SIVIL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
2. INFORMATION THAT SIVIL TECHNOLOGIES COLLECTS
We collect various kinds of personal information that you provide to us. Additionally, we automatically collect certain technical information when you use our Services. Here is a detailed list of information that we collect in connection with your use of our Services.
a. Your Registration Information. When you create an account with us or download our App, we collect information, such as your full name, your display name, physical address, email address, phone number, account password, geolocation, time zone, social media, profile picture and preferred language. Your display name, location and profile picture will be visible to others when you use the public functions within our Services.
b. Your Social Media Login. If we provide you the option to log in with a social media account, then we may collect your social media profile information, such as your name, profile picture, email address, a list of your contacts/friends/connections, and other information you make public through the social media platform.
c. Data That You Post. We collect information that you provide to us about your engagement with public sector organizations. For example, we collect your written description of your engagement with public sector organizations, including your general summary of the event and any other text; the date and time of the event; the physical location of the event (which may be generated through geolocation services and/or your input); the people involved and a description of those people; and related photographs, graphics, images, video recordings, and audio recordings; tags; and other data (collectively, “Data”).
DUE TO THE NATURE OF OUR SERVICES, THE DATA THAT YOU POST WILL BE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE AND MAY BECOME AN OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORD. PLEASE SEE SECTION 3(B) BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.
f. Information About Your Computer and Mobile Device. We collect information from the devices and networks that you use to access our Services. For example, we receive the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your computer or the proxy server that you use to access the web, your computer operating system details, your web browser type and configuration, certain mobile device information (including your mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system), your mobile operating system (if you are accessing our Services using a mobile device), and the name of your ISP or mobile carrier. When you visit or leave our Services (whether as a paid user or not) by clicking a hyperlink or when you view a third-party site that includes our plugin or cookies (or similar technology), we automatically receive referring URL information (i.e., the URL of the site from which you came or the one to which you are directed). Generally, we use information about your computer and/or mobile device for operating purposes, such as maintaining the security of our Services or reports and analysis to improve our Services.
g. Date, Time, and Location Information. We may collect and store information about the date and time you accessed our Services, made certain web browser requests, or posted Data or other content through our Services. We may also collect and store location data from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have set up, which we may use to provide you with local information and/or for fraud prevention and security purposes.
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i. Information about Our Messages to You (Web Beacons). We may place web beacons in emails or other messages that relay to you in order to collect information about when our messages were delivered to you and when you read, accessed or opened them.
j. Using Third-Party Services and Visiting Third-Party Site. We may collect information when you use your account to link to or log into third-party sites, and when you view web pages that include our plugins and cookies. We may use this information to permit us to post your content on additional platforms when you elect to do so or to recommend tailored content to you. We may provide reports containing aggregated impression information to companies hosting our plugins and similar technologies to help them measure traffic to their websites, without personal data.
k. General Information about Our Services. We collect and analyze general information about the use of our Services, such as the volume of users, location of users, types of content provided by users, and the ways in which individuals use our Services (e.g., which webpages or links they use). This information may sometimes be associated with specific IP addresses, accounts, or users. However, we may also cumulatively view and utilize this information.
3. HOW SIVIL TECHNOLOGIES USES INFORMATION IT COLLECTS
We use your information for legitimate business purposes, in compliance with our legal obligations, and/or with your consent. Here is a more detailed explanation of how we use your information.
a. Account Logon. If you link your account with a social media platform, then we will use the information collected from the platform to create your account with us and for your account logon in connection with our Services.
b. Disclosure to the General Public and to Our Public Sector Clients. Your display name, location, and other profile information will be publicly available. As explained below, Data about your engagement with public sector organizations will be available to the general public. We also share this information with our public sector clients.
DUE TO THE NATURE OF OUR SERVICES, DATA ABOUT YOUR ENGAGEMENT WITH PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANIZATIONS WILL BE SHARED PUBLICLY AND WITH CERTAIN PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANIZATIONS. MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY COPY, DISTRIBUTE AND OTHERWISE SHARE YOUR DATA AND WE CANNOT CONTROL OR LIMIT HOW OTHERS MAY USE YOUR DATA. COPIES OF YOUR DATA MAY BE IMPOSSIBLE OR IMPRACTICAL TO REMOVE OR DELETE FROM THE PUBLIC SPHERE OR FROM OUR SYSTEM. ADDITIONALLY, CERTAIN DATA RELAYED TO PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANIZATIONS MAY BECOME SUBJECT TO VARIOUS PUBLIC RECORD LAWS, WHICH MEANS THAT THE PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANIZATION MAY BE LEGALLY REQUIRED TO DISCLOSE THE INFORMATION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. WE ASSUME NO CONTROL OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR USE OF YOUR DATA BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR BY PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANIZATIONS.
c. Our Business Operations. We may internally use information collected across all of our platforms to improve our Services and to conduct research and development for new features. We may also share non-private user information with third-party service providers as necessary to operate our systems, fight spam, improve our technology, upgrade security functions, and for similar purposes. By using our Services, you consent to our sharing of your non-private information with such third parties as reasonably necessary for our business operations.
d. With Your Consent or Request. We may share your personal information or your Data with your consent or in connection with your reasonable request.
4. Rights to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information
You may access, correct, delete information in your account information at any time. You may also close your account at any time. However, Data that you upload, post, or otherwise make available through our Services may remain visible after you have closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile. Furthermore, you may not be able to access, correct, or eliminate any Data copied or exported out of our Services because this information may not be in our control.
5. Data Retention
Furthermore, we may maintain Data that you provide to us indefinitely. Moreover, as stated above, we relay such Data to applicable public sector organizations. Information provided to public sector organizations may become public records, requiring their disclosure to anyone who requests in accordance with applicable law. Finally, Data that you publicly disclosed through our Services may remain available to the public indefinitely.
6. OUR COMMUNICATIONS WITH YOU
7. PHISHING WARNING
We will never text or email you to ask you for your display name, full name, account information, login information or password, financial information, or similar matters. Please be vigilant with respect to emails or messages that claim to be from Sivil Technologies and refer to suspicious activity or log-in attempts on your account, describe a problem with your account information or payment information, include an invoice or link to make a payment, or request other sensitive information. Such communications may be phishing attempts. Before replying to any such communication or clicking on any links or attachments, you can verify the communication is actually from us by calling customer service or sending the communication to hello@Sivil Technologies.io. You may also have the right to report phishing scams to various local and federal agencies. We also recommend that you use updated security software on all of your devices, require multi-factor authentication to access your accounts, and back up your data.
8. Third-Party ServiceS
9. Advertising Technologies
In connection with our Services, you may receive advertisements through third-party networks. Those third-party advertising networks may collect information about you in an effort to present you with targeted ads. We are not responsible for third-party advertisements or your ability to opt out of such advertising.
10. Data Processing Outside Your Country
We may collect, transfer, store, process, and/or analyze your content outside the country where you live. By using our Services, you agree that we may collect, store, process, and analyze your information outside your country of residence.
11. California’s Shine the Light Law
California Civil Code Section 1798.83-1798.84, known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our customers who are California residents to request and obtain a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. Under Section 1798.83, we currently do not share any personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. However, if you are a California resident and would like a copy of an annual “Shine The Light” notice, then please submit a written request to Sivil Technologies, Inc., c/o Corporation Service Company, 251 Little Falls Drive, Wilmington, DE 19808.
12. PRIVACY OF MINORS
As stated in our Terms, our Services are intended for individuals who are at least fourteen (14) years old. We do not intend to collect information from individuals who are thirteen (13) years or younger. If you believe that a minor who is thirteen (13) years or younger is providing personal information to us, please contact us at hello@Sivil Technologies.io.
We encourage parents and legal guardians to direct their minor children to not provide personal data or identifying information to us without permission, and further encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s online activity for safety purposes.
13. Security; DATA BREACHES
We take privacy and security very seriously and have implemented security safeguards designed to protect your personal information in accordance with industry standards. We also regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, unfortunately, the internet is not a 100% secure environment, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, text messaging, and similar means of communication with others are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Again, please help keep your account safe by using a strong password, protecting your password, logging off of your account immediately after use, and otherwise protecting your devices and your account from unauthorized use.
If you think that your account with us has been comprised, please contact us immediately at hello@Sivil Technologies.io. If we experience a data breach that results in unauthorized access to, or to collection, transmittal, transfer, use or disclosure of your personal information, then we will promptly investigate the event, notify you as required by applicable law and take any additional steps required by applicable law.
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