmission, use, communication and disclosure of such information by us.  

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. However, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us or guarantee that information provided may not be accessed, disclosed, or destroyed.  Using the internet is not 100% secure and although we do our best to protect your data, this cannot be guaranteed.

Disclosure of Personal Data

We shall NEVER sell or rent your personal data.
We may disclose your personal information:

To third parties to assist us with our administrative or business functions, (including, but not limited marketing and advertising our business)
To third parties to whom you have consented to communicating with including discussing our company, its projects and services.
In the event that we sell our business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the buyer who will be required to abide by this Privacy Policy
When required to comply with the law or enforce our legal obligations or rights.

We will not share identifiable personal data with third parties for the purposes of direct marketing without your explicit prior consent. We may use and disclose information non-identifiable and/or aggregate data (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

Use of Non-Personal Data

We use non-personal data to conduct research, for statistical analysis and to help improve your user experience on this website.  We also reserve the right to use non-personal data technically associated with the use of our products or services (“Metadata”) in our sole discretion.

Cookies

Cookies are small files transferred to your computer through your Web browser (if you allow it) that enables the website to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to help us remember you and help us understand and save your preferences for future visits. We use cookies to optimize the use of our website and by using the website, you consent to the use of cookies.

We may use cookies to:
Estimate our audience size and usage pattern,
Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions,
Test content on our website. For example, 50% of our users might see one piece of content, the other 50% a different piece of content, and speed up your searches.

You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site. You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages may become unavailable to you. Additionally, third-party widgets such as YouTube may install cookies depending on their configuration.  For more information about cookies and how they work, please go to www.aboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics

We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy . You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies  on your browser.

Your Rights

At any time, you may withdraw your consent to or inquire about our use of your personal data.  We will delete your personal data when no longer needed or required, or if you have requested deletion.  However, data deletion is subject to legal storage requirements or if it is required for billing purposes.  If you request it, we will inform you of all the personal data that is stored about you. This information will be sent to you in electronic form, usually via email.

General

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time, always observing the applicable data protection laws. Please check this page regularly for any changes. If you have any questions, inquiries or wish to communicate with us about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@knabu.me.