At Invisible Edge, LLC. and our affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, “Invisible Edge”, “we” or “us”) we recognize the importance of protecting your personal data and are committed to processing it responsibly and in compliance with applicable data protection laws in all countries in which we operate.
We may provide additional or more specific information on the collection or use of personal data related to a specific product or service.
1. Information We Collect
As you interact with us or otherwise use our Services, we may collect various types of data (including personal data) from you, such as contact details (e.g. name, email address, phone number, date of birth, login credentials). We may also collect information from you regarding your digital identity, such as information concerning the device on which you are accessing our applicable Services (e.g. manufacturer and model), your internet service provider, your internet protocol address (“IP address”), your device’s browser, your device’s operating system and various types of metadata (e.g. location, cookies, access times and dates, referring/exit pages, clickstream data, webpages that you visit and the time spent on those pages and information you search for on the websites).
We do not collect or use any sensitive personal data and we do not want you to provide us with any such data. Sensitive personal data is any data that falls into a special category of personal data that is considered more sensitive than other types of personal data under applicable law, such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious and philosophical beliefs, trade union activities, genetic or biometric data, health data, sex life, sexual orientation or details regarding criminal offences.
2. How We Collect Information
Information you provide to us. In connection with your use of our Services or other communications with us (by phone, chat, email, internet forms or forums, social media or other means of communication), you may be required to provide us certain information, including personal data, in the following ways:
through the use of our Services, requesting information concerning our Services, subscribing to our Services, requesting further Services or applying for a job at Invisible Edge;
when you report a problem with or have a question about our Services;
when you contact us, we may retain records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses);
by responding to surveys or questionnaires that we may ask you to complete;
by your search queries on our Services.
Information provided by our business partners. Although we make efforts to limit the information our business partners share with us, we cannot control what information our business partners disclose. If your personal data has been submitted to us by a business partner of ours and you wish to exercise any rights you may have to access, correct, amend, or delete such data, please get in touch with such business partner directly. If you wish to make your request directly to us, please provide the name of the business partner who submitted your data. We will then endeavor to refer your request to the applicable business partner and support such partner’s efforts as reasonably necessary in order to respond to and address your request within a reasonable timeframe.
Information we collect when you use our Services. We may collect your usage information about how you use our Services, including your access times, location, browser types and language, and IP addresses to track and aggregate information. We may also collect device-specific information when you access our Services, including your hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information, and information about your device’s interaction with our Services. Such information is collected automatically by our servers when you access or use some of our Services and may simply be statistical data, which may or may not include personal data, but we may associate such statistical data with personal data we possess. Such statistical data helps us to improve and to deliver better and more personalized Services, including by enabling us to:
- estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
- store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Services according to your individual interests;
- recognize you when you return to our Services. The technologies we use for such automatic data collection may include:
Web Beacons: Certain aspects of our Services or our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as Web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit us to do things such as count users who have visited certain webpages or opened an e-mail and collect other website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
Information we collect from other sources. We may also collect information about you: from third parties, including but not limited to third-party verification services, credit bureaus, mailing list providers, and publicly available sources; from our business partners, including our resellers, third-party marketing partners, or third-party service providers we may engage to provide you with certain aspects of our Services; if you attend one of our events, or from social networks, public sources, and third-party analytics service providers.
3. Legal Bases for Collecting Personal Data
We collect and processes personal data on the following legal bases:
your consent to such collection and processing;
our legitimate interest, which – after considering the facts and circumstances of such collection and use – may include the following:
- intra-company transfers of employee/business partner data for administrative purposes;
- product development and enhancement where such processing enables us to enhance, modify, personalize, or otherwise improve our Services and communications for the benefit of our customers, and to better understand how people interact with our Services;
- communications, marketing and intelligence, including processing data for direct marketing purposes and to determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and advertising;
- fraud detection and prevention;
- enhancement of our cybersecurity, including improving the security of our network and information systems; and
- general corporate operations and due diligence; and
compliance with our legal obligations.
4. Usage of Your Personal Data
We will use your personal data only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by you. We will take reasonable steps to ensure your personal data is relevant to its intended use and is accurate, complete, and current. The purposes for which we may use your personal data include the following:
to provide, maintain, personalize and improve our Services and to deliver the information and support your request, including support, marketing and administrative messages;
to send you news and information and to communicate with you about our Services (you may opt out of receiving promotional emails or messages from us by following the instructions in such emails or messages and, if you do opt out of such emails or messages, we may still send you non-promotional communications regarding our ongoing business relations);
- to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences;
- to track and analyze trends and usage relating to our Services;
- to protect our rights or property;
- to compare information for accuracy;
- to verify your identity;
- to investigate and prevent fraud or other illegal activities;
- to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us;
- to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
- to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and/or our business partners and us;
- to notify you about changes to our Services;
- for any other purpose disclosed to you relating to our Services; and
- for any other purpose with your consent.
We may combine your personal data that we have collected from different sources (e.g. by combining publicly available information from various sources to help analyze opportunities).
5. Sharing of Your Personal Data
We only share your personal data with contractors, service providers and other third parties who are bound by contractual obligations to keep your personal data confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose such personal data to them, unless you expressly consent to share personal data with a specified third party.
With your consent. We may share your personal data for any lawful purpose to which you have expressly consented or directed, or to fulfil the purpose for which you provided such personal data to us.
Our business partners and vendors. We may provide your personal data to our business partners and vendors for any of the following purposes: to facilitate our Services; to provide our Services or portions of our Services on our behalf; to perform services related to our Services, including maintenance services, database management, fulfilment, web analytics, and improvement of the features or functionality; or to assist us in analyzing how the Services are being used.
Compliance with law and protection. We may release your personal data when we believe, in our sole discretion, that release is appropriate, which may include the following circumstances:
to comply with any court order, subpoena, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request;
to enforce agreements we have with you;
if disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our business partners or others;
to prevent activity that we believe, in our sole discretion, may be or may become illegal, unethical, or legally actionable (including exchanging your personal data with other companies and organizations for fraud protection).
Business transfers. As we continue to develop business, we may buy, sell, or share assets in connection with, a merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale of assets, or bankruptcy. If Invisible Edge itself or substantially all of our assets are acquired, your personal data may be a transferred business asset.
Aggregate website usage information. We may release aggregate and anonymized versions of your personal data to advertisers and other third parties in order to promote or describe use of our Services.
6. Your Failure to Provide Personal Data
Your provision of your personal data may be required to use certain parts of our Services, for example if you send us a support request. If you do not provide your personal data, you may not be able to access and use our Services or individual parts thereof.
7. Our Retention of Your Personal Data
We may retain your personal data for a period consistent with the original purpose of collection. We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary for your use of our Services and for a reasonable period afterward. If you are a business partner’s employee, we may delete your personal data from our systems within 7 years after termination of your employer’s agreement with us, insofar as no longer duration is necessary to be compliant with applicable laws. We may also retain your personal data during the period needed for us to pursue our legitimate business interests, conduct audits, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
8. Your Rights with Respect to Your Personal Data
According the data protection laws applicable to our particular relationship with you, you may have the following rights in connection with your personal data that is processed by us (and you do have such rights if you are a resident or citizen of a European Union member state or Switzerland):
Right of access: You may have the right to receive copies of your personal data and information regarding any processing of your personal data;
Right of correction: You may have the right to have your personal data corrected or changed, for example if such personal data is inaccurate or out of date;
Right to be forgotten: You may have the right to have your personal data deleted when it is no longer necessary for us to retain such data;
Right to object: You may have the right to object to our processing of your personal data if we do not have any legitimate grounds for doing so;
Right to data portability: You may have the right to receive a copy of your personal data;
You may have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
You may update or correct your personal data by emailing us. If you delete all of your personal data that we possess, we retain the right to deactivate any accounts you have opened or manage. We may retain an archived copy of your personal data if and to the extent required by law, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements or for other legitimate business purposes.
We request that you please update your personal data that you provide us on a regular basis to ensure its integrity for the purposes of ongoing data management.
9. Third-party Service Providers; links to other websites; third-party advertising
10. International Transfer
We may use third-party service providers to process and store your personal data in the European Union, the United States and other countries, some or all of which may be outside your country of origin.
In addition, we employ administrative, physical, and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access by implementing appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, considering technological reality and cost and the scope, context and purposes of processing your personal data weighted against the severity and likelihood that the processing could threaten individual rights and freedoms. We use commercially reasonable security measures such as encryption and firewalls to protect your personal data.
Please note that no security system is impenetrable. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor that your personal information won’t be intercepted. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on or within our Services. Where you have chosen a password for access to certain parts of our Services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential and you should not share your password with anyone.
We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted personal data to you via email or posting through our Services in the most expedient time reasonably possible and without unreasonable delay, as consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the associated data system.
12. Children’s Privacy
Our Services are not directed to children younger than sixteen (16) years of age and we do not intend to collect personal data from children under 16. If you are under 16, please immediately cease use our website and any of our Services and do not send any information about yourself to us.
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Types of cookies. We use different types of cookies in the Services to make your interaction easy and meaningful. The website may use first-party cookies that send data directly to us and contractors acting on our behalf, including cookies used to monitor, analyze, and administer the website. The Services may also use third-party cookies that send data to our contractors for their own commercial use. In addition, we use both session cookies, which exist only during one session and disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which remain on your computer or device after you close your browser or application.
- Strictly necessary cookies. Strictly necessary cookies are essential to the operation of the Services and are used to facilitate our log-in authentication processes and to enable you to navigate the Services and to use their features. Without such cookies, we may not be able to provide certain services and the Services may not perform as well as we intend them to.
- Functionality cookies. Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices you make while using the Services and to provide you with enhanced and more personalized content and features, such as customizing a certain webpage or application page. To permit your connection to the website, our servers receive and record information about your computer and browser, potentially including your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. Such features help us to improve your visit and assist in navigation of the Services’ features.
Analytics cookies. We and our service providers may use analytics cookies to collect information and enable us to improve our website by collecting information how you use the Services. The information that such cookies gather allows us to see the overall patterns of usage of the website, help us record any difficulties users may have while using the website and show us if the advertising on our website is effective.
“Do not track” signal. Please be aware that some web browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to websites, or you may otherwise have the ability to use similar mechanisms in order to indicate your preference that certain web technologies not be used to track your online activity.
15. Contacting Invisible Edge
You may also reach out to us via land mail at:
Invisible Edge LLC
17321 Parkside Ct.
Monte Sereno, California, 95030