Last updated April 20th, 2018.
We may update this policy from time to time. Please check this page regularly for notification of any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information. We will try to provide customers with reasonable advance notice of any proposed changes.
The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way we process, store and protect user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
WatchSumo is a trading name of Blissful Systems Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales, no. 08871670. Our registered office is First Floor, Telecom House, 125 - 135 Preston Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6AF, United Kingdom.
We comply with all requirements for user privacy as set out in English law. For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) "GDPR", we are a Controller.
Our representative for the purpose of data protection compliance is Luca Spiller who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We respect your privacy and your rights to control your personal data. We will always protect your data, be clear about the data we collect from you and the reasons why. We do not and will not sell your data to third parties.
We will only use your data when the law allows us to. We use personal data for our legitimate business interests. When we do, we make sure we understand and work to minimise its privacy impact. For example, we limit the data to what is necessary, control access to the data, and where we can, aggregate or de-identify the data.
Types of information we collect
Throughout your use of this website and our services, we may collect the following personal data about you:
- Information about your use of the site and service, including details of pages you visit and your IP address.
- Information you voluntary provide, such as your email address and name, through the use of our services.
- Information you provide when you login with a third party service, such as your name, email address, username and avatar.
- Information that you provide when you communicate with us, such as through email, Twitter or Facebook.
- Information that you provide related to payments, such as your legal name, address and payment method.
- Information that you provide related to EU tax laws, such as your country of residence and details of your VAT-registered business.
How and why we collect your data
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you.
Website visitors — When you visit our website, we collect details of the pages you visit, your anonymised IP address and browser information. This data is considered anonymous, and not personally identifiable information, under the GDPR. This information is used to understand how website visitors use our website, and to provide them with a more optimal experience. We collect this data using a third-party analytics service, and this data has a retention period of 14 months.
Learning about our service — If you wish to learn more about our service, you may voluntarily provide personal information such as your email address or name, and may get in touch with us via email or social networks. We will use this data to provide the information you requested and follow up on your enquiry.
Subscribing to our service — When you subscribe to our service, including signing up for a trial, we will ask you to voluntary provide your email address. If you login with a third party service, we may also be provided with your name, username on that service and avatar. We will also collect your IP address. We will use this data to secure your account and ensure that only you have access to your data stored on our service. We may contact you using this information, to notify you of important changes the may affect your use of our service or how we handle your data. If you do not provide this data, you cannot use our service.
Paying for our service — When you pay for a subscription on our service, we will ask you to provide details of your payment method, full name and address. We will also collect your IP address. Your payment will be processed by a third-party payments service, who may collect further information, or derive further information, based on this. This information will be used to prevent fraud and ensure tax compliance. Once your payment has been processed, some of this data will be passed to our accountant, Crunch, and, if required, to the relevant tax authorities. If you do not provide this data, you cannot fully use our service.
Using our service — Throughout the use of our service we will collect information such as the pages you visit and how you use our service. You may voluntarily provide additional information such as websites you wish to monitor and data related to sending notifications. This data will only be used to provide you with the service requested. If you provide personal information such as names and email addresses of your staff or customers, you should make sure they are aware of this policy and that you are legally able to provide us with this data. If you do not provide this data, you cannot use this part of our our service.
Marketing opt-in — When you subscribe to our service, we will provide you with the option of opting-in to marketing and educational emails about our service. In this case we may contact you using any of the personal information you previously provided. This opt-in is not required to use our service.
We take your privacy seriously, and treath both personally identifiable and non-personally identifable information as equally important. We will make our best effort to store and transmit your information in a secure way, and to prevent unauthorised parties from accessing it.
If we become aware of any breach in our security, and personally-identifiable information may have been accessed, we will notify the relevant authories and users involved, within 72 hours of us becoming aware of the breach. If you discover any vulnerability in our service, please contact email@example.com. At our discretion, a 'bug bounty' may apply to encourage responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities.
We strive to keep your data for only as long as required to provide you with the service requested. In some cases we need to keep your data for longer periods in order to carry out our legal or regulatory obligations. Because these needs can vary for different data types in the context of different services, actual retention periods can vary significantly.
How to access and control your data
As set out in EEA data protection laws, you have the right of access, rectification, restriction, opposition, erasure and data portability concerning any personal data we hold about you. If you wish to excercise your rights concerning this, please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to any request as soon as possible, no later than 1 month after the request is sent.
In some cases we may require further personally identifiable information (such as photos of identify documents) to prove your identity. This data will stored securely and deleted as soon as your request has been fulfilled.
Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. When you log into our service, a session cookie will be stored to maintain state, keeping you logged into our site.
Third party links
You may find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this policy please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.